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NABARD ASSISTANT MANAGER IN GRADE A 2023 EXAMINATION SYLLABUS

 

The Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Economic and Social Issues, and Agriculture and Rural Development portions make up the majority of the seven sections that make up the preliminary exam for the NABARD Assistant Manager 2023 Exam.

 

A descriptive English test will be included in the main exam's three phases to determine an applicant's level of written English ability. For those who are chosen, there will be an interview in addition to these two papers.

 

There are 200-mark MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) for the NABARD Assistant Manager Grade A Phase I - Preliminary Examination for both Grade A levels.

 

Test of Reasoning –  20 questions, English Language – 30 questions, Computer Knowledge – 20 questions, General Awareness – 20 questions, Quantitative Aptitude – 20 questions, Decision making - 10 questions, Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 questions, Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) - 40 questions.

 

There is no fixed syllabus for NABARD Grade A & B Exam 

 

MAIN Examination of NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A: The NABARD Grade A Mains Examination consists of two papers. Paper I is a descriptive test on General English and Paper II will be of multiple-choice-based questions depending on the posts selected.

 

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

 

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 of the topic

 

Paper–II (MCQ & Descriptive): 

 

I) For Grade A (RDBS):

 

i) General Discipline as at (i) in Table 1 of NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A Notification -Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)

 

ii) Specialized Disciplines at (ii) to (xv) in Table 1 of NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A Notification -: Paper on related discipline

 

II) For Grade A Rajbhasha:

 

The Paper will have multiple-choice and descriptive questions.

 

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.

 

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

 

The NABARD Assistant Manager in Grade A Preliminary Online Examination, however, primarily covers the following areas-

 

NABARD Assistant Manager Preliminary Exam Part I


NABARD Assistant Manager Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 


Questions are asked mainly from the following topics/subtopics

 

Elementary Mathematics

 

 

 

 

Arithmetic (Number Theory)

 

 

 

 

Number Systems

 

 

 

 

Square Roots 

 

 

 

 

Cube Roots

 

 

 

 

Fractions and Decimals

 

 

 

H.C.F. and L.C.M. 

 

 

 

 

Simplification

 

 

 

 

Variation

 

 

 

 

 

Chain Rule

 

 

 

 

Ratio and Proportion

 

 

 

Average

 

 

 

 

 

Logarithms. 

 

 

 

 

Additional Topics In Arithmetic

 

 

 

Ages

 

 

 

 

 

Boats and Streams

 

 

 

 

Clocks and Calendars

 

 

 

 

Clocks

 

 

 

 

 

Calendars

 

 

 

Mixture and Alligation

 

 

 

Pipes and Cisterns

 

 

 

 

Races and Games

 

 

 

 

Problems on Trains

 

 

 

 

Unitary Method

 

 

 

 

 

Time and Distance

 

 

 

 

Time and Work

 

 

 

 

Work and Wages

 

Commercial Maths

 

 

 

 

 

Interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Interest

 

 

 

 

Compound Interest

 

 

 

Percentage

 

 

 

 

Profit and Loss

 

 

 

 

Partnership

 

 

 

 

Discounts

 

 

 

 

Mensuration- Areas and Volumes

 

 

 

Area and Perimeter of Plane Figure

 

 

Volume And Surface Area of Solid

 

NABARD Assistant Manager Reasoning/Mental Ability/Aptitude Syllabus


Questions are asked mainly from the following topics/subtopics 

 

 

 Verbal Tests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reasoning Tests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analytical Reasoning

 

 

 

 

 

Direction and Distance Test

 

 

 

 

 

Linear Arrangement Test

 

 

 

 

 

Complex Arrangement Test

 

 

 

 

 

Analogy Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classification (Odd Man Out) Test

 

 

 

 

Coding Decoding Test 

 

 

 

 

 

Series Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blood Relationships Test

 

 

 

 

 

Symbols and Notations

 

 

 

 

 

Alphabet Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Sufficiency Test

 

 

 

 

 

Data Interpretation Test

 

 

 

 

Logic Tests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syllogism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statements Assumptions

 

 

 

 

 

Statements Arguments

 

 

 

 

 

Statements Conclusions

 

 

 

 

 

Statements Action

 

 

 

 

Non Verbal Tests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problems Based on Symmetry

 

 

 

 

 

Problems Based on Visual Ability

 

 

 

 

Classification (Non-Verbal Tests)

 

 

 

 

Series (Non Verbal Tests)

 

 

 

 

 

Analogy (Non Verbal Tests)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decision Making

 

General Awareness

 

 

 

 

General Topics

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Animals

Famous Personalities

 

 

 

Books And Authors

First Largest Longest Etc In World

 

 

Buildings

Inventions And Discoveries

 

 

 

Calendars

Languages

 

 

 

 

Countries

Music

 

 

 

 

 

Currencies

Religions

 

 

 

 

 

Dances

Sanctuaries

 

 

 

 

Disasters

World Organisations

 

 

 

Environment

Statistical Data - World

 

 

 

Fashion

Prizes And Awards

 

 

 

 

Famous Places

Trade Awareness

 

 

 

General Studies

Solar System

 

 

 

 

Universe

Earth

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environment

 

 

 

 

 

Pollution

 

 

 

 

 

General Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

General History

General Concepts (Polity)

 

 

 

General Economics Study

 

 

 

 

 

General Polity

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Computer Science

 

 

 

 

 

Sports And Recreation 

 

 

 

 

Current Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Events Topic Wise

National

 

 

 

 

 

 

International 

 

 

 

 

 

Persons Places Awards Authors 

 

 

 

Economy 

 

 

 

 

 

Science And Technology 

 

 

 

 

Sports

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trade Awareness 

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NABARD Assistant Manager English Syllabus


Questions are asked mainly from the following topics/subtopics

 

 English Vocabulary

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

 

 

 

Antonyms

 

 

 

Analogies

 

 

 

 

Spelling Mistakes

 

 

English Proficiency

 

 

 

 

Idioms and Phrases

 

 

 

One Word Substitution

 

 

Sentence Formation

 

 

 

Sentence Completion

 

 

Sentence Improvement

 

 

Sentence Reconstruction

 

 

Rearrangement of  Words In Sentence

 

Rearrangement of Sentence In Paragraph

 

Paragraph Formation

 

 

Paragraph Completion

 

 

Fill in The Blanks

 

 

 

Cloze Tests

 

 

English Usage Errors

 

 

 

Common Errors

 

 

 

Spotting Errors

 

 

 

Inappropriate Usage of Words

 

 

Sentence Correction

 

English Comprehension

 

 

 

NABARD Assistant Manager Computer Knowledge Syllabus

 

 COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

 

 

 

 

HISTORY OF COMPUTER DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

GENERATION OF COMPUTERS

 

 

COMPUTER INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

 

TYPES OF COMPUTERS

 

 

 

COMPUTER LANGUAGES

 

 

 

COMPUTER ARITHMETIC

 

 

COMPUTER HARDWARE

 

 

 

 

INPUT DEVICES

 

 

 

 

OUTPUT DEVICES

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER MEMORY

 

 

 

STORAGE DEVICES

 

 

 

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM SOFTWARE

 

 

 

 

 

OPERATING SYSTEMS

 

 

APPLICATION SOFTWARE

 

 

 

DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

 

COMPUTER NETWORK

 

 

 

INTERNET

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER SECURITY

 

 

NABARD Assistant Manager Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development Syllabus

 

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. Globalization 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 Syllabus:

 

Agriculture: definition, meaning and its branches, Agronomy: definition, meaning and scope of agronomy. Classification of field crops. Factors affecting 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;

 

a) Soil and Water Conservation : Major soil types, soil fertility, fertilisers, soil erosion, soil conservation, watershed management;

 

b) 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.

 

c) 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.

 

d) 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.

 

e) 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.

 

f) 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.

 

g) 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.

 

h) Agriculture Extensions: Its importance and role, methods of evaluation of extension programmes, Role of Krishi Vigyan Kendra's (KVK) in dissemination of Agricultural technologies.

 

i) 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 on agriculture and rural livelihood, carbon credit, IPCC, UNFCCC, CoP meetings, funding mechanisms for climate change projects, initiatives by Govt of India, NAPCC, SAPCC, INDC.

 

j) Present Scenario of Indian Agriculture and Allied activities; recent trends, major challenges in agriculture measures to enhance the 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 Syllabus: 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 workforce; 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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