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NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021

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NABARD Grade B Mains Exam Date Out. The exam will be taking place on 17th November 2021. NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Notification was released for 7 vacancies. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is India's leading financial institution for development, with its headquarters in Mumbai and branches throughout India. Issues relating to strategy, planning, and operations in the field of credit for agriculture and other economic activities in rural areas in India have been entrusted to the Bank. NABARD is active in the development of policies to encourage financial inclusion and is a member of the Financial Inclusion Alliance.

NABARD holds recruitment exams in Pan India to hire employees for several positions. The NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Exam witnesses thousands of youth from the country applying for the exam to work in the financial and agriculture sector.

  • NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Exam will be held in three stages: Prelims, Main, and Interview. The Selection will be done on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the exams as well as the Interview
  • NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Exam will be conducted Online and is an All-India test.
  • The Candidates must at least hold a Post Graduation degree and should be aged between 25 to 32 years of age.

The application link for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 will be updated here as soon as it is released. Until then, Candidates can go through all the eligibility details, exam pattern and syllabus etc mentioned below.

Download NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Exam

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Overview

Name of Department

NABARD

Offered Post

Grade B (Manager)

Total vacancies

7

Apply Mode

Online

Job Location

Pan India

Last Date to Apply

7th August 2021

Official Web Portal

Official Website

Exam Date

  • 17th September 2021 (Prelims)
  • 17th November 2021 (Mains)

Result Date

14th October 2021

Selection Procedure

Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, Personal Interview

NABARD Grade B Updates

22nd October 2021: NABARD Grade B  Mains Exam Date Out

The candidates who have cleared the NABARD Grade B Prelims exam must make a note that the mains exam date has been released. The exam will be taking place on 17th November 2021.

Download NABARD Grade B Exam Date Notice

15th October 2021: NABARD Grade B Prelims Result 2021 Out

NABARD Grade B Prelims Result 2021 is released on the official website. The result is released for the Prelims exam which was conducted on 17th September 2021.

Download NABARD Grade B Prelims Result as PDF 

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Vacancy

The vacancies for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 are released with the official notification. A total of 7 vacancies are released. You can check the category-wise vacancy for NABARD Grade B recruitment below:

DISCIPLINE

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

TOTAL

Grade B RDBS)

3

1

0

2

1

7

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Apply Online

The official notification for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 is out.. Candidates can apply for the same as the registration dates are out. Candidates must go through all the eligibility criteria properly before applying.

You can apply for the NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 in the given steps:

Step 1: Go to the link to apply for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021

Step 2: Proceed to "Click Here for New Registration". Fill in the details and a provisional registration number and password will be generated.

Step 3: Log in with details and fill in all the personal and educational details.

Step 4: Upload the required documents as per the guidelines mentioned in the official notification. You can use the Testbook Resize Tool for the same. 

Step 5: After filling up the form, pay the application fees as mentioned below.

Step 6: Download and print the application form for future reference

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Application Fee

Candidates need to make an online payment of the application fee mentioned as per the official notification. This should be done once the candidate has successfully completed the other application details. Candidates can make the payment via any of the online options available on the website.

Category

Application fee

SC/ST/PWD

Rs 150

All Others

Rs 900

NABARD Grade B Selection Process

The official notification for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 has been released. The candidates need to hold a Graduation or Post Graduation Degree from a recognized University and should not be less than the age of 21 years(according to the date mentioned in the official notification).

Candidates need to understand the Selection Criteria well to ace the Exams for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021

The NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Selection Process will be in three phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Personal Interview

Phase 1: Preliminary Exam

The test will be held online. It will be a screening test and the questions will be objective. The candidates who qualify in this exam will be sent call letters for the Main Exam

Phase 2: Main Exam

Candidates who qualify in the Preliminary Exam need to give this test which will be objective and descriptive in nature. The final marks obtained in this test will be used to shortlist candidates for a Personal Interview.

Phase 3: Personal Interview

Personal Interview is the final round of the selection process. Candidates selected in this phase will be employed as per the company’s recruitment process.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are seeking a position in the NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 must ensure that they abide with the NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 eligibility requirements given in the official notice provided by NABARD prior to the registration for the Recruitment Exam.

Age Limit

  • Candidate must not be below 25 years of age and must not exceed the age of 32 years as per 1st July 2021.
  • Age relaxation is applied as per categories

Age Relaxation

Category

Relaxation

SC

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

PWD - General

10 years

PWD - OBC

13 years

PWD - SC/ST

15 years

Educational Qualification

Candidates can apply for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 if they have the following qualification:

Post Graduate degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate. Candidates should have a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation and PG, MBA/PGDM at all levels OR a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG, and a professional degree, viz., CA/CS/ICWA OR a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG and Ph.D.

Nationality

The NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 is open only for Indian citizens.

For details on the NABARD Grade B Eligibility Criteria, refer to the linked article.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Preliminary Examination Syllabus

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 General Awareness Syllabus

  1. Current Affairs (National and International)
  2. Awards & Honours
  3. Budget
  4. Important days
  5. International and National Organizations
  6. Sports
  7. Science- Inventions & Discoveries
  8. Books and Authors
  9. Countries and Capitals

Know detailed NABARD Grade B Syllabus here.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern

The NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 has three phases for the selection process:

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

Prelims Exam Pattern

 

Sr.

No.

Name of the Test

No. of Qs.

Max Marks

Version

Time

1

Test of Reasoning

20

20

 

Bilingual – Hindi and English except test of English language

 

 

Composite time of 120 Minutes for all the tests together

2

English Language

30

30

3

Computer Knowledge

20

20

4

Quantitative Aptitude

20

20

5

Decision Making

10

10

6

General Awareness

20

20

7

Eco & Soc. Issues (with

focus on Rural India)

40

40

8

Agriculture & Rural

Development with

Emphasis on Rural India

40

40

Total

200

200

120 Minutes

Mains Exam Pattern

Paper

Grade A

Type of

Paper

No. of

Qs.

Marks

Duration

Remarks

Paper I

General English

Online Descriptive

 3

100

90 Minutes

Descriptive Answers to be typed using

keyboard

 

Paper II

Economic and Social Issues

Objective

30

50

30 Minutes

 

Descriptive Type

6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]

 

50

 

90 Minutes

Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript

keyboards)

 

Total

100

120 Minutes

 

Paper III

Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management

Objective

30

50

30 Minutes

 

Descriptive Type

6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]

50

90 Minutes

Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript

keyboards)

 

Total

100

120 Minutes

 

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Interview

Candidates who get shortlisted in the Main Exam will have to appear for a Personal Interview which consists of 75 marks. The final selection will be done based on the total marks obtained in the Main Exam and Interview.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Exam Dates

The Exam dates for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 have been released yet. We will update the table below as soon as the dates are updated.

Exam Events

Dates

Start of Online Process

17th July 2021

Last date of Online Process

7th August 2021

Prelims

17th September 2021

Mains 17th November 2021

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Admit Card/Call Letter

The call letter or the admit card is one of the most essential documents for the candidate to be able to give the exam. Make sure you download the NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 call letter as soon as they are out. The steps given below will help you download your call letter/admit card without any hassle.

Download your NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Admit Card here

Step 1: Click on the link given above.

Step 2: Log in with your Registration Number or Roll Number and Password/Date of Birth.

Step 3: Download the admit card.

Step 4: Attach your photograph on the call letter preferably the same as provided during registration.

Step 5: Print and Download for future reference.

NABARD Grade B Salary Details

The basic pay will be Rs. 35150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs.35150 - 1750 (9) - 50900 - EB - 1750(2) - 54400 - 2000 (4) - 62400 (16 years). Candidates selected will get certain perks like Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per

rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 73600/-p.m.

Read more about NABARD GRADE B Salary and job profile here.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Cut Off

The NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 cut off for the online exam will be released shortly after the commencement of the exam. We will update this section once the cut off is released.

For reference, Candidates can check the cut-off for 2019 mentioned below:

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Prelims 2019

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Prelims 2019

Category

RE

EL

CK

GA

ES

AR

QA

(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 Recruitment Prelims Cut-off (Category Wise) 2019:

SC

OBC

UR

122.75

126.75

139.25

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Mains 2019 Cut Off:

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Mains 2019 Cut Off

Post

Paper

I

II

III

Category

DP

ES

AP

(100)

(100)

(100)

General

SC, OBC

65.00

56.25

51.25

Unreserved

67.25

59.50

55.25

How to Prepare for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021?

NABARD is one of the leading financial institutions in India and hence the level of examination can be difficult. Applicants need to be thorough with every section and must answer carefully as it involves negative marking. Since the selection process also involves group discussion and personal interview, it is important to be thorough in Verbal Communication.

  • Candidates must practice reading books which that can help them in not only conceptualizing the descriptive exam but also help in enhancing verbal communication
  • Candidates should read newspapers daily to stay updated or else can refer to the Testbook Current Affairs to get news on your fingertips.
  • For quant and reasoning ability, candidates should solve problems from different books or take up the Testbook test series for best preparation.

Read more about NABARD Grade B Exam Preparation Tips here.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Books to Refer

Candidates seeking to apply for NABARD Grade B Recruitment must start their preparation in order to ace the exam. There will be 2 stages in the online test and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. The official notification of NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 will be released soon and the exam dates will be announced in the same. In order to help candidates prepare well for the exam, we have shortlisted some great books that will be helpful for the preparation of NABARD Grade B Recruitment

Books for Logical Reasoning, Data Analysis & Interpretation

Book Name

Author

Key Features

Analytical Reasoning

M.K.Pandey

The book covers all the topics included in the analytical reasoning section. The book presents all the concepts in a very easily understandable manner.

Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

This book covers all the topics with plenty of examples.

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

A.K.Gupta

Very good book for covering the logical and analytical reasoning section. Book contains a lot of examples to practise from.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Disha Publications

Good for practising MCQs and previous year question papers of various competitive examinations.

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal

B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

Good for covering all the topics of the reasoning section. The book has a lot of MCQs which candidates can practise to boost their preparation.

Books for English Language

Book Name

Author

Key Features

Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi

Covers a lot of MCQs and questions from various competitive examinations.

Word Power Made Simple

Norman Lewis

One of the best books for building vocabulary and comprehension skills.

High School Grammar and Composition

Wren and Martin

Best book for getting the concepts of everything. Good for fundamental as well as advanced preparation.

Books for Quantitative Aptitude

Book Name

Author

Key Features

Magical Book on Quicker Maths

M. Tyra

The book features several fast and unique ways of problem-solving. Tricks mentioned in this book are very simple and easy to use.

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Agarwal

The book contains a lot of examples, theories, and short cuts for easy and quick problem solving.

Quantitative Aptitude

Sarvesh K Verma

Very good book for building fundamental and advanced concepts in the Quantitative Aptitude Section.

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Disha Experts

Good for practising MCQs along with the previous years questions of various competitive examinations.

Best Books for General/Economy/Banking Awareness

Book Name

Author

Key Features

Banking Awareness

N.K. Gupta

Good for covering all the fundamental and advanced topics of Banking Awareness.

Banking Awareness

Arihant Experts

The book covers all the topics of general and banking awareness. It includes a Banking Glossary section along with a section for easy revision.

Banking Awareness for SBI and IBPS Bank Clerk/PO/RBI Exams/RRB

Disha Experts

All these books feature the important concepts of banking and financial awareness. Candidates can also practise using the previous year question papers and exercises.

Additional Resources to Prepare for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021

Candidates can use the other additional resources to enhance their overall preparation across all the sections. Some of them are given below.

  • Hindu Editorials
  • Magazines: Economic and Political Weekly
  • PIB News Summary
  • Economic Times
  • Business Standard Reports
  • Southern Economist
  • World Development Report
  • Economic Survey of India
  • Union Budget
  • Yojana Magazines
  • India Year Book
  • Kurukshetra Magazine

For details on the NABARD GRADE B Best Books for preparation, refer to the linked article.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Result 2021

NABARD Grade B Prelims Result 2021 Out

The NABARD Grade B Recruitment Prelims result for 2021 is released on the official website. The NABARD Grade B result for the later stages will be provided soon on the official website.

Check NABARD Grade B Result in detail here.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 FAQs

When will the notification for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 release?
The recruitment notification for NABARD Grade B Recruitment has been already released as of 17th July 2021.
What is the eligibility criteria for the NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021?
Indian applicants not exceeding the age of 32 years with a Post Graduation degree can apply.
In which mode will be the examination conducted for the applicants?
The examination will be conducted online.
What is the Salary for the NABARD Grade B Officer?
Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 35150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs.35150 - 1750 (9) - 50900 - EB - 1750(2) - 54400 - 2000 (4) - 62400 (16 years)
What is the selection process for the NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021?
The selection stages shall consist of prelims, mains and interview.
How many vacancies are available for NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021?
A total of 7 vacancies have been released.
Will there be negative marking for the examination?
Yes, 1/4th mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
When will NABARD Grade B recruitment 2021 results be out?
The result dates will be updated as soon as it is out.
What is the process to download the NABARD Grade B recruitment 2021 admit card?
The admit card will be available on the official website and can be also downloaded by the link given in this article.
How will I know if the NABARD Grade B recruitment 2021 call letter is released?
NABARD will notify the applicants through the registered email address.