NABARD Recruitment to the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS) – Prelim Exam Date announced

Dear Aspirants,
Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).

  • Grade A (Prelim) 05th August 2017

Vacancies:

Reservation:

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Educational Qualification (as on 01.06.2017)
A candidate can apply for AM (RDBS) under only one option from among the options given at Sr.No.(a) to (n) in Table 1. It is clarified that candidate applying for AM (RDBS)- General cannot apply for another discipline and vice a versa.
The candidate can apply only for ONE STREAM of his / her choice. In case of multiple applications across or within disciplines, only the last application submitted will be considered valid and fee against all other applications will be forfeited.
PWD candidates applying against Unreserved posts will not be eligible for relaxation in percentage in Education Qualification. They may, however, be eligible for relaxation in Age and Fee.
The unfilled vacancies, if any, from any discipline at Sr.No. (b) to (n) in Table 1 will be filled
from General stream indicated at (a) in Table 1.

(A) RURAL DEVELOPMENT BANKING SERVICE (RDBS)
Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager)
a. General
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Ph.D
OR
Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree
OR
Two year full time P.G. Diploma in Management / full time MBA degree from institutions recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

b. Economics :
Bachelor’s Degree with Economics with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants -45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Economics/Agriculture Economics with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants-45%) in aggregate from a
recognized university. Candidates with Economics as one of the main subjects at all years/semesters of the course, will only be eligible.

c. Agriculture:
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 45%) in
aggregate.

d. Agricultural Engineering:
Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or Candidates having post graduate degree in Agricultural Engineering with 50% marks in aggregate after Bachelor’s degree in any engineering discipline will also be eligible.

e. Plantation and Horticulture:
Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Horticulture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate.

f. Animal Husbandry:
Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences / Animal Husbandry from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Veterinary Sciences /Animal Husbandry with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate.

g. Fisheries :
Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries Science from a recognized University/Institution with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Fisheries with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate.

h. Food Processing:
Bachelor’s degree / BE / B.Tech in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

i. Forestry :
Bachelor’s degree in Forestry from a recognized University/Institution with 50% marks in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Forestry with 50% marks in aggregate.

j. Environmental Engineering:
Bachelor’s degree with Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering as a subject with 50% marks in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science with 50% marks in aggregate from a
recognized University/Institution.

k. Water Resource Development and Management:
Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks (SC/ST applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Engineering/ Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST applicants 45%) from a recognized University.

l. Social Work:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 50% marks in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Social Work with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University.

m. Chartered Accountant:
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

n. Company Secretary:
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Associate membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online Exam) Objective Type:

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) carrying 200 marks. Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time

i) Test of Reasoning – 20 marks
ii) English Language – 40 marks
iii) Computer Knowledge –20 marks
iv) General Awareness – 20 marks
v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 marks
vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks
vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks Total
Total Marks: 200

Phase II – Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern.
Paper-I – General English: (Descriptive – online through key board) The paper will have descriptive questions carrying 100 marks. Duration: 1 ½ hrs The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidate shall be assessed through this Descriptive Paper on General English comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing, paragraph writing & letter writing.
Paper–II (MCQ):
i) for posts as at (a) in Table I – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)
ii) for posts as at (b) to (n) in Table I : Paper on related discipline Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks

Phase III – Interview Applicants qualifying in the Phase-II Examination and securing sufficiently high rank in merit shall be short-listed for interview. Marks for Interview: 25 Marks

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