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NABARD Grade A 2023 Exam

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About NABARD Grade A Exam

The National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development [NABARD] will conduct the NABARD 2022 exam to recruit candidates for various posts in NABARD, an apex bank that has been promoting the rural economy.

This post will enlighten the candidates with complete knowledge of the NABARD 2022 exam. The official notifications for NABARD Grade A released on 12th July 2022. The aspirants must keep an eye on the official website and this page for further updates about the NABARD 2022 exam.

NABARD has released the final result for 2021-22 for the posts of Grade A and Grade B on their official website.


NABARD Grade A Exam Date

NABARD has released important dates for NABARD 2022 along with its official NABARD Grade A Notification 2022. The NABARD 2022 Assistant Manager Grade A Mains Exam is scheduled for 29th October 2022. Let’s have a look at the important dates for NABARD 2022 Assistant Manager in Grade A.

Events Dates
Notification 2022 18th July 2022
Online Application Start Date 18th July 2022
Last Date to Apply 07th August 2022
Prelims Admit Card 26th August 2022
Exam Date (RDBS/Rajbhasha) 07th September 2022
Prelims Result 03rd October 2022
Mains Admit Card  October 2022 
Mains Exam Date 29th October 2022

NABARD Grade A Eligibility

ABARD Eligibility 2022 for Grade A officers post consists of the following criteria that a candidate must ensure before applying for the job. Failing to fulfil the NABARD Grade A eligibility criteria won t allow you to participate in the recruitment process. Eligibility criteria are an important aspect, you must ensure fulfilling all the prescribed criteria before filling up the form and kickstarting your preparations. The candidates preparing for the NABARD 2022 exam must be well-versed with the educational qualifications of NABARD 2022.

Age Requirements

The minimum age limit o apply to NABARD Grade A 2022 is 21 years. The upper age limit for general category candidates is 30 years as of the date specified in the official notification. Here is the age relaxation for NABARD Grade-A 2022 exam:

Category Age Rexation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-servicemen, who have rendered a minimum of five years of continuous military services 5 years
Children/family members of the victims died during the 1984 riots 5 years
Persons with disabilities (PWD)
  • General-10 years
  • OBC - 13 years
  • SC/ST - 15 years

NABARD Grade A Admit Card

NABARD Grade A admit card 2022 will be made available by the officials 15-20 days prior to the exam date. Candidates will be provided separate call letters for prelims and mains examination. Only the candidates successfully applying for the examination will be eligible to download the NABARD Grade A prelims admit card 2022.

The candidates who will crack the preliminary phase of the NABARD grade-A exam in different job profiles will be eligible to download their NABARD Grade A mains a dmit card online from the official website. We will avail you with the direct link to download the Phase 1 and Phase 2 admit card for NABARD Grade A 2022 once it releases.

Make sure to keep your registration details handy in order to login to the NABARD Grade A admit card page hassle-free.

Steps to Download NABARD Grade A Admit Card 2022

Learn the step-by-step procedure to download NABARD Grade A B Admit Card below:

  1. Step 1: Go to the official website www.nabard.org.
  2. Step 2: Click CAREER NOTICES on the top header links and then click on CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE in the page content.
  3. Step 3: Enter the NABARD Registration Number and the Password/Date of Birth.
  4. Step 4: Make sure all details are correct.
  5. Step 5: Click on Submit .
  6. Step 6: Now you will be able to see NABARD Admit Card/Call Letter on the screen.
  7. Step 7: Click on Print or Save as PDF for future needs.

NABARD Grade A Salary

The candidates must have detailed knowledge of the NABARD Grade A 2022 salary to accurately analyze the work profile. The starting salary of NABARD Grade A (Assistant Manager) is 28,150/- per month on the scale of 28150-1550(4) -34350-1750(7) 46600 EB - 1750(4)- 53600-2000(1)-55600 applicable to Officers in Grade along with other benefits. At present, the initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately  61,000/.

As the exam is highly competitive, candidates should work hard in order to clear the exam and they will be able to get the full benefits of these allowances along with bonus and facilities.


NABARD Grade A Selection

There are three main important sections in NABARD Grade A Selection Process. They are as follows:

Preliminary Exam:-

This is the Phase 1 of the selection process. The preliminary exam will consists of objective type questions.

 Mains Exam:-

Candidates who pass the preliminary exam will receive a call letter for the Mains Exam, also known as Phase 2 Exam.

Interview:-

The candidates who have qualified for the mains examination will be called for a personal interview round and document verification. The interview contains 25 marks. Generally, Double the number of the total vacancies are selected based on cut-off.

The final result is prepared after combining the marks obtained in the mains examination and personal interview.


NABARD Grade A Syllabus

The initial step in preparing for the exam is to familiarise yourself with the NABARD Grade A syllabus. Check it out:

Prelims:

The syllabus of NABARD Grade A 2022 are described below:

Section Topics
English Spotting the errors, sentence improvement, cloze test, para jumbles, fill in the blacks, sentence rearrangement, reading comprehension
Reasoning Sentence based questions, verbal reasoning, syllogism, coding-decoding, input-output, inequality, blood relations, data sufficiency, puzzles, seating arrangements, and miscellaneous questions
Numerical ability- quantitative Simplification/approximation, data interpretation, number series, quadratic equations, data sufficiency, mathematical inequalities, quality comparisons, etc.
Computer History and generations of computer, shortcut keys, input-output devices, networking, MS office, DBMS, and internet
General awareness Current affairs relating to banking, economy, and insurance, honours, and awards, national and international news, new schemes, developments in science and technology

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern

The selection procedure for various NABARD grade A posts is done in three stages -

  • Interview
  • Mains exam
  • Preliminary exam
Prelims Exam Pattern

The first step in the process is the prelims exam, which is of qualified nature as in the final selection, marks obtained in the prelims exam will not be counted. It contains 200 multiple-type questions. For every wrong answer, 25% marks are deducted. Two hours are provided for this exam.

Sections Marks
English language 40
Reasoning ability 20
Quantitative ability 20
General awareness 20
Computer 20
Economic and social affairs 40
Agriculture and rural development 40
Total 200

Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates who have qualified for the prelims appear for the mains exam. Generally, four times the total number of vacancies are selected for the mains exam based on the cut-off. It contains two papers:

  • Paper 1 - General English common for all, it is a descriptive paper
  • Paper 2 - General Post-Economic and Social issues and Agriculture and Rural Development
 

Marking Scheme:

  • Paper two will be multiple choice type.
  • For every wrong answer, 25% or 1/4 marks will be deducted as negative marking

The pattern is given below:

Papers Total marks Duration
Common for all posts General English 100 1 hour 30 minutes
General posts Economic and social issues and agriculture and rural development Other posts 100 100 1 hour 30 minutes 1 hour 30 minutes
Paper 2 Rajbhasha Adhikari Proficiency and expertise in Hindi including translation from Hindi to English and vice versa and also the analytical abilities and drafting skills of the candidates will be evaluated through descriptive paper 100 1 hour 30 minutes
Paper 2 legal Proficiency in interpreting various laws such as banking laws, negotiable instruments, company, industrial, and corporate laws, Cyber laws, commerce and property transactions, rural non-life insurance, staffing matter, and good legal drafting skills 100 1hour 30 minutes

NABARD Grade A Cut off

After the result for NABARD Grade A 2022 is published, the cut-off will be made available on the official website in an online format. The processes to download the cutoff list are outlined below.

How do I get a copy of the cutoff list?
  • First and foremost, visit the official website.
  • On the home page, look for the "cut-off" link and click it.
  • The cut-off list will be in PDF format.
  • A new page for the cutoff list will display on the screen after you click the link.
  • Check the cutoff marks, compare your results to the cutoff, and save the cutoff list for future use.

NABARD Grade A Qualification

The education requirements are different for different posts. They are described as follows:

Posts Educational Qualification
Information Technology Bachelor s Degree in Information Technology/ Computer Technology/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (SC/ST/PWD applicants will receive a 5% relaxation). OR a postgraduate degree in Information Technology/Computer Technology/Computer Science/Computer Applications from a recognised institute/university with at least 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Agriculture Engineering Bachelor s degree in agriculture from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering from a recognised university/institution with at least 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation would be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
General Bachelor s Degree in any discipline from a recognised Institute/University with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (SC/ST/PWD applicants will receive a 5% relaxation). OR a Master s degree with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be granted to SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a bachelor s degree with a Ph.D./CA/CS/CWA. OR a 2-year full-time MBA degree or full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management from an Institute recognised by the Government of India / UGC, plus a Bachelor s Degree in any discipline.
General Agriculture Bachelor s degree in agriculture from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be granted to SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Food Processing Bachelor s degree / Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology in Food Processing /Food Technology with at least 50% in aggregate (SC/ST/PWD applicants will receive a 5% relaxation). OR a postgraduate degree in food processing/food technology from a recognised university/institution with at least 50% (relaxation of 5% will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate.
Land Development Soil Science Bachelor s Degree in Agriculture/Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (SC/ST/PWD applicants will receive a 5% relaxation). OR a postgraduate degree in Agriculture/Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Agriculture Engineering Bachelor s degree in agriculture from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering from a recognised university/institution with at least 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation would be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Agriculture marketing/Agri-Business Management Bachelor s Degree in Agriculture Business Management/Agriculture Marketing with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation would be given to SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR two years of full-time study Post Graduate Diploma/Post Graduate Degree/ MBA in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management from a recognised university or institution with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (Relaxation of 5% would be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Environment A bachelor s degree in Environmental Engineering/Environmental Science as a subject and a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be offered for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a postgraduate degree in environmental engineering or environmental science from a recognised university or institution with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be granted to SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Chartered Accountant Membership in the ICAI and graduation in any discipline from a recognised institute/university (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India). The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India membership must be received on or before January 1, 2022.
Geo Informatics In aggregate, a B Tech/BE/Bs.C. degree in Geo-Informatics with a minimum of 50% marks (a 5% relaxation will be offered for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR an M. Tech./M.E./Ms.C. degree in Geoinformatics from a recognised university/institute with at least 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Statistics Bachelor s degree in statistics with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (relaxation of 5% will be offered for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a postgraduate degree in statistics from a recognised institute/university with at least 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation will be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Agricultural Economics/Economics Bachelor s Degree in Agriculture Economics/Economics with a minimum of 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation would be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a postgraduate degree in Agriculture Economics/ Economics from a recognised university/ institute with at least 50% in aggregate (a 5% relaxation would be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants).
Company Secretary Associate membership in ICSI and a bachelor s degree in any discipline (Institute of Company Secretaries of India ). The Institute of Company Secretaries of India membership must be obtained on or before January 1, 2022.
Human Resource Management Bachelor s degree with at least 50% marks in BBM (Human Resource Management), BBA (Human Resource Management), or BMS (Human Resource Management) (Relaxation of 5% would be allowed for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR, a two-year full-time MBA in HRM or HR/a two-year full-time postgraduate diploma in HRM/HR management from a recognised institute/university.
Finance Bachelor s degree in finance/banking, such as BMS (Finance/Banking) or BBA (Finance/Banking) with at least 50% in aggregate (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/PWD applicants). OR a two-year full-time MBA (Finance) / full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Finance) / a degree from a University/Institute recognised by the Government of India / the University Grants Commission. OR a bachelor s degree in finance and investment analysis with a minimum of 50% (SC/ST/PWD applicants will be granted a 5% relaxation).

NABARD Grade A How to Apply

follow the steps given below to apply for the NABARD Grade-A exam after the official notification is released and the application started:

Step 1- Registration 2022
  • Go to the official website www.nabard.com
  • Go to the career section on the left header and click on the apply option and a new page will be opened
  • Now click on the job link click here for new registration .
  • Fill in the details required in the form, such as name, contact details, and mail id. make sure that all the information that is provided is true and correct
  • A provisional registration number will be generated along with the password and will be sent via mail or SMS

Step 2- Fill the application form
  • Candidates are required to fill in the required details such as personal and educational details
  • Before final submission candidates are required to check the details and click on the save and next button so that details are saved
  • Candidates can modify the details before final submission
  • Candidates would not be able to make changes in the application form after clicking on the final submit button

Step 3 - Upload the Required Documents:

Candidates are required to upload the documents mentioned in the notification such as :

  • A recent scanned passport size photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Scanned left thumb impression
  • Scanned handwritten declaration, the format of the declaration is annexed with the official notification
  • You can view the uploaded documents by clicking on the preview option and after verifying all the information click on the final submit option.
  • The payment window will be opened next

Step 4 - Payment of Application Fee
  • Click on the payment button to proceed to the payment of the applicable fee to complete the application process
  • Payment is made through online mode only using Ru pay debit or credit card/master or visa card or internet banking, IMPScash cards/mobile wallets, etc.
  • After filling in the details for payment, it will ask you to wait while the payment is being processed and don't refresh the page or click on the back button
  • After the completion of the payment, an e-receipt will be generated. Take a printout of the same and keep it for future reference.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) NABARD Grade A Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of NABARD Grade A Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the NABARD Grade A exam. The syllabus of NABARD Grade A comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of NABARD Grade A syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of NABARD Grade A Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the NABARD Grade A exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the NABARD Grade A Exam?
A. To prepare for NABARD Grade A exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
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