Brief Information: Indian Railway has published an employment notification for the post Railway Protection Force (RPF) Constable. Those candidates who are seeking to join Indian Railways Constable and Sub Inspectors post can read following details and full notification before apply online. All the details of this post are given below.
Railway Protection Force (RPF) Constable
|Start Date||End Date|
01 June 2018
|01 June 2018||30 June 2018|
General/OBC: 500/- SC/ST/PH/Economically BC : 250/-
|Mode of Payment||
Pay through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card and Challan.
Last Date to Pay Fee
|02 July 2018 for Online & 05 July 2018 for Offline|
|Last Date to Complete Form||
16 July 2018
|Minimum 18 Years & Maximum 25 Years|
Admit Card / Hall Ticket
Sub Inspector: 19/12/2018 to 13/01/2019
Constable: 20/12/2018 to 12/02/2019
|Exam Date Notice|
Candidates should a citizen of India.
The candidate’s minimum age limit should be 18 year and maximum 25 year on 1st July 2018.
|Srl No||Category||Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit|
|1||SC/ST Candidates||5 years|
|2||OBC – Non Creamy Layer candidates||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|
The candidates should have passed class 10th SSLC/Matric from a recognized board.
|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|
Note I: As per Govt of India instruction, the reservation for Ex-servicemen (ESM) shall be 10% of the combined vacancies of male and female of each group of zones.
|Category||Height (in CMs)||Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)|
|For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.||163||155||80||85|
- COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT)
- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST (PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
- DOCUMENT VERIFICATION
Computer Based Test: The examination will be held in online mode. There are 120 questions and each question carry one marks for right answer. There will a negative marking of 1/3rd. The duration of RPF constable exam will be 90 minutes. To qualify the RPF Constable CBT exam it is necessary to obtain 35% marks for General/OBC category and 30% marks for SC/ST category candidates.
Question Type and Syllabus:
General Awareness (50 marks):
Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society; to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observations and experiences as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science etc.
Questions on Number systems, whole numbers, decimal and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and proportion etc.
General Intelligence & reasoning(35 marks):
Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
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