JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023:JAIIB, Junior Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers is a flagship course for banking and financial sector employees. IIBF has revised JAIIB Syllabus which is available on its official website. The JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023 will be formulated from 2023. JAIIB Exam from May-June 2023 onwards will be according to the JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023. Two new compulsory subjects have been added to the JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023. Candidates aspiring to qualify JAIIB Exam from 2023 should be updated with the changes. In this article, we have discussed the JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023.
JAIIB Exam Till 2022
The JAIIB Exam conducted in November 2022 was the last exam with the JAIIB Present Syllabus 2022. Candidates can check the pattern of JAIIB Exam till 2022 discussed below.
To qualify for JAIIB Exam, aspirants had to appear for 3 compulsory papers described below.
- Paper 1:Principles and Practices of Banking (PPB)
- Paper 2:Accounting and Finance For Bankers
- Paper 3: Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking
Module Wise Topics for Each Subject
The module-wise topics for each paper of JAIIB is described in the table given below.
|Module||Principles and Practices of Banking||Accounting and Finance For Bankers||Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking|
|A||Indian Financial System||Business Mathematics and Finance||Regulations and Compliance|
|B||Functions of Banks||Principles of Bookkeeping and Accounting||Legal Aspects of Banking Operations|
|C||Banking Technology||Final Accounts||Banking Related Laws|
|D||Support Services, Marketing of Banking||Banking Operations||Commercials Laws with Reference to Banking Operations|
|E||Ethics in Bank and Financial Institutions|
JAIIB Exam 2022 followed the following pattern:
- JAIIB Exam 2022 was conducted in online medium.
- Each of the three papers comprised of 120 Questions for 100 marks.
- The time allotted to complete each paper of JAIIB is 2 Hours.
|Papers||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|Principles & Practices of Banking||120||100||2 hours|
|Accounting and Finance for Bankers||120||100||2 hours|
|Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking||120||100||2 hours|
JAIIB Exam till 2022 followed the given marking criteria.
- Minimum marks to qualify in each paper of JAIIB was 50 out of 100.
- Candidates securing at least 45 marks in each subject with an aggregate of 50% marks in all subjects of the examination in a single attempt will also be declared as having passed the examination.
- There was no negative marking in JAIIB Exam till 2022.
The time limit for qualifying the JAIIB Exam till 2022 was as follows:
- To crack the JAIIB Exam candidates were given a time Limit of 2 years (4 consecutive attempts).
- The time limit of 2 years will start from the date of application for the first attempt.
- Candidates who are not able to clear the JAIIB Exam in the time limit of 2 years will have to enroll again.
- In that case credit will not be given for any of the paper that they have qualified earlier.
JAIIB Exam From 2023 Onwards
The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) has revised the JAIIB Syllabus. To make the JAIIB Course more contemporary and conceptual the modifications have been made by the IIBF. The revised JAIIB syllabus will be applicable from 2023 and the first examination under the JAIIB Revised Syllabus will be conducted in May/June 2023.
As per the changes made by IIBF from 2023 candidates will have to appear for 4 compulsory subjects in JAIIB. The compulsory papers of JAIIB include the following:
- Paper 1: Indian Economy and Indian Financial System (IE & IFS)
- Paper 2: Principles and Practices of Banking (PPB)
- Paper 3: Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers (AFM)
- Paper 4: Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM)
Module Wise Topics For Each Subject
There are 4 Modules in each paper of JAIIB. In the table below we have provided the modules of each compulsory subject.
|Module||Indian Economy and Indian Financial System(Paper 1)||Principles and Practices of Banking(Paper 2)||Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers(Paper 3)||Retail Banking and Wealth Management(Paper 4)|
|A||Indian Economic Architecture||General Banking
|Accounting Principles and
|Introduction to Retail Banking|
Related to Banking
|Lending Operations of
|Financial Statements and
Core Banking Systems
|Banking Technology||Financial Management||Support Services
– Marketing of
|D||Financial Products and
|Ethics in Banks and Financial Institutions||Taxation and
The salient features of JAIIB Exam 2023 are summarized below.
- JAIIB Exam 2023 will be conducted in an Online Medium.
- The Questions asked in each of the compulsory subjects of JAIIB will be of MCQ Pattern.
- Each of the compulsory subjects of JAIIB will comprise 100 Questions.
- The time allotted will be 120 minutes for each paper.
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|Indian Economy & Indian Financial System||100||100||2 hours|
|Principles & Practices of Banking||100||100||2 hours|
|Accounting and Finance for Bankers||100||100||2 hours|
|Retail Banking & Wealth Management||100||100||2 hours|
The Marking Criteria of JAIIB Exam from 2023 onwards will be as follows:
- Minimum marks to qualify in each subject of JAIIB will be 50 out of 100.
- Candidates securing at least 45 marks in each subject with an aggregate of 50% marks in all subjects of the examination in the first attempt will also be declared as having qualified the examination.
- Negative Marking @25 % of the marks allotted to the question concerned.
The time limit that aspirants will be allotted to qualify JAIIB Exam from 2023 is described below.
- Aspirants will get 5 attempts to qualify for the exam in the maximum time period of 3 years, whichever is earlier.
- The time limit will commence from the time the candidate registers for the exam.
- It is not necessary that the 5 attempts should be consecutive.
- Candidates unable to pass the examination within the maximum given time period of 3 years or 5 attempts, whichever is earlier, will have to enroll again for the JAIIB Exam.
- Time period of 3 years or 5 attempts, whichever is earlier, will start from the date of registration for the first attempt. Attempts will be considered when he/she applies for the exam, irrespective of whether the candidate appears for any examination or not.
- Out of the 6 JAIIB examinations conducted within the 3 years time period a candidate will be eligible to apply for any five examinations. If a candidate appears for all the five attempts before three years is completed, then he/she will have to enroll again. Similarly, if a candidate does not avail five attempts but the prescribed time period of three years is completed then he/she will be have to re-enrol themselves again.
Credits for Subjects Passed
The Subjects of the present syllabus will be allowed credits under the revised syllabus.
|Subjects Under the Present Syllabus||Credit for Subjects under the Revised Syllabus|
|Principles and Practices of Banking(PPB)||Principles and Practices of Banking(PPB)|
|Accounting and Finance for Bankers(AFB)||Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers(AFM)|
The candidates who will be appearing under the JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023 and have been retained credits under the JAIIB Syllabus 2022 will have to qualify for the new subjects for completing the JAIIB Course. The aspirants will have to clear the new subjects within the specified time limit under the JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023.
JAIIB: A Change in Exam Pattern
As we all are aware that the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance has formulated changes in the JAIIB Exam. To provide a clear understanding to the JAIIB aspiring candidates we have brought a comparison between the old and the new exam pattern. Aspirants should not get confused and they must have a crystal clear knowledge of the JAIIB New Pattern. Candidates must read each specification very thoroughly in the table mentioned below.
|Specifications||JAIIB Exam Till 2022||JAIIB Exam From 2023|
|No. of Questions||120||100|
|Time Duration||2 hours||2 hours|
|Negative Marking||No||25 % of the marks allotted to the question concerned.|
|Time Duration To Qualify||2 Years||3 Years|
|Attempts for Qualifying||4||5|
|Should the Attempts be consecutive?||Yes||No|
|The attempts will be counted from||After the candidates appear for the exam||After the candidates appear for the exam|
FAQs: JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023
Q.1 How many Papers are there in JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023?
Ans. There are 4 papers in JAIIB Revised Syllabus 2023.
Q.2 Is there negative marking in JAIIB Exam 2023?
Ans. Yes, there will be negative marking in JAIIB Exam 2023. 25 % of the marks allotted to the question concerned will be deducted for wrong answers.