SYLLABUS

Syllabus for Phase 1

Phase-I examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

The Phase-I examination will continue as per the existing Phase-I examination for Grade-‘B’ (DR). There are four modules in Phase-I, viz.- General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.

S.No Subject Number of Questions Marks Duration of Exam
1 General Awareness 80 80 120 Minutes
2 English Language 30 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
4 Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

Syllabus for Phase 2

  1. English (Writing Skills):

The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic.

  1. Economic and social Issues:

Growth and Development

  • Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income
  • Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India
  • Sustainable Development and Environmental issues

Economic Reforms in India

  • Industrial and Labour Policy
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Privatization
  • Role of Economic Planning

Globalization

  • Opening up of the Indian Economy
  • Balance of Payments
  • Export-Import Policy
  • International Economic Institutions
  • IMF and World Bank
  • WTO
  • Regional Economic Co-operation.

Social Structure in India

  • Multiculturalism
  • Demographic Trends
  • Urbanization and Migration
  • Gender Issues
  • Social Justice : Positive Discrimination in favor of the under privileged
  • Social Movements
  • Indian Political System
  • Human Development
  • Social Sectors in India
  • Health and Education
  1. Finance and Management:

(A) Finance

(a) Financial System

  • Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Reserve Bank of India- functions and conduct of monetary policy, Banking System in India, Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, NHB, etc.

(b) Financial Markets

  • Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.

(c) General Topics

  • Risk Management in Banking Sector
  • Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap
  • Changing Landscape of Banking sector
  • Recent Developments in the Financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments
  • Financial Inclusion- use of technology
  • Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
  • Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector.
  • The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Thirteenth Finance Commission and GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM),
  • Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends.

(B) Management:

  • Management: its nature and scope
  • The Management Processes – Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling
  • The Role of a Manager in an Organisation. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader
  • Leadership Styles
  • Leadership Theories
  • A successful Leader versus an effective Leader. Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD
  • Goals of HRD
  • Performance Appraisal – Potential appraisal and development – Feedback and Performance Counselling – Career Planning – Training and Development – Rewards – Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation
  • How Managers Motivate
  • Concept of Morale
  • Factors determining morale
  • Role of Incentives in Building up Morale. Communication: Steps in the Communication Process
  • Communication Channels
  • Oral versus Written Communication
  • Verbal versus non-verbal Communication
  • upward, downward and lateral communication
  • Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance
  • Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.
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4 thoughts on “SYLLABUS

  1. Pratishtha says:

    I thought there is a choice of subject in Phase 2 – including Economics and Statistics or they have exams differently?

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