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SCRA Exam 2015

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) is conducting SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentices) Exam 2015 for recruiting qualified and capable aspirants for the post of Special Class Apprentices in Mechanical Department of Indian Railways. Get more update on . Interested aspirants can apply online for the above mentioned post latest by 7th of November, 2014 by 11:59 pm. Further details regarding the recruitment are given as under :

Description of SCRA Exam 2015 :

Examination Name- SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentices) Exam 2015

Age Group- Contenders should not be less than 17 years of age and should not be more than 21 years of age as on 1st of January, 2015 i.e. contenders should have been born after 2nd of January,1994 and before 1st of January, 1998. Age relaxation is applicable for contenders of OBC / SC / ST category as per the norms.

Educational Necessities- Contenders should be Intermediate or equivalent pass from a renowned Board / University with Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics as subjects Intermediate level. Applicants with Graduation degree with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as their degree subjects can also apply.

SCRA Exam 2015 Pattern- The Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam consists of 3 written papers and Interview of the applicants who qualify the written examinations. The questions asked in the written examination will be of Multi choice. Each paper carries 200 marks and is of 2 hours duration. All the three written examinations will be of total 600 marks. Questions asked in all the three papers will be of Intermediate standard.

1). Paper-I General Ability (English, General Knowledge and Psychological Test) : 200 marks
2). Paper-II Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) : 200 marks
3). Paper-III Mathematics : 200 marks
Candidates who are declared qualified of the written examinations are shortlisted for the Interview (Personality Test). Interview carries 200 marks.

Process of Selection- Selection of jobseekers will be based on Written Examination and Interview.

Registration Charges- Application fee is Rs.100, which has to be deposited in any branch of State Bank of India or should be paid through Net Banking of State Bank of India / State Bank of India Group or by using Debit Card / Credit Card. PH / SC / ST / Female category applicants are not liable to pay the application fee.

Application Procedure :

Interested aspirants can apply online for the above mentioned post through UPSC ‘s official web portal : . Applicants should click on the link “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” and after that click on the link “Click Here (Part -I)”. All the required details must be filled by the jobseekers in the online application form. Contenders must upload scanned copy of their recent passport size photograph and signature. Contenders must submit the application accordingly and then print a hard copy of the same for future reference.

Significant Dates :

Online application closes on 7th of November, 2014 by 11:59 pm

Written Examination is on 18th of January, 2015

SCRA Exam 2014

SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentice) is the apprenticeship programme of four yrs duration which is administered and governed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The apprenticeship here means that the candidates selected through the Entrance Exam and Personal Interview will have to put through under the training session. The successful end of the training session will make the candidate eligible for holding the chief positions in the department of Mechanical Engineering, Railway of India. The tentative dates of the SCRA Exam and other major details are provided here…

Educational Requirements:
Students must have passed with 1st or 2nd division in class 12th   and have studied compulsory subjects like Mathematics and the Chemistry & Physics as in the qualifying exam.
The same subject’s restriction applies on the Bachelors programme also.
Candidates who have passed the 1st or 2nd yr of graduation with minimum 55%/60% marks in the said subjects above can also apply provided that the degree programme must be recognized from the University.

Candidates holding Engineering diplomas are not eligible for the exam.

Age Restraint:
Students falling under the age bracket of 17years to 21 years are eligible to apply for the SCRA exam.

Students of the Scheduled Caste, Domicile of J&K and Scheduled Tribe have the age relaxation of five years and Other Backward Classes have the age freedom of three years. 

How to Fill Application Form:

The completion of Registration process will be through online way. Candidates need to register themselves for the Exam through visiting the official website of the UPSC from dated 5th October, 2013 to 4th November, 2013. The registration process will be considered completed if he/she fills all the particulars related to personal, educational and transactional details etc provided in the form. The fee can be paid through depositing challan form/Registration Form in any State Bank of India or its associate bank’s branch. Using of SBI net banking or Visa/Master Cards can also be availed by the candidates for making payment.

Examination Fee:
Candidates of open class and OB class required to pay Rs 100 only through the specified modes of payments while rest of the categories (Girls also) are free from the charges.

Exam Structure/Scheme:
The exam paper consists of the three major sections of total 600 marks. This includes GA (General Ability) test of marks 200 & time limit 120minute which comprises G.K, English and Psychological questions. The second paper is Physical Sciences of marks 200 & time limit 120minute which contains the questions related to Chemistry & Physics. The last section is Mathematics with 200 marks & time duration of 120 minutes.
Marks will be deducted for the negative answers. The paper will be in English medium and it is at the discretion of the Commission to attach the criteria of the sectional or total cutoffs marks for the subjects.
Papers’ Topics:

General Principles  & Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics , Organic Compounds Containing Halogen  , Processes of Isolation of Metals ,Equilibrium, Periodicity ,Classification Of Elements, Solutions ,Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure, States Of Matter, Hydrocarbons and so on.

English language:
Basic Concepts related to English Grammar & Compositions.

Continuity and Differentiability ,Algebra, Vector Algebra, Trigonometry, Complex Numbers, Permutations and Combinations, Limit, Differential Equations , Integral Calculus, Quadratic Equations, Sets, Relations & Function and so on.

Nuclei ,Physics and Measurement ,Optics , Thermodynamics ,Atoms, Work, Energy and Power , Current Electricity ,Electrostatics,  Laws of Motion ,Gravitation, Rotational Motion and so on.

General Knowledge:
The section includes latest news and events, History, Civics, Politics, and Geography, Basic solar, environmental and human beings evolution related questions.

Candidates are required to study the all the chapters of Physics, mathematics and Chemistry of Intermediate level for the exam.
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