CBSE - Best Reference Books - Class 11

Class 11th and 12th are the two important years in the student’s life, which is often regarded as one of the crucial and major turning point a student face. These two years decides the course of the student’s professional study path. Therefore, it is imperative for the student to set their priorities right in these two years and focus of their goals. Whatever preparation they make in these years will reflect in the coming years. A mindful study and healthy objective will help the students to sail smooth without much hurdles in their path. It is important to keep in mind that class XI and XII sets the foundation right and helps student in the long run.

Right after Class 10th, students want to taste their new freedom, outside the boundary of school, which is natural but it is also important that their performance in class 12th is itself a milestone that decides the next chapter in student’s life.

Commerce Subjects in Class 11:-

  1. Accountancy:Accountancy or Accounting shall be an integral part of your entire study curriculum if you opt for commerce. Not only 11th but this subject shall be an important component of your career. You shall go through both numerical and theoretical part and know to deal with numbers and financial data. A highly scoring subject if you understand the basics.
  2. Economics:Indian Economic Development and Statistics are the two major divisions to be studied here. Know about the country’s economy and economic developments over the years. You shall come across theory, charts, graphs, formulas in this subject.
  3. Business Studies/ Organisation of Commerce:A theoretical subject that shall provide an in-depth information on business, its types, objectives and numerous business related concepts. The operations and organisation of business entities shall be discussed.

Reference Books For Class 11


Best Reference Books For Class 11

Publication / Author

  1. Double Entry Book Keeping (Financial Accounting)
  2. Accountancy Class- XI
  3. Accountancy part 1,2
  4. ABD's Accountancy Financial Accounting including GST
  1. T.S. Grewal's
  2. D.K. Goel
  3. NCERT
  4. Dr. S.C. Sharma
  1. Indian Economic Development
  2. Statistics
  3. Statistics for Economics
  4. Introductory Microeconomics
  6. Introductory Micro Economics
  1. NCERT
  2. NCERT
  3. T.R. Jain and V.K. Okhri
  4. T.R. Jain and V.K. Okhri
Business Studies/ Organisation of Commerce
  1. Business Studies
  2. Business Studies Textbook for Class – 11
  3. Business Studies for Class XI
  4. Business Studies
  1. Poonam Gandhi
  2. NCERT
  3. Sandeep Garg
  4. Meena Verma
  1. Literature Reader (Hornbill)
  2. Supplementary Reader (Snapshots)
  1. N.C.E.R.T
  2. N.C.E.R.T
  1. Text Book for Class XI
  1. N.C.E.R.T
  1. Aaroh –I
  2. Vitan-I
  3. Abhivyakti or madhyam
  1. N.C.E.R.T
  2. N.C.E.R.T
  3. N.C.E.R.T
  1. Bhaswati-II
  1. N.C.E.R.T
  1. Informatics Practices with Python
  1. Preeti Arora
  1. Psychology Text book
  1. N.C.E.R.T
  1. CBSE
  1. CBSE
  1. Bishan Singh Bedi
  1. NCC Book
  1. CBSE
  1. Mass media studies (A text book)
  1. CBSE
  1. Aesthetics of Indian Art
  1. Dr. Sunil jaiswal and Mr. Goldie Kasteria

Important Topics in Accountancy:-

  • What is a Balance Sheet?
  • Partnership Deed
  • What is Goodwill?
  • Treatment of Goodwill
  • What Is Partnership

Trending Topics in Business Studies:-

  • Types of Entrepreneurship
  • What is Marketing Mix
  • Marketing vs Branding
  • Importance of Consumer Protection
  • What is Stock Exchange?

Important Topics in Economics:-

  • Consumer Protection Act
  • What is Demand?

Why refer to other books?

One important thing that is clear to a commerce student is that all the subjects that one studies as a student of commerce are more or less concerned with reproducing the content in the book onto the paper in the exam. However, one should also be aware that all these theoretical subjects have practical applications in our daily life. So, to get a better hang of the correlation between the theory and the application and the way these theories are deduced from practicality, one should have wide knowledge and be open to a lot of ideas and perspectives. The various reference books, help in framing this.

Keep in mind!

  • It is to be borne in mind that reference books provide additional knowledge and aid in more practice to train the mind for exam. So, never stick to reference books alone. Always be thorough with your NCERT books, solve all the questions that these books contain. Use the reference books for reference.
  • Solve previous year papers, solve the various sample papers available for each course. 
  • Apart from all of this, one main key to success as we all know is hard work coupled with smart planning. Stay determined, plan your time wisely, ensure your basics are perfect and make the best use of all the resources available in the form of reference books.

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1 comment

  • Dr Ratan C Bhattacharyya

    I shall be thankful if you kindly send some specimen copies for my College library, a junior College having Arts , Science and Commerce streams.

    Alfred Nobel Junior College, Goalpara
    PO : BALADMARI : 783121
    District: Goalpara, ASSAM.

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