Class 11 Exam Preparation


For Class 11 Exam Preparation for the academic year 2020-2021, students need to know the revised syllabus. The syllabus lets the students understand the intentions of the course. This helps them effectively prepare for the exam. In this article, we will discuss CLASS 11 COMMERCE SYLLABUS to get a fair knowledge of the question paper pattern.

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 Commerce:

The syllabus comprises of three parts as Accountancy, Business Studies and

Economics. We will take up these sections one by one.


  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Fundamental accounting assumptions: GAAP: Concept
  • System of Accounting. Basis of Accounting: cash basis and accrual basis
  • Accounting Standards: Applicability in IndAS
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST): Characteristics and Objective
  • Accounting Process
  • Recording of Business Transactions
  • Voucher and Transactions
  • Special Purpose books
  • Cash Book: Simple, cash book with bank column and petty cash book
  • Purchases book
  • Sales book
  • Purchases return book
  • Sales return book
  • Ledger
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement:
  • Depreciation, Provisions and Reserves
  • Methods of Depreciation:
  • Advantages of SLM and WDV and their differences
  • Accounting treatment of depreciation
  • Provisions and Reserves: Difference
  • Types of Reserves:
  • Difference between capital and revenue reserve
  • Accounting for Bills of Exchange
  • Terms in Bill of Exchange:
  • Accounting Treatment
  • Trial balance and Rectification of Errors
  • Errors and their types
  • Detection and rectification of errors; preparation of suspense account
  • Financial Statements
  • Computers in Accounting

Business Studies

  • Foundation of Business
  • Evolution and Fundamentals of Business
  • Meaning and characteristics of Business
  • Business, profession and employment Concept
  • Objectives of business and its classification
  • Industry-types: primary, secondary, tertiary Meaning and subgroups
  • Commerce-trade
  • Business risk-Concept
  • Forms of Business organisations
  • Public, Private and Multinational Company
  • Business Services
  • Emerging Modes of Business
  • Finance and Trade
  • Sources of Business Finance
  • Small Business and Enterprises
  • Internal Trade
  • International Trade


  • Statistics for Economics
  • Introduction
  • What is Economics?
  • Collection, Organisation and Presentation of data
  • Organisation of Data
  • Presentation of Data
  • Statistical Tools and Interpretation
  • Measures of Central Tendency – Arithmetic mean, median and mode.
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Correlation
  • Introduction to Index Numbers
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand
  • Producer Behaviour and Supply
  • Forms of Market
  • Price Determination

CBSE 11th “Humanities Syllabus” 2020 to 2021


Section A: Introduction to World History

  • Early Societies
  • Introduction
  • Writing and City Life

Section B         Empires

  • Introduction
  • An Empire Across Three Continents
  • Central Islamic Lands

Section C         Changing Traditions

  • Introduction
  • Three Orders
  • Changing Cultural Traditions

Section D         Paths to Modernization

  • Introduction
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Displacing Indigenous People
  • Paths to Modernization
  • Map Work (Units 1 – 13)


A          Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Geography as a Discipline
  • The Earth
  • Landforms
  • Climate
  • Water (Oceans)
  • Life on the Earth
  • Map and Diagram

B          India-Physical Environment

  • Introduction
  • Physiographic
  • Climate, vegetation and soil
  • Map and Diagram

C          Practical Work in Geography Part I

  • Fundamentals of Maps
  • Topographic and Weather Maps

Political Science

  1. Indian Constitution at Work
  • Constitution
  • Election and Representation
  • The legislature
  • The Executive
  • The Judiciary
  • Local Governments

B          Political Theory

  • Political Theory: Introduction
  • Liberty
  • Equality
  • Justice
  • Rights
  • Development


  1. Introducing Sociology
  • Sociology, Society and its relationship with other Social Science disciplines
  • Terms, concepts and their use in Sociology
  • Understanding Social Institutions
  • Culture and Socialization
  1. Understanding Society
  • Social Change and Social order in Rural and Urban Society
  • Introducing Western Sociologists
  • Indian Sociologists


Class 11th ECONOMICS HUMANITIES SUBJECT comprise of following topics:

  1. Statistics for Economics
  • Introduction
  • Collection, Organization and Presentation of Data
  • Statistical Tools and Interpretation
  1. Introductory Microeconomics
  • Introduction
  • Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand
  • Producer Behavior and Supply
  • Forms of Market and Price
  • Determination under perfect competition with simple applications


  • Entrepreneurship: Concept and Functions
  • An Entrepreneur
  • Entrepreneurial Journey
  • Entrepreneurship as Innovation and Problem Solving
  • Understanding the Market
  • Business Finance and Arithmetic
  • Resource Mobilization

Fine Arts

  • Prehistoric rock paintings and art of Indus Valley
  • Buddhist, Jain and Hindu Art
  • Temple Sculptures, Bronzes and Artistic aspects of Indo-Islamic architecture

Legal Studies

  • Theory and Nature of Political Institutions
  • Nature and Sources of Law
  • Historical Evolution of the Indian Legal System
  • Judiciary: Constitutional, Civil and Criminal Courts and Processes
  • Family Justice System

Physical Education

  • Changing Trends & Career in Physical Education
  • Olympic Value Education
  • Physical Fitness, Wellness and Lifestyle
  • Physical Education & Sports for CWSN (Children with Special Needs – Divyang)
  • Yoga
  • Physical Activity and Leadership Training
  • Test, Measurement and Evaluation
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology in Sports
  • Psychology & Sports
  • Training and Doping in Sports
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