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RPF Recruitment 2024 Apply Online Ends, Correction Window Active

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is accepting the online application forms for RPF Recruitment 2024 for 4660 Constables and Sub-Inspectors (SI) vacancies. This is an excellent opportunity available for candidates seeking a job in the Indian Railways sector. The link for correction in RPF Application Form 2024 will be active till 11:59 pm on 24th May 2024 at the official website www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates who have submitted their application forms and find any mistakes in their forms can get it corrected before the correction window deactivates.

RPF Online Application Form 2024

To be considered for the RPF Constable and SI posts, the candidates have submitted their online application forms at the official website https://www.rrbapply.gov.in. A candidate must fall in the age group of 18 to 28 years and have completed their 10th grade from any recognised school board to apply for constable posts and must be of the age group of 20 to 28 years with a graduation degree from a recognized university to apply for SI posts. Candidates must know exam fees, exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, and physical requirements before filling their application forms.

RPF Recruitment 2024 Apply Online Dates

The application form for RPF Constable and Sub-Inspector posts were accepted online and no other mode of application was available. The table below provides information about the important dates related to the RPF Recruitment online registration process.

Events Dates
Official Notification Release Date 14th April 2024
Apply Online Starts 15th April 2024
Apply Online End Date 14th May 2024 (11:59 pm)
Last Date for Application Fee 24th May 2024
Application Modification Dates 15th to 24th May 2024
RPF Exam Date 2024 September 2024

RPF Apply Online Form 2024 Correction Link

The online application process for RPF Recruitment 2024 for Sub-Inspectors and Constables posts ends. Now, the candidates can rectify any mistakes in their application forms and get it corrected before 24th May 2024 at www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. The direct link for RPF Application Form Correction 2024 is also here.


Steps to Apply Online for RPF Recruitment 2024

Candidates can apply online for RPF Recruitment 2024 online mode through the official website of www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates should ensure their RPF Eligibility Criteria 2024 before submitting their application forms. The step-by-step process to apply online for the RPF Constable Vacancy has been shared here.

Step 1- Visit the official website of the Railway Protection Force at www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in

Step 2- On the homepage, click on Apply and tab on ‘Create an account’.

Step 3: Register on the recruitment portal by providing your basic details, including your name, and contact information i.e. mobile number, and a valid email ID. You will receive a registration ID and password.

Step 4- Log in to the portal using the registration ID and password.

Step 5- Fill the application form with all the required information, including personal details, educational qualifications, and other relevant information.

Step 6- Upload scanned copies of documents such as your photograph, signature, and any other necessary certificates in specified file size and format requirements.

Step 7- Pay the application fee as specified in the category online mode through online payment through debit/credit cards, net banking, or other available options.

Step 8- Review your application to ensure that all the information provided is accurate and complete.

Step 9- Download and take a print copy of the RRF application form for future reference.

Important Instruction for Photograph and Signature

  • The candidate’s recent, clear passport-size photograph should be in JPEG format, taken against a plain white background, without wearing dark glasses and/or a cap.
  •  The candidate’s signature should be in JPEG format and written in running handwriting.
  • Train travel pass requests for ST SC candidates must include a PDF image.
Parameters  Size
Passport Size Photograph 30 kb to 70 kb
Signature 30 kb to 70 kb
SC /ST Certificate up to 500 kb

RPF Application Fees 2024

The application form will only be accepted by those candidates who have paid the specified application fees as per their category. Candidates belonging to the general and OBC categories have to pay Rs.500/ and for other categories it is Rs. 250 which also refundable after appearing in CBT exam. An amount of ₹ 400/- shall also be refunded for General and OBC candidates duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT.

Categories Application Fees
OBC Rs. 500/-
Female Rs. 250/-

RPF Eligibility for Constable and SI Posts

Candidates should ensure their eligibility for the constable and Sub-Inspector posts before submitting their application forms for RPF Recruitment 2024. Candidates’ eligibility will be determined based on their educational qualifications and age limit.

Educational Qualification

Candidates should possess the prescribed academic qualification to be eligible to apply online for the constable and Sub-Inspector posts. The post-wise required educational qualification is as follows:

Post Name Educational Qualification
Constable Candidates must have completed at least 10th/matriculation
Sub-Inspector Candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree

Age Limit

To be eligible to apply online for RPF Recruitment 2024 candidates should possess the minimum and maximum age as prescribed for each post.

Post Name Age Limit
Constable 18 to 28 years
Sub-Inspector 20 to 28 years

Age Relaxation: The upper age relaxation for the reserved category is as follows:

Category Age Limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the UT of JK & Ladakh  during the period of 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 UR/EWS- 5 years
OBC- 8 years
SC/ST- 10 years
Only for the post of SI: Central Govt. employees other than ex-servicemen,  who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service on the date of reckoning UR/EWS- 5 years
OBC- 8 years
SC/ST- 10 years
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husbands but not remarried UR/EWS- 2 years
OBC- 5 years
SC/ST- 7 years

Documents Required to Fill RPF Application Form 2024

When filling out the RPF Application Form 2024, candidates must upload a colored passport-sized photograph, along with their signature, domicile certificate, and other important documents listed below. The application form will not proceed further without uploading the necessary documents.

  • Aadhar Card
  • 10th /Matriculation Certificate as proof of age and educational qualification
  • Caste Certificate (for SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Highest Educational Qualification Certificate
  • Discharge Certificate for Ex-Servicemen
  • Two copies of self-attested color photograph
  • Candidate’s Two copies of self-attested colored photograph
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC)
  • Signature of the Candidates
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC)
  • Domicile certificate

Important Point to Fill RPF Application Form 2024

  • Candidates must keep their mobile number and personal e-mail ID active throughout the recruitment process, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and email.
  • RRBs will not entertain any request for a change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage.
  • Candidates are advised to carefully note and remember their Registration Number for further stages of the recruitment process and correspondence with RRBs.
  • Application Fee will be refunded after deducting applicable bank charges after appearing in CBT.
  • After the final submission of the online application, if a candidate wishes to modify further, change or correct any detail except details filled in the ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID), he/she may do so by paying a modification fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for each occasion.
Important Links
RPF SI Salary Structure RPF Constable Syllabus 2024
RPF Constable Salary Structure RPF SI Syllabus 2024
RPF SI Cut Off [Previous Year] RPF Constable Previous Year Question Paper PDFs

RPF Application Form 2024- FAQs

Q1: What is the last date to edit RPF Application From 2024?

The candidates can modif the RPF online application form till 24th May 2024 by visiting https://www.rrbapply.gov.in/

Q2: Who is eligible for RPF SI in 2024?

Any Graduate candidate can apply for SI posts and a 10th pass can apply online for constable posts from 15th April to 14th may 2024 and a total number of 4660 vacancies are announced for both RPF SI and constable posts.

Q3: Can a candidate belonging ST category free from paying the RPF application fee?

No, candidates belonging the ST category will have to pay Rs. 250/- as an application fee.

Q4: Which is the official website for filling the RPF Online Form 2024?

The official website to fill out the online form for RPF posts is www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.

Q5. Can I join RPF after 12th?

As per the RPF educational qualification standards, a candidate with an 10th pass / Matric is eligible for RPF Constable (Executive) post.

Q6. What is the physical test for RPF?

After clearing the online written test, candidates will proceed to the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST) involving activities like running, long jump, and high jump and physical measurement like height and chest to assess their physical ability.

Q6. What is the height for RPF?

Male candidates should have a minimum height of 165 cm, while female candidates should have a minimum height of 157 cm to be part of Railway Protection Force (RPF). There is some relaxation in height for some special categories.

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