Department of Corporate Secretaryship
1. Course Offered:B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship) (Aided Course)
2. History of the Department:
The Corporate Secretaryship course (B.A.Corporate Secretaryship) was introduced in the year 1984-85 in Sourashtra College, Madurai. Since then the department has successfully been offering the course to cater to the needs of corporate sector. The department has adequate number of rooms to accommodate 180 students and 4 staff (faculty members). Since inception, the department has been producing good results. The Nomenclature of the course was changed into B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship) in the year 2006-07.
The objective of the B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship) course is to make the students well versed in the recent trends in few areas of interest such as Labour Legislation, Company Law and Taxation. This will help them face real challenges and attend interviews.
4. Eligibility for Admission:
Candidates seeking admission to the B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship) course must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (any group I / II / III / IV) of the Government of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination.
5. Duration of the Course: The duration of the course shall be three academic years comprising six semesters with two semesters in each academic year.
6. Medium of Instruction: English
7. Course Content: The B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship) course consists of 32 papers. It includes some important subjects such as Principles of Law, Company Law, Economic Laws (Economic Legislation), Management Accounting, Taxation, Law and Practice and so on.
8. Special Features:
a) The Department staff are guiding M.Phil., and M.B.A Students.
The unique feature of this course is that students have to undergo institutional training for six weeks during the sixth semester. The purpose of this training is to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
b) Another distinct feature of this course is that the syllabi for different subjects have been framed in accordance with A.C.S Inter.
Name of the Staff
|1.||Dr. T.S. BALAKRISHNAN||Head & Associate Professor|
|2.||Dr. K. MOHAN||Associate Professor|
|3.||Dr. V. SANTHA||Associate Professor|
|4.||Tmt. P.S. SHANTHI||Associate Professor|
Dr.T.S.Balakrishnan is the head of the department. This department has three doctorates. Prof. P.S.Shanthi is pursuing her Ph.D programme. Students from local and neighbouring areas (in and around Madurai) join in our course. Every teacher is engaged in counselling of students. According to the college system, every teacher has to look after 20 students in each class. Students’ records are maintained. The internal marks and external marks are entered.
All the teachers participated in national and international level conferences and presented papers.
As the department has entered into MoU with the ACS chapter of Madurai, this department conducted ACS foundation course for two years.
Dr.K.Mohan has published one paper in the reputed journal and presented a paper in the International conference at Kulalumpur during November,2012.
Dr.V.Santha is conducting Readers Club for the benefit of students and acting as co-ordinator for Gandhian Thought Courses. Prof.P.S.Shanthi acts as the co-ordinator of the community college at Nilaiyur.
The students are helped in all possible ways. The students of corporate secretaryship department attended Job Fair and benefited. One student has got university second rank in Madurai Kamaraj University in the year 2008.
The department has conducted ACS foundation course for two years. The department will motivate students of all the courses to join in ACS foundation course and also to conduct seminars and programmes on current topics of Company Law.