CAIIB Syllabus 2024 Revised, Exam Pattern, Check Here

IIBF has released the Revised CAIIB Syllabus 2024 with Exam Pattern. Check the complete details about Syllabus and Exam Pattern shared in the article below.

CAIIB Syllabus 2024

The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) is a leading professional body for banking and finance professionals in India. It offers a wide range of certification courses, including the prestigious CAIIB certification. The CAIIB (Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers) exam is conducted by IIBF to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals in the banking and finance industry. IIBF for the CAIIB Exam 2024 has released the revised CAIIB Syllabus 2024.

The CAIIB exam is conducted twice a year by the IIBF. for 2024 it is scheduled to be held on 07th, 13th, 14th, 21st, and 27th July 2024.  The CAIIB Syllabus 2024 consists of four compulsory papers and one elective paper. It is essential for aspiring candidates to understand the CAIIB syllabus to prepare effectively for the exam.

CAIIB Syllabus 2024

The CAIIB Syllabus for 2024 consists of four Compulsory Papers and several Elective Papers. The Compulsory Papers cover the core areas of banking and finance, while the Elective Papers allow candidates to specialize in specific domains. Each paper consists of 100 objective type multiple choice questions for 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 2 hours. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of banking professionals in their respective domains. Here is a brief overview of the CAIIB syllabus:

Paper No.TitleModules
Paper 1Advanced Bank Management (ABM)Statistics, HR Management, Credit Management, Compliance
Paper 2Bank Financial Management (BFM)International Banking, Risk Management, Treasury, BSM
Paper 3Advanced Business and Financial Management (ABFM)Management Process, Financial Management, Valuation, Business Solutions
Paper 4Banking Regulations and Business Laws (BRBL)Regulations, Legal Aspects of Banking, Commercial Laws
Elective PaperChoose one among various optionsPaper 1: Risk Management: Paper 2: Information Technology and Digital BankingPaper 3: Central BankingPaper 4: Human Resource ManagementPaper 5: Rural Banking
Before going for CAIIB Syllabus 2024, Candidates must first register themselves for CAIIB Exam 2024 which will start from May 7, 2024

CAIIB Exam Pattern 2024

Before discussing the CAIIB syllabus 2024, let’s first understand the exam pattern for the CAIIB exam in 2024. The exam will be conducted online and will consist of multiple-choice questions. Each paper will have 100 questions, and the total marks for each paper will be 100. The duration of each paper will be 2 hours.

Here is the exam pattern for the CAIIB exam in 2024:

PapersNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Advanced Bank Management1001002 Hours
Bank Financial Management1001002 Hours
Advanced Business and Financial Management1001002 Hours
Banking Regulations and Business Laws1001002 Hours
Elective Paper1001002 Hours

CAIIB Syllabus 2024: Compulsory Papers

The CAIIB Syllabus 2024 for the compulsory papers consists of four subjects: Advanced Bank Management (ABM), Bank Financial Management (BFM), Advanced Business and Financial Management (ABFM), and Banking Regulations and Business Laws (BRBL). Each of these papers is further divided into modules, covering various topics related to the subject.

Here is a detailed module-wise breakdown of the CAIIB Syllabus for the compulsory papers:

Paper 1: Advanced Bank Management (ABM)

The Advanced Bank Management (ABM) paper is divided into four modules:

Module A: Statistics

  • Definition of Statistics, Importance & Limitations, Data Collection, Classification & Tabulation
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Measures of Central Tendency & Dispersion, Skewness and Kurtosis
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Time Series
  • Theory of Probability
  • Estimation
  • Linear Programming
  • Simulation

Module B: Human Resource Management

  • Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
  • Development of Human Resources
  • Human Implications of Organizations
  • Employees’ Feedback and Reward System
  • Performance Management
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation
  • HRM and Information Technology

Module C: Credit Management

  • Overview of Credit Management
  • Analysis of Financial Statements
  • Working Capital Finance
  • Term Loans
  • Credit Delivery and Straight Through Processing
  • Credit Control and Monitoring
  • Risk Management and Credit Rating
  • Restructuring/Rehabilitation and Recovery
  • Resolution of Stressed Assets under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016

Module D: Compliance in Banks & Corporate Governance

  • Compliance Function in Banks
  • Compliance Audit
  • Compliance Governance Structure
  • Framework for Identification of Compliance Issues and Compliance Risks
  • Compliance Culture and GRC Framework
  • Compliance Function and Role of Chief Compliance Officer in NBFCs
  • Fraud and Vigilance in Banks

Paper 2: Bank Financial Management (BFM)

The Bank Financial Management (BFM) paper is divided into four modules:

Module A: International Banking

  • Exchange Rates and Forex Business
  • Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS) and Other Remittance Facilities for Residents
  • Correspondent Banking and NRI Accounts
  • Documentary Letters of Credit
  • Facilities for Exporters and Importers
  • External Commercial Borrowings and Foreign Investments in India
  • Role of EXIM Bank, Reserve Bank of India, Exchange Control in India – FEMA, FEDAI and Others
  • International Financial Service Centres (IFSC), GIFTCity
  • Technology in International Banking

Module B: Risk Management

  • Risk and Basic Risk Management Framework
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Risks in Banking Business 
  • Asset Liability Management
  • Market Risk
  • Risk Regulations in Banking Industry 
  • Operational Risk and Integrated Risk Management
  • Basel III Framework on Liquidity Standards

Module C: Treasury Management

  • Introduction to Treasury Management 
  • Treasury Products
  • International Equity and Debt Products
  • Funding and Regulatory Aspects
  • Treasury Risk Management
  • Derivative Products

Module D: Balance Sheet Management

  • Components of Assets and Liabilities in Bank’s Balance Sheet and their Management
  • Capital Adequacy – Basel Norms 
  • Asset Classification and Provisioning Norms
  • Liquidity Management
  • Profit Planning and Dividend Policy
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • RAROC and Profit Planning

Paper 3: Advanced Business and Financial Management (ABFM)

The Advanced Business and Financial Management (ABFM) paper is divided into four modules:

Module A: The Management Process

  • Managerial Functions and Decision Making
  • Organization Structure and Design
  • HRM and Communication
  • Leadership and Change Management

Module B: Advanced Concepts of Financial Management

  • Sources of Finance and Financial Strategies
  • Capital Budgeting for International Project Investment Decisions
  • Capital Investment Decisions
  • Financial and Operating Leverages
  • Financing Decisions and Capital Structure
  • Dividend Decisions
  • Adjustment of Risk and Uncertainty in Capital Budgeting Decision

Module C: Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
  • Corporate Valuations
  • Other Non-DCF valuation models
  • Special cases of valuation
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring
  • International Business and Exchange Rate Risk Management

Module D: Emerging Business Solutions

  • Hybrid Finance
  • Start-up Finance
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Analytics as Management Tool
  • Green and Sustainable Financing
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Paper 4: Banking Regulations and Business Laws (BRBL)

The Banking Regulations and Business Laws (BRBL) paper is divided into four modules:

Module A: Regulations & Compliance

  • Legal Framework of Regulation of Banks
  • Control over Organisation of Banks
  • Regulation of Banking Business
  • Returns, Inspection, Winding Up, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)  

Module B: Important Laws/Acts & Legal Aspects of Banking Operations- Part A

  • The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
  • Payment & Settlement Systems Act, 2007
  • Law Relating to Securities and Modes of Charge – I
  • Law Relating to Securities and Modes of Charge – II
  • Creation/Registration and Satisfaction of Charges

Module C: Important Laws/Acts & Legal Aspects of Banking Operations- Part B

  • Reserve Bank – Integrated Ombudsman Scheme, 2021
  • The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 
  • Introduction to Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 ( SARFAESI Act, 2002)
  • Definitions Under SARFAESI Act, 2002
  • Regulation of Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets of Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Enforcement of Security Interest
  • Central Registry
  • Offences and Penalties
  • Miscellaneous Provisions
  • Registration of Security Interest by Secured Creditors and Other Creditors/ Rectification by Central Government in Some Cases
  • The Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, 1993
  • Establishment of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
  • Jurisdiction, Powers & Authority of Tribunals
  • Procedure of Tribunals
  • Recovery of Debts Determined by Tribunal and Miscellaneous Provisions
  • Introduction to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
  • The Bankers’ Books Evidence Act, 1891
  • The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987: Lok Adalats
  • The Consumer Protection Act, 2019
  • The Law of Limitation
  • Tax Laws

Module D: Commercial & Other Laws with Reference to Banking Operations

  • Meaning and Essentials of a Contract
  • Contracts of Indemnity
  • Contracts of Guarantee
  • Contract of Bailment
  • Contract of Pledge
  • Contract of Agency
  • Meaning and Essentials of a Contract of Sale
  • Conditions and Warranties
  • Unpaid Seller
  • Definition, Meaning and Nature of a Partnership
  • Relations of Partners to One Another
  • Relations of Partners to Third Parties
  • Minor Admitted to the Benefit of a Partnership
  • Dissolution of a Firm
  • Effect of Non-Registration
  • Definition and Features of a Company
  • Types of Companies
  • Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association
  • Doctrines of Ultra Vires/ Constructive Notice/ Indoor Management
  • Membership of Company
  • Prospectus
  • Directors
  • Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 
  • The Right to Information Act, 2005
  • Right to Information and Obligations of Public Authorities
  • Information Technology Act, 2000 
  • Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
CAIIB Syllabus for Compulsory Paper PDFClick Here to Download

Elective Paper

In addition to the compulsory papers, candidates have to choose one elective paper from the following options: Rural Banking, Human Resources Management, Risk Management, Central Banking, and Information Technology and Digital Banking. The syllabus for the elective paper will depend on the chosen subject and will cover topics specific to that area.

CAIIB Syllabus for Elective Paper PDFClick Here to Download

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