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NABARD Grade B manager and Grade A officer Recruitment 2021

NABARD Manager in Grade ‘B’ (RDBS & Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS) Recruitment 2021

NABARD Grade B Assistant Manager and Grade A officer recruitment 2021 official notification

Manager in Grade ‘B’ (RDBS)

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Manager in Grade ‘B’ in the Rural

Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website www.nabard.org between 17 July 2021 and 07 August 2021. NABARD is an all India Apex Organization, wholly owned by Government of India and is equal opportunity employer. 

NBARD Grade B Manager Important Dates/Timeline

Online Application Registration and Payment of

Online Fees/Intimation Charges          

From 17 July 2021 to 07 August

2021

Phase I (Preliminary) – Online Examination

Last Week of August 2021/First

Week of September2021

(Tentatively)

(The date of Main Exam would be announced separately on our website viz. www.nabard.org) 

NBARD Grade B  Assistant Manager 2021 NUMBER OF VACANCIES :

No.

Post

 

 

Number of Vacancies

 

 

Manager (RDBS) 

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

PWBD

Total

a)

General

03

01

-

02

01

01@

07


 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

          Educational Qualification (as on 01-07-2021) 

i.                In case of multiple applications, the last application submitted will be considered valid and fee against the other application will be forfeited.

ii.              PWBD candidates applying against Unreserved (UR) posts will not be eligible for relaxation in percentage in Educational Qualification. They may, however, be eligible for relaxation in Age and Fee. 

iii.            The candidate must possess the required educational qualification as on 01-072021. The result of final term / semester/year examination of the required educational qualification must have been declared on or before 01-07-2021 In other words, candidates whose final year/semester results have been declared after 01-07-2021 are not eligible to apply.

 

Manager (RDBS) – General

Post Graduate degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/PWBD applicants 55%) in aggregate. Candidates should have a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation and PG, MBA/PGDM at all levels OR a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG, and a professional degree, viz., CA/CS/ICWA OR a minimum 60% or equivalent in 10th, 12th, Graduation, PG and Ph.D.

 

Experience: Minimum 03 years’ experience (SC/PWBD - 02 years) in related sectors viz., Banking, Finance, Agriculture & Allied and Rural Development is essential. Experience will be reckoned post minimum educational qualification (i.e. PG).

 

 

     a)           Percentage of marks for the purpose of Educational Qualification will be with reference to the total marks obtained by the applicant in all the papers of the examination(s) that are considered for award of the graduation / postgraduate or other equivalent degree, as the case may be, by the concerned University.

 

Some Universities/Institutes do not award Class or percentage of marks and allot Aggregate Grade Points (e.g. CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.). In case University/Institute defines criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, the same will be accepted. However, where the University/Institute does not define criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, the undefined parameter(s) would be worked out as under:

 

Equivalent CGPA/ OGPA/ CPI or similar terminologies allotted on a 10-point scale

Class / Division

Aggregate % of Marks

6.75

I (First)

60%

6.25

II (Second)

55%

5.75

II (Second)

50%

5.25

II (Second)

45%

 

b)  Age (as on 01-07-2021)

The candidate must have attained the age of 25 yrs and must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01-07-2021, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-07-1989 and not later than 01-07-1996).

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:  Upper age limit may be relaxed by -03 years in case of eligible OBC applicants, 05 years in case of following applicants: 


NABARD Grade B Manager  SELECTION PROCEDURE: 

The selection will be in three Phases as furnished below: 

Preliminary Examination Structure for Grade B:

 

Sr.

No.

Name of the Test

No. of Qs.

Max Marks

Version

Time

1

Test of Reasoning

20

20

 

Bilingual –

Hindi and English except test of English language

 

 

Composite time of 120 Minutes for all the tests together

2

English Language

30

30

3

Computer Knowledge

20

20

4

Quantitative Aptitude

20

20

5

Decision Making

10

10

6

General Awareness

20

20

7

Eco & Soc. Issues (with  focus on Rural India)

40

40

8

Agriculture & Rural

Development with 

Emphasis on Rural India

40

40

 

Total

200

200

 

120 Minutes

  

i)                    Qualifying Section - Test of Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, Decision Making

 

ii)                   Merit Section - General Awareness, Eco & Soc. Issues (with focus on Rural India), Agriculture & Rural Development with Emphasis on Rural India.

 

iii)                 Shortlisting of candidates for the Main exam will be based on marks scored in the Merit section only.

 

Mains Exam Test Structure for Grade B:

  

Paper

Grade A

Type of Paper

No. of Qs.

Marks

Duration

Remarks  

Paper I

General English

Online

Descriptive

  

  

3

100

90 Minutes

Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard

 

Paper II

Economic and

Social Issues

Objective

30

50

30 Minutes

  

Descriptive Type

6 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]

 

50

 

90 Minutes

Descriptive Answers to be typed using

keyboard either in English or

Hindi

(Remington and Inscript keyboards)

  

Total

 

100

120 Minutes

 

Paper III

Development

Economics,

Statistics,

Finance and

Management

Objective

30

50

30 Minutes

  

Descriptive Type

6 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]

50

90 Minutes

Descriptive Answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or

Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)

  

Total

 

100

120 Minutes

  

 

Interview : 75 Marks

 

NABARD Manager in Grade ‘B’ (RDBS) SYLLABUS

 

Paper I - English (Online Descriptive Paper): Essay, Precis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence. 

Paper II - Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development 

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 - Trends in Inflation & their Impact on National Economy and Individual Income. Employment Generation in India - Rural and Urban -

Measurement of Poverty - Poverty Alleviation Programmes of the Government.  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. Industry - Industrial and Labour Policy - Industrial performance - Regional Imbalance in India's Industrial Development - Public Sector Enterprises. Rural banking and financial institutions in India - Reforms in Banking/ Financial sector. Globalisation of Economy - Role of International Funding Institutions - IMF & World Bank - WTO - Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India - Multiculturalism - Demographic trends - Urbanisation and Migration - Gender Issues Joint family system - Social Infrastructure - Education - Health and Environment. Education - Status & System of Education - Socio -Economic Problems associated with Illiteracy - Educational relevance and educational wastage - Educational Policy for India.  Social Justice: Problems of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes - socio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes. Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged - Social Movements - Indian Political Systems - Human Development.  Current Economic & Social Issues.

Agriculture and 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 agriculture; Seed production, seed processing, seed village; Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory; Precision Farming, System of Crop

Intensification, organic farming;

a)                  Soil and Water  Conservation : Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion, soil conservation, watershed management;

b)                  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. 

c)                  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.

d)                  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. 

e)                  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. 

f)                   Fisheries: Fisheries resources, management and exploitation - freshwater, brackishwater and marine; Aquaculture- Inland and marine; biotechnology; post-harvest technology.  Importance of fisheries in India. Common terms pertaining to fish production. 

g)                  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. 

h)                  Agriculture Extension: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes, Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra's (KVK) in dissemination of Agricultural technologies. 

i)                    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 livelihood, carbon credit, IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings,  funding mechanisms for climate change projects, initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC

j)                    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 EconomyImportance 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 Labourers,  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 labour; Issues and challenges in Handlooms 

Panchayati Raj Institutions – Functions and Working.  MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural housing, PURA and other rural development programmes.  

Paper – III - Analytical Paper on Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management  

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 – Post 2015 Agenda.  

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. 

Finance: Financial system in India; 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- Assessment and Sources for block capital, working capital, Infrastructure financing- Risk Management in Banking Sector,  Sources of capital, instruments and methods, salient features; Development finance- scope and needs of development finance; Concept of project cycle management,

Private and Social Cost Benefit significance of development finance, , Financial Inclusion – Use of Technology, Public Private Partnership, 

Management: Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation.  Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader. 

a)             Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal - Potential appraisal and development -  Performance Counselling - Career Planning - Training and Development - Rewards - Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale. 

b)             Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance. 

 

As regards the syllabus for Phase – I examination paper, candidates may use the above indicated syllabus for relevant sections of Phase I examination wherever applicable.  

 

Manager Grade B APPLICATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE):

Application fee for the post will be as under:

Category of applicant

Application Fee

Intimation charges etc.

Total

For SC/ ST/ PWBD

NIL

Rs.150/-

Rs.150/-*

For all others

Rs.750/-

Rs.150/-

Rs.900/-*

Staff 

@

@

@

. 

 Salary details

(a)   Pay Scale:  Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 35150/- p.m. in the  scale of Rs.35150 - 1750 (9) - 50900 - EB - 1750(2) - 54400 - 2000 (4) - 62400 (16 years) applicable to Officers in Grade 'B' and they will be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time.  At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 78,000/-p.m. 

(b)   Perquisites: Bank's accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, newspaper, telephone charges, book grant, allowance for furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility. Free dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses for OPD treatment/hospitalisation as per eligibility. Interest free Festival Advance, Leave Travel Concession, Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Car, Education of children, Consumer articles, Personal Computer, etc. 

(c)    Candidates selected for the post will be governed by "the defined contribution to New Pension Scheme (NPS)' in addition to the benefits of Gratuity and Optional Group Term Insurance Plan.  

(d)   At certain centres, limited number of residential quarters are available.  Facility for securing residential accommodation on lease, however, exists at all centres. 

(e)   Initial appointment of a selected applicant will be on probation for a period of 02 years, which may, at the Bank’s discretion, be extended for a further maximum period of 01 year.  

(f)     All candidates selected for appointment by the Bank are liable to be posted and transferred anywhere in India.

   HOW TO APPLY:

Eligible applicants are required to apply online through website www.nabard.org.  No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.  The application form should be filled in English only.  Option for the use of Hindi language will be available for the Online/Main Examination/ Interview.  

IMPORTANT DATES

Online Application Registration and Payment of Online Fees/ Intimation

Charges.           

From 17 July 2021 to 07 August 2021

 

 
Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

 

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security Service) in Grade ‘A’ in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates must apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website www.nabard.org between   17 July 2021  and 07 August 2021 .

 
 NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment 2021  IMPORTANT DATES

Online Application Registration and Payment of Online Fees/ Intimation

Charges           

   

 

From  17 July 2021 to  07 August 2021

Tentative Date for Interview

        *

 

 NABARD Grade A Officer :  NUMBER OF VACANCIES

 

POSTS ADVERTISED     

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

Assistant Manager (P&SS)  

--

--

--

02

02

 

 Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS):ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (as on 01-07-2021) :

A)              Age (as on 01-07-2021): Between 25 and 40 Years (no relaxation for any category). The candidates born not earlier than 02.07.1981 and not later than 01-07-1996 (Both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.

B)               Experience (as on 01-07-2021): He / She should be an Officer with a minimum of five years' of Commissioned Service in the Army/Navy/Air Force holding a valid ExServiceman Identity Card.

Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers should have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and should have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the cut off date (01-07-2021) specified, i.e. on or before 30.06.2022), otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment. Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released on selection within three months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment, may submit a copy of this certificate along with the printed copy of online application for the post.

C)               Job Requirements: He / She will be responsible for (i) Watch and Ward arrangements as to internal security, passages, entry and exit points, surveillance through CCTV, monitoring, recording etc. in the Bank's Office Buildings, (ii) Protocol duties, (iii) Maintenance/Security of Bank's properties and (iv)Control over the staff deployed for the purpose. 

III. SCHEME OF SELECTION: Selection will be through Interview of shortlisted candidates. The Bank reserves the right to raise the minimum experience in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for Interview commensurate with the number of vacancies. 

Maximum Marks for Interview: 100

A. In case of candidates securing same marks in interview, their ranking will be decided as under: 

 Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS):APPLICATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE) :

            Application fee will be as under: 

Category of applicant

Application Fee

Intimation charges etc.

Total

For SC/ ST

NIL

Rs.100/-

Rs.100/-*

For Others

Rs.650/-

Rs.100/-

Rs.750/-*

* Exclusive of applicable GST

   NABARD Grade A Officer Salary Details

Pay Scale:  Assistant Manager (P&SS) in Grade ‘A’: They will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.28,150/-p.m. in the scale of Rs.28,150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7) – 46600 -EB-1750 (4) - 53600-2000(1) - 55600 applicable to Officers in Grade ‘A’. They will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Special Allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 70,000/-.

 

 HOW TO APPLY :

 Eligible applicants are required to apply online through website www.nabard.org.  No other means/ mode of application will be acceptable.  The application form should be filled in English only.  Option for the use of Hindi language will be available for Interview.  

 For official  notification of NABARD Grade B manager and Grade A officer in PDF format visit www.nabard.org. 

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