Divisional Accountant Exam Detailed Syllabus

Detailed syllabus and Exam Date of Kerala PSC Divisional Accountant Examination (Category no. 431/2012) on July 2014 published by Kerala public service commission.

Post Name: Divisional Accountant.
Category Number: 431/2012.
Department: Kerala Water Authority.
Examination Date: 19/07/2014 Saturday 01.30 PM* to 03.15 PM. (Preliminary Test)

* Examination Time includes half an hour as preparation time for the verification of Identification Certificates and ID Proofs of the Candidates appearing for the examination.
Divisional Accountant Exam Detailed Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

Main Topics:
Part I: General Knowledge.
Part II: General English.
Part III: Elementary Book Keeping.
Part IV: Arithmetic and Mensuration.

Detailed Syllabus

Part I: General Knowledge
Geography of India, Physical Features, Climate-Soils, Rivers, Famous Sites etc. Demography, Economic and Social Development, Poverty Alleviation, Economy and
Planning etc. History of India, Period from 1857 to 1947, National Movement etc.

Current Affairs
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature etc.

Facts about Kerala
Geographical Facts, Physical Features, Climate, Soils, Rivers, Famous Sites etc.

Renaissance of Kerala
Important Events/Movements/Leaders: Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara etc.

Part II: General English
Grammar, Agreement of Subject and Verb, Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs, Comparison of Adjectives, Correct usage of Articles, Prepositions, Direct and Indirect Speech, Active and Passive Voice, Correction in Sentences etc. Vocabulary, Gender, Singular and Plural, Synonyms, Antonyms, One word Substitutes, Problem concerning words, Idioms and their meanings etc.

Part III: Elementary Book Keeping
The paper in this subject will be of a fairly elementary nature. “Students complete commercial Book keeping, Accountancy and Banking” by Arthur field House is prescribed as the test book for the paper on this subject. It should be supplemented by a knowledge of the following chapters in “Advance Accounts” by R.N. Carter (latest edition). Where these chapters cover the same group as Field House, the questions will be prepared from Carter and not from field House.

Chapter I - Book keeping up to Trial Balance.
Chapter II - Trading and profit and loss Accounts and Balance Sheet.
Chapter V - Depreciation, Sinking Fund, Reserves, Reserve Funds, Secret Reserve.
Chapter VI - Bills of Exchange, Promissory notes, Cheques.
Chapter VII - Portion relating to Voyage Account.
Chapter IX - Self Balancing ledgers.
Chapter X - Capital and Revenues, Revenue Accounts, Receipts and payments accounts, Income and Expenditure Account.
Chapter XVI - Manufacturing and working Accounts and Cost Book Mining Company.
Chapter XVII - Cost Accounts
Chapter XVIII - Double Accounts System

Part IV: Arithmetic and Mensuration
The standard of this subject will be the same as that prescribed for the matriculation or the School Leaving Certificate Examination. The Book “Mensuration for Indian Schools and Colleges” Part I by pier point is prescribed as representing the standard expected of the candidates on this subject.

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Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through their One Time Registration Profile in the Website www.keralapsc.gov.in from 28/06/2014.

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