CBSE Class 12 Business Studies- Exam Tips to Score high

CBSE Class 12 Business Studies- study tips

Vagupu brings you few pointers for the Business Studies subject and some important areas to cover. Go through this article for more information on the same and help yourselves with the provided guidelines by following them and lead yourself towards scoring high in your exams.

Business Studies, Class 12, CBSE

It’s important to know the marks allotted to each chapter. Accordingly to which your can make your Biology study precise.

Syllabus: Business Studies Class 12 CBSE

PART A: Principles and Functions of Management

  • Introduction to Management: 5 marks
  • Principles of Management: 6 marks
  • Business Environment: 5 marks
  • Planning: 6 marks
  • Organizing: 8 marks
  • Staffing: 6 marks
  • Directing: 8 marks
  • Controlling: 6 marks

PART B: Business Finance and Marketing

  • Financial Management: 12 marks
  • Financial Markets: 8 marks
  • Marketing Management: 14 marks
  • Consumer Protection: 6 marks

PART C: Project: 10 marks


Tips- Business Studies Class 12 CBSE

  • Do pay attention and make notes during classes. It’s the best way to understand the topics as teachers have years of practice discussing the same topics.
  • If there is any doubt or confusion clear it from them instantly instead of delaying it for exam time.
  • Put in your best effort for the Business Studies project, it may be only 10 marks but its an easy way of scoring.
  • Prepare a schedule for self studies, keeping in mind scoring topics, your strong topics and your weak topics.
  • Read through your notes as often as possible, without even trying to memorize you will be able to remember a lot.
  • Try to understand point-wise so that you can answer questions easily.
  • Highlight and rewrite important concepts.
  • Focus on NCERT books.
  • Answer all the questions from the NCERT books.
  • Use charts to remember and revise 1 topic in minimum time.
  • After studying a chapter try explaining the important points in your own words, this will help you summarize and revise the topics.
  • Practice previous year papers/ sample papers to get used to the pattern of questions, trends and also to easily identify your weak areas.
  • Study with friends so that you can discuss the topics, this will help you in identifying your strengths and weaknesses.
  • The most common problem arises with the question paper being too lengthy and not having enough time, to avoid this, practice writing your answers.
  • When you write answers keep in mind the most important factor is clarity. Use headings and suitable points to make your answers easy to read and easy to understand.
  • Avoid overwriting.
  • During the reading time of 15 minutes, read the question paper carefully and check out the marks assigned to each question. Plan and organise your answers before writing. No internal choice will be provided in any question (1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 markers)
  • In a question with words like ‘Enumerate’, ‘Outline’, ‘State’ or ‘List’, write explanatory points
  • Depending on the marks, you should write the number of points. For 1 mark questions, write answer in one or two lines. For 3 marks.
  • Questions, write three points (with explanation). For 4 marks questions, write 4 points (with explanation), etc.
  • Attempt all the questions
  • Leave some time for revision
  • Give examples wherever possible
  • In questions where process or steps are asked, write all points whether it is for 3, 4, 5 or 6 marks
  • Questions asking for ‘Distinguish’ or ‘Differentiate’ should be written in a table form
  • Give diagrammatic representation of answer wherever necessary. Example: Scalar Chain, Communication Networks, Controlling process ,
  • Functional structure ,Divisional structure etc.


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