How to Register


This portal has been designed for all those who are seeking appointment as Independent Directors in Private and Public Ltd.


India’s new Companies Act, 2013 envisages a slew of changes to rules, and makes it mandatory for all Listed public companies to have at least one-third of the total number of directors as Independent Directors and a certain class of companies to have at least one Women Director. Thus, India needs over 20,000 Independent Directors in near future. This portal has been designed to meet this growing demand and assist in the empanelment.

You are, therefore, requested to follow the following steps to register and upload your CV online:


  1. Login to
  2. Click on Sign Up (New User), Select Independent Director. Create your user id. (User ID is your registered email address. We recommend usage of your personal email address to register)
  3. Fill in the complete details and create your profile and upload your resume.
  4. Kindly note, that once you submit all the details with your CV, you will get a numeric code which is a confirmation that we have received the profile. Once the committee approves it, we shall be sending you the password, which you may change on your first login.
  5. Please don’t share your user id and password with anyone. This id and password may be used by you to edit/modify/update your resume at any time.


Should you have any further queries or need any assistance, please feel free to write to:


We at IOD wish you all the best for your future endeavors.