It is one of the best jobs just after passing 10th class. The recruitment process has been conducted by Indian Railways.

After passing the recruitment process, you will be employed as Constable in Indian Railway Protection Force ( RPF). The age limit is 18 – 25 years.

Presently Employment Notice No.Constable/RPF -01/2018 has been completed.



Promotion Policy

It is very good that direct entry in Gr-C. Normally in this cadre, you will be promoted to level 7 or 8 in due course of time. The first promotion is the head, Constable.

After that, you will be become Sub Inspection & then Inspector. At last, you will get an Assistant Commandant post after clearing the Departmental exam & Interview.


Priority of Post

There are two options 1.RPF & 2. RPSF ( Railway Protection Special Forces). The place of posting will as per the applied application.


Job Profile

As the name indicates, the main work is the protection of everything concerned to Indian Railways. You will be posted for escorting of trains, Protection of various depots, workshops, platforms or offices.

The shift will be day-night or regular type.


Pay Scale

Level 3 of 7th CPC pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 21,700/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.


Medical Category

The Medical category B-1 has been prescribed in the Indian Railway Medical Manual.

Those wearing glasses or having flat foot, knock-knee, squint eyes, color blindness, and other bodily defects are not eligible for appointment.

The medical Standard of Ex-serviceman will be according to Para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Volume I, which may be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in.

1.B1Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D), Near Vision:
Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic vision etc.


Selection Process

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


For the CBT exam, there is the option of various languages Such as (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.


The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.


Computer Based Test – 90 questions in 120 minutes? No of Questions (each of 1 mark) from [ General Awareness (50 marks),Arithmetic(35 marks), General Intelligence & reasoning(35 marks)]



Sex1600 meters run800 meters runLong jumpHigh jump
Male5 min 45 secs——14 feet04 feet
Female——3 min 40 secs09 feet03 feet


For the 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(ESM) shall be exempted from PET, However, they will have to undergo PMT.

PET/PMT is qualifying in nature.
No marks are to be awarded.


Physical Measurement:


The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a. 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.


b. Arithmetic(35 marks): 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.


c. 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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