Here is the detailed syllabus for the PSC Higher Secondary School Teacher (HSST) Commerce (Junior) examination 2018.
KERALA HIGHER SECONDARY EDUCATION
PSC HSST Commerce (Junior) Examination Detailed Syllabus – 2018
MODULE I- FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Accounting Principles and Accounting Standards – Company Accounts – Amalgamation Absorption – Reconstruction – Holding Company Accounts – Liquidation – Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements -Ratio Analysis-Fund flow Analysis – Cash Flow Analysis Working Capital Management – Valuation of Shares and Goodwill -Insolvency Accounts Inflation Accounting – Insurance Claims – Double Account System.
MODULE II ADVANCED COST ACCOUNTING
Material – Labour – Overheads – Marginal Costing and Breakeven Analysis – Standard Costing Integral Costing – Budgeting and Budgetary Control – Capital Budgeting – Cost of Capital-Cost Control and Cost Reduction – Process Costing -Contract Costing-Reconciliation of Cost and Financial Accounts.
MODULE III- MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES
Schools of Management Thought – Management Functions – Planning – Organising -Decision Making – Directing – Staffing – Controlling – Reporting and Budgeting -Motivation Organisational Development and Behaviour- Conflict – Group Dynamics and Team Development – Total Quality Management – Human Resources Management -Selection – Training – Development – Reward and Compensation – Performance Appraisal.
MODULE IV – TAXATION LAWS- DIRECT AND INDIRECT
Basic Concepts – Definitions – Capital and Revenue -Determination of Residential Status and Incidence of Tax – Income Except from Tax-Heads of Income and its Computation-Clubbing of Income-Set Off and Carry Forward- Assessment of Individual – Income Tax Authorities – Assessment Procedure-Tax Deducted at Source – Tax Planning for Managerial Decisions- Indirect Tax- Wealth Tax – Central Excise and Customs.
MODULE V – RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES
Research – Meaning – Definition – Features – Research Design – Formulation of Hypothesis – Data Source and Sampling – Applications of Statistical Tools and Techniques in Social Research – Selection of Statistical Tools for Analysis and Testing of Significance – t-Test – Chi Square Test ANOVA- F Test – Correlation – Regression -Probability – Presentation of Findings – Network Analysis – PERT/CPM – Operation Research – Linear Programming.
MODULE VI: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM, SECUTIRY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Introduction to Management Information System – Meaning – Need – System Concept -Features of System – Types of Systems – MIS and Various Levels of Management – MIS and Various Functions of Management-MIS and Computer Application – Data Processing Concept – Data Hierarchy – Data Base Management System – Networking – Basic Concepts – Internet and E Commerce Security Analysis and Portfolio Management – Indian Financial System-Financial Markets – Financial Instruments – Financial Intermediaries – Financial Services.
MODULE VII : RECENT TRENDS IN COMMERCE
Module VIII RESEARCH METHODOLOGY/TEACHING APTITUDE
I. TEACHING APTITUDE
• Teaching: Nature, objectives, characteristics and basic requirements;
• Learner’s characteristics;
• Factors affecting teaching;
• Methods of teaching;
• Teaching aids;
• Evaluation systems.
II. RESEARCH APTITUDE
• Research: Meaning, Characteristics and types;
• Steps of research;
• Methods of research;
• Research Ethics;
• Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium;
• Thesis writing: its characteristics and format.
MODULE IX (a) SALIENT FEATURES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION
Salient features of the Constitution – Preamble- Its significance and its place in the interpretation of the Constitution. Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy – Relation between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles – Fundamental Duties. Executive – Legislature – Judiciary – Both at Union and State Level. – Other Constitutional Authorities. Centre-State Relations – Legislative – Administrative and Financial. Services under the Union and the States. Emergency Provisions. Amendment Provisions of the Constitution.
MODULE IX (b) SOCIAL WELFARE LEGISLATIONS AND PROGRAMMES
Social Service Legislations like Right to Information Act, Prevention of atrocities against Women & Children, Food Security Act, Environmental Acts etc. and Social Welfare Programmes like Employment Guarantee Programme, Organ and Blood Donation etc.
MODULE X (a) RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
TOWARDS A NEW SOCIETY
Introduction to English education – various missionary organisations and their functioning- founding of educational institutions, factories, printing press etc.
EFFORTS TO REFORM THE SOCIETY
(A) Socio-Religious reform Movements
SNDP Yogam, Nair Service Society, Yogakshema Sabha, Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham, Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha, Samathwa Samajam, Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham, Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha, Sahodara Prasthanam etc.
(B) Struggles and Social Revolts
Upper cloth revolts.Channar agitation, Vaikom Sathyagraha, Guruvayoor Sathyagraha, Paliyam Sathyagraha. Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha, Temple Entry Proclamation, Temple Entry Act .Malyalee Memorial, Ezhava Memorial etc. Malabar riots, Civil Disobedience Movement, Abstention movement etc.
ROLE OF PRESS IN RENAISSANCE
Malayalee, Swadeshabhimani, Vivekodayam, Mithavadi, Swaraj, Malayala Manorama, Bhashaposhini, Mathnubhoomi, Kerala Kaumudi, Samadarsi, Kesari, AI-Ameen, Prabhatham, Yukthivadi, etc.
AWAKENING THROUGH LITERATURE
Novel, Drama, Poetry, Purogamana Sahithya Prasthanam, Nataka Prashtanam, Library movement etc WOMEN AND
Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, Arya Pallam, A V Kuttimalu Amma, Lalitha Prabhu.Akkamma Cheriyan, Anna Chandi, Lalithambika Antharjanam and others.
LEADERS OF RENAISSANCE
Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayyan Kali.Chattampi Swamikal, Brahmananda Sivayogi, Vagbhadananda, Poikayil Yohannan(Kumara Guru) Dr Palpu, Palakkunnath Abraham Malpan, Mampuram Thangal, Sahodaran Ayyappan, Pandit K P Karuppan, Pampadi John Joseph, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V T Bhattathirippad, Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi, Makthi Thangal, Blessed Elias Kuriakose Chaavra, Barrister G P Pillai, TK Madhavan, Moorkoth Kumaran, C. Krishnan, K P Kesava Menon, Dr.Ayyathan Gopalan, C V Kunjuraman, Kuroor Neelakantan Namboothiripad, Velukkutty Arayan, K P Vellon, P K Chathan Master, K Kelappan, P. Krishna Pillai, A K Gopalan, T R Krishnaswami Iyer, C Kesavan. Swami Ananda Theerthan , M C Joseph, Kuttippuzha Krishnapillai and others
Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran, KeralaVarma Valiyakoyi Thampuran, Kandathil Varghese Mappila. Kumaran Asan, Vallathol Narayana Menon, Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer, G Sankara Kurup, Changampuzha Krishna Pillai, Chandu Menon, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer. Kesav Dev, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, Ponkunnam Varky, S K Pottakkad and others
MODULE X (b) GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Note that, apart from the topics detailed above, questions from other topics prescribed for the educational qualification of the post may also appear in the question paper.
Also, there is no undertaking that all the topics above may be covered in the question paper.