India, July 15 -- Now the intermediate students of commerce stream enrolled in schools affiliated to UP Board will also have the option to study economics.

Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP), formally known as UP Board, has introduced the NCERT syllabus for commerce from the academic session 2021-22, that has also resulted in a change of the optional subject available for the commerce stream students in class 12, informed a senior UP Board official.

The official said that the proposal of the UP Board in this regard has been approved by the state government and soon tender for publishing new books based on this new syllabus would be issued.

Earlier, the commerce stream students had general Hindi, bookkeeping and accounting...