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CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 – 2019

Jan 7, 2019 17:02 IST

    CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 – 2019 is available here. Students can also download the complete PDF of the syllabus with the help of download link available in this article.

    CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 – 2019
    CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2018 – 2019

    CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Business Studies Exam 2019 is available here for download in PDF format. Students can download CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus with the help of download link given at the end of this article.

    Important highlights from CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus is given below

    One Paper | Total: 100 Marks | 3 hours




    Part A

    Foundations of Business



    Nature and Purpose of Business



    Forms of Business Organisations


    Public, Private and Global Enterprises



    Business Services


    Emerging Modes of Business



    Social Responsibility of Business and

    Business Ethics




    Part B

    Finance and Trade



    Sources of Business Finance



    Small Business


    Internal Trade



    International Business


    Project Work





    Details of topics and sub-topics to be covered in each unit

    Part A: Foundation of Business

    Part A: Foundation of Business

    Concept includes meaning and features

    Unit 1: Evolution and Fundamentals of Business

    History of 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

    Business -Concept

    • Concept includes meaning and features Business, profession and employment- Concept

    Objectives of business

    Classification of business activities -

    Industry and Commerce

    Industry-types: primary, secondary, tertiary

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

    Business risk-Concept

    Unit 2: Forms of Business organizations

    Sole Proprietorship-Concept, merits and limitations.

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

    Hindu Undivided Family Business: Concept

    Cooperative Societies-Concept, merits, and limitations.

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

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

    Choice of form of business organization

    Unit 3: Public, Private and Global Enterprises

    Public sector and private sector enterprises – Concept

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

    Global enterprises (MNCs) – Features, Joint ventures, Public private partnership – concept

    Unit 4: Business Services

    Business services and its types - Meaning.

    Banking: Types of bank accounts- savings, current, recurring, fixed deposit and multiple option deposit account.

    Banking services with particular reference to Bank Draft, Bank Overdraft, Cash credit. E-Banking meaning, Types of digital payments

    Insurance-: Principles, Types –life, health, fire and marine insurance –concept

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

    Unit 5: Emerging Modes of Business

    E-business (concept), scope and benefits

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

    Unit 6: Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics

    Concept of social responsibility

    Case of social responsibility

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

    Environment protection and business- Meaning and role

    Business Ethics-Concept and Elements

    Part B: Finance and Trade

    Concept includes meaning and features

    Unit 7: Sources of Business Finance

    Concept of business finance

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

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

    Unit 8: Small Business and Enterprises

    Entrepreneurship Development (ED): Concept, Characteristics and Need

    • Process Entrepreneurship

    Development: Start-up India

    Scheme, ways to fund start-up

    • Intellectual Property Rights and Entrepreneurship

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

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

    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

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

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

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

    Large scale retailers-Departmental stores, chain stores - concept

    Concept of automatic vending machine

    Main documents used in internal trade:

    Performa invoice, invoice, debit note, credit note. Lorry receipt (LR) and Railways Receipt (RR).

    Terms of Trade: Cash on Delivery (COD),

    Free on Board (FOB), Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF), Errors and Omissions Excepted (E&OE).

    Unit 10: International Trade

    International trade - concept

    International trade: concept and benefits

    Export trade- Meaning, objectives and procedure of Export Trade

    Import Trade- Meaning, objectives and procedure

    Documents involved in International Trade; indent, letter of credit, shipping order, shipping bills, mate’s receipt(DA/DP), specimen of the documents, importance

    World Trade Organization (WTO) meaning and objectives.

    Unit 11: Project Work

    As per CBSE guidelines.

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