NABARD

NABARD 2018: Vacancies for Assistant Manager Released

NABARD or National Bank of
Agriculture and Rural Development conducts Recruitment
to select
eligible candidates for the post of Grade A and Grade B Officer through NABARD
Exam.


Being one of the prestigious Banking Exam, NABARD attracts thousands of
candidates every year who wish to be a part of the reputed Banking Sector. The
headquarter of National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development is situated
in Mumbai. This apex financial institution of India has its branches all across
the country and looks after the planning, operations and managing policies that
accelerates the face of agriculture and economic condition of rural areas in
India.

NABARD Recruitment 2018

The offiical notification for
NABARD 2018 for the post of Assistant Manager (Grade A) has been released. 92
vacancies have been announced for the post. Below is the official link for
NABARD 2018:

NABARD Online Application 2018
The online application for NABARD 2018 recruitment has
started and the last date to apply is 2nd April 2018. Here’s the official link
to apply online for NABARD 2018:

NABARD Exam Dates 2018

As per the official notification released by NABARD, below
is the complete schedule of NABARD 2018 exam for the post of Assistant Manager:
Event
Dates
Release of Notification
and start of Application Form
13th March 2018
Last Date to submit
Application Form
2nd April 2018
Date of Preliminary
Exam
12th May 2018
Date of Mains Exam
6th June 2018

NABARD Vacancy 2018

S. No
Name of the
Discipline
No. of Vacancies
1
General
46
2
Animal Husbandry
5
3
Chartered Accountant
5
4
Economics
9
5
Environmental Engineering
2
6
Food Processing / Food Technology
4
7
Forestry
4
8
Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture
8
9
Minor Irrigation (Water Resources
6
10
Social Work
3

Total
92
Reservation of Vacancies

Sr.
No
DISCIPLINE
UR
SC
ST
OBC
TOTAL
PWBD
1
AM (RDBS)






2
General
23
7
3
13
46
4
3
Animal Husbandry
3
1
1
5
4
Chartered Accountant
3
1
1
5
5
Economics
5
1
3
9
6
Environmental Engineering
1
1
2
7
Food Processing/ Food Technology
2
1
1
4
8
Forestry
2
1
1
4
9
Land Development (Soil Science)/ Agriculture
4
1
1
2
8
10
Minor Irrigation (Water Resources)
3
1
1
1
6
11
Social Work
1
1
1
3

Total: RDBS
47
13
7
25
92


NABARD Exam Pattern 2018

NABARD 2018 was conducted in three phases: Preliminary
Exam, Mains Exam and Interview Process
. Let’s have a look at all these
three phases one by one.
NABARD Preliminary Exam: It is an online exam
constituting of 200 marks that needs to be completed in 120 minutes or 2
hours. 
Serial Number
Sections Asked
Total Marks
Time Taken
1.
Quantitative Aptitude
20

2.
Reasoning
20
A composite time of 2 hours (120 minutes)
3.
English Language
40
4.
Computer Knowledge
20
5.
General Awareness
20
6.
Economic and Social Issues
40
7.
Agriculture and Rural Development
40

Total
200


NABARD Mains Exam:
It is a combination of Descriptive Test and an Online
Exam
. The Descriptive Test is common for all but the Online Test will be
conducted separately for different posts as the syllabus for different posts
offered through NABARD 2018 Exam is different. 
The Descriptive Test is of 100 Marks that needs to be
completed in a time frame of 90 minutes. 
Online Exam for different Posts
Serial Number
Exam
Test Name
Maximum Marks
Time Taken
1.
Phase I
General English
100
90 minutes
2.
Phase II
Economic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural
Development for General Posts and Agriculture for candidates applying for
Manager Agriculture Post
100
90 minutes
3.
Phase III
Development economics, Statistics, Finance and Management
100
90 minutes

Interview Process:
Candidates who clear Mains Round are further called for
Interview Process to complete NABARD Recruitment Process. Candidates clearing
the Interview Process are offered the appointment letter by National Bank of
Agriculture and Rural Development.

NABARD Application Fee

The Online Application Fee for NABARD Grade A is different
from NABARD Grade B.
NABARD Grade A Application Fee: A total of Rs.
800/-
is to be paid by candidate applying for Grade A post which is reduced
to Rs. 150/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD Category.
NABARD Grade B:  A total of Rs. 900/- is
to be paid by candidate applying for Grade B post which is reduced to Rs.
150/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD Category.

NABARD Syllabus

To ace NABARD 2018 Exam, it is very important to be well
versed with NABARD Syllabus. Preliminary exam of NABARD 2017 Exam
constitutes of 7 major sections namely: 
  • Reasoning 
  • Quantitative
    Aptitude 
  • English
    Language 
  • Computer
    Knowledge 
  • General
    Awareness 
  • Economic
    and Social Issues and 
  • Agriculture
    and Rural development 
Mains
Exam
Syllabus for NABARD 2017 constitutes of:
  • Paper I –
    English Writing 
  • Paper II –
    (a) Economic and Social Issues  (b) Agriculture & Rural
    Development 
  • For Phase
    III of NABARD Grade B Exam- (a) Development Economics (b) Statistics (c)
    Finance (d) Management 

NABARD 2018 Eligibility

For Assistant Manager (Grade A) Post


Age Limit: Candidates age should be in between 21 to 30 years as on
01-03-2018
.



Educational Qualification:
  • Candidates
    should possess Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized
    University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants 45%) in
    aggregate or 
  • Post
    Graduation Degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants 45%)
    in aggregate or Ph.D for S.No-a, Bachelor’s Degree with Economics with 50%
    marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants -45%) in aggregate or 
  • Post
    Graduation Degree in Economics/ Agriculture Economics with a minimum of
    50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants-45%) in aggregate from a recognized
    university for S.No-b
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with a minimum of 50%
    marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or 
  • Post
    Graduation Degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD
    applicants 45%) in aggregate for S.No-c 
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Agricultural Engineering with 50% marks in aggregate from a
    recognized University or having PG degree in Agricultural Engineering with
    50% marks in aggregate after Bachelor’s Degree in any engineering
    discipline for S.No-d 
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Horticulture from any recognized University with a minimum of
    50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or 
  • Post
    Graduation Degree in Horticulture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC
    applicants 45%) in aggregate for S.No-e Posts with adequate
    experience. 


For the post of Manager (Grade B)


Age Limit: Candidates age should be in between 21 to 35 years as on
01-03-2018



Educational Qualification:
  • Candidates
    should possess Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized
    University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 55%) in
    aggregate or 
  • Post
    Graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 50%) in
    aggregate from a recognized university for Post 1 
  • Bachelor’s
    Degree in Agriculture with 60% marks (SC/ST applicants 55%) in aggregate
    or 
  • Post
    Graduate degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST
    applicants 50%) in aggregate or 
  • its
    equivalent grade from a recognized university for Post 2.

NABARD Admit Card 2018

NABARD Admit Card 2018 will be released 10-15 days
prior to commencement of NABARD Exam. Admit Card for Preliminary Exam will be
released first followed by Admit Card for Mains Exam and Interview Process.
Admit Card for Mains Exam will be issued to candidates who will clear the
Preliminary Exam and Admit Card for Interview Process will be issued to
candidates who will clear the Mains Exam. NABARD Admit Card will be issued
separately for NABARD Grade A Exam and NABARD Grade B Exam.

NABARD Result

NABARD Result will be declared after each phase of the exam
has been conducted. The result for preliminary exam will be declared first
followed by the result of mains exam. The merit list will be prepared in the
descending order of the marks obtained by candidates in the final interview
round.