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Special Class Railway Apprentices

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

Paper

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

I

General Ability Test (English, General Knowledge, and Psychological test )

2 hours

200

II

Physical Science (Physics and Chemistry)

2 hours

200

III

Mathematics

2 hours

200

Total

600

Interview

Interview for Personality test of selected candidates: 200marks

General (but important) instructions

  • The papers in all the subjects will consist of Objective (multiple choice answer) Type questions only.
  • Question Papers will be set in English only.
  • SI units will be used in the papers and Candidates should use only International form of Indian numerals (i.e. 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc.) while answering question papers.
  • Question Papers will be approximately of the Intermediate standard.
  • Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.
  • Candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets). They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.

For more detailed exam instructions for Conventional and Objective type papers go through Exam instructions

For Syllabus of the papers check the SCRA Subject list.

More on Interviews in Interview Section.