The registration of clubs is governed by the state government and is usually done under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The process involves submitting an application to the Registrar of Societies along with the required documents and the club’s constitution or bylaws. The registration process may take several weeks to several months and once the club is registered, it is considered a legal entity and can conduct activities, enter into contracts, and receive donations. It is mandatory for the club to file annual returns with Registrar every Year And Conduct The Elections as Specifies in the Bylaws.
There are several types of clubs that can be registered in India under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, some of which include:
It is important to note that the types of clubs that can be registered may vary depending on the state laws and regulations.