CBSE Class 12 Entrepreneurship Syllabus 2024-25 (Latest Syllabus PDF)

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The Central Board of Secondary Education has included Entrepreneurship in CBSE class 12 curriculum in order to encourage Entrepreneurial mindset among Higher Secondary School children.

CBSE Class 12 Entrepreneurship Syllabus 2024-25

S.No.UnitNo. of PeriodsMarks
Unit 1Entrepreneurial Opportunity4030
Unit 2Entrepreneurial Planning40
Unit 3Enterprise Marketing4020
Unit 4Enterprise Growth Strategies20
Unit 5Business Arithmetic4020
Unit 6Resource Mobilization20
 Project Work4030
Unit 1: Entrepreneurial Opportunity                                                                     40 Periods
Competencies: Scanning the environment; Analytical and logical thinking; Innovation and creativity; Decision making; self-



ContentsLearning Outcomes
·         Sensing Entrepreneurial Opportunities


·         Environment Scanning

·         Problem Identification

·         Idea fields

·         Spotting Trends

·         Creativity and Innovation

·         Selecting the Right Opportunity

After going through this unit, the student/ learner would be able to:


·         Comprehend the concept and elements of business opportunity

·         Discuss the process of sensing opportunities

·         Understand the need to scan the environment

·         Enlist     the    various     forces    affecting

business environment

·         Identify the different idea field

 ·         Understand the concept of opportunity and market assessment


·         Appreciate the ways in which trends can be spotted

·         Understand the process of creativity and innovation

·         Transform ideas into business opportunities

Unit 2: Entrepreneurial Planning                                                                                40 Periods
Competencies: Analytical and critical thinking; personal responsibility; determination; Resourceful; collaboration
ContentsLearning Outcomes
·         Forms of business organization- Sole proprietorship, Partnership, CompanyAfter going through this unit, the student/ learner would be able to:


·         Recall the meaning of the various forms of business organization

·         Understand the characteristics of the various forms of business organization

·         Understand the difference between a Public and Private Company

·         Appreciate the reasons for a private company being more desirable

·         Appreciate theconcept and importance of a Business Plan

·         Describe the various components of Business plan

·         Differentiate among the various components of Business plan

·         Develop a Business Plan

·         Business Plan: concept, format.
·         Components:
Organisational plan;
Operational plan;
Production plan;
Financial plan;
Marketing plan;
Human Resource plan
Unit 3: Enterprise Marketing40 Periods
Competencies: Persistence, Negotiation, Collaboration, Ethical behavior, team spirit;
ContentsLearning Outcomes
·         Marketing and Sales Strategy


·         Branding, Logo, Tagline

·         Promotion Strategy

After going through this unit, the student/ learner would be able to:


·         Discuss the various marketing strategies used in a business

·         Explain Marketing Mix.

·         Understand the concept of Branding, Packaging and Labeling

·         Describe the various methods of Pricing

·         Discuss    the    various    factors    affecting    the channels of distribution

·         Understand the concept and types of sales strategy

·         Discuss different tools of promotion

·         Appreciate the objectives and different modes of Advertising

·         Understand the concept of personal selling, sales promotion, public relations

·         Discuss the various techniques of sales promotion

Unit 4: Enterprise Growth Strategies                                                                    20 Periods
Competencies: Need for achievement, Initiative, Analytical thinking, risk vs reward, collaboration, synergy, leadership,
ContentsLearning Outcomes
·         Franchising: Concept and types


·         Franchising: Advantages and limitations to franchisor and franchisee.

·         Mergers and Acquisition: Concept, reasons and types.

·         Reasons for mergers and acquisitions

After going through this unit, the student/ learner would be able to:


·         Understand the concept of growth & development of an enterprise

·         Discuss the concept, types, advantages and limitations of franchising

·         Appreciate growth of business through mergers and acquisitions

·         Discuss the different types of mergers and acquisitions

·         Discuss the reasons for mergers and acquisitions

Unit 5: Business Arithmetic                                                                                        40 Periods
Competencies: Arithmetic skills, critical analysis, decision making, self-confidence, problem solving.
ContentsLearning Outcomes
·         Unit of Sale, Unit Cost for multiple products or services


·         Break     even     Analysis     for    multiple products or services

·         Computation of Working Capital

·         Inventory Control and EOQ

·         Return     on    Investment     (ROI)    and Return on Equity (ROE)

After going through this unit, the student/ learner would be able to:


·         Understand the concept of Unit Cost and Unit Price

·         Calculate Break-even point for Multiple products and services.

·         Understand the concept of Inventory Control

·         Compute the working capital of a business.

·         Calculate Return on Investment; Return on Equity and Economic Order Quantity

Unit 6: Resource Mobilization                                                                                          20 Periods
Competencies: Risk taking, Communication, Persuasion, Networking, Ethical behavior
ContentsLearning Outcomes
·         Capital Market: Concept


·         Primary market: Concept, methods of issue

·         Angel Investor: Features

·         Venture Capital: Features, funding.

After going through this unit, the student/ learner would be able to:


·         Understand the need of finance in Business

·         Discuss the various sources of funds required for a firm

·         Understand the ways of raising funds in primary market

·         Appreciate the Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists as a source of business finance.

PROJECT WORK: Students have to do TWO projects in the entire academic session.

Prescribed Books

  1. Entrepreneurship – Class XI- C.B.S.E, Delhi
  2. Entrepreneurship – Class XII – C.B.S.E., Delhi
  3. Udyamita (in Hindi) by Dr. MMP. Akhouri and S.P Mishra, pub. By National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), NSIC-PATC Campus, Okhla

List of Prescribed Magazines

  1. Udyamita Samachar Patra (Monthly, Hindi), Pub. By Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, M.P. (CEDMAP), 60 Jail Road, Jhangerbad, Bhopal-462008.
  2. Science Tec. Entrepreneur (A Bi Monthly Publication), Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, M.P (CEDMAP), 60 Jail Road, Jhangerbad, Bhopal -462008
  3. Laghu Udhyog Samachar
  4. Project Profile by DCSSI

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