Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Transfer of Property Act, 1882 - Bare Act

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Sunday, 27 October 2013

About Actuarial Sciences

What do Actuaries do?

Make Financial Sense of the Future

Actuaries are experts in assessing the financial impact of tomorrow's uncertain events. They enable financial decisions to be made with more confidence by:

- Analyzing the past - Modelling the future - Assessing the risks involved, and - Communicating what the results mean in financial terms.

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Payment of Wages Act, 1936 - Bare Act

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FAQs on CPA(USA)

Who should take the CPA exam?

CPA exams may be taken by individuals interested in working with MNCs as finance professionals.

Which organisations take part in delivering the CPA exams?

AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) – Prepares and administers the Uniform CPA Examinations

State Boards of Accountancy –There are 55 Boards of Accountancy (for 50 US states and 5 US jurisdictions) each of which set various eligibility criteria for candidates to qualify for the CPA exams

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) - All the state & territorial boards of accountancy are members of NASBA. NASBA plays the role of a central clearinghouse where all jurisdictions submit information on eligible candidates and from which all jurisdictions receive advisory scores and other examination data

Prometric –Provides the infrastructure for computerized testing of the Uniform CPA Examinations through its network of computer-based test centers

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Minimum Wages Act, 1948 - Bare Act

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About CPA (USA)

CPA stands for Certified Public Accountant, and refers to a trusted financial advisor who helps individuals, businesses, and other organizations plan and reach their financial goals. It is the highest accounting credential in the United States, and its exams are conducted by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). The CPA license is issued by one of the 55 states or territories of the United States all of which are members of NASBA (National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy).

CPA is the US equivalent of the Indian CA qualification and there is a huge demand for CPAs in the USA, as well as in other countries of the world where American companies have operations.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

CIMA - Subjects' Syllabus Guide (Level 3 - Strategic)

Strategic Level (level III)
Interacting with Competitive Env. Mgmt.
20%
Management Control Systems
10%
Formulation of Financial Strategy
25%
Change Management
20%
Risk and Internal Ctrl.
25%
Financial Decisions
30%
Evaluation of Strategic Options
30%
Review and  Audit of Control Systems
15%
Investment Decisions and Project Control
45%
Implementation of Strategic Plans
30%
Management of Financial Risk
35%




Risk and Control in Information Systems
15%

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Monday, 21 October 2013

CIMA - Subjects' Syllabus Guide (Level 2 - Management)

Management Level (Level II)
Str. Mgt. & Assessing Competitive Env.
30%
Pricing & Product Decisions
30%
Group Financial Statements
35%
Project Management
40%
Cost Planning & Competitive Advantage
30%
Issues in Recognition & Measurement
20%
Management of Relationships
30%
Budgeting & Mgt. Control
20%
Analysis & Interpretation of Financial Accounts
35%


Control & Performance Measurement of Responsibility Centres

20%
Developments in External Reporting

10%

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Friday, 18 October 2013

Customs Act, 1962 - Bare Act

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CIMA(London) - Exam Resources

Exam Resources
Operational Level (Level 1)
E1: Enterprise Operations
P1: Performance Operations
F1: Financial Operations
Management Level (Level II)
E2: Enterprise Management
P2: Performance Management
F2: Financial Management
Strategic Level (level III)
E3:Enterprise Strategy
P3: Performance Strategy
F3: Financial Strategy
















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Thursday, 17 October 2013

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Central Sales Tax, 1956 - Bare Act

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About Chartered Management Accountancy from CIMA(London)

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants is a UK based professional body offering training and qualification in management accountancy and related subjects, focused on accounting for business. It is the largest management accounting body in the world, with more than 200,000 members and students in 173 countries. The Institute is also a member of the International Federation of Accountants.

In India, it is one of the most well recognized foreign Institutes imparting professional education in Financial & Cost Accounting. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CIMA whereby qualified professionals of either of the two institutes can also obtain membership of the other through a fast-track route, which gives exemption from a number of papers to qualified professionals of the other Institute.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Income Tax Act, 1961 - Bare Act

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CFA - Syllabus and Weightage


Syllabus
Exam Weight
Level I
Level II
Level III
15
10
10
Investments Tools (total)
50
30-60
0
8
5-15
0
-   Economics* (Part IPart IIPart III)
10
5-10
0
-   Financial Reporting & Analysis ( Part IPart IIPart IIIPart IV)
20
15-25
0
-   Quantitative Methods (Part IPart II)
12
5-10
0
Asset Classes (total)
30
35-75
35-45
3
5-15
5-15
-   Derivatives
5
5-15
5-15
-   Equity Investments (Part IPart II)
10
20-30
5-15
-   Fixed Income (Part IPart II)
12
5-15
10-20
5
5-15
45-55
Total
100
100
100
*Economics is part of Portfolio Management at Level III.