Cost Accounting (AP Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5273-448-1

Student Price : Rs.275

Student Dollar Price : 11$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 344

Book Weight :442

About The Book

The book on "Cost Accounting" is tailor-made to meet the requirements of contents of the new syllabi of B.Com., Vth Semester of all the Universities in Andhra Pradesh and lays particular emphasis on the fundamentals of Cost Accounting, Elements of Cost, Methods and Techniques of Costing.

As earnest and sincere attempt is made to present the information in a non-technical, simple and lucid manner so as to enable the reader to understand the subject with ease.

The book contains sufficiently a large number of illustrations for a better grasp in the subject matter. Wherever necessary, working notes and explanations have been provided. At the end of each chapter, questions and problems are given for practice.


Contents -

Unit I : Introduction
1. Introduction
Unit II : Elements of Cost
2. Materials Cost
3. Pricing of Material Issues
Unit III : Labour and Overheads
4. Labour Cost
5. Methods of Remunerating Labour
6. Overheads
7. Re-Apportionment and Absorption of Overheads
Unit IV : Methods of Costing
8. Job Costing
9. Contract Costing
10. Process Costing
Unit V : Costing Techniques
11. Marginal Costing
12. Standard Costing
13. Material Variances
14. Labour Variances
15. Overhead Variances
16. Sales Variances and Control Ratios

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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