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Special Class Railway Apprentices

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SCRA Examination Pattern

The entrance for Special Class Railway Apprentice Service comprises of a Written Exam and an Interview. The details follow:

  • The written exam consist of three papers.

Written Examination

SCRA Eligibility

Nationality

A candidate must be either:

Conditions of Apprenticeship for SCRA

1. Failure to complete the training:

SCRA Important Dates

Date of Notification: 22th October 2011

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 21th November 2011

Date of commencement of Examination: 29st January 2012

Duration of Examination: 1 Day

Special Class Railway Apprentices

Candidates for Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) are selected by the Union Public Service Commission to the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE). It is one of the toughest competitions as the selection rate is 1:10000 because of the limited number of seats.

The approximate number of vacancies, for the year 2012: 42.