NABARD Development Assistant 2018 – Complete Selection Procedure

NABARD Development Assistant 2018 selection procedure is one of the main features to be optimised before applying for the exam. Selection procedure makes you aware of the stages of the selection in that particular exam. Especially when it comes to this exam, you need to be aware of every aspect to get the NABARD Development Assistant job profile. To give you a brief today, we are sharing the complete NABARD Assistant selection procedure 2018 which will be based on the two major tests – Prelims & Mains Test. The Language Proficiency Test will be of qualifying nature.

NABARD Development Assistant 2018 Notification released in the month of September. Candidates those who are eligible for NABARD Development Assistant 2018 exam can go through the complete details about 2018 NABARD Development Assistant Selection procedure.

NABARD Development Assistant 2018 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for Development Assistant in NABARD is:

  1. Preliminary Exam.
  2. Main Exam.

NABARD Development Assistant:

Pattern for Preliminary Exam:

Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Test of English Language4040
Test of Numerical Ability3030
Test of Reasoning3030

Total: 100 marks

Time Duration: 1 hour

Pattern for Main Exam:

Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Test of Reasoning3030
Quantitative Aptitude3030
General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture; rural development and banking)5050
Computer Knowledge4040
Test of English Language (Descriptive)Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing50

Total: 200 marks

Time Duration: G0 for all sections and 30 minutes for English descriptive.


You will have to clear the sectional, as well as the overall NABARD Development Assistant cut off to clear the exam.


Important Points to be kept in mind:

1) Each Candidate has to qualify in each of the objective tests as per the marks prescribed by the banks.

2) Never forget about the negative marking in these objective tests.

3) Candidate will be selected on the basis of the marks obtained in the mains examination.