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.
|Name of the exam||NABARD Development Assistant Post|
|Number of Vacancies||177|
|Selection Procedure||Preliminary, Mains and GD/PI|
|Syllabus||English/Quantitative/Logical Reasoning/General Awareness/Computer Knowledge|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
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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 – Notification||15th September 2022|
|NABARD 2022 – Online Application Start Date||15th September 2022|
|NABARD 2022 – Online Application End Date||10th October 2022|
|NABARD Officer Prelims Admit Card||October 2022|
|NABARD Officer 2022 – Prelims Exam Date||06th November 2022|
|NABARD Officer Prelims Result||Yet to be Announced|
|NABARD Officer Mains Admit Card||to be notified soon|
|NABARD Officer 2022 – Mains Exam Date||to be notified soon|
|NABARD Officer Mains Result||to be notified soon|
|NABARD last date to payment online||10th October 2022|
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. No||Post||Total Vacancy|
|2||Development 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 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/ PWD||Intimation Charges only||INR 50/-|
|GEN/ OBC/ EWS||Application fee including intimation charges||INR 450/-|
Phase-I: Preliminary Written Exam
|English Language||40||40 Marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||30||30 Marks||1 Hour|
|Reasoning Ability||30||30 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 Number||Exam||No. of Question||Maximum Marks||Time Taken|
|1.||Test of Reasoning||30||30||90 Minutes|
|3.||General Awareness (with special|
reference to agriculture, rural development, and banking)
|5.||Test of English Language|
Report / Letter
The syllabus is determined by NABARD itself. But, the syllabus varies from Preliminary to Mains exam.
NABARD Preliminary Syllabus:
|English||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||General Awareness|
|Grammar||Mensuration||Puzzles||Banking & Financial Awareness|
|Vocabulary||Time and Work||Seating Arrangement||Monetary Policies|
|Error Spotting||Average, Ratio, Percentages||Directions and Distance||Economic Terms|
|Comprehension||Speed, Distance and Time||Data Sufficiency||Current Affairs|
|Passage Making||Mixture and Allegations||Blood Relations||Financial & Economics News|
|Jumble Words||Permutation and Combination||Syllogism||Static GK|
|Fill in the Blanks||Data Interpretation||Coding Decoding||Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals|
|Sentence Framing||Probability||Inequality||Banking terms, rates, processes|
NABARD Pay Scale:
Candidates applying for the NABARD exam 2022 can apply for the exam by following a certain set of steps:
Documents Required with Admit Card:
NABARD center for Preliminary exams:
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh & Telangana||Guntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada, Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chittoor, Vijaywada, Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar, Naharlagun city|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar|
|Bihar||Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna|
|Daman & Diu||Jamnagar|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Hissar, Karnal, Rohtak|
|Himachal Pradesh||Dharamsala, Shimla|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Chikaballapur, Kolar, Tumkur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Hubli, Dharwad, Haliyal, Gadag, Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Udipi|
|Kerala||Kannur, Kasargod, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Nagarcoil|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur|
|Maharashtra||Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur|
|New Delhi||Delhi –NCR|
|Orissa||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur|
|Sikkim||Gangtok, Bardang City|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Erode, Thirupur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tirunelvelli, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee City|
|West Bengal||Berhampore (WB), Durgapur, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri|
|Name of Examination Center|
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.