Certificate Examination for Business Correspondents / Facilitators (BCBF-IIBF)

BUSINESS CORRESPONDENTS / FACILITATORS Exam Time Table (dd-mm-yyyy) - ONLINE MODE

Sno Date of Examination Registration Date From To
4 09-02-2019 01-01-2019 to 15-01-2019
5 23-02-2019 16-01-2019 to 30-01-2019
6 09-03-2019 01-02-2019 to 15-02-2019
7 23-03-2019 16-02-2019 to 02-03-2019
1 07-04-2019 01-03-2019 to 15-03-2019
2 20-04-2019 16-03-2019 to 28-03-2019
3 04-05-2019 01-04-2019 to 15-04-2019
4 25-05-2019 16-04-2019 to 30-04-2019
5 01-06-2019 01-05-2019 to 15-05-2019
6 15-06-2019 16-05-2019 to 30-05-2019

Business Correspondents / Facilitators Exam - Introduction

Business Correspondents (BCs) play an important role in achieving financial inclusion. The BCs act as a bridge between Bank branches and the people in the area. A BC is the first point of contact and the front face of the bank branch to the people. In order to enable the BCs to be more effective, they need to be imparted the desired level of knowledge. In this context, IIBF has launched a certificate examination with the following objectives.

The objective of the course is to provide basic knowledge in banking operations and help the Business Correspondents / Facilitators understand the following aspects:

  • The role / functions of banks
  • The basics of banking operations and procedures
  • Role and function of BC / BFs
  • Financial advising and counselling
  • PMJDY, PMJJBY, PMSBY, APY
  • Central Govt. and Local Govt. Sponsored Schemes.

MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION :

Examination will be conducted in English, Hindi and other vernacular languages viz., Marathi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu and Assamese.

PATTERN OF EXAMINATION:

  • (i) Question Paper will contain 100 objective type multiple choice questions for 100 marks. The Institute may however vary the number of questions to be asked for a subject
  • (ii) The examination will be held in Online Mode only
  • (iii) There will NOT be negative marking for wrong answers.

DURATION OF EXAMINATION:

The duration of the examination will be of 2 hours

SYLLABUS

  • General Banking
    • Deposits
    • Accounting, Finance & Operations
    • Structure of Indian Banking and Types of Banks
    • Principles of Lending
    • Loans and Advances
    • Different Categories of Loans
  • Financial Inclusion and Role of BCs
    • Role of FLCs
    • Role of ICT in Financial Inclusion
    • PMJDY, PMJJBY, PMSBY, APY
  • Technical Skills
    • Handling Micro ATMs, Biometric and Other Devices etc.
    • Digital Banking Products
  • Central Government and Local State Government Sponsored Schemes
  • Soft Skills and Behavioural Aspects

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates with SSC / SSLC / Matriculation or equivalent qualification will be eligible for admission.

Passing Criteria

50%

EXAMINATION FEES

For one attempt 800/- Plus GST