B.Com 2nd Year Question Papers (Distance): Indian Financial System' 2015

2 TDC IFS 6 (DE)
Paper: 206
(Indian Financial System)
Full Marks: 90
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Give direct answer: (any ten) 1x10=10
  1. What is meant by financial system?
  2. Give any one function of financial market.
  3. What do you mean by ‘financial services’?
  4. Name any one private sector bank of our country.
  5. Define a commercial bank.
  6. What is a bank rate?
  7. What is a variable reserve ratio?
  8. What is ‘New Issue Market’?
  9. What is meant by ‘Stock Market’?
  10. What do you mean by EXIM Bank?
  11. Write the full form of ICICI.
2. Write a short answer: (any four) 4x4=16

  1. Commercial Bill.
  2. Main functions of IDBI.
  3. Financial Markets.
  4. Reserve Bank of India as controller of credit.
  5. Merchant Banking.
3. (a) Discuss in brief the changes that have taken place in the Indian Financial System since independence. 14
(b) Discuss the main functions performed by a money market. Point out the main characteristics of Indian Money Market. 8+6=14
4. (a) Discuss the main functions performed by commercial banks of our country. 14
(b) What is a Rural Bank? Discuss the main functions of rural banks. 2+12=14
5. (a) What is the need of a Central Bank? What role it can play in a developing economy? – Discuss. 3+9=12
(b) Discuss the functions performed by the Reserve Bank of India being central bank of our country. 12
6. (a) Write a note on growth and weaknesses of stock exchanges in India. What is the role of Securities and Exchange Board of India in a stock exchange? 5+4+3=12
(b) What are the various methods of marketing of securities? Write a note on issue mechanism of securities. 8+4
7. (a) Discuss about the aims and objectives of State Financial Corporations. 6+6=12
(b) Write a note on the objectives and working of ICICI. 6+6=12