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NABARD Grade A Examination Scheme 2022

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Highlights of NABARD GRADE A 2022 Recruitment 

Name of the recruitment 

Recruitment to the post of Officers in Grade A

Conducted by

National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development

Post name

Recruitment to the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS/Rajbhasha) 

Selection process

Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Interview

Exam level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam mode


Exam duration

Prelims - 120 minutes

Mains - 1 ½ hrs each for Paper I, II and III

Application fees

Rs 900 for General Category and Rs 150 for SC/ ST/ PWBD

Exam helpdesk number


Exam website



Important Dates / Timelines          

NABARD Recruitment 2022 Dates

The dates related to the release of application form, admit card, NABARD notification, fee payment are given below:

Events Dates

Online application process begins

18th July 2022

Last date to apply online

7th August 2022

Prelims exam for NABARD Grade A recruitment 

07 September 2022 (Tentatively)

Mains exam for Grade A

Yet to be announced


NABARD Recruitment 2022 Selection Process

The complete selection process of NABARD recruitment is explained below:

Filling the application form

Filling NABARD recruitment application form is the first stage of selection. Candidates need to apply online for the exam. The application fees for Grade A is Rs 800 for General Category and Rs 150 for SC/ST/ PWBD. Those who are applying for General Category need to pay Rs 900 while SC/ST/PWBD candidates need to submit Rs 150 for SC/ ST/ PWBD.

Release of Admit Card

The admit card is released phase-wise. First, NABARD admit card for preliminary exam is released. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam are issued admit card for the mains exam. Interview call letter is issued to candidates qualifying the mains exam.

Appearing in the online test

The online test is conducted in two phases – preliminary and mains exam. All registered candidates are required to first appear in the preliminary exam. The preliminary exam is conducted for 120 minutes. The test comprises seven sections carrying 200 marks. The mains exam comprises both MCQ and descriptive paper. The test comprises three papers - I is Descriptive Type Paper while Paper II and III is MCQ based. Each paper is held for 1 ½ hrs and for 100 marks. Candidates in the ratio 1:25 will be called for the mains exam. 

Declaration of result

The result is released for preliminary, mains and interview. NABARD recruitment result 2021 is announced online. Candidates can check their results online by logging in with the required credentials.


The interview is conducted for candidates qualifying in the Phase II exam and secures sufficiently high rank in merit. Candidates in the ratio 1:5 will be called for Interview. The interview is conducted for 40 marks.

Preparation of Merit List

The preliminary exam is qualifying in nature. The merit list is prepared based on the candidates performance in the mains exam and interview. As vacancies are distributed discipline-wise, therefore, the merit list for each stage is prepared discipline-wise.

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