Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions, a FAQ is ICSAN online document that poses a series of common questions and answers that are normally asked by students.
- What are the closing date for the institute’s examinations?
The closing date for June examinations is 30th of April and the 31st of October for December examinations.
- How do I become a chartered secretariat and administrator?
For you to become a Chartered Secretary and Administrator, you must have registered with the Institute and passed the prescribed examinations. This will qualify you to be admitted as a Graduate Member of the Institute.
- What is the institute’s exemption policy?
Non-degree holders are not granted exemptions. Graduates are granted exemptions from some of the stages. Graduates with related qualifications are granted enhanced exemptions. More information here.
- How do I register online?
New Student : Click on Students Area MENU and select New Applicant. Follow the instructions and always save a session before proceeding to the next. Make sure you have all your certificates and profile passport scanned which must be either JPEG OR PNG. After a successful submission, your application will be reviewed to determine the type of exemption you are eligible for. An email with instruction to proceed for payment will be communicated within 24hrs. After a successful payment, a student number and password will be send to your email.
Existing applicant should click on Students Area and select Existing Applicant. Username is your student number, the default password is password . This must be changed after a successful login. Kindly endeavor to update your profile most importantly your profile picture before proceeding for exam application.
- What is the registration requirement?
A minimum of a first degree in any discipline, B.Sc. /HND or any approved professional qualifications. Non-degree holders will start form the foundation stage. They must however possess the minimum entry requirement which is five O level credits and must include English Language and Mathematics.
- When do I become a registered student?
Once your application has been reviewed and it meets the criteria of the Council, your registration will be approved and an admission letter will be issued which you can print online from your profile page
- Are student required to pay annual subscription?
A yearly annual subscription payment is mandatory for members in various categories; Students =>N5,000: Graduates => N7,500 : Associates => N10,000 : Fellows => N15,000. Subscription is due for payment on the 1st of January every year.
- How do I register for the exams?
Login with your member’s number and password and click the Exam Application link, select the diet of choice (year and month) and the subjects that you wish to sit for – Please take time to study the present exam time-table which will guide you in selecting courses that are to be written at the same time. Proceed to make payment. Once payment is successful, the transaction will indicate (TRANSACTION SUCCESSFUL) then you can print a copy of your EXAM DOCKET under Members Menu.
- How can I check my results?
Login with studentship details generated during registration. Under member’s area, select check my result. The result will be available at about three weeks after the end of the examination