Institute of Company Secretaries of India

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The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Abbreviation ICSI
Formation October 4, 1968; 49 years ago (1968-10-04)
Legal status Statutory Body under an act of Parliament of India i.e.,The Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980)[citation needed]
Objective To Regulate and Develop the Profession of Company Secretaries.
Headquarters 22, ICSI HOUSE, Lodhi Road, Institutional Area, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi 110003, India
Region served India
Membership Approx. 55000+
Students Approx. 450000+
Member's designations ACS and FCS
Official languages English, Hindi
President CS Makarand lele [1]
Vice President CS Ahlada Rao V.[2]
Secretary CS Dinesh C. Arora[3]
Regional office New Delhi (NIRC)
Mumbai (WIRC)
Kolkata (EIRC)
Chennai (SIRC)
Branches 69 chapters across India[4]

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a statutory professional body in India with the objective of promoting, regulating and developing the profession of Company Secretaries in India.[5] It is headquartered in New Delhi, has four regional offices at New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai,[6] and has 69 chapters around the country.[7]

A person is eligible to apply for membership by passing all three levels of examinations prescribed by ICSI and completing a period of practical training.[8]


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