Term Wise CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus 2021-22

Economics provides an extensive range of concepts and introduction to the subject. Here, we have provided the detailed CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus for the academic year 2022-23 and 2021-22. Students must go through it before planning their studies. Students can directly download the CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Economics for 2022- 23 and 2021-22 academic year on this page.

Term Wise CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus 2021-22 PDF

Before going in depth into the CBSE Economics Syllabus of Class 11, students must have a look at the marks distribution.

Marks Distribution of the CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus 2021-22 Term 1

Theory: 40 Marks
Time: 90 minutes

Units Term 1 – MCQ Based Question Paper Marks
Part A Statistics for Economics
Introduction 04
Collection, Organisation and Presentation of Data 09
Statistical Tools and Interpretation – Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode 10
Sub Total 23
Part B Introductory Microeconomics
Introduction 4
Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand 13
Sub Total 17
Total 40
Part C Project Work (Part 1) 10

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Economics Term 1

Part A: Statistics for Economics

In this course, learners are expected to acquire skills in collection, organisation and presentation of quantitative and qualitative information pertaining to various simple economic aspects systematically. It also intends to provide some basic statistical tools to analyse and interpret any economic information and draw appropriate inferences. In this process, the learners are also expected to understand the behaviour of various economic data.

Unit 1: Introduction

What is Economics?

Meaning, scope, functions and importance of statistics in Economics

Unit 2: Collection, Organisation and Presentation of data

Collection of data – sources of data – primary and secondary; how basic data is collected with concepts of Sampling; methods of collecting data; some important sources of secondary data: Census of India and National Sample Survey Organisation.

Organisation of Data: Meaning and types of variables; Frequency Distribution.

Presentation of Data: Tabular Presentation and Diagrammatic Presentation of Data: (i) Geometric forms (bar diagrams and pie diagrams), (ii) Frequency diagrams (histogram, polygon and Ogive) and (iii) Arithmetic line graphs (time series graph).

Unit 3: Statistical Tools and Interpretation

For all the numerical problems and solutions, the appropriate economic interpretation may be attempted. This means, the students need to solve the problems and provide interpretation for the results derived.

Measures of Central Tendency – Arithmetic mean, median and mode.

Part B: Introductory Microeconomics

Unit 4: Introduction

Meaning of microeconomics and macroeconomics; positive and normative economics.

What is an economy? Central problems of an economy: what, how and for whom to produce; concepts of production possibility frontier and opportunity cost.

Unit 5: Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand

Consumer’s equilibrium – meaning of utility, marginal utility, law of diminishing marginal utility, conditions of consumer’s equilibrium using marginal utility analysis.

Indifference curve analysis of consumer’s equilibrium-the consumer’s budget (budget set and budget line), preferences of the consumer (indifference curve, indifference map) and conditions of consumer’s equilibrium.

Demand, market demand, determinants of demand, demand schedule, demand curve and its slope, movement along and shifts in the demand curve; price elasticity of demand – factors affecting price elasticity of demand; measurement of price elasticity of demand – percentage-change method.

Marks Distribution of the CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus 2021-22 Term 2

Theory: 40 Marks
Time: 2 Hrs

Units Term 2 – Subjective Question Paper Marks
Part A Statistics for Economics
Statistical Tools and Interpretation – Measures of Dispersion, Correlation, Index Number 17
Sub Total 17
Part B Introductory Microeconomics
Producer Behaviour and Supply 13
Forms of Market and Price Determination under perfect competition with simple applications 10
Sub Total 23
Total 40
Part C Project Work (Part 2) 10

Part A: Statistics for Economics

Unit 3: Statistical Tools and Interpretation

Measures of Dispersion – absolute dispersion standard deviation); relative dispersion coefficient of variation)

Correlation – meaning and properties, scatter diagram; Measures of correlation – Karl Pearson’s method (two variables ungrouped data)

Introduction to Index Numbers – meaning, types – wholesale price index, consumer price index, uses of index numbers; Inflation and index numbers.

Part B: Introductory Microeconomics

Unit 6: Producer Behaviour and Supply

Meaning of Production Function – Short-Run and Long-Run Total Product, Average Product and Marginal Product. Returns to a Factor

Cost: Short run costs – total cost, total fixed cost, total variable cost; Average cost; Average fixed cost, average variable cost and marginal cost-meaning and their relationships.

Revenue – total, average and marginal revenue – meaning and their relationship.

Supply, market supply, determinants of supply, supply schedule, supply curve and its slope, movements along and shifts in supply curve, price elasticity of supply; measurement of price elasticity of supply – percentage-change method.

Unit 7: Forms of Market and Price Determination under Perfect Competition with simple applications.

Perfect competition – Features; Determination of market equilibrium and effects of shifts in demand and supply.

Simple Applications of Demand and Supply: Price ceiling, price floor.

CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus 2022-23

The CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Economics 2022-23 is released by the board. Students can download the syllabus pdf and go through it to plan their studies.

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