NRA CET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Result, etc.

NRA CET is an examination for recruiting candidates for Group-C and D jobs in the central government. It stands for the National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test which provides the candidate with a scorecard using which the candidate can apply for the job in various Government organizations.

Earlier, there were different examinations for recruiting candidates for different jobs in the government. All these examination natures were the same, so, to ease out the candidate’s recruitment campaigns as well as managing this new system of evaluation has been introduced. IN this article, we will discuss NRA CET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Result, etc.

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NRA CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for NRA CET-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • The age of the candidate should be 18 years or above and there are no maximum age limitations in the examination
  • NRA CET examination is a multi-level examination three different education criteria has been set, which are as follows-
    • Class 10th
    • Class 12th
    • Graduation

NRA CET 2023 Important Dates

EventsExam Date
Application Form AvailableNot Announced
Last date to submit the application formNot Announced
Admit Card DownloadNot Announced
NRA CET 2023 Exam DateNot Announced
ResultNot Announced

Examination Replaced by the NRA CET examination-

The following are the list of examination replaced by the NRA CET examination-

SNoExams to be replaced by CETLevel
1SSC MTS Paper-1 Matriculate
2SSC GD Constable Paper-1Matriculate
3SSC Constable (Executive)Delhi PoliceHigher Secondary
4SSC CHSL Tier-1Higher Secondary
5SSC Stenographer Grade CHigher Secondary
6SSC CGL Tier-1Graduate
7SSC CPO Sub-Inspector Paper-1Graduate
8SSC Selection PostMatriculate/Higher Secondary/Graduate (as per the post requirement)
9RRB NTPC Tier-1Matriculate/Higher Secondary/Graduate (as per the post requirement)
10RRB Grade-D Tier-1Matriculate
11IBPS PO PrelimsGraduate
12IBPS Clerk PrelimsGraduate
13IBPS RRB PO & Clerk PrelimsGraduate
14Other banking examsGraduate

NRA CET 2023 Application Form

The following are the application form for NRA CET-

  1. Visit the official website of NRA CET

    Visit the official website of NRA CET and click on the apply button

  2. Create an Account

    Now, you’ll be asked to create an account using your email id and password

  3. Login to your account using your login credentials

    After creating the ID, login to your account using your login credentials

  4. Click open application form

    After logging in, you’ll have to click on the application form link of NRA CET 2023

  5. Fill the form

    Now, an application form will appear which you’ll have to fill with the correct details like name, address, education qualification, etc.

  6. Upload documents and pay the application fee

    After filling out the form, you’ll be asked to upload the documents mentioned below followed by paying the application fee

  7. Download the application form and payment receipt

    After the successful payment, your application form for NRA CET has been completed successfully, and make sure to take a printout of the application form and payment receipt for future use

Documents required for NRA CET

The following are the documents required for the NRA CET examination-

  • Latest Scanned photo passport size
  • 10 and 12 certificates scanned
  • Graduate Degree/ Marks sheet
  • Master’s Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Aadhaar card number and a scanned copy

NRA CET 2023 Examination Pattern (Tentative)

The following are the examination pattern for the NRA CET examination-

NRA CET SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning255060 minutes
General Awareness and General Knowledge2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
Language (English, Hindi, etc.)2550

NRA CET Exam Pattern Highlights

ParticularsNRA CET Exam Pattern Highlights
Number of CET papers3 (Class 10, Class 12, and graduation)
Exam modeOnline
Language of paper12 major Indian languages including Hindi and English
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
The difficulty level of CETIn line with the educational qualification of a candidate – Class 10, Class 12, or graduation

NRA CET Syllabus

The following are the syllabus for the NRA CET examination-

Reasoning and General Intelligence

  • Discrimination & observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and figural classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Statement conclusion
  • Number Series
  • Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Embedded Figures
  • Space Orientation & Visualization
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/ pattern–folding & Un-folding
  • Figural pattern–folding and completion
  • Critical thinking
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Spatial orientation
  • Problem solving & Analysis
  • Judgment & Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Syllogistic reasoning
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy
  • Semantic Classification
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Figural Classification
  • Semantic Series
  • Address matching
  • Date & city matching
  • Classification of center codes/ roll numbers
  • Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding
  • Decoding and classification

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Algebra
  • Allegations and mixtures
  • Area
  • Problems on Age
  • Averages, Mean, Median and Mode
  • Boat Problems
  • Chain rule
  • Discount
  • Data Interpretation
  • Games and Races
  • Heights and distances
  • Inequalities
  • Number Series
  • LCM and HCF
  • Linear Equations
  • Logarithms
  • Number theory
  • Number System – Fractions, Decimals
  • Partnerships
  • Percentage
  • Permutation and Combinations
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Points, lines, and angles
  • Probability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Progressions
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Remainder theorem and unit digit
  • Sets and Venn Diagrams
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Stocks and shares
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Surds, Indices, Exponents, and Powers
  • Surface area
  • Time and Work
  • Problems on Train
  • Trigonometry
  • Volumes
  • Work and Wages


  • Phrases and Idioms
  • One-word Substitution
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spellings Correction
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Active Passive
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Cloze test

General Knowledge & Awareness

  • India and its neighboring countries especially History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  • Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Important Schemes
  • Important Days
  • Portfolio
  • People in News

NRA CET 2023 Admit Card

The admit card for the NRA CET is not yet released, we will update the admit card once it has been released by the authorities.

NRA CET Result 2023

The result for the NRA CET examination is released in the form of a Scorecard which is valid for 3 years. The candidate must seek a job opportunity in his/her desired department/organization in the Government by giving an interview or further evaluation exams.

The result for NRA CET is not yet released by the examination authorities, we will update the result once the authorities release the result for the NRA CET 2023.  

NRA CET Recruitment Process

After getting the scorecard, the candidates have to apply for further examination in different organizations like SSC, IBPS, and RRB in Tier-2, 3, and interview level evaluation.

The scorecard provided by the NRA CET is valid for up to 3 years and the candidates have an option to apply for this examination twice a year. Also, there are no age limitations except a minimum age requirement of 18 years.

This type of recruitment will help the candidate is fast-tracking the recruitment and increase their chances of getting recruited.

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