NABARD Recruitment 2019


National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) released a notification for the recruitment of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ for Any degree graduates. The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

Name of the Post : Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’

No of Post : 79

Last date : 26 May 2019

Detailed Eligibility:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject or Post Graduate degree from a recognized University or Ph.D OR
  • Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant /Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management / full time MBA degree from Institutions/Universities recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

Animal Husbandry: Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Husbandry or Post Graduate degree in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Husbandry from any recognized University/ Institute.

Chartered Accountant:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
  • The Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before 01 March 2019.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with Economics/Agriculture Economics or
  • Post Graduate degree in Economics /Agriculture Economics from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Candidates with Economics as one of the main subjects at all years/semesters of the course, will only be eligible.

Environmental Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science /Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation or
  • Post Graduate degree in Environmental Science /Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation from a recognized University/Institution.

Food Processing/Food Technology: Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology or Post Graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology from a recognized University/Institution.

Forestry: Bachelor’s degree in Forestry or Post Graduate degree in Forestry from a recognized University/Institution.

Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/ Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) or
  • Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) from a recognised University / Institution.

Minor Irrigation (Water Resources): 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects or
  • Post Graduate degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/ Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects from a recognized University.

Social Work: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Post Graduate degree in Social Work from a recognized University.

Minimum Qualifying Marks: Bachelor’s degree or Post Graduate degree with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate.

Age limit(As on 01.05.2019): 21 to 30 years

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:

  • 03 years for OBC
  • 05 years for SC/ST
  • 10 years for PWBD (General); 13 years for PWBD (OBC) and 15 years for PWBD (SC/ST) applicants.

Selection Process :

The selection will be in three Phases as furnished below:

Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online Exam) (200 Marks)
Phase II – Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern. (200 Marks)
Phase III – Interview (25 Marks)

Scheme of Preliminary Examination:

  • Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) carrying 200 marks.
  • Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time
  • For every wrong answer marked, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
Subject No. of Qns & Marks
Test of Reasoning 20
English Language 40
Computer Knowledge 20
General Awareness 20
Quantitative Aptitude 20
Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 40
Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 40
Total  200

Application Fee:

  • For SC/ ST/ PWBD: Rs.150/-
  • For all others: Rs.800/-
  • Staff: NIL

Important Dates:

  • Online Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges: 10 May 2019 to 26 May 2019
  • Last date for submission of online Applications: 26 May 2019
  • Download of Phase I (Preliminary Exam) Admission Letters: Updated shortly
  • Phase I (Preliminary Exam) – Online Examination: Updated shortly
  • Phase II (Main) – Online Examination: Updated shortly

Click here to apply online (Online application starts from 10 May 2019)