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# NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis : 8th December 2016

NABARD Development Assistant Mains examination 2016 was scheduled to be conducted on 8th of December 2016. In this article, we bring you the analysis of NABARD Development Assistant Mains examination 2016 held on 8th of December 2016:

NABARD Development Assistant Mains: Exam Pattern

Before going to the NABARD Development Assistant Mains, let us take a look at the pattern:

 Sections Number of questions Maximum Marks Reasoning 30 30 Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 General Awareness 50 50 Computer Knowledge 40 40 English (Descriptive paper) Essay writing, Letter/ Reports, 50

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis– 8th December 2016 : Overall Analysis

The overall level of difficulty of NABARD Development Assistant Mains was Easy - Moderate. The overall good attempts required to clear the cut- off marks is 110-125.

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis– 8th December 2016 : Summary of Analysis

 Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level Reasoning 22-25 Easy Quantitative Aptitude 20-23 Easy-Moderate General Awareness 32-35 Moderate Computer Knowledge 23-26 Easy-Moderate

NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam Analysis– 8th December 2016 : Section- wise Analysis

Now, it’s high time to have a sneak peak at section- wise analysis of NABARD Development Assistant Mains Exam 2016:

(A) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 22-25 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Easy.

(a)   Puzzles : 3 sets ( 15 Questions )

• Linear Arrangement 8 People Facing North – 5 Questions
• 8 People sitting around Rectangular table – Facing Inside & Outside – 5 Questions
• 8 people living on different floors – 5 Questions

#### Note : No questions were asked from Blood Relation, Syllogism & Circular Arrangement .

(B)  Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 20-23 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Easy-Moderate.

#### (d) Miscellaneous Questions – 10 Questions (Age, Partnership, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Time & Work, etc.)

(C) General Awareness:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 32-35 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Moderate.

• News related to Reserve Bank of India
• Banking Awareness / Financial Awareness
• Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as: National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary etc.
• Static GK (Few questions)

(D) Computer Knowledge:

(i) Good Attempts:  As per our analysis, an attempt of 23-26 number of questions can be considered as a safe attempt to clear the cut- off marks.

(ii) Difficulty level:  The difficulty level of the section was Easy-Moderate.

• Fundamentals of Computer
• History of Computer
• Internet
• MS Office – Word, Power point, Excel & Access
• Memory
• Input Output devices
• Computer Shortcuts

(D) English Language:  The descriptive paper consisted of :

#### Effect of illiteracy on economy etc.

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