Filling up one post of Member (Judicial) and one post of Member (Technical) in the Company Law Board Dated 23 December 2014
December, 25th 2014
No.A- 12023 I 5 l20l 4-Ad.IV
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
'A' Wing, 5th floor, Shastri Bhawan,
Dated :LSDecember, 2014.
1. Registrars Generals of All High Courts.
2, Secretaries to Government of India, All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India
3. All Chief Secretaries to the State GovernmenVUnion Territories.
4. All RDs/ROCs/OLs and officers in headquarters of Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
5. Secretary, Company Law Board.
6, Registrar, Competition Appellate Tribunal(CAT).
7. Secretary, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (CAI), LP Estate, New Delhi-l10002.
8. Secretary, Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICoAI), Sudder Street, Kolkata.
9. Secretary, Institute of Company Secretaries of India QCSD, Institutional Are4 Lodhi Road, New
10. Secretary, CCI
Sub: Filling up one post of Member (Judicial) and one post of Member (Technical) in the
Company Law Board- inviting applications for.
I am directed to state that applications are invited in the format given in Anqexurp-I for the
following posts of Member, Company Law Board in the pay scale of Rs.67000-Rs . 79OO0,- pm (annual
increment @3%) plus allowances as admissible. :-
(i) Judicial Member:0l (one) post (Unreserred)' ."
(ii) Technical Member-Ol (one) post (Unreserred)
The selected candidates wilt be required to serve at CLB Benches at any of the four places viz. Delhi,
Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai depending on the requirement and would have no choice of station.
2. As per the Cornpany Law Board (Qualifications, Experience and Other Conditions of Service of
Members) Rules, 1993 as amended time to time, a person shall not be qualified for appointment as 3[g!!g!g!
Member unless he/she:-
(a) has, for at least ten years, held a Judicial Office in the territory of India; or
(b) has, for at least ten years, been an Advocate of High Court, or has partly held judicial office
and has been partly in practice as an Advocate for atotal period often years; or
(c) is, or has been, a Member of the Central Company Law Service (Legal Branch/ Indian
Cornpany Law Service (Legal Branch) and is holding, or has held a post in Senior
Adrninistrative Grade in that service for at least three years; or
(d) is, or has been, a Member of the Indian Legal Service and is holding, or has held a post in
Grade-I of that service for at least three years.
3. A person shall not be qualified for appointment as lggsical Member unless he/she:-
(a) is, or has been, a Member of the Central Company Law Service (Accounts Branch/Indian Company
Law Service (Accounts Branch) and is holding, or has held, a post in Senior Administrative Grade'
in that service for at least three years; or
(b) is, or has been, a Joint Secretary to the Government of India under the Central Staffing Scheme or
any other post under the Central Government carrying a scale of pay which is not less than that of
Joint Secretary to the Government of India, for at least three years and has adequate knowledge and
experience in dealing with the problems relating to Company Law; or
(c) is, or has been, for at least fifteen years in practice as a Chartered Accountant under the Chartered
Accountants Act" 1949 (38 of 1949); or
(d) is, or has been, for at least fifteen years in practice as a Cost accountant under the Costs and Works
Accountants Act, 1959 (23 of 1959); or
(e) has, for at least fifteen years, working experience as a Secretary in whole time practice as defined
in clause (45A) of section 2 of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) and is a Member of the Institute of
Company Secretaries of India constituted under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (56 of 1980).
4. A person shall not be eligible for appointment as Member unless he/she has completed the ase of
45 (fortv five vears) as on the last date of receipt of application.
5. Every Member shall hold office till he/she attains the aee of sixtv-two veans or till the constitution
and operationalization of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), whichever is earlier.
Therefore, only those person shall apply, who are below the ase of 62 vears on the last date of receipt of
6. Person selected, if already in Government Service, will have to seek retirement before he/she is
appointed as Member, Company Law Board.
7. The persons selected will have to be declared medically fit by a Medical Board to be constituted by
the Cenhal Government for the purpose, unless he/she has already been declared fit by the equivalent
8. Applications of the persons already in Government Service should be forwarded through proper channel.
The forwarding authorities should also certiff the relevant details of the candidate in the format given in
Annexure-Il). The forwarding authorities should enclose the up-to-date Confidential Report Dossiers of
the applicant for the last five years i.e. from 2009-10 to 2013-14.
9. Applications in the format given in Annexure-I duly completed should reach to Shri R. K. Pandey,
Under Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Room No. 526, 'A' Wing, 5ft Floor, Shastri Bhawan, Dr.
Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - I I 0001 by l6tr' January, 201 5. The application may also be downloaded
from the Ministry's website at
(R. K. Pandey)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
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FORMAT OF APPLICATION F'OR THE POST OF MEMBER, COMPANY LAW BOARI)
l. Name in Full (IN BLOCK LETTERS) Attested copy of
photograph to be
2. Post applied for:
(a) Member (Judicial)
(b) Member (Technical)
3. Date of Birth
4. Father's Name
5. Whether SC/ST/OBC
(Attested copy of the relevant certificate to be
6. i) Correspondence Address
ii) Telephone No. - Res./Off.)/Mobile
iii) Fax No.
iii) Email Id (mandatory)
7. Permanent Address
(Including Telephone/Fax Number)
8. Pre sent o ccup ation/Pro fe s sion/S ervice
9. Professional income/emoluments for the last
three years (give year-wise details)
10. Educational Qualifications in the reverse chronological order:
(Attested copies of Degree/Diploma to be attached)
Name of Degree Year of Percentage of Academic Subj ectl
University/ Passing Marks Distinction Specialisation
ll State whether the relevant eligibility criteria
satisfied as specified in para 2 and para 3 of
vacancy circular. Also mention the relevant
para of eligibility.
12. Details of present and previous employment in reverse chorological order in format given
Name and Designation, Whether Period of Nature of duty/ experience
address of scale of pay regularl service
employer including deputation/
present pay. adhoc
13. i) Details of professional career (As
(a) Date of enrolment,
(b) Actual number of years of practice
(c) Places and/or the courts before whom
practised and period,
(d) Details of nature of practice- civil,
criminal, constitutional, taxatior, labour,
comp dfly, service etc.
(e) Particulars of important cases under the
Companies Act, in which the applic ant
appeared as Counsel.
(D Field of specialisation, if any.
Accountant/C ompany Secre tary
(a) Date of resigtratiotr,
(b) Actual number of years of practice
(c) Places and/or the courts before whom
practised and period.
(d) Details of nature of practice.
(e) Field of spe cialization, if any
(Attested/Self Attested copies of relevant
supporting documents, along with those
establishing eligibility, to be enclosed).
14. Any other special qualifications or experience
or publication to the applicant's credit
including experience in dealing with matters as
specified in the qualifications.
(Attach sep arate sheet, if required)
15. Period of notice required for joining the post
16. Names & Address of two referees in
responsible positions (Not being relatives) in
case of candidates not in Government Service
It is certified that the information fumished above is correct and true to the best of my
knowledge. In the event of my selection I shall abide by the terms and conditions of services attached
to the post as and when framed by the Government.
I understand that in terms of the Companies Act,2013, the Company Law Board is to be
replaced by a new body known as the National Company Law Tribunal and it does not provide for
continuity of service of Members of the Company Law Board in the National Company Law
Tribunal. I am submitting the application fully understanding that my tenure as a Member of the
Company Law Board shall terminate with the constitution of National Company Law Tribunal i.e.
(date of issue of first notification of appointment of Member(s) of NCLT) and that I shall have no
claim to continuity of service under the new dispensation nor shall I have any claim to any
compensation on this account.
(Certificate to be furnished by the Employerlllead of office/Forwarding
Certified that the particulars furnished by --------- ------ are correct and
he/she possesses educational qualifications and experience mentioned in vacancy
circular. It is also certified that:-
(i) There is no vigilance or disciplinary case pending/contemplated against Sh. /Smt. -
(ii) His/her integrity is certified.
(iii)His/her CR/APAR dossiers in photocopies is enclosed for the last five years duly
attested by an offrcer of the rank of Under Secretary to the Govt. of India or above, are
(iv)"No major/minor penalty has been imposed on him/her during the last ten years." -
-- or --- a list of major/minor penalties imposed on him/her last ten years is enclosed.
(v) That on hisftrer selection, the cadre controlling authority has no objection to hisftrer
relieving from present post to enable join the selected post in CLB
List of enclosures:
(Strike out which is not applicable)