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Question Bank

  1. Banking Awareness Question Bank - Version 3 , Version 2 and Versions 1

Indian Financial System (PDF Link)

  1. FRDI Bill (New)
  2. Banking and Financial Committees in India (New)
  3. Overview of Indian Financial System
  4. Structure of Banking Industry in India
  5. Banking System in India Explain
  6. Different Types of Banking: Key Points To Know
  7. Types and Functions of Retail Banking
  8. First in Banks: Banking History
  9. Payment And Settlements Systems in India
  10. History of Banking in India: Key Points To Remember
  11. Islamic Banking in India: Important Facts Revealed
  12. Banking Sector Reforms From 1786 to 1991
  13. Facilities Provided by India's Bank (PDF Version) - Updated
  14. Banking and Financial Reforms in India
  15. Establishment years of Financial Institutions in India

Banking Concepts

  1. Know Your Currency - Features of New Currency Notes
  2. Fast Facts on NEFT, RGTS, AEPS and MTSS
  3. Inflation - Types, Causes, Measurement and Effects
  4. Relationship between Inflation and Interest rate
  5. Negative Interest Rate: Explained in Easy Language
  6. Banking Cash Transaction Tax (BCTT): Explained
  7. Cash Credit in Banking System
  8. Twin Balance Sheet Problem in India: A Halt in the Progress
  9. Pros and Cons of SBI's Minimum Balance Penalty
  10. Fractional Reserve Banking - Explained with Examples
  11. Green Banking: All You Need to Know
  12. Blockchain System: All You Must Know
  13. Financial Inclusion and Important Initiatives: Key Points
  14. Bitcoin - Everything You Need To Know
  15. Loan- Types, Advantages & Disadvantages
  16. Mortgage and Its Types: Explained
  17. Reverse Mortgage Loan: Explained with Key Points
  18. Special Drawing Rights (SDR): Key Points to Remember
  19. Retail Credit Operations in Banks: Explained with Important Points
  20. Online Banking Frauds- Things You Must Know
  21. ASBA - A Mechanism to Subscribe IPOs through Banks
  22. Money Laundering & Anti-Money Laundering
  23. All about Payment and Settlement Systems in India - PDF
  24. Types of Bank Accounts: Explained in Details
  25. Types of NRI Bank Accounts
  26. Various Types of Cheques
  27. Cheques - Types and Crossing of Cheques
  28. Features of Certified Cheque and Cashier's Cheque
  29. Shadow Banking: All You Need to know
  30. What is Wholesale Banking
  31. Features & Similarities of Visa card and Master Card
  32. Types of Bank Cards & Their Features & Differences
  33. ATM Card and Debit Card: Similarities and Differences
  34. Direct Debit: Meaning, Features & Advantages
  35. Different Types of Profit and Gain
  36. Types of Reserves & Objective- Explained
  37. What is Bill of Exchange?

Reserve bank of India

  1. Second Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy of RBI (2017-18): Highlights
  2. Fast Facts on Reserve Bank of India
  3. Monetary Policy of Reserve Bank Of India
  4. 7 Monetary Policy Tools in hands of RBI
  5. Relationship between Money Supply and Monetary Policy
  6. Minimum Reserve System of RBI: Explained
  7. Pros and Cons of RBI's Proportional Reserve System
  8. Credit Control Methods of RBI: Explained
  9. Issuance of Currency in India: All You Need to Know
  10. Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL) - Facts
  11. Clean Note Policy of RBI: All You Need To Know
  12. Base Rate and Differential Rate of Interest: Explained
  13. Financial Inclusion Fund (FIF) by RBI- Key Points Explained
  14. MCLR: Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate- Explained
  15. Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS): At a Glance
  16. RBI guidelines for 100% FDI in E-Commerce

Important Acts related to Banking and Finance in India


Public and Private Sector Banks

  1. Bank of Baroda & Andhra Bank: Mind Maps
  2. Punjab and Sind Bank: Learn Key points using Mind Map
  3. Indian Overseas Bank: Learn Key Points Using Mind Map
  4. ICICI Bank: Learn Key Points Using Mind Map
  5. Allahabad Bank: Remember Key Points Using Mind Map
  6. State Bank Of India: Learn Key Points Using Mind Map
  7. State Bank Of India - Key Facts and Latest Schemes
  8. Indian Bank : Remember key points using Mind Map
  9. Federal Bank : Remember Key Points Using Mind Map
  10. Punjab National Bank: Learn Key Points Using Mind Map
  11. Axis Bank: Remember Key Points Using Mind Map
  12. Bandhan Bank - All you need to know
  13. HDFC BANK (Housing Development Finance Corporation)
  14. Difference Between Regional Rural Banks and Co-operative Banks
  15. Latest List of Indian banks - Their Heads and Head Office (Dec 2016)
  16. Foreign Banks in India and their Headquarters
  17. Full Forms of Bank Names
  18. Nationalized Banks - At a Glance
  19. Banks with Headquarters, CMDs & Taglines

Other Banking & Financial Organisations

  1. Financial Stability & Development Council (FSDC)
  2. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency: Role in Healthy Investment Environment
  3. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes - Facts
  4. National Payment Corporation Of India: All You Need to Know
  5. Financial Institutions in India: Key Points to Remember
  6. Skill Banks: All You Need To Know
  7. NABARD : Important Facts
  8. Growth of Development Banks in India- Explained
  9. What is Mudra Bank - Explained
  10. DICGC : Functions and Working
  11. Banks Board Bureau

Banking Terms

  1. List of Important Abbreviations For SBI PO
  2. 10 Important Banking Terms To Remember
  3. List of Currency Terms With Explanation
  4. Banking Terms for IBPS, SBI, RRB and RBI Exams: PDF
  5. Important Full Forms and Abbreviations For Banking Exams
  6. Banking Terms in Easy Language PDF
  7. Basic Financial and Banking Terms - Download PDF
  8. Tricks to Learn Taglines of Banks
  9. 50 Banking terms for interviews
  10. Public Credit Registry (PCR)

Difference Between (PDF link)

  1. Retail Banking v/s Corporate banking
  2. Difference between Cheque and Demand Draft
  3. Difference Between Banker's Cheque and Demand Draft
  4. NEFT vs RTGS
  5. NEFT vs ECS
  6. Line of Credit v/s Letter of Credit
  7. Insolvency V/S Bankruptcy
  8. Difference Between Overdraft and Cash Credit: Explained
  9. Difference Between Overdraft and Loan
  10. Dormant vs Frozen accounts
  11. Moratorium Period v/s Grace Period
  12. Difference Between APR rate and Note Rate
  13. Difference Between Cross-selling & Up-selling
  14. Difference Between National Income & Disposable Income
  15. Difference Between NEFT and IMPS
  16. Difference between Letter of Credit and Bank Guarantee
  17. Difference between Base Rate and Benchmark Prime Lending Rate
  18. Secured Cards vs Unsecured Cards
  19. Difference between SWIFT code and IFSC code
  20. Difference Between Offshore and Onshore Banking
  21. Difference Between Central Bank And Commercial Bank
  22. Difference Between Direct Debit and Standing Order
  23. Difference Between Charge and Mortgage
  24. Difference Between Cross-selling & Up-selling
  25. Loans vs Advances
  26. Difference between Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy
  27. Base rate vs Differential rate
  28. Clean Note Policy of RBI
  29. Difference Between Devaluation of Currency & Depreciation Currency
  30. Difference Between Various NRI Accounts in India
  31. Difference between FDI and FII: All you need to know
  32. Payment Banks vs Small Finance Banks
  33. Public Sector Banks v/s Nationalized Banks
  34. Primary Security vs Collateral Security
  35. Difference Between Real Exchange Rate & Nominal Exchange Rate
  36. Difference Between Bad Debt & Doubtful Debt
  37. Difference Between Sinking Fund and Amortization
  38. Difference Between Retained Earnings and Reserves
  39. Difference Between Cheque and Bill of Exchange
  40. Difference Between Bill Discounting and Factoring
  41. Difference Between Bill of Exchange and Promissory Note
  42. Difference Between Commercial and Investment Bank
  43. Difference Between Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rate
  44. Difference Between NRE Account & NRO Account
  45. Difference Between Interest Rate and Cash Rate
  46. Difference Between Fixed Deposit and Recurring Deposit
  47. Difference Between Interest and Dividend
  48. Difference Between Liquidity And Solvency
  49. Difference Between Fiat Money And Commodity Money
  50. Difference Between Banks and NBFC
  51. Difference Between Secured Loan & Unsecured Loan
  52. Difference Between Micro Finance & Macro Finance
  53. Difference Between Open Ended & Close Ended Funds
  54. Difference between Repo Rate and Reverse Repo Rate
  55. Difference Between Small Finance Banks & Commercial Banks
  56. Difference Between Short Foreclosure & Short Sale
  57. Difference Between Recession & Credit Crunch
  58. Difference Between P.O.S & ATM Machine
  59. Difference Between Revenue Deficit & Fiscal Deficit
  60. Difference Between Cost of Living and Inflation

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