Nabard Development Assistant Exam

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Hello Students,

Nabard has come up with recruitment of development assistant posts. There are total 62 vacancies for different zonal offices.

Number of vacancies for development assistant in Nabard

Note: Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. The Bank reserves the right to increase / reduce the number of vacancies or not to fill up any or all of the vacancies or cancel the recruitment process.

Important dates for recruitment of development assistant in Nabard

Here is detailed calendar for development assistant exam

  • Online registration and payment of fees: 27 Aug – 12 Sep , 2018
  • Phase 1 (prelims) exam – September/October 2018
  • Phase 2 (mains) exam – September/October 2018

Exact dates of phase 1 and 2 exams will be notified later in separate bulletin from Nabard.

Eligibility criteria for recruitment of development assistant in Nabard

Please find detailed eligibility criteria for recruitment of development assistant in Nabard

Age criteria for recruitment of development assistant in Nabard

Candidate should be between 18-35 years old. Cut off ages are Lower limit (1 Aug 2000) and Upper limit (2 Aug 1983)

Age relaxations for upper limit

  • For SC/ST candidates: 5 years
  • For OBC candidates: 3 years
  • Person with benchmark disabilities : 10 years (Gen) , 13 years (OBC) and 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 : 10 years

Education criteria for recruitment of development assistant in Nabard

Min 50% marks or 5.75 CGPA required. For SC/ST/PWD candidates, only pass class is required.

Candidates should be proficient (read, write, speak) in language of state in which he/she is applying.

Paper pattern and syllabus for recruitment of development assistant in Nabard

Paper will be in Hindi/English medium

Objective questions will have negative marking (-0.25 for wrong answer)

Salary and other benefits of development assistant in Nabard

Pay Scale of development assistant in Nabard

Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 14,650/- per month (including two advance increments) in the scale of Rs. 13150 -750 -15400 – 900 -19000 -1200-26200 -1300-28800-1480-33240 -1750 -34990 (20 years) and other allowances, viz. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Development Assistants is approximately Rs.31,000/-.

Other perks and benefits of development assistant post in Nabard

The available perquisites include NABARD’s residential accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of petrol for vehicle for official purpose, Newspaper, Brief Case, Book Grant, Allowance for furnishing of residence, etc., as per eligibility, dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses for OPD treatment/hospitalization as per eligibility; Interest free Festival Advance, Leave Travel Concession (once in two years for self, spouse and eligible dependents). Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Car, Education, Consumer Articles, Personal Computer, etc. The candidates selected for the post will be governed by the “defined Contribution to New Pension Scheme (NPS)”, in addition to the benefit of Gratuity and Optional Group Term Insurance Plan. (iii) There are reasonable prospects for promotion to higher grades. (iv) Selected candidates will be initially posted in NABARD’s Head Office/Regional office/TE for which they have applied. However, they are liable to be transferred anywhere in India.