RPF Recruitment 2023: Railway Recruitment Board organizes RPF (Railway Police Force) Recruitment Examination nationally to select eligible candidates for the post of Constables and Sub-Inspectors. Both Male and Female candidates are eligible to apply for the available post in Railway Police Force. RPF Recruitment Notification will be released announcing RPF Exam dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus & More. 

RPF CBT will be conducted group-wise simultaneously for Constable and SI for all 6 groups one by one in the following order;

1. Group A: S Railway, SW Railway and SC Railway
2. Group B: C Railway, W Railway, WC Railway and SEC Railway
3. Group C: E Railway, EC Railway, SE Railway and ECo Railway
4. Group D: N Railway, NE Railway, NW Railway and NC Railway
5. Group E: NF Railway
6. Group F: RPSF

RPF Recruitment 2023 Notification

The Recruitment Notification for RPF Exam 2023 will be released on the official website. Candidates can go through the official notification pdf when released officially. Around 9000 vacancies for Constable & Sub Inspectors are expected from the upcoming RPF Recruitment 2023. Proper preparation is necessary for every aspirant if he/she wishes to clear RPF Recruitment Exam 2023.

RPF Recruitment 2023- Important Dates

Railway Recruitment Board will release RPF 2023 Exam Dates for the posts of Constable & Sub-Inspector along with its RPF Notification. The complete schedule for RPF Recruitment 2023 will be updated here as soon as announced officially. 

RPF Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
Release of Official Notification--
Start of Online Application--
Closing of Online Application--
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment--
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment--
RPF Admit Card Release Date--
RRB RPF Exam Date--
RPF Result Declaration--

RPF Constable Vacancy 2023

For the upcoming RPF Recruitment 2023, it is expected that the number of vacancies could be more than 9000. For the last recruitment, Railway Police Force has announced a total of 9739 vacancies to be filled through RPF Recruitment 2018. The detailed vacancy of RPF Recruitment 2018 is discussed below.

RPF Vacancy for Constable and SI
Constable For Male4403
Constable For Female4216
SI (Sub Inspector) for Male819
SI (Sub Inspector) for Female301

RPF Constables Vacancy

GroupZonal RailwayMaleFemale
ASR, SWR & SCR65682343280462111454138927
BCR, WR, WCR & SECR3294218514403889245187712
CER, ECR, SER & ECoR8771841349212878162011322421391
DNR, NER, NWR & NCR76115268651046646141751441006

RPF Sub-Inspector (SI) Vacancy

GroupZonal RailwayMaleFemale
ASR, SWR & SCR75921212162959952
BCR, WR, WCR & SECR59241348144221151856
CER, ECR, SER & ECoR1494921682875918926112
DNR, NER, NWR & NCR96361031173643961441269

RPF Application Fees 2023

To Apply Online for RPF Recruitment Exam, a candidate must pay the Application Fees. If the applicant fails to pay the required application fee, his/her application form will be considered incomplete and thus will not be accepted. A sum of Rs. 500/- needs to be paid as an application fee for candidates belonging to the General and OBC categories. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 250/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Female/Ex. Servicemen/EBC Category.

RPF Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

Railway Recruitment RPF Exam 2023 will be conducted in 4 phases:

Phase 1: CBT

Phase 2: PET

Phase 3: PMT

Phase 4: Document Verification

Let's have a look at all the phases of the RPF Recruitment Exam 2023 in detail.

RPF CBT Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Awareness505090 mins
General Intelligence & Reasoning3535

Negative Marking: 1/3rd Marks will be deducted for a question attempted wrong by a candidate. No marks will be deducted for any question left unanswered.

PET (Physical Efficiency Test)

It is mandatory for all candidates to qualify Physical Efficiency Test in order to be eligible for further recruitment for RPF 2023 Exam.

For the Post of Constable

Category1600 metres run800 metres runLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable Male5 min 45 sec-14 feet4 feet
Constable Female-3 min 40 sec9 feet3 feet

For the post of Sub-Inspector

Category1600 metres run800 metres runLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable Female-4 min9 ft3 ft
Constable Male6 min 30 sec-12 feet3 feet 9 inch

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

For both Constable and Sub-Inspector

CategoryHeight in cmsChest (in cms) {only for male}
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and 
other categories specified by Govt.

Document Verification

This is the final selection stage for RPF Recruitment 2023. Candidates who have been selected in the previous processes will be finally called for Document Verification. Shortlisted candidates should produce NOC from the employer on the date of his/her DV failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

RPF Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for RPF Recruitment 2023 Exam, a candidate must follow the given age limit.

For constables

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

For Sub-Inspectors

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

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Limit
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years

RPF Recruitment 2023 Syllabus

General Awareness
  1. History
  2. Polity
  3. Geography
  4. Economics
  5. Static Awareness
  6. Biology
  7. Chemistry
  8. Physics
  9. Computer
  10. Current Affairs
  1. Number System
  2. Percentages
  3. Ratio and Proportion
  4. Averages
  5. Simple Interest (SI) & Compound Interest (CI)
  6. Profit and Loss
  7. Mensuration
  8. Time and distance
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  1. Analogy
  2. Odd One Out
  3. Series
  4. Statement & Conclusions
  5. Directions
  6. Coding-Decoding
  7. Mathematical Operations
  8. Matrix
  9. Blood Relation (Age calculation)
  10. Non-verbal Questions
  11. Missing Term

RPF Recruitment 2023 Admit Card

The Admit Card for RPF Recruitment 2023 will be issued separately for all stages of the examination. The Admit Card for CBT will be released first followed by Admit Card for PET for candidates who successfully clears the first stage of RPF Recruitment Examination 2023.

RPF Recruitment 2023 Result

RPF Recruitment Result 2023 will be declared after each stage of examination conducted. The Final Result for the exam will be declared after the PMT test post which candidates will be called for Document Verification. 

Candidates are requested to keep visiting the page to remain updated about any further details announced by Railway Recruitment Board.

RPF Recruitment 2023: FAQs

Ans. The candidates will be selected through 4 phases of recruitment process- CBT, PET, PMT, and Document Verification

Ans. Constable and Sub-Inspector vacancies are expected to be released through RPF Recruitment 2023.

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