NABARD Development Assistant Notification

NABARD Notification 2018 has been released for NABARD Development Assistant 2018. Online Application is invited for the same from 27th August 2018. The Online Exam is to be conducted in the month of September/October 2018. Candidates can read the Official Notification by clicking on the link given below.

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NABARD Prelims Result for Development Assistant Out

NABARD has finally released the much awaited NABARD Result (Prelims) for Development Assistant. Candidates can check their Prelims result by clicking on the link mentioned below.

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NABARD Development Assistant Exam dates

Let's have a look at the detailed exam dates for NABARD Development Assistant 2018:

Event Dates
Release of Notification and start of Application Form 27th August 2018
Last Date to submit Application Form 12th September 2018
Date of Written Exam 29th September 2018
Date of Mains Exam 21st October 2018

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NABARD 2018 Admit Card

The NABARD 2018 admit card for Mains Exam will be released shortly. Admit Card has been released separately for Prelims and Mains Exam. The link to download Admit card for NABARD 2018 Mains Exam is mentioned below.

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Having its headquarters in Mumbai with branches spread all across the country, NABARD is one of the well-known Bank in India. NABARD attracts thousands of candidates every year who share the same dream of joining the prestigious Banking Sector.

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NABARD Exam Dates 2018

Candidates will be recruited to the post of both Assistant manager through NABARD 2018. Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Dates for NABARD 2018:

For Assistant Manager (Grade A)

Event Dates
Release of Notification and start of Application Form 13th March 2018
Last Date to submit Application Form 4th April 2018
Date of Preliminary Exam 19th May 2018
Date of Mains Exam 17th June 2018



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NABARD 2018 Vacancy

S. No Name of the Discipline No. of Vacancies
1 General 46
2 Animal Husbandry 5
3 Chartered Accountant 5
4 Economics 9
5 Environmental Engineering 2
6 Food Processing / Food Technology 4
7 Forestry 4
8 Land Development (Soil Science) / Agriculture 8
9 Minor Irrigation (Water Resources 6
10 Social Work 3
Total 92

Reservation of Vacancies

2 General 23 7 3 13 46 4
3 Animal Husbandry 3 1 - 1 5 -
4 Chartered Accountant 3 1 - 1 5 -
5 Economics 5 - 1 3 9 -
6 Environmental Engineering 1 - - 1 2 -
7 Food Processing/ Food Technology 2 - 1 1 4 -
8 Forestry 2 1 - 1 4 -
9 Land Development (Soil Science)/ Agriculture 4 1 1 2 8 -
10 Minor Irrigation (Water Resources) 3 1 1 1 6 -
11 Social Work 1 1 - 1 3 -
Total: RDBS 47 13 7 25 92 -

NABARD 2018 Application Process

For Assistant Manager (Grade A)

Candidates are required to pay Rs.800/- as the Application Fee. The same amount is reduced to Rs.150/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.Payment can be done using only Master/ Visa/ Rupay Debit or Credit Cards or Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash cards/Mobile Wallets.

NABARD 2018 Exam Pattern

NABARD 2018 Exam is going to be conducted in three phases:

The Preliminary Exam is an online objective test constituting of 200 marks that has to be completed in 2 hours. It’s really necessary for a candidate to clear the preliminary round of the NABARD 2018 Exam in order to be eligible for the Mains Exam.

Serial Number Sections Asked Total Marks Time Taken
1. Quantitative Aptitude 20
2. Reasoning 20 A composite time of 2 hours (120 minutes)
3. English Language 40
4. Computer Knowledge 20
5. General Awareness 20
6. Economic and Social Issues 40
7. Agriculture and Rural Development 40
Total 200

The candidates clearing NABARD 2018 Preliminary Exam are eligible to appear for NABARD 2018 Mains Examination. The Mains Examination comprises of both Online Objective Test as well as a Descriptive Test. Let’s have a look at NABARD 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

Serial Number Exam Test Name Maximum Marks Time Taken
1. Phase I General English 100 90 minutes
2. Phase II Economic and Social Issues and Agriculture and Rural Development for General Posts and Agriculture for candidates applying for Manager Agriculture Post 100 90 minutes
3. Phase III Development economics, Statistics, Finance and Management 100 90 minutes

After the candidate clears NABARD 2018 Mains Paper, he/she will be finally called for the Interview Process. Final selection will be made on how well a candidate fare in the Mains Examination as well as the Interview Process.

NABARD 2018 Syllabus

Preliminary exam of NABARD 2018 Exam constitutes of7 major sections namely:

Mains Exam will be conducted in three phases with an inclusion of a descriptive test in English. Apart from these two papers, an interview process will be conducted for selected candidates through Mains Examination.

To know detailed syllabus of NABARD 2018 click here

NABARD 2018 Eligibility

For Assistant Manager (Grade A) Post

Age Limit: Candidates age should be in between 21 to 30 years as on 01-03-2018

Educational Qualification:

For the post of Manager (Grade B)

Age Limit: Candidates age should be in between 21 to 35 years as on 01-03-2018

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 55%) in aggregate or
  • Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST/PWD applicants 50%) in aggregate from a recognized university for Post 1
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with 60% marks (SC/ST applicants 55%) in aggregate or
  • Post Graduate degree in Agriculture with a minimum of 55% marks (SC/ST applicants 50%) in aggregate or
  • its equivalent grade from a recognized university for Post 2.

NABARD Exam 2018 Cut Off

The cut-off for NABARD 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances by matching their score with the cut-off list released by NABARD.

NABARD 2016 Overall Cut-Off

Assistant Manager Grade A (200 Marks) 112.5 99.25 95 81.5 65.75 88.25 84.75
Manager Grade B (200 Marks) 122 109.25 104.75 99.25

NABARD Cut Off Paper I 2016 – Sectional Cut Off

Category ES (25) AR (25) RE (40) EL (40) CK (20) GA (20) QA (30)
SC, ST, OBC, PWD 4.25 5 6.5 10.25 8.5 5 2.75
General 6 7 10.5 14.5 10.5 6.75 4.75

NABARD 2018 Preparation

A candidate is required to prepare judiciously if he/she wants to scale NABARD 2018 Exam. A candidate can choose from our Offline Classroom Program or join our online Mock Test Series to accelerate their preparation. A lot of E-Books are also available to choose from for effective preparation for NABARD 2018 Exam.

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