NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2016: Complete Information


NABARD Recruitment 2016: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has published an official notification inviting bank aspirants for the post of NABARD Development Assistant in various regional offices. The eligible candidates can apply online before 20 September 2016 and appear for the written examination.

As per the notification, there are 85 vacancies in total for the post of NABARD Development Assistant.

Candidate Category   Vacancy
 GEN  56
 SC  12
 ST  7
 OBC  10
 Total  85

Please go through all the important details related to NABARD Development Assistant Eligibility Criteria, Selection Procedure and Steps to Apply Online for NABARD Recruitment 2016.


NABARD Development Assistant Eligibility Criteria

In order to successfully apply for the recruitment examination, every candidates needs to satisfy the eligibility criteria dictated by NABARD.

Age Limit

The candidate’s age should be between 18-35 years as on 31-07-2016. Hence, candidates born not earlier than 1 August 1981 and not later than 31 July 1998 (both days inclusive) are eligible. The relaxation in the upper age limit has been applied according to government norms. They are as follows

  • SC/ ST: 5 Years
  • OBC: 3 Years
  • PH: 10 Years
  • PH + OBC: 13 Years
  • PH + SC/ST: 15 Years

Educational Qualification

The candidate should possess atleast a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate & the knowledge of word processing on Computer.

Selection Procedure

In order to successfully crack NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment, a candidate needs to qualify in both Prelims and Mains Examination.

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Do you fit well with the eligibility criteria for NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2016? If Yes, follow the instructions mentioned below to know how to apply online.


NABARD Development Assistant 2016: How to Apply

The Application Procedure for NABARD Development Assistant will be online and the application fee is as follows

  • Rs. 450/- for Gen and OBC candidates
  • Rs. 50/- for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex.S candidates
  • No fee for staff candidates

The payment is non-refundable and can be done through online by using Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Please be advised that the last date to submit online application is 20 September 2016. Here are a few simple steps to submit NABARD Development Assistant Application Form online.

  • Before you begin, please keep valid login credentials and scanned copies of photograph & signature ready on your computer.
  • Visit the Official Website:
  • Click on Careers
  • Proceed and select Click Here to apply for DA / DA(H)
  • Fill all the details carefully in the application Form
  • Check once before submit the application form.
  • Now take printout of online application for future use.

Here are some of the important dates related to NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment 2016.

Starting Date for Online Application/ Fee Payment 30 August 2016
Last Date for Online Application/ Fee Payment 20 September 2016
Date of Online Written Test November/ December 2016

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