NABARD AM Exam – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Assistant Manager Exam acronym as NABARD AM exam is conducted by the bank for recruitment of Assistant Manager (AM) Grade-A and Grade- B (RDBS)/(Rajbhasha)/(Legal) and Manager (RDBS).



Educational Qualification

For Assistant Manager in Grade A (RDBS)

Aspiring candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks.

For Assistant Manager in Grade A (Rajbhasha)

Second class master’s degree with Hindi/English/Commerce/Economics/Sanskrit as one of the main subject with Hindi/English as one of the main subject at Bachelor’s level.


At least 3 years’ experience (2 years for SC/ST) in coining Glossary or 
English to Hindi Translation or vice versa in any National or State level weekly newspaper or any government/ semi government office or any autonomous body under taking it.

For Assistant Manager in Grade A (Legal Services)

Bachelor’s degree in Law with at least 50% marks recognized by Bar Council of India, or Master’s degree in Law with 45% marks or equivalent on aggregate in all the semesters.

For Assistant Manager in Grade A (Protocol and Security Services)

Candidate should have 5 years of service as a commissioned officer in any of the defense services.

Age Limits:

Candidates age should be between 21 & 30 years for Asst Manager (Gr-A) & Manager (Gr-B), 25 & 40 years for Asst Manager (Gr-A) in Protocol and Security Service as on 30-11-2015.

Age Relaxations are applicable as per the rules.



NABARD Assistant Manager Exam consists of three stages i.e

Stage: 1

Preliminary Examination will be an Online Exam having 200 objective multiple choice type of questions carrying 200 marks and to be completed in a composite 130 minutes.

1.     Quantitative Aptitude - 50 marks

2.     Test of Reasoning - 50 marks

3.     English Language & Computer Awareness - 60 marks (30 each)

4.     General Awareness - 40 marks

Stage 2

Main Examination will be descriptive type of exam having following papers

  • Paper 1: General English: (Common for AM (RDBS), AM (Rajbhasha), AM (Legal) and Manager (RDBS)
  • Paper 2: Main Examination (Descriptive)

Stage 3:

Interview: Applicants qualifying in the phase-II examination and securing sufficiently high rank in the merit shall be short-listed for the interview.

Important: Candidates are required to qualify all three papers


LIC:- LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA (LIC) was established on September 1st 1956 under an Act passed by the Parliament as a wholly owned Corporation of Government of India with a capital of Rs. 5 Crores The Government of India in 1956 brought together over 240 private life insurers & provident societies under one nationalized monopoly corp i.e., LIC.


Eligibility Criteria

For Officer’s Position the candidate should have a Bachelor's/Master's Degree from a recognized Indian or Foreign University with a minimum of 50% marks (relaxable in the case of SC /ST candidates to 40%) in aggregate in either of the degrees.

Candidates for appearing LIC Officers Exam must be between 21 to 28 years on the 1st April of the year of examination. Upper age limit is relaxable for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, confirmed LIC employees, etc.


Paper Pattern:- The selection procedure for Officer’s/ Development Officer’s post takes place in two stages, namely:-

Stage A: Written Test

Syllabus for the written test for is as follows: 

  1. Test of Reasoning 
  2. Test of English Language
  3. Test of Numerical Ability
  4. Test of General Knowledge

Stage B: Personal Interview: - The candidates who successfully pass the written examination would be called for the Interview to finalize the selection procedure.


GIC:- GENERAL INSURANCE CORPORATION (GIC).The GIC was formed as a Government Company under Sec 9 of the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Act, 1972. It was registered as a private company under the Companies Act, 1956.


Eligibility Criteria: -

For Officer’s Position the candidate should be a Graduate/ postgraduate with 50% marks (relaxable in the case of Scheduled Castes/Tribes at 40%).

He/she should be 21-30 years on 1st October of the year previous to the year of examination (relaxable in the case of SC/ST/OBC, ex-servicemen and serving confirmed employees of G.I.C).

For Assistant’s Position the candidate should have cleared Higher Secondary (Senior Secondary) with 60% marks or a Graduate of a recognized University.

He/she should be 18 to 28 years on the first June of the year of examination.


Paper Pattern:-The selection procedure for Officer’s/ Assistant Officer’s post takes place in two stages, namely:-

A) Written Test

B) Personal Interview

Same as LIC.

Note: - The paper is generally bilingual (English and Hindi) except for English section. For GIC Assistant officer’s post a separate descriptive paper is to be given, which includes questions as essay writing, comprehension, précis writing, etc.