Group I: Four Papers (3 hours each)
I. PAPER I: Financial Reporting (Max. Marks 100)
It covers Accounting Standards, Accounting Standards Interpretations, Applications of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and US GAAP, Corporate Financial Reporting, Accounting for Corporate Restructuring, Consolidated Financial Statements of Group Companies, Accounting and Reporting of Financial Instruments, Share based payments, Financial Reporting by Mutual funds, Non-banking finance companies, Merchant bankers, Stock and commodity market intermediaries and Valuation.
II. PAPER II: Strategic Financial Management (Max. Marks 100)
It comprises of Financial Policy and Corporate Strategy, Project Planning and Capital Budgeting, Leasing decision including cross border leasing, Dividend Decisions, Security Analysis, Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing, Financial Services in India, Money Market operations, Foreign Exchange Exposure and Risk Management and Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring.
III. PAPER III: Advanced Auditing and Professional Ethics (Max. Marks 100)
It gives knowledge of current auditing practices and procedures including Auditing Standards, Statements, Audit strategy, planning and programming, Risk Assessment and Internal Control, Audit under computerized information system (CIS) environment, Special audit techniques, Audit of limited companies and Professional Ethics.
IV. PAPER IV: Corporate and Allied Laws (Max. Marks 100)
This paper has been divided in two parts:-
Section A: Company Law (70 Marks): Covers the entire provisions and Rules & Regulations of The Companies Act, 2013 comprising topics like Accounts and audit, Dividend, Directors – powers, managerial remuneration, Meetings, powers of the Board and related party transactions, Inspection and Investigation, Compromises, Arrangements and Reconstructions, Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement, Revival and Rehabilitation of Sick Industrial Companies, Corporate Winding up and Dissolution, Producer Companies, Companies incorporated outside India, Offences and Penalties, E-governance and Corporate Secretarial Practice – Drafting of Resolution, Minutes, Notices and Reports.
Section B:Allied Laws (30 Marks): It has The Securities and Exchange Board of India Act,1992, The Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956, The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999, The Competition Act, 2002, The Banking Regulation Act, 1949, The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
Group II: Four Papers (3 hours each)
V. PAPER V: Advanced Management Accounting (Max. Marks 100)
It gives an insight of various management accounting techniques for planning, decision making and controlling. It comprises of Cost Management, Cost Volume Profit Analysis, Pricing Decisions, Budgets and Budgetary Control, Standard Costing and Variance Analysis, Transfer pricing.
VI. PAPER VI: INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONTROL AND AUDIT (Max. Marks 100)
It relates to the laws and standards in computerized Information system and includes Information Systems Concepts, Systems Development Life Cycle Methodology, Control objectives, Audit Tests of General and Automated Controls, Risk assessment methodologies and applications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster recovery planning.
VII. PAPER VII: DIRECT TAX LAWS (Max. Marks 100)
This paper has been divided in two parts:
The Income-tax Act, 1961 and Rules there under (90 marks)
The Wealth-tax Act, 1957 and Rules there under (10 marks)
It contains complete provisions of direct tax laws used in practical application
VIII. INDIRECT TAX LAWS (Max. Marks 100)
This paper has been divided in three parts:
Central Excise (25 marks): It covers Rules, Circulars and Notifications related to Central Excise Act, 1944 and Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985
Service tax (50 marks): It covers complete set of Rules, Circulars and Notifications related to service tax as contained in the Finance Act, 1994.
Customs & Foreign Trade Policies (25 marks): It covers Rules, Circulars and Notifications related to Customs Act, 1962 and Customs Tariff Act, 1975 & FTPs to the extend they are relevant for Custom Law