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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 6-02-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 6-02-2023

About NRA CET Graduate Level 2022

About Exam

The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) is the conducting authority of the National Recruitment Agency Common Eligibility Test (NRA CET). Through the exam, candidates will be shortlisted/screened for certain categories of posts in the Central Government for which the recruitment is carried out through the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs), and Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). 

Candidates will be considered for further selection rounds based on the CET scores. The final selection will be made through separate exams conducted by the respective recruitment agencies. Read further to understand all details on the upcoming NRA CET events, such as application form submission, notification release, admit card issuance, result declaration, final selection, and more.

NRA CET Graduate Level 2022 Exam Overview


Candidates can refer to the below table to get an overview of the exam:

Particulars Details
Exam Conducting Body National Recruitment Agency (NRA)
Name of Exam NRA CET
Type of Exam Preliminary Exam for Group ‘B’ & ‘C’ Posts
Recruiting Bodies Railways (RRB), SSC and IBPS
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test
Frequency Twice a Year
Score Validity Three Years

NRA CET 2022 Brochure — Graduation Level

To know all the minute details regarding the NRA CET 2022 upcoming events, candidates can refer to the information brochure released by the conducting authority. Refer to the below link to access the previous year’s brochure:

NRA CET Information Brochure

NRA CET Notification

NRA CET Latest News 2022 — Graduation Level 

  • Minister of State Ministry of Science and Technology, Minister of State Ministry of Earth Science, MoS of Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh, stated the NRA CET 2022 would be conducted this year and is scheduled to be conducted before the year-end.

NRA CET Exam Date 2022 - Graduation Level

Exam Pattern

Candidates can refer to the below table to keep track of the upcoming NRA CET events to avoid deadlines:

Particulars Dates
Exam Notification Date To Be Announced
Application Form Filling To Be Announced
Admit Card Date To Be Announced
Exam Date To Be Announced
Interview Date To Be Announced
NRA CET Graduate Level Exam Result Date (Written) To Be Announced

To keep track of the upcoming events, refer to the below link:
NRA CET Exam Date 2022 – Graduation Level

NRA CET Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Graduate Level

Exam Syllabus

Candidates willing to appear for the NRA CET graduate level exam must fulfil the all the eligibility requirements before filling out the application form. This is because if the authority later finds out that aspirants did not meet the criteria, it will lead to disqualification. Refer to the below information to know the eligibility criteria for NRA CET:

NRA CET Age Criteria

The age limit varies depending on different positions provided under the NRA CET exam. Once the notification is issued, we will add a post-wise age limit section here.

NRA CET Education Qualification

The candidate must have a 10th, 12th, or Graduate Degree from a recognised University/Institution—this varies from post to post.

To access the detailed eligibility criteria, click on the below link:

NRA CET Eligibility Criteria 2022 – Graduate Level

NRA CET Registration 2022 - Graduate Level

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Candidates willing to appear for the NRA CET 2022 graduation level exam must submit their application form. After successful registration, candidates will receive their login credentials at the registered email address.

NRA CET Application Form 2022 - Graduate Level

Previous Year Analysis

Candidates filling out the NRA CET application form must first fulfil all the eligibility requirements before submitting the application form. The application process comprises several stages, such as registration, uploading documents, filling out the application form, paying application fees, previewing the application form, and final submission.

To know the steps to submit the application form, refer to the below link:
NRA CET Application Form 2022 – Graduate Level

NRA CET Application Fee 2022 — Graduate Level

After filling in asked details in the application form, candidates can pay the application fee using various online transaction methods such as Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, UPI Payment, and others. NRA will release the application fee details soon.

NRA CET Exam Pattern 2022 - Graduate Level

Along with the syllabus, the NRA will publish the NRA CET exam pattern, which will include many significant details. This will help candidates understand the exam pattern comprehensively, including the marking scheme, total number of sections, number of questions, total marks, time duration, etc.

Section Names Number of Questions Total Marks
General Intelligence And Reasoning 50 50
General Awareness And General Knowledge 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Language (English, Hindi, etc.) 50 50
TOTAL 200 200

Refer to the below link to access the complete exam pattern:

NRA CET Exam Pattern 2022 – Graduation Level

NRA CET Syllabus 2022 - Graduate Level

The authorities will soon release the NRA CET Graduate Level exam syllabus.

The four components of the NRA CET would be General Intelligence and Reasoning, general awareness and general knowledge, quantitative aptitude, and language.

General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness and General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Analogies Current Affairs of National and International Importance Number Systems Basics of English
Similarities and Differences Games and Sports Computation of Whole Numbers Language
Space Visualisation Art and Culture of India Decimals Vocabulary
Visual Memory Economic Scene Fundamental Arithmetical Operations Grammar
Non-Verbal Series Monuments and Places of India Elementary Algebra Sentence structure
Coding and Decoding General Science Simplification Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
Mathematical operations Indian and World History Fractions Fill in the Blanks
Relationship Concepts Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World Relationship between Numbers Synonyms
Syllogism Indian Polity and Governance Percentages Antonyms

To know more details on the exam syllabus, refer to the below link:

NRA CET Syllabus 2023 – Graduate Level

NRA CET Important Books 2022 — Graduate Level

Topper List Success Stories

To prepare effectively for the NRA CET exam, candidates must have the best books that are available as per the latest syllabus. Refer to the below table to access the list of best books for NRA CET 2022:

Subject Books
Reasoning A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
English Language Word Power Made Easy book by Norman Lewis

To access the complete list of books, refer to the below link:

NRA CET Important Books 2022 — Graduate Level

NRA CET Previous Years Question Papers — Graduate Level

Exam counselling

Candidates appearing for NRA CET can upgrade their preparations by solving NRA CET previous years papers. These papers help candidates understand the marking scheme, question weightage, important topics and frequently asked questions.

Refer to the below links to access previous years’ question papers:

NRA CET Previous Years Question Papers

NRA CET Mock Test 2022 — Graduate Level

Exam talks

Although previous years’ question papers are great for improving preparations, they do not help candidates prepare for the exam based on the latest syllabus and exam pattern. Therefore to improve as per the latest syllabus and exam pattern, candidates can hop on to the Embibe app. The app provides mock tests for NRA CET Mock Test to help candidates receive a prior examination experience and analyse preparations by providing feedback analysis.

Follow the below link to learn the steps to attempt a mock test at Embibe:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e.,
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar Getting a Government Job 
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal National Recruitment Agency from the Dropdown and click Next.
  • 5th Step: Select NRA CET – Graduate Level OR “Search your exam” on the search bar and click Next.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on Done.
  • 7th Step: Click Test from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the Take Full Tests section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any of the NRA CET — Graduate Level mock tests.

NRA CET - Graduate Level Preparation Tips 2022

About Exam

Candidates appearing for the NRA CET 2022 can improve their preparations by following the below-mentioned preparation tips in their study plan:

NRA CET Admit Card 2022 - Graduate Level

About Exam

The NRA will publish the NRA CET admit card 2022. Candidates who submit their NRA CET application form will be eligible to access the admit card a few days before the exam date. Candidates must first log in with their credentials to download the NRA Common Eligibility Test admit card 2022. All candidates must carry their hall tickets at the designated exam centre.

NRA CET Exam Centres 2022 — Graduate Level

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can refer to the below table to access the list of NRA CET exam centres:

Regions Exam Cities
Central Region Agra (3001), Prayagraj (3003), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Varanasi (3013), Bhagalpur (3201), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206)
Eastern Region Gangtok (4001), Ranchi (4205), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack (4605), Sambalpur (4609), Port Blair (4802)
Karnataka Kerala Region (KKR) Bengaluru(9001), Belagavi(9002), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012), Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212)
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205)
North Eastern Region (NER) Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Kohima (5302), Shillong (5401), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Agartala (5601), Aizawl (5701)
Northern Region (NR) Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006), Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR) Jammu (1004), Leh (1005), Srinagar (1007), Samba (1010), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jalandhar (1402), Amritsar (1404), Mohali (1406), Chandigarh (1601)
Southern Region (SR) Guntur (8001), Kurnool (8003), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Visakhapatnam (8007), Vijayawada (8008), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Madurai (8204), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Puducherry (8401), Hyderabad (8601), Warangal (8603)
Western Region (WR) Ahmedabad (7001), Vadodara (7002), Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nashik (7207), Pune (7208), Panaji (7801)

NRA CET Result 2022 - Graduate Level

Admit Card

After the conclusion of the NRA CET 2022 examinations the authorities will release the NRA CET results. Candidates can use their login credentials to access the results. The result is likely to be declared as a merit list. The candidate’s NRA CET score will be valid for three years.

FAQs on NRA CET Graduate Level 2022

Exam Answer key

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions on NRA CET – Graduate level:

Q.1: What is the National Recruitment Agency (NRA)?

Ans: The NRA, or NRA, is a multi-agency recruitment body established to recruit people for various positions in the federal government.

Q.2: For what positions or openings will the NRA CET be held?

Ans: The NRA CET will be held for openings advertised by the SSC, RRB, and IBPS. SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC GD, SSC CPO, SSC MTS, RRB Group-D, RRB NTPC, IBPS PO, and IBPS Clerk are some of the tier-I exams that NRA will take over in the future.

Q.3: When is NRA CET 2022 scheduled to take place?

Ans: NRA CET 2022 is scheduled to take place in early 2023. The exam date will be updated as soon as the organising authority makes it public on its website.

Q.4: How many parts will NRA CET 2022 have?

Ans: NRA CET will consist of four sections: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and General Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, and Language (English, Hindi, etc.).

Q.5: What topics are covered in the English Language section of NRA CET 2022?

Ans: The English Language sections include Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Direct/Indirect Narration, Comprehension Passage, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt Words, and more.

We hope the above article has answered all your doubts and queries. Embibe wishes you good luck and all the best. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest updates on NRA CET – Graduate Level 2022.

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