The CAIIB Exam (Chartered Associate of India Institute of Bankers) is conducted by the IIBF (Indian Institute of Banking and Finance) in order to provide advanced knowledge to the candidates necessary for better decision making covering risk, financial and general bank management.. The history of this institute goes back to the year 1928, when it was founded and since then, it looks over to more than 700 banks and financial institutions.  

Only the candidates who have qualified the JAIIB examination are eligible to apply for the CAIIB exam.  

The exam for CAIIB is highly recognized across the banking sector, as the selected professionals can avail early promotions, increase in salary, allowances and other non – monetary benefits in their career.  

With regards to this, the purpose behind conducting this exam is to offer extensive knowledge to the candidates about the banking field which will help them in making better decisions and ensure effectiveness of the banking operations.

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

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, Admit Card and more.

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

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.

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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