Certificate in Investment Banking (CIIB)

About the Certificate

The Certified in Investment Banking (CIIB) certification is a comprehensive global certification exam designed to assess a candidate’s expert level understanding of investment banking skills. This program tests a candidate on his capability to develop a disciplined and systematic approach to determine valuation for listed and unlisted companies within the context of Mergers and Acquisition transactions, LBOs, IPOs, restructurings, and other investment decisions. Most analysts, the aspiring and the experienced, agree to the fact that investing is about facts, models, mathematics, and analysis. IB certification exam integrates a complex body of investment banking knowledge holistically covering these skills.

In a constant evolution in financial world, in order to succeed, one needs solid technical knowledge and an expert foundation of the subject matter. IB certification tests the precise knowledge one would need to break into a career in Investment banking.

The course focuses on:

  • Investment Banking Basics
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Asset Class Valuations including DCF
  • Corporate Actions and Restructuring
  • IPO, Listing and Fund raising
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Transactions Analysis
  • Leverage Buyouts (LBO)

The evolution of capital markets the world over along with other investment classes, have created a need for Investment Banking Analysts with a new level of sophistication and a deep understanding of markets, economics, consumers &  technology. The IB certification is a credential designed specifically for financial professionals who want to attain an advanced level of competency as an investment banking analyst. Who possess strong accounting, finance, quantitative and business analysis skills.

This program uses a variety of interactive learning tools, including case studies, projects and hands-on exercises.

Careers after Certificate in Investment Banking:

After successful completion of the program one can have their career in the following fields:

  • Investment Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Hedge Funds
  • Equity Research (Buy-Side and Sell-Side)
  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance and Strategy
  • Private Wealth Management

In addition, the course will benefit Fresher’s, Entrepreneurs, attorneys, and accountants who are involved with financial transactions, private equity and hedge fund investments or related investment banking operations.

Reference Book

The Suggested/Recommended reference books are available on leading bookstores and online portals. Students can buy the recommended reference book directly from the market for the said course.

  • Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts and Mergers & Acquisitions, University, 2ed  with Data & analytics from Bloomberg by : Joshua Rosenbaum, Joshua Pearl ISBN 13 : 9788126555734 ISBN 10 : 8126555734 India Edition
  • Investment Banking For Dummies – by Matt Krantz and Robert R. Johnson
  • Investment Banking, Concepts, Analyses and Cases Paperback by Pratap Giri S.


A graduate from any stream (Undergraduate Students can register for exams but would be awarded the final certificate after graduation.)

Training Calendar: 

You can find the upcoming training schedule for CIIB program here

Exam Details

AIWMI is offering the IB examination on an external, remote-proctored platform.  Candidates can schedule an exam by paying the exam fee. Once the exam fee payment is done and exam registration is confirmed, the exam platform sends out the exam link by email to the candidates. Candidates can appear for the exam anytime any day within the next 1 year through this exam link from any place. Candidates need a good internet connection and a functional camera on their PC/ Laptop to appear for this exam.

CIIB Exam Fees

Fee Regular Mode Self Study Mode Exam Mode
17700 5900
2360 2360 2360
Total 20060 8260 2360
Inclusions 1. Course book
2. Session notes
3. Live online tutorials
4. Past tutorial session recordings
5. Guest sessions by Thought Leaders
6. Mock test
7. Instructional PPTs
8. Refresher tutorials (3 sessions)
9. Exqualifi Membership- 1 Year
10. Complimentary pass to all AIWMI virtual conferences for 1 year
1. All tutorial session recordings
2. Session notes
3. MockTest
4. Refresher sessions (3 sessions)
1. Exam fee for one attempt

CIIB Exam Structure


Sr. No. Name of Module Type of Questions Test Duration No. of Questions Maximum Marks Pass Marks (%) Negative Marking
1 Certificate in Investment Banking (CIIB) 1 Mark MCQ – 40

2 Mark MCQ-30

2 Hrs 70 100 50 Negative marking will be applicable from 1st January 2022

Disclaimer: The Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI) is an independent entity/brand and has no relation, whatsoever, with AIWM