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IFSCA Grade A 2024 Exam

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About IFSCA Grade A Exam

IFSCA Grade A Result for Phase 2 on 30th May 2023 Out! The Phase 2 exam was conducted on 13th May 2023 and Phase 1 was conducted on 15th April 2023. Admit cards for phase 2 are available to download on the official website. IFSCA Grade A 2023 Notification was released on 11th February 2023 for 20 vacancies. , Candidates can apply online for the post of Grade A Officer from the official website of IFSCA till 15 March 2023. Aspirants must be aware of the exam dates for all the stages of IFSCA Grade A Exam.


IFSCA Grade A Exam Date

The important dates along with the IFSCA Grade A Exam Dates 2023 are mentioned in the table below:

Events Dates
IFSCA Grade A Notification 2023 Release Date 11th February 2023
IFSCA Grade A 2023 Online Application Form Starts 11th February 2023
Last Date to Apply Online for IFSCA Grade A 2023

3rd March 2023

15th March 2023 (Updated Date)

Downloads IFSCA Grade A 2023 admit card 

5th April 2023 (Phase 1)

4th May 2023 (Phase 2)

IFSCA Grade A 2023 Exam Date Phase-1 15th April 2023
IFSCA Grade A 2023 Exam Date Phase-2 13th May 2023 
IFSCA Grade A 2023 Result 

21st April 2023 (Phase 1)

30th May 2023 (Phase 2)

IFSCA Grade A official website https://www.ifsca.gov.in

IFSCA Grade A Admit Card

Step 1. Visit the official website of the International Financial Services Centres Authority at @https://www.ifsca.gov.in.
Step 2. Now click on the IFSCA Grade A Admit Card 2023 on the side button. A new page will appear.
Step 3. Here you will see the link ‘Click here to download IFSCA Grade A Admit Card.’
Step 4. A new page will appear, here enter your registration number and date of birth or password, which you have received at the time of online registration.
Step 5. Enter the captcha appearing in the login page and click on “Submit”.
Step 6. Download and take a print out of you IFSCA Grade A Admit Card 2023 for future reference .

IFSCA Grade A Syllabus

English :
1. Reading Comprehension
2. Vocabulary
3. Synonyms & Antonyms
4. Fillers
5. Error Detection
6. Sentence Rearrangement
7. Word Swap
8. Idioms & Phrases
 
Quantitative Aptitude :
1. HCF and LCM
2. Simplification
3. Approximation
4. Quadratic Equation
5. Percentage
6. Ratio & Proportion
7. Profit & Loss
8. Time & Distance
9. Average
10. Simple Interest
11. Compound Interest
12. Mensuration
13. Problems on Trains
14. Mixtures & Allegation
15. Probability
16. Permutation & Combination
17. Indices and Surds
18. Partnership
19. Boats & Streams
 
Reasoning :
1. Arithmetical Reasoning
2. Puzzle
3. Direction Sense Test
4. Alpha-Numeric Series
5. Logical Reasoning
6. Data Sufficiency
7. Venn Diagrams
8. Analogy
9. Clocks & Calendars
10. Coding Decoding
11. Passage Based Deriving Conclusions
12. Statement – Conclusions
13. Coding-Decoding
14. Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
15. Statement – Arguments.
 
General Awareness :
1. General knowledge
2. Current events of national and international importance
3. Economic and social development (sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, and demographics)

Phase I: Paper 2 Syllabus :

Banking :
1. Commerce
2. Accountancy
3. Management
4. Finance and costing
5. Indian Economy
6. Global Economy
7. Five-year plans
8. Central Government’s initiatives/ Schemes in the Financial Sector
 
Phase II Syllabus :
 
Paper 1: English (Descriptive Test) :
(a) Precis Writing – 35 marks
(b) Essay writing – 30 marks
(c) Comprehension- 35 marks

Paper 2: Syllabus :-
1. IFSCA Act
2. Union Budget
3. Economic Survey
4. Banking, Capital Market
5. Insurance
6. Pension Funds
7. Bullion
8. GIFT City
9. GIFT IFSC
10. IFSCA
11. Global Financial Centres
 

IFSCA Grade A Exam Pattern

IFSCA Grade A Recruitment will be conducted in the following 3 phases-

  1. Phase 1: Online Exam (Preliminary)
  2. Phase 2: Online Exam (Mains)
  3. Phase 3: Interview

The following is the exam pattern for the online exams:
 

IFSCA Grade A Preliminary Online Exam 2023

The Prelims (Phase 1) Exam will have two papers which are explained in detail in the below table.

Paper Streams/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut Off
Paper 1 Multiple choice questions:
(a) General Awareness (financial sector) -25 questions X 1 mark each
(b) English language –25 questions X 1 mark each
(c) Quantitative Aptitude –25 questions X 1 mark each
(d) Test of Reasoning-25 questions X 1 mark each
100 60 minutes 30%
Paper 2 Multiple choice questions on General knowledge, Current events of national and international importance, Economic and social development (sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, and demographics), Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance and costing, Indian Economy, Global Economy, Five-year plans, Central Government's initiatives/ Schemes in the financial sector. (50 questions X 2 marks each)  100 60 minutes 40%
Aggregate Cut-Off       40%
  1. There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 1 and Paper 2 in Phase I.
  2. There shall be a cut-off of a minimum of 30% for Paper 1 (no sectional cut-off shall be there) and a cut-off of a minimum of 40% for Paper 2 in Phase I.
  3. Candidates would need to secure a separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned in (ii) above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in the Phase I exam to be shortlisted for Phase II. Marks obtained in Phase I shall be used only for shortlisting the candidates for the Phase II examination process and will not be counted for the final selection of the candidates.
  4. Subject to the criteria mentioned in (iii) above, all the candidates who clear Phase I shall be shortlisted for Phase II. A list of candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be made available on the IFSCA website.

IFSCA Grade A Main Online Exam 2023

The mains exam will be conducted on 13th May 2023. Phase 2 is divided into two papers i.e. Paper 1 & Paper 2. Check out the detailed exam pattern below:

Paper Streams/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut Off Weightage
Paper 1

English (Descriptive Test)

(a) Precis Writing – 35 marks

(b) Essay writing – 30 marks 

(c) Comprehension- 35 marks

100 60 minutes 30% 1/3rd
Paper 2 Multiple choice questions on subjects like IFSCA Act, Union Budget, Economic Survey, Banking, Capital Market, Insurance, Pension Funds, Bullion, GIFT City, GIFT IFSC, IFSCA, Global Financial Centres etc. (50 questions X 2 marks each)  100 60 minutes 40% 2/3rd
Aggregate Cut-Off       40%  
  1. Candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be issued new Hall Tickets.
  2. There shall be a negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 2 in Phase II
  3. There shall be a cut-off of a minimum of 30% for Paper 1 and a cut-off of a minimum of 40% for Paper 2 in Phase II
  4. Candidates would need to secure separate cut-offs in each paper as mentioned above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in the Phase II exam (weightage of 1/3rd for Paper 1 and 2/3rd for Paper 2) to be shortlisted for Phase III.
  5. Subject to the criteria mentioned above, candidates equaling 3 times the number of vacancies shall be shortlisted, in order of merit, for Phase III i.e. the Interview. A list of candidates shortlisted for Interviews will be made available on the IFSCA website.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) IFSCA Grade A Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of IFSCA Grade A Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the IFSCA Grade A exam. The syllabus of IFSCA Grade A comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of IFSCA Grade A syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of IFSCA Grade A Exam?
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