CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2020-21| Check Latest Exam Pattern

CBSE has released Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2020-21 is beneficial in knowing the important topics that can come in the examinations. Due to coronavirus pandemic, this year the board has decided to reduce the topics in order to ease the pressure. The question paper will be of 80 marks. Project Work will be conducted of 20 marks.

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2020-21

Part A Principles and Functions of Management 50
Part BBusiness Finance and Marketing30

Theory Paper (Total)80
Part C Project Work20

Part A: Principles and Functions of Management

Unit 1: Nature and Significance of Management

• Management - concept, objectives, and importance
• Management as Science, Art and Profession
• Levels of Management
• Management functions-planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling
• Coordination- concept and importance

Unit 2: Principles of Management

• Principles of Management- concept and significance
• Fayol’s principles of management
• Taylor’s Scientific management- principles and techniques

Unit 3: Business Environment

• Business Environment- concept and importance
• Dimensions of Business Environment- Economic, Social, Technological, Political and Legal

Unit 4: Planning

• Planning: Concept, importance and limitation
• Planning process

Unit 5: Organising

• Organising: Concept and importance
• Organising Process
• Structure of organisation- functional and divisional concept
• Delegation: concept, elements and importance
• Decentralization: concept and importance

Unit 6: Staffing

• Staffing: Concept and importance
• Staffing process
• Recruitment process
• Selection - process
• Training and Development - Concept and importance, Methods of training - on the job and off the job - vestibule training, apprenticeship training and internship training.

Unit 7: Directing 

• Directing: Concept and importance
• Elements of Directing
• Motivation - concept, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, Financial and non-financial incentives
• Leadership - concept, styles - authoritative, democratic and laissez faire
• Communication - concept, formal and informal communication.

Unit 8: Controlling

• Controlling - Concept and importance
• Steps in process of control

Part B: Business Finance and Marketing 

Unit 9: Financial Management

• Financial Management: Concept, role and objectives
• Financial decisions: investment, financing and dividend- Meaning and factors affecting
• Financial Planning - concept and importance
• Capital Structure – concept and factors affecting capital structure
• Fixed and Working Capital - Concept and factors affecting their requirements

Unit 10: Financial Markets

• Financial Markets: Concept, Functions and types
• Money market and its instruments
• Capital market: Concept, types (primary and secondary), methods of floatation in the primary market
• Stock Exchange – Meaning, Functions and trading procedure
• Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) - objectives and functions.

Unit 11: Marketing 

• Marketing – Concept, functions and philosophies – Product, Prize and Standard
• Marketing Mix – Concept and elements
• Product - branding, labelling and packaging – Concept
• Price - Concept, Factors determining price
• Physical Distribution – concept 
• Promotion – Concept and elements; Advertising, Personal Selling, Sales Promotion and Public Relations.

Unit 12: Consumer Protection

• Consumer Protection: Concept
• Consumer Protection Act 1986: Meaning of consumer, Rights and responsibilities of consumers, Who can file a complaint?, Redressal machinery, Remedies available.

Part C: Project Work

As per CBSE guidelines

Initiative, cooperativeness and participation2 Mark
Creativity in presentation2 Mark
Content, observation and research work4 Marks
Analysis of situations 4 Marks
Viva  8 Marks
20 Marks

Prescribed Books:

• Business Studies Textbook, Published by NCERT

Download Class 12 Business Studies Syllabus 2020-21

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