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NRA CET Syllabus 2022: Know CET Syllabus For IBPS, SSC, Railway

The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) for the non-gazetted posts for IBPS, SSC, and Railways in Early 2022. This means a single CET Exam for Government Jobs will be held for IBPS, SSC and RRB as Tier 1. The syllabus for all these three examinations will be common. The CET score will remain valid until 3 years from the date of participation. However, there is no bar for a candidate to appear every year for the NRA CET exam.

NRA CET Syllabus 2022

The CET Exam is assumed to be implemented from the next year which is 2021. The official syllabus for the NRA CET is yet to be released by the concerned authorities. The NRA CET will replace the current system of examinations that are being conducted individually by the IBPS, RRB, and SSC where a different set of the syllabus is followed by each one of them. But with the implementation of the NRA CET, the present system will be replaced by a common syllabus where the Prelims or Level 1 exam will be conducted jointly for each of the exams. Moreover, this will do away with the burden on candidates to prepare for each exam separately as per different syllabus.

Here, we are presenting to you the tentative or the expected syllabus to be followed by the NRA CET. Given below is the Section-wise syllabus of the CET.

Note: This is not the official CET syllabus. The following syllabus has been designed keeping in mind the current curriculum.

NTA CET Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for CET will differ slightly for the graduate, 12th pass, and 10th pass candidates. However, there will be 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 Syllabus

There will be four subjects for the NRA CET to be followed, i.e Reasoning Ability, English Language & Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. The NRA CET syllabus for each one of them is listed below (tentative)

CET Syllabus for English Language & Comprehension

Subject Topic
English Language &
Comprehension
  • 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

CET Syllabus For 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

CET Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

Subject Topic
Reasoning Ability
  • Blood relation
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Clock
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Tabulation

CET Syllabus For 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

This is a generalized syllabus based on our own analysis and it is subjective to change. Once the final and official syllabus is released, it will be updated on this page. Till then, keep visiting this space.

List of Exams To Be Conducted By NRA

Here is the list of the Govt. Exams which will be conducted by the NRA from 2022 onwards.

CET Exams Important CET Exam Links
CET SSC
CET RRB
CET IBPS

Key Points of NRA CET

  1. NRA will be an autonomous society under Societies Act
  2. NRA will conduct the Tier-1 examination- Common Eligibility Test, CET that will be an online examination.
  3. A single exam will be held for IBPS, SSC, and RRB initially. This will be the preliminary exam.
  4. The CET score will be valid for three years from the date of declaration of the result and will be made available to the candidates as well as the recruiting agency.
  5. Each candidate will have two additional chances to improve his or her scores and the best scores will be taken into consideration.
  6. Every district will have at least one exam center.
  7. Separate CET will be held for graduate, higher secondary and class 10 level
  8. There will be a common syllabus for the CET
  9. As per the PIB, the list of successful candidates from CET can be utilized by State Governments also

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NRA CET Exam Level

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

Level 1 Graduate (स्नातक)
Level 2 12th Pass (12वीं पास)
Level 3 10th Pass (10वीं पास)

NRA CET Syllabus 2022: FAQs

Q. Is the official syllabus for the Common Eligibility Test released?

Ans. The official syllabus for the Common Eligibility Test or CET has not been released yet. The syllabus that is given on this site is based on our analysis and it is subjective to change. However, one might not find a major change occurring in the syllabus of NRA CET.

Q. From which year the NRA CET will be implemented?

Ans. It is likely to be implemented from early 2022.

Q. For which exams is the NRA CET Syllabus applicable?

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

Q. In which languages will the CET be available?

Ans. The NRA CET Syllabus will be available in 12 Indian Languages at present.

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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