Class 11 CBSE Business Studies Syllabus

Business studies has been the career building option from a very long time .This is especially true to the current growing economic scenario. CBSE board in conjunction with the NCERT has updated a curriculum for business studies in line with the current academic level and abilities of students studying in 11th standard. The table below depict the detailed version Class 11 CBSE Business Studies Syllabus.

Units

Topic

Marks

Duration

Part A

Foundations of Business

1

Nature and Purpose of Business

History of Trade and Commerce in India: Indigenous Banking System, Rise of Intermediaries, Transport, Trading Communities: Merchant Corporations, Major Trade Centers, Major Imports and Exports, Position of Indian Sub-Continent in the World Economy.

  1. Business – meaning and characteristics

  2. Business, profession and employment- Concept

  3. Objectives of business

  4. Classification of business activities - Industry and Commerce

  5. Industry-types: primary, secondary, tertiary Meaning and subgroup

  6. Commerce-trade: (types-internal, external; wholesale and retail) and auxiliaries to trade; (banking, insurance, transportation, warehousing, communication, and advertising) – meanin

  7. Business risk-Concept

20

18

2

Forms of Business Organizations

  1. Sole Proprietorship-Concept, merits and limitations.

  2. Partnership-Concept, types, merits and limitation of partnership, registration of a partnership firm, partnership deed. Types of partners.

  3. Hindu Undivided Family Business: Concept.

  4. Cooperative Societies-Concept, merits, and limitations.

  5. Company - Concept, merits and limitations; Types: Private, Public and One Person Company – Concept.

  6. Formation of company - stages, important documents to be used in formation of a company.

  7. Choice of form of business organization.

24

3

Public, Private and Global Enterprises

  1. Public sector and private sector enterprises – Concept

  2. Forms of public sector enterprises: Departmental Undertakings, Statutory Corporations and Government Company.

  3. Multinational Company – Feature. Joint ventures, Public private partnership – concept.

18  

18

4

Business Services

  1. Business services – meaning and types. Banking: Types of bank accounts - savings, current, recurring, fixed deposit and multiple option deposit account.

  2. • Banking services with particular reference to Bank Draft, Bank Overdraft, and Cash credit.

  3. • E-Banking meaning, Types of digital payments.

  4. • Insurance – Principles. Types – life, health, fire and marine insurance – concept.

  5. • Postal Service - Mail, Registered Post, Parcel, Speed Post, Courier – meaning.

18

5

Emerging Modes of Business

    1. E - Business: concept, scope and benefits.

    2. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO): Concept, need and scope.

12

10

6

Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

  • Concept of social responsibility.

    1. Case of social responsibility.

    2. Responsibility towards owners, investors, consumers, employees, government and community.

    3. Business Ethics - Concept and Elements.

12

 

Part B

Finance and Trade

 Marks

Duration

7

Sources of Business Finance

  1. Concept of business finance.

  2. Owners’ funds- equity shares, preferences share, retained earnings, Global Depository receipt (GDR), American Depository Receipt (ADR) and International Depository Receipt (IDR) – concept

  3. Borrowed funds: debentures and bonds, loan from financial institution and commercial banks, public deposits, trade credit, Inter Corporate Deposits (ICD).

20 

30

8

Small Businesses and enterprises

  1. Entrepreneurship Development (ED): Concept, Characteristics and Need.  Process of Entrepreneurship Development: Start-up India Scheme, ways to fund start-up. Intellectual Property Rights and Entrepreneurship

  2. Small scale enterprise as defined by MSMED Act 2006 (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Act)

  3. Role of small business in India with special reference to rural areas.

  4. Government schemes and agencies for small scale industries: National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) and District Industrial Centre (DIC) with special reference to rural, backward areas

16

9

Internal Trade

  1. Internal trade - meaning and types of  services rendered by a wholesaler and a retailer.

  2. Types of retail-trade-Itinerant and small scale fixed shops retailers

  3. Large scale retailers-Departmental stores, chain stores – concept.

  4. GST (Goods and Services Tax): Concept and key-features.

20  

30

10

  1. International Trade

  2. International trade: concept and benefits

  3. Export trade – Meaning and procedure

  4. Import Trade - Meaning and procedure

  5. Documents involved in International Trade; indent, letter of credit, shipping order, shipping bills, mate’s receipt (DA/DP)

  6. World Trade Organization (WTO) meaning and objectives

14

11

Project Work

Depends upon the CBSE guidelines for a given year

10 

30

 

Total

100

220

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