UPSC Commerce & Accountancy optional subject consists of two Papers, viz, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers are of 250 marks each, making the entire optional subject reach 500 marks.

To ace, this subject one needs to be mindful of all the aspects present in the syllabus.

In order to take you in that direction, let me sequentially deliver the UPSC Commerce and Accountancy syllabus.

UPSC Commerce & Accountancy Syllabus Paper 1

I have listed the UPSC Commerce and Accountancy Syllabus Paper 1 below in a comprehensive manner. Get hold of the syllabus and initiate your mains preparation at the earliest.

However, before presenting you with the syllabus let me highlight for you the major heads of the syllabus.

Accounting, Taxation & Auditing

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Auditing

Financial Management, Financial Institutions & Markets

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions

These are the heads, now read the following to know the details of these sections.

Accounting, Taxation & Auditing


UPSC Commerce & Accountancy Syllabus Paper 2

I have laid forth the syllabus of UPSC Commerce and Accountancy Paper 2 in detail. Browse the syllabus carefully and make a mental note of all the contents.

Organisation Theory and Behaviour

  • Organisation Theory
  • Organisation Behaviour

Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations

While I’ve given the breakdown of the entire syllabus, it is time to provide you the details of it.

Organisation Theory and Behaviour

Also check: UPSC commerce and accountancy books