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NRA CET 2021-2022 Common Eligibility Test by NRA – SSC, IBPS & RRB Vacancy CET Exam 2021 Syllabus, Pattern & Notification

NRA CET 2021: Is the Common Eligibility Test by NRA to recruit Central Govt Vacancy issued by SSC, RRB, and IBPS. The Government has established the National Recruitment Agency to conduct preliminary/ Phase-I written test (CBT) in three levels. All these CET Exam is based on the education qualification i.e. 10th Pass CET Exam, 12th Pass CET Exam, and Graduate Level CET Test. The Agencies i.e. Staff Selection Commission, IBPS, and Railway Recruitment Board – All Jobs will come under the NRA CET from 2021 onwards.

National Recruitment Agency (NRA)

The National Recruitment Agency was approved on 19 August 2020 by the Union Cabinet meeting. It will act as a nodal agency to conduct CET Exam twice a year and provide the scorecard to students.

Initially, NRA is going to look after the Central Govt Jobs i.e. Grade-B and Grade-C Vacancies that are presently organized/ recruited by SSC, IBPS, and RRB. After that, NRA would also look after PSU, Police Recruitment, Teaching Recruitment, etc.

The Govt. has decided to conduct a Single Common Eligibility Test for multiple Vacancies with the same educational qualification. It will surely help students financially (only fill the single form) and you don’t have to appear in exams for different jobs.

This will benefit approx 30 million students, which are appearing in various recruitment exams every year.

Important Points:

  • Single CET Exam (three levels – 10th/ 12th and Graduate)
  • The exam will be conducted in 12 languages
  • The score is valid for three years
  • The exam will be conducted twice a year

NRA CET Exam 2021: Brief Information

The first NRA CET CBT is likely to be conducted in 2021.

Article About NRA CET 2021
Organization National Recruitment Agency
Exam Name Common Eligibility Test
Exam Levels Three Levels:
  1. 10th Pass
  2. 12th Pass
  3. Graduate/ Diploma Pass
Exam For Recruitment of Grade-B/ Grade-C Post
  1. SSC
  2. IBPS
  3. RRB
Exam Mode Online (CBT) Written Test
Exam Phase Preliminary or Phase-I/ Stage-I
Frequency of Exam Duration Twice a year
Score Validity 3 years
Syllabus Different for Each CET Level
  1. CET 10th Pass
  2. CET 12th Pass
  3. CET for Graduate Pass Syllabus
Official Website www.nracet.nic.in

Jobs/ Vacancy Exam under NRA CET 2021

From the year 2021 onwards, all the Group B and C posts/ vacancy Phase-I or Preliminary Test would be conducted by the National Recruitment Agency using the single Common Eligibility Test. Initially, three govt. agencies post will be recruited by using the CET Exam.

NRA CET Score Card Valid For:

  • Staff Selection Commission (SSC),
  • Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), and
  • Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

NRA CET Exam Vacancy 2021

The following are the post/ vacancies for which NRA CET Exam Scorecard will be required from 2021 onwards.

Name of Agency Vacancy 2020
(NRA CET Exam)
Staff Selection Commission
  1. Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
  2. Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (CHSL) also called 10+2
  3. Stenographer Grade C & D
  4. Junior Engineer (JE)
  5. CAPF also called CPO – SI in CAPF and Delhi Police and ASI in CISF
  6. Constable GD (Male/ Female)
  7. Junior Hindi Translator (JHT)
  8. Selection Posts – Phase-IX/ 2021
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
  1. RRB NTPC (Graduate & Non-Graduate) 
    1. Traffic Assistant
    2. Goods Guard 
    3. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
    4. Senior Clerk cum Typist
    5. Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
    6. Senior Timekeeper
    7. Commercial Apprentice
    8. Station Master
  2. RRB JE/SSE 
    1. Junior Engineer
    2. Junior Engineer (Information technology)
    3. Depot Material Superintendent
    4. Chemical and Metallurgic Assistant
  3. RRB Group-D
    1. Assistant (Workshop)
    2. Assistant Bridge
    3. Assistant C and W
    4. Assistant Depot (Stores)
    5. Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)
    6. Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)
    7. Assistant Operations (Electrical)
    8. Assistant Pointsman
    9. Assistant Signal and Telecom
    10. Assistant Track Machine
    11. Assistant TL and AC
    12. Assistant TL and AC (Workshop)
    13. Assistant TRD
    14. Assistant Works
    15. Assistant Works (Workshop)
    16. Hospital Assistant
    17. Track Maintainer Grade IV
  4. RRB ALP
    1. Assistant Loco Pilot
    2. Technician
IBPS
  1. PO/MT 
  2. Clerk
  3. SO 
  4. IBPS RRB

NRA CET Exam Levels

The main purpose of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to give equal opportunity, get rid of various recruitment exams. The NRA CET would be applicable for SSC, IBPS, and RRB Vacancies. But, is there a single CET Exam? or different CET Exams?

To put straight, CET would be conducted in three different levels:-

  1. Single CET for Class 10th Pass Level Jobs
  2. Single CET for Class 12th Pass Level Jobs and
  3. Single CET for Graduate Level Jobs

So, the CET is as per the education qualification.

NRA CET Score Benefits & Jobs

The NRA CET Scorecard will be very valuable as it will be accepted by various PSU, State Govt, Private Companies and UT Agencies. Beside, IBPS, RRB, and SSC, Minister Jitendra Singh in a press conference said that NRA CET Score will be applicable to other Agencies also.

Madhya Pradesh has become the first state to offer government jobs on the basis of NRA CET scores. 

The Other State Chief Ministers will also announce to accept CET Score for State Govt Jobs (Probably Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Jharkhand, and Rajasthan)

Organizations other than SSC, IBPS, and RRB using the CET score are:

  • State Public Service Commission
  • State Recruiting Agencies
  • State Staff Selection Commission
  • Union Territories Agencies
  • Public Sector Undertakings
  • Private Companies etc.

No of Attempts in NRA CET Exam

The CET Score Card is valid for 3 years but what about the number of attempts? As per the National Recruitment Agency Notification/ Bulletin, CET would be held twice a year, it means you have two chances every year to improve CET Score.

There will be no limit to appear in the NRA CET Exam, fullflling eligibility criteria of Vacancy.

In whichever CET Exam, your score is best. It would be considered (but it should be obtained in a timeline of 3 years) only.

For Example: 

CET Exam You Appeared Score Obtained (Percentile) Your Valid CET Score 
June 2021 Yes 90 90
Dec 2021 Yes 92 92
June 2022 No 92
Dec 2022 Yes 97 97
June 2023 Yes 95 97
Dec 2023 Yes 96.5 97

NRA CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The student should note down the CET Eligibility Criteria is not different from the existing SSC/ IBPS or RRB eligibility. But, there will be three different CET exams based on the three different eligibility criteria.

CET Eligibility will be categories in three levels:-

  1. CET for 10th Pass
  2. CET for 12th Pass
  3. CET for Graduate Pass

Eligibility for 10th Pass Jobs CET Exam

  • Nationality – Candidates must be citizens of India
  • Age Limit – Candidates should be aged between 18 and 23 years
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates must have passed Class 10 from a recognized board. Candidates appearing for their qualifying examination (Class 10) are not eligible for the exam

Eligibility for 12th Pass Jobs CET Exam

  • Nationality – Candidates must be citizens of India
  • Age Limit – Candidates should be aged between 20 and 25 years
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates must have passed the Class 12th/ Senior Secondary Board Exam from a recognized board.

Eligibility for Graduate Level Jobs CET Exam

  • Nationality – Candidates must be citizens of India
  • Age Limit – Candidates should be aged between 20 and 32 years
  • Educational Qualification –  the candidate must be a Graduate Degree from a recognized University/Institution.

NRA CET 2021: Syllabus & Pattern

The Syllabus & Scheme of CET Exam 2021 is categorized in three levels namely:-

  1. Syllabus for 10th pass jobs
  2. Syllabus for 12th pass jobs
  3. Syllabus for Graduate level jobs

The National Recruitment Agency would be organizing the Preliminary Computer-Based Test CET Examination.

Download Complete NRA CET Syllabus/ Pattern 2021

NRA CET 2021 Key Highlights

  • NTA CET exam will start from 2021 onwards.
  • CET will be a single preliminary exam
  • There will be three levels of CET Exams (10th, 12th & Graduate)
  • NRA CET Scorecard valid for 3 years
  • Get Jobs in State Govt, PSU, Private Companies based on CET Score.
  • NRA is an autonomous body
  • CET Syllabus & Pattern would be decided by NRA
  • The CET score will be shared with all the central government recruiting agencies.
  • Two CET Exam per year
  • Minimum 1 exam center in every district.
  • Unlimited Number of Attempts to improve CET score.

NRA CET Website (www.nracet.nic.in)  Online Form, Registration

For every recruitment/ exam, website is must. Similarly, NRA has given NIC to develop & maintain NRA CET portal. The official website (www.nracet.nic.in or www.nra.nic.in) domain name will be bought by NIC and then all the details will be uploaded i.e.

(a) Official Information Bulletin
(b) FAQ Section
(d) Aadhar FAQ
(e) Common Service Centres
(f) Contact Us
(g) Notice Section
(h) Registration
(i) Login
(j) Syllabus
(k) Exam Pattern
(l) Eligibility etc.

NRA CET Exam 2021 official website is www.nracet.nic.in, we will confirm this as soon as NRA CET website is live.

NRA CET Jobs
10th Level Check Here
12th Level Check Here
Graduate Level Check Here
NRA Official Website Check Here

NRA CET 2021 – Online Form (www.nracet.nic.in) Registration

In the registration process of NRA CET 2021, the candidate must have the following details.

a) Self or parent mobile number for OTP verification, use the mobile number which is active to get updates of the CET Exam.
b) Email address: The valid email address is also required.
c) Passport size latest photograph and signature.

The registration process consists of steps.

Step 1: Fill NRA CET 2021 Registration form >>> personal details i.e. Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Mobile Number, Email Id etc.
Step 2: Enter your educational details, Board, Secondary, and Senior Secondary class marks, Physics, Chemistry and Biology mark.
Step 3: Upload your recent passport size photograph and signature.
Step 4: Pay the application fee online using Netbanking, Debit Card, Credit Card.

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FAQ – NRA CET 2021

✅ What is NRA CET Exam?
The CET or Common Eligibility Test is conducted by the National Recruitment Agency to provide CET score.

✅ What is the validity of CET Score?
As per NRA, the Validity of CET Score is 3 Years.

✅ Number of Attempts in NRA CET?
You can appear as many times as you want. Fulfilling other eligibility criteria.

✅ Is CET Exam 2021 is conducted by NRA?
Yes, from the years 2021 recruitment of SSC, IBPS and RRB will be organized by NRA.

✅ What is official website of NRA CET Exam 2021?
The official website of NRA is www.nracet.nic.in.

✅ What is the syllabus of NRA CET Exam 2021?
The syllabus for the National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test Exam 2021 is different for Class X, Class XII and Graduate Level CET Exam 2021.

✅ Where can get jobs with CET Score Card?
Along with SSC, IBPS, RRB Vacancies. The CET Scorecard is also accepted in various state Govt Jobs. MP has already given orders that they will accept NRA Scorecard.

✅ Can I appear in both CET 10th and 12th Level Exam?
If your education qualification is Senior Secondary (12th pass), then Yes, you can appear in BOTH CET Exam.

✅ Does NRA issue new syllabus of CET Exam 2021?
Yes, download NRA CET Exam 2021 new syllabus from official website www.nracet.nic.in