CAIIB Exam - Date, Eligibility, Application & Result

The CAIIB exam – Certified Associate of India Institute of Bankers exam is conducted by IIBF. The institute administers the CAIIB exam twice in a year. 

Aspirants of CAIIB exam will get all the relevant details in this article. Candidates willing to appear for other Government exams can check the linked page for relevant information.

CAIIB Exam – Updates

The IIBF has announced the new CAIIB exam date 2020. CAIIB exam was scheduled from December 6th onwards but now it is postponed to be conducted from December 20th 2020. Check the details of CAIIB Exam Date here.

CAIIB Exam 2020

IIBF administers the CAIIB exam twice in a year in June and November. The CAIIB exam is one of the premium exams conducted by IIBF across the country. CAIIB aims at providing advanced knowledge necessary for better decision making covering, Treasury Management, Risk Management, Balance Sheet Management, Credit Management, International Banking, Economic Analysis etc.

Candidates appearing for CAIIB exam can go through the detailed information on IIBF exams on the linked page.

The exam tests candidates’ knowledge in the development methods for dynamics and general finance administration and the advanced ways of general Banking Management and Decision Making.

The Indian Institute of Banking & Finance has stated that the CAIIB exam 2020 is subject to COVID-19 situation. The institute has tentatively scheduled the CAIIB 2020 exam dates in November – December 2020. The detailed information on the CAIIB exam date is given below.

Willing to appear for CAIIB exam? Refer the links below for comprehensive preparation and outperform in the upcoming CAIIB exam –

CAIIB Exam Date

IIBF has postponed the CAIIB Exam June session due to COVID-19 while the November session is expected to start soon. Given below are the tentative CAIIB exam dates for both June and November sessions.

CAIIB Exam Date December 2020

The application process for CAIIB 2020 November session is expected to begin in the first week of November. Aspirants willing to appear for the exam can go through the tentative dates –

CAIIB Exam Date 2020
CAIIB Exam December Events CAIIB Exam Date (Tentative)
CAIIB Application Form Start Date October 1st 2020
CAIIB Registration End Date October 21st 2020
CAIIB Exam Advance Bank Management December 6th, 2020 (Postponed)December 20th (new date)
CAIIB Exam Bank Financial Management December 13th, 2020 (Postponed)December 26th (new date)
CAIIB Exam Elective Papers December 20th, 2020 (Postponed)December 27th (new date)

CAIIB Exam Date June 2020

Though the June session of the Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers stands postponed, Aspirants can check the CAIIB exam date for reference.

CAIIB 2020 Exam Date
CAIIB Exam June Events  CAIIB Exam Dates 
CAIIB Exam registration date April 1st to April 8th 2020
CAIIB Exam for Advanced Bank Management June 7, 2020 (postponed)
CAIIB Exam for Bank Financial Management June 14, 2020 (postponed)
CAIIB Exam For Elective Papers June 21, 2020 (postponed) 

CAIIB Eligibility

As per the eligibility conditions mentioned by the IIBF on its official website, only the candidates who have completed JAIIB or PART-1 of the Associate Examination, and whose membership subscription is not arrear. 

Candidates can check details of JAIIB exam on the linked page. 

CAIIB Registration & Online Application

The registration for 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 have to follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the CAIIB Online Application form-

Steps to fill the CAIIB Application Form-

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 registration form.

Important Note – CAIIB Application process

  1. 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.
  2. 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. 
  3. Applicants should ensure to furnish correct Mobile number/ email address to receive the application confirmation and various communication from the Institute

CAIIB Application Fee

The IIBF has set the CAIIB application fee on the basis of the number of attempts by the candidates. Candidates are required to Register for every attempt separately. The registration fee for the CAIIB exam is as follows-

CAIIB Application Fee
CAIIB Exam Attempts CAIIB Registration Fee
1st Attempt INR 3,000
2nd Attempt INR 1,300
3rd Attempt INR 1,300
4th Attempt INR 1,300

Note – 

  1. IIBF charges a regular fee for CAIIB exam to candidates who register for the examination during the first week of registration.
  2. For the second and third week of registration, the fees will be regular examination fee plus Rs. 100/-, and 
  3. For the fourth week of registration, the fees will be regular examination fee plus Rs. 200/-
  4. In case, the registration date is extended beyond 4 weeks the examination fees will be regular examination fee plus Rs. 200/- for the extended days. 

CAIIB Exam Pattern

The IIBF being the authoritative body sets the CAIIB selection process. The examination pattern of CAIIB will give a clear understanding of the examination to the aspirants. 

The CAIIB exam pattern is as mentioned below – 

CAIIB 2020 Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam  Online
Time duration of exam 120 minutes (each paper)
Total Number of Questions 100 questions (each paper)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Maximum marks  100 marks (each paper)
Medium of Exam English or Hindi
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Pattern of Questions
  1. Knowledge Testing
  2. Conceptual Grasp
  3. Analytical/Logical Exposition
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Case Analysis

Further details related to the examination pattern of Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers can be found on the syllabus page (link is provided below.

CAIIB Syllabus

The syllabus for CAIIB exam is prescribed by the conducting body itself. Candidates preparing for CAIIB exam have to study for the following –

2 compulsory papers-

  1. Advanced Bank Management
  2. Bank Financial Management

1 Elective Paper – Any one out of the 11 given choices

  1. Corporate Banking 
  2. Rural Banking 
  3. International Banking 
  4. Retail Banking 
  5. Co-operative Banking 
  6. Financial Advising 
  7. Human Resources Management 
  8. Information Technology 
  9. Risk Management 
  10. Central Banking 
  11. Treasury Management

Both the compulsory and the elective paper are further divided into various Modules. The table below highlights the module-wise CAIIB syllabus for each paper-

CAIIB Exam Syllabus
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

CAIIB Elective Papers Module-Wise Syllabus
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

To know the topics covered under each module of CAIIB syllabus and for information on the detailed exam pattern, check the link provided. 

CAIIB 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 exam. To download the CAIIB 2020 Admit Card, candidates need to login on the official website and follow the below-mentioned steps-

Steps to download CAIIB Admit Card

Step 1 – Visit the official website of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance

Step 2 – On the left side select the ‘Examination/ Courses’ section.

Step 3 – Now select ‘Admit letters’ from the dropdown menu.

Step 4 – Click on Admit Card for CAIIB November 2020

Step 5 – Insert the credential of CAIIB membership number and password

Step 6 – The admit card for CAIIB exam will appear on the screen.

Step 7 – Verify the details and download the admit card also take the print out for future reference.

Important – 

  1. 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.
  2. 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 Centre

Candidates while filling the application form are required to provide the exam centre of their choice. CAIIB exam is conducted all over India and in more than 100 cities. Aspirants can go through the list of CAIIB exam centres given below – 

Adoni Anantapur Sasaram Jharkhand
Chittoor Cuddapah Dhanbad Hazaribagh
Eluru Guntur Ranchi Gujarat
Hyderabad Karimnagar Ahmedabad Bhuj
Kurnool Nellore Surat Haryana
Nizamabad Ongole Hissar Karnal
Palakol Secunderabad Himachal Pradesh Simla
Visakhapatnam Warangal Jammu & Kashmir Doda
Assam Dibrugarh Poonch Karnataka
Jorah Tezpur Bangalore Belgaum
Bihar Patna Kerala Kollam
Darbhanga Muzaffarpur Bhopal Gwalior

Candidates can check the official website for the complete list of examination centres.

CAIIB Result

The IIBF announces the result of the CAIIB exam on the official website. Candidates appearing for Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers Exam are required to obtain the minimum cut off marks to make it to the final result. 

As already mentioned, the CAIIB exam consists of three papers (2 compulsory and 1 elective paper) each carrying 100 marks. The minimum marks required for passing each subject or paper is 50 out of 100 marks.

The IIBF announces the result of the CAIIB exam on the basis of overall marks obtained by candidates in all three papers. To check the result candidates are required to log on to the IIBF website. 

CAIIB Exam passing Criteria

  1. 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 CAIIB 2020 exam pattern. 
  2. The attempts will be counted for the CAIIB 2020 exam, whether the candidate will appear in the exam or not. 
  3. The candidates will be allowed to hold the credit for the next attempts in the subjects which they will clear. 
  4. The registration of CAIIB 2020 will be valid for two years, after that the candidates will have to re-register for the CAIIB 2020 exam.

Aspirants who are willing to appear for various bank exams can go through the relevant details on the same from the following links- 

Frequently Asked Question – CAIIB Exam 2020-21

Q.1. When does the IIBF conduct CAIIB exam?

Ans. The IIBF conducts CAIIB exam twice in a year in June and November.

Q.2. What is the full form of CAIIB exam?

Ans. CAIIB stands Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers exam.

Q.3. What is the passing criteria for 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 2020?

Ans. As per the latest information, IIBF has tentatively scheduled the CAIIB exam 2020 in November/ December 2020.

Q.5. Are candidates allowed to take Calculators in CAIIB exam?

Ans. Yes, candidates can take calculators in IIBF CAIIB exam but it should not be a digital or scientific calculator.

Q.6. What are the minimum qualifying marks for CAIIB 2020?

Ans. Candidates need to secure at least 50% marks in aggregate to qualify the examination.

Q.7. What is the application fee for the CAIIB 2020 exam?

Ans. Candidates applying for 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/-

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