The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a statutory body enacted 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 35000 members and over 4 Lakh students. The ICSI is governed by the Council, responsible for the management of the affairs of the Institute and for discharging the functions under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980. The ICSI has its Headquarters at New Delhi , four Regional offices in Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi and Chapter offices in 68 cities across the country. It has 182 Examination centers across the country including an overseas centre at Dubai .


ICSI is on the lookout for an accomplished person to fill the position of :




Qualification and Experience: Should be a Member of the ICSI, preferably with legal background and experience of minimum 15 years in a senior position in administration, finance, secretarial and legal, in government, autonomous, statutory body, large public / private sector company and educational institution.


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 ( as available on website of ICSI) as 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.


Age: Should be between 40 and 55 years as on 1st September, 2014.


Compensation: Basic pay of Rs.80,000/- / Rs. 90,000/- per month (Fixed) as per Central Government pattern plus HRA, DA, Performance Incentive, Insurance, medical, staff car etc. (CTC Rs. 33 Lakhs / 37 Lakhs approx. per annum respectively). However, the compensation will not be a constraint for a deserving candidate.


How to apply:


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


The link shall be active from  01.09.2014 to 22.09.2014 (22.09.2014 is the last date for applying Online.)


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Please Note:


(i)            Candidates interviewed for any particular post at a lower pay scale than the above post in the past one year (i.e. on or after 01.09.2013) shall not be eligible to apply for the above post.


(ii)           The Cut Off date for all purposes ( including Age, Qualifications & Experience etc.) for the above post is 1st September,2014.


The applicant employed in ICSI (internal candidate) may also be considered subject to fulfillment of the service conditions. However, the Selection Committee has the right to relax any of the service conditions for the deserving candidate. The Selection Committee constituted for the purpose reserves the right to reject the name of any candidate at any stage without assigning any reason whatsoever.





Before applying for the above post the candidates should satisfy themselves regarding ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA required for the said post. 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 on-line 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 and not by post.



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 on-line applications & 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, would be required to produce ‘Relieving Order’ from their present employer, in case they are selected.



All educational qualifications must have been obtained from recognized universities / Institutions in India or abroad. The courses offered by autonomous Institutions should be equivalent to the relevant courses approved/ recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)/UGC/AICTE.



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 post.The “ICSI” also reserves the right to reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason thereof. The decision of The “ICSI” in 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” reserves the right to fix minimum eligibility standard/bench mark and restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview taking into account various factors like performance of the candidates etc. and decide to determine the qualifying marks for selecting candidates for interview. The “ICSI” also reserves the right to raise the eligibility criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview. The decision of the “ICSI” in this regard shall be final and binding and no correspondence in this regard would be entertained with the candidates.



The “ICSI” reserves the right to not fill up the above post as per its requirement 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 eligibility criteria / conditions for deserving candidates.



Proficiency in Computer Applications is essential for the above post. 



For attending the interview to & fro fare will be reimbursed by the shortest route to the outstation candidates, as per rules of the “ICSI”.


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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