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Public Limited (F)

Public Limited

A public limited company is a separate legal entity that is registered under the companies act, 2013. Public limited can offers shares to the public and has limited liability. The shares of a public limited company that is already listed to be listed in the stock market can be acquired by anyone through IPO or through stock market trade. A public limited company can easily raise funds through a brokerage firm and the public. There is a higher cost of compliance as compared to the Private limited company as well as strict provision. This is because due to public money is involved.

Following are the benefit of Public Limited

  1. Large Capital: Easley of funding raising by Public Limited Company through investor IPO, brokerage firm
  2. Growth Opportunities: the growth of public limited has no limited company, it can expand according to its business scale
  3. Management: Public Limited Companies has a large number of investors. The organization is managed by the Board of Directors.
  4. Limited Liability: Public company liabilities are limited to the extent of its share. If the organization is would up their investor and other stakeholders cannot utilize their fund towards the liabilities of the organization.
  1. Potential for Loss of Control
  2. Different Directions for the Business
  3. Stock Market Vulnerability
  4. Increased Legal Compliances
  1. Minimum capital requirement for a public limited company is Rs. 5, 00,000
  2. Minimum number of members or shareholders required is 7 (seven)
  3. Must have minimum number of at least 3 directors .

All about Public limited Company

Public Limited

The Public limited company is preferred as it has a separate legal entity under the Companies Act, 2013. Such form of business has a wider Compliance capacity to own property and incur debts. This is because the member of the company, both shareholders and the directors, have no liability to the creditors of the company.

Shares offered by a public limited company are easily transferable to any other person, such that it requires filing and signing of share transfer form to transfer the shares.

Disadvantages of the public limited

  • Nepotism: Get ready to stand in long queues as a PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY has to undergo too many legal formalities.
  • Controls and regulations: Public Limited Companies has large compliance to be followed.
  • Inflexibility: Thanks to its democracy and a high degree of external control that we get another con. Rapid decisions could not be taken in a Public Limited Company, thus imparting rigidity in decision making to the company.
  • Lack of secrecy: You will have to maintain transparency with the public in your decisions. Thus even business secrets are not secrets.
  • Distribution of profits: Public company has to distribute profit with shareholders.
  • Suitability: Public Limited Company are not suitable for all types of business activities. Small scale businesses that cater to the needs of a limited section of the society, need not be incorporated as Public Limited Company. It is the best entity for large-scale businesses only.
  • High costs: All Public Limited Company provide does not come without any cost. Starting up a Public Limited Company requires huge costs, time, and effort.


INR 14,999/-

One Time Fee

  • Company Registration
  • PAN & TAN
  • PF & ESI
  • GST Registration
  • MSME Registration
  • Bank A/c.

Service Provide Within 7 Days


INR 19,999/-

One Time Fee

  • Company Registration
  • PAN & TAN
  • PF & ESI
  • GST Registration
  • Shop & Establishment Registration
  • MSME Registration
  • Trade Mark Registration
  • Logo Design
  • Opening Bank A/c.

Service Provide Within 15 Days


INR 49,999/-

Yearly Fee

  • Yearly GST Basic Compliances
  • Annual Basic Compliance of Public limited Co.
  • Income Tax Return

Services Provided Before the Due Date

Frequently Asked Questions

  • For setting up a public limited company anywhere in India, Minimum of Seven Shareholders and Three Directors; the directors can also be shareholders. Minimum paid-up share capital worth INR 5 Lac, has been removed by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015.

In public limited company involve public moneys it has to be make lot of compliance under companies act, income tax, FEMA SEBI, RBI etc.

A public limited company can raised is entitled to go public, issue its shares in the stock market, or accept public deposits. The following are the main and most significant exclusive features of a public limited company:


A public limited company can have a rather huge magnitude of capital, much more than that gathered by a private limited company.


It is legally authorized to trade on stock exchanges.


There is no limit to the maximum number of shareholders in a public limited company.


The shareholders of a public limited company have limited liabilities, limited roughly to the face value of the shares they own. Again, shareholders do not have to take part in the day-to-day management of the business of the company.


Shareholders of a public limited company are entitled to transfer their shares freely without needing consent of someone.

Yes, NRI Can be director of public limited company as well as shareholder of company of India. Director must be qualified as per provision of companies act and such person has to obtain the DIN issue by MCA


Yes, There is no need to have non domestic/commercial space for registering a company in India.

Yes, Employee of company can be director in company subject to his employment agreement may have some restriction