Chartered Governance Institute (ex ICSA)
Higher Education Commission (HEC) Accreditation
Belstar Training Centre is accredited with HEC since 2008 to run the CGI (ICSA) programme.
1. Notice to Applicants
It is your responsibility to ascertain with the Institute that you meet their Entry Requirements.
At Belstar Centre we help our students with authentication of the documents to be submitted with their application to the Institute. You need to produce to Administration the original and a photocopy of documents to be authenticated.
2. Course Details
CGI Level 1 consists of the Four modules below each is examined in a 3 hour paper:
1. CLA Company Law.
2. CCA Company Compliance & Administration
3. COG Corporate Governance
4. IFAI Interpretation of Accounting and Financial Information
2. Course Details
CGI Level 2 consists of three modules. Each is examined via a 3 hour paper:
1. DOS Development of Strategy
2. RMA Risk Management
3. BOD Board Dynamics
3. Entry Requirements
Successful Completion of Foundation or any of the following qualifications:
a. Qualified lawyer or accountant
b. Completed a law or finance degree (please refer to 4)
c. Completed a selected business degree (contact ICSA Student Support team for more information)
d. Completed an HND in Law, Accounting or Business Management
e. Completed a CGI Level 5 Diploma in International Finance and Administration (IFA) or Diploma in Offshore Finance and Administration (DOFA)
f. Have a degree (not law – or finance-related) plus five or more years’ experience in a company secretary-related role.
Students awaiting HSC results may enroll provisionally Please refer to Section 6.
3. Entry Requirements
Completion of Level 1 through exams or exemptions.
Our classes for Level 2 modules can start only AFTER results are released.
4. Exemptions for Degree Holders
|Qualication Held||Eligible to exemption from|
|Law or Finance related||Foundation|
|Law Degree||Company Law|
|Finance degree||Interpretation of A & F information|
Application for exemption should be emailed to the Institute as soon as possible for processing. If in the meantime you wish to enroll please email immediately to email@example.com We shall be happy to advise you on how to proceed.
5. Semester Dates for November 2021 Exams
Start: 17 July. End: 13 November.
Time: 09:00-12:00 – Corporate Governance | Company Law
Time: 13:00-16:00 – Company Compliance & Administration | Interpretation of Financial & Accounting Information
Start: 7 August. End: 20 November.
Time: 13:00-16:00 – Boardroom Dynamics | Risk Management | Development of Strategy
6. Provisional Enrolment
If you are awaiting for Foundation results in order to enroll to Level 1, then you may find it difficult to catch up on missed sessions. Enrolling provisionally is possible by joining Level 1 Company Law or IFAI.
If you fail your exams you will have to cancel your enrolment on production of your exam results slip. Tuition fees will be refunded after retention of Rs 1,000.
7.1 Course Fees
Rs 10,000 per module payable in full on enrolment
7.2 ICSA Fees
Mauritian Students are eligible to Reduced Fees Regime
|ONE OFF||Annual Fee||Exam Fee||Study Text|
Fees should be paid directly to the Institute by completing the relevant Forms online. You will need a credit card. Please be mindful of applicable deadlines for Registration and Exam Entry.
8. Mandatory Confirmation
The submission of an enrolment form is a confirmation that you have read, understood and accepted unreservedly the contents of documents below each accessible on a click:
Completing and sending an enrolment form implies full acceptance of our terms and conditions.
9. Documents to be submitted with your Enrolment Form
- NID Card
- Certificates meeting entry requirements
- Letter of Sponsorship, if applicable
10. Download Enrolment Form
Ideally the enrolment form should be downloaded, printed, filled in, signed, scanned and emailed to us.
To simplify your application, we suggest that you download, fill the form and email it directly to us. We will send you further instructions once your application is successful.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: What is the deadline to enroll with Belstar for July intake?
Ans: As from 7 June to secure a seat for your preferred module.
Question: How to register with CGI, renew membership or pay Exam/Exemption Fees?
All this should be done online. CGI no longer accepts paper applications. All Payments are effected via a credit card
Question: Does Belstar assess the eligibility to exemptions?
Eligibility is determined by CGI. Belstar can provide an indication to be confirmed
Question: With which module should I start?
This question can only be answered on an individual basis. Please seek an appointment by calling on 467 5917 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Question: Does Belstar provide a report on attendance and performance to students?
Ans: Yes, students may request in writing for such a report.
Question: Does Belstar sell the study text?
Ans: The Institute has notified that study texts will no longer be available in hard copies.
Question: Are fees paid to Belstar refundable in case of drop out?
Ans: Please refer to our refund policy on website.
Question: Does Belstar cater for online sessions for the provision of the course?
Ans: Courses are designed for face to face delivery. However during lockdown this was adapted to online delivery.
Question: Is Belstar adequately equipped for promoting social distancing in providing of its courses?
Ans: Belstar is committed to adhere to any protocol set up by the educational authorities.
Question: Are there any special requirements for studying for CGI?
Ans: Exams are conducted under remote invigilation and can be taken anywhere provided you have a smart phone and an internet abled computer fitted with a webcam.
12. Important Links to CGI Procedures
12.1 Registration Qualifying Programme / Foundation Programme registration
12.2 Order of Books
Qualifying Programme study texts
12.3 Exam Entries for Qualifying Programme
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 29
- Assessments Yes