NABARD Grade A & B Recruitment 2017: 108 Assistant Manager & Officer Posts

NABARD-Recruitment4The NABARD grade A & B recruitment 2017 notification will be a good news for those looking for bank jobs in India.National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has released its latest 2017 recruitment notification for Assistant Manager & Manager posts in grade A & B cadres.


The national bank came into existence in the year 1982.NABARD has its headoffice located in Mumbai & regional offices spread across all the state capitals of India.


NABARD was started to promote sustainable agriculture & rural prosperity through effective credit support & other innovative initiatives by providing financial assistance to public sector banks to promote agriculture.


NABARD Salary & Post Vacancies

All the advertised Grade A & B posts exist in Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)


Assistant Managers (Grade A): 91 openings




Officer (Grade B): 17 openings


The salary for these NABARD positions may increase further as they are due for revision.

  • Salary of grade A Assistant manager is Rs.55,587 /month (approx) including all the allowances.
  • Salary of grade B Officer, is Rs.66, 864 /month (incl benefits & allowances).

While the gross salaries are only specified, take home salary shall be slightly less than the figures above.


Dates to Note

Online registration of applications: June 19 to July 10, 2017 (Grade A)

June 16 to July 7, 2017 (Grade B)

Written exam dates: August 2017


Who are Eligible?

As part of NABARD recruitment 2017, there are two posts to be filled.Hence there are seperate eligibility conditions for each.


For Assistant Manager (Grade A): Candidate can apply for any one option from the given disciplines.


- Age to be between 21 - 30 years (+3yrs for OBC, +5 yrs for OBC, +10 for PWD) as on June 1, 2017


- Should have completed UG or PG degree in Engineering, Arts, Management, Commerce, Science, IT, Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Dairy Technology, Horticulture with an aggregate of 50% marks OR  2 years full time PG diploma in Management / MBA Degree OR Chartered / Cost Accountants / Company Secretary (ACS) OR Doctorate Degree holder.


In simple words, any candidate who has completed a degree with 50% marks is eligible to register.


For Manager (Grade B):

- 21 to- 35 years of age (+3yrs for OBC, +5yrs for OBC, +10yrs for PWD) as on June 1, 2017


- UG or PG degree with at least 60% aggregate marks in general stream or in agriculture or agriculture science, horticulture, animal Husbandry, forestry, dairy technology, fisheries and other related disciplines.


Candidates who wish to apply for Grade A & B posts must pay fee & submit application for each post separately.


Selection Process

A new selection procedure has been introduced for the NABARD recruitment 2017 exercise which would be similar to all other banking exams.


According to it, Assistant Manager (grade A) candidates will have to undergo three stages:

  • Phase I – Preliminary Exam (200 marks | 2 Hours)
  • Phase II – Main Exam (200 marks | 3 hours)
  • Phase III – Interview  (25 marks)

Those applying for Officer (grade B) positions have a different pattern:

  • Phase I – Preliminary Exam (200 marks | 2 Hours)
  • Phase II – Main Exam (300 marks | 4 1/2 hours)
  • Phase III – Interview  (40 marks)

Each phase has been divided into few papers & their topics are mentioned in the notification.


The prelims are only of qualifying nature & the marks secured in it wont be considered for final selection.But candidates should pass & rank sufficiently high to get shortlisted for mains.


How to Register

While the application fees for SC/ST/PWD candidates is Rs.150, applicants from other categories should pay Rs.800 for Grade A & Rs.900 for Grade B positions.

  • Candidates can apply for both posts by submitting separate fee & applications

After submission, do not forget to note down your registration number & password.Also take a printout of the generated online application and e-receipt for future reference.


Download Notice

Are you interested to apply for this Nabard 2017 recruitment process? Then you should download the notifications from here:


- Click here to download Grade A notification | Click here to apply online


- Click here to download Grade B notification  | Click here to apply online

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