Duration : 36 Months, Course Fees : 1,28,000.00/-, Instalment Breakup : 50,000/- + 1733/- X 45 months, Eligibility : 12TH PASS.

1. Principles of Economics
A. Microeconomics
i. Consumption: Indifference curve, consumer surplus, elasticity.
ii. Price mechanism: determinants of price mechanism; individual and market demand schedules; conditions, exceptions and
limitations of law of demand; individual and market supply schedules; conditions and limitations of law of supply; highest,
lowest and equilibrium price; importance of time element.
iii. Pricing of products under different market conditions: perfect and imperfect competition, monopoly etc.
iv. Factors of production and their pricing: land, labour, capital, entrepreneur and other factors.
v. Theory of rent.
vi. Capital and interest: types of capital, gross interest, net interest.
vii. Organisation and profit: functions of entrepreneur; meaning of profit and theories of profit.
B. Macroeconomics
i. Functions and role of money
ii. Inflation: types of inflation; causes and effects of inflation; Inflationary gap
iii. Control of inflation: monetary, fiscal and direct measures
iv. Deflation: causes and effects of deflation; deflationary gap; measures to control deflation; deficit financing
v. Savings and investment: savings and types of savings; determinants of savings; investment and types of investment;
determinants of investment; relationship between savings and investment
vi. Components of economy: primary sector, secondary sector, tertiary sector; informal sector in urban economy; parasitic
components in urban economy
vii. Concepts of gross domestic product and gross national product; capital formation etc.
C. Parallel Economy
i. Definition of parallel economy; causes of parallel economy and effects on use of land and its valuation.
ii. Impact on real estate market and construction industry
2. Book-keeping and Accountancy
i. Meaning and objects of book-keeping; double entry book-keeping.
ii. Books of prime entry and subsidiary books: cash book, bank book, journal, ledger, purchase and sale books, debit and credit
notes register; writing of books; posting and closing of accounts.
iii. Trading account; profit and loss account; income and expenditure account.
iv. Preliminary analysis of financial statements.
v. Cost and costing; elements of cost - fixed expenses, variable expenses, break-even point.
3. Law - General
i. Indian legal system: salient features of the Indian Constitution, fundamental rights, directive principles of state policy.
ii. Government: executive, legislature and judiciary.
iii. Laws of contract: formation of a contract, parties, void, voidable and unenforceable contract, contingent contract,
misrepresentation, fraud and effect thereof, termination of contract, remedies for breach, performance of contract, indemnity
and guarantee, law of agency.
iv. Tort: general principles of tort, tort affecting valuation.
v. Law of arbitration and conciliation: salient features.
vi. Auction: authority of auctioneer, duties of vendor, purchaser and public, mis-description and misrepresentation, advertisements,
particulars and catalogues, statements on the rostrum, conduct of sale, reservation of price, right to bid, bidding agreements,
memorandum of the sale, deposit, rights of auctioneer against vendor and purchaser.
vii. Laws of evidence: burden of proof, presumptions, conclusive proof.
viii. Salient features of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 concerning valuation.
ix. The Companies Act, 2013: Section 192(2), 230 (1), 230 (2), 230 (3), 231, 232, 247 and 281(1).
x. Salient features of the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017.
xi. Salient features of the Securitization and Reconstruction of the Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002
(SARFAESI Act, 2002) concerning valuation.
xii. Section 5(n) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 on “secured loan or advance”.
4. Introduction to Statistics
i. Data classifications and processing, graphical representation of data, frequency distributions.
ii. Measures of central tendency, dispersion and skewness.
iii. Elementary theory of probability and probability distributions, sampling and sampling distributions.
iv. Simple test of significance, regression and correlation, multiple correlation coefficient.
v. Time series.
vi. Index numbers.
5. Environmental Issues in Valuation
i. Environment and valuation - differences between the market price and the negative value consequent on environmental impact.
ii. Environmental issues of air pollution, water pollution, environmental factors and their effects, measures to restore the
damage, cost to cure.
iii. Outlines of environmental legislations: the Indian Forest Act, 1927, the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974,
the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
iv. Laws related to industrial health and safety.
6. Professional/Business Ethics and Standards
i. Model code of conduct under the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017: professional competence and
due care, independence and disclosure of interest, confidentiality, information management, gifts and hospitality.
ii. Integrity and fairness, remuneration and costs, occupation, employability and restrictions, business ethics.
iii. Ethical considerations under terms of engagements: engagement letter, management representation, guidance on use of work
of experts, independence and conflict of interest, quality review process of valuers, rights and responsibilities of valuers.
7. Valuation of Plant and Machinery
i. Role, functions and responsibilities of a plant and machinery valuer.
ii. Cost, price, value and valuation.
iii. Types of market.
iv. Annuities; capitalisation and rate of capitalisation; years purchase; sinking fund; redemption of capital; reversionary value.
v. Construction and use of valuation tables.
vi. Definitions of the various terms: plant, machinery, furniture, fixtures, fittings - judicial interpretation of these terms; market
value, highest and best use value. vii. Basis of valuation: value in use, value in exchange, value to the buyer, value to the seller,
value to the occupier, value in existing use in-situ/ex-situ, value in alternative use in in-situ/ex-situ, liquidation value in-situ/ex-
situ, orderly liquidation value, forced sale value.
viii. Characteristics and approaches to value investment property, marketable non-investment property and non-marketable
noninvestment property.
ix. Factors having direct bearing on value (valuation maxims) like physical, legal, social, economic, utility, marketability,
transferability, scarcity; present worth of future benefits; intangible rights.
A. Identification and Physical Verification of Plant, Machinery and Equipment (PME)
i. Inventory (listing of machinery) and data to be collected while taking inventory.
ii. Importance of technical specifications of PME in valuation exercise.
iii. Assessment of condition of PME based on visual inspection.
iv. Comparing inventory with plant and machinery records maintained by the company.
v. Ascertaining discrepancy.
vi. Identification of productive, non-productive, surplus and off-balance sheet assets.
vii. Age, effective age, total economic life, economic balance life, physical life and their importance in valuation.
viii. Factors affecting life, both in terms of years or hours of use, depending on type of assets and maintenance.
ix. Definition and distinction of the terms - historical cost, acquisition cost, book cost, written down value and net book value.
x. Items in the nature of buildings to be treated as plant and machinery- like chimneys to the boiler, brick, concrete or RCC
foundation for plant and machinery, Water and Sewerage installations, Effluent treatment plant etc.
i. Depreciation under the Income Tax Act, 1961 as well as the Companies Act, 2013.
ii. Useful lives to compute depreciation as per Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013.
iii. Factors to be considered for componentization of asset.
iv. Installed capacity of the plant and actual production; raw material availability and level of technology used such as current or
obsolete, issues if any regards to these.
v. Part, fraction and whole valuation.
vi. Relationship of earnings and assets.
vii. Difference between business specific economic viability and economic obsolescence.
viii. Efficiency of plant layout, imbalances in different production sections and their relevance in valuation.
C. Cost Approach
i. Reproduction cost new; replacement cost new; depreciated reproduction cost/depreciated replacement cost (DRC); Difference
and similarity in DRC and market value.
ii. Difference between reproduction cost new and replacement cost new.
iii. Methods of computation of reproduction cost new.
iv. Market inquiry of current cost of brand: new machine with identical specifications from same manufacturer i.e. replica
indexation and its limitations; cost to capacity method and its limitation.
v. Methods of computation of replacement cost new when identical machine/plant is not available and factors to be taken into
vi. Direct and indirect costs for estimation of reproduction new /replacement cost new.
vii. Meaning of the term depreciation for wear and tear; Factors influencing depreciation, its measurements and application by
viii. Salvage value and scrap value along with the basis of the same.
ix. Methods of depreciation: observed deterioration; straight line; diminishing balance (written down value).
x. Difference between accounting and technical depreciation.
xi. Factors to be taken into consideration for selection of depreciation method.
xii. Obsolescence: technological, functional and economic.
xiii. DRC subject to potential profitability.
xiv. Limitations of cost approach.
D. Market Approach- Sales comparison method
i. Data collection.
ii. Elements of comparability and application of appropriate weights to identified comparable to estimate value of subject asset.
iii. Instances when sales comparison method is not feasible and limitations of sales comparison method.
E. Income Approach
i. Concept of income approach
ii. Gross income-outgoings; net income and years purchase
iii. Actual income Vs potential income
iv. Terminal income
v. Remunerative and accumulative rates of interest and variousmethods of determining the same
vi. Capitalization of earnings method
vii. Discounted future earnings method (Discounted cash flow- DCF technique)
viii. Pitfalls of DCF technique
F. Process of Valuation
i. Check list for valuation of plant and machinery; documents to be studied prior to plant visit/inspection; ABC analysis
ii. Items to be treated as plant and machinery
iii. Items to be treated as land and buildings
iv. Physical verification (survey and inspection)
v. Data collection and valuation analysis for replacement cost new Method (cost approach)
G. Broad categories of machines
i. Valuation of a machine for which current cost of identical brandnew machine is available.
ii. Valuation of a machine for which current cost of identical brandnew machine is not available.
iii. Valuation of a machine which is no longer manufactured.
iv. Reasons for difference in price of machines with same technical specifications and features by different manufacturers.
v. Factors to be considered while adopting cost approach.
vi. Data collection and valuation analysis under: cost, market and income approaches.
H. Leasing of plant and machinery
i. Definition of lease
ii. Leasing, Hiring and Renting
iii. Obligations of supplier of asset, user of asset, hire purchase company/lessor in cases of loan; supplier’s credit; hire purchase
and leasing
iv. Leasing as an instance of bailment; nature of the bailment agreement; features of bailment; contracts law on bailment.
v. Leasing rules
vi. Types of leases and their characteristics
vii. Structure of a lease agreement and steps in structuring a leasecontract
viii. Leasing from point of view of lessor/lessee
ix. Limitations of leasing
x. Treatment of leased assets in company accounts – accounting practice for leased plant and machinery as per Indian
Accounting Standards
xi. Assessment of lease related risk
xii. Risk and return trade-off
xiii. Valuation of leased plant and machinery.
I. Valuation of plant and machinery for following purposes
i. Mergers and Acquisitions (including purchase price allocation)
ii. Financial statements
iii. Impairment
iv. Auction
v. Insurance
vi. Leasing
vii. Disposal
viii. Capital raising
ix. Corporatization and privatization
x. Stamp duty
xi. Any other purpose
xii. Valuation Standards as per the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013
xiii. Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS 16, Ind AS 36, Ind AS 105, Ind AS 113, Ind AS 116) as applicable to valuation xiv. Valuer as
an expert witness in Court xv. Valuers’ functions and responsibilities, error of judgement and professional negligence.
J. Case laws
i. Holland Vs. Hodgson (1872) L.R.7 C.P.328 at 335 (Australia)
ii. Duncan Industries Ltd. Vs. State of U.P. and Other AIR 2000 SC 355
iii. Westinghouse Elect. Corporation 93 NC App. 710, 379 S.E.2D 37(1989) (U.S.A)
iv. Sirpur Paper Mills Pvt. Ltd. Vs. The Collector of the Central Excise, Hyderabad AIR (1998) 1 SCC 400: (1998 AIR SCW 366: AIR
1998 SC 1489)
v. Official Liquidator Vs. Sri Krishna Deo and Ors. (AIR 1959 All 247)
vi. Symex Holdings Ltd. Vs. Commissioner of State Revenue, Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia-(2007) VSC 159
8. Law - Plant and Machinery
i. Sale of goods and agreements to sell; seller’s obligations as to delivery time, title, description, fitness, quality and quantity;
exclusion of obligations; sales by sample; passing of property in goods; transfer of title by non-owner; breach of contract and
remedies; rights of unpaid seller against goods.
ii. Licensing of Industries and regulation of industrial activities under various industrial licensing laws etc.
iii. Salient features of various acts such as the Factory Act, 1948, the Electricity Act, 2003, Labour laws with regards to regulatory
measures for industrial undertakings.
9. Principles of Insurance and Loss Assessment
i. Principles and legal concepts in relation to insurance of Plant and Machinery; contract of insurance; insurable interests;
liability to insure; duties of the insurer and the insured.
ii. Types of fire policies; reinstatement value, indemnity policies and policies for other perils; terms and conditions; perils,
beneficial and restrictive clauses.
iii. Value at risk, sum insured and condition of average, over and under insurance; provisions regarding inflation, depreciation,
obsolescence and betterment; other provisions.
iv. Preparation of claim for damages due to insured perils. v. Obligations and rights of insurer and insured.
10. Machine Tools, Factory, Utility Equipment and Electrical Installations
i. Machine Tools: milling, turning, cutting, drilling and threading, grinding, shaping, casting, plastic deforming, powder forming,
sheet metal, welding, fabrication.
ii. Factory equipment: material handling and fire protection.
iii. Utility equipment for energy generation, energy consuming devices, for energy utilisation.
iv. Electrical installations.
11. Industrial Processes
i. Factory planning and layout: types of plant layout; production techniques; automation; mass production, batch and one-off
ii. Principles of industrial processes: material flow, process sequences, automation and process control
iii. Industrial processes: Normal processes, Methods of manufacture, Plant and machinery utilised, Flow diagrams and Inventory
compilation for the following specific industries: Iron, Steel, Nonferrous metal Production, Power, Cement, Petro-chemicals,
Chemical and Pharmaceutical, Plastic and Rubber, Paper and paper Products, Printing, Binding and Publishing, Textiles, Dairy,
Vegetable Oil, Food and Drink
iv. Nature and function of trade specific machinery in the above industries.
12. Report writing
i. Reports: Quality, Structure, Style
ii. Report writing for various purposes of valuation: sale, purchase, purchase, mortgage, taxation, insurance, liquidation etc
iii. Contents of the report: instructions (including basis of valuation) received from the clients showing scope of work; date as on
which valuation is made and date of report; site inspection; purpose of valuation; location of assets; valuation definition
considered; approach/method of valuation; procedure adopted; summary of valuation; assumptions and limiting conditions
including caveats; schedule of plant and machinery with make, model, description, year, condition, values.
13. Case Study