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Accounting Policies of Majestic Research Services & Solutions Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015


Majestic Research Services & Solutions Limited (formerly known as Majestic Research Services & Solutions Private Limited), incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 and the company is the first Indian Market Research Company listed on BSE SME platform dated 16th July, 2015. The Company is engaged in providing market research services. The company offers a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research services.


A. Basis of preparation of Financial Statements:

i. These financial statements are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (GAAP) under historical cost convention on the accrual basis. GAAP comprises mandatory accounting standards as prescribed under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 ('Act') read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the 2013 Act") / Companies Act, 1956 ("the 1956 Act"), as applicable.

ii. The financial statements are prepared under the historical cost convention and on the accounting principles of going concern. The Company follows the accrual system of accounting where income & expenditure are recognized on accrual basis.

B. Use of Estimates:

The preparation of financial statements requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect amounts in the financial statements and reported notes thereto. Actual results could differ from these estimates. Differences between the actual result and estimates are recognized in periods in which the results are known/ materialised.

C. Fixed Assets and Intangible Asset:

Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any. The cost of an asset comprises of its purchase price (net of cenvat / duty credits availed wherever applicable) and any directly attributable cost of bringing the assets to working condition for its intended use. Expenditure on additions, improvements and renewals is capitalized and expenditure for maintenance and repairs is charged to profit and loss account. Fixed Assets individually costing Rupees Five thousand or less are depreciated at 100% over a period of one Year. Intangible asset are stated at acquisition cost less accumulated amortisation.

D. Depreciation and Amortisation:

The Company has provided for depreciation on fixed assets using written down value (WDV) over the useful life of the assets as prescribed in Schedule II to the companies Act, 2013 except in case of computer software. The estimated useful life of computer software is considered as six years based on internal technical assessment and the management believes that useful life of six years represent the best period over which management expect to use such assets. Intangible assets are amortized over their estimated useful life on a straight line basis. Depreciation on asset acquired / sold during the year is provided on pro-rata basis with reference to the date of installation / put to use in the books or disposal. Effective from 1st April 2014, the company has reassessed the useful lives of the fixed assets in line with useful lives mentioned in Schedule II to the companies Act, 2013.

E. Valuation of Inventories:

There are no inventories as the company is into service sector.

F. Foreign Currency Transactions

Initial Recognition: Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction.

Conversion: At the year end, monetary items denominated in foreign currencies other than those covered by forward contracts are converted into rupee equivalents at the year-end exchange rates.

Exchange Differences: All exchange differences arising on settlement/conversion of foreign currency transactions are recognized in the statement of profit and loss.

G. Revenue Recognition:

Sale of services is recognized on completion of service to be rendered to the customer. Revenue from partly complete contracts is recognized on percentage completion method.

H. Earnings Per Share

Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing the net profit after tax for the year after prior period adjustments attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year.

I. Taxation & Deferred Tax

Provision for Current Tax is made in accordance with the provision of Income Tax Act, 1961. Deferred tax is recognized on timing differences between taxable & accounting income / expenditure that originates in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent period(s).

J. Contingent Liabilities / Provisions

Contingent liabilities are not provided in the accounts and are disclosed separately if applicable in notes to accounts.

K. Impairment Of Assets

The company assesses at each balance sheet date whether there is any indication due to external factors that an asset or group of assets comprising a cash generating unit (CGU) may be impaired. If any such indication exists, the company estimates the recoverable amount of the asset. If such recoverable amount of the asset or the recoverable amount of the CGU, to which the asset belongs is less than the carrying amount of the asset or the CGU as the case may be, the carrying amount is reduced to its recoverable amount and the reduction is treated as impairment loss and is recognized in the statement of proof and loss. If at any subsequent balance sheet date, there is an indication that a previously assessed impairment loss no longer exists, the recoverable amount is re assessed and the asset is reflected at recoverable amount subject to a maximum of depreciated historical cost and is accordingly reversed in the statement of profit and loss.

L. Investments

Long term investments are valued at cost with an appropriate provision for permanent diminution in value, if any. Investment that is readily realizable and is intended to be held for not more than one year is valued at lower of cost or realizable value.

M. Share Issue Expenditure

Expenses incurred in connection with proposed issue of equity shares has been classified under other current assets and will be written off against securities premium to be received on the proposed issue.

b) Shares held by Holding or Ultimate Holding Company or its Subsidiaries or Associates 2,087,500 Equity Shares are held by Majestic Market Research Support Services Limited, the holding company.

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