Go Back   2021-2022 StudyChaCha > StudyChaCha Discussion Forum > General Topics

Old April 21st, 2014, 05:10 PM
Default Civil Services Exam Commerce and Accountancy Paper I Question Paper

Will you please tell me from where I can download the previous year Civil Services Exam question paper of Commerce and Accountancy Paper I???
Reply With Quote
Other Discussions related to this topic
UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam Question Paper
Civil Services Exam Sociology (Paper I) previous years question papers
Civil Services Main Mechanical Engineering (Paper I) previous years question papers
Civil Services Main, Mechanical Engineering (Paper II) Exam Question Papers
Civil Services Exam Paper Pattern
Civil Services Main Examination: Physics Paper II Exam paper
NSOU Post Graduate Commerce Paper 18 Exam Question Paper
Book-keeping And Accountancy Question paper?
Civil Services Examination: Management (Paper I) previous years question papers
Civil Services Examination Chemistry (Paper II) previous years question papers
Civil Services Examination Commerce and Accountancy (Paper II) previous years questio
Civil Services Mains Medical Science (Paper I) Exam Papers
UPSC Civil Services Santali (Paper II) previous years question papers
UPSC Civil Services Exam Hindi (paper ll) Exam Previous Years Question Papers
UPSC Main Civil Services Persian Paper I Exam Previous Years Question Papers
Civil Engineering Question Paper for GATE Exam
Combined Defence Services II exam question paper
Required Question paper of Financial Accountancy
IES Exam for Civil Engineering Question Paper
IES Civil Engineering Exam Question Paper

Old April 22nd, 2014, 10:12 AM
Super Moderator
Join Date: Jun 2013
Default Re: Civil Services Exam Commerce and Accountancy Paper I Question Paper

As per your request here I am sharing the previous year Civil Services Exam question paper of Commerce and Accountancy Paper I

1. Answer any three of the following in not more than 200 words each:
(a) Discuss the methods of valuation of shares.
(b) Discuss the techniques of segregating semivariable cost into fixed and
variable costs.
(c) How do you calculate annual let out value of house property?
(d) 'An auditor's role is that of a watch-dog and not a bloodhound."Comment

(a) "Business firms rarely operate at their breakeven points. Therefore, the breakeven analysis is of very limited use to management." Comment in brief.
(b) In a manufacturing company, the standard quantity of material was fixed at 10
kg and the standard price was fixed at Rs. 2 per kg; The actual quantity
consumed came to be 12 kg and the actual price paid was Rs. 1.90 per kg.
You are required to calculate:
(i) Material Cost Variance
(ii) Material Rate Variance
(iii) Material Usage Variance

(a) Discuss the relevant provisions concerning set off and carry forward of losses.
(b) What is a capital asset as defined in Income Tax Act? Can the following be
included under capital asset? Give reasons.
(i) Stock-in-trade
(ii) Personal effects of the assessee
(iii) Goowill

Answer any three of the following in not more than 200 words each:
(a) Discuss the role of financial analysis as a diagnostic tool. 20
(b) Discuss the components of working capital. 20
(c) What are the sources for raising long term capital? 20
(d) What is the role of the World Bank in financing India's development? 20

(a) What is meant by weighted...IDlerage cost of capital? Illustrate your answer
with assumed figures. 30
(b) A company is considering installing a new machine. Machine X costs
Rs. 4,00,000 and its life is 8 years. Machine Y costs Rs. 10,00,000 and its life
is 10 years. After deducting the operating expenses, the estimated annual
return from Machine X is Rs. 80,000 and from Machine Y is Rs. 1,50,000. On
the basis of average rate of return on investment, which machine will be most

Answered By StudyChaCha Member
Reply With Quote
Old December 31st, 2014, 10:12 AM
Super Moderator
Join Date: Nov 2011
Default Re: Civil Services Exam Commerce and Accountancy Paper I Question Paper

UPSC Civil Services Exam Commerce and Accountancy Paper I contains following sections:

Part I

Financial Accounting

Accounting as a financial information system; Impact of behavioural sciences.
Accounting Standards e.g., accounting for depreciation, inventories, gratuity, research and development costs, long term construction contracts, revenue recognition, fixed assets, contingencies, foreign exchange transactions, investments and government grants.

Advanced problems of company accounts.

Amalgamation absorption and reconstruction of companies.

Valuation of shares and goodwill.

Cost Accounting

Nature and functions of cost accounting.

Job Costing

Process Costing

Marginal Cositng; Techniques of segregating semi-variable costs into fixed and variable costs.

Cost-volume-profit relationship; aid to decision making including pricing decisions, shutdown etc.

Techniques of cost control and cost reduction.

Budgetary control, flexible budgets.

Standard costing and variance analysis.

Responsibility accounting, investment, profit and Cost centres.



Basis of charge.

Incomes which do not form part of total income.

Simple problems of computation of income under various heads, i.e., salaries, income from house property, profits and gains from business or profession, capital gains, income of other persons included in assessor’s total income.

Aggregation of income and set off/carry forward of loss.

Deductions to be made in computing total income.


Audit of cash transactions, expenses, incomes, purchases, sales.

Valuation and verification of assets with special reference to fixed assets, stocks and debts.

Verification of liabilities.

Audit of limited companies; appointment, removal, powers, duties and liabilities of company auditor, significance of 'true and fare', MAOCARO report.

Auditor's report and qualifications therein.

Special points in the audit of different organisations like clubs, hospitals, colleges, charitable societies.

Part II

Business Finance and Financial Institutions

Finance Function-Nature, Scope and Objectives of Financial Management-Risk and Return relationship.

Financial Analysis as a Diagnostic Tool.

Management of Working Capital and its Components-Forecasting working capital needs, inventory, debtors, cash and credit management.

Investment Decisions-Nature and Scope of Capital Budgeting-Various types of decisions including Make or Buy and Lease or Buy-Techniques of Appraisal and their application-

Consideration of Risk and Uncertainty-Analysis of Non-financial Aspects.

Rate of Return on Investments-Required Rate of Return-its measurement-Cost of Capital-Weighted Average Cost-Different Weights.

Concepts of Valuation-Valuation of firm's Fixed Income Securities and Common Stocks.

Dividend and Retention Policy-Residual Theory or Dividend Policy-Other Models-Actual Practices.

Capital Structure-Leverages-Significance or Leverages-Theories of Capital Structure with special reference to Modigliani and Miller approach. Planning the Capital Structure of a Company; EBIT-EPS Analysis, Cash-flow ability to service debt, Capital Structure Ratios, other methods.

Raising finance-short term and long term. Bank finance-norms and conditions.

Financial Distress-Approaching BIFR under Sick Industrial Undertakings Act : Concept of Sickness, Potential Sickness, Cash Loss, Erosion of Networth.

Money Markets-the purpose of Money markets, Money Market in India-Organization and working of Capital markets in India-Organization, Structure and Role of Financial Institutions in India. Banks and Investing Institutions-National and International Financial Institutions-their norms and types of financial assistance provided-inter-bank lending-its regulation, supervision and control. System of Consortium-Supervision and regulation of banks.

Monetary and Credit policy of Reserve Bank of India.

Paper II

Part I

Organisation Theory

Nature and concept of Organisation: Organisation goals; Primary and secondary goals, Single and multiple goals, ends means chain-Displacement, succession, expansion and multiplication of goals-Formal organisation; Type, Structure-Line and Staff, functional matrix, and project-Informal organisation-functions and limitations.

Evolution of organisation theory: Classical, Neo-classical and system approach-Bureaucracy; Nature and basis of power, sources of power, power structure and politics-Organisational behaviour as a dynamic system: technical, social and power systems-interrelations and interactions-Perception-Status system. Theoretical and empirical foundation of theories and Models of motivation. Morale and productivity-Leadership: Theories and styles-Management of conflicts in organisation-Transactional Analysis-Significance of culture to organisations. Limits of rationality-Organisational change, adaptation, growth and development, Professional management Vs. family management, Organisational control and effectiveness.

Part II

Industrial Relations

Nature and scope of indsutrial relations, the socio-economic set-up, need for positive approach.

Industrial labour in India and its commitment-stages of commitments. Migratory nature-merits and shortcomings.

Theories of Unionism.

Trade Union movement in India-origin, growth and structure; Attitude and approach of management of India-recognition. Problems before Indian Trade Union movement.

Industrial disputes-sources; strikes and lockouts.

Compulsory adjudication and collective bargaining-approaches.

Worker's participation in management-philosophy, rationale; present day state of affairs and future prospects.

Prevention and settlement of industrial disputes in India.

Industrial relations in Public Enterprises.

Absenteeism and labour turnover in Indian Industries-causes

Relative wages and wage differentials; wage policy.

Wage policy in India; the Bonus issue.

I.L.O. and India;

Role of Personnel Department in the Organisation.

here i am provide you link of UPSC Commerce & Accountant paper I)

Answered By StudyChaCha Member
Reply With Quote

Question Paper

Reply to this Question / Ask Another Question
Your Username: Click here to log in


All times are GMT +6.5. The time now is 11:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8