NABARD Grade A Finance Notification 2022, And Other Exam Details

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Jul 18, 2022

NABARD Grade A Finance Exam Highlights 2022

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NABARD Grade A is one of the most sought-after government jobs and therefore the competition is nerve-racking. NABARD Grade A Finance Officer is one such stream that is covered under NABARD recruitment 2022. It is advised to read all the instructions carefully and ensure that you fulfill all the eligibility criteria for the NABARD Grade A Finance post before applying for the same. Let's have detailed information on NABARD Grade A Finance Post.

NABARD Grade A Finance Highlights 2022

Conducting AuthorityNational Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development
NABARD Website www.nabard.org
Name of the Posts Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ {RDBS (Finance)}
Mode of application Online
Stages of Exam Three Stages-
  • Phase 1- Preliminary Exam (8 sections)
  • Phase 2- Mains Exam
  • Phase 3- Personal Interview
Maximum marks & Time duration
  • Phase 1- 200 marks, 2 hours
  • Phase 2-
    • • Paper 1- 100 marks, 1 hour 30 minutes
    • • Paper 2 (Objective + Descriptive) - 100 marks, 2 hours
  • Phase 3- 50 Marks
Opening Date for Submission of Online
Applications
July 18, 2022
Closing Date for Submission of Online
Application
August 07, 2022
NABARD Grade A Phase I (Preliminary)
Online Examination
September 07, 2022
NABARD Grade A Phase II (Mains) Admit Card Click Here
NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Date October 29, 2022
Number of Vacancies 30 (More detail)
NABARD Grade A RDBS Exam Notification Click Here
NABARD Grade A Protocol & Security Exam Notification Click Here
NABARD Grade A Rajabhasha Phase 2 (Mains) Exam Result Click Here
NABARD Grade A RDBS Phase 2 (Mains) Exam Result Click Here

NABARD Grade A Finance Exam Pattern 2022

NABARD Grade A selection process for Finance Post is divided into three stages Phase 1 and Phase 2 followed by the Interview. The NABARD Grade A exam pattern for Finance Post is mentioned below-

  • Phase 1- Prelims
  • Phase 2- Mains (Objective + Descriptive)
  • Phase 3- Personal Interview

NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern

NABARD Grade A Prelims exam 2022 for Finance Officer will be an online objective test, and will consist of eight sections. Furthermore, the NABARD Grade A Finance Officer exam pattern has two sections - Qualifying section and Merit section based on which the selection will take place.

Further details are in the table below. 

Nature of Test Test NameNo. Of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
Qualifying Quantitative Aptitude 20 20 Composite time of 120 minutes
Reasoning Ability 20 20
Computer Knowledge 20 20
English Language 30 30
Decision Making 10 10
Merit Based General Awareness 20 20
Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 40 40
Economic and Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 40 40
Total 200 200 2 Hours

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern

The NABARD Grade A Mains for Finance post is divided into two Papers - Paper 1 (General English) - Descriptive and Paper 2 - a mix of multiple-choice and descriptive types related to the finance domain. For further details on NABARD Grade A Finance Mains Exam Pattern 2022, please look at the table below.

PaperName of TestPaper TypeNo. of QuestionsMarksDurationRemarks
Paper 1 General English Descriptive 3 100 1 hours and 30 mintues (90 Minutes) Descriptive
(Answer to be typed using keybord)
Paper 2 Professional Knowledge Objective 30 50 30 mintues  
Descriptive 6 50 1 hours and 30 mintues (90 Minutes) Descriptive Answers to betyped using keyboard either
in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)

Note: The calling ratio for NABARD Grade A Mains/Phase 2 (Finance) exam is 1:25.

Interview

After securing a sufficiently high rank in merit, you will be short-listed for the interview round. The calling ratio for the NABARD Grade A Finance interview is 1:3. The NABARD Grade A interview will be of 50 Marks. The final selection for the post of Assistant Manager in NABARD Grade A Finance recruitment will be based on your cumulative performance in Phase 2/ Mains exam and Interview.

NABARD Grade A Finance Syllabus 2022

The right knowledge of the NABARD Grade A Finance exam syllabus will help you devise a proper planning strategy. This will eventually assist you in having an edge over your competitors.

NABARD Grade A Prelims Syllabus 2022

You can check out the syllabus of NABARD Grade A Prelims/Phase 1 below.

SectionTopics
Quantitative Aptitude Time and Work, Mensuration, Average, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixture and Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation, Ratio & Proportion, Simplification & Approximation, Percentage, Set Theory, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Number Series, Profit & loss, Boats & Stream, Simple and Compound Interest, Data Sufficiency
English Language Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the Blanks, Cloze Test, Sentence Rearrangement, Idioms & Phrases
General Awareness Monetary Policies, Banking & Financial Awareness, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Static GK, Financial & Economics News, Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Banking terms, rates, processes, National Institution
Reasoning Ability Puzzles, Seating Arrangement - Circular, Square and Linear, Data Sufficiency, Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine Input Output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Alphanumeric Series
Computer Knowledge Computer Languages, Basic Hardware and Software, History of Computer, Devices, Viruses and Hacking, MS Office, Networking
Decision Making Behaviour Decision Making,Managerial Decision making,Eligibility Criteria based decision making,Data Arrangements Based Decision making

NABARD Grade A Mains (Paper 1) Syllabus 2022

The NABARD Grade A Mains - Paper 1 will consist of questions from the Finance domain. The detailed syllabus for the NABARD Grade A Finance Officer is given in the table below.

SectionTopics
English (Writing Skills) Essay, Precis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.

NABARD Grade A Mains (Paper 2) Syllabus 2022

The NABARD Grade A Mains - Paper 2 will consist of questions from the Finance domain. The detailed syllabus for the NABARD Grade A Finance Officer is given in the table below.

SectionTopics
Financial Accounting 1.1 Meaning; Objectives; Basic Accounting; Principles, Concepts and Conventions; Limitations of Financial Accounting 1.2 Preparation of Financial Statements – Nature of Financial Statements; Capital and Revenue Expenditure; Trading Account; Profit and Loss Appropriation account and Balance Sheet; Limitation of Financial Statements 1.3 Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements – Tools of Financials Statements analysis; Ratio Analysis – different types of ratios; Advantages and Limitation of ratio analysis. 1.4 Depreciation : Reserves and Provisions – Meaning ; Need for providing Depreciation; Methods of providing depreciation ; Provisions and Reserves; Choice of Methods; Objectives of Depreciation Policy. 1.5 Inventory Valuation : Nature and Importance of Inventory Valuation; Types of Inventory Systems; Methods of Inventory valuation; choice of Method. 1.6 Developments in Accounting – Interim Reporting – Segment Reporting – Value – added statement – Corporate Social Reporting – Human Resource Accounting – Accounting for Intangible Assets – Accounting for Financial Instruments – Environmental Accounting – Inflation Accounting. 1.7 Statement of Sources and Application of Funds – Meaning of Funds, Distinction between Funds and Cash; Preparation of Fund Flow Statement; Analysis of flow of funds; Utility of Fund Flow Statement; Preparation of cash flow statement; Utility of cash Flow Statement. 1.8 Preparation of Final Accounts of Banking, Insurance Companies – Basel III & Prudential Norms like Capital Adequacy Ratio, Non-Performing Assets – Provisions therefore for Banks and financial Institutions.
Management Accounting Meaning and scope of Management Accounting; Financial Accounting Vs.Management Accounting; Role of Management Accounting; Function and Position of Controller. 2.2 Variable Costing – Fixed costs and Variable Costs; Distinctions between variable costing and absorption costing; application of variables costing as a technique; Differential costing and decision making. 2.3 Marginal costing – Cost volume profit analysis, Profit Planning, Break-even analysis, Break even Point and Break-even chart. 2.4 Methods of costing – job costing – Contract costing – Batch Costing – Process costing – Unit costing – Operation costing and Operating costing. 2.5 Cost of capital – Cost of different sources of finance –Weighted average cost of capital – Marginal cost of capital – Concepts of operating and financial leverage – Capital Structure patterns – Designing optimum capital structure – Different sources of finance – Long, medium and short term finance. 2.6 Money market and their operations 2.7 Business valuations – Mergers, Acquisitions and corporate restructuring. 2.8 Budgetary control – Meaning and objectives; operation of Budgeting system; types of Budgets; Preparation of Sales Budget; Production Budget, Cash Budget, Master Budget; Flexible Budgeting; Zero Budgeting. 2.9 Standard Costing –Meaning of Standard costing; distinction between Standard Costing and Budgeting Control; Advantages of Standard costing; Setting up of Standards; Variance Analysis – Material, labour and Overheads. 2.10 Management Control System : distinction between strategic planning, Operational Control and Management control System; Responsibility Accounting; Transfer Pricing; Tools of Control – Residual Income and Return on Investment; Performance Budgeting; Economic Value added. 2.11 Appraisal of firms – Objectives, Uniform costing; Ratio Based Comparison; Credit Rating; Risk Assessment. 2.12 Appraisal of Projects – Methods of appraisal – preparation of project report – Economic, Technical, Financial Feasibility – Techniques for evaluation of projects like Pay Back Method, Discounted Cash Flow, Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, etc. – Sensitivity analysis in capital budgeting – Impact of inflation in capital budgeting – Risk analysis in capital budgeting – Social cost benefit analysis – Simulation and decision tree analysis. 2.13 Working Capital Management : Factors affecting working Capital requirements; Assessment of Working Capital; Inventory Management; Receivable Management; Cash Management; Method of Financing working capital; different forms of bank credit; working capital and Banking Policy
Auditing Auditing – Nature and scope – Audit Process – Objectives of audit – basic principles governing an audit – Types of audit – Relationship of auditing with other subjects – Internal Audit and External Audit – Audit & Inspection 3.2 Planning and programming of Audit – Division of work; supervision and review of audit notes and working papers; planning the flow of audit work. 3.3 Conduct of Audit – Audit Programme; Audit Note Book; Working Papers and Audit files. 3.4 Internal Control – Internal Control, Internal Check, Internal Audit and Concurrent Audit. 3.5 Vouching – General consideration vouching of payments and receipts; Vouching of payment into and out of Bank; Vouching of Goods on consignment, Sale on approval basis, Empties, Sale under hire-purchase system and various types of allowances to customers. 3.6 Verification – Meaning ; General principles; Verification of Cash in hand and Cash at Bank; Verification and Valuation of Investments and Inventories; Loans Bills Receivables; Free hold and Leasehold property; Debtors, Plant and Machinery; Verification of different liabilities. 3.7 Audit of Limited Company – Statutory requirements under the Companies Act 1956 – Audit of branches – Joint Audit – Concepts of true and fair materiality and audit risk in the context of audit of companies. 3.8 Dividends and divisible profits – financial, legal and policy considerations with special reference to depreciation – Audit reports – Qualification and Notes on accounts –Special report on offer documents. 3.9 Audit under income tax and indirect taxes – Special features of audit of banks, Insurance companies, cooperative societies and Non-banking Financial Companies – Audit of incomplete records – Special audit assignments like audit of bank borrowers – Inspection of special entities like banks, financial institutions, etc. – Investigation including due diligence. 3.10 Concept of Cost Audit, Management Audit, Operational Audit, Environmental Audit and Energy Audit. 3.11 Audit under computerized environments – Computer Auditing – Specific problems of EDP audit – need for review of internal control especially procedure controls and facility controls – techniques of audit of EDP output – use of computer for internal and management audit purpose – test packs – computerized audit programme – involvement of the auditor at the time of setting up the computer system
BBA (Banking & Finance) Advance Technology in Banking (ATM, Internet Banking, etc.) – Auditing - Business Communication Skills - Business Ethics and Ethos - Business Laws - Banking Theory and Practice - Corporate Law - Counter Operations, Savings Bank, Current Account and Remittances - Data Base Management System - Financial Management - Fundamentals of Computers -Income Tax -International Banking - Legal Aspects of Banking - Loans (Housing, Vehicle, Consumer and Personal loans, etc) - Managerial Economics - Marketing Information System - Merchant Banking & Financial Services - Organization and Management - Organization Theory and Behaviour - Principles & Practices of Banking - Principles and Practices of Management - Quantitative Techniques - Research Methodology - Resource Mobilization and Marketing of Banking Services - Statistic for Management - Strategic Credit Management - Treasury & Risk Management Topics like Basic Business Statics, Introduction to modern business, Basic business communication, Business Laws, Introduction to computers, Communication and soft skills, micro economics, organizational behavior, operation research, Basic accounting, Macroeconomics, etc
BMS (Banking & Finance) Foundation of Human Skills - Introduction of Financial Accounts - Business Law - Business Statistics - Business Communication - Principles of Management I - Introduction to Computers - Business Environment - Industrial Law - Computer Applications in Business - Managerial Economics I - Business Mathematics - Introduction of Cost Accounting - Environmental Management -Management Accounting - Managerial Economics II - Marketing Management - Business Aspects in Banking & Insurance - Production Management & Materials Management - Strategic Management - Productivity and Quality Management - Direct & Indirect Taxes - Export-Import Procedures & Documentation - Cooperatives & Rural Markets - Research Methods in Business - Public Relations Management - Human Resource Management - Service Sector Management - Financial Management - Elements of Logistics Management - Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility - Elective I: - Special Studies in Marketing - Special Studies in Finance - E-Commerce - Project Work - Entrepreneurship & Management of SME - Operation Research - International Finance - Indian Management Thoughts & Practices - International Marketing

NABARD Grade A Finance Eligibility Criteria 2022

Before applying for the NABARD Grade A Finance exam, you should ensure your eligibility concerning Education Qualification, age limit and other qualifications as permissible. These eligibility criteria must be fulfilled as on or before July 1, 2022. Have a detailed look at the eligibility criteria below.

NABARD Grade A Educational Criteria

To be eligible to apply for NABARD Grade A Finance stream, you must possess the educational qualifications laid down in the NABARD Grade A notification 2022. For more details on the NABARD Grade A Finance stream qualifications look at the table below.

StreamEducational Criteria
Finance

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

OR

Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management (Finance) / Full time MBA (Finance) degree with 55% (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 50%) from Institutions / Universities recognized by GoI /UGC with Bachelor's Degree in any discipline. Candidates will be required to submit a certificate from Institution/University regarding specialization in finance OR Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants - 55%) OR 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 01-07-2021 OR CFA.

NABARD Grade A Age Criteria

NABARD has prescribed the age limit criteria for the NABARD Grade A Finance exam. For a detailed NABARD Grade A age limit, please look at the table below.

PostAge Criteria
NABARD Grade A The candidate must be between 21 and 30 years of age as on 01-07-2022, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-07-1992 and not later than 01-07-2001

NABARD Grade A Age Relaxation

As per government norms, there is a provision of upper age limit relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories. In case you belong to any of the reserved categories and seek age relaxation, please look at the table below.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates 3 years
Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) provided that the applicants have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) 5 years
Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case, on selection, the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released within 03 months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment 5 years
Children/family members of victims died in the1984 riots 5 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWBD)
  • General–10 years
  • OBC–13 years
  • SC/ST–15 years

NABARD Grade A How to Apply Online

The step by step application process for the NABARD Grade A finance exam is provided below.

  • Log on to the official website of NABARD, i.e. www.nabard.org
  • Check out the ‘NABARD.org/career’ notices and look for the ‘Apply Online link
  • New registrants must click on the ‘Click here for New Registration’ tab and provide details such as full name, email ID and contact details
  • Registrants will receive a Provisional Registration Number and Password
  • Use these login credentials to complete the form by providing correct details
  • Validate the details by selecting the ‘Validate your details and ‘Save & Next button
  • Upload the documents (Photo & Signature) taking care of the specifications
  • Guidelines for Uploading the Photograph
    • The dimensions of the photograph should lie between 200 x 230 pixels
    • The photograph must be clear and passport size
    • The file size of the photograph should be between 20KB - 50 KB
  • Guidelines for Uploading the Signature
    • The signature should be clear and legible
    • The file size of the signature should be between 10KB- 20KB. If it is below the limit or if it exceeds the mentioned limit, the application will be rejected
    • The dimensions of the signature should lie between 140 x 60 pixels
  • Verify for the last time before ‘Final Submit’
  • Select the ‘Payment’ tab to remit the application fee
  • Take a print of the application form and fee receipt for future use

NABARD Grade A Application Fee

Your application will not be considered complete until you pay the application fee. You can pay the NABARD Grade A Finance application fee through online mode only. The NABARD Grade A fee details are as follows.

CategoryApplication FeeIntimation ChargesTotal Fees
For SC/ ST/ PWBD NIL Rs. 150 Rs.150
For all others 650 Rs. 150 Rs. 800
Staff * * *
*The fee/intimation charges paid by staff members will be reimbursed on submission of fee receipt only if you satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post. 

NABARD Grade A Finance Salary

Once you clear the NABARD Grade A Finance exam, you will draw a starting basic pay of Rs 44500/ month. Besides this, you will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and many more.

As a NABARD Grade A Finance Officer, you will also be liable for reimbursement like maintenance of the vehicle, newspaper, telephone charges, book grant, allowance for furnishing of residence, medical expenses. You will be governed under the New Pension Scheme (NPS), in addition to the benefit of Gratuity and Optional Group Term Insurance Plan. You are liable to be posted and transferred anywhere in India.

Further details about NABARD Grade A Salary are in the table below.

PostSalary
NABARD Grade A
  • Basic Pay - Rs. 28150 Per month.
  • PayScale - Rs.28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)–46600–EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600.
  • In Hand Salary - Rs 70,000. (approximately)

NABARD Grade A Finance Job Profile

NABARD is an apex institution and a regulator so you won't regret joining/working for NABARD. Office Timings’ of a NABARD Grade ‘A’ officer would be: 9:30 AM to 5.30 PM, 5 days a week. The following will be your NABARD Grade A job profile once you start working as a Finance Officer.

  • Work on various policies and programs mandated by Central/State Governments related to financial matters.
  • Treasury Management/Risk Management
  • Handling of regulatory and/or statutory compliances for public issues, retail bonds and more.

NABARD Grade A Career Growth

You will get promoted above Assistant Manager post after going through departmental exams and Interviews. The hierarchy of posts right from the post of Assistant Manager (Finance Officer) is as follows.

  • Director
  • Executive Director
  • Chief General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Grade B (Manager)
  • Grade A (Assistant Manager) ← You are here

NABARD Grade A Finance Exam Dates 2022

NABARD Grade A notification 2022 for Finance Post is a good opportunity for every aspirant who wants to make a career in the government sector. The registration process took place between July 18, 2022 and August 7, 2022. The NABARD Grade A Prelims for Finance Officer was held on September 7, 2022, and the Mains was conducted on October 29, 2022. Refer to the table below for more details on NABARD Grade A exam dates for Finance Officer.

NABARD Grade A Exam Dates 2022

EventsExam Dates
Online Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges July 18, 2022 to August 07, 2022
Last date for submission of NABARD Grade A Online Applications August 07, 2022
NABARD Grade A Phase I (Preliminary) Admit Card Click Here
NABARD Grade A Phase 1 Exam Date (Preliminary Exam) September 07, 2022
NABARD Grade A Phase II (Mains) Admit Card Click Here
NABARD Grade A Phase 2 (Mains) Exam Date October 29, 2022
NABARD Grade A Interview Date To be notified later
NABARD Grade A 2022 Final Result To be notified later
NABARD Grade A RDBS Exam Notification Click Here
NABARD Grade A Protocol & Security Exam Notification Click Here
NABARD Grade A RDBS Exam Result Click Here
NABARD Grade A Rajbhasha Exam Result Click Here
NABARD Grade A Rajabhasha Phase 2 (Mains) Exam Result Click Here
NABARD Grade A RDBS Phase 2 (Mains) Exam Result Click Here

NABARD Grade A Finance Vacancy 2022

The NABARD Grade A recruitment 2022 for Finance Officer is out. There are overall 30 vacancies for Finance Officer under NABARD Grade A recruitment. The detailed category-wise break up of NABARD Grade A Finance vacancies 2022 is given below.

POST / DISCIPLINENo. of Vacancies
URSCSTOBCEWSTOTAL
Finance 11 5 1 11 3 30

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NABARD Grade A Finance Books

In order to become a Finance Officer in NABARD, you should make sure that you manage to gather the best books available for the NABARD Grade A Finance exam 2022. Please refer to the table below for a detailed list of NABARD Grade A Finance books.

 

PaperBookAuthor/Publisher
Economic and Social Issues Indian Economy Uma Kapila or Mishra Puri
Indian Economy Ramesh Singh
Indian Social System Ram Ahuja / Rawat Publications
Agriculture & Rural Development Agriculture at a Glance R K Sharma and S K Bhoi
Rural Development GPH Panel of  Experts
Fundamental Of Agriculture Vol 2 Arun Katyan
A Competitive Book of Agriculture Nem Raj Sunda
Finance Financial Management I M Pandey
Financial management: Theory and Practice Prasanna Chandra
Cost accounting Grewal and Gupta
Management accounting Khan and Jain
Padhuka’s Students’ Handbook on Auditing & Assurance G.Sekar and Saravana Prasad
Management Accounting R.S.N. Pillai and V. Bagavathi
Quantitative Aptitude Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
Reasoning Ability A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
English Language English Grammar Wren & Martin
Made Easy for English Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness Arihant
General Awareness Lucent GK Knowledge Lucent Publication

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NABARD Grade A Finance Preparation Strategy

Before planning a strategy for NABARD Grade A Finance,  you must have the correct knowledge of the exam Syllabus along with the Exam Pattern. Some basic steps are common for all.

  • Plan your daily study routine as per your working schedule and stick to it.
  • You can divide sections and allot time to each section depending upon your weakness.
  • You can try our free mock tests to improve your weaknesses. 
  • Revision is the key!. Revise regularly
  • Be consistent till the end and avoid any kind of distraction during your study hours such as texts, calls, YouTube. 

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NABARD Grade A Finance Previous Year Cut-off

Previous year cut-offs play a vital role in the preparation of any examination. You can check out the previous year's cut-off for the NABARD Grade-A Finance exam for all categories below. 

NABARD Grade A 2021 Cut Off -Prelims

PostSCSTOBCEWSURCAT.BCAT.CCAT.ACAT.E
General 44.00 41.50 45.75 31.75 53.50 14.25 37.50 38.75 12.75
Agriculture 31.50 28.00 40.75 29.00 46.25
Agriculture Engineering 15.50 - 16.00 - 40.00
Fisheries 23.00 -- 19.25 22.00
Animal Husbandry 21.00 21.00 27.25
Forestry 30.50 27.00
Plantation/ Horticulture 14.75 21.50 24.75
Land Development/ Soil Science 18.75 20.75
Water Resources 15.50 36.25
Finance 8.75 11.75 8.25 16.75
Computer/ Information Technology 9.25 8.50 19.75 26.25
Rajbhasha 10.25 - 23.50 22.50 -- --

NABARD Grade A 2021 Cut Off -Prelims (Section wise)

CategoryQualifying SectionMerit Section
REELCKQADMGAESAR
2030202010204040
Unreserved and EWS 3.75 11.25 3.25 5.00 1.25 3.00 4.50 6.50
OBC, ST, SC, PWBD 1.25 7.50 2.00 2.50 1.00 1.75 1.00 3.00

NABARD Grade A 2021 Cut Off -Mains

DisciplineSCSTOBCEWSUR
General 109.67 109.83 114.08 115.50 118.42
Agriculture 116.83 116.75 124.67 122.33 127.92
Agriculture Engineering 121.00 -- 127.33 -- 129.58
Animal Husbandry 107-83 -- 120 114.92 134.50
Fisheries 100.33 -- 104.33 -- 117.08
Forestry 107.42 -- -- -- 120.25
Plantation/ Horticulture 97.83 -- 110.83 90.75 112.67
Land Development/ Soil Science -- -- 123.75 -- 130.08
Water Resources -- -- 89.92 -- 121.75
Finance 91.83 93.75 105.17 94.67 113.33
Computer/ Information Technology 98.33 Considered under 
UR Category
109.25 103.00 112.58
Rajbhasha 96 No candidate 
qualified
Considered under 
UR Category
No candidate 
qualified
102.67

NABARD Grade A Finance Admit Card

Admit cards for the NABARD Grade A Finance will be released a few days before the exam. You will have required details related to the centre of examination, venue address, date and time in the call letter itself. You can download your call letter by entering your details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. Also, no hard copy of the NABARD Grade A 2022 call letter/ Information Handout will be sent by post/ courier.

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FAQs

Unfortunately, you have attained the maximum age limit i.e. 30 years, therefore you are not eligible to apply. However, you can seek age relaxation in case you belong to any of the reserved categories. 
No, to apply for the post, you must possess a BBA degree with 60% marks. For further details please visit the eligibility criteria section.
Yes you are eligible to apply for NABARD Grade A Finance stream. For more details on the educational qualification refer to our eligibility section.
Yes candidates belonging to reserved categories are given relaxation in NABARD Grade A educational qualification percentage.
NABARD Grade A notification for Finance Officer has overall 30 vacancies. Category wise break up for Finance vacancies 2022 for NABARD Grade A has been mentioned above.

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