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NABARD SO Recruitment 2018

NABARD SO Recruitment 2018

NABARD SO Recruitment 2018 for Specialist Officer. NABARD has released notification for the recruitment of young and dynamic candidates for NABARD SO 2018. It is an interesting opportunity and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for NABARD SO Recruitment 2018. It is a wonderful opportunity for all those who are entering the banking field. You can find all the important details like eligibility criteria, vacancies, application process and other key details in the post. NABARD has released newspaper advertisement recently. It will release complete notification and online application very soon.

NABARD came into existence on 12 July 1982 and was set up during the regime of Indira Gandhi. Set up with an initial capital of Rs.100 crore, its’ paid-up capital stood at Rs. 5,000 crores as on 31 March 2016. The Government of India today holds a stake of Rs. 4,980 crore (99.60%) while Reserve Bank of India holds a stake of Rs. 20.00 crore (0.40%). The mission of NABARD is to take Rural India forward.

NABARD SO Vacancy

NABARD is yet to release the official vacancies. The official vacancies will be released soon.

NABARD SO Important Dates

  • Online Application Starts – 14th June 2018
  • Online Application Closes – 5th July 2018

NABARD SO Eligibility Criteria 2018:

NABARD SO Educational Qualifications:

NABARD will soon release the educational qualifications for NABARD SO in its official notification that will be released soon.

NABARD SO Age criteria:

NABARD will soon release the Age Criteria for NABARD SO in its official notification that will be released soon

NABARD Selection Criteria 2018:

  1. Prelims Exam – Online mode (Objective type MCQs)
  2. Mains Exam – Online Mode (Objective type MCQs + Descriptive Paper)
  3. Interview

How to apply for NABARD SO Recruitment 2018

Click here to apply for NABARD SO 2018 Recruitment

  1. Go to career notices
  2. Look for NABARD SO Recruitment 2018
  3. Register yourself
  4. Enter all personal details, academic and professional details
  5. Upload documents, photograph and Signature
  6. Submit the online application form
  7. Pay Online Application Fee
  8. Take Print out of Online Application Form

NABARD SO Application Fee 2018

All Candidates must pay the prescribed application fee for the recruitment process. Application Fees can be paid via a digital mode of payments like Debit card, credit cards, Internet banking. Offline Mode of Payment would be by using E-challan at selected banks.

NABARD SO Admit Card 2018

It is mandatory to carry Admit card to the examination hall. Candidates who do not carry Admit card will not be allowed inside the examination hall. It is also mandatory to carry a valid photo ID proof like AADHAR card, PAN Card, Voter ID or Drivers license to the exam hall. It is most likely that biometric verification will be done using AADHAR card. Separate Admit card will be released for each selection round.

NABARD SO Result 2018:

The Selection process comprises of a Prelims, Mains and Interview. NABARD will release results after each phase of the exam. It would separately declare results after prelims, mains and final selection. Candidates have to qualify in each round of selection to be eligible for the next round.

The Selection process comprises of a Prelims, Mains and Interview. NABARD will release results after each phase of the exam. It would separately declare results after prelims, mains and final selection. Candidates have to qualify in each round of selection to be eligible for the next round.

Stay tuned for more updates on NABARD SO Recruitment 2018!

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Nabard Grade A Eligibility criteria

Nabard Grade A Eligibility Criteria – Check detailed eligibility criteria for NABARD Grade A eligibility Criteria.

Nabard Grade A Eligibility criteria

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has recently notifiedinvitation of applications for the post of Assistant Manager (Grade A) in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS). The total vacancies for the post are 92. Interested candidates can check the Nabard Grade A Eligibility criteria in this article. First and the foremost thing is to check whether you are eligible for not for the opportunity which you are seeking.

First, let’s take a quick look at the important dates for NABARD.

Important Dates for NABARD Grade A 2018

Events Dates
Online Registration & Fees Payment Starts from 13th March 2018
Online Registration & Fees Payment Ends on 2nd April 2018
Phase I Admit Card Download 27th April 2018
Exam Date for Phase I Prelims 12th May 2018
Exam Date for Phase II Mains 6th June 2018

Nabard Grade A Eligibility Criteria Details

In order to apply for the Grade A Assistant manager in NABARD, you must haver the required qualifcation and age limit. Below given is the detailed eligibility criteria for NABARD.

Educational Qualification

General

  • Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) from a recognized University or Ph.D

OR

A full-time MBA degree from Institutions/Universities recognized by GOI Page 7 of 28/ Two years full-time P.G. Diploma in Management / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

OR

  • Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree

Chartered Accountant

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with ICAI Membership. The ICAI Membership must be obtained on or before 01 March 2018.

Animal Husbandry

A candidate should have a minimum of 50% marks in bachelors degree of Veterinary Sciences/Animal Husbandry (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate

or

  • Veterinary Sciences / Animal Husbandry PG degree with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from any recognized University / Institute

Economics

  • Economics/Agriculture Economics Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks (ST applicants -45%) in aggregate

OR

  • Agriculture Economics/Economics Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks (ST applicants-45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Environmental Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation with 50% marks in aggregate.

OR

  • Postgraduate degree in Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation with 50% marks in aggregate, from a recognized University/Institution.

Food Processing/Food Technology

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks (ST applicants 45%) in aggregate.

OR

  • Food Processing /Food Technology Post Graduate degree with 50% marks (ST applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Forestry

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate.

OR

  • Post Graduate degree in Forestry with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.

Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture

  • Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks (SC/ST applicants – 45%) in aggregate.

OR

  • A PG degree in Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy)/Agriculture with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.

Minor Irrigation (Water Resources)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology.

OR

  • Post Graduate degree in Hydrology or Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST applicants 45%) from a recognized University.

Social Work

  • Social Work Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate

OR

  • Post Graduate degree in Social Work with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University

Age Limit – Nabard Grade A Eligibility criteria

Age Limit (As on 01.03.2018)

  • Minimum Age of a candidate: 21 years
  • Maximum Age of a candidate: 30 years

A candidate who wishes to apply must have been born not earlier than 02.03.1988 and not later than 01.03.1997.

Age Relaxation

SC/ST/ExSM – 5 years
OBC – 3 years
PwD – 10 years

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NABARD Recruitment 2018 for 92 Assistant Manager Posts in Grade A

NABARD Recruitment 2018 – Complete details of 92 Vacancies for Assistant Manager Posts in Grade A, Download Official NABARD Notification in PDF

NABARD Recruitment 2018

NABARD has released notification for NABARD Recruitment for 92 vacancies in Grade A. NABARD invites applications from Indian citizens for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD ).

Important Dates for NABARD Recruitment 2018:

Online Registration and Payment of

Online Fees/Intimation Charges

13th March 2018 to 2nd April

2018

Last date for submission of online Applications 2nd April 2018 (Time 23.59hours)
Download of Phase I (Preliminary Exam) Admission Letters 27th April 2018 onwards
Phase I (Preliminary Exam) – Online Examination 12th May 2018
Phase II (Main) – Online Examination 6th June 2018

Vacancies for NABARD Recruitment 2018

Reservation of Vacancies:

Sr.

No.

DISCIPLINE

UR

SC

ST

OBC

TOTAL PWBD

AM (RDBS)

i)

General

23

7

3

13*

46

4

ii)

Animal Husbandry

3

1

1

5

iii)

Chartered Accountant

3

1

1

5

iv)

Economics

5

1

3

9

v)

Environmental Engineering

1

1

2

vi)

Food Processing / Food Technology

2

1

1

4

vii)

Forestry

2

1

1

4

viii)

Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture

4

1

1

2

8

ix)

Minor Irrigation (Water Resources)

3

1

1*

1

6

x)

Social Work

1

1

1

3

Total-RDBS

47

13

7

25

92

Eligibility Criteria for NABARD Recruitment 2018:

Name of the Community Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Serviceman 3 years
PWD UR – 10 years

OBC – 13 years

SC/ST – 15 years

Educational Qualifications:

  1. General: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST/PWBD applicants 45%) from a recognized University or Ph.D OR Chartered Accountant /Cost Accountant / Company Secretary with Bachelor’s degree OR Two years full time P.G. Diploma in Management / full time MBA degree from Institutions/Universities recognized by GOI / UGC with Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
  2. Animal Husbandry: Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Husbandry with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Veterinary Sciences / Animal Husbandry with a minimum of 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from any recognized University / Institute.
  3. Chartered Accountant: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University/Institution with Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The Membership of ICAI must have been obtained on or before 01 March 2018.
  4. Economics: Bachelor’s Degree with Economics/Agriculture Economics with 50% marks (ST applicants -45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Economics /Agriculture Economics with a minimum of 50% marks (ST applicants-45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution. Candidates with Economics as one of the main subjects at all years/semesters of the course, will only be eligible.
  5. Environmental Engineering: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation with

50% marks in aggregate or Post graduate degree in Environmental Science / Environmental Engineering / Climate Change / Climate Change Adaptation with 50% marks in aggregate, from a recognized University/Institution.

  1. Food Processing/Food Technology: Bachelor’s degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks (ST applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Food Processing /Food Technology with 50% marks (ST applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
  2. Forestry: Bachelor’s degree in Forestry with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Forestry with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%)in aggregate from a recognized University/Institution.
  3. Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with 50% marks (SC/ST applicants – 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Agriculture / Agriculture (Soil Science/Agronomy) with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognised University / Institution.
  1. Minor Irrigation (Water Resources)

Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks (SC/ST applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Hydrology/Applied Hydrology or Geology/Applied Geology with Hydrogeology /Irrigation /Water Supply & sanitation as one of the subjects with 50% marks in aggregate (SC/ST applicants 45%) from a recognized University.

  1. Social Work: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate or Post Graduate degree in Social Work with 50% marks (SC applicants 45%) in aggregate from a recognized University.

Selection Process for NABARD Recruitment 2018:

A. The selection will be in three Phases as furnished below:

  1. Preliminary Exam in Online Mode
  2. Main Examination in Online Mode
  3. Interview

Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online Exam)

Objective Type: MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) carrying 200 marks.

Duration: 120 Minutes Composite Time

Total Marks : 200

Subject Questions Marks Duration
I)Test of Reasoning – 20 questions 20 marks 120 Minutes
ii) English Language – 40 questions 40 marks
iii) Computer Knowledge – 20 questions 20 marks
iv) General Awareness – 20 questions 20 marks
v) Quantitative Aptitude – 20 questions 20 marks
vi) Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) – 40 questions 40 marks
vii) Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) – 40 questions 40 marks
200 Questions 200 Marks

Phase II – Main Examination will be online and will be a mix of MCQ and descriptive pattern. There will be one Descriptive paper and 1 paper consisting of MCQ’s.

Paper I

Duration

Marks

Subject

General English

90 minutes

100 marks

Descriptive

Paper on General English comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing, paragraph

100 marks paper in English is divided into Writing & Letter writing. Essay (40 Marks), Precis (20 Marks), Questions on the Precis para (20 Marks), Report / Letter Writing (20 Marks).

Paper–II (MCQ):

Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks

Paper I

Duration

Marks

Subject

Paper in Related Disciplines

90 minutes

100 marks

Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on rural India) ii) for posts as at (ii) to (x) in Table I

Negative Marking Scheme: For every wrong answer marked, 1/4th of the marks the marks for each question will be deducted as a penalty in Phase I and Phase II

Phase III – Interview

Candidates who clear Phase I And Phase II of the Exam will be selected for an interview. The interview will be out of 25 Marks.

Pay Scale:

Selected Applicants will be eligible for receiving emoluments of Rs. 28, 150 on a monthly basis along with allowances that are admissible for selected posts.

Application Fee for NABARD Recruitment 2018:

Category

Fee

Gen/OBC

Rs. 800

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 150

How to Apply for NABARD Recruitment 2018?

  1. Click Here to Apply for NABARD Recruitment 2018 – Click Here

  2. Click on the application link

  3. Enter all personal details, biodata and educational qualifications

  4. Upload Scanned photograph and Signature

  5. Make an online payment of fees

  6. Take print out of Online Application Form

NABARD Admit Card: NABARD Admit card will be released a few days before the exam. NABARD Admit card will not be sent via post. It will be an e-admit card and candidates must carry a print out of the e-admit card to the examination hall. During the time of examination, candidates must also carry AADHAR card, PAN Card, Voters ID or Driving License.

NABARD Result: NABARD will be released in phases. Candidates will get the result of NABARD Tier I Exam. Candidates who get selected in NABARD Tier I exam can write the NABARD Tier II exam. NABARD Tier II results will be released in January 2019. The Recruitment process will be lengthy.

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NABARD Admit Card 2017 for Grade A and B Prelims

NABARD Admit Card 2017 for Grade A and B Prelims – Download NABARD Hall ticket for prelims examination

NABARD Admit Card 2017 for Grade A and B Prelims

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development  released the NABARD Admit Card for Grade A and B Prelims 2017.The NABARD Recruitment will take place for 17 vacancies for the posts of Manager (Grade B) and 91 vacancies for Assistant Manager (Grade A).

NABARD Grade A and B Exam Dates:

The NABARD Grade A Prelims will be held on 5th August 2017 & NABARD Grade B Prelims on 6th August 2017

NABARD Grade A and B Selection Process:

This exam consists of three phases namely:

  • Phase I: Preliminary Exam – Online Objective type
  • Phase II: Main Exam – Online objective type and online descriptive type
  • Phase III: Interview

NABARD Exam Pattern for Prelims 2017

The pattern of NABARD grade A and grade B exam is same for Prelims exam.

Sections Total Marks
English 40
Reasoning 20
Quantitative
Aptitude
20
General
Awareness
20
Computer 20
Economic and
Social Issues
40
Agriculture and
Rural Development
40
Total 200
  • The prelims exam will be of qualifying nature.
  • The total duration of the test will be 2 hours or 120 minutes.
  • There will be sectional and overall cut off marks.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

How to Download NABARD Admit Card 2017 for Grade A and B Prelims?

Please follow the below steps in order to obtain your admit card from the official website. Alternatively, you may download it from the direct link provided below.

  • Visit the NABARD official website.
  • Click on the ‘Career Notices’ Section.
  • There you will find direct link to download call letter for NABARD Grade A and B prelims 2017.
  • Candidates can login using their Registration No / Roll No and Password / DOB(DD-MM-YY)
  • Verify all the information in the admit card.
  • Also, read the instructions carefully and keep all the documents ready which needs to be carried on the exam day.
  • Take a printout of the NABARD Grade A and B Admit Card 2017 for future reference.

Download the NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Call Letter

Download the NABARD Grade B Prelims Exam Call Letter

 

Stay tuned for more updates on NABARD Grade A and B 2017.

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NABARD Assistant Manager Recruitment 2017 - Online Applications for 108 Posts

NABARD Recruitment 2017 invites applications for the recruitment of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Eligible and Interested candidates may apply online before or on 10th July 2017.

Name of the Posts: Assistant Manager (Grade-A)

Total Number of Vacancies: 108

Mode of Registration of Application: Online

Mode of Examination: Online

Minimum Educational Qualification: The Candidates must have to be passed Graduation with 50% in relevant discipline from a recognized university/ Board / Institutions.

Age Limit(As on 01-06- 2017): 21 to 30 years, there is a age relaxations of 3 years for OBC category candidates and 5 years for SC and ST category candidates..

Mode of Selection: The candidates will be selected on the basis of  Online Prelims Examination, Online Mains Examination and Interview.

NABARD Assistant Manager Phase I – Preliminary Examination (Online Exam)- Objective Test(MCQ Type):

Sr. No.

Name of the Subject

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Composite Time Duration

1.

Test of Reasoning

20

20

120 Minutes

2.

English Language

40

40

3.

Computer

20

20

4.

General Awareness

20

20

5.

Quantitative Aptitude

20

20

6.

Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India

40

40

7.

Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)

40

40

Total

200

200

 Notes:

  1. Question paper will be of Objective Multiple choice type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English except Part-III.
  2. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.

NABARD Assistant Manager Phase II – Mains Examination (Online Exam)- Objective Test(MCQ Type) and Descriptive Test:

Paper-I  - General English: (Descriptive - online through key board)

The paper will have descriptive questions carrying 100 marks.

Time Duration: 1 ½ hrs

The analytical and drafting abilities of the candidate shall be assessed through this Descriptive Paper on General English comprising essay writing, comprehension, report writing, paragraph writing & letter writing.

Paper–II (MCQ):

 i) for the post of General Assistant Manager- Economic & Social Issues and Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)

ii) for the rest posts : Paper on related discipline Duration: 1 ½ hrs. – 100 Marks

NABARD Assistant Manager Phase III – Interview Examination:

Those Candidates who qualifying in the Mains Examination and securing sufficiently high rank in merit shall be short-listed for interview.Marks for Interview : 25 Marks

NABARD Assistant Manager Important Dates:

Commencement of on-line registration of application  - 19/06/2017

Closure of registration of application- 10/07/2017

Closure for editing application details- 10/07/2017

Last date for printing your application- 25/07/2017

Online Fee Payment-19/06/2017 to 10/07/2017

Prelims Examination Date: Tentatively in the month of August 2017

Application Fee(Non-Refundable):

Category of applicant

Application Fee

Intimation charges etc.

Total

For SC/ ST/ PWD

NIL

Rs.150/-

Rs.150/-

For all others

Rs.650/-

Rs.150/-

Rs.800/-

Staff @

NIL

NIL

NIL

Important Links:

Sr. No.

Activities

Links

1.

Official Website

Click Here

2.

Official Advertisement

Click here

3.

Apply Online

Click here

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NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis : 8th December 2016

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NABARD Development Assistant Mains examination 2016 was scheduled to be conducted on 8th of December 2016. In this article, we bring you the analysis of NABARD Development Assistant Mains examination 2016 held on 8th of December 2016:

NABARD Development Assistant Mains: Exam Pattern

Before going to the NABARD Development Assistant Mains, let us take a look at the pattern:

Sections Number of questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
General Awareness 50 50
Computer Knowledge 40 40
English (Descriptive paper) Essay writing, Letter/ Reports, 50

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis– 8th December 2016 : Overall Analysis

The overall level of difficulty of NABARD Development Assistant Mains was Easy - Moderate. The overall good attempts required to clear the cut- off marks is 110-125.

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis– 8th December 2016 : Summary of Analysis

Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Reasoning 22-25 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 20-23 Easy-Moderate
General Awareness 32-35 Moderate
Computer Knowledge 23-26 Easy-Moderate


 

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis– 8th December 2016 : Section- wise Analysis

Now, it’s high time to have a sneak peak at section- wise analysis of NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016:

(A) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 22-25 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Easy.

(iii) Topics asked

         (a)   Puzzles : 3 sets ( 15 Questions )

  • Linear Arrangement 8 People Facing North – 5 Questions
  • 8 People sitting around Rectangular table – Facing Inside & Outside – 5 Questions
  • 8 people living on different floors – 5 Questions

(b) Numeric Coding – 5 Questions(Easy)

(c) Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions ( Direction, word formation..etc.)

Note : No questions were asked from Blood Relation, Syllogism & Circular Arrangement .

(B)  Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 20-23 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Easy-Moderate.

(iii) Topics asked

(a) Data Interpretation – 2 Sets ( 10 Questions )(Easy)

(b) Approximation – 5 Questions( Easy )

(c) Data Sufficiency – 5 Questions

(d) Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions (Age, Partnership, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Time & Work, etc.)

(C) General Awareness:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 32-35 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Moderate.

(iii) Topics asked

  • News related to Reserve Bank of India
  • Banking Awareness / Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as: National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary etc.
  • Static GK (Few questions)

(D) Computer Knowledge:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 23-26 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Easy-Moderate.

(iii) Topics asked

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computer
  • Internet
  • MS Office – Word, Power point, Excel & Access
  • Memory
  • Input Output devices
  • Computer Shortcuts

(D) English Language:  The descriptive paper consisted of :

(a) Letter Writing

 Letter to friend telling him about two recent visitsor

Letter to editor regarding awareness program for increase in road accidents.

(b) Essay Writing

Dropout in schools and preventive measures

Effect of illiteracy on economy etc.

Stay tuned for more updates.Till then, keep learning!

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NABARD Development Assistant (DA) Mains 2016 : Exam Dates and Shift Timings

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NABARD has released notifications for the posts of “Development Assistant” for a number of 85 vacancies across states. It is one of most attempted examinations in the banking domain. The candidates who managed to qualify in the NABARD Development Assistant Prelims will be able to sit for NABARD Development Assistant Mains 2016.

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016: Highlights

  • Last dare of online application: 20th September 2016
  • Last date of payment of fees (online): 20th September 2016
  • NABARD Development Assistant Mains 2016 Exam Date: 8th December 2016
  • Number of vacancies: 85

Now, it’s time to have a sneak peak at the pattern of NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016. Here we go:

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016: Exam Pattern

The Mains paper will comprise of five sections. The total paper will be of 150 questions from all total of 5 sections and a descriptive test of 50 marks. The five sections are as follows:

  • English language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Reasoning

Sections Number of questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
General Awareness 50 50
Computer Knowledge 40 40
English (Descriptive paper) Essay writing, Letter/ Reports, 50

Notes:

  1. The time duration for objective test will be of 90 minutes and for descriptive test will be 30 minutes. The total time will be 120 minutes. Every wrong answer will lead to a deduction of 1/4th mark.
  2. In the section of ‘General Awareness’, special focus will be on topics like agriculture, rural development, banking, etc.
  3. The candidates need to qualify in every section individually. The candidates need to attain the min qualifying marks in each section to qualify for descriptive test.

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016: Exam Dates and Shift Timings

Let us take a quick view on the NABARD Development Assistant Exam dates and shift timings:

Exam Dates

Shift Timings

8th December 2016

Slot 1- 9: 15 AM (Morning Shift)

Slot 2- 1: 15 PM (Afternoon Shift)

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016: Exam Day Guidelines

In the examination, we suggest you to abide by certain guidelines and you are ready to go:

  • Please make sure you reach the examination venue before the scheduled time. That will help you avoid circumstances of reaching late and give you time for revision.
  • Avoid wasting time on questions which seem tough. Rather, focus on the questions you are comfortable with and attempt the tough questions later on.
  • Do not attempt the questions with which you are not comfortable as you will end up with negative marking which will adversely affect your performance.
  • Learn efficient time management tricks. Time Management will help you attempt maximum questions and increase the bar of your performance.
  • Don’t panic before examination. Keep calm and be confident. Have proper diet and enough sleep before the examination.
  • Follow the instructions given on the admit card.

Stay connected and we will bring you more updates shortly. Good luck!

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NABARD Development Assistant DA Mains Admit Cards 2016

NABARD DA Mains 2016 admit card

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is recruiting candidates to fill up the post of 85 Development Assistants(DA). The NABARD DA prelims exam was held on 10 November 2016. The result of NABARD DA pre exam was announced on 17 November.


Those who have qualified in the exam will have to appear for the next phase which is the mains exam. The exam date for NABARD DA mains is  8 December 2016.

NABARD DA Mains 2016 Admit Card:

The admit card for the mains exam is now available on the official website. Candidates are required to download the call letter or admit card before 8 December. No admit card will be dispatched to home.


 

We are providing the direct link below to download the admit card.To download your NABARD Development Assistant Mains admit card, you need to enter your Registration Number and Date of Birth or Password and Click on Submit Button.


 

The exam details like date, time and venue will be mentioned in the admit card along with candidate information. It is advised to verify the necessary details and notify the authority in case of any errors.


 

NABARD Development Assistants Mains Exam Pattern

The test will be of 90 minutes hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 150 marks.  It will have both Objective and Descriptive test.


(A) The Objective Exam Pattern is given below:

S.NO.

Section

Questions

Marks

Time

1

Computer Knowledge

40

40

Composite duration of 90 minutes

2

Quantitative Aptitiude

30

30

3

Reasoning Ability

30

30

4

General Awareness

50

50

Total

4 sections

150

150


 

(B) The Descriptive exam will comprise English Language Test (Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing).This test will be of 30 minutes duration for total 50 marks.


 

Stay tuned with us more more updates. Till then, prepare, practice and grow!

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NABARD Development Assistant(DA) Prelims Result 2016

NABARD Development Assistant(DA) Prelims Result 2016

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has released a recruitment notification for 85 Development Assistant and Development Assistant (Hindi) Posts. The preliminary exam was conducted on 10 November 2016. Those who qualify in the prelims will be called to attend the Mains exam. The date of the NABARD Mains exam is not yet announced. 

NABARD Exam 2016 Selection Process :

The selection Process for the Development Assistant post consist of :

  • Preliminary Exam

  • Main Exam

Steps to check the result of NABARD Development Assistant DA Prelims 2016:

  • Log on to the official website of NABARD

  • Click on the Career section.

  • The results of the NABARD DA & NABARD DA(Hindi) exam will be available as a PDF .

  • Users can get the direct PDF link from below:

Click here for NABARD DA Prelims 2016 Results

NABARD will not provide any the mark‐sheet or score card to candidates. However, the online examination marks and cut-off will be available on NABARD’s official website after the declaration of the online exam result.

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NABARD Exam Analysis :10th November 2016 (Shift 1, Shift 2 and Shift 3)

NABARD Exam Analysis :10th November 2016 (Shift 1, Shift 2 and Shift 3)

Hello people,

National Development Assistant and Rural Development (NABARD) conducts ‘Preliminary Examination’ on an annual basis to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of ‘Development Assistant”. This year i.e. 2016, NABARD has a target to recruit 85 number of vacancies.

The candidates who manage to qualify the Prelims will only get a chance to sit for the NABARD Mains examination. All they need is an effective preparation strategy along with self- confidence. However, the merit list of the Mains exam will be the toolkit for procedure of final selection. The paper will be an objective one with questions from three sections: Quantitative, Reasoning and English. The pattern of the examination will be as follows:

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims: Exam Pattern

Sl.No.

Subjects

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Time Duration

1

English

40

40

1 hour

2

Numerical Ability

30

30

3

Reasoning

30

30

Total

100

100

The NABARD Development Assistant Prelims will be conducted in three slots as follows:

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims: Shift Timings

Days

Exam Dates

(NABARD DA Prelims)

Shift Time

Day 01

10-11-2016

Shift - 1 (09:15am onwards) Morning Shift

Shift - 2 (12:15pm onwards) Mid day Shift

Shift - 3 (15:15pm onwards) Afternoon Shift

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims: Slot 1:

NABARD Exam Analysis Prelims: 10th November (Slot 1) - Overall Analysis

The examination was of Easy - Moderate level as far as the difficulty level is concerned.

NABARD Development Analysis Prelims: 10th November (Slot 1) – Summary of all sections

Subjects

Number of Questions

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

30

22-25

Easy - Moderate (Tricky)

Quantitative Aptitude

30

17-21

Moderate

English Language

40

26-30

Easy

(i) Reasoning Ability:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend  22 - 25  number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was  Easy - Moderate (Tricky) level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Complex Arrangement/ Puzzles
  2. Input/ Output
  3. Syllogism
  4. Statements and Assumptions/ Conclusion
  5. Seating Arrangement
  6. Data Sufficiency
  7. Inequality

(ii) Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 17- 21 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was Moderate level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Number Series
  2. Data Interpretation (2 sets)
  3. Quadratic Equations
  4. Time and Work and Averages
  5. Profit and Loss
  6. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  7. Simplification

(iii) English Language:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 26 - 30 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was Easy level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. Sentence Arrangement
  6. Sentence Arrangement in a correct order/ Para jumbles
  7. Error spotting

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims: Slot 2:

NABARD Exam Analysis Prelims: 10th November (Slot 2) - Overall Analysis

The examination was of Easy - Moderate level as far as the difficulty level is concerned.

NABARD Development Analysis Prelims: 10th November (Slot 2) – Summary of all sections

Subjects

Number of Questions

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

30

23-25

Easy - Moderate 

Quantitative Aptitude

30

17-22

Easy- Moderate

English Language

40

25-30

Easy

(i) Reasoning Ability:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend  23 - 25  number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was  Easy - Moderate level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Complex Arrangement/ Puzzles
  2. Input/ Output
  3. Syllogism
  4. Statements and Assumptions/ Conclusion
  5. Seating Arrangement
  6. Data Sufficiency
  7. Inequality

(ii) Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 17- 22 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was Easy- Moderate level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Number Series
  2. Data Interpretation (2 sets)
  3. Quadratic Equations
  4. Time and Work and Averages
  5. Profit and Loss
  6. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  7. Simplification

(iii) English Language:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 25 - 30 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was Easy level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. Sentence Arrangement
  6. Sentence Arrangement in a correct order/ Para jumbles
  7. Error spotting

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims: Slot 3:

NABARD Exam Analysis Prelims: 10th November (Slot 3) - Overall Analysis

The examination was of Easy - Moderate level as far as the difficulty level is concerned.

NABARD Development Analysis Prelims: 10th November (Slot 3) – Summary of all sections

Subjects

Number of Questions

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

30

23-26

Easy - Moderate 

Quantitative Aptitude

30

17-24

Easy- Moderate

English Language

40

26-30

Easy

(i) Reasoning Ability:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 23-26 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was  Easy - Moderate level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Complex Arrangement/ Puzzles
  2. Input/ Output
  3. Syllogism
  4. Statements and Assumptions/ Conclusion
  5. Seating Arrangement
  6. Data Sufficiency
  7. Inequality

(ii) Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 17- 24 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was Easy- Moderate level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Number Series
  2. Data Interpretation (2 sets)
  3. Quadratic Equations
  4. Time and Work and Averages
  5. Profit and Loss
  6. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  7. Simplification

(iii) English Language:

(a) Good Attempts: If you manage to attend 26 - 30 number of questions, it can maximize your chances of clearing the cut- off marks.

(b) Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the examination was Easy level.

(c) Section Wise Analysis:

The questions were asked from the following topics:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. Sentence Arrangement
  6. Sentence Arrangement in a correct order/ Para jumbles
  7. Error spotting

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