NABARD Grade A Exam Analysis 2018: 19 May (Slot 1)

NABARD Grade A Exam Analysis 2018: 19 May (Slot 1)

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The first slot of NABARD Grade A Exam (Assistant Manager) is over now. It has conducted its online examination today, and the first shift is over now.
Subjects Good Attempts
Test of Reasoning 12-14
English Language 28-30
Computer Knowledge 16-18
General Awareness 16-18
Quantitative Aptitude 12-14
Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India) 25-30
Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India) 12-14
Overall 120 with 100% accuracy

Expected cutoff for General - 120

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There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement 
  • Floor Based Puzzle 
  • Linear Seating Arrangement

Topic No. of Questions
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 11
Alphabets Rearrangement 1
Syllogism 4
Inequalities 4
Total 20

Quantitative Aptitude 

There was 1 set of Data Interpretation based on Pie-Chart.

Topic No. of Questions
Data Interpretation 5
Quadratic Equation 4
Number Series (Missing) 4
Boat and Stream 1
Time and Work 1
Data Sufficiency (2 Statements) 4
Ratio and Proportion 1
Total 20

English Language 

The level of this section was moderate in comparison with the rest of the examination. There was 1 set of Reading Comprehension and they also included 5 vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms. Reading Comprehension was based on Artificial Intelligence and United Nations.

Topic No. of Questions
Reading Comprehension 10
Cloze Test 10
Error Detection  5
Sentence Correction 5
Sentence Improvement 5
Parajumbles 5
Total 40

Computer Knowledge

The questions asked in Computer Knowledge were easy. The questions were based on basics of computer, i.e, DBMS, MS Office, Internet, Network etc.

General Awareness

Overall the section was easy. there were questions from current affairs, static awareness and economic survey 2016-17. Candidate can easily attempt 80-90% of the questions.

Economic & Social Issues

Questions asked from following topics:-

  • Bhavantar Bhugtan yojana
  • Maharashtra Vigilant law
  • Deen Dyal Upadhyay scheme
  • Kisan credit card
  • HDI indicators

Agriculture & Rural Development

Candidates had to struggle with this section as it was a bit difficult compared to other sections. There were questions from crops, soils, weather, Rainfall and Schemes for Rural Development like MNREGA, PMGSY etc.

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