Accounting Basics - A Complete Study

A - Z Guide for learning the Basics of Accountancy Video Course By Ca Raja Natarajan
Students Enrolled: 1 Total Lecturs: 197
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What will I learn from this course?

  • Understand need and importance of Accounting
  • Understand Book Keeping, Objectives and Advantages
  • Understand Accounting Process, Accounting Cycle
  • Understand Users of Accounting Information
  • Understand Branches of Accounting
  • Understand Basic Accounting Terms
  • Understand Accounting Assumptions, Concepts and Principles
  • Understand Rules of Accounting
  • Understand Journal, Ledger, Trial Balance and Final Accounts Preparation


  • No basic knowledge is required
  • Students can approach this course with fresh mind

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in Learning Accountancy
  • Accounting / Finance / Science Students
  • Entrepreneurs

Course Curriculum

Total: 197 lectures

  • 1m 18s


  • 4m 54s

    Need and Importance of Accounting Preview

  • 4m 13s

    Book Keeping and objectives Preview

  • 5m 40s

    Advantages of Book Keeping

  • 4m 20s

    Accounting and Objectives

  • 5m 56s

    Accounting Process

  • 3m 24s

    Accounting Cycle

  • 1m 22s

    Accountancy Accounting Book keeping Preview

  • 1m 42s

    Relationship Between Accountancy, Accounting

  • 2m 22s

    Difference Between Accounting

  • 3m 58s

    Users of Accounting Information

  • 2m 05s

    Branches of Accounting

  • 3m 19s

    Transaction Preview

  • 1m 35s


  • 1m 58s


  • 1m 06s


  • 0m 26s


  • 2m 25s

    Debtors and Creditors

  • 2m 33s

    Purchase Sales and returns

  • 1m 34s

    Voucher and Invoice

  • 1m 05s


  • 5m 13s

    Basic Assumptions in Accounting

  • 8m 16s

    Basic Concepts in Accounting

  • 6m 30s

    Fundamental Principles of Accounting

  • 3m 15s

    Double Entry System Introduction Preview

  • 2m 04s

    Double Entry Features

  • 6m 17s

    Classification of Accounts

  • 5m 56s

    Eg for classification of accounts

  • 1m 56s

    Golden Rules of accounting

  • 2m 25s

    Basic Accounting Procedures Preview

  • 3m 25s

    Cash Memo and Invoice

  • 1m 12s


  • 2m 28s

    Debit and Credit Notes

  • 4m 07s

    Pay in Slip and Cheque

  • 0m 46s


  • 3m 20s

    Accounting Equation

  • 3m 31s

    Accounting Equation simple eg

  • 7m 10s

    Rules for Debiting and Crediting

  • 6m 39s

    Debit Credit Rule

  • 3m 45s

    Books of Original Entry Preview

  • 7m 55s

    Steps in Journalising

  • 14m 24s

    Journalising Comprehensive Examples

  • 4m 58s

    Capital and Drawings

  • 7m 45s

    Bank Account Transactions

  • 7m 11s

    Accounting entry for Capital Contribution

  • 3m 06s

    Accounting entry for Cash Receipt

  • 2m 13s

    Accounting Entry for Cash Payment

  • 2m 14s

    Acccounting Entry for cash Sales

  • 2m 17s

    Accounting Entry for Banking Transaction

  • 2m 37s

    Accounting Enrty for Drawings Case Study

  • 2m 29s

    Accounting Entry for Cash Purchase

  • 2m 55s

    Accounting Entry for Credit Purchase

  • 2m 08s

    Accounting Entry for Cheque receipt

  • 2m 02s

    Accounting Entry for Cheque receipt and deposit

  • 2m 01s

    Accounting Entry for commission Income

  • 2m 37s

    Accounting Entry for Credit Sales

  • 6m 37s

    Accounting Entry for Drawings

  • 2m 04s

    Accounting Entry for Payment through Cheque

  • 2m 40s

    Accounting Entry for Purchase Return

  • 1m 54s

    Accounting Entry for Salary in cash

  • 2m 55s

    Accounting Entry for Sales Return

  • 6m 13s

    Compound Entry

  • 4m 25s

    Compound Journal Entry

  • 7m 51s

    Compound Journal Entry Case Study

  • 4m 12s

    Ledger Preview

  • 4m 45s

    Utility of Ledger

  • 7m 26s

    Ledger Format

  • 6m 53s

    Ledger for real personal nominal accounts

  • 4m 12s

    Posting and Procedure

  • 5m 12s

    Ledger Case Study 1

  • 14m 13s

    Ledger Case Study 2

  • 3m 45s

    Posting Openign Entry in Ledger

  • 8m 18s

    Balancing an Account

  • 3m 22s

    Balancing of Different Accounts

  • 5m 40s

    Procedure for Balancing

  • 3m 54s

    Difference between Journal and Ledger

  • 9m 44s

    Subsidiary Books need and advantage

  • 5m 19s

    Purchase Book

  • 7m 24s

    Case Study on Purchase Book

  • 2m 54s

    Sales Book

  • 6m 54s

    Sales Book Case Study

  • 2m 42s

    Return Books Preview

  • 4m 47s

    Purchase Return Book

  • 05m 17s

    Purchase Return Book Case Study

  • 3m 14s

    Sales Return Book

  • 5m 30s

    Sales Return Book Case Study

  • 5m 45s

    Cash Book Preview

  • 0m 45s

    Kinds of Cash Book

  • 06m 03s

    Single Column Cash Book

  • 08m 10s

    Case Study Single Column Cash Book

  • 02m 24s

    Double Column Cash Book with Disc Column

  • 05m 45s

    Case Study Double Column Cash Book with Discount Colum

  • 06m 58s

    Double Colum Cash Book with Bank Column

  • 13m 42s

    Case Study Double Column Cash Book with Bank Column

  • 8m 14s

    Key Points in Cash Book

  • 2m 24s

    Triple Column Cash Book

  • 10m 48s

    Case Study Triple Column Cash Book

  • 6m 03s

    Bill of Exchange

  • 5m 13s

    BoE Technical Terms Part I

  • 4m 45s

    BoE Technical Terms Part II

  • 3m 06s

    BoE Technical Terms Part III

  • 2m 44s

    Bills Books

  • 8m 15s

    Journal Proper

  • 6m 35s

    Trial Balance

  • 4m 50s

    Methods and formats of Trial Balance

  • 7m 37s

    Trial Balance Case Study

  • 4m 23s

    Errors in Accounting Preview

  • 4m 03s

    Error of Principle

  • 4m 06s

    Error of Omission

  • 7m 04s

    Error of Commission

  • 2m 11s

    Compensating Errors

  • 3m 03s

    Errors and Trial Balance

  • 18m 06s

    Case Study on Errors and effect on Trial Balance

  • 4m 07s

    Steps to Locate Errors

  • 3m 01s

    Suspense Account

  • 3m 46s

    Case Study Suspense Acount

  • 7m 38s

    Rectification of Errors Preview

  • 3m 37s

    Case Study 1 Rectification of Errors

  • 5m 39s

    Case Study 2 Rectification of Errors

  • 6m 54s

    Case Study 3 Rectification of Errors

  • 10m 55s

    Case Study 4 Rectification of Errors

  • 3m 59s

    Case Study 5 Rectification of Errors

  • 3m 12s

    Case Study 6 Rectification of Errors - Copy

  • 8m 56s

    Case Study 7 Rectification with Suspense AC

  • 4m 02s

    Cash Book and Bank Book Preview

  • 4m 04s

    Bank Pass Book

  • 6m 29s

    Difference between Bank Book and Pass Book

  • 6m 17s

    Bank Reconciliation Statement

  • 1m 50s

    Importance of BRS

  • 1m 47s

    Causes for Disagreement

  • 2m 04s

    1st Disagreement cheque paid not collected

  • 3m 49s

    2nd Disagreement cheque issued not presented

  • 3m 07s

    3rd Disagreement Amount directly credit by Bank w/o knowledge of company

  • 3m 39s

    4th Disagreement Amount directly Debited by Bank w/o knowledge of company

  • 1m 50s

    Bank Overdraft

  • 1m 50s

    Overview of Bank Reconciliation Statement

  • 10m 37s

    Procedure for preparing Bank Reconciliation Statement

  • 8m 44s

    Format of Bank Reconciliation Statement

  • 17m 41s

    Introduction To Final Accounts Preview

  • 9m 39s

    Adjustments - Outstanding and Prepaid Expenses

  • 15m 43s

    Adjustments - Accrued Income and Income Received in Advance

  • 15m 17s

    Adjustments - Interest on Capital and Drawings

  • 4m 49s

    Adjustments - Depreciation

  • 3m 51s

    Adjustments - Bad Debts

  • 5m 30s

    Adjustments - Provision for Bad and Doubtful Debts

  • 8m 42s

    Adjustments - Provision for Bad and Doubtful Debts and Discount on Debtors

  • 4m 17s

    Adjustments - Provision for Discount on Debtors

  • 18m 59s

    Case Study 1 - Provision for Bad and Doubtful Debts

  • 9m 31s

    Case Study 2 - Provision for Bad and Doubtful Debts

  • 7m 10s

    Case Study 3 - Provision for Bad and Doubtful Debts

  • 26m 14s

    Final Accounts Case Study 1

  • 25m 09s

    Final Accounts Case Study 2

  • 20m 33s

    Final Accounts Case Study 3

  • 23m 05s

    Final Accounts Case Study 4

  • 3m 13s

    Final Accounts Case Study 5

  • 3m 46s

    Final Accounts Case Study 6

  • 3m 26s

    Final Accounts Case Study 7

  • 3m 47s

    Final Accounts Case Study 8

  • 3m 12s

    Final Accounts Case Study 9

  • 4m 46s

    Final Accounts Case Study 10

  • 4m 59s

    Final Accounts Case Study 11

  • 4m 06s

    Final Accounts Case Study 12

  • 1m 36s

    Final Accounts Case Study 13

  • 2m 30s

    Final Accounts Case Study 14

  • 1m 54s

    Final Accounts Case Study 15

  • 3m 26s

    Final Accounts Case Study 16

  • 3m 52s

    Final Accounts Case Study 17

  • 5m 18s

    Final Accounts Case Study 18

  • 9m 18s

    Final Accounts Case Study 19

  • 4m 26s

    Final Accounts Case Study 20

  • 5m 39s

    Final Accounts Case Study 21

  • 3m 12s

    Introduction to Incomplete Records Preview

  • 2m 17s

    Features of Single Entry System of Accounting

  • 3m 21s

    Limitations of single entry system

  • 4m 20s

    Difference between single entry and double entry

  • 1m 40s

    Methods for finding profits

  • 5m 12s

    Statement of Affairs Method

  • 2m 04s

    Conversion Method

  • 3m 20s

    Calculation of Missing Figures

  • 4m 53s

    Single Entry Case Study 1

  • 2m 55s

    Single Entry Case Study 2

  • 3m 18s

    Single Entry Case Study 3

  • 3m 18s

    Single Entry Case Study 4

  • 2m 13s

    Single Entry Case Study 5

  • 6m 47s

    Single Entry Case Study 6

  • 5m 07s

    Single Entry Case Study 7

  • 4m 01s

    Single Entry Case Study 8

  • 7m 11s

    Single Entry Case Study 9

  • 5m 57s

    Single Entry Case Study 10

  • 4m 39s

    Single Entry Case Study 11

  • 6m 55s

    Single Entry Case Study 12

  • 9m 04s

    Single Entry Case Study 13

  • 3m 45s

    Computation of Total Purchases Case Study

  • 3m 47s

    Computation of Total Sales Case Study

  • 3m 19s

    Accounting Equation Case Study1

  • 13m 44s

    Accounting Equation Case Study 2

  • 3m 19s

    Golden Rule of Accouting


Welcome to one of the comprehensive ever course on Accounting Basics.

This course starts from "What is Accounting", "Need for Accounting" to various Practical aspects in Accounting with Case Studies. Enjoy lectures for each and every concept in accounting presented in digital hand written format and excel based presentation followed by Solved Case Studies Video.

A Complete Study Course! This is one of the comprehensive course in Fundamentals of Accounting covering theory as well as practice. 

In this course, you will learn Fundamentals of Accounting, step by step covering the following: 

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Book Keeping
  • Accounting – Objectives and Process
  • Accountancy, Accounting and Book Keeping
  • Technical Terms in Accounting
  • Accounting Assumptions, Concepts and Principles
  • Double Entry System
  • Basic Accounting Procedures
  • Rules for Debit and Credit
  • Journalizing Process
  • Ledger
  • Subsidiary Books covering Sales and Purchases Books
  • Purchase Returns and Sales Returns Books
  • Cash Book
  • Bills of Exchanges and Related Books
  • Journal Book / Journal Proper
  • Trial Balance 
  • Errors in Accounting 
  • Case Studies in rectification of errors
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement
  • Final Accounts
  • Accounts from Incomplete Records (Single Entry System)
  • Accounting for Partnership - Admission of New Partner
  • Accounting for Partnership - Retirement of Partner
  • Company Accounts I
  • Company Accounts II
  • Comprehensive Quiz

This course is structured in self paced learning style. Video lectures are used for delivering the course content. 

Take this course to create strong foundation in fundamentals of accountancy.

About Tutor

  • Tutor: Ca Raja Natarajan
  • Tests Packages: 9
  • Students: 11

I am a practicing Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.

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