NABARD Grade A Exam Analysis 19th May 2018 – Shift 1 & 2

NABARD Grade A Exam Analysis

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NABARD Exam analysis 19th May 2018

NABARD had released notification for NABARD Recruitment for 92 vacancies in Grade A. It is for the post of Assistant Manager in Grade ‘A’ in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The exam was scheduled to be held on 12th May 2018, but NABARD has postponed the exam to 19th May 2018.

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NABARD GRADE A Exam Analysis Shift 1 & 2 – Good Attempts & Difficulty Level

The below table depicts the section wise  & overall difficulty level and good attempts for NABARD Grade A Prelims 2018.

Section No. of Qs                       Shift 1                       Shift 2 Time
Difficulty Level Good Attempts Difficulty Level Good Attempts
English
Language
40 Moderate 24-28 Moderate 27-31 2 Hrs
Reasoning
Ability
20 Easy to Moderate 14-16 Easy to Moderate 14-17
Quantitative
Aptitude
20 Easy 12-16 Easy 12-16
General
Awareness
20 Easy to Moderate 13-17 Moderate 13-17
Computer 20 Moderate 15-18 Easy to Moderate 14-17
Economic &
Social Issues
40 Moderate to Difficult 20-24 Moderate to Difficult 21-25
Agriculture &
Rural Development
40 Difficult 16-18 Difficult 15-18
Total 200 Moderate 120-135 Moderate 121-136

Questions Asked in General Awareness Section:

  1. What is the theme of the National Youth Festival 2018? Sankalp Se Siddhi
  2. What is the name of the first Indian women elected as Judge at ILTOS? Neeru Chadha
  3. Indian Second FTII being set up in which state? Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Which team lost its 1st position in ODI as per MRF Tyres ICC ODI Rankings? India
  5. Doorstep Delivery of Ration proposed by which state government? – Delhi Government
  6. Who received Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award? Dharmendra
  7. Name of the Buffalo race held in Karnataka? Kambala
  8. Jackfruit is declared as the state fruit of which state? Kerala
  9. IN TRIPS what do I Stand for? Intellectual
  10. Jalikattu is played in which state? Tamil Nadu
  11. Who is the chairman of ‘Doubling Farmers’ income committee? Ashok Dalwai
  12. Shigmo festival is celebrated in which state?? Goa
  13. KUSUM Yojana related to Solar Energy
  14. What amount has been given to World Bank by Maharashtra? US$ 420 million
  15. National Rural Livelihood Mission is launched by which ministry? Ministry of Rural Development
  16. World’s largest solar park is set up in which state in India? Karnataka
  17. Question related to SAARC Members
  18. GDP FY19 forecast
  19. Khelo India Programme
  20. Missiles under IGMDP
  21. CPI inflation
  22. Fund was given by Central govt for Marathwada and Vidharba
  23. Hirakund Dam is situated in which state? Odisha
  24. What is the rank of India in the Inclusive Development Index? 62nd
  25. Cannes Film Festival organised in which country? France
  26. Loan is given by ADB to Maharashtra?
  27. In TRIMS, what does M stand for? Measures
  28. What is the growth rate of India by IMF for 2019? 7.8%
  29. Bodhi Parv in December 22017 held in which place
  30. Central Railway station run by All women Staff? Matunga Railway Station, Mumbai
  31. Who has been awarded Jnanpith Award 2017? Krishna Sobti
  32. Which Cricketer received Padma Bhushan Award 2018? Mahendra Singh Dhoni

               NABARD GRADE A Exam Analysis Shift 1 – Section-wise Analysis

Reasoning

A Total  of 20 Questions were asked from below topics:

  • Puzzle and Seating Arrangement (Age based) – 11
  • Alphabets Rearrangement – 1
  • Inequalities – 4
  • Syllogism – 4

Seating Arrangement Questions were from :

  • Parallel Seating Arrangement
  • Floor Based Puzzle
  • Linear Seating Arrangement

Quantitative Aptitude

A Total of 20 Questions were asked from below topics:

  • Data Interpretation – 5
  • Missing Number Series – 4
  • Quadratic Equation – 4
  • Boat & Streams – 1
  • Time & Work – 1
  • Ratio & Proportion – 1
  • Data Sufficiency – 4

Number Series Question:

50 52 42 72 4 ?

English Language

A Total of 40 Questions were asked from below topics:

  • Reading Comprehension(RC) – 10
  • Cloze Test (based on Economy) – 10
  • Sentence Improvement – 5
  • Para jumbles(based on Regional Tensions) – 5
  • Spotting the Eroor – 5
  • Sentence Correction – 5

The RC Passage was related to Artificial Intelligence.

Computer

A Total of 20 Questions were asked from Data Base Management Systems, Computer Applications like MS- Office,  Networking & Security, various terms and abbreviations.

Quetsion – Full form of SMTP?

General Awareness

A Total of 20 Questions were asked from various government schemes, economic survey and budget allocation etc. The focus was on past 3 months current affairs.

Some of the questions asked :

  • Loan Amount provided to Maharashtra by Asian Development Bank(ADB)?
  • Heerakund Dam located in which State?
  • India’s Rank in Inclusive Development Index(IDI)?
  • What is Cannes Festival?
  • What is Mukhyamantri Mahila Kosh in MP ?
  • Which State has declared Jackfruit as its state fruit?
  • How many member countries in SAARC?

Economic & Social Issues

Questions were based on Inflation, GDP and other related terms.

Some of the questions asked :

  • Kisan Credit Card Launched in which year?
  • What is Human Development Index(HDI)
  • Details about Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna
  • DAY-NRLM scheme is implemented by which ministry?

Agriculture & Rural Development

This section was bit difficult. Questions were asked from various agricultural schemes.

Some of the questions asked :

  • What is Sprinkler Irrigation?
  • Banana Planted at which time period?
  • Which type of Soil is commonly found in India?
  • Questions on Rainfalls of various regions
  • Which one is not a cereal option: red gram, wheat, rice, maize, oats
  • Crop that requires max. amount of water?

NABARD GRADE A Exam Analysis Shift 2 – Section-wise Analysis

Reasoning

A Total  of 20 Questions were asked from below topics:

  • Puzzle and Seating Arrangement (Age based) – 11
  • Alphabets Rearrangement – 1
  • Direction – 1
  • Distance – 1
  • Inequalities – 2
  • Syllogism – 4

Seating Arrangement Questions were from :

  • Parallel Seating Arrangement
  • Calendar based puzzle based on Month and Date

Quantitative Aptitude

A Total of 20 Questions were asked from below topics:

  • Data Interpretation – 5
  • Simplification – 5
  • Quantity – 5
  • Ratio & Proportion – 2
  • Data Sufficiency – 5

English Language

A Total of 40 Questions were asked from below topics:

  • Reading Comprehension(RC) – 10
  • Cloze Test (based on Economy) – 10
  • Sentence Improvement – 5
  • Para jumbles(based on Regional Tensions) – 5
  • Spotting the Eroor – 5
  • Sentence Correction – 5

Computer

A Total of 20 Questions were asked from Data Base Management Systems, Computer Applications like MS- Office,  Networking & Security, various terms and abbreviations.

General Awareness

A Total of 20 Questions were asked from various government schemes, economic survey and budget allocation etc. The focus was on past 3 months current affairs.

Economic & Social Issues

Questions were based on Inflation, GDP and other related terms.

Agriculture & Rural Development

This section was bit difficult. Questions were asked from various agricultural schemes.

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