Goals
  Completion of this examination would enable the candidates
  To earn knowledge and understanding of the institutional, legal and operational environment of banking and financial Institutions
  To earn an internationally recognized qualification
  To seek job opportunities in the Banking & Financial sector
  To better ones career prospects if employed
  To enter the University degree route through the Diploma in Applied Banking and Finance (DABF)

For Whom
  Employees in banking institutions
  Employees in non-bank financial institutions
  Working / non-working students
  School leavers

Exam – Subjects
  (1) Intermediate in Applied Banking and Finance (6 subjects : 4 compulsory and 2 optional out of 4)

Compulsory Subjects

1. Survey of Financial System

2. Commercial Banking

3. Business Accounting

4. Introduction to Banking and Financial Law

Optional Subjects

1. Principles of Economics

2. Non-Banking Financial Business

3. Financial Clients Management

4. Business Mathematics and Statistics


IABF Entry Requirements
 

To register as a student member of the IBSL to sit IABF, the following
requirements should be complied with.

  (a).

An employee of a licensed bank or any financial institution
licensed or approved by a state authority in Sri Lanka or abroad
under any Statute or

  (b).

An employee of a company incorporated under the Companies
Act or any company Incorporation Statute in Sri Lanka or
abroad or

  (c).

A degree from a recognized university in Sri Lanka or abroad
or

  (d).

Final qualification of a professional academic institute in Sri
Lanka or abroad on banking, finance, audit, management and
marketing or

  (e).

GCE (A/L) or equivalent examination in Sri Lanka or abroad
having 3 passes with 2 credit passes and credit pass in
Mathematics in GCE (O/L) or equivalent examination in Sri
Lanka or abroad or

  (f).

GCE (A/L) or equivalent examination in Sri Lanka or abroad
with 2 passes and GCE (O/L) or equivalent examination in Sri
Lanka or abroad having 6 passes at two sittings with 5 credit
passes including Mathematics or

  (g).

GCE (O/L) or equivalent examination in Sri Lanka or abroad
with 6 passes at one sitting having 5 credit passes including
Mathematics