NABARD Grade A Question Paper

NABARD Grade A Question Paper

NABARD Grade A Question Paper and Grade B Question Paper – Practice previous year question papers.

NABARD Grade A Question Paper

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development will hold the NABARD Grade A exam on 12th May 2018. The application process got over on 4th April 2018. Now, there is nothing left to do except prepare. Previous years NABARD Grade A Question Paper and Grade B question paper will surely enhance your preparation by two folds if nor more. However, you need to make proper use of these question paper. You have to practice and solve these papers regularly and learn from your mistakes continuously. By doing so, you will be on an exponential growth curve of exam preparation. Let us see the benefits of solving last years NABARD Grade A Question Paper. Scroll down to read all.

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#1 – General English

#2 – Economic & Social Issues

#3 – Rajbhasha

Why Solve Previous Years NABARD Grade A Question Paper

We will be listing the variety of benefits of solving question papers.

  • Learn the actual exam pattern and format.
  • If you put a timer and solve the question paper according to the exam time permitted, you will be simulating the real exam scenario as well.
  • Help you learn time-management skills gradually.
  • Let you improve your calculation speed with time.
  • Will provide you with the added advantage of knowing frequently repeated questions.
  • Help you learn the pattern of difficulty level as the years progressed.
  • Will help ease your exam-anxiety and fear by making you habituated to it.
  • Help you gain confidence in answering questions.
  • Help you learn from your mistakes – by consulting books and your teachers to solve the questions you could not answer.

NABARD Exam Pattern for Grade A Officers

You need to go through three different phases to be selected for sure.

Prelims Exam

This is an objective type test. For every wrong attempt, 0.25 marks will be deducted from your total marks. It is a screening test.

Section Marks Time
English Language 40 2 hours in total
Reasoning Ability 20
Quantitative Aptitude 20
General Awareness 20
Computer Knowldege 20
Economic & Social Issues 40
Agriculture & Rural Development 40
Total 200

Mains Exam

This exam consists of both objective and descriptive questions. Also, in this case too, for the MCQs, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong attempt.

Topic Nature Marks Time
Paper I: General English Descriptive 100 1 ½ hours
Paper II: For General post

Economic & Social issues and Agriculture &Rural Development

MCQ 100 1 ½ hours
Paper II: All other posts

Based on the discipline of the post

MCQ 100 1 ½ hours


This round carries 25 marks.

Furthermore, the final merit list will be prepared based on your performance in the Mains exam and Interview only.

Recommended Books for NABARD exam

English Language

  • General English by Lucent Publication
  • Objective General English by S. P. Bakshi

Reasoning Ability

  • A New Approach to Reasoning by B. S. Sijwalli, Indu Sijwalli
  • Tricky approach to Competitive Reasoning by Kiran Prakashan

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs by Arihant
  • Manorama Yearbook

Computer Knowledge

  • Objective Computer Awareness by Arihant

Economic & Social Issues

  • Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
  • Social Problems in India by Ram Ahuja

Agricultural and Rural Development

  • Rural Development: Indian Context by GPH Books
  • Agriculture at a Glance by RK Sharma

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