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NABARD Officers - Syllabus and Study Plan

Published on Friday, January 16, 2015
As NABARD Officers Grade A and Grade B exam is getting closer, many readers asked me to share detailed syllabus. 

Syllabus of descriptive paper is not clear in official notification but I writing down syllabus based on my experience.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Arithmetic (Time and work, Time and distance, Profit and loss, Mixtures, Simple and compound interest, Problems based on ages)
  • Data interpretation
  • Geometry
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Probability


  • Data sufficiency
  • Puzzles
  • Seating arrangement
  • Input output
  • Problems based on ages
  • Blood relations


  • Reading comprehensions
  • Para jumbles
  • Cloze test
  • Spotting errors
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms and antonyms

Computer awareness

  • Computer generations
  • Computer languages
  • Networking
  • Computer devices
  • DBMS
  • Microsoft office suit

Descriptive paper I (General English)

  • Essay writing
  • Precis writing
  • Letter writing
  • Report writing
  • Reading comprehension

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Descriptive Paper II

  • Indian economy
  • Social issues
  • Latest topics

Important topics

  • Financial inclusion
  • Kisan credit card
  • Curse of Synthetic and Adulterated Fertilizers
  • Lack of financial awareness among farmers
  • How to increase business of a bank branch in a rural area ?
  • How to widespread handicraft industry  
  • How financial position of agricultural labourers can be improved 
  • Manrega
  • Why government's social improvement schemes are not implemented and deserving people not getting the benefits. How to eradicate this problem.
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Paper III

  • Basics of Income tax, Service tax and VAT
  • Basic accounting concepts and principles
  • Accounting standards
  • IRDA - Working and Functions
  • SEBI - Working and Functions
  • RBI - - Working and Functions
  • Stocks - Redemption, Issue of share, Right issue, Preference shares accounting
  • Cost accounting concepts
  • Management accounting concepts
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Contract act
  • Partnership act
  • Company law
  • Provident fund act
  • Gratuity act
  • Provident fund act

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