Public Companies have inherent advantages over private companies, including the ability to sell future equity stakes and increased access to the debt markets. A Public Limited Company is incorporated and governed by the Indian Companies Act 2013.
Public Limited Company is a purely separate legal entity distinct from its members and directors. It has the advantage of limited liability, greater stability and recognition. The basic requirement for a Public Limited Company in India is to have minimum three directors and seven shareholders.
10-20 days (Subject to ROC Response) after receipt of all the necessary documents, the breakup of the number of days is as follows:-
|Taking Digital Signature of Directors||1-2 Day|
|Taking Directors Identification Number (DIN)||1 Day|
|Reservation of the name of the Company||2-7 Days|
|Preparation of other documents such as MOA,AOA, Forms etc||2 Days|
|Filling of documents with Authorities||1 Day|
|Getting Final Certificate of Incorporation||3-7 Days|
|Total Number of Days||10-20 Days|
Self attested copy of Pan Card of all the proposed directors in case of Indian (minimum 3 directors and minimum 7 Shareholders) & Passport in case of foreign nationals.
Self attested copy of Address Proof (Passport/DL/Aadhar Card/Voter Id) of all the proposed directors and Shareholders.
Self attested copy of Bank Account Statement/Electricity Bill/Mobile Bill of all the proposed directors.
Passport size Photographs of all the proposed directors and shareholders.
Duly signed DSC Form of the all directors of the proposed company.
Copy of current Electricity Bill/Water Bill/House Tax Etc for the premises proposed to be used as Registered Office of the Company.
If the property is rented, then rent agreement and NoC from Owner of Property.
Unique Director Identification Number (DIN) for life time
Digital Signature Certificates (DSC)
Reservation the name for your Company.
Certificate of Incorporation
Rubber Stamp of the Company
PAN Card of the Company
Proper Incorporation File
Bank account opening documents
Draft Copies of MOA & AOA.
1).What is a Public Limited Company?
Answer: A Public Limited Company is incorporated and governed by the Indian Companies Act 2013. Public Limited Company is a purely separate legal entity distinct from its members and directors. It has the advantage of limited liability, greater stability and recognition. The basic requirement for a Public Limited company in India is to have minimum three directors and seven shareholders. These are commonly known as publicly traded companies or publicly held companies.
2).What are the benefits or advantages of a public limited company?
Answer: A Public Limited Company has the advantage of limited liability, greater stability, recognition, separate legal entity, easily obtain finance from banks and other financial institutions, people will be easily and quickly recognize the brand or name, can sell its shares to the public, full right like a natural person to institute legal proceedings against or to bring a suit in a court of law and also can be sued in its own name, shares of companies are freely transferable, the management of a company might be separate from its ownership, can acquire, own, enjoy and alienate property in its own name and ability to tap the financial markets by selling stock (equity) or bonds (debt) to raise capital.
3).What is the procedure to incorporate a public company?
Answer: There are two ways of company Incorporation in India.
Through Normal Mode (INC-1)
Through Fast Approval Mode (INC-29)
4).What is the time frame for Company Incorporation?
Answer:Through Normal Mode- It usually takes 10-15 days after receipt of all the necessary Documents, The breakup of the Number of days is as follows:-
Through Fast Approval- It usually takes 4-5 days after receipt of all the necessary documents.
5).What are the Charges for Incorporating a Company?
Answer: Fees for the incorporation decide on company capital, state and total number of directors.
6).What is the minimum paid up capital requirement for Incorporating a Public Company?
Answer: A public company must have a minimum paid up capital of Rs.5,00,000 (Five lakh).
7).How many Persons are required to incorporate a public company?
Answer: The Minimum numbers of 7 persons (members) are required to incorporate a company (It may be noted that there is no restriction of maximum number of members in case of public company)
Legally minimum 3 directors are required and 7 shareholders are required.
These three persons can act in both capacities as directors and as shareholders.
8).Whether shares can be transferred or not in case of public company?
Answer: In case of public company there is no restriction on the transferability of the shares. Shares can be easily and quickly transferred from one person to another.
9).How a public company can go for subscription of its shares?
Answer: A public company is free to invite public for subscription of its shares by issuing a prospectus (which means any document or notice, circular, advertisement or other document inviting offers from the public for subscription or purchase of any securities of a body corporate).
10. Can a public company further issue its shares directly to general public?
Answer: No, firstly a public company has to offer the further issue of shares to its existing shareholders as right shares. Further issue of shares can only be offer to general public with the approval of existing shareholders in the meeting of shareholders only.
11. What is the validity of Certificate of Incorporation Issued by the ROC?
Answer: Once a Certificate of Incorporation is issued by the ROC, it is valid for the lifetime of the company unless it goes for winding up.
12. What are the post-incorporation requirements in case of a public company?
Answer:Once you get Certificate of Incorporation, Your Company Name and Details of Directors will be available on MCA Web-Site. Now a Company having share capital required to obtain a separate CERTIFICATE OF COMMENCEMENT of business.
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