National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is the summit of a Development Financial Institution that provides to the needs of the rural population by providing credit for agriculture and other economic activities in rural areas in India. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) constituted a Committee to Review the Arrangements for Institutional Credit for Agriculture and Rural Development. As per committee’s recommendation a unique development financial institution to address these aspirations was formed. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) was approved by the Parliament in the year 1981. The bank selects eligible candidates both on a regular and contractual basis. The NABARD Recruits candidates for Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) through grade A and Grade B exams under Group A. In this article let us check for NABARD Grade B Study Plan 2021 for 30 Days.
NABARD Grade B Study Plan 2021 for 30 Days
In this article we will give you a glimpse on 8 important factors that will help the candidates to prepare a structured accurate study plan as they begin the preparation for NABARD examination
1) 30 days study plan
2) An overview on the exam pattern
3) A thorough knowledge on the syllabus of the exam is a mandatory strategy in the preparation of the exam.
4) Selection of appropriate referring source/Materials for preparation. Free video tutorials by ENTRI for better preparation of exams
5) Tips to prepare well for the examination.
6) How to take mock test appropriately and access to free mock test by ENTRI
8) How Entri will help in the preparation for the examination
NABARD Grade B 30 days Study plan
Tabulated below is the study plan for 30 days for five subjects of NABARD exam. Follow the study schedule appropriately for better scores in the examination.
|Day||Aptitude||Reasoning Ability||General Awareness||Agriculture and Rural Development||Economic and Social Issues|
|Day 1||Trigonometry||Coding and decoding||Agriculture and Rural Development||Agriculture: Definition, Meaning and its branches||Nature of Indian Economy|
|Day 2||Mensuration||Syllogism and Venn Diagram||Indian history and current affairs||Agronomy – Definition & Scope||Growth & Development|
|Day 3||Algebra||Alphabetical series||Indian polity and current affairs||Classification of field crops||Poverty Alleviation in India|
|Day 4||Profit and loss||Number Series||National economy and current affairs||Factors affecting crop production||Economic Reforms in India|
|Day 5||Time and distance||Analogy and classification||Farm and Agri-Engineering||Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems||Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation
|Day 6||Time and work||Directions||Environmental issues in India||Organic farming||Banking Institutions in India|
|Day 7||Geometry||Seating arrangements||Animal Husbandry and Fisheries||Precision Farming||Social Structure in India|
|Day 8||Ratio and proportion||Nonverbal reasoning||Scientific updates||Meteorology: Weather parameters||Inflation Trends in India, Education Programmes & Schemes|
|Day 9||Age calculations||Blood relations||Technology updates||crop-weather advisory||Employment Generation in India (Theory and Government Schemes)|
|Day 10||Calendar and clock||Statement and conclusions||Indian constitution and affairs||Seed production||Rural Banking and Financial Institutions in India|
|Day 11||Data Interpretation||Similarities and differences||Static GK||Seed processing, seed village||Role of International Financial Institutions|
|Day 12||Number system||Analytical reasoning||Forestry and Agriculture Extensions||Soil and Water Conservation||Food Security & Rural Credit|
|Day 13||Simple and compound interest||Arguments and assumptions||Banking awareness||Animal Husbandry||Employment Generation Programmes in India|
|Day 14||Statistics||Data Interpretation||Ecology and current affairs||Fisheries||Socio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes|
|Day 15||percentage||Decision making||banking awareness||Forestry||Human Development|
|Day 16||Ratio and proportion||Syllogism and Venn Diagram||Financial Awareness||Present Scenario of Indian Agriculture and Allied activities||Health Programmes in India|
|Day 17||Age calculation||Alphabetical series||Indian soil and agriculture||Plantation & Horticulture||Economic Schemes & Programmes in India)|
|Day 18||Trigonometry||Numerical series||Indian Agriculture Sector||Farm and Agri- Engineering||Financial Instituitions in India|
|Day 19||Geometry||Analogy and classification||New Appointments, Awards and Honours||Rural Development||IMF & World Bank – WTO – Regional Economic Co-operation.|
|Day 20||Number system||Data Interpretation||Static GK on Agriculture and crops||Rural population in India||Command area development|
|Day 21||Doubts clearing session||Decision making||Static GK on farms and forests||Panchayati Raj Institutions||Monetary and Fiscal Policy|
|Day 22||Doubts clearing sessions||Non-verbal reasoning||List of invention and discoveries||Aquaculture- Inland and marine||Budget Allocation for Different Schemes|
|Day 23||Practise sessions||Practise sessions||Static GK on inventions||Listing out important notes||Regional Rural Banks and NABARD Functions|
|Day 24||Practise sessions||Practise sessions||Attempt static GK Quiz||Forest policy and legislation in India||Distinguish between adaptation and mitigation|
|Day 25||List important formulas -geometry||Doubts clearing session||Attempt current affairs quiz- National||Attempt previous year papers||Population Growth and Economic Development – Population Policy in India (CENSUS, SECC)|
|Day 26||List important formulas-mensuration||Doubts clearing sessions||Attempt current affairs quiz- International||Agro-Climatic Zones in India||Reforms in the Banking/ Financial sector|
|Day 27||Attempt previous year papers||Attempt previous year papers||Attempt previous year papers||Impact of Globalization on Indian Agriculture||Industry – Industrial and Labour Policy|
|Day 30||Attempt Mock test||Attempt Mock test||Attempt Mock test||Attempt Mock test||Attempt Mock test|
Subjects included in the NABARD Grade B Exam
As we select the books to prepare for the exam it is also very important to be well acquainted with the examination pattern to make the best usage of the resource books. If the topics and the question pattern is known in advance it will help the candidate in segregating the topics based on its importance.
The Selection process of NABARD Grade B exam includes three stages. Prelims, mains and interview.
NABARD Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern
|Parts||Subjects||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||Quantitative Aptitude||20||20||120 Minutes|
|6||Agriculture and Rural development (Focus on Rural India)||40||40|
|7||Economic and Social Issues (Focus on Rural India)||40||40|
|Total Marks||200||200||2 hours|
Topics included in the exam- NABARD GRADE B Preparation
Once you are thorough with the exam pattern you have to keep yourself updated with the syllabus of each topic include for the exam. Only then we can plan a study schedule based on the topics included in the exam.
Below mentioned are the main topics included in the NABARD GRADE B Syllabus
|Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||General Awareness||Computer Knowledge|
|Odd man out||Number System||Spotting Errors||Current Affairs||Computer Fundamentals|
|Syllogism||Decimal Fraction||Jumbled Words||Countries / Currencies||Software and Hardware Fundamentals|
|Blood Relation||Simple Interest||Fill in the Blanks||Indian and International Economy||Networking|
|Series Test||Time and Work||Idioms and Phrases||Banking Terms||MS Office|
|Ranking and Time||Averages||Comprehension||Forestry, Agriculture Extensions||Database|
|Direction Sense Test||Partnership||Commonly Misspelled Words||Ecology and Climate Change||History and Future of Computers|
NABARD Grade B Preparation: Subject wise study materials 2021
Study materials and study plan is equally important when preparing for any examination.
Check the below document for study materials
NABARD Numerical Ability Study Materials
NABARD Reasoning Ability Study Materials
NABARD General Awareness Study Materials
NABARD Grade B Preparation: Reference Books 2021
Reffering good source of books also plays important part of the study plan. Refer the books mentioned below, and practice thoroughly only then it is possible to score in the mathematics sector.
|Name of the Book||Author/Publisher|
|Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra and K Kundan||Magical Book Series|
|Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma||Arihant Publishers|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal||S Chand Publisher|
|Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma||McGraw Hill|
|Quantum Cat||Sarvesh Kumar Verma|
|Quantitative Aptitude Test for Bank PO||N K Singh|
|Data Interpretation||Arun Sharma|
|Arithmetic for General Competitions||Neetu Singh|
ENTRI Video Tutorials for Competitive Examination
Entri also provides free online tutorials for various topics included in different examination. Candidates can refer the videos for preparation. Candidates can have different types of learning methods. Few are auditory learners and others are visual learners. Video sessions will definitely help in emphasizing on the topic better and in a much clarified manner. So do not miss this chance when preparing for NABARD development Assistant Examination. Check below for free online tutorials for competitive examination.
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NABARD Grade B Preparation Tips for the examination
- Set short term goals: Candidate has to devise a goal based timeline.
- Check for focus areas: After getting the details about the SSC CPO Exam, you should analyze the topics in which you are strong or weak. Start working on the topic in which you need more attention.
- Prepare short notes for doing quick revision for exams.
- Time Management: The key to success depends on how well you manage your time.
- Avoid any guess works: Guesswork may lead you to wrong answers and will increase negative marking. Also, don’t waste much time on one question and move onto the next if you are not sure about the correct answer.
- Read the complete question: Students are required to avoid the mistake of reading incomplete questions and arriving at incorrect answers eventually. Read the questions carefully and check what is being asked.
- Effective examination tips and faster memorization tips can be utilized when preparing for the exam.
FREE Mock Test by ENTRI
The mock test will have questions in exactly a similar pattern as to the main exam. Questions are in the same format and you need to solve them within the same time limit. Solving a mock test gives you a perfect idea about the actual exam.
Few important measures to be kept in mind when you take the mock tests are
- Do not casually take up the mock test. A mock test has to be answered in a complete examination-like environment to acquire the complete benefits.
- Do not end it up with just answering the test. Ensure to perform analysis of the test attempted as it assists you to track the progress with instant answer evaluations.
- A mock test will help you identify problem areas, but it can also help reassure you that you indeed know your subject.
- By discovering and confirming your subject matter strengths, you can devote more time to the areas where you really need to focus
NABARD MOCK TEST
1. In a slightly skewed distribution the arithmetic mean is 45 and the median is 48.
Which of the following is the approximate value of mode?
2. The first blueprint of Indian planning was developed by
- The Congress Plan
- FICCI Proposal
- M Visvesvaraya
- The Bombay Plan
- First Five Year Plan
3. A general increase in the prices of goods and services in an economy is known as-
- None of the above
4. RIDF has been started by NABARD recently. Expand the term RIDF.
- Rural Investment and Development Fund
- Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
- Rural Innovation Development Fund
- Rural Industrial Development Fund
5. Statements: I. He piece is 3.70 metre long.
II. One piece is 1.50 metre longer than another piece and the remaining piece is 90 cm long.
- Statement I alone but not Statement II alone is sufficient to answer the problem.
- Statement I alone sufficient and also statement II alone sufficient to answer the problem.
- Statement II alone but not Statement I alone is sufficient to answer the problem.
- Statement I and II both are needed to answer the problem.
How Entri will help you with the study preparation for NABARD Grade B 2021 Examination
Entri provides you an online platform to prepare for the exam
- You can download the app free of cost and join the class
- Entri provides video classes as well on various important topics by the excellent faculties
- Entri provides revision modules, monthly tests based on the classes
- Entri provides an excellent platform with full- length mock tests including previous year question papers
- It also gives you access to clarify your doubts
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