NABARD 2020 Notification – GRADE A Assistant Manager EXAM

NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2020 Notification| NABARD Grade A official Notification @| NABARD Notification 2020

NABARD Grade A Notification 2020 – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development have released the official notification for the recruitment of NABARD Grade A post . NABARD recruitment 2020 notification is released on their  official website on 15th January 2020. This year NABARD is filling 154 vacancy for the different post of Grade A Officer.

NABARD Recruitment 2020 Notification have announced by the NABARD to all the candidates who want to apply for NABARD Grade A  2020 exam.

 The NABARD 2020 exam is for the Assistant Manager in Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) /Rajbhasha Service (Legal Service) and Protocol & Security Service. Those who want to make their career in NABARD development assistant can apply for the exam by  NABARD login from official nabard website.

 The  NABARD application form have been started from 15th January 2020 , those who are willing to apply for the NABARD development assistant 2020 post can apply before the last date, the last date to apply NABARD exam is 3rd February 2020.

Name Of Recruitment  Recruitment to the post of Officers in Grade A (RDBS)
Conducted ByNational Bank Of Agriculture And Rural Development(NABARD)  
Name Of Post  Assistant Manager in Grade A (P&SS) and (RDBS)
Exam Level  National
Selection Process of Exam   RDBS-Preliminary exam, mains exam and Interview P&SS – Interview
 Type of Exam Mode  Online
Exam DurationPrelims – 120 minutes Mains: Paper I – 1 ½ hrs  Paper II – 1 ½ hrs for Paper II  
  Application feesRs 800 for General Category and Rs 150 for SC/ ST/ PWBD
  Purpose Of NABARD ExamTo select candidates for the post of Assistant Manager (Grade A) in P&SS and RDBS
Job LocationAcross  India
Exam WebsiteOfficial link (

What is NABARD? OR What is the Full Form of NABARD?

The full form of NABARD is ‘National Bank for Agriculture and  Rural Development’. NABARD exam is conducted every year for the NABARD  recruitment of different posts.

This year NABARD 2020 is conducting the NABARD Grade A Exam for the recruitment of Assistant Manager in Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) and Protocol &  Security Service (P&SS) .

Once you get qualify in the NABARD Grade A Exam you will be eligible for Assistant Manager .Every year NABARD conducts the exam for different post to fill the vacancy for Grade A , Grade B , Grade C.

NABARD Grade A is going to conduct  for the recruitment of Rural Develpoment Banking Service (RDBS) and Protocol % Security Service (P&SS) and Rajbhasha Legal.

NABARD is the most important and famous exam taken by NABARD authority and nabard bank is most famous bank for agriculture development. The selection process for NBARD Exam is basis on three stages

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

But the selection process for Protocol & Security service (p&SS) will be based on the interview only.

NABARD Recruitment 2020 Recruitment 2020 is for the post of NABARD Assistant Manager in Rural Development & Banking Service (RDBS) and Protocol & Security Service(P&SS). The NBARD have announce the total 154 vacancy for different post, those want to apply visit the NABARD official website .

NABARD  GRADE A Exam Dates 2020

NABARD  Grade A Notification have been released on 15th January 2020 for the recruitment of different 154 post. After releasing the NABARD 2020 notification the candidates can apply for the exam by applying online form.

The  NABARD online form was started from 15th January and last date to apply NABARD is 3rd feb 2020. Candidates have to check all the dates announced by NABARD so that they can apply before the NABARD grade A last date.

Following are the NABARD exam date , candidates can check all the dates and complete information on dates of Assistant Manager.

NABARD GRADE A 2020 EventsNABARD GRADE A 2020 dates
NBARD Notification15 th January 2020
Start Date Of Online Application Form Submit15 th January 2020
Last Date Of Online Application Form Submit3 rd February 2020
Download call letter for prelims 114 th February 2020
NABARD 2020 Exam Date (Preliminary)25th February 2020
Result Date (Preliminary)23 March 2020
Admit Card (Main Exam)Updated soon
NABARD Exam Date 2020 (Main Exam)Updated soon
Result Date (Min Exam)Updated soon

IMPORTANT NOTE:  As we know that the NABARD preliminary exam was held on 23rd March 2020 , now the NABARD Main exam admit card date and exam date will be updated soon.

But due to the COVID-19 the  NABARD Grade A Mains exam dates may delayed or postponed. In this article all the NABARD latest news will be updates , so continue this article for all the information related NABARD.

NABARD GRADE A Eligibility Criteria

NABARD Grade A eligibility criteria is different   according to Education, Age and Nationality .Candidates who are applying for the NABRD have to qualify the eligibility criteria 2020.


To apply for NABARD exam the minimum age to apply is 21 years and maximum age is 30 years. But have a note that the candidate who are applying for NABARD exam must be born before 02 January 2020 and later from 01 January 1999.

Minimum Age21 years
Maximun Age30 years

NABARD Eligibility Criteria For Reserved Category

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST05 Years
OBC03 Years
Person with Disabilities(General)10 Years
Person with Disabillities(SC/ST)15 Years
Person with Disabilities(OBC)13 Years

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Education qualification of nabard for applying any exam is most important because each individual exam have there different education criteria and by knowing the education criteria we can see whether we are eligible for that exam or not . NABARD education qualification 2020 is given below for each particular degree.

1. General:

Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks and 45% marks for SC/ST/PwD in any subject from the discipline university and 50% marks in Post graduation and Phd or CA or Diploma in Management of 2 year (full time)or MBA (full time) from any recognised university.

2.  General Agriculture:

Agriculture Bachelor’s Degree having 50% marks and SC/ST 45% marks or 50% marks in Post graduation in Agriculture degree, 45% marks for SC/ST/PwD from discipline institute.

3.  Agriculture Engineering:

Agriculture Engineering Bachelor’s degree having 50% marks and for SC/ST/PwD 45% marks . Post Graduate in Agricultural Engineering having 50%  and for SC/ST/PwD 45 % marks from discipline .

4.  Food/Dairy Processing:

Food /Dairy Processing Bachelor’s Degree having 50% marks and for SC/ST 45% marks. Food / Dairy Processing Degree of Post Graduation having 50% and for SC/ST/ PwD 45% marks from discipline.

5. Land Development-Soil Science:

Agriculture Bachelor’s Degree having 50% and for SC/ST 45% marks. Agriculture  Post Graduate degree having 50% marks and for SC/ST /PwD 45% marks from any discipline university.

6.  Environmental Engg/Sciences:

Environmental Science/ Engineering Bachelor Degree having 50% marks and for SC/ST 45% marks. Environmental science/ Engineering Post graduation degree having 50% marks and SC/ST 45% with any  discipline institute.

7.  Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management

Agriculture Marketing/ Business Bachelor’s Degree having 50% marks and for SC/ST 45% marks. Agricultural Marketing Post Graduation degree having 50% marks and SC/ST/PwD with 45% marks from discipline   university.

8.  Geo Informatics:

Geoinformatics degree in BSC/BE having 50% marks and for  Pwd 45% marks. Geoinformatics post graduation degree in Msc/ME having 50% marks and for PWBD $5% marks from any discipline.

9.  Agricultural Economics/Economics:

Agricultural Economics Bachelors degree having 50% marks and for SC/PWBD 45% marks. Agriculture Economics post graduation degree having 50% marks and SC/PWBD 45 % marks from discipline institute.

10.  Information Technology:

Information Technology/Computer Science Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks and for SC/ST 45% marks. Information Technology/ Computer Science post graduation degree having 50% marks and SC/ST/PwD 45% from discipline institute.

11.  Chartered Accountant:

Chartered Accountant  or Membership Bachelor’s Degree must have from (ICAI) before the date 01 jan 2020.

12. Company Secretary:

Company Secretary Bachelor’s degree /Membership  from (ICSI) from discipline institute must be there before 01 jan 2020.

13.  Finance:

 BBA/BMS finance having 50% and for SC/ST/PWD 45 % marks. Diploma in management 2 years( full time)/ MBA (full time) with 50% and 45% marks for SC/ST pwd from recognised institute.

14.  Human Resource Management:

BBA/BBM /BMS in human Resource management having 50% and pwd candidates 45% marks. Diploma in Management post graduation degree / MBA (full time) from discipline university.

15.  Statistics:

Statistics Bachelor’s Degree having 50% and 45% marks to PWBD candidates. Statistics Post graduation Degree having 50% marks and 45% marks for PWBD candidates from discipline institute.

NABARD Grade A vacancy 2020

NABARD Vacancy 2020 have released the recruitment notification for 154 posts. There are 154 vacancies for the post of  NABARD Assistant manager in grade A in RDBS/P&SS. Below are the list of NABARD vacancy for  Grade A post of Assistant Manager.

 Assistant Manager (RDBS) 
2.General Agriculture4
3.Agricultural Engineering3
4.Food/Dairy Processing3
5.Land Development-Soil Science3
6.Environmental Engg/Sciences4
7.Agriculture Marketing/Agri
business Management
8.Geo Informatics2
9.Agriculture Economics/Economics5
10.Information Technology12
11.Chartered Accountant8
12.Company Secretary3
14.Human Resource Management3

NABARD Grade A Vacancy for  Assistant Manger post for (P&SS)

Assistant Manager (P&SS)4

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern |NABARD Grade A  Selection Procedure

NABARD Grade A exam pattern comprises of 3 sections or stage. Following are the 3 steps for NABARD Grade A exam 2020.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

The preliminary exam consists of MCQ type questions and the exam is conducted online of 200 marks and the time duration of exam is 120 min(2hrs).

Preliminary exam is the very first stage for all the candidates, the candidates who fail in preliminary exam can’t go further for next step. And those candidates who pass or qualify the preliminary exam  go for second stage.

Preliminary exam is important to qualify , without that the candidates will not able to crack the NABRD exam.  NABARD exam comprises of  7 sections and each section having different marks and time allocated is 2 Hours.

Following is the exam pattern for NBARD Preliminary exam .

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NABARD Grade A Preliminary Exam Pattern

PARTICULARSPreliminary Exam
Exam ModeOffline (OMR Sheet Based )
Exam Duration120 Minutes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
    Sections    English Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness Computer Economic& Social issues Agriculture & Rural Development
Total Marks200 Marks
Marking Scheme1 Marks for correct answer
Negative Marking0.25

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

Those who qualify or clear the preliminary exam will only eligible for the mains agriculture and rural development nabard exam.The mains exam of NABARD Grade A exam have both online  MCQ test and Descriptive Test.

After clearing NABARD Grade A exam the qualifying candidates   go to the next step ie. Interview . The mains exam of NABAED comprise of two papers. Paper I is common to all candidates and Paper –II according to post.

Below table show the NABRD Grade A Mains exam pattern :

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

PARTICULARSPreliminary Exam
Exam ModeOnline (MCQ) & Descriptive Test
Exam Duration180 Minutes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Paper –IGeneral English
Paper-II  Economics/agriculture/social issues  
Paper-IIRelated to the post  
Total Marks200 Marks
Marking Scheme1 Marks for correct answer
Negative Marking0.25

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus

Following are the NABARD grade A syllabus according to the exams like preliminary and mains. Syllabus for both exams are different for nabard development assistant syllabus

 NABARD Grade A Preliminary exam Syllabus

2.Quantitative Aptitude
3.Computer Skills
4.English Language
5.Agriculture and Rural Development
6.Economic and Social issues
7.General Knowledge

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Syllabus

NABARD Mains exam have two papers following is the syllabus of that:

Paper -IEnglish-To see candidates English writing skills and proficiency.
Paper-IIEconomic & social issues
Paper -IIAgriculture and Rural Development

NABARD Mains exam  Paper-I & II both are taken in English language to check the candidates English writing skill.

How to Apply for NABARD Grade A Exam?| NABARD Grade A Application Form 2020| NABARD Apply online

 NABARD exam form is applied or filled through online mode only. Below are the steps to do NABARD registration  form and nabard development assistant apply online

  • Register the official website of NABARD or login to NABARD website
  • Next click on the REGISTRATION link, from that page you will redirect to the  another page.
  • On next page some detail information have to filled .
  • Use your valid email id so that all the declaration details is send there.
  • After that, your scanned passport photo and sign is needed to upload of required size.
  • Next fill your personal details like name number etc.
  • Submit   NABARD application form after all procedure completed.
  • After , all the above process done the NAABARD application form of yours will display on screen. Check all the details mention are correct any mistakes is there, if any then make the correction there itself.
  • Now the mode of payment have select  , debit /credit card/Internet banking etc.
  • Now, your form   submitted ,take a print out of that for future use.

By following above procedure your NABARD Grade A apply online form will be submitted successfully.

NABARD Application Fee 2020

Following is the application fee of NABARD Grade A officer:

 For RDBS post
General categoryRs 800/-
SC/ST/PWDRs 150/-
 For P&SS Post
General CategoryRs 750/-
SC/ST/PWDRs 100/-


What is the salary of NABARD Grade A officer?

Many of us have question about the salary, before we apply for any exam we check the salary structure of that exam. NABARD Grade A  Assistant manager salary structure is discuss below:

  • For Basic Pay the NABARD grade A assistant manager is given approx 28150/- pm
  • Allowances is also offered to Assistant Manager like Dearness Allowance, House rent Allowance, Grade Allowance in time.
  • So, the total salary in hand is given to Assistant manager is approx. 61000/-

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