Topic cover: Job profile, salary, Notification, Exam date, Eligibility, application form, Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and cutoff

Nabard Grade A means is National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development. Nabard Grade A last year added a notification on their official websites related to the post of Assistant Manager on 15th January 2020.

Nabard Grade A 2021 notification yet not released. Last year around 154 posts for the Nabard Grade A officer post.  National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development has declared its 154 vacancies to recruit candidates in different segments.

NABARD Grade A 2020

On 25th Feb 2020, the preliminary exam of NABARD Grade a was successfully conducted across the country. You can also check the results of its online. NABARD has published the official notification for 154 posts of Assistant Manager for grade A vacancies.

There are two categories for these vacancies, where 4 vacancies are for Protocol and Security Service and the 150 are in rural development banking service.

Nabard Grade A Job Profile

  • The Assistant Manager post is the lowest one in the hierarchy of managerial posts.
  • There is no specified Assistant Manager work profile he has to do a lot of multitasking work.
  • Assistant Manager Officer has to work on various policies and programmes mandated by Central and State Governments related to Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • The post of Manager is the next post of Assistant Manager.
  • A manager has many responsibilities to maintain customer relationships, approve loans, enable smooth functioning of the office, monitor the accounting procedures, coordinate with various departments and facilitation of inter-departmental assignments.

The rising post of Assistant Manager is given below:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Manager
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Chief General Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Director

NABARD Grade A Salary

The starting basic salary of NABARD Grade A exam selected candidates is Rs. 28,150/-. Apart from this, as per the government rules the candidates are also eligible for the local compensatory allowance, and Dearness Allowance. All it makes the initial monthly gross salary 62,600/-.

Basic pay Rs. 28,150/-
  • Rs. 28150-1550(4)
  • Rs. 34350-1750(7)
  • Rs. 46600-EB-1750(4)
  • Rs. 53600-2000(1)
  • Rs. 55600.
Gross salary Rs.62,600/-

NABARD Grade A 2021 Highlight

These highlight helps you to know about the NABARD exam process in details. Here is the NABARD Grade A highlights are given in the below table:

Organization Name NABARD
Full Form of NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
Website NABARD Official Website
Exam Conduct by NABARD
Post Name Assistant Manager Grade A
Notification Release Date Yet Not Released
Last Date to Apply To Be Announced
Mains Admit Card Release Date To Be Announced
Mains Exam Date To Be Announced
Mains Result Date To Be Announced
Mode of Exam Online

NABARD Grade A Exam Date

NABARD Grade A exam dates and important event dates and release early soon by Nabard on its official website. in The below we gave Nabard Grade A Exam Date 2021 are as follows:


Exam Dates

NABARD Grade A Notification Release April 2021
Process of Online Application April 2021
Prelims Admit Card Release To be announced soon
Prelims Exam Date To be announced soon
Prelims Result Declaration To be announced soon
Mains Admit Card Release To be announced soon
Mains Exam Date To be announced soon
Mains Result Declaration To be announced soon
Interview To be announced soon

NABARD Grade A Notification       

The latest NABARD Grade A exam 2021 notification yet not to be released on NABARD official website. NABARD Grade A notification 2020 released for 154 officer posts of Grade A and Grade B. The date for online submission for the post for all candidates was from 15 January 2020 to 3 February 2020.

This is one of the most rewarding government jobs in India, and this exam is highly competitive. The candidate has to score high to get this job. There are three phases of this exam that as given below:

  • Preliminary
  • Main
  • Personal  Interview

The mode of exam is online, and the difficulty level is from easy to moderate. The time duration for the preliminary exam is 2 hours and the time duration for the main exam is 3 hours. There is also a negative marking of 0.25 marks. The maximum marks for both Preliminary and Main exams are 200.

NABARD Grade A Vacancy

NABARD Grade A 2021 official vacancy list will be released soon. The total number of last year’s vacancies is 154 for the recruitment of aspirants. Here are the details about Nabard Grade A 2020 vacancies in the below table:



NABARD Grade A Assistant Manager (Rural Development Banking Service)  139+ expected
NABARD Grade A  Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha Service) 8+ expected
NABARD Grade A  Assistant Manager (Legal Service) 3+ expected
NABARD Grade A Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security Service)  4+ expected
Total 154

Nabard Grade A Eligibility

Nabard Grade A eligibility 2021 is the most important for all aspirants, If you are going to fill the application form for NABRAD Grade A or another competitive exam then you need to fulfill all the eligibility criteria such as Educational Qualification, Age limit, etc.

For more information about the Nabard Grade A eligibility criteria, then we are providing here some basic standards of eligibility. In the below you must have read to get information:

Age Limit

Minimum Age: 21 years (As of 1st January 2021)
Maximum Age: 30 years (As of 1st January 2021)
You must born not earlier than 02.01.1990 and not after 01.01.1999.


Age Relaxation

OBC 3 Years
ST 5 Years
SC 5 Years
Ex-servicemen 5 Years
Disable person (General category) 10 years
Disable person (OBC category) 13 years
Disable person (SC /ST category) 15 years

Education Qualification

Candidates can check Educational qualification in the below we mentioned:


Educational Qualification

General Bachelor’s Degree in any subject (with 50% marks)
General Agriculture Bachelor’s Degree in any agriculture (with 50% marks)
Agriculture Engineering Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering (with 50% marks)
Food/Dairy Processing Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing, Food Technology, Dairy Sciences, Dairy Technology (with 50% marks)
Land Development-Soil Science Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural, Soil Science or Agronomy (with 50% marks)
Environmental Engg/Sciences Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering (with 50% marks)
Agriculture marketing Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Marketing or Agriculture Business Management (with 50% marks)
Geo Informatics B.Tech/BE/ BSC degree in Geoinformatics (with 50% marks)
Agricultural Economics Bachelor’s Degree with Economics or Agriculture Economics (with 50% marks)
Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information
Chartered Accountant Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
Company Secretary Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Associate membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Finance BMS (Finance or Banking), BBA (Finance or Banking) (with 50% marks)
Human Resource Management:

BBA (Human Resource Management), BBM (Human Resource Management),

BMS ((Human Resource Management) (with 50% marks)

Statistic Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics with (with 50% marks)


  • A citizen of India

NABARD Grade A Apply Online

Nabard Grade A Apply Online form is compulsory for aspirants to give Nabard Exam 2021. The eligible and interested candidates can apply online through the official website for the posts. The first criteria to apply for the posts are eligibility conditions.

The candidates must be eligible for the NABARD Grade A posts. The candidate must be a graduate in any disciple from a recognized university. Now we have mentioned below some steps that you have to follow to fill the form and apply online:

Step 1: Check the link given on the website to apply online.

Step 2: Click here for the new registration that is mentioned on the right hand side of the page.

Step 3: Fill here all the basic information in the first section of the form and after that click on save and next button provided at the bottom of the page

Step 4: Then in the second section you are now required to upload your passport size photograph with your signature. The size of the photograph should be 4.5cm *3.5 cm. Make sure that both the photograph and the signature must be clearly visible. The file size of the photograph must be 20kB to 50KB and that of the signature must be 10KB to 20KB.

Step 5: After successfully uploading the photo and signature click on the net button, and now you are required to fill in your personal details, your educational qualification, and your work experience so far.

Step 6: Now, the main step is to fill in the preference list for your choice of center for giving the exam and then click on the save and next button.

Step 7: After submission of all detail the preview of the application form will be in front of you. In case, you find any error, you can edit the information provided by you in this step, but once the data is saved that you cannot change any information. So be very careful while submitting your details.

Step 8: At last, you have to make the payment by selecting the preferred payment method for the exam. You have the choice to make the payment through debit/credit/net banking, etc.

Step 9: Now, click the submit button, your NABARD application form will be submitted successfully.

NABARD Grade A application Fees

After filling the application form, aspirants will be directed to the payment page to pay Nabard Grade A application fees. Aspirants pay through Debit Cards (RuPay/MasterCard/Visa/), Internet Banking, Credit Cards, IMPS, Cash Cards, or Mobile Wallets.

The application fee or charges will be non-refundable. In the below, we are mentioned about Nabard Grade A Application Fees 2021:


Application Fee

 Extra charges


ST/SC/PWBD          – Rs. 150 Rs. 150
For all others Rs. 650 Rs. 150 Rs. 800

NABARD Grade A admit card

NABARD Grade A Admit card 2021 As of now the admit card detail for the exam has not been given. NABARD has given a link on its official website to download the admit card for the exam.

Hereby following some simple steps one can download the Nabard Grade A admit card but you have to make sure to have a good internet connection to download it.

Step 1: Click the link provided to download the admit card for NABARD Grade A Assistant admit card on the website.

Step 2: You have to select the language as the new page appear on your screen

Step 3: This is the login process, now it will ask for your login id which is your Registration Number and Date of Birth as your Password after this enter Captcha and press the login button.

Step 4: The admit card will become visible on your screen, you can download the PDF format and save it on your system, or also can print it at your convenience.

Please make sure that without having a copy of admit card candidate cannot enter the examination hall.

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A exam pattern contains three phases:

  • Phase I – Preliminary Exam
  • Phase II – Mains Exam
  • Phase III- Interview Process

The Nabard Grade A examination is of 1 hour and 20 min duration and it is conducted has three sections with having 100 questions. Negative marking 0.25 for every wrong answer. In the below table we discuss Nabard Grade A exam pattern 2021:

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Serial No

Section Asked

Total Marks

Time Taken

1 Quantitative Aptitude 20 Total 2 hours for all
2 Reasoning 20
3 English Language 20
4 Computer Knowledge 20
5 General Awareness 20
6 Economics And Social Issues 40
7 Agricultural And Social Development 40
Total 200 2 hours

Main Exam Pattern



Test Name

Max Marks

Time Taken

1. Phase I General English 100 90 min
2. Phase II Economics and Social Issues and Agricultural and Rural Development for general posts 100 90min
3. Phase III Legal services: Proficiency in varoius laws such as laws of Banking, Industrial and cooperative laws, Direct financing, Commerce/property transactions, Insurance, Negotiable instruments, etc 100


90 min


As if the candidate clears the main examination as per the above pattern then he/she is called for the final interview.  The final selection is made on the decision that how well a candidate performs in the mains examination and interview process.

NABARD Grade A Syllabus

The syllabus of NABARD Grade A 2021 for the post of Assistant Manager is divided into three phases. Phase 1 includes the preliminary online exam. It is an objective online exam of a total of 200 marks.

The preliminary objective online exam contains seven sections, All these sections are of 20 marks each and there is a sectional cut off and overall cut off in this phase. In the below we are mentioned about Nabard Grade A Syllabus 2021:


Phase 1

Quantitative Aptitude


200 marks

Reasoning Ability
English Language
Computer Knowledge
General Awareness
Economics and Social Issues
Agriculture and Rural Development

The Phase 2 Main exam also conducted online and it is a mix of objective type questions and descriptive patterns. All these three exams are 100 marks each and the time duration for each exam is 1.5 hours.

Phase 2

Exam Type
General English (Online through keyboard) Descriptive 100 marks 1.5 hours
Economics and General Issues for General Posts Objective 100 marks 1.5 hours
Related to the discipline of the post – For all other posts Objective 100 marks 1.5 hours

The descriptive paper on General English contains the following topics:

  • Essay Writing
  • Comprehension
  • Report Writing

Paragraph Writing and Letter Writing

This descriptive exam on English assesses the writing skills, the analytical and drafting abilities including expressions and understanding of the topic.

Nabard Grade A Cutoff

NABARD Grade A Cut Off 2021 is release come soon on the official website of NABARD. The candidates can get last year cut-off from the below table:




General 116.75 115.25 117.00 117.00 126.00 201.00
Agriculture Engineering 101.00 108.50 125.25
Food/ Dairy Processing



106.25 119.50
General Agriculture 100.00



103.50 117.75
Agriculture Marketing/Agri business Management 105.00 110.00
Geo Informatics 93.00 103.00
Environmental Engg/Sciences



101.50 114.75 124.75
Company Secretary 106.75 99.25 119.50
Chartered Accountant 97.25 102.75 97.75 110.50
Information Technology 102.50 100.50 97.25 93.75 113.75
Finance 109.50 102.25 103.25 100.75 122.50
Agriculture Economics/Economics 129.00 137.00 123.25 145.75
Human Resource Management 116.25 105.50 139.25
Statistics 108.25 122.00

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