Director Removal / Resignation

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Legal Compliance

Director Removal/Resignation follows the legal framework and guidelines set by the Companies Act and other applicable laws in India. It ensures that the process is conducted in accordance with the legal requirements and safeguards the rights of both the company and the director.

Board Restructuring

Director Removal/Resignation provides an opportunity for companies to restructure their board of directors. It allows for the appointment of new directors with fresh perspectives, skills, and expertise, which can contribute to the company's growth and strategic direction.

Why changing directors is required?

Performance and Competence

If a director is not performing up to the expected standards or lacks the necessary skills or qualifications, changing directors becomes necessary to ensure that the board is composed of competent individuals who can effectively contribute to the company's success.

Conflict of Interest

If a director becomes involved in situations where there is a conflict of interest between their personal or professional interests and the interests of the company, it may be necessary to replace them to ensure unbiased decision-making and safeguard the company's best interests.

Board Diversity

Companies increasingly recognize the importance of diversity in board composition, including gender, age, ethnicity, and professional background. Changing directors allows for the inclusion of individuals from diverse backgrounds, bringing different perspectives and experiences to the boardroom.

Succession Planning

Changing directors is part of an effective succession planning strategy. It ensures a smooth transition of leadership and enables the development of future leaders within the company. It allows for the identification and grooming of potential directors who can step into key roles when existing directors retire or leave the board.

Documents required to change Object clause of MoA


Digital Signature Certificate

PAN Card

Proof of Residence


Change directors in 3 Easy Steps

  • Pick a Package that best fits your requirements
  • Fill in our questionnaires that take less than 10 minutes
  • Provide basic details & documents required for registration
  • Make payment through secured payment gateways
  • Assigned Relationship Manager
  • Preparation of necessary documents
  • Preparation and filing of Application
  • Updated MCA master data with modified details


Process for addition or removal of directors

  • Consultancy for requirement of change of directors
  • Collection of basic Information & documents
  • Application for DSC (for director to be appointed)
  • Drafting necessary resolutions and documents
  • Provide documents required provided after signature
  • Preparation of online application
  • Filing of application for changing directors
  • Sharing master data from MCA with updated information

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Have Questions? Find Answers Here

 A director can be removed from a company through various means, including resignation, retirement, removal by shareholders through a special resolution, or removal by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) based on certain specified grounds.

To resign as a director, one must follow the procedures outlined in the Companies Act, 2013 and the Articles of Association of the company. This typically involves submitting a resignation letter to the board of directors and ensuring compliance with any notice periods or other requirements mentioned in the relevant legal documents.

Yes, a director can be removed for non-performance or misconduct. However, the removal must be done in accordance with the provisions specified in the Companies Act and the Articles of Association of the company. Shareholders may need to pass a special resolution or seek approval from the NCLT, depending on the circumstances.

The implications of director removal or resignation can vary depending on the specific circumstances and the provisions of the Companies Act and the company's Articles of Association. It may involve the appointment of a new director, changes in the composition of the board, updating official records and filings, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. It is essential to follow the proper procedures to ensure a smooth transition and avoid any legal or regulatory complications.

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