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NABARDBee: Online Course for NABARD (Assistant Manager) Grade A 2018

NABARD Grade A Preliminary Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 19th May 2018. The phase 1 exam or the preliminary exam for the selection process for NABARD- Assistant Manager ‘Grade A’ is a qualifying online paper of 2 hours duration of 200 marks. This paper has questions from 7 different subjects – Reasoning, English, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India), and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India). This is followed by the Main Exam (Phase 2) and the Interview.

The key to clearing and excelling in the NABARD examination is focussed study. We have designed a comprehensive yet focussed course for NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade


NABARDBee-Online Course for NABARD Grade A 2018 covers the entire syllabus for Preliminary Exam through following means:

  • More than 150 Video lessons on different topics of all the seven sections of NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade A Phase I Examination
  • Study Notes wherever required to supplement or ease learning
  • Approx. 3000 Practice Questions in the form of Concept clearing questions after each video lesson and weekly Quizzes
  • 10 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 1 and 5 Full-Length Mock Tests for Phase 2 based on exact exam pattern and difficulty level

Why Choose NABARDBee – Online Course for NABARD (Assistant Manager in Grade A) Online Classes

  • The notification is out and there is not much time for the phase 1 exam. The idea of providing an online course for NABARD Grade A Phase 1 Exam is to provide, concise presentation of all the relevant subject matter for all subjects at one place.
  • The content for subjects like English, Quants, Computer Knowledge and Reasoning etc is available across various platforms. For NABARD Garde A exam, the key differentiating point is going to be Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development. The aspirants need to be very smart, focused and precise while preparing these two topics. And we, at ixamBee have prepared the course of NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade A Examination, keeping all the constraints and needs in mind.
  • In spite of the syllabus being exhaustive, we have devised the strategy and prepared such a course structure which enables the student to not only clear but excel in the NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade A examination.
  • The video lessons are self-explanatory and available for the students to access them and prepare during the time most feasible for them.
  • Our website offers ‘Ask the experts’ feature where the students can freely post their doubts directly to us and receive well-explained solutions.
  • Regular practice through concept checking questions and weekly Quizzes help our students to continually revise the topics and be prepared for the upcoming examination.
  • We will also provide extracts/ study notes from annual reports of various ministries which contains very important data that comes in NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade A examination every year.
  • NABARDBee-Online Course for NABARD Grade A 2018 Exam, provides the flexibility to study at your own pace and time.

Profile of the faculty and Course Course Coordinator


Brief profile

Chandra Prakash Joshi

Chandraprakash Joshi has 13 years of senior level experience in banking and finance sector. Before starting, he was Senior Vice President with YES Bank. He joined RBI as Grade B Officer in 2004 (All India 5th rank) and in 2008 he was promoted to Assistant General Manager (Grade C), one of the first three in his batch who got promoted in 2008. He was also a nominee Director in two Regional Rural Banks. Prior to RBI he has worked in Oriental Bank of Commerce (Agriculture Officer) for about a year. He has extensive experience in Banking operations, Risk Management, Banking Supervision, Policy Planning, Currency Management, Rural Banking, Microfinance, and team building and team leading. He is an agriculture graduate and PhD in Development Communication form GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. He has published several research papers in national level journals. He is an MBA (PGPM) in Finance & Strategy form Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Chandraprakash is the faculty for Economics & Social Issues and Finance & Management for the Phase II exam. He will also take the General Awareness Session for Phase I of the exam.

Arunima Sinha

Arunima Sinha started her career with Indian Overseas Bank as a Probationary Officer in the year 2000 and later joined Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). She has a decade of work experience and has exposure in various areas of Banking like Credit, Recovery, Micro-finance, etc. To follow her passion of training and guiding students, she quit the banking job and started to mentor, train and teach students, for chasing their dreams for a rewarding career in Banking and other competitive exams. In January 2011, she founded STRATAGEM, a tutorial school to prepare students for Banking and SSC exams in Dehradun. It started with a modest first batch of five students and turned out to be her true calling. To her surprise, all the five students got through the written test that year and finally four of them became Probationary Officers. Over the last five years, she has counseled hundreds of students and a large majority of them have been successfully working in banks and other government jobs.

Arunima is Graduate in English Honours from St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi. She has also done JAIIB and CAIIB (Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers) from Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. She has published a Book ‘Reasoning for Competitive Exams’.


Veena has extensive experience of working in banking and finance sector (commodities and agribusiness). She has earlier worked with HDFC Bank and Ipleaders. She has done Post Graduate Programme in Agri-Business Management from National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, Jaipur and B. Sc (Agriculture) from Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. She has also completed NSE Certification in Financial Markets. In the NABARD course, she prepares and guides through the content creation of Rural Developmet and ESI.


Badal is postgraduate in Agriculture (Horticulture and Vegetable Science) and B.Sc. (Agriculture) from G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. He has taken several initiatives in the college for improving education and extra-curricular activities by taking up leadership positions. He is very creative and is passionate for using technology for education. Badal has won several prizes in different innovative idea competitions. He has been organiser/convenor of several fests and literature events and served as head/Chairperson for Agriculture Society of College of Agriculture, Pantnagar. His research work for masters have been praised and found its place in various seminars. In the NABARD course, he prepares and guides through the content creation of Agriculture.


Satakshi is a grammar enthusiast and loves to solve puzzles. Throughout academics she has been accredited for language and has received scholarships for the same. She has cracked various aptitude based exams like those of Accenture, Infosys and the prestigious IBPS PO in 2016. In the NABARD course, she prepares and guides through the content creation of English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and Computer.

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FAQs Related to NABARDBee- NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade A Course

A. Click Here to subscribe to NABARDBee – NABARD – Assistant Manager in Grade A 2018. In case any more clarification/assistance is required, please call at 92055 24028 or send an email to
A. The Video Lessons are available in English. However, in the Live Doubt Clarification Sessions, students may ask/communicate with the mentors in Hindi or English. The Mock Tests and other assignments will be available in English.
A. The Video Lessons are available for viewing on ixamBee Website/Dashboard. You need to login to> Dashboard> Online Class Material >NABARD Grade A Online Course>Select the subject and click on the Video Lesson you want to watch from the list.
A. Some Video Lessons will be available as soon as you enrol for the course. Further Video Lessons will be made available in a weekly sequential manner to maintain a proper flow and help in the ease of understanding of concepts. New Video Lesson upload will be informed through email.
A. Yes, any Video Lesson uploaded once can be viewed anytime/ multiple times on ixamBee Website. Video Courses will be available for viewing till 1 month after the exam is over.
A. No, there is no specific requirement. You should just have a good working internet for attending Live classes and watching the Video Lessons. For more details on how the Live Online Classes are conducted, you may watch the recording of one of the Live Classes: Click Here .
A. We encourage all participants to attend Live Online Classes. Even if they don’t have any doubt themselves, the discussion that happens over doubts of others’ is also very enriching and helpful in exam preparation. Sometimes very important points are discussed as part of these discussions. However, in case of genuine reasons for not being able to attend a class, we may decide to share the recording of the class, on a case to case basis.
A. The Live Online Classes are conducted at a time convenient for the participants of a Batch. We conduct daytime as well as evening time classes (for the convenience of working participants)
A. The course covers entire syllabus, but still for fundamentals and some concepts nothing beats studying content from some specific authors. The same will be suggested during the course to supplement your knowledge. Likewise, the course will cover General Awareness, but still reading a good national daily newspaper is highly recommended. Such tips and preparation guidance will be provided during the course.