CAIIB Exam 2021:
CAIIB Exam or The Certified Associate of India Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) every year at a gap of every 6months one in June and another in December as given on the official website of IIBF @iibf.org.in.
The CAIIB exam 2021 is one of the main exams conducted by IIBF every year across the country. CAIIB aims at providing 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 through CAIIB exam 2021.
The candidates who are willing to appear for the CAIIB Exam 2021 can check the overview of the IIBF CAIIB exam date 2021, important dates of IIBF CAIIB exam 2021 Registration, eligibility criteria, etc on this page.
The registration process for the June exam will begin on April 01, 2021.
A brief overview of the CAIIB exam 2021 is as follows:
CAIIB Exam 2021 – Overview
|Organization||Institute of Banking and Finance|
|Exam Name||CAIIB Exam 2021|
|CAIIB exam 2021 Registration begins||April 01, 2021|
|Last Date to Apply||April 30, 2021|
|IIBF CAIIB exam date 2021||June 06, 13, and 20, 2021|
|Selection Process||Online Written Test|
IIBF CAIIB exam date 2021 mentioned below in the table and all the given mentioned dates are being verified from the official website
CAIIB Exam events that will happen on June 2021
|Application Form Start Date||April 01, 2021|
|Application Form End Date||April 30, 2021|
|Admit Card for Advance Bank Management||June 06, 2021|
|Admit Card for Bank Financial Management||June 13, 2021|
|Admit for the rest of the courses||June 20, 2021|
For the CAIIB exam to be held in December the events will be are as follows:
|Application Form Start Date||October 01, 2021|
|Application Form End Date||October 31, 2021|
|Admit Card for Advance Bank Management||December 05, 2021|
|Admit Card for Bank Financial Management||December 12, 2021|
|Admit card for rest of the course||December 19, 2021|
Registration & Examination Fees
The registration and the examination fees are provided in the table below.
|A candidate registering for the first time or appearing for the first time in the examination||INR 3000|
|2nd, 3rd, or 4th attempt||INR 1300|
The examination fees also varies based on the date on which a candidate is submitting their fees.
|Late Fee Details|
|Payment of fees on or before the 7th of April||Normal examination fees|
|From April 08 to 21, 2021||Normal Examination fees plus Rs 100/-|
|From April 22 to 30, 2021||Normal Examination fees plus Rs 200/-|
All of these fees that have been mentioned above are excluding the GST.
CAIIB Exam 2021: Eligibility Criteria
As per the official website of IIBF is considered, only those candidates are eligible who have completed JAIIB or PART-I exam organized for the associate examination, and another point also needed to be kept in mind by the candidates is that that the membership subscription must also not be in arrears.
Now further there are some other important criteria for passing the exam they are as follows:
- After registration, the candidates will be allowed to appear in the exam of CAIIB for a maximum of two years. After that, the candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam as per the latest CAIIB 2021 exam pattern.
- The attempts will be counted for the CAIIB 2021 exam, whether or not the candidate will appear in the exam.
- The candidates will be allowed to hold the credit for the next attempts in the subjects which they will be able to clear.
- The registration of CAIIB 2021 will be valid for two years, after that the candidates will have to re-register themselves for the future CAIIB exam.
Some of the important steps that candidate needs to keep in mind while filling the application form are as follows.
The registration for the CAIIB exam starts when the IIBF publishes the official notice on the website. Interested candidates have to fill the CAIIB registration form online only.
Candidates who wish to appear for the Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers exam are required to meet the eligibility criteria before filling the CAIIB Application Form.
Those candidates who meet the CAIIB eligibility criteria as mentioned by the IIBF can fill the CAIIB Online Application form. For further detailed information candidates can visit the official website.
Steps to fill the CAIIB Application Form are given below:
Step 1 – Visit the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance official website i.e. (http://www.iibf.org.in/)
Step 2 – Select the ‘Examination/Courses’ option on the home page.
Step 3 – Now click on the ‘Flagship Courses’ option under the dropdown menu.
Step 4 – Select CAIIB and then click on ‘Apply Online’
Step 5 – Login with your membership number and password;
Step 6 – Read the instructions carefully and click accept.
Step 7 – Fill in the details like mode, medium, centre for the exam, place of work etc.
Step 8 – Click on ‘preview’ and crosscheck the CAIIB Application form, ensure that the details are filled in properly and spelt correctly in the application.
Step 9 – Now, click on ‘accept and submit’ for online payment.
Step 10 – Select the payment option (credit/debit card, net banking) and follow the on-screen instruction to complete the process.
Step 11 – On completion, take out the print of fee receipt and CAIIB exam 2021 Registration form.
Important Note – CAIIB Application process
- After submitting your payment information, please wait for the intimation from the server, it may take 1 to 5 seconds to process the request, but it may take longer in certain cases. DO NOT press the submit button once again, or the Back or Refresh button.
- In case the payment is debited from the candidate’s account and the transaction is not successful/completed, the Institute will refund the entire fees electronically within 10-12 working days from the date of transaction.
- Applicants should ensure to furnish correct Mobile number/ email address to receive the application confirmation and various communications from the Institute.
Important point one must remember while downloading the Admit card The Indian Institute of Banking & Finance provides the CAIIB Admit Card to the candidates ten days before the examination.
IIBF sends the admit card to the registered email and mobile numbers provided by the candidates during registration. Also, candidates will be able to download the CAIIB admit card from the official website a week before the date of the exam.
- Important fact– Candidates are required to produce a printed copy of admit letter along with Membership identity card or any other valid photo ID card in original.
- The identity cards that can be produced are – Aadhaar card/ e-Aadhaar, Employer’s card, PAN Card, Driving License, Election voter’s card, Passport etc.at the examination venue.
CAIIB Exam pattern
The IIBF being the authoritative body has full control over the selection process of CAIIB examination. Below attached the complete examination pattern of the CAIIB examination which will give a clear understanding of the examination for the aspirants.
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Time duration of exam||120 minutes for every paper|
|Total Number of Questions||100 questions for each subjects of paper|
|Type of Questions||MCQ (Multiple Choice Type ) Questions|
|Maximum marks||100 marks (each paper)|
|Medium of Exam||Either in English or Hindi|
|Negative Marking||There is no Negative Marking|
|Pattern of Questions||
CAIIB Exam 2021 Syllabus
CAIIB Syllabus according to the latest pattern being notified by the competent authorities:
|CAIIB Papers||CAIIB Syllabus|
|Advanced Bank Management||Module A – Economic Analysis
Module B – Business Mathematics
Module C – HRM in Banks
Module D – Credit Management
|Banking Financial Management||Module A – International Banking
Module B – Risk Management
Module C – Treasury Management
Module D – Balance Sheet Management
The syllabus for the elective papers Module wise are being provided in the table below:
|Paper 1 – Central Banking||Module A – Rationale and Functions of Central Bank
Module 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 Finance
Module B – Foreign Exchange Business
Module C – International Trade
Module D – Derivatives
|Paper 3 – Rural Banking||Module A – Rural India
Module 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 Advising
Module B – Financial Planning
Module C – Financial Investment Products
Module D – Taxation
|Paper 5 – Corporate Banking||Module A – Corporate Banking and Finance
Module B – Investment Banking
Module C – Project and Infrastructure Finance
|Paper 6 – Retail Banking||Module A – Introduction
Module 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 Banks
Module B – Co-operative Banking Operations Deposits, Credits and Investment Management
Module C – Technology Risk Management
|Paper 8 – Human Resource Management||Module A – Human Resource Management
Module 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 Technology
Module B – Systems and Design
Module C – Applications in Banking
Module D – Security Control and Guidelines
|Paper 10 – Treasury Management||Module A – An Overview
Module B – Treasury Management
Module C – Treasury and International Banking
Module D – Risk Management
|Paper 11 – Risk Management||Module A – An Overview
Module B – Credit Risk Management
Module C – Operational Banking
Module D – Market Risk
Module E – Risk Organization and Policy
Further detailed information can be accessed from the official website.
Exam venues for CAIIB examination 2021:
The IIBF has given 649 centres all over India with more than 100 cities to select for the exam. Candidates have to select the exam centre of their choice during filling the application. Aspirants can go through the list of CAIIB exam centres given below:
|Visakhapatnam||Warangal||Jammu & Kashmir||Doda|
Some of the FAQs regarding the examination are:
Q.1. When does the IIBF conduct the CAIIB exam?
Ans. The IIBF conducts the CAIIB exam twice a year in June and November.
Q.2. what is the full form of the CAIIB exam?
Ans. CAIIB stands Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers exam.
Q.3. What is the passing criteria for the CAIIB exam?
Ans. Candidates after the registration will have to pass the exam within two years. If any candidate fails to pass in these two years then he/she has to re-register for the examination.
Q.4. What is the tentative CAIIB exam date 2021?
Ans. As per the latest information, IIBF has tentatively scheduled the CAIIB exam 2021 in November/ December 2021.
Q.5. Are candidates allowed to take Calculators in the CAIIB exam?
Ans. Yes, candidates can take calculators in the IIBF CAIIB exam but it should not be a digital or scientific calculator.
Q.6. what are the minimum qualifying marks for CAIIB 2021?
Ans. Candidates need to secure at least 50% marks in aggregate to qualify for the examination.
Q.7. what is the application fee for the CAIIB 2021 exam?
Ans. Candidates applying for the CAIIB exam have to pay the fees in the following manner:
- First attempt Rs. 3,000/-
- Second attempt Rs. 1,300/-
- Third attempt Rs. 1,300/-
- Fourth attempt Rs. 1,300/-