NABARD Grade A 2019 Complete Selection Procedure 

NABARD Grade A 2019 Selection Procedure is one of the main features to be optimized before applying for the exam. Selection procedure makes you aware of the stages of the selection in that particular exam. Especially when it comes to this exam, you need to be aware of every aspect to get the NABARD Grade A job profile. To give you a brief today, we are sharing the complete NABARD Grade A Selection Procedure 2019 which will be based on the three major tests – Prelims, Mains and Interview Test.

NABARD Grade A 2019 Notification was released in the month of March. Candidates, those who are eligible for NABARD Grade-A 2019 exam can go through the complete details about NABARD Grade A Selection Procedure.

The selection process of NABARD Grade A exam will comprise of following stages:

  1. Phase I – Preliminary Exam: Online Objective Test
  2. Phase II – Main Exam: Online Objective & Online Descriptive Test
  3. Phase III – Interview

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of NABARD Grade A Preliminary Examination

Online Preliminary Exam is qualifying in nature and is meant to serve as a screening test. Candidates who qualify and rank sufficiently high in Preliminary Exam, well above the cutoff, shall be called for appearing in the Main Examination. So, the marks secured in Phase I – Online preliminary examination will not be counted for final selection.

The Exam Pattern for NABARD Grade A Exam 2018 (Phase I) is as follows –

S. No. Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1. Reasoning Ability 20 20 Composite time of 120 minutes (2 hours)
2. English Language 40 40
3. Computer Knowledge 20 20
4. General Awareness 20 20
5. Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
6. Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 40 40
7. Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 40 40
Total 200 200

The Exam Pattern for NABARD Grade A Exam 2018 (Phase II) is as follows –

S. No. Exam Post Name of Test Maximum Marks Total Time
1. Phase I (Descriptive Test) Common to all General English
Essay writing: 40 Marks
Precis: 20 Marks
Questions on the Precis Para: 20 Marks
Report/ Letter Writing: 20 Marks
100 90 minutes


Phase II For ‘General’ post Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 100 90 minutes
For posts including following – Economics, Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering, Plantation and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Food Processing, Forestry, Environmental Engineering, Water Resource Development & Management, Social Work, Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary Paper on related discipline


You will have to clear the sectional, as well as the overall NABARD Grade A cut off to clear the exam.

NABARD Grade A & B


  • Finance & Management
  • Economic & Social Issues
  • English Descriptive
  • General Awareness
  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Statistics
  • More…

Starting at
Rs. 6000

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