States, UTs can avail CET to be conducted by NRA for job selection: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

States and Union Territories can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by National Recruitment Agency (NRA) for job selection.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the CET score can be shared with the Recruiting Agencies in the State and Union Territory Administrations as well as Public Sector Undertakings and also later on with the Private Sector.

This, he said, will actually help the recruiting agencies including the State and Union Territory Administrations to save the cost and time spent on recruitment, while at the same time also be convenient and cost-effective for the young job aspirants.

The Minister said, an arrangement in the form of Memorandum of Understanding could be put in place for using the CET score by these agencies and these organizations.

He further revealed that the Department of Personnel and Training and he is in touch with many States and Union Territories which have expressed their inclination to be a part of the sharing arrangement of Common Eligibility Test score.

He informed that most of the Chief Ministers are also quite enthusiastic and favourable to adopt this reform.