CBSE Class 11 Economics Project Work: Academic Session 2021-22

Complete details about CBSE Class 11 Economics Project Work 2021-22 is available here.

Created On: Jun 15, 2021 15:45 IST
CBSE Class 11 Economics Project Work: Academic Session 2021-22
CBSE Class 11 Economics Project Work: Academic Session 2021-22

Complete details about CBSE Class 11 Economics Project Work 2021-22 is available here. It is applicable for CBSE Academic Session 2021-22. Students of Class 11 having Economics as one of their subjects should thoroughly check this article.

Also Check: CBSE Class 11 Syllabus 2021-22 (New) PDF: All Subjects
CBSE Class 11 Economics Project Work: 2021-22


The  objectives of the project work are to enable learners to: 

→ probe deeper into theoretical concepts learnt in classes XI

→ analyse and evaluate real world economic scenarios using theoretical constructs and arguments

→ demonstrate the learning of economic theory

→ follow up aspects of economics in which learners have interest

→ develop the communication skills to argue logically

The expectations of the project work are that:

# learners will complete only ONE project in each academic session

# project  should  be  of  3,500-4,000  words  (excluding  diagrams  &  graphs),  preferably hand-written

# it will be an independent, self-directed piece of study

Role of the teacher:

The teacher plays a critical role in developing thinking skills of the learners. A teacher should:

→ help each learner select the topic based on recently published extracts from the news media, government policies,   RBI bulletin, NITI Aayog reports, IMF/World Bank reports etc., after detailed discussions and deliberations of the topic

→ play the role of a facilitator and supervisor to monitor the project work of the learner through periodic discussions

→ guide the research work in terms of sources for the relevant data

→ educate  learner  about  plagiarism  and  the  importance  of  quoting  the  source  of  the information to ensure authenticity of research work

→ prepare the learner for the presentation of the project work

→ arrange a presentation of the project file

Scope of the project:

Learners may work upon the following lines as a suggested flow chart: Choose a title/topic

Collection of the research material/data Organization of material/data Present material/data

Analysing the material/data for conclusion Draw the relevant conclusion Presentation of the Project Work

Expected Checklist:

→ Introduction of topic/title

→ Identifying the causes, consequences and/or remedies

→ Various stakeholders and effect on each of them

→ Advantages and disadvantages of situations or issues identified

→ Short-term and long-term implications of economic strategies suggested in the course of research

→ Validity, reliability, appropriateness and relevance of data used for research work and for presentation in the project file

→ Presentation and writing that is succinct and coherent in project file

→ Citation of the materials referred to, in the file in footnotes, resources section, bibliography etc.

Mode of presentation/submission of the Project: 

At the end of the stipulated term, each learner will present the research work in the Project File to the External and Internal examiner. The questions should be asked from the Research Work/ Project File of the learner. The Internal Examiner should ensure that the study submitted by the learner is his/her own original work. In case of any doubt, authenticity should be checked and verified.

Marking Scheme:

Marks are suggested to be given as –

S. No.


Marks Allotted


Relevance of the topic



Knowledge Content/Research Work



Presentation Technique







20 Marks

Suggestive List of Projects: 

Class XI

Effect on PPC due to various government policies

Invisible Hand (Adam Smith)

Opportunity Cost as an Economic Tool

(taking real life situations)

Effect of Price Change on a Substitute Good (taking prices from real life visiting local market)

Effect on equilibrium Prices in Local Market

(taking real life situation or recent news)

Effect of Price Change on a Complementary Good (taking prices from real life visiting local market)

Solar Energy, a Cost Effective Comparison with Conventional Energy Sources

Bumper Production- Boon or Bane for the


Any other newspaper article and its evaluation on basis of economic principles

Any other topic