[APFC] Accountancy – Basic Study material for APFC/EPFO exam

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  1. Basic Accounting
  2. Trial Balance and Computers
  3. Financial Statements of Profit and Not for Profit organisations
  4. Partnership Accounts
  5. Accounting for Share and Debentures
  6. Analysis of Financial Statements
  7. Elementary Cost Accounting

To the APFC/EPFO aspirants, who have accountancy topic in the syllabus.

Here is the basic study material from National Open School (NOS)

Most of the important topics and terms are covered in lucid manner. Although they’ve also explained how to keep account books using the example tables, mathematical calculation, but no need to go in much calculations, formulas,tables etc because you’ve to face MCQs and not descriptive questions.

Usually, these types of questions can appear in UPSC-

  1. you’re given 2 or 4 statements regarding Accountancy and you’ve to identify the correct one
  2. you’re given a term, and 4 definitions. You’ve to pick correct definition
  3. Two lists are given, you’ve to match them.

So, prepare the topic on that line, without going in extreme technical details of Accountancy. Here is the free study material, Total 35 PDF files packed in a Zip File (Size 6MB)

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Use Any one of the following links:

  1. DropBox Server: https://dl.dropbox.com/s/y5ctitjyjcqtsmf/Accountancy-study-material
  2. MediaFire Server: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?wxltf9uliwnb7jg

Here is the index of those PDF files:
Basic Accounting

  1. Accounting – An Introduction (167 KB)
  2. Accounting Concepts (142 KB)
  3. Accounting Conventions and Standards (124 KB)
  4. Accounting for Business Transactions (226 KB)
  5. Journal (230 KB)
  6. Ledger (288 KB)
  7. Cash Book (303 KB)
  8. Special Purpose Books (274 KB)

Trial Balance and Computers

  1. Bank Reconciliation Statement (134 KB)
  2. Trial Balance (169 KB)
  3. Errors and their Rectification (171 KB)
  4. Computer and Computerised Accounting System (168 KB)

Financial Statements of Profit and Not for Profit organisations

  1. Financial Statements – An Introduction (206 KB)
  2. Financial Statement – I (175 KB)
  3. Financial Statement II (206 KB)
  4. Not for Profit Organisation – An Introduction (134 KB)
  5. Financial Statements (125 KB)

Partnership Accounts

  1. Partnership General (163 KB)
  2. Admission of a Partner (297 KB)
  3. Retirement and Death of a Partner (209 KB)
  4. Dissolution of a partnership firm (164 KB)

Accounting for Share and Debentures

  1. Company – An Introduction (191 KB)
  2. Issue of Shares (203 KB)PDF File Opens in a new window
  3. Forfeitrue of Shares (354 KB)
  4. Reissue of Debentures (122 KB)
  5. Issue of Debentures (250 KB)

Analysis of Financial Statements

  1. Financial Statements Analysis-An Introduction (117 KB)
  2. Accounting Ratios-I (415 KB)
  3. Accounting Ratios-II (400 KB)
  4. Cash Flow Statement (263 KB)

Elementary Cost Accounting

  1. Cost Accounting-An Introduction (79 KB)
  2. Basic Cost Concepts (371 KB)
  3. Cost Sheet (102 KB)
  4. Materials and Stores (135 KB)

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  5. Spectrum: Modern History (Hindi | English)
  6. Bipin Chandra: Post Independence
  7. Fast-track to Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
  8. MK Pandey’s Analytical Reasoning
  9. Disha’s Topicwise Paperset (Hindi | English)
  10. School Atlas
  11. Mains: Language papers
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  2. Indian Polity M.Laxmikanth (Hindi | English)
  3. Spectrum: Modern History (Hindi | English)
  4. Maths: Quantam CAT Sarvesh Kumar
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So far 38 Comments posted

  1. komal

    thankyou so much mrunal………

  2. AKM

    Hi Mrunal is there any news on mains syllabus change.
    I am confused whether or not to take coaching for optional subject as Vajiram opened the admission process from today.
    Don’t know what to do.

  3. Abhilasha sharma

    Hi Mrunal,,, can u pls upload development and gloabalization, population topic…… is india year book is enough for population data…?
    pls rply…

  4. sanjay tiwari

    its too late

  5. kailas

    ALL THE BEST GUYS ……

    DECISION MAKING PLAYS IMP ROLE THAN ONLY STUYING………WHAT U SAY GUYS
    AT THAT PERTICULAR MOMENT ….

  6. kailas

    GOODLUCK ASPIRANTS …

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  7. kailas

    HEY DEAR ALL ENTIRE SYLLABUS OF COST MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING , FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ,INSURANCE SUBJECTS OF MBa OR MMM DEGREE FIRST YEAR FIRST SEM .
    PREPARE FROM boks of management .

    I had prepared from my books of mumbai university management .hope question will appear from the same …..

  8. kailas

    some online material will be more fruitful whch will save our time insted prefer books …..summarized topics given ..

    Nice one ..njoy study

  9. Abhilasha sharma

    i jst want to see mrunals notes once…. pls if u can pls do it.. m bit of confused about these kind of topics like population and development and gloablization….:(

    1. Mrunal

      Population involves lot of subtopics: Government schemes, census, migration etc.
      Globalization -again plenty of subtopics from economy, diplomacy, UN etc. Same for Development.

      Since barely 36 hours are left before APFC exam, I suggest you better just revise whatever topics you’ve prepared so far [history,polity,english grammar,economy,aptitude etc], rather than searching material for these topics.
      All the best.

  10. Abhinava

    i’m extremely happy the way you guided me and expecting your valuable guidance will accompany me till i achieve my goal.
    thanks alot!

  11. Anju R Nair

    THANK U SO MUCH MRUNAL…..

  12. PATEL VIJAY

    hope question will appear from the same
    some online material will be more fruitful whch will save our time insted prefer books

  13. jyoti bhola

    Hello Mrunal sir, please share the detailed syllabus for APFC 2015

  14. Raushani

    Please share syllabus and study material of APR 2015 and previous yr questions wide answer.

  15. sunanda guchhait

    please share the detailed syllabus and exam pattern for APFC 2015. And please also mention books names and study plan for this exam. thanks in advance sir.

  16. diksha

    Sir plzz provide previous papers of apfc I m nt getting d link sir plzz help me out

  17. pratibha singh

    sir which book I should take for preparation of apfc exam 2015.please suggest me I m confused …..

    1. vijay

      just read mc hill gist of ncert and then economy by ramesh singh, polity Lakxmikant.
      for english any book and for current any monthly magazine. best of luck pratibha

      1. vivek yadav

        r u sure english is alsp there.

  18. SAKSHI

    Hey everyone!! are upsc apfc admit cards 2015 out??

    1. vivek yadav

      who have payment issue,not admit cards.

  19. Ranjana Singh

    What is workman – like use of words

  20. shruti

    thank u mrunal

  21. rajesh verma

    sir the link/ material u provided for apfc accounting and auditing is not properly decoded thats the file which we download in download segment is not opening and shows error. kindly resolve this issue as soon as possible for our future.

    thanx & regards.

  22. nilisha

    sir, can u plz provide apfc exam study material in hindi ?

  23. Pradyut Ghosh

    Please,Provide me previous year Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner question.

  24. kopal

    sir can u provide apfc exam material in hindi?and how much more time u will take,

  25. gopal

    please mail me APFC material or previous papers

  26. ALOK

    is the same study material enough for the general accounting principle for Enforcement officer epfo ??
    pls reply anyone ..

  27. ALOK

    is the same study material enough for enforcement officer in epfo ?
    pls reply

  28. YOGESH

    SIR CAN THIS MATERIAL AVAILABLE IN HINDI

  29. mithi

    can anyone tell me, is there any difference in syllabus of ACCOUNT OFFICER and APFC…….

  30. Ashish

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

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