Commerce, the exchange of goods and services deals with topics related to legal, economic, political, social, cultural, and technological systems. Being aware of the Class 11 Commerce syllabus will help candidates to better succeed in the exam.

  • Due to the prevailing health emergency, CBSE and ICSE boards have decided to reduce the curriculum for the academic year 2020 - 2021. Hence, candidates appearing for the exam class 11 exams must go through the revised syllabus and plan their preparation accordingly.
  • As per the experts, solving Class 11 Commerce Question Papers will help candidates know the difficulty level of the paper and the type of questions asked in the exam.
  • Knowing the Commerce class 11 syllabus will let candidates know the important topics from the exam point of view and plan their preparation in a better way.

Class 11 Commerce Syllabus 2020-21

The 11th Commerce Subject list includes four mandatory subjects that are Accountancy, Economics, Business Studies, and English. Apart from these mandatory subjects, students have to choose optional subjects among Mathematics, Informatics Practices, Legal Studies, Physical Education, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Fine Arts, etc as per their interest. 

  • Curriculum for class 11 commerce 2020 gives a full-fledged scheme for course structure, prescribed textbooks, unit-wise weightage, exam pattern blueprint, and other important details for the preparation of Class 11 exams for session 2020-2021.
  • In this post, we have provided a revised Class 11 Commerce Syllabus in the form of a PDF. Candidate can check the syllabus and plan their

cbse 11th commerce syllabus

cbse 11th commerce syllabus

Revised CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Accountancy 2020-21

The new course structure for the Accountancy subject provides 80 marks weightage for theory and 20 marks for the project. Candidates appearing for the exams can go through the CBSE 11th Commerce Syllabus and make a proper study plan that covers all the topics as per the latest syllabus.

Accounts Weightage

In the theoretical portion, every unit carries a different weightage given below in the following table. Keeping the weightage scheme in mind students must prepare accordingly. Here is the Class 11 Accountancy Syllabus and unit-wise weightage for the session 2020-21.

Units Marks
Part A: Financial Accounting -I Total -52
Unit 1: Theoretical Framework 12
Unit 2: Accounting Process 40
Part B: Financial Accounting -II Total -28
Unit 3: Financial Statements of Sole Proprietorship 20
Unit 4:Computers in Accounting 08
Part C: Project Work 20
Grand Total 100

Deleted Portions of CBSE Commerce Class 11 Syllabus for Accounts

Here are the deleted portions of CBSE Accounts for Class 11 as per the press release:

PART A: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING - I

Unit-2: Accounting Process

Bank ReconciliationStatement:

  • Bank Reconciliation Statement with Adjusted Cash Book.

Accounting for Bills of Exchange

  • Retirement of bill
  • Renewal of bill

Part B: Financial Accounting - II

Unit 3: Financial Statements of Sole Proprietorship

Incomplete Records

  • Difference between accounts from incomplete records and Statement of Affairs.
  • Preparation of Trading, Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet.

Unit 4: Computers in Accounting

  • Introduction to operating software, utility software, and application software.
  • Introduction to accounting information system (AIS) as a part of the Management Information System.
  • Stages in automation: (a) Accounting process in a computerized environment; comparison between manual accounting process and computerized accounting process, (b) Sourcing of accounting software; kinds of software: readymade software; customized software and tailor-made software; generic considerations before sourcing accounting software (c) creation of account groups and hierarchy (d) generation of reports - trial balance, profit and loss account and balance sheet
  • Total lectures reduced are 45 lectures. 
  • 5 lectures were reduced in project work.

commerce syllabus for 11th CBSE

commerce syllabus for 11th CBSE

CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Business Studies 2020-21

Business Studies is given a weightage of 80 marks for Theory and 20 marks for project work.

Business Studies Weightage

Marks distribution for different units done by CBSE is as follows: Let us have a look at the table below to know the detailed Class 11 Business Studies Syllabus and unit-wise weightage.

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

Deleted Portions of 11th Class Commerce Syllabus for Business Studies

Here are the deleted portions of CBSE Business Studies for Class 11 as per the press release:

Part A: Foundation of Business

Unit 2: Forms of Business organizations

Choice of the form of business organization.

Unit 3: Public, Private and Global Enterprises

Global Enterprises – Feature. Joint ventures, Public-private partnership – concept.

Unit 4: Business Services Postal Service

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

Unit 5: Emerging Modes of Business

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

Unit 6: Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics

Business Ethics - Concept and Elements

Part B: Finance and Trade

Unit 7: Sources of Business Finance Borrowed funds

Inter Corporate Deposits (ICD) - Concept

Unit 9: Internal Trade

  • Types of retail-trade-Itinerant and small scale fixed shops retailers
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax): Concept

Unit 10: International Trade

  • 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

CBSE Class 11 Commerce 2020 Syllabus for Economics

Economics is given a weightage of 80 marks for Theory and 20 marks for project work.

Economics Weightage 

Marks Allocation for different units done by CBSE is as follows: Check the table below to know the unit-wise Class 11 Economics Syllabus for the year 2020-21.

Units Marks
Part A: Statics for Economics Total - 40
Unit-1: Introduction 13
Unit-2: Collection, Organisation, and Presentation of Data
Unit-3: Statistical Tools and Interpretation 27
Part B: Introductory Microeconomics Total - 40
Unit-4: Introduction 4
Unit-5: Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand 13
Unit-6: Producer Behaviour and Supply 13
Unit-7: Forms of Market and Price Determination under perfect competition with simple applications 10
Part C: Project Work 20

Deleted Portions of class 11 commerce syllabus 2020-21 for Economics

Here are the deleted portions of class 11 CBSE Eco as per the recent press release:

Part A: Statistics for Economics

Unit 3: Statistical Tools and Interpretation

Measures of Dispersion - range, quartile deviation, mean deviation and coefficient of range, coefficient of quartile-deviation, coefficient of mean deviation,

Correlation - Spearman's rank correlation.

Index Numbers - index of industrial production

Part B: Introductory Microeconomics

Unit 4: Introduction

concepts of production possibility frontier

Unit 6: Producer Behaviour and Supply

Producer's equilibrium-meaning and its conditions in terms of marginal revenue-marginal cost.

Unit 7: Forms of Market and Price Determination under Perfect Competition with simple applications

Other Market Forms - monopoly, monopolistic competition - their meaning and features.

CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Mathematics 2020-21

The mathematics exam is divided into 80 marks for theoretical paper and 20 marks for internal assessment. 

cbse syllabus for 11th commerce

cbse syllabus for 11th commerce

Marks Distribution for Mathematics

In Mathematics, marks are not allocated chapter/unit - wise. Instead, marks are allotted to the respective topics as given in the table below:

Topics Marks
(i) Sets and Functions 23
(ii) Algebra 30
(iii) Coordinate Geometry 10
(iv) Calculus 07
(v) Statics and Probability 10
Internal Assessment 20

Deleted Portions of CBSE Maths Class 11 Syllabus

Here are the deleted portions of class 11 CBSE Maths as per the recent press release:

Unit- I: Sets and Functions

1.Sets

  • A difference of sets.
  • A complement of a set. Properties of Complement

2.Relations & Functions

  • (up to RXRXR ).
  • Sum, Difference, product and quotients of functions
  1. Trigonometric Functions

General Solutions of trigonometric equations of the type siny=sina, cosy=cosa, and tany= tana.

Unit II: Algebra

1.Principle of Mathematical Induction

  • Delete full chapter

2.Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

  • Polar representation of complex numbers.
  • The square root of a complex number.

3.Linear Inequalities

  • NIL
  1. Permutations and Combinations
  • Derivation Of formulae for nPr and nCr

5.Binomial theorem

  • Delete full Chapter
  1. Sequence and Series
  • Formulae for the following special sums ∑k, ∑k2, ∑k3.

Unit III: Coordinate geometry

1.Straight Lines

  • Shifting of origin.
  • Equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines.

2 Conic sections

  • a point, a straight line and a pair of intersecting lines as a degenerated case of a conic section.

3.Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry

  • Nil

Unit-IV : Calculus

1.Limits and Derivatives

  • Nil

Unit-V : Mathematical Reasoning

1.Mathematical Reasoning

  • Delete full chapter

Unit-VI: Statistics and Probability

  1. Statistics
  • Analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances.
  1. Probability
  • Axiomatic (set theoretic) probability, connections with other theories of earlier classes.

CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Informatics Practices 2020-21

In this subject, 30 marks are allocated for practicals and theoretical paper is given a weightage of 70 marks.

Marks Distribution for IP

Unit - wise marks distribution of Informatics Practices is given in the table below:

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

Deleted Portions of CBSE IP Class 11 Syllabus

Here are the deleted portions of class 11 CBSE IP as per the recent press release:

Unit 3: Data Handling using NumPy

  • Data and its purpose, importance of data, structured and unstructured data, data processing cycle, basic statistical methods for understanding data - mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and variance.
  • Introduction to NumPy library, NumPy arrays and their advantage, creation of NumPy arrays; indexing, slicing, and iteration; concatenating and splitting the array
  • Arithmetic operations on one Dimensional and two Dimensional arrays.
  • Calculating max, min, count, sum, mean, median, mode, standard deviation, the variance on NumPy arrays.

Unit 4: Database concepts and the Structured Query Language

  • foreign key
  • DROP TABLE
  • ALTER TABLE.
  • UPDATE
  • DELETE

5.2 Numpy Program

  • To create an array of 1D containing numeric values 0 to 9.
  • To create a NumPy array with all values as 0.
  • To extract values at odd-numbered positions from a NumPy array.
  • To create a 1-D array having 12 elements using arrange(). Now, convert this array into a 2-D array with size 4X3.
  • To perform basic arithmetic operations on 1D and 2D arrays.

5.3 Data Management: SQL Commands

  • To delete the details of a student in the above table.
  • To increase marks by 5% for those students who have Rno more than 20.
  • To add a new column email in the above table with the appropriate data type.
  • To add the email ids of each student in the previously created email column.

CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Computer Science 2020-21

In Computer Science 30 marks are allocated for practicals and theoretical paper is given a weightage of 70 marks.

Computer Science Weightage

Unit - wise marks distribution is given in the table below:

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

Deleted Portions of CBSE C.Sc. Class 11 Syllabus

Here are the deleted portions of class 11 C.Sc. as per the recent press release:

Unit I: Computer Systems and Organisation

  • Encoding Schemes : UTF8, UTF32
  • Concept of cloud computing and cloud services (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), cloud (public/private), Blockchain technology

Unit II: Computational Thinking and Programming - 1

Decomposition - concept, need for decomposing a problem, examples of problem-solving using decomposition.

  • Sorting algorithm: bubble and insertion sort; count the number of operations while sorting.

Practical

Suggested Practical List Input a list of elements, sort in ascending/ descending order using Bubble/ Insertion sort.

CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Legal Studies 2020- 21

Legal Studies is given a weightage of 80 marks for Theory and 20 marks for project work.

Legal Studies Weightage

Unit - wise mark allocation of the subject is given in the following table:

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

Legal Studies Deleted Portions of CBSE Class 11 Syllabus

Here are the deleted portions of class 11 CBSE Legal Studies as per the recent press release:

Unit-1: Theory and nature of political institutions

  • Ch 1- Concept of state and nation Institutions

Unit-2: Nature and Sources of Law

  • Ch 1- Nature and meaning of the law

Unit-3: Historical evolution of the Indian Legal system

  • Ch 2 - Administration of Justice in British India

Unit-4: Judiciary - Nil

Unit-5: Family Justice System

  1. Children
  2. Property, Succession & Inheritance

ISC Commerce Class 11 Syllabus 2020-21

Here is the brief and detailed ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus. Go through the subject-wise syllabus and be well prepared for the exam. 

ISC Commerce Class 11 Syllabus for Accountancy

  1. Basic Accounting Concepts
  2.  Journal, Ledger, and Trial Balance
  3. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  4. Depreciation, Provisions, and Reserves
  5. Bills of Exchange
  6. Final Accounts and Concept of Trading, Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet (with and without adjustments), Marshalling of Balance Sheet
  7. Accounts from incomplete records
  8. Non-Trading Organisation
  9. Rectification of Errors
  10. Introduction to the Use of Computers in Accounting

ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Economics

  1. Understanding Economics
  2. Indian Economic Development
  3. Statistics

ISC Commerce Class 11 Syllabus for Commerce

  1. Nature and Purpose of Business
  2. Forms of Business Organisations
  3. Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics
  4. Emerging Modes of Business
  5. Stock Exchange
  6. Trade
  7. Foreign Trade
  8. Insurance

ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for English

Paper 1: English Language

  • Question 1- 30 Marks
  • Question 2- 20 Marks
  • Question 3- 20 Marks
  • Question 4- 30 Marks

Paper 2: Literature in English

There would be five questions asked in this section each carrying 20 marks.

ISC Commerce Class 11 Syllabus for Business Studies

  1. Business Environment
  2. Entrepreneurship
  3. Managers and Managerial Roles
  4. Automation at Workplaces

ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Mathematics

Section A

  1. Mathematical Reasoning
  2. Algebra
  3. Trigonometry
  4. Calculus
  5. Coordinate Geometry
  6. Statistics

Section B

  1. Vectors
  2. Coordinate Geometry in 3-Dimensions

Section C

  1. Statistics
  2. Average Due Date

ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for Physical Education

SECTION – A

  1. Concept of Physical Education
  2. Individual Aspects and Group Dynamics
  3. Effects of Physical Exercise on Human Body Systems
  4. Nutrition, Weight Control & Exercise
  5. Physical Fitness & Wellness 
  6. Games and Sports – a global perspective

SECTION B

Any two of the following games are to be studied:

  • Cricket,
  • Football,
  • Hockey,
  • Basketball,
  • Volleyball,
  • Badminton,
  • Tennis,
  • Swimming,
  • Athletics.

ISC Class 11 Commerce Books

Go through the table below to know the ISC Class 11 best books that cover all important topics as per the latest syllabus.

Book Name Author
Double Entry Book Keeping Financial Accounting T S Grewal’s and H S Grewal
Oswaal ISC Sample Question Paper Class 11 Business Studies Book (For 2020 Exam) Oswal Editorial Board
Statistics for Economics Class 11th Sandeep Garg
ISC Class 11th English Literature Book Owoen Words
Informatics Practices with Python Preeti Arora
Antaral – Supplementary Hindi Literature I Class 11 Hindi Literature Book

CBSE Class 11 Commerce Books 2020

As per the experts, referring to the best Class 11 Commerce Books will help candidates to enhance their preparation level. To help candidates, we have assembled a list of important books for the preparation of CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus. Go through the best books from the table below and boost your preparation for the upcoming exam.

Book Name Author
Accountancy for Class 11 DK Goel
Business Studies Class 11 Sandeep Garg
Statistics for Economics Class 11 VK Ohri and TR Jain
CBSE Chapter-wise Question Bank Oswal Publications
CBSE Class 11 Mathematics RD Agarwal
Health and Physical Education Textbook Sarawati

FAQ's

How many subjects are there in ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus?

There are a total of 6 subjects in ISC Class 11 Commerce Syllabus, out of which three are compulsory and 3 are optional. 

Which are the mandatory ISC Class 11 Commerce subjects?

The mandatory subjects in ISC Class 11 Commerce syllabus are Accounts, Economics, Commerce.

Is there any change in the CBSE Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for session 2020-21?

Yes. Due to the current crisis, the Central Board of Secondary Education has reduced the Class 11 Commerce Syllabus for session 2020-21. Candidates can go through the detailed syllabus in the above post.

How many units are there in the revised business studies CBSE Class 11 commerce syllabus?

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

  • Sources of Business Finance
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development
  • Internal Trade
  • International Trade

What is the revised CBSE Class 11 Maths Syllabus?

The revised CBSE Class 11 Maths syllabus includes algebra, complex number & quadratic equations, linear inequalities, permutations & combinations, sequence & series.

How can I download the Class 11 Commerce Syllabus PDF?

Candidates can download the subject-wise Class 11 Commerce Syllabus PDF by clicking on the direct link provided in the above post.