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SCRA Exam 2014 application, Exam pattern, Imp dates

New Delhi, Oct 6 (): UPSC Union Public Service Commission has issued notification for Special Class Railway Apprentices SCRA Exam 2014 which will likely be held on 12th January, 2014 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).

Candidates those eligible can apply on line on or before 4th Nov, 2013. Candidates have to apply on line through the official website at www.upsconline.nic.in

Educational Qualification

Candidates should have qualified the first or second division, the Intermediate or an equivalent examination of a university or Board recognized by the Government of India with Mathematics and minimum one subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.

Age Limit

Candidates should be in the age group between 17 – 21 years as on 1 January 2014.

Students belonging to Scheduled Caste, residence of J&K and Scheduled Tribe have the age relaxation of five years.

Other Backward Classes have the age freedom of three years.

Application Fee

Candidates have to pay Rs 100 as application fee.

SC/ ST/ PH / Female candidates are exempted from the fee.

Exam pattern/ Method

Exam paper consists of the three major sections with total 600 marks.

 Section 1 –General ability with 200 marks which include G.K, English and Psychological questions.

Section II- Physical Sciences with 200 marks which contains the questions related to Chemistry & Physics.

Section III- Mathematics with 200 marks which will be in English medium at the diplomacy of the Commission to attach the criteria of the sectional or total cutoffs marks for the subjects.


Candidates will be provided time duration of 120 minutes for each.

All the papers will contain Objective Type questions which will be set in English only

Marks will be deducted for every negative answer.

How to Apply

Candidates have to register through official website of the UPSC till 4th November, 2013.

Candidates have to download the  application and fill with all related particulars.

Fee can be paid through depositing challan form/Registration Form in any State Bank of India or its associate bank’s branch.

Candidates can also take the benefit of SBI net banking or Visa/Master Cards candidates for making payment.

SCRA Important Dates

Online registration started on5 October, 2013

Last date for online registration-4th November, 2013

Examination Date- January 12th, 2014

For more details candidates may visit the official website www.upsc.gov.in

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