A single examination for many central govt positions

The Union cabinet has accredited the development of the Nationwide Recruitment Agency (NRA) to perform an on the internet typical eligibility examination for picking candidates for a bulk of central governing administration work opportunities, an formal assertion explained on Wednesday.

The NRA will perform a separate common eligibility exam every single for the three degrees of graduate, increased secondary (Course XII pass) and matriculate (Course X move) candidates for non-specialized posts to which recruitment is at this time carried out by the Staff members Assortment Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and by the Institute of Banking Staff Variety (IBPS).

Dependent on the screening carried out at the prevalent eligibility take a look at (CET), the remaining assortment will be manufactured by separate specialised tiers of assessment that will be conducted by the respective recruitment businesses, a authorities statement reported.

Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar explained the “historic decision” would make it possible for position-seekers to just take a single popular exam, and help save expenditures and time put in on crafting a number of examinations.

“The curriculum for this examination would be typical as would be the common. This would drastically relieve the burden of candidates who are at current needed to get ready for every single of the examinations separately as for every various curriculum,” the assertion issued by the personnel ministry said.

The NRA will set up assessment centres in every single district to aid youths, especially ladies, from rural and far-flung parts as they will not be necessary to journey to yet another position to consider recruitment exams, the assertion issued by the staff ministry stated.

At existing, “candidates have to show up in various exams executed by various businesses. Aside from the assessment costs, candidates have to incur extra fees for vacation, boarding, lodging. A one examination will lower the economic burden on candidates to a big extent,” it said.

On typical, up to 3 crore candidates surface in just about every of these exams.

“The NRA will carry out the to start with-degree/Tier I assessment, which is the stepping stone for numerous other options. The CET rating of the prospect shall be valid for a time period of 3 a long time from the day of declaration of the outcome,” the statement mentioned.

There shall be no restriction on the amount of attempts to be taken by a prospect to look in the CET subject to the higher age limit, the assertion stated.

“Relaxation in the upper age restrict shall be given to candidates of SC/ST/OBC and other classes as for each the extant policy of the govt,” it explained.

Candidates will have the facility of registering on a typical portal and give a decision of centres. Centered on availability, they will be allotted centres.

“The CET would be available in a range of languages. This would enormously aid people today from diverse pieces of the region to consider the exam and have an equivalent opportunity of being selected,” it claimed. A solitary eligibility take a look at would noticeably decrease the recruitment cycle, the statement claimed.

“Some departments have indicated their intention to do away with any second level check and go in advance with recruitment on the foundation of CET scores, bodily assessments and professional medical examination. This would greatly lessen the cycle and reward a significant segment of youths,” the statement included.