CBSE Class XI Curriculum For Economics

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CBSE Class XI Curriculum For Economics

CBSE Class XI Curriculum Economics

CBSE Class XI Curriculum Economics-Economics is yet another part of social science that has its influence on almost every human being. This subject is necessary to be introduced because the economic life is changing hence students need to be informed and educated about their own experience.Hence they need to be provided with certain opportunities to acquire the skills and understand the economic realities. At the senior secondary stage students are prepared to be absorbed the power of thinking and also develop their own opinions.this subject also provides many projects and activities hence students will get to explore a lot .The syllabus will make the students understand the basic concepts of economic and developments of economic reasoning. Understanding the fact that there can be more than one view on any economic issue and also provides necessary skills to argue logically.

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Part A: Statistics for Economics

Unit 1: Introduction to Economics

What do you understand by Economics? the meaning,scope,functions and also the importance of statistics .

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Unit 2: Collection, Organisation and Presentation of data

Collection of Data:- sources of data – primary and secondary,how basic data is collected, concepts of Sampling, Sampling and Non-Sampling errors, methods of collecting data,  important sources of secondary data,Census of India and National Sample Survey Organisation.

Organisation of Data: Meaning and types of variables; Frequency Distribution

Presentation of Data: Tabular Presentation and Diagrammatic Presentation of Data, Geometric forms, Frequency diagrams , Arithmetic line graphs .

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Unit 3: Statistical Tools and Interpretation

Measures of Central Tendency- mean , median and mode
Measures of Dispersion – absolute dispersion ,relative dispersion ,co-efficient of mean deviation, co-efficient of variation); Lorenz Curve: Meaning, construction and its application.
Correlation – meaning and properties, scatter diagram; Measures of correlation – Karl Pearson’s method , Spearman’s rank correlation. CBSE 11th Economics Sample Paper

Introduction to Index Numbers – meaning, types – wholesale price index, consumer price index and index of industrial production, uses of index numbers; Inflation and index numbers.

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Part B: Indian Economic Development

Unit 4: Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991

Brief Intro to Indian Economy,Common goals pf fiver year plan,Main features,Problems and policies of Agriculture,Industry and Foreign Trade.

Economic Reforms since 1991:Main features and need,- liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation ,An appraisal of LPG policies.

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Unit 5: Current challenges facing Indian Economy

Poverty- absolute and relative, Main programmes for poverty alleviation, A critical assessment.

Rural development-Key issues – credit and marketing – role of cooperatives; agricultural diversification; alternative farming – organic farming.

Human Capital Formation- How people become resource, Role of human capital in economic
development,Growth of Education Sector in India.
Employment- Formal and informal, growth and other issues: Problems and policies.
Infrastructure: Meaning and Types, Case Studies,Energy and Health, Problems and Policies
Sustainable Economic Development:- Meaning, Effects of Economic Development on Resources
and Environment  including global warming.

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Unit 6: Development Experience of India

A comparison with neighbours that is India and Pakistan and India and China.

Issues: growth, population, sectoral development and other developmental indicators.

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Part C: Developing Projects in Economics

Under this section students will be completing one comprehensive project by using concepts from both part A and B.

Some of the examples of the project that you might find useful:-

(i)A report on demographic structure of your neighborhood.
(ii) Changing consumer awareness amongst households.
(iii) Dissemination of price information for growers and its impact on consumers.
(iv) Study of a cooperative institution: milk cooperatives, marketing cooperatives, etc.
(v) Case studies on public private partnership, outsourcing and outward Foreign Direct
(vi) Global warming.
(vii) Designing eco-friendly projects applicable in school such as paper and water recycle

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Books for Class XI Economics-


  1. 11th Standard (New Pattern) Economics (Indian) Exam Guide 2017 with Model Question Papers by Wahitha
  2. All in One ECONOMICS CBSE Class 11th  by Arihant Experts.
  3. NCERT Solutions – Economics for Class XI  by  Anubhuti Dwivedi.
  4. Economics : For Class XI (Economics) by Dr. Anupam Agarwal & Mrs. Sharad Agrawal 

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