Updated On : November 14, 2023
Reader's Digest: If you're a Class 12 Commerce student gearing up for the academic year 2023-24, you won't want to miss what's in store for you! The CBSE has revamped the syllabus, and it's packed with exciting updates.
The Central Board of Secondary Education, or CBSE for short, is the main body responsible for education standards in many schools across India.
For the academic year 2023-24, CBSE has shared the latest syllabus for those students who have chosen the Commerce stream in Class 12. If you're a student, parent, or teacher, it's important to know what this syllabus includes, as it will guide what will be taught and learned in the coming year.
In simple words, think of the syllabus as a map. Just like how a map guides us on a journey, the syllabus guides the students on their learning journey for the year. And just like roads or paths might change over time, sometimes the syllabus can also change based on what the CBSE thinks is best.
For the year 2023-24, some new topics might have been added, some might have been removed, or some might remain the same. So, it's always a good idea to check the latest syllabus and prepare accordingly. This article will give you all the details about the Class 12 Commerce syllabus for 2023-24. Let's dive in!
Please find the syllabus and subject weightage for the commerce stream below.
The new course structure for the Accountancy subject provides 80 marks weightage for theory and 20 marks for the project. In the theoretical portion, every unit carries a different weightage as given below in the following table.
Check out the detailed CBSE Class 12 Accountancy Syllabus and its weight below.
|Part A Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations, Partnership Firms and Companies||Total - 60|
|Unit 1. Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations||10|
|Unit 2. Accounting for Partnership Firms||30|
|Unit 3. Accounting for Companies||20|
|Part B Financial Statement Analysis||Total - 20|
|Unit 4. Analysis of Financial Statements||12|
|Unit 5. Cash Flow Statement||8|
|Part B Computerized Accounting||Total - 20|
|Unit 4. Computerized Accounting||20|
|Part C: Project Work||20|
The theory exam holds a weightage of 80 marks while the project work holds a weightage of 20 marks. Go through the detailed CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus below. Also, the marks distribution for different units is tabulated below:
|Part A Principles and Functions of Management||Total - 50|
|1. Nature and Significance of Management||
|2. Principles of Management|
|3. Business Environment|
|Part B Business Finance and Marketing||Total - 30|
|9. Financial Management||
|10. Financial Markets|
|11. Marketing Management||
|12. Consumer Protection|
|Project Work (One)||20|
Economics is given a weightage of 80 marks for theory and 20 marks for project work. Here is the brief CBSE Class 12 Economics Syllabus tabulated. Marks Allocation for different units done by CBSE is as follows:
|Part A Introductory Macroeconomics||Total - 40|
|National Income and Related Aggregates||10|
|Money and Banking||6|
|Determination of Income and Employment||12|
|Government Budget and the Economy||6|
|Balance of Payments||6|
|Part B Indian Economic Development||Total - 40|
|Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991||12|
|Current Challenges facing Indian Economy||22|
|Development Experience of India – A Comparison with Neighbours||06|
|Part C: Project Work||20|
This subject carries 80 marks for the theory paper and 20 marks for the listening and speaking skills exam. Marks are allocated according to various sections that examine English Language as well as Literature skills as mentioned in the table below:
|Reading Comprehension||Conceptual understanding, decoding, Analyzing, inferring, interpreting, appreciating, literary, conventions and vocabulary, summarizing and using appropriate format/s||20|
|Creative writing skills and Grammar||Conceptual Understanding, application of rules, Analysis, Reasoning, appropriacy of and tone, using appropriate format and fluency, inference, analysis, evaluation and creativity||16|
|Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text||Recalling, reasoning, appreciating literary convention, inference, analysis, creativity with fluency||44|
|Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills||-||20|
Mathematics is one such subject among the 12th Commerce Subjects which is very important. Most of you find Maths difficult, however, if prepared well it is definitely easy to score marks.
The mathematics exam is divided into 80 marks for theoretical paper and 20 marks for internal assessment. In Mathematics, marks are not allocated chapter/unit-wise. Instead, marks are allotted to the respective topics as given in the table below:
|Unit-1: Relations and Functions||08|
|Unit-4: Vectors and Three - Dimensional Geometry||14|
|Unit-5: Linear Programming||05|
In this subject, 30 marks are allocated for practicals and theoretical paper is given a weightage of 70 marks. Unit-wise marks distribution of Informatics Practices is given in the table below:
|Unit-1: Data Handling - 2||30|
|Unit-2: Basic Software Engineering||15|
|Unit-3: Data Management - 2||15|
|Unit-4: Society, Law and Ethics - 2||10|
In Computer Science, 30 marks are allocated for practicals and theoretical paper is given a weightage of 70 marks. Unit-wise Computer Science Syllabus marks distribution is given in the table below:
|Unit-1: Programming and Computational Thinking-2||30|
|Unit-2: Computer Networks||15|
|Unit-3: Data Management-2||15|
|Unit-4: Society, Law and Ethics-2||10|
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Legal Studies is given a weightage of 80 marks for theory and 20 marks for project work. Unit-wise mark allocation of the subject is given in the following table:
|Unit-1: Theory and Nature of Political Institutions||15|
|Unit-2:Nature and sources of law||15|
|Unit-3: Historical Evolution of Indian Legal System||10|
|Unit-4: Judiciary: Constitutional, Civil and Criminal Courts and Process||20|
|Unit-5: Family Justice System||20|
|Project on unit 2||20|
Please click the link provided below to access and download separate syllabus PDFs for all subjects within the commerce stream.
Stay informed, stay ahead! Best of luck with your academic endeavors!
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