Basics of Financial Services


Paper pattern:-

Q1. Objectives (15 marks)

Q2. Full length questions (2 sets of 2 questions each. Attempt any one set)

Q3. Full length questions (2 sets of 2 questions each. Attempt any one set)

Q4. Full length questions (2 sets of 2 questions each. Attempt any one set)

Q5. Short notes (3 of 5)

Unit 1

  1. Elaborate the structure of the Indian financial system
  2. What are the components of the Indian financial system
  3. Who are the various financial intermediaries in the Indian financial system
  4. What are the functions of the financial system
  5. Elaborate the role of SEBI
  6. Elaborate the role of RBI

Unit 2

  1. What are the primary and secondary functions of a commercial bank
  2. What are the different products that a commercial bank offers
  3. What are the measures taken by RBI to ensure liquidity in banks
  4. Concepts like:- Repo, Reverse repo, NPA,LAF, MSS, Call money, NPA classification, Capital adequacy
  5. What are the features and functions of a development bank
  6. Short notes on :- IFCI, IDBI, SIDBI, SFC, SIDC, EXIM


Unit 3

  1. What are the characteristics of insurance
  2. Concepts:- Underwriting, principle of indemnity, principle of causa proxima, principle of insurable interest, reinsurance, ULIP, Bankassurance
  3. What is the need for insurance(functions)
  4. What are the various types of life insurance products
  5. Explain the marine/fire insurance claim settlement process


Unit 4

  1. What are the advantages of investing in Mutual funds
  2. What are the features of mutual fund
  3. Elaborate the various types of mutual fund schemes
  4. Elaborate the regulatory framework for mutual fund
  5. Short notes:- Money market schemes, AMC, custodian,
  6. How can you evaluate various mutual fund schemes


Text books recommended

  1. Sheth Publications,
  2. Vipul Publications

Please note:- These are a list of important and must do questions, however the whole syllabus needs to be done well.

For any further clarifications, please feel free to contact Prof Vipin Saboo on 9820779873 (whatsapp).

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Education Qualification: BMS- N M College (University Rank Holder) PGDBM- Sydenham College M Com- College topper Mr Vipin Saboo has been associated with the following institutes as a visiting faculty Lords college, Malad Patkar College, Goregoan Saraf college, Malad Dalmia college, Malad St Andrews College, Bandra Wilson College, Grant Road Thakur college, Kandivili L N College, Kandivili N K College, Malad Dhanukar College, Vile Parle St Xaviers College, Marine Lines Shroff College, Kandivili KES College, Khar Mr.Vipin Saboo also has more than 5 years of industry expertise with corporate like CRISIL, Motilal Oswal Investment Banking and Yes Bank. Mr. Saboo has also published a text book on Logistics and Supply Chain Management for TYBMS Students.

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