National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is the summit of a Development Financial Institution that provides to the needs of the rural population by providing credit for agriculture and other economic activities in rural areas in India. Initially the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) constituted a Committee to Review the Arrangements For Institutional Credit for Agriculture and Rural Development (CRAFICARD) to look into these very critical aspects. As per committee’s recommendation a unique development financial institution to address these aspirations and formation of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) was approved by the Parliament in the year 1981. The bank selects eligible candidates both on a regular and contractual basis. The NABARD Development assistant selection process is conducted in two groups, one for the general category and the other is for Hindi language proficient candidates. In this article let us check the NABARD Development Assistant Study Materials 2020
NABARD Development Assistant Study Materials 2020
In this article we will give you a glimpse on
- Tips on how to select the best study materials
- Subject wise NABARD study materials from ENTRI
- Reference Books
- ENTRI Video Tutorials
- Overview of NABARD exam pattern
- Syllabus of NABARD examination
- Previous year question paper
- ENTRI free mock test
- How Entri will help with study preparation
Selection of study materials plays a very important role in helping you score better for the examination. Hence one has to make the decision wisely and select appropriate study materials before you begin the study preparation.
Things to keep in mind as you look for the best study materials
- Firstly decide on the method of preparation for the NABARD Exam-online or offline mode
- Online Study Material like – Online E-Books, PDFs, Question Papers, Mock Tests, Tests Series, Video Lectures etc, provides an easy to learn environment. Online preparation for NABARD exam is a productive decision that you can make. Candidates will be able to learn at their own pace too. This is one of the reasons why most of the candidates opt for Online Study Material instead of going for the classroom study.
- If opting for online self-study method then choose the best platform that will guide you in all aspects of preparation
- Segregate topics based on weightage and importance
- Appear for mock tests and prepare well.
- General knowledge should be always updated through newspapers and other articles
NABARD Development Assistant Subject Wise Study Materials 2020
Check the below document for study materials
NABARD Numerical Ability Study Materials
NABARD Reasoning Ability Study Materials
NABARD General Awareness Study Materials
NABARD Current affairs study materials
- Top weekly current affairs- April 2020
- Monthly current Affairs- March 2020
- Weekly e capsules current affairs
- Last three months current affairs
NABARD Static GK Study Materials
- List of Regional rural Banks in India
- GST Important Points
- List of Important Dams in India
- List of Government Schemes
- List of National Symbols in India
- List of Nobel prize winners from India
- List of satellites launched by India
- List of Indian States and its official languages
NABARD English Language Study Materials
NABARD Reference Books 2020
Below mentioned are the few books that can also be referred for the English language preparation of NABARD Exam.
|Name of the book||Name of author|
|High school English grammar||Wren and Martin|
|Word power made easy book||Norman Lewis|
|Objective general English||SP Bakshi|
|English from plinth to paramount||Neetu Singh|
ENTRI Video Tutorials for Competitive Examination
Entri also provides free online tutorials for various topics included in different examination. Candidates can refer the videos for preparation. Candidates can have different types of learning methods. Few are auditory learners and others are visual learners. Video sessions will definitely help in emphasizing on the topic better and in a much clarified manner. So do not miss this chance when preparing for NABARD development Assistant Examination. Check below for free online tutorials for competitive examination.
Subjects included in the NABARD exam
As we select the study materials to prepare for the exam it is also very important to be well acquainted with the examination pattern to make the best usage of the resource books. If the topics and the question pattern is known in advance it will help the candidate in segregating the topics based on its importance.
Any study materials can be utilised better if you know what content of that book has to be referred.
NABARD Development Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern
|SL No||Topic/ Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||English Language||40||40||Composite time of 60 minutes|
- 1/4th mark will be deducted as a penalty for each wrong answer.
NABARD Development Assistant Main Exam Pattern
|Sr. No.||Name of the Tests||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning||30||30||Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test|
|3.||General Awareness (with special reference to agriculture, rural development and banking)||50||50|
|5.||English Language (Descriptive)||Essay, Precis writing, Report / Letter Writing||50|
Topics included in the exam- NABARD Development Assistant Exam Syllabus 2020
Once you are thorough with the exam pattern you have to keep yourself updated with the syllabus of each topic include for the exam. Only then we can plan a study schedule based on the topics included in the exam.
|Logical Reasoning||General Awareness
|Analogy||Farm and Agri-Engineering||Mixture Problems||Idioms|
|Coding Decoding||Plantation and Horticulture||Ratio Proportions||Error detection|
|Classifications||Animal Husbandry, Fisheries||Number Systems||Vocabulary|
|Series||Forestry, Agriculture Extensions||Simplification||Cloze test|
|Order Ranking||Ecology and Climate Change||Algebra||Reading comprehensions|
|Direction & Distances||Economy||Profit and Loss||Grammar sections|
|Missing numbers||Genetically Modified Crops||Percentage &Average|
|Alphabet or word test||Questions from Banking and Finance||Data Interpretations|
|Venn diagram||Current events||Time and work|
|Puzzles||Speed, Time and Distance|
|Non- verbal reasoning||Simple Interest|
NABARD Development Assistant Previous Year Question Papers
Check previous year question papers and practice the papers appropriately. Practice from previous year papers will definitely help in boosting your preparations for the exam.
FREE Mock Test by ENTRI
Mock test will have questions in the exactly similar pattern as to the main exam. Questions are in the same format and you need to solve in same time limit. Solving mock test gives you a perfect idea about the actual exam.
Few important measures to be kept in mind when you take the mock tests are
- Do not casually take up the mock test. Mock test has to be answered in a complete examination like environment to acquire the complete benefits.
- Do not end it up with just answering the test. Ensure to perform analysis of the test attempted as it assists you to track the progress with instant answer evaluations.
- Mock test will help you identify problem areas, but it can also help reassure you that you indeed know your subject.
- By discovering and confirming your subject matter strengths, you can devote more time to the areas where you really need focus
NABARD Mock Questions:
- Nurture : Neglect :: Denigrate : ?
2. Nurture : Neglect :: Denigrate : ?
3. Select the option in which the numbers share the same relationship as that shared by
the given pair of numbers. 76 : 171
- 28 : 63
- 24 : 39
- 62 : 135
- 52 : 115
How Entri will help you with the study preparation for NABARD 2020 Examination
Entri provides you an online platform to prepare for the exam
- You can download the app free of cost and join the class
- Entri provides video classes as well on various important topics by the excellent faculties
- Entri provides revision modules, monthly tests based on the classes
- Entri provides an excellent platform with full- length mock tests including previous year question papers
- It also gives you access to clarify your doubts
Check the below links for more details on NABARD Development Assistant 2020 examination
- NABARD Development Assistant Cut off 2020
- NABARD Development Assistant Answer Key
- NABARD Development Assistant result
- NABARD Development Assistant Job Profile
Entri wishes you all the best for upcoming examinations.