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NABARD Grade A Notification 2024, Eligibility, Application Form and Vacancies

The National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD) recruits Grade A executives on an annual basis. This year’s NABARD Grade A notification will be released soon. When the officials formally release the Grade A notification, we’ll notify you here. Therefore, candidates should bookmark this page to remain informed about all the latest news regarding NABARD Grade A recruitment. By reading this article, applicants can review the qualifying criteria, the selection process, the format of the exam, and the syllabus.

NABARD Grade A 2024 Notification

Soon, the official website will be featuring the NABARD Grade A Notification for 2024. Along with information on the salary range, eligibility requirements, interview process, and exam pattern, a complete notice detailing the vacancies will be provided. Because the announcement for 2024 is not yet ready, please find the notification from the previous year below.

NABARD Grade A 2023 Notification- PDF

NABARD Grade A 2024 Notification: Highlights

NABARD Grade A officers select based on prelims, mains, and interviews. Those recruited as NABARD Grade A Officers are to handle managerial responsibilities in the fields of agriculture and development For further information see the table below.

NABARD Grade A 2024 Notification: Highlights
Exam Name NABARD Grade A
Post Assistant Manager (Grade A)
Organization National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD)
Exam Type Online Examination
Application Fees General/ OBC/ EWS- Rs. 800/- (Grade A)
SC/ST/PwD – Rs 150/- (Grade A)
Selection Process Phase 1: Prelims
Phase 2: Mains
Phase 3: Interview
Job Location India
Category Government Job
NABARD Website www.nabard.org

NABARD Grade A 2024 Exam Date

NABARD will make the key dates for NABARD 2024 available along with its official NABARD Grade A Notification 2024. The moment NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2024 announcements are made we will update this page.

Events Dates
NABARD Notification 2024 To be announced
Online Application Start Date To be announced
Last Date to Apply Online To be announced
Last Date to Pay Fees To be announced
NABARD Grade A Admit Card 2024 To be announced
NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Date 2024 To be announced
NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Date 2024 To be announced

NABARD Grade A 2024 Vacancies

Its notification will be followed shortly by the full list of NABARD Vacancies for Grade A Assistant Manager roles which will be filled through NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2024. NABARD announced last year that it would be recruiting 150 Assistant Managers in various fields. The table below provides all the details regarding the NABARD Grade A Vacancy 2023.

NABARD Grade A Vacancy 2023
Field UR SC ST OBC EWS Total
General 31 11* 9 18 8 77
Computer/ Information Technology 16 6 1 14 3 40
Finance 3 4 1 5 2 15
Company Secretary 2 1 3
Civil Engineering 1 1 1 3
Electrical Engineering 1 1 1 3
Geo Informatics 2 2
Forestry 1 1 2
Food Processing 1 1 2
Statistics 2 2
Mass Communication/Media Specialist 1 1
Total 61 22 12 41 14 150

NABARD Grade A Apply Online

The candidates are notified that the NABARD Grade A Apply Online Process is about to start and that they must submit their applications during the allotted time. Candidates can use the NABARD Grade A Apply Online Process by clicking the link below:

NABARD Grade A Apply Online (Inactive)

NABARD Grade A Application Process

Follow the instructions given below to complete your application form.

  1. When you visit the Bank’s website and choose “Apply Online,” a new screen will show up.
  2. Click the “Click here for New Registration” link to register, then enter your name, email address, and contact details.
  3. A temporary registration number and password will be generated by the system.
  4. An email and SMS with the password and Provisional Registration number will be sent to the specified email address and mobile phone.
  5. If the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one sitting, they can use the “Save and Next” link to save the data they have already submitted.
  6. It is recommended that applicants thoroughly complete and verify the information on the online application, as after the final submit button is clicked, adjustments cannot be made.
  7. Applicants are recommended to verify and edit form details using the “Save and Next” button prior to submitting their online application.
  8. Candidates may keep uploading their images and signatures, per the instructions in the Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading of Photographs and Signatures.
  9. Click the Preview Tab to review and verify the whole application form before submitting it.
  10. Make any required edits to the data, and only click “final submit” once you’re certain that the signature, picture, and other data you supplied are correct.
  11. After selecting the Payment Tab and making your payment, click the Submit button.

NABARD Grade A Eligibility Criteria

If you feel you meet the qualifying requirements, have a look at the requirements for the NABARD Grade A 2024 exam, which was announced on September 02, 2023. Everything from age restrictions to educational background relaxations and more is covered in depth in the comprehensive paper that outlines eligibility conditions. The contents from the prior notification will be looked at to ensure you have full knowledge of the eligibility requirements for NABARD Grade A 2024.

Applicants must fulfill the requirements stated in the Grade A 2023 exam announcement to be considered for NABARD Grade A Recruitments.

1) Age Requirement (as of September 1, 2023)

Candidates who are interested in NABARAD Grade A jobs should be between the ages of 21 and 30 to apply for the NABARD Grade A according to 1st September 2023. But for the upcoming NABRAD Exam, the reference date will be provided soon after the release of the official notification. However, age relaxations are also offered as shown in the table.

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 SC / ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 A person with disabilities (General) 10 years
4 Person with disabilities (SC /ST) 15 years
5 A person with disabilities (OBC) 13 years

2) Educational Qualification

To be considered for the Grade A position in the RDBS general stream, an applicant must meet one of the following educational requirements:

Post/Department Name Education Qualification
General Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate degree, MBA/PGDM with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate OR CA/ CS/ICWA OR Ph.D from Institutions recognized by GOI/UGC.
Computer/Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology from any recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Finance 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 recognized by Govt. of India /UGC OR Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%).
Company Secretary Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Associate membership of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from any recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Postgraduate degree in Electrical Engineering with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%)in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Geo Informatics BE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geoinformatics from any recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR ME/M.Tech/MSc degree in Geoinformatics with a minimum of 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Forestry Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Postgraduate degree in Forestry with 55% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate.
Food Processing Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing/Food Technology from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Statistics Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post Graduate degree in Statistics with a minimum of 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/ Institution.
Mass Communication/Media Specialist Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media/ Communication/ Journalism/ Advertising & Public Relations from a recognized University/ Institution with 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post graduate degree in Mass Media/ Communication/ Journalism/ Advertising & Public Relations from a recognized University/Institution with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate. OR Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate with Post graduate diploma in Mass Media/ Communication/ Journalism/ Advertising & Public Relations/ with 55% marks (PWBD applicants – 50%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

NABARD Grade A Salary

The chosen candidates will start with a basic pay of Rs. 44500/-per month. The scale used will be Rs. 44500 – 2500 (4) – 54500 – 2850 (7) – 74450 – EB – 2850 (4) – 85850 – 3300 (1) – 89150 (17 Years) scale. Per the regulations that are periodically in effect, they will also be qualified for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance. At present the monthly starting salary is Rs. 100000/-.

Know more about the NABARD Grade A Salary here.

NABARD Grade A 2024 Selection Process

The three-stage NABARD Grade A 2024 selection method consists of the following phases:

Phase 1- preliminary examination

Phase 2- Mains examination

Phase 3- Personality test or interview

Stage Marks Duration
Prelims 200 marks 120 minutes
Mains 200 marks 210 minutes
Interview 50 marks

Exam Pattern for NABARD Grade A

Candidates need to understand the exam pattern to figure out the ideal plan to follow and approach for exam preparation. View the NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern for each phase by clicking the link below.

Exam Pattern for NABARD Grade A (Phase 1: Prelims)

Candidates need to know that the exam will last for a total of 120 minutes. Both languages will be used for the paper except English. Remember that there are sections devoted to qualification and sections devoted to merit. It is advised to the candidates that the marks received in the Merit portion will be the only ones considered.

S.No Sections Asked No. of Questions Time Taken
1. Test of Reasoning 20 120 minutes (2 hours)
2. English Language 30
3. Computer Knowledge 20
4. Quantitative Aptitude 20
5. Decision Making 10
6. General Awareness 20
7. Eco & Soc. Issues (with a focus on Rural India) 40
8. Agriculture & Rural Development 40
Total 200

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Exam Pattern for NABARD Grade A (Phase 2: Mains)

The only applicants who can advance to the main round are those who qualify for the preliminary round. Check the main test pattern for each post below.

Post Paper Grade A Number of Questions Marks Duration Remarks
Generalist Officer Paper I General English (Online Descriptive) 3 100 90 Minutes Descriptive Answers are to be typed using a keyboard
Paper II Stream Specific Paper (Objective) 30 50 30 Minutes
Paper II Stream Specific Paper (Descriptive) 6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each] 50 90 minutes Descriptive Answers are to be typed using a keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)
Specialist Officer Paper I General English (Online Descriptive) 3 100 90 Minutes Descriptive Answers are to be typed using a keyboard
Paper II Stream Specific Paper (Objective) 30 50 30 Minutes
Paper II Stream Specific Paper (Descriptive) 6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each] 50 90 minutes Descriptive Answers are to be typed using a keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)

NABARD Grade A 2024 Syllabus

The NABARD Assistant Manager 2024 preliminary exam consists of seven main topics: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Economic and Social Issues, and Agriculture and Rural Development.

An English descriptive test will be administered in addition to the three phases of the main exam to evaluate a candidate’s written English proficiency. Selected candidates will receive an interview invitation in addition to these two papers. To learn about NABARD Grade A Syllabus visit here.

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FAQs

Does NABARD recruit every year?

Yes, NABARD recruit every year Grade A officers

Is NABARD Grade A government job?

Yes, NABARD Grade A is government Job.

What is the training period for NABARD?

The candidates who select as a NABARD Grade A officer, undergo a 2 year of probationary/training period. It can also be extended up to one more year based on their performance

How many attempts are in NABARD Grade A?

There are no limits to attempt for NABARD Grade A exam. The Candidates can apply for the NABARD Grade A until they can meet the eligibility criteria.

Is NABARD Grade A gazetted officer?

No NABARD Grade A not a gazetted officer job but it is much more prestigious job in India.

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