The NABARD Grade A application Form 2020 is released today on January 15th, 2020. All the interested candidates should fill up the application form as soon as it releases it on the official website of NABARD. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is considered to be the apex development financial institution in India. It is primarily active in developing financial inclusion policy. It is owned wholly by the Government of India.

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NABARD Grade A Application Form 2020

  • The official notification for the NABARD Grade A 2020 application form will be released on the official website
  • All the interested candidates should go through the NABARD Grade A Eligibility Criteria before filling up the application form
  • NABARD form fill up is to be done via online mode.
  • It is a must for the candidates to read the NABARD Grade A syllabus before starting the preparation
  • The Age criteria lie in the range of 21-30 years, but the candidates belonging to SC/ST and PWD have been given age relaxation.
  • The exam is conducted in three phases. All include the elimination round to get a final list of the selected candidates
  • Previous Year Question Papers will be of much help as it will give the candidates an edge and increase their chances of selection

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NABARD Grade A Eligibility:

NABARD Grade A Application Form 2020 should be filled by the eligible candidates. NABARD Grade A Application form has to be read thoroughly by the candidates so that they don’t end up entering the wrong details. Before applying for the post, a candidate is required to check their eligibility criteria and other information given as follows.

  • Candidate must have secured 50% marks in graduation in any relevant discipline.
  • Chartered Accountant - Along with the graduation degree, the candidate is required to hold a membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. 
  • Animal Husbandry- Candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in Animal husbandry/ Veterinary Sciences with at least 50% 
  • Economics- Candidates belonging to the economics/agricultural economics should have secured 50% in graduation.
  • Food technology/processing- Candidate holding a bachelor’s degree in food technology or processing must have secured 50% marks.
  • Environmental Engineering- Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering/ Environment Science/ Environment Climate change/ climate change adaption must have secured 50% marks.
  • Forestry- Candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in Forestry with 50% marks.
  • Minor irrigation- Candidate possessing a bachelor’s degree in Applied/ Geology/Applied/Hydrology/Water supply and sanitation as one of the subjects must secure 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Land Development and Agriculture- Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture(Agronomy/Soil Science)/ Agriculture with 50% marks. 
  • Social Work- Securing 50% is mandatory for the candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in Forestry. 

Check for the NABARD Grade A Age Criteria for the All India Categories-General, SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen in the table below-


Age limit & relaxation




age relaxation of 5 years


age relaxation of 3 years


age relaxation of 3 years

Check for the NABARD Grade A Age Criteria for the PWD Category in the table below-

PWD candidates

Age Limit & relaxation


age relaxation of 10 years 


age relaxation of 13 years 


age relaxation of 15 years

NABARD Grade A Application Dates 2020(tentative)

The NABARD Grade exam is conducted through three-phases. First of all, the candidates are required to appear for Prelims, then Mains, and then finally an Interview. All phases of this exam involve the elimination process. NABARD Grade A application form 2020 has been released. The aspiring candidates are required to mark the following dates for the exam.

Important Events


Starting date for online form submission 

January 15th, 2020

Closing date for online form submission

February 3rd, 2020

Admit card for Phase 1

February 2020

Prelims Exam 

February 25th, 2020

Mains Exam 

June 2020(tentative)

NABARD Grade A Application Form 2020

NABARD Grade A Application form fill up by the aspiring candidates should be done in accordance with the guidelines submitted by the conducting body of the exam. NABARD Grade A form fill up can be done by using the following steps.

  • Visit the NABARD Official Website and click on the "NABARD Online Application Form" link
  • Fill up the personal and professional details as asked
  • Upload the photographs and the scanned copy of candidates’ signature and other crucial documents are required to be attached
  • The application fee can be paid either online through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or offline through Bank Challan
  • Recheck the filled details and click "Submit"
  • Take out 3,4 print-outs of the filled up application lastly

NABARD Grade A Application Fee-

Check the table below for the Application Fee for various categories-


Online Fees charged





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