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CAIIB Syllabus 2021: Download detailed syllabus PDF here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 19 Sep 2021 03:30 PM IST


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The Indian Institue of Banking and Finance (IIBF) conducts Certified Associate of India Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) twice every year. This exam aims to provide advanced knowledge necessary for better decision-making covering, Risk Management, Treasury Management, Credit Management, International Banking, Balance Sheet Management, Economic Analysis, etc to employees already a member of IIBF. CAIIB syllabus highlights the important list of topics from which questions are asked in the exam. Knowing the syllabus is extremely important before starting your preparation for any exam. Read this article to know all about CAIIB syllabus and other details. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.

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CAIIB Syllabus 2021

IIBF has provided the detailed syllabus for CAIIB Exam. There are two compulsory papers that candidates have to appear for and any of the 11 elective papers which have been mentioned below. The details regarding the syllabus of these papers are as follows:

CAIIB Syllabus: Compulsory Papers

CAIIB Papers CAIIB Syllabus
Advanced Bank Management
Module A: Economic AnalysisModule B: Business Mathematics


Module C: HRM in Banks

Module D: Credit Management

Banking Financial Management
Module A: International BankingModule B: Risk Management


Module C: Treasury Management

Module D: Balance Sheet Management


CAIIB Syllabus: Elective Paper

CAIIB Elective Papers Module-Wise Syllabus
Paper 1: Central Banking
Module A: Rationale and Functions of Central BankModule B: Central Banking in India


Module C: Monetary Policy and Credit Policy

Module D: Supervision and Financial Stability

Paper 2: International Banking
Module A: International Banking and FinanceModule B: Foreign Exchange Business


Module C: International Trade

Module D: Derivatives

Paper 3: Rural Banking
Module A: Rural IndiaModule B: Financing Rural Development


Module C: Priority Sector Financing and Government Initiatives

Module D: Problems and Prospectus in Rural Banking

Paper 4: Financial Advising
Module A: Introduction to Financial AdvisingModule B: Financial Planning


Module C: Financial Investment Products

Module D: Taxation

Paper 5: Corporate Banking
Module A: Corporate Banking and FinanceModule B: Investment Banking


Module C: Project and Infrastructure Finance

Paper 6: Retail Banking
Module A: IntroductionModule B: Retail Products


Module C: Marketing/Selling of retail products, MIS and Accounting

Module D: Other Issues Related to Retail Banking

Paper 7: Co-operative Banking
Module A: Principles and Laws of Co-operative Banking Law and Rules Relating to Co-operative BanksModule B: Co-operative Banking Operations Deposits, Credits and Investment Management


Module C: Technology Risk Management

Paper 8: Human Resource Management
Module A: Human Resource ManagementModule B: Building an HR Strategy


Module C: Motivation, Training and Skill Development

Module D: Personnel Management and Industrial Relations

Paper 9: Information Technology
Module A: Introduction to Information TechnologyModule B: Systems and Design


Module C: Applications in Banking

Module D: Security Control and Guidelines

Paper 10: Treasury Management
Module A: An OverviewModule B: Treasury Management


Module C: Treasury and International Banking

Module D: Risk Management

Paper 11: Risk Management
Module A: An OverviewModule B: Credit Risk Management


Module C: Operational Banking

Module D: Market Risk

Module E: Risk Organization and Policy


CAIIB Exam Pattern 2021

The details of CAIIB Exam Pattern are as follows:
  • There are a total of 100 questions asked from each paper.
  • Each paper comprises of 100 marks. 
  • The duration of each paper is 120 minutes.
  • There are multiple choice questions asked in the exam.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • Questions are asked in both Hindi and English.
  • Pattern of the question paper is as follows:
  1. Knowledge Testing
  2. Conceptual Grasp
  3. Analytical/Logical Exposition
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Case Analysis

CAIIB Syllabus FAQs


Q. How many papers are there from which questions are asked in CAIIB Exam?

A. There are three papers from which questions are asked in CAIIB Exam- two are compulsory and one is elective.

Q. How many questions are asked in CAIIB Exam from each paper?

A. A total of 100 questions are asked from each paper in CAIIB Exam.

Q. What is the duration of each paper in CAIIB Exam?

A. The duration of each paper is 120 minutes.

Q. Is there negative marking in CAIIB Exam?

A. There is no negative marking in CAIIB Exam. 

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