(Eligibility) NABARD Grade ‘B’ (RDBS) Officers
a) Educational Qualification (as on 01.06.2017)
A candidate can apply for Manager (RDBS) under only one option from among the
options given at Table-I (a) & (b). It is clarified that candidate applying for
Manager (RDBS)-General cannot apply for Manager (RDBS)-Agriculture and vice a
In case of applications for both the posts, the last application submitted will
be considered valid and fee against the other application will be forfeited.
PWD candidates applying against Unreserved posts will not be eligible for
relaxation in percentage in Educational Qualification. They may, however, be
eligible for relaxation in Age and Fee.
(a) Manager (RDBS) - General
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University with a
minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 55%) in aggregate or Post Graduate
degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 50%) in aggregate from
a recognized university.
b) Manager (RDBS) - Agriculture
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 60% marks (SC/ST applicants 55%) in
aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 55% marks
(SC/ST applicants 50%) in aggregate or its equivalent grade from a recognized
NOTE: All educational qualifications should have been obtained from
Universities / Institutions incorporated by an Act of Central or State
legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of
Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section – 3 of UGC Act
1956 or possess an equivalent qualification
i) Percentage of marks for the purpose of Educational Qualification will be
with reference to the total marks obtained by the applicant in all the papers of
the examination(s) that are considered for award of the graduation /
postgraduate or other equivalent degree, as the case may be, by the concerned
Some Universities/Institutes do not award Class or percentage of marks and allot
Aggregate Grade Points (e.g. CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.). In case University/Institute
defines criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or
percentage of marks, the same will be accepted. However, where the
University/Institute does not define criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade
Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, the undefined parameter(s) would be
worked out as under :
Equivalent CGPA/ OGPA/ CPI or
similar terminologies allotted on a
||Aggregate % of Marks
ii) Aggregate Grade Point or percentage of marks whereever awarded would mean
aggregate over the entire duration of the course.
iii) Where the Aggregate Grade Point (CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.) is awarded out of a
number other than 10, it will be normalized out of 10 and computed as per
item (i) above.
b. Age (as on 01.06.2017)
The candidate must have attained the age of 21yrs and must not have attained
the age of 35 years as on 01.06.2017, i.e., the candidate must have been born
not earlier than 02.06.1982 and not later than 01.06.1996).
Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: Upper age limit may be relaxed by -
03 years in case of eligible OBC applicants,
05 years in case of following applicants:
a. Applicants belonging to SC/ST,
b. Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service
Commissioned Officers) provided that the applicants have rendered at least five
years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of
assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one
year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct
or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on
account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on
c. Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who
have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military
Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose
case, on selection, the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would
be released within 03 months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment,
d. Applicants who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the
State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01 January 1980 to 31 December 1989
e. Children/family members of victims died in the 1984 riots.
Maximum Age relaxation permissible: 10 years for PWD (General); 13 years for
PWD (OBC) and 15 years for PWD (SC/ST) applicants.
NOTE: NO CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ANY APPLICANT, SAVE
AS PROVIDED ABOVE.
Courtesy : NABARD