NABARD Exam Analysis 2020 For Grade A Officer

NABARD Exam Analysis 2020: The online examination of NABARD Exam 2020 is over now. This article will provide you insights about the level of exam and types of questions asked in all the sections of NABARD Grade A Prelims 2020 like Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India), Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India).

According to the expert analysis and review given by the students who have appeared for the examination, the overall level of the exam was Easy to Moderate.

NABARD Grade A Prelims 2020: Overall Attempts

Subjects Good Attempts
Test of Reasoning 14-16
English Language 29-33
Computer Knowledge 17-19
General Awareness 10-13
Quantitative Aptitude 15-18
Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 19-24
Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 18-22
Overall 119-128

Reasoning Ability (Easy to Moderate)

The overall level of Reasoning Ability section was Easy to Moderate. There were 2 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Circular Seating Arrangement- with cities and people
  • Linear Seating Arrangement – 8 people and colors

Data Sufficiency questions were based on Floor and Box based puzzles

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 08 Easy-Moderate
Data Sufficiency  02 Easy- Moderate
Coding Decoding 05 Easy- Moderate
Inequalities 02 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Total 20 Easy- Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy – Moderate)

The Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy to Moderate in nature. There was only 1 set of Data Interpretation having 6 questions- Tabular DI

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 06 Moderate
Missing Number Series 04 Easy
Quadratic Equation 03 Easy- Moderate
Mensuration 01 Easy- Moderate
Partnership 01 Easy
Time and Work 01 Easy
Profit and Loss 01 Easy- Moderate
Mixture and Allegation 01 Easy- Moderate
Miscellaneous 02 Easy- Moderate
Total 20 Easy- Moderate

English Language ( Moderate)
The level of the questions asked in the English Laguage section were also Easy to Moderate. In this exam there were two sets of reading comprehension, where one RC was based on the theme of after retierment life of people and why they prefer to settle in suburban or rural areas post retirement- 8 questions. And the other RC was based on an article on economy and business. The level of the economy related RC was moderate when compared to the previous one which stuents reported was relatively easy.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 15 Moderate
Word Replacement 05 Easy
Fillers ( 3 Blank, 1 word) 05 Easy- Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy- Moderate
Error Detection 05 Easy- Moderate
Miscellaneous 05 Easy- Moderate
Total 40 Easy – Moderate
Computer Knowledge (Easy)
The level of the questions asked in this section was Easy. Candidates who have appeared for the examination have reported that those who have studied the basics of computer knowledge could easy attempt the questions as most of the questions were from direct definitions and examples. The following are some topics wich were covered in the computer section of NABARD Grade A 2020 Exam:
  • Example of Hardware
  • WAN
  • Internet
  • Input Output Device
  • LAN
  • Virus
  • SPAM and Email
  • Application Software

General Awareness, Economic & Social Issues, Agriculture & Rural Development

These were 3 separate sections in the NABARD Grade A Officer Exam and the level of GA was Easy and do-able whereas the level of Economic & Social Issues, Agriculture & Rural Development sections was moderate.

Students who have appeared in the examination have reported that in the General Awareness section most of the questions were from current affairs of recent months- Dec, Jan and Feb.

Agricultural and Rural Development section had questions focusing on recently launched schemes or those in the news and a major focus was on rural India. The Economic and Social Issues section too had many questions focusing on the rural India as well as there were questions from GDP and Budget 2020.

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NABARD Grade A Prelims 2020: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the level of the NABARD Grade A Prelims 2020 Exam?
On an average all the questions asked in this exam were of Easy to Moderate level.
Q2. What are the overall good attempts for NABARD Grade A Officer Prelims Exam 2020?
As per the level of the examination, the average good attempts for the overal exam are 119 to 128.
Q3. Which was the easiest section in NABARD Grade A Prelims 2020 exam?
Computer Knowledge was a section of 20 marks and it was the easiest amongst all 7 sections of NABARC Grade A Prelims 2020 examination.
Q4. When NABARD Grade A 2020 Main Examination will take place?
It is expected that NABARD Grade A Officer recruitment’s Main exam will be conducted in March. The date has not been announced yet.


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