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Gauhati University Question Papers:Indian Financial System (Core) (Nov-Dec’ 2017)

Full Marks: 80
Time: 3 hours
(The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions)
1. Answer the following questions as per direction:                      1x10=10

1)         As per listing requirements of OCTEL, non-banking financial companies which are engaged in investment have to be registered with
a)         SEBI.
b)         The controller of capital issues.
c)          RBI.
d)         Any recognized Stock Exchange.
2)         Which of the following financial institutions is not a sponsored bank of RBI?
a)         IDBI.
b)         SBI.
c)          UBI.
d)         NHB.
3)         The first merchant banking activity in India was started by –
a)         ICICI.
b)         SBI.
c)          Grind lays bank.
d)         HSBC.
4)         “It is mandatory for all listed companies to have their securities admitted for dematerialization with both the depositories, viz. CDSL and NSDL”. The statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
5)         “Equipment leasing is not a function of NBFC.” The statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
6)         “Both Rural and Urban Credit Societies are primarily agricultural.” The statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
7)         “The Banking Companies Act, 1949’ was renamed as ‘The Banking Regulation Act’ from the year _______. (Fill in the blank)
8)         In which of the following market no bank funds are involved?
a)         Call money market.
b)         Treasury bill market.
c)          Acceptance market.
d)         Bill of exchange market.
9)         Monetary Policy Committee of RBI is entrusted with the task of fixing:
a)         Statutory Liquidity Ratio.
b)         Marginal Standing Facility Ratio.
c)          Bank Rate.
d)         Repo Rate.
10)      “Bonus Shares does not enable a company to restructure its capital,” – The statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
2. Answer the following questions in about 50 words each:                  2x5=10
1)         Write the differences between primary securities and secondary securities.
2)         Give the meaning of Stock Exchange.
3)         Distinguish between a Commercial paper and Certificate of deposit.
4)         Write the purposes of establishment of SIDBI.
5)         Write a very short note on Credit Rating.
3. Answer any four of the following questions in about 200 words each:            5x4=20
1)         What is Cooperative Banking? Discuss its structure in India.
2)         Write the differences between banking and non-banking institutions.
3)         Write two advantages and two disadvantages of Preference Share Capital.
4)         Discuss the salient features of financial services.
5)         What is money market? Briefly discuss the functions of money market.
6)         Discuss the criteria a company has to follow to get listed with SEBI.
4. Answer any four of the following questions:                                            10x4=40
1)         Write a note on the historical evolution of Rural Banks in India. Justify the need of such institutions in contrast to the Commercial Banks.                        5+5=10
2)         Give an account of various financial intermediaries existing in Indian Financial System.                          10
3)         What is Capital Market? Discuss the differences between Money Market and Capital Market.          2+8=10
4)         How does RBI act as a banker to the Government? Analyse the monetary policy of RBI.                       3+7=10
5)         Give a critical view of the financial system of India during pre and post liberalisation period.               10
6)         How does Mutual Fund generate earnings? Discuss the features of Mutual Fund.                                   4+6=10


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