Analysis of NABARD Officers exam

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Analysis of NABARD Officers exam

Below is a review of NABARD Officers exam from our academic experts. This is a section-wise analysis and you can see the questions asked in GA section at the end of this post.

Expected Cutoffs :
 
 

  General OBC SC ST
Quantitative Aptitude 15 12 10 9
Reasoning 20 18 16 14
English & Computer Knowledge 25 22 19 17
General Awareness 20 17 16 14
Total 125 115 95 85

 


Overall Analysis:
Overall, the exam was easy to moderate. A good number of attempts in the exam were 130-140.

Quantitative Aptitude:
Overall, the Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate to difficult and a good number of attempts in this section were 18-25. Topics from which the questions were asked:

  • Profit Loss, Time, Speed & Distance, Mixture, Age, Geometry: 11
  • Series: 6
  • Speed Calculation:6
  • Data Interpretation: 21
  • Quadratic Equations: 6

Reasoning:
Overall, the Reasoning section was easy to moderate. A good number of attempts in the exam were 25-30. Topics from which the questions were asked:

  • Syllogisms:6
  • Seating Arrangement:6
  • Data Sufficiency:2
  • Input – Output:6
  • Puzzles:20
  • Inequality:6 
  • Logical Reasoning :4

English and Computer Knowledge:
Overall, the English section was easy and a well prepared candidate could attempt 20-25 questions. Topics from which the questions were asked:

  • Reading Comprehension:5
  • Cloze Test:10
  • Spotting the errors :5
  • Sentence Correction :5
  • Fill in the blanks :5

Overall, the CK section was easy and a well prepared candidate could attempt 20-25 questions. The main areas from which questions were asked were: MS word, networking, input output devices, virus, Acronyms like ASCII, ISDN, etc.

General Awareness:
Overall, the GA section was moderate and a well prepared candidate could attempt 28-33 questions. 

Note: The above information is based on the memory of our students who appeared in the examination on 1st March 2015. 
 General Awareness Questions:
  • Who is the chairman of 7th pay commission? – Ashok Kumar Mathur
  • State with highest GDP? – Maharashtra
  • Per capita milk production highest in which state? – Punjab
  • SWIFT started in? – Brussels
  • Head of Expenditure Management committee? – Bimal Jalan
  • Name the Foreign secretary of India? – S Jaishankar 
  • Headquarters of UNICEF? – New York City
  • World Cup 2015 venue ? – Australia & New Zealand
  • Contactless card was recently launched by which bank? – ICICI Bank
  • Baba Ramdev was recently appointed as brand ambassador by which state? – Haryana
  • Samsung belongs to which country? – South Korea
  • Tagline of Vistara airlines? – ‘Fly the new Feeling’
  • Paulina Vega who was crowned Miss Universe recently is from which country? – Colombia
  • Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas 2015 was hosted by? – Gujarat
  • Who will sign on the new one rupee notes? – Finance Secretary
  • Minimum capital required for small bank? – Rs.100 crore
  • Name of scheme for direct benefit transfer? – PAHAL
  • Rate at which banks borrow money from RBI? – Repo Rate
  • Name of bank account for “beti bachao beti padhao”? – Sukanya Samriddhi
  • New censor board chairperson :- Pahlaj Nihalani
  • No of teams in cricket world cup 2015 :- 14
  • Indian scheme to get registered in Guinness Book of World Record –  Jan Dhan Yojana
  • Only Indian to score century against Pakistan in WC – Virat Kohli