JAIIB

Rules & Syllabus 2016

OBJECTIVE

JAIIB aims at providing required level of basic knowledge in banking and financial services, banking technology, customer relations, basic accountancy and legal aspects necessary for carrying out day to day banking operations.

ELIGIBILITY

  • The examination is open only to the ordinary members of the Institute (Any person working in the banking and finance industry whose employer is an Institutional member of the Institute can apply for membership, for details visit IIBF website).
  • Candidates must have passed the matriculation examination or its equivalent. The Institute may, however at its discretion, allow any candidate from clerical or supervisory staff cadre of banks to appear at the examination on the recommendation of the Manager of the bank / officer-in-charge of the bank’s office where the candidate is working, even if he / she is not a matriculate or its equivalent.
  • Subordinate staff of recognized Banking / Financial Institutions in India, who are members of the Institute, are eligible to appear at the examination, provided they have passed the matriculation examination or its equivalent.
  • New members are advised of the examination for which they are eligible to appear while intimating their respective membership numbers.

SUBJECTS OF EXAMINATION

  • Principles & Practices of Banking
  • Accounting & Finance for Bankers
  • Legal & Regulatory Aspects of Banking

SCHEME OF EXEMPTIONS

There is no exemption in any of the subject/s for prior qualification/s.

PASSING CRITERIA:

  1. Minimum marks for pass in the subject is 50 out of 100.
  1. 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.
  1. Candidates will be allowed to retain credits for the subject they have passed in a attempt till the expiry of the time limit for passing the examination as mentioned below

TIME LIMIT FOR PASSING THE EXAMINATION:

  1. Candidates will be required to pass the examination within a time limit of 2 years (i.e. 4 consecutive attempts). Initially a candidate will have to pay examination fee for a block of one year (First block) i.e. for two attempts. In case if a candidate is not able to pass the examination within a time limit of one year, he can appear for a further period of one year (Second block) i.e. two attempts on payment of requisite fee.
  1. Candidates not able to pass examination within stipulated time period of two years are required to re-enroll themselves afresh. Such candidates will not be granted credit/s for subject/s passed, if any, earlier.
  1. Time limit of 2 years will start from the date of application for First block. Attempts will be counted irrespective of whether a candidate appears at any examination or otherwise.

EXAMINATION FEES

For the examination centres in India

First Block of 2 attempts `2,400/- *
Second Block of 2 attempts `2,400/- *

* Plus Service Tax as applicable (Reg. No. AAATT3309DSD002)

MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION

Candidates are allowed to attempt the examination either in Hindi or English, and should clearly fill in their choice of medium at the time of registration of application.

In any case change of medium will not be allowed at a later stage.

PATTERN OF EXAMINATION:

  • Question Paper will contain approximately 120 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
  • The examination will be held in Online Mode only
  • There will NOT be negative marking for wrong answers.

DURATION OF EXAMINATION:

The duration of the examination will be of 2 hours.

PERIODICITY AND EXAMINATION CENTRES:

  1. Examination will be conducted on pre-announced dates published on IIBF Web

Site. Institute conducts examination on half yearly basis, however periodicity of the examination may be changed depending upon the requirement of banking industry.

  1. List of Examination centers will be available on the website. (Institute will conduct examination in those centers where there are 20 or more candidates.)

“CLASS OF PASS” CRITERIA:

  1. The Institute will consider the FIRST PHYSICAL ATTEMPT of the candidate at the examination as first attempt for awarding class. In other words, the candidate should not have attempted any of the subject/s pertaining to the concerned examination any time in the past and has to pass all the subject as per the passing criteria and secure prescribed marks for awarding class. Candidates re-enrolling for the examination after exhausting all permissible attempts as per the time limit rule will not be considered for awarding class.
  1. First Class : 60% or more marks in aggregate and pass in all the subjects in the

FIRST PHYSICAL ATTEMPT

  1. First Class with Distinction: 70% or more marks in aggregate and 60 or more marks in each subject in the FIRST PHYSICAL ATTEMPT.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR EXAMINATION

Application for examination should be registered online from the Institute’s website www.iibf.org.in. The schedule of examination and dates for registration will be published on IIBF website.

STUDY MATERIAL/COURSEWARE

The Institute has developed a courseware to cover the syllabus. Candidates are advised to make full use of the courseware. However, as banking and finance fields are dynamic, rules and regulations witness rapid changes. Therefore, the courseware should not be considered as the only source of information while preparing for the examinations. Candidates are advised to go through the updates put on the IIBF website from time to time and go through Master Circulars/ Master Directions issued by RBI and publications of IIBF like IIBF Vision, Bank Quest, etc. All these sources are important from the examination point of view. Candidates are also to visit the websites of organizations like RBI, SEBI, BIS, IRDAI, FEDAI etc. besides going through other books & publications covering the subject/exam concerned etc. Questions based on current developments relating to the subject/exam may also be asked.

Cut-off Date of Guidelines /Important Developments for Examinations

The Institute has a practice of asking questions in each exam about the recent developments / guidelines issued by the regulator(s) in order to test if the candidates keep themselves abreast of the current developments. However, there could be changes in the developments / guidelines from the date the question papers are prepared and the dates of the actual examinations.

In order to address these issues effectively, it has been decided that:

  • In respect of the exams to be conducted by the Institute during May / June of a calendar year, instructions / guidelines issued by the regulator(s) and important developments in banking and finance up to 31st December of the previous year will only be considered for the purpose of inclusion in the question papers”.
  • In respect of the exams to be conducted by the Institute during November /December of a calendar year, instructions / guidelines issued by the regulator(s) and important developments in banking and finance up to 30th June of that year will only be considered for the purpose of inclusion in the question papers.

The table given below further clarifies the situation.

Particulars Cut-off Date of Guidelines /Important
  Developments for Examinations
For the exams to be conducted by the 31st December 2015 and 31st December
Institute during May / June 2016 and 2016 respectively.
May / June 2017  
For the exams to be conducted by the 30th  June 2016 and 30th  June 2017
Institute during November / December respectively.
2016 and November / December 2017  

The courseware for the subject/s will be available at outlets of publisher/s. Please visit IIBF web-site www.iibf.org.in Home> Education > Courseware for details of book/s and address of publisher/s outlets.

TUTORIAL / CONTACT PROGRAMMES

Tutorial / Contact programmes may be organized by the Institute at various centres. For details in this regard candidates may visit Institute’s website www.iibf.org.in.

E-LEARNING:

Institute facilitates e-learning to all the JAIIB, DB&F and CAIIB papers to enhance the understanding of the concepts. Candidates can access the e-learning (From Desktops and Laptops only) through our website www.iibf.org.in at their convenience and from their place of choice. The user id and password will be sent to all the candidates registered for the said examinations at their registered email id with the Institute.

VIDEO LECTURES:

Institute facilitates video classes (pre-recorded video classes) for all the JAIIB, DB&F and CAIIB (compulsory subjects) covering 25-30 hours of lectures for each paper. Candidates can access the classes (From Desktops and Laptops only) through our website www.iibf.org.in at their convenience and from their place of choice. The user id and password will be sent to all the candidates registered for the said examinations at their registered email id with the Institute.

DISCLAIMER:

The above said facilities of e-learning and video lectures offered to the candidates is solely at the discretion of the Institute and subject to such terms/conditions as may be deemed fit by the institute from time to time. Hence no candidate has any right/ claim whatsoever against the institute by reason of any technical glitches or any shortcomings as the case may be and the decision of the institute in the event of any dispute there-under will be final and conclusive.

SYLLABUS:

The details of the prescribed syllabus which is indicative are furnished in this booklet. The Institute however, also reserves to itself the right to vary the syllabus / rules / fee structure from time to time. Any alterations made will be notified.

PAPER 1 – PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF BANKING

MODULE A – INDIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM

Indian Financial System – An Overview

Role of RBI, Commercial Banks, NBFCs, PDs, FIs, Cooperative Banks, CRR, SLR; Equity & Debt Market; IRDA

Banking Regulation

Constitution, Objectives, Functions of RBI; Tools of Monetary Control; Regulatory Restrictions on Lending

Retail Banking, Wholesale and International Banking

Retail Banking- Products, Opportunities; Wholesale Banking, Products; International Banking, Requirements of Importers & Exporters, Remittance Services; Universal Banking; ADRs; GDRs; Participatory Notes

Role of Money Markets, Debt Markets & Forex Market

Types of Money & Debt Market Instruments incl. G-Secs; ADs, FEMA, LIBOR, MIBOR, etc.

Role and Functions of Capital Markets, SEBI

Overview of Capital Market; Stock Exchange; Commonly used Terms; Types of Capital Issues; Financial Products/Instruments including ASBA, QIP; SEBI; Registration of Stock Brokers, Sub-brokers, Share Transfer Agents, etc QIBs

Mutual Funds & Insurance Companies, Bancassurance & IRDA

Types of Mutual Funds, its Management & its Role; Role & Functions of Insurance Companies; Bancassurance; IRDA

Factoring, Forfaiting Services and Off-Balance Sheet items

Types & advantages of Factoring & forfaiting services; Types of off balance sheet items

Risk Management, Basel Accords

Introduction to Risk Management; Basel I, II & III Accords

CIBIL, Fair Practices Code for Debt Collection, BCSBI

Role and Functions of CIBIL; Fair Practices Code for Debt Collection; Codes of BCSBI

Recent Developments in the Financial System

Structure, Reforms in the Indian Financial System; recent developments in Money, Debt, Forex Markets; Regulatory Framework; Payments and Settlement System

MODULE B – FUNCTIONS OF BANKS

Banker Customer Relationship

Types; Different Deposit Products & Services; Services to Customers & Investors

KYC/ AML / CFT norms

PMLA Act; KYC Norms

Bankers’ Special Relationship

Mandate; POA; Garnishee Orders; Banker’s Lien; Right of Set off

Consumer Protection – COPRA, Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Operational Aspects of COPRA Act & Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Payment and Collection of Cheques and Other Negotiable Instruments

NI Act; Role & Duties of Paying & Collecting Banks; Endorsements; Forged Instruments; Bouncing of Cheques; Its Implications; Return of Cheques; Cheque Truncation System

Opening accounts of various types of customers

Operational Aspects of opening and Maintaining Accounts of Different Types of Customers including Aadhaar, SB Rate Deregulation

Ancillary Services

Remittances; Safe Deposit Lockers; Govt. Business; EBT

Cash Operations

Cash Management Services and its Importance

Principles of lending, Working Capital Assessment and Credit Monitoring

Cardinal Principles; Non-fund Based Limits; WC; Term Loans; Credit Appraisal Techniques; Sources of WC Funds & its Estimation; Operating Cycle; Projected Net WC; Turnover Method; Cash Budget; Credit Monitoring & Its Management; Base Rate

Priority Sector Advances

Targets; Sub-Targets; Recent Developments

Agricultural Finance

Types of Agricultural Loans; Risk Mitigation in agriculture (NAIS, MSP etc.)

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

MSMED Act, 2006 Policy Package for MSMEs; Performance and Credit Rating Scheme; Latest Developments

Government Sponsored Schemes

SGSY; SJSRY; PMRY; SLRS

Self Help Groups

Need for & Functions of SHGs; Role of NGOs in Indirect Finance to SHGs; SHGs & SGSY Scheme; Capacity Building

Credit Cards, Home Loans, Personal Loans, Consumer Loans

Operational Aspects, Advantages, Disadvantages & Guidelines of Credit Cards; Procedure and Practices for Home Loans, Personal Loans and Consumer Loans

Documentation

Types of Documents; Procedure; Stamping; Securitisation

Different Modes of Charging Securities

Assignment; Lien; Set-off; Hypothecation; Pledge; Mortgage

Types of collaterals and their characteristics

Land & Buildings; Goods; Documents of Title to Goods; Advances against Insurance Policies, Shares, Book Debts, Term Deposits, Gold, etc; Supply Bills

Non Performing Assets

Definition; Income Recognition; Asset Classification; Provisioning Norms; CDR Financial Inclusion

BC; BF; Role of ICT in Financial Inclusion, Mobile based transactions, R SETI

Financial Literacy

Importance of financial literacy, customer awareness

MODULE C – BANKING TECHNOLOGY

Essentials of Bank Computerization

Computer Systems; LANs; WANs; UPS; Core Banking

Payment Systems and Electronic Banking

ATMs; HWAK; PIN; Electromagnetic Cards; Electronic Banking; Signature Storage & Retrieval System; CTS; Note & Coin Counting Machines; Microfiche; NPC; RUPAY

Data Communication Network and EFT systems

Components & Modes of Transmission; Major Networks in India; Emerging Trends in Communication Networks for Banking; Evolution of EFT System; SWIFT; Automated Clearing Systems; Funds Transfer Systems; Recent Developments in India

Role of Technology Upgradation and its impact on Banks

Trends in Technology Developments; Role & Uses of Technology Upgradation; Global Trends; Impact of IT on Banks

Security Considerations

Risk Concern Areas; Types of Threats; Control Mechanism; Computer Audit; IS Security; IS Audit; Evaluation Requirements

Overview of IT Act

Gopalakrishna Committee Recommendations

Preventive Vigilance in Electronic Banking

Phishing; Customer Education; Safety Checks; Precautions

MODULE  D – SUPPORT SERVICES – MARKETING OF BANKING SERVICES/PRODUCTS

Marketing – An Introduction

Concept; Management; Products & Services; Marketing Mix; Brand Image

Social Marketing / Networking

Evolution, Importance & Relevance of Social Marketing/Networking

Consumer Behaviour and Product

Consumer Behaviour; Product Planning, Development, Strategies, etc; CRM

Pricing

Importance, Objectives, Factors, Methods, Strategies of Pricing; Bank Pricing 

Distribution

Distribution Channels; Channels for Banking Services; Net Banking; Mobile Banking

Channel Management

Meaning, Levels, Dynamics, Advantages

Promotion

Role of Promotion in Marketing; Promotion Mix

Role of Direct Selling Agent / Direct Marketing Agent in a bank

Definition; Relevance; Banker as DSA/DMA; Delivery Channels in Banks; Benefits

Marketing Information Systems – a longitudinal analysis

Functions & Components of MKIS; MKIS Model; Use of Computers & Decision Models; Performance of MKIS; Advantages

PAPER 2 – ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FOR BANKERS

MODULE A – BUSINESS MATHEMATICS AND FINANCE

Calculation of Interest and Annuities

Calculation of Simple Interest & Compound Interest; Calculation of Equated Monthly Instalments; Fixed and Floating Interest Rates; Calculation of Annuities; Interest Calculation using Products/Balances; Amortisation of a Debt; Sinking Funds

Calculation of YTM

Debt- Definition, Meaning & Salient Features; Loans; Introduction to Bonds; Terms associated with Bonds; Cost of Debt Capital; Bond value with semi-annual Interest; Current Yield on Bond; Calculation of Yield-to- Maturity of Bond; Theorems for Bond Value; Duration of Bond; Properties of Duration; Bond Price Volatility

Capital Budgeting

Present Value and Discounting; Discounted Technique for Investment Appraisal; Internal Rate of Return (IRR); Method of Investment Appraisal; NPV and IRR compared; Investment Opportunities with Capital Rationing; Investment Decision making under condition of uncertainty; Expected NPV Rule; Risk Adjusted Discount Rate Approach for NPV Determination; Sensitivity Analysis for NPV Determination; Decision Tree Analysis for NPV Estimation; Payback Methods; ARR.

Depreciation and its Accounting

Depreciation, its types and methods; Comparing Depreciation Methods

Foreign Exchange Arithmetic

Fundamentals of Foreign Exchange; Forex Markets; Direct and Indirect Quote; Some Basic Exchange Rate Arithmetic – Cross Rate, Chain Rule, Value date, etc.; Forward Exchange Rates – Forward Points; Arbitrage; Calculating Forward Points; Premium/discount; etc.

MODULE B – PRINCIPLES OF BOOKKEEPING & ACCOUNTANCY

Definition, Scope and Accounting Standards

Nature and Purpose of Accounting; Historical Perspectives; Origins of Accounting Principles; Accounting Standards in India and its Definition and Scope; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles of USA (US GAAP); Transfer Pricing; Overview of IFRS; Difference between GAAP & IFRS.

Basic Accountancy Procedures

Concepts of Accountancy; Going Concern Entity; Double Entry System; Principle of Conservatism; Revenue Recognition and Realisation; Accrual and Cash Basis.

Maintenance of Cash/Subsidiary Books and Ledger

Record Keeping Basics; Account Categories; Debit and Credit Concepts; Accounting and Columnar Accounting Mechanics; Journals; Ledgers; subsidiary books; etc.

Bank Reconciliation Statement

Need for Bank Reconciliation; Causes of Differences; Preparation of Bank Reconciliation Statement; How to prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement when Extracts of Cash Book and Pass Book are given; Adjusting the Cash Book Balance; Advantages of Bank Reconciliation Statement.

Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors and Adjusting & Closing Entries

Meaning of a Trial Balance; Features and Purpose of a Trial Balance; Types of Trial Balance and Preparation of a Trial Balance; Disagreement of a Trial Balance; Classification of Errors; Location of Errors; Rectification of Errors; Suspense Account and Rectification; Rectification of Errors when Books are closed; Adjusting and Closing Entries.

Capital and Revenue Expenditure

Expenditure; Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure; Deferred Revenue Expenditure; Receipts; General Illustrations.

Bills of Exchange

Types of Instruments of Credit; Term and Due Date of a Bill; Certain Important Terms; Accounting Entries to be Passed; Accommodation Bill etc.

MODULE C – FINAL ACCOUNTS

Balance Sheet Equation

Balance Sheet Equation; Computation of Balance Sheet Equation.

Preparation of Final Accounts

Preparation of Trading A/C; Profit and Loss A/C; Profit & Loss Appropriation Account; Balance Sheets

Ratio Analysis

Meaning of Accounting Ratios; Classification of Ratios; Uses of Accounting Ratios; Limitations of Accounting Ratios; Calculation and interpretation of various Ratios; Different Users and their Use of Ratios.

Final Accounts of Banking Companies

Definition and Functions of a Bank; Requirements of Banking Companies as to Accounts and Audit; Significant Features of Accounting Systems of Banks; Principal Books of Accounts; Preparation and Presentation of Financial Statements of Banks; CMA Format; Accounting Treatment of Specific Items; Preparation of Profit and Loss Account; Comments on Profit and Loss Account; Important Items of Balance Sheet; Disclosure Requirements of Banks; Additional Disclosures prescribed by RBI; Disclosures required under BASEL norms.

Company Accounts I & II

Definition and Types of Companies; Distinction between Partnership and Limited Liability Company; Classes of Share Capital; Issue of Shares; General Illustrations

Non-voting Shares; Form of Balance Sheet; Legal Requirements for Assets; Legal Requirements for Liabilities; Legal Requirements for Profit & Loss A/c; Preparation of Final Accounts

Accounting in a Computerized Environment

Meaning, Features of and Terms used in Computerized Accounting; Difference between Computerized and Manual Accounting; Advantages and Disadvantages of Computerized Accounting; Functions performed by Computerized Accounting Softwares available in the Market; Computerization – Scope and Experiences in Banking; The Core Banking Components; Information Security; Internet and World Wide Web – Influences on Banking

MODULE D – BANKING OPERATIONS

Banking Operations & Accounting Functions

Preparation of Vouchers, cash receipt and payment entries, clearing inward and outward entries, transfer debit and credit entries, what is KYC and what are the different documents to satisfy KYC, verify KYC and authenticity of documents, operational aspects in regard to opening of all types of accounts, scrutiny of loan applications/documents, allowing drawals and accounting entries involved at various stages, operational aspects of CBS environment etc., Back office operations in banks, handling of unreconciled entries in banks.

PAPER 3 – LEGAL & REGULATORY ASPECTS OF BANKING

MODULE A – REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE

Legal Framework of Regulation of Banks

Business of Banking; Constitution of Banks; RBI Act, 1934; Banking Regulation Act, 1949; Role of RBI; Govt. as a Regulator of Banks; Control over Cooperative Banks; Regulation by other Authorities.

Control over Organization of Banks

Licensing of Banking Companies; Branch Licensing; Paid up Capital and Reserves; Shareholding in Banking Companies; Subsidiaries of Banking Companies; Board of Directors; Chairman of Banking Company; Appointment of Additional Directors; Restrictions on Employment; Control over Management; Corporate Governance; Directors and Corporate Governance.

Regulation of Banking Business

Power of RBI to Issue Directions; Acceptance of Deposits; Nomination; Loans and Advances; Regulation of Interest Rate; Regulation of Payment Systems; Internet Banking Guidelines; Regulation of Money Market Instruments; Banking Ombudsman; Reserve Funds; Maintenance of CRR, SLR; Assets in India.

Returns Inspection, Winding up, Mergers & Acquisitions

Annual Accounts & Balance Sheet; Audit & Auditors; Submission of Returns; Preservation of Records and Return of Paid Instruments; Inspection and Scrutiny; Board for Financial Supervision; Acquisition of Undertakings; Amalgamation of Banks; Winding up of Banks; Penalties for offences.

Public Sector Banks and Cooperative Banks

SBI and its Subsidiaries; Regional Rural Banks; Nationalized Banks; Application of BR Act to Public Sector Banks; Disinvestment of Shares by Govt.; Cooperative Banks

Financial Sector Legislative Reforms

Need, Approach for Financial Sector Legislative Reforms; Important Reforms

Recent Legislative Changes in RBI Act

Recent Legislative Changes in RBI Act, Need thereof

Financial Sector Development Council

Role and Functions of Financial Sector Development Council

MODULE B – LEGAL ASPECTS OF BANKING OPERATIONS

Different Types of Borrowers

Types of Borrowers; Limited Liability Partnership

Types of Credit Facilities

Cash Credit, Overdraft, Demand Loans, Term Loans, Bill Finance

Secured and Unsecured Loans, Registration of Firms and Incorporation of Companies

Definition of Secured and Unsecured loans; Need for Secured Loans; Registration of Firms; Consequences of Non-registration of Firms; Incorporation of a Company

Indemnities

Definition of Contract of Indemnity; Features of Indemnity Contract & Guarantee; Scope and Application of Indemnity Contracts to Banks; Obligations of a Banker; Precaution & Rights of an Indemnity Holder

Bank Guarantees

Definition and Types of Bank Guarantees; Banker’s Duty to Honour Guarantee; Precautions to be taken for Issuance of Bank Guarantee; Precautions to be taken for Payment under Bank Guarantee; Invocation & Enforcement.

Letters of Credit

General Considerations of Letters of credit; Parties to a Letter of credit; Types of Letters of credit; Documents under a Letter of credit; UCPDC 600; Banks obligation for payment of Letter of credit.

Deferred Payment Guarantees

Purpose of DPGs; Methods of Payment

Laws Relating to Bill Finance

Class of Bills and Laws Governing Bills; Classification of Bills; Categories of Bill Finance; Bill Finance and Legal Position of Banker

Various Types of Securities

Types of Securities; Escrow Arrangements; Trust and Retention Arrangements.

Laws Relating to Securities and Modes of Charging – I

Mortgage; Types of Mortgage; Enforcement of Mortgages

Laws Relating to Securities and Modes of Charging – II

Lien; Pledge; Hypothecation; etc.

Registration and Satisfaction of Charges

Definition of Charge; Procedure for Registration of Charge; Effect of Non-registration of Charges; Provisions of Law relating to Registration of Charges

Case Laws on Responsibility of Paying Bank

Negotiable Instruments Act and Paying Banks; Liability of Paying Banker; Payment in due course; Payment in Good Faith; Whether Payment under Mistake Recoverable 

Case Laws on Responsibility of Collecting Bank

Statutory protection to Collecting Bank; Duties of Collecting Bank

MODULE C – BANKING RELATED LAWS

Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993(DRT Act)

Objective of the Act, Constitution of Tribunal, Procedure to be followed, Enforcement process

Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act (SARFAESI)

Constitutional Validity; Definitions; Regulation & Reconstruction; Enforcement ofSecurity Interest; Central Registry; Offences & Penalties; Miscellaneous Provisions

Banking Ombudsmen Scheme

Purpose; Extent; Definitions; Establishment; Powers; Procedure for Redressal Grievance

Bankers Books Evidence Act, 1891

Applicability; Definition; Important Provisions

The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987

Lok Adalats- Organisation; Jurisdiction; Disposal of Cases; Awards

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and CERSAI

Preamble, Extent & Definitions; Consumer Protection Councils; Consumer Disputes

Redressal Agencies; Objectives and important provisions of Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India

The Law of Limitation

Definition; Computation of Limitation; Important Provisions in schedule to the Limitation Act

Tax Laws

Income Tax; Commodity Transaction Tax; Service Tax

Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Applicability; Definition; Important Provisions

Payment & Settlements Systems Act, 2007

Applicability; Definition; Important Provisions

MODULE  D  –  COMMERCIAL LAWS  WITH  REFERENCE  TO  BANKING OPERATIONS

Indian Contract Act, 1872

Meaning and essentials of contract; Contract of Indemnity & Rights of Indemnity Holder; Contract of Guarantee; Contract of Bailment; Contract of Pledge; Contract of Agency

The Sale of Goods Act, 1930

Features; Sale & Agreement to Sell; Conditions and Warranties; Express & Implied; Rights of Unpaid Seller

Indian Partnership Act, 1932

Definition & Types of Partnerships; Relation of partners to one another & to third Parties; Minor admitted to benefits of partnership; Dissolution of a firm; Effect of non registration; Limited liability partnerships formation, registration, rights and liabilities of partners

Definition and features of a company

Definition & Features of a Company; Distinction between Company and Partnership

The Companies Act, 1956 (Now Companies Act, 2013 )

Definition, Features & Types of companies; Memorandum and Articles of Association; Doctrine of Ultra Vires, Constructive Notice, Indoor Management; Membership of Company- Acquisition, Cessation, Register, Rights & Duties of Members, Prospectus; Directors; Winding up of Companies

Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999

Important Terms; Powers of RBI, Regulation and Management; Directorate of Enforcement

Transfer of Property Act, 1882

Sale, Mortgage of Immovable Property; Types of Mortgages; Sale with and without court intervention; Lease of Immovable Property

The Right to Information Act, 2005

Applicability; Definition; Important Provisions

Right to Information and Obligation of Public Authorities

Obligations; Procedure; Disposal; Appeal; Orders; Penalties.

The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002

Obligations; Records to be Maintained; Procedure for Maintaining & Furnishing Information; Maintenance & Verifications of Records of Identity of Clients.

Information Technology Act, 2000

Definitions; Electronic  Governance; Certifying  Authorities;  Digital  Signature Certificates; Penalties; Appeal.