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Comprehensive Exam


The Institute is pleased to announce the comprehensive bridge exam for those candidates who have successfully completed their JAIBP program and would like to get Chartered Banker certification and become eligible for use of Associate Chartered Banker title.


  • All those who are registered in the ISQ program and have completed their Junior Associateship with IBP are eligible.
  • Those candidates who are either currently enrolled for the AIBP program or have completed the AIBP program are also eligible.

Exam Structure:

The comprehensive exam will have an objective and subjective section which will cover all the areas of the compulsory subjects of the current JAIBP curriculum. Each section will be tested separately and will span over 3 hours.  The structure is expected to be as under:


Type of Questions

# of Questions

Total Marks

Total Time

Multiple Choice Questions



3 hours

Constructed and Extended Response Questions



3 hours


Registration and Exam Schedule:

For Comprehensive Exam Form please click here.

Registration and Exam Fee:

The fee for the Comprehensive Exam will be PKR 9,000 payable to The Institute of Bankers Pakistan in the form of a pay order or demand draft.

On passing the exam, membership fee with Chartered Banker Institute (UK) as an Associate Chartered Banker will be GBP 30, payable to the Chartered Banker Institute (UK).

Syllabus Coverage:

The exam will cover the topics from the JAIBP compulsory courses.  For a summary outline on each course please click here.

For detailed course information, please refer to the course Syllabus Guide available on our website click here

Candidates are advised to study at higher cognitive levels.  The exam is expected to test deeper understanding and application levels for the syllabus identified.

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