Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has welcomed the centre’s decision to set up a National Recruiting Agency (NRA) that will conduct an online joint suitability test for the selection of candidates for the majority of central government positions.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the creation of an NRA on Wednesday.
Khandu welcomed the decision, saying in a statement that the center had made another landmark decision to create transparency in governance and equal opportunities for all.
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“I congratulate our Prime Minister on establishing the National Personnel Agency. Arunachal Pradesh will benefit greatly from this reform, ”he said.
The multi-agency organization NRA carries out a separate CET for each of the three levels of graduates, the upper secondary level (12th cycle) and the enrollment candidates (10th cycle) for those non-technical positions for which the staff is currently recruiting (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) To make the job easier for candidates, exam centers would be set up in each district in the country.
A special focus will be on the creation of an examination infrastructure in the 117 “Aspirational Districts”.
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Khandu said the move would benefit poor candidates as the current system requires them to appear in multiple exams run by multiple agencies.
You will have to pay for exam fees, travel, food, accommodation and other items.
The individual examination is intended to reduce the financial burden on these candidates.
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“A single aptitude test would significantly shorten the recruitment cycle, as recruitment is now based on CET results,” added the Prime Minister in the statement.
An average of 2.5 to 3 crore aspirants appear each year for around 1.25 lakh vacancies in the central government.