BFM topics can fetch you 50+ Marks in 7 days | EASY WAY TO PASS CAIIB BFM EXAM 2023

These BFM topics can fetch you 50+ Marks in 7 days

These CAIIB BFM topics can actually get you 50 + marks and that too in 7 days only, it’s strongly advised to not overlook any of the recommended topics.

Study Strategically, Achieve Remarkably 

The CAIIB syllabus covers a wide range of topics, which can be difficult to complete within a limited time. Bankers often face time constraints when trying to advance their careers, but worry not, there is a solution to this problem. By using a selective studying approach, you can reduce your workload and increase your chances of scoring 50 or more marks in the CAIIB BFM exam. This method involves focusing on the most important topics and optimizing your study efforts. It helps you manage your time effectively and balance your career growth with academic success. So, say goodbye to the struggle and embrace a targeted study approach for better results.

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Tips to implement smart learning

  1. Understand the exam pattern, marking scheme, and syllabus weightage.
  2. Analyze your strengths and weaknesses to prioritize your study plan.
  3. Identify the most important topics based on weightage and previous exams.
  4. Utilize textbooks, reference books, online resources, and question papers.
  5. Create a structured study plan with dedicated time for each topic.
  6. Implement effective study techniques that work for you.
  7. Manage your time wisely by dividing it based on topic importance and complexity.
  8. Practice regularly with mock tests and sample papers.
  9. Seek clarification from experienced professionals or join any online coaching institute.
  10. Regularly review and revise topics, especially as the exam date approaches, to reinforce your understanding and improve your performance.

Launching CAIIB Crash Course 

We are launching the most awaited CAIIB crash course on 3rd of June spanning three weeks where our expert faculty will guide you through the important conceptual topics, ensuring you’re well-prepared to tackle the CAIIB examination. Here’s what you can expect:

The crash course is segmented into three parts:

  1. ABM BFM Sessions from 3rd-9th June:(2+ Hours each)

Advanced Bank Management (ABM) and Bank Financial Management (BFM) will be covered with interactive sessions. Our course will cover crucial concepts, case studies, and industry best practices, providing you with the necessary expertise to excel in these subjects.

  1. ABFM Sessions from 11th-17th June: (2+ Hours each)

The following week is dedicated to Advanced Bank Financial Management (ABFM). 

  1. BRBL Sessions from 18th-23rd June: (2+ Hours each)

Banking regulations and business laws classes will be taken at last.

The timings are as given below:

Subject Timings
ABM -BFM 7- 9 PM
ABFM 6:30 – 8:30 AM
BRBL 7 to 9 PM


For more details, ping us.

Exam Focus: Essential BFM Topics You Can’t Afford to Miss!

The course will primarily focus on four key topics, which will form the basis of the case studies, multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and numerical questions. These topics include:

  2. FOREX
  3. FOREX services for individuals
  4. Treasury products
  5. Risk management

These areas will be thoroughly explored and analyzed throughout the course, allowing students to gain a comprehensive understanding of each topic.


  1. Global regulatory framework for the banking system
  2. Aim to improve stability and resilience
  3. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s introduction
  4. Sets higher capital requirements
  5. Implements stricter liquidity standards
  6. Enhances risk management practices
  7. Addresses weaknesses from the 2008 global financial crisis

The key topics under Basel III:

  1. Basel III framework on liquidity standards
  2. Liquidity coverage ratio 
  3. Liquidity risk monitoring tools 
  4. LCR disclosure standards
  5. Net stable funding ratio


  1. Forex:

  1. Global decentralized market for currency trading
  2. Largest financial market in the world
  3. Participants include banks, corporations, governments, and individual traders
  4. Involves buying and selling currencies at agreed-upon prices
  5. Exchange rates fluctuate based on various factors
  6. Traders seek to profit from price movements

The key topics under Forex:

  1. The definition and types of exchange rates
  2. The mechanism and the markets
  3. The factors affecting rates
  4. The related guidelines
  5. How a dealing room operates
  6. FOREX operations in India-Various guidelines 


  1. Forex Services for Individuals:

  1. Fainancial services offered to individual clients in the forex market
  2. Includes currency exchange, remittances, travel cards, money transfers, and foreign currency deposits
  3. Used for personal or business purposes (e.g., travel, investments, money transfers)
  4. Providers offer competitive rates, convenient payment options, and secure transactions


  1. Treasury Products:

  2. Financial instruments and services offered by treasury departments
  3. Manage financial risks, optimize liquidity, and generate returns
  4. Examples: government and corporate bonds, money market instruments, derivatives, structured products, cash management solutions

Help manage cash flows, investments, and financial risks

Key topics in Treasury management include:

  1. Products of foreign exchange markets

2. Money market products

3. Security market products

4. Domestic and global markets 

  1. Risk Management:

  1. Identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks
  2. Minimizing potential losses from uncertain events or adverse market conditions
  3. Includes risk identification, assessment, mitigation strategies, and ongoing monitoring
  4. Crucial for financial institutions to maintain stability and protect stakeholders’ interests
  5. Techniques: risk analysis, diversification, hedging, insurance

Broad range of following topics comes under this:

  1. Risk and basic risk management framework 
  2. Risks in the banking industry 
  3. Risk regulations in the banking industry 
  4. Market risk
  5. Credit risk 
  6. Operational risk and integrated risk management 
  7. Liquidity risk management 
  8. Basel III framework on liquidity standards 

Previous year questions (Memory recalled questions) based on BFM topics analysis

Here is the analysis for the BFM syllabus and pattern that can prove to be resourceful since there ain’t any core changes observed in the syllabus BFM.

Case studies Pre and post shipment

LCR & liquify ratio

NPA provisioning

NSFR formula

Cooke ratio formula

Mean calculation

Calculation of variance


EVA formulae

LCR formulae

Coverage ratio: Provisioning

Weekly variation



Numbers based on the bank’s balance sheet for tiers 1 and 2

Profit loss calculation in cancelling



Numerical based questions SLR CAR

Basel principles

Foreign translation exposure

Vertical and horizontal disallowance

Standard variation, Weekly variation and Monthly variation

Mibor based

Corresponding banking


Basel case study, components of T1 T2

Forex case study, TT cancelled


Conceptual based questions Credit rating

Trading book

Liquidity risk

Concentration, the yield curve, systemic risk, and interest rate

Reserve profile, surplus reserve and loss account

Treasury products


Cash, Tom, Spot, Forward


Embedded option risk

Basis risk


The capital charge for market risk

Objective of NSFR

Combination of spot and forward transactions


Credit risk: Dimensions

EVA formulae

LCR formulae

Coverage ratio: Provisioning

Altman score

McAulay duration


Core capital


Swap Agreement


Treasury management

Standardised approach

Commercial real estate

Forward contract



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