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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    NABARD Development Assistant
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    1 hour for both Prelims and Mains
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
    Prelims: 100 Mains: 150
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 100 Mains: 150
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    0.25 deduction for an incorrect answer
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    to be announced
  • Start of Registration Process
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria
Eligibility Criteria Required Criteria
Nationality Indian
Educational Qualifications Completed graduation in any discipline with an aggregate of 50% from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
Age limit 18-35

NABARD Development Assistant Age Relaxation 2022

Certain age relaxations are offered to candidates belonging to some categories.

Category Age Relaxation
PWD General/Unreserved 10 years
PWD OBC 13 years
PWD SC/ST 15 years
OBC 03 years
SC/ST 05 years
Ex-Servicemen 05 years
Exam Pattern

The exam will be for two hours. There will be a negative marking of 1/4 or 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer. The Computer Based online test will be following the pattern as follows. Also, check NABARD Grade-A Exam Pattern here.

Exam Prelims Mains
Mode of Exam Online Online
Number of Sections 3 4
Name of Sections
  • English Language and Grammar
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning Ability
  • General Awareness and Current affairs
  • General Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Computer Fundamentals
Questions in each section
  • English Language and Grammar- 40
  • Numerical Ability- 30
  • Reasoning Ability- 30
  • General Awareness and Current affairs- 50
  • General Reasoning-30
  • Quantitative Aptitude-30
  • Computer Fundamentals- 40
Duration of the examination 1 hour 1-hour
Maximum number of questions 100 150
Type of questions Objective-based Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 100 150
Marking Scheme 1 mark each for the correct answer 0.25 deduction for an incorrect answer 1 mark each for the correct answer 0.25 deduction for an incorrect answer
Language of Paper English and Hindi English and Hindi
Sections Topics
General Awareness and Current affairs
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Indian Geography
  • Politics and the Indian Parliament
  • Sports
  • Zoology and Botany
  • History of the Indian Financial System
  • History of India including Medieval and Modern
  • Important Days and dates
  • Recent and Popular Monetary policies and regulations
  • Indian polity, constitution, and economy
  • Indian Environment
  • Renowned Authors and books
  • Developments in the field of Science and Technology
  • Information Communication and Technology
General Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Relationships
  • Puzzles
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Family Relationships
  • Making Judgements
  • Venn Diagrams and set theory
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effect
  • Directions
  • Reason and Assertion
  • True and False
  • Statement-Arguments and Assumptions
Mathematics/Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number Systems
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Upstream and Downstream
  • Train and Bridge distance
  • Races and Games
  • Probability
  • Square and Cube Roots
  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Line charts, Tables and Graphs
  • Mensuration System
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
English Language and Grammar
  • Antonyms, Homonyms, and synonyms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active and passive voice
  • Sentence correction and reconstruction
  • Theme detection
  • Vocabulary and Spelling Test
  • Spotting errors
  • Word Substitution
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Deriving conclusions from sentences
  • Sentence completion
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Types of sentences
  • Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Linkers
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Passage correction
  • Comprehension
Computer Fundamentals
  • Operating Computer using GUI Based Operating System
  • Introduction to Internet and web browsers
  • Understanding Microsoft Office and its tools
  • Computer Design
  • Digital and Analog Logic
  • Basic Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Databases
  • New Information Technology Rules and Regulation introduced by the Government of India

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