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Every year thousands of banking aspirants join private or public-sector banks in order to make a career in banking and finance. Banks and financial institutions look out for such professionals who are focussed and dedicated. Once you get selected through the IBPS recruitment process, your actual learning starts in the field of banking and finance.


As a banker, you can grow quickly by preparing for esteemed banking exams like JAIIB, CAIIB, select certification exams offered by IIBF (Indian Institute of Banking and Finance). These also provide an edge in the merit-based promotion process. JAIIB and CAIIB exams are more like foundation exams that bring you the required learning to do your job well as a banker. Of course, clearing these exams also benefits financially in the form of salary increments. So then, it is imperative you clear these exams as soon as possible after joining the bank.


JAIIB (Junior Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers) is the first step towards getting an understanding of the banking sector at large and how it works, along with basic knowledge of banking and financial services, banking technology, customer relations, basic accountancy and legal aspects necessary for carrying out day to day banking operations, and towards preparation for CAIIB exam.


CAIIB (Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers) is the next step in the growth ladder for a banker after joining the bank. It offers advanced knowledge necessary for better decision-making covering Treasury Management, Risk Management, Balance Sheet Management, Credit Management, International Banking, Economic Analysis etc. Preparation for CAIIB gives you in depth knowledge and understanding of banking policies and practices making you a better professional ready to take on bigger responsibilities. On clearing CAIIB exam, clerks are offered two increments while a bank officer is offered one increment.


Both JAIIB and CAIIB play a very important role for a banker and help shape his/her professional career. These IIBF exams conducted by the Institute of Banking and Finance besides giving you the understanding, knowledge and confidence to succeed take you to higher reaches of banking by becoming steppingstones in your banking career.


Who can apply for JAIIB and CAIIB?

A person who is currently working in a bank can register for these exams. Firstly, you would be requred to register yourself as a member of IIBF, thereafter you can apply for these exams once the registration process is opened by the Institute. These exams are usually conducted twice a year and the Institute announces the exam schedule well in advance. You can find the exam schedule for JAIIB exam 2021 and CAIIB exam 2021 on NBTI website.


In case you are a non-banker, you can apply for Diploma in Banking & Finance (DB&F) which is equivalent to JAIIB and after joining a bank you can convert it to JAIIB and then apply directly for CAIIB. For complete details, click here.



How to ace JAIIB and CAIIB?

Here is your guide to clearing JAIIB and CAIIB exams in the first attempt:


Although JAIIB is not that difficult to crack, but it can be a little intimidating especially for those from non-commerce background. To understand basic principles of accounting and finance you require someone who can deliver them to you in a simple, uncomplicated manner. You can begin with the help of NBTI study kits for JAIIB by investing as little as 30 minutes a day to master the concepts covered under JAIIB. Or you could read up the study kits like a story book once or twice before approaching JAIIB mock tests or practice papers, and you will be sure to answer the questions correctly. Conceptual understanding is very crucial, for without that you will feel lost trying to attempt any practice papers or mock tests, and you will do more harm than good as your confidence can get a severe beating. There are several books out there but Narang’s Bankers Training Institute’s uniquely designed JAIIB books for 2021 exams are the best bet if you are preparing for JAIIB exam.


While CAIIB is a highly esteemed certification exam for a banker, it requires more effort given the tough and exhaustive syllabus and time required for preparation. You must start early with the help of NBTI study kits for CAIIB as this will take more time investment and effort too. Given the mathematical concepts and advanced banking practices, you will require focussed reading and understanding, followed by step wise practice of questions. As compared to JAIIB, CAIIB exam preparation will require more focus and dedication in grasping the theoretical inputs and seeking clarification with the help of our faculty. You can utilise the doubt clearing sessions for dedicated guidance before you attempt solving problems and case studies. You can clear your CAIIB exams in the first attempt. Having the right study material at hand can do wonders. You can read stories from candidates who cleared their exams using NBTI books here.


We at NBTI are with you in this challenge. We have made our study material simple and easy to follow with elaborate practice in numerical problems and case studies so that anyone, from anywhere in the country can easily get this study material and learn at his/ her own pace. As a result majority of our participants have cleared JAIIB and CAIIB with flying colours, even those struggling previously with failed attempts expressed their joy after clearing their exams finally with the help of NBTI study kits The content is self-explanatory, designed especially to meet the needs of bankers who are preparing for the exams without any additional support of classes or study groups, simply by studying at home while taking care of their personal and professional responsibilities and commitments.


How can NBTI help?

Understanding the importance of these two exams we at Narang’s Bankers Training Institute (NBTI) have taken it upon us to simplify the process and help you clear both JAIIB and CAIIB in the very first attempt as have most of our participants. Unlike other online banking courses, we have designed our JAIIB and CAIIB Distance Learning Kits to provide ease and convenience to each banker preparing for these exams with guaranteed success. The language is simple so you can read the material a few times to familiarize yourself with the basic concepts before approaching JAIIB mock tests or CAIIB previous question papers, and you will be able to answer the questions correctly. It is essential that you do read the material first before attempting any questions on the topics. Conceptual understanding is very crucial.


At NBTI, we make sure we deliver our promise of bringing you the best quality learning material for JAIIB and CAIIB and as you proceed in your career, for promotion exams too which is easy to understand and grasp without the need for classroom training. Our rich experience in training bankers provides us that edge, making our study kits exam oriented, extremely simple and easy to follow, with no unnecessary details unlike most books in the market that are heavy in content and language, and thus difficult to follow. Our focus on the other hand, is more on practical application, providing you relevant understanding of concepts followed by ample practice with multiple choice questions and sample papers.


Are you ready to ace your JAIIB and CAIIB exams in 2021?

A lot of times candidates are unaware of the career growth opportunities that banks and financial institutions have to offer. We are happy to guide you and help you excel in the banking field which is increasingly changing and evolving. Our JAIIB and CAIIB Study Kits endeavour to provide you with the best in class study material. These books have been updated with the latest guidelines, recent policy changes and new extensive MCQs and these are the latest edition of JAIIB and CAIIB books available in the market.


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