The Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan  

The Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan

 
 

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Membership

 

 

A person desirous of becoming a member of the Institute is required to pass the Final examinations conducted by the Institute. He is further required to possess practical experience ranging from two to three years. A person after passing the Final examination may enroll as "Licentiate ICSP at his Option". After qualifying in the Final examination and acquiring three years experience, he is eligible to be admitted as an Associate member and can use the letter "ACIS", after his name to indicate that he is an Associate. Senior Associate members may be entitled to become Fellows and on admission can use the letter "FCIS". No person except a member of the Institute can use the designation "Company Secretary" or use the letters "ACIS" or "FCIS" after his name.

 

Membership And Licentiates Of ICSP


There are three classes of members – Licentiates, Associate & Fellows. All eligible persons after their election as members are entitled to use the designatory initials – L.C.I.S., A.C.I.S. or F.C.I.S., as may be appropriate.

 

Licentiate


This grade comprises of those who have just passed the qualifying examinations but have not yet acquired prescribed experience for Associate membership. Under clause – 9 of the Articles of Association of the Institute no person shall be eligible for admission as a Licentiate, unless he has attained the age of eighteen years and has passed the qualifying examinations of the Institute or any other Institute as approved by the Institute for the purpose. A Licentiate will be eligible or election as an Associate after he has acquired the required practical experience.

 

Associate

 

Associate-ship is a middle grade of membership. Under clause 7 of the Articles of Association of the Institute, no person shall be eligible for admission as an Associate unless he has attained the age of twenty one years, and at the date of his application for admission as an Associate has had three years’ practical experience as Company Secretary or in company administration in a senior position and has satisfied the requirements of the Council respecting the qualifying examination (s) as may be decided by the Council. At the time of election as an Associate, he has actually engaged, either in service or in profession as Company Secretary, Company Administrator or in practice as Consulting Secretary or holding any equivalent appointment as acceptable to the Council. Company Secretary or Assistant Secretary of a major company or organization may be allowed a reduction in the prescribed experience in certain circumstances.

 

 

Fellow

 

Fellowship is the senior grade of membership. Under clause 5 of the Articles of Association of the Institute, no person shall be eligible for admission as a Fellow of the Institute unless he has attained the age of twenty five years and at the date of his application for admission as a Fellow has been an Associate for five years and for a continuous period of not less than five years next before the date of his application, has held a position as Company Secretary or an equivalent appointment or has been in practice as Consulting Secretary to any Company or Corporation.
 

       


Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Annual General Meeting of Institute members is held in the month of October each year. AGM 2016 will be held on 31th October 2016 at Institute's Registered office. A detailed council report and audited accounts are issued to its members before AGM through courier. All fellow, associate and licentiate members may attend AGM. However, licentiate members cannot contest and vote for Institute's elections for Karchi Branch Council 2016.

 

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