NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020
Shristi Kirti, 17 Jun 2019, #NABARD Grade A

NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 - National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) prescribes the syllabus of NABARD Grade A for all those who wish to prepare for the exam. Candidates must go through NABARD Grade A syllabus 2020 to know all the topics and chapters from where the expected questions can be asked. The syllabus of NABARD Grade A 2019 contains the topic for both prelims and mains exam. By going through NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020, candidates will be able to figure out which topic needs more practise and which ones need less attention. NABARD Grade A syllabus contains all the topics at one place, thus saving the candidates from running here and there insearch of what to study.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus

The authority releases the syllabus of NABARD Grade A 2020 for the following two stages:

  1. NABARD Grade A prelims syllabus

  2. NABARD Grade A 2020 mains syllabus

NABARD Grade A Exam Dates
NABARD Grade A Admit Card
NABARD Grade A Cut off


NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 - Prelims

The prelims exam of NABARD Grade A will contain question from four sections:

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • General Awareness

  • Reasoning Ability

  • English Language

  • Computer Knowledge

  • Economic & Social Issues.

  • Agriculture & Rural Development

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus - Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification

Ratio & Proportion

Number Series

Approximation

Simple & Compound Interest

Problems on Ages

Data Sufficiency

Time, Speed & Distance

Mensuration

Quadratic Equations

Partnerships & Discounts

Percentage

Data Interpretation

Time & Work

Profit & Loss

NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 - Reasoning Ability

Alphanumeric Series

Statement Assumptions, Conclusions/Arguments

Syllogism

Analogy

Order and Ranking

Coding-Decoding

Direction based problems

Input-Output

Blood Relations

Inequalities

Series Completion

Puzzles

Seating Arrangements


Syllabus of NABARD Grade A 2020 - English Language & Computer Application

English Language

Computer Applications

Reading Comprehension

Basic computer topics like Internet

Cloze Test

Networking

Errors Spotting

Software/Hardware

Para Jumbles

Abbreviations

Fill in The Blanks

Shortcuts

Sentence Rearrangement

MS Office

Synonyms & Antonyms


Sentence Improvement/Correction


Synonyms & Antonyms


Sentence Formation


NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 - Mains

The mains exam of NABARD Grade A consists of two papers - paper I and II. Paper I is conducted for General English (Descriptive) while paper II is multiple choice questions based on Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with a focus on rural India)

NABARD Grade A syllabus for Mains exam

Paper I (Descriptive)

Paper II (MCQ)

General English

  • Economic & Social Issues.

  • Agriculture & Rural Development


NABARD Grade A Syllabus 2020 - General English

  • Essay writing,

  • Comprehension,

  • Report Writing,

  • Paragraph Writing & Letter Writing.

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus - Economic & Social Issues

NABARD Grade A syllabus for Economics

NABARD Grade A syllabus for Social Issues

Globalisation of Economy

Education – Health and Environment

Structural and Institutional features

Education – Status & System of Education

Role of International Funding Institutions – IMF & World Bank

Gender Issues

Nature of Indian Economy

Socio -Economic Problems associated with Illiteracy

Poverty Alleviation Programmes of the Government

Joint family system – Social Infrastructure

WTO – Regional Economic Cooperation WTO – Regional Economic Co-operation


Educational relevance and educational wastage

Reforms in Banking/ Financial sector

Educational Policy for India

Industry – Industrial and Labour Policy

Social Structure in India

Industrial performance – Regional Imbalance in India’s Industrial Development – – Public Sector Enterprises

Multiculturalism

Economic underdevelopment

Demographic trends

Opening up the Indian Economy – Globalisation

Urbanisation and Migration

Population Trends – Population Growth and Economic Development – Population Policy in India

Socio-economic programmes for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes

Agriculture – Characteristics/Status – Technical and Institutional changes in Indian Agriculture

Social Movements

Agricultural performance – Issues in Food Security in India – Non-Institutional and Institutional Agencies in rural credit

Indian Political Systems

Rural banking and financial institutions in India

Current Affairs related to Social Issues

Economic Reforms in India – Privatisation

Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged

Inflation – Trends in Inflation & their Impact on National Economy and Individual Income

Current Affairs related to Economy

Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India – Rural and Urban

Human Development

NABARD Grade A 2020 Syllabus - Agriculture & Rural Development

  • Agriculture: Definition, Meaning and its branches

  • Agronomy: Definition, Meaning and Scope of agronomy

  • Classification of field crops

  • Factors affecting on crop production

  • Cropping Systems: Definition and types of cropping systems

  • Agro-Climatic Zones

  • Seed production, Seed processing, seed village

  • Problems of dryland agriculture

  • Precision Farming

  • Organic farming

  • Meteorology: Weather parameters, crop-weather advisory

  • System of Crop Intensification

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2020

In order to get acquainted with the sections, mode of exam, duration, total number of questions etc. candidates must go through NABARD Grade A exam pattern. As per the exam pattern of NABARD Grade A, the test will be held in two phases - prelims and mains. Prelims exam will contain questions from seven sections - General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language, Computer Knowledge, Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development. The mains exam will contain two papers - paper I (General English) and paper II (Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development).

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 - Prelims

Name of Section

Marks

General Awareness

20

Economics & Social Issues

40

English Language

40

Computer Knowledge

20

Quantitative Aptitude

20

Reasoning Ability

20

Agriculture & Rural Development

40

Total Marks

200

NABARD Grade A Exam Pattern 2020 - Mains

Paper

Marks

Time

Paper I: General English

100

90 minutes

Paper II: General Post – Economic & Social Issues; Agriculture and Rural Development

100

90 minutes

Paper II: Other Posts

100

90 minutes


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