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  • Detailed Notes for each chapter of ESI and ARD
  • Monthly Capsules for Phase 2 Current Affairs
  • Complete Coverage of Current Affairs which includes:
  • a. Union Budget
  • b. Economic Survey
  • c. Government Schemes
  • d. All the Important reports for ESI and ARD
  • List of Important Topics for Essays for Descriptive English
  • 10 Full Length Mock Tests for Phase 1
  • 90+ Topic Tests for Phase 1 (Quant, Reasoning, English)
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  • Video Lessons:
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  • Videos on all the chapters of ESI, ARD
  • Strategy Sessions/Past Year Analysis
  • LPS on Important Topics
  • Live Classes on Descriptive English
  • Lessons:
  • Detailed Notes for each chapter of ESI and ARD
  • Monthly Capsules for Phase 2 Current Affairs
  • Complete Coverage of Current Affairs which includes:
  • a. Union Budget
  • b. Economic Survey
  • c. Government Schemes
  • d. All the Important reports for ESI and ARD
  • List of Important Topics for Essays for Descriptive English
  • Tests:
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  • 10 Full Length Mock Tests for Phase 1
  • 10 Full Length Mock Tests for Phase 2 (5-ESI and 5-ARD)
  • 90+ Topic Tests for Phase 1 (Quant, Reasoning, English)
  • 60 Sectional Tests for Phase 1 (Quant, Reasoning, English)
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About NABARD Grade A & B Exam

NABARD - National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development is the Apex Body looking after the development and growth of Agriculture in India. It's primary function is to look after all the Agricultural Finance related issues with respect to the development of Indian Agriculture. The NABARD Grade A & B Officer recruitment is conducted by NABARD to hire young individuals at the manager level to perform the various functions of NABARD. It is one of the most sought of Banking Jobs in India.

NABARD Grade A & B Officer Notification

The National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD) had released the NABARD Recruitment Notification 2020 for Grade A Officer posts last year. Thw 2021 Recruitment notification is expected to be released soon. A Total of 154 vacancies for NABARD Grade A (Assistant Manager) Post were announced in 2020 Recruitment Notification.

NABARD Grade A & B Officer Important Dates

StagesExam Dates
NABARD Grade B Officer – Online Application StartsTo be declared soon
NABARD Grade B Officer – Online Application EndsTo be declared soon
NABARD Grade A Officer – Online Application StartsTo be declared soon
NABARD Grade A Officer – Online Application EndsTo be declared soon
NABARD Grade A Officer – Phase 1To be declared soon
NABARD Grade A Officer – Phase 2To be declared soon
NABARD Grade B Officer – Phase 1To be declared soon
NABARD Grade B Officer – Phase 2To be declared soon

NABARD Grade A & B Officer Exam Pattern

The Exam patterns for NABARD Grade A Officer Exam is as follows -:

NABARD Grade A Officer Phase 1 Exam

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Test of Reasoning2020120 mins
English Language4040
Computer Knowledge2020
General Awareness2020
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Economic & Social Issues4040
Agriculture & Rural Development4040
Total200200

NABARD Grade A Officer Phase 2 Exam

PaperSubjectMaximum MarksDuration
Paper 1English (Descriptive)10090 mins
Paper 2ESI and ARD (for General posts)Paper on related discipline (all other posts)100
90 mins   

For every wrong answer marked, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty in Phase-I and Phase-II, both.

Cut-offs in Phase-I and Phase-II may be applied in two stages:

  • On scores in individual tests (Sectional Cut-off)
  • On Total Score

NABARD Grade B Officer Phase 1 Exam

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Test of Reasoning2020120 mins
English Language4040
Computer Knowledge2020
General Awareness2020
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Economic & Social Issues4040
Agriculture & Rural Development4040
Total200200

NABARD Grade B Officer Phase 2 Exam

Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern.

PaperSubjectMaximum MarksDuration
Paper 1English (Descriptive)10090 mins
Paper 2Economic and Social Issues and Agri. and Rural Development (with a focus on Rural India) – MCQ10090 mins
Paper 3Development Economics, Statistics, Finance & Management – MCQ10090 mins

For every wrong answer marked, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty in Phase-I and Phase-II, both.

Cut-offs in Phase-I and Phase-II may be applied in two stages:

  • On scores in individual tests (Sectional Cut-off)
  • On Total Score

NABARD Grade A and B Officer Phase I & Phase II Syllabus

The syllabus for Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness for Phase 1 Exam is same as all other Banking exams. Following is a shortlist of the topics to be prepared for these sections.

Reasoning

Puzzles (Seating arrangement, linear seating arrangement, floor-based), Syllogism, Data sufficiency, Statement based questions (Verbal reasoning), Inequality, Miscellaneous Questions, Input-Output, Blood relations etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equations, Number Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Profit & Loss, SI & CI Interest, Data Sufficiency, etc.

Computer Knowledge

Networking, Input-output devices, DBMS, MS Office, Internet, History of computer & generations etc.

General Awareness

Current Affairs (Agriculture Focused), Banking Awareness and Economy (Agriculture Focused), Agricultural Insurance, Important people in the news, Sports News, Appointments, etc.

English

For Phase 1 Exam

Reading comprehension, Cloze test, Sentence improvement, Spotting the errors, Fill in the blanks, Sentence rearrangement

For Phase 2 Exam

Essay, Precis writing, Comprehension, Business/Office Correspondence

Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD)

Agriculture,Agronomy,Classification of field crops, Factors affecting crop production,Agro-Climatic Zones,Cropping Systems,Problems of dryland agriculture,Seed production, seed processing, seed village,Meteorology,Soil and Water Conservation,Water,Resource,Farm and Agri Engineering,Plantation & Horticulture,Animal Husbandry,Fisheries,Forestry,Ecology and Climate Change,Present Scenario of Indian,Agriculture and Allied activities,Rural Development,Rural population in India,Panchayati Raj Institutions

Economic and Social Issues (ESI)

Nature of Indian Economy, Structural and Institutional features, Economic underdevelopment, Opening up the Indian Economy, Globalisation, Economic, Reforms in India– Privatisation,Inflation ,Employment Generation in India – Rural and Urban ,Measurement of Poverty – Poverty Alleviation Programmes of the Government,Population Trends – Population,Growth and Economic Development – Population Policy in India,Agriculture Industry,Rural banking and financial institutions in India,Reforms in Banking/ Financial sector,Globalisation of Economy,Social Structure in India,Education,Social Justice

Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management

Development Economics,Statistics,Finance,Financial Inclusion,Management,Leadership,Human Resource Development,Communication,Governance

NABARD Grade A and B Officer - Eligibility Criteria

  • One Candidate can apply only for 1 post (Grade A).
  • The candidate must possess the required educational qualification given below
  • Candidates whose final year/semester results have been declared on or after the specified cutoff date are not eligible to apply.

Age Criteria

For NABARD Grade B Officer

  • Minimum: 21 years
  • Maximum: 35 years

NABARD Grade A Officer (RDBS, Rajbhasha & Legal)

  • Minimum: 21 years
  • Maximum: 30 years

NABARD Grade A Officer (Protocol & Security Service)

  • Minimum: 25 years
  • Maximum: 40 years

Educational Qualifications for RDBS Grade B

General

Bachelor's Degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/ PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized university or Ph.D.

Educational Qualifications for RDBS Grade A (Assistant Manager)

General

Bachelor's Degree in any subject from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Ph.D. OR Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelors degree OR Two-year full-time P.G. Diploma in Management / full-time MBA degree from Institutions recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelors Degree in any discipline.

General Agriculture

Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/ Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University / Institution.

Agriculture Engineering

Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture Engineering with 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University / Institution.

Food/Dairy Processing

Bachelor's degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants - 45%)in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Land Development-Soil Science

Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Environmental Engg/Sciences

Bachelor's degree with Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Postgraduate degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management

Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Two years full-time Post Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Diploma/MBA in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University / Institution.

Geo Informatics

BE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geoinformatics with 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or ME/M.Tech/MSC degree in Geoinformatics with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

Agricultural Economics/Economics

Bachelor's Degree with Economics/Agriculture Economics with 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Economics/Agriculture Economics with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university. %) in aggregate.

Information Technology

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or a post-graduate degree Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university

Chartered Accountant

Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before the specified cutoff date

Company Secretary

Bachelor's degree in any discipline with Associate membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). The Membership of ICSI must have been obtained on or before the specified cutoff date

Finance

BBA (Finance/Banking) / BMS (Finance/Banking) with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%) OR Two years full-time P.G. Diploma in Management (Finance) / Full-time MBA (Finance) degree from Institutions / Universities recognized by GoI /UGC OR Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 45%).

Human Resource Management

BBA (Human Resource Management)/ BBM (Human Resource Management)/ BMS ((Human Resource Management) with 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) OR Two years full-time P.G. Diploma in Management in HRM/HR / Full-time MBA degree in HRM/ HR from recognized University / Institute.

Statistics

Bachelor's Degree in Statistics with 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Statistics with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university

Education Requirements for Grade A Officer(Rajbhasha)

Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university in English/Hindi medium with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD) in the aggregate OR Bachelor's Degree with Hindi and English as main subjects with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD) in the aggregate. Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice/Versa. OR Post Graduate Degree from a recognized university in Hindi with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD) in the aggregate and English as a compulsory/elective subject at Graduation level OR Post-Graduate Degree in English with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD) and Hindi as a main subject at Graduation level. Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice/Versa.

Education Requirements for Grade A Officer(Legal)

Bachelor's Degree in Law recognized by Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrolment as an Advocate with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST applicants - 45%) or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years OR LLM Degree with a minimum of 45% (SC/ST applicants - 40%) or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years.

Note: (i) For PWBD candidates, minimum required marks shall be 50% in Bachelor's Degree in Law in the Aggregate of all semesters/years OR LLM degree with a minimum of 45% or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years

Note: In case of practicing advocates (i) copy of Bar Council Registration Certificate and (ii) A Certificate from Bar Association of which the candidate is a member or a certificate issued by the Presiding Officer of a court before which the candidate has practiced for the required period should be produced at the time of interview.

NABARD Grade A and B Officer Application Process

Eligible applicants are required to apply online through website www.nabard.org. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted. The application form should be filled in English only. Option for the use of Hindi language will be available for the Online/Main Examination/ Interview.

Prerequisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should,

  • Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given under “Guidelines for photograph & signature scan and upload”.
  • Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank shall send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered email ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/her new email ID and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.
  • Be prepared for biometric verification of identity at the Exam Centre at the time of Main Examination and onwards.

NABARD Grade B Officer Application Fees

  • For SC/ ST/ PWBD - Rs.150/- (application + Intimation Charges)
  • For all others- Rs.900/- (Application fees- Rs.750/- + Intimation Charges Rs.150/- )
  • Staff - Rs.150/- (To be reimbursed)

NABARD Grade A Officer Application Fees (For RDBS, Rajbhasha & Legal Service)

  • For SC/ ST/ PWBD - Rs.150/- (application + Intimation Charges)
  • For all others- Rs.800/- (Application fees- Rs.650/- + Intimation Charges Rs.150/- )
  • Staff - Rs.800/- (Application fees- Rs.650/- + Intimation Charges Rs.150/- ) (To be reimbursed)

NABARD Grade A Officer Application Fees (For Protocol & Security Service)

  • For SC/ ST/ PWBD - Rs.100/- (application + Intimation Charges)
  • For all others- Rs.750/- (Application fees- Rs.650/- + Intimation Charges Rs.100/- )
  • Staff - Rs.750/- (Application fees- Rs.650/- + Intimation Charges Rs.100/- ) (To be reimbursed)

Steps to Apply for NABARD Grade A and B Officer Exam Online

  • Candidates to go to the Bank's website www.nabard.org/career, click on the option “APPLY ONLINE” which will open a new screen.
  • To register application, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id.
  • A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will be sent at the given email ID and mobile number.
  • In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab. Prior to submission of the online application, candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same, if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.
  • Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
  • The name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates / Mark sheets as well as valid ID Proof brought for the examination. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
  • Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the Validate your details and Save & Next button.
  • Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications are given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point “C”.
  • Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  • Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.
  • Modify details, if required, and click on FINAL SUBMIT ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.
  • Click on Payment Tab and proceed for payment.
  • Click on the Submit button.

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NABARD Grade A & B Online Course

NABARD Grade A Cracker Course offers comprehensive online coaching for the exhaustive preparation for all aspects of NABARD Grade A exam.

It would cater to all aspects of your preparation needs both for Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Video Lessons:

ideo Lessons on important concepts of Phase 1 (Quants, Reasoning, English).

1. Video Lessons on all the chapters of Economic & Social Issues (ESI) and Agriculture & Rural Development (ARD).

2. Strategy Sessions/Past Year Analysis

3. LIVE Classes and LIVE Practice Sessions on Important Topics

4. Live Classes on Descriptive English

Study Notes:

1. Detailed Study Notes for each chapter of ESI and ARD.

2. Monthly Capsules for Phase 2 Current Affairs.

3. Complete Coverage of Current Affairs which includes:

a. Union Budget

b. Economic Survey

c. Government Schemes

d. All the Important reports for ESI and ARD

4. List of Important Topics for Essays for Descriptive English

Mock Tests:

1. 10 Full Length Mock Tests for Phase 1

2. 10 Full Length Mock Tests for Phase 2

3. Topic wise tests for all the chapters of ESI and ARD (Phase 2)

4. 90+ Topic Tests for Phase 1 (Quant, Reasoning, English)

5. 60 Sectional Tests for Phase 1 (Quant, Reasoning, English)

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