UPSC SCRA Detailed Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 PDF Download

SCRA Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Special Class Railway Apprentices (SCRA) examination is being organized by Union Public Service Commission UPSC every year. The candidates are selected in the Mechanical department Of Indian Railways.

There is negative marking for the wrong answers in the Objective type question papers.

THE SCRA Exam answer sheet is an OMR Sheet on which the answers have to be marked with black ball pen.

UPSC SCRA Exam Scheme 2019

Part I- It is a written test of 600 marks which will include the subjects

  1. General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge, Psychological Test)
  2. Physical Sciences (Physics & Chemistry)
  3. Mathematics

Each subject paper will be given 2 hours to complete it and is of 200 marks in total.

Part II- It is a personality test which is of 200 marks and is eligible for the ones who clear the written exam.

UPSC SCRA 2019 Syllabus

For Paper – I the syllabus is

English- To test candidates with their understanding and command of language

General Knowledge- Standard of questions will be of standard 12th. The questions will be from-

  • Man & his Environment (Life, Plant, Animals, Hereditary, Nutrition, Balanced Diet, Solar System, Seasons, Climate etc.)
  • History, Politics and Society in India
  • Constitution of India
  • Social Disorganization in India

For Paper II the SCRA Syllabus is-

Physics (Motion, Mass, Weight, Measurements, Temperature, Reflection, Refraction, Electric Charge, Electric Current, Magnetic Effects, Chemical effects, Electromagnetic Induction, Radioactivity)

Chemistry- Physical (Atomic Structure, Chemical Binding, Energy Changes, Chemical Equilibria,Solutions, Electro Chemistry, Oxidation, Natural & Artificial Radioactivity ), Inorganic (Hydrogen, Group Elements, Metallurgical processes), Organic Chemistry (tetrahedral nature of carbon, halogen derivatives, aldehydes & ketones, nitro compounds amines, carboxylic acids, polymers, esters)

For Paper III the SCRA syllabus is-

Mathematics (Algebra, trigonometry, Analytic geometry, differential calculus, Integral calculus, differential equations, vectors, statistics, probability)

Prepare the full syllabus for the exam and give the best in the exam.

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  1. Awanish kumar says:

    Please send recent coming exam notification

    1. Vishal kumar says:

      Sir please tell me that how i prepare
      for scra exam in Three month .
      I am bsc second year student
      Sir please help me
      And also tell me exam shedule.

      1. Hi Vishal,
        You can prepare for SCRA exam by reading the best books given in our SCRA books section and practice the question papers from SCRA papers section.

  2. kaustubh puri says:

    Thanks for the info sir

  3. nikhil pol says:

    please send exam notification

  4. Akshat nain says:

    When scra application form are starting for 2017 test in which months its form starts.

  5. rajesh sonker says:

    Now scra form will not come

  6. Pleadge send me exam preparation and pattern

  7. Notification about SCRA 2018 with full deyail ,please reply me

    1. Hi,
      It has not been declared yet by UPSC, once it is done we will let you know. Please subscribe us so that you receive the notification once SCRA application is out.

  8. hindi me model paper kaise download kare
    plz tell me sir

  9. Chandan Kumar says:

    sir please send me the SCRA exam noticefication

  10. sAurav yadav says:

    Sir please giveme tips for how I top in
    Upsc and scra exam

  11. Ayon Mondal says:

    Please tell me about the book/books i can use for scra exam..

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