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ICSI launches 100 per cent fee refund scheme for meritorious, economically backward students




 The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has launched a 100 pc refund of fees scheme for meritorious and economically backward students, who register for CS course during the month of December 2017.

It is an initiative by the institute during its Golden Jubilee Year to bring the economically backward and meritorious students to mainstream by providing free registration to pursue higher education, an official release said.

 This scheme will provide an opportunity to the meritorious and needy students who are not able to pursue higher education due to financial constraints. The scheme envisages refund of the admission fee for all students with prescribed percentage of marks registering for the Foundation and Executive Programme Stages during the month of December, 2017. The scheme will be open for the month of December,  2017 only.

The scheme can be availed for the Foundation Programme by meritorious students who have attained 70 pc marks in Plus Two examinations without any restriction on family income, Besides, economically backward students who have secured 55 pc marks in Plus Two examinations with a family income of Rs one lakh from all sources too can avail of this scheme.

For the Executive Programme, meritorious students who have scored 60 pc marks in Bachelor’s Degree Examinations without any restriction on family income can avail the benefit of the scheme. Besides, economically backward students who have secured 50 pc marks in Bachelor’s Degree examinations with a family income of Rs one lakh from all sources too are eligible for the scheme.






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