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Undoubtedly, Indian Railways is one of the important sections of the Indian Government, known for generating plethora of employment opportunities every year in its various departments. Every year, lakhs of students appear for RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) UPSC SCRA exam for getting railway jobs in India. SCRA 2015 exam will be directed for vacancies available in Railway, Special Class Railway Apprentices in Mechanical Department.
Candidates, who want jobs in Mechanical Engineering Department in Railway, will be selected on the base of SCRA 2015 exam score.
Since SCRA is a very big department of Indian Railway Recruitment Board thus employees under it are appointed through SCRA exam 2015. The exam is held every year under the supervision of Union Public Service Commission. The exam serves as an entry pass for those students aspiring for admission to under graduate programme in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in Jamalpur. It’s is one of the oldest and reputed technical institutes.
After the completion of four years apprentice course, candidates are recruited at higher position in Indian Railway, perchance, Group A officers.
SCRA Registration / Application Form
UPSC SCRA 2015 Registration and Application Procedure:-
Candidates, who will be appearing for SCRA 2015 exam, can obtain the application form from UPSC official website.
SCRA 2015 online application form comprises of two stages i.e. Part I and Part II.
You are required to complete the forms according to the instructions mentioned in the site through drop down menus.
You are also required to Rs. 100/- either by depositing the money in any branch SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur / State Bank of Hyderabad / State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card. (SC, ST, female students and physically handicapped students are exempted from payment of fee.)
Before filling the online application form for SCRA 2015 make sure that your latest passport sized photograph and signature are duly scanned in jpeg (.jpeg) format.
SCRA Exam Dates
SCRA 2015 Date:- 18.01.2015 (SUNDAY)
SCRA Sample Papers
SCRA Syllabus 2015:-
SCRA 2015 is a written exam that comprises of three papers; Paper I tests English proficiency, General Knowledge and Psychological Test, Paper II includes subjects like Physics and Chemistry and Paper III is based on Mathematics. Eduvidya provides you syllabus for each subject.
General Knowledge: - The questions for this subject will be asked on general awareness and current affairs. The standard of answers to questions should be as expected of students of standard 12 or equivalent. Some of the important topics are Man & Environment, Evolution of Life, Plants & Animals, Solar System & the Earth, History, Politics & Society in India, Constitution of India and its feature, Money and Taxation Price.
Psychological test: - The test will judge the basic intelligence and mechanical aptitude of the students.
Physics:- Length measurements using venier , screw gauge and optical lever, Measurements of time and Mass, Newton’s Law of Motion, Moment of a Force, Newton’s LAW OF Gravitation, Principle of Archimedes, Wave Motion , Reflection and Refraction of Light, Electric Charge, Electric Field, Coulomb’s Law, Ohm’s Law, Magnetic effect of Current, Chemical effects of Current, Electromagnetic Induction, Cathode Rays, Discovery of the electron and many more.
Chemistry:- Physical Chemistry- Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Electro-Valent, Covalent, Coordinate Covalent Bonds, Energy Changes in a Chemical Reaction, Chemical Equilibrium and rates of reactions, Solutions, Electro Chemistry, Oxidation, Natural & Artificial Radioactivity.
Inorganic Chemistry:- Hydrogen, Group I elements, Group II elements, Group III elements, Group IV elements, Group V elements, Group VI elements, Group VII elements, Group O and Metallurgical Process.
Organic Chemistry:- Tetrahedral Nature of Carbon, General methods of preparation, properties and reaction of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes, Halogen derivatives, Hydroxy Compounds, Ethers, Aldehydes and ketones, Nitro compounds amines, Carboxylic acid, Ester, Polymers and Nonstructural treatment of Carbohydrates, Fats and Lipids, amino acids and proteins.
Mathematics:- Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytic Geometry (two dimensions), Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus & Different equations, Vectors & its application, Statistics & Probability.
SCRA 2015 Pattern:-
Part I Written Exam:-
Paper I - General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge, and Psychological test ) - 2 hours - 200 marks
Paper II - Physical Science (Physics and Chemistry) - 2 hours - 200 marks
Paper III - Mathematics - 2 hours - 200 marks
Part II - Personality Test:-
Personality Test carries a maximum of 200 marks in respect of only those candidates who are declared qualified on the result of the written exam.
The paper in all the subjects will consist of Objective (multiple type answers) type questions only. The question paper (Test Booklets) will set in English only.
UPSC SCRA 2015 Preparation:-
SCRA is not an easy exam but at same time it’s not too hard to crack. One of the important tips to crack SCRA exam is to make sure that you have the best study materials that cover the entire portion for the exam. This is the high time to hunt for the most relevant study materials. Try to keep touch with the basics that have been taught at 10+2 level. It is advisable to students to read newspapers, magazines and national journals as these sources will be of great help for General Knowledge Test. For Mathematics paper, candidates can practice problems from 12th textbooks. For the General English Paper, candidates can practice and revise the basic rules of English grammar and vocabulary, from any standard grammar/Civil Services examination handbook.
SCRA Preparation Tips
SCRA Coaching Institutes
SCRA 2015 Notification:-
Apply online on website:- .http://www.upsconline.nic.in/
Date of Notification:- 11.10.2014
Last date for receipt of applications:- 07.11.2014 (FRIDAY)
Date of commencement of Examination:- 18.01.2015 (SUNDAY)
Duration of the Exam:- 1 DAY
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