Common Eligibility Test (CET) starts from SEPTEMBER 2021

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National Recruitment Agency (NRA) which is assigned with the task of conducting the CET (Common Eligibility Test) 2021 is expected to conduct the CET Exam 2021 from September, 2021.

The Official information regarding the CET Recruitment Process was announced by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh in the Lok Sabha for a written question.

Given below is an Excerpt from the answer of the Minister in charge.

” The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply in Lok Sabha today that NRA is expected to conduct common Eligibility Test (CET) from September 2021 onwards.

The government has set up National Recruitment Agency (NRA) vide order dated 28.08.2020, as an independent, professional, specialist organization for conduct of computer-based online common eligibility test (CET) to shortlist candidates for vacancies of Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts, Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts, which are exempted from consultation with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC); Group ‘C’ posts in the Government and equivalent posts (where no such classifications exist) in instrumentalities of the Government, for which similar eligibility conditions have been prescribed.

NRA has been set up to provide the same platform to all candidates at the nearest District HQ and with a view to set a new standard of equity and inclusiveness in recruitment.

NRA will conduct CET to screen/shortlist candidates for jobs in the Government sector for which recruitment is presently carried out through the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).

NRA will conduct only the preliminary screening of candidates. The final recruitment will be done through domain-specific examinations/tests to be conducted by respective agencies viz.  SSC, RRBs, and IBPS. Based on the score obtained in CET conducted by NRA, candidates may appear in domain-specific exams/tests to be conducted by respective recruitment agencies.

NRA would identify language experts to translate the question bank/paper in all regional languages included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution, as per requirement and subject to an adequate number of candidates opting to take test in the regional language.

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