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.
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.
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.
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.
Economic/Social/Political/Legal environment. New Economic Policy.
Kerala Co-operative Societies Act
Provisions relating to Management Administration and Accounts.
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 www.keralapsc.gov.in from 16/12/2014.