B.COM (Company Secretary)

Bachelor of Commerce - Company Secretary

3 Years – 6 Semesters – Full Time

Bloom into A Manager-Leader-Entrepreneur


Company Secretary (CS) is one of the principal posts in a company. A CS acts as a conscience seeker of the company. A CS is responsible for completing the company’s tax returns, keeping records, advising the board of directors, and ensuring that the company complies with legal and statutory regulations. With introduction of the Companies Bill 2013, the scope, depth, rigour, authority and demand for the Company Secretaries (CS) have been on the rise.

The B.Com in Company Secretary programme at Vishwakarma University is a specialized Commerce Programme that aims to create graduates well versed with a strong conceptual framework of Finance, Taxation, Auditing and Compliances, forming a strong base for professional qualification of Company Secretary offered by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. The programme BCom (Company Secretary) is an apt integrating of BCom and CS courses. CS courses (Subjects) woven rightly in the curriculum of B.Com.

Learning the key skills that are required by an efficient administrator is an integral part of the Company Secretary programme leading to effectively contribute to organizations. The combination of core skills, domain understanding, and expert knowledge learned in this programme intend effective adaptation of participants to the ever-changing business environment.

Outcome On successful completion of B.Com-CS program at VU (C&M) the student will be able to :
1 Understand theoretical and functional aspects (operational, economical, environmental, legal, global, ethical, societal etc.) relevant to varied aspects of commerce.
2 Confidently perform distinct managerial roles and efficiently handle relevant responsibilities.
3 Practically manage corporate activities / events in accordance with the goals, plan, timelines and business ethics.
4 Follow different forms, formats, practices, policies, documentation templates and design the same as per requirements.
5 Calculate and Interpret business numbers for informed decision making.
6 Competently perform business affairs and transactions through digital and non digital mediums.
7 Demonstrate managerial skills (Work collaboratively, communicate effectively, present professionally etc.)
8 Apply analytical and critical thinking abilities for problem solving.
9 Appreciate importance of foundational, research, exploratory, language, domain specific, general interest studies, pedagogical approaches and different modes of assessment.
10 Decide upon choices of education w.r.t. types, modes, electives, specilizations etc.
11 Access quicker, better, multiple, versatile managerial jobs or venture into entrepreneurship.
12 Realize significance of self-directed effort (assessment, researching, strategizing, training), employability and commitment to lifelong learning.



Course Type Course Name Credits
FOUC MS-Office - I (Word & PowerPoint) 2
GC Financial Accounting 4
GC Business Economics 4
GC Functional and Business Communication 4
GE Business Management & Business Ethics 4
AECC Economic, Business Environment and Current Affairs 4
AUDC General Aptitude and Logical Reasoning 1
GIC Photography 1


Course Type Course Name Credits
FOUC MS-Office - II (Excel) 2
GC Jurisprudence, interpretation & General Laws 4
GC Company Law 4
GC Setting up of Business Entities and Closure 4
GE Tax Laws 4
AECC Banking and Finance 4
AUDC Environmental Studies 1
GIC Health & Wellness 1


Course Type Course Name Credits
FOUC Essentials of E-commerce 2
GC Corporate & Management Accounting 4
GC Security Laws & Capital Markets 4
GC Economic, Business & Commercial Laws 4
GE Financial & Strategic Management 4
SEC Business Mathematics 4
AUDC Politics & Governance 1
GIC Trekking & Adventure 1


Course Type Course Name Credits
FOUC Management Information Systems 2
GC Governance, Risk Management, Compliances & Ethics 4
GC Advanced Tax Laws 4
GC Drafting, Pleadings & Appearances 4
GE Financial Auditing 4
SEC Business Statistics 4
AUDC Environmental Laws 1
GIC Personality Development 1


Course Type Course Name Credits
FOUC Marketing and Salesmanship 2
GC Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management & Due Diligence 4
GE Corporate Restructuring, Insolvency, Liquidation & Winding up 4
DSE Elective - I (From available 4 options) 4
DSE Elective - II (From available 4 options) 4
SECE Resolution of Corporate Disputes, Non-Compliances & Remedies 4
AUDC Event Management 1
GIC Interview Techniques 1


Course Type Course Name Credits
FOUC Entrepreneurship 2
GC Corporate Funding and Listings in Stock Exchanges 4
GE Multidisciplinary Case Studies 4
DSE Elective - III (From available 4 options) 4
DSE Elective - IV (From available 4 options) 4
SECE Research Methodology 4
AUDC Disaster Management 1
GIC Managerial Psychology 1

Note: Note : To offer / avail any course, Minimum 10% students of the batch size (admitted students) must opt for the said course.

Elective Basket

Semester -V Semester -VI
Banking - Law & Practice Direct Tax law & Practice
Insurance - Law & Practice Labour laws & Practice
Intellectual Property Rights - Laws & Practices Insolvency - Law & Practice
Forensic Audit Valuations & Business Modelling

Bachelor’s degree programme which opens job opportunities in a plethora of sectors.

Academic structure supporting capability building and skill enhancement.

Relevant to changing technological, social, cultural and economic environment of the nation. Learning through diverse pedagogical approaches

144 Credits (Learning : Lectures : Tutorials : Practice / Projects).

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Outcome-Based Education (OBE) Elective Courses in Semester V and VI.

Covers all modules and learnings of

  • CS Entrance Test (CSEET)
  • CS Executive / Intermediate Level (Module I & II)
  • CS Professional Level (Module I, II and III)

Exposure through 

  • Corporate Shadowing & Mentoring
  • Corporate Interviews
  • Entrepreneurship Cell
  • Co-curricular Learning Interactions – Talks, Conferences, Summits, Competitions etc.
  • Thematic Seminars and Workshops
  • Internship and Projects – Summer / Winter
  • Research Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Social Immersion
  • Industry Visits / Study Tours
  • Guest Lectures & Training
  • Extra-curricular activities and sports

Dr. Jayashree Vispute
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Jayashree Vispute
Associate Professor & Dean
Prof.(Dr.) Yuvraj Lahoti
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Prof.(Dr.) Yuvraj Lahoti
Professor & Controller of Examinations
Prof.(Dr.) Umesh Patwardhan
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Prof.(Dr.) Umesh Patwardhan
Professor & Director - Counselling and Admissions Office
Dr. Archana Singh
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Archana Singh
Associate Professor & HoD
Prof.(Dr.) Sunil Doke
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Prof.(Dr.) Sunil Doke
Assistant Professor
Dr. Radhakrishna Batule
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Radhakrishna Batule
Assistant Professor
Dr Omvir Gautam
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr Omvir Gautam
Assistant Professor & HoD
Dr. Pooja Agrawal
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Pooja Agrawal
Assistant Professor
Dr. Rahul Waghmare
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Rahul Waghmare
Assistant Professor
Dr. Amruta Jawajala
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Amruta Jawajala
Assistant Professor
Dr. Supriya Lakhangaonkar
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Supriya Lakhangaonkar
Assistant Professor
Dr. Pashmina Doshi
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Dr. Pashmina Doshi
Assistant Professor & HoD
Mrs. Vijaya Hake
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mrs. Vijaya Hake
Assistant Professor
Mr. Kailas Bhosale
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Kailas Bhosale
Assistant Professor
Mr. Amol Randive
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Amol Randive
Assistant Professor
Mr. Yogesh Desale
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Yogesh Desale
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Ashwini Sonawane
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mrs. Ashwini Sonawane
Mr. Niranjan Kulkarni
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Niranjan Kulkarni
Assistant Professor
Mrs. Shweta Kishore
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mrs. Shweta Kishore
Assistant Professor
CMA Mrudula Risbud
Faculty of Commerce & Management

CMA Mrudula Risbud
Assistant Professor
Mr. Dhritiman Chanda
Faculty of Commerce & Management

Mr. Dhritiman Chanda
Assistant Professor

Indicative probable Designations 

  • Company Executive
  • Assistant Finance Manager
  • Corporate Governance & Due Diligence Advisor
  • Strategic Planner
  • Business Compliance Officer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Accounts Executive / Accounts Officer
  • Arbitration & Conciliations Representative

Indicative probable areas of Career 

  • Finance, Accounting & Taxation 
  • Secretarial and Compliance Audit
  • Corporate Planning and Policy Making
  • Valuations and Negotiations
  • Project Management
  • Administrative & Professional assistance to the Management
  • Working Capital Management
  • Corporate Governance & Due Diligence

Indicative probable avenues for Employment / Entrepreneurship 

Chartered Accountants Firms, Company Secretaries’ Firms, Cost & Works Accountants’ Firms, Banks, Insurance Companies, Law Firms, Management Consultancies, KPOs, BPOs, Corporate Sector Companies & Non-Banking Financial Companies.


“VU gave me an opportunity to develop my skills in a professional way by providing good infrastructure with productive campus life. We were exposed to various live projects, campus to corporate lectures, industry orientation, and leadership connect programme which helped us to develop our industrial knowledge and skills in the various subjects VU has given me exposure to a variety of subjects, gave a lot of new experiences and also made me more confident about the knowledge of the corporate world. We also were a part of Industry 4.0, which was about digitalization, automation and artificial intelligence  It was a wonderful experience to participate in the event.”

-Neetu Kale, Student


“Vishwakarma is a good example of an ideal place for students who want to pursue excellence in their desired stream. Flexible schedules and choice-based education suit learners’ needs and encourages them to think out of the box. To add a feather to the cap, it focuses on rigorous training to develop the employability of every student and also offers excellent employment opportunities."

-Paras Shah, Student


“Vishwakarma is a good example of an ideal place for students who want to pursue excellence in their desired stream. To add a feather to the cap, it focuses on rigorous training to develop the employability of every student and also offers excellent employment opportunities."

- Filza Sayyed, Student


“The leadership team and faculty members of Vishwakarma sincerely work towards making practical, innovative, and relevant changes to curriculum and other aspects. As an advisory board member, it is a great experience as important actionable points from the discussions are treated with seriousness and percolated downstream."

- Mr. Sanjiv Agarwal, Founder & CEO, Oxygen Consulting


“Vishwakarma encourages students to embrace modern technologies which contribute to an enriched learning environment. Flexible schedules and choice-based education suit learners’ needs and encourage them to think out of the box."

- Ms. Gulsheen Gujral,  Alumnus


“Vishwakarma has been a temple of knowledge that has always aimed at the holistic development of an individual. The strong belief in its value system has formed its foundation."

- Mr. Vijay Nair, Vice President - ER & Admin, Mahindra & Mahindra


“Vishwakarma team looks at a strong connection with industry across different domains to ensure they remain connected and up-to-date on trends. There is a lot of enthusiasm and effort to make the institute better. Suggestions are always acted upon and efforts are measured so that there is overall visibility of work done. This has resulted in good students being churned…"

- Ms. Renuka Krishna, Associate VP - Talent Acquisition Group, KPIT

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Faculty of Commerce and Management (C&M) with its MBA, BBA, and BBA-IB programmes is recognized by U-Multirank World Rankings of Universities for 2019-2020. 
  • The Department of Management is conferred with AICTE – CII Platinum Award. Got a “Special Mention” at the AICTE-CII Survey Award Ceremony 2020 for Industry Linkages.
  • Times BBA Education Rankings Survey 2019 ranked Vishwakarma University, Pune among top 50 Business Schools in India, 6th Best in Maharashtra for BBA Education based on Desk Research, factual survey, and perceptual rating survey.


Co-creating human, intellectual and socio-economic capital par excellence for the nation and the globe has been the objective of Vishwakarma University (VU) since its inception. Through its vision, initiatives, actions, and performance, VU has always aimed to add value to its Stakeholders.

VU is committed to practically implement its Vision, Mission and Values through excellence. The overall value addition and performance of the students, increasing number and quality of admissions per year, various fruitful associations and collaborations, achievements and certifications at the national and international level remain to be a few parameters that portray the VU’s rigor and aspirations.

It is with pride and pleasure, VU would like to announce its recently achieved success in one of the international rankings published by U Multirank. U-Multirank announced the results of its annual cycle of ‘World Rankings of Universities’ for 2019-20 on 09th June 2020 in which VU has made a positive impact.

Amongst total 1759 participants (Universities & Higher Educational Institutions) from 92 Countries with 15 participants from India, VU has achieved this remarkable success. Participants from India were Universities and Higher Educational Institutions including IITs (Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee), the University of Delhi and Banaras Hindu University, AIIMS- Delhi, Anna University and others. Amongst the total participants, VU remained to be the youngest one.

Along with the other Programmes, the Faculty of Commerce and Management (C&M) with its MBA, BBA and BBA-IB programmes represented VU and participated for the first time in such kind of internationally acclaimed survey. With the extensive assessment by the U-Multirank research team, several iteration processes in the submission of inputs by VU and review by U-Multirank, authorities benchmarked VU on parameters namely Teaching & Learning, Research, International Orientation, Regional Engagement and Knowledge Transfer.

VU was adjudged ‘Very Good’ in 2 out of the 5 identified parameters. VU scored high on indicators such as graduating on time, student internships in the region, student to faculty ratio, student engagement, teaching-learning, and contact with the work environment.

The results bear testimony to the proven track record and the coordinated teamwork by VU. In the coming years, VU aims to participate in many such national and international assessments/certifications/surveys wherein the academic and non-academic performances of VU will be judged and recognized.

VU looks forward to exploring additional such opportunities to assess its own performance, as a way of benchmarking and will strive to attain newer heights in future. VU is committed to creating value for its students and all stakeholders for the greater good of society.

Option 1- In Person 

Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • Basic Qualification Required: Passed 12th / 10+2 with English as a passing subject or 3 years Diploma or equivalent qualification from any recognized Board / University.
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category: 45%
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam for Reserve Category: 40%

Entrance Examination : VUNET

  • Saturday, 27th March 2021
  • Saturday, 29th May, 2021
  • Saturday, 26th June, 2021
  • Saturday, 24th July, 2021
  • Saturday, 25th September, 2021

Intake: 60.

Programme Commencement Date: 1st September 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • Rs. 50,000/- Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remain same for the 2nd and 3rd year.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email (accounts.university@vupune.ac.in) or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

Contact Numbers: +91 90670 022 23 / 24 / 25 / 26

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