Importance of Education
Name – Utkarsh Rastogi
Profession – Company Secretary (CS)
Designation – Company Secretary (Partner)
Organisation – USR And Associates, WiseArc., New Delhi
Age – 28
City – New Delhi
Work Experience (Years) – 5 years
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/utkarshr
Under-Graduation – B. Com., Indira College of Commerce and Science, Pune University, Pune
Professional Qualification – Company Secretary (C.S.), Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Please give us a summary of your Career.
I finished my graduation from Pune and then I moved to Delhi for my CS course. I joined as a trainee there and became the Company Secretary in 2016.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities as a Company Secretary.
It’s a practical job. Involving giving advice to my clients. Regarding the compliance of various laws which are applicable to companies. And to keep a check on whether these laws are being adhered to or not.
Average Income in this Profession in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 40-80 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 40-80 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 80+ Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
All 7 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security in your profession?
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?What are the different ways of entering this profession?
After graduation one has to take up an examination conducted by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Generally speaking, your work is
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
Importance of Education in Your Profession
Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
CS from ICSI is required to enter this profession
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
Those who have the utmost concentration and will-power will succeed easily in this profession.
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?
What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?
Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?
First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing the pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep the flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be easy-going and flexible with life
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details
A person with good communication skills, good grammar, confidence, and should be able to connect with a lot of people will be happy.
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?
There is a huge demand for Company Secretaries in the market. There are many opportunities for students who are planning to be a company secretary.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?
Concentration is of utmost importance. You have to cope up with the changing world and be updated with everything happening around us at all times.
Recognition in your Profession
What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
General Information of your Profession/Business
What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Maybe Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?
Travel photographer, because I love traveling and making memories.