9 September 2022

Removal of Funding Support for Industry Examinations Accredited under the IBF-Standards Training Schemes (STS)

(CBCE, CACS  & FMRP Examinations)

As part of our streamlining effort under the IBF-STS Training schemes, IBF will be discontinuing the funding support for the three industry examinations, namely Corporate Banking Common Examination (CBCE) Paper 1 and 2, Client Advisor Competency Standards (CACS) Paper 1 and 2, and Financial Markets Regulatory Practices (FMRP) with effect from the following dates:
CBCE – 1 October 2022; and
CACS and FMRP – 10 October 2022.

All funding claims by candidates who pass an IBF industry examination before the removal of funding support must be submitted to IBF (exams@ibf.org.sg) no later than one month from the date of passing the examination. The last day of claims submission for the respective industry examinations are as follows:
For candidates who pass CBCE on 30 September 2022, the last day for claims submission will be on 30 October 2022; and
For candidates who pass CACS or FMRP on 9 October 2022, the last day for claims submission will be on 9 November 2022.  

Late claim will not be entertained. For more information on the claim submission process, please click here.

Advisory on IBF Examinations – IBF Assessment Centre

Effective 6 December 2021, all IBF examinations will conducted at:

IBF Assessment Centre
20 Anson Road
20 Anson Building
Singapore 079912

Access to 20 Anson Building

All candidates are required to register at 20 Anson Building reception counter.  Please note that candidates must enter through the security barriers in order to reach IBF Assessment Centre on the 5th Floor.

Candidates would be allowed to enter the IBF Assessment Centre 15 minutes before the start of the examination. Candidates who arrive later than 15 minutes after the commencement of the examination will NOT be allowed to sit for the examination and will be graded “Absent”. If you are refused admission because you are late, your examination fees are non-refundable, non-deferrable, and non-transferrable.

Advisory on IBF Examinations - Revised Safe Management Measures

With effect from 29 August 2022, wearing a mask at the IBF Assessment Centre will be optional. Notwithstanding this, we would encourage all examination candidates to continue to exercise personal and social responsibility. Candidates who are unwell should seek medical attention and should not come to the Assessment Centre. 

If you need any further clarification or assistance, please email us at: exams@ibf.org.sg