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Types of companies permitted in India

TYPES OF COMPANIES UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT 2013
 

PUBLIC COMPANY

Public Company Limited by Shares
Public Company Limited by Guarantee having Share Capital
Public Company Limited by Guarantee having no Share Capital
Public Unlimited Company having Share Capital
Public Unlimited Company not having Share Capital

PRIVATE COMPANY

Private Company Limited by Shares
Private Company Limited by Guarantee having Share Capital
Private Company Limited by Guarantee having no Share Capital
Public Unlimited Company having Share Capital
Public Unlimited Company not having Share Capital

ONE PERSON COMPANY ('OPC')

OPC Limited by Shares
OPC Limited by Guanrantee having Share Capital
OPC Limited by Guanrantee having no Share Capital
OPC Unlimited having Share Capital
OPC Unlimited not having Share Capital
     

TYPE OF COMPANY

LIABILITY

GUARANTEE

SHARE CAPITAL

Company Limited by Shares

The liability of the members is limited to the amount unpaid, if any, on the shares held by them.

 

The share capital of the company is divided into number of shares.

Company Limited by Guarantee having Share Capital

The liability of the members is unlimited.

 

limited.

Every member of the company undertakes to contribute:
(i) to the assets of the company in the event of it being wound up while he is a member, or within one year after he ceases to be a member, for payment of the debts and liabilities of the company or of such debts and liabilities as may have been contracted before he ceases to be a member; and
(ii) to the costs, charges and expenses of winding up

The share capital of the company is divided into number of shares.

Unlimited Company having Share Capital

The liability of the members is unlimited.

Not Applicable

The share capital of the company is divided into number of shares.

Unlimited Company not having Share Capital

The liability of the members is unlimited.

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

 
 

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