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NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment

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NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Notification

National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) have invited applications or the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS). Candidates can apply only online from the NABARD official website from 2nd September 2023 to 23rd September 2023. NABARD is an all India apex organization, completely owned by Indian government. Candidates must read the complete notification before applying for the post. So, checkout all the details related to the upcoming exam.

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NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Overview

This table provides a summary of key information for the upcoming exam, including the post name, organising body, location, etc.

Organization NameDetails
Post NameNABARD Grade A (Assistant Manager)
Conducting BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Application modeOnline
Advertisement No03 /Grade A/2023-24
Exam ModeOnline
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, Interview
SalaryRs. 1,00,000 per month (Gross salary)
Job LocationIndia
Official Website
Apply OnlineClick Here
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NABARD Assistant Manager 2022 Notification (Previous)Download
NABARD Official WebsiteClick Here
IBPS Official WebsiteClick Here
Admit cardDownload (inactive)
ResultDownload (inactive)

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Important Dates

This table outlines crucial dates and deadlines for the upcoming exam of NABARD Assistant Manager exam. Please mark your calendar accordingly to stay on track.

Notification Released02/09/2023
Start Date of Online Applications02/09/2023
Last Date of Online Applications23/09/2023
Last Date of Fee Payment23/09/2023
Prelim Admit Card Before Exam
Prelim Exam Date16/10/2023 (Tentative)
Mains Admit Card Before Exam
Main Exam DateTo be notified soon

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Application Fees

Given below is the details related to category wise application:

Category of applicant Application Fee Intimation charges etc.Total
For SC/ ST/ PWBD NIL 150 150
For all others 650 150 800

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Vacancy

The recruitment of NABARD Grade A will open doors to various aspirants providing the chance to showcase their skills and expertise. However, given below in the table, you can find all the details related to the no of vacancy-

Computer/ Information Technology160601140340
Company Secretary020103
Civil Engineering01010103
Electrical Engineering01010103
Geo Informatics0202
Food Processing010102
Mass Communication/Media Specialist0101

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Salary

The official body will pay candidates according to their roles and responsibilities assigned to them. The commission will also increased the salary based on experience and the working category. Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.44,500/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 44500 – 2500 (4) – 54500 – 2850 (7) – 74450 – EB – 2850 (4)– 85850 – 3300 (1) – 89150 (17 Years). Candidates will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. Presently, during the initial month, they will receive Rs. 1,00,000/- (gross). Check out the table given below to know about the NABARD Grade A (Assistant Manager) Salary 2023.

Pay LevelSalary
Basic PayRs. 44,500/-
Pay-scaleRs. 44500 – 2500 (4) – 54500 – 2850 (7) – 74450 – EB – 2850 (4) – 85850 – 3300 (1) – 89150 (17 Years)

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Selection Process

The selection process for the exam contains 3 phases-

  1. Prelim Exam
  2. Mains exam
  3. Interview

Candidates need to qualify all these three stages to get selected for the Assistant Manager post

Post/Department NameSelection Process
NABARD Grade A in RDBSPrelims- 200 marks (120 minutes)
Mains- 200 marks (210 minutes)
Interview- 50 marks

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Eligibility

A candidate can apply for Assistant Manager (RDBS) by following all the eligibility criterion. Candidates cannot apply for any other discipline and vice versa they can only apply for 1 Discipline of their choice. However, if a candidate summited multiple applications, so the officials will only consider the last submitted application. Consequently, candidates will not get the amount of the applications fees in any case. Moreover, there are other parameters that a candidate need to follow-

Educational Qualifications

The candidate must possess the required educational qualification as on 01-09-2023. In other words, candidate must have their all educational certificates before or on the 01-09-2023. Candidates’ result should be declared on or before 01-09-2023, otherwise they will not be eligible to apply for the post.

PostEducational Requirement
Assistant Manager Grade ABachelor Degree in Related Trade with Minimum 60% Marks.

Educational Eligibility Requirement in Detail


Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Ph.D. OR Chartered Accountant/Cost Accountant/ Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree OR Two-year full-time P.G. Diploma in Management/ full-time MBA degree from Institutions recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

Food Processing

Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy Technology with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%)in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Geo Informatics

BE/B.Tech/BSC degree in Geoinformatics with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or ME/M.Tech/MSC degree in Geoinformatics with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

Information Technology

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/Information Technology with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or a post-graduate degree Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

Company Secretary

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Associate membership of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). The Membership of ICSI must have been obtained on or before 01-01-2020.


BBA (Finance/Banking)/ BMS (Finance/Banking) with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) OR Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management (Finance)/ Full time MBA (Finance) degree from Institutions/ Universities recognized by GoI/ UGC OR Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%)


Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Statistics with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized university

Civil Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from any recognized University/Institution with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 55%) in aggregate OR Post

Age Limit

Interested candidates must be 21 to 30 years of age as on 01-09-2023. In other words, candidates should not be born not earlier than 02-09-1993 and not later than 01-09-2002

Minimum21 years
Maximum30 years

Note: The concerning body will provide the age relaxation to some of the categories as per the details given in the notification

Steps to Apply Online

Follow these instructions to submit your NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Application Form as a candidate.

  • Go to the official website i.e.
  • Fill out the registration form with personal details.
  • Fill in the personal details, educational qualifications, and subject details.
  • Pay the application fee, upload signature and photograph, and submit the form.
  • Don’t forget to download the application form for future reference.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Exam Pattern

Understanding the exam pattern is crucial for every aspirant aiming to excel in their upcoming examination. With detailed analysis, you’ll gain a clear understanding of what to expect on exam day. Knowledge of exam format is very important, whether you’re preparing for a competitive entrance test, a government job exam, or any other important evaluation. Consequently, on every wrong answer the exam conducting body will deduct 1/4th of the marks as penalty in Phase-I and Phase-II.

Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

SubjectsNumber Of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability20202 hours
English Language3030
Computer Knowledge2020
General Awareness2020
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Decision Making1010
Economic & Social Issues4040
Agriculture & Rural Development4040
Total Marks200200

Main Exam Pattern 2023 for Generalist

Paper Grade A Type of PaperNo. of Qs.MarksDuration
Paper I General EnglishOnline Descriptive 310090
Paper II
Economic and Social
Issues & Agriculture
and Rural Development


Descriptive Type6 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]5090 Minutes

Note: Some questions carry 2 marks each and some will carry 1 mark each. Moreover, descriptive answers to be typed using keyboard. Descriptive answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)

Main Exam Pattern 2023 for Specialist

Paper Grade A Type of PaperNo. of Qs.MarksDuration
Paper I General EnglishOnline
Paper II
50 30
Descriptive Type6 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]5090

Note: Some questions carry 2 marks each and some will carry 1 mark each. Moreover, descriptive answers to be typed using keyboard. Descriptive answers to be typed using keyboard either in English or Hindi (Remington and Inscript keyboards)


Interview test will consists of 50 marks. Moreover, candidates have the right and freedom to choose the medium of interview either English or Hindi.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Syllabus

Prelim Syllabus 2023

i) Test of Reasoning Alphanumeric Series, both Order and Ranking, Direction Sense, Alphabet Test, Data Sufficiency, Inequalities, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle, Syllogism. Moreover, Blood Relations, Input-Output. Both Coding and Decoding, and Logical Reasoning.
ii) English Language Cloze test, Fillers, Spotting the errors, Para Jumbles, New pattern questions, Idioms and phrases, Word Rearrangement. Consequently, Column Based questions, Sentence improvement, Paragraph Completion, Grammar, Reading Comprehension.
iii) Computer Knowledge History of Computers, Basics of computers, basic definitions, hardware and software, internet, computer security and cyber security, abbreviations, both input and output devices.
iv) General Awareness Current Affairs: Sports, National, International, Appointments, Schemes, Awards, Summits, Agreements, Committee, Obituaries, Business, Defense, Economy, Books and Authors, State News, Important Days, Science and Technology, Reports and Ranking, Miscellaneous, Banking/Economy Current Affairs Banking/ Financial Awareness,Static Awareness
v) Quantitative Aptitude Mensuration, Partnership, Average, Ages, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Speed Time Distance, Boat & Stream, Trains, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Number System, Mixture & Allegation, Pipes & Cistern, Probability, Permutation & Combination, Data Interpretation, Quantity Based, Data Sufficiency, Simplification, Approximation, Quadratic Inequalities, Number Series, Caselet
vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) Click Here to Download Syllabus PDF

Mains Syllabus for Economic and Social Issues

Name of SectionTopics asked
Nature of Indian EconomyStructural and Institutional features, Economic Underdevelopment, Opening up the Indian Economy, both Globalization and Economic Reforms in India Privatization.
InflationTrends in Inflation & their Impact on both National Economy and Individual Income.
Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in IndiaRural and Urban, Measurement of Poverty, Poverty Alleviation Programmes of the Government
Population Trendsboth Population Growth and Economic Development, Population Policy in India
AgricultureCharacteristics / Status, both Technical and Institutional changes in Indian Agriculture. Moreover, agricultural performant, ceIssues in Food Security in India, both Non-Institutional and Institutional Agencies in rural credit
Industryboth Industrial and Labour Policy, Industrial performance, Regional Imbalance in India’s Industrial Development, Public Sector Enterprises
Rural banking and financial institutions in IndiaReforms in the Banking/ Financial sector.
Globalization of EconomyRole of International Funding Institutions, both IMF and World Bank WTO, Regional Economic Cooperation
Social Structure in IndiaMulticulturalism, Demographic trends, Urbanization and Migration, Gender Issues Joint family system, Social Infrastructure, Education, both Health and Environment
EducationStatus & System of Education, Socio-Economic Problems associated with Illiteracy, Educational relevance and educational wastage, Educational Policy for India.
Social JusticeProblems of scheduled castes and scheduled tribesSocio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes.
Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivilegedSocial Movements, Indian Political Systems and Human Development

Mains Syllabus for Agriculture & Rural Development 


Definition, meaning and its branches, Agronomy: Definition, meaning, and scope of agronomy, .Classification of field crops. Moreover, factors affecting crop production, Agro Climatic Zones, Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems. Problems of dry land – Seed production, both seed processing and seed village, Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory, Precision Farming System of Crop Intensification, Organic farming.

Soil and Water Conservation

Major soil types Soil fertility, Fertilizers, both Soil erosion and soil conservation, Watershed management.

Water Resource

Irrigation Management, Types of irrigation, Sources of irrigation, Crop-water requirement, Command area development, Water conservation techniques, both Micro-irrigation and Irrigation pumps, Major, medium and minor irrigation.

Farm and Agri Engineering

Farm Machinery and Power Sources of power on the farm- human, animal, mechanical, electrical, wind, both solar and biomass, biofuels, Water harvesting structures, Farm Ponds, Agro-Processing Controlled and modified storage, perishable food storage, godowns, bins, and grain silos.

Plantation & Horticulture

Definition, meaning, and its branches, both Agronomic practices and production technology of various plantation and horticulture cropsPost-harvest management, value, and supply chain management of Plantation and Horticulture crops.

Animal Husbandry

Farm animals and their role in the Indian economy, Animal husbandry methods in India, Common terms pertaining to different species of livestock. Utility classification of breeds of cattle. Introduction to both common feeds and fodders, their classification, and utility. Introduction to the poultry industry in India (past, present, and future status) Common terms pertaining to both poultry production and management. Both the concept of mixed farming and its relevance to socio-economic conditions of farmers in India. Moreover, complimentary and obligatory nature of livestock and poultry production with that of agricultural farming.


Fisheries resources, both Management and exploitation – freshwater, brackish water, and marine. Aquaculture- both Inland and marine. Biotechnology Post-harvest technology Importance of fisheries in India. At last, common terms pertaining to fish production.


Basic concepts of Forest and Forestry. Principles of silviculture, forest mensuration, both forest management and forest economics. Concepts of social forestry, agroforestry, joint forest management. Both Forest policy and legislation in India, India State of Forest Report 2015. Additionally, recent developments under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

Agriculture Extensions

Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programs. Moreover, role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s (KVK) in the dissemination of Agricultural technologies.

Ecology and Climate Change

Ecology and its relevance to man, natural resources, both sustainable management and conservation. Moreover, causes of climate change, Green House Gases (GHG), major GHG emitting countries, climate analysis. Distinguish between adaptation and mitigation. Climate change impact on both agriculture and rural livelihoods. Carbon credit IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings. Funding mechanisms for climate change projects. At last, initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC.

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. Both 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 Economy, Importance 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 Laborers, Artisans, Handicrafts, Traders, both Forest dwellers/tribes and others in rural India. Both Trends of change in rural population and rural workforce, Problems and conditions of rural labour, Issues and challenges in Hand-looms, Panchayati Raj Institutions – Functions and Working. MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural Housing, both PURA and other rural development programs.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Admit Card

Admit card is a reminder of the responsibility and discipline required on exam day. So, ensure that you arrive at the examination center well in advance, with all the necessary documents and stationery. Also pay close attention to the rules and guidelines outlined on your admit card, as adhering to them is crucial to maintaining the integrity of the examination process. The official body will release the admit card few days before the Prelim Exam and same for the Mains Exam.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Answer Key

The official commission will release the answer keys of the exam before the declaration of the result. Candidates can check their answers and can also calculate an estimated marks related to the NABARD Assistant Manager 2023.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Result/Cut-off

The results for the NABARD Grade A exam will soon declared once the NABARD conducted the exam. The official body will release the result on the official website and will also notify the candidates by activating the link on the website. Additionally, the official body will released the cut-offs in Phase-I and Phase-II in two stages: (i) On scores in individual tests, (ii) On Total Score

Check 2022 Prelim Cut-Off

Agriculture Engineering17.7510.0027.2532.25
Land Development – Soil Science28.0030.5039.50
Civil Engineering13.2517.00
Environmental Engg/Science9.0011.5021.00
Development Management16.5019.00
AM (Rajbjasha)16.0016.0010.7516.00

Check Mains 2022 Cut-off

Agriculture Engineering
Land Development – Soil Science114.00105.75120.75
Civil Engineering106.75122.25
Environmental Engg/Science126.50125.50138.50
Development Management102.00
AM (Rajbjasha)84.5091.5091.50

Check Grade A Final Cut-Off

Agriculture Engineering160.75156.25169.00167.25
Land Development – Soil Science167.25149.00164.75
Civil Engineering163.25152.25
Environmental Engg/Science183.75174.75167.50
Agri Marketing/Agri /Business169.50128.75
Development Management160.25
AM (Rajbjasha)137.25128.5114.50157.00

NABARD Assistant Manager Previous Exam History

In order to have a better understanding of the upcoming exam, candidates can check for previous exam history from the table below:

Start Date of Online Applications18/07/2022
Last Date of Online Applications07/08/2022
Last Date of Fee Payment07/08/2022
Prelim Admit Card26/08/2022
Prelim Exam Date07/09/2022
Prelim Result Date03/10/2022
Mains exam29/10/2022

NABARD Assistant Manager Previous Question Paper

In order to get more clear idea about the exam pattern, checkout the previous year question papers given in the table below-

SubjectQuestion Paper Link
Question Paper of 2016Click Here
Question Paper of 2015Click Here
Question Paper of 2010Click Here

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Best Books

Best Book for Practice of Reasoning, Maths & English

This combo books provide a wide range of exercises and questions also that helps you to develop the specific skills and knowledge required for the exam. Additionally, these exercises cover different topics and question formats, enabling candidates to become more proficient.

Best Combo for General Awareness-Rapid Series

Like any other subjects knowledge of Current Affairs/General Knowledge is equally important for any exam So, given below is the best combo of the books which can solve your purpose of learning General Awareness for any competitive exam.

NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 FAQs

Q1. When can we apply for the NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2023?

Ans. From 2 September, 2023 interested candidates can apply for NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment Post for 2023.

Q2. What is the last date to submit the NABARD (Grade A) Assistant Manager online application form?

Ans. The last date to submit the SBI Apprentices online application form is 23 September, 2023.

Q3. How many no of vacancies are there for the NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Recruitment?

Ans. NABARD has announced150 vacancies for Assistant Manager Recruitment 2023.

Q4. What is the salary of NABARD Grade A Jobs?

Ans. Assistant Manager Grade A RDBS will get Rs. 1,00,000/- gross salary.

Q5. Where can I get all the details related to NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Exam?

Ans. You can visit to check all the details related to the exams.