National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has initiated the process of Recruitment of Grade ‘A’ and Grade ‘B’ Officers. As the Phase I of the recruitment, Online Examination was conducted on 15 May 2016 at various centres in the country.
The question paper featured 200 questions in total and the students were allotted 2 hours to attempt it. Each question carried 1 mark having 5 options to answer. In favor of candidates, the questions (Except English section) were provided bilingually.
While waiting for NABARD Grade A and Grade B Result 2016, go through detailed NABARD Grade A and Grade B Exam Analysis 2016 of exam held on 15 May 2016.
NABARD Exam Analysis 2016
Average time for each section
Section wise analysis of NABARD Grade A and B Exam held on 15 May 2016
There were two parts having different sections. The detailed analysis of each section is given below.
Part – I
This section had questions from easy to moderate level difficulty. An average student could have attempted 25 – 30 questions from this section. The questions were asked mainly from Arrangements, Syllogism, Input-Output, Mathematical Inequalities.
|Sitting Arrangements (Linear)||5|
This section saw questions mainly from Phrase Replacement, Reading Comprehension and Cloze Test. The comprehension was an easy read,though the options were very close. Overall, the questions were easy to moderately difficult. An attempt of 31 – 35 questions can be counted as good.
The section incorporated questions from basic topics like Internet, OS, MS Office, Input / Output devices etc. The questions of this section were moderate to difficult where an attempt of 12 – 14 questions would be considered good.
This sections had 15 out of 30 questions from Data Interpretation involving intensive calculations. Other questions were from Time & Work , Comparison of Variables, Percentages etc. A total of 20 – 22 questions could be attempted with good preparation.
|DI – Bar Graph||5|
|DI – Caselet||5|
|DI – Table||5|
|Comparison of Variables||5|
|Series & Missing Number||3|
|Time and Work||1|
|Simple Interest / Compound Interest||1|
|Mixture & Alligation||1|
|Time Speed Distance||1|
This section fetched questions majorly from Current Affairs. 15 – 17 questions would have been an easy thing for those who were well versed with the recent current affairs.
Economic & Social Issues
Most of the questions in this section covered Banking, Economic Policies, Government schemes etc. Although the sections was more towards moderate to difficult level, an attempt of 16 – 18 questions could be achievable.
Agriculture & Rural Development
Except a few questions from environment and Industries, major number of questions were from Central Government policies for Agriculture & Rural Development. A candidate with good preparation could have attempted 15 – 17 questions.