NABARD is India’s apex development bank – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. With headquarters in Mumbai, NABARD has branches across India. In order to build an empowered and financially inclusive rural India, NABARD has specific departments that work towards the desired goals. These departments can be collectively categorized into three majors units:
The financial support necessary to build rural infrastructure is provided by NABARD Coaching in Chandigarh. Preparation of district-level credit plans by NABARD are used to guide and motivate the banking industry to achieve required targets. NABARD also supervises the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and Cooperative Banks along with developing their banking practices and integrating them to the Core Banking Solution (CBS) platform.
NABARD Grade A & Grade B Exams Basic Information
|Exam Name||NABARD Grade A & NABARD Grade B|
|Post||Assistant Manager (for Grade A)
Manager (for Grade B)
|Organisation Name||National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD)|
|Exam Types||Online Examination|
|Application Fees||General/ OBC/ EWS- Rs. 750/-
SC/ST/PwD – Rs 100/- (for Grade A)
General/ OBC/ EWS- Rs. 900/-
SC/ST/PwD – Rs 150/- (for Grade B)
|Selection Process||Phase 1: Prelims
Phase 2: Mains
Phase 3: Interview
The candidates must be either:
- A citizen of India or
- A subject of Nepal or
- A subject of Bhutan or
- Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1st, 1962 to be settled permanently in India.
- A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
NABARD Eligibility: Age Limits
- To be eligible for the Grade A post: You must be between 21 and 30 years of age as of 01.07.2021, i.e., you must have been born not earlier than 02-07-1991 and not later than 01-07- 2000.
- To be eligible for the Grade B post: The candidate must be between the ages of 25 and 32 years as of 01.07.2021, i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 02-07-1989 and not later than 01-07-1996).
What is the Educational Qualification under NABARD exam Eligibility Criteria 2020-21?
- To be eligible for the Grade A post in the general stream of RDBS, you’d need to have a Bachelor’s Degree 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 recognised by GOI/UGC.
- To apply for the NABARD Grade B Manager post (RDBS), you’d need to be a Post Graduate degree holder in any subject with an aggregate of 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWBD), from a recognized university OR you should have a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation and PG, MBA/PGDM at all levels OR a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG, and a professional degree, viz., CA/CS/ICWA OR a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG and Ph.D.
NABARD Grade-B Exam Pattern
- NABARD Grade-B exam pattern for Managers 2021 exam consists of 3 stages, which are-
- Prelims Exam
- Mains Exam
Manager Exam Pattern Prelims
Sections Marks English 40 Reasoning 20 Quantitative Aptitude 20 General Awareness 20 Economic Issues 20 Agriculture and Rural Development 40
- Total time allotted is 1 hour and 20 minutes, total marks-200
- A negative grading of 0.25 would occur for every incorrect answer.
Exam Pattern Mains
Paper Paper Type Total Marks Time General English Descriptive 100 1.5 hours Economic & Social Issues MCQ 100 1.5 hours Agricultural & Rural Development MCQ 100 1.5 hours Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management MCQ 100 1.5 hours
NABARD Grade-B 2021 Interview
Scoring a sufficiently high rank in the Mains shall enable them to appear for the oral evaluation. The final list of merits shall be drawn up on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in both Mains as well as the Interview round. The Interview shall amount to a total of 30 marks.
NABARD Grade-B Exam Pattern
Understanding the exam pattern in a gist is important to chalk out a smart study plan. The following is the pattern for the prelims exam whose exam duration is 120 minutes:
|Agriculture and Rural Development (Focus on Rural India)||40||40|
|Economic and Social Issues (Focus on Rural India)||40||40|
There are three papers in the Mains exam each of 100 marks. The General English paper or Paper I is descriptive in nature but Economic and Social issues (paper-II) and Agriculture and Rural Development (Paper-III) with focus on Rural India for General Posts and Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management, are objective in nature. The time limit for each paper is 90 minutes.
NABARD Assistant Manager Prelims Exam Pattern
The NABARD Prelims Exam will be common for recruitment for all posts of Grade A Officer. This will be an objective type of online test. Let’s look into details of the NABARD Exam Pattern of Prelims Exam:
|Name of the Test||No. of
|1||Test of Reasoning||20||20||
Bilingual – Hindi and English except test of English language
of 120 Minutes for all the tests together
|7||Eco & Soc. Issues (with
focus on Rural India)
|8||Agriculture & Rural
Development with Emphasis on
NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern – Mains for Assistant Manager
A. Generalist Post
|Paper||Grade A||Type of
|No. of Question||Mark||Duration||Remarks|
|Paper I||General English||Online Descriptive||3||100||90 Min||Descriptive Answers to be typed using
|Paper II||Economic and Social Issues||Objective||30||50||30 Min|
|Descriptive Type||6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]||50||90 Min||Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)|
B. Specialist Post
|Paper||Grade A||Type of
|Paper I||General English||Online Descriptive||3||100||90 Minutes||Descriptive Answers to be
typed using keyboard
|Paper II||Stream Specific Paper||Objective||30||50||30 Minutes|
|Descriptive Type||6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]||50||90 Minutes||Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)|
C. Rajbhasha Post
|Paper||Grade A||Type of Paper||No. of Qs.||Marks||Duration||Remarks|
|Paper I||General English||Online Descriptive||3||100||90 Minutes||Descriptive Answers to be typed using
|Paper II||Stream Specific Paper||Objective||30||50||30 Minutes|
|Descriptive Type||6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]||50||90 Minutes||Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard in Hindi ( with Remington
NABARD Grade A Preliminary Exam Syllabus
The table below shows the NABARD Grade-A Syllabus for Preliminary Examination
|Name of Section||Topics asked|
|Reasoning Ability||· Puzzles & Seating arrangement
· Data sufficiency
· Statement based questions (Verbal reasoning)
· Miscellaneous Questions
· Blood relations
|Quantitative Aptitude||· Data Interpretations
· Quadratic Equations
· Number Series
· Simplification/ Approximation
· Data Sufficiency
· Arithmetic Questions
· Quantity Comparisons
· Mathematical Inequalities
|English Language||· Reading Comprehension
· Cloze test
· Sentence improvement
· Spotting the errors
· Fill in the blanks
· Sentence rearrangement
· Para Jumbles
· New pattern questions
|General Awareness||· The questions in this test will be from Current Affairs and Banking and Economy, Insurance.
· In current affairs, questions can be asked from recent appointments, awards, and honors, sports, new schemes, national and international news, the latest developments in science and technology.
|Computer Knowledge||· This section covers topics from various topics like Networking, Input-output devices, DBMS, MS Office, Internet, History of computers & generations, Shortcuts.|
NABARD Grade A Mains Syllabus
Phase II of the Exam consists of an Online Objective test & Online Descriptive Test.
Paper I – English Writing
Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension, and Business/Office Correspondence. The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expressions and understanding of the topic.
Paper II – Economic and Social Issues
(a) Economic & Social Issues:
|Name of Section||Topics asked|
|Nature of Indian Economy||· Structural and Institutional features
· Economic Underdevelopment
· Opening up the Indian Economy
· Economic Reforms in India
|Inflation||· Trends in Inflation & their Impact on the National Economy and Individual Income.|
|Poverty Alleviation and 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||· Characteristics / Status
· Technical and Institutional changes in Indian Agriculture
· Agricultural performance
· Issues in Food Security in India
· Non-Institutional and Institutional Agencies in rural credit.
|Industry||· Industrial and Labour Policy
· Industrial performance
· Regional Imbalance in India’s Industrial Development
· Public Sector Enterprises.
|Rural banking and financial institutions in India||· Reforms in the Banking/ Financial sector.|
|Globalization of Economy||· Role of International Funding Institutions
· IMF & World Bank
· Regional Economic Cooperation.
|Social Structure in India||· Multiculturalism
· Demographic trends
· Urbanization and Migration
· Gender Issues Joint family system
· Social Infrastructure
· Health and Environment.
|Education||· Status & System of Education
· Socio-Economic Problems associated with Illiteracy
· Educational relevance and educational wastage
· Educational Policy for India.
|Social Justice||· Problems of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes
· Socio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes.
|Positive Discrimination in favor of the underprivileged||· Social Movements
· Indian Political Systems
· Human Development
(b) NABARD Grade A Agriculture Syllabus:
|Name of Section||Topics asked|
|Agriculture||· Definition, meaning and its branches
· Agronomy: Definition, meaning, and scope of agronomy.
· Classification of field crops.
· Factors affecting crop production
· Agro Climatic Zones
· Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems.
· Problems of dry land – Seed production, seed processing, seed village
· Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory
· Precision Farming
· System of Crop Intensification
· Organic farming
|Soil and Water Conservation||· Major soil types
· Soil fertility
· Soil erosion
· Soil conservation
· Watershed management
|Water Resource||· Irrigation Management
· Types of irrigation
· Sources of irrigation
· Crop-water requirement
· Command area development
· Water conservation techniques
· Irrigation pumps
· Major, medium and minor irrigation.
|Farm and Agri Engineering||· Farm Machinery and Power
· Sources of power on the farm- human, animal, mechanical, electrical, wind, solar and biomass, biofuels
· Water harvesting structures
· Farm Ponds
· Controlled and modified storage, perishable food storage, godowns, bins, and grain silos.
|Plantation & Horticulture||· Definition, meaning, and its branches
· Agronomic practices and production technology of various plantation and horticulture crops
· Post-harvest management, value, and supply chain management of Plantation and Horticulture crops.
|Animal Husbandry||· Farm animals and their role in the Indian economy
· Animal husbandry methods in India
· Common terms pertaining to different species of livestock
· Utility classification of breeds of cattle.
· Introduction to common feeds and fodders, their classification, and utility.
· Introduction to the poultry industry in India (past, present, and future status)
· Common terms pertaining to poultry production and management
· The concept of mixed farming and its relevance to socio-economic conditions of farmers in India
· Complementary and obligatory nature of livestock and poultry production with that of agricultural farming.
|Fisheries||· Fisheries resources
· Management and exploitation – freshwater, brackish water, and marine
· Aquaculture- Inland and marine
· Post-harvest technology
· Importance of fisheries in India
· Common terms pertaining to fish production.
|Forestry||· Basic concepts of Forest and Forestry
· Principles of silviculture, forest mensuration, forest management, and forest economics
· Concepts of social forestry, agroforestry, joint forest management
· Forest policy and legislation in India, India State of Forest Report 2015
· Recent developments under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
|Agriculture Extensions||· Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programs
· Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s (KVK) in the dissemination of Agricultural technologies.
|Ecology and Climate Change||· Ecology and its relevance to man, natural resources, sustainable management, and conservation
· Causes of climate change, GreenHouse Gases (GHG), major GHG emitting countries, climate analysis
· Distinguish between adaptation and mitigation
· Climate change impact on agriculture and rural livelihoods
· Carbon credit
· IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings
· Funding mechanisms for climate change projects
· Initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC.
|Present Scenario of Indian Agriculture and Allied activities||· Recent trends
· Major challenges in agriculture measures to enhance
· Viability of agriculture Factors of Production in agriculture
· Agricultural Finance and Marketing
· Impact of Globalization on Indian Agriculture and issues of Food Security
· Concept and Types of Farm Management.
|Rural Development||· Concept of Rural Area
· Structure of the Indian Rural Economy
· Importance and role of the rural sector in India
· Economic, Social and Demographic Characteristics of the Indian rural economy
· Causes of Rural Backwardness.
· Rural population in India
· Occupational structure
· Farmers, Agricultural Laborers, Artisans, Handicrafts, Traders, Forest dwellers/tribes and others in rural India
· Trends of change in rural population and rural workforce
· Problems and conditions of rural labor
· Issues and challenges in Hand-looms
· Panchayati Raj Institutions – Functions and Working.
· MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural Housing, PURA, and other rural development programs.
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