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Add A Director

  • Documents Preparation
  • DIR 12 form filing for one director



    Appoint A Director in Company

    Who is Director in a Company?

    • Director is an individual who directs, manages, oversees or controls the affairs of the Company.
    • He is a person appointed to the Board of a company to perform the duties and functions of a company in accordance with the provisions of The Company Act, 2013.
    • Director of a company is a natural person elected by the shareholders as per the Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association of the company.
    • The Board of Directors means a group of those individuals elected by the shareholders of a company to manage the affairs of the company.

    Minimum number of director based on the type of the company:

    Type of company

    No. of Director required

    One Person Company


    Private Limited Company


    Public Limited Company


    Necessity / Reasons of appointing an additional Director in a company:

    The following are the circumstances in which Addition / Appointment of a Director would be necessary:

    • When there is sudden death or plans of retirement / resignantion or other personal reasons, if the existing Directors are unable to work for a long time, in such cases appointing an additional director is necessary to meet the statutory limit of the company.
    • For the growth of business, it is necessary to hire new talent in the management of the company.
    • In case where there is new product line or department added in the company, then to lead the team, appointing an expert as a director is necessary.
    • When the specified statutory¬†number of directors¬†reduces, then it is mandatory for a company to appoint a new director.
    • To help the shareholders assign more operational responsibilities without losing any strategic control.

    Eligibility criteria for a person to be appointed as director in a company:

    • The person appointed must be eligible as per the relevant clauses in the Articles of Association.
    • The proposed individual must be above the age of 18 i.e. a major.
    • He or she must qualify as per the laws mentioned under the Companies Act, 2013.
    • The Members of the Board must consent to the appointment of the proposed individual in which he seeks to get appointed as director.
    • It must be noted that the Companies Act does not mention any educational qualification in order to be eligible to become a Director.
    • Indian National, Non-Resident Indians, and Foreign Nationals can be appointed as a director in India.
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