The NRA CET exams are a common eligibility test. The National Recruitment Agency conducts this test every year to select group-B and Group C non-technical posts. The board this year decides to come up with a single eligibility test instead of several prelims. And the score of this exam will determine the candidates’ future for various posts of government departments.
However, the best part about this exam is that this exam’s score remains valid for three years. So, this, as a result, helps all those candidates who aspire for government posts. They don’t have to fill out thousands of applications for a single exam.
Latest notifications from the NRA
As per the latest update from the union minister of states, the NRA exam common eligibility test will commence from September 2021. This implies aspirants only have ten months to their NRA CET exam dates. So, if you are a government aspirant, you must start preparing for the CET on full-fledged.
In brief about NRA
The National recruitment Agency is a proposal for the current government. That is the Narendra Modi Government. The government comes up with this proposal to reduce the burden of government job aspirants. Instead of giving numerous preliminary exams for several government non-technical posts, now the aspirants will appear in one test. This common eligibility test/CET helps all aspirants to eliminate the complex process in examinations.
Further, this exam is only for Group B and Group C posts. And it significantly reduces the time and hassles in several stages of exams.
Exams submerging under CET
All the prelims exams that commence under Group B and Group C will now submerge into one single exam. The NRA in primary steps would be replacing the prelims of several groups B and C commencing by three agencies. It includes:
- SSC/Staff selection commission
- RRB/Railway recruitment board
- IPBS/Institute of Banking personnel selection
Who can use the NRA scores?
The score of NRA CET exams will have importance in government as well as PSU’s jobs. However, in the initial stage, the NRA scores would only be used by the state and central agencies for recruitment. The following are the organizations that can utilize the CET scores.
- State recruiting agencies
- Union territories
- Private companies with legal agreements
NRA CET Eligibility criteria
The eligibility to appear in the CET exams would now be the same for the graduates, 10th/12th passed students. However, there would be three distinct levels of exams. It includes the 10th level exam, 12th level exam, and undergraduate exam.
Age-limit for appearing in the NRA CET 2021
As per the NRA CET requirements, the exam’s age limit depends on the exam they want to appear in. For example, if you appear for RRB, the age-limit would be mentioned in the RRB portal. If you are applying for SSC, it would be the same as the SSC requirements. So, there are no such modifications in the age-limit.