NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2019 for 91 posts with Bumper pay package, Apply Now.91 posts

NABARD Development Asst Recruitment 2019 – Apply Online for 91 Posts

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has announced a notification for the recruitment of Development Assistant, Development Assistant (Hindi) vacancies. Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online. NABARD has announced a total of 91 Vacancies for the post of Development Assistant (General & Hindi) in the 2019 Recruitment Notification. The NABARD Online Application form filling process for Dev. Asst. post has started from today – 14th September 2019. In this blog, you will get all the details about the NABARD Development Assistant Apply Online Process. Information about steps to be followed by applicants for filling up of the NABARD Development Assistant Online Application form.

NABARD Development Assistant Vacancy Detail

Post Name Total Qualification
Development Assistant 82 Any Degree
Development Assistant (Hindi) 09 Graduation (English/ Hindi)

Below contains the Regional Office wise distribution of 82 Development Assistant Vacancies.

Regional Offices No. of Vacancies
Andhra Pradesh 2
Bihar 2
Chhattisgarh 5
Gujarat 4
Haryana 4
Jammu & Kashmir 3
Jharkhand 4
Karnataka (BIRD Mangaluru) 2
Kerala 1
Madhya Pradesh 5
Maharashtra (HO-Mumbai) 20
Manipur 1
Meghalaya 1
New Delhi 1
Odisha 4
Punjab 2
Rajasthan 2
Sikkim 1
Tamilnadu 2
Telangana 3
Uttar Pradesh 4
Uttrakhand 6

Development Assistant – Hindi – Total Vacancies

Regional Offices No. of Vacancies
Gujarat 1
Maharashtra 3
Tamilnadu 1
Telangana 1
Uttar Pradesh (NBSC) 1
West Bengal 1

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment – Important Dates

  • Start Date for Filling of Online Application Form: 14-09-2019
  • End Date for Filling of Online Application Form: 02-10-2019
  • Preliminary Exam – 20 October 2019
  • Main Exam – November 2019

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for NABARD recruitment will be calculated from the cutoff date of 31-01-2016 and is as follows:

NABARD Development Assistant age limit:

  • Minimum Age: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age: 35 Years
  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules

NABARD Development Assistant Educational Qualification:

Development Assistant 

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD and Ex-Servicemen candidates) in aggregate or possess equivalent qualification from a recognised University / Institution incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section-3 of UGC Act, 1956.

  • 50% Marks for General Category
  • Pass Class for SC/ST/PWBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates.

Development Assistant (Hindi) 

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University in English/Hindi medium with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) in the aggregate OR Bachelor’s Degree with Hindi and English as main subjects with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) in the aggregate Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

  • 50% Marks for General Category
  • Pass Class for SC/ST/PWBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates.

NABARD Development Assistant salary/pay scale:

The Gross Monthly Income for the post of NABARD Development Assistant would be ₹32,000/- (per month)

  • 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 Assistant/Development Assistant (Hindi) is approximately Rs.32,000/-.

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment  procedure:

NABARD Development Assistant 2019 – Phase

NABARD Development Assistant 2019 – Phase 1 Exam Pattern

Tests (Objective)

No. Of Questions

Max. Marks


English Language 40 40 Composite of 1 Hours Numerical Ability 30 30 Reasoning 30 30 Total 100 100

NABARD Development Assistant Phase II Mock Test

NABARD Development Assistant 2019 – Phase 2 Ex

NABARD Development Assistant 2019 – Phase 2 Exam Pattern (Mains)


No. Of Questions

Max. Marks


Test of Reasoning 30 30 Composite time of 90 minutes for Objective Tests and 30 minutes for Descriptive Test 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, Report/Letter Writing 50 Total – 200

Negative Marking: There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests in both the phases. 1/4th mark will be deducted as penalty for each wrong answer.

Language Proficiency Test – NABARD Development Assistant 2019

Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet / certificate indicating official language as one of the subjects will not be subjected to Language Proficiency Test. In case of others (qualified for selection), the language proficiency test will be conducted after the declaration of result of Main examination at the Regional Office of concerned State. The language proficiency test will be conducted in the official language of the State concerned. Candidates not found to be proficient in official language would be disqualified, i.e. candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment.

The details of Language Proficiency Test to be conducted, would be available on NABARD website after the main examination. The Selected candidates/Waitlist candidates would require to undergo the LPT. The LPT will be qualifying in nature. However, candidates not qualifying the test would not be eligible for appointment. In this connection, a list of language/s specified for the LPT of concerned State/s is provided in Annexure I.

How to Apply NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2019

Any aspirant who wants to fill the NABARD Development Assistant Online Application form would have to follow the below given steps to complete their Online Application Process -:

Step 1: Scan and upload personal Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)

Step 2: Scan and Upload Signature. It must be in black ink. It should NOT be in CAPITAL Letters.

Step 3: Scan and Upload your Left hand thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink. Please note it should be properly scanned and not smudged. Candidates without a left thumb can use their right thumb impression.

Step 4: Scan and Upload Hand written declaration on a white paper with black ink. The declaration should contain the following text – “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”
The declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only. If it is written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid.

Step 5: Candidates to go to the career notices page on NABARD website and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT” which will open
a new screen.

Step 6: To register application, choose the tab “Click here for Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id.

Step 7: In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab.

Step 8: Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.

Step 9:  The Name of the candidate or her / his Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.

Step 10:  Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.

Step 11: Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading of Photograph and Signature.

Step 12: Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.

Step 13: Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.

Step 14: Modify details, if required, and click on ‘FINAL SUBMIT’ Only after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.

Step 15: Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.

Step 16: Click on ‘Submit’ button.

Important Links: NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment

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  1. hi sir/madam… since there is no vacancy in my state, i applied for the vacancy in andaman and nicobar… but not sure about the local language… where to check it? i know hindi and english

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