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NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus

NABARD, one of the most reputed Public-Sector bank, has announced vacancies for the post of Development Assistant. The registrations have started and will go on till 12 September 2018. This is a very competitive exam, so a lot of people will be applying for the post, and NABARD has announced only 62 vacancies in total. So, your preparation must be up to the mark! Here, in this blog we would provide you the NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus so that you can kick start your preparation with Oliveboard.

Having said that, let’s first look at the important dates for this exam, so you can make yourself a solid study plan to tackle it:

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NABARD Development Assistant Examination Pattern

The selection process will involve Online Exam to be conducted in two phases :

Phase I – Preliminary

Phase II – Main Exam

Only those candidates who score sufficiently high in both, individual tests & in aggregate, shall be shortlisted for Main Examination.

There will be negative marking for wrong answers in the Objective tests in both the stages. 1/4th mark will be deducted as penalty for each wrong answer.

The Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the online Main examination in the order of merit and biometric verification.

NABARD Development Assistant Detailed Exam Syllabus

Preliminary Exam 

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Test of English Language

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

Test of Reasoning 

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

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.)

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NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus: Main Examination

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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 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)

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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