NABARD Grade B

NABARD Grade B Highlights 2021

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development or NABARD is a developmental financial institution having its regional offices all over India with its headquarters in Mumbai. NABARD conducts pan India exam to recruit NABARD Grade B Officer and gives many opportunities to candidates who are aspiring to get a good and rewarding job especially possessing interest towards the agricultural field and its development. The main highlights of the NABARD Grade B exam 2021 are given below. Once the official notification for NABARD Grade B 2021 is out, we will update you with all the details.

NABARD Grade B Highlights 2021

Conducting AuthorityNational Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development
NABARD Website www.nabard.org
Name of the Posts Manager in Grade ‘B’
(RDBS)
Mode of application Online
Stages of Exam Three Stages-
  • Phase 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Phase 2- Mains Exam
  • Phase 3- Personal Interview
Maximum Marks and Time duration
  • Phase 1- 200 marks, 2 hours
  • Phase 2-
    • • Paper 1- 100 marks, 1 hour 30 minutes
    • • Paper 2- 100 marks, 1 hour 30 minutes
    • • Paper 3- 100 marks, 1 hour 30 minutes
Opening Date for Submission of Online To be notified later
Closing Date for Submission of Online To be notified later
NABARD Grade B Phase 1 Exam Date To be notified later
NABARD Grade B Phase 1 Examination Result To be notified later
NABARD Grade B Phase 2 Exam Date To be notified later
Total number of vacancies To be notified later

NABARD Grade B Notification 2021 

NABARD Grade B notification  2021  for the post of Manager in the Rural Development Banking Service or RDBS can be expected soon. The NABARD Grade B  notification 2021 will have all the details regarding age, NABARD Grade B exam dates, qualifications and other important details. NABARD Grade B notification is always one of the most awaited notifications and a golden opportunity for all the candidates who are interested in making their career in the agriculture field. Therefore, without wasting any time, you should just get going and plan out your preparation.

NABARD Grade B Exam Pattern 2021

NABARD being an apex financial institution ensures that the quality of its organization is not compromised at any point and therefore it follows a fixed selection procedure where it conducts online examinations to select the best and suitable candidates. The selection process for the NABARD Grade B exam 2021 will be completed in three stages. NABARD Grade B exam process is conducted in the following stages.

Phase 1 Preliminary Examination (Online Exam)
Phase 2 Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern
Phase 3 Interview

Only after qualifying the first two phases of NABARD Grade B, a candidate will be eligible for the Interview stage. All candidates will have to qualify for the cut-offs that will be released after the NABARD Grade B 2021 exam is over. The NABARD Grade B 2021 Exam will also consist of negative marking of 1/4th marks in both Phases 1 & 2 of NABARD Grade B.

NABARD Grade B Phase 1 (Prelims) Exam Pattern 2021

NABARD Grade B Prelims 2021 will be an online objective test that will consist of multiple choice questions. NABARD Grade B exam consists of seven subjects/sections: English LanguageReasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India). NABARD Grade B Phase 1 or Preliminary exam will be of 200 marks with a time limit of 120 minutes. All the sections in NABARD Grade B 2021 Exam will be allotted different marks.

Test NameNo. Of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20 Composite time of 120 minutes
Reasoning Ability 20 20
Computer Knowledge 20 20
General Awareness 20 20
English Language 40 40
Agriculture & Rural Development (With focus on Rural India) 40 40
Economic and Social Issues (With focus on Rural India) 40 40
Total2002002 Hours

NABARD Grade B Phase 2 (Mains) Exam Pattern 2021

The candidates who will be able to qualify NABARD Grade B Prelims 2021, will appear in NABARD Grade B Mains 2021. A cut-off will be released through which it will be decided who all will be eligible for NABARD Grade B Mains 2021. The exam pattern of NABARD Grade B Mains 2021 consist of the following sections

ExamName of TestNumber of QuestionsDuration
Paper 1 General English 100 90 Min
Paper 2 Economic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development (focus on Rural India) for General Posts 100 90 Min
Paper 3 Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management 100 90 Min

NABARD Grade B 2021 Paper 1 will carry 100 marks. This paper will assess your writing skills in the English Language. You will have to type the answers on the screen as per the instructions. The question topics may be Essay, Comprehension, Report Writing, Paragraph Writing and Letter.

NABARD Grade B 2021 Paper 2 will consist of objective questions from the topic: Economic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) for General post. This paper will also carry 100 marks.

NABARD Grade B 2021 Paper 3 will be objective type and will consist of questions from Development Economics, Statistics, Finance & Management. This paper will also carry 100 marks.

NABARD Grade B Phase 3 (Interview) 2021

All the candidates who will be able to secure decent qualifying marks in the NABARD Grade B Phase 2 Examination will be short-listed for the next phase of the NABARD Grade B Interview. The Interview of NABARD Grade B 2021 will be of 40 marks. You should ensure that you score considerably high rank to make your place on the merit list.

NABARD Grade B Syllabus 2021

NABARD Recruitment is one of the most awaited ones and a majority of candidates wait for it. Working in an organization like NABARD is a matter of great respect. It takes a lot of hard work to get into one of the most prestigious organizations. NABARD conducts an online examination through which it selects eligible candidates for the post of Manager (Grade B). As it is not any small level job, you can expect a good level of exam. To beat the rest and grab a seat, you need to be one step ahead of others. Before you start your preparation for NABARD Grade B 2021, you should acquaint yourself with the complete NABARD Grade B syllabus of the examination. NABARD Grade B syllabus is the most basic thing you need to be aware of, without which you will be directionless in your preparation. NABARD specifies a detailed NABARD Grade B syllabus for each of the subjects, which you need to study well.

Know details about the expected Exam Syllabus for NABARD Grade B exams 2021 

  • NABARD Grade B 2021 Phase 1 will consist of questions from Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Economic & Social Issues (with special focus on Rural India), Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India). 
  • NABARD Grade B 2021 Phase 2 will consist of three papers. Paper 1 will consist of a Descriptive English paper where you will be required to write an essay, letter, report, comprehension and paragraph. Paper 2 will be objective and for General posts will consist of Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development where you will have to study regarding the rural areas of India.  Paper 3 will also be an objective type which will consist of questions from Economics, Statistics, Finance & Management.

NABARD Grade B Prelims Syllabus

The first phase of NABARD Grade B 2021 recruitment is the Preliminary exam. This will be an objective type online mode exam and consist of seven sections. The detailed NABARD Grade B syllabus for each section is given below:

SectionTopics
General Awareness Current Affairs – National & International, Budget, Awards and Honours, Important Days, International & National Organizations, Sports, Books and Authors, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Countries & Capitals
English Language Error Spotting, Sentence Rearrangement, Reading Comprehension, Passages, Synonyms, Idioms & Phrases
Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation, Inequalities, Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Mensuration, Average, Ratio and Proportion
Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Syllogisms, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Data Sufficiency, Data Sufficiency, Number System and Conversions, Number System and Conversions, Logical Reasoning
Computer Knowledge Computer Languages, Basic Hardware and Software, History of Computer, Devices, Viruses and Hacking, MS Office, Networking, DBMS

Other than the sections mentioned above, Economic and Social issues and Agriculture and Rural Development will also be asked. To know the detailed syllabus of both sections, please click here.

NABARD Grade B Mains Syllabus

This is the second stage for NABARD Grade B 2021. It consists of three papers - one descriptive and two objective type papers. The details of the NABARD Grade B syllabus is given below:

NABARD Grade B Mains Exam Paper 1 Syllabus

The first paper of NABARD Grade B 2021 Phase 1 is of descriptive type online mode. The detailed NABARD Grade B syllabus is given in the table below:

SectionTopics
English (Writing Skills) Formal letter, Informal letter, Report writing, Letter writing, Paragraph writing, Comprehension, Essay writing

NABARD Grade B Mains Paper 2 Syllabus 2021

Paper 2 of NABARD Grade B Mains 2021 is an objective type containing questions from Economic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) for General Posts. The NABARD Grade B syllabus for the same is given below:

NABARD Grade B Syllabus for Economic & Social Issues

SectionTopics
Economic & 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 & their Impact on 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. Current Economic & Social Issues.

NABARD Grade B Syllabus for Agriculture and Rural Development

SectionTopics
Agriculture
  • 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 - Seed production, seed processing, seed village
  • Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory, Precision Farming, 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, watershed management, Agro-Processing, 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 2017. 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
  • Rural Area: Concept of Rural Area, Structure of the Indian Rural EconomyImportance 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 workforce; problems and conditions of rural labour; Issues and challenges in Handlooms
  • Panchayati Raj Institutions: Functions and Working. MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural Housing, PURA and other rural development programmes

NABARD Grade B Paper 3 Syllabus 2021

NABARD Grade B Paper 3 will be based on Finance & Management, Statistics, and Development Economics. A candidate must be aware of all the detailed syllabus of paper 3 to reach to the next stage of NABARD Grade B 2021 which is the Interview Phase. The NABARD Grade B syllabus is given below:

Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management
Development Economics: Measures of development, Economic Development Models, role of subsidies, importance of savings and investment, Importance of agriculture, Terms of trade in agriculture, Development issues in India – Post 2017 Agenda.
Statistics: Basic statistical concepts, Summarizing of data, Frequency distribution, Measures of Central Tendency, Relative dispersion, Elementary Probability, Relative Frequency Approach, sampling, Axiomatic Approach, Analysis of frequency distribution, Correlation, Regression, Sampling Methods, Time Series Analysis.
Finance: Financial system in India; Regulation of Banks & Financial Institutions, Banking and financial Institutions in India; financial system- features, characteristics and issues; Micro finance, its significance and importance; Union Budget; Project finance- Assessment and Sources for block capital, working capital, Infrastructure financing- Risk Management in Banking Sector, Sources of capital, instruments and methods, salient features; Development finance- scope and needs of development finance; Concept of project cycle management, Private and Social Cost Benefit significance of development finance, , Financial Inclusion – Use of Technology, Public Private Partnership
Management: Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation.
Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader
Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal - Potential appraisal and development - Performance Counselling - Career Planning - Training and Development - Rewards - Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.

NABARD Grade B Exam Dates 2021

NABARD Grade B notification  2021  will have all the details related to the exam and important dates so a candidate must go through the official notification of NABARD Grade B  2021 once it is released. You can also refer to the NABARD Grade B exam dates below.

NABARD Grade B Exam Dates 2021

EventsExam Dates (Tentative)
Online Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges To be notified later
Last date for submission of online Applications To be notified later
Download of Phase 1 (Preliminary Exam) Admission Letters To be notified later
Phase 1 (Preliminary Exam) – Online Examination To be notified later
Phase 2 (Mains Exam) – Online Examination To be notified later
Result Declaration Date To be notified later

NABARD Grade B Salary 2021

NABARD jobs are quite popular among the job aspirants who are preparing hard for long to get a secure job. NABARD provides excellent growth opportunities to all its employees and offers great pay, which is one of the reasons why people prefer a job in NABARD. NABARD Grade B being a Managerial post certainly offers attractive emoluments along with other benefits. A NABARD Grade B Manager 2021 will receive a starting basic salary of Rs 35,150/- p.m in the pay scale of Rs 35150-1750(9)- 50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400(16 years). A NABARD Grade B Manager will also receive other allowances like DA, LCA, HRA etc. The Gross emoluments will come to be around Rs 73600/- p.m.

Name of postSalary
NABARD Grade B
  • Basic pay - Rs. 35150/- p.m.
  • Pay scale - Rs.35150 - 1750 (9) - 50900 - EB - 1750(2) - 54400 - 2000 (4) - 62400 (16 years)
  • Initial monthly Gross emoluments - Approximately Rs. 73600/-p.m.

NABARD Grade B Vacancy 2021

NABARD Grade B notification 2021 will have all the details related to vacancies. These vacancies may vary for general and reserved categories. In the year 2021, NABARD is expected to release more or less an equal number of vacancies as it has released the previous year. Till then a candidate can have a look into the number of vacancies released in the year 2019 given below

Name of the postNo. of Vacancies
Manager Grade B (Rural Development Banking Service) UR SC ST OBC EWS PWBD Total
General 4 1 - 3 - - 8

NABARD Grade B Marking Scheme

Just like all other competitive exams, NABARD follows a fixed marking criteria for NABARD Grade B 2021 Examination for the post of Managers (RDBS).

  • All the questions in NABARD Grade B 2021 Exam will carry different marks. Some questions will have 1 mark & some will have 2 marks in Mains.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the questions that carry 1 mark and 0.50 marks will be deducted for the questions that carry 2 marks in NABARD Grade B 2021. 

NABARD Grade B Marking Scheme

QuestionsNumber of Marks
For correct answers 1 Mark or 2 Marks
For wrong answers For 1 Mark question: Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks
For 2 Mark question: Negative Marking of 0.50 Marks 
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

NABARD Grade B Exam Language

A candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills all the criteria to be eligible for NABARD Grade B 2021. NABARD provides the option of choosing a language of your own in both Prelims and Mains of NABARD Grade B. You can choose between English and Hindi Language in both Prelims and Main exam but the English Language section of NABARD Grade B can only be attempted in English.

NABARD Grade B Eligibility Criteria 2021

Once the NABARD Grade B notification  2021 is out all the details about it will be updated. NABARD jobs are preferred by most job aspirants who want a good job with all kinds of perks and benefits. As soon as the NABARD Grade B notification 2021 is out, the first step is to fill the online application form before the last date ends. Before you start applying for the NABARD Grade B 2021 Exam, you need to make sure if you are eligible according to the required qualifications mentioned by NABARD. You need to possess all the required qualifications in every respect as per NABARD to avoid cancellation of your candidature in the future.

NABARD Grade B Educational Criteria

As per NABARD's regulations, you need to possess certain educational qualifications to be eligible to apply for NABARD Grade B 2021 Manager post. For the General stream, all the candidates need to possess a bachelor's degree in any subject from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks (which may vary for other categories). or Post Graduate with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university or Ph.D. This percentage may vary for candidates coming in the reserved categories. The complete details of NABARD Grade B education eligibility are given below.

PostEducation Criteria
Manager (RDBS) - General Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized university or Ph.D.

NABARD Grade B Age Criteria

All the candidates applying for NABARD Grade B Manager 2021, need to meet up certain criteria wrt age. The minimum age of an applicant at the time of the NABARD Grade B application should be 21 years and the maximum age should be 35 years.

PostAge Criteria
NABARD Grade B The candidate must have attained the age of 21 yrs and must not have attained the age of 35 years

NABARD Grade B Age Relaxation

NABARD Grade B 2021 exam like any other competitive exam provides age relaxation to the candidates who come under reserved categories. There are some exceptions to the age criteria where certain relaxations are provided according to the various categories mentioned below.

S. NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe candidates 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates 3 years
3. Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or account of physical disability attributable to military service or on being declared as invalid 5 years
4. All persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in the state of J & K during 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989 5 years
5. Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
6. Persons with Disabilities (PWBD)
  • PWBD(SC-ST)–15years
  • PWBD(OBC)–13years
  • PWBD (Gen) –10 years
7. 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 5 years

NABARD Grade B 2021: How to Apply Online

As soon as the NABARD Grade B notification is out the first step is to apply online failing. So a candidate must be aware of the basic steps that are required for filling the NABARD Grade B 2021.

NABARD Grade B 2021 Step by Step Application Process -

  • Log into 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" buttons.
  • Upload the documents (Photo & Signature) taking care of the specifications.
  • Verify for the last time before ‘Final Submit’.
  • Select the "Payment" tab to remit the application fee.
  • Finally 'submit' the application form.

NABARD Grade B Application Fee

The application process for NABARD Grade B 2021 Examination will not be considered complete unless the application fee is paid. As the mode of the NABARD Grade B exam is online, the fee payment will also be done in the online mode. The fee amount will vary according to the category. The fee details of NABARD Grade B is given below:

CategoryFees
For SC/ ST/ PWBD Rs.150
For all others Rs.900
Staff *

NABARD Grade B Exam Centre

NABARD allots various exam centres to conduct its online examination. NABARD Grade B Exam will be held in all the centres given by NABARD and the exam will be held all across the country. Candidates will have to select their choice of centre while filling the NABARD Grade B online application form. No request to change this preference will be entertained later. Therefore the candidates need to fill up their choice of centre carefully in one go. NABARD reserves the right to make changes to the list. 

NABARD Grade B Prelims Exam Centre

The NABARD Grade B exam centre for prelims and mains differ so a candidate must choose a centre very wisely. The exam centres for NABARD Grade B  Prelims are given in the table given below.

StatesExam centers
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Srikakulam, Guntur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kakinada, Eluru, Vizianagaram.
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun.
Assam Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Bihar Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh-Mohali.
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Durg-Bhilai, Raipur.
Goa Panaji-Mapusa
Gujarat Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara.
Haryana Hisar, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Sonipat, Ambala, Panipat.
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Kangra
Jammu &Kashmir Samba, Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Dharwad, Hassan, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Mandya
Kerala Alappuzha, Ernakulam/Kochi, Kannur, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Pallakad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
Madhya Pradesh Ujjain, Sagar, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Amravati, Kolhapur, Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai/Thane/Greater Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Satara, Ratnagiri, Chandrapur, Solapur, Latur, Dhule, Jalgaon.
Manipur Imphal.
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl.
Nagaland Kohima.
New Delhi Delhi – NCR.
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Dhenkanal, Rourkela
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Alwar
Sikkim Gangtok-Bardang.
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Thirupur, Erode, Virudhunagar, Namakkal, Nagercoil.
Telangana Hyderabad/Rangareddy, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam
Tripura Agartala.
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Varanasi.
Uttarakhand Roorkee, Dehradun, Haldwani.
West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Siliguri.

NABARD Grade B Mains Exam Centre

The exam centre for NABARD Grade B Mains or Phase 2 can be inferred from the table given below.

S.NoExamination CentresS.NoExamination Centres
1 Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar 12 Kolkata
2 Bangalore 13 Lucknow
3 Bhopal 14 Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Thane
4 Bhubaneshwar 15 Delhi - NCR
5 Mohali 16 Patna
6 Chennai 17 Pune
7 Guwahati 18 Raipur
8 Hyderabad 19 Ranchi
9 Jaipur 20 Shillong
10 Jammu 21 Thiruvananthapuram
11 Srinagar    

NABARD Grade B Admit Card 2021

NABARD Grade B 2021 admit card will be released some days before the NABARD Grade B Prelims exam. Candidates will have to download their admit cards from the official website of NABARD. Any candidate will not be allowed inside the exam hall without a copy of the NABARD Grade B admit card along with a passport photograph affixed thereon and a valid photo identity proof. Candidates should read all the instructions given in the admit card related to the NABARD Grade B 2021 online examination.

NABARD Grade B Previous Year Cut Off

NABARD Grade B 2021 is an important examination which is awaited by many job aspirants and therefore it is understood that the level of the NABARD Grade B examination will be good. To ace such an important exam, you need to not only put in the extra effort but also go on with the research so that you know if you are going in the right direction. Before you start your preparation, you should also have a look at the previous year cut-offs of different phases of the NABARD Grade B Exam. It will help you in gathering some details regarding the level of the NABARD Grade B exam.

NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2019: Prelims (Test & Category Wise)

Previous year cut off not only help a candidate to plan his/her strategy but at the same time give a general idea of what can be the safe attempt. A candidate has to clear the sectional as well as the overall cutoff to get into the merit list. The sectional cut off for NABARD Grade B Prelims 2019 is given below.

CategoryREELCKGAESARQA
(20)(40)(20)(20)(40)(40)(20)
SC, OBC 4.75 16.00 6.50 2.75 6.00 5.25 6.50
Unreserved 7.50 20.50 8.25 4.50 10.00 8.25 9.25

NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2019: Prelims (Category Wise) Applied on Total

Besides sectional cutoff, there is an overall cutoff for NABARD Grade B Prelims 2019 also. This cutoff varies from one category to another and from one stream to another. The cutoff for NABARD Grade B Prelims 2019 is given below.

Category
SCOBCUR
122.75 126.75 139.25

NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2019: Mains (Category Wise) Applied on Total

The second stage after NABARD Grade B Prelims is Mains. NABARD Grade B Mains also include descriptive paper so the overall cutoff for NABARD Grade B Mains 2019 is given below.

PostSCOBCUR
General 191.75 189.25 199.50

NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2019: Mains (Category Wise) Applied Descriptive & Objective Test

Besides having descriptive and objective cut off, NABARD Grade B Mains 2019 also has an overall cut off for each category. The cut off also varies from one stream to another. The cut off for 2019 NABARD Grade B Mains is given below.

PostPaperIIIIII
CategoryDPESAP
(100)(100)(100)
General SC, OBC 65.00 56.25 51.25
Unreserved 67.25 59.50 55.25

NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2019: Select List

The final cut off for NABARD Grade B 2019 is prepared by the marks obtained by a candidate in the Mains objective type exam and Interview. This cut off varies for different categories.

DisciplineOBCSCUR
General 235.5 237.25 240.75

NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2019: Wait List

Besides having the final merit list NABARD also reserves a waitlist for NABARD Grade B 2019. The waitlist for each category is mentioned below in the table.

DisciplineOBCSCUR
General 234.5 225 235.25

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NABARD Grade B Online Course 2021

NABARD Grade B is one of the most important examinations which require utmost determination, dedication, and focus. NABARD is a huge organization that works towards the development of rural India. NABARD also provides a favorable and comfortable working environment along with attractive pay, perks & benefits. Therefore, there is no need to mention that a job at NABARD can settle your career and life respectively. NABARD Grade B 2021 exam will be held in two phases. Phase 1 & Phase 2. NABARD Grade B 2021 Phase 1 and Phase 2 will be objective type online mode. All the candidates who clear the NABARD Grade B Phase 1 will be called for NABARD Grade B Phase 2. To help the candidate in his/her preparation, ixamBee has a detailed and comprehensive NABARD Grade B online course whose details are mentioned below.

NABARD Grade B Phase 1 Online Course

ixamBee has an online course for NABARD Grade B Phase 1 whose details are mentioned below.

  • 470+ Video lessons of all the seven sections of NABARD Grade B Phase 1 Exam
  • 270+ Study Notes for learning
  • Approx. 6000+ Practice Questions to clear concepts after each video lesson, Sectional tests, and Mock Tests.
  • 10 sectional tests
  • 15 Full-Length Mock Tests based on latest exam pattern and difficulty level.

NABARD Grade B Phase 2 Online Course

ixamBee also provides an online course for NABARD Grade B Phase 2 further insights of which can be seen below.

  • 230+ Video lessons for NABARD Grade B Phase-2 Examination which includes 60 exclusive videos for NABARD Grade B Paper 3
  • 230+ Study Notes to ease learning which includes study notes for Paper 3
  • Approx. 6000+ Practice Questions to clear concepts after video lesson, Section tests, and Mock Tests.
  • 5 Mock tests for Descriptive English.
  • NABARD Grade B mock tests:
  • 5 Full-Length Mock Tests for NABARD Grade B paper 1
  • 7 Full-Length Mock Tests for NABARD Grade B paper 2
  • 7 Full-Length Mock Tests for NABARD Grade B paper 3

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NABARD Grade B Free Mock Tests 2021

NABARD Grade B is one of the most important examinations and as is evident the number of vacancies is also less, which makes it a harder fight for all candidates. But you need to keep in mind that you only need "one" seat for yourself and thus you just need to focus on that single seat with complete dedication. To have an advantage over others you should practice mock tests for NABARD Grade B 2021 Examination so that you can test yourself well.

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NABARD Grade B Preparation Strategy 2021

NABARD Grade B 2021 is a good opportunity for all the candidates who want a government job so one should gear up for it in the best way possible. The key to success lies in focusing on the positive and working hard enough to eliminate the negative. There has to be just one seat that is meant for you. Therefore, you need to work hard for that one seat and forget about the overall number of vacancies. Think of it as yours and start your preparation for NABARD Grade B according to that. Follow some basic steps:

  • Design a plan that suits your conditions- (1) If you are working (2) If you are at home.
  • Set practical, achievable goals- Doing less and perfecting it is better than doing a lot more and not being good at it.
  • Divide your subjects and allot equal time duration to all.
  • Do not forget to include short breaks for yourself.
  • Never leave any topic for the last.
  • Practice NABARD Grade B mock tests. Practice as much as possible.

NABARD Grade B Books 2021

The first and foremost step while starting for any examination is making sure that you research well and get hold of the best study material. Being an online era, offline mode of learning, i.e. books will always be the best way to study. You should first search for the best books for NABARD Grade B 2021 and then only initiate your preparation process. Refer to the table below for some of the best books that will be helpful in NABARD Grade B 2021 Exam preparation.

PaperBooksAuthor/Publisher
Economic and Social Issues Indian Economy V K Puri and S K Misra
Indian Economy Ramesh Singh
Sociology CN Shankar Rao
Agriculture & Rural Development Agriculture at a Glance R K Sharma and S K Bhoi
Rural Development: Indian Context GPH Panel of  Experts
Quantitative Aptitude Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Aggarwal
Class Notes RS Aggarwal
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
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
General Awareness Lucent's General Knowledge Lucent Publication
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness Arihant Publications

NABARD Grade B Exam Blogs

To qualify for a tough examination like NABARD Grade B 2021 and to ace, it with high marks are two different things. There is a fine line that differentiates the one who qualifies and the one who ace the exam with exceptional rank. It takes an extra bit of dedication and determination and effort. In this direction, you should always be ready to grasp any piece of information related to the exam. Blogs are one such source of information where you can find some useful data.

Full-Form of NABARD with All Details

NABARD Grade  B Salary, Work Balance, Benefits, Hierarchy, and Promotions

Zero Budget Natural Farming or ZBNF: Check All Details Here

NABARD Grade B Important ESI Topic: Inflation? How is it measured?

NABARD Grade BTopic: Institutional Financing Agencies

NABARD Grade B Salary, Work Balance, Benefits, Hierarchy, and Promotions

Best Books For NABARD Grade B Exam Preparation

The sky is not the limit for Manisha Duhan: NABARD Grade A Success Story

KVK – Krishi Vigyan Kendra

How To Prepare English For NABARD Grade B?

NABARD Grade B Exam Analysis

Exam analysis is an important part of your planning strategy. Not only you become aware of the difficulty level of any exam but at the same time you can plan how much effort you need to put in any particular section so that you are on the safe side.

NABARD Grade B Job Profile

A candidate who is selected in NABARD Grade B 2021 Examination will be given the designation of 'Manager'. One can get promoted further by appearing in departmental examinations. A NABARD Grade B Manager is entrusted with the following responsibilities:

  • Loan Approvals
  • Maintaining coordination with different departments
  • Monitoring the accounting procedures
  • Ensure proper functioning of the office
  • Maintaining customer relationships

Video plays a very important role for any exam if you are preparing for a exam like NABARD Grade A. Since the exam is slightly different from the usual bank exam, your strategy and schedule should be a little bit different. This difference you will gain when you go through the video provided below and channelize your energy in the right direction.

NABARD Grade B Result

Once the whole procedure for NABARD Grade B 2021 is over the final result will be uploaded in the official website. Those who are able to qualify all the stages will be appointed as Grade B Officer in NABARD.

* - NABARD employees who satisfy the educational criteria can apply and they will be required to pay fee/intimation charges as indicated at the time of online application that will be reimbursed to those who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post. During interview their status will be verified.

NABARD Grade B Additional Information 2021

NABARD provides an additional facility of 'pre-recruitment training' for NABARD Grade B 2021 exam, for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD candidates, which will be free of cost. NABARD will allot some centres where this training will be held. All the interested candidates can directly apply to the Chief General Manager of NABARD at any one of the given centres. Any application sent to the NABARD HQ in Mumbai by outstation candidates will not be entertained but candidates who want Mumbai as their PRT can forward their application.



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