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NRA CET Exam 2021 Official Notification – Common Eligibility Test by NRA

NRA CET Exam 2021

As per a recent written reply by Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra, A Common Eligibility Test(CET) will be conducted by NRA that stands by National Recruitment Agency from the month of September 2021.

The NRA CET Exam 2021 will replace all tests conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The exam is mainly focused on holding a common exam for the recruitment of various Group B and Group C Non-gazetted posts.

Official Press Release

What is the Common Eligibility Test by NRA

CET is a replacement for various tier-1 exams conducted for the recruitment of various Group B and Group C posts of the central government. The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct this exam twice a year from 2021. The score from this exam will be applicable for the selection of candidates for various non-gazetted posts. To appear in this exam there will be no bar for the number of attempts until and unless the candidate reached the maximum age limit. This exam will be conducted on three different levels in over 1000 centers which will cover every district of India to ensure the reduction of expenses for poor students. The score of the NRA CET exam will be valid for 3-years (three).

Conducting Body National Recruitment Agency (NRA)
Exam Levels Three levels – Matriculation (10th), Higher Secondary (12th), and Graduation
Mode of Examination Online (Computer Based Test- CBT)
Frequency of Exam twice a year
Official Website will be updated soon

Why NRA CET Exam 2021?

The main aim behind introducing Common Eligibility Test (CET) is to replace all the current examinations conducted by agencies for the recruitment of non-gazetted posts by a single computer-based exam. This will reduce the financial burden on candidates. They do not have to appear for multiple Tier-I examinations. This will also ensure that the recruitment process will be completed within a short time.

What is the NRA (National Recruitment Agency)

A multi-agency body named National Recruitment Agency will be formed by the central government to conduct a Common Computer Based Test (CBT) in the name of the Common Eligibility Test (CET) among more than 2.5 crore candidates each year.

Which Exams will be Replaced by CET 2021

The NRA CET Exam 2021 will replace all tests conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Instead of these exams, there will a common CBT. This exam will replace exams like SSC CGL, CHSL, IBPS Clerk, IBPS PO, RRB NTPC, etc.

SSC ( Staff Selection Commission) Exams:

SSC CHSL SSC Stenographer
SSC CGL SSC CPO
SSC MTS SSC Selection Post
SSC GD SSC JHT

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Exams:

RRB NTPC RRB Group-D

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Exams:

IBPS PO Other Banking Exams
IBPS RRB PO & Clerk Prelims IBPS Clerk

NRA CET 2021 Exam Structure

  • The CET 2021 Exam will be conducted on three different levels, i.e. graduate, higher secondary, and matriculation level.
  • The exam will be conducted in multiple Indian Languages.
  • There will be more than 1000 centers all over India. That means, every district will have at least one examination center to ensure the participation of poor students from rural areas.
  • National Recruitment Agency will conduct only the tier-I ie. prelims exam of agencies like SSC, RRB, and IBPS. The main examination or the tier-II examinations will be conducted by the respective agencies.
  • There will be no restriction on the number of attempts that can be done by a candidate.
  • NRA CET Exam score will be valid for 3 years and it will be shared with Central Governments, State Governments, UTs, PSUs, and Private Sectors for selection of candidates in different positions.

Important Date for NRA CET 2021

There are no official dates announced for the NRA CET Exam 2021, as per the information the exam will be held in the month of September 2021. We will notify you when the official announcement will be published by the National Recruitment Agency.

Also See: NRA CET 2021 Study Materials

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About NRA CET 2021

What is CET NRA?

Common Eligibility Test (CET) is an upcoming exam conducted by the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) which is a replacement for SSC, RRB, and Banking Exams for the selection of various Non-gazetted posts of Group B and Group C positions.

When will NRA CET be conducted?

The National Recruitment Agency has not announced the official date of the upcoming NRA CET Exam yet. As per the recent official notification, this exam will be conducted in the month of September 2021.

For Which Posts or Vacancies will NRA CET be conducted?

NRA will conduct CET Exam 2021 for selection of the Group B and Group C non-gazetted posts. It will be a replacement for SSC CGL, RRB Group-D, SSC CHSL, RRB NTPC, SSC GD, SSC CPO, SSC MTS, IBPS PO, and IBPS Clerk exams.

In How Many Languages will the NRA CET exam be conducted?

NRA will conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) in 12 different Indian Languages.

What is the Educational Qualification/ Eligibility for NRA CET?

There will be three different levels of NRA CET Exam 2021, those are Matriculation (10th), Higher Secondary (12th), and Graduation.

What is the process after qualifying NRA CET?

NRA CET will replace all the Tier-I or prelims exams conducted by various agencies. The respective agencies will conduct the Tier-II and Tier-III exams.

Is NRA CET better than the current system?

NRA CET exam will reduce the financial burden on candidates. They do not have to appear for multiple Tier-I examinations. This will also ensure that the recruitment process will be completed within a short time.

What is the syllabus of NRA CET?

The Syllabus for NRA CET 2021 will be similar to the current syllabus of SSC, RRB, and IBPS exams.

How do I apply for NRA CET?

Candidates will have to apply for NRA CET 2021 through online mode through the official website given by NRA.

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