SCRA Examination Notification 2014
Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, New Delhi has published the Examination Notice No. 01/2014-SCRA on 11.10.2014 for appointment as Special Class Apprentices in Mechanical Engineering Department of Indian Railways. For the purpose, Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination 2015 will be held on 18.01.2015 on different Examination Centers across the country. The details are as under-
Name of the Examination– Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination 2015
No. of vacancies- 42 Seats
Qualification– To appear in SCRA Examination 2015 the candidates must have passed in the First or Second Division, the Intermediate or H.Sc (10+2 Pattern) 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 & Chemistry as subjects of the examination.
Graduates with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as their degree subjects may also apply
Age Limit- A candidate must have attained the age of 17 years and must not have attained the age of 21 years as on 1st January, 2015.
Age Relaxation– The upper age limit is relaxable as follows-
- Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to SC/ST
- Upto a maximum of three years if a candidate belongs to OBC
Application Fee- Rs. 100/- for UR & OBC category candidates. Female/SC/ST/PH category candidates are exempted from the payment of fee.
How to apply– Apply online through UPSC website www.upsconline.nic.in
Last date for online application- 07.11.2014
SCRA Exam Pattern-
Paper I- General Ability Test- 200 marks
Paper-II- Physical Sciences (Physics & Chemistry)- 200 marks
Paper III- Mathematics- 200 marks
Best Books for SCRA Examination-
SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentices
For further details please refer to Employment News 11-17 Oct. 2014 on page no. 2 or www.upsc.gov.in