Registrar of Companies(ROC)

Registrars of Companies (ROC) appointed under Section 609 of the Companies Act covering the various States and Union Territories are vested with the primary duty of registering companies and LLPs floated in the respective states and the Union Territories and ensuring that such companies and LLPs comply with statutory requirements under the Act. These offices function as registry of records, relating to the companies registered with them, which are available for inspection by members of public on payment of the prescribed fee. The Central Government exercises administrative control over these offices through the respective Regional Directors.

Private Limited Company Registration in India

A private limited company in India is governed under the Ministry of corporate affairs (MCA). Registering a company is easy through IndiaFilings, as it is done completely online. To register a company in India a minimum of two people are required to act as directors and shareholders. To register a Private limited company in India the Director's PAN card, address proof, and the bank statement are required with the address proof of the registered office.

Section 2 (68) of the Companies Act, 2013 defines a private company as:

A company having a minimum paid-up share capital as may be prescribed, and which by its articles,

It is highly recommendable to get a private limited company registration as this type of company offers limited liability to the shareholders with certain restrictions that are placed on the ownership.

Private Limited Company is the most popular type of business entity in India. Over 20 lakh companies have been registered in India as of October 2020 and 12 lakh companies are classified as active. All companies registered in India are governed by the MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) under the Companies Act, 2013.

Requirements to register a Private Limited Company in India

No of Shareholders 2 individuals
No of Directors 2 individuals ( Can be 3)
Authorized Capital Rs. 1 lakh minimum
Paid-up capital Rs. 10,000

NOTE: This is just a primary requirement the no of directors can be increased to 15 and the number of shareholders can be increased to 200.