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NABARD Grade A 2022 Recruitment: Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

NABARD Grade A 2022: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is popularly known as NABARD  is an apex level development Bank and was established in the year 1982 under the recommendations of the B. Sivaraman Committee headquartered in Mumbai. NABARD is owned by the Government of India so the vacancy under NABARD becomes more reputed and special for the candidates.

Very soon, the official notification for the recruitment of the NABARD Grade A level post will be released on the official website of NABARD. For regular updates, you should check the official website of NABARD. i.e.www.nabard.org

The application form for vacancies of NABRAD will be released only once in a year in the online mode by officials of NABARD. i.e. the application form will be filled in online mode and the examination will also be held in online mode. Applicants are instructed to visit the official website regularly for the latest updates regarding Notification, Dates, Vacancies, Result, Cut off, etc.


NABARD Grade A 2022 Overview

Name of ExaminationNational Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development  Grade A 2022
Popularly Known AsNABARD Grade A 2022
Conducting AuthorityNational Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development
Name of PostsTo be announced
Number of VacanciesTo be announced
Expected SalaryApprox INR 62,600/- per month
Job LocationAll across the Country
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Exam Duration
  • Prelims: 2 hours
  • Mains: 3 Hours
Application Fees
  • For SC/ST candidates-  INR 100/-
  • For Others candidates-  INR 750/-
Marking Scheme
  • 1 Marks for every correct answer
  • 1/4 of allotted marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Selection Criteria
  • Preliminary
  • Mains
  • Personal Interview.
Official Websitewww.nabard.org

NABARD Grade A 2022 Important Dates

EventsDates
Online Registration starts from To Be Announced
Last date of submission of Online Application form To Be Announced
Releasing date of  Prelims Admit CardTo Be Announced
Prelims Exam dateTo Be Announced
Prelims Result dateTo Be Announced
 Releasing date of Mains Admit/Call Letter To Be Announced
Mains Exam DateTo Be Announced
Mains Result dateTo Be Announced
Interview dateTo Be Announced

NABARD Grade A 2022 Application Form

The application form will be filled in online mode only and no other mode will be accepted. The application form is available on the official website of NABARD. Interested candidates must have to visit the official website to complete the application process.

How to Apply?

To fill in the online application form of NABARD Grade A 2022, you must have to follow the following steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • First of all, go to the official website of NABARD i.e. www.nabard.org/career.
  • Go to the “Careers” section.
  • On click on the “APPLY ONLINE” option after clicking the option a new page will be open on the screen.
  • To start the registration process, click on the option “Click here for New Registration”.
  • Now enter the required details such as Name, Contact details, and Email-id.
  • After entering the details, the system will generate a new Provisional Registration Number and Password and it will be sent to your registered mobile no. and email id, and also it will be visible on your monitor’s screen.

Step 2: Application Form

  • Before final submission of the application form, candidates are instructed to click on the “SAVE AND NEXT” button to verify the recently filled details in the online application form after doing this, candidates can modify the same if required.
  • Candidates can validate their details, and also save their application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and then ‘Save & Next‘ button.
  • After clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON, no change will be possible. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill all the details carefully in the application form.

Step 3: Uploading the Required Documents

Candidates need to upload the following documents in the prescribed format as instructed by the officials of NABARD.

  • A recent passport size photo
  • Handwritten signature
  • Left thumb impression
  • Handwritten declaration

After uploading the documents click on the Preview option to preview and the application form and to verify the entire application form before the final submission after it clicks on the ‘FINAL SUBMIT‘  after verifying and ensuring the details.

Step 4: Application Fees

  • Now click on the ‘Payment’ Tab to proceed with the payment process and to complete the application process.
  • Payment for online application will be made in online mode only by using Rupay Debit or Credit Cards/Master card/ Visa/ or Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets, etc.
  • Once you enter your required details for payment mode, you have to do wait and DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE.
  • Once you complete the process of payment, a unique e-Receipt will be generated. You should take a printout of it for future reference.

Details of the category-wise application fee are given as follows.

CategoryTotal (INR)
For SC/ ST candidates100/-*(Including immigration charge of Rs. 100/-)
All other categories750/-* (Including immigration charge of Rs. 100/-)

*Exclusive of applicable GST.

Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading Documents:

  • The Photograph must be a recent and passport size color picture, (avoid “red-eye”)  photographs with a preferably white background.
  • Candidates must have to sign on a blank white paper with a Black Ink pen.
  • The candidates have to put his/ her left thumb impression on a blank white paper with blue/ black ink.
  • The candidates have to write the declaration in the English language clearly on a blank white paper with black ink only.
  • Candidates’ Handwritten declaration/Signature will not be accepted in CAPITAL LETTERS.
DocumentsFormatDimensionsSize
Photograph.JPG/ .JPEG200 x 230 pixels20kb – 50kb
Hand-written Declaration.JPG/ .JPEG140 x 60 pixels50kb – 100kb
Signature.JPG/ .JPEG140 x 60 pixels10kb -20kb
Left Thumb Impression.JPG/ .JPEG140 x 60 pixels20kb -50 kb

NABARD Grade A 2022 Eligibility Criteria

If you are going to fill the application form for NABRAD Grade A then you must have to fulfill all the eligibility criteria such as Educational Qualification, Percentage Requirement, Age limit, etc. For more details about the eligibility criteria, you have to read the information brochure available on the official website. Here we have provided some basic eligibility criteria as mentioned below that you must have to check out.

Educational Qualification

PostsEducational Qualification
Information TechnologyBachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/ Computer Technology/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, A postgraduate degree Information Technology/Computer Technology/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications/with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized institute/ university.
Agriculture EngineeringBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
GeneralBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Institute/University with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate.  OR,   Master’s degree with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate.  OR, Ph.D./ CA/CS/CWA with a bachelor’s degree.  OR, 2-year full-time MBA degree/ full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management from an Institute recognized by Government of India / UGC along with a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
General AgricultureBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate.
Food ProcessingBachelor’s degree / Bachelor in Engineering/ Bachelor in Technology in Food Processing /Food Technology with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, Postgraduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Land Development – Soil ScienceBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR,  Postgraduate degree in Agriculture/Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized University.
Agriculture EngineeringBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Agriculture marketing/Agri-Business ManagementBachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Business Management/Agriculture Marketing with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, Two years full-time Post Graduate Diploma/Post Graduate Degree/ MBA in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with at least a minimum of 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized University / Institution.
EnvironmentBachelor’s degree with Environmental Engineering/Environmental Science as a subject with at least  50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR,  Postgraduate in Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
Chartered AccountantGraduation in any discipline from a recognized Institute/ University along with Membership of ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India). The Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India must have received on or before 01-01-2022.
Geo InformaticsB Tech/BE/Bs.C. degree in Geo-Informatics with a minimum of 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, M. Tech./M.E./Ms.C. degree in Geoinformatics with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized university/ institute.
StatisticsBachelor’s Degree in Statistics with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate. OR, Postgraduate degree in Statistics with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized institute/ university.
Agricultural Economics/EconomicsBachelor’s Degree with Agriculture Economics/Economics with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate.  OR, Postgraduate degree in Agriculture Economics/ Economics with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate from a recognized university/ institute.
Company SecretaryBachelor’s degree in any discipline with Associate membership of ICSI(Institute of Company Secretaries of India ). The Membership of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India must have received on or before 01-01-2022.
Human Resource ManagementBachelor’s degree such as BBM (Human Resource Management)/ BBA (Human Resource Management)/BMS (Human Resource Management) with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants).  OR, Two years of Full-time MBA degree in HRM or HR/ Full-time postgraduate diploma in Management in HRM/HR from recognized Institute/ University.
FinanceBachelor’s degree such as BMS (Finance/Banking)/ BBA (Finance/Banking) with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate.  OR, Two years full-time MBA (Finance) / full-time Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Finance) / degree from University/Institute recognized by Government of India / UGC. OR, Bachelor’s degree in  Financial and Investment Analysis with at least 50% marks (Relaxation of 5% will be provided for SC/ST/PWD applicants).

Note: Some Universities/ Institutes/ Colleges/ Boards do not give a Percentage of marks but award with Aggregate Grade Points. So we have given the details of marks comparatively in the form of CGPA/ OGPA/ CPI /Class/ Division. You can check out according to your marking system.

Aggregate % of MarksClass / DivisionEquivalent CGPA/ OGPA/ CPI or similar terminologies allotted on a 10-point scale
45%II (Second)5.25
50%II (Second)5.75
55%II (Second)6.25
60%I (First)6.75

Age Limit

  • The minimum age of candidates should be 21 years of age on 01-01-2022.
  • The maximum age of the candidates should be 30 years of age on 01-01-2022.
  • The candidate must have not been born before January 02, 1990, and not after that January 01, 1999.
  • The relaxation in age will be provided according to categories as per the norms of officials of NABARD.
CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC03 Years
ST05 Years
SC05 Years
Ex-servicemen05 Years
A person with disabilities (in General category)10 years
A person with disabilities (in the OBC category)13 years
A person with disabilities (in SC /ST category)15 years

NABARD Grade A 2022 Exam Pattern

The NABARD Grade A exam will be completed in three phases namely 2022 phase I, Phase II & Phase III exams.

  1. Phase I – Preliminary Exam 
  2. Phase II – Main Exam
  3. Phase III – Interview

Phase- I: Prelims Exam Pattern of NABARD Grade A 2022

  • Exam Mode- Online
  • Questions Type- MCQs
  • Duration- Two hours
  • Total Question- 200
  • Total Marks- 200
  • Nature of Examination: Qualifying
  • Marking Scheme:
    • 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
    • 0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
SectionsMarksNumber of QuestionsDuration
English4040 
Economic and Social Issues(with focus on Rural India)4040 
Agriculture and Rural Development(with focus on Rural India4040 
Quantitative Aptitude2020 
Computer2020 
General Awareness2020 
Reasoning2020 
Total2002002 Hours

Note:

  • The NABARD Prelims Exam is only of qualifying nature so the marks will not be counted in the final selection.
  • Candidates who shall clear the sectional Cutoff, as well as the overall Cutoff, will appear for NABARD Mains Exam.
  • The calling ratio of selection for the Main exam after the prelims exam shall be 1:25.

Phase- II: Mains Exam Pattern of NABARD Grade A 2022

  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Questions Type: MCQs and Descriptive type
  • Duration: Three hours
  • No. of papers: Two
    • Paper I: Descriptive Test
    • Paper-II: Objective Type
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Nature of Examination: Selective
  • Negative Marking Scheme: 0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Exam PaperName of TestMaximum MarksDuration
Paper-I (Descriptive Test)General English: The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidates will be assessed through this paper comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing & letter writing.10090 minutes
Paper-IIEconomic & Social Issues and Agricultural & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)10090 minutes
Paper-IIPaper on related discipline10090 minutes

Note:

  • Paper-I is common for all the posts.
  • Paper-II is different depending on the posts and streams.
  • Those shortlisted candidates who meet the cutoff marks will be called for interview.
  • The calling ratio of selection for the Interview comparatively with the mains exam shall be 1:5.

Phase-III: Interview

  • A candidate who will qualify for the Mains exam and hence meet the requirement of cutoff marks will be called for the Interview.
  • The interview will be of 25 marks.
  • Mainly, it is a personality test held to check the mental ability which determines the candidates’ suitability for the post.

NABARD Grade A 2022 Syllabus

Here we have provided the syllabus of NABARD Grade A for Prelims and Mains both, you must read the detail of the syllabus to know about the topics which may important for you to score well.

NABARD Grade A Prelims Syllabus

Name of SectionTopics asked
Computer KnowledgeHistory of computer & generations Shortcut Keys. Networking Input-output devices DBMS MS Office Internet
General AwarenessCurrent Affairs related to Banking, Economy, and Insurance. Awards Honors Sports New schemes National and International News Latest Developments in science and technology.
English LanguageSpotting the errors Sentence improvement Cloze test Para Jumbles Reading Comprehension Fill in the blanks Sentence rearrangement New pattern questions
Quantitative AptitudeNumber Series Simplification/ Approximation Data Interpretations Quadratic Equations Arithmetic Questions Mathematical Inequalities Data Sufficiency Quantity Comparisons
Reasoning AbilityStatement based questions (Verbal reasoning) Syllogism Inequality Input-Output Coding-Decoding Data sufficiency Blood relations Puzzles & Seating arrangement Miscellaneous Questions

NABARD Grade A Mains Syllabus

NABARD Grade A Mains exam consists of two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II. The detailed syllabus of the Mains exam is discussed below.

NABARD Grade A Mains-Paper-I

General English-

  1. Comprehension
  2. Essay writing
  3. Paragraph Writing
  4. Report Writing
  5. Letter Writing

NABARD Grade A Mains- Paper-II

  • Economic & Social Issues:
    • Nature of the Indian economy
    • Social Structure in India
    • Rural banking and financial institutions in India
    • Agriculture
    • Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India
    • Social Justice
    • Inflation
    • Population Trends
    • Positive Discrimination in favor of the underprivileged
    • Industry
    • Globalization of Economy
    • Education
  • Agriculture & Rural Development:
    • Water Resource
    • Plantation & Husbandry
    • Agriculture
    • Soil and Water conservation
    • Fisheries
    • Farm and Agri Engineering
    • Forestry
    • Animal Husbandry
    • Present Scenario of Indian Agriculture & Allied activities
    • Ecology and Climate Change
    • Agriculture Extensions
    • Rural Development

NABARD Grade A 2022 Admit Card

The Admit Card OF NABARD Grade A for 2022 will be released in online mode on the official website of NABARD. Candidates can download the admit card by using the following steps.

How to Download?

  • Go to the official website of NABARD i.e. www.nabard.org
  • Find and click on the link of the admit card link available on the home page.
  • Now enter Registration/ Application No. and DoB or Password.
  • After entering the correct details, the Admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Now download the admit card and take a printout of it for future reference.

Details on NABARD Grade A 2022 Admit Card:

The following pieces of information are printed on the admit card:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Roll Number
  • Exam Date
  • Reporting time
  • Exam Centre
  • Duration
  • Registration Number
  • Scanned images of photograph & Signature
  • Space for signature & left thumb impression of candidates

Valid ID proofs for NABARD candidates

Before going into the exam hall, candidates must have one of the following documents:

  • Identity Card issued by a recognized college/ university
  • Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook
  • PAN Card
  • Permanent Driving
  • Passport
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer

NABARD Grade A 2022 Exam Center

Since the NABARD exam is a national level exam so candidates from all over the country, participate in the examination. So the official of NABARD offers the nearest centers to them.

NABARD Recruitment 2022 Exam Centres for Prelims

States/UTsCities
West BengalAsansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Siliguri
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Varanasi
UttarakhandRoorkee, Dehradun, Haldwani
TamilnaduChennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Erode, Virudhunagar
TelanganaHyderabad/Rangareddy, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam
TripuraAgartala
SikkimGangtok- Bardang
PuducherryPuducherry
PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
RajasthanAjmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
OdishaBalasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Dhenkanal, Rourkela
New DelhiDelhi-NCR
NagalandKohima
Madhya PradeshUjjain, Sagar, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna
MaharashtraAurangabad, Amravati, Kolhapur, Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai/Thane/Greater Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Chandrapur, Solapur, Dhule
ManipurImphal
MeghalayaShilong
MizoramAizawl
KarnatakaBengaluru, Belgaum, Hubli-Dharwad, Hassan, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
KeralaAlappuzha, Ernakulam/Kochi, Kannur, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Pallakad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
Jammu & KashmirSamba, Jammu, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
HaryanaHisar, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Sonipat, Ambala
Himachal PradeshHamirpur, Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Kangra
GoaPanaji-Mapusa
ChandigarhChandigarh-Mohali
ChattisgarhBilaspur, Durg-Bhilai, Raipur
BiharArrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Andhra PradeshChirala, Srikakulam, Guntur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kakinada, Vizianagaram
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
AssamGuwahati, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair

NABARD Recruitment 2022 Exam Centres for Mains Exam

SrinagarBhopalBhubaneshwar
JammuChandigarh -MohaliJaipur
HyderabadLucknowMumbai / Navi Mumbai / Thane
GandhinagarKolkataChennai
ShillongGuwahati 
PuneRanchi 
RaipurDelhi – NCR

NABARD Grade A 2022 Result

The NABARD Grade A 2022 result will be declared in online mode on the official website of NABARD. Here we have given the steps to download the result.

How to check the NABARD Grade A Result?

  • First of all, go to the official site of NABARD i.e. nabard.org.
  • Now click on the link available for the result (For Pre/ Mains) on the home page of NABARD.
  • After clicking, a new page will appear, it will be a new PDF file of the result.
  • Now check and download the file.
  • Check the result according to the Registration number, allotted at the time of the registration process.
  • Also, take a printout of the result for future reference.

NABARD Grade A 2022 Cut off

The Cut-off of NABARD Grade A 2022 will be released in online mode on the official website after publishing the result for the same. Here we have given the steps to download the cutoff list.

How to Download Cutoff List?

  • First of all, go to the official website.
  • Find and click on the link for “cut-off”  available on the home page.
  • Cut off list will be available in PDF format.
  • After clicking on the link a new page for the cutoff list will appear on the screen.
  • Now check the cutoff marks and tally your marks with the cutoff and download the cut off list for future reference.

Note: After releasing the cutoff list of 2022 for NABARD Grade A, we will update here the details of cutoff marks.


NABARD Grade A 2022 Selection Process

The selection will be made on the basis of an online written examination and Interview round. There are a total of three phases in the exam out of which Phase-I is of qualifying nature whereas Phase-II and Phase-III are of selective nature. For the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS/Rajbhasha/Legal), the final selection and ranking of the applicants will be based on their performance in the Mains online written exam and Interview, taken together.


NABARD Grade A 2022 FAQs

The official website of NABARD is www.nabard.org.

The starting salary of a NABARD Grade A (Assistant Manager) is approximately Rs. 28,150 / month.

The pay scale of NABARD Grade A (Assistant Manager)for this post is Rs 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)- 46600-EB-1750(4) – 53600-2000(1) – 55600.

The age limit of the candidates should be lies between 21 and 30 years of age.

The application fee for NABARD Grade-A posts is as follows-

CategoryTotal(INR)
For SC/ ST candidates100/-*(Including immigration charge of Rs. 100/-)
All other categories750/-* (Including immigration charge of Rs. 100/-)

The exam of NABARD Grade A is conducted NABRAD itself.

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