National Recruitment Agency

What is National Recruitment Agency ?

It has been proposed that National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be set up to conduct  Common Eligibility Test (CET) for the recruitment of Non-Gazetted Posts in Central Government, Railways, Bank and Public Sector. This will be an independent, professional, specialist organization for conduct of computer-based online Common Eligibility Test (Test) for recruitment to Non-Gazetted Posts, a test centre in every district would be set up.

NRA : New Initiative of Govt

On 1st February, 2020, Finance Minister of India, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, during his budget speech made a announcement, that a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be created for the recruitment of Non-Gazetted Posts in Government Organization. She stated that “The government intends to introduce major reforms for the recruitment of Non-Gazetted Posts in Government & Public Sector. At present, candidates have to appear for multiple government examinations conducted by multiple agencies at different points of time for similar posts. This places an enormous burden of time and cost for young people. To mitigate the hardship surface, it is proposed to set up a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) as an independent, professional, specialist organization for conduct of computer-based online Common Eligibility Test (Test) for recruitment to Non-Gazetted Posts, a test centre in every district particularly in the aspirational districts would be set up.”

NRA Recruitment process

The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) to recruit the human resource required for Central govt. Offices, Para Military Forces, Pubic Sector ( includes NTPC, ONGC, IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, BHEL, Coal India, SAIL, NHPC, Railways, Bank, LIC etc, ). The CET will be conducted at the online Test Conducting Center located in every district by NRA. Moreover, This initiative will increase the transparency in recruitment process and better chances for job seekers.

CET by NRA only for Non-Gazetted Posts

The proposed National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will only hire manpower for non-gazetted posts. Group B, Group C and Group D government jobs fall under the category of Non-Gazetted of Central Govt jobs.

Update about NRA

There are many question about the function, structure and set-up of NRA. However, all the progress will updated in this page.

  • What will be the Pattern of Exam and Syllabus ?
  • Educational Qualification
  • Exam Cycle
  • Number of attempt permitted
  • The test is for eligibility or provide the Govt. Job ?
  • Is there will be pool of selected aspirants ?
  • Jobs in Defence will be cover by National Recruitment Agency (NSA) or not ?
  • and many more…………

Recruitment for Govt Jobs in India

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 

At present Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) are the two main agencies which carry out recruitment to services and posts under the Union Government.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)  select candidates for the various Central Civil Services and Posts and the Services common to the Union and States (viz. All India Services).

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) 

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC)  makes recruitment to group ‘C’ and group ‘B’ non-gazetted posts in Ministries/ Departments, Para Military Forces ( CPMF), C.A.G, and the offices of the Accountant General.

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)

Railway Recruitment Boards recruit the Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees on the Indian Railways.

Banks/Insurance Sector

Banks and Insurance comapnies conduct written tests and interviews to fill the vacancies.Click here to know about the list of Banks in India.

Recruitment in Armed Forces

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recruit the Commissioned Officers in the Armed Forces. However, recruitment for Non-commissioned officer is made directly through the respective Recruiting Directorates for the Army, the Navy and the Air Force.

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Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)

The Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have their own recruiting procedures. This sector provides job opportunities for both technical and non-technical personnel.

State Public Service Commissions

Each state has its own Public Service Commission with functions similar to the UPSC. The State Public Service Commission recruits for most of the posts in State Government / bodies.

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