CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus: 2019-20

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Created On: May 13, 2019 15:24 IST
CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus: 2019-20
CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus: 2019-20

CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2019-20 PDF is available here. Link to download Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus is given at the end of this article. More topics have been added in this year’s CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2019-20. CBSE Class 11 Students are advised to thoroughly study the complete syllabus and check if there are any changes or any new topic is deleted or added in CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2019-20.

Important portion of CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus 2019-20 is given below

[Theory: 80 Marks & Project: 20 Marks]





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



Part A: Foundation of Business

Concept includes meaning and features

Unit 1: Evolution and Fundamentals of Business

• 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.

• Business – meaning and characteristics

• Business, profession and employment- Concept

• Objectives of business

• Classification of business activities - Industry and Commerce

• Industry-types: primary, secondary, tertiary Meaning and subgroups

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

• Business risk-Concept

CBSE Class 11 Syllabus 2019-20 (All Subjects)

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 Multinational Company

• Public sector and private sector enterprises – Concept

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

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

Unit 4: Business Services

• Business services – meaning and types. 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.

• Business Ethics - Concept and Elements

Part B: Finance and Trade

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 of 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

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

•Large scale retailers-Departmental stores, chain stores - concept

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

Unit 10: International Trade

• International trade: concept and benefits

• 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

Unit 11: Project Work

As per CBSE guidelines.

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