NRA CET (Common Eligibility Test) Score: Validity, Attempts, Marks for Exams

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Nov 17, 2021, 15:20

NRA CET Score: As per the latest news, the Union Minister Jitendra Singh has declared that the States and Union Territories can use the NRA CET Score for the State Level Sarkari Exams. Earlier, the Union Cabinet has approved to set up a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct Common Eligibility Test (CET) for Banking, SSC & Railways Group B & C posts.  

The NRA CET Score can be used until 3 Years to participate in Tier 2 and further process of the selection process for multiple Central Government exams. The States and UTs will also consider the CET score of the candidate for state-level recruitment. This will help state and UT governments to save a lot of budgets as there won’t be any recruitment exams (Tier 1) to be conducted by them. Moreover, let’s take a look at the other important details about the NRA CET score for SSC, Bank & Railways. 

NRA CET Score 2021

NRA CET Scorecard will be obtained once you appear for the CET exam. Since CET will take place for Group B & C posts, thus, NRA has categorized CET into three main levels. Please note that the NRA CET will take place in three main categories, which are;

  1. 10th Pass Level 
  2. 12th Pass Level 
  3. Graduate Level 

Now, based on the CET category for which you will appear, you will be given an NRA CET score depending upon your performance in the Common Eligibility Test. 

NRA CET Score Validity 2021

The validity of your NRA CET score will remain Three years, however, you can take the CET test as many times as you want. The CET will take place twice every year, thus you have more chances to improve your NRA CET Score. 

NRA CET Attempts 2021

Since the NRA CET will take place twice every year, there is no bar or restriction set by the NRA to appear in the CET exam. Aspirants can take CET as many times as they wish to. 

CET To Be Held For Filling HSSC Group C, D Posts

Haryana Chief Minister announced that a CET to be conducted by Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) for filling up different posts under Group C and D posts.

Madhya Pradesh Government Announced to Consider CET Score

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh has already announced that the MP State Government recruitment will be conducted through the newly formed NRA CET. He has also announced that the state government jobs will be reserved for the local youths of MP.

Advantages of NRA CET for Bank, SSC & Railways Aspirants 

  • Most of the students find it difficult to priorities the exams they want to appear in as most of them happen on the same dates, but with CET there will be no exam date clashes
  • Now you have to pay for just one exam and based on your CET score you can further participate in the higher-level competitive test
  • NRA has declared that there will be minimum one exam centre in each district of the country, thus the travel cost will be deducted for most of the students 
  • More than 2.5 Crore aspirants will take advantage of the newly launched NRA CET Scheme
  • Students will now be able to focus on the Mains or Tier 2 exams, as the Tier 1 or Prelims will take place in a centralized form

You may find this helpful: NRA CET Eligibility

Advantages of NRA CET for Exam Conducting Bodies 2021

  • The allocation of the budget for separate recruitment programs will be saved 
  • The recruitment will now become a fast process
  • The more structured and centralized process will be made for smooth implementation of the recruitment process 

Note: NRA CET Exam Date is yet to be announced! 

Also Check: NRA CET Exam Pattern

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