KASNEB CPS stands for Certified Public Secretaries
KASNEB CPS Exam
The KASNEB CPS examination is held twice yearly in June and December. The examination is divided into three parts of two sections each. Each section consists of three papers.
A candidate may attempt two sections in a part together or separately in ascending order but before proceeding to the next part, a candidate must pass the lower part.
KASNEB CPS Course Duration
The examination is rigorous and standards are high therefore a candidate is advised to devote approximately the equivalent of eighteen months of full-time study for each part of the examination.
Ideally, therefore, a student should be able to complete the CPS examination in between four and a half and six years.
A student should programme the studies in such a way that makes it possible to take and pass the three parts in a duration of between four and a half and six years following the date of registration as a student of KASNEB.
In this way, a candidate will be able to set aside three years as a margin of safety in case of unforeseen circumstances in the preparation for the examination.
KASNEB CPS International Recognition
Holders of the final CPS certificate are eligible for admission to pursue masters and other higher degrees in reputable universities both in Kenya and foreign countries. The professional body regulating this profession is ICPAK
KASNEB CPS Industrial Attachment and Internships
Students taking the CPS examination are advised to look for ways and means of acquiring practical experience so that they can match progress in the examination with competence in the performance of duties in the work environment.
The practical experience may be acquired during or after the qualification process.
KASNEB CPS Syllabus
The following are the papers contained in each part of the CPS examination:
CPS PART I
👉Principles of Accounting
👉Public Finance and Taxation
CPS PART II
👉Principles and Practice of Management
👉Corporate Secretarial Practice
👉Management Information Systems
👉Law and Procedure of Meetings
KASNEB CPS PART III
👉Financial Markets Law
👉Governance and Ethics
👉Public Policy and Administration
👉Governance and Secretarial Audit
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