UPSC SCRA 2012 Examination Application form, Online Registration and Exam Pattern

Application for recruitments to Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam (SCRA) for Indian Railways recruitments in 2012 by UPSC has begun. Learn more about how to apply for UPSC SCR entrance exam, eligibility and educational qualification, UPSC SCRA 2012 Online registration details and more.

UPSC invites application from eligible candidates for Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam (SCRA) 2012 for recruitments to Special Class Apprentices in Indian Railways for Mechanical Department. The UPSC SCRA Exam Date is 29th January 2012. There will be a tough competition as there will be approximately 1.5 to 2 lakhs candidates will take up the SCRA Entrance Examination 2012 for about approximately 42 seats.

UPSC SCRA Exam 2012 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who aspire to take up SCRA 2012 Entrance Exam has to meet certain eligibility criteria as mentioned below.

  • The candidates should be between 17 to 21 years to apply for the exam. However age relaxation will be there for SC/ST, OBC, Ex-servicemen and for physically disabled persons.

  • Candidates must have passed intermediate or should have passsed equivalent examination in first or second division from a recognized University or board.

  • Candidates having Graduation in Mathematics with Physics and Chemistry as one of the subjects can apply for the exam.

  • Candidates should be physically fit according to the norms.

  • UPSC SCRA 2012 Entrance Exam Pattern

    The UPSC SCRA Entrance Exam 2012 Pattern consists of two stages. The first part will be of written test and the SCRA MCQ questions is of 600 marks and second part will have personality test with 200 marks.

    Part I consists of three papers. Paper I will have subjects on General Ability Test, Paper II will have Physical Sciences and Paper III on Mathematics. Number of questions on each paper will be 200 with time duration of 120 minutes which carries 200 marks.

    Part II includes personality test which carries 200 marks. Only those candidates who are qualified in the written examination are eligible to take up the personality test. The students should be aware that there will be negative marking at SCRA 2012 Exam for wrong answers and so candidates are requested to take up SCRA MCQ Practice Test.

    How to apply for UPSC SCRA 2012 Examination?

    The candidates who wish to apply for Railway SCRA 2012 Entrance Exam have to pay a fees of Rs.100 to be deposited in any of the SBI branch or can pay online using net banking of SBI or through any Visa/Master Credit or Debit Card. UPSC SCRA 2012 Online registration can be made at UPSC website from 22nd October 2011 to 21st November 2011 till 11:59 after which the link will be closed. Here we have provided the link for you to apply online for UPSC SCRA 2012 Exam.

    UPSC SCRA 2012 Exam Online Registration

    UPSC SCRA 2012 Exam Important Dates

    Start date of SCRA 2012 online application form is - 22/10/2011
    Last date of receipt of SCRA Exam 2012 is - 21/11/2011
    SCRA 2012 Entrance Exam Date is : 29/01/2012

    To get prepare for UPSC SCRA 2012 Exam, here we have provided the detailed Syllabus for UPSC SCRA 2012 Exam.

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