In a move to bring transparency in various recruitment procedures, the government recently proposed a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for SSC, Banking, Railway Exams etc. The Cabinet was chaired by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. The new agency will conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for all the competitive examinations. Many SSC aspirants must be wondering how the recruitment process will change after the introduction of Common Eligibility Test (CET). Government has approved a sum of Rs 1517.57 crore for the NRA. The expenditure will be undertaken over a period of three years. The majority of the money will be used for setting up exam infrastructure in 117 districts with large numbers of aspirants. In the post below we will be telling in detail on how SSC will recruit candidates through Common Eligibility Test (CET)
The National Recruitment Agency will conduct separate CET graduate, higher secondary and the matriculate candidates for non-technical posts to which recruitment is presently carried out by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The difficulty level of Exam will vary based on the educational qualification required. The CET will be conducted twice every year. National Recruitment Agency will conduct Common Eligibility Test (CET) separately for:
- Higher Secondary (12th pass)
- Matriculate (10th Pass)
Initially, National Recruitment agency will organize a CET to screen/shortlist candidates for the Group B and C (non -technical) posts, that is being conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The agency will have representatives from SSC. The Common Eligibility Test will be conducted for three levels: graduate, higher secondary (12th pass) and the matriculate (10th pass) candidates. Based on the screening done at the CET score level, final selection for recruitment shall be made through separate specialized Tiers (II, III, etc.) of examination which shall be conducted by SSC. The curriculum for CET would be common.
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Syllabus and Exam pattern
There is no defined exam pattern and syllabus as such for the CET yet. The exam pattern and syllabus of CET will be updated as soon as it is released. It is expected that there will be different exam pattern and syllabus for the graduate, senior secondary, and secondary level exams.
CET 2020: Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the full form of CET?
Ans. The CET stands for Common Eligibility Test.
Q. For how many years is the CET test score is valid?
Ans. The test score of CET will be valid for 3 years.
Q. What are the posts for which CET exam will be conducted?
Ans. The National Recruitment Agency will conduct the CET exam for non-gazetted posts.
Q. NRA CET exam will be conducted in how many languages?
Ans. The NRA CET will be conducted in multiple languages. The exam will be conducted in 12 languages that are in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India.