NABARD Grade B Syllabus 2021 PDF: Grade B Mains Exam Date
  • Written By Karen Marwein
  • Last Modified 08-06-2022
  • Written By Karen Marwein
  • Last Modified 08-06-2022

NABARD Grade B Syllabus: Grade B Mains Exam on 17th Nov

NABARD Grade B Syllabus: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) conducts annual recruitment exams for various officer level posts such as Assistant Managers in Grade ‘A’ and Managers in Grade ‘B’. Each year, NABARD invites applications for the post of Manager (Grade B) in Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in NABARD. The selection process includes three phases – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Each of the sections is conducted based on the NABARD Grade B syllabus. Read further to know the NABARD Grade B syllabus in detail.

Latest Update: NABARD shall be carrying out the Grade B Mains Exam Date for Manager posts on 17th November 2021. Aspirants who filled the applications before the deadline for manager posts and satisfied other criteria will be able to download their Mains Exam Admit Cards from the link provided soon here. 

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To clear each phase of the selection process, you must be completely familiarized with the NABARD syllabus and NABARD Grade B exam pattern. Keep in mind that NABARD is a highly reputed public sector bank so there will be a number of applicants for the same post. Furthermore, there will be a limit on the number of vacancies, so the competition will be very stiff. Keep in mind that the NABARD Grade B syllabus is also very vast. Let’s take a detailed look at the NABARD Grade B syllabus.

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NABARD Grade B Syllabus

The examination will be conducted in three phases, each according to the NABARD Grade B syllabus:

Prelims – online (objective MCQs)

 

Mains – online (objective MCQs + Descriptive)

Interview

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NABARD Grade B Syllabus for Prelims

 1. Reasoning Ability:

 

Puzzles (Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Floor Based), Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Statement Based Questions (Verbal Reasoning), Inequality, Miscellaneous Questions, Input Output, Blood Relations Etc.

 2. Quantitative Aptitude:

 

Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equations, Number Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Data Sufficiency And Few Miscellaneous Questions From Profit And Loss, Age, Average, Simple And Compound Interest, Boat And Stream, Time And Work And Area.

 3. English Language:

 

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Sentence Improvement, Spotting The Errors, Fill In The Blanks And Sentence Rearrangement.

 4. General Awareness:

 

Current Affairs And Banking And Economy, Insurance. In The Current Affairs, Questions Can Be Asked From Recent Appointments, Awards And Honours, Sports, New Schemes, National And International News, Latest Developments In Science And Technology.

 5. Computer Knowledge:

 

Networking, Input Output Devices, Dbms, Ms Office, Internet, History Of Computers & Generations, Shortcuts.

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Nabard Grade B Syllabus For Mains

 Paper I – English Writing:

 

Essay, Précis Writing, Comprehension, Report Writing, Paragraph Writing And Business/Office Correspondence.

 Paper II – Economic And Social Issues:

 

 (A) Economic & Social Issues:-

· Nature Of Indian Economy
· Inflation
· Poverty Alleviation And Employment Generation In India
· Population Trends
· Industry
· Rural Banking And Financial Institutions In India
· Globalisation Of Economy
· Social Structure In India
· Social Justice
· Positive Discrimination In Favour Of The Under Privileged

 (B) Agriculture & Rural Development:-

 

· Agriculture
· Agronomy
· Classification Of Field Crops
· Problems Of Dry Land
· Soil And Water Conservation
· Farm And Agri Engineering
· Plantation & Horticulture
· Animal Husbandry
· Fisheries
· Forestry
· Agriculture Extensions
· Ecology And Climate Change
· Present Scenario Of Indian Agriculture And Allied Activities

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NABARD Grade B Syllabus for Interview

 1. 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.

 2. 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.

 3. Finance:

 

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, Infrastructure Financing, Sources Of Capital, Development Finance; Concept Of Project Cycle Management, Private And Social Cost Benefit Significance Of Development Finance, , Financial Inclusion

 4. Management:

 

Management: Its Nature And Scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing And Controlling; The Role Of A Manager In An Organisation.

· Leadership
· Human Resource Development
· Communication

NABARD Grade B Syllabus – Cut Off

In addition to the NABARD Grade B syllabus, it is equally relevant to know the cut off for both Prelims and Mains in the previous years. Tabulated below are the overall and sectional cut offs for the past two years.

NABARD Grade B Syllabus – Cut Off for Mains 2016

Overall cut off:

Category

Cut Off

 General

159.25

 OBC

148.75

 SC

139.50

 ST

147.00

Test wise cut off:

Paper

General

OBC/SC/ST/PWD

 Paper 1

63

59.25

 Paper 2

54

49.50

 Paper 3

26

21.75

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NABARD Grade B Syllabus – Cut Off for Prelims 2016

Overall cut off:

Category

Cut Off

 General

122

 OBC

109.25

 SC

104.75

 ST

99.25

Sectional cut off:

Section

General

OBC/SC/ST/PWD

 Economic & Social Issues

6

4.25

 Agriculture & Rural Development

7

5

 Reasoning

10.5

6.5

 English Language

14.5

10.25

 Computer Knowledge

10.5

8.5

 General Awareness

6.75

5

 Quantitative Aptitude

4.75

2.75

NABARD Grade B Syllabus – Cut Off for Prelims 2015

Overall cut off:

Category

Cut Off
 General

124

 OBC

115

Sectional cut off:

Section

GeneralOBC/SC/ST/PWD
 Economic & Social Issues

6

4.25

 Reasoning

6.755

 General Awareness

7

5

 Computer Knowledge

6

4.25

 Quantitative Aptitude

4.75

2.75


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With the NABARD Grade B syllabus tucked under your arm, you are all set to prepare for the exam in 2018.  Keep in mind, however, that in addition to the NABARD Grade B syllabus you need to be well aware of the NABARD Grade B exam pattern and NABARD Grade B Cut Off.

We wish you all the best for your preparation! 🙂

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