NABARD Grade A Officer Notification 2020

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nabard grade a officer recruitment 2020 notification

NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2020 realised

NABARD is recruiting Grade ‘A’ Officers in various posts. The official notification was released on NABARD’s website nabard.org on 15 Jan. The total number of vacancies is 154. NABARD is the short form of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Fully owned by Govt. of India) is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is an Apex Development Financial Institution in India.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) / (Rajbhasha Service) / (Legal Service), Protocol & Security Service in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website www.nabard.org between 15-01-2020 and 03-02-2020. NABARD is an all India Apex Organization, wholly owned by Government of India and is equal opportunity employer.

Important Dates / Timelines

Online Application Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges 15-01-2020 to 03-02-2020
Tentative month for Interview March – 2020
@ NABARD reserves the right to make change in the above dates. Candidates are advised to regularly check Bank’s website, www.nabard.org for details and updates. The time, date and venue of interview will be advised to the shortlisted in due course.

I. Number of Vacancies:

S. No Post Total Vacancy
1 Assistant Manager (P & SS) 4
2 General 69
3 General Agriculture 4
4 Agriculture Engineering 3
5 Food/ Dairy Processing 3
6 Land Development – Soil Science 3
7 Environmental Engg/Sciences 4
8 Agriculture Marketing/Agri
business Management
2
9 Geo Informatics 2
10 Agriculture Economics/Economics 5
11 Information Technology 12
12 Chartered Accountant 8
13 Company Secretary 3
14 Finance 16
15 Human Resource Management 3
16 Statistics 2
17 Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) 8
18 Assistant Manager (Legal) 3
Total 154

II. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Assistant Manager (P & SS) in Grade ‘A’ 

A. Age :

The candidate must be between 25 and 40 years (no relaxation for any category) of age as on 01-01-2020, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01- 1980 and not later than 01-01-1995).

B. EXPERIENCE:

He/she should be an officer with a minimum of five years’ of Commissioned service in the Army/Navy/Air Force holding a valid Ex-Serviceman Identity Card.

C. JOB REQUIRMENTS:

He/she will be responsible for (i) Watch and Ward arrangements as to internal security, passages, entry and exit points, surveillance through CCTV, monitoring, recording etc., in the Bank’s office buildings, (ii) Protocol duties, (iii) Maintenance/Security of Bank’s properties and (iv) Control over the staff deployed for the purpose.

Click Here to Apply Online for NABARD Grade A (P&SS)

D. SCHEME OF SELECTION:

Selection will be through Interview of shortlisted candidates. The Bank reserves the right to raise the minimum experience in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for Interview commensurate with the number of vacancies.

E. APPLICATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE)

Application fee (exclusive of applicable GST) for the post will be as under:

(Amt. in Rs.)

Category Application Fee Intimation charges etc. Total
SC/ ST NIL 100 100/- *
All others 650 100 750/- *
* Exclusive of applicable GST

F. PAY SCALE:

Assistant Manager (P & SS) in Grade ‘A’: Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.28150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs.28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)- 46600-EB-1750(4) – 53600-2000(1) -55600 applicable to officers in Grade ‘A’. They will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance as per Rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs 62,600/-.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Assistant Manager (RDBS/Rajbhasha/Legal)

A. Education Qualifications:

1. General

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.

2. General Agriculture:

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/ Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

3. Agriculture

Engineering: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Engineering with 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Agriculture Engineering with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

4. Food/Dairy Processing:

Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology/ Dairy Sciences and /or Dairy 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.

5. Land Development-Soil Science:

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

6. Environmental Engg/Sciences:

Bachelor’s degree with Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

7. Agriculture marketing/Agri.Business Management:

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Two years full time Post Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Diploma/MBA in Agriculture Marketing/ Agriculture Business Management with a minimum of 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

8. 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.

9. Agricultural Economics/Economics:

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

Click Here to Apply Online for Grade A (RDBS)

10. 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 recognised university.

11. Chartered Accountant:

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before 01-01-2020.

12. 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. xiii. Finance: 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 recognised by GoI /UGC OR Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis with 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants – 45%)

13. Human Resource Management:

BBA (Human Resource Management)/ BBM (Human Resource Management)/ BMS ((Human Resource Management) with 50% marks (PWBD applicants – 45%) OR Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management in HRM/HR / Full time MBA degree in HRM/ HR from recognised University / Institute.

14. Statistics:

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.

B. Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (RAJBHASHA)

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university in English/Hindi medium with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD) in the aggregate OR Bachelor’s Degree with Hindi and English as main subjects with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD) in the aggregate. Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice/versa. OR Post Graduate Degree from a recognised university in Hindi with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD) in the aggregate and English as a compulsory/elective subject at Graduation level OR Post Graduate Degree in English with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD) and Hindi as a main subject at Graduation level. Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice/versa.

C. Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (LEGAL SERVICE)

Bachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by Bar council of India for the purpose of enrolment as an Advocate with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST applicants – 45%) or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years OR LLM Degree with a minimum of 45% (SC/ST applicants – 40%) or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years.

I. AGE (as on 01-01-2020)

The candidate must be between 21 and 30 years of age as on 01-01-2020, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01- 1999

II. SELECTION PROCEDURE

The selection will be in three Phases as furnished below:

Grade A

Phase I – Preliminary Examination

Grade ‘A’ – RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal Service

Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time – Total Marks: 200

i) Test of Reasoning – 20 marks

ii) English Language – 40 marks

iii) Computer Knowledge –20 marks

iv) General Awareness – 20 marks

v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 marks

vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks

vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks

Phase II – Mains Examination

Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern.

Paper-I- General English: (Descriptive – writing skills – online through key board). The paper will have descriptive questions.

Duration: 1 ½ hrs – 100 marks

The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidate shall be assessed through this Descriptive Paper on General English comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing, paragraph writing & letter writing.

 

(Common for Grade ‘A’ – RDBS, Rajbhasha and Legal)

Paper–II (MCQ):

I) For Grade A (RDBS):

i) General Discipline as at (i) in Table 1 – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)

ii) Specialized Discipline as at (ii) to (xv) in Table 1 – : Paper on related discipline

Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks

 

II) For Grade A Rajbhasha: The Paper will have multiple choice questions.

Duration: 1 ½ hrs – 100 marks

Proficiency in Hindi including Translation from English to Hindi and Vice versa. The analytical and drafting ability of the candidate shall also be assessed from the descriptive paper.

 

III) For Grade A (Legal Services):

The paper will have multiple choice questions.

Duration: 1 ½ hrs – 100 marks

The paper will be based on proficiency in interpreting various Laws viz., Banking, Negotiable Instruments, Company, Industrial and Cooperative Laws, Cyber laws, Commerce/Property transactions, Rural non-life insurance, direct financing, staff matters and good experience in drafting various types of documents.

Phase III – Interview

Applicants qualifying in the Phase-II – Main Examination and securing sufficiently high rank in merit shall be short-listed for interview.

Interview – 25 Marks

III. SYLLABUS

Illustrative syllabus for Phase II (Main Examination) may be as furnished below:

For Grade A (RDBS) (All Disciplines from (i) to (xv) in Table 1 and Grade A (Rajbhasha & Legal)

1) Paper I – English: Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence. The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expressions and understanding the topic.

For Grade A (RDBS) (General Discipline) as at (i) in Table 1

2) Paper II – Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development Economic & Social Issues: Nature of Indian Economy – Structural and Institutional features – Economic underdevelopment – Opening up the Indian Economy – Globalisation – Economic Reforms in India – Privatisation. Inflation – Trends in Inflation & their Impact on National Economy and Individual Income. Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India – Rural and Urban – Measurement of Poverty – Poverty Alleviation Programmes of the Government. Population Trends – Population Growth and Economic Development – Population Policy in India. Agriculture – Characteristics / Status – Technical and Institutional changes in Indian Agriculture – Agricultural performance – Issues in Food Security in India – Non Institutional and Institutional Agencies in rural credit. Industry – Industrial and Labour Policy – Industrial performance – Regional Imbalance in India’s Industrial Development – Public Sector Enterprises. Rural banking and financial institutions in India – Reforms in Banking/ Financial sector. Globalisation of Economy – Role of International Funding Institutions – IMF & World Bank – WTO – Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India – Multiculturalism – Demographic trends – Urbanisation and Migration – Gender Issues Joint family system – Social Infrastructure – Education – Health and Environment. Education – Status & System of Education – Socio -Economic Problems associated with Illiteracy – Educational relevance and educational wastage – Educational Policy for India. Social Justice: Problems of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes – socio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes. Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged – Social Movements – Indian Political Systems – Human Development. Current Economic & Social Issues.

Agriculture & Rural Development:

Agriculture: definition, meaning and its branches, Agronomy: definition, meaning and scope of agronomy. Classification of field crops. Factors affecting on crop production, Agro Climatic Zones; Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems. Problems of dry land agriculture; Seed production, seed processing, seed village; Meteorology: weather parameters, crop-weather advisory; Precision Farming, System of Crop Intensification, organic farming;

  1. Soil and Water Conservation : Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion, soil conservation, watershed management;
  2. Water Resource: Irrigation Management: types of irrigation, sources of irrigation, crop-water requirement, command area development, water conservation techniques, micro-irrigation, irrigation pumps, major, medium and minor irrigation.
  3. Farm and Agri Engineering : Farm Machinery and Power, Sources of power on the farm- human, animal, mechanical, electrical, wind, solar and biomass, bio fuels, water harvesting structures, farm ponds, watershed management, Agro Processing, Controlled and modified storage, perishable food storage, godowns, bins and grain silos.
  4. Plantation & Horticulture: Definition, meaning and its branches. Agronomic practices and production technology of various plantation and horticulture crops. Post-harvest management, value and supply chain management of Plantation and Horticulture crops.
  5. Animal Husbandry: Farm animals and their role in Indian economy, Animal husbandry methods in India, common terms pertaining to different species of livestock, Utility classification of breeds of cattle. Introduction to common feeds and fodders, their classification and utility. Introduction to poultry industry in India (past, present and future status), Common terms pertaining to poultry production and management. Concept of mixed farming and its relevance to socio-economic conditions of farmers in India. Complimentary and obligatory nature of livestock and poultry production with that of agricultural farming.
  6. Fisheries: Fisheries resources, management and exploitation – freshwater, brackish water and marine; Aquaculture- Inland and marine; biotechnology; post-harvest technology. Importance of fisheries in India. Common terms pertaining to fish production.
  7. Forestry: Basic concepts of Forest and Forestry. Principles of silviculture, forest mensuration, forest management and forest economics. Concepts of social forestry, agroforestry, joint forest management. Forest policy and legislation in India, India State of Forest Report 2015. Recent developments under Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  8. Agriculture Extensions: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes, Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s (KVK) in dissemination of Agricultural technologies.
  9. Ecology and Climate Change: Ecology and its relevance to man, natural resources, their sustainable management and conservation. Causes of climate change, Green House Gases (GHG), major GHG emitting countries, climate analysis, distinguish between adaptation and mitigation, climate change impact to agriculture and rural livelihood, carbon credit, IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings, funding mechanisms for climate change projects, initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC.
  10. 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; 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 Labourers, Artisans, Handicrafts, Traders, Forest dwellers/tribes and others in rural India- Trends of change in rural population and rural work force; problems and conditions of rural labour; Issues and challenges in Handlooms Panchayati Raj Institutions – Functions and Working. MGNREGA, NRLM – Aajeevika, Rural Drinking water Programmes, Swachh Bharat, Rural Housing, PURA and other rural development programmes.

IV. APPLICATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE)

Application fee (exclusive of applicable GST) for the post will be as under:

(Amount in Rs.)
Category of applicant Application Fee Intimation charges etc. Total
For SC/ ST/ PWBD NIL 150 150*
For all others 650 150 800*
Staff @ @ @
@* Exclusive of applicable GST

@All NABARD employees satisfying the educational qualification criteria would be eligible to apply. They will be required to pay fee/intimation charges as indicated above at the time of online application, which will be reimbursed on submission of fee receipt only to those employees of NABARD (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post. The status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview.

V. PAY SCALE:

Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.28150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs.28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)–46600–EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 applicable to Officers in Grade ‘A’ and they will be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 62,600/-.

NABARD Grade A Officer Official Notification 2020: Check Here

Click Here to check the official notification for Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

Click here to check the official notification for Grade ‘A’ (RDBS)

!!! All the Best !!!

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