UPSC SCRA Exam 2017


SCRA Exam 2017, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Result

The application is invited by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment of SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentices) in Indian Railways. The online registration will begin in the month of October 2016 and the exam will be conducted on 10th January, 2017. The official notification will be published on 3rd, October 2016 where you can find the complete details regarding application form, eligibility criteria, application fee, age limitation, pattern of examination etc. in detail.

Disclaimer: There is no official notification has released regarding conducting of SCRA 2017. Information furnished in this article is just for reference purpose.

SCRA Exam 2017/Application Form/Eligibility Criteria

Candidates, those are really interested in SCRA Exam 2017 must have to fulfill the required eligibility criteria. As the official notification will be released in the month of October 2016, so they are required to go through the same carefully before submitting the application form.

Eligibility Criteria for SCRA EXAM 2017

Every candidate must read the eligibility criteria before they start the online registration. It is must to fulfill the required eligibility criteria by every candidate; otherwise his/her registration will be cancelled. Please take a look on eligibility criteria of SCRA Exam:

  • Candidates should have passed their Intermediate/class 12th examination with Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry should be studied as one of their main subject in the examination. Candidates must have secured first or second class as their respective result. Or,
  • Candidates should have completed their graduation with Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry should be studied as one of their main subject in the examination.

Age Limitation

Candidates, those are interested to appear in this examination should be aged in between 17 to 21 years. Age relaxation will be completely based on the rules of UPSC.

SCRA Examination Pattern 2017

The SCRA Exam 2016 shall be in objective modes containing multiple choice type questions. Major sections are General Ability, Physical Sciences and Mathematics respectively.

Examination will be conducted in two parts:

Part I contains –

Paper I: General Ability Test (GK, English & Psychological Test): The total marks will be 200.

Paper II: Physical Sciences (Physics & Chemistry): The total marks will be 200.

Paper III: Mathematics: The total marks will be 200.

Overall Marks: 600 Marks

The exam duration will be 2 Hours for each paper.

Part II covers a personality test of 200 marks. However, this part will be conducted only for those candidates, who have qualified their written examination.

Selection Process SCRA 2017:

The selection process of candidates will be based on the three modes of examination which include: Written exam, personality test or Interview and Document Verification respectively.

Important Dates (Tentative) of SCRA Exam 2017

Notification will be published on: October 2016

Online Registration Starts: October 2016

Last Date for Online Registration: October, 2016

Examination Date: January, 2017

 How to Apply

The online registration for SCRA Exam begins in the month of October. Online registration process will be done from the official website of UPSC i.e. The registration will be done in two phases; after completion of one phase only, candidates will be eligible to enter into the second phase of the registration. All the candidates excluding SC/ST/Female/PH are required to pay Rs 100 as their application fee through Debit/ Credit Cards/Internet Banking in any of the branches of State Bank of India and its associated banks.


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