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 TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1.Reasoning Ability2020Composite time of 120 minutes (2 hours)
2.English Language4040
3.Computer Knowledge2020
4.General Awareness2020
5.Quantitative Aptitude2020
6.Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India)4040
7.Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)4040

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

S. No.ExamPostName of TestMaximum MarksTotal Time
1.Phase I (Descriptive Test)Common to allGeneral English
Essay writing: 40 Marks
Precis: 20 Marks
Questions on the Precis Para: 20 Marks
Report/ Letter Writing: 20 Marks
10090 minutes



Phase IIFor ‘General’ postEconomic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)10090 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 SecretaryPaper 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

See Now >