This course has been designed keeping in view the developments in the area of Secretarial Practice over the few years. The work of an Office Secretary has undergone lot of changes and this course aims to cover all the changed work responsibility of an Office/ Private Secretary. The course components also discuss Computer Applications in Office which has been developed to enable learners to work on the Computer. Knowledge of working on the computer is now an essential job requirement for any Private Secretary/ Personal Assistant. The course aims to equip learners with the art of drafting official correspondences independently. The course also lets learners develop the skill of stenography which is indispensable in business, profession, vocation and administration wherever it is desirable to have a quick and neat record of the spoken words and getting it transcribed from shorthand to longhand on the Typewriter/ computer. After pursuing the course learners can get job opportunity to work as private secretary or personal assistant in multinational companies, private offices, banks, institutes, colleges and schools, social organization etc.

Medium of Instruction

Hindi and English

Entry Level

12th Pass

Course Duration

One Year

Essential Course Duration

400 Hours

Course Fee

Rs. 6000/-

Course Components
S.No Title of Component Essential Contact Hrs
Theory Practical
1 Secretarial Procedure 40 20
2 Computer Applications in Office 50 100
3 Business Communication 40 --
4 Shorthand Writing (English) 50 100
  Total Duration 400 Hours
Scheme of Examination
S.No Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 Secretarial Procedure (412) 3 2 70 30 - 100
2 Computer Applications in Office (413) 2 2.5 30 70 - 100
3 Business Communication (414) 3 -- 100 --/td> - 100
4 Shorthand Writing (English) (415) 1.5 1.5 30 70 - 100
Passing Criteria
S.No Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 Secretarial Procedure (412) 40 50 - -
2 Computer Applications in Office (413) 40 50 - 50
3 Business Communication (414) 40 50 - 50
4 Shorthand Writing (English) (415) 40 50 - 50