NABARD Assistant Manager Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure
The selection will be in three Phases as furnished below:
- Prelims Exam – online (objective MCQs)
- Mains Exam – online (objective MCQs + Descriptive)
Exam Pattern – Phase- I
Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) carrying 200 marks.
Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time
i) Test of Reasoning – - 20 questions - 20 marks
ii) English Language – - 40 questions - 40 marks
iii) Computer Knowledge – 20 questions - 20 marks
iv) General Awareness – 20 questions - 20 marks
v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 questions - 20 marks
vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 questions - 40 marks
vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) - 40 questions- 40 marks Total Marks : 200
Exam Pattern – Phase-II
Phase II – Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and
Paper-I - General English: (Descriptive - online through the keyboard). The paper will have descriptive questions carrying 100 marks.
Duration: 1 ½ hrs
The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidate shall be assessed
through the Descriptive Paper on General English comprising essay writing,
comprehension, report writing, paragraph Page 10 of 28 writing & letter writing.
Essay (40 Marks), Precis (20 Marks), Questions on the Precis para (20 Marks),
Report / Letter Writing (20 Marks).
Paper–II (MCQ): i) for General category posts Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on rural India)
ii) Animal Husbandry, Chartered Accountant, Economics, Environmental Engineering vi) Food Processing / Food Technology, Forestry Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture Minor Irrigation (Water Resources) Social Work -Paper on related discipline Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks
Phase III – Interview
Applicants qualifying in the Phase-II Examination and securing sufficiently
high rank in merit shall be short-listed for interview.
Marks for Interview: 25 Marks