NRA CET FAQs (Frequently asked Questions

 What is NRA CET?

The Union Cabinet under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi has given its approval for the creation of a National Recruitment Agency (NRA). NRA Common Eligibility Test (NRA CET) is a screening/preliminary test that will be conducted by the newly approved NRA to shortlist candidates for various Group-B and -C non-technical and non-gazetted posts. 

The NRA CET 2021 will replace the 1st level tests conducted by the three agencies namely Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for the recruitment to Group B and C non-gazetted posts.

What is the eligibility for NRA CET?

Eligibility for National Recruitment Agency (NRA) CET exam will be Graduates (Degree), 12th Class (Higher Secondary) Pass and 10th Pass candidates.

Which exam(s) will NRA CET cover?

NRA CET will conduct Preliminary/ Screening examinations for Railway Recruitment Board Exams- ALP, NTPC, Group D, JE; Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Exams- IBPS RRB and IBPS Clerk, PO & SO and Staff Selection Commission Exams-SSC CHSL, CGL, JE, Steno Group C, D, JHT etc.

What is the full form of CET?

The full form of CET is Common Eligibility Test.

What is the full form of NRA?

The full form of NRA is National Recruitment Agency.

For how many year the test score will be valid?

The test score will be valid for 3 (three) years.

For which posts exam will be conducted?

Group-B and -C non-technical and non-gazetted posts

In how many language the NRA CET exam will be conducted?

The NRA CET will be conducted in exam will be conducted in 12 languages that are in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

Is NRA established?

Currently, the Union Cabinet has only approved the creation of NRA. The agency is to be established before Jan 2021.

When will NRA CET be conducted?

National Recruitment Agency is not established and expected that the first NRA CET Exam will be conducted in 2021.

What are NRA CET Exams?

NRA will conduct three CETs as for candidates – Class 10th pass Level, Class 12th pass level and graduation level.

Will NRA also conduct UPSC exams?

No, NRA will not conduct any UPSC exam. NRA CET will be conducted for Group-B and -C non-technical and non-gazetted posts.

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