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CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus 2021 Check Revised Syllabus

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : April 3, 2023


Central Board of Secondary Education has published the syllabus for the academic year 2021-22 on the official website. If you are preparing for the class 11 board exams, then knowing the syllabus is of at most importance. 

The syllabus will help you know the important topics from the exam of view and better succeed in the exam. This post takes you through the detailed CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus.

CBSE Class 11 Syllabus Commerce PDF 2021-22

As we all know, 30% of syllabus has been reduced by the CBSE board for the academic session 2020-21 due to the non-functioning of schools. Also, the reduced syllabus is applicable only for the last year.

However, there is no official notification whether the board replaced the old syllabus or may keep the existing one for the academic session 2021-22.

To ease out your preparation, we have provided the syllabus for accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, English, Mathematics, Legal Studies, Informatics Practices, etc.

You can download the syllabus PDF by clicking on the link below and start preparing for the upcoming class 11 exams.

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CBSE Class 11 Accountancy Syllabus

There are a total of 4 main units in Accountancy. Part A and Part B are Financial Accounting I and II. The highest weightage is for Accounting Process. Here is the unit-wise weightage for all the topics in the accountancy.

Unit no. Unit Name Topics Marks
Part A Financial Accounting - I 
1 Theoretical Framework Accounting- concept, objectives, advantages and limitations, types of accounting; Basic Accounting Terms- Business; Transaction, Capital, Drawings. Liabilities, Assets; Fundamental accounting assumptions:GAAP; System of Accounting. Basis of Accounting: cash basis and accrual basis; Accounting Standards: Applicability in IndAS; Goods and Services Tax (GST); Characteristics and Objective. 12
2 Accounting Process Recording of Business Transactions; Bank Reconciliation Statement; Depreciation, Provisions, and Reserves; Accounting for Bills of Exchange; Trial balance and Rectification of Errors 40
Part B Financial Accounting - II
3 Financial Statements of Sole Proprietorship from Complete and
Incomplete Records
Financial Statements: eaning, objectives and importance; Trading and Profit and Loss Account; Balance Sheet; Adjustments in preparation of financial statements with respect to closing stock, outstanding expenses; Incomplete Records; Features, reasons, and limitations; Ascertainment of Profit/Loss by Statement of Affairs; Difference between accounts from incomplete records 20
4 Computers in Accounting Introduction to computer and accounting information system {AIS}; Introduction to operating software, utility software, and application software; Automation of accounting process: meaning; Stages in automation 8
Part C Project Work 20
Total 100

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CBSE Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus

Business Studies includes 10 subjects in the reduced curriculum. The highest weightage is given to Unit 7, 8, 9, and 10. Here is the unit-wise revised weightage for B.St. for the session 2020-21. Go through the complete business studies topics and enhance your preparation. 

You are advised to solve Class 11th Commerce Question Papers to know the difficulty level of the paper and the type of questions asked in the exam.

Units Marks
Part A: Foundations of Business Total - 40
Unit 1: Evolution and Fundamentals of Business 16
Unit 2: Forms of Business Organisations
Unit 3: Public, Private and Global Enterprises 14
Unit 4: Business Services
Unit 5: Emerging Modes of Business 10
Unit 6: Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics
Part B: Finance and Trade Total - 40
Unit 7: Sources of Business Finance 20
Unit 8: Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development
Unit 9: Internal Trade 20
Unit 10: International Business
Project Work 20
Total 100

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CBSE Class 11 Economics Syllabus

Economics for Class 11 is broadly divided into two parts- Part A being Statics for Economics and Part B being Introductory Microeconomics. These two parts for the seven-unit distribution of Economics for Class 11. Here is the economics syllabus class 11 tabulated along with the unit-wise weightage for the session 2020-21:

Units Topics Topics Marks
Part A: Statistics for Economics
1 Introduction What is Economics?; Meaning, scope, functions, and importance of statistics in Economics 13
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; Census of India and the National Sample Survey Organisation; Organization of Data; Presentation of Data
3 Statistical Tools and Interpretation Measures of Central Tendency; Correlation; Introduction to Index Numbers; wholesale price index; consumer price index and index of industrial production 27
Part B: Introductory Microeconomics
4 Introduction Meaning of microeconomics and macroeconomics; What is an economy?; Central problems of an economy Concepts of production possibility frontier and opportunity cost. 4
5 Consumer's Equilibrium and Demand Consumer's equilibrium; Indifference curve analysis 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. 13
6 Producer Behaviour and Supply Meaning of Production Function – Cost; Revenue; Producer's equilibrium; Supply 13
7 Forms of Market and Price Determination under perfect competition with simple applications Perfect competition; Other Market Forms - monopoly, monopolistic competition - their meaning and features; Simple Applications of Demand and Supply: Price ceiling, price floor. 10
Project Work 20
Total 100

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CBSE Class 11 English Syllabus

English is one of the mandatory languages in most schools that follow the CBSE Curriculum. However, there are many schools keeping Hindi as the primary language. This subject is divided into 3 parts broadly. The unit-wise weightage is given below for this section as per the CBSE curriculum:

Section Competencies Total Marks
Reading Comprehension Conceptual understanding, decoding, Analyzing, inferring, interpreting, appreciating, literary, conventions and vocabulary, summarizing and using appropriate format/s 26
Creative writing skills and Grammar Conceptual Understanding, application of rules, Analysis, Reasoning, appropriacy of style and tone, using appropriate format and fluency, inference, analysis, evaluation and creativity 24
Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text Recalling, reasoning, appreciating literary convention, inference, analysis, creativity with fluency 30
Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills - 20

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CBSE Board 11th Commerce Syllabus for Maths

Maths is an optional subject for students opting for Commerce. This has been a preferred subject for commerce students willing to pursue CA or other related courses in the future.

This subject is majorly divided into 5 parts for which the revised weightage is mentioned in the table below:

Unit No. Unit Name Important Topics Marks
1 Sets and Functions Sets; Relations & Functions; Trigonometric Functions 23
2 Algebra Principle of Mathematical Induction; Complex Numbers and Quadratic; Equations; Linear Inequalities; Permutations and Combinations; Binomial Theorem; Sequence and Series 30
3 Coordinate Geometry Straight Lines; Conic Sections; Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry 10
4 Calculus Limits and Derivatives 7
5 Statistics and Probability Statistics; Probability 10
Total 80
Internal Assessment 20
Grand Total 100

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CBSE Class 11 Informatics Practices (IP) Syllabus

IP is also a preferred additional subject by students opting for commerce. Here is the unit-wise marks distribution for the revised curriculum of 2020-21 for this subject:

Units Marks
Introduction to the computer system 10
Introduction to Python 25
Database concepts and the Structured Query Language 30
Introduction to emerging trends 5
Practical 30

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CBSE Class 11 Computer Science Syllabus

CBSE has revised the curriculum for Computer Science as well. In this session, there are broadly 3 units covering the entire 11th Class CBSE Commerce syllabus of Computer Science. Here is the CBSE unit-wise weightage for Computer Science:

Units Marks
Unit-1: Computer Systems and Organization 10
Unit-2: Computational Thinking and Programming-1 45
Unit-3: Society, Law, and Ethics 15
Practical 30
Total 100

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CBSE Class 11 Legal Studies Syllabus

There are 5 units under the Legal Studies subject. The unit-wise weightage for all the units is mentioned in the table below:

Units Marks
Theory and Nature of Political Institutions 15
Nature and Sources of Law 15
Historical Evolution of the Indian Legal System 10
Judiciary: Constitutional, Civil and Criminal courts and Processes 20
Family Justice System 20
Project 20
Total 100

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Deleted Portions of CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus

This year, the CBSE board has deleted a few topics from each subject of the Class 11th Commerce stream. Candidates must remember that this syllabus is revised only for this year. From next year, the syllabus will remain the same as the previous year. Here is the deleted syllabus for this year. 

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CBSE Class 11 Commerce Books

As per the experts, referring to the best Class 11 Commerce Books will help enhance your preparation level. You can refer to the following CBSE Class 11 Commerce Books while preparing for the exams.

  • Accountancy for Class 11 by DK Goel
  • Business Studies Class 11 by Sandeep Garg
  • Statistics for Economics Class 11 by VK Ohri and TR Jain

Frequently Asked Questions

As per the CBSE 11th Commerce Syllabus, the business studies subject includes 10 subjects including Evolution and Fundamentals of Business, Forms of Business Organisations,  Public, Private and Global Enterprises, Business Services, Emerging Modes of Business, Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics, Sources of Business Finance, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development, Internal Trade, International Business.

There a total of four units in the revised business studies CBSE 11th Commerce syllabus and those are as follows:

  • Sources of Business Finance
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development
  • Internal Trade
  • International Trade
The Part A syllabus of the  Ecominocs 11th Commerce includes the introduction of Statics for Economics, Collection, Organization and Presentation of Data, and Statistical Tools and Interpretation.
The revised CBSE Maths syllabus includes algebra, complex number & quadratic equations, linear inequalities, permutations & combinations, sequence & series.
The CBSE 11th Syllabus for computer science includes topics like computer systems and organizations, computational thinking and programming-1, society, law, and ethics.


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