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RPF CONSTABLE RECRUITMENT 2018

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 .This is the only central armed police force (CAPF) which has the power to arrest, investigate and prosecute criminals. The force is under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India). The strength of RPF is about 65,000. Recently, The Railways Recruitment Board has released a notification for Railway Protection Force Constables Recruitment 2018. The applications can be filled by both Male & Females candidates. There are a total of 8619 vacancies for constable recruitment. .

IMPORTANT DATES

Activity Dates
Opening Date for Submission of On-Line Application Form and Fee. 01.06.2018
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment 30.06.2018
Last Date of Submission of On-Line Application Form 30.06.2018
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment 05.07.2018
Tentative Date for Computer Based Test (CBT) September and October 2018

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Category Educational Qualification Age
Min Max
Constable ( Executive) SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board. 18 25

* Note: Matriculation certificate from a recognized Board for Constable (Executive) shall only be valid. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation.

To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years,OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years

4. 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 – 5 years

OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years

SC/ST – 10 years

5 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 – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
6 Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years

Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below:

(Both dates inclusive)

Srl No Age Group Upper limit of Date of Birth ( Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth ( Not later than)
UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For all category/category
1. 18 to 25 02.07.93 02.07.90 02.07.88 01.07.2000

Physical Measurement:

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

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)

S.No. Candidates Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2
* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 500/-
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class. 
* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 250/-

Vacancies:

The Ministary Of Railway has released the notification for the recruitment of Constables in RPF and RPSF. There is a total 8619 vacancies for both males and females.The Details of RPF/RPSF Constable vacancies are given below

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 7 160 128 17 14 21 180
F RPSF 378 66 18 204 666 - - - - -
  Total 3137 531 284 451 4403 2599 565 320 732 4216

Selection Process

The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test (CBT),Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV).

  • PHASE – I – COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)
  • PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
  • PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION

RPF Constable 2018 Exam Pattern

The selection process for the RPF Constable exam 2018 consists of 3 stages, which are:

  • PHASE – I – COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)
  • PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
  • PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION

Phase I – Computer Based Test

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 120 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections as follows:

Test

No. of Qs

Max Marks

Time

General Awareness

50

50

90 mins

Arithmetic

35

35

General Intelligence & Reasoning

35

35

Total

120

120

*Note:
  • Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test (CBT) out of which they shall have opt for any 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 and (15) Punjabi.
  • The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.
  • Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. Negative marks shall be awarded for every wrong answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.

PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT(PMT)

Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates will be called for PET and PMT to the extent of 10 times the category wise total vacancy in Group of Zonal Railways/RPSF notified. However, this limit may be increased/decreased as required ensuring availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. The criteria for PET is as under:

Category

1600 meters

800 meters

Long

High
 

run

run

jump

jump
Constable (Male)

5 min 45 secs

-

14 feet

4 feet

Constable )Female)

----

3 min 40 secs

9 feet

3 feet

*Note:
  • For 1600/800 meters event only one chance will be given. For the remaining events viz Long Jump and High jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each.
  • Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, However, they will have to undergo PMT.
  • A Candidate must qualify in all Tests as per above norm to be eligible for consideration.
  • All the candidates qualifying in 1600 mtrs/800 mtrs will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurement will be taken only for male candidates. If a male candidate’s unexpanded chest measurement is below eligibility limit, expanded measurement shall not be taken and he shall be treated as disqualified
  • Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for    measurement of chest and shall be treated as disqualified.
  • Candidate who do not have minimum height, chest (unexpanded/expanded) shall be treated as having failed in PMT.
  • PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded.
  • A grievance redressal cell will be set up for redressal of grievances related to Height and Chest measurements.

PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION:

  • Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates will be called for Document Verification.
  • In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority.
  • Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training.
  • Candidates may please note that CRC only recommends names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Railway Administration.
  • Candidates who do not appear for Document Verification will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in written examination and PET/PMT.
*Note: Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

How to apply for RPF Constable 2018

  • Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website http://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/ or http://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/ - Recruitment of Junior Associates
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RPF Constable 2018

Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

General Awareness Arithmetic General Intelligence & Reasoning
Indian History Number systems Analogies
Art & Culture Whole numbers Similarities and Differences
Geography Decimal and fractions Spatial visualization
Economics Fundamental arithmetical operations Spatial orientation
General Polity Percentages Problem solving analysis
Indian Constitution Ratio and Proportion Judgment
Sports averages Decision making
General Science Interest Visual memory
  Profit and Loss Discriminating Observation
  Discount Relationship Concepts
  Use of Table and Graphs Arithmetical Reasoning
  Time and Distance Verbal and Figure Classification
    Arithmetic Number Series
    Non-Verbal Series
    Coding and Decoding
    Statement Conclusion
    Syllogistic Reasoning

Admit Card for For RPF Constable 2018

RPF Constable computer based examination is scheduled to be held tentatively in the month of September/October 2018. According to the notification examination call letter can be downloaded tentatively from August,2018.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to http://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/ and click on careers section.
  • Select download RPF constable call letter for constable examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RPF constable admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The RPF constable admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

RPF CONSTABLE PREVIOUS YEAR CUT OFF

This exam will be conducted in the month of September/October 2018. RPF officially releases separate sectional and overall Cut off marks for each phase of constable selection process. Candidates need to score marks equal to or greater than those cut off marks in each phase to get selected for the subsequent stages of the constable recruitment process. Here we are providing you the 2015 Subject Wise Cut Off , this list will help you in having the rough idea about cut off of the upcoming examination.

RPF Constable 2015 Subject Wise Cut Off

S. No.

Subject

Max. Marks

Cut-Off

1

General Awareness

50

20

2

Arithmetic

35

23

3

General Intelligence & Reasoning

35

25

Total
120
68

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 .This is the only central armed police force (CAPF) which has the power to arrest, investigate and prosecute criminals. The force is under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India). The strength of RPF is about 65,000. Recently, The Railways Recruitment Board has released a notification for Railway Protection Force Constables Recruitment 2018. The applications can be filled by both Male & Females candidates. There are a total of 8619 vacancies for constable recruitment. .

IMPORTANT DATES

Activity Dates
Opening Date for Submission of On-Line Application Form and Fee. 01.06.2018
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment 30.06.2018
Last Date of Submission of On-Line Application Form 30.06.2018
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment 05.07.2018
Tentative Date for Computer Based Test (CBT) September and October 2018

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Category Educational Qualification Age
Min Max
Constable ( Executive) SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board. 18 25

* Note: Matriculation certificate from a recognized Board for Constable (Executive) shall only be valid. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation.

To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years,OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years

4. 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 – 5 years

OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years

SC/ST – 10 years

5 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 – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
6 Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years

Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below:

(Both dates inclusive)

Srl No Age Group Upper limit of Date of Birth ( Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth ( Not later than)
UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For all category/category
1. 18 to 25 02.07.93 02.07.90 02.07.88 01.07.2000

Physical Measurement:

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

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)

S.No. Candidates Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2
* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 500/-
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class. 
* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Rs. 250/-

Vacancies:

The Ministary Of Railway has released the notification for the recruitment of Constables in RPF and RPSF. There is a total 8619 vacancies for both males and females.The Details of RPF/RPSF Constable vacancies are given below

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 7 160 128 17 14 21 180
F RPSF 378 66 18 204 666 - - - - -
  Total 3137 531 284 451 4403 2599 565 320 732 4216

Selection Process

The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test (CBT),Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV).

  • PHASE – I – COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)
  • PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
  • PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION

RPF Constable 2018 Exam Pattern

The selection process for the RPF Constable exam 2018 consists of 3 stages, which are:

  • PHASE – I – COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)
  • PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
  • PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION

Phase I – Computer Based Test

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 120 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections as follows:

Test

No. of Qs

Max Marks

Time

General Awareness

50

50

90 mins

Arithmetic

35

35

General Intelligence & Reasoning

35

35

Total

120

120

*Note:
  • Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test (CBT) out of which they shall have opt for any 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 and (15) Punjabi.
  • The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.
  • Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. Negative marks shall be awarded for every wrong answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.

PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT(PMT)

Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates will be called for PET and PMT to the extent of 10 times the category wise total vacancy in Group of Zonal Railways/RPSF notified. However, this limit may be increased/decreased as required ensuring availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. The criteria for PET is as under:

Category

1600 meters

800 meters

Long

High
 

run

run

jump

jump
Constable (Male)

5 min 45 secs

-

14 feet

4 feet

Constable (Female)

----

3 min 40 secs

9 feet

3 feet

*Note:
  • For 1600/800 meters event only one chance will be given. For the remaining events viz Long Jump and High jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each.
  • Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, However, they will have to undergo PMT.
  • A Candidate must qualify in all Tests as per above norm to be eligible for consideration.
  • All the candidates qualifying in 1600 mtrs/800 mtrs will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurement will be taken only for male candidates. If a male candidate’s unexpanded chest measurement is below eligibility limit, expanded measurement shall not be taken and he shall be treated as disqualified
  • Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for    measurement of chest and shall be treated as disqualified.
  • Candidate who do not have minimum height, chest (unexpanded/expanded) shall be treated as having failed in PMT.
  • PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded.
  • A grievance redressal cell will be set up for redressal of grievances related to Height and Chest measurements.

PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION:

  • Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates will be called for Document Verification.
  • In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority.
  • Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training.
  • Candidates may please note that CRC only recommends names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Railway Administration.
  • Candidates who do not appear for Document Verification will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in written examination and PET/PMT.
*Note: Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

How to apply for RPF Constable 2018

  • Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website http://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/ or http://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/ - Recruitment of Junior Associates
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RPF Constable 2018

Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

General Awareness Arithmetic General Intelligence & Reasoning
Indian History Number systems Analogies
Art & Culture Whole numbers Similarities and Differences
Geography Decimal and fractions Spatial visualization
Economics Fundamental arithmetical operations Spatial orientation
General Polity Percentages Problem solving analysis
Indian Constitution Ratio and Proportion Judgment
Sports averages Decision making
General Science Interest Visual memory
  Profit and Loss Discriminating Observation
  Discount Relationship Concepts
  Use of Table and Graphs Arithmetical Reasoning
  Time and Distance Verbal and Figure Classification
    Arithmetic Number Series
    Non-Verbal Series
    Coding and Decoding
    Statement Conclusion
    Syllogistic Reasoning

Admit Card for For RPF Constable 2018

RPF Constable computer based examination is scheduled to be held tentatively in the month of September/October 2018. According to the notification examination call letter can be downloaded tentatively from August,2018.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to http://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/ and click on careers section.
  • Select download RPF constable call letter for constable examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RPF constable admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The RPF constable admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

RPF CONSTABLE PREVIOUS YEAR CUT OFF

This exam will be conducted in the month of September/October 2018. RPF officially releases separate sectional and overall Cut off marks for each phase of constable selection process. Candidates need to score marks equal to or greater than those cut off marks in each phase to get selected for the subsequent stages of the constable recruitment process. Here we are providing you the 2015 Subject Wise Cut Off , this list will help you in having the rough idea about cut off of the upcoming examination.

RPF Constable 2015 Subject Wise Cut Off

S. No.

Subject

Max. Marks

Cut-Off

1

General Awareness

50

20

2

Arithmetic

35

23

3

General Intelligence & Reasoning

35

25

Total
120
68

 

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