NABARD Grade A Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023 For Paper 1 and Paper 2

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NABARD has released notification for recruitment of candidates to the post of Grade A (Assistant Manager). You can download syllabus PDF via link given below.

NABARD Syllabus 2023 Overview

OrganisationNational Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Posts NameGrade A 
CategorySyllabus
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, Interview
Types of QuestionsPrelims- Objective
Mains- Objective & Descriptive
DurationPrelims- 120 minutes
Mains- 90 minutes each paper
Negative MarkingPrelims & Mains- 0.25 Marks
Official websitewww.nabard.org

NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

  1. Qualifying Section- Test of Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude and Decision Making sections are qualifying in nature.
  2. Merit Section- General Awareness, Eco & Soc. Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development with Emphasis on Rural India sections are merit sections.
  3. Shortlisting of candidates for Mains exam will be based on the marks obtained in the Merit Section Only.
  4. Duration of exam- 120 minutes.
  5. Language- NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam 2023 will be held in English and Hindi Language.
NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Pattern 2023
S.No.Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1.Test of Reasoning2020120 minutes
2.English Language3030
3.Computer Knowledge2020
4.Quantitative Aptitide2020
5.Decision Making1010
6.General Awareness2020
7.Eco & Soc. Issues (with focus on Rural India)4040
8.Agriculture & Rural Development with Emphasis on Rural India4040
Total200200

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern 2023

The NABARD Grade A Mains Examination consists of two papers. Paper I is a descriptive test on General English and Paper-II will be of multiple-choice-based questions depending on the posts selected.

NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern 2023 for Generalist Post
PaperGrade AType of PaperTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDurationRemarks
Paper IGeneral EnglishOnline Descriptive310090 MinutesDescriptive Answers to be typed using a keyboard
Paper-IIEconomic and Social Issues & Agriculture and Rural Development Objective305030 minutes 
Descriptive Type6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]5090 MinutesDescriptive 
Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)
NABARD Grade A Mains Exam Pattern 2023 for Specialist Post   
PaperGrade AType of PaperTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDuration Remarks
Paper IGeneral EnglishOnline Descriptive310090 MinutesDescriptive Answers to be typed using a keyboard
Paper-IIStream Specific PaperObjective305030 Minutes 
Descriptive Type6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions [2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each]5090 MinutesDescriptive @Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)

NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2023

NABARD Grade A Prelims Syllabus 2023

Name of SectionTopics asked
Reasoning AbilityPuzzles & Seating arrangement, Syllogism, Data sufficiency, Statement based questions (Verbal reasoning), Inequality, Miscellaneous Questions, Input-Output, Blood relations, Coding-Decoding
Quantitative AptitudeData Interpretations, Quadratic Equations, Number Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Data Sufficiency, Arithmetic Questions, Quantity Comparisons, Mathematical Inequalities
English LanguageReading Comprehension, Cloze test, Sentence improvement, Spotting the errors, Fill in the blanks, Sentence rearrangement, Para Jumbles, New pattern questions
General AwarenessThe questions in this test will be from Current Affairs and Banking and Economy, Insurance. In Current Affairs, questions can be asked from recent appointments, awards, and honors, sports, new schemes, national and international news, the latest developments in science and technology.
Computer KnowledgeThis section covers topics from various topics like Networking, Input-output devices, DBMS, MS Office, Internet, History of computers & generations, Shortcuts.

NABARD Grade A Mains Paper 2 Syllabus

 

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