NABARD Development Assistant Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis & Review: 29th September

Dear Readers,


NABARD Development Assistant Prelims examination's Shift 1 and Shift 2 are over and its time for the detailed Exam Analysis and Review of today's exam. The Prelims Examination had 3 sections English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability and overall the level of today's exam was Easy to Moderate. Here is the review shared by aspirants who've appeared in today's Shift 1 and Shift 2 of NABARD Development Assistant Prelims Examination.

NABARD Development Assistant Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis (OVERALL):


Subject
Good Attempt
English Language
28-33
Reasoning Ability
23-27
Quantitative Aptitude
17-21
Total
78-83

NUMERICAL ABILITY (Easy- Moderate)


The level of numerical ability in both the shifts was Easy to Moderate. All the conventional types of questions were asked in both the shifts. There was one set of Data Interpretation and in Shift 2- Quantity 1, Quantity 2 based Inequality questions were asked instead of Simplification (of shift 1).

Questions asked in SHIFT 1:


Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Data Interpretation (Line Graph)
5
Moderate
Wrong Number Series
5
Easy
 Approximation
5
Easy
Simplification
5
Easy
Miscellaneous (SI CI, Mixture & Allegation, Profit & Loss, Problems on Ages etc)
10
Moderate
Total
30
Easy- Moderate

Questions asked in SHIFT 2:


Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Data Interpretation 
5
Moderate
Quadratic Equation
5
Easy
 Approximation
5
Easy
Quantity 1, Quantity 2
5
Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Boat and Stream, Mixture & Allegation, Profit & Loss, Problems on Ages, Partnership etc)
10
Moderate
Total
30
Easy- Moderate


REASONING ABILITY (Easy)

The level of reasoning ability section was easy in both the shifts. There were 3 sets of Puzzle and seating arrangement in both the shifts.

Questions asked in SHIFT 1:

Following were the types of Puzzle and Seating arrangement questions:
  • Box Based Puzzle
  • 2 Circular Seating Arrangement

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 
15
Easy - Moderate
Inequality
5
Easy
Syllogism
5
Easy
Number Based Question
4Easy
Alphabet 1Easy
Total
30
Easy


Questions asked in SHIFT 2:

Following were the types of Puzzle and Seating arrangement questions:
  • Floor Based Puzzle
  • Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 
15
Easy - Moderate
Inequality
5
Easy
Syllogism
5
Easy
Number Based Question
1Easy
Direction
3Easy
Alphabet 1Easy
Total
30
Easy


ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Easy)

The level of this section was also easy in both the shifts. Only one set of Reading Comprehension was asked in both the shifts and all other questions were from conventional topics of English Language Section seen in various banking sector examinations.

Questions asked in SHIFT 1:


Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension (Passage related to tourism)
7
Easy - Moderate
Cloze Test
8
Easy
Identify Grammatically Correct Sentence
5
Easy
Error Detection
10Easy
Rearrangement of parts of a Sentence10Easy
Total
40
Easy

Questions asked in SHIFT 2:

Topic
No. of Questions
Level
Reading Comprehension (Passage related to Digital and e-return)
7
Easy - Moderate
Cloze Test
8
Easy
Filler
5
Easy
Error Detection
10
Easy
Sentence Rearrangement of a Jumbled Paragraph
5
Easy
Rearrangement of parts of a Sentence
5
Easy
Total
40
Easy

All the Best for Upcoming Exams!!


     

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