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SCRA - Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam

Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) on behalf of Indian Railways for four years of apprenticeship. On successfully completing the same, SCRA are absorbed as a Class-1 officers in Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineering (IRSME).

SCRA 2016

SCRA Important Dates

  • Notification Date: October, 2015
  • Last Date to Apply: November, 2015
  • SCRA Exam Date: January, 2016

SCRA Eligibility

Educational Qualification: You must have passed in the first or second division, the Intermediate or an equivalent examination of a university or Board approved by the Government of India with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.

Age Limit: Your age should be between 17 to 21 years as on 1st January of the exam year. Upper age limit is relaxable for 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC.

SCRA Exam Pattern

Part I is written examination carrying a maximum of 600 marks. Part II is personality test carrying a maximum of 200 marks in respect of only those candidates who are declared qualified on the results of written examination.

SCRA Paper Subject Duration Marks
Paper I General Ability Test 2 Hours 200
Paper II Physical Sciences (Physics & Chemistry) 2 Hours 200
Paper III Mathematics 2 Hours 200
Total     600

The papers in all the subjects consists of objective multiple-type questions. There is negative marking also. The question papers are set in English only.

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#251 Sonu Kunjumon 2015-11-25 08:55
Last date of apply & the link. Pls send me
#250 Suvankar Sur 2015-11-25 00:42
Last date of apply & the link. Pls send me
#249 ss lauwanshi 2015-11-22 10:47
last date of scra registration form
#248 ss lauwanshi 2015-11-22 10:45
sir please tel me last date of scra form registration & submmiting.
#247 soumin mohanty 2015-11-21 17:44
When scra application form will be available
#246 Sonu Kunjumon 2015-11-19 19:57
]Please send online apply link
#245 rohan s balu 2015-11-16 14:19
when should i expect special railway exam?
#244 saurabh panika 2015-11-16 12:55
My 12 standard is running may i can also give its entrance exam this year!!!!
#243 prem yadav 2015-11-14 12:25
When apply form will come
#242 tarunveer singh 2015-11-12 16:18
Please send online apply link
#241 siddhant more 2015-11-09 11:49
my DOB is 29/07/1991
and i am OBC Caste
am i eligible for railway examination?

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