IIBF Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB) Exam Syllabus

Compulsory Paper - I : Advanced Bank Management
MODULE - A: Economic Analysis
The fundamentals of Economics: Scarcity and Efficiency - Microeconomics & Macroeconomics in brief - Types of economies - Market, Command and Mixed Economies - Macroeconomics : Business cycles - Money and banking - Unemployment & inflation - Interest rate determination and various types of interest rates.

Indian Economy (a) Overview of the Indian economy including recent reforms (b) Interaction between fiscal, monetary & exchange rate policies in India - Financial Markets (i) Money Market (ii) Capital Market (iii) Foreign Exchange Market - globalisation and its impact - Challenges ahead - Banking & Finance - current issues

MODULE - B : Business Mathematics
Concept of time Value of Money - Net Present Value - Discounted Cash Flow - Sampling methods - presentation of data - analysis and interpretation of sample data - hypothesis testing - Time series analysis - mean / standard deviation - co-relation - Regression - covariance and volatility - Probability distribution - Confidence interval analysis - estimating parameters of distribution - Bond valuation - duration - modified duration.

Linear programming - decision making-simulation - Statistical analysis using spreadsheets.

Features of Spread sheet - Macros, pivot table, statistical and mathematical formulae.

MODULE - C : HRM in banks
Fundamentals of HRM, development of HRM in India, Relationship between HRM and HRD, Structure and functions of HRD, Role of HR professional, Human implications of organizations; training and development, attitude and soft skills development, role and impact of training, career path planning and counseling, employee behaviour, theories of motivation and their practical implications, role concepts and analysis, self development., Performance Management and appraisal systems; Reward / punishment and compensation systems., HRM and Information Technology, information and data management, knowledge management.

MODULE - D: Credit Management
Principles of Credit Management Credit Appraisal Analyzing Financial Performance - Relationship between items in Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account. Trend Analysis, Comparative Statement - Common size Statement, Preparation of projected Financial Statements. - Ratio analysis - Interpretation and analysis of different Ratios, Limitation of the use of ratios. Statement of Sources and Applications of Funds.

Structuring a Credit Proposal - Working Capital Concept and Management Appraisal techniques for different constituents - trade cycle - credit rating - Technical and economic feasibility studies - Credit Rating - Rating Methodology - Objectives and benefits of rating - Term Lending - Debt Service Coverage Ratio - Cash Flow Analysis - Cash Budget - Bill Finance - Deferred Payment.

Guarantee - Credit Scoring - Credit Delivery System - Documentation - Post sanction supervision, Control and monitoring of credit - Consortium finance, multiple banking, Syndication of loans. Infrastructure financing. Dealing with credit defaults, Stressed assets, Corporate Debt restructuring, SARFAESI, NPAs, recovery options, write-off. Disclosure of the list of defaulters: objectives and procedure.

Appraisal methodology for different type of clients / products.

Compulsory Paper - II: Bank Financial Management
MODULE - A: International Banking
Forex Business; factors determining exchange rates, Direct and indirect quotations, spot /forward rates, premium and discount, cross rates.

Basics of forex derivatives; forward exchange rate contracts, Options, Swaps. Correspondent banking, NRI accounts

Documentary letters of Credit - UCPDC 600, various facilities to exporters and importers. Risks in foreign trade, role of ECGC, types of insurance and guarantee covers or ECGC. Role of Exim Bank - Role of RBI and exchange control - Regulations in India, Role and rules of FEDAI - Role of FEMA and its rules

MODULE - B: Risk Management
Risk-Concept - Risk in Banks - Risk Management Framework - Organisational Structure - Risk Identification - Risk Measurement / - Sensitivity - Basis Point Value (BPV) - Duration -Downside Potential - Value at Risk, Back Testing - Stress Testing - Risk Monitoring and Control - Risk Reporting

Market Risk identification, Measurement and management / credit risk - rating methodology, risk weights, eligible collateral for mitigation, guarantees; credit ratings, transition matrices, default probabilities, Credit risk spreads, risk migration and credit metrics , Counterparty risk.

Credit exposures, recovery rates, risk mitigation techniques, - / Operational and integrated Risk Management - Risk management and capital Management - Basel-II - Current guidelines on risk management

MODULE - C : Treasury Management
Concepts and function; instruments in the treasury market, development of new financial products, control and supervision of treasury management, linkage of domestic operations with foreign operations.

Interest rate risk, interest rate futures

Mix / Pricing of Assets, Liabilities - On-Balance Sheet Investment and Funding Strategies - Stock options, debt instruments, bond portfolio strategy, risk control and hedging instruments.

Investments - Treasury bills, money market instruments such as CDs, CPs, IBPs

Securitisation and Forfeiting; refinance and rediscounting facilities.
Derivatives - Credit Default Swaps / Options

MODULE - D: Balance Sheet Management
Prudential norms-Capital Adequacy. Implementation of Basel-II guidelines : RBI guidelines.
Banks Balance Sheet - Components of assets / Liabilities / ALM Implementation - RBI Guidelines - Gap Analysis - Mechanics, Assumptions, and Limitations - Illustrations of Actual Gap Reports - The Relationship Between Gap and Income Statement - Funding Liquidity - Trading / Managing Liquidity - Contingency Funding - Business Strategies : Profit and profitability analysis, Asset Classification - provisioning - effect of NPA on profitability, Shareholder value maximization & EVA- profit planning-measures to improve profitability. Disclosure guidelines.

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