The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance was established in 1928 as in term of Indian Institute of bankers. Usually Indian Institute of Banking and Finance is giving special opportunities by offering courses in Finance and banking to the candidates.
The institute also started to give Distance (Correspondence) Learning courses to the students and has its collaborations with the Punjab national bank institute of information technology and Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) etc.
Indian Institute of Banking and Finance has offers major career based courses like Diploma in Banking & Finance which has about 3 papers likewise:
1.Accounting & Finance for Bankers
2.Principles & Practices of Banking and
3.Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Banking.
This institute conducts Entrance exam twice in a year usually in the month of MAY and June.
Applicant should hold a bachelor's degree in any stream from a UGC recognized university/institute.
Candidates who are currently studying in their final year graduation are also eligible to apply.
Applicants can download the application form through the website www.iibf.org.in or obtain it from zonal offices, Corporate Office and also at other IIBF centres / offices.
Payment for the examination fees can be made by depositing the amount at an Axis Bank branch through payment challan or a demand draft.
Duration for each paper will be 2 hours (120 minumtes) The test paper contains about 120 multiple choice questions. 1/8th of the Marks allotted to each question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
The questions include: Knowledge Testing, Conceptual Grasp, Analytical / Logical Exposition, Problem Solving & Case Analysis.
Candidates need to get atleast 50 marks in each of the subjects to get the qualification. Candidates getting 50% aggregate marks in all the three subjects in a single attempt and getting atleast 45% marks in each subject will also pass the exam.
Principles & Practices of Banking Paper: last week of November, 2011
Accounting & Finance for Bankers: end of the month of November, 2011
Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Banking: 1st week of December, 2011
Registered address: INDIAN INSTITUTE OF BANKING & FINANCE ,
'The Arcade', World Trade Centre,
2nd Floor, East Wing,
Mumbai - 400 005, India.
Contact of technical and courseware related support staff.
The two modules on Marketing and Electronic Banking comprehensively covers marketing and selling, customer service, and IT skills with emphasis on CBS, internet banking, RTGS and other electronic products and channels to enhance the overall development of the participant.
Paper 1 Principles & Practices of Banking
The candidates would be able to acquire knowledge in the following:
Various functions associated with banking. Practice and procedures relating to deposit and credit, documentation, monitoring and control.
An insight into marketing of banking services and banking technology.
Module A Indian Financial System.
Recent developments in the Indian Financial system; market structure and financial innovation. RBI, SEBI, IRDA etc. their major functions Role and Functions of banks Regulatory provisions/enactments governing banks Retail banking: Approach, products, marketing etc Wholesale Banking; international banking; Role and functions of Capital markets Role and Functions of Mutual Funds Role and Functions of Insurance Companies Bancassurance Importance of risk management in banks-types of risk-impact and management Factoring & Forfaiting Alliances/mergers/consolidation ADR/GDR/Off Balance sheet items Participatory Notes Credit Information Bureau Ltd Fair Practices for Debt Collection Basel II Banking Codes and Standard Boards.
Module B Functions of Banks Deposits :
Banker-Customer Relations Know your Customer[KYC] guidelines-Different Deposit Products services rendered by Banks Mandate and Power of attorney;Banker's lien right of set off garnishee order Income tax attachment order etc.
Payment and Collection of Cheque duties and responsibilities of paying and collecting banker-protection available to paying and collecting banker under NI Act endorsements forged instruments bouncing of cheques and their implications
Opening of accounts for various types of customers minors joint account holders HUF firms companies trusts societies Govt. and public bodies Importance of AML
Principles of lending various credit Products/ Facilities working capital and term loans Credit Appraisal Techniques Approach to lending; credit management credit monitoring -NPA Management Different types of documents; Documentation Procedures; Stamping of documents Securities Different modes of charging types of collaterals and their characteristics Priority Sector Lending sectors targets issues/problems recent developments Financial Inclusion Agriculture/SMEs/SHGs/SSI/Tiny Sector financing New Products & Services -Factoring, Securitisation, bancassurance, Mutual Funds etc Credit Cards/Home Loans/Personal Loans/Consumer Loans-Brief outline of procedures and practices Ancillary Services: Remittances, Safe Deposit lockers etc.
Module C: Banking Technology
Electronic Banking- Core Banking Electronic products Core Banking Banking Technology Distribution channels- Teller Machines at the Bank Counters Cash dispensers ATMs Anywhere Anytime Banking Home banking (Corporate and personal) Electronic Payment systems On line Banking Online enquiry and update facilities Personal identification numbers and their use in conjunction with magnetic cards of both credit and debit cards, smart cards, signature storage and display by electronic means, cheque truncation, microfiche, note and coin counting devices.
Electronic funds transfer systems plain messages (Telex or data communication) structured messages (SWIFT, etc
) RTGS Information Technology Current trends Banknet, RBI net, Datanet, Nicnet, I-net, Internet, E-mail, etc
- Role and uses of technology up gradation Global developments in Banking Technology Information Technology in finance and service delivery Impact of Technology on Banks Protecting the confidentiality and secrecy of data effect on customers and service quality Computer Audit -Information System Audit Information System Security and Disaster Management.
Module D -Support Services Marketing of Banking Services/Products:
Marketing Management Meaning, Importance and Functions Marketing of Services Product Research & Development Test marketing of bank products Product Life Cycle Product Modification New Product Development Packaging and Branding of bank products Diversification Pricing of bank products and services Objectives, Strategies and Methods Factors Influencing the Pricing Decisions, Importance of Pricing. Distribution Factors Influencing Direct and Indirect Channels of bank products Physical Distribution Channel Functions and Services Promotion Promotion Mix and Role of Promotion in Marketing Marketing Information Systems.
Role of DSA/DMA in Bank Marketing Channel Management Selling function in a bank Portfolio and Wealth Management Tele marketing/Mobile Phone banking.