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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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.
Pay, as per 7th CPC Pay matrix, at level 3 and other benefits include dearness allowance, houserent 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:
As per 7th CPC Pay matrix and other benefits (Approx. Rs. 21,000 per month excluding allowances )
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 Applicant
Amount of Fee (Non-refundable)
Unreserved & OBC* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bankcharges on appearing in CBT
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.
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 :-
Scope of Examination
Duration ofExam (Min.)
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
PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
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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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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:
SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board.
Height (in CMs)
Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas,
Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other
Categories specified by Govt.
Upper limit of Date of Birth ( Not
Lower limit of Date of
Birth ( Not later than)
OBC-Non Creamy Layer
For category/category all
18 to 25
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Railway releases notification for Constable Examination every year. Tentative dates for the examination process are listed in Railway exam calendar.
On line Application and Payment of fee On-Line
10 hrs on 01/06/2018
Date of Closing of Online registration:
23.59 hrs on 30/06/2018
Phase I On-Line Examination
23rd Dec 2018 , 25th January 2019 & 19th February 2019
Dates will be intimated
Date for (Group E) Exam
23rd December 2018
Date for (Group A+B+ F) Exam
25 January 2019
Date for (Group C+D)Exam
19th February 2019
Railway Protection Force Constable Exam Calendar
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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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:-
SR, SWR & SCR
CR, WR, WCR & SECR
ER, ECR, SER & ECoR
NR, NER, NWR & NCR
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