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PFRDA Grade A 2022 Syllabus PDF Free Download –
PFRDA Grade A 2022 Syllabus PDF Free Download –

PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Syllabus 2022 PDF Download: The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) intends to Appoint Candidates in the Post of Grade A Assistant Manager through the Examination Process. The On-line Examination Date for Phase – I and II will be intimated on the website of PFRDA. The Candidates going to appear for the Exam can Check Assistant Manager Exam Pattern and Syllabus Topics.

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PFRDA Assistant Manager Syllabus Details

Board Name Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)
Post Name Grade A Assistant Manager
Exam Date Will be intimated on the website of PFRDA
Syllabus Available Now
Status Syllabus Available

 PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Selection Process:

The PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager will be Recruited based on 3 Phases i.e. Online Screening examination, Online examination and Interview

PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Exam Pattern:

PHASE I ON-LINE EXAMINATION Exam Pattern

Paper Streams/ Subject Maximum Marks No. of Questions Duration
Paper 1

 

All Streams: Multiple choice questions on the subjects

English Language 25 20 60 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 25 20
Test of Reasoning 25 20
General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector) 25 20
25 20
Total 100 80
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, Economics and Pension Sector 100 50 40 minutes
  Information Technology, Finance and Accounts, Research (Economics),Legal and Official Language

(Rajbhasha) Streams: Multiple choice questions on Specialised subject related to stream.

100 50 40 minutes

 PHASE II ON-LINE EXAMINATION Exam Pattern:

  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for the Paper 2 in Phase II
  • All question papers (in both the Phase I & Phase II, except the Test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English
  • The marks obtained in Phase II On-line Examination will be allotted a weightage of 85%, while the marks obtained in Phase III Interview will be allotted a weightage of 15%.
Paper Streams/ Subject Maximum Marks No. of Questions Duration
Paper 1 All Streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills 100 3 60 minutes
Paper 2 General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, Economics and Pension Sector.

Information Technology, Finance and Accounts Research (Economics), Legal and Official Language (Rajbhasha) Streams: Multiple choice questions on Specialised subject related to stream.

100 50 40 minutes
100 50 40 minutes

 PFRDA Grade A 2022 Syllabus Topics

Syllabus for Paper 2 for General Stream(Common Syllabus for both phases)

Commerce & Accountancy

  1. a) Accounting as a financial information system;
  2. b) Accounting Standards with specific reference to Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments.
  3. c) Cash Flow Statement, Fund flow statement, Financial statement analysis; Ratio analysis;
  4. d) Accounting for Share Capital Transactions including Bonus Shares, Right Shares.
  5. e) Employees Stock Option and Buy-Back of Securities.
  6. f) Preparation and Presentation of Company Final Accounts.

Management

  1. a) Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and Controlling;
  2. b) The Role of a Manager in an Organization. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader;
  3. c) Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader.
  4. d) Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD;
  5. e) Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
  6. f) Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology.

Finance

1) Financial System

  1. a) Role and Functions of Regulatory bodies in Financial Sector.

2) Financial Markets

  1. a) Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.

3) General Topics

  1. a) Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap
  2. b) Recent Developments in the Financial Sector
  3. c) Financial Inclusion- use of technology
  4. d) Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
  5. e) Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM),
  6. f) Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends.

Costing

  1. Overview of Cost and Management Accounting – Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting,Objectives and Scope of Cost and Management Accounting.
  2. Methods of Costing – Single Output/ Unit Costing, Job Costing, Batch Costing, Contract Costing Process/Operation Costing, Costing of Service Sectors.
  1. Basics of Cost Control and Analysis – (i) Standard Costing, (ii) Marginal Costing, (iii) Budget and Budgetary Control.

Lean System and Innovation:-

  1. a) Introduction to Lean System
  2. b) Just-in-Time (JIT)
  3. c) Kaizen Costing
  4. d) 5 Ss
  5. e) Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  6. f) Cellular Manufacturing/ One-Piece Flow Production Systems
  7. g) Six Sigma (SS)
  8. h) Introduction to Process Innovation and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR).

Companies Act

The Companies Act, 2013 – Specific reference to Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter VIII, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII and Chapter XXVII.

Economics

  1. a) Demand and Supply, Market Structures, National Income: Concepts and Measurement, Classical & Keynesian Approach Determination of output and employment, Consumption Function, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, IS –LM, Inflation and Phillips Curve, Business Cycles
  2. b) Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Nonbanking Financial Institutions.

Pension Sector

  1. a) Status of pension sector in India
  2. b) Types of retirement schemes in India and their features
  3. c) National Pension System
  4. d) Atal Pension Yojana
  5. e) Annuity Plans
  6. f) Basics of investment

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Information Technology Stream (Common for both Phases)

  1. Database Concepts: ER‐model. Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, Integrity constraints, normal forms. File organization, indexing (e.g., B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control
  2. SQL Queries Select, view, truncate, delete, update, alter, Inner join, different types of outer joins, use of aggregate functions, Union, intersection, except, in and exist clauses, nested queries
  3. Programming Concepts (Java /C C++) Program control (iteration, recursion, Functions), Scope of variables, Binding of variables & functions, Parameter passing, Functional and Logic Programming, OOPS Concepts, Inheritance, Class and object, Constructors, Functions, Exception Handling
  4. Data Analytics Languages (Python / R) Regex, Slicing, Data reshaping, Dataframes, Dictionaries and Sets, File Management, Classes and Functions, Data Mining, Lists, Importing and exporting data, charts and graphs
  5. Algorithms for problem solving Tree and graph traversals, connected components,Spanning trees, Shortest paths; hashing, Sorting, Searching; Design techniques (Greedy, Dynamic Programming, Divideand-conquer)
  6. Networking Concepts ISO/OSI stack, LAN Technologies (Ethernet, Tokenring), TCP/UDP, IP, Basic concepts of switches, gateways, and routers, Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP), Firewalls
  7. Information & Cyber Security Concepts Cyber Attacks, Software Development Security, Network security, Authentication, CIA – Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, Network Audit, Systems Audit
  8. Data warehousing Data Extraction, Data Cleaning, Data Transformation,Data Loading, Metadata, Data Cube, Data Mart, Data Models,
  9. Shell Programming Shell Scripting Basics, Shell Variables, Shell Script Arguments, If Statement, Loop, Return, Basic UNIX commands

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Research (Economics) Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  1. Economics: Demand and Supply, Market Structures, National Income, Determination of output and employment, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, IS – LM, Inflation and Phillips Curve, Business Cycles, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Banking Functions, Public Goods, Tax & Non-Tax Revenue, Direct & Indirect Taxes, Fiscal Balance, Public Debt, Public Budget and Foreign Trade and Balance of Payments.
  2. Statistics and Econometrics: Measures of Central tendency & dispersions, Correlation, Sampling methods, Sampling Distribution, Statistical Inferences, Hypothesis testing, Regression Analysis, Panel Data Analysis, Time Series Properties and Analysis.
  3. Financial Institutions and Markets: Asymmetric Information, Market Model, Market Efficiency, Money, Credit and Capital Markets, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Commodity Markets, Mutual Funds, Stock Exchanges, Credit Rating Agencies, Pension And Insurance Markets, Foreign Exchange Markets, Role of International Financial Institutions, IS, IMF & World Bank

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Legal Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  1. PFRDA Act, 2013,
  2. IRDAI Act, 1999,
  3. SEBI Act, 1992
  4. Constitution of India –Preamble, Part I, Part III, Part IV, Part IVA, Part V, Part VI, Part VIII, Part IXA, Part IXB, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XIVA, Part XX,
  5. Law of Contracts –Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters I to VI and VIII to X), Indian Partnership Act, 1932, Specific Relief Act, 1963,
  6. Criminal Law –Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII, XXI, XXII, XXIII); Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973,
  7. Law of Evidence –Indian Evidence Act, 1872,
  8. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 –Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VII, Schedule-I,
  9. Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice,
  10. Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes,
  11. Important Latin terms and maxims,
  12. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019,
  1. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 –Part I, Part III, Part IV,
  2. Transfer of Property Act, 1882 –Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V,
  3. Law of Trusts –Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees,
  4. Corporate Law –Companies Act, 2013 (Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII, Chapter IX, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII, Chapter XIII, ChapterXV, Chapter XVI, Chapter XXVII, Chapter XXVIII, Chapter XXIX); Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Part I, Part II)
  1. Taxation –General principles

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Finance and Accounts Stream (Common for both Phases)

  1. The Basic Financial Statement

Trial Balance

  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Income Statement
  1. Analysis of Financial Statement Ratio
  2. Break Even Analysis
  3. IND AS
  4. Standard on Auditing
  5. Cost accounting concepts (basics)
  • Marginal costing
  • Cost volume profit analysis
  • Cost sheet
  • Forecasting
  1. Management accounting
  • Cost of capital
  • Capital structure
  • Capital budgeting
  • Sources of finance
  1. Corporate accounting
  2. Business law
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Contract act
  • Partnership act
  • Company law (Go through all these laws with amendments)
  1. Income Tax Act
  2. GST
  3. Knowledge of IT and Digital Transaction
  4. Compliance of KYC Norms
  5. Financial System: Role and Functions of Regulatory bodies in Financial Sector.
  6. Financial Markets: Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.
  7. General Topics
  8. a) Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap
  9. b) Recent Developments in the Financial Sector
  10. c) Financial Inclusion- use of technology
  11. d) Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
  12. e) Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM),
  13. f) Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends.
  14. g) Economics: Capital market, Money market, Micro and macro economics concepts and Updates related to money market and RBI policies

Paper 1 of Phase- II:- English Writing Skills

The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic including precis writing/ essay writing/ comprehension

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What is the Exam Date for PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager 2022?

The Exam Date for PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager 2022 Will be intimated on the website of PFRDA

What is the Selection Process for PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Recruitment 2022?

The PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager will be Recruited based on 3 Phases i.e. Online Screening examination, Online examination and Interview

What is the Registration Last Date for PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Recruitment 2022?

The Registration Last Date for PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Recruitment 2022 is 07.10.2022

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