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Centre Proposes Single Exam For All Government Jobs

Centre Proposes Single Exam For All Government Jobs

The union government proposes a single exam for all government jobs. In the budget 2020, presented by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

The union government intends to introduce major reforms in recruitment to non-gazetted posts in governments and public sector banks.

At present, candidates appear for various exams held under the discretion of the recruiting organization or exam agencies like UPSC and SSC.

The government proposes to form a National Recruitment Agency which would also be referred to as NRA.

The NRA will be an independent, professional, specialist organization and will conduct an exam, which would be known as the Common Eligibility Test, for selection to government jobs.

Another major reform proposed by the government is to implement a computer-based test for selection to government jobs. As of now, most government recruitment test is held in computer-based mode, though not all.

The old pattern of exam where candidates mark their responses in OMR sheets will be stopped.

Candidates and to make them acquainted with the exam pattern, The government also proposes to establish a test-center in every district, particularly in the aspirational districts.

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