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IFSCA Grade A Exam Date & Admit Cards for Phase 2 were released on 4th May 2023. The candidates who are preparing for the upcoming IFSCA Grade A Exam must be very curious to know how can they prepare for the exam in a systematic way. Well, it is quite essential to have a structured process to prepare for the IFSCA Grade A Exam as the number of vacancies is less but the level of competition is high. If you need the complete details on IFSCA Assistant Manager Recruitment for the year 2023, you need to check out the attached link. Also, go through the complete article to get complete details on IFSCA Grade A Study Material.

IFSCA Grade A Exam Pattern 2023

To start your preparation, you must be first aware of the exam pattern in detail. A brief of the same is given in the table below but the detailed IFSCA Grade A Exam Pattern is available in the linked article.

IFSCA Grade A Phase 1 Online Exam Pattern

Clearing Phase 1 is the first step of moving to get the job as Assistant Manager in IFSCA. Below is the exam pattern for Phase 1 (Prelims). Know the IFSCA Grade A Exam Dates Here.

PaperStreams/SubjectsMax MarksDurationCut Off
Paper 1Multiple choice questions:
(a) General Awareness (financial sector) –25 questions X 1 mark each
(b) English language –25 questions X 1 mark each
(c) Quantitative Aptitude –25 questions X 1 mark each
(d) Test of Reasoning-25 questions X 1 mark each
10060 minutes30%
Paper 2Multiple choice questions on General knowledge, Current events of national and international importance, Economic and social development (sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, and demographics), Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance and costing, Indian Economy, Global Economy, Five-year plans, Central Government’s initiatives/ Schemes in the financial sector. (50 questions X 2 marks each) 10060 minutes40%
Aggregate Cut-Off –– – 40%
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How Can We Prepare for IFSCA Grade A Phase 1 Exam?

Well, the experts have curated an IFSCA Grade A Online Course/ Test Plan which is completely dedicated to Phase 1 Preparation. You can check out the same in the below sub-section.

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IFSCA Grade A Study Material: Test Plan (Phase 1)

Well, in this plan you get the following benefits:

  • 5 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 (Paper 1)
  • 10 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 (Paper 2)

You must also note that you can access this test plan till the end of the IFSCA Grade A Phase 2 Exam. Before moving on to other IFSCA Grade A Study Materials, let us check out the exam pattern along with the IFSCA Grade A Online Course for Phase 2.

Check out IFSCA Grade A Tests Plan & Learn Plan for Phase 2

IFSCA Grade A Phase 2 Online Exam Pattern

The candidates who will clear the IFSCA Grade A Phase 1 Exam will be able to attempt the Phase 2 (Mains) Exam. The candidates can check out IFSCA Grade A Result in the linked article.

PaperStreams/SubjectsMax MarksDurationCut OffWeightage
Paper 1English (Descriptive Test)(a) Precis Writing – 35 marks(b) Essay writing – 30 marks (c) Comprehension- 35 marks10060 minutes30%1/3rd
Paper 2Multiple choice questions on subjects like IFSCA Act, Union Budget, Economic Survey, Banking, Capital Market, Insurance, Pension Funds, Bullion, GIFT City, GIFT IFSC, IFSCA, Global Financial Centres, etc. (50 questions X 2 marks each) 10060 minutes40%2/3rd
Aggregate Cut-Off –– – 40%– 

How Can We Prepare for IFSCA Grade A Phase 2 Exam?

Well, if you are reading this then you might have cleared the Phase 1 exam or you might be preparing for both Phases together. Check out the IFSCA Grade A Online Course/ Test Plan for Phase 1+2 below.

IFSCA Grade A Study Material: Test Plan (Phase 1+2)

The features of this plan are given below. Also, note that the aspirants can access this plan till the end of IFSCA Grade A Phase 2 Exam 2023.

  • 5 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 (Paper 1)
  • 10 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 (Paper 2)
  • 10 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 2 (Paper 2)
  • 5 English Descriptive Tests for Phase 2 (Paper 1) with expert evaluation

Do we have any Learn Plan for IFSCA Grade A?

Yes, for aspirants who love to get prepared in an organized manner and need access to every IFSCA Grade A Study Material, our experts have curated the IFSCA Grade A Online Course/ Learn Plan.

IFSCA Grade A Study Material: Learn Plan 2023

The validity of this plan is the end of the IFSCA Grade A Phase 2 Exam. Check out the features of this learn plan or IFSCA Grade A Online Course in the below pointers.

  • 5 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 (Paper 1)
  • 10 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 (Paper 2)
  • 10 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 2 (Paper 2)
  • 5 English Descriptive Tests for Phase 2 (Paper 1) with expert evaluation
  • Current Affairs Coverage with a specific focus on Financial Sector
  • Detailed Notes for Paper 2 (Phase 1 & Phase 2)
  • Model Essays on Important Topics (Paper 1, Phase 2)

Also, check out IFSCA Grade A Salary to have an idea about how much you will get after being selected.

Other Important IFSCA Grade A Study Material

Well, apart from the above-mentioned study plans, the candidates must also check out the following IFSCA Grade A Study Material.

Mock Tests: There are several benefits of attempting mock tests. It increases your speed and accuracy. These also reduce the time spent on one question, enhance your knowledge, and improve your ability to tackle pressure.

Ebooks: For descriptive tests, and paper 2 of both Phases, various IFSCA Grade A Ebooks are available. One such Ebook is for Five Year Plans. Check out the Five Year Plans Ebook Here. You can also check out some common ebooks which are required for every regulatory or banking exam from the below-given link.

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