NABARD Syllabus 2019 – Detailed Prelims Syllabus & Pattern

Dear Students,


The notification of National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Department (NABARD) for the recruitment of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)  is already out and government job aspirants from all over the country have already started to register for the online examination. NABARD is one of the prestigious organization which is desired by most of the aspirants with agriculture background and are looking for a government job as well. This year’s notification has been released and the date of prelims is 15 / 16 June.

Here Adda247 is providing you a detailed syllabus with all the respective details including topics that are expected in the objective type examination, subtopics and the marks. So prepare well and do not stress out on anything but your preparation.

You shall get what you seek if you work hard and more than that if you work smart.

Exam pattern for Phase – I
Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time
i) Test of Reasoning – 20 marks
ii) English Language – 40 marks
iii) Computer Knowledge –20 marks
iv) General Awareness – 20 marks
v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 marks
vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks
vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks
Total Marks: 200

 Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS) NABARD  2019 Prelims Exam Syllabus:

Reasoning- 20 Marks

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Inequalities, Coding-Decoding, Direction, Blood Relation, **Data Sufficiency, **Input-Output, Alphabets/Alphanumeric/Number Series, Order & Ranking

English Language- 40 Marks

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Error Detection, Para jumbles, Vocabulary Based, Phrase Replacement, Sentence Improvement, Word Association, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Rearrangement, Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion, Spelling Errors, Word Replacement, Column-based Fillers and Sentence Connectors, Word Usage Idioms and Phrases Sentence Completion

Computer Knowledge – 20 Marks

History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organization, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office, Suit and Shortcut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System, and Conversions, Computer and Network Security

General Awareness – 20 Marks

Current Affairs (At least previous 6 Months):

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 Current Affairs
Capital Market, Money Market, Different Stages of the Development of Indian Banking, Reserve Bank of India, SEBI, RBI Decides to Circulate‘Plastic Notes’, RBI to Withdraw Bank Notes Issued, Prior to 2005, Government Starts Re-printing of Re. 1 Note from January 1, 2015, Composition of Banking System in India, RBI Recommends for Reducing Govt. Stake in Banks, RBI’s Monetary Policy, NBFCs, ‘Indradhanush’Strategy to Revamp PSU Banks, BASEL norms, Public Sector Banks, Private Sector Banks, RRBs,  Foreign Sector Banks, NPAs, NPCI/BBPS, The important committee in Banking IDBI, SIDBI, NABARD, EXIM Bank, Payments Bank, Small Banks, IBA, World Bank/IMF/IDA/ADB/NDB/IBRD/AIIB, Bank Board Bureau (BBB), Credit card /Debit card/ Smart card, etc PMMY/PMJDY/Financial Inclusions, RBI’s Policy Rates, Demonetisation, Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Negotiable Instruments, MUDRA Bank, Sachet portal, BHIM app, CIBIL, Misc.
Static GK:
Country/Currency/Capital/President/Prime Minister/Stock Exchanges/River/Sea/Mountains, International Organization, International Financial Organization, International Stadium, States/Capital/ChiefMinister/Governor/FolkDance/ClassicDance, Indian organization/Headquarter/ Establishment Year, Dams in India, Nick Name of Cities, International Border and its Name, Power Plant in India, Indian Rivers, Stadiums in India, National Park, Wild Life Sanctuary, Lakes in India, National Highway, Fort, Tomb, Indian Temples, National Festivals, Festival in States, Indian Regional Language, Monuments, Indian Museum, Famous Museum in World, Bharat Ratna, International Award, Indian Award, Term or word used in Sports, International Trophy or Cup, Indian Trophy or Cup, Revolutions in India, Father of Revolutions, Airports in India, International Airports in World, Census, National Symbol, River Side cities in India, Tiger Reserve, Waterfalls in India.

Quantitative Aptitude – 20 Marks

Simplification and Approximation, Quadratic equations, Series, Ratio Proportion and Partnership, Average, Age, Percentage & Profit Loss, Time, Work, Pipe & Cistern, CI and SI, Speed, Time and distance, boat and stream, Quantity, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, DI Arithmetic and Caselet.

Economic & Social Issues (focusing Rural India) – 40 Marks

A Brief on India, Growth, and Development, Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income, Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India, Sustainable Development, Economic Reforms in India, Industrial and Labor Policy, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Privatization/Disinvestment, Role of Economic Planning, Globalization-Opening up of the Indian Economy, Balance of Payments and Export-Import Policy, International Economic Institutions (IMF, World Bank, WTO, OECD, and Regional Economic Co-operation), Human Development– SocialSectors in India, Health and Education, FDI in India, Social Structure in India (Multiculturalism, Demographic Trends, Urbanization and Migration– Gender Issues), Indian Economy  Current Affairs

Agriculture & Rural Development (focusing Rural India) – 40 Marks

Agriculture: Definition, Meaning and its branches, Agronomy: Definition, Meaning, and  Scope of agronomy, Classification of field crops, Factors affecting crop production, Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems, Agro-Climatic Zones, Seed production, Seed processing, seed village, Problems of dryland agriculture, Precision Farming, System of Crop Intensification, Organic Farming, Meteorology: Weather parameters, crop-weather advisory, Organic farming, System of Crop Intensification, Know about Ministry of Rural Development, Irrigation Management: Types of Irrigation, Sources of Irrigation, Crop Water Requirement.

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