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RPF Constable Recruitment 2024

The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) is recruiting 4208 constable vacancies this year. The online application process for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 is over now but the application modification process will be continued till 24th May 2024. The candidates will be recruited for the post of Constables in the Indian Railway through Computer Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test, and Document Verification. For more details regarding the recruitment drive go on to read the article.

RPF Constable Notification pdf

The detailed notification pdf with complete information regarding Railway RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 was released on the official website of www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. Before applying for Constable posts candidates should go through the notification pdf to ensure their eligibility for constable posts and other required details for the recruitment drive. Those who are looking for a job for the post of Constable under the Railway Protection Force need to know the complete details about the exam.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024- Overview

The salary of the candidates who will be appointed as RPF Constable will be Rs. 45190/- along with other benefits and the candidates can be posted in any state across the country. For more important details for RPF Recruitment 2024 for 4208 Constable posts, refer to the overview/exam summary table mentioned below.

RRB Railway RPF Constable Exam Summary 
Organisation Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
Posts Constable
Vacancies 4208
Advt. No 02/2024
Category Govt Jobs
Mode of Application Online
Registration Dates 15th April to 14th May 2024
Salary Rs. 45190/- (Pay Level -3 )
Job Location Across India
Selection Process Computer Based Test, PET & PMT and Document Verification
Official website www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in

Important Dates

Along with the detailed notification for the RRB Railway RPF Constable 2024 Exam, the board has also announced the dates for official notification release and the start & end of the application process. As per the RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 schedule, the modification window for corrections in application form has been started on 15th May 2024 and will remain active till 24th May 2024. Candidates should keep in mind the registration dates to avoid any deadlines.

Events Dates
Notification Release Date 15th April 2024
RPF Constable Apply Online Starts 15th April 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 14th May 2024
Modification window for corrections in application form 15th to 24th May 2024
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment To be notified
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment To be notified
RPF Constable Exam Date 2024 To be notified

Railway RPF Constable Vacancy 2024

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) has announced a total of 4208 vacancies for constable posts through the RRB Railway RPF Constable Notification. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have completed their 10th education and looking for a stable job in the Railways. The category-wise breakdown of the vacancies has been tabulated below in the table.

Categories Males Females
UR 1450 256
SC 536 95
ST 268 47
OBC 966 170
EWS 357 63
Total Vacancies 3577 631

RPF Constable Online Form 2024

The RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 online application process has been started on the official website of Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. For the ease of candidates, the same link is also shared in the article which is active till the last registration date 14th May 2024. Candidates must carefully read all instructions before filling out the online application to avoid mistakes. To avoid last-minute technical hassle candidates are suggested to submit their application before the last date.


RPF Constable Application Fee

To complete the RPF Constable application forms candidates have to pay an application fee and it is Rs. 500/- for General and OBC categories and for others it is Rs. 250/-. The fee will be paid online mode only through internet banking, debit/credit cards, or UPI. Candidates who attend CBT are eligible for a refund of their examination fee.

Category Application Fees
General and OBC
[Out of this fee of Rs. 500/-, an amount of Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT]
Rs. 500/-
SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC)
(This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT)
Rs. 250/-

Railway RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who possess the minimum eligibility criteria for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024, their applications will be accepted. RPF Constable Eligibility Cretria consists of educational qualification and age limit. Check the education qualification and age limit required to apply for RPF Constable vacancies.

Education Qualification

Candidates must have completed at least 10th class (SSLC or equivalent) from a recognized board or institution. Candidates must fulfill all the prescribed educational qualifications for the post on or before the closing date for submitting the application form. Candidates waiting for the final results of the prescribed educational qualification are not eligible to apply.

Age Limit

To apply online for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 candidates age must be between 18 to 28 years old (01/07/2024. The candidates should have been born between 01.07.2006 and  02.07.1996.

Minimum Age: 18 years
Maximum Age: 28 years

Categories Age Relaxation
SC & ST 5 Years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
Ex-servicemen (with at least six months of continuous service after attestation) UR & EWS 3 years (after deduction of length of service from age)
OBC-NCL 6 years (after deduction of length of service from age)
SC & ST 8 years (after deduction of length of service from age)
Female (widowed, divorced or
judicially separated from husband but not remarried)
UR & EWS 2 Years
OBC-NCL 5 Years
SC & ST 7 Years

RPF Constable Role & Job Profile

Every candidate who gets selected for the posts of RPF Constable have to perform certain roles and responsibilities as a part of their job profile, the main role of the employee is to safeguard the assets and infrastructure of the Indian Railways and to maintain peace there. The other roles to be performed by the selected employees are listed below.

  • Maintaining peace and order and creating a peaceful environment on railroad property.
  • Defending the assets and infrastructure of the Indian Railways.
  • Ensuring the safety of every passenger on Indian trains.
  • Keeping an eye on and gathering information on issues with railroad security.
  • Taking the necessary measures if any criminal situations occur when travelling by train.
  • Patrolling trains frequently to stop any illegal activity.

Selection Process for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024

The candidates who want to get selected for the posts of RPF Constable must undergo a selection process involving three main stages specified by the official authorities. Candidates first have to pass a computer-based test, selected candidates will appear for a physical measurement test, and finally, the candidates selected after the previous stage will have to appear with their valid documents for the document verification stage.

Stage I: Computer-Based Test- The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will conduct the Computer Test to shortlist candidates for further stages of this recruitment process: Physical test. In CBT exam questions will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and consist of the topics from arithmetic, general intelligence and reasoning, and general awareness.

Stage II: Physical Measurement Test- Qualified candidates in the CBT exam will be called for a Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Physical Measurement Test (PMT). A 10 times the total number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen will be called for the PT exam. Ex-servicemen will be exempted from the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) however, they will still have to undergo a Physical Measurement Test (PMT). PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded.

Stage III: Document Verification- Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates shall be considered for Document Verification.

RPF Constable Exam Pattern 2024

  • The first stage of the written exam will be conducted in a computer-based exam.
  • A total of 120 multiple-choice questions will be asked.
  • The time duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
  • For each correct answer, a 01 mark will be rewarded.
  • There shall be negative marking 1/3rd mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
RPF CBT Exam Pattern 2024
Sections Number of Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness 50 50 90 mins
Arithmetic 35 35
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

RPF Constable Minimum Qualifying Marks

The minimum percentage of marks for qualifying in the written exam will be as under:

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
UR 35%
EWS 35%
SC 30%
ST 30%

RPF Constable Physical Measurement Test

The candidate who qualifies for the computer-based exam has to clear the next stage which is the physical measurement test. The Physical Measurement of height and chest is mentioned below in the table;

RPF Constable Physical Measurements 
Category Height (cm) Chest Measurement (cm) (For Males Only)
Male Female Unexpanded Expanded
UR/OBC 165 157 80 85
SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2
Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85

RPF Constable Physical Efficiency Test

The candidates have to qualify for the RPF Physical Efficiency Test after qualifying the two stages of the RPF constable for final selection in the exam. The test includes;

RPF Constable Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 2024
Standards Male Female
1600 meter run Within 5 min 45 secs
800-meter run Within 3 min 40 secs
Long Jump 14 feet 9 feet
High Jump 4 feet 3 feet

RPF Constable 2024 Syllabus

Candidates interested in appearing for the RPF Constable Exam 2024 must be well aware of the RPF Constable Syllabus for Basic Arithmetics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness. Knowing the syllabus is important for the candidates to know the topics to be asked in the exam.

RPF Constable Salary Structure

The selected candidates for RRB Railway RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 will be paid an attractive monthly salary along with job stability and allowance. The basic per-month salary for constable posts is Rs. 21,700/-. Along with the basic monthly salary, candidates will also receive various allowances, perks, and benefits.

Post  Pay Scale Salary
Constable Level-3 Rs. 21,700/-

RPF Constable Admit Card 2024

The RPF Constable Admit Card 2024 will be made available around 5 to 10 days before the exam date on the official website of www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. RRB will also release the application status for all candidates who applied for exam, before the release of admit card. With the help of the registration number and date of birth, candidates can download their Admit card from the official website of Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) after release.

RPF Constable Cut Off 2024

The RPF Constable Cut Off 2024 will be released and will be published online by the exam authority after the RPF Constable Computer-Based Test. Separate category-wise and subject-wise merit lists will be drawn for the students successfully securing the cut off marks. The minimum qualifying mark for UR, EWS, and OBC-NCL is 35%, and for the SC/ ST category minimum mark is 30%.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024- FAQs

Q1. What is the release date for detailed RPF Constable Notification 2024?

The detailed RPF Constable Notification 2024 has been released on 14th April 2024 on the official website of www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.

Q2. How many vacancies are released through RPF Constable Recruitment 2024?

Through RPF Constable Recruitment 2024, as announced 4208 vacancies will be recruited this year.

Q3. What are the selection process for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024?

The selection process for constable posts under RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 is based on Computer Based Test, PET & PMT and Document Verification.

Q4. What is the salary for RPF Constable posts?

The selected candidates for RPF Constable posts will be paid a monthly salary Rs. 21,700/-.

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