NABARD Development Assistant Notification – 2018

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NABARD Development Assistant Notification – 2018

Posting Name 

  • Development Assistant

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online27.08.2018
Last date for Apply Online12.09.2018
Date of Examination (Prelims & Mains)September / October 2018
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Official NotificationClick Here

Age Limit

    • Minimum Age: 18 Years
    • Maximum Age: 35 Years
  • Candidates born not earlier than 02-08-1983 and not later than 01-08-2000 (both days inclusive)
  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules

Selection Process

  • The selection process will involve two phases viz. Preliminary and Main Exam, both online

Scale Of Pay

  • Basic Pay – Rs. 14, 650/-
  • Pay Scale – Rs. 13150 -750 -15400 – 900 -19000 -1200-26200 -1300-28800-1480-33240 -1750 -34990 (20 years)
  • Gross Monthly Emoluments –  31,000/-

Vacancy Details

CategoryTotal Vacancies
Unreserved42
OBC13
SC2
ST5
Total62
Backlog8

  Application Fees

S. NoCategoryApplication FeesIntimate ChargesTotal Fee
1.SC / ST / PWD / EXSRs. 50Rs. 50
2.General and OBCRs. 400Rs. 50Rs. 450

 Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

Test TypeName of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Objective TestTest of English Language4040Composite time of 1 hour
Test of Numerical Ability3030
Test of Reasoning3030
Total100100

 Main Examination

Test TypeName of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Objective TestTest of Reasoning3030Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test
Quantitative Aptitude3030
General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking)5050
Computer Knowledge4040
Test of English Language (Descriptive)Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing50
Total200

Educational Qualification

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

Exam Syllabus

For Preliminary Examination

English Language

    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze Test
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fillers
  • Para Jumbles

Reasoning

  • Syllogisms
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Inequalities
  • Machine
  • Input Output
  • Comparison
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relation
  • Miscellaneous

Numerical Ability

  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration
  • Number Series
  • Miscellaneous Questions (Time, Average, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, Age, Probability, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, Profit & Loss)

For Main Examination

 Reasoning

  • Syllogisms
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Inequalities
  • Blood Relation
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Machine Input Output
  • Comparison
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Mixture & Allegations
  • Averages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Probability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Percentages
  • Speed, Time & Distance

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs for last 6 months
  • Questions from Banking & Finance
  • Static GK
  • Topics like Agriculture & Rural Development, Soil & Water Conversation, Water Resources, Farm and Agri-Engineering,  Plantation & Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Agriculture Extensions, Ecology and Climate Change, Rural banking and financial institutions in India,Scenario of Indian Agriculture, Genetically Modified Crops, etc.

Computer Knowledge

  • History of Computers, Internet, Hardware, Software, Database Management System, MS Office (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint), Computer Virus, Network Security, File Extensions, Important Shortcuts and Abbreviations, etc

Mathematics Test of English Language (Descriptive) 

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis
  • Report / Letter Writing

Previous Year Question Paper


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