Wednesday, November 22, 2017

SCRA 2018 - 19 (Online Form, Registration Notification, Important Exam Dates)

SCRA Application Form
SCRA stands for Special Class Railway Apprentices which is conducted by UPSC every year. This exam is an opportunity where the candidate goes to the undergraduate program for Mechanical Engineering for the 4-year session. The institute which is responsible for graduation program is Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) in Jamalpur where the student gets the stipend of 9100 rupees per months during the 4-year program.

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After completion of training, they are hired for a highest-level leadership program in the Railway organization (also called Group A Officers). This scheme of officers is attached to the Indian Railway Services of Mechanical Engineers Officers (IRSME).The examination consists of written test in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language, General Knowledge, and Psychological Test (Mental Ability).

The selected candidates are called for an interview, which is followed by a medical examination. The standard of syllabus is that of Class XII (CBSE equivalent) which is easier to qualify by the 12th standard student. The total sets provided by UPSC in SCRA 2018-19 is 42 sets. So the student has to boost up their knowledge and acquire this opportunity.

All Details about UPSC SCRA 2018
Name of Organisation
Exam Name
SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentices )
12th Passed
Selection Procedure
Written & Interview Exam
Last Date
Not Available

Eligibility Criteria-:
The candidate should be passed or appear in the 12th exam (PCM where maths as mandatory subject) with 50% marks minimum from an organized Board of India.  All the candidates are eligible who are in the first year of graduation that passed the exam of the first year. Candidates who are passed in Pre- Engineering with at least 2nd division have also appeared for this exam. The candidate who passed the exams of a 3-year degree program or Diploma with the minimum 2nd division can also go for the exam.

The age of the candidate should not more than 21 years old and not less than 17 years old.  For SC/ST 5 years, for OBC 3 years, for defense service 3 years and for Ex-serviceman/Military services 5 years. All should be according to acts of Indian Governments.

A 100 rupee has to paid by every candidate who is applying, as application form fee via Challan or online Net banking using any accounts.

Selection Process-:
There are three steps of selection process conduct by UPSE. These processes are as follows-:

The written exam is mandatory for the exam as it first steps to take the job in any filed. Here the student has to qualify the written exam they only they are called for interviews. The written exam held in two steps one Paper-1 and paper -2 are discussed above. Each paper has own cut – off marks which candidate have acquired for further process.

Cut – off marks for Paper-I
Cut Off marks2016 (Out of 600 Mark)
PH (Ortho)

Over all cut off marks
Cut Off marks 2016 (Out of 800 Mark)
PH (Ortho)

Here Interview is conducted for those students who qualify the written exam. In session interviewer check the mental ability and communication skills. The candidate who qualifies the interview process is called for Medical examination and verification of documents.

Medical Examination and Verification -: 
In medical examination they the various aspect of performance like working while standing or sitting on the chair, eyesight, using figures etc. After a medical examination the verification of the document is done. After this allowed candidates have to report to the told center for graduation for four years session.

Procedure of Online Filling of Form-:
·         The candidate first log on to the official website of UPSC. Link:
·          For application form will be filled in two parts Part I &Part II.  While filling up the form you will find the dropdown list on the official website for these parts.
·          During the process you need to upload your scanned photographs (size 20 kb to 40 kb with proper formats please take care of size photograph otherwise photo will not be uploaded) and signature (5kb to 15kb same condition for signature also) as well.
·         Candidates are advised to fill the application form only one time. Twice the appearance of application with same details will not be considered.
·          Each entry should be filled in a proper manner and with valid details like email address, phone number, address, marks and aggregate (please referrer your documents while filling up form). This valid information will help you to get your admit card easily.
·         Make the payment then, of your choice for there is two mode online and offline. Offline you have to make a Challan from the bank and send to desired address. For online payment, the candidate can use Net Banking and pay the fee.
·         Now, at last, submit the application form and take print out of application form.

Syllabus of Exam-:
The syllabus for SCRA 2018 strictly follows the 12th standard syllabus. This will include the following subject as in exam -
·         Physics
·         Chemistry
·         Mathematics
·         General Awareness

The pattern of Exam-:
·         Negative Marking-: Surely there is negative marking in SCRA 2018. If a candidate goes for wrong answers then he/she loses 0.33 marks from the total.
·         Exam Pattern-: The exam will be held in two parts. The first part will be a written exam of 600 marks. This will contain English, General Knowledge, and Psychology.
·         Part- II-: The 2nd exam will be of Physical Science of 200 marks. The duration of exam will be 2 hours. After that, the Exam of Mathematics is there. This exam will also be of 2 hours and of 200 marks.

General Ability Test
2 Hours
Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry)
2 Hours
2 Hours

·      Mode of Exam -: The mode of examination will be offline. Use of black ball pen is there, no other pen is allowed.

Important Dates and Notification SCRA 2018-19-:
Date of online application form
         December 2018
Last Date to fill the form
  Last week of December 2018
Admit card
         Not Available Yet
Date of Examination
         Not Available Yet
Results Declaration
         Not Available Yet
Counseling Dates
         Not Available Yet

Admit Card-: Students who have applied for it must get they admit cards on the releasing date. The admit cards have been dispatched to the official website, candidates can download it just by visiting the official website and providing the asked details. Link:



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