NABARD DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT/ DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (HINDI) RECRUITMENT 2022-23

Updated On : 15 Sep, 2022

NABARD DA/ DA (HINDI): AT A GLANCE:

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) invited online applications from eligible Indian citizens for the post of Development Assistant/ Development Assistant (Hindi). Between 15 September 2022 to 10 October 2022, candidates may submit their applications ONLY ONLINE at nabard.org, the NABARD website. 

Those who want to apply for these posts are advised to read this article carefully as we are providing all the required information about the examination process, application process and eligibility criteria which is necessary to know before applying for the examination. 

ABOUT NABARD:

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is India's top regulatory agency responsible for overseeing cooperative banks and regional rural banks. The government of India's Ministry of Finance is in command of it. "Matters relating to policy, planning, and operations in the field of credit for agricultural and other economic activities in rural areas of India" have been given to the bank. Financial inclusion is actively being developed and implemented by NABARD. All-Indian Apex Organization NABARD is an equal opportunity employer

HIGHLIGHTS:

Post name

Development Assistant/ Development Assistant (Hindi)

Exam conducting body

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

Application dates

15 September 2022 to 10 October 2022

Application mode

Online

Application fee

INR 450/- 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Event

Date

Notice issued on

15 September 2022

Application starts on

15 September 2022

Last date to apply

10 October 2022 

Last date to submit application fee

10 October 2022 

Phase-I (Preliminary) – Online Examination

06 November 2022 

Phase-II (Main) – Online Examination

To be announced

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Official website 

Click here

Apply link 

Click here 

Official notice 

Click here

NABARD APPLICATION PROCESS 2022:

  1. Visit www.nabard.org to access Nabard's official website.

  2. Choose the "Apply online" option under “Development Assistant/Development Assistant (Hindi) 2022 Posts”.

  3. Now, the "Click here for New Registration" tab should be selected.

  4. Type in your name, email address, and phone number.

  5. On the screen, an automatic password generator and provisional registration number will appear.

  6. The same will be delivered to the registered email address and mobile number.

  7. Candidates must upload scanned copies of their identification documents, including a photo and signature, before filling out the application.

  8. The information given during registration is final and cannot be modified after it has been submitted.

  9. All academic information, including diplomas and certificates from classes 10, 12, and graduation, must be entered by candidates.

  10. Choose your preferred exam centre for the Nabard Grade B Main and Preliminary exams.

  11. When finished, click the "Preview" button to see the form with all the fields filled in.

  12. If there is a mistake, edit and fix it.

  13. Click the "Final Submit" button once all the information is correct.

Application Fee / Intimation Charges (Non-Refundable)

The applicable fee (excluding any applicable GST) must be paid online as described below and is not refundable. The candidate will be responsible for paying any bank transaction fees associated with online application fees and notification fee payments.

Category of Applicants

Application Fee  

Intimation Charges, etc. 

Total Fee  

For SC/ST/PWBD/EXS

-

Rs. 50

Rs. 50* 

For Others 

Rs. 400

Rs. 50

Rs. 450*


Note: 

  • All NABARD employees who meet the educational qualification requirements are eligible to apply. They will be required to pay the above-mentioned fee/intimation charges at the time of online application, which will be reimbursed upon submission of fee receipt only to NABARD employees (staff candidates) who meet the eligibility criteria for the post.

  • Only Master/Visa/Rupay Debit or Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards, and Mobile Wallets may be used to make payments, along with the providing information.

NABARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2022:

Age limit

A candidate must be between 21 and 35 years old i.e. candidates shouldn't be born earlier than 02 September 1987 and not later than 01 September 2001 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply. 

Relaxation in Upper age

Upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

Category

Relaxation in age 

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 

By 5 years, i.e. up to 40 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

By 3 years, i.e. up to 38 years

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD)

By 10 years (GEN), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)

Ex - Servicemen

To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years

Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not remarried (For SC/ST) 

By 5 years i.e. upto 40 years

Educational Qualification

(A) Development Assistant 

A Bachelor's degree in any field with at least 50% overall (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD and Ex-Servicemen candidates) or an equivalent degree from an authorised university or institution that was created by an act of the central or state legislature of India, or from any other educational institution that was created by an act of parliament or that was designated as being equivalent to a university under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

(B) Development Assistant (Hindi)  

A bachelor's degree in English or Hindi from a recognized university with English and Hindi as a required or elective subject and a minimum of 50% overall (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) OR a bachelor's degree with English and Hindi as the primary subjects and a minimum of 50% overall (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates).

The candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

Note: I) All academic credentials must have been obtained from universities or other institutions that were formed by a law passed by the central or state legislatures of India, or from institutions that were recognised as universities under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956.

ii) Some universities and institutions award aggregate grade points (such as CGPA, OGPA, CPI, etc.) rather than classes or percentages of marks. The same will be acceptable if the university or institute establishes standards for converting the aggregate grade point into a class and/or a percentage of marks. 

The undefined parameter(s) would be calculated as follows, however, in cases where the university/institute does not provide criteria for conversion of aggregate grade point into class and/or percentage of marks:

Equivalent CGPA/ OGPA/ CPI or similar terminologies allotted on a 10-point scale 

Aggregate % of Marks

6.75 

60%

6.25 

55%

5.75 

50%

5.25 

45%

Candidates applying for the post in a particular State should be proficient in the official language of the State (i.e. should be able to read, write, speak and understand the language).

NABARD SELECTION PROCESS 2022:

The candidates will be selected through three phases i.e. Preliminary, Mains Examination and  Language Proficiency Test. The detailed NABARD Exam Pattern for both posts is tabulated below. 

EXAM PATTERN:

  1. Preliminary Exam

For Development Assistant Post:

  1. The Development Assistant Preliminary Exam 2022 is going to be conducted online. 

  2. There will be 100 questions and each question will be of 1 mark.

  3. Total time duration is 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes.

  4. Questions will be asked from three subjects i.e. English language, Numerical ability and Reasoning.

Proper data of the Development Assistant Preliminary Exam pattern 2022 is tabulated below:-

Name of the Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

Test of English Language 

40

40

Composite time of 60 minutes 

Test of Numerical Ability

30

30

Test of Reasoning 

30

30

Total 

100

100

For Development Assistant (Hindi) Post:-

  1. The Development Assistant Preliminary (Hindi) Exam 2022 is going to be conducted online. 

  2. There will be 100 questions and each question will be of 1 mark.

  3. Total time duration is 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes.

  4. Questions will be asked from three subjects i.e. English language, Professional Knowledge (Hindi) and Reasoning.

A proper data of the Development Assistant Preliminary (Hindi) Exam pattern 2022 is tabulated below:-

Name of the Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

Test of English Language 

40

40

Composite time of 60 minutes 

Test of Professional Knowledge (Hindi)  

30

30

Test of Reasoning 

30

30

Total 

100

100

     B)  Mains Exam 

For Development Assistant Post:

  1. The Development Assistant Mains Exam 2022 is going to be conducted online. 

  2. Total time duration is 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.

  3. Questions will be asked from five subjects i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, English language, Computer Knowledge, Numerical Ability and Reasoning.

  4. English language section will be descriptive in which candidates have to write Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing. 

Proper data of the Development Assistant Preliminary Exam pattern 2022 is tabulated below:-

Name of the Tests 

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

Test of Reasoning 

30

30

Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Tes

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking) 

50

50

Computer Knowledge

40

40

Test of English Language (Descriptive)

Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing

50

Total 

200

For Development Assistant (Hindi) Post

  1. The Development Assistant (Hindi) Mains Exam 2022 is going to be conducted online. 

  2. Total time duration is 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes.

  3. Questions will be asked from five subjects i.e. Reasoning, Hindi, General Awareness, Computer and English.

  4. English language section will be descriptive in which candidates have to write Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing. 

Proper data of the Development Assistant Preliminary Exam pattern 2022 is tabulated below:-

Name of the Tests 

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

Test of Reasoning 

20

20

Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Tes

Test of Professional Knowledge (Hindi)  

50

50

General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking) 

40

40

Computer Knowledge

40

40

Test of English Language (Descriptive)

Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing

50

Total 

200

     C) Language Proficiency Test

The Language Proficiency Test will not be required of candidates who meet the selection criteria and have completed the 10th or 12th grades with the declared language as one of their subjects; however, they must provide valid documentation (i.e., a mark sheet from classes X or XII with the specified language as Subject). After the announcement of the results of the Main examination at the Regional Office of the concerned State, the language proficiency test will be held for any further candidates (qualified for selection). The official language of the relevant State will be used to administer the language test. Candidates who are not found to be skilled in the official language will be disqualified, which means they won't be given an appointment.

SALARY:

The initial basic pay for selected candidates will be Rs. 14,650 (plus two advance increments) per month on the scale of Rs. 13150 - 750. (3) -15400 -900(4) -19000 -1200(6) -26200 -1300(2) -28800-1480(3) -33240 -1750(1) - 34990 (20 years) and other benefits, such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance, etc., as they become available. Currently, the starting gross monthly salary for a development assistant or development assistant (Hindi) is Rs. 32,000.

VACANCY:

Regional Offices

Development Assistant

Development Assistant (Hindi)

Andhra Pradesh 

6

-

Assam 

2

-

Bihar 

2

-

Chhattisgarh 

-

Goa 

1

-

Gujarat 

7

-

Haryana 

4

-

Karnataka

4

-

Madhya Pradesh 

8

-

Maharashtra 

75

1

Manipur

1

-

Nagaland 

1

-

New Delhi 

2

-

Odisha 

4

-

Punjab 

 5

-

Rajasthan 

8

-

Tamilnadu 

7

1

Telangana

1

Uttar Pradesh 

9

-

Uttarakhand

5

1

West Bengal

12 

-

Total 

173

4

EXAM CENTRES::

List of Venues for Phase - I - Preliminary Examination

State

City Centre

Andhra Pradesh  

Chirala, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Assam,  

Guwahati,Dibrugarh,Jorhat,Silchar,Tejpur

Bihar 

Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna,Purnea

Chhattisgarh 

Bhilai Nagar - Durg, Bilaspur, Raipur

New Delhi  

Delhi - NCR

Goa 

Panaji, Madgaon

Gujarat 

Ahmedabad - Gandhi Nagar, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Haryana

 Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram 

Karnataka 

Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli- Dharwad, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Madhya

 Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Ujjain

Maharashtra 

Amravati, Ahmednagar, Akola, Aurangabad(Maharashtra), Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai/MMR Region, Nagpur, Nanded, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur

Manipur  

Imphal

Nagaland 

Kohima

Odisha 

Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Punjab 

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala, Chandigarh 

Rajasthan 

Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Tamilnadu 

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil/Kanyakumari, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Telangana 

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Uttar Pradesh  

Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida / Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi 

Uttarakhand 

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

West Bengal 

Asansol, Durgapur, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

List of Venues for Phase - II - Main Examination

State

City Centre

Andhra Pradesh 

 Vijaywada 

Vishakhapatnam

Assam 

Guwahati

Bihar 

Patna

Chhattisgarh  

 Raipur

New Delhi

 Delhi - NCR

Goa 

Panaji 

Gujarat 

Ahmedabad - Gandhi Nagar

Haryana  

Hisar

Karnataka 

Bengaluru

Madhya

 Pradesh Bhopal

Maharashtra 

Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai/MMR Region

 Pune 

Manipur 

Imphal  

Nagaland  

Kohima

Odisha  

Bhubaneshwar 

Punjab  

Chandigarh/Mohali

Rajasthan  

Jaipur 

Tamilnadu 

Chennai

Telangana 

Hyderabad

Uttar Pradesh 

Lucknow

Uttarakhand 

Dehradun

West Bengal

 Kolkata /Greater Kolkata

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