Society Registration

A society is a group of persons whose main aim is not to earn profits but to serve the society. A society is registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860. A Society is established for the purpose of promoting the charitable activities like sports, cultures, religion, education, arts and poverty reliefs.

The governing members of the society are responsible for the management of the society affairs. The duty of members of the general body includes modification in name and objects, rules & regulations (if necessary) and the election of members of the governing body.

Societies Registration Act, 1860

The Societies Registration Act was established in 1860 with the purpose of enhancing the legal conditions of the society registration for the advancement of fine arts, science and literature. This act has been accepted by several state governments without or with further amendments.


What Is Included In Our Package?

Eligibility Consultation

Document Preparation

Application Drafting

Government Fees


Reasons of Society Registration

A society is established for the advancement of fine arts, science, and literature or for charitable causes and political education. According to the Section 20 of the Societies Act, 1860, a society can be registered for the following purposes -

Maintenance or foundation of reading rooms or libraries.

Maintenance or foundation of galleries or public museum

Promotion or instruction or diffusion of useful knowledge

Promotion of fine arts

Promotion of science and literature

Grant of charitable assistance

Creation of military orphan funds

Diffusion of political education

Social welfare

Social development

Other required social and charitable objectives.


Important Points Related to Society Registration

  • Minimum 7 members are required
  • No PAN card
  • No stamp paper
  • The objective of society registration should be scientific, literary and for charitable purpose.

Procedure of Society Registration in India