NABARD Stands for National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. Nabard Conducted a Common Exam to Recruit Development Assistant in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) of NABARD. Once the Candidate qualifies the Examination, he or she will be hired as Development Assistant in the Prestigious the NABARD.

Dates to Remember

Events  Dates
Online Application Starts 27th August 2018
Online Application Ends 12th September 2018
Prelims Exam 29tth September 2018
Mains Exam  21st October 2018



As per the Notification, there are 70 numbers of vacancies to be filled for the post of Development Assistant 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit ( as on 1st August 2018)

Minimum Age- 18 Years
Maximum Age- 35 Years

Educational Qualification

Candidate should Possess any Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with minimum 50% of marks aggregate.

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Selection Process for NABARD Development assistant Consists of:

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam + Descriptive Paper

Preliminary Exam

Subject No of Questions Max. Marks Durations
English Language
Numerical Ability
Reasoning Ability
60 mins
Total 100 100  

Mains Exam

Subjects No. of Questions Max. Marks Durations
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness
Computer Knowledge
English Language (Descriptive) Essay/ Precis/ Letter Writing


90 min
Total 150 200  

NABARD Prelims is an online Exam which has total 100 MArks, Mains and Descriptive test consists of 200 marks.
The above Test except English will be Available bilingually, i.e in English and Hindi.
For every wrong answer, there will be negative MArking of 0.25 ark for Each Wrong Answer.

Application Process

You can apply for NABARD Development Assistant through online mode only, follow the steps as mention below:

  • You can register through the NABARD Official Website.
  • Use a valid Email ID that should be kept active till the Declaration of the result.
  • Fill the Application Form carefully.
  • Upload your Scanned documents such as Photograph and Signature.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • You need to pay the Application Fee online using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking/ Cash Card/ Wallets, Etc.
  • Take the Print out of the application fee Receipt for Future Reference.


As per the Notification, you will be getting a gross monthly salary of Rs 31,000/-

Admit Card

NABARD Development Assistant Admit card has been Released. You can use the below mention link to download you NABARD GradeA development Assistant ADmit card for Mains:

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Admit Card- Click Here


NABARD  has released the final result for Grade A Development Assistant 2018. You can check the below mention link to check your final result:

NABARD Grade A Development Assistants Final Result 2018- Click Here

Official Notification

As you are now aware of NABARD Development Assistant Exam 2018, you can now know all the details from Official Notification of NABARD Development Assistant to know the information on Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and More.

NABARD Development Assistant Official Notification 2018- Click Here

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