National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test

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NRA CET Basic Information

  • Examination Modes:Online Mode, Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Recruitment Agency (NRA)

NRA CET 2023: Notification(Soon), Application form, Jobs, Vacancy, Exam Date, Syllabus

Updated On - February 18 2023 by Divyansh K

NRA CET 2023 application form will be released via online mode in october 2023 (tentatively). NRA CET 2023 is conducted by National Recruitment Agency(NRA). It is a national-level exam 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 Common Eligibility Test Exams is based on the qualifying marks in the 10th Pass CET Exam, 12th Pass CET Exam, and Graduate Level CET Test. NRA CET is a single CET exam for Government Jobs that will be held for IBPS, SSC and RRB as Tier 1. Candidates must go through the given mentioned article below to know more about NRA CET 2023. 

NRA CET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the details about NRA CET 2023 which mentioned below:
Exam StatusNo official notification announcement yet


EventsDates (tentative)
NRA CET 2023 applciation form release date October 2023
NRI CET 2023 last date to apply for the applicaton formOctober 2023
NRI CET 2023 admit cardNovember 2023
NRI CET 2023 exam dateNovember 2023

As soon as the official dates are released, it shall be notified.

NRA CET 2023 Application Form

NRA CET 2023 Application Form will be available online on the official website. Candidates can check the information about the application form which is mentioned below:

  • The application form will be available in the online mode only, there is no way of offline form.
  • Candidates must provide a valid email id and phone while filling the online application form.
  • There is no chance of a correction in the application form, applicants must be careful.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the photograph and signature in the prescribed format only.
  • Make payment through online mode by using online banking/debit card/credit card.
  • After the process of form filling is done, applicants take the printout of the filled application form for further process.

NRA CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must check the NRA CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the exam, to know they are eligible for the exam or not. Given below are the information about eligibility. CET Eligibility will be categories into 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 – Need to attained the age of 18 to 23.
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates are required to pass 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 – Need to have aged between 20 and 25 years
  • Educational Qualification – Candidates must have passed the 10+2 exam from a recognized board.

Eligibility for Graduate Level Jobs CET Exam

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

NRA CET Exam Vacancy 2023

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

NRA CET List of Exams/ Vacancies
Name of AgencyVacancy 2023
(NRA CET Exam)
Staff Selection Commission
  1. Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
  2. Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (CHSL) also called 10+2
  3. MTS (Non-Technical) 2021-22
  4. Stenographer Grade C & D
  5. Junior Engineer (JE)
  6. CAPF also called CPO – SI in CAPF and Delhi Police and ASI in CISF
  7. Constable GD (Male/ Female)
  8. Junior Hindi Translator (JHT)
  9. 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
  1. PO/MT 
  2. Clerk
  3. SO 

NRA CET 2023 Syllabus

Candidates must go through the given below details of the NRA CET 2023 Syllabus for good preparation:

English LanguageReasoning Quantitative AptitudeGeneral KnowledgeComputer Knowledge
Antonyms & SynonymsCoding/Decodingaverage, numbers, compound interests, partnership, problem on ages, calendar, boats and streams, clock, height and distance, percentage, pipes and cisterns, profit and loss, speed, time and distance, simple interest, problem on trains, time and workCurrent Affair Basic of hardware and Software
Word FormationBlood relation Indian Financial SystemWindow operating system basics
Phrases & IdiomsStatement and ConclusionHistory of Indian Banking SystemInternet terms and services 
Direct & Indirect SpeechStatement and AssumptionCredit and Monetary introduced by RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDCMS Office 
Passage Completion Series TestAn international organisation like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UNHistory of Computer
Active/Passive Voice Sitting ArrangementAbbreviation and Economic technologiesNetworking and communication
Assertion and ReasoningBanking Term Database basic
Odd figure outGovernment SchemeBasic of Hacking

NRA CET 2023 Highlights

NRA CET 2023 Basic Overview
Article AboutNRA CET 2023
OrganizationNational Recruitment Agency
Exam NameCommon Eligibility Test
Exam LevelsThree Levels:
  1. 10th Pass
  2. 12th Pass
  3. Graduate/ Diploma Pass
Exam ForRecruitment of Grade-B/ Grade-C Post
  1. SSC
  2. IBPS
  3. RRB
Exam ModeOnline (CBT) Written Test
Exam PhasePreliminary or Phase-I/ Stage-I
Frequency of Exam DurationTwice a year
Score Validity3 years
SyllabusDifferent for Each CET Level
  1. CET 10th Pass
  2. CET 12th Pass
  3. CET for Graduate Pass Syllabus

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NRA CET Important Dates

Form Date01 Jan - 28 Feb 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date20 Apr - 30 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
Result21 May 2023 (Tentative)

National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
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Multiple Choice Questions

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Form Start Date:

01 Jan 2023

Form End Date:

28 Feb 2023

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