UPSC: Important Instructions For The Candidates For Appearance in Personality Test of SCRA Examination, 2013



The results of the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ (SCRA) Examination, 2013 has been declared and is available on the website of the Commission i.e. . The candidates have been advised to fill in their Detailed Application Forms (DAFs) and send a copy, duly signed on each page along with a copy of the relevant documents/certificates by post, to the Commission latest by 10.06.2013. The envelop should
be addressed in favour of the Under Secretary (SCRA), UPSC, Room No.305, ASB Building, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069.

The candidates should also bring an additional copy of the printout of the DAF, duly signed, and a photocopy of the relevant documents/certificates in addition to the original certificates/documents at the time of Personality Test (PT) Boards. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to fulfill eligibility criteria while producing relevant certificates/documents in original at the time of PT Board before the Commission. All candidates are advised to carefully verify their documents before hand and ensure that the following conditions have been satisfied.

(I) Name & Date of Birth: The name and date of birth as recorded in the matriculation equivalent certificate will be treated as final by the Commission.

(II) Educational Qualification: The candidate must show the original 10 + 2 certificate and/or other certificates in support of his/her educational qualification at the time of PT Board or he/she is required to produce provisional certificates and/or Mark sheets in support of his/her claim at the time of PT Board.

In case there is discrepancy between the name as recorded in the Matriculation certificate and as entered in 10+2 certificate/degree and/or other certificates, the following steps must be taken:

(a) In case of minor discrepancy in the name due to a spelling error [(i.e. Mohan and Mohun) or (R. Mathur and Ramesh Mathur)], an affidavit may be produced at the time of PT Board to the effect that both the names belong to the same person.

(b) In case of a major discrepancy related to the addition or deletion of part/parts of any name [(i.e. Ram Kumar and Ram Kumar Singh) or (Ajay Kumar and Ajay Kumar Singh Rana)], a Gazette notification may be produced at the time of PT Board to the effect that the person has changed his name henceforth.

(c) In case of certificates issued by the State of Maharashtra, the name of the candidate is sometimes inclusive of the name of the father and/or the name of the mother. In such cases, an affidavit may be produced at the time of PT Board to the effect that the names on both certificates belong to the same person.

(III) Caste Certificate: The candidate claiming to be SC/ST/OBC must ensure the following conditions:

(a) The name of the candidate and his father in the certificates should be strictly as recorded in the matriculation certificate.

(b) The caste and/or sub-caste name should be strictly accordingly to the Central List as is available on the website i.e. in respect of SCs, on in respect of STs and in respect of OBCs.

(c) The residential clause in ST/ST/OBC certificate should be duly filled up.

(d) In case, ST/ST/OBC certificate is issued to a candidate residing in a State on the basis of the relevant certificate issued to his/her parent in another State, relevant migration clause should have been duly filled up.

(e) The certificate should have been signed by a competent authority not less than Tehsildar with legible stamp of his designation either in Hindi or in English

(f) The certificate must contain a seal of the concerned issuing authority/office. In case of a round seal in regional language, another seal either in English or in Hindi may also be affixed.

(g) In case of an OBC certificate issued prior to 1st April, 2009, a fresh certificate incorporating therein the relevant provisions of DoPT O.M. dated 14.10.2008 pertaining to Creamy Layer must be prepared inter-alia satisfying the above mentioned conditions at (a) to (f) and produced at the time of PT Board.

(IV) PH Certificate: In case of PH certificates, the following should be ensured:

(a) The certificate should be strictly in the prescribed proforma as is available on the website with the instructions for filling up DAF.

(b) The name of the candidate should be as recorded in the matriculation certificate.

(c) All entries must be duly filled up and the extent of disability clearly indicated.

(d) The certificate should be duly signed by all Members and Chairman of the Medical Board along with their seals showing their names and designations.

(e) The certificate be countersigned by the Medical Superintendent/CMO/Head of the Hospital along with his seal.

(f) The photograph affixed on the certificate showing the disability should be duly attested by the Chairman of the Medical Board.

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Courtesy: Union Public Service Commission