UPSC SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination 1st Edition

UPSC SCRA Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination 1st Edition (English, Paperback, RPH Editorial Board)

UPSC – SCRA Exam Guide covers the full syllabus for the exam to select SCRA candidates for a special study program, which prepares them for working in the Indian Railways.

Summary Of The Book

The Special Class Railway Apprentices was a program started by the British in 1927. This training program was started to help them recruit Indian engineers to work in the Indian Railway network.

Candidates passing the entrance exam for this course will join the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Jamalpur for an undergraduate course in engineering. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) now conducts the exam for picking candidates for the SCRA Program. Those interested in appearing for the exam must have passed an intermediate or equivalent exam with good grades, conducted by an approved educational board.

UPSC – SCRA Exam Guide covers the syllabus for each paper of the exam. The book has sections on English, General Knowledge, Psychological Test, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The SCRA Exam is conducted in two phases. The first is a set of written papers, a total of three tests. The second phase is a personality test. Only those who have passed all the papers of the first phase are eligible for the second phase.

The first paper is a test of General Ability. This consists of a test of English knowledge, Psychological test, and General Knowledge. The second test is a paper on Physical Sciences. The third paper is on Mathematics. This book covers in detail the full range of topics for all the three papers. The first section covers English. This consists of topics like Spotting Errors, Ordering of Words, and Synonyms and Antonyms.

The second section covers General Knowledge topics. These include History, Geography, Indian Constitution, Sports, Famous Persons, Indian Culture, and Books and Authors. The third section is on the Psychological Test.

The fourth section focuses on Physical Sciences, on the subjects of Physics and Chemistry. The Chemistry section consists of sub-sections such as Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. The final section covers Mathematics. UPSC – SCRA Exam Guide also contains the SCRA papers for the years 2009 and 2010. The book also provides the full solutions for these papers.

Highlights
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Ramesh Publishing House
  • ISBN: 9788178120218, 8178120216
  • Edition: 1stEdition, 2014
  • Pages: 984