NABARD Grade A Notification 2023 Issued For 150 Assistant Managers

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NABARD Grade A Notification 2023 Issued For 150 Assistant Managers

NABARD Assistant Manager Notification 2023 has been issued by the NABARD i.e. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development on the 2nd of September 2023.NABARD Grade A recruitment notification has been issued for the Grade 'A' Assistant Manager position (RDBS). NABARD has invited online applications from Indian citizens for NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2023 in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment

Interested candidates can apply only ON-LINE on the NABARD website between 02 September 2023 and 23 September 2023 for NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment. Interested applicants must thoroughly review the instructions and confirm their eligibility by referring to the NABARD Grade A Notification before applying for the position. To check your eligibility, exam date, application process, vacancy details and more exam-related information read this article carefully.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Overview

Visit the official website of the NABARD before the 23rd of September 2023 to avoid last-minute huste. For brief information regarding NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2023 refer to this table:-

                                NABARD Assistant Manager Updates 2023

Exam Conducting Organization

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

Post Name

Garde ‘A’ Assistant Manager

Vacancies

150

Application Dates

2nd September to 23rd September 2023 

Application Mode

Online 

Selection Process

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023: Important Dates

Here we are providing the important dates related to the NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2023 such as examination dates, registration dates, admit card date etc. Mark your calendar according to this table to appear in the upcoming NABARD Grade A Exam:-

Event

Date

Notification Release Date

2nd September 2023 

Application Start Date

2nd September 2023

Last Date to Apply

23rd September 2023

Phase I (Preliminary) –Exam Date

16th October 2023 (Tentative)

Admit Card Release Date

October 2023 

Answer Key Release Date

To be announced

Result Date

To be announced

NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2023 Important Links

Candidates should visit the official website of the NABARD website to apply for the NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment. To apply for the same candidates can refer to these links we providing in this table for the official notification, application, admit card & answer key:-

Official Website

Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment Notification Link

Assistant Manager 2023 Apply Link

Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment Admit Card Link (Inactive)

Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment Answer Key Link (Inactive)

Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment Result Link (Inactive)

NABARD Assistant Manager Vacancies 2023

A total of 150 vacant seats for the post of Assistant Manager (Grade A) will be filled through this recruitment drive. Category-wise breakdown of NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Vacancy is tabulated below:-

Discipline 

UR 

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

General

31

11

9

18

8

77

Computer/ Information Technology

16

6

1

14

3

40

Finance 

3

4

1

5

2

15

Company Secretary

2

-

-

1

-

3

Civil Engineering

1

1

-

1

-

3

Electrical Engineering

1

-

-

1

1

3

Geo Informatics

2

-

-

-

-

2

Forestry 

1

-

1

-

-

2

Food Processing

1

-

-

1

-

2

Statistics

2

-

-

-

-

2

Mass Communication/Media Specialist

1

-

-

-

-

1

Total 

61

22

12

41

14

150

NABARD Grade ‘A’ Eligibility Criteria 2023

Before applying for the NABARD Grade A Recruitment you should know the eligibility criteria whether you are eligible to apply or not. Here we are providing the NABARD Assistant Manager eligibility criteria 2023 in which you can check parameters like your nationality, age limit & academic qualification:-

Nationality

Candidate should be an Indian citizen to apply for the NABARD Assistant Manager post 2023.

Age Limit 

Candidates applying must fall within the age range of 21 to 30 years as of September 1, 2023, meaning they should have been born between September 2, 1993, and September 1, 2002. Special age relaxations apply to specific categories.

Age Relaxation

Category-wise relaxation in age is tabulated below:-

Category 

Relaxation in age

OBC

03 years

SC/ ST/ Ex-servicemen/ Emergency Commissioned Officers/ Short Service Commissioned Officers/ Children/family members of victims died in the1984 riots. 

05 years

PWBD

General: 10 years

OBC: 13 years

SC/ST: 15 years 

Educational Qualification

Refer to this table to check the academic qualifications for the NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2023. Discipline-wise educational qualification is tabulated below:-

Discipline 

Educational Qualification 

General

- Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 55%) 

OR 

- Post Graduate degree (MBA/PGDM) with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 50%) 

OR 

- CA/CS/ICWA OR - Ph.D from recognized Institutions.CS/ICWA OR Ph.D from Institutions recognized by GOI/UGC.

Computer/ Information Technology/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Forestry/ Food Processing/ Statistics 

- Bachelor’s Degree in the specific field with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 55%) 

OR

 - Post Graduate degree in the specific field with 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 50%)

Finance 

- BBA (Finance/Banking) / BMS (Finance/Banking) with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 55%) 

OR 

- Two-year full-time P.G. Diploma in Management (Finance) / Full-time MBA (Finance) / MMS (Finance) with 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 50%) along with a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline. A specialization in finance is required.

- Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 55%) 

OR 

- Bachelor’s degree with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) 

OR

 - Bachelor’s degree with Membership of Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ACMA/FCMA) & ICWA. (ICAI membership must be obtained by September 1, 2023)

Company Secretary

- Bachelor's degree from a recognized university or institution

- Associate membership in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) to be obtained by September 1, 2023.

Geo Informatics

- BE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geoinformatics with 60% marks (PWBD applicants - 55%) 

OR 

- ME/M.Tech/MSc degree in Geoinformatics with a minimum of 55% marks (PWBD applicants - 50%) from a recognized University/Institution. 

Mass Communication/Media Specialist 

- Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media/Communication/Journalism/Advertising & Public Relations with 60% marks (PWBD applicants - 55%) 

OR 

- Post graduate degree in Mass Media/Communication/Journalism/Advertising & Public Relations with 55% marks (PWBD applicants - 50%) 

OR 

- Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for PWBD applicants)

- Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Media/Communication/Journalism/Advertising & Public Relations with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for PWBD applicants) from a recognized University/Institution.

How To Apply For NABARD Assistant Manager Post 2023
Candidates are allowed to apply for only one discipline of their choice. If multiple applications within disciplines are submitted, only the last one will be considered valid, and the fees for all other applications will be forfeited. To apply online, follow these steps:

  • Visit the NABARD official website.
  • Navigate to "Career Notices" on the homepage.
  • Select the notice titled "Recruitment To The Post Of Assistant Manager (RDBS) In Grade 'A' - 2023."
  • Click on the "Apply Here" link.
  • Complete all required details and submit necessary documents.
  • Make the payment and submit your application.
  • Download the final page of the application form and take a printout of the same for future  reference.

Application Fees 

For the successful submission of the NABARD Grade A Application Form. candidate must pay the application fee according to their categories.The application fee (excluding GST) for the post is as follows:

Category of applicant 

Application Fee

Intimation charge

Total 

For SC/ ST/ PWBD

NIL 

150

150

For all others

650

150

800

NABARD Selection Process For Grade A Assistant Manager 

Selection for the post-NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 will be based three stages:-

Preliminary Examination

Examination will be conducted for 200 marks. Those who score well in this section will get shortlisted for the Main Examination.

Main Examination

This phase consists of two papers and each will be conducted for 200 marks. Some questions carry 2 marks each and some questions carry 1 mark each.

Interview

Candidates may opt for an interview either in Hindi or English and the Interview will be conducted for 50 marks. 

NABARD Assistant Manager Exam Pattern 2023

Preliminary Examination Structure for Grade A (RDBS):-

  • Questions will be asked from 8 subjects.
  • A total of 200 questions will be asked from 200 marks.
  • The question paper will be set Bilingually – Hindi and English except for test of English Language
  • The selection process includes both qualifying sections (Reasoning, English, Computer, Quantitative, Decision Making) and merit-based sections (General Awareness, Economic & Social Issues, Agriculture & Rural Development).
  • Shortlisting for the Main exam depends solely on the merit-based sections. 

Name of the Test 

Number of Questions 

Maximum Marks

Duration

Test of Reasoning

20

20

120 Minutes 

English language

30

30

Computer Knowledge

20

20

Quantitative Aptitude

20

20

Decision Making

10

10

General Awareness 

20

20

Economic and Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 

40

40

Agriculture & Rural Development with Emphasis on Rural India

40

40

Total 

200

200

120 minutes

Main Examination for the post of Generalist

Subject 

Type of Paper

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Remarks 

Paper 1

General English 

Online Descriptive

3

100

90 min

Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard

Paper 2

Economic and Social Issues & Agriculture and Rural Development 

Objective

30

50

30 min

-

Descriptive Type

Candidates must answer 4 out of 6 questions, including 2 questions worth 15 marks each (with higher difficulty) and 2 questions worth 10 marks each.

50

90 min

Descriptive answers should be typed using either English or Hindi keyboards, such as Remington and Inscript keyboards.

Main Examination for the post of Specialist

Subject 

Type of Paper

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Remarks 

Paper 1

General English 

Online Descriptive

3

100

90 min

Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard

Paper 2

Stream Specific Paper

Objective

30

50

30 min

-

Descriptive Type

Candidates must answer 4 out of 6 questions, including 2 questions worth 15 marks each (with higher difficulty) and 2 questions worth 10 marks each.

50

90 min

Descriptive answers should be typed using either English or Hindi keyboards, such as Remington and Inscript keyboards.

NABARD Grade A Exam Syllabus

Those who are going to appear in the NABARD Assistant Manager exam 2023 should be familiar with the Exam syllabus first. Here we are providing subject-wise NABARD Grade A syllabus:-

Subject 

Topic

Paper I – English

The English paper will evaluate writing skills, including expression, comprehension, and the ability to understand and address topics. It will include tasks such as essay writing, précis writing, comprehension, and business/office correspondence.

Paper II – Economic & Social Issues / Agriculture & Rural Development 

  1. Indian Economy
    • Structural and Institutional Features
    • Economic Underdevelopment
    • Opening up the Indian Economy
    • Globalization
    • Economic Reforms
    • Privatization
  2. Inflation
    • Trends and Impact on National Economy
    • Impact on Individual Income
  3. Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India
    • Rural and Urban
    • Measurement of Poverty
    • Government Poverty Alleviation Programs
  4. Population Trends
    • Population Growth and Economic Development
    • Population Policy in India
  5. Agriculture
    • Characteristics and Status
    • Technical and Institutional Changes
    • Agricultural Performance
    • Food Security Issues
  6. Industry
    • Industrial and Labor Policies
    • Industrial Performance
    • Regional Imbalances
    • Public Sector Enterprises
  7. Rural Banking and Financial Institutions
    • Reforms in the Banking and Financial Sector
  8. Globalization of Economy
    • International Funding Institutions
    • Role of IMF, World Bank, WTO
    • Regional Economic Cooperation
  9. Social Structure in India
    • Multiculturalism
    • Demographic Trends
    • Urbanization and Migration
    • Gender Issues
    • Joint Family System
    • Social Infrastructure (Education, Health, Environment)
  10. Education
    • Status and System
    • Socio-Economic Problems related to Illiteracy
    • Educational Policy
  11. Social Justice
    • Issues of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes
    • Positive Discrimination
    • Social Movements
  12. Indian Political System
    • Human Development
    • Current Economic and Social Issues

Agriculture

  1. Agriculture
    • Definition and Branches
  2. Agronomy
    • Definition and Scope
    • Classification of Field Crops
  3. Factors Affecting Crop Production
  4. Agro Climatic Zones
  5. Cropping Systems
    • Definition and Types
  6. Challenges in Dryland Agriculture
  7. Seed Production and Processing
    • Seed Villages
  8. Meteorology
    • Weather Parameters
    • Crop-Weather Advisory
  9. Modern Farming Practices
    • Precision Farming
    • System of Crop Intensification
    • Organic Farming
  10. Natural Resource Management 
    •  Soil and Water Conservation 
    •  Water Resources 
    •  Farm and Agri Engineering 
    •  Plantation & Horticulture 
    •  Animal Husbandry 
    •  Fisheries 
    •  Forestry 
    •  Agriculture Extensions 
    •  Ecology and Climate Change
  11. The current state of Indian agriculture and related activities.

Rural Development

  1. Definition of rural areas and the structure of the Indian rural economy
  2. Rural population in India
  3. Panchayati Raj Institutions

NABARD Grade A Pay Scale 2023

Selected candidates for Grade 'A' positions will start with a basic monthly pay of Rs. 44,500/-. The pay scale ranges from Rs. 44,500 to Rs. 89,150 over 17 years, with various increments. They will also receive additional allowances such as Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per applicable rules. Currently, the Nabard Grade A Salary is approximately Rs. 1,00,000/-.

NABARD Grade A Exam Centres 2023

The examination will take place at multiple centres across India, with the centers for both Preliminary and Mains exams listed in the table below:

Phase – I (Preliminary Examination)

Andaman & Nicobar

Andhra Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh 

Assam 

Bihar 

Chandigarh

Chattisgarh 

Goa

Gujarat

Haryana

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir 

Jharkhand

Karnataka

Kerala

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Manipur

Meghalaya

Mizoram

Nagaland

New Delhi

Odisha 

Puducherry

Punjab 

Rajasthan

Sikkim

Tamil Nadu

Telangana 

Tripura

Uttar Pradesh

Uttarakhand 

West Bengal 

-

-

-

Phase-II (Main Examination)

Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar 

Kolkata 

Bangalore 

Lucknow

Bhopal

Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Thane/MMR

Bhubaneshwar 

Delhi - NCR

Chandigarh - Mohali 

Patna 

Chennai

Pune

Guwahati

Raipur

Hyderabad 

Ranchi 

Jaipur 

Shillong

Jammu 

Thiruvananthapuram 

Srinagar

-

-

-

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Admit Card

The NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Admit Card will be released before the exam, and candidates must have it for entry to the exam hall. Without it, access to the center will not be granted. You can download the admit card from the NABARD official website once the link becomes active.

NABARD Assistant Manager Admit Card 2023 (Link Inactive)

NABARD Assistant Manager Result 2023

Similarly, the NABARD Grade A Result 2023 will be available after the exam. Results for each stage will be announced on the official website. You can check your result using the provided link once it becomes active.

NABARD Grade A Result Link 2023 (Inactive)

 

FAQ

The last date to apply for NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 recruitment is September 23, 2023.

You can check the eligibility criteria, including age limits and educational qualifications, in the official NABARD Grade A notification.

The selection process consists of three stages: Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and an Interview.

Selected candidates will start with a basic monthly pay of Rs. 44,500/-. The pay scale ranges from Rs. 44,500 to Rs. 89,150 over 17 years, with various increments.

You can download the admit card from the NABARD official website once the link becomes active. Make sure you have it for entry to the exam hall.

The NABARD Grade A Result 2023 will be available after the exam. Results for each stage will be announced on the official website.

No, candidates are allowed to apply for only one discipline of their choice. Multiple applications within disciplines are not permitted.

The key subjects in the NABARD Grade A exam syllabus include English, Indian Economy, Agriculture & Rural Development, Finance, and more.

Yes, there is age relaxation for OBC, SC/ST, PWBD, and other specified categories. You can check the details in the official notification

You can find the official notification and apply for the NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 recruitment on the NABARD official website under the "Career Notices" section.

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