valid as on 23/05/2024

11.1.14-Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules,2014

14. Disqualification of directors under sub-section (2) of section 164.-

1.Every director shall inform to the company concerned about his disqualification under  sub-section (2) of section 164, if any, in  before he is appointed or re-appointed.“

Whenever a company receives the information in Form DIR-8, company shall, within thirty days of such receipt, file Form DIR-9 with the Registrar.

2. Whenever a company fails to file the financial statements or annual returns, or fails to repay any deposit, interest, dividend, or fails to redeem its debentures, as specified in sub-section (2) of section 164, the company shall immediately file , to the Registrar furnishing therein the names and addresses of all the directors of the company during the relevant financial years.

3. When a company fails to file the  within a period of thirty days of the failure that would attract the disqualification under sub-section (2) of section 164, officers of the company specified in clause (60) of section 2 of the Act shall be the officers in default.

4. Upon receipt of the  under sub-rule (2), the Registrar shall immediately register the document and place it in the document file for public inspection.

5. Any application for removal of disqualification of directors shall be made in

Inserted vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023 regarding Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) (Amendment) Rules, 2023. To view the Notification, Click here.
  1. Form DIR-8 substituted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2023 dated 20.01.2023. To view notification, Click Here. To view the revised return, Click Here
  2. To view the return,Click Here
Inserted vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023 regarding Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) (Amendment) Rules, 2023. To view the Notification, Click here.
  1. Form DIR-9 substituted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2023 dated 20.01.2023. To view notification, Click Here. To view the revised return, Click Here
  2. To view the return,Click Here
  1. Form DIR-9 substituted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2023 dated 20.01.2023. To view notification, Click Here. To view the revised return, Click Here
  2. To view the return,Click Here
  1. Form DIR-9 substituted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2023 dated 20.01.2023. To view notification, Click Here. To view the revised return, Click Here
  2. To view the return,Click Here
  1. Form DIR-10 substituted vide the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2023 dated 20.01.2023. To view notification, Click Here. To view the revised return, Click Here
  2. To view the return,Click Here
Inserted vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023 regarding Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) (Amendment) Rules, 2023. To view the Notification, Click here.

MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023 regarding Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) (Amendment) Rules, 2023.


Form DIR 10- Substituted vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023


Form DIR 8- Substituted vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023


FORM DIR-10 Form of application for removal of disqualification of Directors


FORM DIR-8 Intimation by Director


FORM DIR-9 Report by the company to Registrar


CAIRR PLUS on Google Playsecretarial automation?Subscribe for Updates