NRA CET Preparation 2021 – National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be set up to conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to shortlist candidates for various Group B and Group C non-gazetted and non-technical posts. NRA CET will be replacing the first stage of the exam that is organized by SSC, RRB and IBPS. Aspirants and recruitment agencies can use the NRA CET scores to shortlist candidates for further rounds of selection. As it is a common examination the competition is expected to be high. To ace the exam, aspirants need to prepare well by referring to the NRA CET syllabus and exam pattern. Know how to prepare for the NRA CET 2021 exam below.
NRA CET Preparation 2021
Students preparing for NRA CET 2021 exam must start their preparations well in advance as exam experts have pointed out that the competition will be high. There will only be one round to get shortlisted for the further stages conducted by respective agencies – IBPS, SSC and RRBs. Candidates need to be at top-notch to be able to crack the exam in one go and appear for the next stages. Here on this page, we have provided some NRA CET preparation tips and strategies.
NRA CET Exam Pattern 2021
The NRA CET exam will be conducted in three levels – Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation. Hence, the exam pattern for exam level is expected to be slightly different to others. However, based on the official details available we have curated here a tentative NRA CET exam pattern.
|Exam mode||Online (Computer Based Test)|
|Language of paper||12 Indian languages (included in 8th schedule of the constitution)|
|Type of questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Difficulty level||The level of the exam depends upon the post applying for the post (12th level/ 10th level)|
NRA CET Syllabus 2021
As there are three different levels, the standard of the NRA CET Syllabus will be framed as per the exam-specific. NRA has not released the syllabus yet. However, the tentative syllabus based on the existing syllabus of Tier-I SSC, IBPS and RRBs is prepared by exam experts. Questions are expected to be asked from 04 topics – English language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Candidates can check the subject-wise NRa CET syllabus below.
English Language – Idioms and Phrases, One-Word Substitution, Comprehension Passage, Grammar, Antonyms, Synonyms and many more.
General Awareness – Games and Sports, Economics, General Science, Art and Culture of India, Common Abbreviations and others.
Quantitative Aptitude – Decimals, Simplification, Data Interpretation, Permutations and Combinations, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio and Proportion and others.
General Intelligence and Reasoning – Venn Diagram, Syllogism, Analogies, Space Visualisation, Similarities and Differences, Non-Verbal Series and others.
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How To Prepare for NRA CET 2021?
Here we have enlisted some of the general and subject-wise prepared topics which will help candidates to crack NRA CET in one attempt.
The language section is mainly focused to check the candidate’s basic knowledge of vocabulary, the grammar of verbal ability. Questions are expected from topics such as reading comprehension to assess candidates’ understanding of power, synonym & antonym, sentence correction etc. To be able to score more in the English section, start studying grammar with basics. Improve your vocabulary by reading newspapers.
This section covers two crucial parts – Current Affairs and Static GK. Out of these two, Static GK is the scoring part wherein aspirants have to study History, Geography, Polity, General Science and other topics. Refer to some of the famous books such as Lucent to cover them. The next part is current affairs which is a vast section. For this, candidates need to go through weekly current affairs of the national and international importance of the last 06 months.
The level of Quantitative Aptitude is of class 10th level. Questions are mainly asked from Arithmetic and Advanced Maths. Stick to basics and do not rush to practice tricks as it will be applicable to all questions. Practise more and more to gain time management skills.
General Intelligence and Reasoning
This is one of the most scoring as well as an important section of the competitive exam. The reasoning ability section aims to test the candidate’s problem-solving ability. To prepare for this section, aspirants are not required to take coaching. They can practise mock tests and sample papers to know the basics and what the questions are asked.
NRA CET 2021 Important Books
Here is the list of important books for NRA CET 2021 preparation.
NRA CET 2021 Quantitative Aptitude Books
|Fast Track Objective Arithmetic||Check Price|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||Check Price|
|General Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams||Check Price|
NRA CET 2021 English Language Books
|Tips & Techniques in English for Competitive Exams||Check Price|
|Crack Descriptive English, Personal Interview & Banking Awareness||Check Price|
|New Pattern English Language for SBI/IBPS Bank PO/SO/Clerk/RRB Exams||Check Price|
NRA CET 2021 General Awareness Books
|General/ Banking/ Economy Awareness Topic-wise Solved Papers||Check Price|
|10000+ Objective General Studies MCQs with Explanatory Notes||Check Price|
NRA CET 2021 Reasoning Books
|General Reasoning Ability for Competitive Exams||Check Price|
|How to Crack Test Of Reasoning||Check Price|
|Shortcuts in Reasoning||Check Price|
About NRA CET
National Recruitment Agency (NRA) is entrusted with the responsibility to organize the Common Eligibility Test (CET). The CET will replace the first stage of premiere recruitment agencies SSC, IBPS and RRBs. Through CET candidates will be shortlisted for the further stages of agency-specific exams. The posts that CET will cover includes Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts, certain Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts, Group ‘C’ posts in the Government and equivalent posts.