The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a statutory body set up by the Parliament under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 to regulate and develop the profession of Company Secretaries in India. The ICSI has on its roll over 40,000 members and about 4 Lakh students. The ICSI has its Headquarters at New Delhi, four Regional offices in Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Chapter offices in 68 cities across the Country.  It has examination centres over 100 cities including Dubai.


ICSI  invites applications for the post of:




Qualification and Experience: Two years full-time Post Graduate Degree / Diploma in Management/Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India/ Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India/ Member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India having minimum post qualification experience of 15 years, out of which 10 years should be at higher level in the field of Management and Administration, Finance/Secretarial/Legal in Government Organisation/Autonomous Body/Educational Institution/ University/Statutory Body/Large Public Sector Undertaking/Large Private Sector Company or 15 years in Practice as Company Secretary or combination of both. Preference would be given to members of ICSI fulfilling other eligibility criteria.


Age: Not exceeding 50 years (as on 01.08.2015).


Job Contents:The incumbent as 'Secretary' will be required to perform the functions of the Secretary of the Institute and will assist the Council in advising and framing the policies and shall discharge such duties as given in the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 and the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982 (available on website of the ICSI) and also those assigned to him from time to time by the Council. The person selected should be able to take the profession to a higher level. The candidate should have requisite experience and ability to communicate effectively to interact with the Government, Regulatory bodies, Industry, Trade Associations, Chambers of Commerce, Professional bodies, etc.


The incumbent should be adaptive in nature, having impeccable personal and professional ethics, integrity and professional competence, strong ability of reaching out to people across the globe for the cause of the profession of the Company Secretaries and the Institute.  The incumbent is expected to exhibit exemplary leadership qualities, administrative acumen, objectivity in analysis and good interpersonal relationships. The incumbent should be strong in building good working relationships and trust with others; strong presentation skills and the ability to envision and innovative thinking. It is also expected that the incumbent will stay abreast of all relevant changes in the environment so as to enhance the quality of advice to the Council and performance of the ICSI. The Incumbent will be responsible for total administration and management of the Institute and shall discharge functions as per the direction of the Council.


Compensation: Maximum Rs.60.00 lacs per annum (cost to the organisation).


Place of Posting: New Delhi.


Period of Engagement: The tenure for the position is for 5 (five) years on contractual basis with an option with ICSI  for renewal upto a period of further 5 (five) years or superannuation which ever is earlier.


How to apply:


Interested candidates must apply only through electronic application form (Online) by clicking on the hyperlink provided at the end of this page.


The link shall be active from 05.08.2015 to 31.08.2015 (31.08.2015 is the last date for applying online).


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Please Note:


(i)            Candidates interviewed by ICSI  for any particular position at a lower pay scale than the above position in the past one year (i.e. on or after 01.08.2014 shall not be eligible to apply for the above position).


(ii)           The Cut Off date for all purposes (including Age, Qualifications & Experience etc.) for the above position is 01.08.2015.


The applicant employed in ICSI (internal candidate) may also be considered subject to fulfillment of the service conditions.




Candidates to take note of following:



Before applying for the above position the candidates should satisfy themselves regarding ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA required for the said position. In case it is found at any stage of recruitment that an applicant does not fulfill Eligibility Criteria and/ or that he has furnished any incorrect / false information / certificate(s)/ documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled. Even if any of these shortcomings is/ are detected after appointment his/her services are liable to be terminated. Applicants must fill the online Form very carefully. Applications which are incomplete or vague (i.e.details relating to qualifications / experience etc.) or applications not in the prescribed format will be rejected summarily, hence candidates are advised to ensure that all the relevant fields mentioned in the online Resume Form are duly completed in all respects. 



Candidates should have a valid e-mail address and are advised to check their mail regularly for any information regarding interview. In case, a candidate does not have a valid personal email address, he/she should create his/her new email address before applying Online. ICSI reserves the right to communicate with the applicant through e-mail only.



All candidates are requested to take a printout of their online forms and keep it with them for future reference. However, they are requested not to send the hard copy of their online application Form/ CV’s /Certificates to the Institute.  The original documents would be required for verification only at the time of Interview. Candidates may take out the print out in token of acceptance of online applications and no separate acknowledgement to the effect would be sent.



The percentage obtained in various degrees/ diplomas should be rounded off to the lower whole number. For eg. 49.3% or 49.8% should be entered as 49% & not as 50%. In case grades are awarded, they should be converted to numerical equivalent percentages.


While Filling the Online Resume Form :- 


  1. Don’t enter Special Characters like “ ”/ ’ ‘/ & etc.


  1. Enter minimum Words /Characters while filling up the University Name/ Specializations/ Major Responsibilities/ Address / Board & School Name / etc.


  1. Upload a resume file which does not exceed 100 KB.





Candidates who are working in a Central/State Government/ Autonomous/Statutory Body/PSU are required to forward their application through proper channel and would also be required to produce ‘Relieving Order’ from their present employer, in case they are selected.


All educational qualifications must have been obtained from recognized Institutions/ Universities.



Mere submission of application / fulfilment of eligibility conditions will not confer any right on the candidate to be shortlisted / called for interview. The ICSI reserves the right to call for interview only those candidates who in its opinion are most suitable for the position.  The decision of ICSI on all matters regarding eligibility, shortlisting of candidates, conduct of interview and selection will be final and binding on the applicants and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard. 



The ICSI also reserves the right to reject at any stage any/or all the applications or even cancel the whole process of recruitment without assigning any reason.



The ICSI also reserves the right to alter / modify / relax any of the aforesaid conditions for deserving candidates.



Proficiency in Computer Applications  and electronic communications is essential for the above position. 


Canvassing in any form will straightway disqualify the candidature.


Internal candidates should forward their application through their respective Heads of Departments.


Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject of the sole discretion of the courts situated at New Delhi.


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