Nabard Development Assistant Exam Pattern

NABARD Development Assistant Exam Pattern 2020

The NABARD Development Assistant exam consists of two stages for both Development Assistant / Development Assistant (Hindi) ie Preliminary and Mains . The exam is of objective type in online mode.

Preliminary Phase

Preliminary exam consists of 100 questions for 100 marks in prelims which include English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude for Development Assistant .For Development Assistant (Hindi) English Language,Reasoning and test of Professional Knowledge (Hindi) is included .The time limit is of 1 hour.

Sr. No.Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1. English Language 40 40 Composite time of 60 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 30 30
3. Reasoning 30 30
  Total 100 100  

Development Assistant (Hindi)

Sr. No.Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1. English Language 40 40 Composite time of 60 minutes
2. Professional Knowledge (Hindi) 30 30
3. Reasoning 30 30
  Total 100 100  

Mains Phase

NABARD Development Assistant / Development Assistant (Hindi) exam consist of 200 marks mains paper which also include descriptive English Paper. The number of questions distribution for each section in mains varies for both post . An idea can be get of the exam pattern from the table below

Sr. No.Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1. Reasoning 30 30 Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test
2. Quantitative Aptitude 30 35
3. General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking) 50 50
4. Computer Knowledge 40 45
5. English Language (Descriptive) Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing 50
  Total   200  

Development Assistant (Hindi)

Sr. No.Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1. Reasoning 20 20 Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test
2. Professional Knowledge (Hindi) 50 50
3. General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking) 40 40
4. Computer Knowledge 40 40
5. English Language (Descriptive) Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing 50
  Total   200  

A language proficiency test of the candidate will also be taken at the regional office of concerned State after the declaration of the mains result for those candidates who qualified the mains exam .The Candidate who fails the proficiency test will not be given offer letter.

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