UPSC Management Optional Books

UPSC civil services examination is known as the toughest exam in India. The exam is conducted in three stages- Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Optional subjects are considered as a vital part of UPSC IAS Mains Exam. The Mains stage in IAS Exam comprises nine papers including two papers of optional subject.

UPSC aspirants choose the Management as an optional subject in UPSC Civil Services examination only when they are graduated with this subject. The marks fetched in the optional subject is a crucial factor in deciding the fate of aspirant.

BYJU’s has already come up with the UPSC Management Syllabus. Now we have compiled important books for Management optional for UPSC exam.

UPSC Management Books for IAS Mains

Previously, Management was a less popular optional. But now it has been consistently attaining the attention of aspirants over in the last couple of years. The successful candidates have those who had Management as their optional, have unequivocally prescribed Management to all Management graduates.

UPSC Management Optional Booklist

Management optional Paper- I consist of topics like Managerial Functions, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources Management, etc; while Management Optional Paper-II comprises topics like Management Information System, Strategic Investment, etc.

Books for IAS Management Optional Paper I

Paper 1 of the Management optional has conceptual parts and less technical. The table below presents the booklist for Management Paper-I:

Management Optional Books for Paper-I
Fundamentals of Management by DeCenzo, Agarwal, Bhattacharya and Robbins
Marketing Management by Philip Kotler
Cost and Management Accounting by MN Arora
Organization Behaviour by Stephen Robbins
Financial Management by Prasanna Chandra
Financial Management by Rustagi
Human Resource Management by K Aswathappa

IAS aspirants targeting UPSC 2022 can check the linked article to better understand the pattern and align their preparation accordingly.

Books for IAS Management Optional Paper-II

Management Optional Books for Paper-II
Quantitative Approaches to Management by Levin and Rubin
Operations Management by Heizer and Render
International Business by Hill and Jain
Business Environment by AC Fernando
Strategic Management by Hill and Jones
Management Information Systems by either Laudon or O’Brien

UPSC Management Booklist:-Download PDF Here

IAS candidates may also like to check the table below that comprises relevant articles about UPSC Management optional and IAS exam.

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