NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off

NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off Marks have been posted in the current write up keeping in mind the level of the exam this year. The expected NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off score for Mains has been posted and the final NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off for prelims has been updated. Also, the NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off that was released officially by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development over the past three years have been compiled in this article for your benefit. Go through the NABARD Grade A Cut Off marks over the years to make an assessment of the expected score this year.

NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off Marks 2020 – Expected & Previous year Cut Off

NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has released the Assistant Manager (Grade A) Recruitment for the year 2018. This year NABARD will fill up 92 vacancies. The Prelims is scheduled for 12th May 2018 & most of you must be looking for Previous years’ NABARD Grade A and Grade B Cut Off. Here we are providing you the previous years’ NABARD Grade A and B Cut Off for Prelims (Phase I) & Mains (Phase II). This will also help you to understand the level of preparation needed to crack the exam.

The NABARD Grade A online registration has started. If you haven’t filled up the online application then do it before the closing date i.e 2nd April 2018.

Apply Here for NABARD Grade A 2020

NABARD Selection Procedure – NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off

There are 3 stages in the NABARD Exam Pattern:

  1. Prelims Exam – online (objective MCQs)
  2. Mains Exam – online (objective MCQs + Descriptive)
  3. Interview

For detailed NABARD Exam Pattern, read this article:

Exam Pattern for NABARD Grade A

 

Our expert panel has compiled the complete category wise cutoffs for NABARD Grade A Exam 2017 keeping in mind the exam this year. We have kept a gap of +/- 5 marks as always so do consider that.

You are also free to view the official NABARD Grade A Cut off of 2016 and 2015.

The NABARD Grade A Examination (Preliminary Stage) was held on 05 Aug 2017.

Predicted NABARD Grade A Prelims Cut Off Marks 2020

It is important to point out here that even though most of the aspirants feel that the cut off marks will be less than last year owing to the difficulty level of the exam, that is not likely the case because the number of aspirants has increased this year.

Category Predicted NABARD Grade A Prelims Cut Off 2020
General 123-127
OBC 112-117
SC 102-107
ST 95-100
HI 84-89
OC 92-96
VC 94-98

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For General Category: Expected Cut off for NABARD Grade A 2020 (Sectional)

ES (40) 14-16
AR (40) 15-18
RE (20) 6-7
EL (40) 15-17
CK (20) 11-12
GA (20) 8-9
QA (20) 5-6
For SC, ST, OBC, PWD Category:
ES (40) 10-13
AR (40) 12-14
RE (20) 4-5
EL (40) 11-12
CK (20) 9-10
GA (20) 6-7
QA (20) 4
Note: The Abbreviations used are:
ES: Economic & Social Issues
AR: Agriculture & Rural Development
RE: Reasoning
EL: English Language
CK: Computer Knowledge
GA: General Awareness
QA: Quantitative Aptitude

NABARD Grade A Cut Off >> CLICK HERE

NABARD Important Dates – NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off

NABARD Admit Card 2020 (Grade A Assistant Manager)
Events New Dates
NABARD Grade A Admit Card 2020 for Prelims Exam 14th February 2020
NABARD Grade A 2020 Preliminary Exam 25th February 2020
Download Admit Card for NABARD Main Examination ________
NABARD Grade A 2020 Exam Date (Mains) ________

Previous Years NABARD Grade A and B Cut Off

NABARD Grade A Cut Off – For 2019

For Phase 1

Table showing test-wise & category-wise cut-off points applied for all disciplines

 CATEGORY RE EL CK GA ES AR QA
(20) (40) (20) (20) (40) (40) (20)
SC, ST, OBC, PWBD 1.00 5.75 2.50 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.25
EWS, UNRESERVED 3.00 10.75 4.00 2.50 3.00 3.25 4.25

 

Table showing discipline-wise & category-wise cut-off points applied on total

DISCIPLINE SC ST OBC EWS UR HI LD MD
GENERAL 109.50 100.50 117.00 111.00 129.00 65.25 92.25 43.75
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY/ DAIRY TECHNOLOGY 31.50 60.25 62.75
ECONOMICS & AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 66.00 66.50 75.00 74.25 101.25
ENVIRONMENT 48.50 33.50 70.25 94.00
FOOD PROCESSING 41.25 67.75 88.50
FORESTRY 47.25 55.25 79.25
FINANCE 53.00 24.00 35.25 62.00 94.50
LAND DEVELOPMENT – SOIL SCIENCE 93.00 102.50
PLANTATION & HORTICULTURE 59.00 69.25

For Phase 2
Table showing discipline, category-wise cut-off points applied on total

Discipline SC ST OBC EWS UR HI LD MD
General 115.50 111.75 120.75 118.50 127.50  

 

 

 

 

101.00

 

 

 

 

 

111.00

 

 

 

 

 

105.25

Animal Husbandry/ Dairy Technology 111.00 125.50 115.00 128.25
Economics & Agricultural Economics 100.00 105.75 105.75 101.00 116.00
Environment 113.75 115.25 125.50 132.50
Food Processing 107.50 96.25 121.25
Forestry 121.00 120.50 131.50
Finance 118.00 105.25 103.75 132.00 133.75
Land Development – Soil Science 94.00 100.50 108.25
Plantation & Horticulture 96.75 106.25

Table showing discipline and category-wise cut-off points applied on an Objective test and Descriptive paper

Paper I II
DP ES
(100) (100)
Post Name For All Post General Animal Husbandry/Dairy Technology Economics & Agricultural Economics Environment Food Processing Forestry Finance Land Development- Soil Science Plantation & Horticulture
SC, ST, OBC, PWBD (HI, LD & MD) 56.00 40.75 42.50 37.50 56.75 34.00 46.25 43.75 22.25 25.25
EWS & Unreserved 58.00 45.50 49.75 41.25 60.50 40.00 52.25 51.25 28.75 30.75


Final Cut-off Grade A – 2019 – Select List· Cut Off

Discipline EWS OBC OBC-HI OBC-MD SC ST UR UR-LD UR-MD
Ah/Dairy 148.25 168.25 165.5 158.75
Eco & Agri Eco 138.75 134.25 124.75 135 141.50
Environment 162 148.25 138.25 157 ––
Finance 147 147.75 –– 140 157.75
Food Processing 145.5 129.5 153.50
Forestry 152 152 157
General 149.25 152.25 121 126.25 146.75 149.25 154 142.50 135.75
Land Dev – Soil Sci 133.25 –– 125.25 –– 138.25
Plant & Horticulture 127.75 134.50


NABARD Grade A Cut Off – Phase I & II [2018]

Exam Conducted on 19 May 2018

Discipline-Wise & Category-Wise Cut-Off Applied On Total

Discipline Category
SC ST OBC UR HI LD MD VI
GENERAL 99.75 94.75 105.25  116.50  51.50  88.50  34.00  90.75
Animal Husbandry 19.25 55.00 64.75
Chartered Accountant 53.75 34.50 74.50
Economics 61.75 67.50 90.50
Environmental Engineering 68.75 90.75
Food Processing/Food Tech 25.50 69.25 86.00
Forestry 28.75 57.00 77.75
Land Development (Soil Science)/Agriculture 76.00 62.25 79.25 91.50
Minor Irrigation (Water Resources) 35.25 29.25 46.25 59.75
Social Work 23.50 39.25 70.75


Table Showing Discipline-Wise & Category-Wise Cut-Off Applied On Test Papers

 Discipline  

Category

TEST
RE (20) EL (40) CK (20) GA (20) ES (40) AR (40) QA (20)
 General SC, ST, OBC, PWBD(HI, LD, MD, VI) 1.75 8.75 2.50 1.25 2.50 2.00 1.75
UNRESERVED 4.50 13.25 4.00 3.00 5.75 4.00 4.00
All Other Disciplines SC, ST, OBC, PWBD (HI, LD, MD, VI) 1.00 3.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
UNRESERVED 1.00 7.25 2.00 1.00 2.50 3.00 1.00

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NABARD Grade A Cut Off – Phase II [2018]

Discipline-Wise & Category-Wise Cut-Off Applied On Total

DISCIPLINE SC ST OBC UR HI LD MD VI
General 113.75 114.25 117.75 124.00 104.75 106.75 # 106.75
Animal Husbandry 128.25 130.50 134.00
Chartered Accountant 108.00 131.25 142.25
Economics 102.00 113.75 128.00
Environmental Engineering 120.25 127.00
Food Processing/ Food Tech 98.50 111.50 121.75
Forestry 141.50 139.75 145.25
Land Development (Soil Science)/ Agriculture 124.25 121.75 132.50 136.75
Minor Irrigation (Water Resources) 93.00 85.75 103.25 111.50
Social Work 121.25 128.50 137.75


Discipline-Wise & Category-Wise Cut-Off Applied 
On Descriptive Paper & Objective Test

  

PAPER

I II
DP ESI /  Specialized Paper
(100) (100)
Discipline ALL POST GEN Animal HUSB. CA ECO ENV ENG Food PROC Forestry AND DEV. Minor IRR Social Work
SC,ST, OBC, PWBD (Hl,LD,MD,VI) 56.50 39.50 44.25 44.75 25.00 35.50 26.50 54.50 43.25 9.00 49.25
 UNRESERVED  60.00  44.00  49.25  so.so  31.75  40.25  32.75  59.75  48.50  17.00  52.75

Official NABARD Grade A & B Cut Off 2017 – Phase I (Prelims)

The exam pattern & syllabus of NABARD Phase I is almost same for Grade A & Grade B. In the year 2017, the Exam Pattern was changed for both NABARD Grade A & Grade B Exam. Here are the official sectional & overall cut off for NABARD Grade A & B Prelims.

  • Official NABARD Grade A Cut Off 2017 – Discipline wise & Category wise Cut Off Applied on Total

Discipline Category
SC ST OBC UR HI OC VC
General 93.50 88.00 98.25 109.25 36.50 79.25 77.50
Economics 53.25 46.25 66.25 89.00
Agriculture 67.75 59.50 74.50 82.00
Agriculture
Engineering
59.75 80.75
Plantation
Horticulture
38.00 49.50 63.75
Animal
Husbandry
15.00 38.00 51.25
Fisheries 19.25 18.25 53.75
Food Processing 55.75 73.00
Forestry 48.25 66.00
Environmental
Engineering
58.75 75.00
Water Resource
Development &
Management
28.75 31.00 46.75
Social Work 19.75 57.50
Chartered
Accountant
58.50 46.25 66.25
Company
Secretary
57.75 57.75
  • Official NABARD Grade A Prelims Cut Off 2017 – Discipline wise & Category wise Cut Off Applied on Test Papers

Discipline Category Test
RE (20) EL (40) CK (20) GA (20) ES (40) AD (40) QA (20)
General & Agriculture SC, ST,
OBC, PWD
(OC)
1.25 2.50 2.75 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
UR 4.00 6.50 4.50 1.00 2.00 1.00 3.00
All Other 
Discipline
SC, ST,
OBC, PWD (OC)
1.00 1.00 1.75 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
UR 1.50 4.00 3.25 1.00 1.25 1.25 1.00

Official NABARD Grade B Cut Off 2017 – Prelims

Category General Agriculture
SC 96.25 58.00
ST 87.75 42.00
OBC 99.25 63.25
UR 11.50 75.00
OC 58.75
  • Official Cut off for NABARD Grade B 2017 – Descriptive Paper & Objective Paper

Discipline Category Test
RE (20) EL (40) CK (20) GA (20) ES (40) AD (40) QA (20)
General & Agriculture SC, ST,
OBC,
PWD (OC)
3.25 6.00 3.75 1.25 1.75 1.00 2.00
UR 5.50 11.00 5.50 2.75 4.75 2.25 4.00

The Abbreviations used are:

ES: Economic & Social Issues
AR: Agriculture & Rural Development
RE: Reasoning
EL: English Language
CK: Computer Knowledge
GA: General Awareness
QA: Quantitative Aptitude

You can download the official notice of  NABARD Grade A & B Prelims cut off here:

NABARD Grade A Phase I Cut off 2017 – Official Notice

NABARD Grade B Phase I Cut off 2017 – Official Notice 

 

Official NABARD Grade A and B Cut Off 2017 – Phase II (Mains)

  • NABARD Grade A – Phase II (Mains) Cut Off 2017

Discipline SC ST OBC UR HI OC VC
General 118.50 115.75 125.00 132.50 111.25 110.00 116.00
Economics 126.50 114.00 128.00 137.25
Agriculture 104.75 101.50 116.25 119.00
Agriculture
Engineering
102.00 113.25
Plantation &
Horticulture
99.25 115.25 117.75
Animal
Husbandry
94.75 104.25 110.75
Fisheries 79.75 90.50 96.25
Food Processing 98.75 102.00
Forestry 118.50 121.75
Environmental
Engineering
107.50 111.50
Water Resource
Development &
Management
87.50 89.00 106.00
Social Work 114.00 124.50
Chartered
Accountant
128.25 117.25 128.25
Company
Secretary
127.00 138.00
  • NABARD Grade A Mains (Phase II) Cut Off 2017 – Descriptive Paper & Objective Test

Paper Discipline SC, ST, 
OBC, PWD 
(HI, OC, VC)
GEN
I (DP ESI)
100 Marks
ALL 62.75 66.00
II (DP ESI)
100 Marks
GEN 41.50 46.75
ECO. 41.00 47.75
AGRI 32.00 37.00
AGRI. ENG 20.00 24.75
PLANT. AND HORTI 33.50 39.00
ANIMAL HUS. 21.75 26.50
FISH. 10.25 15.25
FOOD PROC. 16.75 21.00 3
FOREST 34.75 39.50
ENVT. SCI 26.25 30.00
WATER RES. DEVP. & MGT. 17.50 24.50
SOCIAL WORK 36.75 42.00
C.A 40.00 44.75
C.S 54.00 58.00
  • NABARD Grade B Cut Off Phase II (Mains) 2017 – Category wise

Category General Agriculture
SC 177.75 140.00
ST 161.75
OBC 179.25 139.25
UR 195.75 159.00
OC 159.00
  • NABARD Grade B Cut Off Phase II (Mains) 2017 – Descriptive Paper & Objective Test

Discipline Paper I II III
Category DP ESI AP
(100) (100) (100)
General SC, ST, OBC,
PWD (OC)
61.25 45.50 38.00
UR 65.00 49.50 44.75
Agriculture SC, ST, OBC,
PWD (OC)
61.25 25.50 38.00
UR 65.00 30.50 44.75

You can also download the official Mains Cut Off notice from the link below:

NABARD Grade A Phase II Cut off 2017 – Official Notice

NABARD Grade B Phase II Cut off 2017 – Official Notice 

 

Official NABARD Grade A Cut Off (Overall) for the Year 2016: Prelims

The official Cutoff for NABARD Grade A 2016 Prelims including objective test out of a total of 200 marks was as follows – 

Category Final NABARD Grade A Cut Off
General 112.50
OBC 99.25
SC 95.00
ST 81.50
HI 65.75
OC 88.25
VC 84.75

Official NABARD Grade A Cut Off (Section Wise) for the Year 2016: Prelims

The official section wise NABARD Grade A Cut Off 2016 was as follows –

For General Category:
ES (25) 6
AR (25) 7
RE (40) 10.50
EL (40) 14.5
CK (20) 10.5
GA (20) 6.75
QA (30) 4.75
For SC, ST, OBC, PWD Category:
ES (25) 4.25
AR (25) 5
RE (40) 6.5
EL (40) 10.25
CK (20) 8.5
GA (20) 5
QA (30) 2.75

 

Official Cutoff for NABARD Grade A for the Year 2016>> CLICK HERE

Official NABARD Grade A Cut Off (Overall) for the Year 2015: Prelims

The official Cutoff for NABARD Grade A 2015 Prelims including objective test out of a total of 200 marks was as follows – 

Category Final NABARD Grade A Cut Off
General 116
OBC 102
SC 99
ST 91
HI 61
OC 95
VC 65

Official NABARD Grade A Cut Off (Section Wise) for the Year 2015: Prelims

The official section wise NABARD Grade A Cut Off 2015 was as follows –

For General Category:
ES, CK (50) 6
GA (50) 7
RE (50) 6.75
QA (50) 4.75
For SC, ST, OBC, PWD Category:
ES, CK (50) 4.25
GA (50) 5
RE (50) 5
QA (50) 2.75

NABARD Grade A Cut Off 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. When is the official NABARD Grade A Cut Off released each year? The official cutoff marks for NABARD Grade A exam are released after the declaration of the result in the form of a score card.
Q2. How will the NABARD Grade A Cut Off marks be scaled up to an equal level? The marks of each aspirant will be scaled equally using the process of normalization.
Q3. What are the 3 most important parameters for deciding the final cutoff? The 3 most important criteria for deciding the final cutoff are the total number of applicants, total number of vacancies and the difficulty level of the exam.

NABARD Grade A Cut Off Calculation Criteria

Criteria 1  Total number of applicants this year.
Criteria 2  Total number of vacancies this year.
Criteria 3  Level of ease or difficulty of the exam.
Criteria 4  Moderation and answer keys

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