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NABARD – NABCONS Expert & Coordinators 2018 Notification – 08 Posts

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NABCONS Recruitment 2018 Notification for Expert & Coordinators

NABARD Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd is inviting application from eligible aspirants to work as Project Based Contract staff namely Ground Water Resource Expert, Socio Economic Expert, District Coordinators in Telangana State for Mission Kakatiya Tanks Project. So, candidates those who are eligible may register through online by 20th April 2018. For more information visit http://www.nabcons.com


Total no. of vacancies to be filled are 08 in NABARD Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd.

  • Ground Water Resource Expert-01
  • Socio Economic Evaluation Expert-01
  • District Coordinator-06

Candidates those who wanted to apply can refer the official advertisement published in the site for eligibility criteria, pay scale and selection process details.

Application Process

NABARD Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd is accepting applications through online mode from 13th April 2018 to 20th April 2018. Aspirants may directly click here to apply http://www.nabcons.com  .

NABARD Recruitment 2018 Notification for 92 Assistant Manager in Grade A (RDBS)

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NABARD Assistant Manager Grade-A 2018 Notification

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Mumbai is hiring young professionals to fill up 92 vacant positions of Assistant Manager Grade-A in Rural Development Banking Services. So, candidates those who are interested at this advertisement may apply through online mode from 13.03.2018 to 02.04.2018 For more information you may move on to official site http://www.nabard.org


No. of vacancies going to be filled by NABARD is 92 for Assistant Manager in Grade A (Rural development Banking Services).

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Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Applicants must complete bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with 50% aggregate from a recognized university or post graduation in relevant discipline.

Age Limit

Applicants age must be in between 21 to 30 years as on 01.03.2018 i.e the applicant must have born not earlier than 20.03.1988 and not later than 01.03.1997. The age relaxation for SC/ST is 5 years, 03 years for OBC.


Selected candidates as Assistant Manager Grade-A will get a basic pay of Rs.28150/- per month.

NABARD Assistant Managers Application Process

Candidates those who willing may apply from 13th March 2018 to 02nd April 2018. To directly apply you may Click Here: https://nabard.org

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected in three phases.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview session

Application Fee

Intimation fee for SC/ST is Rs.150/-, for all others the application fee is Rs.650/- and intimation charges is Rs.150/-

Examination Pattern

Candidates have to attend phase-I for 200 marks, duration is 120 minutes. phase II contains two papers paper 1 and paper 2 each carrying 100 marks and duration is 1hour 30 minutes. And interview is for 25 marks. The questions asked are of MCQ (multiple choice questions).

NABARD Assistant Managers Syllabus



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.


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;
  • Soil and Water Conservation : Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion, soil conservation, watershed management
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Agriculture Extensions: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes, Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s (KVK) in dissemination of Agricultural technologies.
  • 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.
  • 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 Page 13 of 28 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.

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NABARD Recruitment 2017 Notification Assistant Managers 

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NABARD Assistant Managers 2017 Notification

NABARD was formed to enhance the rural agriculture in India. NABARD finances and refinances the farmers and encourages farmers to adapt new techniques in the farming.  The main objective of the organization is to improve rural economy.

NABARD follows the advanced selection method to recruit Officers in Grade-B’ (RDBS) and Grade ‘A’ (RDBS). It also gives notification for the recruitment for government post, Development assistants. The selection of candidates for the positions will be made through online examination and interview. Candidates must go through detailed notification, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation strategy at drona.in.


The below table helps the candidates with the valuable information on eligibility requirements for the vacant positions in NABARD. SIDBI, IDBI, RBI, are other central banks that gives recruitment notification for officers, managers, assistants, etc.


Age relaxation is applicable for candidates belonging to various categories is given below. However candidates must go through the detailed notification.

Application Procedure

Candidates should apply only online for this positions. Candidate should go to the official website of NABARD

Prerequisites to Apply:

  1. Scanned photograph and signature.
  2. Valid email ID and mobile number.

NABARD Recruitment 2017 Notification for Development Assistants

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NABARD Development Assistants Notification

NABARD was started in 1979 to take forward rural agriculture and its overall development. It was formed based on the recommendations of Reserve Bank of India. The organisation achieves its developmental objectives through its productive workforce present across India.

NABARD recruits the most qualified individuals for the central government posts like NABARD assistants, Assistant managers by conducting the online examination. The notifications for development assistant positions is released online. Eligible candidates can apply for the posts if they meet the requirements. Drona.in helps candidates with detailed information, examination pattern, preparation strategy, syllabus, etc.,


Candidates applying for development assistant positions must check with the below details for educational qualification, age requirement etc.


NABARD adheres to the reservation and relaxation policy according to rules framed by the Government. The below table gives you idea on relaxations applicable to different categories.

 Application Procedure

Prospective candidates should apply online, no other mode of application is acceptable.  Candidate should go to www.rbi.org.in the official website of RBI.

Prerequisites to apply:

  1. Scanned photograph and signature.
  2. Valid email ID and mobile number.
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