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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    NWDA Recruitment
  • Total Marks
    Junior Engineer: 100 Junior Accounts Officer: 100 Upper Division Clerk: 100 NWDA Stenographer Grade-II: 100 NWDA Lower Division Clerk: 100 Hindi Translator: 90
  • Total No. of Questions
    NWDA Junior Engineer: 100 NWDA Junior Accounts Officer: 100 Upper Division Clerk: 100 Stenographer Grade-II: 100 Lower Division Clerk: 100 Hindi Translator: 52
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    March 05, 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    April 04, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    to be notified
  • Exam Date
    to be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

NWDA Recruitment Educational Qualifications 2022

The candidates must check the required educational qualifications for their respective posts as specified by the National Water Development Agency.

Post Education Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil) Candidates should hold a diploma degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized Institution.
Hindi Translator Candidates should hold a postgraduate degree from a recognized Institution in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level.
Junior Accounts Officer
  • Candidates should hold a degree in Commerce from a recognized University/Institute
  • Candidates must have experience of three years in Cash and Accounts in a Government Office/PSU/Autonomous Body/ Statutory Body.
Upper Division Clerk Candidates should hold a degree from a recognized University
Stenographer Grade-II Candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized Board of education
Lower Division Clerk Candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized Board of education

NWDA Recruitment Age Limit 2022

The NWDA age limit for various posts can be seen below in the table.

Posts Age Limit
Junior Engineer (Civil) Minimum – 18 years Maximum – 27 years
Upper Division Clerk Minimum – 18 years Maximum – 27 years
Lower Division Clerk Minimum – 18 years Maximum – 27 years
Stenographer Grade 2 Minimum – 18 years Maximum – 27 years
Hindi Translator Minimum – 21 years Maximum – 30 years
Jr. Accounts Officer Minimum – 21 years Maximum – 30 years
Exam Pattern

NWDA Junior Engineer (Civil) Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the NWDA Junior Engineer (Civil) exam is mentioned below.

Subject Total Questions Marks Weightage
General English or Hindi 05 05
General Knowledge 08 08
Logical Reasoning 07 07
Quantitative Aptitude 10 10
Computer Literacy 05 05
Surveying 20 20
Estimating, Costing and Valuation 05 05
Geotechnical Engineering 04 04
Foundation Engineering 04 04
Hydraulics 04 04
Irrigation Engineering 15 15
Concrete Technology 03 03
Hydrology 10 10
Total 100 100

NWDA Hindi Translator Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the NWDA Hindi Translator exam is mentioned below:

Subject Total Questions Marks Weightage
General English or General Hindi 10 10
General Knowledge 10 10
Logical Reasoning 10 10
Computer Literacy 10 10
Quantitative Aptitude 10 10
Descriptive Test 02 40
Total 52 90

NWDA Junior Accounts Officer Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the NWDA Junior Accounts Officer exam is mentioned below:

Subject Total Questions Marks Weightage
General English or Hindi 10 10
Arithmetic 20 20
Advance Accounting 30 30
Auditing and Income Tax 20 20
General Studies 10 10
Computer Literacy 10 10
Total 100 100

NWDA Upper Division Clerk Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the NWDA Upper Division Clerk exam is mentioned below:

Subject Total Questions Marks Weightage
General English or Hindi 20 20
General Knowledge 20 20
Logical Reasoning 15 15
Computer Literacy 20 20
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
Total 100 100

NWDA Stenographer Grade-II Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the NWDA Stenographer Grade-II exam is mentioned below:

Subject Total Questions Marks Weightage
General English or Hindi 20 20
General Knowledge 20 20
Logical Reasoning 20 20
Computer Literacy 20 20
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Total 100 100

NWDA Lower Division Clerk Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the NWDA Lower Division Clerk exam is mentioned below:

Subject Total Questions Marks Weightage
General English or Hindi 20 20
General Knowledge 20 20
Logical Reasoning 20 20
Computer Literacy 20 20
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Total 100 100
Syllabus

NWDA Junior Engineer (Civil) Syllabus

The detailed syllabus of the NWDA Junior Engineer (Civil) exam is mentioned below:

General English

  • Comprehension
  • One word substitution
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Spelling error
  • Spotting errors in the sentence
  • Noun
  • Pronoun
  • Adjective
  • Verb
  • Preposition
  • Conjunction
  • Idioms & Phrases

General Awareness

  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Awards and Honours
  • Sports
  • Current Affairs – India & World

Logical Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Word Building
  • Relation Concepts
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Coding & Decoding

Computer Literacy

  • Characteristics of Computer
  • Computer Software
  • Operating System
  • Digital Signatures

NWDA Upper Division Clerk Syllabus

The detailed syllabus of the NWDA Upper Division Clerk exam is mentioned below:

General English or General Hindi

  • Comprehension
  • One word substitution
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Spelling error
  • Spotting errors in the sentence
  • Noun
  • Pronoun
  • Adjective
  • Verb
  • Preposition
  • Conjunction
  • Idioms & Phrases

General Knowledge

  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Awards and Honours
  • Sports
  • Current Affairs – India & World

Computer Literacy

  • Characteristics Organisation including RAM, ROM, File System, etc.
  • Characteristics of Computer
  • Computer Software
  • Operating System
  • Digital Signatures

Logical Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Word Building
  • Relation Concepts
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Coding & Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Time & Work
  • Averages
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ration and Proportion
  • SI & CI
  • Time & Distance

NWDA Lower Division Clerk Syllabus

The NWDA Recruitment 2022 syllabus for the Lower Division Clerk is similar to the syllabus for the Upper Division Clerk as detailed in the table above. Apart from the written examination, a skill test will also be conducted for the Lower Division Clerk post. The syllabus for the same is mentioned below in the below:

Skill Test (Qualifying in Nature) Syllabus
Typing Test only on Computer Best Typing Speed English - 35 words per minute OR Hindi - 30 words per minute

NWDA Stenographer Grade-II Syllabus

The written exam for the NWDA syllabus for the post of Stenographer-II is also similar to that of a Lower Division Clerk. There will also be a skill test conducted for the post, the details of which are as follows:

Skill Test (Qualifying in Nature) Syllabus
Dictation 10 Mts @ 80 words per minute

NWDA Hindi Translator Syllabus

The detailed syllabus of the NWDA Hindi Translator exam is mentioned below:

Common Subjects Syllabus
Descriptive Test
  • Translation of two pages which consist of around 100-120 words from English to Hindi (four choices would be given)
  • Translation of two pages which consist of around 100-120 words from English to Hindi (four choices would be given)

NWDA Jr. Accounts Officer Syllabus

The detailed syllabus of the NWDA Jr. Accounts Officer Recruitment 2022 exam is mentioned below:

General English

  • Vocabulary
  • Shuffling of sentence elements
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • One Phrase Substitutions
  • Sentence Construction
  • Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Grammar, Unseen Passages Idioms & Phrases, Topic-Verb Settlement. And so forth

Arithmetic

  • Number System
  • HCF, LCM
  • Simplification
  • Decimal Fraction
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Unitary method
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Time & Work
  • Averages
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ration and Proportion
  • SI & CI
  • Time & Distance
  • Algebra
  • Data Interpretation

Advance Accounting

  • Relationship of Finance to Accounting and Audit
  • The organization of Finance Function
  • Goals of Financial Management
  • Key activities of Financial Management
  • Analyzing financial performance
  • Financial ratios
  • Applications of financial analysis
  • Problems in financial statements and analysis
  • Trading and Profit & Loss account and Balance sheets
  • Bills of Exchange
  • Self-Balancing Ledger and Sectional Balancing
  • Capital & Revenue, Receipts, and Payment
  • Income and Expenditure
  • Branch and Departmental Accounts
  • Double Entry System
  • Rectification of Errors
  • Balance Sheets format and Classification
  • Trial Balance
  • Depreciation of Fixed Assets
  • Internal Audit of Accounts

Computer Literacy

  • Characteristics of Computer
  • Computer Organization including RAM
  • ROM
  • File Relationship between Hardware and Software Operating System
  • MS- Office (exposure of Work, Excel/spreadsheet, Powerpoint)
  • Tally Package and M.S. Excel Computer Application in Accounting
  • Digital Signatures
  • Application of information technology in government for E-governance

Auditing and Income Tax

  • The object of the Audit
  • Verification and Vouching
  • 20 Questions Rights
  • Duties and Liabilities of Auditors
  • Each 01 Mark Income Tax
  • Provisions about income from salary and Provisions related to Chapter IV of Income Tax Act 1961

General Studies

  • General Science
  • India’s History
  • Indian National Movement
  • Indian Politics
  • Economy & Culture
  • Indian agriculture
  • Commerce and Trade & Population
  • Ecology and urbanization
  • World Geography
  • India's Geological & Natural Resources
  • The international events

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