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UPSC SCRA 2022: Exam Dates, Latest Notifications & Exam Calendar

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UPSC SCRA 2022: Exam Dates, Latest Notifications & Exam Calendar
September 6, 2021
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UPSC SCRA Important Dates

The Commission decides the schedule for the SCRA Exam every year. All the important dates are mentioned in the UPSC SCRA notification. Following are the tentative dates for the UPSC SCRA 2021 Exam.

 

Events Dates
The release date for the UPSC SCRA 2021 Notification October 2021
UPSC SCRA 2021 Online Application Form Availability October 2021
UPSC SCRA 2021 Last date to apply November 2021
UPSC SCRA 2021 Admit Card release date December 2021
UPSC SCRA 2021 Exam Date Yet to be released
Result declaration for UPSC SCRA 2021 Yet to be released

 

The British commenced the Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) scheme in 1927 to meet the demand for engineers on the Eastern Indian Railway (EIR) and the Great Indian Peninsula (GIP) Railways. The SCRA employees have distinguished themselves in academics, with 39 trainees obtaining honorable mentions from the A.M.I. Mech. E (London) from 1933–1939 and 1954–1966 (records for the intervening period of World War II are unavailable).

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Exam Notification

The SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentice) entrance exam, conducted by UPSC, shortlists candidates for admission in the undergraduate program offered at Indian Railways Institute. UPSC discontinued this exam in 2015, and no such information is available stating whether they will conduct it this year or not. The latest news regarding the exam is updated from time to time. Hence, the candidates hoping for this exam to continue again can check the complete SCRA 2021 details from varied sources.

When UPSC announces the dates in their latest notification, they will get updated in the following list:

 

Events Dates
The release date for the UPSC SCRA 2021 Notification Yet to be released
UPSC SCRA 2021 Online Application Form Availability Yet to be released
UPSC SCRA 2021 Last date to apply Yet to be released
UPSC SCRA 2021 Admit Card release date Yet to be released
UPSC SCRA 2021 Exam Date Yet to be released
Result declaration for UPSC SCRA 2021 Yet to be released

 

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examines the selection of candidates for appointment as Special Class Railway Apprentices in the Mechanical Department of Indian Railways. Special Class Railway Apprentices examination comprises written test in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English Language, etc. The selected candidates undergo a four-year rigorous training program in Mechanical Engineering. The candidates are awarded a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering after completing four years of training. Here Provided Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination Notification, Guidelines & Instructions for Online apply, Eligibility and Exam Pattern, Reference books, Model Papers, results & complete overview.

 

Know More – UPSC SCRA Exam Pattern and Syllabus

 

UPSC SCRA- Major Highlights

  • Before applying for the exam, candidates must verify their eligibility criteria for admissions.
  • The application form, admit card, result, etc. to be released in online mode only.
  • No need to send hard copies of the application form etc., documents to the UPSC office.
  • Students who cleared both the written and the personality tests are eligible for admissions.
  • Based on the document verification and eligibility criteria fulfillment, enrolment is finally determined.

 

UPSC SCRA Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

 

Exam Date

Since the examination is no longer functional due to its discontinuation in 2015, the following are the examination dates:

Events Dates
Commencement of online application form Canceled
Availability of admit card Canceled
Exam date Canceled
Declaration of result Canceled
Counseling date Canceled

 

Students should check the official site regularly if there are any updates regarding the continuation of the UPSC SCRA Exam again.

 

Know More – UPSC SCRA Result & Cut off Marks

 

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FAQs

Q. When will the filling of the online application form for the UPSC SCRA Exam start?

UPSC has stopped conducting the SCRA Exam from 2015 onwards. Candidates should regularly check for any updates in the future.

Q. When will the UPSC SCRA Exam start?

As of now, there is no official date for exam. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can check various sources and the official site from time to time.

Q. What is the educational qualification required for this exam?

Aspirants should at least clear 12th Grade with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with at least 45% marks. Graduates can also apply for the UPSC SCRA examination if their score is at least 2nd division during their freshman and final year examinations.

Q. What is the syllabus of this exam?

The syllabus prescribed for this exam includes Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of the 12th level of any board. It also consists of General Knowledge and English Language of the 12th Grade.

Q. What happens after candidates get selected in UPSC SCRA Exam?

After selection, candidates go for mechanical engineering training at an institute MOU with BIT located in Mesra, Ranchi.

 

More FAQs

Q. How does UPSC determine the enrolment of the candidate?

Based on the document verification and eligibility criteria fulfillment, enrolment is finally determined.

Q. What do the candidates need to do before they apply for the UPSC SCRA 2021?

Candidates must verify their eligibility criteria before they apply for the UPSC SCRA 2021. Candidates who are not eligible will get their applications rejected.

Q. What if candidates submit multiple applications at a time for the UPSC SCRA Exam?

The applicants should submit only a single application. Although, due to any unavoidable situation, if multiple applications are submitted, they must ensure that the application for SCRA Exam 2015 with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination center, photograph, signature, fee, etc.

Q. When should candidates apply for the UPSC SCRA Examination?

Candidates should apply timely online without waiting for the last Online Application submission date for SCRA Exam 2015.

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