NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2022


Check here the NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2022, section-wise analysis, and level of difficulty for the exam held on December 24, 2022.

On December 24, 2022, NABARD held the Development Assistant Mains Exam 2022. A total of 177 NABARD Development Assistant vacancies are being filled this year. The NABARD Development Assistant Mains exam 2022 is considered one of the prestigious banking exams as it is a gateway into one of the most prestigious public sector banks in India.

In preparation for competitive exams, it is very important to review the previous year’s questions. Reading the exam analysis and evaluating it becomes extremely important. We will look at the NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2022 Analysis for December 24, 2022 in this article.

Before we go any further, let’s take a look at the NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2022 Exam Pattern.


NABARD Development Assistant Exam Pattern

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

The Mains Examination consists of an Objective Test and a Descriptive test for 200 marks. A composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for the Descriptive Test.

Sr. No.Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
2.Quantitative Aptitude3030
3.General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking)5050
4.Computer Knowledge4040
5.English Language (Descriptive)Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing50

NABARD Development Assistant (Hindi) Mains Exam Pattern

Please note, instead of Quantitative Aptitude, Professional Knowledge is assessed in the NDA Hindi Mains exam. 

Analysis of NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2022

Now, let us make a subject-wise analysis of the NABARD Development Assistant exam 2022.

Quantitative Aptitude

Let us take a look at the type of questions asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section. The Caselet and Data Interpretation questions were difficult.

TopicNo. of Questions
Caselet DI5
Graph and Pie Chart DI8-10
ArithmeticBoats and Streams

The Quant section was moderate overall.


TopicDifficulty Level
Seating ArrangementEasy-Moderate

The questions in the Reasoning section were of a moderate level. Around 30 questions could be attempted easily.

General Awareness

The questions in this section were quite difficult. The general analysis of the competitive exams taken during this year has shown that examiners are placing proper emphasis on GA and current affairs.

Questions on General Awareness were asked on the following: 

  • Asthana Cup
  • PMAY Gramin Fund
  • AIF Tenure
  • KVG Bank

Computer Knowledge

The Computer Knowledge section was of moderate to difficult level.

Descriptive English


Candidates were required to write a 200-word essay for 20 marks on one of the following 2 topics:

  • Purchasing Power Parity
  • Rainwater Harvesting and its Characteristic features


Candidates were required to write a 150-word precis on the “progress of science and technology to eradicate hunger and poverty”.


Candidates were required to write a 150-word precis on one of the two issues:

  • An application for a park renovation
  • An invitation letter for an event to be held in your society.

The English section of the exam was the easiest. The questions asked across all topics were relatively easy. It was therefore necessary to attempt as many questions from this section as possible.

Overall Analysis

The overall level of assessment of the NABARD Development Assistant exam 2022 was moderate to difficult.

Please take a look at the key learnings from this exam as well in the section below. It will help you prepare for the NABARD Development Assistant 2023 exam as well as for other exams you may wish to take.

Key Takeaways

  1. The overall exam was of a difficult level
  2. English was easy
  3. The Computer Knowledge section was also moderately difficult
  4. The GA section was tough. It shows the emphasis of examiners on candidates having proper knowledge of General Awareness and Current Affairs.
  5. Practice & Revision is the key
  6. Do not worry about the cut-off and the number of good attempts. Try to focus on your future and keep preparing for the other exams as well.

General Awareness

As you can see from the NDA exam analysis 2022, General Awareness is a very important subject when it comes to scoring marks. This section can act as a score-boosting section for you if you keep up with the latest GA. One good way to do so is by following ixamBee’s BeePedia updates that are posted weekly/monthly. The BeePedia capsules will give you all the important current affairs related to General /Banking /Economic Awareness from an exam aspirant’s perspective. Further, you can take daily GK quizzes with ixamBee as well to practice what you are learning. 

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Descriptive Test

The 50 marks you receive in this section can make a world of difference to you. It is possible to score very high marks in this section if you practice properly. In order to prepare for the Mains exam, you must write at least one Letter and Essay each week. This will help you become more comfortable with writing. You can also practice with the help of the NABARD Development Assistant Mains Mock Test 2022 offered completely for free at ixamBee! 

All the Best!

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