NABARD is an apex development bank, which has it’s headquarter situated in Mumbai and regional offices in all the states of India. It has released notification for the recruitment of development assistant. This is a golden opportunity for aspirants to work with NABARD. Read on to know more on the NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2018.
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has recently released an official notification to fill 62 vacancies for the post of Development Assistant – 2018.
Here are details of the NABARD recruitment notification 2018.
- Date of Commencement of Online Application: 27th Aug 2018
- Online Application Ends: 12th Sep 2018
- Editing in Application Ends: 12th Sep 2018
- Phase I (Preliminary) Online Exam: Sep/Oct 2018
- Phase II (Mains) Online Exam: Sep/Oct 2018
Exact exam dates are to be announced soon.
Aspirants can pay the application fee through credit card, debit card or net banking. Here are application fee details.
- For General and OBC candidates: Rs. 450/-
- For SC/ST/PH candidates: Rs. 50/-
Aspirants must be born on or before 02.08.1983 and not later than 1.08.2000. So the candidate’s age must be between 18 to 35 years (both included). Eligible candidates will get age relaxation as per the rule.
Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university in any stream with minimum 50% marks. Eligible candidates will get relaxation in marks. For more details read the NABARD Recruitment 2018 Official Notification.
Salary and Other Benefits
NABARD is offering the basic pay 14650/- PM in the scale of Rs. 13150 -750 -15400 – 900 -19000 -1200-26200 -1300-28800-1480-33240 -1750 -34990 (20 years) to NABARD development assistant. Selected candidates will also be eligible for other allowances like DA, HRA, traveling etc.
NABARD also provides residential accommodation to its employees but it depends on the availability. Candidates will also get many additional facilities from NABARD.
How to Apply
The selection process of NABARD is divided into two phases.
In the first phase, an online Preliminary Examination will be conducted. In the preliminary exam, the question paper will have 3 different sections. Candidates will have to answer the questions related to English literature (40 questions for 40 marks), Numerical Ability (30 questions for 30 marks) and Reasoning (30 questions for 30 marks). Exam duration will be 60 minutes.
In the second phase of the examination, Main Exam will be conducted. This one will also be online. The main exam for NABARD development assistant reruitment 2018 will be of 200 marks. 5 different sections will contain total 150 questions and one descriptive section will have 5 questions.
Reasoning section will have 30 questions for 30 marks. 30 questions for 30 marks will be asked in the section on Quantitative Aptitude. GA (General Awareness) will have 50 questions for 50 marks. Questions related to banking, rural development, and agriculture are mostly asked in this section. Another section will be based on computer knowledge. Total 40 questions will be asked related to a computer for 40 marks. Test of English language will be descriptive. Candidates will have to write Essay, Report/ Letter Writing for 50 marks.
Dear aspirants, all the best for your exam.