About the Program

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), with the objectives of strengthening the Institution of Independent Directors and also to enhance its effectiveness by way of creating a pool of skilled professionals to act as Agents of Change, has developed a databank of Independent Directors along with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) with effect from December 02, 2019 in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

Accordingly, any person who is willing to be appointed or is already an Independent Director is required to pass an ‘Online Proficiency Self-Assessment Test’ conducted by IICA with at least 50% marks.

Independent Director's Proficiency Test

As per Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2020, every Independent Director and Aspiring Independent Director who have served as Director for less than 3 years is required to pass an Online Proficiency Self-Assessment Test.

The IICA is conducting the online test from March 01, 2020.

Independent Director