Stipend, Probation, Test Centers and Notification details of SCRA

July 13th, 2010| Education.

Stipend, Probation, Test Centers and Notification details of SCRA

Monthly stipend of Rs. 9, 100 will be provided in the four years course. Semester exams will be conducted for six months. Those who show poor performance will be removed in middle.


After successful completion of the course, three years probation will be provided as mechanical engineering in railways. As per present scale, monthly Rs. 25, 000 will be provided in probation period. Along with it, total family can travel in railways for free. SCRA selected candidates can also have the chance to serve as railway board chairman. They can also have jobs like divisional engineer and zonal chief engineer.

Notification: Twice yearly in February/ March. Refer employment news and national English newspapers.

Test: Test will be conducted in the months of July/ August

Test Centers in Andhra Pradesh: Hyderabad, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam.

  • Britishers have started this SCRA in 1927 to fulfill the then railway needs. It is interesting to note that this course is continued from then onwards.
  • Selected candidates will be given training in Jamalpur Work Shop located in Bihar. In the later year, training will be in UK.
  • Candidates need to pass mechanical engineering test conducted by London Engineering council.
  • Work shop training in holidays will be conducted in Session BIT- Mesra.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, BIT- Mesra will award the candidates with degree.

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