NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Date – Declared

NABARD (National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development) released the result for the prelims phase of Development assistant exam on 8 Nov 2019. You can check the result here The result followed the NABARD Assistant Mains Exam Date declaration, which they notified in their official notification. The date for mains examination is set to be 29th November 2019 by the NABARD authorities. Read along the blog to know more about the official notification and the exam dates.

NABARD Assistant Mains Exam Date

Check Official Notification here in the link mentioned below:

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NABARD Development Assistant – Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the Tests

No. of Questions

Max. Marks


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

Negative Marking: There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests in both the phases. 1/4th mark will be deducted as penalty for each wrong answer.


NABARD Assistant Mains Exam Date – Syllabus for Mains


Syllogisms, Seating Arrangements, Puzzles, Inequalities, Blood Relation, Coding-Decoding, Scheduling, Direction Sense, Verbal Reasoning, Machine Input-Output, Comparison, Order & Ranking, 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, New Appointments, Awards & Honours, 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

Test of English Language (Descriptive)


  • Precis
  • Report / Letter Writing

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