How to Join RPF, Eligibility, Salary, Selection Process , Syllabus

Are you looking for jobs, recruitment in the railway sector? Ministry of Railways (India)has advertised for recruitment employees of the posts Railway Protection Force (RPF) vacancy. Interested and eligible candidate learn for eligibility criteria, how to apply, job interview information, Higher qualification as given below

About Railway Protection Force (RPF)

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force of India entrusted with protecting railway passengers, passenger area and railway property of the Indian Railways. This is the central Railway armed police force that has the power to arrest, investigate and prosecute criminals in the railway department. The force is under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India)

Education Qualification

The applicant of Railway Protection Force(RPF) recruitment should be a citizen of India. Candidates should have passed Matriculation or any Equivalent to apply for RPF Recruitment

Age Limit:

The applicant should have the age between 18 to 25 Years to apply for RPF Recruitment.  The age relaxation will be according to the Government norms as mention below

5 years will be admissible to SC/ ST

3 years to OBC candidates

Pay Scale:

All the Selected Aspirants for RPF Recruitment will be receiving emoluments on a monthly basis as follows below


Rs.5200-20200/- + Grade Pay of Rs.2000/

The selection process of the Constables in RPF /RPSF:

RPF Constable posts will be selected based on their performance in the following Stage. It has four stages to the selection
Written Examination
Physical Measurement
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Document Verification & Medical Examination

Written Examination

The Written Examination for RPF Recruitment carries 120 multiple-choice objective type questions that should finish up with 90 minutes duration and Negative Marking for the wrong answer. It exam will be qualifying in nature Details as follows

Railway Minister Statement the candidates should have following

Subjects Number of Questions Time Duration
Arithmetic 35 90 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35
General Awareness 50

Physical Measurement

Railway Minister Statement the candidates should have the following Physical Standards to qualify the Physical Measurement examination. Details as follows below

Category Height Male Chest Unexpanded Male Chest expanded Male * Height Female
UR/OBC 165 Cm 80 Cm 85 Cm 157 Cm
SC/ST 160 Cm 76.2 Cm 81.2 Cm 152 Cm

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

All selected candidates of all the above examination should face the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) test. This Test categorized as 03 events namely, 1600mts/800mts run, High Jump, and Long Jump. Detailed description of the events is given below
Event Male Female Number of Chances
1600 meters 5 min 45 sec Not applicable One
800 meters Not applicable 3 min 40 sec One
High Jump 3 feet 9 inches 3 feet Two
Long Jump 14 feet 9 feet Two

Document Verification& Medical Examination

Candidates should have to clear Document Verification & Medical Examination. Medical Examination will be done by the medical examiner of Railway Hospital as per the Indian Railway Medical Manual. 

How to apply online application For RPF

  • Log on to the Official web portal of RRB where you want to apply for RPF Recruitment 
  • Find the career & recruitment section and click and navigate to find career part
  • Click on the apply link for RPF and fill up with all the requisites without any error.
  • Make sure you use a valid email ID, which you have to keep active until the final declaration of results.
  • Upload the relevant documents such as scanned photograph and signature
  • Make online payment which is an integrated application and submit the application of RPF Recruitment.
  • Candidates should try to submit application before of closing date.
  • Keep the hard copy of the online application with you for your future reference.

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Thanks for the job listing. It will definitely help people who are looking for career.