JAIIB Exam 2020: IIBF’s Junior Associate of IIB&F 2020 exam is postponed through official notice. JAIIB Exam 2020 was scheduled to be held on May 03, 10 and 17, 2020. However, the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) has officially postponed the dates due to the Covid-19 outbreak. New exam dates are releasing soon at the official website i.e. iifb.org.in. IIBF’s JAIIB 2020 exam is a flagship course for banking professionals. It is conducted twice a year in May & November. Eligible candidates can apply online between February 24 to March 22, 2020, for the May 2020 exam. Similarly, candidates can apply between September 01 to 30, 2020 for the November 2020 exam. Get the complete details of the JAIIB 2020 exam in this article.
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JAIIB Exam 2020
IIBF’s JAIIB 2020 exam is to enhance banking and financial services, technology, customer relation, accountancy and legal aspects related knowledge of banking professionals. The institute has published the complete schedule of the JAIIB 2020 exam on the official website. Check out all the important dates related to the event below.
|JAIIB May 2020||Important Date|
|First registration window||24 Feb to|
01 Mar 2020
|Second registration window||02 to 15 Mar 2020|
|Third registration window||16 to 22 Mar 2020|
|Admit card||To be announced|
|Exam dates||03, 10 & 17 May 2020|
|JAIIB Nov 2020||Important Date|
|First registration window||01 to 07 Sep 2020|
|Second registration window||08 to 21 Sep 2020|
|Third registration window||22 to 30 Sep 2020|
|Admit card||To be announced|
|Exam dates||01, 08 & 22 Nov 2020|
JAIIB May 2020 Exam Postponed
Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF) has postponed all examinations scheduled to be held in March, April and May 2020. This is due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak that has led to a country-wide lockdown in India since March 23, 2020. An official display of the information is available at the homepage of the IIBF at iibf.org.in.
IIBF has announced the tentative rescheduled dates of the examination. Although tentative, JAIIB 2020 exams are going to be conducted in July/August 2020.
Eligibility Criteria for JAIIB Exam 2020
JAIIB exam is not open to all candidates. It is a professional course offered by the IIBF to selected candidates only. As such, the eligibility conditions are indicated in the rules of the exam. Read on to know more.
- There is no restriction on the upper age limit.
- Must be an ordinary member of the institute
- Candidates must have passed the Class 12th or an equivalent exam.
Who is a member of the IIBF?
Any banking professional working in the banking and finance industry are eligible to apply for IIBF membership. However, the employing organization must also be an Institutional member of IIBF.
The institute can allow candidates belonging to clerical or supervisory staff cadre to appear in the exam under recommendations by the Manager of the bank. In such cases, these candidates are exempted from the qualification of class 12. However, the subordinate staff of recognized organizations in the B&F industry, must be members of the IIBF and possess other eligibility conditions to apply for the JAIIB exam.
How to apply for JAIIB Exam 2020?
IIBF JAIIB 2020 application form is available on the official website of the institute. Online applications for the exam can be made only within the specified registration stages. However, candidates have to register by paying a penalty over the normal exam fee if they do not register in the first phase. Know about the process to apply online here.
How to apply
Candidates must be members of the IIBF having their membership number and password to apply. Furthermore, applications are only allowed within the specified dates. Follow the simple steps below to apply for JAIIB May 2020 exam.
#1: Go to the website of IIBF at iibf.org.in
#2: Go to “Apply online” and select “Exam (Members)
#3: Select the exam and login with the membership credentials.
#4: Complete the online application form and click on “accept and submit” to proceed to make payment.
#5: Select appropriate payment method and make the payment of exam fee (including penalty if applicable)
#6: Get transaction details and confirmation through SMS at the registered mobile number on successful registration.
Check out the exam fee for IIBF conducted JAIIB 2020 exam below
Penalty for late registration
The registration process for the JAIIB exam is conducted in three phases. Candidates must register in the first phase to avoid paying late fees in the subsequent registration phases. Check out the penalty fees for each phase below.
|Registration phase (May 2020)||Penalty|
|24 Feb to 01 Mar 2020||No penalty|
|02 to 15 Mar 2020||Rs 100/- (plus exam fee)|
|16 to 22 Mar 2020||Rs 200/- (plus exam fee)|
|Registration phase (Nov 2020)||Penalty|
|01 to 07 Nov, 2020||No penalty|
|08 to 21 Nov, 2020||Rs 100/- (plus exam fee)|
|22 to 30 Nov, 2020||Rs 200/- (plus exam fee)|
JAIIB 2020 Exam Pattern
JAIIB 2020 exam consist of three subjects all of which are compulsory. Candidates must take the test for each subject as per schedule and qualify by securing the minimum marks. Check out more details of the exam pattern below.
- Principles & practices of banking
- Accounting & finance for bankers
- Legal & regulatory aspects of banking
- Language: English & Hindi
- Exam mode: Online
- Sections: 03 subjects as mentioned above
- Number of questions: Approximately 120 questions
- Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions
- Total marks: 100
- Duration: 02 hours
Note: There are no negative marking for wrong answers
Syllabus of JAIIB 2020 Exam
As mentioned earlier, there are three subjects in the JAIIB 2020 exam. The detailed syllabus for the exam is released by IIBF at the official website. Here we provide you the main topics included in the JAIIB 2020 syllabus. Besides, you can also download the detailed syllabus by following the link provided here. Read on to find out more.
Syllabus of Principles & Practices of Banking
- Indian Financial System
- Functions of banks
- Banking technology
- Support services-Marketing of banking services/products
- Ethics in banks and financial institutions
Syllabus of Accounting & Finance for Bankers
- Business mathematics and finance
- Principles of bookkeeping & accountancy
- Final accounts
- Banking operations
Syllabus of Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Banking
- Regulations & compliance
- Legal aspects of banking operations
- Banking related laws
- Commercial laws with reference to banking operations
JAIIB 2020 Admit Card
The IIBF send the admit cards for the exam directluy to the candidates. JAIIB 2020 Admit card is sent through registered mail of the candidate. However, the institute also publishes the admit card at the website before the exam. Candidates can download the same by logging in with the membership number and profile password.
It must be noted that the exam center and time slot once selected at the application process cannot be edited later. It is also mentioned in the admit card. The printed admit card must be carried to the exam center along with a photo identity card. Candidates are not allowed to appear in the exam without these two documents.
JAIIB 2020 Minimum Qualifying Marks
Candidates must secure the minimum marks specified by the IIBF to qualify in the exam. Besides securing the aggregate of 50% marks in the three papers, candidates must also secure 45% marks in individual subjects.
JAIIB 2020 Results
Final results of the exam are published by the IIBF at the official website after the exam. Along with the result, the consolidated mark sheet is also published by the Institute. Candidate can download the same by entering the membership number and password.
JAIIB 2020 Number of Attempts
Once registered candidates must pass the exam within 02 years i.e. 04 attempts. Otherwise, they have to re-enroll themselves to appear in the exam again. Attempts are counted within the period of two years even if the candidates does not attend the exam.
JAIIB 2020 Class of Pass Criteria
Candixates are awarded Pass Class based on their performance in the exam. The pass class is however awarded as per the number of the attempt taken by the candidate at the exam. In this context, the institute considers a first attempt only when the candidate has not attempted any subject in the parts. However, candidates who qualify after exhausting all attempts and re-enrolling are not awarded class of pass. The criteria for class of pass is given below.
First-class: Awarded to those who secure 60% marks in aggregate and pass in all subjects in the first attempt
First-class with distinction: Awarded to those who secure 70% marks in aggregate and 60% in each subject in the first attempt.
The Indian Institute of Banking & Finance aims to develop competent and professional employees for the banking and finance industry of India. IIBF undertakes activities to educate, train, examine, consult, counsel, qualify and render continuous professional development programs to banking professionals. It was established in 1928 under the provisions of Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 191.