NABARD Development Assistant Pattern and Salary Details

nabard development assistant exam pattern and syllabus salary

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Details

NABARD is the short form of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Fully owned by Govt. of India) is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is an Apex Development Financial Institution in India. NABARD conducts various exams like NABARD Grade A, NABARD Grade B Officers, NABARD Development Assistant, etc.

Exam notifications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for the post of Development Assistant/ Development Assistant (Hindi) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website NABARD is an all India Apex Organization, wholly owned by Government of India and is equal opportunity employer.

Eligibility Criteria:

Sl Category Relaxation in Age
(i) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe By 5 years, i.e. up to 40 years
(ii) Other Backward Classes (OBC) By 3 years, i.e. up to 38 years
(iii) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) By 10 years (GEN), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
(iv) Ex‐Servicemen To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years
(v) Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re‐married By 10 years
(vi) Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989. By 5 years

Educational Qualification:

Development Assistant

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD and Ex-Servicemen candidates) in aggregate or possess equivalent qualification from a recognised University / Institution incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section-3 of UGC Act, 1956.

Scheme of Selection: Development Assistant

I – Preliminary Examination (Online)

SL Name of the Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1. Test of English Language 40 40 Composite time of60 minutes
2. Test of Numerical Ability 30 30
3. Test of Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

II – Main Examination (Online)

SL 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 writing, Report / Letter Writing 50
Total 200 120 Minutes

III. Language Proficiency Test:

Those who qualify for selection and produce the 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/certificate indicating official language as one of the subjects will not be subjected to the Language Proficiency Test. In case of others (qualified for selection), the language proficiency test will be conducted after the declaration of result of Main examination at the Regional Office of concerned State. The language proficiency test will be conducted in the official language of the State concerned. Candidates not found to be proficient in official language would be disqualified, i.e. candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment.

Pay Scale:

Monthly Gross emoluments for Development Assistant is approximately Rs.32,000/-.

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