Bachelor of Corporate Secretaryship through Distance Learning

Bachelor of Corporate Secretaryship through Distance Learning degree is offered by many AICTE approved universities, because of the growing demand for professionals in this field.

Distance Learning Institutes Offering Bachelor of Corporate Secretaryship

Some of the most popular and AICTE recognized universities that offer a bachelor’s degree in corporate secretaryship are as follows:

University Contact Details
Alagappa University Alagappapuram, Karaikudi,Tamil Nadu-630003

Phone : 04565-35205,35206,35207

Fax : 91-04565-35202

Email :

Website :

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India ICSI House,22, Institutional Area Lodhi Road,

New Delhi 110 003


Pondicherry University Directorate of Distance Education,Pondicherry University,R.V. Nagar,

Kalapet, Pondicherry-605014

Phone : 0413-655256 / 0413-655257

Website :

University of Madras The DirectorInstitute of Distance Education University of Madras

IDE Buildings, Chepauk

Chennai-600 005.

Telephone No:044-25613716


Website :

Bharatidasan University Director,Centre for Distance Education,

Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli – 620 024

Telephone 91 431 2407054/44


Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance EducationMadurai Kamaraj University,

Palkalai Nagar,

Madurai – 625 021, Tamil Nadu

Ph: +91-452-2458471

Fax: +91-452-2458265



Mother Teresa Women’s University Mother Teresa Women’s UniversityKodaikanal-624102

Phone :04542-241122(o)






Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for this course need to pass higher secondary (10+2) examination from a recognized institute. The cut-off aggregate marks obtained in the examination may vary from one institute to another. Candidates completing a 3-year diploma course from a recognized polytechnic are also offered admission.

Some institutes also offer admission to applicants who have passed graduation (10+2+3) in commerce or any other stream, except fine arts. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the marks obtained in the higher secondary or diploma examination. Some institutes also conduct personal interview. As the medium of instruction for distance learning is generally English, candidates should have exceptional knowledge of the same.

Duration of the course

The duration for bachelor of corporate secretaryship (BCS) or BA (Corporate Secretaryship) in a regular course is generally of three years. However, under the distance learning program, it can be extended further. The course is divided into 3 semesters: Foundation, Intermediate and Final.
Graduate or postgraduate candidates can skip the foundation course and get directly enrolled into the intermediate one. This exception is also applicable for candidates who have passed out of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or the Institute of Cost and Works Accountancy.

Career Prospects

With a bachelor’s degree in corporate secretaryship, one can find employment in finance, merchant banking, accounts and law fields. After completion of the bachelor degree, one can even opt for a masters degree. A candidate with a master degree in this subject is preferred by different government and private organizations, financial institutions, and commercial banks. The remuneration for a fresher with a bachelor’s degree ranges from INR 7,000 to INR 13,000.