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list of major types of competitive exams conducted by different organizations

Here is a list of some major types of competitive exams conducted by different organizations in India:

  1. UPSC (Union Public Service Commission): Conducts exams for prestigious services like IAS, IPS, IFS, and more. Some of the key exams conducted by UPSC include the Civil Services Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, and National Defence Academy Examination.

  2. SSC (Staff Selection Commission): Conducts exams for recruitment to various Group B and Group C posts in the government. Exams include the SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level), SSC CHSL (Combined Higher Secondary Level), and SSC MTS (Multi-Tasking Staff) exams.

  3. IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection): Conducts exams for recruitment in various public sector banks in India. Key exams include IBPS PO (Probationary Officer), IBPS Clerk, and IBPS RRB (Regional Rural Banks) exams.

  4. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB): Conducts exams for recruitment in the Indian Railways. Exams include the RRB NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories), RRB ALP (Assistant Loco Pilot), and RRB Group D exams.

  5. State Public Service Commissions: Each Indian state has its own Public Service Commission (e.g., MPSC, UPPSC, TNPSC) that conducts exams for recruitment to state-level government services.

  6. National Testing Agency (NTA): Conducts various entrance exams for admission to educational institutions, including the JEE Main, NEET, UGC NET, and more.

  7. SSB in Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force: Conduct various exams for recruitment into the armed forces - e.g. AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission Test).

  8. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA): Conducts exams for recruitment in the insurance sector, such as LIC AAO (Assistant Administrative Officer) and NIACL AO (Administrative Officer) exams.

  9. State Police Recruitment Boards: Conduct exams for recruitment to various police departments in different states.

  10. Engineering and Medical Entrance Exams: Conducted by various bodies like IITs (for JEE Advanced), CBSE/NTA (for JEE Main), and NTA (for NEET) for admission to engineering and medical colleges.

  11. Teaching Eligibility Exams: Includes CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) and UGC NET (University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test) for aspiring teachers.

  12. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering): Conducted jointly by IISc and seven IITs for admission to postgraduate engineering courses and for recruitment in PSUs.

  13. Chartered Accountancy and Company Secretary Exams: Conducted by the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) and ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India) respectively.

  14. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT): Conducted for admission to various National Law Universities (NLUs) in India.

  15. Management Entrance Exams: Includes CAT (Common Admission Test) for admission to MBA programs in top business schools.

  16. Various State-Level Entrance Exams: Each state conducts its own entrance exams for engineering, medical, and other professional courses.

  17. Science Olympiad Foundation: This is a private organization in Delhi, India and conducts various competitive exams!! Website is https://sofworld.org/. Do not get confused with international Olympiad - https://www.theinternationalolympiad.com/

These are some of the major types of competitive exams in India, and there are many more exams conducted by different organizations for recruitment and admissions in various fields.

Published on: Sep 13, 2023, 01:19 AM  
 Updated on: Sep 13, 2023, 01:21 AM


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