NABARD Development Assistant Notification – 2018

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NABARD Development Assistant Notification – 2018

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Posting Name 

  • Development Assistant

Important Date to Note

Starting date for Apply Online 27.08.2018
Last date for Apply Online 12.09.2018
Date of Examination (Prelims & Mains) September / October 2018
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Official Notification Click 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

Category Total Vacancies
Unreserved 42
OBC 13
SC 2
ST 5
Total 62
Backlog 8

  Application Fees

S. No Category Application Fees Intimate Charges Total Fee
1. SC / ST / PWD / EXS Rs. 50 Rs. 50
2. General and OBC Rs. 400 Rs. 50 Rs. 450

 Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

Test Type Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Objective Test Test of English Language 40 40 Composite time of 1 hour
Test of Numerical Ability 30 30
Test of Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

 Main Examination

Test Type Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Objective Test Test of Reasoning 30 30 Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking) 50 50
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Test of English Language (Descriptive) Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing 50
Total 200

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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