NRA CET Syllabus: Check Syllabus For NRA Common Eligibility Test

NRA CET Syllabus: Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave approval for the creation of the NRA for conducting the Common Eligibility Test (CET) for the Institute of Banking Service Personnel (IBPS), Staff Selection Commission (SSC) and Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). The syllabus for all these three examinations will be common. The CET score will remain valid until 3 years from the date of participation. All the aspirants can check out the tentative or the expected syllabus of the NRA CET. I the post below we here providing the Section-wise syllabus of the CET.

NRA CET Syllabus

After the formation of NRA there will be a single common test for shortlisting of candidates for Group B and C (non-technical) posts. National Recruitment Agency India will act as a boon to the job-seeking aspirants throughout the country providing easy access to the rural youth, women and candidates with disabilities. Here is the subject wise syllabus for the NRA CET Exam.

There will be four subjects for the NRA CET to be followed, i.e Reasoning Ability, English Language & Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. We are briefly providing subject-wise NRA CET Syllabus for candidates, Please make a note that tentative CET 2021 syllabus for every subject as per latest notification is listed below :

  • English Language & Comprehension
Subject Topic
English Language &
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Synonym and Antonym
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence correction &
  • Completion
  • Miscellaneous
  • Quantitative Aptitude
Subject Topic
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number System
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and loss
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Simplification
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination Probability
  • Reasoning Ability
Subject Topic
Reasoning Ability
  • Blood relation
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Clock
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Tabulation
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
Subject Topic
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
  • Current Affairs: National & International
  • National symbols
  • Profile of States
  • Eminent persons &
  • places in news
  • Sports & games
  • Books & authors
  • National Schemes
  • Awards & honors’
  • India and its neighbors.
  • Important Days
  • Basic Computer Knowledge

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NTA CET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for NRA CET will differ slightly for the graduate, 12th pass, and 10th pass candidates. However, there will be a difference at the level of the exam. For the NRA CET exam, the pattern will be 4 subjects with 25 questions for each subject. Check the detailed exam pattern (Expected) below:

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes (Total)For VH/ OH (afflicted with
Cerebral Palsy/
deformity in writing
hand- 80 Minutes.
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Note: For every wrong question, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks also.

NRA CET Exam Level

There will be three levels of NRA CET Exams to be conducted by the NRA at the following three different levels.

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

List of Exams To Be Conducted By NRA

Here is the list of the Govt. Exams will be conducted by the NRA from 2021 onwards.

NRA CET Exams Important NRA CET Exam Links
  • SSC Steno Group C, D
  • SSC Selection Post
  • RRB Group D Exam
  • IBPS Clerk
  • IBPS RRB PO & Clerk

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. In how many languages will the CET be available?
Ans. The NRA CET Syllabus will be available in 12 Indian Languages at present.

Q. What are the exams for which NRA CET Syllabus is applicable?
Ans. The NRA CET Syllabus is applicable for the exams that are conducted by the IBPS, SSC, and Railways.

Q. What will be the level of the syllabus for the NRA CET?
Ans. The NRA CET Syllabus will be based on the 10th, 12th, and Graduate Levels.


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