Key Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam 2022 from Previous Year's Exam Analysis

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : August 10th, 2022

NABARD Grade A Prelims exam will most probably be held in August last or September first. Serious candidates should be aware of the previous year's Prelims overview, takeaway, and analysis. It is highly possible that you may encounter a similar level and pattern in NABARD Grade A 2022 prelims too.

Students appearing for the NABARD Grade A 2022 Prelims exam may expect a similar level and questions as that of the previous year's exam but they need to focus more on their speed and time management. Let's go through the important takeaways for the upcoming exam from the previous year's exam analysis.

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NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022 Exam Pattern

In this post, we'll look at the previous year's exam analysis of NABARD Grade A and try to anticipate the predicted pattern for the Prelims exam 2022 by analyzing various factors like level and types of questions asked. But, before we get into the analysis, let's get a better understanding of the NABARD Grade A exam pattern and NABARD Grade A syllabus.

Name of TestMarksTime
Test of Reasoning20120 Minutes Composite Time
English Language30
Decision Making10
Computer Knowledge20
General Awareness20
Quantitative Aptitude20
Economic & Social Issues (with focus on Rural India)40
Agriculture & Rural Development (with focus on Rural India)40

NABARD Grade A 2022: Prelims Exam Expected Difficulty Level

We can predict the general difficulty level of the NABARD Grade A exam 2022, after going through the difficulty level parameters of the previous year's exam. Kindly go through the difficulty level of the NABARD Grade A Prelims exam 2021.

SubjectDifficulty Level
English LanguageEasy to Moderate
Quantitative AptitudeModerate
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate
General AwarenessEasy to Moderate
Computer AwarenessEasy
ESIModerate
ARDModerate
Decision MakingEasy
Overall Difficulty LevelEasy to Moderate

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims Quantitative Aptitude

Let's discuss the topic-wise questions asked in the quantitative aptitude section in the previous year's exam and based on that what we can expect in the NABARD Grade A exam 2022.

Topic Name

Topic Details and no of questions

What to expect in NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022?

Wrong Number Series

  • Number of Questions: 3
 3-4 questions can be expected

Arithmetic Questions

  • Number of Questions: 6-7(SI-CI, boat & stream, mensuration, average, age
 6-8 questions can be expected

Simplification-approximation

  • Number of questions: 5-6
 5-7 questions can be expected

DI

Tabular with 5 questions1 set of DI can be expected
  • Arithmetic & Simplification-approximation can be the major topic that will be asked in the NABARD Grade A Prelims exam 2022.
  • You can expect 3-4 number series questions and one DI with an easy to moderate level.
  • Last but not the least, practice NABARD Grade A Exam previous year paper before attending the exam.

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims Reasoning Ability

Let's discuss the topic-wise questions asked in the reasoning ability section in the previous year's exam and based on that what we can expect in the NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022.

Name of the topic

Topic Details

What to expect in NABARD Grade A 2022 exam?

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  • Circular - 1
  • Dual row - 4
  • Floor - 1
  • Scheduling - 4
  • Single row - 5
 10-12 questions can be expected

Inequality

  2Q

1-2 questions can be expected

Direction sense

 2Q

1-2 questions can be expected
Syllogism

  2-3Q

1-2 questions can be expected
  • You can expect 8-10 questions from puzzle & seating arrangements.
  • 5-7 questions can be expected from logical reasoning. Kindly go through the basic concepts of miscellaneous questions like inequality, syllogism, direction, order ranking, etc.
  • Also do not forget to check the previous year's NABARD Grade A cutoff to have a clear idea.

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims English Language

Let's discuss the topic-wise questions asked in the English language section in the previous year's exam and based on that what we can expect in the NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022.

TopicsTopic Details

What to expect in NABARD Grade A 2022?

Reading Comprehension7 1 set is expected with 6-8 questions
Para jumbles5 1 set is expected
Correct Usage Of Words5 some questions can be expected
Sentence Rearrangement5 some questions can be expected
Cloze Test8 1 set is expected with 6-8 questions
Overall30 
  • You can expect one set of reading comprehension, para jumble, and close tests.
  • You can expect 2-3 error spotting, sentence rearrangement and other miscellaneous topics.

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims General Awareness

Kindly go through some of the questions asked in the GA section in the previous year's exam. 4-5 questions were asked from the static part and most of the questions were from the last 6 months current affairs Some of the questions asked in this section are presented below:

  • Kyoto, Paris Agreement
  • Tourism day
  • Mission domination book author
  • Bharat series
  • Renounced personality
  • Indo-Nepal remittance 
Topics

Number of questions asked in NABARD Grade A Prelims 2021

What to expect in NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022?

 Current Affairs

The number of questions:15-16

14-16 questions can be expected

 Static GA

4-5

around 4-5 questions can be expected

Takeaways

  • Most of the questions were asked about current affairs of the last 6 months. So be prepared accordingly.
  • Current affairs will be the game changer.

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims Exam Computer Awareness

The Computer Awareness level was easy. There were questions about computer generation, Internet, RAM/ROM, file extension, full form, etc. You can expect easy and direct questions from this section.

You can go through the basic concepts and definitions of topics like Computer memory, and important abbreviations, from the below table.

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims ESI Section

Kindly go through the previous year's ESI analysis of NABARD Grade A exam and based on that what you can expect for this year's NABARD Grade A exam.

Topic DetailsWhat to expect in NABARD Grade A 2022 Prelims?
Static Questions – 20 Ques (Banking awareness, reports, members of various international organizations)
10-12 Schemes-based Qs
Remaining Current Affairs

15-20 static questions can be expected from various ESI topics.

8-10 current affairs questions can be expected.

10-14 scheme-based questions can be expected.

Takeaways for NABARD Grade A Prelims ARD Section

Kindly go through the previous year's ARD analysis of NABARD Grade A exam and based on that what you can expect for this year's NABARD Grade A exam.

Topic DetailsWhat to expect in NABARD Grade A 2022 Prelims Exam?

Static Questions – 25 – 30 Questions (Agr engineering, soil science, animal husbandry, agronomy, crops)
Schemes – 8 to 10 Questions
2-3  General Current Affairs

22-27 static questions can be expected from various ESI topics.

4-6 current affairs questions can be expected.

10-13 scheme-based questions can be expected.

So this is all about the previous year's exam analysis of the NABARD Grade A exam and based on that what you can expect in the upcoming NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022.

Must Know Concepts and Articles: NABARD Grade A Exam 2022

Kindly go through the most important concepts and study notes for NABARD Grade A exam 2022 preparation.

S.NoName of the Topic/Article
1Must know concept for NABARD: Fishery Sector
2Must know concept for NABARD Grade A 2022 Exam: Soil Health Card Scheme
3Must know concept for NABARD Grade A exam 2022: Raisina Dialogue
4Irrigation: Must Know Concept for NABARD Grade A Exam 2022
5Must know concept for NABARD Grade A Exam 2022: E-NAM
6Must know concept for NABARD Grade A 2022 & RBI Gr B: Intellectual Property Right Index
7NMSA Scheme: National Mission For Sustainable Agriculture for NABARD Grade A Exam
8Ecosystem and Climate Change ARD Notes for NABARD Grade A 2022 Exam
9Taxation System in India: Tax Structure, Types & More!
10How to Prepare ARD for NABARD Grade A? - Know Key Beneficial Tips
11NABARD Grade A Reasoning Section Preparation Tips and Questions PDF
12How to Prepare ESI for NABARD Grade A Exam 2022? Know Important Tips and Get Most Expected Questions PDF
13NABARD Grade A English language Preparation Tips and Questions PDF

So here we have provided all the important study notes related to important Govt. schemes for the upcoming exam. Kindly make sure to complete all the notes and make your own notes to help you revise them in the final moment before the exam.

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FAQs

  • As per the previous year's exam analysis, it can be said that the expected difficulty level of the NABARD Grade A Prelims 2022 exam would be moderate.

  • As per the previous year's NABARD Grade A Prelims exam analysis, you can expect around 6-8 questions from the arithmetic section. You can expect questions from average, interest, mixture, boat-stream, etc.

  • As per the previous year's NABARD Grade A Prelims exam analysis, it can be said that the good attempts in the Reasoning Ability section would be 13-15.

  • As per the previous year's NABARD Grade A Prelims exam analysis, you can expect around 13-15 questions from the current affairs section in the GA section.

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