NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2018: Prelims & Mains

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NABARD recently announced vacancies for the post of NABARD Development Assistants and NABARD Development Officers and the examination for the post of Development Assistants will be held in September/ October. The examination will be geared towards testing an aspirant’s versatility to solve complex questions in the most prolific manner. Students, the upward trend in the complexity of questions has only made the consistency of the examination pattern a question mark. So, prepare all the topics well, be ready for a bolt from the blues and prepare accordingly. So, here is the syllabus of NABARD DA by Adda247 to get you acquainted with the pattern NABARD Development Assistant Examination 2018. It incorporates all the important topics that one needs to prepare for the different sections of NABARD Development Assistant Prelims as well as Main Examination.

Phase- I: NABARD DA Prelims Exam Syllabus 2018


S. No. Subject Syllabus
1. Test of English Language
Reading comprehension, Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles,Inference, Sentence Completion,Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions.

2. Test of Reasoning Ability
Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood-Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Alphabet Related Questions.

3. Test of Numerical Ability
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).


Phase-II: NABARD DA Mains Exam Syllabus 2018


S. No. Subject Syllabus
1. Test of English Language (Descriptive) Essay, Precis, Report / Letter Writing
2. Test of Reasoning
Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood, Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol, Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument).

3. Computer Knowledge
History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit and Shortcut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security.

4. Quantitative Aptitude
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

5. General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development, and banking)
Agriculture, Rural Development and Banking, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.


Students, practice as much as you can, put the best of your efforts in your preparations, prepare all the topics well and make a go of it. All the best!!