Suggested Readings

COMMERCE FOR IAS – SUGGESTED READINGS

Many Candidates though decide to choose COMMERCE as their Optional for UPSC/IAS but are often bogged by the next question. What Books or Study Material should I actually study?

Let us simplify it for you!

Suggested Readings or Books for UPSC IAS Commerce Optional:

Paper 1:

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING:
1. FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE ACCOUNTING–J.R.MONGA
2. ACCOUNTING STANDARDS – ICAI PUBLICATIONS. (CA-IPCC LEVEL)

COST ACCOUNTING:
1. COST ACCOUNTING; THEORY & PROBLEMS–MAHESHWARI & MITTAL

TAXATION:
1. INCOME TAX, SERVICE TAX & VAT STUDENTS’ GUIDE TO INCOME TAX–V.K.SINGHANIA
OR
2. SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO INCOME TAX –GIRISH AHUJA

AUDITING:
1. STUDENTS’ GUIDE TO AUDITING–TAXMANN (ARUNA JHA)

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:
1. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT — R. P. RUSTAGI
OR
2. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT; TEXT & PROBLEMS–KHAN & JAIN

FINANCIAL MARKETS & INSTITUTIONS:
1. INDIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM–M.Y.KHAN

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PAPER 2:

ORGANISATION THEORY & BEHAVIOR:
1. ORGANISATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR BY B.P. SINGH & T.N. CHHABRA (DHANPAT RAI & CO.) OR 2. ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOR BY LM PRASAD OR 3. ORGANISATION BEHAVIOR BY ROBBINS

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS:
1. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – CONCEPT & ISSUES BY T.N. CHHABRA (BEST FOR STARTERS, ALSO COVERS INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS)
2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – TEXT & CASES BY K. ASHWATHAPPA (FOR ADVANCED STUDY)
3. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BY C.S. VENKATRAMAN (FOR ADVANCED STUDY)

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NOTE: Students are advised to keep a print out of the syllabus while going through the above material, so that they can focus only on the relevant portions of each book.