How to Register via www.independentdirector.in (Independent Directors Repository)

Home Page:

The below displayed screen is the introductory page of the www.independentdirector.in. There are two login panel for independent directors and companies respectively -

  1. If the user (Independent Directors/ Companies) is having their credentials then they will enter their credentials in the provided space.
  2. If user (Independent Directors/ Companies) is new to the portal then they can get registered using “NEW USER: REGISTER” link which will redirect the user to Pre-Registration page of Independent Directors/ Companies.

There are various links at the footer row of the homepage:-

Footer Links Purpose
Process Flowchart Process steps of registration.
User Manual Instruction Manual for operations at independentdirector.in
Three Institutes: Disclaimer It’s a disclaimer issued by three institutes (ICSI,ICAI,ICMAI)
Terms & Conditions General Terms & Conditions applicable to directors/companies registering at independentdirector.in
Feedback For submitting feedback/ comments on the services of portal
Legal Advice Relevant extracts from companies act regarding appointment of Independent Director.
Helpdesk In case, if there is any queries related to the registration process, user may access the helpdesk no. +91-9654349227 from 8AM to 10 PM

A. Independent Directors Registration:


Independent Director Registration will occur mainly in two phases.
  1. Pre-Registration
  2. Final Registration

(i) Pre- Registration (Directors)

STEP 1: If the user is new to the portal, they supposed to click on “NEW USER: Register” on home page which results them a new screen known as “New User Registration (Independent Director)”.

Step 2: Enter/ Select all the details in the provided spaces/ List as shown below.

    Note:
  1. It is recommended to read all instructions carefully before entering the details.
  2. * Fields are mandatory. Registration will not possible if any of * fields left blank.
  3. All the Checkboxes should be checked before going for Payment via “Pay & Register” button.

Step3: After submitting the required details, click on “Pay &Register”. This will park the user to the Payment Gateway portal whose screen will look like below.

Step 4: Select the mode of payment and enter the asked details then make the payment.(Ex- Credit Card Option is chosen in below screen)

Step 5: As soon the payment gets successful, application will populate a receipt screen, from here user can take the print of his payment details.

Step 6: Check your email for the retrieval of “Portal Credentials”. Please note that user credentials will sent to the Primary email ID. (Example shown below)

(ii) Final Registration (Directors)

Step 1: Enter the login credentials received on email in the provided spaces as shown below:

Step 2: Click on Login Button which results the following Screen. It narrates tab wise registration, also known as Personal Information, Education and Professional Qualification(s), Professional Details & Work Experience, Limited Liability Partnerships, Directorships, Upload Documents and Final Submit respectively. User can also able to change their Password using “Change Password” option.

Step 3: Enter the Details on “Personal Information” Tab as shown in below screen.

Note: In order to upload passport size photograph, click on “BROWSE” Button and navigate to the image path, as shown in below screen. The image should be in JPEG (.jpg) format.

Step 4: Click On “SAVE & CONTINUE” Button.

Step 5: Click the Next Tab named “Education and Professional Qualification(s)”

Step 6: Enter the Details on “Education and Professional Qualification(s)” Tab as shown in below screen. Note: In order to add multiple rows in provided Grid, enter column wise data then click on “ADD” button.

Step 7: Click On “SAVE & CONTINUE” Button.

Step 8: Enter the Details on “Professional Details & Work Experience” Tab as shown in below screen.

Note: In order to add multiple rows in provided Grid, enter column wise data then click on “ADD” button.

Step 9: Click On “SAVE & CONTINUE” Button.

Step 10: Enter the Details on “Limited Liability Partnerships” Tab as shown in below screen.

Note: In order to add multiple rows in provided Grid, enter column wise data then click on “ADD” button.

Step 11: Click On “SAVE & CONTINUE” Button.

Step 12: Enter the Details on Directorships Page as shown in below screen.

Note: In order to add multiple rows in provided Grid, enter column wise data then click on “ADD” button.

Step 13: Click On “SAVE & CONTINUE” Button

Step 14: Upload the asked details on “Upload Documents” Tab by clicking on the “BROWSE” button (See below example).

    Note:
  1. Only pdf files are allowed to upload.
  2. Total size of all asked documents should not exceed 2MB.

Step 15: Click On “SAVE" Button and continue.

Step 16: Click on “Final Submit” Tab. Review the filled information, if all information is correct go to next step else go to respective tab in order to update the “False” information.

Step 17: Click on “Validate & Lock” Button after put a check on declaration text.

Change Password (Independent Director):

Step 1: Click on Change Password placed on Top Menus as shown below

Step2: Enter the “old Password”, “New Password”, “Confirm New Password” & “Captcha Image” in provided space (Example shown below).

Step3: Click on “Change Password” Button.

B. Companies Registration & Search Independent Directors :


Companies’ registration will occur in two phases which are as follows:
  1. Pre- Registration
  2. Final Registration
Companies can also search the professionals from this portal.

(i) Pre-Registration (Companies)

STEP 1: If the company is new to the portal, they are required to click on “NEW USER: Register” on home page of Company Panel which results them a new screen known as “New User Registration (Company)”.

Step 2: Enter/ Select all the details in the provided spaces/ List as shown below.

    Note:
  1. It is recommended to read all instructions carefully before entering the details.
  2. * Fields are mandatory. Registration will not possible if any of* fields left blank.
  3. All the Checkboxes should be checked before going for Payment via “Pay & Register” button.
  4. In order to upload, click on “BROWSE” Button and navigate to the image path, as shown in below screen.

Step3: After submitting the required details, click on “Pay &Register”. This will park the company to the Payment Gateway portal whose screen will look like below.

Step 4: Select the mode of payment and enter the asked details then make the payment.(Ex- Credit Card Option is chosen in below screen)

Step 5: As soon the payment gets successful, application will populate a receipt screen; from here company can take the print of his payment details.

Step 6: Check your email for the retrieval of “Portal Credentials”. Please note that company credentials will sent to the Primary email ID. (Example shown below)

(ii) Final Registration (Companies)

Step 1: Enter the credentials received on email in the provided spaces as shown below:

Step 2: Click on Login Button which results the following Screen. Click On “Register/ Update Profile”.

Step 3: Enter the Details of the company as shown below

Note: In order to upload, click on “BROWSE” Button and navigate to the image path, as shown in below screen.

Step 4: Click on “Save” Button. Company Profile created successfully.

Change Password (Independent Director):

Step 1: Click on Change Password placed on Top Menus as shown below

Step 2:Enter the “old Password”, “New Password”, “Confirm New Password” & “Captcha Image” in provided space (Example shown below).

Step 2:Enter the “old Password”, “New Password”, “Confirm New Password” & “Captcha Image” in provided space (Example shown below).

Step3: Click on “Change Password” Button.

Search for Independent Directors

Step 1: Click on “Search for Independent Directors” as shown below:

Step 2: Following Screen appears onto which companies have multiple search criteria which they suppose to select/ enter/ mark check at provided space
Step 3: Click on “Disclaimer’ checkbox.

Step 4: Click on “Search” Button. It result in following screen. (example shown in below screen).

Step 5: Click on “Show Detail” in order to look the profile of independent directors.

Note: In order to modify the search, click on “Modify Search”, then repeat the Step 3 to step 5.

Forgot Password (Independent Directors/ Companies)

Step 1: Click on “Forgot Password” caption which result a following screen

Step 2:Enter your Email Id, Date of Birth (Date of incorporation in case of companies) along with Captcha as shown below

Step 3: Click on “Get Password“ Button.

Step 4: Step 4: Brows your Email ld for the new password.