NRA constitutes expert advisory committee to recommend schemes for CET


New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Thursday informed that the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) has set up an expert advisory committee that will recommend the syllabus and scheme for the Common Entrance Test (CET) among other responsibilities. 

The Minster notified the Rajya Sabha through a written reply. It said, “An Expert Advisory Committee has since been setup by NRA to recommend, inter-alia, the common Syllabus and scheme for the CET.”


The officers posted in NRA include Chairman, Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations, Director and Deputy Secretary.

The NRA is an independent, professional and specialist organization for conduct of a computer-based online CET for recruitment to Non-Gazetted posts. 

Through the CET, candidates for certain categories of posts in Central Government will be screened and shortlisted. It referred to the recruitments that take place through the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). 

Based on the screening done at CET score level, final selection for recruitment is being made through separate specialized tests/examinations by the respective recruitment agencies.

first published:March 24, 2022, 3:59 p.m.

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