NWDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021: Check Syllabus and Exam Pattern for LDC, UDC, JE, & Other Posts!

By Vishal Singh|Updated : July 21st, 2021

NWDA Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021: National Water Development Agency (NWDA) releases the syllabus and exam pattern for the NWDA exam 2021. Candidates who wish to qualify for the NWDA exam for several posts must be well known with the subject-wise syllabus and exam pattern for the written exam. 

This article gives you the complete syllabus for all the posts in NWDA i.e. for the post of Junior Engineer, Hindi Translator, Jr. Accounts Officer, Upper Division Clerk, Upper Division Clerk Stenographer Grade-II, and LDC. The NWDA exam comprises 100 objective-type questions from GK, Reasoning, English, Computer Literacy, Concerned Subject. Read on to get the syllabus for NWDA 2021 exam.

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NWDA Exam Pattern 2021 with Marking Scheme

The post wise exam pattern for the NWDA exam is given below. We have also provided you with the marking scheme for the NWDA 2021 exam. 

NWDA Junior Engineer Exam Pattern 2021:

SubjectTotal QuestionsMax Marks
General English55
General Knowledge88
Logical Reasoning77
Quantitative Aptitude1010
Computer Literacy55
Estimating Costing & Valuation55
Surveying2020
Geotechnical Engineering44
Foundation Engineering44
Hydraulics44
Irrigation Engineering1515
Concrete Technology33
Hydrology1010
Total Marks100100

NWDA Lower Division Clerk Exam Pattern 2021:

SubjectTotal QuestionsMax Marks
General Hindi / English2020
General Knowledge2020
Logical Reasoning2020
Computer Literacy2020
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Total Marks100100

NWDA Stenographer Exam Pattern 2021:

SubjectTotal QuestionsMax Marks
General Hindi / English2020
General Knowledge2020
Logical Reasoning2020
Computer Literacy2020
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Total Marks100100

NWDA Junior Accountant Exam Pattern 2021:

SubjectTotal QuestionsMax Marks
General Hindi / English1010
Arithmetic2020
Accountancy2020
Auditing and Income tax2020
General Studies1010
Computer Literacy2020
Total Marks100100

Note: This is based on the NWDA previous years question pattern any of this exam pattern is not official as it is not mentioned in the NWDA 2021 official Notification. 

NWDA Syllabus 2021: Subject Wise

Now that you know the exam pattern for the NWDA exam, you should know the NWDA syllabus subject-wise and post wise. The complete informative syllabus for NWDA exam is given below in the table. 

NWDA JE Syllabus:

SubjectTotal Questions
Estimating Costing & Valuation5
Surveying20
Geotechnical Engineering4
Foundation Engineering4
Hydraulics4
Irrigation Engineering15
Concrete Technology3
Hydrology10

NWDA English Syllabus:

TopicsTotal Questions
  • Comprehension
  • One word substitution
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Spelling error
  • Spotting errors in sentences
  • Grammar
  • Noun
  • Pronoun
  • Adjective
  • Verb
  • Preposition
  • Conjunction
  • Use of ‘A’, ‘AN’ and ‘THE’
  • Idioms and Phrases
20

NWDA General Knowledge Syllabus:

TopicsTotal Questions
India History
Indian Geography
Indian Economy
Indian Polity & Constitution
Scientific Research
Awards
Sports
Current Affairs-India & World
20

NWDA Logical Reasoning Syllabus:

TopicsTotal Questions
  • Analogies — Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, 
  • Similarities and differences
  • Word building
  • Relation concepts
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Semantic Series
  • Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding-decoding small & Capital Letters/numbers coding, 
  • Classification
20

NWDA Computer Literacy Syllabus:

TopicsTotal Questions
Characteristics of Computer
Computer Organisation including file System, Input Devices, RAM, 
Computer Software-Relationship between Hardware and Software
Operating System
MS-Office (exposure to Word, Excel/spreadsheet, Powerpoint)
Information Technology and Society- Indian IT Act
Digital Signatures
Application of information technology in Government for E-Governance mobile/Smartphone’s Information Kiosks
20

NWDA Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

TopicsTotal Questions
Number System
Time and Work
Averages
Percentages
Profit and loss
Ratio and Proportions
Simple and Compound Interest
Time and Distance
20

Download NWDA Syllabus PDF

The NWDA syllabus pdf for each of the posts is given below in the table. You can download the NWDA Syllabus from the link given here. 

PostPDF Link
Junior Accounts OfficerDownload PDF
Upper Division Clerk (UDC) and Lower Division Clerk (LDC)Download PDF
StenographerDownload PDF
Junior EngineerDownload PDF

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ok ok Om

ok ok OmJul 15, 2021

You are analysis correct regarding syllabus. Thank you.
If possible could you make a mock test..
Anjali Gupta

Anjali GuptaJul 21, 2021

@ok ok Om Your suggestion is welcomed. We will come up with mock tests for NWDA soon.

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  •  Yes, the syllabus and exam pattern both are provided by NWDA on the official website. Candidates can download the pdf from the above links provided in the article.

  • You can check the NWDA Syllabus for all the posts here such as Junior Accounts Officer, LDC, UDC, Stenographer, and Junior Engineer.

  • Yes, all the questions in NWDA will be objective multiple-choice questions (MCQs)

  • Computer-Based Examination: Section 1 –(100 Questions , All questions mandatory)

    NO NEGATIVE MARKING

    Details mentioned in admit card.

  • There are a total of 5 sections in the NWDA Syllabus 2021.

  • Each Question will be of 1 Mark.

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