Kerala PSC Accounts Officer Exam Syllabus 2014

Detailed Exam Syllabus of Kerala PSC Accounts Officer Examination with Category no. 7/2013 on January 2015 published by Kerala public service commission.

Post Name: Accounts Officer (Part I – General Category).
Category Number: 7/2013.
Department: Kerala Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.
Examination Date: 06/01/2015 Tuesday 07.30 AM* to 09.15 AM.

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

Kerala PSC Accounts Officer Exam Syllabus 2014

Exam Syllabus

Part I
Accounting for Managers
Introduction to Financial Accounting – Rules Concepts and Conventions. Structure and contents of Financial Statements – Profit and Loss Account & Balance Sheet- Need for adjusting entries – Revenue expenditure- Depreciation, Closing inventories, bad debts- Provision for doubtful debtsDiscounts- Prior year expenses. Analysis of financial statements, Ratios, types of ratios, their meaning, use of ratios to understand financial status and performance of an organisation.

Part II
Financial Management
Principles, Concepts. Investment decisions- Capital Budgeting- Selection of Projects- Project
evaluation techniques- Pay back period- ARR-NPV-IRR. Finance Decisions- Meaning- Optimum Capital Structure – Capital Structure Theories – MM Approach- Traditional Approach- Cost of Capital- Meaning- Methods of computing cost of capital. Dividend Decisions- Factors influencing- Cash dividend- Stock dividend- Dividend models.

Part III
Financial Products & Services
Money Market & Capital Market Features of both markets – Financial Services – Financial SystemsFinancial intermediaries- Framework of regulating agencies – Role of RBI, SEBI and Ministry of Finance.
Corporate Financial Services – Merchant Banking – Mutual funds – credit rating – venture capital – leasing – factoring – Banking services.

Part IV
Business Environment
Economic/Social/Political/Legal environment. New Economic Policy.

Part V
Kerala Co-operative Societies Act
Provisions relating to Management Administration and Accounts.

Part VI
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Renaissance in Kerala.

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 from 16/12/2014.

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