NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern

NABARD Garde A Exam Pattern 2019 for Grade A Officers, NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2019, Check out Grade A Officers Prelims and Mains Latest Exam Pattern

NABARD Garde A Mains Exam Pattern 2021 – Get Detailed Exam Patter For NABARD Assistant Manager Exam

NABARD Garde A Exam Pattern 2019: NABARD has announced applications for the posts of Assistant Manager (Grade A) in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). NABARD Recruitment Officer (Grade A) drive is taking place to fill 92 vacancies. As NABARD is a very reputed Public Sector Bank, there is a lot of competition for these vacancies. Phase I (Prelims) Exam is going to take place in July 2019. The first step to prepare for this exam is to know the NABARD exam pattern well.

NABARD Garde A Exam Pattern 2019- Details Information

Board Name National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Name of the Post Assistant Manager (Grade A)
Number of Vacancies 79 vacancies
Apply Mode Online
Starting Date 10th May 2019
Closing Date 26th May 2019
Official Notification CLICK HERE
Pay Scale Rs. 61,000/- per month
 Official Website

Important Dates for NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2019

Starting Date for Apply Online & Fee Payment 10.05.2019
Last Date to Apply Online & Fee Payment 26.05.2019
Last Date for Editing of Application <to be updated>
Last Date for Printing of Application <to be updated>
Tentative Date for Phase I (Preliminary) – Online Examination <to be updated>

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NABARD Selection Procedure – NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern

There are three phases of the NABARD Exam Pattern:

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

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern – Prelims

The NABARD Prelims Exam will be common for recruitment of all 10 posts of Grade A Officer. This will be an objective type online test. This year NABARD has reduced the weightage of reasoning & quant sections and add it to the economics and Agriculture & Rural Development subjects. Let’s look into details of NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern of Prelims Exam:

Sections Marks Time
English 40 120
Reasoning 20
Computer 20
Economic and
Social Issues
Agriculture and
Rural Development
Total 200

Important Points To Remember About NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2019 For Prelims:

  1. The time duration for the Preliminary exam is two hours. The different sections are not separately timed.
  2. The NABARD Grade A Preliminary exam is conducted only for screening purpose.
  3. Candidates must clear the sectional as well as the overall cutoff in order to qualify for the next round.
  4. For every wrong answer, 25 percent of the marks assigned to the question is deducted.

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern – Mains

Mains exam will be held in August 2019. This will be an objective and descriptive type online test. Let’s have a look at the NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern for Mains Exam. NABARD Phase II Exam consists of:

  1. Paper I – Common for all 10 posts
  2. Paper II – Different for all posts
Topic Nature Total
Paper I:  General English Descriptive 100 1 ½ hours
Paper II: For General Post
Economic & Social Issues &
Agri.& Rural Development
MCQ 100 1 ½ hours
Paper II: For all other posts
Related to the discipline
of the post
MCQ 100 1 ½ hours

Important Points To Remember About NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2019 For Mains:

  1. The NABARD Grade The Main exam has two papers.
  2. The paper I (General English) is common for all and is descriptive in nature.
  3. The time duration for Paper I is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  4. Paper II is different for General Posts and other posts.
  5. Paper II is objective in nature.
  6. Paper II to has a time duration of 1 hour 30 minutes.
  7. There are sectional and overall cutoffs for NABARD Grade A Main exam as well.
  8. There is negative marking of 25 percent for the wrong answer.

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern – Interview

  • The third stage will consist of an Interview for 25 marks. 
  • The final selection of the applicants for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS) will be based on their performance in the Main Exam and Interview taken together.

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2019 Answers
 What is the salary of NABARD Grade A Officer (Assistant Manager)?  The basic pay scale for NABARD Grade A Officer would be in the range of Rs. 28150 – 55600/-.
 Is the score in the Preliminary exam of NABARD Grade A exam considered for a provisional allotment?  No, the Preliminary exam is just a screening test and your score in the Prelims will not be considered for final merit listing.
 What is the penalty for wrong answers in NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern?  The penalty for a wrong answer in NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern is 0.25 of the marks allotted to the question.