Special Class Railway Apprentices
Special Class Railway Apprentices (SCRA) refers to a handful of candidates that are selected by the Union Public Service Commission, India after a rigorous selection process, to the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Jamalpur.
The Candidates applying for the SCRA entrance admission should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional, subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
The candidates aspiring for the SCRA examination must have attained 17 years of age and must not have completed 21 years on 1st August of the year of examination. Certain categories are eligible for age relaxation.
For admission to the examination a candidate-
(a.) Must have passed in the first or second division, the Intermediate or an equivalent Examination of a University or Board approved by the Government of India with Maths and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.
Graduates with Maths and atleast one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as their degree subjects may also apply, or
(b.) Must have passed in the first or second division, the Higher Secondary Examination under 10+2 pattern with Maths and at least one of the subjects Physics and Chemistry as subjects of the examination.