CBSE Board Accountancy Syllabus for Class 11

CBSE Board Syllabus for Class 11 Accountancy

One Paper 3 Hours 100 Marks
Units Periods Marks
Part A : Financial Accounting-I
1. Introduction to Accounting 10 5
2. Theory Base of Accounting 14 7
3. Recording of Transactions 18 9
4. Preparation of Ledger, Trial Balance and Bank
Reconciliation Statement. 18 9
5. Depreciation, Provision and Reserves 16 8
6. Accounting for Bills of Exchange 16 8
7. Rectification of Errors 14 7
8. Financial statements of sole proprietorship 24 12
Part B: Financial Accounting-II
9. Financial statements of not-for-profit organizations 22 10
10. Accounts from incomplete records 14 5
11. Computers in Accounting 22 10
12. Project Work 22 10
Part A: Financial Accounting - I (Periods 120)
Unit 1: Introduction to Accounting (Periods 10)
ã Accounting- objectives, advantages and limitations, types of accounting information; users
of accounting information and their needs.
Basic accounting terms: business transaction, account, capital, drawings, liability (internal
& external, long term & short term) asset ( tangible & intangible, fixed, current, liquid and
fictitious) receipts (capital & revenue), expenditure (capital, revenue & deferred), expense,
income, profits, gains and losses, purchases, sales, stock, debtors, bills receivable,
creditors, bills payable, goods, cost, vouchers, discount - trade and cash.
Unit 2: Theory Base of Accounting (Periods 14)
ã Fundamental accounting assumptions: going concern, consistency, and accrual.
ã Accounting principles: accounting entity, money measurement, accounting period, full
disclosure, materiality, prudence, cost concept, matching concept and dual aspect.
ã Double entry system.
ã Basis of accounting - cash basis and accrual basis.
ã Accounting standards: concept & objective. IFRS (International Financial Reporting
Unit 3: Recording of Transactions (Periods 18)
ã Accounting equation: analysis of transactions using accounting equation.
ã Rules of debit and credit: for assets, liabilities, capital, revenue and expenses.
ã Origin of transactions- source documents (invoice, cash memo, pay in slip, cheque),
preparation of vouchers - cash (debit & credit) and non cash (transfer).
ã Books of original entry: format and recording - Journal.
ã Cash book: simple, cash book with bank column, petty cash book,
ã Other books: purchases book, sales book, purchases returns book, sales returns book,
bills receivable book, bills payable book and journal proper.
Unit 4: Preparation of Ledger, Trial Balance and Bank Reconciliation
Statement (Periods 18)
ã Ledger - format, posting from journal, cash book and other special purpose books, balancing
of accounts.
ã Trial balance: objectives and preparation
ã Bank reconciliation statement: need and preparation. Corrected cash book balance.
Unit 5: Depreciation, Provisions and Reserves (Periods 16)
ã Depreciation: concept, need and factors affecting depreciation; methods of computation
of depreciation: straight line method, written down value method (excluding change in
ã Accounting treatment of depreciation: by charging to asset account, by creating provision
for depreciation/ accumulated depreciation account, treatment of disposal of asset.
ã Provisions and reserves: concept, objectives and difference between provisions and
reserves; types of reserves- revenue reserve, capital reserve, general reserve, specific
reserves and secret reserves.
Unit 6: Accounting for Bills of Exchange (Periods 16)
ã Bills of exchange and promissory note: definition, features, parties, specimen and distinction.
ã Important terms : term of bill ,due date, days of grace, date of maturity, bill at sight, bill
after date, discounting of bill, endorsement of bill, bill sent for collection, dishonor of bill,
noting of bill , retirement and renewal of a bill, insolvency of acceptor.
ã Accounting treatment of bill transactions
Unit 7: Rectification of Errors (Periods 14)
ã Errors: types-errors of omission, commission, principles, and compensating; Their effect
on Trial Balance.
ã Detection and rectification of errors; preparation of suspense account.
Unit 8: Financial Statements of Sole proprietorship (Periods 24)
ã Financial Statements: objective and importance.
ã Trading and profit and loss account: gross profit, operating profit and net profit.
ã Balance Sheet: need, grouping, marshalling of assets and liabilities.
ã Adjustments in preparation of financial statements : with respect to closing stock, outstanding
expenses, prepaid expenses, accrued income, income received in advance, depreciation,
bad debts, provision for doubtful debts, provision for discount on debtors, manager's
commission, abnormal loss, goods taken for personal use and goods distributed as free
sample .
ã Preparation of Trading and Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet of sole
Part B: Financial Accounting-II
Unit 9: Financial Statements of not-for-Profit Organizations (Periods22)
ã Not-for-profit organizations: concept.
ã Receipts and payment account: features.
ã Income and expenditure account: features. preparation of income and expenditure account
and balance sheet from the given receipt and payment account with additional information.
Unit 10: Accounts from Incomplete Records (Periods 14)
ã Incomplete records: use and limitations.
ã Ascertainment of profit/loss by statement of affairs method.
Unit 11: Computers in Accounting (Periods 22)
ã Introduction to Computer and Accounting Information system {AIS}
ã Application of computers in Accounting: automation of accounting process, designing
accounting reports, MIS reporting, data exchange with other information systems.
ã Comparison of accounting process in manual and computerized accounting highlighting
advantages and limitations of automation.sourcing of accounting system: Readymade,
customized and tailormade accounting system. Advantages and disadvantages of each
ã Accounting and database system
o Accounting and database Management system.
o Concept of entity and relationship: entities and relationships in an Accounting system:
designing and creating simple tables, forms, and reports in the context of accounting
Unit 12: Project Work (Any One) (Periods 22)
1. Collection of Source Documents, Preparation of Vouchers, Recording of Transactions
with the help of vouchers.
2. Preparation of Bank Reconciliation Statement with the help of given Cash book and Pass
3. Project Work on any Windows based Accounting package: Installing & starting the
package, setting up a new Company, Setting up account heads, voucher entry, viewing
and editing data.