NABARD Recruitment 2021: Notification, Apply online,Last Date

What is the NABARD exam?

Every Year, National Board for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) through IBPS conducts exams for selection to the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)/ Rajbhasha Service, Protocol & Security Service (P&SS)

NABARD Recruitment 2021 exam is also one of the popular exams compared with RBI Grade B Exam.

The RDBS/Rajbhasha Service post-selection is based on the preliminary exam, mains exam, followed by an interview.

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NABARD Recruitment 2021 Notification Overview

NABARD Recruitment 2021

The National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) has released the much-awaited NABARD Recruitment 2021 Notification regarding the recruitment of Assistant Managers and Managers on Grade A and B posts. 

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NABARD Recruitment 2021: Notification, Apply online,Last Date

Before we go into the specifics of NABARD Recruitment 2021, take a look at the following summary of the NABARD Exam:

Name of the Examination NABARD Grade “A” & NABARD Grade “B”.
Exam conducting BodyNational Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development through IBPS.
Name of the PostManager & Assistant Manager.
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Job CategoryGovernment Job
Selection ProcessThrough 3 phases: Preliminary > Mains > Interview.
Job LocationPan India
Official Websitehttps://www.nabard.org/
NABARD Recruitment 2021 Overview

NABARD Recruitment 2021 : Important Dates

The table below shows the tentative NABARD recruitment dates.

Online Registration Begins17/07/2021
Last Date for Applying for Online & Fee Payment07/08/2021
Last Date for Correction/Editing Form07/08/2021
Exam Date (Prelims)To be released soon.
NABARD Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

NABARD Recruitment 2021: Post-Wise Vacancy

Check the Post wise vacancy details from the below table:

Name of the PostTotal number of Vacancy
Assistant Manager Grade “A” (Rural Development Banking Services) Advt No- 02/2021148
Assistant Manager Grade “A” (Rajbhasha Adhikari)05
Assistant Manager Grade “A” (Protocol & Security Services) ADV No- 04/202102
Manager Grade “B” (Rural Development Banking Services) ADV No- 03/202107
Total No of Posts162
NABARD Recruitment 2021: Post-Wise Vacancy

NABARD Assistant manager Vacancy Details

Post NameTotal PostPost NameTotal Post
AM Agriculture Engineer03AM Animal Husbandry04
Computer / IT15AM Plantation / Horticulture06
AM General71AM Agriculture13
AM Fisheries06AM Forestry02
AM Plantation / Horticulture06Land Development / Soil Science02
Water Resource02Finance21
Total NO of Posts148
NABARD Assistant Manager Vacancy Details

NABARD Recruitment 2021: Eligibility

The following are the criteria for the various posts:

NABARD Grade A Eligibility

PostEducational Qualification
General managerBachelor’s Degree in any stream from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks.
General Agriculture ManagerBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with min 50% marks
Agriculture EngineerBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering with min 50% mark
Environmental Engineer/Environmental SciencesBachelor’s degree with Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering with min 50% marks
Agriculture marketingBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with min 50% marks
Food Processing/Dairy ProcessingBachelor’s degree in Food Technology & Processing / Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with min 50% marks
Agricultural Economics/EconomicsBachelor’s Degree with Economics/Agriculture Economics with a min of 50% marks
Land Development/Soil ScienceBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with 50% marks
Information TechnologyBachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with min 50% marks
FinanceBBA (Finance/Banking) / BMS (Finance/Banking) with min 50% marks
Geo-InformaticsBE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geo-informatics with min 50% marks
StatisticBachelor’s Degree in Statistics with min 50% marks
Chartered AccountantBachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university or institution, as well as membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
Human Resource Management:BBA (Human Resource Management)/ BBM (Human Resource Management)/ BMS ((Human Resource Management) with 50 per cent marks
Company SecretaryAssociate membership in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and a bachelor’s degree in any discipline
NABARD Recruitment 2021: Eligibility

NABARD Recruitment 2021: Salary Structure

NABARD Grade A Salary Structure

Basic PayRs.28,150/- per month
Initial Gross Emoluments:Rs. 62,600/- per month (Approx)
Allowances: includes Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Dearness Allowance, and Grade Allowance
NABARD Grade A Salary Structure

NABARD Grade B Salary Structure

Basic Pay:Rs.35,150/- per month
Initial Gross Emoluments:Rs. 73,600/- per month (Approx)
Allowances:Same as Grade A Officers
NABARD Grade B Salary Structure

Age Limit for NABARD 2021 exam

For NABARD Grade “A” and “B”

  • Minimum Age: 21 years (25 years for Grade B)
  • Maximum Age: 30 years (32 years for Grade B)
  • For Grade A, you must have been born between the dates of 02.01.1990 and 01.01.1999.
  • For Grade B, the candidate must have been born between the dates of July 2, 1989, and July 1, 1996.
CategoryAge relaxation (Upper Age)
ST/ SC / Ex-Servicemen (including SSCOs / ECOs)5 years
OBC3 years
PW BD (SC/ST)15 years
PW BD (OBC)13 years
PW BD (General)10 years
Age Limit for NABARD 2021 exam

Nabard Exam 2021 Educational Qualification

NABARD Grade B Eligibility

  • Candidates who have completed graduation or post-graduation in any subject can apply for the respective post. 
  • The minimum qualifying marks required by the candidates is 60 per cent, whereas SC/ST/PwBD candidates need 55 per cent).
  • Post Graduate degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (ST/SC/PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate.
  • Candidates should have a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation and PG, MBA/PGDM at all levels OR
  • a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG, and a professional degree.

Experience

Minimum 03 years experience (SC/PWBD – 02 years) in related sectors viz., Banking, Finance, Agriculture & Allied and Rural Development is essential.

Experience will be reckoned post minimum educational qualification (i.e. PG).

NABARD Recruitment 2021: Application Fee

The Application Fee for the post of Grade A, B and C are as follows:

NABARD Grade A Application Fee

CategoryTotal Fee
SC/ ST/ PWBD150
For all others800
NABARD Grade A Application Fee

* GST charges not included

NABARD Grade B Application Fee

CategoryTotal Fee
SC/ ST/ PWBD150
For all others900
NABARD Grade B Application Fee

* GST charges not included

Note: Staff satisfying the education qualification are eligible to apply.

NABARD Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

The selection process for NABARD Grade A and B is carried out in three phases as mentioned below:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern

The Preliminary Exam is an online objective test comprising 200 marks that must be completed in 2 hours. 

The paper pattern for the NABARD Grade-A Prelims exam is tabulated below:

SectionsMaximum Marks
English40
General Awareness20
Quantitative Aptitude20
Reasoning20
Computer Knowledge20
Agriculture and Rural Development40
Economic and Social Issues40
Total200
NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

The candidates who clear the preliminary round of the NABARD Grade A 2021 Officer Exam are eligible to appear for NABARD 2021 Mains Examination.

The Mains Examination comprises both Online Objective Test as well as descriptive Test paper.

The exam Pattern for NABARD Main exam is tabulated below.

TopicTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper I: 
General English (Common for RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal Services)
1001 hour 30 mins
Paper-II 
For Grade A (RDBS)
1) General Discipline – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development
2) Specialized Discipline
1001 hour 30 mins
Paper-II
For Grade A (Rajbhasha)
Proficiency in Hindi, including Translation from English to Hindi and Vice versa
1001 hour 30 mins
Paper-II
For Grade A (Legal Services)
The paper will be based on proficiency in interpreting various Laws
1001 hour 30 mins
NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Interview

  • Candidates qualifying for the mains exam will be called for an interview round.
  • The maximum mark for NABARD Grade-A Personal Interview is 25.
  • The final selection is made on how well a candidate fares in the Mains Examination and the Interview Process.

NABARD Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The prelims are the objective type for a total of 200 marks.
  • The time duration for prelims is 120 minutes.
  • The paper pattern for the NABARD Grade B Prelims exam is tabulated below:

Exam Pattern for Manager in Grade B

SectionsMaximum Marks
English40
General Awareness20
Computer Knowledge20
Reasoning20
Quantitative Aptitude20
Agriculture and Rural Development40
Economic and Social Issues40
Total200
NABARD Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade B Mains Exam Pattern

  • The candidates who qualify prelims will be allowed for the mains exam.
  • The NABARD Main exam consists of Paper I, II and Paper III.
TopicTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper I
General English ( Essay Writing, Reading Comprehension, Report writing, Paragraph writing & Letter writing).
1001 hour 30 mins
Paper-II
Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development.
1001 hour 30 mins
Paper III
Development Economics, Statistics and Finance & Management.
1001 hour 30 mins
NABARD Grade B Mains Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade B Interview

Candidates qualifying for the mains exam will be called for an interview round.

The maximum mark for NABARD Grade B Personal Interview is 40.

The final merit list will be based on candidates scores in the Main exam and the Personal Interview.

So, candidates must score high in the Mains and Personal Interview.

NABARD Recruitment 2021 Summary

NABARD Official NotificationView PDF
Apply OnlineAssistant Manager I Manager I P&SS
NABARD Official WebsiteClick Here
NABARD Recruitment 2021 Summary

We hope that this comprehensive guide to the NABARD Recruitment 2021 aids you in the application process.

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