CMA Final Paper-20B New Syllabus June 2023

Download and print CMA Final New Syllabus 2022 for ICMAI June 2023 Exams for elective Paper-20B Risk Management In Banking And Insurance (RMBI).

CMA Final New Syllabus 2023: The Institute of Cost Accountants of India has revised new syllabus for CMA Final elective Paper-20B Risk Management in Banking and Insurance (RMBI). The new ICMAI Syllabus-2022 shall be applicable from June 2023 term of examinations.

Students taking enrollments in the Final Course have to give one time option about choice of “Elective Paper”.

New Syllabus for RMBI

Paper-20B Risk Management In Banking And Insurance (RMBI): The CMA Institute introduced new syllabus for Final course Paper-20B. The subject focuses on risk management in two most important financial services namely banking and insurance.

Syllabus Structure: The syllabus in this paper comprises the following topics and study weightage:

Module No.Module DescriptionWeight
Section A: Risk Management in Banking60%
1Introduction to Risk Management5%
2Interest Rate Risk and Market Risk15%
3Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk15%
4Sovereign Risk and Insolvency Risk10%
5Operational Risk and Off-Balance Sheet Risk15%
Section B: Risk Management in Insurance40%
6Introduction to Insurance Business10%
7Insurance Intermediaries, General Insurance, Health Insurance and Life Insurance15%
8Managing Risk in Insurance Business10%

SECTION A: Risk Management In Banking

Section A: In first segment, the subject concentrates on risk management in banking organisations. Accordingly, it covers, in detail, the fundamental concepts associated with risk and its management with added emphasis on the banking sector.

It offers a detail coverage of each individual type of risks faced by a bank and discusses the techniques used by banks for measurement, monitoring and mitigation of risks. It also highlights the regulatory framework of BASEL III in this context.

  1. Introduction to Risk Management
    1.1 Concept of Risk
    1.2 Risk vs. Uncertainty
    1.3 Types of Risk
    1.4 Risk Management – Concept and Approaches
    1.5 Risk Management Strategies
  2. Interest Rate Risk and Market Risk
    2.1 Interest Rate Risk Management
    2.1.1 Concept
    2.1.2 Source
    2.1.3 Term Structure of Interest Rates and Yield Curve
    2.1.4 Interest Rate Risk and Credit Risk
    2.1.5 Measuring Interest Rate Risk
    2.1.6 Interest Rate Risk Measurement and Basel Norms
    2.1.7 Managing Interest Rate Risk
    2.2 Market Risk Management
    2.2.1 Market Risk and its Types
    2.2.2 Calculating Market Risk Exposures
    2.2.3 Market Risk and Basel Norms, Value-at-Risk (VaR)
    2.2.4 Sources of Foreign Exchange Risk Exposure
    2.2.5 Foreign Asset and Liability Positions
    2.2.6 Interaction of Interest Rate
    2.2.7 Inflation and Exchange Rates
    2.2.8 Hedging Market Risk
    2.2.9 Dynamic Hedging Strategies
  1. Credit Risk and Liquidity Risk
    3.1 Credit Risk Management
    3.1.1 Credit Risk Exposures, Types
    3.1.2 Credit Risk Measurement Models – Merton’s Model
    3.1.3 Credit Risk Measurement and Basel Norms
    3.1.4 Managing Credit Risk
    3.2 Management of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs)
    3.2.1 Definition, Concept and Categorisation of NPAs
    3.2.2 Choices available to Banks for Management of NPAs
    3.2.3 Trading of NPAs
    3.2.4 Status of NPAs in Banks in India
    3.3 Liquidity Risk Management
    3.3.1 Liability-side and Asset-side Liquidity Risk
    3.3.2 Types of Liquidity Risk Events
    3.3.3 Liquidity Risk vs. Credit Risk
    3.3.4 Liquidity Risk in Insurance Services
    3.3.5 Measuring Liquidity Risk
    3.3.6 Managing Liquidity Risk
    3.3.7 Asset Liability Management – Concept
    3.3.8 Role of ALM in managing Interest Rate Risk and Liquidity Risk
    3.3.9 RBI Guidelines
  2. Sovereign Risk and Insolvency Risk
    4.1 Sovereign Risk Events
    4.2 Debt Repudiation versus Debt Rescheduling
    4.3 Evaluation of Sovereign Risk
    4.4 Mechanisms for dealing with Sovereign Risk Exposures
    4.5 Insolvency Risk Analysis through Capital Adequacy Ratios
  3. Operational Risk and Off-Balance Sheet Risk
    5.1 Operational Risk – Identification and Assessment, Basel Norms
    5.2 Monitoring and Mitigating Operational Risk
    5.3 Off-Balance Sheet Risk Exposures
    5.4 Loan Commitments
    5.5 Commercial Letters of Credit, Letters of Undertaking and Bank Guarantee
    5.6 Derivatives
    5.7 Deposit Insurance
    5.8 Nature of Off-Balance Sheet Risks

SECTION B: Risk Management In Insurance

Section B: In its second segment, the subject offers a detail coverage of fundamental concepts associated with risk management in insurance. It discusses about the general structure and administration of an insurance company which act as the potential source of risk. Finally, it highlights the types of risks indigenous to an insurance company and techniques for managing the same.

  1. Introduction to Insurance Business
    6.1 Definition, Concept and Features of Insurance
    6.2 Principles of Insurance
    6.3 Role of Insurance towards Economic Growth
    6.4 Difference between Insurance Companies and other Financial Institutions
    6.5 Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) – Objectives, Statutory Powers and Functions of IRDA
  1. Insurance Intermediaries, General Insurance, Health Insurance and Life Insurance
    7.1 Insurance Intermediaries
    7.1.1 Insurance Agents
    7.1.2 Surveyors and Loss Assessors
    7.1.3 Insurance Brokers
    7.1.4 Third Party Administrators (TPAs)
    7.1.5 Bancassurance
    7.1.6 Other Channels
    7.2 General Insurance
    7.2.1 Principles
    7.2.2 General Insurance Products
    7.2.3 Tariff Advisory Committee (TAC)
    7.2.4 General Insurance Council
    7.2.5 De-tariffing in General Insurance
    7.2.6 IRDA’s Exposure/Prudential Norms
    7.2.7 Solvency Margins of Non-life Insurers
    7.3 Concept and Types of Health Insurance Policies
    7.4 Structure and Type of Re-insurance
    7.5 Life Insurance
    7.5.1 Principles and Characteristics
    7.5.2 Types of Life Insurance Products
    7.5.3 Solvency Margins of Life Insurers
    7.5.4 Various players in Life Insurance Business
    7.5.5 LIC of India
    7.5.6 Post Office Life Insurance
    7.5.7 Other Players
  1. Managing Risk in Insurance Business
    8.1 Concept of Risk in Insurance Business
    8.2 Factors affecting Risk Profile of Insurers
    8.3 Kinds of Risks in Insurance – Portfolio Risk, Solvency Risk, Marketing Risk,
    Market Risk, Operational Risk and Other Risks
    8.4 Risk-based Capital, Types of Risk-based Capital – Current Risks, Special Risks, Non-technical Risks
    8.5 Risk Management Process in Insurance
    8.5.1 Risk Identification
    8.5.2 Risk Assessment
    8.5.3 Risk Treatment
    8.5.4 Risk Reduction
    8.5.5 Risk Review and Monitoring
    8.6 Role of an Actuary in Insurance Business


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