RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 will be released on official website. Check RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Admit Card, and Vacancy in this article below.

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RPF Constable 2024 Notification

The RPF Constable exam is conducted for the recruitment of constables in Indian Railways. Online applications will be invited from eligible male and female candidates for the recruitment of a RPF Constable in Level 3 of the 7th CPC Pay matrix for the vacancies in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of various Zones of Indian Railways and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). The RPF constable comes under the Ministry of Railways. The RPF constable recruitment 2024 notification are released in due course.

RPF Constable 2024 Overview

The RPF constable recruitment 2024 will be conducted in online mode. Applications are to be submitted online through Indian Railway websites only. No other mode for submission of application shall be allowed. Each candidate should fill out only one application. The RPF constable overview is given here in the table:

OrganizationRailway Protection Force (RPF)
PostsConstable/ Sub-Inspector (SI)
Advt No.To be notified
CategoryGovt Jobs
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Apply Online DatesTo be notified
Selection ProcessComputer Based Test
Physical Efficiency Test and Physical Measurement Test
Document Verification
Salary/ Pay ScaleConstable- Rs. 21,700
SI- Rs. 35,400
Job LocationAll India
Official Websitewww.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in

RPF Constable 2024 Application fee

Applying online for the RPF Recruitment Exam requires a candidate to pay the RPF Constable Application Fees. The applicant’s application will be deemed incomplete and rejected if the necessary application fee is not paid.

RPF Application Fees 2024
CategoryApplication Fees
General and OBCRs. 500/-
SC/ST/Female/Ex. Servicemen/EBCRs. 250/-

RPF Constable 2024 Important Dates

Aspirants must know the important dates of RPF constable recruitment.

Release of Official Notificationto be notified
Start of Online Applicationto be notified
Closing of Online Applicationto be notified
Last Date for On-Line Fee Paymentto be notified
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Paymentto be notified
RPF Admit Card Release Dateto be notified
RRB RPF Exam Dateto be notified
RPF Result Declarationto be notified

RPF Constable 2024 Vacancy

There are 8000+ vacancies expected for the RPF constable recruitment 2024. For better understanding of the RPF vacancy trends, we are providing previous year vacancies below:

RPF Vacancy 2024 for Constable and SI
Sub Inspector250
Total Vacancies2250

RPF Constable 2024 Eligibility

The Railway Protection Force constable recruitment requires various eligibility criteria which are age limit, educational qualification and physical measurement. The complete details of RPF constable eligibility criteria are given below:

RPF Constable Age limit

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 25 years

For Sub-Inspectors

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 25 years

RPF Constable age relaxation is given in the table below:

CategoryAge Limit
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years

RPF Constable Educational Qualification

A candidate must passed class 10th from a recognized board.

RPF Constable Physical Measurement

The candidate must meet certain physical requirements to be considered for the RPF constable recruitment.

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RPF Constable 2024 Selection Process

The RPF constable recruitment is done through three selection stages, which are:

  • Stage 1- Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Stage 2- Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Stage 3- Document Verification (DV)

RPF Constable 2024 Exam Pattern

The RPF constable exam pattern consists of three subjects which are General Awareness, Arithmetic and General Intelligence & reasoning. The detailed RPF constable exam pattern is given below:

  • Candidates have the option to choose from various language options for the Computer Based Test (CBT).
    • (1) Hindi
    • (2) English
    • (3) Urdu
    • (4) Tamil
    • (5) Telugu
    • (6) Konkani
    • (7) Malayalam
    • (8) Kannada
    • (9) Marathi
    • (10) Gujurati
    • (11) Bengali
    • (12) Odia 
    • (13) Assamese
    • (14) Manipuri and
    • (15) Punjabi.
  • There is negative marking of 1/3rd.
  • It will be necessary to obtain 35% marks (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates) to qualify for the CBT.
  • Total Duration : 90 min
  • No. of Questions: 120
General Awareness5050 90 Minutes
General Intelligence & reasoning3535

RPF Constable 2024 Syllabus

The RPF constable syllabus will be of 10th/matric level. The syllabus of RPF recruitment 2024 is given in the table below:

General AwarenessCurrent affairsEvents and developments in our societyIndian HistoryArt & CultureGeographyEconomicsGeneral Polity Indian ConstitutionSportsGeneral Science
ArithmeticsNumber systemsWhole numbersDecimal and FractionsRelationships between numbersFundamental Arithmetical OperationsPercentagesRatio and ProportionAveragesInterestProfit and LossDiscountUse of table & graphsMensurationTime & DistanceRatio & Proportion
General Intelligence & reasoningAnalogiesSpatial VisualizationSpatial OrientationProblem Solving AnalysisDecision MakingVisual MemorySimilarities & DifferencesDiscriminating ObservationRelationship ConceptsArithmetical ReasoningClassification of Verbal & Figure Arithmetic Number SeriesSyllogistic ReasoningNon-Verbal SeriesCoding & DecodingStatement Conclusion

RPF Constable 2024 Physical Test

Candidates chosen for the second stage of the selection process will be required to take an RPF Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET). This round will assess the candidate’s fitness level. The tasks that candidates must complete are listed below.

TaskMale – PET TimeFemale – PET TimeNo. of Chances
1600 Meter Race5 mins 45 seconds Not ApplicableOne
800 Meter RaceNot Applicable4 mins 40 secondsOne 
High Jump4 feet3 feetTwo 
Long Jump14 feet9 feetTwo

RPF Constable 2024 Salary

The RPF constable salary was revamped recently. The RPF constable new salary is tabulated below:

PostNew Pay ScaleTotal Salary
RPF Constable SalaryRs 21710/- Rs 26200 – Rs 39100

RPF Constable 2024 Admit Card

The RPF 2024 admit card will be issued separately for each stage of the examination. The RPF CBT admit card will be released first, followed by the PET admit card for candidates who pass the first stage of the RPF recruitment Examination 2024.

RPF Constable 2024 Answer Key

After the exam, the RPF constable answer key 2024 for the RPF constable exam will be made available. Candidates can estimate their scores by comparing their answers to those in the RPF answer key PDF file.

RPF Constable 2024 Result

The RPF constable result 2024 will be announced after each stage of the examination is completed. The final exam result will be announced after the PMT test, and candidates will be called for RPF constable Document Verification.

Candidates are advised to revisit this page to stay updated on any new information released by the Railway Recruitment Board.

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RPF Constable 2024 FAQs

Q1. Are there any negative markings in the RPF constable exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking in the RPF constable recruitment exam which is of 1/3rd.

Q2. Is the RPF constable exam online or offline?

Ans. The RPF constable exam is conducted in online mode. 

Q3. Which is better, RPF constable or UP Police constable?

Ans. The difference between the RPF constable and UP Police constable is tabulated below:

Q4. Can I apply for RPF constable if I have 10th and ITI certificates?

Ans. Yes, if a candidate has an ITI certificate and has passed their tenth grade, they are qualified.

Q5. What is the age limit for RPF constable recruitment 2024?

Ans. The age limit for RPF constable recruitment is 18 to 25 years.