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JAIIB New Syllabus 2023: The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) has announced a change in the syllabus and exam pattern of JAIIB and CAIIB courses. The changes in the JAIIB syllabus will be in effect from May/June 2023 onwards. IIBF offers JAIIB as a flagship course in banking and finance for professionals employed in the banking and finance sector. From 2023, onwards, JAIIB will follow the revised syllabus and exam pattern, including changes to the papers, topics, and questions.

This blog will focus on the changes in topics and syllabus for JAIIB detailed in the official notification released by IIBF on 30th August 2022. IIBF has released the official changed syllabus on 19th January 2023. You can download the JAIIB New Syllabus PDF here.

JAIIB New Syllabus 2023: Download Updated Syllabus PDF

The following is the syllabus for JAIIB, revised by IIBF:

  • Paper I: Indian Economy and Indian Financial System (IE & IFS)
  • Paper II: Principles and Practices of Banking (PPB)
  • Paper III: Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers (AFM)
  • Paper IV: Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM)

Download the JAIIB Updated Syllabus PDF, curated according to the notification released by IIBF on 19th January 2023. You can find the module-wise topics for each paper in an easily accessible manner.

JAIIB New Syllabus 2023: Exam Pattern Change

First, let’s take a look at the exam pattern that is in effect till the November 2022 cycle of JAIIB.

JAIIB: Current Exam Pattern

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Principles & Practices of Banking1201002 hours
Accounting and Finance for Bankers1201002 hours
Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking1201002 hours

Previously, JAIIB had 3 papers as shown. Each with 120 questions and 100 marks and a duration of 2 hours. Now let’s check the exam pattern that will be in effect from 2023 onwards.

JAIIB: Revised Exam Pattern

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Indian Economy & Indian Financial System1001002 hours
Principles & Practices of Banking1001002 hours
Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers1001002 hours
Retail Banking & Wealth Management1001002 hours

The JAIIB new syllabus will have four papers- Indian Economy and Indian Financial System, Principles and Practices of Banking, Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Rather than 120 questions, each paper now has 100 questions. The marks and duration remain the same.

JAIIB New Syllabus 2023: Syllabus Change

With the new papers introduced candidates have a different set of topics to prepare for in the June 2023 cycle of JAIIB. Let’s take a look at the current syllabus and then compare it with the revised syllabus.

JAIIB: Current Syllabus

ModulePaper I-
Principles & Practices of
Banking
Paper II-
Accounting & Financial Management for
Bankers
Paper III-
Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking
AIndian Financial SystemBusiness Mathematics and FinanceRegulations and Compliance
BFunctions of BanksPrinciples of Bookkeeping and AccountingLegal Aspects of Banking Operations
CBanking TechnologyFinal AccountsBanking Related Laws
DSupport Services, Marketing of BankingBanking OperationsCommercials Laws with Reference to Banking Operations
EEthics in Banks and Financial Institutions

Till 2022, Paper III- Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking, was a paper. It has now been replaced. Let’s see what is included in the JAIIB New Syllabus for 2023,

JAIIB: New Syllabus

JAIIB Revised Syllabus from 2023 onwards will have the following papers:

  • Paper I: Indian Economy and Indian Financial System
  • Paper II: Principles and Practices of Banking
  • Paper III: Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers
  • Paper IV: Retail Banking and Wealth Management

Detailed Syllabus

The module list for the revised JAIIB 2023 syllabus is detailed in the table below:

ModulePaper I-
Indian Economy &
Indian Financial
System
Paper II-
Principles & Practices of
Banking
Paper III-
Accounting & Financial Management for
Bankers
Paper IV-
Retail Banking & Wealth Management
AIndian Economic
Architecture
General
Banking Operations
Accounting Principles
and Processes
Introduction to Retail
Banking
BEconomic Concepts Related to bankingLending Operations of
Banks
Financial Statements
and Core Banking Systems
Retails Products and
Recovery
CIndian Financial
Architecture
Banking TechnologyFinancial ManagementSupport Services – Marketing of Banking Services / Products
DFinancial Products
and Services
Ethics in Banks and Financial InstitutionsTaxation and Fundamentals of
Costing
Wealth Management

For 2023, a new paper, Indian Economy & Indian Financial System has been added and the paper on LRAB has been replaced with Retail Banking & Wealth Management. Detailed topics will be updated here with the release of the syllabus.

JAIIB Updated Syllabus: Module-wise New Topics

Conclusion

The landscape of banking and finance is changing, especially with the inclusion of tech in everything. This is leading to increasing demand for more competent banking and finance professionals who can navigate these new-age problems and solve them. IIBF revised the JAIIB/CAIIB syllabus for this very reason. As the November 2022 cycle for JAIIB has been completed, more information will be available for the JAIIB new syllabus that will come into effect with the May/June 2023 cycle.

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JAIIB New Syllabus 2023: Frequently Asked Questions

When will the JAIIB new exam pattern effective date be?

The new JAIIB exam pattern and syllabus will be effective from the June cycle in 2023.

How many attempts are possible under the revised JAIIB syllabus?

With the new JAIIB syllabus and exam pattern in effect from 2023, candidates can avail of 5 attempts over the course of 3 years to clear the exam.

Where can I get the JAIIB new syllabus PDF?

The PDF of the new JAIIB syllabus is available for download on the official IIBF website. You can also directly download it here.

How do I prepare for JAIIB 2023?

For the new topics, we have provided a guide to the preparation for JAIIB 2023 here.

Where will I find updates on JAIIB?

JAIIB updates are usually announced on iibf.org. You can also keep track of any changes through Oliveboard.

What course can I join to prepare for JAIIB 2023?

Oliveboard will be providing courses that are up-to-date with the latest exam pattern and syllabus of JAIIB 2023. To know more, click here.

Is there a negative marking in JAIIB 2023?

According to the notification released by IIBF on the 4th of January 2023, there will NOT be any negative marking in JAIIB/CAIIB for the time being. Read the notification HERE.

Who is eligible for JAIIB?

Candidates are eligible for JAIIB if they’re banking professionals currently working in the banking and financial sector.

Is JAIIB worth writing?

Certainly. If you’re a banking professional, writing JAIIB will help boost your portfolio. Monetary benefits like bonuses are also provided for JAIIB-qualified professionals.

Is JAIIB a difficult exam?

With dedicated effort on a regular basis, JAIIB can be easy to crack.

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