Detailed Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018

Nabard Development Assistant 2018 Notification was released few days back. Today, we bring you the detailed syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018. This post is brought to you by Oliveboard.

Detailed Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018 – Prelims

Test of English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement, Fillers, Para Jumbles


Test of Reasoning 

Syllogisms, Seating Arrangement, Inequalities, Machine Input Output, Comparison, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relation, Miscellaneous 


Test of Numerical Ability

Data Interpretation, Mensuration, Number Series, Miscellaneous Questions (Time, Average, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, Age, Probability, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, Profit and Loss, etc.)


Detailed Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018 – Mains Exam


Test of Reasoning

  • Syllogisms
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Inequalities
  • Blood Relation
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Machine Input Output
  • Comparison
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Mixture & Allegations
  • Averages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Probability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Percentages
  • Speed, Time & Distance


General Awareness (with special reference to Agriculture, Rural Development and Banking)

  • Current Affairs for last 6 months
  • Questions from Banking & Finance
  • Static GK 
  • Topics like Agriculture & Rural Development, Soil & Water Conversation, Water Resources, Farm and Agri-Engineering,  Plantation & Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Agriculture Extensions, Ecology and Climate Change, Rural banking and financial institutions in India,Scenario of Indian Agriculture, Genetically Modified Crops, etc.


Computer Knowledge

History of Computers, Internet, Hardware, Software, Database Management System, MS Office (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint), Computer Virus, Network Security, File Extensions, Important Shortcuts and Abbreviations, etc


Test of English Language (Descriptive)

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis
  • Report / Letter Writing


Now, that you are aware of the Detailed Syllabus for NABARD Development Assistant 2018, get started with your preparation. Take Oliveboard NABARD Assistant Mock Test to get started.