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The paper aims to study the ownership patterns prevailing in IT and Pharmaceutical sector. The study is carried out for past 10 years from 2010-2019. The study is undertaken for all the listed companies in Pharmaceutical and IT sector. Hence ownership patterns of 213 listed companies in Pharmaceutical sector and 303 companies in IT sector are reviewed. A total of 3922 data points have been studied. The paper first studies industry wise trend and later it focuses on shareholder wise trend of the chosen sectors. The ownership pattern reveals that IT sector is dominated by Public shareholding and Pharmaceutical sector is dominated by promoter shareholding. These patterns have an impact on the corporate governance practices followed in the organisations.

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