UPSC SCRA Detailed Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2016 PDF Download

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-

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 Exam Syllabus Subject Wise: 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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