Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018


Exam Pattern & Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Pattern, NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus. As we all know that The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) release a notification for the recruitment of Development Assitant to fill total 62 posts. It is a great opportunity for all those who wish to see themselves working with NABARD.

Nabard Development Assistant 2018 Notification was released few days back. Today, we bring you the detailed syllabus & Exam Pattern for the exam. This post is brought to you by Oliveboard.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018

NABARD Development Assistant 2018 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
1 hour
Test of Numerical Ability 30 30
Test of Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Pattern – Mains 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
Essay, Precis,
Report / Letter
Total 200

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus – Test of English Language

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

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus –  Test of Reasoning 

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

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus – Test of Numerical Ability

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

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus: Main Examination

Test of 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 (with special reference to Agriculture, Rural Development and Banking)

  • Current Affairs for last 6 months
  • Questions from Banking & Finance
  • Static GK
  • Topics likeAgriculture & 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,

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

Test of English Language (Descriptive)

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis
  • Report / Letter Writing

Now, that you are aware of the complete NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus, get started with your preparation. Take Oliveboard NABARD Assistant Mock Test to get started.

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