Dr. V. Balachandran is presently working as Registrar – in – charge of Alagappa University, Karaikudi. He is Professor of Corporate Secretaryship and Dean (SA) and Formerly Director of Distance Education, Alagappa University. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi. He has over 30 years of P.G. teaching experience and 25 years of Research Experience. He has guided 23 Ph.D. and 55 M.Phil candidates. He has authored/ co – authored 12 books pertaining to Indirect Taxation, Corporate Governance, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Office Management, Legal Aspects of Business, Economic and Other Legislations ( Corporate Laws), Company Secretarial Practice, Business Law, Taxation Law and Practice and Business Taxation. He has published over 300 articles/research papers and has been on editorial board for 10 national and online international journals. He has completed several projects funded by UGC and ICSI. He has received many awards from prestigious institutions for his contributions in the educational arena. He has been a co-ordinator for UGC's Innovative Programme “PGDVAT and Service Tax” from 2012 – 2015.