NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment 2023 Ends Today; Apply here

NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment 2023: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) issued the notification for the post of Assistant Manager Grade ‘A’ Officer 2023 for the post of RDBS. The NABARD Grade A online application commences on 2nd September 2023.

All the interested candidates who are eligible and looking for NABARD Grade A recruitment to apply for the said post may check the required details from this page.

NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment 2023

NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment
Name of the Bank National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Post Category Grade A officer Assistant Manager
Name of the post RDBS
Number of posts 150
Date of commencement of online application 2 September 2023
Last date to apply online 23 September 2023
Application fee For RDBS and Rajbhasha: Rs 800/- for all categories SC/ST categories: Rs 150/-
For P & SS:
Selection procedure RDBS: Prelims, Mains and Interview
Article CategoryRecruitment notification
Job locationAcross India
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NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment Vacancy Details

NABARD invite applications for posts of Grade ‘A’ officer from eligible candidates, below we have given the list of detailed vacancy

Post Total vacancies
Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (Rural Development Banking Services) 150
Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (Rajbhasha service)
Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (Protocol & Security Service)

NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment Dates

Date of notification issued2 September
Date of commencement of online application2 September
Last date to apply online23 September
Last date to print the application8 October

NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment Eligibility criteria

Age: – for RDBS and Rajbhasha: Candidate’s age must be between 21 to 30 years (as of 1 Sep 2023)

Note: There will be a relaxation in Upper age limit for the reserved category candidates

1) Education qualification for RDBS

General Bachelor’s degree in any subject from a recognized University having a minimum of 60% marks (there is a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/PWBD candidates) in aggregate OR having a PG with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate (50% for SC/ST/PWBD) OR having a Ph. D OR Chartered Accountant/ Cost accountant/Company Secretary with Bachelor’s Degree OR having two-year full-time PG Diploma in Management/Full-time MBA Degree from Institutions recognized by GOI/UGC with Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
Agriculture having bachelor’s degree with 60% (55% for reserved category) OR PG in agriculture/ Agriculture soil with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved)
Agriculture Engineering Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks (55% for reserved) OR PG in agriculture with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved) from a recognized University
Land Development-Soil Science Bachelors and PG Degree in Agriculture/ Agriculture (soil science/Agronomy) with 60% marks (55% for reserved category) in aggregate
Finance BBA/BMS in (Finance/Banking) with 60% marks (55% for reserved) OR two years full-time diplomas in management (finance)/full time MBA in finance OR bachelor degree in financial investment analysis with 55% marks (50% for reserved)

 Education qualification For RAJBHASHA

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree from any University in English/ Hindi medium (both as a compulsory subject) having a 60% minimum (55% for SC/ST/PWBD) and candidates must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice versa.
  • OR having a PG degree in Hindi with 60% marks (pass class for reserved) and English as a compulsory subject at graduation level OR PG in English with 60% (pass class for reserved) and Hindi as the main subject at graduation level and must be able to translate English to Hindi or vice versa.

Eligibility Criteria for P&SS Grade A Officer Post





Protocol & Security Service (P & SS)

25 to 40 Years

No relaxation for any category


Candidates who are applying for P& SS posts then he/she should be an officer with a minimum of five years of commissioned service in the Army/Navy/Air Force and must have a valid Ex-serviceman Identity card

The job requirement for the P& SS post is he/ she will be responsible for:

  • Watch and ward arrangement as to internal security, passages, entry and exit points, surveillance through CCTV, monitoring, recording, etc. in the banks’ office buildings
  • Protocol duties
  • Maintenance and security of bank properties
  • Must have control over the staff deployed for their duties

List of a vacancy in RDBS

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NABARD Grade A Recruitment Application Fee (non-refundable)

1. For RDBS

Category Application fee Intimation charges Total
SC/ST/PWBD NIL 150 150#
For other 650 150 800#
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All employees of NABARD on satisfying the eligibility pay the application as mentioned but on submission of the form, the fee they paid will be reimbursed GST fee.

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Pay-Scale: The pay scale for the grade A officer is 28150/- p.m. and after adding the allowances it will gross monthly approximately 62,600/-

How to apply for NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2023?

  1. First, all candidates need to visit the official website of the NABARD
  2. Now select the “Careers” button and press click here to continue
  3. Click on the apply online after which you will be redirected to a new page
  4. There is a separate link for the RDBS
  5. Now select the tab “Click here for new registration”
  6. In this fill in all the details, and on submission you will get a provisional registration number and password
  7. Now login from the details on the page
  8. Fill all the details stage-wise carefully
  9. Must validate all the details before submitting
  10. Upload the documents to their places and preview them if it is not clearly visible then upload them again
  11. Click on the preview tab to preview all the details filled by you and take a glance at it before final submit
  12. If all the details are correct submit it finally
  13. Now click on the payment options tab and proceed to it
  14. You can pay your fee through the online payment gateway
  15. Once your payment is successful you will receive a mail or text that you have submitted the form successfully

Points to be noted before registration

  • All candidates who satisfy the eligibility for the post of Grade ‘A’ officer may apply online mode only from the official website of the NABARD or from the link given on this page
  • But before applying online all candidates must have their scanned copy of:
  • Photograph (size must be between 20KB to 50KB)
  • Signature (with black ink only) (size must in between 10KB to 20KB)
  • Left-hand thumb impression on the white paper with blue or black ink
  • And a hand-written note declaration on white paper with black ink (size must not exceed 100KB)
  • The hand-written text is as follows:
  • “I ………… (Name of the candidates), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

NABARD Grade A Officer Recruitment Points to be Remembered

  • All candidates must apply before the given dates do not wait for the last day
  • Before applying for the post all candidates must ensure that they are eligible for the post they are applying for
  • Fill all the details in the application form carefully
  • Fill all the personal details as mentioned in your documents
  • Because once the application form is submitted no changes will be made thereafter
  • All candidates must have their personal valid mobile number and email IDs
  • Because you will receive intimation of call letter and other information on the given number and IDs
  • Upload the correct document at the right given place
  • The hand-written note must be written by the candidate itself
  • Documents uploading must be in the prescribed format and size if it is not then an error message will be displayed on the screen
  • The intimation of the admit card will be notified through email or text
  • All candidates must take the print out of the application once submitted finally
  • All candidates must download the admit card by entering the required details

NABARD Grade A Recruitment List of Important Links

Visit NABARD Official website
Check Online application for RDBS
Download Download NABARD official notification for RDBS

NABARD Grade A Recruitment Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for RDBS and Rajbhasha will go through three phases which are given below:

Phase I Preliminary Examination (it will have objective-type questions)

Test of reasoning

20 marks

Duration: 120 minutes

English language

40 marks

Computer knowledge

20 marks

General Awareness

20 marks

Quantitative aptitude

20 marks

Economic and social issues ( focus on rural India)

40 marks

Agriculture and rural development (focus on rural India)

40 marks

Total marks


  • All candidates must note that the preliminary examination is just qualifying in nature (screening test).
  • Those candidates who secure the cut-off marks which were decided by the NABARD will be called for main examination
  • The ratio of the selection of candidates for main examination is 1:25 of the vacancy
  • There will be a penalty for wrong attempts in the examination which is one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question (0.25 marks)

Phase II- Mains examination (it will have two papers)

Paper 1:

This General English paper will be common for RDBS and Rajbhasha and it will have descriptive questions

Duration is one and a half hours (90 minutes)

Total marks: 100

Paper 2:

RDBS Rajbhasha
It will have Multiple Choice Questions General Discipline: economics and social issues and agriculture and rural development (focus on rural India) For specialized discipline: paper on the related discipline   It will have Multiple Choice Questions
Duration: 90 minutes Duration: 90 minutes
Total marks: 100 marks   Total marks: 100 marks  

The cut-off for both phases (I and II) of the examination will be applied in two stages i.e.

  • On scores in individual tests and;
  • On total scores.

Phase III: Interview (50 marks)

  • Those candidates who secure the minimum cut-off marks or above in the main examination will be called for the Interview
  • The ratio of selection for the Interview process is 1:3 to the vacancy
  • The final selection of the candidates for Grade ‘A’ in RDBS/ Rajbhasha will be based on the performance in phase II examination and in the interview

Tie Breaker Situation                                             

In case of a tie (candidates secure the same marks) then the ranking will be based on:

  • The candidates with higher marks in Phase II will be ranked higher
  • In case of same marks in Phase II then the candidates having the highest qualification will be preferred
  • In case of similar qualifications then the higher marks in graduation will be ranked higher
  • In further tie then the candidates senior to others will be preferred

Selection procedure for P& SS

  • The candidates will be shortlisted and then they will be called for an Interview
  • The bank has the right to raise the minimum experience to restrict the number of candidates called for interview

Interview: 100 marks

Appointment of the candidates for P & SS post would be subject to being declared medically fit as per the rules and regulation of the bank

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