Corporate Governance Module

To build confidence among investors, it is imperative to adopt the best corporate governance policies and practices. Recognizing this need, this module endeavors to impart knowledge about the evolution of the corporate governance in India. It also discusses important concepts related to corporate governance and the regulatory framework governing it. This module has been jointly developed by NSE and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the evolution of corporate governance in India.
  • To understand the clause 49 of the listing agreement.
  • To know about the disclosure and reporting requirements for companies.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Managerial Staff of Corporates
  • Students and Teaching Community
  • Students of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
  • Anybody interested in the area of Corporate Governance

Test details

Duration: 90 minutes

No. of questions: 100

Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 60 (60%); There is negative marking for incorrect answers.

Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.


1,500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Only)."

Course outline

  • Evolution of Corporate Governance
    1. Evolution of corporate governance in India & abroad; Provisions regarding corporate governance in the listing agreement; Board governance and independence; Board systems & procedures.
  • Disclosures
    1. Disclosure requirements; Reporting requirements; Related party transactions.
    2. Compliance of conditions of the listing agreement with respect to corporate governance.

Study material

The Study material for this module is available at the following ICSI's offices:
A. ICSI-Centre for Corporate Research & Training
Plot No. 101, Sector 15, Institutional Area, CBD Belapur,
Navi Mumbai 400614
Phone - 27577814 - 16, Extn. 406. Fax no. 27574384

B. Western Indian Regional Council (WIRC) of the ICSI
13 Jolly Makers Chambers - II, First Floor,
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021
Phone 22047569, Contact person: Mr. Mani
Fax No. 22850109
email :

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