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Organization NameTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Post NameAccounts Officer Class III
Selection ProcessComputer-Based Test (CBT) & Oral Test
Job LocationTamil Nadu

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Name of the SubjectsNumber of QuestionsNumber of Marks 
Paper I
Subject Paper (PG Degree Standard)

  • Cost Accountancy (Code No. 333)
Paper II
Part A: Tamil Eligibility Test (150 Marks)100150Note:

  • Minimum qualifying marks –60 marks (40% of 150)
  • Marks secured in Part-A of Paper-II will not be taken into account for the ranking.
Part B: General Studies (Code No. 003)

  • General Studies (Degree Standard) – 75 Questions
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (SSLC Standard) – 25 Questions
Interview and Records60
Total510 Marks
Time Duration: 3 Hours (per Paper) 

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Paper  I

COST ACCOUNTANCY (Post Graduate Degree Standard) – CODE NO: 333


  • a) Accounting Standards – GAAP – AS – applicability, interpretation, scope and
    compliance-IFRS- Ind AS
  • b) Company Accounts – Presentation of Financial Statements as per Schedule III of
    Companies Act 2013 – Statement of Profit or Loss, Balance Sheet Cash flow
  • c) Accounting of Banking, Electricity, and Insurance Companies
  • d) Accounting for Cooperative Societies
  • e) Branch and Departmental Accounts (including foreign branches)
  • f) Accounting for non-profit organizations and incomplete records
  • g) Computerised Accounting System


  • a) Nature and scope and significance of auditing
  • b) Audit Engagement, Audit Programme, Audit working papers, Audit note book audit evidence and audit report
  • c) Internal check, internal control and internal audit- industry specific
  • d) Reporting requirements of under companies act – report vs certificate, contents of the report- and qualifications in the report.
  • e) Cost audit and Secretarial audit
  • f) Auditing of difference types of undertaking – education, hospitals, cooperative societies, banks, trusts, municipalities


  • a) Meaning-objectives -scope of financial management
  • b) Sources of Funds- Introduction of Financial Markets- Capital & Money Markets
  • c) Tools for Financial Analysis – Ratio, Funds flow analysis
  • d) Cost of Capital, Capital Structure and Leverages
  • e) Working Capital Management- Financing – Cash, Inventory, Receivables and Payables
  • f) Dividend Decisions
  • g) Risk Management – risk measurement- risk analysis- Value at Risk(VAR)- Capital Adequacy Norms in Banking Industry


  • a) Direct Taxation- Residential Status- Heads of Income and Computation of Total Income under various heads- assessment of income of different persons -TDS/ TCS/ Advance Tax- Income Computation and Disclosure standards (Basic Concepts only) – Taxation as applicable to Government undertaking and Cooperative Societies.
  • b) Indirect Taxation- Canons of Taxation- Customs Law – Goods and Services Tax (GST) – CGST-SGST-IGST- Cess- Registration – Supply- Time of Supply- Value of Supply- Place of Supply-Input tax credit- Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) – Payment of Taxes.


  • a) Indian Contract Act
  • b) Sale of Goods act
  • c) Negotiable Instrument act
  • d) Indian Partnership Act
  • e) Limited Liability Partnership Act
  • f) Factories act, Payment of Gratuity Act
  • g) Employees Provident Fund Act 1952
  • h) Employees State Insurance Act 1948
  • i) Payment of Bonus Act 1965, Minimum Wages Act 1948,
  • j) Companies act 2013-Promotion – Formation and related procedures – Types – Winding up


  • a) introduction to Management Accounting – Relationship between Management accounting and cost accounting- Decision Making tools
  • b) Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • c) Learning Curve – concepts and its application

UNIT – VII: Cost Management – Life Cycle costing- Target Costing- Kaizen Costing- Value analysis and Engineering- Throughput Costing-Business Process Re-engineering- Back flush
costing- Activity Based Costing (ABC).


  • a) Marginal Costing – CVP analysis – Profit Volume Graph- Decision involving alternative choices – Make or Buy; Evaluation of Orders; Multiple scarce: Product sales:
  • b) Pricing Decisions – New Product pricing- use of costs in pricing – sensitivity analysis –
    monopoly pricing- competitive pricing- Transfer pricing – Costing of Service Sectors
  • c) Variance Analysis and Reporting- Material, Labour, Overheads, Turnover and Profit.


  • a) Balanced Score Card
  • b) Supply Chain Management
  • c) Du-Pont Analysis
  • d) Bench Marking
  • e) Six sixma, Statistical Quality Control
  • f) Plan-Do-Check Action
  • g) Management Information
  • h) Total Productivity Management (TPM) and Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • i) SWOT analysis


  • a) Meaning of Value, Valuation and Business Valuation
  • b) Valuation Methods – Non Discounted cash flow method- Discounted Cash Flow Method- Net Present Value Method (NPV)-Profitability Index Method(PI) – Internal Rate of Return Method(IRR)
  • c) Valuation of Inventory
  • d) Valuation of Investments
  • e) Valuation of Intangiables
  • f) Valuation of Human Resources

Paper-II – Part A – Tamil Eligibility Test (SSLC Standard)

பத்தாம் வகுப்பு த஭ம்

  • 1. பிரித்தெழுதுெல்/ சேர்த்தெழுதுெல்.
  • 2. ஋ெிர்ச்தேொல்லய஋டுத்தெழுதுெல்.
  • 3. தபொருந்ெொச்தேொல்லயக்கண்டமிெல்.
  • 4. பிலற ெிருத்ெம் (i) ேந்ெிப்பிலறல஬ நீக்குெல் ( ii) ஫஭புப் பிலறகள், லழுவுச் தேொற்கலரநீக்குெல்/ பிமத஫ொறிச் தேொற்கலரநீக்குெல்.
  • 5. ஆங்கியச் தேொல்லுக்குசந஭ொனெ஫ிழ்ச் தேொல்லயஅமிெல்.
  • 6. ஒயி஫ற்றும்தபொருள்சலறுபொடமிந்துேரி஬ொனதபொருலர஬மிெல்.
  • 7. ஒருதபொருள்ெரும்பயதேொற்கள்.
  • 8. சலர்ச்தேொல்லயத்செர்வுதேய்ெல்.
  • 9. சலர்ச்தேொல்லயக் தகொடுத்து / லிலனமுற்று, லிலனத஬ச்ேம்,
    லிலன஬ொயலையும்தப஬ர், தெொறிற்தப஬ல஭/ உருலொக்கல்.
  • 10. அக஭லரிலேப்படிதேொற்கலரேீர் தேய்ெல்.
  • 11. தேொற்கலரஒழுங்குப்படுத்ெிதேொற்தமொட஭ொக்குெல்.
  • 12. இருலிலனகரின்தபொருள்சலறுபொடுஅமிெல்.
    (஋.கொ.) குலிந்து-குலித்து
  • 13. லிலடக்சகற்மலினொலலத்செர்ந்தெடுத்ெல்.
  • 14. ஋வ்லலக லொக்கி஬ம் ஋ன க்கண்தடழுதுெல் – ென்லிலன, பிமலிலன, தேய்லிலன, தே஬ப்பொட்டுலிலனலொக்கி஬ங்கலரக்கண்தடழுதுெல்.
  • 15. உலல஫஬ொல்லிரக்கப்தபறும் தபொருத்ெ஫ொனதபொருலரத்செர்ந்தெழுதுெல்
  • 16. அலுலல்ேொர்ந்ெதேொற்கள்(கலயச்தேொல்)
  • 17. லிலடலலககள்.
  • 18. பிமத஫ொறிச் தேொற்களுக்கு இலை஬ொன ெ஫ிழ்ச் தேொற்கலரக் கண்டமிெல் (஋.கொ.)
    சகொல்டுபிஸ்கட்– ெங்கக்கட்டி.
  • 19. ஊர்ப் தப஬ர்கரின்஫ரூஉலல஋ழுதுக(஋.கொ.) ெஞ்ேொவூர்– ெஞ்லே
  • 20. நிறுத்ெற்குமிகலரஅமிெல்.
  • 21. சபச்சுலறக்கு, ஋ழுத்துலறக்கு(லொ஭ொன்–லருகிமொன்).
  • 22. தேொற்கலரஇலைத்துபுெி஬தேொல்உருலொக்கல்.
  • 23. தபொருத்ெ஫ொனகொயம்அல஫த்ெல்
    (இமந்ெகொயம், நிகழ்கொயம், ஋ெிர்கொயம்).
  • 24. ேரி஬ொனலினொச் தேொல்லயத்செர்ந்தெடு.
  • 25. ேரி஬ொனஇலைப்புச் தேொல்
    (஋னசல, ஌தனனில், ஆலக஬ொல், அெனொல், அதுசபொய).
  • 26. அலடப்புக்குள்உள்ரதேொல்லயத்ெகுந்ெஇடத்ெில்சேர்க்க.
  • 27. இருதபொருள்ெருக.
  • 28. குமில்– தநடில்஫ொற்மம், தபொருள்சலறுபொடு.
  • 29. கூற்று, கொ஭ைம்– ேரி஬ொ? ெலமொ?
  • 30. கலயச்தேொற்கலரஅமிெல்:-
    ஋.கொ. – Artificial Intelligence – தே஬ற்லகநுண்ைமிவு
    Super Computer -஫ீத்ெிமன்கைினி
  • 31. தபொருத்ெ஫ொனதபொருலரத்தெரிவுதேய்ெல்
  • 32. தேொற்கரின்கூட்டுப் தப஬ர்கள்(஋.கொ.) புல்–புற்கள்
  • 33. ேரி஬ொனதெொடல஭த்செர்ந்தெடுத்ெல்
  • 34. பிலறெிருத்துெல்(ஒரு-ஓர்)
  • 35. தேொல்– தபொருள்– தபொருத்துக
  • 36. ஒருல஫-பன்ல஫பிலற
  • 37. பத்தி஬ியிருந்து வினாவிற்கானசரி஬ானவிலடல஬த்ததர்ந்மதடு.



  • (i) Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Temper – Power of Reasoning – Rote Learning vs Conceptual Learning – Science as a tool to understand the past, present and future.
  • (ii) Nature of Universe – General Scientific Laws – Mechanics – Properties of Matter, Force, Motion and Energy – Everyday application of the Basic Principles of Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Light, Sound, Heat, Nuclear Physics, Laser, Electronics and Communications.
  • (iii) Elements and Compounds, Acids, Bases, Salts, Petroleum Products, Fertilisers, Pesticides.
  • (iv) Main concepts of Life Science, Classification of Living Organisms, Evolution, Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Hygiene, Human Diseases.
  • (v) Environment and Ecology.


  • (i) History – Latest diary of events – National symbols – Profile of States –
    Eminent personalities and places in news – Sports-Books and authors. (ii) Polity – Political parties and political system in India-Public awareness and General administration- Welfare oriented Government schemes and their utility, Problems in Public Delivery Systems.
  • (iii) Geography-Geographical landmarks.
  • (iv) Economics-Current socio-economic issues.
  • (v) Science-Latest inventions in Science and Technology.
  • (vi) Prominent Personalities in various spheres – Arts, Science, Literature and Philosophy.


  • (i) Location – Physical features – Monsoon, Rainfall, Weather and Climate – Water Resources – Rivers in India – Soil, Minerals and Natural Resources – Forest and Wildlife – Agricultural pattern.
  • (ii) Transport -Communication.
  • (iii) Social Geography – Population density and distribution- Racial, Linguistic Groups and Major Tribes.
  • (iv) Natural calamity – Disaster Management – Environmental pollution: Reasons and preventive measures – Climate change – Green energy.


  • (i) Indus Valley Civilization – Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas – Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms – South Indian History.
  • (ii) Change and Continuity in the Socio – Cultural History of India.
  • (iii) Characteristics of Indian Culture, Unity in Diversity –Race, Language, Custom.
  • (iv) India as a Secular State, Social Harmony.


  • (i) Constitution of India – Preamble to the Constitution- Salient features of the Constitution- Union, State and Union Territory.
  • (ii) Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy.
  • (iii) Union Executive, Union Legislature – State Executive, State Legislature – Local Governments, Panchayat Raj.
  • (iv) Spirit of Federalism: Centre-State Relationships.
  • (v) Election – Judiciary in India – Rule of Law.
  • (vi) Corruption in Public Life – Anti-corruption measures – Lokpal and Lok Ayukta – Right to Information- Empowerment of Women-Consumer Protection Forums, Human Rights Charter.


  • (i) Nature of Indian Economy – Five year plan models – an assessment – Planning Commission and Niti Ayog.
  • (ii) Sources of revenue – Reserve Bank of India – Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy – Finance Commission – Resource sharing between Union and State Governments – Goods and Services Tax.
  • (iii) Structure of Indian Economy and Employment Generation, Land Reforms and Agriculture – Application of Science and Technology in Agriculture – Industrial growth – Rural Welfare Oriented Programmes – Social Problems – Population, Education, Health, Employment, Poverty.


  • (i) National Renaissance –Early uprising against British rule – Indian National Congress – Emergence of leaders –B.R.Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh, Bharathiar, V.O. Chidambaranar Jawaharlal Nehru, Kamarajar, Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Thanthai Periyar, Rajaji, Subash Chandra Bose, Rabindranath Tagore and others.
  • (ii) Different modes of Agitation: Growth of Satyagraha and Militant Movements.
  • (iii) Communalism and Partition.

UNIT-VIII: History, Culture, Heritage and Socio-Political Movements in Tamil -Nadu

  • (i) History of Tamil Society, related Archaeological discoveries, Tamil Literature from Sangam Age till contemporary times.
  • (ii) Thirukkural : (a) Significance as a Secular Literature
    (b) Relevance to Everyday Life
    (c) Impact of Thirukkural on Humanity
    (d) Thirukkural and Universal Values – Equality, Humanism, etc
    (e) Relevance to Socio-Politico-Economic affairs
    (f) Philosophical content in Thirukkural
  • (iii) Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle – Early agitations against British Rule – Role of women in freedom struggle.
  • (iv) Evolution of 19th and 20th Century Socio – Political Movements in Tamil Nadu – Justice Party, Growth of Rationalism – Self Respect Movement, Dravidian Movement and Principles underlying both these Movements, Contributions of Thanthai Periyar and Perarignar Anna.

UNIT–IX: Development Administration in Tamil Nadu

  • (i) Human Development Indicators in Tamil Nadu and a comparative assessment across the Country – Impact of Social Reform Movements in the Socio – Economic Development of Tamil Nadu.
  • (ii) Political parties and Welfare schemes for various sections of people – Rationale behind Reservation Policy and access to Social Resources – Economic trends in Tamil Nadu – Role and impact of social welfare schemes in the Socio-Economic Development of Tamil Nadu.
  • (iii) Social Justice and Social Harmony as the Cornerstones of SocioEconomic Development.
  • (iv) Education and Health Systems in Tamil Nadu.
  • (v) Geography of Tamil Nadu and its impact on Economic growth.
  • (vi) Achievements of Tamil Nadu in various fields.
  • (vii) e-Governance in Tamil Nadu.


  • (i) Simplification – Percentage – Highest Common Factor (HCF) – Lowest Common Multiple (LCM).
  • (ii) Ratio and Proportion.
  • (iii) Simple interest – Compound interest – Area – Volume – Time and Work.
  • (iv) Logical Reasoning – Puzzles-Dice – Visual Reasoning – Alpha numeric Reasoning – Number Series.

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