NABARD 2018 Recruitment: Check important Date, Exam pattern & syllabus

After some awaited for Recruitment notifications, NABARD Notification 2018 has been published for NABARD Development Assistant 2018. Online Application is invited for the same from 27th August 2018. The Online Exam is to be operated in the month of September/October 2018.

All the Applicants may check full information and details from here about NABARD 2018 Recruitment, Notification, Application Form availability, education qualification, age limit, how to apply online, application procedure, etc.

To know more information about NABARD Exam 2018 Recruitment and vacancies must read the mentioned details.

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NABARD Recruitment 2018 Details Overview

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

Organized By

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development or NABARD

Name of Examination

NABARD Exam 2018

Total Number of Vacancies

92 post

Name of Posts

Development Assistant

Apply Mode

Online

Official Website

nabard.org

Important Dates

NABARD 2018 Release of Notification and start of Application Form date

13th March 2018

NABARD 2018 Last Date to submit Application Form

4th April 2018

NABARD 2018 Date of Preliminary Exam

19th May 2018

NABARD 2018 Date of Mains Exam

17th June 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification for NABARD Exam 2018

All details regarding it can simply be seen via official notification link given below.

Age Limit for NABARD Exam 2018

Candidates age should be in between 21 to 35 years as on 01-03-2018

Application Fees

General / OBC Candidates

Rs. 450/-

SC / ST / PH Candidates

Rs. 50/-

Selection Process

Phase -1

Preliminary Examination

Phase -2

Mains Examination

Phase -3

Interview Process

Important Links

Download NABARD Recruitment Notification 2018

Click Here

NABARD 2018 Online Application Form

Click Here (Now Closed)

NABARD Mains Exam Date Notification

Click Here

 

NABARD Recruitment 2018 – Check Development Assistant Post Exam pattern & syllabus 

About NABARD:

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is a top development financial institution in India, headquartered at Mumbai with branches all over India. The NABARD Bank has been Assigned with "matters concerning policy, planning and operations in the field of credit for agriculture and other economic activities in rural areas in India". National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development or NABARD is active in developing financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.

Here, we have mentioned all the information about NABARD 2018 Recruitment, Exam Dates, Application Form, Application Fee, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Selection process, How to Apply Online, etc.

NABARD Recruitment 2018 for Development Assistants Post

 

NABARD 2018 Recruitment – Important Dates:

Release of Notification and start of Application Form date

27th August 2018

Last Date to submit Application Form

12th September 2018

Date of Written Exam

29th September 2018

Date of Mains Exam

21st October 2018

 

NABARD Recruitment 2018 - Vacancy Details:

Name of Organization: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development or NABARD

Name of Examination: NABARD Exam 2018

Number of Posts: 92 post

Name of Post: Development Assistant

Exam Level: All India

Full Vacancy Details are mentioned below:

Serial Number

Name of the Discipline

No. of Vacancies

I

General

46

II

Animal Husbandry

5

III

Chartered Accountant

5

IV

Economics

9

V

Environmental Engineering

2

VI

Food Processing / Food Technology

4

VII

Forestry

4

VIII

Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture

8

IX

Minor Irrigation (Water Resources

6

X

Social Work

3

 

Total

92

 

Reservation of Vacancies Details:

Serial Number

DISCIPLINE

UR

SC

ST

OBC

TOTAL

PWBD

I

AM (RDBS)

           

II

General

23

7

3

13

46

4

III

Animal Husbandry

3

1

-

1

5

-

IV

Chartered Accountant

3

1

-

1

5

-

V

Economics

5

-

1

3

9

-

VI

Environmental Engineering

1

-

-

1

2

-

VII

Food Processing/ Food Technology

2

-

1

1

4

-

VIII

Forestry

2

1

-

1

4

-

IX

Land Development (Soil Science)/ Agriculture

4

1

1

2

8

-

X

Minor Irrigation (Water Resources)

3

1

1

1

6

-

XI

Social Work

1

1

-

1

3

-

 

Total: RDBS

47

13

7

25

92

-

 

NABARD Recruitment 2018 - Eligibility criteria:

NABARD exam eligible criteria are motioned given below:

1. for Assistant Manager (Grade A) Post:

Educational Qualification:

  • Applicants should have Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants 45%) in aggregat or
  • Applicants should possess Post Graduation Degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Ph.D for S.No-a, Bachelor’s Degree with Economics with 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants -45%) in aggregate or
  • Applicants should possess Post Graduation Degree in Economics/ Agriculture Economics with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants-45%) in aggregate from a recognized university for S.No-b
  • Applicants should possess Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or
  • Applicants should possess Post Graduation Degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ ST/ PWD applicants 45%) in aggregate for S.No-c
  • Applicants should possess  Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or having PG degree in Agricultural Engineering with 50% marks in aggregate after Bachelor’s Degree in any engineering discipline for S.No-d
  • Applicants should possess  Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or
  • Applicants should possess Post Graduation Degree in Horticulture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate for S.No-e Posts with adequate experience.

Age Limit: Candidates age must be in between 21 to 30 years as on 01-03-2018

2. for the post of Manager (Grade B):

Educational Qualification:

  • Applicants should possess Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 55%) in aggregate or
  • Applicants should possess Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized university for Post 1
  • Applicants should possess  Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 60% marks (SC/ST applicants 55%) in aggregate or
  • Applicants should possess Post Graduate degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST applicants 50%) in aggregate or
  • its equivalent grade from a recognized university.

Age Limit: Candidates age must be in between 21 to 35 years as on 01-03-2018              

What is the Selection Process for National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Recruitment 2018?

Candidates selection process will basis on Three-phase:

Phase -1: Preliminary Examination

Phase -2: Mains Examination

Phase -3: Interview

NABARD 2018 Recruitment Application Form:

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has undoubtedly offered a sparkling opportunity for all the interested eligible applicants via its NABARD Recruitment 2018. By this, all the candidates will be capable to compete and secure their position in such a gigantic government organization.

Applicants will have to follow all the steps which have described here for filling NABARD online application form for NABARD Recruitment 2018. Keep in mind to fill only accurate own details while filling the online form. The main thing is that the Applicant should have to apply for the NABARD job on or before the last date.

Eligible applicants are advised to check the full recruitment detail of NABARD Exam and apply online before the last date of online form submitting..

How to apply for NABARD Application Form 2018?

Step 1 – Go to the official website - https://nabard.org/.

Step 2 – "Under ‘What’s New’ tab, click on Recruitment to the post of Development Assistant – 2018."

Step 3 – After that Click on Link for online registration of applications for Development Assistant, and Link for online registration of applications for Officers in Grade A (P & SS).

Step 4 – Register yourself first.

Step 5 – Then now, Login to your profile, fill the application form, pay application fee and complete the application process.

Step 6 – At last Download the confirmation page and take a printout for further use.

NABARD 2018 – Exam Pattern:

NABARD 2018 Exam is going to be operated in three phases:

Phase First: Preliminary Exam

Phase Second: Mains Exam

Phase Third: Interview Process

The Preliminary Exam is an online objective test constituting of Two Hundred marks that has to be completed in Two hours. It’s really essential for a candidate to clear the preliminary round of the NABARD 2018 Exam in order to be eligible for the Mains Exam.

S. No

Sections Asked

Total Marks

Time Taken

I

Quantitative Aptitude

20

 

II

Reasoning

20

A composite time of 2 hours (120 minutes)

III

English Language

40

IV

Computer Knowledge

20

V

General Awareness

20

VI

Economic and Social Issues

40

VII

Agriculture and Rural Development

40

 

Total

200

 

 

The applicants clearing NABARD 2018 Preliminary Exam are eligible to appear for NABARD 2018 Mains Examination. The Mains Examination include of both Online Objective Test as well as a Descriptive Test. So Let’s have a check  NABARD 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

S. No

Exam

Name of Test

Maximum Marks

Time Taken

I

Phase -1

General English

100

90 minutes

II

Phase -2

Economic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development for General Posts and Agriculture for candidates applying for Manager Agriculture Post

100

90 minutes

III

Phase -3

Development economics, Statistics, Finance and Management

100

90 minutes

 

After the applicants clears NABARD 2018 Mains Paper, he/she will be finally called for the Interview Process. Final selection will be made on how well a applicant fare in the Mains Examination as well as the Interview Process.

NABARD Recruitment 2018 – Syllabus:

“1. Reasoning Ability:

  • Puzzles (Seating arrangement, linear seating arrangement, floor based)
  • Syllogism
  • Data sufficiency
  • Statement based questions (Verbal reasoning)
  • Inequality
  • Miscellaneous Questions
  • Input Output
  • Blood relations etc.

2.  Quantitative Aptitude :

  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Data Sufficiency

3. English Language:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Sentence improvement
  • Spotting the errors
  • Fill in the blanks and
  • Sentence rearrangement

4. General Awareness:

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking and Economy
  • Insurance

5. Computer Knowledge:

  • Networking
  • Input output devices
  • DBMS
  • MS Office
  • Internet
  • History of computer & generations
  • Shortcuts.”

“Let’s look at detailed syllabus of Paper I, II and III of NABARD

Paper I – English Writing:

  • Essay
  • Précis writing
  • Comprehension
  • Report writing
  • Paragraph writing and
  • Business/Office Correspondence.

Paper II – Economic and Social Issues:

(A)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
  • Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India
  • Measurement of Poverty
  • 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.
  • Industrial and Labor Policy
  • Industrial performance
  • Regional Imbalance in India's Industrial Development
  • Rural banking and financial institutions in India
  • Reforms in Banking/ Financial sector
  • Globalisation of Economy
  • Role of International Funding Institution
  • IMF & World Bank
  • WTO
  • Regional Economic Co-operation.
  • Social Structure in India
  • Multiculturalism
  • Social Justice
  • Positive Discrimination in favor of the under privileged

(B) 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 - Seed production, seed processing, seed village
  • Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory
  • Precision Farming
  • System of Crop Intensification
  • organic farming
  • Soil and Water Conservation : Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion, soil conservation,
  • watershed management
  • 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.
  • 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 silos.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 production.
  • 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.
  • Agriculture Extensions: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes,
  • Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra's (KVK) in dissemination of Agricultural technologies
  •  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 Page 12 of 28 livelihood, carbon credit, IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings, funding mechanisms for
  • climate change projects, initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC
  • 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 Laborers, 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 labor
  • Issues and challenges in Hand-looms
  • Panchayati Raj Institutions – Functions and Working
  • MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural Housing,
  • PURA and other rural development programmes.”

“For Phase III of NABARD Grade B Exam (Development Economics, Statistics, Finance & Management) -

 1. Development Economics:

  • Measures of development
  • Economic Development Models
  • role of subsidies
  • importance of savings and investment
  • Importance of agriculture
  • Terms of trade in agriculture
  • Development issues in India.

2. Statistics:

  • Basic statistical concepts
  • Summarizing of data
  • Frequency distribution
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Relative dispersion
  • Elementary Probability
  • Relative Frequency Approach
  • Sampling
  • Axiomatic Approach
  • Analysis of frequency distribution
  • Correlation
  • Regression
  • Sampling Methods
  • Time Series Analysis.

 3. Finance:

  • Regulation of Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Banking and financial Institutions in India
  • financial system- features, characteristics and issues
  • Micro finance, its significance and importance
  • Union Budget
  • Project finance
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Sources of capital
  • Development finance
  • Concept of project cycle management
  • Private and Social Cost Benefit significance of development finance
  • Financial Inclusion

4. Management:

  • Management: its nature and scope
  • The Management Processes
  • Planning
  • Organisation
  • Staffing
  • Directing and Controlling
  • The Role of a Manager in an Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Development
  • Communication”

Note: The syllabus is mentioned above according to NABARD 2017 Syllabus.

NABARD Exam Cut-off 2018:

The cut-off for NABARD 2018 Exam will be announced after each phase of examination is completed. Applicants can evaluate their selection chances by matching their score with the cut-off list published by NABARD.

NABARD Result 2018:

NABARD 2018 Results will be announced aside for different posts to be filled through NABARD 2018 Exam. The results will be announced in 2-3 months after the commencement of the Exam. Candidates need to visit the page to know their result as the link to the results will be given on this page

NABARD Exam 2018 Preparation tips:

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