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|
Syllabus for Phase 2
- 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.
- 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
- Role of Economic Planning
- Opening up of the Indian Economy
- Balance of Payments
- Export-Import Policy
- International Economic Institutions
- IMF and World Bank
- Regional Economic Co-operation.
Social Structure in India
- 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
- Finance and Management:
(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.
- 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.