Indian constitution lays downs various provision in form of Fundamental Rights and Directive Principals which makes it important for our legislature to enact Labour welfare laws. These General and Labour laws are amended from time to time according to the changing economical and social environment.  A Company Secretary is expected to be well versed with these labour laws and various other General Laws of your country as a Company Secretary is responsible for all the legal compliances. Due to this reason ICSI (Institute of Company Secretary) has designed the exam of ILGL It is advisable that students should go through ICSI Study material and Bare Acts for preparing their exam of ILGL. Along with this students should also study important and leading cases related to their topics.

Exam of ILGL is divided into two parts. First Part which holds 70 marks weightage deals with Industrial and labour laws. It includes most of the most of the important labour laws like Factories Act 1948, Minimum Wages Act 1948, Industrial Dispute Act 1947.

Second Part which holds the weightage of 30 marks includes Constitution of India, Interpratation of Statues, Limitation Act, RTI, CPC, CrPC. 
Industrial and Labour Laws (70 Marks)
General Laws (30 Marks)


Factories Act, 1948
Minimum Wages Act, 1948
The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
Employees Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
Employees Compensation Act, 1923
Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
The Child Labour (Prohibition And Regulation) Act, 1986
The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
The Trade Union Act, 1926
The Labour Laws Act, 1988
Employment Exchanges Act, 1959
Apprentices Act, 1961
Constitution of India
Interpretation Of Statutes
Specific Relief Act, 1963
Limitation Act of 1963
Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
Criminal Procedure Code
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