Dress Code of Members

Guidelines for Professional Dress of Company Secretaries

With a view to enhance the visibility and brand building of the profession and ensuring uniformity, the Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India at its 148th Meeting held on 27th & 28th March, 2004 at New Delhi, has prescribed the following guidelines for professional dress for members while appearing before judicial / quasi-judicial bodies and tribunals:

1. The professional dress for male members will be Navy Blue suit and white shirt with a tie (preferably of the ICSI) or navy blue buttoned-up coat over a pant or a navy blue safari suit.
2. The professional dress for female members will be saree or any other dress of a sober colour with a Navy Blue jacket.
3. Members in employment may wear the dress/uniform as specified by the employer for all employees or if allowed the aforesaid professional dress.
4. Practising Company Secretaries appearing before any tribunal or quasi-judicial body should adhere to dress code if any prescribed for appearing before such tribunal or quasi-judicial body or if allowed the aforesaid professional dress.