CAIIB Revision Plan 2023

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CAIIB Revision Plan 2023

The IIBF is conducting the CAIIB 2023 examination on the 26th of November, 3rd, 9th, 10th, and 17th of December 2023. With just a few days to go, we present here some last-minute revision tips to use so that your CAIIB preparation is complete.

CAIIB 2023 Revision Plan: Exam Pattern

Exam PatternDetails
Number Of Subjects5
Number Of Questions100 Per Subject
Marks100 Per Subject
Time Duration2 Hours Per Subject

CAIIB Revision Plan 2023

We have mentioned below the detailed revision plan for each paper separately for a better understanding of the candidates.

Advanced Bank Management: Paper 1

Advanced Bank Management will be held on the 26th of November 2023. Here is a four-day plan to get your last-minute revision done.

DaySlot 1Slot 2
1Mock Test 1 + Analysis of Mock Test 1Paper 1 Module A
2Mock Test 2 + Analysis of Mock Test 2Paper 1 Module B
3Mock Test 3+ Analysis of Mock Test 3Paper 1 Module C
4Paper 1 Module D + RevisionRest

Bank Financial Management: Paper 2

Bank Financial Management will be held on the 3rd of December 2023. Here is a six-day plan to get your last-minute revision done.

DaySlot 1Slot 2
1Mock Test 1 + Analysis of Mock Test 1Paper 2 Module A
2Mock Test 2 + Analysis of Mock Test 2Paper 2 Module B
3Mock Test 3+ Analysis of Mock Test 3Paper 2 Module C
4Mock Test 4+ Analysis of Mock Test 4Paper 2 Module D
5Mock Test 5+ Analysis of Mock Test 5Revision
6Mock Test 6+ Analysis of Mock Test 6Rest

Advanced Business & Financial Management

Advanced Business & Financial Management will be held on the 9th of December 2023. Here is a six-day plan to get your last-minute revision done.

DaySlot 1Slot 2
1Mock Test 1 + Analysis of Mock Test 1Paper 3 Module A
2Mock Test 2 + Analysis of Mock Test 2Paper 3 Module B
3Mock Test 3+ Analysis of Mock Test 3Paper 3 Module C
4Mock Test 4+ Analysis of Mock Test 4Paper 3 Module D
5Mock Test 5+ Analysis of Mock Test 5Revision
6Mock Test 6+ Analysis of Mock Test 6Rest

Banking Regulations and Business Laws

Banking Regulations and Business Laws will be held on the 10th of December 2023. Here is a six-day plan to get your last-minute revision done.

DaySlot 1Slot 2
1Mock Test 1 + Analysis of Mock Test 1Paper 4 Module A
2Mock Test 2 + Analysis of Mock Test 2Paper 4 Module B
3Mock Test 3+ Analysis of Mock Test 3Paper 4 Module C
4Mock Test 4+ Analysis of Mock Test 4Paper 4 Module D
5Mock Test 5+ Analysis of Mock Test 5Revision
6Mock Test 6+ Analysis of Mock Test 6Rest

Elective Papers

Bank Financial Management will be held on the 17th of December 2023. Here is a six-day plan to get your last-minute revision done.

DaySlot 1Slot 2
1Mock Test 1 + Analysis of Mock Test 1Paper 5 Module A
2Mock Test 2 + Analysis of Mock Test 2Paper 5 Module B
3Mock Test 3+ Analysis of Mock Test 3Paper 5 Module C
4Mock Test 4+ Analysis of Mock Test 4Paper 5 Module D
5Mock Test 5+ Analysis of Mock Test 5Revision/Paper 5 Module E (If Applicable)
6Mock Test 6+ Analysis of Mock Test 6Rest

CAIIB Revision Plan: Syllabus

Paper 1- Advanced Bank Management

Statistics: Module A

Definition of Statistics, Importance & Limitations & Data Collection, Classification & TabulationImportance of Statistics
Functions of Statistics
Limitation or Demerits of Statistics
Definitions; Collection of Data; Classification and Tabulation;
Frequency Distribution
Sampling TechniquesRandom Sampling
Sampling Distributions
Sampling from Normal Populations
Sampling from NonNormal Populations Central Limit Theorem
Finite Population Multiplier
Measures of Central Tendency & Dispersion, Skewness, KurtosisArithmetic Mean
Combined Arithmetic Mean
Geometric Mean
Harmonic Mean
Median and Quartiles
Introduction to Measures of Dispersion
Range and Coefficient of Range;
Quartile Deviation and Coefficient of Quartile Deviation
Standard Deviation and Coefficient of Variation
Skewness and Kurtosis
Correlation and RegressionScatter Diagrams
Standard Error of Estimate
Time SeriesVariations in Time Series
Trend Analysis
Cyclical Variation
Seasonal Variation
Irregular Variation
Forecasting Techniques
Theory of ProbabilityMathematical Definition of Probability
Conditional Probability
Random Variable
Probability Distribution of Random Variable
Expectation and Standard Deviation
Binomial Distribution
Poisson Distribution
Normal Distribution
Credit Risk
Value at Risk
Option Valuation
Estimator and Estimates
Point Estimates
Interval Estimates
Interval Estimates and Confidence Intervals
Interval Estimates of the Mean from Large Samples
Interval Estimates of the Proportion from Large Samples
Linear ProgrammingGraphic Approach
Simplex Method
SimulationSimulation Exercise
Simulation Methodology

Human Resource Management in Bank: Module B

Units Topics
Fundamentals of Human Resource ManagementThe Perspective
Relationship between HRM & HRD and their Structure and Functions
Role of HR Professionals
Strategic HRM
Development of HR Functions in India
Development of Human ResourcesHRD and its Subsystems
Learning and Development – Role and Impact of Learning
Attitude Development
Career Path Planning
Talent Management
Succession Planning
Human Implications of OrganisationsHuman Behaviour and Individual Differences
Employees Behaviour at Work
Diversity at Workplace and Gender Issues
Theories of Motivation and their Practical Implication ‘Role’ : Its Concept & Analysis
Employees’ Feedback and Reward SystemEmployees’ Feedback
Reward and Compensation System
Performance ManagementAppraisal Systems
Performance Review and Feedback
Competency Mapping and Assessment of Competencies Assessment Centres
Behavioural Event Interview (BEI)
Conflict Management and NegotiationConflict: Concept & Definition
Characteristics of Conflict; Types of Conflicts
Reasons for Conflict
Different Phases of Conflict
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Management
Negotiation Skills for Resolution of Conflicts
HRM and Information TechnologyRole of Information Technology in HRM
HR Information and Database Management
Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
Human Resource Management System (HRMS)
HR Research
Knowledge Management
Technology in Training
HR Analytics

Credit Management- Module C

Units Topics
Overview of Credit ManagementImportance of Credit
Historical Background of Credit in India
Principles of Credit
Types of Borrowers
Types of Credit
Components of Credit Management
Role of RBI Guidelines in Bank’s Credit Management
Analysis of Financial StatementsWhich are the Financial Statements
Users of Financial Statements
Basic Concepts Used in Preparation of Financial Statements
Accounting Standards (AS)
Legal Position Regarding Financial Statements
Balance Sheet
Profit and Loss Account
Cash Flow Statement
Funds Flow Statement
Projected Financial Statements
Purpose of Analysis of Financial Statements by Bankers
Rearranging the Financial Statements for Analysis
Techniques used in Analysis of Financial Statements
Creative Accounting
Related Party Transactions
Working Capital FinanceConcept of Working Capital
Working Capital Cycle
Importance of Liquidity Ratios
Methods of Assessment of Bank Finance
Working Capital Finance to Information Technology and Software Industry
Bills/Receivables Finance by the Banks
Guidelines of RBI for Discounting/Rediscounting of Bills by Banks
Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS)
Non-Fund Based Working Capital Limits
Other Issues Related to Working Capital Finance
Term LoansImportant Points about Term Loans
Deferred Payment Guarantees (DPGs)
Difference between Term Loan Appraisal and Project Appraisal
Project Appraisal
Appraisal and Financing of Infrastructure Projects
Credit Delivery and Straight Through ProcessingDocumentation
Third-Party Guarantees
Charge over Securities
Possession of Security
Disbursal of Loans
Lending under Consortium/Multiple Banking Arrangements
Syndication of Loans
StraightThrough Loan Processing or Credit Underwriting Engines
Credit Control and MonitoringImportance and Purpose
Available Tools for Credit Monitoring/Loan Review Mechanism (LRM)
Risk Management and Credit RatingMeaning of Credit Risk
Factors Affecting Credit Risk
Steps taken to Mitigate Credit Risks
Credit Ratings
Internal and External Ratings
Methodology of Credit Rating
Use of Credit Derivatives for Risk Management
RBI guidelines on Credit Risk Management
Credit Information System
Restructuring/Rehabilitation and RecoveryCredit Default/Stressed Assets/NPAs
Wilful Defaulters
Non-cooperative borrowers
Options Available to Banks for Stressed Assets
RBI Guidelines on Restructuring of Advances by Banks
Available Frameworks for Restructuring of Assets
Sale of Financial Assets
Resolution of Stressed Assets under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016Definition of Insolvency and Bankruptcy
To Whom the Code is Applicable; Legal Elements of the Code
Paradigm Shift
Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process
Liquidation process
Pre-packed Insolvency Resolution Process for stressed MSMEs

Compliance in Banks and Corporate Governance – Module D

Compliance Function in BanksCompliance Policy
Compliance Principles
Process and Procedures
Compliance Programme
Scope of Compliance Function
Role & Responsibilities of Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
Compliance AuditRole of Risk Based Internal Audit and Inspection
Reporting Framework and Monitoring Compliance
Disclosure Requirements; Accounting Standards
Disclosures under Listing Regulations of SEBI
Compliance Governance StructureOrganisational Structure
Responsibility of the Board and Senior Management
Compliance Structure at the Corporate Office
Functional Departments
Compliance Structure at Field Levels
Internal Controls and its Importance
Framework for Identification of Compliance Issues and Compliance RisksCompliance Issues
Compliance Risk
Inherent Risk and Control Risk
Independent Testing and Effective Audit Programme Reporting Framework and Monitoring Compliance
Role of Inspection and Audit
Loan Review Mechanism/Credit Audit
What is Good Compliance
Compliance Culture and GRC FrameworkHow to Create Compliance Culture Across the Organisation
Risk and Compliance – GRC Framework; Benefits of an Integrated GRC Approach
Whistle-blower Policy
The Components of a Whistle-blower Policy
Reasons for Compliance Failures
Compliance Function and Role of Chief Compliance Officer in NBFCsFramework for Scale Based Regulation for Non-Banking Financial Companies
Transition Path
Framework for Compliance Function and Role of Chief Compliance Officer in Non-Banking Financial Companies in Upper Layer and Middle Layer (NBFC-UL & NBFC-ML)
Fraud and Vigilance in BanksDefinition of Fraud
Definition of Forgery
Areas in which Frauds are committed in Banks
Banking and Cyber Frauds
Fraud Reporting and Monitoring System
Vigilance Function in Banks
RBI Guidelines for Private Sector and Foreign

CAIIB Syllabus For Compulsory Paper 2- Bank Financial Management

Module A: International Banking

Exchange Rates and Forex BusinessForeign Exchange – Definition and Markets
Factors Determining Exchange Rates
Exchange Rate Mechanism
Foreign Exchange Dealing Room Operations
Derivative Products
RBI / FEDAI Guidelines
Foreign Exchange Arithmetic – Concepts and Examples
Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) and other Remittance Facilities for ResidentsCapital Account Transactions and Current Account Transactions
Key Sections under FEMA vis-à-vis Liberalized Remittance Scheme
Permissible/Non-permissible Remittances under LRS
Operational Guidelines
Remittances under LRS for Current Account Transactions
Tax Collected at Source (TCS)
LRS vis-à-vis Capital Account Transactions
Reporting Requirements under LRS
Correspondent Banking and NRI AccountsCorrespondent Banking – Accounts and other Service
Nostro, Vostro and Loro Accounts
Electronic Modes of Transmission/Payment Gateways – SWIFT, CHIPS, CHAPS, RTGS, etc.;
NRI Banking; NRI accounts – Rupee and Foreign Currency Accounts
Facilities to NRIs
Advances to Non-Residents against Non-Resident Deposits
Housing Loans to Non-Resident Indians
Documentary Letters of CreditDefinition of Letter of Credit
Types of Letters of Credit
Operations of Letter of Credit
UCP 600 and Important Articles
Responsibilities and Rights of the Parties
Documents under LC – Scrutiny
Follow-up for Bills under LC and Safeguards for Banks
Risks Relating to LC Transactions; Standby Letter of Credit (Similar to Guarantees)
Uniform Rules for Bank-to-Bank Reimbursements (URR–725)
International Standard Banking Practice – 745 (ISBP 745)
Case Studies
Facilities for Exporters and ImportersExchange and Trade Control Guidelines for Exporters
Facilities for Exporters
Export Finance; Gold Card Scheme for Exporters
Export Data Processing and Monitoring System (EDPMS)
Factoring and Forfaiting; Exchange and Trade Control Guidelines for Importers
Import Finance; Import Data Processing and Monitoring System (IDPMS)
Trade Credit – Supplier’s Credit and Buyer’s Credit
Case Study on Export Finance
External Commercial Borrowings and Foreign Investments in IndiaExternal Commercial Borrowings – Concepts; ECBs – Other Operational Concepts
Reporting Requirements
Conversion of ECB into Equity
Foreign Investments
Key Concepts
Eligible Foreign Investors
Eligible Investee Entities
Eligible Investment Instruments
Prohibited Sectors
Rules Governing Pledge of Shares
Operational Guidelines
Snap Shot of Non-Debt Instruments (NDI) Rules
List of Documents for Obtention of Foreign Investments
List of Documents for Refund of Foreign Investments Risks in Foreign Trade – Role of ECGC Definition of Risk and Risks in International Trade
Country Risk
Export Credit Insurance in International Trade
ECGC Role and Products
ECGC Policies
ECGC’s Products for Banks
Other Aspects Relating to ECGC Policies and Guarantees
Some of the Common “To Do Points” under ECGC Policies; Claims
Role of EXIM Bank, Reserve Bank of India, Exchange Control in India – FEMA, FEDAI and OthersEXIM Bank – Role
Functions and Facilities
Reserve Bank of India – Role and Exchange Control Regulations in India
Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) 1999
Role of FEDAI and FEDAI Rules
Short Notes on Other Topics
ECB and ADR/GDRs and FCCB;
International Financial Service Centres (IFSC), GIFTCityScope of IFSC in India
Opportunities at Gift City
Guidelines relating to setting up of IFSC Banking Units (IBUs)
Role of IFSCA
Regulatory Framework
Permissible Activities at IBUs
Relaxations for the FPI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Entities at GIFT City
Technology in International BankingIntroduction to Digitization in International Banking – An Overview, Evolution of Technology in International Banking; Benefits and Limitations of Technology in International Banking; Digital Platforms in International Banking; FINTECH and evolution of FINTECH in International Banking; Delivery channels under FINTECH in International Banking; Sample process of International Trade Using Blockchain Technology; Challenges in FINTECH

Elective Papers

The candidate can choose any one of these 11 subject options as their Elective Paper.

1: Central Banking

  1. Module A: Rationale & Functions of Central Bank
  2. Module B: Central Banking in India
  3. Module C: Monetary Policy and Credit Policy
  4. Module D: Supervision and Financial Stability

2: International Banking

  1. Module A: International Banking and Finance
  2. Module B: Foreign Exchange Business
  3. Module C: International Trade
  4. Module : Derivatives

3: Rural Banking

  1. Module A: Rural India
  2. Module B: Financial Rural Development
  3. Module C: Priority Sector Financing and Government Initiatives
  4. Module D: Problems and Prospects in Rural Banking

4: Financial Advicing

  1. Module A: Introduction To Financial Advising
  2. Module B: Financial Planning
  3. Module C: Financial Investment Products 
  4. Module D: Taxation

5: Corporate Banking

  1. Module A: Corporate Banking & Finance
  2. Module B: Investment Banking
  3. Module C: Project & Infrastructure Finance

6: Retail Banking

  1. Module A: Introduction
  2. Module B: Retail Products
  3. Module C: Marketing/ Selling Of Products, Mis/Accounting
  4. Module D: Other Issues Related To Retail Banking

7: Co-Operative Banking

  1. Module A: Principles & Laws Of Co-Operative Banking And Rule Related To Co-Op Banks
  2. Module B: Co-Operative Banking Operations
  3. Module C: Technology And Risk Management

8: Human Resources Management 

  1. Module A: Human Resource Management
  2. Module B: Building An HR Strategy
  3. Module C: Motivation, Training And Skill Development
  4. Module D: Personnel Management And Industrial Relations

9: Information Technology

  1. Module A: Introduction To Information Technology
  2. Module B: Systems & Designs
  3. Module C: Applications In Banking
  4. Module D: Security, Controls And Guidelines

10: Treasury Management

  1. Module A: Overview Of Treasury Management
  2. Module B: Treasury Operations
  3. Module C: Treasury And International Banking
  4. Module D: Risk Management

11: Risk Management

  1. Module A: Introduction Of Risk Management
  2. Module B: Credit Risk Management
  3. Module C: Operational Risks
  4. Module D: Market Risk
  5. Module E: Risk Organization and Policy

CAIIB Revision Plan 2023: Conclusion

With the exam just days away, we hope you are satisfactorily wrapping up your revision. This CAIIB 2023 Revision Plan should help in streamlining in case you are unsure of how to proceed at any time. These last few days should be devoted to mock tests and revising any topics you find difficult. Make sure not to learn anything new, or you may confuse yourself. Be calm, don’t panic and best of luck!

CAIIB Revision Plan: Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 In what ways is the CAIIB Job Profile better than its non-certified counterparts?

Ans. CAIIB’s Job Profile has many perks and benefits. Certified bankers have better chances of internal promotions and posting to more lucrative and prestigious departments because they now have advanced knowledge about banking and finance.

Q.2 How many increments are there in the salary of a bank clerk after clearing the CAIIB Exam?

Ans. There is a provision of two increments in the salary of a bank clerk, post-CAIIB Exam.

Q.3 Who can take a CAIIB Exam?

Ans. Any JAIIB-qualified member of the institute can take the CAIIB Exam.

Q.4 What does salary increment mean in the case of a clerk?

Ans. The clerks who clear the CAIIB Exam are entitled to two increments in salary per the present-day scale. For example- A clerical employee whose basic salary was 11765/- is increased to 13730/-. While the officers are entitled with one increment in the salary.


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