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# CBSE Commerce Curriculum 2019 for Class 11

For the academic year 2019–20, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced a number of changes and has made modifications in the curriculum of Commerce for Class 11.

The tables below illustrate all the changes which have been made by the Board for Economics, Accountancy and Business Studies.

Economics

## Paper pattern for Class 11

 OLD PATTERN NEW PATTERN Type of Questions No. of Questions Total Marks Type of Questions No. of Questions Total Marks Questions VSA/MCQ (1 M) 8 8 Objective/MCQ                   (1 M) 20 20 SA I           (3 M) 4 12 SA I       (3 M) 4 12 SA II          (4 M) 6 24 SA II      (4 M) 6 24 LA              (6 M) 6 36 LA          (6 M) 4 24 Total 24 80 34 80 Typology of Questions 1. Remembering 2. Understanding 3. Application 4. HOTS 5. Evaluation 1. Remembering 2. Understanding 3. Application 4. Analysing and     Evaluating which    includes Creating

Chapter-wise weightage of marks

 Units Weightage of Marks Earlier (2018–19) Now (2019–20) Part A: Statistics for Economics Introduction 13 13 Collection, Organisation and Presentation of Data Statistical Tools and Interpretation 27 27 40 40 Part B: Introductory Microeconomics Introduction 4 4 Consumer’s Equilibrium and Demand 13 13 Producer Behaviour and Supply 13 13 Forms of Market and Price Determination under perfect competition and simple applications 10 10 35 28 Part C: Project Work Project Work 20 20 Total Marks 100 100

Key Observations:

The change in syllabus for Class 11 Economics can be summarised as below:

·        Course structure: The weightage of marks for the course has not changed. The weightage for the theory paper is 80 marks and that for project work is 20 marks.

·        Paper pattern: The number of questions in the paper pattern has not been changed; the weightage remains the same as 1, 3, 4, 6 and 8 marks.

1.  This year VSA (1 M) has been replaced by MCQs. Accordingly, the number of questions for 1 mark has been increased from 8 to 20, the number of questions for 3 and 4 marks has not been changed, and the number of 6 marks questions has been decreased from 6 to 4.

2.  The total number of questions has also been increased from 24 to 34.

·        Chapter-wise weightage of marks: There are changes in the units Part A and Part B as compared to last year. Now Part A is Statistics for Economics and Part B is Introductory Microeconomics. The chapter-wise weightage of marks remains unchanged.

·         Internal choice in questions: There will be internal choice in questions of 3 marks, 4 marks, 6 marks and 8 marks in both sections. In all, there will be a total of 8 internal choice questions. (Earlier there was a total of 6 internal choice questions).

·         Typology of questions: Analysing and Evaluation which includes Creating are the new question types.

Accountancy

## Paper pattern for Class 11

 OLD PATTERN NEW PATTERN Type of Questions No. of Questions Total Marks Type of Questions No. of Questions Total Marks Questions VSA/MCQ (1 M) 6 6 Objective/ MCQ                      (1 M) 20 20 SA I           (3 M) 6 18 SA I           (3 M) 2 6 SA II          (4 M) 5 20 SA II          (4 M) 5 20 LA I           (6 M) 5 30 LA I           (6 M) 3 18 LA I           (8 M) 2 16 LA I           (8 M) 2 16 Total 24 90 32 80 Typology of Questions 1. Remembering 2. Understanding 3. Application 4. HOTS 5. Evaluation 1. Remembering 2. Understanding 3. Application 4.  Analysing and     Evaluating which    includes Creating

Chapter-wise weightage of marks

 Units Weightage of Marks Earlier (2018–19) Now (2019–20) Part A: Financial Accounting I 1 Theoretical Framework 15 12 2 Accounting Process 40 40 55 52 Part B: Financial Accounting – II 3 Financial Statements of Sole Proprietorship from Complete and Incomplete Records 25 20 4 Computers in Accounting 10 08 35 28 Part C: Project Work Project Work 10 20 Total Marks 100 100

Key Observations:

The change in syllabus for Accountancy Class 11 can be summarised as below:

• Course structure: The weightage of the course has now been changed. Earlier, the theory paper was for 90 marks and project work was for 10 marks. Project work has now been given 20 marks, and so the weightage of the theory paper stands at 80 marks. The total number of questions has also been increased from 24 to 32.
• Paper pattern: The number of questions in the paper pattern has been changed, but the weightage remains the same as 1, 3, 4, 6 and 8 marks. Accordingly, the number of questions for 1 mark has been increased from 6 to 20. For 3 marks questions, the number has been decreased from 6 to 2, and for 6 marks, the number has been decreased from 5 to 3. The number of questions for 4 and 8 marks is the same, i.e. 5 and 2, respectively.
• Typology of questions: Analysing and Evaluation which includes Creating are the new question types.
• Internal choice in questions: There will be internal choice in questions of 3 marks, 4 marks, 6 marks and 8 marks. All questions carrying 8 marks will have an internal choice. (Earlier only questions carrying 8 marks had an internal choice.)
• Change in the chapter-wise weightage of marks: There are few changes in the weightage of marks allotted to the various units in Part A and Part B:
• Unit 1 (Theoretical Framework) which was earlier for 15 marks is now for 12 marks.
• Unit 3 (Financial Statements of Sole Proprietorship from Complete and Incomplete Records) which was earlier for 25 marks is now for 20 marks.
• Unit 4 (Computers in Accounting) which was earlier for 10 marks is now for 8 marks.

Business Studies

## Paper pattern for Class 11

 OLD PATTERN NEW PATTERN Type of Questions No. of Questions Total Marks Type of Questions No. of Questions Total Marks Questions VSA/MCQ (1 M) 8 8 VSA/MCQ (1 M) 20 20 SA I           (3 M) 6 18 SA I           (3 M) 5 15 SA II          (4 M) 5 20 SA II          (4 M) 3 12 LA  I          (5 M) 4 20 LA  I          (5 M) 3 15 LA  II         (6 M) 4 24 LA  II         (6 M) 3 18 Total 27 90 34 80 Typology of Questions 1. Remembering 2. Understanding 3. Application 4. HOTS 5. Evaluation 1. Remembering 2. Understanding 3. Application 4.  Analysing and     Evaluating which    includes Creating

Chapter-wise weightage of marks

 Units Weightage of Marks Earlier (2018–19) Now (2019–20) Part A: Foundations of Business Nature and Purpose of Business 20 16 Forms of Business Organisations Public, Private and Global Enterprises 18 14 Business Services Emerging Modes of Business 12 10 Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics 50 40 Part B: Finance and Trade Sources of Business Finance 20 20 Small Business Internal Trade 20 20 International Business 40 40 Part C: Project Work Project Work 10 20 Total Marks 100 100

Key Observations:

The change in syllabus for Class 11 can be summarised as below:

• Course structure: The weightage of the course has now been changed. Earlier the theory paper was for 90 marks and project work was for 10 marks. Now project work has been given 20 marks, so the weightage of the theory paper is 80 marks. The total number of questions has also been increased from 27 to 34.
• Paper pattern: The number of questions in the paper pattern has been changed, but the weightage remains the same as 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 marks. Accordingly, the number of questions for 1 mark has been increased from 8 to 20, the number has been decreased from 6 to 5 for 3-mark questions and from 5 to 3 for 4-mark questions. The number of questions for 5 and 6 marks has been reduced from 4 marks to 3 marks.
• Internal choice in questions: Previously, it was not clearly mentioned whether there will be choice in the paper or not. However, from 2019–20, it has been clearly mentioned that there will be internal choice in questions of 3 marks (1 choice), 4 marks (1 choice), 5 marks (2 choices) and 6 marks (2 choices). In all, there is a total of 6 internal choice questions.
• Change in the chapter-wise weightage of marks: There are few changes in the weightage of marks allotted to the various units in Part A.
In Part A, the marks for the chapters ‘Nature and Purpose of Business’ and ‘Forms of Business Organisations’ have been reduced from 20 to 16.
The marks for the chapters ‘Public, Private and Global Enterprises’ and ‘Business Services’ have been reduced from 18 to 14 and those for the chapters ‘Emerging Modes of Business’ and ‘Social Responsibility of Business and Business Ethics’ have been reduced from 12 to 10.
In Part B, chapter-wise weightage of marks remains unchanged.
• Typology of questions: Analysing and Evaluation which includes Creating are the new question types.

The board has introduced a number of changes in all three subjects of Commerce. The most notable change is the introduction of the quick-to-answer multiple choice questions carrying a total of 20 marks. Students will now have sufficient time to answer the long questions and can thus score more marks!

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