Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination – SCRA 2015 Exam Eligibility

Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination – SCRA 2015 Exam Eligibility

(I) Nationality

A candidate must be either :

1. A citizen of India, or
2. A subject of Nepal, or
3. A subject of Bhutan, or
4. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the SCRA examination 2015 but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

(II) SCRA 2015 Age Limits :

A candidate must have attained the age of 17 years and must not have attained the age of 21 years on 1st January, 2015, i.e. he / she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st January, 1997.

The upper age limit for SCRA Exam 2015 is relaxable as follows :

1. Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.

2. Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

3. Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.

4. Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence there of :
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5. Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs / SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st January, 2015 and have been released.

  1. On completion of assignment ( including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st January, 2015 ) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or
  2. On account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or
  3. On invalidment.

6. Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs / SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st January, 2015 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three month’s notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

7. Upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of locomotor disability ( Orthopaedically Handicapped persons, OA or OL subcategories only ).

Note : I

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Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3 (II) (b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, physically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation for SCRA Exam under both the categories.

Note : II

The term Ex-Servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen ( Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts ) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.

Note : III

The age concession under Para 3 (II) (b) (v) to (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-servicemen and Commissioned officers including ECOs / SSCOs, who are released on their own request.

Note : IV

Notwithstanding the provision of age relaxation for SCRA Exam 2015 under Para 3 (II) (b) (vii) above, a physically handicapped candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment if he / she ( after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe ) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services / Posts to be allocated to the physically handicapped candidates by the Government.

Save as provided above the age limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed.

The date of birth accepted by the Union Public Service Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.

These certificates are required to be submitted only after the declaration of the result of the written part of the SCRA examination.

No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

The expression Matriculation / Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.

Note : 1

Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of SCRA Online 2015 applications will be accepted by the Union Public Service Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

Note : 2

Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Union Public Service Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination for SCRA 2015, no change will be allowed subsequently ( or at any other Examination of the Union Public Service Commission ) on any grounds whatsoever.

Note : 3

The candidates should exercise due care while entering their date of birth.

If on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Union Public Service commission under the Rules.

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49 Responses to “Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination – SCRA 2015 Exam Eligibility”

  1. Mohit Singh January 12, 2012 at 11:55 pm # Reply

    sir ,
    how many times can i apply for scra exam

    • UpscExam January 13, 2012 at 11:49 am # Reply

      Hi

      Please read the details given below :

      SCRA Examination was conducted by UPSC and yo apply for SCRA examination you must have completed your Intermediate examination with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.

      Graduates with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as their degree subjects may also apply for SCRA Examination. If your age Should between 17 to 21 Years, then you can eligible to apply for SCRA Examination.

      The Notification is generally Updated in the UPSC website and Employment Newspaper. There is No Restrictions on Number of attempts for SCRA Examination. Candidates between the age of 17 to 21 years are apply for SCRA Examination Number of Times, But the Examination will be held Only One time in a year.

      So, Please don’t worry there is no restriction on number of attempts in SCRA Examination.

      Hope u may get the details.

      Regards.

  2. Twanal srivastava January 29, 2012 at 7:25 pm # Reply

    i am now in class 11 science and d.o.b:-30/03/1996 when will i became eligible for itand pls tell me how to prepare for this exam

  3. abhishek shukla February 16, 2012 at 6:53 pm # Reply

    i am a b.tech 2 year mec.student.and dob.-25\12\1990.
    can i give exam in 2012.

  4. vishnu February 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm # Reply

    i am a final year eee student i will complete by degree in may 2012 can i apply for IAS,IES,SCRA and other railway exams

  5. kutty February 24, 2012 at 3:48 pm # Reply

    pls send requirtment details to my mail

  6. Arun Tiwari March 14, 2012 at 8:20 am # Reply

    Respected sir,
    I m presently serving in indian armed forces last 3 years. My D.O.B is 10 jan 1990. M i eligible for scra exam sir.

  7. K R VATS March 21, 2012 at 10:41 am # Reply

    sir i am k r vats; air force personnel my birth is 19 jan1989 ; am i eligible ? if yes how much time i have?

  8. Ratnesh April 15, 2012 at 8:46 pm # Reply

    plz send me details of scra examinations of year 2012

  9. Ratnesh April 16, 2012 at 8:29 pm # Reply

    1) Is scra examination 2012 to be fill up in column no. 1 ???
    2) how many Rs. CRF stamp is required to be affixed in application for applying scra examination???

  10. abi April 18, 2012 at 10:47 pm # Reply

    sir,
    i finished my +2, wether iam eligible to write SCRA.

  11. samar April 19, 2012 at 10:33 pm # Reply

    sir, my date of birth is 11/12/1994
    Am i fill the form of scra.

  12. seema gangwar April 22, 2012 at 8:47 am # Reply

    if claiming age relaxation then tell me the category code please

  13. g praveen April 22, 2012 at 9:09 am # Reply

    respected sir,can i know about the seats filled by reservation

  14. akshay dixit May 13, 2012 at 12:39 pm # Reply

    what will the next date of applied for scra exam?

  15. GAURAVENDRA P. SINGH May 23, 2012 at 11:17 am # Reply

    sir, i am presently in class 12th . am I eligible for giving up scra exam of 2013???

  16. subodh June 1, 2012 at 8:04 pm # Reply

    i am a bcom student, m doing my last year tybcm. my dob is =1/5/1993. can i giv this exam

    • UpscExam June 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm # Reply

      Hi

      Yes you can apply but the notification for 2013 is not yet issued. So, please wait…

  17. KRISHNA SRIVASTAVA June 19, 2012 at 1:24 pm # Reply

    THE PREPRATION OF SCRA EXAM BEGINS FROM WHICH AGE AND WHICH BOOKS ARE HELPFUL FOR THIS EXAM

  18. santoshranjan June 26, 2012 at 12:42 pm # Reply

    please help because ihelp less i have no knowlage for scra exam

  19. kiran July 12, 2012 at 3:23 pm # Reply

    i’m 21 years complete as for this july 6th (6/7/1990)
    can i apply for this exam?

  20. deepani upadhyay July 19, 2012 at 2:15 pm # Reply

    Dear sir/mam

    my date of birth is november 13,1995 n i passed higher secondary examination in the year 2012.can i apply for special class railway apprentice exam in 2012.please help me to sort out my queries and reply me with approprite information as soon as possible.my e mail id is deepani.girl@gmail.com
    with regards
    DEEPANI UPADHYAY

  21. sai teja July 21, 2012 at 7:41 pm # Reply

    After 2012,in which year ,SPECIAL CLASS RAILWAY APPRENTICES’ EXAMINATION will be held.

  22. shaikchandbasha July 24, 2012 at 6:01 pm # Reply

    what is the class limit . . .? and which students are eligible to write this exam plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz, rerly me sir

  23. ANKIT ANAND September 21, 2012 at 8:34 am # Reply

    sir i recently completed my +2 examination … can i eligible fpr this exam

  24. DHEEPIKA .R.S. September 25, 2012 at 7:15 pm # Reply

    my date of birth is 03.07.1991. i am doing my fourth year engg (ECE) can i apply for special class railway apprentice exam in 2012.please help me to sort out my queries and reply me with approprite information as soon as possible.

  25. NAVEEN KUMAR October 8, 2012 at 11:57 am # Reply

    i am Completed ITI Trade-Draftsman(Mechanic), Apprentice & CRAFTSMAN TRAINING and DOB.-26\10\1988.
    can i give exam in 2012.

  26. vandit October 19, 2012 at 12:08 pm # Reply

    i being the student of class 12th is not eligible for the exam…my month and year of birth being march 1996…..why isnt there relaxation fr lower age limit…..??????………..why…??

  27. rishabh rathod November 1, 2012 at 9:13 pm # Reply

    sir i am 12th science student with phy,math,che can i apply for this exam

  28. chandan kumar November 3, 2012 at 3:08 pm # Reply

    Dear sir

    what is the minimum % marks required in class12th

  29. vimlesh kumar gautam November 3, 2012 at 4:05 pm # Reply

    dear, sir/mam

    i am b.tech 4th yr with ec branch stu.&my dob 7 jul 1991.

    can i give this enterance exam

  30. manish November 8, 2012 at 11:07 am # Reply

    sir may i able to fill a form of scra if my age is 167\1995

  31. sushil November 8, 2012 at 11:12 am # Reply

    my date of birth is 167\1995 may i able to fill the form of scra

  32. manish November 8, 2012 at 11:21 am # Reply

    my date of birth is 167\1995 may i able to fill the form of scra

    • UpscExam November 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm # Reply

      Hi

      SCRA 2012 Age Limits :

      A candidate must have attained the age of 17 years and must not have attained the age of 21 years on 1st January, 2012, i.e. he / she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1991 and not later than 1st January, 1995.

      The upper age limit for SCRA Exam is relaxable as follows :
      1. Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe.

      2. Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

      “The closing date fixed for the receipt of the application form for SCRA 2012 will be treated as the date for determining the OBC status ( including that of creamy layer ) of the candidates.”

      3. Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.

      4. Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence there of :

      5. Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs / SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st January, 2012 and have been released.

      1. On completion of assignment ( including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st January, 2012 ) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or
      2. On account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or
      3. On invalidment.

      6. Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs / SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st January, 2012 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three month’s notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

      7. Upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons.

      Regards.

  33. Sandeep Kalyane November 8, 2012 at 9:54 pm # Reply

    Dear Sir/Mam,
    I have complete 25 as for this 25th feb’11. (25/02/1986)
    can i apply for this exam?

  34. swati mwhra November 15, 2012 at 5:14 pm # Reply

    Appearing for insuing class XII exams . Am I eligible for SCRA-2012 ?

    • UpscExam November 18, 2012 at 10:07 am # Reply

      After completing 12th Exams can appear for SCRA Exams.

      Must have passed in the first or second divsion, the Higher Secondary (12 years) Examination under 10 plus 2 pattern of School Education with Mathematics and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.

  35. kapil Chopra September 29, 2013 at 12:36 pm # Reply

    sir i am not able to view your application form please tell me the alternative as soon as possible I will be very thankfull to you

  36. Hitesh May 11, 2014 at 7:44 am # Reply

    I want to know when will the SCRA exam-2015,i.e. for the session 2014-2015 is going to be held.
    I also want a detailed account about it.
    From where can I get forms for SCRA exam?
    What is the last date for submitting form?

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