RPF Constable

The RPF Constable Recruitment 2022 Exam is recruiting male and female police officers for the Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). RPF Full form Railway Protection Force. Although this is a national-level test. Applicants who meet the eli...(Read More)

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The RPF Constable Recruitment 2022 Exam is recruiting male and female police officers for the Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). RPF Full form Railway Protection Force.

Although this is a national-level test. Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply online for RPF Constable by using the official website. For the RPF Constable exam, applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 25 years.

The RPF Constable test is divided into three stages: CBT (Computer Based Tes), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT), and Document Verification (DV). Candidates who passed these criteria of this examination will be considered for the RPF Constable position. The RPF Constable Computer Based Test (CBT) exam syllabus includes General Intelligence and Reasoning, Arithmetic, and General Awareness.

Aspirants must pay Rs. 500 for GEN/OBC/Other candidates and Rs. 250 for SC/ST/PWD candidates to fill out the application form for the RPF Constable exam.

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  • Exam Pattern

    Total Marks : 120
    Total Time : 90 Min
    -ve marking : 0.33 (For each wrong answer)
    Subject Qns. Marks
    General Awareness 50 50
    Arithmatic 35 35
    General Intelligence 35 35
    Total 120 120

    Eligibility Criteria

    Essential Educational Qualifications:

    SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board.

     

    Age limit:

    The age limit of the applicants should be from 18 years to 25 years.

    * Candidates must have been born between the dates of 02 July 1993 and 01 July 2000 (both days inclusive).*

     

    The following are the permissible upper age limit relaxations as follows: 

     

    SI. No.

    Category

    Age-relaxation

    01

    SC/ ST

    05 years

    02

    OBC (NCL)

    03 years

    03

    Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months of service after attestation

    UR

    To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus, 3 years

    OBC (NCL)

    To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus, 6 years

    SC/ ST

    To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus, 8 years

    04

    Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved)

    UR

    05 years

    OBC (NCL)

    08 years

    SC/ ST

    10 years

    05

    Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning.

    UR

    05 years

    OBC (NCL)

    08 years

    SC/ ST

    10 years

    06

    Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried

    UR

    02 years

    OBC (NCL)

    05 years

    SC/ ST

    07 years

     

    Exam Pattern

    Scheme of Railway RPF Constable Selection Procedure:

    The procedure of recruitment will be divided into three stages:

    • Computer Based Test (CBT)

    Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

    • Document Verification (DV)

     

    Railway RPF Constable Computer Based Test (CBT)

    Part

    Subject

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time allowed

    I

    General Awareness

    50

    50

    90 Minutes

    II

    Arithmetic

    35

    35

    III

    General Intelligence & reasoning

    35

    35

    Total

    120

    120

    90 miuntes

    Important Note:

     

    I. The questions on the papers will be of the multiple-choice type.

    II. Each question will be carried one mark.

    III. Each incorrect answer will 1/3rd marks deduction.

     

    Eligibility Criteria for Qualifying:

    To qualify for the CBT, candidates must score 35 percent of overall marks (30 percent for SC and ST candidates).

     

    Candidates will have the following language options for the Computer Based Test (CBT), from which they must choose one.

    (1)

    Hindi

    (2)

    English

    (3)

    Urdu

    (4)

    Tamil

    (5)

    Telugu

    (6)

    Konkani

    (7)

    Malayalam

    (8)

    Kannada

    (9)

    Marathi

    (10)

    Gujarati

    (11)

    Bengali

    (12)

    Odia

    (13)

    Assamese

    (14)

    Manipuri

    (15)

    Punjabi.

     

    Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for Railway RPF Constable

    Category

    Run

    Long jump

    High jump

    Constable (Male)

    1600 meters in 5 min 45 secs

    14 feet

    4 feet

    Constable (Female)

    800 meters in 3 min 40 secs

    9 feet

    3 feet

    • Only one chance will be offered for the 1600/800 metres event.

    • Candidates will be granted up to two chances each in the Long Jump and High Jump events.

    • All candidates who qualify in the 1600 meters/800 metres will be measured for eligibility in terms of height and chest.

     

    Physical Measurement Test for Railway RPF Constable

    Category

    Height (in CMs)

    Chest (in CMs) ( Only for Male)

    Male

    Female

    Unexpanded

    Expanded

    UR/OBC

    165

    157

    80

    85

    SC/ST

    160

    152

    76.2

    81.2

    For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.

    163

    155

    80

    85

    • Applicants who do not meet the minimum height and chest (expanded/ unexpanded) requirements for the PMT will be disqualified.

    • PET/PMT is a qualifying test. There will be no marks given.

     


    Document Verification for Railway RPF Constable

    • Candidates who pass all stages are invited by the various Railway RPF zones for document verification.

    • On the day of document verification, candidates must bring the genuine documents requested by RPF.

     

    • If a candidate fails to submit original documents or if a document is found to be faked, his or her participation will be terminated.

    Vacancy Details

    The following are the likely positions that will be filled up through this Exam:

    Male Candidates Vacancy for RPF Constable

    Group

    Zonal Railway

    GEN

    OBC

    SC

    ST

    Total

    A

    SR, SWR & SCR

    656

    32

    82

    34

    804

    B

    CR, WR, WCR & SECR

    329

    51

    42

    18

    440

    C

    ER, ECR, SER & ECoR

    877

    92

    184

    134

    1287

    D

    NR, NER, NWR & NCR

    761

    65

    152

    68

    1046

    E

    NFR

    136

    07

    05

    12

    160

    F

    RPSF

    378

    204

    66

    18

    666

    Total

    3137

    451

    531

    284

    4403

     

    Female Candidates Vacancy for RPF Constable

    Group

    Zonal Railway

    GEN

    OBC

    SC

    ST

    Total

    A

    SR, SWR & SCR

    621

    138

    114

    54

    927

    B

    CR, WR, WCR & SECR

    388

    187

    92

    45

    712

    C

    ER, ECR, SER & ECoR

    816

    242

    201

    132

    1391

    D

    NR, NER, NWR & NCR

    646

    144

    141

    75

    1006

    E

    NFR

    128

    21

    17

    14

    180

    F

    RPSF

    --

    --

    --

    --

    --

     Total

    2599

    732

    565

    320

    4216

    Syllabus

    Syllabus for Railway RPF Constable Computer Based Test (CBT)

    (A) General Awareness:

    • Knowledge of Current affairs

    • Indian History

    • Art & Culture

    • Geography

    • Economics

    • General Polity

    • Indian Constitution

    • Sports

    • General Science etc.

     

    (B) Arithmetic

    • Number systems

    • Whole Numbers

    • Decimal

    • Fractions

    • Relationships Between Numbers

    • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations

    • Percentages

    • Ratio and Proportion

    • Averages

    • Interest

    • Profit and Loss

    • Discount

    • Use of Table and Graphs

    • Mensuration

    • Time and Distance

    • Ratio and Proportion etc.

     

    (C) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

    • Analogies

    • Similarities and Differences

    • Spatial Visualization

    • Spatial Orientation

    • Problem Solving Analysis

    • Judgment

    • Decision Making

    • Visual Memory

    • Discriminating Observation

    • Relationship Concepts

    • Arithmetical Reasoning

    • Verbal and Figure Classification

    • Arithmetic Number Series

    • Non-Verbal Series

    • Coding and Decoding

    • Statement Conclusion

     

    • Syllogistic Reasoning etc.

    Application Fee

    Fee Payable by Candidates for Railway RPF Constable Exam:

    Fee all candidates: Rs. 500/-

    Note: This amount of Rs. 400 will be returned after deducting any applicable bank charges when you appear in the CBT.

    EWS/ SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Minorities/ Transgender: Rs. 250/- 

    Note: This amount of Rs. 250 will be returned after deducting any applicable bank charges when you appear in the CBT.

     

    Payment Method:

    a. ONLINE payment of fees using online banking, debit card/credit card, or UPI.

    b. OFFLINE fee payment via

    (i) SBI Bank Branch for Challan Payment Mode in any SBI branch.

    (ii) Post Office Challan Payment Mode in any computerised Post Office branch.

     

    All required service fees must be borne by the candidate.

    How to Apply

    For further information on how to fill out the online application form, see the instructions below.

    Step 1: Visit the official website of your region's RPF or Click on the link provided on our website.

    Step 2: Select the "apply now" button given on the website.

    Step 3: Enter the required information, such as your father's name, your date of birth, your phone number, email id, category, and so on.

    Step 4: Confirm your phone number and your email address with an OTP.

    Step 5: A registration ID will be issued after verification.

    Step 6: Login again with your Registration ID and password into the website.

    Step 7: Fill in the remaining necessary information in the required field.

    Step 8: Attach a scanned copy of your photo and your signature in the specified dimensions.

    Step 9: Pay the online application fee by any mode or e-challan.

    Step 10: Re-check your application and click the submit button.

    Step 11: The application will appear on the screen for downloading and take a printout for future reference.

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