NABARD Development Assistant 2022 Notification Released

NABARD also known as National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) is a national level competitive exam. It is conducted by NABARD. The recruitment for the post is offered under post of Development Assistant and Development Assistant (Hindi), Group -B Posts. The recruitment of NABARD 2022 is conducted into three phases Preliminary, Main exam and GD/PI.

In the Section of NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2023, We will discuss the topics mentioned below related to Official Notice and highlight of NABARD 2022 important updates followed by Important dates relates to Date of registration, exam dates, Result and final Interview. Compare to the last year the number of vacancies are also increased so get details in the table. Also, get details of Eligibility, application fees, exam pattern, syllabus, step to apply online application, Interview, result and many more.

NABARD Recruitment 2022 - Official Notice

Name of the examNABARD Development Assistant Post
Number of Vacancies177
Selection ProcedurePreliminary, Mains and GD/PI
SyllabusEnglish/Quantitative/Logical Reasoning/General Awareness/Computer Knowledge
Exam LevelNational
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Official Website

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Exam Date:

The exam date notification of NABARD Group-A has been released officially. The details of notification, exam date, admit card and result has been mentioned below:

NABARD 2022 – Notification15th September 2022
NABARD 2022 – Online Application Start Date15th September 2022
NABARD 2022 – Online Application End Date10th October 2022
NABARD Officer Prelims Admit CardOctober 2022
NABARD Officer 2022 – Prelims Exam Date06th November 2022
NABARD Officer Prelims ResultYet to be Announced
NABARD Officer Mains Admit Cardto be notified soon
NABARD Officer 2022 – Mains Exam Dateto be notified soon
NABARD Officer Mains Resultto be notified soon
NABARD last date to payment online10th October 2022

NABARD Recruitment 2022 - Vacancies

The NABARD Recruitment notification 2022 has been released. The total number of vacancies is 177. The designation will be under the NABARD Development Assistant. It’s a good opportunity for candidates who are looking for the opportunity to work in the banking sector.

Vacancies for NABARD (Development Assistant):

S. NoPostTotal Vacancy
1Development Assistant173
2Development Assistant (Hindi)04


I. Nationality: a candidate must be either:-

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination, but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate is issued to him/her by the Government of India.

II. Age Limits:

(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years to the maximum age of 35 years.

(b) The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxed:

i. up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe if the posts are reserved for them;

ii. up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates if the posts are reserved for them;

iii. up to a maximum of five years for ex-employees of banking institutions whose services had to be terminated for reasons of economy or because of bank going into liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year's service and currently registered with Employment Exchange;

iv. up to a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December,1989;

v. up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st September 2019 and have been released;

a. on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be

completed within one year from 1st September, 2019) otherwise than by way of

dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or

b. on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or

c. on invalidment.

vi. up to a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st September 2019 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months' notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

vii. For Gen/EWSs up to a maximum of 10 years in the case of PwBD. For SC/ST/ PwBD up to a maximum of 15 years and for OBC PwBD up to a maximum of 13 years, subject to reservation of vacancies under the respective post. Relaxation in upper age limit for PwBD will be subject to the posts having been identified suitable for such disabilities.

viii. For candidates having experience as an officer in Commercial Bank/Financial Institution in Public Sector as also prior experience in Reserve Bank of India, upper age limit is relaxed to the extent of number of completed years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.

ix. For eligible staff candidates, the relaxation in age limit is according to RBI circular CO. HRMD. No. G-75/ 5599/ 05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013.

x. For recruitment to the post of Gr. B (DR)-DEPR/DSIM candidates having Master's Degree with Research/Teaching experience at a recognised Indian/Foreign University/Institute will be eligible for relaxation in upper age to the extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.

III. Minimum Educational Qualifications: The following minimum educational qualifications are prescribed for the posts:

1. For Development Assistant:

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks (Pass Class SC/ST/PWBD/EXS applicants ).

2. For Development Assistant (Hindi):

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with 50% marks with English and Hindi as Compulsory from either English/Hindi Medium. (Pass class for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS applicants).


Bachelor’s Degree in Hindi and English as main subject with 50% marks. (Pass class for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS applicants).

Application Fees:

Application Fee for NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment Examination 2022 has to be paid in online mode only. Fee payable for various categories is indicated in the table below:

SC /ST/ PWDIntimation Charges onlyINR 50/-
GEN/ OBC/ EWSApplication fee including intimation chargesINR 450/-

NABARD Development Assistant - Exam Pattern

Phase-I: Preliminary Written Exam

SubjectsQuestionsMarksExam Duration
English Language4040 Marks
Quantitative Aptitude3030 Marks             1 Hour
Reasoning Ability3030 Marks

Note: For each incorrect response, a penalty of -0.25 is given. The minimum aggregate cut-off marks for being shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination is decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.

Phase - II: Main Written Examination

Serial NumberExamNo. of QuestionMaximum MarksTime Taken
1.Test of Reasoning3030      90 Minutes
2.Quantitative Aptitude3030
3.General Awareness (with special
reference to agriculture, rural development, and banking)
4.Computer Knowledge4040
5.Test of English Language
Essay, Precis,
Report / Letter

NABARD Assistant Recruitment 2022 - Syllabus:

The syllabus is determined by NABARD itself. But, the syllabus varies from Preliminary to Mains exam.

NABARD Preliminary Syllabus:

EnglishQuantitative AptitudeReasoningGeneral Awareness
GrammarMensurationPuzzlesBanking & Financial Awareness
VocabularyTime and WorkSeating ArrangementMonetary Policies
Error SpottingAverage, Ratio, PercentagesDirections and DistanceEconomic Terms
ComprehensionSpeed, Distance and TimeData SufficiencyCurrent Affairs
Passage MakingMixture and AllegationsBlood RelationsFinancial & Economics News
Jumble WordsPermutation and CombinationSyllogismStatic GK
Fill in the BlanksData InterpretationCoding DecodingGovernment Schemes, Agreement & Deals
Sentence FramingProbabilityInequalityBanking terms, rates, processes

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Syllabus:

NABARD Pay Scale:

  • For Development Assistant: Rs. 13150-750(3)- 15400-900(4)-19000-1200(6)-26200-1300(2)-28800-1480(3)-33240-1750(1)-34990(20 years).
  • For Development Assistant (Hindi): Rs. 13150-750(3)- 15400-900(4)-19000-1200(6)-26200-1300(2)-28800-1480(3)-33240-1750(1)-34990(20 years)

Apply Online:

Candidates applying for the NABARD exam 2022 can apply for the exam by following a certain set of steps:

  • Aspirants can visit the official website of NABARD ( to apply online.
  • Candidates need to enter their basic qualifications and other details asked in the form and upload documents accordingly.
  • Candidates need to upload a set of documents, which includes a photograph, signature, handwritten declaration and thumb impression.
  • Candidates must verify the details carefully before making the final submission as no changes can be made in the form once the payment is complete.
  • The form will not be accepted until the online payment is complete. The application fee for this exam is INR 450 for Gen/OBC candidates and INR 50 for SC/ST/PwBD candidates in NABARD Development Assistant.
  • Candidates must also note that if any discrepancy is found in the application form, NABARD holds the right to reject the application at any time during the recruitment procedure.

NABARD Recruitment 2022 - Admit Card

  • NABARD Exam 2022 Admit Card Successful applicants for NABARD Main Examination 2022 will be issued their interview call letters very soon.
  • Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of bank.
  • Candidates should check the e- call letter carefully and bring discrepancies/ errors, if any, to the notice of Board immediately.

Documents Required with Admit Card:

  • In addition to NABARD Admit Card, candidates need to present a valid Photo ID proof issued by the GOI or the State Government (original as well as a photocopy) for verification.
  • Acceptable photo ID proofs are PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph etc.


  • NABARD interview round for selected candidates schedule to be announce very soon
  • Only candidates qualifying in the Main exam will be invited for interview round.
  • NABARD Admit Card (with New Roll Numbers) indicating date, time and venue of the interview will be sent separately to shortlisted candidates on their registered email address.
  • The Interview can be done in English or Hindi language as opted by the candidate.
  • Final merit list will be based on candidates performance in main exam and interview round.

Exam Center:

NABARD center for Preliminary exams:

State/UTsExam Centers
Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
Andhra Pradesh & TelanganaGuntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada, Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chittoor, Vijaywada, Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun city
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar
BiharBhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna
ChattisgarhRaipur, Bhilai
Daman & DiuJamnagar
GujaratAhmedabad, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
HaryanaHissar, Karnal, Rohtak
Himachal PradeshDharamsala, Shimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu
JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBelgaum, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Chikaballapur, Kolar, Tumkur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Hubli, Dharwad, Haliyal, Gadag, Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Udipi
KeralaKannur, Kasargod, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Nagarcoil
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
MaharashtraAurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur
New DelhiDelhi –NCR
OrissaBalasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur
PuducherryCuddalore, Villupuram
PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
RajasthanAjmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
SikkimGangtok, Bardang City
TamilnaduChennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Erode, Thirupur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tirunelvelli, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin
Uttar PradeshAgra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee City
West BengalBerhampore (WB), Durgapur, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri
  • NABARD Exam Centers for Mains exam:
Name of Examination Center
ChennaiNew Delhi

NABARD Recruitment 2022 - Result

NABARD Final Result will be released after the completion of Mains and GD/PI sections. Candidates scorecards and cutoff for all phases will be published after the final result declaration.

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