NABARD Development Assistant Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018 (Phase 1 & Phase 2)

We’ve updated the details about NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus & exam pattern for Phase 1 & Phase 2 based on the official notification as NABARD has Declared the notification. Information handout will provide the information about the exam pattern for Phase 1/Prelims NABARD Development Assistant. It is available on the official website of NABARD. The pattern is expected to remain same for Prelims exam as that of last year. The syllabus of NABARD Development Assistant Officer (General) has also been updated in this post.

You all must know the important areas to focus to clear the exam while preparing for NABARD Development Assistant Exam. Here, we are providing you with a detailed syllabus of the exam. It will provide you an idea about all the topics & types of questions which can be asked in the examination.

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Pattern 2018

The NABARD Development Assistant Exam pattern is same as other bank clerk exams, i.e., Preliminary and Main Examinations. Last year new changes were introduced in the exam pattern. But candidates also need to make sure the latest pattern details from the official announcement. Go through the Prelim & main exam pattern below:

Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online)

Sr. No.

 

Name of the Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

 

Duration

 

1.

Test of English Language

40

40

 

 

 

Composite time of 60 minutes

 

2.

Test of Numerical Ability

30

30

3.

Test of Reasoning

30

30

 

Total

100

100

 

Phase II – Main Exam (Online)

Sr. No.

 

Name of the Tests

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

 

Duration

 

1.

Test of Reasoning

30

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test

 

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

3.

General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking)

50

50

4.

Computer Knowledge

40

40

5.

Test of English Language (Descriptive)

Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing

 

50

 

Total

 

200

 

 

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus | Prelims section-wise Important Topics

In this section, we will talk about the detailed NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus for Prelims and Mains 2017 and important topics for each section.

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus | English

  1. Synonyms
  2. Antonyms
  3. Analogies
  4. Spelling Mistakes

English Proficiency

  1. Idioms and Phrases
  2. One word Substitution
  3. Sentence Formation
  4. Sentence Completion
  5. Sentence Improvement
  6. Sentence Reconstruction
  7. Rearrangement of words in sentence
  8. Rearrangement of Sentence In Paragraph
  9. Paragraph Formation
  10. Paragraph Completion
  11. Fill in the Blanks
  12. Cloze Tests

English Usage Errors

  1. Error Correction
  2. Spotting Errors
  3. Sentence correction
  4. Sentence Rearrangement
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Articles
  7. Grammar
  8. Unseen Passages.
  9. Comprehension

Descriptive

  1. Essay
  2. Precis
  3. Report / Letter Writing

 

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus | Numerical Ability

Following topics should be covered for preparing the Numerical Ability section of NABARD Development Assistant Officer exam.

  1. Problems on Ages
  2. Percentage
  3. Averages
  4. Simple Interest/ Compound Interest
  5. Profit and Loss
  6. Ratio & Proportions
  7. Mixture and allegations
  8. Time and Work
  9. Time Speed and Distance
  10. Date Interpretation
  11. Number System
  12. Simplification
  13. HCF & LCM

 

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus | Reasoning Syllabus

Following topics should be covered for preparing the reasoning section of NABARD Development Assistant Officer exam:

  1. Number Series
  2. Directions
  3. Verbal/Non-Verbal Series
  4. Coding-Decoding
  5. Analogies
  6. Calendars & Clocks
  7. Ranking of Numbers
  8. Arithmetical Reasoning
  9. Mirror Images
  10. Blood Relations
  11. Dice and Cube

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus | General Awareness section

Following topics should be covered for preparing the General Awareness section of NABARD Development Assistant Officer exam:

  1. Current Affairs – National & International
  2. Sports
  3. Union Budget
  4. Five Year Plans
  5. Important Financial & Economic News
  6. Awards and Honours
  7. Banking and Finance
  8. Books and Authors
  9. Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  10. Business and Economy
  11. Capitals and Currency
  12. Days and Dates
  13. Famous Personalities
  14. Famous Places
  15. Films and Entertainment
  16. Geography
  17. Governance
  18. History
  19. Indian Politics
  20. International Current Affairs
  21. National Current Affairs
  22. International & National Organizations.
  23. Important Days

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus | Computer Knowledge

  1. Operating System
  2. Computer Fundamentals
  3. MS Word
  4. MS Excel
  5. MS Power-Point – Presentation
  6. Internet
  7. Windows
  • The written test consists of different sections.
  • The exam consists of only multiple choice.
  • Each section has different marks.
  • Each section contains different weightage

Check here:  NABARD Development Assistant Cut off 2018!

You need to pass the sectional, as well as the overall NABARD Development Assistant cut off to go to pass through the different stages of the NABARD Development Assistant selection process.

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