BFM Previous Year Question Papers (Bank Financial Management) PDF Free Download

CAIIB BFM Previous Year Question Papers (Bank Financial Management) PDF Free Download

In this article, we will discuss the exam dates of CAIIB’s JUNE/NOV EXAMS, and CAIIB Study Material as per the applicable CAIIB Syllabus for JUNE/NOV EXAMS 2023.


Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers i.e. CAIIB in short, is a flagship course offered to Bankers who have cleared their JAIIB. This exam of JAIIB is conducted by IIBF every June & November of the year. The Exam dates & registration schedule for June 2023 have been long ago issued and now the exams are due!


CAIIB-Advanced Bank Management (ABM) 26-11-2023
CAIIB-Bank Financial Management (BFM) 03-12-2023
CAIIB – Advanced Business & Financial Management (ABFM) 09-12-2023
CAIIB – Banking Regulations And Business Laws (BRBL) 10-12-2023
CAIIB/CAIIB ELEC-Rural Banking 17-12-2023
CAIIB/CAIIB ELEC-Human Resources Management (HRM) 17-12-2023
CAIIB/CAIIB ELEC-Information Technology (IT & Digital Banking) 17-12-2023
CAIIB/CAIIB ELEC-Risk Management 17-12-2023
CAIIB/CAIIB ELEC-Central Banking 17-12-2023



You can check the official notification of CAIIB EXAM 2023 by hitting the link:- IIBF OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

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CAIIB has a total of 3 papers, two of which are mandatory and one is discretionary. This flagship course is conducted in self-proctored mode i.e. you simply record yourself while you take your CAIIB Test. You get the freedom to choose from the given dates and time slots at your convenience and you can attempt the test at your place.

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If you are done with the syllabus of CAIIB 2023 or are starting preparations for CAIIB EXAM then we would suggest that you should really prepare the CAIIB Question Papers of Previous Years to get to know the kind & level of questions IIBF expects its Certified Associates to answer

Solving the papers of CAIIB from the previous years will help you in cracking the 2023 CAIIB EXAM and in the evaluation of your marks. That will not only assist you in understanding the pattern of the Exam and the marking criteria but will also help you in understanding the level of difficulty that CAIIB usually possesses.


In this article, you will find the link to the Free pdf files of the CAIIB – BFM Previous Year Paper, CAIIB- ABM Previous Year Question Paper, and CAIIB Mock Tests.


The links to download the Free PDF files of CAIIBs Bank Financial Management Question Paper of previous years is as below:

Bank Financial Management
CAIIB BFM Free Sample Questions for JUNE/NOVEMBER 2023 PDF FILE


When preparing for CAIIB NOV / DEC 2022 do remember the CAIIB Exam Pattern applicable for NOV / DEC Exams. It will also give you an overview of how the CAIIB papers will be:

Multiple Choice Questions 100
Maximum Marks 100
Qualifying Marks 50
Duration of CAIIB-BFM 2 hours
CAIIB Exam Mode Online
Medium of CAIIB-BFM Hindi or English
Negative Marking in CAIIB No
Pattern of Questions Knowledge Testing, Case Analysis, Analytical / Logical Exposition, Conceptual Grasp, Problem-Solving


Here are some other important questions that you can quickly go through:

No. CAIIB MCQs from BFM Syllabus 2023 Answer
1 A financial institution XYZ buys a specified no of futures at NSE on a stock of Rs 90 each when the spot price of the stocks is Rs 110. At the maturity of the contract FI- XYZ takes delivery of the shares. During the period, the spot price of the stock falls by Rs 3. What is the acquisition cost to the Financial Institution XYZ per share?

a. Rs. 107

b. Rs. 103

c. Rs. 90

d. Rs. 97

2 A cash credit (CC) account has a limit of Rs. 1,00,00,000.00.  The maximum and minimum o/s balances in the account over the last 3 months were Rs. 70,00,000.00 and Rs. 62,00,000.00 respectively. The borrower has an o/s balance in the suspense account of Rs. 45,00,000.00 over the last three months, which is on account of a guarantee which has devolved. The account is ……

a. NPA

b. Out of order

c. Overdue

d. None of these

3 If the total liabilities of a business decrease by 600000 what will be the effect on T. Asset? (Assuming: capital amount remains same)

a. T. Assets will remain constant

b. T. Assets will decrease by 600000

c. T. Assets will increase by 600000

d. T. Assets will increase by 1200000

4 An exporter who has not been able to realise the outstanding export dues despite her best efforts, may either self-write off or approach the AD Category – I banks, who had handled the relevant shipping documents, with appropriate supporting documentary evidence with a request for written off of the unrealised portion subject to the fulfilment of stipulations regarding the surrender of incentives prior to ‘write-off”.

The limit prescribed for Self “write-off” by an exporter (Other than Status Holder Exporter) is …… of the T. Export proceeds realized during the previous calendar year

a. 5%

b. 10%

c. 15%

d. 20%

5 As per Basel III, general provisions and loss reserves are included in Tier-2 capital maximum to the extent of:

a. 1.25% of total risk-weighted assets under the standardized approach and 1.25% of total risk-weighted assets under the IRB (Internal ratings-based) approach

b. 0.60% of total risk-weighted assets under a standardized approach and 0.60% of total risk-weighted assets under the IRB (Internal ratings-based) approach

c. 0.60% of total risk-weighted assets under the standardized approach and 1.25% of total risk-weighted assets under the IRB (Internal ratings-based) approach

d. 1.25% of total risk-weighted assets under the standardized approach and 0.60% of total risk-weighted assets under the IRB (Internal ratings-based) approach

6 VaR (Value at risk) is not enough to assess the market risk of a portfolio. Stress testing is desirable because ……

a. Stress testing helps in calibrating VaR module

b. Stress testing helps as an additional risk measure

c. Stress testing helps in assessing risk due to abnormal movement of market parameters

d. Stress testing is used because VaR (Value at risk) measure is not accurate enough

7 The expiry of a letter of credit is 15.07.2020. The last date of shipment mentioned in the LC is 30.06.2020. The shipment was actually made on 17.06.2020 and documents were presented on

15.07.2020. Choose the best option out of the following as per provisions of UCPDC, 600.

a. The documents should have been presented within seven days from the shipment date

b. The documents can be accepted as they are presented within the letter of credit’s validity

c. The documents should have been presented within 15 days from the shipment date 

d. The documents should have been presented within 21 days from the shipment date

8 Bank ‘ABC’ has entered into an option forward contract with an export customer. That means ……

a. The bank ‘ABC’ has the option to accept or not to accept delivery of foreign exchange under contract

b. The customer has the option to deliver or not to deliver foreign exchange under the contract

c. The customer has the option to deliver the foreign exchange during the option period

d. The bank ‘ABC’ has the option to accept foreign exchange under the contract during the option period

9 In the case of free currencies, discount or forward premium is exactly equal to the difference between ……

a. Risk-free interest rate of the 2 currencies

b. Inflation rate in both countries

c. Spot rate & Tom rate

d. LIBOR (London Inter-Bank Offered Rate) & RBI reference rate

10 The treasury is segregated into 3 main divisions. Of the 3 divisions, the front office is also known as ……

a. Risk management 

b. Treasury administration

c. Dealing room

d. None of these

11 If RBI announces an increase in Reverse repo rate to 6%, it means the rate at which Banks can park funds with RBI has gone up to 6%. What effect can this increase have on the Bond markets?

a. Bond prices will go up

b. Bond prices will go down

c. There will be no effect on the prices in Bond markets because of it.

d. The effect will depend on how often the RBI would conduct the auction

12 The goods eligible for deferred payment export are classified into 2 categories – group A & group B. Select the correct pair.

Group A:- Capital goods & production goods

Group A:- Consumer durables & industrial manufacture

Group B:- Production goods & industrial manufacture

Group B:- Capital goods & consumer durables

a. both 1 & 2

b. both 1 & 3

c. both 2 & 3

d. both 2 & 4

13 A Bank received an LC (Letter of Credit) for USD 2 Mio issued by MT 700 and opened on Jan 25, 2020. The credit calls for the shipment of 300 tonnes of good-quality wheat cultivated in Punjab. What is the time available for the issuing bank for the examination of documents under UCP600?

a. 21 days

b. Reasonable time but not exceeding 7 days

c. Reasonable time but not exceeding 7 banking days

d. 5 banking days

14 You are holding 3000 units of stock Z and you expect that the stock price may fall. You would like to hedge 70% of your exposure using the stock future. You would

a. Go long on 3000 stock futures

b. Go long on 2700 stock futures

c. Go long on 2100 stock futures

d. Go short on 2100 stock futures

15 An RFCD account can be opened by …… with an AD.

a. Returning Indians, non-residents earlier & are now returning to India for permanent settlement, to keep their foreign currency assets held outside India.

b. Resident Indians, firms or companies to transact forex business.

c. A person resident in India to keep his or her foreign currency assets (notes or traveller cheques, etc)

d. Exporters of diamond

16 The capital requirement for general market risk has been designed under Basel III to capture the risk of loss arising from the change in ……

a. Prices of securities

b. The market value of securities

c. The interest rate on securities

d. All the above

17 In 2005, Brazil offered its creditors 30 cents on the dollar for a sizeable amount of its outstanding debt. The offer was non-negotiable. Brazil’s creditors were exposed to …….

a. Sovereign Risk

b. Operational Risk

c. Technology Risk

d. Interest rate Risk

18 One of the essential differences b/w an OTC (over-the-counter) & an Exchange-traded derivative is ……

a. Exchange-traded derivatives are costly while OTC derivatives are cheaper

b. OTC derivatives are for regular customers while Exchange-traded derivatives are for banks

c. In OTC derivatives, counterparty risk is prominent, whereas in exchange-traded derivatives, there is no counterparty risk. 

d. OTC derivatives are for hedging risks whereas Exchange-traded derivatives are used for speculation

19 For gold card status holder exporters, the concessive rate of interest on post-shipment rupee export credit may be extended for a maximum period of …… days.

a. 120

b. 180

c. 360

d. 365

20 What does re-balancing of a bond index mean?

a. Changing the weightages in the index so that the market capitalization of bonds is kept constant

b. Adjusting the index for changes in the composition of the index portfolio to ensure that artificial capital gains or losses aren’t included in the index

c. Adjusting the composition of the index, whenever coupons are paid, such that the index is not impacted by changes in the accrued interest.

d. Changing the composition of the index when yield alters, such that the duration of the index is kept constant




And while you prepare for the upcoming CAIIB EXAMS 2023 you should also make use of the Mock Tests to get into the exam mode. Here, you will also find some previous year’s questions put together by the Learning Sessions.

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