NABARD is a development finance agency with its headquarters in Mumbai and regional offices across India. job opportunities for candidates who are aspiring to secure a good and rewarding job. Especially for the ones who hold interest in the agricultural field and its development by hosting a pan India exam to recruit NABARD Grade B Officers.
The NABARD shall release the notification advertisement about the NABARD Recruitment 2021-22 for Engineers, freshers, Diploma, Polytechnic, Arts, Medical, Science including 10+2 degree holders.
|Name of the recruitment||Recruitment to the post of officers in Grade 'B' (RDBS)|
|Conducted by||National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development|
|Name of the post||Manager of Grade B|
|Selection Process||Preliminary exam, Main exam, Interview|
|Exam Conducted||Once a year|
|Events||For Assistant Manager||For Development Manager|
|Start of the online application form submission||2nd week of March,2021||Last week of August,2021|
|Closing date for online register||April,2021||2nd week of September, 2021|
|Download call letter for first phase of Prelims||April,2021||3rd week of September|
|NABARD 2021 Preliminary Exam Date||May,2021||Last week of September,2021|
|NABARD 2021 Mains Exam Date||June 2021||October 3rd week,2021|
|Conduct of Interview||July 2021||November 2021|
|NABARD Provisional Allotment||August/September 2021||December 2021|
The eligibility criteria parameters include age limit and educational qualification. The details of which are mentioned below-
Educational Qualifications- Candidates completing their graduation or post-graduation in any subject/order can apply for the examination pertaining they have secured minimum qualifying marks of 60% in case of the general category;
The minimum application criteria for the order categories namely SC/ST/PWD should not have less than a 55%;
Age limit- 21 to 35 years of age
|Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST)||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||3 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||10 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (SC/ST)||15 years|
Applicants can apply both in online and offline mode.
Steps to apply online are mentioned below:
Candidates can pay the application fee (INR 600 /-) while Credit/Debit Cards, Net Banking etc.
Check the detailed NABARD Grade B application process here.
|SC/ST/PWD||No application fee required|
The NABARD Grade B Admit Card 2021 shall be released a few days before the NABARD Prelims examination. Applicants are expected to download it from the NABARD official website www.nabard.org. No candidate shall be permitted to enter the examination center without a copy of the NABARD Grade B admit card along with an attached passport size photograph and valid identity proof. Candidates are also required to read all the instructions on the admit card before attempting the exam. The date of the issuance of the admit card for the 2021 exam shall be published on the website soon.
Since the exam centres for the year 2021 are yet to be published, the same for 2020 have been mentioned below.
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Srikakulam, Guntur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kakinada, Eluru, Vizianagaram.|
|Andaman and Nicobar Island||Port Blair|
|Assam||Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur.|
|Bihar||Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea.|
|Chattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Durg-Bhilai, Raipur.|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat,, Vadodara.|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Kangra.|
|Haryana||Muzzafarnagar, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Sonipat|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi.|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Samba, Jammu, Srinagar.|
|Karnataka||Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Dharwad, Hassan, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Mandya.|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Ernakulam/Kochi, Kannur, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Pallakad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam.|
|Maharashtra||Aurangabad, Amravati, Kolhapur, Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai/Thane/Greater Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Chandrapur, Solapur, Latur, Dhule.|
|Madhya Pradesh||Ujjain, Sagar, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna.|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Dhenkanal, Rourkela.|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Alwar|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur.|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Thirupur, Erode, Virudhunagar, Namakkal, Nagercoil.|
|Telangana||Hyderabad/Rangareddy, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam.|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Varanasi|
|West Bengal||Roorkee, Dehradun, Haldwani.|
|Uttarakhand||Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Siliguri|
NABARD Grade B exam pattern for Managers 2020 exam consists of 3 stages, which are-
|Agriculture and Rural Development||40|
|Paper||Paper Type||Total Marks||Time|
|General English||Descriptive||100||1.5 hours|
|Economic & Social Issues||MCQ||100||1.5 hours|
|Agricultural & Rural Development||MCQ||100||1.5 hours|
|Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management||MCQ||100||1.5 hours|
Scoring a sufficiently high rank in the Mains, shall enable them to appear for the oral evaluation. The final list of merits shall be drawn up on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate in both Mains as well as the Interview round. The Interview shall amount to a total of 30 marks.
The candidates who qualify Mains, as well as the Interview shall only be selected as the NABARD Grade B Managers.
The NABARD Grade B Syllabus covers a number of topics. For the prelims, the main topics are English, General Awareness, quantitative aptitude, computer knowledge, economic and social issues, agriculture and rural development. For the Mains, the topics are English, Economic and social issues in rural India, Agricultural and rural development, and livestock and poultry production.
For a detailed syllabus of NABARD Grade B exam, check the NABARD Grade B Syllabus.
NABARD Grade B Results for 2020 are yet to be declared. The same will be available in PDF Format and will consist of the roll numbers of the qualified candidates. The candidates can visit the website to check the results when published. (www.nabard.org)
The cut-off for 2020 is yet to be published. So for reference the cut-off for 2019 has been tabulated below-
Ques. I’m 19 years old. Can I sit for the exam?
Ans. No, the minimum age to apply is 21 and can apply till the age of 35.
Ques. I'm a Final year student. Can I apply for the exam?
Ans. Those who are in their final year/graduation year can also apply provisionally they have accurate document verification showing the year of applying as their graduation year.
Ques. Is the Application fee/charge refundable?
Ans. No, the application fee will not be refunded irrespective of the candidate applying via online or the offline mode.
Ques. Is there any pre recruitment training for the candidates?
Ans. Yes, the bank arranges pre recruitment training for the candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD, free of cost. Candidates who desire to avail the same may apply for it separately to the Chief General Manager, NABARD at any of the 21 centres.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.