Kerala PSC Job | Education | Interview Tips | Manager Grade | Govt. Job

Kerala PSC Informative Blog | Education Blog

Dec 20, 2014

Last Grade Servants - Kannur & Ernakulam - Question Paper & Answer Key - 20 December 2014

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC), Last Grade Servants (Kannur & Ernakulam) Question Paper and Answer Key, December 20, 2014.

Last Grade Servants - Kannur & Ernakulam - 20/12/2014

Kerala PSC Last Grade Servants (LGS) Question Paper & Answer Key - December 20, 2014.

Last Grade Servants Question Paper - Kannur & Ernakulam


Question Paper Alpha Code : B

Last Grade Servants Answer Key - Kannur & Ernakulam


Question Paper Alpha Code : B
Read More »

Kerala PSC Commercial Tax Officer Examination Syllabus 2015

Kerala Public Service Commission detailed syllabus for Commercial Tax Officer examination 2015.

Post : Commercial Tax Officer
Department : Commercial Taxes
Category No : 167/2013 & 387/2013

Commercial Tax Officer Detailed Syllabus 2015

Part I 

Accountancy & Finance Management


Accountancy :


(1) Book Keeping & Accountancy :

  • Introduction to Accounting-Meaning, Definition, Need, Importance, 
  • Advantages Capital and Revenue, Reserves, Provision, Depreciation 
  • Accounting concepts and  conventions
  • Journal and journal Entry 
  • Leger and ledger Postings
  • Preparation of Cash Book ( Three column)
  • Preparation of Trial Balance
  • Rectification of errors
  • Preparation of Final Accounts of Sole Trader.

(2) Partnership Accounts :

  • Basic Concepts & Nature of Partnership Act 1932 and Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008
  • Partnership Deed 
  • Preparation of Final Accounts 
  • Reconstitution of Partnership firm
  • Admission, Retirement, Death and Dissolution.

(3) Joint Stock Company :

  • Accounting for Share Capital
  • Issue and Redemption of Debentures
  • Preparation of Final Accounts

(4) Cost Accounting :

  • Meaning, Objectives
  • Concept of Cost, Elements of Cost –Material
  • Labour, Overhead 
  • Cost Sheet and its Preparation
  • Cost Classification, Cost Unit, Cost Centre, Cost Estimate  and Ascertainment
  • Cost Allocation and Apportionment
  • Cost Reduction and Cost Control
  • Installation of Costing System 
  • Methods and Techniques of Costing
  • Contract Costing, Job Costing, Tender Costing .   

(5) Management Accounting :

  • Meaning, Definition 
  • Functions, Scope, Functions of Management Accountant
  • Management Accounting Principles, Utility of Management Accounting
  • Tools of Management Accounting: Fund Flow Analysis
  • Need, Meaning, Uses of Funds Flow Statement
  • Schedule of changes in Working Capital
  • Preparation of Fund Flow Statement
  • Funds Forecast. Cash Flow Analysis 
  • Need,  Meaning,  Importance,  Utility
  • Sources of Cash, Application of Cash
  • Format of Cash Flow Statement
  • Preparation of Cash Flow Statement
  • Difference Between Fund Flow and Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Forecast.

(6) Cash Flow Analysis :

  • Need, Meaning, Importance, Utility, Sources of Cash, Application of Cash
  • Format of Cash Flow Statement
  • Preparation of Cash Flow Statement
  • Difference Between Fund Flow and Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Forecast.

(7) Budgetary Control :

  • Meaning of Budget
  • Budgeting and Budgetary control
  • Preparation of various Budgets
  • Classification of Budgets
  • Fixed and Flexible
  • Budgetary Control as a Management Tool
  • Installation of Budgetary Control  System
  • Limitations of Budgetary Control System
  • Zero based Budgeting. 

(8) Working Capital Management :

  • Working Capital 
  • concept , definition, Types
  • Factors Determining  Working Capital
  • Estimation of Working Capital 
  • Working Capital Management – meaning
  • Management of Cash, Management of Inventories, Management of Accounts
  •  Receivables and Management of Accounts Payables- Over and Under Trading
  •  Banking Policy- Dehajia, Tandon  and Chore Committees.   

Financial Management


1.Finance Function :- Meaning, Scope and Objectives of Financial Management, Financial Forecasting, Financial Planning and steps in Financial Planning. 
 
2.Investment Decision :- Long Term Investment, Capital Budgeting Process, Selection of Projects, Estimation of Cash Flows, Project Evaluation Techniques, Pay back period, Average Rate of Return, Net Present Value Method and Internal Rate of Return. 

3.Finance Decision :- Sources of Funds, Long Term ,  Medium Term and Short Term, Equity Shares , Preference Shares, Debentures and Bonds, Institutional Borrowings, Public Deposits, Lease Financing, Venture Capital, Commercial Paper and Factoring. 

4.Capital Structure and Cost of Capital :-  Meaning, Capital Structure Planning, Optimum Capital Structure, Capital Structure Theories, Net Income Approach, Net Operating Income Approach, Traditional Approach and Modi Gilani Miller Approach. Cost of Capitall- Meaning, Computation, Cost of Debt, Cost of Equity, Cost of Preference Shares And Weighted Average Cost of Capital.

5.Dividend Decision :- Factors influencing Dividend Policy, Cash Dividend, Stock Dividend and Stock Split, Dividend Models, Walter’s Model, Gordon’s Model and Modi Gilani Miller Model.

   
Part II

Module - I


1. The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956, The Central Sales Tax Rules (Registration and Turnover), 1956, and The Central Sales Tax (Kerala) Rules, 1957.

2. The Kerala General Sales Tax Act, 1963, and The Kerala General Sales Tax Rules, 1963.

3.The Kerala Value Added Tax Act, 2003, and The Kerala Value Added Tax Rules, 2005


Module - II

1. The Kerala Agricultural Income Tax Act, 1991 , and The Kerala Agricultural Income Tax Rules, 1991.

2. The Kerala Money Lenders’ Act, 1958

3. The Kerala Tax on Luxuries Act, 1976 and The Kerala Tax on Luxuries Rules, 1976

4. The Kerala Revenue Recovery Act, 1968 and The Kerala Revenue Recovery Rules, 1968


Module - III

1. The Indian Contract Act, 1872
2. Sale of Goods Act, 1930
3. Indian Partnership Act, 1932 and The Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008


Part III

1. Salient Features of Indian Constitution
2. Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes


Part IV - A

Renaissance in Kerala

1. Socio-Religious reform Movements
2. Struggles and Social Revolts




Part IV - B

General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Read More »

Dec 19, 2014

Kerala PSC Uniformed Forces / Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Short List 2014

Uniformed Forces (common test), category no's 253/2014, 254/2014, 255/2014, 257/2014 conducted by Kerala Public Service Commission on 02 August 2014.

The candidates who have scored 40 (Forty ) marks and above are included in the short list.

Candidates, who are found in this shortlist eligible to be called for the Physical Efficiency Test, for selection to the Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) Post.

Also Check - LDC Short List 2013

Uniformed Forces / Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) Shortlist

1. Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Kerala Civil Police Cadre
2. Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Ministerial Wing - Kerala Civil Police Cadre
3. Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Kerala Civil Police Cadre - Constabulary Wing
4. Armed Police Sub Inspector (Trainee) - Armed Police Battalion - Police Department


Uniformed Forces Previous Question Papers

Read More »

Dec 15, 2014

Kerala PSC Accounts Officer (KCMMF) - Syllabus 2015

Kerala Public Service Commission >>> Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (KCMMF) Accounts Officer  - detailed syllabus 2015


Accounts Officer Detailed Syllabus 2015

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
  • Discounts
  • 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 Products & Services 

  • Money Market & Capital Market Features of both markets
  • Financial Services 
  • Financial Systems 
  • Financial intermediaries 
  • Framework of regulating agencies 
  • Role of RBI, SEBI and Ministry of Finance.
  • Corporate Financial Services
  • Corporate Financial Services
  • 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
Read More »

Dec 13, 2014

Asistant Professor in Engineering Colleges (Notification)

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) has notified for recruitment of the Assistant Professor position in the following subjects.

Sl. NoCategorySubjects
1539/2014 Computer Science and Engineering
2540/2014 Electronics and Communication Engineering
3541/2014 Architecture
4542/2014 Chemical Engineering
5543/2014 Civil Engineering
6544/2014 Electrical and Electronics Engineering
7545/2014 Information Technology
8546/2014 Mechanical Engineering

Note: Three percentage (3%) of the vacancies are reserved for the Physically Handicapped persons with Locomotor Disability / Cerebral Palsy and Low Vision

Qualifications

  • BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech in relevant branch with first class or equivalent either in BE/B.Tech or M.E/M.Tech. 
  • Category 541/2014 (Architecture) Bachelors and Masters Degree in Architecture with First Class or equivalent either in Bachelors or Masters degree. 


Last Date

January 14, 2014 Wednesday up to 12.00 midnight

Read More »

Dec 20, 2014

Last Grade Servants - Kannur & Ernakulam - Question Paper & Answer Key - 20 December 2014

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC), Last Grade Servants (Kannur & Ernakulam) Question Paper and Answer Key, December 20, 2014.

Last Grade Servants - Kannur & Ernakulam - 20/12/2014

Kerala PSC Last Grade Servants (LGS) Question Paper & Answer Key - December 20, 2014.

Last Grade Servants Question Paper - Kannur & Ernakulam


Question Paper Alpha Code : B

Last Grade Servants Answer Key - Kannur & Ernakulam


Question Paper Alpha Code : B

Kerala PSC Commercial Tax Officer Examination Syllabus 2015

Kerala Public Service Commission detailed syllabus for Commercial Tax Officer examination 2015.

Post : Commercial Tax Officer
Department : Commercial Taxes
Category No : 167/2013 & 387/2013

Commercial Tax Officer Detailed Syllabus 2015

Part I 

Accountancy & Finance Management


Accountancy :


(1) Book Keeping & Accountancy :

  • Introduction to Accounting-Meaning, Definition, Need, Importance, 
  • Advantages Capital and Revenue, Reserves, Provision, Depreciation 
  • Accounting concepts and  conventions
  • Journal and journal Entry 
  • Leger and ledger Postings
  • Preparation of Cash Book ( Three column)
  • Preparation of Trial Balance
  • Rectification of errors
  • Preparation of Final Accounts of Sole Trader.

(2) Partnership Accounts :

  • Basic Concepts & Nature of Partnership Act 1932 and Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008
  • Partnership Deed 
  • Preparation of Final Accounts 
  • Reconstitution of Partnership firm
  • Admission, Retirement, Death and Dissolution.

(3) Joint Stock Company :

  • Accounting for Share Capital
  • Issue and Redemption of Debentures
  • Preparation of Final Accounts

(4) Cost Accounting :

  • Meaning, Objectives
  • Concept of Cost, Elements of Cost –Material
  • Labour, Overhead 
  • Cost Sheet and its Preparation
  • Cost Classification, Cost Unit, Cost Centre, Cost Estimate  and Ascertainment
  • Cost Allocation and Apportionment
  • Cost Reduction and Cost Control
  • Installation of Costing System 
  • Methods and Techniques of Costing
  • Contract Costing, Job Costing, Tender Costing .   

(5) Management Accounting :

  • Meaning, Definition 
  • Functions, Scope, Functions of Management Accountant
  • Management Accounting Principles, Utility of Management Accounting
  • Tools of Management Accounting: Fund Flow Analysis
  • Need, Meaning, Uses of Funds Flow Statement
  • Schedule of changes in Working Capital
  • Preparation of Fund Flow Statement
  • Funds Forecast. Cash Flow Analysis 
  • Need,  Meaning,  Importance,  Utility
  • Sources of Cash, Application of Cash
  • Format of Cash Flow Statement
  • Preparation of Cash Flow Statement
  • Difference Between Fund Flow and Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Forecast.

(6) Cash Flow Analysis :

  • Need, Meaning, Importance, Utility, Sources of Cash, Application of Cash
  • Format of Cash Flow Statement
  • Preparation of Cash Flow Statement
  • Difference Between Fund Flow and Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Forecast.

(7) Budgetary Control :

  • Meaning of Budget
  • Budgeting and Budgetary control
  • Preparation of various Budgets
  • Classification of Budgets
  • Fixed and Flexible
  • Budgetary Control as a Management Tool
  • Installation of Budgetary Control  System
  • Limitations of Budgetary Control System
  • Zero based Budgeting. 

(8) Working Capital Management :

  • Working Capital 
  • concept , definition, Types
  • Factors Determining  Working Capital
  • Estimation of Working Capital 
  • Working Capital Management – meaning
  • Management of Cash, Management of Inventories, Management of Accounts
  •  Receivables and Management of Accounts Payables- Over and Under Trading
  •  Banking Policy- Dehajia, Tandon  and Chore Committees.   

Financial Management


1.Finance Function :- Meaning, Scope and Objectives of Financial Management, Financial Forecasting, Financial Planning and steps in Financial Planning. 
 
2.Investment Decision :- Long Term Investment, Capital Budgeting Process, Selection of Projects, Estimation of Cash Flows, Project Evaluation Techniques, Pay back period, Average Rate of Return, Net Present Value Method and Internal Rate of Return. 

3.Finance Decision :- Sources of Funds, Long Term ,  Medium Term and Short Term, Equity Shares , Preference Shares, Debentures and Bonds, Institutional Borrowings, Public Deposits, Lease Financing, Venture Capital, Commercial Paper and Factoring. 

4.Capital Structure and Cost of Capital :-  Meaning, Capital Structure Planning, Optimum Capital Structure, Capital Structure Theories, Net Income Approach, Net Operating Income Approach, Traditional Approach and Modi Gilani Miller Approach. Cost of Capitall- Meaning, Computation, Cost of Debt, Cost of Equity, Cost of Preference Shares And Weighted Average Cost of Capital.

5.Dividend Decision :- Factors influencing Dividend Policy, Cash Dividend, Stock Dividend and Stock Split, Dividend Models, Walter’s Model, Gordon’s Model and Modi Gilani Miller Model.

   
Part II

Module - I


1. The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956, The Central Sales Tax Rules (Registration and Turnover), 1956, and The Central Sales Tax (Kerala) Rules, 1957.

2. The Kerala General Sales Tax Act, 1963, and The Kerala General Sales Tax Rules, 1963.

3.The Kerala Value Added Tax Act, 2003, and The Kerala Value Added Tax Rules, 2005


Module - II

1. The Kerala Agricultural Income Tax Act, 1991 , and The Kerala Agricultural Income Tax Rules, 1991.

2. The Kerala Money Lenders’ Act, 1958

3. The Kerala Tax on Luxuries Act, 1976 and The Kerala Tax on Luxuries Rules, 1976

4. The Kerala Revenue Recovery Act, 1968 and The Kerala Revenue Recovery Rules, 1968


Module - III

1. The Indian Contract Act, 1872
2. Sale of Goods Act, 1930
3. Indian Partnership Act, 1932 and The Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008


Part III

1. Salient Features of Indian Constitution
2. Social Welfare Legislations and Programmes


Part IV - A

Renaissance in Kerala

1. Socio-Religious reform Movements
2. Struggles and Social Revolts




Part IV - B

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Dec 19, 2014

Kerala PSC Uniformed Forces / Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Short List 2014

Uniformed Forces (common test), category no's 253/2014, 254/2014, 255/2014, 257/2014 conducted by Kerala Public Service Commission on 02 August 2014.

The candidates who have scored 40 (Forty ) marks and above are included in the short list.

Candidates, who are found in this shortlist eligible to be called for the Physical Efficiency Test, for selection to the Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) Post.

Also Check - LDC Short List 2013

Uniformed Forces / Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) Shortlist

1. Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Kerala Civil Police Cadre
2. Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Ministerial Wing - Kerala Civil Police Cadre
3. Sub Inspector of Police (Trainee) - Kerala Civil Police Cadre - Constabulary Wing
4. Armed Police Sub Inspector (Trainee) - Armed Police Battalion - Police Department


Uniformed Forces Previous Question Papers

Dec 15, 2014

Kerala PSC Accounts Officer (KCMMF) - Syllabus 2015

Kerala Public Service Commission >>> Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (KCMMF) Accounts Officer  - detailed syllabus 2015


Accounts Officer Detailed Syllabus 2015

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
  • Discounts
  • 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 Products & Services 

  • Money Market & Capital Market Features of both markets
  • Financial Services 
  • Financial Systems 
  • Financial intermediaries 
  • Framework of regulating agencies 
  • Role of RBI, SEBI and Ministry of Finance.
  • Corporate Financial Services
  • Corporate Financial Services
  • 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

Dec 13, 2014

Asistant Professor in Engineering Colleges (Notification)

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) has notified for recruitment of the Assistant Professor position in the following subjects.

Sl. NoCategorySubjects
1539/2014 Computer Science and Engineering
2540/2014 Electronics and Communication Engineering
3541/2014 Architecture
4542/2014 Chemical Engineering
5543/2014 Civil Engineering
6544/2014 Electrical and Electronics Engineering
7545/2014 Information Technology
8546/2014 Mechanical Engineering

Note: Three percentage (3%) of the vacancies are reserved for the Physically Handicapped persons with Locomotor Disability / Cerebral Palsy and Low Vision

Qualifications

  • BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech in relevant branch with first class or equivalent either in BE/B.Tech or M.E/M.Tech. 
  • Category 541/2014 (Architecture) Bachelors and Masters Degree in Architecture with First Class or equivalent either in Bachelors or Masters degree. 


Last Date

January 14, 2014 Wednesday up to 12.00 midnight