NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020: Check Prelims+Mains Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Are you preparing for NABARD Grade-A without the updated syllabus? Check NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 for Prelims and Mains Syllabus & Exam Pattern in this article.

NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020:- As the pandemic situation arouse, the NABARD Mains Exam was postponed in the lieu of safety of the candidates. Now as NABARD has released the exam date for Online Mains Examination which is going to happen on 24th September 2020. Any candidate who wish to change their exam centre can apply on the official website before 7th September. NABARD had released a total of 154 vacancies for the NABARD Grade A officers and thousands of candidates have cleared their prelims exam which are now waiting for mains exam. As the dates have been finalized so its high time you buckle up with your preparation with the updated syllabus. We have provided you with updated NABARD syllabus in this article. Go ahead and check it out. Check NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 for Prelims and Mains Syllabus & Exam Pattern.

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NABARD post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ Protocol & Security Service is for experienced candidates but for the posts of Grade ‘A’ Officer in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) / Rajbhasha Service / Legal Service is open for freshers meeting the required eligibility criteria.

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NABARD Grade A for RDBS/ Legal services and Rajbhasha is a three stage recruitment process: Prelims, Mains and Interview for 150 vacancies. For protocol and security service, there is no prelims and mains but an interview will be conducted of 100 marks for the selection of 4 vacancies.

Once you have gone through the notification and online registration, you should be looking for the syllabus and pattern to make a mark in the NABARD Grade A exam. Let’s dig deep inside the NABARD Grade A (RDBS, Legal service and Rajbhasha) Syllabus with pattern

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020

NABARD Grade A Main Syllabus

Paper-II (MCQ) – RDBS

Paper-II (MCQ) – Rajbhasha

Paper-II (MCQ) – Legal

NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Prelims Syllabus

Reasoning Syllabus for NABARD Grade A 

English Language Syllabus for NABARD Grade A 

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for NABARD Grade A

General Awareness Syllabus for NABARD Grade A

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for NABARD Grade A

Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India)

Agriculture & Rural Development for NABARD Grade A

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern (RDBS, Legal Service and Rajbhasha)

NABARD Grade A has two written stages and an interview stage. The Prelims examination was already conducted and now the selected candidates are preparing for Mains exam. To help you out in your preparation, here is the exam pattern for NABARD Mains Exam 2020.

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

In the Main exam, the Paper 1 is common for all three posts naming RDBS (Rural Development Banking Service), Rajbhasha and Legal Service, but the Paper 2 is different according to the stream. We have come up with the pattern for all the post

1. 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

2. Rajbhasha- Main Exam Pattern

S. No. Subjects Maximum Marks Duration
1. Paper I (Descriptive Test) 100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
2. Paper II- MCQProficiency in Hindi including Translation from English to Hindi and Vice versa 100 Marks 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Total 200 Marks 3 Hours

3. 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- MCQInterpretation 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

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NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020

After the exam pattern, what aspirants should look for is the syllabus that will make them aware of the topics in each section of the examination. Here is the detailed syllabus of NABARD Grade A Mains Exam that is scheduled for 26th September 2020. Do check and prepare yourself accordingly.

NABARD Grade A Mains Syllabus

The main exam of NABARD Grade A exam has 2 papers for all the post. Paper 1 is common syllabus and pattern for RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal Service. However, Paper 2 is distinct. Here, we have detailed syllabus for the same:

Paper 1 (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

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

Paper-II (MCQ) – Rajbhasha

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Paper-II (MCQ) – Legal

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Interview Process

Candidates selected in the Mains exam will appear final round of the recruitment,i.e.,interview. This round will be of 25 marks. As mentioned in the notification the calling ratio for the interview round will be 1:5.

We hope this article must have provided all the details for NABARD Grade A syllabus and exam pattern. Look into the syllabus and plan a comprehensive strategy for the same.

NABARD Grade A Prelims 2020

As the NABARD Grade-A Prelims Exam has already been conducted and the selected candidate who qualify Prelims Exam have move further to give Mains Exam. Below is the exam pattern & exam syllabus for NABARD Grade-A Prelims 2020

NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern

There are total of 7 sections in the prelims examination carrying a total of 200 marks. Here is the pattern:

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

NABARD Grade A Prelims Syllabus 2020

The section-wise syllabus is given below. Take proper glimpse to get assured success in the examination.

Reasoning Syllabus for NABARD Grade A 

This section carries a score of 20 marks. The syllabus for reasoning is as mentioned below:

  • Alphanumeric Series,
  • Order and Ranking,
  • Direction Sense,
  • Alphabet Test,
  • Data Sufficiency,
  • Inequalities,
  • Seating Arrangement,
  • Puzzle, Syllogism,
  • Blood Relations,
  • Input Output,
  • Coding Decoding,
  • Logical Reasoning

English Language Syllabus for NABARD Grade A 

This section carries a total of 40 marks which is comparatively higher than other sections. Reading comprehension is one of the most important topic which can fetch you more marks. English language syllabus is given below:

  • Reading Comprehension,
  • Cloze test,
  • Fillers,
  • Spotting the errors and phrasal replacement
  • Para Jumbles,
  • Idioms and phrases,
  • Sentence improvement.

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for NABARD Grade A

Computer knowledge carries a total of 20 marks. Here is the syllabus for the same:

  • About and generation of computer evolution
  • Basics of computers,
  • Hardware and software,
  • Internet,
  • Computer security and cyber security,
  • Abbreviations,
  • Input and output devices

General Awareness Syllabus for NABARD Grade A

This section too carries a weightage of 20 marks. The syllabus and topics associated with GA have both current and static portion.

  • 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: new reforms and policies, RBI norms, etc
  • Static Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for NABARD Grade A

This section has 20 marks out of 200. The syllabus for Quant is given below:

  • DI (Data Interpretation)
  • Quantity Based,
  • Data Sufficiency,
  • Simplification, & Approximation,
  • Quadratic Inequalities,
  • Number Series,
  • Mensuration,
  • Miscellaneous: 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

Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India)

This section has a total of 40 marks and focuses on economic and social development and problems of rural India. Here are the topics of the same:

  • Government Scheme
  • Goverment Policies
  • Banking regulation in order to develop rural India

For detail syllabus click on the link given below:

ECONOMIC & SOCIAL ISSUES AND AGRICULTURE & RURAL
DEVELOPMENT

Agriculture & Rural Development for NABARD Grade A

With focus on rural India, this section has a weightage of 40 marks and the syllabus consist of Central Government Policies. The pdf for the syllabus is given below:

ECONOMIC & SOCIAL ISSUES AND AGRICULTURE & RURAL
DEVELOPMENT

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NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020:- FAQ’s

Q. What is the last date to change exam center?

Ans. The last date for any modification in your exam center is 7th September, after that any request will not be entertained.

Q. Is there Geo Informatics or related subject optional for Mains Exam?

Ans. Yes, Geo Informatics is an option. You can check its detailed exam syallbus mentioned above in the article.

Q. How many papers for Mains exam?

Ans. There are two papers that will be conducted for Mains Exam.

Q. How many marks does descriptive section holds?

Ans. The paper-1 or descriptive exam is of 100 marks which is a mandatory section.