RPF Constable

RPF Constable

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RPF Constable Recruitment 2022, Last Date, Eligibility, Apply Online

Summary

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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