RPF Exam Pattern 2018

RPF 2018 Exam Pattern will help students to take the first step towards their preparation for the upcoming RPF Recruitment 2018. let's have a look at the detailed RPF 2018 Exam Pattern.

RPF 2018 Exam will be conducted in 4 different phases namely:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Document Verification (DV)

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Section Questions Max Marks Time
General Awareness 50 50 90
Arithmetic 35 35
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

CBT for RPF Recruitment Exam will constitute of multiple-choice objective type questions. There would be negative marking for every wrong answer - 1/3 marks will be deducted. The exam will be conducted in 15 languages in the Railway Exam will be as follows:

Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.

RPF Recruitment Exam Pattern is same for Constable & Sub-Inspector posts. Level for Constable is 10th/matric level and level for Sub-Inspector is Graduate level.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Clearing Physical Efficiency Test (PET), which is qualifying in nature, is mandatory criterion for PET is as under:

For Constable:

Category 1600 metres run 800 metres run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Male 5 min 45 sec - 14 feet 4 feet
Constable Female - 3 min 40 sec 9 feet 3 feet

For Sub-Inspector:

Category 1600 metres run 800 metres run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Female - 4 min 9 ft 3 ft
Constable Male 6 min 30 sec - 12 feet 3 feet 9 inch

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

For Constable & Sub-Inspector:

Category Height 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

Document Verification

This is the final stage of selection process for RPF Recruitment. If candidates miss to appear for document verification then they will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in written examination and PET/PMT.

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