MSME Registration: What it is and how to get it?

MSME stands for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. In a developing country like India, MSME  industries are the backbone of the economy. The MSME sector contributes to 45% of India’s Total Industrial Employment, 50% of India’s Total Exports and 95% of all industrial units of the country and more than 6000 types of products are manufactured in these industries (As per When these industries grow, the economy of the country grows as a whole and flourishes. These industries are also known as small-scale industries or SSI’s.

Regardless of whether the Company is in the manufacturing line or the administration line, enlistments for both these area can be acquired through the MSME act. This enrollment isn't yet made required by the Government yet it is useful to get one's business enlisted under this since it gives a great deal of advantages as far as tax collection, setting up the business, credit offices, advances and so forth.

Understanding MSME as per the law:

Enterprise category

Investment in plant and machinery

Investment in equipment


The investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs. 25 lakh


The investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs. 10 lakh



The investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs. 25 lakh but does not exceed Rs. 5 crore.

The investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs. 10 lakh but does not exceed Rs. 2 crore.


The investment in plant and machinery is more than 5 crore but does not exceed Rs. 10 crore


The investment in plant and machinery is more than 5 crore but does not exceed Rs. 10 crore


What is all requires to be registered as MSME?

It is an online process that requires your Aadhar number to get it certified. One can avail the certificate online without any need of the physical copy. Moreover, the process is simplified even further for the enterprises having the MSME Certificate to obtain licenses, approvals and registrations in any field for their business from their respective authorities. Such that they can produce the Certificate of MSME Registration while making an application itself. Not just that, applicants can reimburse the ISO Certificate Expenses by making an application to the respective authority supported by MSME Certificates.

Documents required for MSME registration.

Business Address Proof

Copies of Sale Bill and Purchase Bill

Partnership Deed/ MoA and AoA

Copy of Licenses and Bills of Machinery Purchased

MSME Registration Process:

To do the registration the small and medium scale industry proprietor needs to fill a single form which he can do online just as offline.

On the off chance that an individual needs to do registration for more than one industry, at that point additionally he/she can do single registration.

To do the registration he/she needs to fill a single form which is accessible at the site which is mentioned below.

The document required for the registration is Personal Aadhar number, Industry name, Address, ledger subtleties and some regular data.

In this, the individual can give self-confirmed declarations.

There are no enlistment expenses required for this procedure.

When the detail-filled and transfer you would get the enrollment number.

MSME Schemes – Launched by the Indian Government for Entrepreneurs

Udyog Aadhaar memorandum

Zero Defect Zero Effect

Quality Management Standards & Quality technology Tools

Grievance Monitoring System


Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme

Women Entrepreneurship

1. Udyog Aadhaar memorandum

Provides ease in availing credit, loans, and subsidies from the government with mandatory Aadhaar card.

2. Zero Defect Zero Effect

Manufacturers can be eligible for certain rebates and concessions if they manufacture export goods that adhere to certain standards.

3. Quality Management Standards & Quality technology Tools

Gives SMEs opportunities to learn to maintain quality standards while implementing new technologies through various seminars, campaigns, activities etc.

4. Grievance Monitoring System

Offers a platform for business owners to check the status of their complaints and open them if dissatisfied with the outcome.

5. Incubation

75% to 80% of the project cost can be financed by the government to help innovators with implementing new design, ideas or products.

6. Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme

Capital subsidy for SMEs to upgrade obsolete technology and have better means to do their business.

7. Women Entrepreneurship

Only 14% Women amongst the total entrepreneurs in India. To enable women to start, manage and expand their business, the scheme provides capital, counselling, training and delivery techniques.

Benefits of MSME Registration:

Collateral Free loans from banks:

The Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGS) was launched by the GOI to make available collateral-free credit to the micro and small enterprise sector.

2. A hefty 50% subsidy on  Patent registration

Enterprises that have MSME Registration Certificate can avail 50% subsidy for patent registration by making application to respective ministry.

3. 1% exemption on interest rate on overdraft

Enterprises that have MSME Registration can avail benefit of 1% exemption on interest rate on OD as mentioned in the scheme (this is bank dependent).

4. Eligible for Industrial Promotion subsidy

Enterprises that have MSME Registration are eligible for Industrial Promotion Subsidy as may be prescribed by the government in this behalf.

5 Concession in electricity bills:

Enterprises that have MSME Registration Certificate can avail Concession on electricity bill by making application to electricity department along with MSME Registration Certificate.

6. Reimbursement of ISO Certification charges

Enterprises that have MSME Registration Certificate can claim reimbursement of ISO Certification expenses by making application to respective authority.

Final Say:

I hope, now you understand all the basic details regarding MSME registration. So, if you need this registration hassle-free, feel free to contact us now. At, Unilex Business Consultant you will get support regarding MSEM registration. Share all the required documents at our email ID we will prepare your application. Once everything is done properly we obtain MSME registration.

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