Business Studies Class 11 Syllabus 2020-2021

CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus is available here to help students with their exam preparation. They can download the latest syllabus pdf for  2020-21 academic session from the link below.

CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Revised Syllabus 2020-21: Download PDF

Before going through the CBSE Syllabus of CBSE Class 11 Business Studies, Students must have a look at the marks weightage of the topics included in the syllabus.

Units Periods Marks
Part A Foundations of Business
1 Nature and Purpose of Business 18 16
2 Forms of Business Organisations 20
3 Public, Private and Global Enterprises 10 14
4 Business Services 14
5 Emerging Modes of Business 05 10
6 Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics 08
Total 75 40
Part B Finance and Trade
7 Sources of Business Finance 28 20
8 Small Business 16
9 Internal Trade 22 20
10 International Business 04
Total 70 40
Project Work 20 20

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Business Studies

Part A: Foundation of Business

Unit 1: Evolution and Fundamentals of Business

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

2) Business – meaning and characteristics

3) Business, profession and employment Concept

4) Objectives of business

5) Classification of business activities – Industry and Commerce

6) Industry-types: primary, secondary, tertiary Meaning and subgroups

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

8) Business risk-Concept

Unit 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

Unit 3: Public, Private and Multinational Company

1) Public sector and private sector enterprises – Concept

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

Unit 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, Cash credit. E-Banking meaning, Types of digital payments

3) Insurance – Principles. Types – life, health, fire and marine insurance – concept

Unit 5: Emerging Modes of Business

1) E – business: concept, scope and benefits

Unit 6: Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics

1) Concept of social responsibility

2) Case of social responsibility

3) Responsibility towards owners, investors, consumers, employees, government and community.

4) Role of business in environment protection

Part B: Finance and Trade

Unit 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.

Unit 8: Small Business 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

Unit 9: Internal Trade

1) Internal trade – meaning and types services rendered by a wholesaler and a retailer

2) Large scale retailers-Departmental stores, chain stores – concept

Unit 10: International Trade

1) International trade: concept and benefits

2) World Trade Organization (WTO) meaning and objectives

Download Class 11 Deleted Syllabus of Business Studies PDF 2020-21

Get the deleted syllabus of Class 11 Business Studies 2020-21 from the table mentioned below.

Part A: Foundation of Business

Unit Topics Deleted
Unit 2: Forms of Business organizations Choice of form of business organization
Unit 3: Public, Private and Global Enterprises Global Enterprises – Feature. Joint ventures, Public private partnership – concept
Unit 4: Business Services Postal Service – Mail, Registered Post, Parcel, Speed Post, Courier – meaning
Unit 5: Emerging Modes of Business Business Process Outsourcing (BPO): Concept, need and scope
Unit 6: Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics Business Ethics – Concept and Elements

Part B: Finance and Trade

Unit Topics Deleted
Unit 7: Sources of Business Finance Borrowed funds: Inter Corporate Deposits (ICD) – Concept
Unit 9: Internal Trade Types of retail-trade-Itinerant and small scale fixed shops retailers

GST (Goods and Services Tax): Concept

Unit 10: International Trade Export trade – Meaning and procedure

Import Trade – Meaning and procedure

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

World Trade Organization (WTO) meaning and objectives

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