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SCRA Syllabus

SCRA SyllabusUPSC conducts Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA) Exam. Candidates who are preparing for the exam and searching for SCRA Syllabus 2016 may download the pdf or can check SCRA Syllabus from below section of this page.

The Syllabus Includes:

  • General Ability Test (Paper I)
  • Physical Science (Paper II)
  • Mathematics (Paper III)
  • Other Related Links

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General Ability Test (Paper I):


  • Unseen passages
  • advertisement and notices
  • invitations and replies
    business or official letters
  • jumbled sentences
  • sentence correction and paragraph completion
  • Idiomatic Usage
  • Subject and Verb agreement
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Passive nouns
  • Adjectives
    verbs and proverbs
  • articles direct and indirect speech



General Knowledge:

  • Man and his environment
  • Solar system and the earth
  • Seasons
  • Climate
  • Weather
  • History
  • Politics and Society in India
  • Constitution of India and its characteristic features
  • India’s foreign policy and non-alignment
  • Broad features of Indian social system
    Social disorganization in India
  • Money



Psychological Test:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Methods of Psychology
  • The Bases of Human Behavior
  • Human Development
  • Sensory and Perceptual Processes
  • Learning
  • Human Memory
  • Language and thought
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Reasoning

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Physical Science (Paper II):

  • Length measurements
  • Time and Mass
  • velocity and acceleration
  • Newton’s laws of motion
  • Coefficient of friction
  • Equilibrium of bodies under action of forces
  • Mass and Weight
  • Temperature and its measurement
  • Reflection and refraction of light
  • Electric current
  • Magnetic effect of current
  • Chemical effects of current
  • Production
  • properties and uses of X-rays
  • Radioactivity

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  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Energy changes in a chemical reaction
  • Chemical Equilibria and rates of reactions
  • Solutions
  • Electro-Chemistry
  • Oxidation
  • Natural and Artificial Radioactivity
  • Brief Treatment of Elements and their industrially important compounds
  • Hydrogen
  • Metallurgical Processes
  • Tetrahedral nature of carbon
  • General methods of preparation
  • Halogen derivatives
  • Hydroxy Compounds
  • Ethers, Diethyl ether
  • Aldehydes and ketones
  • Nitro compounds amines
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Esters, Polymers, Nonstructural treatment of Carbohydrates

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Mathematics (Paper III):

  • Algebra
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytic Geometry (two dimensions)
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus and Differential equations
  • Vectors and its applications
  • Statistics
  • Probability

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