NABARD Grade A 2018 – Notification | Dates | Eligibility | Exam Syllabus

Hello and welcome to exampundit. After the newspaper notification, NABARD has official released the detailed notification of NABARD Grade A 2018.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website www.nabard.org/Career Notices between 13 March 2018 and 02 April 2018.

NABARD Grade A 2018

Important Dates

Website Link Open – Online Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges 13th March 2018 to 2nd April 2018
Last date for submission of online Applications 2nd April 2018 (Time 23.59 hours)
Download of Phase I (Preliminary Exam) Admission Letters 27th April 2018 onwards
Phase I (Preliminary Exam) – Online Examination 12th May 2018 @
Phase II (Main) – Online Examination 6th June 2018 @

 

@ NABARD reserves the right to change the dates on account of administrative exigencies

Total Vacancies

Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) – Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’

Discipline Wise Vacancies

DisciplineVacancies
General 46
Animal Husbandry 5
Chartered Accountant 5
Economics 9
Environmental Engineering 2
Food Processing / Food Technology 4
Forestry al Husbandry 4
Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture 8
Minor Irrigation (Water Resources) 6
Social Work 3
Total-RDBS 92

Category Wise Vacancies

DisciplineGeneralSCSTOBCTotal
General 23 7 3 13* 46
Animal Husbandry 3 1 – 1 5
Chartered Accountant 3 1 – 1 5
Economics 5 – 1 3 9
Environmental Engineering 1 – – 1 2
Food Processing/Food Technology 2 – 1 1 4
Forestry 2 1 – 1 4
Land Development(Soil Science)/Agriculture 4 1 1 2 8
Minor Irrigation(Water Resources) 3 1 1* 1 6
Social Work 1 1 – 1 3
Total-RDBS 47 13 7 25 92
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Eligibility Criteria

A candidate can apply for AM (RDBS) in Grade A under only one option from among the options given at Sr.No.(i) to (x) in Table 1. It is clarified that candidate applying for AM (RDBS)-General cannot apply for another discipline viz., Animal Husbandry/ Chartered Accountant/ Economics, etc., and vice a versa.

The candidate may apply only for discipline of his/her choice. In case of multiple applications across or within disciplines from same candidate, only the last application submitted by him / her will be considered valid and fee against all other applications will be forfeited.

Educational Qualification

The candidate must possess the required educational qualification as on 01 March 2018.

General: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) from a recognized University or Ph.D OR Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree OR Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management / full time MBA degree from Institutions/Universities recognized by GOI Page 7 of 28 / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

Animal Husbandry: Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Husbandry with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Veterinary Sciences / Animal Husbandry with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from any recognized University / Institute.

Chartered Accountant: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before 01 March 2018.

Economics: Bachelor’s Degree with Economics/Agriculture Economics with 50% marks (ST applicants -45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Economics /Agriculture Economics with a minimum of 50% marks (ST applicants-45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution. Candidates with Economics as one of the main subjects at all years/semesters of the course, will only be eligible.

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Environmental Engineering: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation with 50% marks in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation with 50% marks in aggregate, from a recognized University/Institution.

Food Processing/Food Technology: Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks (ST applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks (ST applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Forestry: Bachelor’s degree in Forestry with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Forestry with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with 50% marks (SC/ST applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

Minor Irrigation (Water Resources): Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks (SC/ST applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST applicants 45%) from a recognized University.

Social Work: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Social Work with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University.

Age

The candidate must be between 21 and 30 years of age as on 01.03.2018, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.03.1988 and not later than 01.03.1997).

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Exam Pattern

Phase I

Preliminary Examination (Online Exam)

Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) carrying 200 marks.

Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time

i) Test of Reasoning – – 20 questions – 20 marks

ii) English Language – – 40 questions – 40 marks

iii) Computer Knowledge – 20 questions – 20 marks

iv) General Awareness – 20 questions – 20 marks

v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 questions – 20 marks

vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 questions – 40 marks

vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 questions- 40 marks

Total Marks : 200

Phase II

Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern.

Paper-I – General English: (Descriptive – online through key board) The paper will have descriptive questions carrying 100 marks. Duration: 1 ½ hrs The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidate shall be assessed through the Descriptive Paper on General English comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing, paragraph writing & letter writing. Essay (40 Marks), Precis (20 Marks), Questions on the Precis para (20 Marks), Report / Letter Writing (20 Marks).

Paper–II (MCQ): i) for posts as at (i) in Table I – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on rural India) ii) for posts as at (ii) to (x) in Table I : Paper on related discipline Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks

Phase III

Interview

Applicants qualifying in the Phase-II Examination and securing sufficiently high rank in merit shall be short-listed for interview. Marks for Interview : 25 Marks

 

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