SCRA 2018-2019 Application Eligibility Exam Date Admit Card. The application of the SCRA exam is invited by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the recruitment of SCRA posts (Special Class Railway Apprentices) in Indian Railways. The online registration begins in the month of October and the exam of SCRA used to be held in the month of January 2018.
Eligibility Criteria for SCRA 2018:
- The applicants should be pass in 12th class with Maths as a compulsory subject along with Physics/Chemistry as an optional subject.
- The applicants should have secured the minimum of 2nd division in 12th class.
- The candidates who have passed the exams of the 1st year of Bachelor degree program with minimum 2nd division can also apply.
- Applicants who are passed in Pre- Engineering with minimum 2nd division are also go for this exam.
Applicants, those are interested to take part in this exam should be aged between 17 to 21 years at the time of admission. Age relaxation will be based on the rules of UPSC. For SC/ST category 5 years, for OBC category 3 years, For defence service category 3 years and for Ex- serviceman/ Military services 5 years upper age relaxation is to be given.
How to Apply for SCRA 2018?
- The candidates are needed to register for this exam via online mode.
- The online registration process starts in the month of October every year.
- Candidate are needed to visit official website of UPSC i.e. upsconline.nic.in. to register for this exam.
- They must enter their details and upload documents.
- Now they must submit the fee.
- All the candidates are to pay Rs 100 as their application fee
- The fee can be paid via Debit/ Credit Cards/Internet Banking in any SBI branch.
- SC/ST, PH and Female candidates are not required to pay the fee.
- There is negative marking.
- Exam will be held in offline mode.
- The exam will be held in 2 parts.
- The I part will be a written exam of 600 marks
- The II part will be of Physical Science of 200 marks.
- The duration of exam will be 2 hours.
- After that, the Exam of Maths is held. This exam will also be of 2 hours and of a total of 200 marks.
Selection Process SCRA 2018:
The selection of candidates will be based on the three modes which are described below.
- Written exam – Written exam in two parts is held. Those who qualify the written exam are only allowed to take part in the next stage.
- Personality test or Interview – This is the 2nd stage in the selection process.
- Document Verification respectively – After qualifying the 2nd stage, the applicants are required to get their documents verified.
Admit card SCRA 2018:
The admit card of this exam will be out in the month of December. The applicants will have to visit the site of UPSC in order to download it. They can also download it here. They must enter their Registration no. to download Admit card of SCRA Exam 2018.
Important dates for SCRA Exam 2018:
|Application form filling start||Last week of October 2018|
|Application form filling ends||Last week of November 2018|
|Admit Card will be out||Will Updated soon|
|Exam date||Will Be Updated soon|
|Result declaration to take place||Will Be Updated soon|
|SCRA 2018 Counselling will start on||Will Updated soon|
Note: SCRA exam had been discontinued from the last couple of years and its chance of being re-organised in the year 2018 is almost negligible. All the details provided here is just for information purpose and are written just to give the applicants an overview about the exam.