SCRA 2015 Syllabus

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As mentioned previously in our past article on SCRA 2015 Eligibility Criteria we have come to know about the Eligibility Criteria for  SCRA 2015(Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam) It is known that the online registration for SCRA 2015 closed down on 07th of November 2014. Candidates who are willing to appear and eligible for this examinations should tie up their shoes as the examinations will began from 18th of January 2015 at different centers of India.

UPSC conducts examination for selection of candidates for appointment as special class Railway Apprentices in Mechanical department of Indian Railways.

SCRA 2015 Syllabus

The syllabus includes topics from 11th & 12th Standard. Candidates please note that the Question Paper shall be in English only.


  1. English
  • Grammar
  • Command of language.
  1. General Knowledge
  • Topics will be relating to the general awareness and its application
  • Evolution of life
  • Knowledge of the human body-nutrition
  • Solar System
  • History
  • Politics and Society
  • Vedic
  • Constitution of India
  • India’s Foreign policy
  • Division of labour
  • Money
  1. Psychological Test

The questions will be designed to assess the basic intelligence and mechanical aptitude of the candidate.



  • Length measurements
  • Newton’s Law of Motion
  • Coefficient of friction
  • Pressure in fluids and its variation with depth
  • Pascal’s Law
  • Principal of Archimedes
  • Wave motion
  • Electric charge
  • Electric current
  • Wheatstone bridge
  • Force on current
  • Chemical effects on current
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Radioactivity
  • Nuclear energy


  • Physical chemistry
  1. Atomic structure
  2. Pauli’s classification
  3. Periodic classification
  4. Chemical Bonding electro-valent
  5. Energy changes in chemical reaction
  6. Chemical Equilibria and rate of reaction
  7. Solutions
  8. Electro-Chemistry
  9. Oxidation
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  1. Hydrogen
  2. Group I elements
  3. Group II elements
  4. Group III elements
  5. Group IV elements
  6. Group V elements
  7. Group VI elements
  8. Group VII elements
  9. Group O elements
  10. Metallurgy
  • Organic chemistry
  1. Carbon
  2. Alkanes
  3. Alkenes
  4. Alkynes
  5. Aromatic hydrocarbons
  6. Halogen
  7. Ether
  8. Aldehyde
  9. Nitro compound amines
  10. Polymers


  1. Algebra
  2. Matrices and Determinants
  3. Trigonometry
  4. Analytical Geometry
  5. Differential Calculus
  6. Integral Calculus and Differential equations
  7. Vectors and its applications
  8. Statistic and Probability

Personality Test

Each candidate will be interviewed by the authority and questions related to both exterior & academic shall be asked. Special attention will be paid to assessing qualities of leadership, initiative and intellectual curiosity, other social qualities.

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