What is the syllabus for SCRA?

Main Exam

Paper Subjects Marks
Paper-I General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge, and Psychological Test) 200
Paper-II Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) 200
Paper-III Mathematics 200
Total Marks 600

What is the salary of SCRA officer?

Payscale / Salary: UPSC SCRA 2021 recruits will be offered a pay scale in the range 9000-13,000 (as per the post)….UPSC SCRA 2021 Exam Highlights.

Exam Name Union Public Service Commission Special Class Railway Apprentice
Total marks(Written Test) 600 marks

Which book is best for preparation of SCRA exam?

UPSC SCRA Reference Books 2021

Catagory of book Topics Author
UPSC SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination Dr Janmejay Dr Arman Shukla Abhishek Kumar
UPSC SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentices R. Gupta
General Ability Objective General English R. S. Aggarwal
UPSC E.S General Ability G K P

How can I prepare for SCRA?

Important Tips for SCRA Exam Preparation Brush up your fundamental concepts of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry taught at 10+2 level. Read newspapers, magazines and national journals to increase your General Knowledge and Current Affairs. Practice and revise the basic rules of English grammar and vocabulary.

Is SCRA tougher than IIT?

Special Class Railways Apprentices Exam (or SCRA) conducted by UPSC has a selection ratio of just 0.04%. That means SCRA, arguably, is 17 times tougher to crack than IIT-JEE!

Is negative marking in SCRA?

This test takes place after announcement of the written exam results in March or April. Questions on the test are objective (multiple choice answer) questions in English. For wrong answers receive a negative marking. For questions left blank, no penalty is given.

Which is highest post in railway?

At the apex level of the Ministry of Railways, Member Staff is the highest level post, who is ex-officio Secretary to Government of India.

Can 12th Appearing student give SCRA exam?

No, you are not eligible to apply for Special Class Railway Apprentices(SCRA) Examination. You have to pass Class XII(Senior Secondary) examination in order to apply for SCRA. – Candidates who have pass First year of B.Sc degree with any of Physics,Chemistry or Mathematics can apply for SCRA.

Will SCRA exam be conducted in 2021?

UPSC SCRA Examination will provide candidates with decent remuneration and job security. Candidates should regularly check the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for updates. The UPSC SCRA 2021 Notification can probably come out in October 2021.

Is SCRA exam held every year?

This examination is held once every year, according to the availability of vacancies in the Indian Railways.

Is SCRA closed?

Railways has decided to close down the Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination (SCRA). After examining the various aspects of the issue, the Railways decided in favour of discontinuation of the SCRA and communicated the same to UPSC.

What is SCRA job?

Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) was a programme by which candidates are selected by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) India, to train in the undergraduate program in mechanical engineering at the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Jamalpur.