NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus and pattern

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus

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.

NABARD Development Assistant Examination Pattern

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

I – Preliminary
II – Main Exam

Preliminary Exam  Pattern:

1. English Language
2. Numerical Ability
3. Reasoning Ability

Syllabus of Prelims Exam:

English Language:
  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Error Spotting
  4. Sentence Improvement
  5. Fillers
  6. Para Jumbles
  7. Odd One Out
  8. Correct Usage
  9. Paragraph Completion
  10. Vocabulary based questions
  11. Synonyms/ Antonyms
  12. Idioms and Phrases
  13. One Word Substitution
  14. Word/Phrase Replacement
Reasoning Ability:
  1. Syllogisms
  2. Seating Arrangement 
  3. Inequalities 
  4. Machine Input-Output 
  5. Comparison
  6. Data Sufficiency 
  7. Blood Relation
  8. Puzzles – Box based, Floor
  9. Calendar
  10. Day/Months based
  11. Scheduling
  12. Directions and Distances
  13. Ordering and Ranking
  14. Coding and Decoding
  15. Coded Inequalities
  16. Statement and Conclusion/Course of Action
  17. Miscellaneous
Numerical Ability:
  1. Data Interpretation (Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI)
  2. Simplification/Approximation
  3. Mensuration
  4. Mixture and Allegations
  5. Quadratic Equation
  6. Number Series
  7. Miscellaneous Questions (Time, Average, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, Age, Probability, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, Profit and Loss)
NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus: Main Examination Pattern

In main exam, you will have below sections:

1. Reasoning Ability- 30
2. Quantitative Aptitude-30
3. General Awareness - 50
4. Computer Knowledge - 40
5. English Language - 50

Reasoning Ability:
  1. Syllogisms
  2. Seating Arrangements
  3. Puzzles
  4. Inequalities
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Coding-Decoding
  7. Scheduling
  8. Direction Sense
  9. Verbal Reasoning
  10. Machine Input Output
  11. Comparison
  12. Order & Ranking
  13. Data Sufficiency
  14. Miscellaneous
Quantitative Aptitude:
  1. Simplification/ Approximation
  2. Number Series
  3. Simple & Compound Interest
  4. Quadratic Equations
  5. Profit, Loss & Discount
  6. Mixture & Allegations
  7. Averages
  8. Ratio & Proportion
  9. Probability
  10. Data Interpretation
  11. Data Sufficiency
  12. Percentages
  13. Speed, Time & Distance
General Awareness (with special reference to Agriculture, Rural Development and Banking):
  1. Current Affairs for last 6 months – Download Free BOLT
  2. Questions from Banking & Finance
  3. New Appointments, Awards & Honours
  4. Static GK 
  5. 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:
  1. History of Computers
  2. Internet
  3. Hardware
  4. Software
  5. Database Management System
  6. MS Office (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint)
  7. Computer Virus
  8. Network Security
  9. File Extensions
  10. Important Shortcuts and Abbreviations
English Language (Descriptive):
  1. Essay Writing
  2. Precis
  3. Report / Letter Writing
We hope this detailed article on NABRAD Development Assistant Syllabus and Pattern helps you. If you have any question regarding NABRAD Development Assistant Syllabus and Pattern, you can ask in the comment section below. We will get back to you at the earliest.

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