NRA CET Syllabus 2022, Expected CET Syllabus For IBPS, SSC, Railway


NRA CET Syllabus 2022: The central government has approved the setting up of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET). This exam is going to replace all the prelims exams of Group B and C posts. Initially, it will be implemented on three big recruiting agencies, these are, SSC, IBPS, and RRB. As we are aware it is not possible for the government to conduct the CET exam in 2020, we can expect the first CET in 2022 only.

NRA CET Syllabus 2022

After the announcement of the NRA, students have many questions regarding the exam pattern, syllabus, subjects, and marking scheme of the common exam. Anything in this regard is not yet decided by the government. The NRA is going to announce the exam pattern and syllabus after a few months. Here is a guess from our side to reduce your anxiety about exam patterns and the syllabus. As it is going to be valid for SSC, Bank, and RRB, the subjects will be Basic Aptitude, Reasoning & Verbal Ability, General Studies, and General Knowledge. The level of the exam depends on the qualification for which you are taking the exam. Check the NRA CET syllabus and Exam Pattern below.

NRA CET 2022- Overview

NRA CET 2022 will be a single tier examination to be eligible for Tier 2 or Mains Examination of concerned recruitment body. The result of CET, with candidate’s percentile, core and rank, should be published within  6 months of examiation. The mode of examination will be decided on the number of applications.

Exam NameNRA CET 2022
Exam DatesOctober-December
Pattern of ExamPart A and Part B
Mode of ExamBased on the no. of Applications
No. of AttemptsLimited
ResultWithin 6 months of exam
ExcludesGroup A and PO

NTA CET Exam Pattern 2022

As per the speculation, the exam pattern for graduate, 12th pass, and 10th pass candidates, the difference will be in the level of exam. For the NRA CET 2022 exam, the pattern will be 4 subjects in Part A and Part B will include questions related to analyzing Candidates’ psychology & responses. Check the proposed exam pattern below:

PartsSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks
Part ABasic AptitudeTo be notified To be notified 
Reasoning & Verbal AbilityTo be notified To be notified 
General StudiesTo be notified To be notified 
General KnowledgeTo be notified To be notified 
Part BCandidates’ psychology & responsesTo be notified To be notified 

Note: For every wrong question, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks also [expected].

Exams Coming Under the NRA CET 2022

In this table, you can take a look at the exams that come under the NRA CET notification 2022 exam.

Exams to be replaced by NRA CET 2022Education Level
SSC MTS Paper 1 Matriculate
SSC GD Constable Paper 1Matriculate
SSC Constable (Executive) Delhi PoliceHigher Secondary
SSC CHSL Tier 1Higher Secondary
SSC Stenographer Grade CHigher Secondary
SSC CGL Tier 1Graduate
SSC CPO Sub-Inspector Paper 1Graduate
SSC Selection PostMatriculate/Higher Secondary/Graduate (based on the post)
RRB NTPC Tier 1Matriculate/Higher Secondary/Graduate (based on the post)
RRB Group D Tier 1Matriculate
IBPS PO PrelimsGraduate
IBPS Clerk PrelimsGraduate
IBPS RRB PO & Clerk PrelimsGraduate

NTA CET Syllabus 2022

The syllabus will be common for all the CET exams. The subject-wise syllabus for NTA CET is given below.

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Clock & Calendar
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

General Awareness Syllabus

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days
  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • General Science

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry

NRA CET Syllabus 2022: FAQs

Q 1. How many sections will be there in NRA CET 2022?

Ans. There may be 4 sections, Basic Aptitude, Reasoning & Verbal Ability, General Studies, and General Knowledge

Q 2. What is the maximum number of questions in one section?

Ans. There may be 50 questions for each subject as expected.

Q3. Will there be a negative marking for NRA CET 2022?

Ans. For every wrong question, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks also [expected]

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