NPS Grade B (Manager) Exam Syllabus 2022

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NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Syllabus

 NPS Grade B

The examination syllabus for NPS Trust Officer for Grade B mainly consists of four sections i.e. General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector of easy to moderate difficulty level), English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. Getting aware of in-depth syllabus of the NPST Grade B Officer will help in the distribution of time and knowing what you need to study. Having a sound knowledge of English is also very important to score good marks and enhance your overall merit score. Know more about the NPS Trust Officer syllabus from below.

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 1 Syllabus

Phase 1 will have questions from four sections as mentioned above. The topic wise coverage of each section covered in the NPS Trust Grade B syllabus is given below.

SectionTopics
English Language Reading Comprehensions, Para Jumbles, Para Completion, Vocabulary, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement, Cloze test
Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Syllogism, Machine Input Output, Puzzles, Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense Test, Blood Relations, Problems based on Ages, Rankings, Data Sufficiency, Statement and Conclusions, Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Arguments
General Awareness + Financial Sector Awareness Banking Reforms, Regulatory Bodies in India- NABARD, SEBI, International Banking, Important RBI Circulars, Financial Terms, Banking Terms, Latest Acts related to Banking, Priority Sector Lending, NPA - latest news, SARFAESI Act, RBI Monetary Policy, Capital & Money Market Instrument, Commercial Banks, NBFCs, HFC - Latest news, Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Companies, Credit Rating and Agencies, Payment Options- NEFT, RTGS, Bharat Bill payment, RBI’s circulars
Computer Awareness Hardware and Software, Operating System Basics, Internet Terms and Services, MS-Office (MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), History of Computers, Networking and Communication, Database, Security Tools and Viruses
Quantitative Aptitude Simplification and approximation, Number Series, Quadratic Equation, Number System / HCF & LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Partnership, Ages, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time, Speed & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boat and Stream, Time & Work / Pipes and Cisterns, Simple and Compound Interest, Mixture & Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation (DI), Caselet DI and Data Sufficiency

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 2 Syllabus

The detailed NPST Grade B Phase 2 2022 syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 is given below.

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 2 Paper 1 Syllabus

Topic
English (Descriptive Test)

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 2 Paper 2 General Stream Syllabus

SectionTopics
Commerce & Accountancy
  • Accounting as a financial information system
  • Accounting Standards with specific reference to Accounting for Depreciation, Inventories, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange Transactions, Investments.
  • Cash Flow Statement, Fund flow statement, Financial statement analysis; Ratio analysis
  • Accounting for Share Capital Transactions including Bonus Shares, Right Shares.
  • Employees Stock Option and Buy-Back of Securities.
  • Preparation and Presentation of Company Final Accounts.
Management
  • Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and Controlling
  • The Role of a Manager in an Organization. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader
  • Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader
  • Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD
  • Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale
  • 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
  • Financial System
    • Role and Functions of Regulatory bodies in Financial Sector.
  • Financial Markets
    • Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.
  • General Topics
    • Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap
    • Recent Developments in the Financial Sector
    • Financial Inclusion- use of technology
    • Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
    • Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM)
    • Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends.
Costing
  • Overview of Cost and Management Accounting - Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting, Objectives and Scope of Cost and Management Accounting.
  • Methods of Costing - Single Output/ Unit Costing, Job Costing, Batch Costing, Contract Costing, Process/ Operation Costing, Costing of Service Sectors.
  • Basics of Cost Control and Analysis - (i) Standard Costing, (ii) Marginal Costing, (iii) Budget and Budgetary Control.
  • Lean System and Innovation:-
    • Introduction to Lean System
    • Just-in-Time (JIT)
    • Kaizen Costing
    • 5 Ss
    • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
    • Cellular Manufacturing/ One-Piece Flow Production Systems
    • Six Sigma (SS)
    • 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
  • 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.
  • Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Non-banking Financial Institutions.
Pension Sector
  • Status of pension sector in India
  • Types of retirement schemes in India and their features
  • National Pension System
  • Atal Pension Yojana
  • Annuity Plans
  • Basics of investment

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 2 Paper 2 IT Stream Syllabus

SectionTopics
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.
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
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
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
Algorithms for problem solving Tree and graph traversals, Connected components, Spanning trees, Shortest paths; hashing, Sorting, Searching; Design techniques (Greedy, Dynamic Programming, Divide-and-conquer)
Networking Concepts ISO/OSI stack, LAN Technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), TCP/UDP, IP, Basic concepts of switches, gateways, and routers, Application layer protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP), Firewalls
Information & Cyber Security Concepts Cyber Attacks, Software Development Security, Network security, Authentication, CIA - Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, Network Audit, Systems Audit
Data warehousing Data Extraction, Data Cleaning, Data Transformation, Data Loading, Metadata, Data Cube, Data Mart, Data Models
Shell Programming Shell Scripting Basics, Shell Variables, Shell Script Arguments, If Statement, Loop, Return, Basic UNIX commands

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 2 Paper 2 Investment and Research Syllabus

SubjectTopics

Economics

Demand and Supply, Macro Economics, National Income, Public Finance, Determination of output and employment, Investment Function, Multiplier and Accelerator, Demand and Supply for Money, Inflation, Business Cycles, Inflation, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, restrictive v/s accommodating monetary policy, Banking Functions, Tax & Non-Tax Revenue, Direct & Indirect Taxes, Fiscal Balance, Public Debt, Public Budget and Foreign Trade and Balance of Payments, commercial and central banking, process of credit creation, role of central bank in economic development

Financial Institutions and Markets

Market Model, Market Efficiency, Money/ Credit/Capital Markets, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Commodity Markets, Mutual Funds, Derivatives (types, uses and pricing of derivatives), Stock Exchanges, banking and non-banking institutions, Credit Rating Agencies, Pension and Insurance Markets, Foreign Exchange Markets, Role of International Financial Institutions, IMF & World Bank, Role of SEBI and IRDA in financial markets.

Statistics and Econometrics

Measures of Central tendency & dispersions, Correlation, Sampling methods, Sampling Distribution, Hypothesis testing, Regression Analysis, Operation research models, linear programing models in finance/manufacturing

Commerce & Accountancy:

Accounting as a financial information system, Revenue Recognition, Investments, Cash Flow Statement, Financial statement analysis.

Finance

Ratio analysis, WACC, Capital structure, NPV, IRR, CAPM, DCF, Market models, Investment ratios, valuation ratios, market efficiency, sensitivity analysis, scenario analysis.

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Phase 2 Paper 2 Media Marketing and Subscribe Education Syllabus

PostSyllabus

NPS Grade B (Media, Marketing & Subscriber education Stream

 

  • Marketing Management.
  • Marketing Research.
  • Marketing Planning & Strategies.
  • Marketing types.
  • Product Management.
  • Pricing decisions.
  • Distribution strategy.
  • Promotion mix and sales.
  • Brand management.
  • Customer behavior.
  • Digital marketing.
  • Advanced marketing techniques.
  • Financial literacy.

NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) Books

NPS Trust Officer is a golden opportunity for all the candidates who want to make their career in the government sector. Being one of the most reputed organizations in our country, cracking this exam would not be easy. You have to try your best to get selected as an NPS Trust Officer (Grade B). To prepare well, you need effective study material along with plenty of NPST Grade B 2022 mock tests. Some useful books with their authors have been listed below. This will help in your preparation for the NPS Trust Officer (Grade B) exam 2022.

SubjectsBooksAuthor/Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Sarvesh Kumar Verma
Data Interpretation for CAT Arun Sharma
Magical book on Quicker Maths M Tyra
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams RS Aggarwal
Reasoning Ability A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey (For the chapters required for analytical reasoning)
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
English Language Objective General English SP Bakshi
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi and Richa Sharma
High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Normal Lewis
General Awareness General Knowledge 2020 Arihant
General Studies Disha
General Knowledge Manual Pearson
General Knowledge Lucent
General Knowledge Prabhat Prakashan
Beepedia ixamBee
Financial Sector Awareness Financial Awareness for Competitive Exams 2nd Edition Disha Experts
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness Arihant
Objective Computer Awareness R Pillai

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  • 500 + Video Lessons 
  • 250+ Study notes in PDF format 
  • 150+ Difficulty Based Chapter Tests and 75+ section tests comprising of Questions divided into Easy, Moderate and High levels
  • 10 full-length practice tests for Phase 1 Paper 1 and 5 Full-length practice tests for Phase 2 Paper 2
  • 5 full-length practice tests for Phase 2 Paper 1 (Descriptive English)

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FAQs

The maximum age to apply is 30 years as mentioned in the NPS Trust Grade B officer recruitment notification.
Yes, NPS Trust Grade B officer exam is bilingual i.e, Hindi & English in nature except the English Language section.
The NPS Trust Grade B officer Exam will be in online mode.
The NPS Trust Grade B officer Exam will be conducted in three phases- On-Line Screening Examination, On-Line Examination followed by interview.
Yes, NPS Trust Grade B officer recruitment is a secured job.
You need to cover overall 5 sections namely - General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Awareness and Reasoning.
Yes. You can enrol yourself in the NPS Trust Grade B online course available on ixamBee. The course has been prepared by our expert faculty and caters to all your requirements.
Yes, you can refer to the NPS Grade B study materials available in the syllabus section. Besides this you can go through our blog section to get aware of all the current updates and preparation tips.
We have provided a complete list of books for the NPS Trust Grade B exam on our syllabus page. You can refer to that for more information regarding the NPS Trust Grade B syllabus.
We have provided a complete list of books for the NPS Trust Grade B exam on our syllabus page. You can refer to that for more information regarding the NPS Trust Grade B syllabus.
In the NPS Trust Grade B exam, you will be assessed on the basis of English Language, General Awareness (including some questions related to Financial Sector), Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.
For General Awareness, you can take the help of ixamBee’s BeePedia. It is a comprehensive capsule which contains all the important information with respect to the General Awareness section for various competitive exams. It is available in Hindi and English. What’s more? It’s absolutely free.
Yes, definitely. You can practice the NPS Trust Grade B free online mock tests at ixamBee. Moreover, the NPS Trust Grade B online test series is based on the latest NPS Trust Grade B exam pattern. Furthermore, you can also enroll in ixamBee’s NPS Trust Grade B online course. The course has been prepared by our expert faculty and caters to all your requirements.
Yes, NPS Trust Grade B officer exam is bilingual i.e, Hindi & English in nature except the English Language section.
The NPS Trust Grade B officer Exam will be in online mode
A few changes have been announced by NPST in its exam pattern for 2022. The Computer awareness section has been removed for Phase 1. As per the revised NPS Grade B 2022 exam pattern, you will be required to answer 80 questions carrying 100 marks. Moreover, you will have 60 minutes to solve Paper 1 of Phase 1. The exam pattern for Phase 1 Paper 2 and Phase 2 (Paper 1 & Paper 2) remains the same.

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