NRA CET Exam Language 2022 – Know Everything Here

In how many languages is the NRA CET  2022 exam is going to be conducted? This is a very common question in every aspirant’s mind. The Union Cabinet on 19th August 2020 approved the proposal of setting up a National Recruitment Agency. The Agency will conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for recruitment for personnel for all non-gazetted posts in the central government and public sector banks. In this blog, NRA CET Exam Language, we will be sharing with you the details in how many languages is NRA CET 2022 going to conduct.

The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) has been set to conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) for various Government exams (non-gazetted posts) for Banking, SSC and Railways from early 2022 as said by the Union Minister Jitendra Singh on 6 July 2021.

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CET Important Dates 

It has been confirmed that NRA CET will take place from 2022 by PM Narendra Modi.

Event Dates 
CET Online Registration Starts N/A
Last Date to Apply Online for CET N/A
CET Admit Card N/A
CET Tier 1 Exam (Bank, SSC & RRB) Early 2022
CET Tier 1 Result N/A

NRA CET Latest News

  • Central Government has announced that the NRA Common Eligibility Test (CET) will be conducted across the country from early 2022.
  • Haryana Chief Minister on 12th January 2021 announced that a Common Eligibility Test to be conducted by Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) for filling up different posts under Group C and D category.

NRA CET 2020-21 Exam Language

The common eligibility test (CET) for government jobs will be conducted in 12 Indian languages including English & Hindi, to begin with, while gradually other languages in the 8th schedule of the Constitution will also be included, the government said. This will facilitate the candidates from different parts of the country to take the exam.

The Common Eligibility Test will have no correlation or incompatibility with the rules of recruitment like domicile etc., followed by certain states or Union Territories, a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry has said.

Let us have a look at the languages that are included in official languages in the 8th schedule of the Indian constitution. There are a total of 22 official languages. Check the list of languages below:

Language Spoken in Indian State of
Assamese Assam
Bengali West Bengal
Gujarati Gujarat
Hindi North India
Kashmiri Jammu & Kashmir
Kannada Karnataka
Malayalam Kerala
Marathi Maharashtra
Odia Odisha
Punjabi Punjab
Sanskrit Karnataka (Shivamogga District)
Tamil Tamil Nadu
Telugu Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Urdu Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh
Sindhi Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh
Konkani Goa
Manipuri Manipur
Nepali Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
Bodo Assam and Meghalaya
Dogri Jammu and Himachal Pradesh
Maithili Bihar and Jharkhand
Santhali West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Odisha

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The above 22 languages are mentioned in the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution. But, NRA CET 2022 will be conducted in 12 out of 22 languages mentioned above including English and Hindi.

Once the 12 languages are finalized will update the details here in this blog.

NRA CET 2022 – Key Points

1. A CET will be a single prelims exam that will be held for all IBPS, SSC, and RRB posts.

2. Candidates need to pay a one-time fee for all the CET exam.

3. There will be one standard for the exam and a single exam will save money as well as time.

4. CET will be a single online prelims exam.

5. The CET score of the candidate shall be valid for a period of three years from the date of declaration of the result.

6. There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts to be taken by a candidate to appear in the CET subject to the upper age limit.

7. CET scores will be shared with the central government, state government, UTs, PSUs, Private sector to facilitate more employment generation.

8. CET to be conducted at over 1000 centres, every District will have at least one exam centre, including the 117 aspirational districts.

9. There will be separate CET for graduate, higher secondary, and secondary level students.

10. There will be a separate syllabus for CET based on the qualification.

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Benefits of NRA CET 2020-21

This is all from us in this blog on the benefits of the NRA CET Exam Language. Hope the information provided above is helpful. Stay tuned with Oliveboard for more such latest updates.


In how many languages the NRA CET exam will be conducted?

The NRA CET will be conducted in multiple languages. According to Minister of DoPT Jitendra Singh, the exam will be conducted in 12 languages that are in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

Is the official NRA CET exam pattern 2022 released?

No, the official NRA CET exam pattern is not released.

What is the expected NRA CET exam pattern?

Based on the current tier-I test patterns for SSC, RRB and IBPS exams, it is expected that questions in the NRA CET exam will be asked from four major sections – General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and Language (English, Hindi, etc.).

What is the validity of the NRA CET score?

NRA CET score would be valid for three years.

In how many languages will the CET exam take place?

Initially, there will be 12 languages (including Hindi & English), however, new languages will be further added.

What is the benefit of CET exam?

On average, 2.5 crores -3 crores candidates appear in these examinations on a cumulative count. A common eligibility Test would enable these candidates to appear once and apply to any or all of these recruitment agencies for the higher level of examination.

What is the role of the NRA?

The role of the NRA is to conduct the CET for three levels; 10th Pass, 12th Pass & Graduates for banking, SSC & Railways exams in a Standardized Testing form

What is the CET exam date?

The NRA CET exam is expected to be held in early 2022.

What will be the mode of CET exam?

The mode of NRA CET exam will be online.


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