ComET (For JRF/NET/SET Examinations)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5273-768-0

Student Price : Rs.598

Student Dollar Price : 24$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 444

Book Weight :574

About The Book

The book on "ComET" - Commerce Eligibility Test is prepared based on the syllabus for JRF / NET / SET. University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts an examination on all-India basis for awarding either Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or for qualifying in National Eligibility Test (NET). States in India also conduct State Eligibility Test (SET) on similar grounds of NET. Therefore, there is a need for a book for preparing for the above examinations.

The book contains sufficiently a large number of Objective Type Questions for each topic of the syllabus prescribed, as the competitive exam would consist of only objective questions. The Objective Type Questions include Multiple Choice Questions; Match the Following; and Assertion and Reasons. At the end of each Unit, Key for the Questions in the Unit is provided.

A sample of earlier UGC Exam Papers along with the kety is also appended.

We are confident that the book would be of a great help to the candidates preparing for the JRF / NET / SET and the reader would also be able to have a comprehensive knowledge of the subject.

 

Contents -

Unit I: Business Environment
1 Meaning and Elements of Business Environment
2 Economic Environment, Economic Policies and Economic Planning
3 Legal Environment of Business in India
4 Policy Environment
Unit II: Financial and Management Accounting
5 Basic Accounting Concepts, Capital and Revenue and Financial Statements
6 Partnership: Admission, Retirement, Death and Dissolution
7 Advanced Company Accounts
8 Cost and Management Accounting
Unit III: Business Economics
9 Business Economics, Profit and Wealth Maximisation, Demand Analysis and Elasticity of Demand and Indifference Curve Analysis
10 Utility Analysis, Laws of Returns and Law of Variable Proportions
11 Cost, Revenue, Price Determination in Different Market Situations
Unit IV: Business Statistics
12 Business Statistics and Data Processing
13 Sampling
14 Normal Distribution
15 Hypothesis Testing
16 Analysis and Interpretation of Data
17 Correlation
18 Regression Analysis
19 t-Test
20 F-test and Analysis of Variance
21 Chi-Square Test
Unit V: Business Management
22 Principles of Management
23 Planning and Planning Process
24 Decision Making
25 Organising and Organisational Structures
26 Formal and Informal Organisations
27 Organisational Climate and Culture
28 Motivation
29 Leadership
30 Committees
31 Communication
32 Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
Unit VI: Marketing Management
33 Evolution of Marketing, Concepts of Marketing, Marketing Mix and Marketing Environment
34 Consumer Behaviour and Market Segmentation
35 Product, Pricing, Distribution and Promotion Decisions
36 Marketing Planning, Organising and Control
37 Marketing Research, Online Marketing and Social, Ethical and Legal Aspects of Marketing in India
Unit VII: Financial Management
38 Capital Structure, Financial and Operating Leverage
39 Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting
40 Working Capital Management
41 Dividend Policy
Unit VIII: Human Resource Management
42 Human Resources Management: Concepts, Role and Functions
43 Human Resource Planning
44 Recruitment and Selection
45 Training and Development
46 Succession Planning
47 Wage and Salary Administration
48 Incentives and Fringe Benefits
49 Performance Appraisal
50 Industrial Relations
51 Workers Participation
52 Job Analysis, Description and Specification
53 Morale and Productivity
Unit IX: Banking and Financial Institutions
54 Banking, Reserve Bank of India, NABARD and Rural Banking
55 Banking Sector Reforms
56 E-Banking
57 Development Banking
Unit X: International Business
58 Theoretical Foundation of International Business
59 Balance of Payments
60 International Economic Institutions
61 World Trade Organisation (WTO)
62 Foreign Trade Structure
63 Foreign Direct Investment
64 Multinational Corporations / Multinational Companies
65 Regional Economic Integration
66 Intellectual Property Rights
67 Foreign Exchange
68 Convertibility of a Rupee
69 Foreign Investment Institutions and Instruments
Unit XI: Accounting and Finance
70 Accounting Standards in India, Inflation Accounting, Human Resource Accounting and Social Accounting
71 Money and Capital Market
72 Regulatory Authorities
73 Venture Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mutual Funds, Lease Financing and Factoring
74 Measurement of Risk and Return
Unit XII: Income Tax Law
75 Basic Concepts
76 Assessment of Individuals and Firms
77 Deduction of Tax
78 Tax Planning
PREVIOUS QUESTION PAPERS WITH KEY
Commerce Paper - II (December 2015)
Commerce Paper - III (December 2015)
Commerce Paper - II (July 2016)
Commerce Paper - III (July 2016)
Commerce Paper - II (January 2017)
Commerce Paper - III (January 2017)

About The Author

Dr. (Mrs.) PRASHANTA ATHMA is a Professor in Commerce and Principal, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad. She is a National Merit Scholarship holder and a JRF Scholar qualified in the National Eligibility Test conducted by the University Grants Commission on all India basis. She has published 62 Research Articles in various reputed National Journals and undertaken 2 Minor Research Projects. She has put in 28 years of teaching experience and has been teaching Cost Accounting, Financial Management, Investment Management and Accounting for Management at Osmania University.

She has been conferred “Best Faculty Award” by the Institute of Practical Accountancy. She is the recipient of Gold Medal and a Silver Medal for the best paper presentation at the 61st and 67th All India Commerce Conference respectively. She received two Best Paper Awards at the International Conference on “Free Trade: Opportunities and Challenges” (ftoc 2014), organised by AMS College, Hyderabad. She is also the recipient of Best Paper Awards for the presentation of papers at the 37th and 38th All India Accounting Conference. She received a Cash Award of ` 3,000 for the Best Paper presentation at National Seminar, ICBM School of Business Excellence, Hyderabad. She has chaired several Technical Sessions, both at Seminars and Conferences.

She has turned out 8 Ph.Ds. She has written Lessons and edited books on ‘Financial Management’ and ‘Cost Accounting’ for Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University, Hyderabad and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad; and ‘Advanced Accountancy’ and ‘Cost and Management Accounting’ for Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda.

Her books published are - Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Analysis, Investment Management, Corporate Accounting (Common Core); Fundamentals of Accounting, Financial Accounting, Corporate Accounting and Accounting for Service Organizations (Universities in AP); Accounting Standards and Reporting; Auditing; Financial Accounting - I and Financial Accounting – II, and Advanced Accounting (Universities in Telangana State).

The author has delivered audio video modules for B.A. (Hons.) for UGC sponsored TV Channel.

Dr. K. SRIDEVI is an Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda. She received her M.Com. and Ph.D. degrees from Osmania University and MBA degree from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. She is a National Merit Scholarship holder and qualified in UGC-NET. She has put in 23 years of service in teaching profession and at present she is the Coordinator, Extramural Courses, Mahatma Gandhi University. She held the positions of Vice Principal, UCCBM; and Chairperson, Women Protection Cell, Mahatma Gandhi University.

She organized Workshops, Faculty Development Programme, and National and International Seminars at MGU. She has completed a Minor Research Project sponsored by ICSSR, SRC. She has written lessons on - Management Accounting for Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University, Hyderabad; Financial Accounting and Analysis for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad; Financial Accounting for Centre for Distance Education, MGU and Financial Accounting – I and Financial Accounting – II (both English and Telugu Medium) for Telugu Academy.

Mrs. Nanduri Rajyalaxmi is an Assistant Professor (C) in Commerce, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad. She is M.Com. and pursuing Ph.D. in Commerce and qualified in TS-SET. She has been teaching Financial Accounting, Business Statistics, Banking and Corporate Accounting since 16 years.

She has published 10 articles in various reputed national journals. She is the recipient of Best Paper Awards for the presentation of papers at the 37th and 38th All India Accounting Conference. She also received Best Paper Award at the International Conference on "Free Trade: Opportunities and Challenges" (ftoc 2014), organised by AMS College, Hyderabad.

She has written lessons on - Advanced Accounting and Cost and Management Accounting (for both Telugu and English Medium) for Centre for Distance Education, MGU. Her books published are - Corporate Accounting (Common Core); Corporate Accounting and Accounting for Service Organizations (Universities in AP); and Business Organisation (Telugu Medium).

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