Syllabus Of Grade XII - ACCOUNTANCY (AC1210)


  • This Syllabus is divided into two Parts: A and B.
  • Separate marks are given with each unit.
Unit Area Covered Marks
Part A Accounting for Partnership Firms and Companies
unit 1 Accounting for Partnership Firms – Fundamentals 10 read more
unit 2 Accounting for Partnership Firms - Reconstitution and Dissolution 25 read more
unit 3 Accounting for Share Capital 18 read more
unit 4 Accounting for Debentures 7 read more
Part B Financial Statement Analysis
unit 1 Analysis of Financial Statements 12 read more
unit 2 Cash Flow Statement 8 read more
unit 3 Practical Work 20 read more
Total Marks 100 Time: 3 Hours

Part A : Accounting for Partnership Firms and Companies

unit 1. Accounting for Partnership firms – Fundamentals. (10 Marks)

  • Partnership: features, Partnership deed
  • Provisions of the Indian Partnership Act 1932 in the absence of partnership deed.
  • Fixed v/s fluctuating capital accounts, division of profit among partners, guarantee of profits, past adjustments (relating to interest on capital, interest on drawing, salary and profit sharing Ratio), and preparation of P&L Appropriation account.
  • Goodwill: nature, factors affecting and methods of valuation - average profit, super profit, and capitalization

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unit 2. Accounting for Partnership firms – Reconstitution and Dissolution (25 Marks)

  • hange in the Profit Sharing Ratio among the existing partners - sacrificing ratio, gaining Ratio. Accounting for revaluation of assets and re-assessment of liabilities and distribution of reserves and accumulated profits.
  • Admission of a partner - effect of admission of a partner on change in the profit sharing Ratio, treatment of goodwill (as per AS 26), treatment for revaluation of assets and re - Assessment of liabilities, treatment of reserves and accumulated profits, adjustment of capital Accounts and preparation of balance sheet
  • Retirement and death of a partner: effect of retirement /death of a partner on change in Profit sharing ratio, treatment of goodwill, treatment for revaluation of assets and re - Assessment of liabilities, adjustment of accumulated profits and reserves. Calculation of Deceased partner's share of profit till the date of death. Preparation of deceased partner's Capital account, executor's account and preparation of balance sheet.
  • Dissolution of partnership firms: types of dissolution of firm. Settlement of accounts - Preparation of realization account, and other related accounts (excluding piecemeal Distribution, sale to a company and insolvency of partner's firm).

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unit 3. Accounting for share Capital (18 Marks)

  • Share and share capital: nature and types
  • Accounting for share capital: issue and allotment of equity shares, private placement of Shares, Public subscription of shares - over subscription and under subscription of shares; Issue at par and at premium and at discount, calls in advance and arrears, issue of shares For consideration other than cash.
  • Accounting treatment of forfeiture and re-issue of shares.
  • Disclosure of share capital in company's Balance Sheet only.

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unit 4. Accounting for Debentures (07 Marks)

  • Debentures: Issue of debentures at par, at premium and at discount. Issue of debentures for consideration other than cash, debentures as collateral security, interest on debentures.
  • Redemption of debentures: Lump sum, draw of lots and conversion.

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Part B : Financial Statement Analysis

unit 1. Analysis of financial Statements (12 Marks)

  • Financial statements of a company: balance sheet of a company in the prescribed form with major headings and sub headings (as per schedule VI to the Companies Act 1956).
  • Financial Statement Analysis: objectives and limitations.
  • Tools for Financial Statement Analysis: comparative statements, common size statements, Cash flow analysis, ratio analysis.
  • Accounting Ratios: objectives and classification.
  • Liquidity ratios: current ratio and quick ratio.
  • Solvency Ratios: Debt to Equity Ratio, Total Asset to Debt Ratio, Proprietary Ratio, Interest Coverage Ratio.
  • Activity ratios: Stock Turnover Ratio, Debtors Turnover Ratio, Creditors Turnover Ratio, Working Capital Turnover Ratio.
  • Profitability Ratios: Gross Profit Ratio, Operating Ratio, Operating Profit Ratio, Net Profit Ratio and Return on Investment.

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unit 2. Cash Flow Statement (08 Marks)

  • Meaning, objectives and preparation (as per AS 3 revised) (Indirect Method)

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unit 3. PRACTICAL WORK (20 Marks)

  • Project File (04 Marks)
  • Written Test (12 Marks)
  • Viva Voice (04 Marks)

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Referred Book:

  1. Accountancy-1
  2. Accountancy Part-2