NRA Common Eligibility Test - Single Exam for SSC, RRB, IBPS Jobs

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Apr 28, 2021

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NRA CET 2021 is about to replace the current SSC, RRB and IBPS Exams. CET got its approval from the union cabinet.

The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) is about to bring a reform in the current government job recruitment procedure. The union cabinet has approved the setting up of the NRA that will be responsible for the conduction of a single recruitment exam replacing various examinations such as SSC, RRB and IBPS.

The Common Eligibility Test (CET) will be conducted for the recruitment of various Group B and C non-gazetted posts in the central departments. The NRA will conduct the preliminary exam and its score will be used by different recruitment bodies to recruit the eligible candidates.

According to the data, the NRA will be an independent body with its centres in each of the districts. The NRA exam will help in the recruitment of various employees under the Railway, Banking Sector and other central level departments.

NRA Common Eligibility Test 2021 - Overview

The NRA is now all set to conduct the CET exam 2021 in the month of September. More details regarding the recruitment exam are provided in the table below.

Name of Exam Common Eligibility Test (CET)
Exam Conducting Body National Recruitment Agency (NRA)
Type of Posts Group ‘B’ & ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Posts
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Exam Centers In all districts
Frequency of Conduction Twice a Year
Score Valid For Three Years

The NRA will conduct the CET exam twice a year and the scores of which will be valid for 3 years. The candidates will be able to participate in various SSC, RRB & IBPS examinations based on the scores of NRA CET.

NRA Common Eligibility Test 2021 - Language, Score Validity

  • The NRA is going to conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) 2021 all over India, thus the exam will be conducted in 12 major local languages as well.
  • A computer-based test (CBT) will be conducted for the CET twice a year and the best score out of them will be taken into consideration.
  • The score of the CET exam will be valid for 3 years from the exam and can be used to participate in various SSC, RRB and IBPS recruitment drives.

NRA Common Eligibility Test 2021 - Eligibility & Selection Process

The eligibility criteria for the NRA CET 2021 is not yet declared officially, but NRA is expected to conduct different examinations for a different level of education such as 10th pass, 12th pass and Graduation.

The NRA CET score will be used by recruitment agencies only for shortlisting the candidates for further rounds of the recruitment procedure. The selection of the candidates will be done by the recruitment agencies only.

NRA Common Eligibility Test 2021 - Syllabus

The NRA is expected to conduct three different examinations based on the qualifications. Their syllabi will be the same as that of the current examinations. More details regarding the syllabi and exam pattern is yet to be declared by NRA.

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