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NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 notification released. As per the newspaper notification released on 15th July 2021, the online application will start from 17th July and the last date of closure of the online application process will be 07th August 2021. Read the article for more details regarding NABARD Grade B Notification 2021.
NABARD or National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development is the top development financial institution in India that caters to the needs of countryside inhabitants by providing credit for agriculture and other financial activities in rural areas in India. Being one of the popular banks of India, NABARD recruitment attracts thousands of youngsters every year who wish to join the banking sector. The bank recruits eligible aspirants both on a regular and contractual basis. Regular basis recruitments are conducted to fill up the posts in Grade A, B, and C.
In NABARD Recruitment, aspirants for Grade A posts are selected for Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS), Protocol & Security Service (P&SS), Rajbhasa, and Legal. Aspirants for Group B posts are selected for the Manager post. The selection of aspirants for the Group C post is done for Office Assistant.
NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 – Overview
|Recruitment Board||NABARD or National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development|
|Name of the Post||Manager in Grade B|
|Selection process||1. Preliminary exam
2. Mains exam
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam duration||Prelims – 120 minutes
Mains – 1 ½ hrs each for Paper I, II, and III
|Fees||Rs 900 for General Category and Rs 150 for SC/ ST/ PWBD|
NABARD Grade B Notification 2021: Newspaper Notice
NABARD Grade B Notification 2021: Important Dates
|NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021||Dates|
|Official Notification||15th July 2021|
|Online Application Commences on||17th July 2021|
|Last date to submit the application||07 August 2021|
|Exam Date||17 September 2021|
|Result Date||Will be updated later|
NABARD Grade B 2021 Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for NABARD Grade B recruitment 2021, aspirants need to fulfill certain eligibility like age, educational qualification, and nationality. In this section, we will discuss the eligibility criteria for the NABARD Grade B 2021 Notification.
Educational qualification – Aspirants who have completed their graduation or post-graduation in any subject/discipline can apply for the exam. The minimum qualifying mark is 60% (for SC/ST/PWBD candidates it is 55%). Ph.D. holders can also apply for the exam.
Age limit: Aspirants between 21 to 35 years can apply for the exam.
NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021 Vacancies
The vacancies are released along with the NABARD recruitment notification. Last Year (2019), a total of 8 vacancies were released. Aspirants can check below the last year’s recruitment vacancies for the latest NABARD Grade B notification 2021 released on 15 July:
|General (Manager RDBS)||NA||NA||NA||NA||NA||07|
There are 07 vacancies in total as per the newspaper notice, but the category-wise split up is not available. It will be updated on the same page once officially update on the NABARD website.
NABARD Grade B 2021 Salary
The basic pay is Rs 35,150 per month. The pay scale is Rs 35150 – 1750 (9) – 50900 – EB – 1750(2) – 54400 – 2000 (4) – 62400 (16 years). They are also eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance. At present, the initial monthly Gross payment is Rs 73, 600.
NABARD Grade B 2021 Selection Process
The complete selection process of NABARD Grade B recruitment is given below:
Filling the Application Form 2021
- Filling the NABARD recruitment Grade B application form is the first stage of selection. Applicants need to apply online for the exam.
- Interested aspirants visit the official website and check the official notification. Carefully read the notification and eligible candidates, find the apply online link.
- Complete the registration process of the application form with details like Name, Email ID & Contact Number.
- After that, click on the Submit button.
- A registration number and password will be received as mail/message to the registered email or mobile number. Keep the Registration Number and Password for future reference.
- Now, complete the rest of the application form – Upload scanned photograph and signature as per the prescribed dimensions.
- Complete the application process by payment of fee online
Application Fee Details:
- General- Rs. 900/-
- SC/ST/PWD – Rs. 150/-
After that validate the entered details and click on the Final Submit button.
Release of Admit Card
The admit card is released phase-wise. First, NABARD Grade B admit card for the preliminary exam is released. Aspirants qualifying for the preliminary exam are issued admit cards for the mains exam. An interview call letter is issued to aspirants qualifying for the mains exam.
NABARD Grade B 2021 Exam Pattern
The online test is conducted in two phases – preliminary and mains. All registered applicants are required to first appear in the preliminary test. The preliminary exam is conducted for a duration of 120 minutes. The test comprises seven sections carrying a total of 200marks. The mains exam comprises both MCQ as well as descriptive paper. The test comprises three papers, Paper 1 is Descriptive Type Paper while Paper II and III are MCQ-based. Each paper is conducted for a duration of 1 ½ hrs and for 100 marks. Applicants in the ratio 1:25 will be called for the mains exam.
Prelims Exam Pattern
|Topics||Maximum Marks||Time Allotted|
|Economic and Social Issues||40|
|Agriculture and Rural Development||40|
Mains Exam Pattern
|Topics||Maximum Marks||Time Allotted|
|General English – Descriptive||100||90 minutes|
|Economic & Social Issues & Agriculture||100||90 minutes|
|Rural Development||100||90 minutes|
|Finance and Management, Development Economics, Statistics,||100||90 minutes|
Declaration of result
NABARD recruitment result is announced online. Aspirants can check their results online by logging with the required credentials.
The interview is conducted for aspirants qualifying in the mains exam and secures suitably high rank in merit. Aspirants in the ratio of 1:5 will be called for Interviews. The interview carries 40 marks.
NABARD Grade B Recruitment 2021: Important Points
- Candidates must carry the admit cards to the exam center.
- It is important to carry photo-identity proof to the exam center.
- The reporting time will be mentioned in the call letter. Candidates should reach the exam center one hour before the exam begins.
- The use of calculators, mobile phones, pagers, or any other device is strictly prohibited inside the examination hall.