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MF0010 — Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Q1. Explain the characteristics of investment. Differentiate between investment and speculation. (Characteristics of Investment 5 marks ; Difference between investment and speculation 5 marks) 10 marks

Q2. What do you understand risk and measurement of risk? Explain the factors that affect risk. (Explanation to risk 2 marks; measurement to risk 2 marks ; factors that affect risk 6 marks) 10 marks

Q3. Compare and contrast the fundamental and technical analysis (Differences between fundamental and technical analysis 4 differences each carries 2 marks – 8 marks; Conclusion 2 marks) 10 marks

Q4. Write the assumptions of CAPM. Explain the limitations of CAPM. (Assumptions of CAPM 5 marks; Limitations of CAPM 5 marks) 10 marks

Q5. Write about emerging markets. Explain the risks involved in international investing. (Introduction of emerging markets 2 marks; Features of emerging markets 2 marks; Risks involved in international investing 6 marks) 10 marks

Q6. What is economy analysis? Explain the factors to be considered in economy analysis. (Introduction of economy analysis 2 marks ; factors in economy analysis 8 marks) 10 Marks

MF0011 — Mergers and Acquisitions

Q1. Write the types of mergers and acquisitions. Explain the steps to a successful merger. (Explanation on types of mergers and acquisitions 5marks; Steps to a successful merger 5marks) 10 marks

Q2. Explain the process of merger. Write down the goals of a merger. (Process of merger 5marks; Goals of a merger 5marks) 10 marks

Q3. What is creating synergy? Explain the prerequisites for the creation of synergy. (Introduction of creating synergy 2marks; Pre requisites for the creation of synergy( all the 4 points to be explained each carries 2 marks) 8marks) 10 marks

Q4. Give the meaning of Divesture. List and explain the reasons for divesture. (Meaning of divesture 2marks; Listing of reasons for divesture 3marks; Explanation of reasons for divesture 5marks) 10 marks

Q5. Explain the key rules of Employee Stock Ownership Plans. Discuss the two types of ESOPs. (Key rules of ESOP 5marks ; Explanation on two types of ESOP 5marks) 10 marks

Q6. Explain the following with examples : Exchange rates (3marks) External advantages in different products (3marks) Role of government policies (4 marks) 10 Marks

MF0012 — Taxation Management

Q1. Explain the objectives of tax planning. Discuss the factors to be considered in tax planning. (Objectives of tax planning 5 marks; Factors in tax planning 5 marks) 10 marks

Q2. Explain the categories in Capital assets. Mr. C acquired a plot of land on 15th June, 1993 for 10,00,000 and sold it on 5th January, 2010 for 41,00,000. The expenses of transfer were 1,00,000. Mr. C made the following investments on 4th February, 2010 from the proceeds of the plot. a) Bonds of Rural Electrification Corporation redeemable after a period of three years, 12,00,000. b) Deposits under Capital Gain Scheme for purchase of a residential house 8,00,000 (he does not own any house). Compute the capital gain chargeable to tax for the AY2010-11. (Explanation of categories of capital assets 4 marks ; Calculation of indexed cost of acquisition 2 marks; Calculation of long term capital gain 2 marks; calculation of taxable long term capital gain 2 marks) 10marks

Q3. X Ltd. has Unit C which is not functioning satisfactorily. The following are the details of its fixed assets:

Asset Date of acquisition Book value (Rs. lakh)
LandGoodwill (raised in books on 31st March, 2005)



10th February, 2003 


5th April, 1999

12th April, 2004





 The written down value (WDV) is Rs. 25 lakh for the machinery, and Rs.15 lakh for the plant. The liabilities on this Unit on 31st March, 2011 are Rs.35 lakh.

 The following are two options as on 31st March, 2011:

Option 1: Slump sale to Y Ltd for a consideration of 85 lakh.

Option 2: Individual sale of assets as follows: Land Rs.48 lakh, goodwill Rs.20 lakh, machinery Rs.32 lakh, Plant Rs.17 lakh.

The other units derive taxable income and there is no carry forward of loss or depreciation for the company as a whole. Unit C was started on 1st January, 2005. Which option would you choose, and why?

(Computation of capital gain for both the options 4 marks; Computation of tax liability for both the options 4 marks ; Conclusion 2 marks) 10marks

Q4. What do you understand by customs duty? Explain the taxable events for imported, warehoused and exported goods. List down the types of duties in customs. An importer imports goods for subsequent sale in India at $10,000 on assessable value basis. Relevant exchange rate and rate of duty are as follows

Particulars Date Exchange Rate Declared by CBE&C Rate of Basic Customs Duty
Date of submission of bill of entry 25th February, 2010 Rs.45/$ 8% 
Date of entry inwards granted to the vessel 5th March, 2010 Rs.49/$ 10% 

Calculate assessable value and customs duty. (Meaning and explanation of customs duty 2 marks; Explanation of taxable events for imported, warehoused and exported goods 3 marks; Listing of duties in customs 2 marks; Calculation of assessable value and customs duty 3marks) 10mark

Q5. Explain the Service Tax Law in India and concept of negative list. Write about the exemptions and rebates in Service Tax Law. (Explanation of Service Tax Law in India 5 marks; explanation of concept of negative list 2marks; Explanation of exemptions and rebates in Service Tax Law 3 marks) 10marks

Q6. Explain major considerations in capital structure planning. Write about the dividend policy and factors affecting dividend decisions. (Explanation of factors of capital structure planning 6 marks; Explanation of dividend policy 2 marks; factors affecting dividend decisions 2 marks) 10marks

MF0013 — Internal Audit and Control

Q1. Discuss, in brief, the advantages and limitations of auditing. (Advantages of auditing 5 marks; Limitations of auditing 5 marks) 10 marks

Q2. Explain the key objectives of a good internal audit system. Write down the essentials for effective internal auditing. (Objectives of good internal audit system 5 marks ; Essentials of effective internal auditing 5 marks) 10 marks

Q3. List the required qualifications of an internal auditor. Describe the role of internal auditor in the company’s management. (Listing of qualifications for internal auditor 5 marks; role of internal auditor 5 marks) 10 marks

Q4. Explain the basic principles of governing internal control. (Basic principles of governing internal control 10 marks) 10 marks

Q5. Discuss the specific problems of Electronic Data Processing (EDP) relating to internal control. (Explanation of all problems of EDP 10 marks) 10 marks

Q6. Explain the factors for having the effective internal control system for a bank. (Explanation of various aspects of having the effective internal control system 10 marks)

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