NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022; Check Exam Pattern PDF Download (Prelims, Mains)

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022: The application process for NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022 began on 15 September 2022. The candidates who are willing to apply for the recruitment must be looking forward to the examination for recruitment and more importantly NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022 so that they can start their preparation for the exams. Our article aims to provide the candidates with the complete syllabus for both prelims and mains exams for the selection process which will significantly help the candidates in their preparation.

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022

The selection process for recruitment consists of a preliminary exam and the main exam. The exam pattern for both the exams is distinct, the different subjects that are parts of prelims and mains exams have certain topics from which the questions are picked for the examination. Knowing all these topics is crucial for the candidates. We will have a detailed discussion about the exam pattern and syllabus of different subjects that are part of prelims and mains exams in this article, so we would request the candidates to read the complete article. Below we are preparing a summary table that gives an overview of important details for the NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022.

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022
NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022
Exam Conducting Authority National Bank For Rural And Agricultural Development
Name of the Posts Development Assistant and Development Assistant (Hindi)
Number of Vacancies 177
Dates to fill out the Application Form 15 September 2022 to 10 October 2022
Exams for the Selection ProcessPrelims and Mains
Article Category Syllabus
Prelims Exam (Objective test) Number of Questions 100
Mains Exam (Objective test) Number of Questions 150
Exam Dates (Prelims and Mains)TBA
Authority’s Official Website https://www.nabard.org/

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims Exam 2022 Exam Pattern

The prelims exam is 100 marks and the duration of the examination is 60 minutes. The exam pattern for posts of Development Assistant and Development Assistant (Hindi) is given below:

  • Development Assistant
Name of the Subject Number of QuestionsTotal Marks
English Language4040
Numerical Ability 30 30
Reasoning 30 30
  • Development Assistant (Hindi)
Name of the Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
English Language40 40
Professional Knowledge (Hindi)3030
Reasoning 3030

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims Exam 2022 Syllabus

Now, we shall discuss the different topics from the subjects we have mentioned above from which the questions are expected to appear in the prelims exam. We will discuss the topics associated with a subject separately.

  1. English Language
  • Vocabulary and Grammar based questions
  • Jumbled Words
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Spotting errors in the given sentences
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Pick the odd one out
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Framing
  • Idioms and Phrases

2. Numerical Ability

  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Time, Average, and Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mensuration
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Profit and Loss
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series

3. Reasoning

  • Blood Relations
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Syllogisms
  • Complete the series and fill in the blanks
  • Complete the pattern
  • Circular and Linear Arrangement
  • Direction related questions

4. Professional Knowledge (Hindi)

  • Grammatical and Vocabulary Errors
  • One word Substitution
  • Translation (Hindi to English and vice versa)
  • Synonyms and Antonyms

Mains Exam 2022 Pattern

The mains exam consists of objective and descriptive tests, the candidates are given 90 minutes to answer 150 objective questions and 30 minutes for an English language descriptive test. The exam pattern for Development Assistant and Development Assistant (Hindi) posts is provided below.

  • Development Assistant
Name of the Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning 3030
Quantitative Aptitude 3030
General Awareness ( with special reference to agriculture, rural development, and banking)50 50
Computer Knowledge 40 40
English Language (Descriptive Test)Essay, Letter/ Report Writing, Precis Writing 50
  • Development Assistant (Hindi)
Name of the Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning 2020
Professional Knowledge (Hindi)5050
General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development, and banking)4040
Computer Knowledge 4040
English Language (Descriptive Test)Essay, Letter/ Precis/Report/Letter Writing50

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2022 Syllabus

The topics to study from the subjects that are part of the mains exam are given below.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, Loss, and Discount
  • Age Problems
  • Time and Work
  • Questions related to boats and streams
  • Questions related to Pipe and Cisterns
  • Speed, Time, and Distance
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Average

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

  • Current Affairs
  • Soil Erosion, Water Conservation, and Climatic Changes
  • Rural Economy related questions
  • Banking and Finance related questions
  • General Knowledge Questions (related to agriculture and banking)
  • Forestries and Fisheries
  • Animal Husbandry

3. Computer Knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of computer hardware and software
  • Networking
  • Shortcut Keys
  • Abbreviations
  • Basic concepts of programming
  • Memory
  • Date Communication

4. English Langage

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis Writing
  • Report and Letter Writing

Important Links

Application Form NABARD Development Assistant Application Form 2022
Official NotificationNABARD Development Assistant Official Notification 2022
Authority’s Official Portal NABARD Official Portal
For Latest Updates Bihar NEWS Official Portal

Related FAQs

Is there a negative marking in the prelims and mains exam of NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment?

Yes, there is a negative marking in the objective questions of both exams, 1/4th of marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

How is the final merit list for the recruitment prepared?

The final merit list is prepared wholly on the basis of mains examination marks both objective and descriptive.

We hope the candidates prepare well for the examination and score good marks. More updates for this recruitment process will be provided by our portal in the future. Candidates can also comment below if they have any queries.

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