NABARD Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form

NABARD i.e National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form for total 91 Assistant Manager vacancies advertisement has been publish today.

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form

NABARD Recruitment 2017

NABARD Recruitment 2017

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Advertisement Notification Apply Online for the post of Assistant Manager this is the Latest Job & Careers opportunities in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has recently publish an advertisement notification for Assistant Manager Posts vacancies jobs opening for June 2017.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in
the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural
Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website between 19 June 2017 to 10 July 2017.

The NABARD Recruitment 2017 Advertisement Notification for the Assistant Manager Posts, candidates who are interested, may apply in the prescribed application format on or before 10-07-2017.

Vacancies in NABARD Recruitment 2017

Total vacancies in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Assistant Manager post details are given below.

                   Name Of the Post

               Number of Vacancies
Assistant Managers in Grade ‘A’


Important Dates

  • Online Application Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges = From 19 June 2017 to 10 July 2017.
  • Phase I (Preliminary) – Online Examination (Tentatively) = August 2017.

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Eligibility

Minimum educational qualification for NABARD Recruitment 2017 for the Assistant Manager posts is given below.

Education Qualification

  • General:- Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with
    a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Ph.D.
  • OR Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree.
  • OR Two year full time P.G. Diploma in Management / full time MBA degree from institutions recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. (More Information Please Check the Advt.).

Age Limit

  • The candidate must be between 21 and 30 years of age as on 01.06.2017, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.06.1987 and not later than 01.06.1996).

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: Upper age limit may be relaxed by –

  • a. 03 years in case of eligible OBC applicants,
  • b. a maximum of 05 years in case of : (i) Applicants belonging to SC/ST , if the posts are reserved for them (ii) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) provided that the applicants have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidation (iii) 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 and in whose case, on selection, the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released within 03 months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment, (iv) Applicants who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01 January 1980 to 31 December 1989 (v) Children/family members of victims died in the 1984 riots.
  • c. 10 years for PWD (General); 13 years for PWD (OBC) and 15 years for PWD (SC/ST) applicants.

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Pay Scale | Salary

  • Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.28150/- p.m. in the scale of 28150-1550(4) -34350-1750(7) – 46600 –EB – 1750(4)- 53600-2000(1)-55600 applicable to Officers in Grade ‘A’ and they will be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs.55587/.

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Advertisement

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Selection Process

  • Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online Exam)
  • Phase II – Main Examination
  • Phase III – Interview

NABARD Exam Pattern 2017

Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online Exam)

Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) carrying 200 marks.
Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time

Phase II – Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern

Paper-I – General English: (Descriptive – online through key board)
The paper will have descriptive questions carrying 100 marks.

Duration: 1 ½ hrs

The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidate shall be assessed through this Descriptive
Paper on General English comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing, paragraph
writing & letter writing.

Paper–II (MCQ): i) for posts as at (a) in Table I – Economic & Social Issues and
Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) ii) for posts as at (b) to (n) in Table I : Paper on related discipline

Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks

Phase III – Interview

Applicants qualifying in the Phase-II Examination and securing sufficiently high rank in merit
shall be short-listed for interview.

Marks for Interview : 25 Marks

NABARD Exam Syllabus 2017

Illustrative syllabus for Phase II (Main Examination) may be as furnished below:

For All Posts from (a) to (n) in Table 1

1) Paper I – English: Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office
Correspondence. The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing
skills including expressions and understanding the topic.

For General Posts as at (a) in Table 1

2) Paper II – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development

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.

Agriculture & Rural Development:

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 agriculture; Seed production, seed processing, seed village; Meteorology: weather
parameters, crop-weather advisory; Precision Farming, System of Crop Intensification,
organic farming;

  • a) Soil and Water Conservation : Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion,
    soil conservation, watershed management;
  • b) 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.
  • c) 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
  • d) 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.
  • e) 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.
  • f) 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
  • g) 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 2015. Recent developments under Ministry of Environment,
    Forest and Climate Change.
  • h) Agriculture Extensions: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension
    programmes, Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s (KVK) in dissemination of Agricultural
  • i) 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.
  • j) 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: Concept of Rural Area, Structure of the Indian Rural Economy Importance 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 work force; 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.

Note: The illustrative syllabus for Main Examination – Paper II for specialised disciplines / posts at Sr. No. (b) to (n) in Table I is given in Annexure.

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form

The candidates are required to apply ONLINE ONLY. All details of this NABARD Recruitment given in the Online Application Form. Therefore the candidates are advised to fill all details in the Application Form carefully

  • STEP–1Logon to  (NABARD Official website)
  • STEP–2:   Click onCareers” || “Recruitment and subsequently enter on relevant post being applied. i.e. Assistant Manager Posts
  • STEP–3:   Read the NABARD Advertisement Notification carefully and be ready with the mandatory documents mentioned above and then click on “Register Online & fill up the Online Application Form with all your details

NABARD Recruitment Application Fees (NON-REFUNDABLE)

Application fee for the post will be as under:

Category of applicantApplication FeeIntimation charges etc.Total
For SC/ ST/ PWDNILRs.150/-Rs.150/-
For all othersRs.650/-Rs.150/-Rs.800/-

@All employees of NABARD satisfying the educational qualification criteria would be eligible
to apply. The fee/intimation charges waiver is only for those employees of NABARD (Staff
Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post. The status as staff candidate will
be verified at the time of interview. In case they are not eligible to be treated as staff
candidates, they are advised to indicate themselves as non-staff candidates and pay
fees/intimation charges as applicable to non-staff candidates.


  • Payment can be made by using only Master/Visa/Rupay Debit or Credit Cards or Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash cards/Mobile Wallets.

Download Of Call Letter

Candidates will have to visit the NABARD’s website for downloading call letters for online test
(Phase I & II). Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the candidate clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for call letter download.

The candidate is required to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number, (ii) Password/Date of
Birth for downloading the call letter. Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph
on the call letter preferably the same as provided during registration and appear at the examination centre with (i) Call Letter (ii) Photo Identity Proof as stipulated in clause 3 below
and also specified in the call letter and photocopy of the same Photo Identity Proof as brought
in original.

NABARD Recruitment Exam Question Papers

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