NABARD Recruitment 2020: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development released the recruitment notification for 150 Assistant Manager Grade-A posts.
The important dates for the notification are as follows:
|Online Application Start Date||15th January 2020|
|Last Date for the Application Submission||3rd February 2020|
|Last Date for Editing the Submitted Applications||3rd February 2020|
|Last Date for Printing the Application||18th February 2020|
|Online Fee Payment Start Date||15th January 2020|
|Last Date for Fee Payment||3rd February 2020|
|Preliminary Exam Date||25th February 2020|
|Prelims Results||Get Here|
|Mains Exam Date||1st Week of September 2020|
The candidates who are interested in applying for the Assistant Manager posts can go through the notification provided below.
NABARD Recruitment 2020 (150 Assistant Manager Posts)
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is inviting the applications from the eligible candidates for the posts of Assistant Manager (Grade-A) in the RDBS/ RS/ LS.
- RDBS: Rural Development Banking Service
- RS: Rajbhasha Service
- LS: Legal Service
The selection process for the NABARD Assistant Manager (Grade-A) posts is held in three stages
- Preliminary Exam (Objective)
- Mains Exam (Objective & Descriptive)
- Personal Interview
NABARD Assistant Manager Vacancies
The recruitment is to fill 150 vacancies of Assistant Manager Grade-A Posts in various sectors.
|Sector||No. of Vacancies|
|Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)||139|
NABARD Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
The educational qualification for the Assistant Manager Grade-A posts is not similar for RDBS, Rajbhasha, and Legal Sevices. Candidates are advised to go through the detailed notification for category wise eligibility.
- The applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from any of the recognized universities with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC, ST & PWBD).
- The candidates are allowed to apply under one category only (Any one of RDBS, Legal & Rajbhasha).
- Sending multiple applications under various categories is not considered. In such cases, only the last application is taken as valid.
- The age limit of the candidate is 21 to 30 years as on 1st January 2020
|Category||Age Relaxation||Age Limit after Relaxation|
|OBC Applicants||3 Years||21 to 33 Years|
|SC, ST||5 Years||21 to 35 Years|
|Ex-Servicemen||5 Years||21 to 35 Years|
|PWBD (General)||10 Years||21 to 40 Years|
|PWBD (OBC)||13 Years||21 to 43 Years|
|PWBD (SC & ST)||15 Years||21 to 45 Years|
NABARD Recruitment Exam Pattern
The recruitment process is carried out in three phases
- Preliminary Examination (Phase-I)
- Mains Examination (Phase-II)
- Interview (Phase-III)
Now, let us go through the each section in detail.
Preliminary Exam Pattern:
The preliminary examination is conducted for 200 marks and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. All the questions are of objective type (MCQ).
|English Language||40 Marks|
|Test of Reasoning||20 Marks|
|Computer Knowledge||20 Marks|
|General Awareness||20 Marks|
|Economic & Social Issues (with Focus on Rural India)||40 Marks|
|Agriculture & Rural Development (with Focus on Rural India)||40 Marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||20 Marks|
Mains Exam Pattern:
The mains exam consists of objective and descriptive type questions. It consists of two papers (Paper-I & Paper-II).
Paper-I consists of descriptive type questions and the Paper-II is of MCQ based questions.
The Paper-I exam is common for all categories (RDBS, Rajbhasha, Legal)
|Type of Questions||Descriptive Type|
|Skills Tested||Writing Skills (Essay Writing, Comprehension, Report Writing, Letter Writing & Paragraph Writing|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Exam Duration||90 Minutes|
The Paper-II consists of only Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). The total marks for paper-II is 100 and the duration is 90 minutes.
The syllabus for the Paper-II is depends on the category of the post.
The final round Interview will be conducted for the qualified students in Phase-II exam.
The interview is conducted for 25 marks.
The application fee for the NABARD exam is depends on the category of the candidate. The category wise fee structure is given below.
|SC, ST & PWBD||Rs. 150/- (Intimation Charges)|
|Others||Rs. 800/- (Including Application Fee & Intimation Charges)|
|NABARD Staff||As per their Category (will be refunded later)|
The candidates who are working at NABARD and meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the post by paying the application fee (as per their category).
The fee paid by the employees of NABARD will be refunded after submitting the fee receipt.
- Applicants are allowed to apply for only one post from all the categories
- Submitting application for multiple posts from various categories will be considered as invalid
- The examination is conducted online at various test centers
- Candidates are advised to visit the test center a day before the commencement of the exam
- The applicants are not allowed to change the test center or date of exam or timings of the exam after allotment
- Out of 150 posts 5 posts are reserved for the Persons with Bench Mark Disabilities
- The PWBD candidates have to select their category at the time of application to get the reservation benefits
- Go through the official notification on the website for detailed syllabus and other guidelines
FAQ on NABARD Recruitment
Ans: Due to the covid-19 outbreak in the country, the authorities have postponed the mains exam. Recently the NABARD team has announced that the mains exam is likely to be conducted in the 1st week of September 2020.
Ans: After the announcement of the exam dates, the authorities will release the hall tickets on their official website. Get your NABARD Hall Ticket Here.
Ans: The preliminary exam of Assistant Manager Grade-A was conducted on 25th February 2020. The results of the same are announced recently. Get Result Here.
Ans: The application fee and the intimation charges of the NABARD exam are depends on the category of the student. The fee for SC, ST & PWBD is Rs. 150/- and for all other categories the fee is Rs. 800/-.