Cost and Management Accounting

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-934-5

Student Price : Rs.525

Student Dollar Price : 19$

Library Price : Rs.1350

Library Dollar Price : 54$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 660

Book Weight :0

About The Book

The book on "Cost and Management Accounting" provides a broad-based introduction to both cost accounting and management accounting; decision-making; analysis of the Financial Statements; Cost Control and Cost Reduction. The text balances out rigour and accessibility through the clarity of explanations, chapter introductions and conclusions. The main features of the book are:

  • Non-technical, simple and lucid presentation
  • Numerous illustrations for a better grasp in the subject matter
  • Working notes and explanations
  • An extensive glossary of terms to assist quick reference and revision
  • Enough exercises at the end of each chapter to test the students understanding of the subject

This book, with many student-friendly features, would be best suited for students of both, commerce and management, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It would also be useful to the students pursuing courses in Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Works Accountancy and Financial Control. The next forthcoming book would be on Financial Accounting and Analysis.


Book Content of Cost and Management Accounting
  1. Nature and Scope of Cost Accounting and Management Accounting
  2. Cost Classification and Importance of Cost Accounting
  3. Books of Accounts
  4. Reconciliation of Cost and Financial Accounts


  5. Materials Cost
  6. Pricing of Material Issues
  7. Labor Cost
  8. Methods of Remunerating Labor
  9. Overheads
  10. Re-apportionment and Absorption of Overheads


  11. Output Costing
  12. Job Costing
  13. Contract Costing
  14. Process Costing
  15. Operating Costing


  16. Marginal Costing and Absorption Costing
  17. Differential Costing
  18. Budgetary Control
  19. Standard Costing
  20. Uniform Costing


  21. Material Variances
  22. Labor Var

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.

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