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NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022: Apply Now

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NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has started accepting online applications for the recruitment of Development Assistant, Development Assistant (Hindi) vacancies. Aspirants seeking NABARD Development Assistant job can apply for the examination from September 15, 2022 onwards. The application window will be open until October 10, 2022.

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A total of 177 vacancies have been announced for the post in the 2022 recruitment notification. The bank has also released the eligibility criteria and salaries of the post. In this article, we discuss the details related to the NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022, how to apply and other important details. Read on to find out more.

Latest Updates:
– NABARD Development Assistant Applications open from September 15, 2022. Click here to apply.

– NABARD Development Assistant Short Notice Released. Click here to download.

NABARD Development Assistant 2022: Exam Overview

Let us take a look at the important details related to the NABARD recruitment for Development Assistant 2022.

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameNABARD Development Assistant Exam 2022
Conducting AurthorityNational Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Vacancies177
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessPrelims
Mains
Job LocationPAN India
NABARD Official Websitewww.nabard.org

Steps to Attempt Free NABARD Development Assistant Prelims Mock Tests

Access the unlimited NABARD Development Assistant Prelims test series from Embibe and improve your preparation level. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to take the NABARD Development Assistant Prelims free mock tests:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., Embibe.
  • 2nd Step: Use your mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Select your Goal as ‘Banking’ under Government exam.
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select ‘NABARD Development Assistant Prelims‘.
  • 5th Step: Click Next and select your preferred language.
  • 6th Step: Once done, click on the mock test links to take the TEST.

NABARD Recruitment Dates 2022

The NABARD bank has released the registration dates for the 2022 examination. Candidates can find the important dates of the exam from the table below.

EventsDates
NABARD Development Assistant Notification 2022 Release DateSeptember 7, 2022
Application Process Start DateSeptember 15, 2022
Last Date to ApplyOctober 10, 2022
NABARD Admit Card Release DateTo be announced
NABARD Development Assistant Exam DateTo be announced
Answer Key Release DateTo be announced
NABARD Result Release DateTo be announced

NABARD Development Assistant Vacancy 2022

The NABARD bank has released a total of 177 vacancies in the short notice that was released on the official website. The category-wise vacancies for the post has been given below:

CategoryVacancy
UR83
SC21
ST12
OBC46
EWS15
Total177

Post-Wise Vacancy

Post NameTotalQualification
Development Assistant173Any Degree
Development Assistant (Hindi)04Graduation (English/ Hindi)

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for NABARD recruitment has been given on the notice released by the officials. Candidates must check if they meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination.

NABARD Development Assistant Age limit

  • Minimum Age: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age: 35 Years
  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules

NABARD Development Assistant Educational Qualification

Development Assistant

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD and Ex-Servicemen candidates) in aggregate or possess equivalent qualification from a recognised University / Institution incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section-3 of UGC Act, 1956.

  • 50% Marks for General Category
  • Pass Class for SC/ST/PWBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates.

Development Assistant (Hindi)

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University in English/Hindi medium with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) in the aggregate OR Bachelor’s Degree with Hindi and English as main subjects with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) in the aggregate Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

  • 50% Marks for General Category
  • Pass Class for SC/ST/PWBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates.

NABARD Development Assistant Salary/Pay Scale

The Gross Monthly Income for the post of NABARD Development Assistant would be ₹32,000/- (per month)

  • Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 14,650/- per month (including two advance increments) in the scale of Rs.13150 -750 -15400 – 900 -19000 -1200-26200 -1300-28800-1480-33240 -1750 -34990 (20 years) and other allowances, viz. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Development Assistant/Development Assistant (Hindi) is approximately Rs.32,000/-.

NABARD Development Assistant Selection Process and Exam Pattern

The NABARD Development Assistant selection process consists of two phases.

  • Prelims
  • Mains

The exam pattern for the two exams are given below:

NABARD Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The Prelims exam will be conducted for 1 hour.
  • There will be a total of 3 sections, comprising 100 marks in 100 questions.
  • There is no sectional time cutoff in the Prelims exam.
  • The question paper will be available in both English and Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/4th marks for every wrong answer.
SectionNo. Of QuestionsMax. Marks
English Language4040
Numerical Ability3030
Reasoning3030
Total100100

NABARD Mains Exam Pattern

  • The Prelims exam will be conducted for 120 minutes.
  • There will be a total of 5 sections, comprising 200 marks.
  • The Composite time for Objective Tests is 90 minutes and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test
  • The question paper will be available in both English and Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 1/4th marks for every wrong answer in the Objective test.
SectionNo. Of QuestionsMax. Marks
Test of Reasoning3030
Quantitative Aptitude3030
General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking)5050
Computer Knowledge4040
Test of English Language (Descriptive)Essay/Precis, Report/Letter Writing50
Total200

Language Proficiency Test

  • Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet / certificate indicating official language as one of the subjects will not be subjected to Language Proficiency Test.
  • In case of others (qualified for selection), the language proficiency test will be conducted after the declaration of result of Main examination at the Regional Office of concerned State.
  • The language proficiency test will be conducted in the official language of the State concerned. Candidates not found to be proficient in official language would be disqualified, i.e. candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment.
  • The details of Language Proficiency Test to be conducted, would be available on NABARD website after the main examination.
  • The Selected candidates/Waitlist candidates would require to undergo the LPT.
  • The LPT will be qualifying in nature. However, candidates not qualifying the test would not be eligible for appointment.
  • In this connection, a list of language/s specified for the LPT of concerned State/s is provided in Annexure I.

NABARD Development Assistant Syllabus 2022

The topics to be covered for the examination has been tabulated below. Candidates need to be prepared with these topics to clear the examination.

SectionTopics
English LanguageReading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Fillers
Sentence Errors
Vocabulary based questions
Sentence Improvement
Jumbled Paragraph
Paragraph Based Questions
Paragraph Conclusion
Paragraph /Sentences Restatement
Quantitative AptitudeSimplification and Approximation
Basic Calculation
Quadratic Equation
Time & Work
Speed Time & Distance
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Data Interpretation
Number Series
Arithmetic Problems
Volumes
Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
Quadratic Equations
Probability
Profit and Loss
Reasoning AbilityPuzzles
Seating Arrangements
Direction Sense
Blood Relation
Syllogism
Order and Ranking
Coding-Decoding
Machine Input-Output
Inequalities
Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
Data Sufficiency
Logical Reasoning, Statement, and Assumption
Passage Inference, Conclusion
Argument
General AwarenessBanking Awareness
International Current Affairs
Sports Abbreviations
Currencies & Capitals
Financial Awareness
Govt. Schemes and Policies
Current Affairs
Static Awareness
Bank Management
Infrastructure and Project Finance
Management Control System
Money and banking
Computer KnowledgeFundamentals of Computer
Future of Computers
Security Tools
Networking Software & Hardware
History of Computers
Basic Knowledge of the Internet
Computer Languages
Computer Shortcut Keys
Database Input and Output Devices
MS Office

How to Apply for NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022?

Any aspirant who wants to fill the NABARD Development Assistant Online Application form would have to follow the below given steps to complete their Online Application Process.

1st Step: Scan and upload personal Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
2nd Step: Scan and Upload Signature. It must be in black ink. It should NOT be in capital Letters.
3rd Step: Scan and Upload your Left hand thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink. Please note it should be properly scanned and not smudged. Candidates without a left thumb can use their right thumb impression.
4th Step: Scan and Upload Hand written declaration on a white paper with black ink. The declaration should contain the following text – “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”
5th Step: The declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only. If it is written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid.
6th Step:  Candidates to go to the career notices page on NABARD website and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT” which will open
a new screen.
7th Step: To register application, choose the tab “Click here for Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id.
8th Step: In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/she can save the data already entered by choosing “Save and Next” tab.
9th Step: Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the Final Submit button.
10th Step: The Name of the candidate or her / his Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
11th Step: Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.
12th Step: Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading of Photograph and Signature.
13th Step: Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
14th Step: Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before final submit.
15th Step: Modify details, if required, and click on ‘Final Submit’ only after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.
16th Step: Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.
17th Step: Click on ‘Submit’ button.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR NABARD DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT/DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (HINDI) – (Link Active Now)

NABARD Development Assistant Admit Card 2022

The admit card for the NABARD Development Assistant written exam will be released a few days before the commencement of the examination. The admit card will contain all the vital information like Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Exam Centre Details, Date and Time of Exam etc. The NABARD Admit Card can be downloaded on the NABARD official website before the commencement of the examination. The link will be provided on this page as soon as it is available.

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022: Result

The NABARD will release the Development Assistant Result 2022 on the official website a few days after the completion of the examination. The results will be released after each stage of the examination by the authorities. Candidates who have successfully cleared the previous stage of selection can appear for the next one. The result download link will be given in this article once they have been declared. Stay tuned to this page for further updates on the NABARD Development Assistant Results 2022.

NABARD Development Assistant Salary 2022

NABARD pays a handsome amount of salary to candidates selected for the post of NABARD Development Assistant. There are some perks and allowances which are exclusively available only for candidates joining as NABARD Development Assistant. The salaries of Development Assistants are given below:

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

FAQs Related to NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022

Let us take a look at a few frequently asked questions related to the NABARD recruitment 2022.

Q.1: When will the NABARD Development Assistant notification release?
Ans: The NABARD Development Assistant short notice has been released on September 7, 2022 on the official website. The link to download the notification has been given in this article.

Q.2: When will the NABARD Development Assistant apply online link be activated?
Ans: The NABARD Development Assistant application process has opened on September 15, 2022, and aspirants can apply until October 10, 2022.

Q.3: How many vacancies have been announced for the NABARD Development Assistant 2022?
Ans: A total of 177 vacancies, 173 for Development Assistant and 4 for Development Assistant (Hindi) have been announced.

Q.4: What is the age limit to apply for NABARD Development Assistant 2022?
Ans: Candidates between the ages of 18 to 35 years can apply for the NABARD Development Assistant exam.

Q.5: What is the NABARD Development Assistant selection process?
Ans: Candidates applying for the NABARD Development Assistant must clear the Prelims an Mains examinations to be eligible for the position.

Q.6: Is there negative marking in the NABARD Development Assistant exam?
Ans: Yes. 1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer in the NABARD Development Assistant exam 2022.

Also check;

NABARD Development Assistant PrelimsNABARD Development Assistant Mains
NABARD Development Assistant Admit CardNABARD Development Assistant Syllabus
NABARD Development Assistant ResultNABARD Development Assistant Cutoff
NABARD Development Assistant SalaryNABARD Development Assistant Previous Year Papers

We hope this article on NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2022 has provided you all the information related to the examination. Stay tuned to Embibe for more updates related to the NABARD Development Assistant exam 2022.

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