- whether they want to choose their career as company secretary or not, and
- whether they are capable to peruse CS Course or not
According to the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), the main objective of CS Foundation Programme is
- To offer an opportunity to students passing the Senior Secondary examination, the stage at which they decide their career, to have wider options towards their career building.
- To attract talented students to the profession at the right age, having requisite aptitude; to plan their future at the right age.
- To enable students, desiring to take up company secretaryship profession, to enter early in the profession – to be able to stay longer.