About CAIIB Exam
CAIIB full form - Certified Associate of Indian Institute of
Bankers. CAIIB exam aims at providing advanced knowledge necessary
for better decision making covering, Risk Management, Balance Sheet
Management, Credit Management, International Banking, Economic
Candidates should have cleared JAIIB.
There are two compulsory Papers.
- Advanced Bank Management
- Bank Financial Management
Candidates should choose one elective paper from 11 elective papers.
- Minimum marks for pass in the subject is 50 out of 100.
Candidates securing at least 45 marks in each subject with an
aggregate of 50% marks in all subjects of examination in a single
attempt will also be declared as having completed the Examination.
Candidates will be allowed to retain credits for the subject they
have passed in an attempt till the expiry of the time limit for
passing the examination as mentioned below:
Time limit for passing the examination
A candidate will be given 5 attempts for completion of exam
(CAIIB) but, within a maximum period of three years, whichever is
earlier, from the time he/she registers for the exam. These 5
attempts need not be consecutive.
Candidates unable to pass the examination within the maximum
stipulated time period of 3 years or 5 attempts, whichever is
earlier, will be required to re-enrol themselves afresh. Such
candidates will not be granted credit/s for subject/s passed, if
Time limit of 3 years or 5 attempts, whichever is earlier, will
start from the date of registration for the first attempt.
Attempts will be counted when he/she applies for the exam,
irrespective of whether the candidate appears for any examination
The rules mentioned above imply that, normally a candidate will be
eligible to apply for any five examinations out of the six
examinations being conducted within the stipulated period of three
years. If a candidate avails all five attempts before completion
of three years, he/she will be required to re-enrol themselves
afresh. Similarly, if a candidate does not avail five attempts but
the stipulated period of three years is over, he/she will be
required to re-enrol themselves afresh.
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Medium of examination
English and Hindi
Pattern of examination
Question Paper will contain 100 objective type multiple choice
questions for 100 marks including questions based on case studies/
case lets. The Institute may however vary the number of questions
to be asked for a subject.
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
- The examination will be held in Online Mode only.
- There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
- Questions for the examination will be asked for:
- Knowledge testing
- Conceptual grasp
- Analytical/ logical exposition
- Problem solving
- Case analysis
- The duration of the examination will be of 2 hours.