NABARD 2018 Recruitment for Development Assistant: Vacancies & FAQ's

Dear Aspirants,


NABARD has released the notification for the recruitment for the post of Development Assistant in NABARD. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the notification and exam pattern.

☛ What are the posts available under this recruitment project?
The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Development Assistant in NABARD.

☛ When will be the exam conducted?
The Exam will be conducted in the months of September / October 2018. Exact dates of examination would be announced separately on NABARD’s website

☛ What is the Structure of the Exam?
The selection process will involve two phases viz. Preliminary and Main Exam, both online, as under:

☛ How many vacancies are there?
The number of vacancies are 62.

☛ Will there be any interview after the written result?
No,  as per the notification Final selection will be on the basis of candidate's performance in the online Main examination in the order of merit and biometric verification.

☛ Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
The Exam will be conducted online (Both Prelims and Mains).

☛ What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
Between 18 and 35 years (as on 01/08/2018)
Candidates born not earlier than 02-08-1983 and not later than 01-08-2000 (both
days inclusive) are eligible to apply.

☛ What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?
 Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University/Institutions with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates).

☛ What is the application Fee?
Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 
Rs. 450 /- for all others 

☛ When will the registration start?
Registration will start from 27 August 2018 to 12 September 2018

☛ I am 19 years old. Can I sit for the exam?
Yes, the minimum age required is 18 years. 

☛ How to calculate the Percentage?
Some Universities/Institutes do not award Class or percentage of marks and allot Aggregate Grade Points (e.g. CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.). In case University/Institute defines criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, the same will be accepted. However, where the University/Institute does not define criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, the undefined parameter(s) would be worked out as under:

Aggregate Grade Point or percentage of marks where ever awarded would mean aggregate over the entire duration of the course and covering all subjects.

☛ Is the exam Bilingual?
The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

☛ What is the cut-off for being recruited?
There is no fixed cutoff. It depends on the performance of the candidates each year. Your final score is calculated based on your performance in the written test and the interview.

☛ Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?
Yes, there is a sectional cut-off in the exam. You have to clear every section in order to get a seat. 

☛ Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.

All The Best!!


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