The Special Class Railway Apprentice Entrance Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission with the aim of selecting the most eligible candidates in the Mechanical Department of Indian Railways. Established in the year 1927, SCRA is considered to be one of the hotly contested entrance examinations in India today. For only 10 seats in the country’s first engineering college, about 1.5 lakh students apply for this examination every year. SCRA Exam 2012 has been conducted on 29th January 2012, and is expected to be held during the same time in 2014. However, other important entrance examinations like CSAT 2012 and CMAT 2012 are just hitting around the corners, determining the fate of millions of students in Civil Services and Management. Discussed here, are certain important information on Special Class Railway Apprentice Entrance Exam 2012.

The SCRA Exam 2012 has already been conducted on 29th January 2012. If you have missed on the same, you have plenty of time and opportunity to prepare for the next year in aspiration of getting selected in one of the first and prestigious engineering colleges of the country. This examination has always delivered the best of merits to Indian Railways with the top-rank officers in all specializations. To appear in this entrance examination, the candidates should attain the minimum age of 17 years, and should not be more than 21 years as on 1st August of the examination year. It is also important that the candidates should pass Intermediate examination, or equivalent qualification in either 1st or 2nd division from a recognized university or board. Mathematics, along with at least one of the subjects from Chemistry and Physics, needs to be the subjects of Intermediate examination. All students with Mathematics graduation degree, or with at least any of the subjects from Chemistry and Physics at the degree level, may also appear for this examination. Check for the eligibility criteria of CMAT 2012 at the official website of AICTE.

Similar to CSAT 2012 exam pattern, Special Class Railway Apprentice Entrance Exam comprises of important subjects like Physics, mathematics, Chemistry, General Knowledge, English, and Psychological Test.

The selected candidates, qualifying at SCRA Exam 2012 will be called for a personal interview, followed by a medical test. The important details, syllabus and sample question papers for these entrance examinations like CMAT 2012 and CSAT 2012 are available in plenty online. You can also check with the official websites of respective examination bodies as well.

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