SCRA Exam Syllabus 2014

SCRA Exam conducted by UPSC is a written exam that comprises of three papers;
Paper 1: Paper I English proficiency, General Knowledge and Psychological Test for 200 Marks
Paper II: Physical Sciences includes subjects like Physics and Chemistry for 200 Marks
Paper III is based on Mathematics for 200 Marks

Here is the Scheme of the SCRA Examination 2014 according to the official pdf
Scheme of SCRA Exam 2014

Paper 1
General Knowledge: - The questions for this subject will be asked on general awareness and current affairs. The standard of answers to questions should be as expected of students of standard 12 or equivalent. Some of the important topics are Man & Environment, Evolution of Life, Plants & Animals, Solar System & the Earth, History, Politics & Society in India, Constitution of India and its feature, Money and Taxation Price.

Psychological test: - The test will judge the basic intelligence and mechanical aptitude of the students.

Paper 2
Physics: - 
  • Length measurements using venier , screw gauge and optical lever, 
  • Measurements of time and Mass, 
  • Newton’s Law of Motion, Moment of a Force, 
  • Newton’s LAW OF Gravitation, Principle of Archimedes, 
  • Wave Motion , Reflection and Refraction of Light, Electric Charge, 
  • Electric Field, Coulomb’s Law, Ohm’s Law, 
  • Magnetic effect of Current, 
  • Chemical effects of Current, 
  • Electromagnetic Induction, 
  • Cathode Rays, 
  • Discovery of the electron and many more.

Chemistry:- Physical Chemistry- 
  • Atomic Structure, 
  • Chemical Bonding, Electro-Valent, Covalent, Coordinate Covalent Bonds, 
  • Energy Changes in a Chemical Reaction, 
  • Chemical Equilibrium and rates of reactions, 
  • Solutions, 
  • Electro Chemistry, 
  • Oxidation, 
  • Natural & Artificial Radioactivity.

Inorganic Chemistry: - 
  • Hydrogen, Group I elements, 
  • Group II elements, Group III elements, 
  • Group IV elements, Group V elements, 
  • Group VI elements, Group VII elements, 
  • Group O  and 
  • Metallurgical Process.

Organic Chemistry:- 
  • Tetrahedral Nature of Carbon, 
  • General methods of preparation, properties and reaction of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes, Halogen derivatives, 
  • Hydroxy Compounds, Ethers, Aldehydes and ketones, 
  • Nitro compounds amines, 
  • Carboxylic acid, Ester, 
  • Polymers and Nonstructural treatment of Carbohydrates, 
  • Fats and Lipids, amino acids and proteins.

Paper 3 
  • Algebra, 
  • Trigonometry, 
  • Analytic 
  • Geometry (two dimensions), 
  • Differential Calculus, 
  • Integral Calculus & Different equations, 
  • Vectors & its application, 
  • Statistics & Probability. 
Click here for Official Notification and Syllabus pdf link