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Company Secretary

A position of a company secretary is usually a high position in the private sector. In other words a company secretary is also known as a corporate secretary or secretary. the responsibility of a secretary includes handling the administration work of a company particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented.  

Career Options

  • - Application analyst - Business analyst - Data analyst - Database administrator - Games developer - Information systems manager - IT consultant - Multimedia programmer

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Proven organizational skills to adapt to changing environment - Experience of working for Director Level or above - Excellent PC skills including Word
  • Excel and PowerPoint - High standard of copying and audio typing - Diary management - Minute taking - Travel arrangements - Report compilation - Replying to general correspondence - Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelors in commerce - MBA in Finance - Professional courses such as ICWAI or ICAI - LL. B. with CS - CA with CS - Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA-India)

Top Colleges

Working Conditions

- Report to the chairman and often liaise with board members - Organize and prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees take minutes, Draft resolutions, and lodge required forms and annual returns with Companies House - Follow up on actions from meetings - Oversee policies, making sure they are kept up to date and referred to the appropriate Committee for approval - Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Dev Bajpai

Dev Bajpai is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and has a law degree from University of Delhi. He has an extensive work experience in diverse industries that includes Automobiles, FMCG, Hospitality and Private Equity, in the areas of Legal, Governance, Tax and Corporate Affairs.

Jayesh Merchant

Jayesh Merchant is currently working as a Compliance Officer, Company Secretary, and Chief Financial Officer at Asian Paints Limited and served as its Vice President of Corporate Finance. He serves as President of Industrial JVs at Asian Paints Limited.

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