Saturday, 17 June 2017

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NABARD Recruitment Notice 2017 for General Manager & Agriculture Manager

NABARD Recruitment Notice 2017 for General Manager & Agriculture Manager  : Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Manager in Grade ‘B’ in  the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates  can  apply  only  ON-LINE  on  NABARD  website between 16 June 2017 to 07  July 2017.

Before applying, candidates should read all the instructions carefully and ensure that they  fulfil all the eligibility criteria for the post. NABARD would admit to the Examinations all the candidates applying for the relevant post/s with the requisite fee (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information furnished in the ON-LINE application 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 No other mode of submission of application will be accepted by NABARD.


  • a) General Manager (RDBS) : UR  - 4,  SC - 1,  ST-  1 , OBC - 3, Total- 9 , PWD - 1

  • b) Agriculture  Manager (RDBS) : UR- 4 , SC - 1 , ST - 1,  OBC -   2,  Tota l- 8

Reservation for PWD-OC candidate shall be applied horizontally within the overall vacancies earmarked for various categories viz., UR, SC, ST and OBC.

* Includes 01 backlog vacancy of earlier recruitment :

  • (i)The reservation will be provided for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category as per extant Government of India instructions.

  • (ii)The Bank reserves the right to increase / decrease the number of vacancies or not to fill  up any of the vacancies or cancel the recruitment process, as per its requirement.

  • (iii)Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate the category as Un Reserved, i.e., ‘UR’

  • (iv)Out of 17 vacancies of Manager (RDBS), 01 post of Manager (RDBS-General) is reserved for Persons With Disabilities (PWD-OC).

  • (v) PWD candidates will be eligible for age relaxation and exemption from payment of application fee.  However, they will have to pay the intimation charges.


  • (a) Educational Qualification (as on 01.06.2017) :   A candidate can apply for Manager (RDBS) under only one option from among the options given at Table-I (a) & (b). It is clarified that candidate applying for Manager (RDBS)General cannot apply for Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture and vice a versa.

In case of applications for both the posts, the last application submitted will be considered valid and fee against the other application will be forfeited. PWD candidates applying against Unreserved posts will not be eligible for relaxation in percentage in Educational Qualification. They may, however, be eligible for relaxation in Age and Fee.

  • (b) Manager (RDBS) - General :  Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 55%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized university.

  • (c) Manager (RDBS) - Agriculture :  Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with              60% marks (SC/ST applicants  55%) in  aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST applicants 50%) in aggregate or its equivalent  grade from a recognized university.

NOTE: All educational qualifications should have been obtained from Universities  /Institutions incorporated by an Act of Central or State legislature in India or other educational  institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University  under Section - 3 of UGC Act 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification

  • i) Percentage of marks for the purpose of Educational Qualification will be with reference to the total marks obtained by the applicant in all the papers of the  examination(s) that are considered for award of the graduation / postgraduate  or other equivalent degree, as the case may be, by the concerned University. Some Universities/Institutes do not award Class or percentage of marks and allot Aggregate Grade Points (e.g. CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.).

  • ii) Aggregate Grade Point or percentage of marks whereever awarded would mean aggregate over the entire duration of the course.

  • iii)  Where the Aggregate Grade Point (CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.) is awarded out of a Page 4 of 26  number other than 10, it will be normalized out of 10 and computed as per item  (i) above.

Age (as on 01.06.2017) :  The candidate must have attained the age of 21yrs and must not have attained the age of 35 years as on 01.06.2017, i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.06.1982 and not later than 01.06.1996).  Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:  Upper age limit may be relaxed by - 03 years in case of eligible OBC applicants, 05 years in case of following applicants:

  1. Applicants belonging to SC/ST,

  2. Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service  Commissioned Officers) provided that the applicants have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within  one  year)  otherwise  than  by  way  of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidation

  3. Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case, on selection, the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released within 03 months from the date of receipt of offer of  appointment,

  4. Applicants who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01 January 1980 to 31 December  1989

  5. Children/family members of victims died in the 1984 riots.

Maximum Age relaxation permissible: 10 years for PWD (General); 13 years for PWD (OBC) and 15 years for PWD (SC/ST) applicants.


Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges, or in downloading of Admission Letter, complaints may be made at “Candidate Grievance Lodging and Redressal Mechanism” at  Do not forget to mention “NABARD Officer - in Grade ‘B’ (RDBS) - DR” in the subject of the email.

Important Dates / Timelines :

Online Application Registration and Payment of  :   From 16 June 2017 to 07  July 2017

Online Fees/Intimation Charges Phase I  (Preliminary) : Online   Examination   August 2017 (Tentatively)

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