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CAIIB Notification 2023, Check the Details of December Cycle

Last updated on 28-Nov-2023

CAIIB Notification 

CAIIB has released the registration and examination dates for the December Cycle 2023. Candidates will be able to apply online from 1st September 2023 and the examination will commence from 3rd December 2023. The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) is a registered public company established by the Reserve Bank of India and is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance, the Government of India that imparts education in banking and finance. It is known for its flagship courses, the Junior Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (JAIIB)/Diploma in Banking and Finance (DBF) and the Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB).

CAIIB Notification 2023

Candidates who are will be appearing in the CAIIB December Cycle 2023 must have proper knowledge regarding all the aspects of the notification. In this article, we will provide you with the all the details like Important Dates, Registration Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admti Card and more.

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CAIIB Notification 2023 - Overview

The overview has been given below in the following table-

Name of organizationInstitute of Banking and Finance
InstitutionIndian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF)
Name of ExaminationCAIIB exam
EligibilityMembers Only
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of examOnline written exam
Exam conductedTwice a year
Official websiteiibf.org.in

CAIIB Notification 2023 - Apply Online

Candidates who are willing to apply for the December Cycle must be aware of the application procedure. We have mentioned below the detailed steps to apply online for all the aspiring candidates.

How To Fill The Application Form?

The procedure to file the exam form has been given below in detail –

  • Go to the official website.
  • On the home page, choose the option Examination/Courses
  • Below the dropdown menu, you will find the option Flagship courses. Click it.
  • Choose CAIIB and click Apply online.
  • Log in with your membership number and password.
  • After reading the instructions thoroughly, click on accept.
  • Now all the details like name, medium of the exam, mode, center for the exam, etc.
  • Click on the preview of the examination form and check whether all the details are filled incorrectly.
  • After that, click on accept and submit for online payment.
  • Choose the payment option, i.e., credit/debit/net banking, and follow the instructions given on the screen.
  • When the process is completed, take print of the fee receipt and registration form for the CAIIB exam.

Application Fee For CAIIB Exam

The IIBF has set the CAIIB application fee based on the number of attempts made by candidates. Every attempt must be registered separately by the candidates. Registration fees are given below:

First attempt fee5,000*
Second attempt fee1,300*
Third attempt fee1,300*
Fourth attempt fee1,300*
Fifth attempt fee1,300*

Some Important Points

These are some important points that must be kept in mind –

  • Please wait for a response from the server after submitting your payment information; the request may take 1 to 5 seconds to process, but it may take longer in some situations. Do not press the submit button, Back, or Refresh buttons again.
  • Applicants must include a valid mobile phone number and email address to receive application confirmation and other correspondence from the Institute.
  • Suppose the payment is charged from the candidate's account and the transaction is not successful/completed. In that case, the Institute will electronically reimburse the entire amount within 10-12 working days of the transaction date.

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CAIIB Notification 2023 - Eligibility Criteria 

According to the IIBF's official website, only those applicants who have passed the JAIIB or PART-I exam for the associate examination are eligible. Also, their membership subscription must not be in arrears. Other points that candidates should keep in mind:

  • Candidates will be eligible to sit for the CAIIB exam for a maximum of two years after registering.
  • Whether or not the candidate takes the CAIIB 2023 exam, their attempts will be counted.
  • Candidates will be permitted to retain credit for the next attempts in subjects that they pass.
  • CAIIB 2023 registration will be valid for two years, after which the applicants will have to re-register for the next CAIIB test.

CAIIB Notification 2023 - CAIIB Exam Dates 2023 for December Cycle

Sl No.PaperDate
1Advanced Bank Management26th November 2023
2Bank Financial Management3rd December 2023
3Advance Business & Financial Management9th December 2023
4Banking Regulations and Business Laws10th December 2023
5Elective (Rural Banking, Human Resources Management, Information Technology & Digital Banking, Risk Management, Central Banking)17th December 2023

CAIIB Notification 2023 - Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the CAIIB Exam has been given in the table below-

Total time duration of the exam120 minutes for each paper
Total number of questions100 questions for each paper
Total marks100 marks for each paper
Type of examMultiple-choice questions
Medium of examEnglish or Hindi
Mode of examOnline exam
Negative MarkingNo negative marking
Pattern of questionsProblem-solving, Knowledge testing, conceptual grasp, case analysis, Analytical/Logical Exposition, There may be some numerical questions in some of the CAIIB subjects where, no options will be provided. These questions will not be in the MCQ pattern and the answer has to be keyed in by the candidate.

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CAIIB Notification 2023 - Syllabus 

Paper 1 Advanced Bank Management


This paper consists of four modules, namely:

  • Statistics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Credit Management
  • Compliance in Banks and Corporate Governance

Paper 2 Banking Financial Management

This paper also consists of four modules, namely:

  • International Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Treasury Management and
  • Balance sheet Management

Paper 3 Advanced Business and Financial Management

This paper consists of four modules, namely:

  • The Management Process
  • Advanced Concepts of Financial Management
  • Valuations, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Emerging Business Solutions

Paper 4 Banking Regulations and Financial Laws

This paper consists of four modules, namely:

  • Regulations and Compliance
  • Important Acts/Laws & Legal Aspects of Banking Operations – Part A
  • Important Acts/Laws & Legal Aspects of Banking Operations – Part B
  • Commercial and Other Laws with respect to Banking

Elective Papers

Paper 1- Risk Management

It consists of five modules, namely:

  • An Overview
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Market Risk
  • Appendix

Paper 2- Information Technology and Digital Banking

It consists of four modules, namely:

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Systems and Design
  • Applications in Banking
  • Information System, Security, Controls, and Audit

Paper 3-Central Banking

It consists of five modules, namely:

  • Rationale Functions of Central Bank
  • Central Banking in India
  • Monetary Policy and Credit Policy
  • Supervision and Financial Stability
  • Non-Banking Financial Companies and Primary Dealers

Paper 4 – Human Resource Management

It consists of four modules, namely:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Building an HR Strategy
  • Motivation, Training and Skill Development

Personnel Management and Industrial Relations

Paper 5 – Rural Banking

It consists of four modules, namely:

  • Rural India
  • Financing Rural Development
  • Priority Sector Financing and Government Initiatives
  • Problems and Prospects in Rural Banking

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CAIIB Notification 2023 - Admit Card

The admit card for the CAIIB exam is usually released 10 days before the exam. Generally, the admit card is sent to the email ID and the mobile numbers of the candidate that they provided at the time of registration. Besides this, the admitted candidates can also download the Admit Card from the official website. The detailed procedure for the same has been given below –

  1. Firstly, candidates should visit the official website of the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance.
  2. There will be a link on the left side of the home page in which the candidates can select an examination/course.
  3. From there, they can open the link to the Admit Card.
  4. The membership number, as well as the password, are required for downloading the admit card.
  5. The website will display the Admit Card on the screen. Download it and take a printout of the same.

 The admit card is to be carried to the exam hall, as identity proof such as PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, etc., and also the membership card.

CAIIB Notification 2023 - Preparation Tips

The CAIIB Exam is moderately demanding and requires proper planning and strategy to cover all three exams' themes (2 compulsory and 1 elective). It is critical to have a strategy in place before preparing for any exam. Here are a few tips to help students prepare for the CAIIB Exam:

  • Examine the previous year's papers and make a note of any questions that appear again.
  • To begin preparing for the exam, highlight the main themes for each topic.
  • Make a study schedule for all of your subjects and topics and stick to it.
  • Give each topic the same amount of time so that you can cover all of the paper's topics.
  • Take practice examinations regularly to assess your performance and identify areas for improvement.

CAIIB Notification 2023 - Answer Key

Candidates need to check their performance and calculate their marks. They can do this through the answer key, which is released on the official website. The answer key is usually released after one or two weeks of the Written Exam. The answer key will help the candidates strengthen their weak areas as they can identify areas they lack.

CAIIB Notification 2023 - Result

The board announces the result of the CAIIB Exam on the official website of the IIBF. There are three papers, i.e., two compulsory and one optional paper of 100 marks each. The candidates are required to score minimum cut-off marks for the final result. The result is announced based on the total marks achieved by the candidates in all three papers. The candidates can check their results by logging onto the official website.

Opportunities After Clearing CAIIB

As more graduates from other fields join banks, they will require a basic banking interface to meet their day-to-day demands. CAIIB is designed to meet that demand.

Passing the CAIIB exam enhances a bank employee's professional qualifications by understanding broad commercial banking principles, risk management, financial management, and information technology management.

Internal promotions are given weightage in addition to passing the CAIIB. The majority of bank personnel pass the CAIIB exam early in their careers.

Increment In Salary

Banks provide two increments for passing JAIIB in addition to professional competence. After attaining the maximum scale, one is eligible for PQA allowances, including DA and pension benefits. It has significant financial benefits throughout a career.

Employees working in various banks receive wage increases after passing the CAIIB Exam. According to the Indian Bank Association's guidelines, every permanent bank employee from a PSU (one of the members of IBA) is eligible for salary increment after passing the CAIIB exam. There are two sorts of increments, with the following details:

In the case of Clerks,

There will be two wage increases. After completing the CAIIB Exam, a bank clerk's pay scale is Rs 11765 Rs (655 x 3) (increments) = Rs 13730 /-. (Basic).

In the case of Officer 1 salary increase after passing CAIIB.

Furthermore, passing the CAIIB Exam will provide you with advanced information that will enable you to make better decisions in the areas of Treasury Management, Risk Management, Balance Sheet Management, Credit Management, International Banking, Economic Analysis, and so on.

Benefits And Job Description

Other than income increases, passing the CAIIB Exam has several advantages. The following are a few of them:

  • They have a high level of expertise in their subject.
  • Improved decision-making abilities in areas such as Treasury Management, Risk Management, Balance Sheet Management, Credit Management, International Banking, Economic Analysis, and so on.
  • Banks have internal promotions.
  • Increased self-assurance in your day-to-day business tasks.

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Passing Criteria For CAIIB Exam

The passing criteria have been given as follows:

  • A candidate can avail 5 attempts for completion of each exam (JAIIB / DB&F / SOB / CAIIB) but, within a maximum period of three years, whichever is earlier.
    • This attempt will be counted from the time the candidate registers for the exam.
    • These 5 attempts need not be consecutive.
  • Candidates unable to pass the examination within 3 years or 5 attempts, whichever is earlier, will need to re-enroll themselves afresh. Such candidates will not receive credit/s for subject/s passed, if any, earlier.
  • The time limit of 3 years or 5 attempts, whichever is earlier, will start from the date of registration for the first attempt.
  • Attempts will be counted when the candidate applies for the exam, irrespective of whether the candidate appears for any examination or not.
  • A candidate will be eligible to apply for any five examinations out of the six examinations within the stipulated period of three years.
  • If a candidate avails of all five attempts before the completion of three years, they will have to re-enroll afresh. Similarly, if a candidate does not avail of five attempts but three years are over, they will have to re-enroll themselves afresh.

CAIIB Notification 2023 - Conclusion

We hope this article has given relevant information about the CAIIB Notification 2023 in detail, including the overview, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, application procedure, eligibility, admit card, and passing criteria. For any queries, contact us at Oliveboard.

Exam Date

December 2023

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Will I be able to use a calculator in the CAIIB Exam in 2023?

Calculators are permitted in the CAIIB 2023 exam for computation purposes, but they must be battery-operated. Other digital or scientific calculators will not be permitted in the CAIIB exam 2023 exam hall.

How long CAIIB exam registration lasts after filling out the application form? +

CAIIB exam registration will last three years from the time the application form is submitted online. After three years, the candidate must re-register for the CAIIB 2023 exam.

Is there any negative marking in the CAIIB Exam? +

No, there is no negative marking in the CAIIB Exam.

How many marks in the CAIIB Exam will I need to pass the exam according to the Institute’s passing criteria? +

To qualify for the CAIIB 2023 exam, the candidate must obtain a minimum of 50% in the aggregate. Candidates can also qualify for CAIIB 2021 if they receive 45 points in a single subject and receive a total of 50%.

Will the Institute provide the CAIIB test admit card to my registered address? +

No, the Institute will not send the CAIIB test 2023 admit card to the candidates’ registered addresses. All candidates’ admit cards will be emailed to their registered email addresses. Candidates can also get their CAIIB 2023 admit card via the Institute’s official website.

What is the full form of the CAIIB Exam? +

The full form of CAIIB is the Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers exam.

How many times in a year do IIBF conduct the CAIIB exam? +

IIBF conducts the CAIIB exam twice a year.

What is the CAIIB Exam pattern? +

CAIIB consists of 5 papers- 4 compulsory papers and 1 elective paper.

How many electives are available to CAIIB? +

There are 5 elective from which CAIIB candidates can choose.

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