Development Assistant

Recruitment to the post of Development Assistant / Development Assistant (Hindi) Recruitment 2019


Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for the post of Development Assistant/ Development Assistant (Hindi) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Candidates can apply only ON-LINE on NABARD website between 14 September 2019 and 02 October 2019. NABARD is an all India Apex Organization, wholly owned by Government of India and is equal opportunity employer. Before applying, candidates should read all the instructions carefully and ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria for the post. NABARD would admit candidates on the basis of the information furnished in the ON-LINE application along with applicable requisite fee and shall verify their eligibility before joining. If, at any stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ON-LINE application is false/ incorrect or if according to the Bank, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for the examination / joining. Candidates are requested to apply only ON-LINE through Bank’s website No other mode of submission of application will be accepted by NABARD.

Helpline: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee or download of call letter, queries may be made at Don’t forget to mention “NABARD Development Assistant/Development Assistant (Hindi) Examination” in the subject box of the email.

Important Dates:

Website Link Open – Online Registration and Payment of Online  - - 14 September 2019 to 02 October 2019 Fees/Intimation Charges ,

Phase-I (Preliminary) – Online Examination - 20 October 2019

Phase-II (Main) – Online Examination - Exact date of examination would be announced separately on NABARD’s website

NABARD reserves the right to change the dates on account of administrative exigencies. The online links for download of call letters/ hand-outs will be published on our website, Candidates are advised to visit the website regularly for updates, etc. during recruitment process.

Eligibility Criteria:

(a) Age (as on 01/09/2019): Between 18 and 35 years. Candidates born not earlier than 02-09-1984 and not later than 01-09-2001 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply. Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit: Upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe - (Relaxation in Age)-By 5 years, i.e. up to 40 years ,

Other Backward Classes (OBC) - By 3 years, i.e. up to 38 years

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) - By 10 years (GEN), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)

Ex - Servicemen - To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years

Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not remarried - By 10 years

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989 - By 5 years

(b) Educational Qualification

(as on 01/09/2019): (A) Development Assistant 1. Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWBD and Ex-Servicemen candidates) in aggregate or possess equivalent qualification from a recognised University / Institution incorporated by an Act of Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as University under Section-3 of UGC Act, 1956. (B) Development Assistant (Hindi) 1. Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University in English/Hindi medium with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) in the aggregate OR Bachelor's Degree with Hindi and English as main subjects with a minimum of 50% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWBD/EXS candidates) in the aggregate Candidate must be able to translate from English to Hindi and vice-versa.

Pay Scale:

Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 14,650/- per month (including two advance increments) in the scale of Rs.13150 -750 -15400 - 900 -19000 -1200-26200 -1300-28800-1480-33240 -1750 -34990 (20 years) and other allowances, viz. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Development Assistant/Development Assistant (Hindi) is approximately Rs.32,000/-.

How to Apply

Detailed Guidelines / Procedure for A. Application Registration B. Payment of Fee C. Documents Scan and Upload Candidates can apply online only from 14 September 2019 to 02 October 2019 and no other mode of application will be accepted. IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE NOTED BEFORE REGISTRATION Before applying online, candidates should – I. Scan their : Photograph (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm) Signature (with black ink) Left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink) A hand written declaration (on a white paper with black ink) (text given below) Ensuring that all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given in this advertisement. II. Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted. III. The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged. ( If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/her right thumb for applying) IV. The text for the hand written declaration is as follows – “I………………….(Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.” V. The above mentioned hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only. If it is written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid. (In case of Visually Impaired candidates who cannot write may get the text of declaration typed and put their left hand thumb impression below the typed declaration and upload the document as per specification.) VI. Keep the necessary details/ documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges. VII. Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no. which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank may send intimation to download call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered email ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID/ mobile number, he/she should create / obtain his/her new e-mail ID and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.

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