NABARD Grade A post holds a very prestigious rank in the country, and the responsibility that rests on the shoulders of a NABARD Grade A officer is pretty huge.

Talking about NABARD Grade B officer posts, it is a post that is a step senior to that of a Grade A rank, and therefore the responsibilities are also greater.

Now it’s pretty obvious if you’re here, you probably already know that lakhs of people engage with the recruitment and selection process for the job which basically means, you’re in the sea with a lot of fishes in it.

The importance of institutional credit in boosting the rural economy has been clear to the Government of India right from its early stages of planning.

Therefore, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at the insistence of the Government of India, constituted a Committee to Review the Arrangements For Institutional Credit for Agriculture and Rural Development (CRAFICARD) to look into these very critical aspects.

The Committee was formed on 30 March 1979, under the Chairmanship of Shri B. Sivaraman, a former member of the Planning Commission, Government of India.

NABARD is the National Bank of the country and the various advantages offered by NABARD Grade A post makes it not just a regular job but one that would require you to fight for it.

Basically, if the NABARD Grade A Exam was the last piece of the pizza, you know it’s going to be very hard to get it.

NABARD Grade A notification 2020 had been published for a total of 150 vacancies under different categories.

The 2020 NABARD Grade A Phase 1 (Prelims) paper was conducted on the 25th of February 2020.

The 2020 NABARD Grade A Phase 2 (Mains) paper was conducted on the 24th of September 2020.

Now that we’ve discussed the NABARD Grade A, let’s also take a look into the NABARD Grade B exams for a bit.

The NABARD Grade B exam is pretty similar to the NABARD Grade A exam, the only difference is that there’s an extra paper that aspirants have to take in the second phase of the NABARD Grade B exam.

The extra paper is an analytical Paper on Development Economics, Statistics, Finance, and Management.

Having said that, the ones who clear the NABARD Grade B exam, become NABARD Grade B officers. These officers are hierarchically superior to their NABARD Grade A counterparts.

As far as the NABARD Grade B notification 2021 is concerned, it has not been announced yet, but rest assured that whenever it comes out, we’ll be the first ones to tell you. Just make sure to visit our website from time to time for the same.

The last time a NABARD Grade B notification came out, was in the year 2019.

According to the 2019 NABARD Grade B notification, the 1st phase of the exam for the year 2019 was held on the 16th of June 2019.

The second phase of the 2019 NABARD Grade B exam was held on the 28th of July 2019.

Read the latest recruitment of NABARD Grade A

The 2020 NABARD Grade A notification was released on NABARDS’s official website in PDF form on the 15th of January 2020. The notification had announced vacancies for 154 Grade A posts. Out of it, 4 were for the category of Protocol & Security Service (P&SS), whereas 150 were for Rural Development & Banking Services (RDBS).

The registrations for the exam kicked off from the day of the release of the notification itself.

The mention of the 2020 notification might give you an idea about the nature of this year’s NABARD Grade A notification as well.

Author's Bio: 

Anuj Jindal, the founder, is an ex-manager from SBI, with an M.Com from Delhi School of Economics. He also has a JRF in Commerce & Management and NET in HRM, along with more than 4 years of experience in the field of Education.