Assessment

Executive Banker

a. Examination Format
For each module:

Question Format
Multiple-choice questions

No. of Questions
60

Examination Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Passing Mark
60%

Examination Delivery
Closed book. Online examination.

b. Grade Bands
Results will be expressed in the following grade bands:

Grade BandMarks (%)
Distinction90 and above
Pass with Credit80 – 89
Pass60 – 79
Fail59 and below

c. Time Limit
All candidates must complete the Executive Banker qualification within three years of enrolment, failing which any module passes gained will be nullified.

d. Award Requirements
Upon completing the required modules within the stipulated time limit, candidates will be awarded the Executive Banker qualification, following which they may progress to Chartered Banker Level 2 (Professional Banker).

Professional Banker

a. Examination Format

Question Format
Independent and case-based multiple-choice questions

No. of Questions
Part 1: 60 questions (1 mark for each question)
Part 2: 20 questions (2–4 caselets)
(2 marks for each question)

Examination Duration
3 hours

Passing Mark
60% of the total mark allocation
Part 1: 60%; Part 2: 40%

Examination Delivery
Closed book. Online examination. Paper-based examination: PB4 and PB7.

b. Grade Bands
Results will be expressed in the following grade bands:

Grade BandMarks (%)
Distinction80 and above
Pass60 – 79
Fail59 and below

c. Time Limit
Candidates must complete the Professional Banker qualification within three years of enrolment, failing which any module passes gained will be nullified.

d. Award Requirements
Upon completing the required modules within the stipulated time limit, candidates will be awarded the Professional Banker qualification, following which they may progress to Chartered Banker Level 3 (Chartered Banker).

Chartered Banker

a. Assessment Structure
Each module is assessed through an assignment and an examination

Guidelines for the assignment component are included in the study guide, which is available to candidates on the student portal.

b. Examination Format
For each module:

Question Format
Online examination using free response questions such as essays and case studies.

Examination Duration
3 hours 15 minutes

Passing Mark

  • The overall module passing mark is 55%.
  • The assignment is worth 30% of the assessment marks and the examination is worth 70% of the assessment marks.
  • A minimum score of 50% is required to pass the examination.
  • Candidates must pass the examination to pass the module.

Examination Delivery
Closed book. Online examination.

c. Grade Bands

Results will be expressed in the following grade bands:

Grade BandMarks (%)
DistinctionCombined assignment and examination marks of 80 or above
PassCombined assignment and examination marks of 55 – 79
Fail
  • Combined assignment and examination marks of 54 less. Candidate must re-sit the examination.
  • A score of 49 or less in the examination. Candidate must re-sit the examination

d. Time Limit
All students must complete the Chartered Banker qualification within five years of enrolment, failing which any module passes gained will be nullified.

e. Award Requirements
Upon completing one compulsory module and two elective modules within the stipulated time limit, candidates will be awarded the Chartered Banker qualification.