Railway Protection Force Constable

Railway Protection Force Constable Notification 2018-19

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force of India entrusted with protecting railway passengers, passenger area and railway property of the Indian Railways .It has the power to arrest, investigate and prosecute criminals. The force is under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India

ONLINE applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for the recruitment of Constable in Level 3 of 7th CPC Pay matrix for the vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) of various Zones of Indian Railways and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY before 23.59 hrs of 30/06/2018.

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Railway Protection Force Constable Exam Syllabus

Before starting Railway Protection Force Constable it is important that aspirants are well verse with topics and the detailed syllabus for the exam. Railway Protection Force Constable will have objective questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning skills, understanding of English Language, General Awarenes. So, topics related to these sections cover Railway Protection Force Constable exam syllabus. 


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Railway Protection Force Constable Exam Pattern

Every year Railway conducts recruitment for the post of Constable, the most paramount and prestigious job to start your career. The entire recruitment process involves an online examination from a centre as allotted by Railway. All stages of the examination are mandatory. Railway Protection Force Constable exam will be held in three Stages :-

On-Line Examination:

TierMode/Type ofExaminationScope of ExaminationNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration of Exam (Min.)
I COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)  Test common to all post-codes : Quantitative ability/aptitude,General intelligence & Reasoning ability, General awareness,English language (basic knowledge), General science 120  120 90 min.

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Railway Protection Force Constable Exam Calendar

Railway releases notification for Constable Examination every year. Tentative dates for the examination process are listed in Railway exam calendar.

RPF Constable Exam Dates

ActivityImportant Dates 
On line Application and Payment of fee On-Line To be notified later
Date of Closing of Online registration: To be notified later
Phase I On-Line Examination To be notified later
Phase II  To be notified later

Railway Protection Force Constable Exam Calendar

Railway Protection Force Constable Salary

Pay, as per 7th CPC Pay matrix, at level 3 and other benefits include dearness allowance, house
rent allowance, transport allowance, children education allowance, leave travel concession, medical facilities, CSD facility and other allowances/advances. Recruited candidates will be covered under national pension system (NPS) of the government unless provided otherwise as per Govt. of India rules.

The Salary for RPF Constable is mentioned below:

Constable As per 7th CPC Pay matrix and other benefits (Approx. Rs. 21,000 per month excluding allowances )

Railway Protection Force Constable vacancies

Online Applications are invited from eligible candidates who must be an Indian Citizen for selection and appointment to various posts. The vacancies are as under:-

GroupZonal RailwayMaleFemale
A SR, SWR & SCR 656 82 34 32 804 621 114 54 138 927
B CR, WR, WCR & SECR 329 42 18 51 440 388 92 45 187 712
C ER, ECR, SER & ECoR 877 184 134 92 1287 816 201 132 242 1391
D NR, NER, NWR & NCR 761 152 68 65 1046 646 141 75 144 1006
E NFR 136 5 12 7 160 128 17 14 21 180
F RPSF 378 66 18 204 666 - - - - -

Railway Protection Force Constable Eligibility Criteria

To apply for Railway Protection Force an aspirant should meet various eligibility Criteria wrt to Education Qualification, Age Nationality, Number of attempts permissible etc. 

Educational Qualification and age:

CategoryEducational QualificationAge
Min Max
Constable  ( Executive) SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board. 18 25

Physical Measurement:

CategoryHeight (in CMs)Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)
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

Age Criteria 

Srl NoAge GroupUpper limit of Date of Birth ( Not earlier than)Lower limit of Date of Birth ( Not later than)
UROBC-Non Creamy LayerSC/STFor category/category all
1. 18 to 25 02.07.93 02.07.90 02.07.88 01.07.2000

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Railway Protection Force Constable Application Fees

Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post. Candidates are advised to apply online through Railway website in Application Fees/Intimation Charges, shall be as follows 

Category of ApplicantAmount of Fee (Non-refundable)
Unreserved & OBC* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bankcharges on appearing in CBT Rs. 500/-
For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Exserviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class.* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deductingbank charges on appearing in CBT. Rs. 250/

Railway Protection Force Constable Admit Card

An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from Railway website by entering his/her details i.e. Registration Number/Roll Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/courier. 

Railway Protection Force Previous Year Cut-Off

The Railway Protection Force Cut-Off marks will be set by the Railway Recruitment Board. We have mentioned the expected cut off marks of Railway Protection Force Constable 2018. Knowing the previous year cut-off of any exams help in planning preparation strategy for the exam.

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