Railway Protection force proclaimed bumper job opportunity notification for Freshers candidates. RPF/ RPSF Department notified to all job seeker by publishing job notification in employment newspaper & publish pdf of official notification in their official website i.e (indianrailway.gov.in, https://si.rpfonlinereg.org/, https://constable.rpfonlinereg.org/) about Constable Ancillary 798 Vacancy and other notification of constable & Sub inspector Posts with having approx. up to 9700+ Posts in Railway department for all interested candidates who have minimum eligibility criteria demand i.e. academic Qualification as well as age limit (Relaxation in higher regulation is additionally offered for SC/ ST/ OBC category). Indian railway is divided into the total vacancy of RPF/ RPSF wise & male/ female wise.


Railway Recruitment Board gives an opportunity to the eligible candidate to appear for various posts of Constables and Sub-Inspectors. They organize RPF Examination, Railway Police Force Recruitment Examination, and every year for the post in Railway Police force. There is an online application form filled for the exam. Go through the article for more information.

When will RPF conduct exams?

RPF exam schedule for constable 2018 would be conducted from 20 December to 19 February 2019. It depends on the phases.

  • Phase 1         – E Sub Inspector        20 to 22 December 2018
  • Phase 2         – A+B+F             17 to 25 January 2019
  • Phase 3         – C+D                            02 to 19 February 2019

Exams are scheduled on the basis of Groups. The candidates need to check their group in order to appear for RPF SI Exam. The computer-based exam for SI (Sub inspector) is scheduled as:

  • Phase 1            – Group E+ F             19 December 2018
  • Phase 2            – Group A+B             05 to 06 January 2019
  • Phase 3            – Group C+D             09 to 13 January 2019

What are the vacancies available?

The Railway Police Force (RPF) has announced 9739 vacancies for RPF Recruitment 2018. These vacancies are:

  • Constable for Men               – 4403
  • Constable for Women          – 4216
  • SI for Men                            – 819
  • SI for Women                       – 301

What are the eligibility criteria?

For constables        – 18 to 25 years

For Sub-inspectors – 20 to 25 years

What is the exam pattern?

The RPF Exam 2018 will be conducted in 4 stages:

Stage 1     – CBT (Computer Based Test)

Stage 2     – PET (Physical Efficiency Test)

Stage 3     – PMT (Physical Measurement Test)

Stage 4     – Document verification.



In stage 1, it will be a computer-based exam (CBT) which will be held for 90 minutes and for 120 marks. This exam includes General Awareness, Arithmetic, and General Intelligence and Reasoning. There will be negative marking of 1/3rd of the mark’s deduction for each wrong answer.


This stage is the physical eligibility test and it is mandatory for the candidates to qualify in this stage for further recruitment.

For Constables

Category 1600m run 800m run Long jump High jump
Constable Men 5min 45sec 14ft 4ft
Constable Women 3min 40sec 9ft 3ft


For Sub-Inspectors

Category 1600m run 800m run Long jump High jump
Constable Men 6min 30sec 12ft 3ft 9inch
Constable Women 4min 9ft 3ft



Stage 3 is the Physical Measurement test which is common for both qualified constables and sub-inspectors.

Category Height in cms Chest in cms (only men)
UR/OBC 165 157 80 85
SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2
Garhwal, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras and any other categories 163 155 80 85



The final stage is the document verification wherein the selected candidates will be called for the verification. The shortlisted ones should provide proper NOC from the employer.

The result will be declared after each stage of examination.  

All the candidates who are willing to use online form for RPF jobs 2019 Constable posts should check their eligibility and then follow online application steps. After doing registration, call for the written test then another choice method stage should be applied. So, for that purpose, you need to check each and every detail about RPF Recruitment 2019-20 Notification and complete detail like eligibility, selection process criteria, exam detail, important dates and other official notification with complete information.

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