NABARD Grade A Eligibility 2024, Know Age Limit & Qualification

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NABARD Grade A Eligibility

NABARD Grade A Eligibility must be checked before applying for the exam because NABARD will admit candidates on the basis of the information furnished in the online application and shall verify their eligibility at the stage of interview/joining. If, at any stage, it is found that any information furnished in the online application is false/ incorrect or if according to the bank, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/ her candidature will be canceled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for the interview/joining.

NABARD Grade A Eligibility 2024

The NABARD Grade A Eligibility 2024 is measured in terms of age limit, nationality, number of attempts, experience and educational qualification. To be eligible for the NABARD Grade A Exam, the candidates must be graduates and between the age of 21 and 30 years. It is important to note that any graduate can apply. Check out the sub-sections for NABARD Grade A detailed eligibility.

NABARD Grade A Age Limit

The candidates must be between the 21 and 30 years of age to be eligible for NABARD Grade A Exam. The reference date for the calculation of the NABARD Grade A Age Limit will be notified in the NABARD Grade A Notification. Check out the minimum and maximum age limit below.

Minimum Age Limit: 21 Years
Maximum Age Limit: 30 Years

The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-09-1994 and not later than
01-09-2003. (Expected)

NABARD Grade A Age Relaxation

Check out the table below to know the NABARD Grade A age relaxation provided to different categories.

CategoriesNABARD Grade A Age Relaxation
OBC3 Years
PWBD (General)10 Years
PWBD (OBC)13 Years
PWBD (SC/ST)15 Years
SC/ST5 Years
Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers)5 Years
Children/family members of victims died in the1984 riots5 Years

NABARD Grade A Age Limit for SC

The NABARD Grade A Age Limit for SC is 35 years after the age relaxation of 5 years.

NABARD Grade A Age Limit for ST

The NABARD Grade A Age Limit for ST is 35 years after the age relaxation of 5 years.

NABARD Grade A Age Limit for PWD

The NABARD Grade A Age Limit for PWD is 40 years for General category candidates, 43 years for OBC and 45 years for SC/ST.

NABARD Grade A Age Limit for Ex Servicemen

The NABARD Grade A Age Limit for Ex Servicemen is 35 years. This is including Emergency Commissioned Officers/ Short Service Commissioned Officers.

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NABARD Grade A Educational Qualification

There are several posts for which vacancies are expected to be released. We have provided the detailed post wise NABARD Grade A Educational Qualification in the table below.

DisciplineEducational Qualification
GeneralBachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ ST/ PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate
degree, MBA/PGDM with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ ST/ PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate OR CA/ CS/ICWA OR Ph.D from Institutions recognized by GOI/UGC.
Computer/Information TechnologyBachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology from any recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (SC/ ST/ PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology with 55% marks (SC/ ST/ PWBD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a
recognized University/Institution.
FinanceBBA (Finance/Banking) / BMS (Finance/Banking) with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate from Universities / Institutions recognized by GoI /UGC
OR
Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management (Finance) / Full time MBA (Finance) /MMS (Finance) degree with 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from
Universities/ Institutions recognized by GoI /UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Candidates will be required to submit a certificate from University/ Institution regarding specialization in finance
OR
Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants -55%) in aggregate from University/ Institution recognized by GoI /UGC
OR
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) OR CFA Institute. The
Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before reference date
OR
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ACMA/FCMA) & ICWA. The Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before reference date.
Company SecretaryBachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Associate membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). The Membership of ICSI
must have been obtained on or before reference date.
Civil EngineeringBachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from any recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate
degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution
Electrical EngineeringBachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post graduate degree in Electrical Engineering with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%)in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Geo InformaticsBE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geoinformatics from any recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR ME/M.Tech/MSc degree in Geoinformatics with a minimum of 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
ForestryBachelor’s degree in Forestry from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post graduate degree in Forestry with 55% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Food ProcessingBachelor’s degree in Food Processing/Food Technology from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 55% marks (PWBD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
StatisticsBachelor’s Degree in Statistics from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate degree in Statistics with a
minimum of 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/ Institution.
Mass Communication/Media SpecialistBachelor’s degree in Mass Media/ Communication/ Journalism/ Advertising & Public Relations from a recognized University/ Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR
Post graduate degree in Mass Media/ Communication/ Journalism/ Advertising & Public Relations from a recognized University/Institution with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate. OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate with Post graduate diploma in Mass Media/ Communication/ Journalism/ Advertising & Public Relations/ with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

NABARD Grade A Number of Attempts

It is expected that there is no limit of NABARD Grade A Number of Attempts. The candidates can sit for the exam till they meet the eligibility criteria. If any changes to this occur as per the NABARD latest notice, the same will be updated here.

NABARD Grade A Number of Applications

The candidate can apply only for one discipline of his / her choice. In case of multiple
applications within disciplines, only the last application submitted will be considered valid
and fees against all other applications will be forfeited.

How to Prepare for NABARD Grade A Exam?

If you are a candidate who has never prepared for the NABARD Grade A Exam before and is scared of the Agriculture section that is asked in the exam, then you must check out the following success stories:

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Special Note: Any Graduate candidate from any discipline can apply for this exam. With a systematic way of preparation, aspirants can smoothly get good marks in the Agriculture section.


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NABARD Grade A Eligibility 2024 FAQs

Q1. What is the NABARD Grade A Educational Qualification requirement for the year 2024?

The required NABARD Grade A Educational Qualification is Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% marks in relevant disciplines and 55% for SC/ST/PwBD.

Q2. Is there an age limit for the NABARD Grade A 2024 exam?

Yes, NABARD Grade A Age Limit is between 21 and 30 years of age as of the reference date.

Q3. Can final year students apply for NABARD Grade A 2024?

Yes, but the final year result must have been declared on or before reference date. In other words, candidates whose final year results have been declared after reference date are not eligible to apply.

Q4. Are there any nationality requirements for NABARD Grade A 2024?

Yes, Indian citizens and certain specified individuals are eligible to apply.

Q5. Is work experience mandatory for NABARD Grade A 2024?

No, work experience is not mandatory, but relevant experience can provide additional benefits during selection.


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