New Delhi, August 19
Terming the establishing of a National Recruitment Agency as “historic”, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday stated it is going to conduct an internet Common Eligibility Test for shortlisting candidates for majority of Central authorities jobs twice a 12 months.
He stated the a number of recruitment examinations are a burden on the candidates, as additionally on the respective recruitment companies, involving avoidable or repetitive expenditure, regulation and order or security-related points and venue-related issues.
Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, stated on a mean 2.5-Three crore candidates seem in every of those examinations, however a Common Eligibility Test (CET) would allow these candidates to look as soon as and apply to all or any of those recruitment companies for the upper degree of examination.
“This would indeed be a boon to all the candidates,” he stated.
Singh stated there shall be two assessments per 12 months underneath the NRA and the scores of the candidates will stay legitimate for 3 years.
He stated, in addition to Hindi and English, assessments shall be carried out in 12 languages in the end and efforts shall be made to incorporate all of the languages talked about within the eighth Schedule of the Constitution, in keeping with an announcement issued by the Personnel Ministry.
Singh stated the choice of the Union Cabinet to arrange a National Recruitment Agency to conduct a CET is a “historic, visionary and revolutionary reform” within the discipline of recruitment for Central authorities jobs.
Briefing the media right here, he stated the choice marks a paradigm shift within the authorities recruitment course of.
Singh stated the multi-agency physique NRA will conduct a CET to display screen or shortlist candidates for the Group B and C (non-technical) posts and can present a degree taking part in discipline to all candidates.
The minister stated the transfer is not going to solely result in ease of recruitment, choice and job placement, however may even finally guarantee ease of dwelling, as about 1,000 centres, one in every district shall be arrange, the place candidates can take the take a look at.
He stated the measure will immensely assist the candidates from the far-flung and hilly areas and significantly the woman candidates, in addition to saving their worthwhile time and sources, the assertion stated.
Singh stated the NRA will come into pressure from subsequent 12 months and shall be headquartered in Delhi.
He stated state governments may even be suggested to return on board in a real spirit of cooperative federalism.
Singh additionally hoped that within the close to future the non-public sector may even be a part of the NRA.
He stated the NRA may have representatives of the Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Finance/Department of Financial Services, Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).
It is envisioned that the NRA can be a specialist physique bringing the cutting-edge expertise and greatest practices to the sector of the Central authorities recruitment, the assertion stated. PTI