Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam 2014 for the 42 various posts: Special Class Railway Apprentices is a competitive examination that is duly conducted under the supreme authorization of the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) and the conduction of the test is to commence for appointing the applicants under the Indian Railways in the mechanical department of the Indian Railways. The exam popularly known in India as SCRA Exam 2014. We will discuss here all the details about the SCRA Exam 2014 like eligibility criteria, procedure to apply and notification links.
SCRA had announced the date for the 42 various posts for which a written examination is to conduct for the probation period of 16 months and in the examination applicants will have to go through a four year Apprenticeship Training program, before they get appointed as probationers in the Indian Railway.
Age limit: As on the date 1st Jan 2014 the maturity that must be attained by the applicants for appearing for the test is scheduled to be more than 17 years and less than the 21 years. With this relaxation is the age will also be admissible for the applicants that belong to the reserved category.
Educational Qualification: Pre requisite for the post is that applicants must be passed in the Intermediate or a comparable qualification with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination. Applicants with the degree in the graduation with mathematics and at least one subject should be physics or chemistry at the degree level.
Fees Schedule: An Application fee that is to be paid by the applicants is Rs. 100 that can be either deposited in cash at the branch of the state bank of India or fees could also be submitted by the net banking. SC (Scheduled caste), ST (Scheduled tribes), PH (physically handicapped) and women applicants are exempted from the payment of the fees.
Selection Procedure: As mentioned to above UPSC is the authorization that had the responsibility of recruiting the applicants and the method that is most suitable is the written examination and applicants that will be selected out of it will be liable to clear the interview session also with the document verification to commence with it.
Method to Apply: Applicants that are interested and had also the dimensions of the eligibility as mentioned above can make use of the official link at which all the details are being mentioned thoroughly and after the submission it will be essential to take the print out of the application that will be required at the later stages of the selection procedure.
Important Dates to apply for SCRA Exam 2014
- Date on which the notification is being notified and also the date on which the online procedure of application will commence is 5th Oct 2013.
- Last date to make the online submission of the application is 4th Nov 2013 by the time 11:59 pm.
- Date on which the written examination will be conducted is 12th Jan 2014.
Important Link: Link for the official advertisement is as below:
To apply online link is as below: