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Career as Company Secretary - What is scope & eligibility
25-03-2013, 06:09 PM
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Career as Company Secretary - What is scope & eligibility

How much demand is there for company secretary? Can a XII standard pass apply for company secretary? Where are job opportunities for company secretary?

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02-05-2013, 05:26 PM
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RE: Career as Company Secretary - What is scope & eligibility


If you really want to build your career in company secretary then i shared you some information about CS which will you helpful for you.

The company secretary course is regulated by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). There are three levels in this course viz The Foundation Course, Executive Programme Course, Professional Course, after which the student can do independent practice or else apply for the post of CS in various companies who have a paid up capital of Rs. 5 crores or more. The scope of Company Secretary in India is becoming very broad with the growth and diversification in the corporate world. For commerce students, there are many avenues where they can build up a good career in the future. Company secretary course is one such course which can be taken as a profession.

So, here are some points which you’ll need to know before choosing a Company Secretary as a career.

What Is The Career Scope?

Scope of Company Secretary is becoming very broad with the growth in the corporate world. One can get into highly paidpositions in the private and public sectors, various banks and financial institutions, , the Department of Company Affairs, stock exchanges , company law boards and government departments.
Companies will pay handsome packages to you if you’re excellent & committed to your work. Also, you may get exceptional job opportunities in other countries as well after completion of this course. You may even go for independent practice if you wish to start your own firm.

Career Growth

The job positions begin with Junior Secretarial officer, Company Secretary, to the Financial Advisor, keeping in consideration the internal hierarchical order of the organization. However, with more experience, one can always go higher up the growth ladder leading to heading the Legal department of a firm and even becoming a Director or Managing Director. With the proper set of knowledge and skills, one can easily advance in his/her career in this particular field.

Roles and Responsibilities

As mentioned above, a company secretary acts as a mediator between the company and its board of directors. Company secretaries are more involved in formulating policies for the company, keeping record of all the legal matters, managing public issues, dealing with mergers and acquisitions or joint ventures and the likes. They also act as liaison agents, negotiating with various government bodies.

Moreover, any changes taking place in the organization have to be under company secretary’s supervision, who will record it for future reference and keep it well maintained as well.


There’s no denying the fact that Company Secretary is one of the best paid jobs in our country. Even those who have their own practice earn handsomely. A fresher can easily earn a salary up to 3-5 lakh /annum. Having said that it is very imperative to know that packages also depend on what are the candidate’s capabilities. A well deserving candidate having profound knowledge of the domain can earn substantially good amount of money.
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