RPF Recrutiment 2018

The notification for Railway Protection Force (RPF) has been released by the The Railways Recruitment Board. There are a total of 9739 vacancies for the posts of Sub-Inspector & Constables. The online application for RRB RPF Recruitment 2018 ended on 30th June 2018.

RPF Constable Notification 2018

RPF Sub-Inspector Notification 2018

RPF Recruitment Dates 2018

Event Date
Online Application Start Date 1st June 2018
Online Application Last Date 30th June 2018
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment 2nd July 2018
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment 5th July 2018
Written Test Exam Date 19th December Onwards

RPF Admit Card Out

RPF SI & Constable Admit Card has been finally released on 9th December 2018. Candidates can download RPF Admit Card from the link mentioned below. RPF Exam is scheduled on 19th December 2018

Click to download RPF Admit Card

RPF Recruitment Online Application 2018

  • Visit the official registration link mentioned below
  • Select the region you want to apply for
  • Fill all the mandatory details
  • Upload the scanned photograph & signature
  • Click ‘Submit’ button

Online Application started on 1st June 2018 and ended on 30th June 2018.

RPF Recruitment Application Fee

The Online Application window for Railway Recruitment started from 1st June 2018 and will end on 30th June 2018. Candidates need to pay Rs. 500/- as application fee (UR & OBC) for RPF Recruitment 2018. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ PWDs/ Female/ Transgender/ Minorities/ Economically backward class must pay Rs. 250/- as application fee.

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RPF Recruitment Vacancy 2018

A total of 9739 posts will be filled through RPF Recruitment 2018. Complete Details of vacancy for RPF Recruitment 2018 for Constable and Sub-Inspector is mentioned below.

Position Vacancy
Constable For Male 4403
Constable For Female 4216
SI (Sub Inspector) for Male 819
SI (Sub Inspector) for Female 301
Total 9739

RPF Constables Vacancy 2018

Group Zonal Railway Male Female
UR SC ST OBC Total UR SC ST OBC Total
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 7 660 128 17 14 21 180
F RPSF 378 66 18 204 666
Total 3137 531 284 451 4403 2599 566 320 732 4216

RPF Sub-Inspector Vacancy 2018

Group Zonal Railway Male Female
UR SC ST OBC Total UR SC ST OBC Total
A SR, SWR & SCR 75 9 21 21 216 29 5 9 9 52
B CR, WR, WCR & SECR 59 24 13 48 144 22 11 5 18 56
C ER, ECR, SER & ECoR 149 49 21 68 287 59 18 9 26 112
D NR, NER, NWR & NCR 96 36 10 31 173 64396 14 4 12 69
E NFR 21 5 1 3 30 8 2 1 1 12
F RPSF 54 1 3 1 59
Total 454 124 69 172 818 157 50 28 66 301

RPF Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for railway RPF recruitment 2018 is given as below:

Post Maximum age Minimum Age
RPF Constable 25 years 18 years
RPF Sub-Inspector 25 years 20 years

Age Relaxation

Category Age Limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years

RPF Recruitment Exam Pattern

Railway RPF Exam exam will be carried out in 4 phases:

  • 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 Verificationn

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.

RPF Recruitment Salary & Pay Scale

  • Constables: Level 3 of 7th CPC Pay matrix with Initial Pay of Rs 21,700/-
  • Sub-Inspectors: Level 6 of 7th CPC Pay matrix with initial pay of Rs. 35,400/- and Allowances

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