UPSC: SCRA Exam - About Examination


UPSC

Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination

ABOUT THE EXAMINATION

(A) Tentative Schedule:

(i) Notification of Examination: February
(ii) Conduct of Examination: July

(B) Age - limits:

  • 17-21 years on 1st August of the year of examination.
  • Certain categories of persons as specified in the Notice are eligible for age relaxation.

(C) Educational Qualification

For Admission to the examination a candidate -

1. 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 atleast one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.

2. For further details, please refer Para 3 (III) of the Commission's Notice for the examination published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.

(D) Scheme of Examination

Part I : Written Examination carrying a maximum of 600 marks in the subjects as shown below :

Paper Subject Code Number Time
Allowed
Maximum
Marks
Paper-I General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge and Psychological Test) 01 2 hours 200
Paper-II Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) 02 2 hours 200
Paper-III Mathematics 03 2 hours 200
      Total 600
Part II

Personality Test carrying a maximum of 200 marks in respect of only those candidates who are declared qualified on the results of written examination.

NOTE : FOR FURTHER DETAILS, PLEASE REFER TO THE COMMISSION�S NOTICE FOR THE EXAMINATION WHEN IT IS PUBLISHED IN THE EMPLOYMENT NEWS AND SOME OF THE DAILY NEWSPAPERS.