The UPSC IAS exam has Commerce And Accountancy as one of the subjects in the list of optional choices for Mains exam which has 48 subjects in total. The Commerce & Accountancy syllabus for IAS Exam tests the candidates’ understanding of the core concepts and apply their commerce and accountancy knowledge to problems faced by the government and businesses.
Candidates with Commerce & Accountancy as an optional subject in UPSC Mains exam will find that the syllabus has a heavy emphasis on management related commerce & accountancy. Chartered Accountants, candidates with a commerce background and people working in finance or finance related profiles would find this optional to be the best choice.
For details on similar optional subjects syllabus, check the linked article.
In this article, we bring you the detailed UPSC Commerce & Accountancy Optional Syllabus and also the UPSC Commerce & Accountancy Optional Syllabus PDF.
Commerce & Accountancy Syllabus for UPSC
Commerce & Accountancy Optional Subject has 2 papers (paper I and paper II) in UPSC Mains. Each paper is of 250 marks with a total of 500 marks. Find below the IAS Commerce & Accountancy syllabus:
UPSC Commerce & Accountancy Optional Paper I Syllabus:
Aspirants may also check UPSC 2020 article to align their preparation for IAS Exam accordingly.
UPSC Commerce & Accountancy Optional Paper II Syllabus
Commerce & Accountancy optional should be prepared by studying the previous years’ papers. IAS aspirants should also refer to UPSC Commerce & Accountancy books for their preparation for Commerce & Accountancy optional. Commerce and Accountancy preparation may come useful for other GS papers as concepts learned for this subject can be applied elsewhere.
To better align UPSC IAS Exam preparation, candidates may check the relevant articles given in the links below: