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NABARD GRADE A 2020 

NABARD or full service bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is an apex level development Bank established on 12 July 1982 under the recommendations of B. Sivaraman Committee.  Being one in all the highest institution within the country, NABARD recruitment attracts plenty of youths each year who aspires to affix the banking sector in geographic region. NABARD conducts some regular basis recruitment process to extra service the posts in groups A, B, and C.

NABARD Recruitment to A post is conducted for Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS), Protocol & Security Service (P&SS), Rajbhasha and Legal. this can be also one in every of the favored exams conducted by NABARD. the choice for RDBS post is completed supported the exam, mains exam, and interview. the choice for the P&SS post are through the interview only.

As the exam is extremely competitive, candidates should putting your all into so as to clear the exam and that they are able to get the complete benefits of the allowances together with bonus and facilities. 

NABARD Grade A Highlights 

Name of the recruitment

Recruitment to the post of Officers in Grade A (RDBS)

Conducted by

National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development

Post name

Assistant Manager in Grade A (P&SS) and (RDBS)

Selection process

P&SS - Interview

RDBS - Preliminary exam, mains exam and Interview

Exam level

National

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam mode

Online

Exam duration

Prelims - 120 minutes

Mains:

Paper I - 1 ½ hrs 

Paper II - 1 ½ hrs for Paper II

Application fees

Rs 800 for General Category and Rs 150 for SC/ ST/ PWBD

Exam purpose 

To select candidates for the post of Assistant Manager (Grade A) in P&SS and RDBS

Exam helpdesk number

022-26539895/96/99

Exam website

nabard.org/careers

NABARD Grade A 2020 Dates

NABARD Grade A Mains 2020 Exam Date Announced. As per the latest notice, officials of NABARD have released the NABARD Grade A 2020 Mains exam date as per which the exam will tentatively be conducted on below mentioned date.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Events

NABARD Grade A 2020 Dates

Salient Features 

Application form 

15-Jan-2020

The application form was released online. 

Last date to apply online

03-Feb-2020

Candidates can fill and submit their application form with the prescribed application deadline. 

Prelims exam for NABARD Grade A  (RDBS)

25-Feb-2020

The preliminary exam for RDBS is scheduled to be conducted online across various cities in the country. 

Interview for P&SS post

March 2020

Candidates applying for P&SS post will be selected based on Interview only. 

Prelims admit card 

14-Feb-2020

Prelims admit card is available now for registered candidates.

Result date

23-Mar-2020

NABARD Grade A prelims result 2020 is available now. 

Mains exam 

To be announced

In the first week of September 2020

NABARD Grade A Vacancies 2020

Candidates can check below the NABARD Grade A vacancies 2020.

Post

Vacancies

NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A (Rural Development Banking Service)

139

NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A (Rajbhasha Service)

8

NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A (Legal Service)

3

NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A (Protocol & Security Service)

4

Total 

154

 

NABARD Grade A Salary

Assistant Manager in Grade A is entitled to a basic Rs 28,150 per month within the scale of Rs 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)–46600–EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600. Candidates also are given Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance. At present, initial monthly income is approximately Rs 62,600.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

NABARD Eligibility 2020 for Grade A officers post consists of a definite criteria that a candidate must ensure before applying for the job. NABARD recruitment eligibility criteria 2020 for Assistant Manager in Grade is describe below: 

Eligibility Criteria for P&SS post

Age limit: Candidates must be between 25 and 40 years as on January 1, 2020. 

Experience: Candidates must be an officer with a minimum of five years of Commissioned service in the Army/Navy/Air Force. They must have a valid Ex-Serviceman Identity Card.

Eligibility Criteria for RBDS

Educational Qualification - The educational qualification prescribed for the post of RBDS is graduation. 

Age Limit: Candidates must be between 21 and 30 years as on January 1, 2020. The relaxation in age will be provided to candidates belonging to the reserved category.

 

NABARD Grade A 2020 Educational Qualification

Posts

Educational Qualification

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 PhD OR CA/CS/CWA with bachelor degree OR 2 year full-time P.G. Diploma in Management /full-time MBA degree from Institutions recognized by GOI / UGC with a Bachelor Degree in any discipline.

General Agriculture

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or PG in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate.

Agriculture Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering with 50% marks (SC/ST/ PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or PG in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

Food Processing

Bachelor’s degree / BE / B.Tech. in Food Processing/ Food Technology with 50% marks (SC/ PWBD applicants - 45%) in aggregate or PG in Food Processing/ Food Technology with 50% marks (SC/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/ PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or PG in Agriculture/ Agriculture (Soil Science/ Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University.

Environment

Bachelor’s degree with Environmental Science/Environmental Engineering as a subject with 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or PG 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 recognised 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 recognised 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 01-01-2020.

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 01-01-2020.

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 recognised 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 recognised 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

 

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus

The NABARD syllabus helps candidates in understanding the various topics under syllabus for clinical trial I, clinical trial II & clinical trial III exams. It'll help in acknowledging the overview of topics. NABARD Exam Pattern 2020 is split into three phases:

  • Phase I – Preliminary Exam: Online Objective Test (MCQs)
  • Phase II – Main Exam: Online Objective (MCQs) & Online Descriptive Test
  • Phase III – Interview

1. NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 for Prelims

The pattern for NABARD Grade A Prelims exam 2020 is done for screening purposes that's consists of various sections containing different marks with a complete of 200. Before attending the examination, candidates should know the details of the Prelims examination. The duration of examination is 2 hours. Also for each wrong question 25% marks are going to be deducted.

Sections

Marks

English Language

40

Test of Reasoning

20

Quantitative Aptitude

20

General Awareness

20

Computer Knowledge

20

Economic and Social Issues

40

Agriculture and Rural Development

40

Total Marks

200

 

2. NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 for Main

Topic

Total Marks

Duration

Paper I: Common For All – General English (Descriptive)

100

1.5 hour

Paper II: General Post – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development

100

1.5 hour

Paper II: For All Other Posts – Related to the discipline of the post

100

1.5 hour

Candidates should remember the important pointers for Main 2020 exam.

  • The Main 2020 exam consists of two papers.
  • Paper I (General English) is a descriptive type exam common for all.
  • Duration of the Paper I is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Paper II is totally different for general posts & other posts.
  • Paper II has the same time duration 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • 25% negative marking for every wrong answer. 

NABARD Grade A Syllabus of Preliminary Exam

Name of Section

Topics asked

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Sentence improvement
  • Spotting the errors
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Para Jumbles
  • New pattern questions

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles & Seating arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Data sufficiency
  • Statement based questions (Verbal reasoning)
  • Inequality
  • Miscellaneous Questions
  • Input-Output
  • Blood relations
  • Coding-Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic Questions
  • Quantity Comparisons
  • Mathematical Inequalities

General Awareness

  • The questions in this test will be from Current Affairs and Banking and Economy, Insurance.
  • In the current affairs, questions can be asked from recent appointments, awards, and honors, sports, new schemes, national and international news, 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 computer & generations, Shortcuts.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Apply Online

The online application to fill the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development application form has been closed now. 

  • Step 1: Go to the official website www.nabard.org. Register & Login.
  • Step 2: Make sure valid login credentials are given.
  • Step 3: Go to the "CAREER NOTICES" on the top header links and on the page click on "CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE".
  • Step 4: From the list of latest job, choose the required post and go through the instruction carefully.
  • Step 5: Now click on the links navigating to the detailed information of job post.
  • Step 6: Fill the details and submit it online.
  • Step 7: The final step is to take the printout of the application form for future requirements.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Selection Process

The complete selection process of NABARD Grade A recruitment is explained below:

Filling the application form

To appear in the exam, candidates need to fill NABARD Grade A application form 2020 online. The application fees for Grade A is Rs 800 for General and OBC categories and Rs 150 for SC/ST/ PWBD. 

Release of admit card

The admit card for RDBS post is released phase-wise. First, NABARD admit card for the preliminary exam will be released. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam are issued admit card for the mains exam. Interview call letter is issued to candidates qualifying the mains exam. Candidates applying for P&SS post will be issued admit card for interview only. 

Appearing in the online test

The online test is conducted for RDBS post. The test is held in two phases, preliminary exam and mains exam. All candidates registering successfully for the exam are required to first appear in the preliminary exam. The duration of the preliminary exam is 120 minutes. The test comprises seven sections and carries 200 marks. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be called to appear in the mains exam. Candidates in the ratio 1:25 are called for the mains exam. The mains exam comprises both MCQ and Descriptive type papers. The Paper I of mains exam is a descriptive type paper while Paper II is MCQ based. Each paper is for 100 marks.

Declaration of result

The result is announced online separately for preliminary, mains and interview. Candidates can check their result from the official website by logging with the required credentials.

Interview

The interview is conducted for candidates qualifying the mains exam by securing a sufficiently higher rank in merit. NABARD will call candidates in the ratio 1:5 for the interview. The interview carries 25 marks.

Preparation of Merit List

The preliminary exam is qualifying in nature. The final merit list is prepared based on the candidates' performance in the mains exam and interview. As vacancies are distributed discipline-wise, therefore, the merit list for each stage is prepared discipline-wise. 

NABARD Grade A  2020 Admit Card

The registered candidates of the NABARD exam in different job profiles can download their NABARD admit card online from the official website. Check out the step-by-step procedure to download NABARD Grade A & B Admit Card below:

Step 1: Go to the official website www.nabard.org.

Step 2: Click "CAREER NOTICES" on the top header links and then click on "CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE" in the page content.

Step 3: Enter the NABARD Registration Number and the Password/Date of Birth.

Step 4: Make sure all details are correct.

Step 5: Click on “Submit”.

Step 6: Now you will be able to see NABARD Admit Card/Call Letter on the screen.

Step 7: Click on “Print” or “Save as PDF” for future needs.

 

NABARD Result

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development or NABARD has released the official results of those candidates who participated in Grade 'A' 2020 Exam. The total expectation of the candidates is betting on this result. You'll check your NABARD Grade A Prelims Result 2020, through the direct link shared above.

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