The time period for making an online application to the IICA for the inclusion of his name in the data bank for a period is extended from 3 months to five months i.e 29-02-2020 to 30-04-2020. Further, exemption from passing the online proficiency self-assessment test is extended to all individuals who have served as a director or key managerial personnel, for a total period of not less than ten years, as on the date of inclusion of his name in the databank, either in listed public company; or unlisted public company having a paid-up share capital of rupees ten crores or more; or body corporate listed on a recognized stock exchange. Through this amendment bodies corporate are also included in the list.

http://www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/rule_28022020.pdf

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has notified amendment in Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014 (Rules). The said amendment has extended the time period for an Independent Director for making application for inclusion of his name in the data bank. MCA has also amended the provisions for exempting experienced key managerial personnel and directors from online proficiency self-assessment test.
Summary :
1.        Rule 6(1)(a): Every individual who has been appointed as an independent director in a company shall apply online to the institute for inclusion of his name in the data bank within a period of 5 months from the date of commencement of the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2019 i.e. 1st December 2019. Hence the online application to the institute for inclusion of the name in the data bank to be made on or before April, 2020.
(Note: Prior to this amendment, application was required to be made within 3 months from the date of commencement of Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2019)
2.        First proviso of Rule 6(4): A director or key managerial personnel having experience of not less than 10 years, in one or more of the following:
a.        listed public company; or
b.        unlisted public company having a paid-up share capital of rupees 10 crore or more; or
c.        body corporate listed on a recognized stock exchange is not require to pass the online proficiency self-assessment test.
(Note: Experience in listed body corporate has been newly introduced via this amendment)

http://www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/rule_28022020.pdf