NABARD stands for National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. It is a development bank, which works towards agriculture economic actives, like policy making, planning, operations, etc. However, the Bank is primarily concerned with the rural area development. NABARD announced the result for Garde B Main Exam on its official website at The result was published in the pdf format and contained the roll numbers of the qualified candidates. The selection of the candidates for the post of Officer in Grade B has been on the basis of the marks obtained in the Main exam and Interview. The call letters of interview are now out. The candidates may download it from the link below. Read more about NABARD Recruitment 2017 for Grade B Officer from this page.

Latest: The NABARD Grade B Cut-off for Prelims and Main has been released. Candidates can check it from the “Result” page link given below.

NABARD Grade B Officer Recruitment

The dates for the events of NABARD Grade B Recruitment are as given in the table below.

Events Important Dates 
Opening Date for Online Registration and
Submission of Application Fee
16 Jun 2017
Closing Date of Registration and
Fee Payment
07 Jul 2017
Admit Card 19 Jul 2017
Date of Phase-I Preliminary Exam (Online) 06 Aug 2017
Date of Phase-II Main Exam (Online) 30 Aug 2017
Call letters for interview released on 26 Sep 2017
Biodata is to be submitted until 03 Oct 2017
Declaration of NABARD Grade Main Result 2017 13 Sep 2017

Quick Links

Interview Details:

  • To download call letter – Click Here
  • To access form for submitting Biodata form – Click Here
  • To check instructions about Biodata submitting – Click Here

There are total 17 vacancies for Grade B officer, excluding 1 for the PWD post. These are for the post of Manager (RDBS) only. The selection of the candidates will be done through three Phases i.e. Preliminary Examination (Online Exam), Main Examination (MCQ and Descriptive Pattern in Online mode) and Interview round. For the selection of SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates, Pre-Recruitment Training will also be held.

NABARD Grade B Officer Main Result 2017

The result for NABARD Grade B Officer Main 2017 is released by the National Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development. The result will consist the list of roll numbers of the candidates who have qualified the Main Exam. After the declaration of result, candidates whose roll number appears in the list will be issued call letter for the interview.

Number of Vacancies

 There is a total of 17 vacancies and Bank has the right to increase or decrease the number of vacancies or it can also cancel the Recruitment process.

Post Number of Vacancy
Manager(RDBS) – General 4 1 1 3 1
Manager(RDBS) – Agriculture 4 1 1 2
Total 8 2 2 5 1

Note: 1 post of Manager (RDBS-General) out of total 17 vacancies is reserved for persons who are physically-challenged.

NABARD Grade B Officer Mains Admit Card 2017

Admit card of NABARD Grade B Officer Recruitment 2017 for Mains has been released online. Candidates who have qualified the Prelims Exam can download admit card from the link given below.

Download NABARD Grade B Officer Mains Admit Card 2017 – Click Here

Registration No / Roll No and Password / DOB(dd-mm-yy) at the required places to download the Call Letter. REGISTRATION NO. & PASSWORD are generated at the time of registration and displayed on the screen. These are also sent to the candidate immediately upon successful registration, by way of auto generated email acknowledgement, at the email address registered by him.

Information Handout for Main Exam

Eligibility Criteria of NABARD Grade B Officer 2017

Educational Qualification:

  1. Manager (RDBS)- General: You must have obtained atleast 60% marks if you are from General category and 55% marks are required in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in your Bachelor’s course in any field from any Recognized University OR

You must have obtained 55% marks(for General) and 50% marks(for SC/ST/PWD) in Post Graduation course.

2. Manager (RDBS)- Agriculture: He/She should have completed Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 60% marks(for General class) and 55% marks(for SC/ST/PWD) OR

They must have obtained 55% marks(for General) and 50% marks(for SC/ST) in Post Graduation course.

Age Limit:
The candidate must fall under the bracket of 21 to 35 years, as on June 06, 2017

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:

  • 3 years in case of eligible OBC candidates
  • 5 years in case of SC/ST
  • 5 years in case of Ex-servicemen
  • 5 Years in case of Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers
  • 5 years in case of Domiciles of Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir(January 01,1980-  December 31, 1989
  • 5 years in case of Children/Family members of Victims died in the 1984 riots.

NABARD Grade B Recruitment Selection Procedure

The selection will be based on three phases i.e. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Interview.

Phase I- Preliminary Examination (Online Examination)

  1.    Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  2.    Duration: 2 hours
  3.    Marking Scheme: Total marks of the exam will 200

The sectional marking scheme will be as follows:

  •   Test of Reasoning – 20 marks
  •   English Language – 40 marks
  •   Computer Knowledge –20 marks
  •   General Awareness – 20 marks
  •   Quantitative Aptitude – 20 marks
  •   Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) –40 marks
  •   Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 marks

Phase-II- Main Examination(Online Examination): There will be three parts NABARD Grade B Main exam.

Paper-I: It will be for General English (Writing Skills through the keyboard) and candidates will get 1 hour 30 minutes to solve it.

  • Syllabus: Essay Writing, comprehension, Report Writing, Paragraph Writing and Letter Writing.

Paper-II: All the questions will be of objective type and candidates will have to attempt it in 1 hour 30 minutes. The total marks of the exam will be 100.

  • Syllabus: Economic and Social Issues and Agricultural and Rural Development

Paper-III: This part will also contain MCQs and the candidates will get 1 hour 30 minutes only to attempt all the questions. This part will also be of 100 marks.

  • Syllabus: Development Economics, Statistics, Finance and Management

Phase-III-(Interview): Those who clears the Phase-II examination will appear for the Interview round. This round will be of 40 marks.

The application Fee

Application fee for all the classes is mentioned below:

Class Application Fee Intimation charge Sum
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 150/- Rs. 150/-
General/OBC/Others Rs. 750/- Rs. 150/- Rs. 900/-

Application Procedure – Over!

Step 1: Registration Process: You need to visit the official website of NABARD( There at the top right corner, click on New Registration. Then, new window will open in which you have to enter details in Basic Info (Name, Mobile Number, Email ID) and then type in the security code and click on ‘Save and Next’.

Step 2: Uploading of scanned documents: Next window will appear in which candidates are required to note down their Registration Number and Password for future login. They also need to upload the scanned photograph and signature. The images should be in JPEG/JPG format. Adjust the size of images of photograph and signature as per the specifications. Now, click on ‘Next’.

Step 3: Now, window of details will open in which candidates will need to enter the personal details, educational details and other details pertaining to the candidate. Click on the Tab ‘Save and Next’.

Step 4: After successfully entering details, candidates can preview the Application form and click on ‘Submit’.

Step 5: Payment of Application Fee: The window for Payment gateway will open in which payment can be done by Debit cards/Credit cards/Internet Banking/Mobile Wallets/IMPS. After entering payment details, click on ‘Submit’ to generate e-Receipt. You should take printout of the e-Receipt.

NABARD Admit card 2017

The admit cards were issued after few weeks of the closing date of Registration process i.e. after July 07, 2017, through the official website of NABARD. Candidates needed to enter their Registration Number, Date of Birth and Password to generate the Admit card.

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