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NABARD - 1

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Total Questions: 200

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NABARD - 11

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NABARD Phase2 Test Series

NABARD Phase2 - 1

Total Marks: 50

Total Questions: 30

Total Time: 30 Mins

NABARD Phase2 - 2

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NABARD Phase2 - 3

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Total Questions: 30

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NABARD Phase2 - 14

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NABARD Phase2 - 15

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Total Questions: 30

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NABARD Grade A & B Overview

NABARD - National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is the apex body that looks after the development and growth of agriculture in India. The key function is to look after all the agricultural finance related issues with respect to the development of Indian agriculture. The NABARD Grade A & B officer recruitment is conducted by NABARD to hire young individuals at the manager level to perform the various functions of NABARD. 

NABARD Grade A 2022 Exam Highlights

NABARD Grade A Exam ParticularsDetails
Exam NameNABARD Grade A 2022
Conducting AuthorityNABARD
Full Form of NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
Posts OfferedAsst. Manager in R&SS, RDBS, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Legal
Official NotificationTo be Released in 2022
VacanciesTo be Notified
SalaryRs. 62,600 per month
Job LocationPan India
Exam DateTo be Notified
Application ModeOnline
Application Fee

SC/ST - Rs. 150

For others - Rs. 800

Selection process stages

Phase 1 (Prelims)

Phase 2 (Mains)

interview

Official Websitewww.nabard.org

NABARD Grade A & B 2022 Officer Important Dates

EventsDates
NABARD Grade A & B Officer Notification release dateTo be Announced
NABARD Grade A & B Officer - Online Application StartsTo be Announced
NABARD Grade A & B Officer - Online Application EndsTo be Announced
NABARD Grade A Officer - Phase 1 (Prelims)To be Announced
NABARD Grade B Officer - Phase 1 (Prelims)To be Announced
NABARD Grade A Officer - Phase 2 (Mains)To be Announced
NABARD Grade B Officer - Phase 2 (Mains)To be Announced

NABARD Grade A & B 2021 Officer Important Dates

EventsDates
NABARD Grade A & B Officer Notification release date15th July 2021
NABARD Grade A & B Officer - Online Application Starts17th July 2021
NABARD Grade A & B Officer - Online Application Ends07th Aug 2021
NABARD Grade A Officer - Phase 1 (Prelims)18th September 2021(Tentative)
NABARD Grade B Officer - Phase 1 (Prelims)17th September 2021(Tentative)
NABARD Grade A Officer - Phase 2 (Mains)16th November 2021
NABARD Grade B Officer - Phase 2 (Mains)17th November 2021

NABARD Grade A & B Officer Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Officer Phase 1 Exam

 Name of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. Marks
 Test of Reasoning2020 
English Language3030
Computer Knowledge2020
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Decision Making1010
General Awareness2020

Economic & Social Issues 

(with focus on Rural India)

4040

Agriculture & Rural Development 

(with emphasis on Rural India)

4040
Total200200
Time: Composite time of 120 Minutes for all the tests together

Important Pointers to Note for Phase 1 Exam.

  1. Qualifying Section - Test of Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, Decision Making.
  2. Merit Section - General Awareness, Eco & Soc. Issues (with focus on Rural India), Agriculture & Rural Development with Emphasis on Rural India.
  3. Shortlisting of the candidates for the Main exam will be based on marks scored in the merit section only.

NABARD Grade A Officer Phase 2 Exam Pattern

Main Examination for the post of Generalist

PaperGrade AType of PaperNo. of Qs.MarksDurationRemarks
Paper- IGeneral EnglishOnline Descriptive310090 Min.Descriptive Answers to be typed using a keyboard
Paper-IIEconomic and Social Issues & Agriculture & Rural DevelopmentObjective Type305030 Min. 
Descriptive Type6 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]5090 Min.Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and in script keyboards)

Mains Exam Pattern for Grade B Post 

PaperGrade BType of PaperTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDurationRemarks
Paper- IGeneral EnglishOnline Descriptive310090 MinutesDescriptive Answers to be typed using a keyboard
Paper-IIEconomic & Social IssuesObjective305030 minutes 
Descriptive Type6 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]5090 MinutesDescriptive 
Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)
Paper-IIIDevelopment Economics, Statistics, Finance and ManagementObjective305030 minutes 
Descriptive Type6 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]5090 MinutesDescriptive 
Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)

Important Note: Negative Marking & Cutoffs

  • For every wrong answer marked, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty in Phase 1 and Phase 2, both.
  • Cut-offs in Phase 1 and Phase 2 may be applied in two stages - (i) On scores in individual tests, (ii) On Total Score.

NABARD Grade A 2021 Officer Interview

Interview - 50 Marks 

  • The calling ratio to qualify for the main examination and interview would be a maximum of 1:25 and 1:3.
  • The final selection and ranking of the applicants for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade 'A' (RDBS/Rajbhasha) will be based on their performance in the Phase-II Main Examination and Interview, taken together.

NABARD Grade A & B 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness for the Phase 1 Exam is the same as all other Banking exams. Following is a shortlist of the topics to be prepared for these sections and for sections of ESI & ARD.

Reasoning

Puzzles (Seating arrangement, linear seating arrangement, floor-based), Syllogism, Data sufficiency, Statement based questions (Verbal reasoning), Inequality, Miscellaneous Questions, Input-Output, Blood relations etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equations, Number Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Profit & Loss, SI & CI Interest, Data Sufficiency, etc.

Computer Knowledge

Networking, Input-output devices, DBMS, MS Office, Internet, History of computer & generations etc.

General Awareness 

Current Affairs (Agriculture Focused), Banking Awareness and Economy (Agriculture Focused), Agricultural Insurance, Important people in the news, Sports News, Appointments, etc.

English

For Phase 1 Exam 

Reading comprehension, Cloze test, Sentence improvement, Spotting the errors, Fill in the blanks, Sentence rearrangement

For Phase 2 Exam

Essay, Precis writing, Comprehension, Business/Office Correspondence

Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD)

Agriculture: Definition, meaning and its branches, Agronomy: definition, meaning and scope of agronomy. Classification of field crops. Factors affecting crop production, Agro Climatic Zones; Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems.Problems of dryland agriculture, Seed production, Seed processing, Seed village
Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory; Precision Farming, System of Crop Intensification, organic farming.

Soil and Water Conservation: Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion, soil conservation, watershed management.

Water Resource: Irrigation Management: types of irrigation, sources of irrigation, crop-water requirement, command area development, water conservation techniques, micro-irrigation, irrigation pumps, major, medium, and minor irrigation.

Farm and Agri Engineering: Farm Machinery and Power, Sources of power on the farm- human, animal, mechanical, electrical, wind, solar and biomass, biofuels, water harvesting structures, farm ponds, watershed management, Agro-Processing, Controlled and modified storage, perishable food storage, godowns, bins and grain silos.

Plantation & Horticulture: Definition, meaning and its branches. Agronomic practices and production technology of various plantation and horticulture crops. Post-harvest management, value and supply chain management of Plantation and Horticulture crops.

Animal Husbandry: Farm animals and their role in the Indian economy, Animal husbandry methods in India, common terms pertaining to different species of livestock, Utility classification of breeds of cattle. Introduction to common feeds and fodders, their classification and utility. Introduction to the poultry industry in India (past, present and future status), Common terms pertaining to poultry production and management. Concept of mixed farming and its relevance to socio-economic conditions of farmers in India. Complimentary and obligatory nature of livestock and poultry production with that of agricultural farming.

Fisheries: Fisheries resources, management, and exploitation - freshwater, brackish water and marine; Aquaculture- Inland and marine; biotechnology; post-harvest technology. Importance of fisheries in India. Common terms pertaining to fish production.

Forestry: Basic concepts of Forest and Forestry. Principles of silviculture, forest mensuration, forest management and forest economics. Concepts of social forestry, agro-forestry, joint forest management. Forest policy and legislation in India, India State of Forest Report 2015. Recent developments under the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change.

Agriculture Extensions: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes, Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra's (KVK) in the dissemination of Agricultural technologies.

Ecology and Climate Change: Ecology and its relevance to man, natural resources, their sustainable management, and conservation. Causes of climate change, Green House Gases (GHG), major GHG emitting countries, climate analysis, distinguish between adaptation and mitigation, climate change impact to agriculture and rural livelihood, carbon credit, IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings, funding mechanisms for climate change projects, initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC.

Present Scenario of Indian Agriculture and Allied activities: Recent trends, major challenges in agriculture measures to enhance the viability of agriculture. Factors of Production in agriculture, Agricultural Finance and Marketing, Impact of Globalization on Indian Agriculture and issues of Food Security, Concept and Types of Farm Management.

Rural Development: Concept of Rural Area, Structure of the Indian Rural Economy- Importance and role of the rural sector in India - Economic, Social and Demographic Characteristics of the Indian rural economy, causes of Rural Backwardness. Rural population in India; Occupational structure, Farmers, Agricultural Labourers, Artisans, Handicrafts, Traders, Forest dwellers/tribes and others in rural India- Trends of change in rural population and rural workforce; problems and conditions of rural labour; Issues and challenges in Handlooms Panchayati Raj Institutions – Functions and Working. MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural Housing, PURA, and other rural development programmes.

Economic & Social Issues

Nature of Indian Economy - Structural and Institutional features - Economic underdevelopment - Opening the Indian Economy - Globalisation - Economic Reforms in India - Privatisation.

Inflation - Trends in Inflation & their Impact on National Economy and Individual Income.

Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India - Rural and Urban - Measurement of Poverty - Poverty Alleviation Programmes of the Government. Population Trends - Population Growth and Economic Development - Population Policy in India.

Agriculture - Characteristics / Status - Technical and Institutional changes in Indian Agriculture - Agricultural performance - Issues in Food Security in India - Non-Institutional and Institutional Agencies in rural credit. Industry - Industrial and Labour Policy - Industrial performance - Regional Imbalance in India's Industrial Development - Public Sector Enterprises.

Rural banking and financial institutions in India - Reforms in Banking/ Financial sector. 

The globalisation of Economy - Role of International Funding Institutions - IMF & World Bank - WTO - Regional Economic Co-operation.

Social Structure in India - Multiculturalism - Demographic trends - Urbanisation and Migration - Gender Issues Joint family system - Social Infrastructure - Education - Health and Environment. Education - Status & System of Education - Socio-Economic Problems associated with Illiteracy - Educational relevance and educational wastage - Educational Policy for India. Social Justice: Problems of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes - socio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes.

Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivileged - Social Movements - Indian Political Systems - Human Development. Current Economic & Social Issues.

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