National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test

Form Date: 01 Dec - 31 Dec 2021 (Tentative)

Online Mode, Computer Based Test

Form Date: 01 Dec - 31 Dec 2021

NRA CET Basic Information

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

NRA CET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

Updated On - September 17 2021 by Akriti Maurya

NRA CET 2021 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 2021. 

NRA CET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the details about NRA CET 2021 which mentioned below:
Exam StatusNo official notification announcement yet

Latest Update

NRA CET 2021-2022 will be held tentatively in early 2022. Ladakh to have 02 centres for the exam at Leh and Kargil.

NRA CET 2021 Application Form

NRA CET 2021 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must check the NRA CET 2021 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 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must go through the given below details of the NRA CET 2021 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 2021 Highlights

Exam NameNRA CET 2021
Full formNRA Common Eligibility Test
Conducting bodyNational Recruitment Test
Level of examNational level exam
Purpose of examScreening test to shortlist candidates for several central government jobs
Language of examRegional languages as per the 8th Schedule of the Constitution

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NRA CET Important Dates

Form Date01 Dec - 31 Dec 2021 (Tentative)
Exam Date14 Jan 2022 (Tentative)

National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
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Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:




Form Start Date:

01 Dec 2021

Form End Date:

31 Dec 2021

The forms will open on 01 Dec 2021



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