NABARD Grade A 2020 Last day Today Apply Online @nabard.org: Check Notification, Syllabus, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Cut-off, Exam Dates, Salary

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NABARD Grade A 2020 Last Date To Apply: NABARD Grade A Officers Recruitment registration process is about to end today (3 February 2020). Aspirants who want to pursue their career with National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development as a Grade A Officer must apply online by today only. NABARD is all set to recuit 154 candidates in various segments of National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development for Grade A Officers.

The official notification was released on NABARD’s website nabard.org on 15 Jan. The last date to apply online is 3 February 2020. Interested candidates must check all the details regarding Notification, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut-off, Exam Dates, Application Fees, Salary, here.

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NABARD Grade A Notification 2020: Check Here

Click here to check the official notification for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

Click here to check the official notification for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS)

NABARD Grade A Apply Online Direct Link: Candidates who wants to apply online must go to the official website of NABARD nabard.org or for more convinience click on the link given below to visit the direct link for online registration:

Direct Link to Apply Online for NABARD Grade A (P&SS)

Direct Link to Apply Online for NABARD Grade A (RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal Services)

NABARD Grade A recruitment is for various posts namely- Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS), Rajbhasha Service, Legal Service and 4 vacancies are released for Protocol & Security Service (P & SS). Candidates can check the official notification for NABARD Grade A 2020 officers recruitment from the links given below.

1. NABARD Grade A 2020 Notification
2. NABARD Grade A 2020 Vacancies
3. NABARD Grade A 2020 Important Dates
4. NABARD Grade A 2020: Apply Online
5. NABARD Grade A 2020 Application Fees
5. NABARD Grade A 2020 Salary
6. NABARD Grade A 2020 Eligibility Criteria
7. NABARD Grade A 2020 Recruitment Process
8. NABARD Grade A 2020 Exam Pattern
9. NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus
10. NABARD Grade A 2020 Cut Off
11. NABARD Grade A 2020 Final Selection

NABARD Grade A 2020 Notification

NABARD recruitment to the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ Protocol & Security Service is for experienced candidates but the recruitment for the posts of in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) / Rajbhasha Service / Legal Service is open for freshers meeting the required eligibility criteria. Read the Official Notification carefully, link given below:

Click here to check the official notification for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

Click here to check the official notification for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS)

NABARD Grade A 2020 Important Dates

Events Dates
Commencement of Online Registration January 15, 2020
Last Date To Apply Online February 3rd, 2020
Closure of  editing application details  February 3rd, 2020
NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam (For RDBS post) 25th February 2020
NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Will be announced later
NABARD Grade A Interview Date( For post of P&SS) March – 2020 (Tentatively)

NABARD Grade A 2020 Vacancies

NABARD has released a total of 154 vacancies for various posts. The following is the detailed bifurcation among P & SS and RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal vacancies:

Vacancies for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

S. No Post Total Vacancy
1 Assistant Manager (P & SS) 4

Vacancies for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal service)

S. No Post Total Vacancy
1 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-General 69
2 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-General Agriculture 4
3 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture Engineering 3
4 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Food/ Dairy Processing 3
5 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Land Development – Soil Science 3
6 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Environmental Engg/Sciences 4
7 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture Marketing/Agri
business Management
2
8 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Geo Informatics 2
9 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture Economics/Economics 5
10 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Information Technology 12
11 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Chartered Accountant 8
12 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Company Secretary 3
13 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Finance 16
14 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Human Resource Management 3
15 Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Statistics 2
16 Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) 8
17 Assistant Manager (Legal) 3
Total 150

NABARD Grade A 2020 Apply Online

The online application has started for NABARD Grade A 2020 recruitment from 15 Jan 2020 and will end on 3 Feb 2020. Candidates can apply online only for one post among- RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal and P & SS in Grade A recruitment. You can apply online directly from the official link given below:

Direct Link to Apply Online for NABARD Grade A (P&SS)

Direct Link to Apply Online for NABARD Grade A (RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal Services)

NABARD Grade A 2020 Application Fees

The following is the fees structure for various posts and category for NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2020:

Application fees for RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal Services:

Category Application Fee Intimation charges etc. Total
General/ OBC Rs 650 Rs 150 Rs 800
SC/ ST/ PWBD Nil Rs 150 Rs 150

Application fees for P&SS post:

Category Application Fee Intimation charges etc. Total
SC/ ST NIL 100/- 100/-
All others 650 100/- 750/-

*Exclusive of applicable GST

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NABARD Grade A 2020 Salary

As mentioned in the official notification, the candidates who will be selected as Grade ‘A’ Officers in NABARD will get a starting basic pay of Rs.28150/- per month in the scale of Rs.28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)- 46600-EB-1750(4) – 53600-2000(1) -55600 applicable to officers in Grade ‘A’.

Other Benefits and Perks:

Grade A Officers are also eligible for many perquisites, which makes it a lucrative job opportunity. As give in the NABARD Grade A 2020 notification selected candidates will be able to avail these perks according to eligibility:

  • Bank’s accommodation subject to availability,
  • Reimbursement of expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, newspaper, internet, telephone charges, book grant, Allowance for furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility.
  • Free dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses for OPD treatment/ hospitalisation as per eligibility.
  • Interest free festival advance, Leave Travel Concession (once in two years for self, spouse and eligible dependents)
  • Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing,
    Car, Education of children etc.
  • Candidates selected for the post will be governed by “the defined contribution to New Pension Scheme (NPS)‘ in addition to the benefits of Gratuity and Optional Group Term Insurance Plan.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to check Age, Education Criteria set for different posts of NABARD Grade A recruitment process. The following is the eligibility criteria as given in the official notification for all the posts of 2020 recruitment:

Note that the age, education and experience criteria mentioned here is as on 01-01-2020

Age Eligibility for RDBS/Rajbhasha/Legal : The candidate must be between 21 and 30 years of age

Assistant Manager- Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)

Candidates can choose to apply for any of the following posts under the Rural Development Banking Services:

  1. General
  2. General Agriculture
  3. Agriculture Engineering
  4. Food/Dairy Processing
  5. Land Development-Soil Science
  6. Environmental Engg/Sciences
  7. Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management
  8. Geo Informatics
  9. Agricultural Economics/Economics
  10. Information Technology
  11. Chartered Accountant
  12. Company Secretary
  13. Finance
  14. Human Resource Management
  15. Statistics

Eligibility for General- RDBS

i) Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 50% marks(SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
ii) Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
iii) Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree OR
iv) Two year full time P.G. Diploma in Management / full time MBA degree from Institutions recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

Eligibility for General Agriculture- RDBS

i) Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
ii) Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/ Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate

Eligibility for Agriculture Engineering- RDBS
i) Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering with 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants -45%) in aggregate OR
ii) Post graduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate

Eligibility for Food/Dairy Processing- RDBS
i) Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
ii) Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences / Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%)in aggregate

Eligibility for Land Development-Soil Science – RDBS
i) Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
ii) Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate

Eligibility for Environmental Engg/Sciences- RDBS
i) Bachelor’s degree with Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
ii) Post graduate degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate

Eligibility for Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management- RDBS
i) Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate OR
ii) 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

Eligibility for Geo Informatics- RDBS
i) 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

Eligibility for Agricultural Economics/Economics- RDBS
i) 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

Eligibility for Information Technology- RDBS
i) 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

Eligibility for Chartered Accountant- RDBS
i) 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.

Eligibility for Company Secretary- RDBS
i) 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.

Eligibility for Finance- RDBS
i) 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
ii) Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%)

Eligibility for Human Resource Management- RDBS
i) BBA (Human Resource Management)/ BBM (Human Resource Management)/ BMS((Human Resource Management) with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) OR
ii) Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management in HRM/HR / Full time MBA degree in HRM/ HR

Eligibility for Statistics- RDBS
i) 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

Assistant Manager- Rajbhasha

i) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised 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
ii) 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
iii) Post Graduate Degree from a recognised 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
iv) 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.

Assistant Manager- Legal Services
i) 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
ii) equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years OR
iii) LLM Degree with a minimum of 45% (SC/ST applicants – 40%) OR equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years.

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

Assistant Manager- Protocol & Security Service
Age: 25 and 40 years (the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1980 and not later than 01-01-1995)
Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience is required for P&SS post with Commissioned service in the Army/Navy/Air Force holding a valid Ex-Serviceman Identity Card.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Recruitment Process

The recruitment process is different for both – P&SS and RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal.  For the posts of P & SS the scheme of selection as stated in the official notication consists of just an Interview Round of 100 marks. For other posts there will be 3 stages- Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview

NABARD Grade A 2020 Exam Pattern: RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal Service

Prelims Exam Pattern: 

The preliminary exam pattern is same for all three- RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal Service

S. No. Subjects Maximum Marks
1. Test of Reasoning 20 Marks
2. English Language 40 Marks
3. Computer Knowledge 20 Marks
4. General Awareness 20 Marks
5. Quantitative Aptitude 20 Marks
6. Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 40 Marks
7. Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 40 Marks
Total Marks 200 Marks

Mains Exam Pattern:

In the Main exam, the Paper-1 is same for all three posts RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal Service, but the Paper-2 is different according to the stream

  • RDBS- Main Exam Pattern
S. No. Subjects Maximum Marks Duration
1. Paper I (Descriptive Test) 100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
2. Paper II- MCQ

For General Stream- Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)

For other streams- according to specialised discipline in RDBS

100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Total 200 Marks 3 Hours

Note: Paper-2 will be according to specialised discipline in RDBS

  • Rajbhasha- Main Exam Pattern
S. No. Subjects Maximum Marks Duration
1. Paper I (Descriptive Test) 100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
2. Paper II- MCQ

Proficiency in Hindi including Translation from English to Hindi and Vice versa

100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Total 200 Marks 3 Hours
  • Legal Service- Main Exam Pattern
S. No. Subjects Maximum Marks Duration
1. Paper I (Descriptive Test) 100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
2. Paper II- MCQ

Interpretation of various Laws viz., Banking, Negotiable Instruments, Company, Industrial and Cooperative Laws, Cyber laws, Commerce/Property transactions, Rural non-life insurance, direct financing, staff matters and good experience in drafting various types of documents.

100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Total 200 Marks 3 Hours

As per the notification there is no sectional timing in NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam. There will be sectional and overall cut offs for both Phase-I and Phase-II.

Interview Process

Candidates selected in the Mains exam will appear in the third and final round of the Interview. This round will be of 25 marks. As mentioned in the notification the calling ratio for the interview round will be 1:5

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus

The following is the Syllabus for the Prelims Examination, Phase-I of NABARD 2020 recruitment for the posts of Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) / Rajbhasha Service / Legal Service in Grade ‘A’.

i) Test of Reasoning – 20 marks Alphanumeric Series, Order and Ranking, Direction Sense, Alphabet Test, Data Sufficiency, Inequalities, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Input Output, Coding Decoding, Logical Reasoning
ii) English Language – 40 marks Cloze test, Fillers, Spotting the errors, Para Jumbles, New pattern questions, Idioms and phrases, Word Rearrangement, Column Based questions, Sentence improvement, Paragraph Completion, Grammar, Reading Comprehension
iii) Computer Knowledge –20 marks History of Computers, Basics of computers, basic definitions, hardware and software, internet, computer security and cyber security, abbreviations, input and output devices
iv) General Awareness – 20 marks Current Affairs: Sports, National, International, Appointments, Schemes, Awards, Summits, Agreements,Committee, Obituaries, Business, Defense, Economy, Books and Authors, State News, Important Days, Science and Technology, Reports and Ranking, Miscellaneous, Banking/Economy Current Affairs

Banking/ Financial Awareness,

Static Awareness

v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 marks Mensuration, Partnership, Average, Ages, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Speed Time Distance, Boat & Stream, Trains, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Number System, Mixture & Allegation, Pipes & Cistern, Probability, Permutation & Combination, Data Interpretation, Quantity Based, Data Sufficiency, Simplification, Approximation, Quadratic Inequalities, Number Series, Caselet
vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF

NABARD Grade A Phase-II (Main Exam) Syllabus

Paper-I- (Common for Grade ‘A’ – RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal)

General English: (Descriptive – writing skills – online through key board). This will be a test of descriptive paper on General English comprising Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.

Paper-II (MCQ) – RDBS

General Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
General Agriculture Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Agriculture Engineering Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Food/Dairy Processing Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Land Development-Soil Science Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Environmental Engg/Sciences Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Geo Informatics Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Agricultural Economics/Economics Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Information Technology will be uploaded soon
Chartered Accountant Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Company Secretary Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Finance Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Human Resource Management Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF
Statistics Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF

Paper-II (MCQ) – Rajbhasha

Click Here to Dowload Rajbhasha Syllabus PDF

Paper-II (MCQ) – Legal

Click Here to Dowload Legal Syllabus PDF

NABARD Grade A 2020 Final Selection

The final selection in this recruitment process will be done on the basis of marks scored in the Phase-II and III i.e. the Mains exam and Interview round. It is also mentioned in the recruitment notification that amongst candidates who score equal total marks (Mains+Interview), the candidate who has scored more marks in the Main exam will be ranked higher.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Cut Off

The cut off will be declared by the organisation and there will be sectional and overall cut off both for Prelims and Mains Exam. Candidates will have to score sufficiently high score in the sectional test and complete exam as well to be able to get shortlisted for the next round.

Click Here to Check NABARD Grade A Mains 2019 Cut Off

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