What were NABARD bank`s previous cutoffs? could be the biggest question in the minds of all those who had applied for the post of Assistant Manager (grade A) & Manager (grade B) as part of the latest NABARD recruitment.So we bring to you the previous year exam cutoffs that would tell how much you need to score in each section of NABARD exam 2016.
The NABARD bank recruitment 2016 had announced only 115 vacancies in total. But many candidates are estimated to have submitted their applications for grade A & B positions primarily due to its different job profile compared to PSB`s.
The selection process for NABARD bank exam consists of two phases –
- Preliminary exam (phase I)
- Main exam (phase II)
The online test for prelims will be held on May 15 for 200 marks.
NABARD Exam Previous Cutoffs
In 2015, the NABARD had notified 100 vacancies for Asst.Manager (grade A) & 6 for Manager (grade B).The prelims exam was held in the month of March 2015.
As per the RTI reply, cutoffs for NABARD 2015 prelims exam is being provided below.
For those who feel the image is unclear, checkout the table below containing the sectional scores
English & Computers
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The post-wise & category-wise total cutoffs were
Things to Note in 2015
There are few important points that you need to know while reading the previous year NABARD cutoffs of 2015.
- Only 4 sections were in preliminary exam.
- English & computer awareness questions were combined into a single section.
- The total cutoffs are calculated out of 200 marks.
The bank has brought in some changes to this year`s recruitment.So there is possibility for the cutoffs to slightly differ in 2016.
NABARD Exam 2016 – Change in Pattern
Like we said earlier, NABARD had modified its preliminary exam pattern for grade A & B recruitment in 2016.They have two introduced two parts within a single test.
While part I consists of sections that are normally seen in all bank exams, part II has two new topics:
- Economic & Social Issues
- Agriculture & Rural Development
These two sections shall contain a total of 50 questions (objective type).Therefore, candidates should also secure minimum cutoffs in each of this section to qualify.
The prelims score is only for qualifying purposes & these scores wont be considered for final selection.But, you need to score the necessary cutoffs in preliminary exam to qualify for mains.