NABARD, one of the most reputed Public-Sector bank, has announced vacancies for the post of Development Assistant. The online registration starts from 14th September 2019 and will go on till 2nd October 2019. This is a very competitive exam, so a lot of people will be applying for the post, and NABARD has announced only 91 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 preparation strategy to tackle it:
Online Application Start Date: 14th September 2019
Online Application End Date: 2nd October 2019
Phase 1 Exam: 20 October 2019
Phase 2 Exam: November 2019
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 Exam Syllabus
Test of English Language
Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement, Fillers, Para Jumbles, Odd One Out, Correct Usage, Paragraph Completion, Vocabulary based questions, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitution, Word/Phrase Replacement.
Test of Reasoning
Syllogisms, Seating Arrangement, Inequalities, Machine Input-Output, Comparison, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relation, Puzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc., Scheduling, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Coding and Decoding, Coded Inequalities, Statement and Conclusion/Course of Action, Miscellaneous.
Test of Numerical Ability
Data Interpretation (Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI), Simplification/Approximation, Mensuration, Mixture and Allegations, Quadratic Equation, 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
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.
Test of Reasoning
- Seating Arrangements
- Blood Relation
- Direction Sense
- Verbal Reasoning
- Machine Input Output
- Order & Ranking
- Data Sufficiency
- Simplification/ Approximation
- Number Series
- Simple & Compound Interest
- Quadratic Equations
- Profit, Loss & Discount
- Mixture & Allegations
- Ratio & Proportion
- Data Interpretation
- Data Sufficiency
- Speed, Time & Distance
General Awareness (with special reference to Agriculture, Rural Development and Banking)
- Current Affairs for last 6 months – Download Free BOLT
- 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.
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)
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