National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex regulatory body for overall regulation of regional rural banks and apex cooperative banks in India. It is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

NABARD was established on the recommendations of B.Sivaramman Committee (by Act 61, 1981 of Parliament) on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981. It replaced the Agricultural Credit Department (ACD) and Rural Planning and Credit Cell (RPCC) of Reserve Bank of India, and Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC). It is one of the premier agencies providing dRs.14080 crore (100% share). The authorized share capital is Rs.30,000 crore

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) / (Rajbhasha Service) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website www.nabard.org between 17 July 2021 and 07 August 2021. NABARD is an all India Apex Organization, wholly owned by Government of India and is equal opportunity

Before applying, candidates should read all the instructions carefully and ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria for the post. NABARD would admit candidates on the basis of the information furnished in the ON-LINE application along with applicable requisite fee and shall verify their eligibility at the stage of interview / joining. If, at any stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ON-LINE application is false/ incorrect or if according
to the Bank, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for the interview / joining.

Candidates are requested to apply only ON-LINE through Bank’s website www.nabard.org. No other mode of submission of application will be accepted by NABARD. Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges, or in downloading of Call Letter, complaints may be made at “Candidate Grievance Lodging and Redressal Mechanism” at http://cgrs.ibps.in/. Do not forget to mention “NABARD Officer
– in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS) – DR” in the subject of the email.

Important Dates / Timelines
Online Application Registration and Payment of
Online Fees/Intimation Charges
17 July 2021 to 07 August 2021
Phase I (Preliminary) – Online Examination Last Week of August 2021/First
Week of September2021

NABARD ( National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development )

Assistant Manager (RDBS)

Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (Rajbhasha)

Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)

Manager in Grade ‘B’ (RDBS)


Post/Department Name
Selection Process
Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ (RDBS)
Prelims-                  200 marks (120 minutes)
Mains-                     200 marks (210 minutes)
Interview-                50 marks
Officers in Grade ‘A’ (P & SS)
Interview-                100 marks
Manager in Grade ‘B’ (RDBS)
Prelims-                   200 marks (120 minutes)
Mains-                      290 marks (330 minutes)
Interview-                 75 marks