NABARD Development Assistant Exam 2018: Exam Pattern & Syllabus

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development financial institution in India. NABARD invites thousands of candidates every year who dream to join the Banking Sector. NABARD Recruitment drive is taking place to fill a total of 77 vacancies this year. The selection procedure for NABARD Development Assistants will consist of Prelims and Mains examinations. The examination for the post of Development Assistants will be held in September/ October.

The online application was closed on 12th September 2018.

NABARD Development Assistant Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Age (as on 01/08/2018):

Between 18 and 35 years.

Candidates born between 02-08-1983 and 01-08-2000 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.

There will be upper age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC, ex-servicemen, widows, PWBD etc

Educational Qualification (as on 01/08/2018):

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institutions with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD candidates)

Click here for the NABARD Development Assistant 2018 recruitment notification.

NABARD Development Assistant 2018 Exam Pattern:

Both the prelims and mains examinations will be online. All questions will be of objective type. There will a descriptive section for the mains exam along with objective questions.  The exam pattern is given below.

Prelims exam pattern

Sections

Number of questionsMax marksDuration
English language4040

1 hour
Numerical ability3030
Reasoning ability3030
Total100100

Mains exam pattern

SectionsNumber of questionsMax marksDuration

Reasoning3030



Composite time of 90 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3030
General awareness5050
Computer knowledge4040
English language(descriptive)50
Total150200

Keeping the exam pattern in mind, now let us look into the detailed syllabus under each topic to be prepared.

NABARD DA Prelims Exam 2018 Syllabus 

TopicSyllabus











English language
·         Reading comprehension

·         Fillers

·         New pattern cloze test

·         Phrase replacement

·         Odd sentence out cum para jumbles

·         Inference

·         Sentence completion

·         Connectors

·         Paragraph conclusion

·         Phrasal verb related questions

·         Error detection questions

·         Word usage/ vocabulary based questions









Reasoning ability
·         Puzzles and seating arrangement

·         Direction Sense

·         Blood relation

·         Syllogism

·         Order and ranking

·         Coding – decoding

·         Machine input – output

·         Inequalities

·         Alphanumeric symbol series

·         Alphabet related questions





Numerical ability
·         Data interpretation

·         Inequalities

·         Number series

·         Approximation and simplification

·         Data sufficiency

·         Miscellaneous arithmetic problems

NABARD DA Mains Exam 2018 Syllabus 

SubjectSyllabus
English language (descriptive)    Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing










Reasoning
   Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  Direction Sense

  Blood Relation

  Syllogism

  Order and Ranking

  Coding-Decoding

  Machine Input-Output

  Inequalities

  Alpha-Numeric-Symbol series

  Data Sufficiency

  Logical Reasoning










Computer Knowledge
History and Generation of Computers

Introduction to Computer

Organization Computer Memory

Computer Hardware and I/O Devices

Computer Software

Computer Languages

Operating System

Computer Network

Internet

MS Office Suite and Shortcut keys

Basics of DBMS

Number System and Conversions

Computer and Network Security






Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)

Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2)

Number Series

Approximation and Simplification

Data Sufficiency

Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems
(HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time,
Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development, and banking)
  Agriculture

 Rural Development and Banking

 Govt. Schemes and Policies

  Current Affairs

 Static Awareness.

Having a clear idea about the syllabus, grab a lot of previous question papers and start practicing. Attempt mock tests and track your progress!

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