NABARD Grade A Admit Card 2020

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NABARD Grade A Admit Card 2020

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Posting Name 

  • Grade ‘A’ (RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal service)
  • Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online15-01-2020
Last date for Apply Online03-02-2020
NABARD Grade A Officer Prelims Admit CardFebruary 2020
NABARD Grade A Officer 2020 – Prelims Exam Date25th February 2020
NABARD Grade A Officer Prelims ResultMarch 2020
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Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

Scale Of Pay

  • Basic Pay-: 62,600/ p.m.
  • Pay-scale-:28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)–46600–EB-1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600
  • Additional Allowances-:Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, reimbursement of expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, newspaper, internet, telephone charges, book grant and Grade Allowance. Initial Monthly Gross Salary – Rs. 62,600/-.

Vacancy Details

post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS/ Rajbhasha/ Legal service): 150

S. NoPostTotal Vacancy
1Assistant Manager (RDBS)-General69
2Assistant Manager (RDBS)-General Agriculture4
3Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture Engineering3
4Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Food/ Dairy Processing3
5Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Land Development – Soil Science3
6Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Environmental Engg/Sciences4
7Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture Marketing/Agri
business Management
2
8Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Geo Informatics2
9Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture Economics/Economics5
10Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Information Technology12
11Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Chartered Accountant8
12Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Company Secretary3
13Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Finance16
14Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Human Resource Management3
15Assistant Manager (RDBS)-Statistics2
16Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha)8
17Assistant Manager (Legal)3
Total150

The post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS): 4

S. NoPostTotal Vacancy
1Assistant Manager (P & SS)4

Application Fees

  • For RDBS, Applicants are required to pay 800/-for General Category, Rs.150/- (Intimation charges) for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates through payment gateway by using only Master/ Visa/ Rupay Debit or Credit Cards or Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash cards/Mobile Wallets. Staff exempted from the payment.
  • For (P & SS), Applicants are required to pay 750/-for General Category, Rs.100/- (Intimation charges) for SC/ ST.

Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

  • NABARD Grade A 2020 Preliminary Exam

Serial NumberSections AskedTotal MarksTime Taken
1.Quantitative Aptitude20
2.Test of Reasoning20A composite time of 2 hours (120 minutes)
3.English Language40
4.Computer Knowledge20
5.General Awareness20
6.Economic and Social Issues40
7.Agriculture and Rural Development40
Total200

 NABARD Grade A 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

Serial NumberExamTest NameMaximum MarksTime Taken
1.Phase IGeneral English: (Descriptive – writing skills – online through key board). The paper will have descriptive questions.10090 minutes
2.Phase IIEconomic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development for General Posts and Agriculture for candidates applying for Manager Agriculture Post10090 minutes
3.Phase IIILegal Services: proficiency in interpreting various Laws viz., Banking, Negotiable Instruments, Company, Industrial and Cooperative Laws, Cyber laws, Commerce/Property transactions, Rural non-life insurance, direct financing, staff matters10090 minutes

Educational Qualification

  • For General

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

  • For General Agriculture

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

  • For Agriculture Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering with 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

  • For Food/Dairy Processing

Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%)in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

  • For Land Development-Soil Science

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

  • For Environmental Engg/Sciences

Bachelor’s degree with Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

  • For Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Two years full time Post Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Diploma/MBA in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

  • For Geo Informatics

BE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geoinformatics with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or ME/M.Tech/MSC degree in Geoinformatics with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

  • For Agricultural Economics/Economics

Bachelor’s Degree with Economics/Agriculture Economics with 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Economics/Agriculture Economics with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university. %) in aggregate.

  • For Information Technology

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or a post graduate degree Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognised university.

  • For 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 01-01-2020.

  • For Company Secretary

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Associate membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). The Membership of ICSI must have been obtained on or before 01-01-2020.

  • For Finance

BBA (Finance/Banking) / BMS (Finance/Banking) with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) OR Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management (Finance) / Full time MBA (Finance) degree from Institutions / Universities recognised by GoI /UGC OR Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%).

  • For Human Resource Management

BBA (Human Resource Management)/ BBM (Human Resource Management)/ BMS ((Human Resource Management) with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) OR Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management in HRM/HR / Full time MBA degree in HRM/ HR from recognised University / Institute.

  • For Statistics

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Statistics with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

Exam Syllabus

Preliminary Exam

 Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangements
  • Syllogisms
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement based question (Verbal Reasoning)
  • Inequalities
  • Miscellaneous Questions
  • Input – Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding – Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic  Questions
  • Quantity Comparisons
  • Mathematical Inequalities

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spotting improvement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Para Jumbles
  • New pattern questions

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking
  •  Economy Insurance

Computer Knowledge

  • Networking
  • Input – output  devices
  • Database Management System
  • MS Office
  • Internet
  • History of Computers & generations
  • Shortcuts

Reasoning

  • Syllogisms
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Inequalities
  • Machine
  • Input Output
  • Comparison
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relation
  • Miscellaneous

Numerical Ability

  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration
  • Number Series
  • Miscellaneous Questions (Time, Average, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, Age, Probability, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, Profit & Loss)

For Main Examination

Paper I – English Writing

  • Essay
  • Precis Writing
  • Comprehesion
  • Business/ Office Correspondence
  • Letter Writing

Paper II – Economic and Social Issues

Nature of Indian Economy

  • Structural and Institutional features
  • Economic underdevelopment
  • Opening up the Indian Economy
  • Globalisation
  • Economic Reforms in India–
  • Privatisation

Inflation

  • Trends in Inflation
  • Impact of 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

 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 under privileged

  • Social Movements
  • Indian Political Systems
  • Human Development

Agriculture & Rural Development

Agriculture

  • Definition, meaning and its branches
  • Agronomy: definition, meaning and scope of agronomy
  • Classification of field crops
  • Factors affecting on crop production
  • Agro Climatic Zones
  • Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems
  • Problems of dry land 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
  • fertilizers
  • 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, bio fuels
  • water harvesting structures
  • farm ponds
  • 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 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 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, agroforestry, joint forest management
  • Forest policy and legislation in India, India State of Forest Report 2015
  • Recent developments under 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 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
  • 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 work force
  • problems and conditions of rural labour

Cut Off

NABARD 2016 Overall Cut-Off

PostGENOBCSCSTHIOCVC
Assistant Manager Grade A (200 Marks)112.599.259581.565.7588.2584.75
Manager Grade B (200 Marks)122109.25104.7599.25

NABARD Cut Off Paper I 2016 – Sectional Cut Off

CategoryES (25)AR (25)RE (40)EL (40)CK (20)GA (20)QA (30)
SC, ST, OBC, PWD4.2556.510.258.552.75
General6710.514.510.56.754.75

 


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