RPF CONSTABLE RECRUITMENT 2020

RPF Recruitment 2020 Notification, Exam Pattern, Dates and Syllabus

Railway Recruitment Board organizes RPF (Railway Police Force) Recruitment Examination every year to select eligible candidates for the post of Constables and Sub-Inspectors. Both Male and Female candidates are recruited to the available post in Railway Police Force.

RPF 2020 Vacancy:

The notification for Railway Protection Force (RPF) has been released by The Railways Recruitment Board

Constable for Male4403
Constable for Female4216
Sub Inspector for Male819
Sub Inspector for Female301

The Groups of Zonal Railways and RPSF wise summary of vacancies for Constable is furnished below for immediate reference.

MaleFemale
GroupZonal RailwayURSCSTOBCTotalURSCSTOBCTotal
ASR, SWR & SCR65682343280462111454138927
BCR, WR, WCR & SECR3294218514403889245187712
CER, ECR, SER & ECoR8771841349212878162011322421391
DNR, NER, NWR & NCR76115268651046646141751441006
ENFR1365127160128171421180
FRPSF3786618204666
Total3137531284451440325995653207324216

  RPF 2020 Exam date:

Events
Dates
Release of Official NotificationYet to be announced
Start of Online ApplicationYet to be announced
Closing of Online ApplicationYet to be announced
Last Date for On-Line Fee PaymentYet to be announced
Last Date for Off-Line Fee PaymentYet to be announced
RPF Admit Card Release DateYet to be announced
RRB RPF Exam DateYet to be announced
RPF Result DeclarationYet to be announced

RPF 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for RPF Recruitment 2020 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 2020 Exam Pattern:

Check out the RPF 2020 exam pattern. Railway Recruitment RPF Exam 2020 will be conducted in 4 phases:

Phase 1: CBT
Phase 2: PET
Phase 3: PMT
Phase 4: Document Verication

RPF Recruitment CBT

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Awareness5050
Arithmetic3535
General Intelligence & Reasoning3535 90 mins
Total120120

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.

RPF Recruitment 2020 PET (Physical Efficiency Test)

It is mandatory for all candidates to qualify Physical Efficiency Test in order to be eligible for further recruitment of RPF 2018 Exam.

For the Post of Constable

Category1600 metres run800 metres run Long JumpHigh Jump
Constable Male5 min 45 sec14 feet4 feet
Constable Female3 min 40 sec9 feet 3 feet

For the post of Sub-Inspector

Category1600 metres run800 metres runLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable Female4 min9 ft 3 ft
Constable Male6 min 30 sec12 feet3 feet 9 inch

RPF Recruitment 2020 PMT (Physical Measurement Test)
For both Constable and Sub-Inspector

For Male

CategoryHeight (In CMs)Unexpanded Chest Size (In CMs)Expanded Chest Size (In CMs)
UR/OBC1658085
SC/ST16076.281.2
Garwhalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other categories specified by the Government1638085

For Female 

CategoryHeight (in Cms)
UR/OBC157
SC/ST152
Garwhalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other categories specified by the Government155

Document Verification
This is the final selection stage for RPF Recruitment 2018. 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 2020 Syllabus:

Get the information about RPF 2020 Syllabus.

SubjectTopics
General AwarenessHistoryPolityGeographyEconomicsStatic AwarenessBiologyChemistryPhyiscsComputerCurrent Affairs
ArithematicNumber SystemPercentagesRatio and proportionAveragesSimple Interest (SI) & Compound Interest (CI)Profit and lossMensurationTime and distance
General Intelligence & ReasoningAnalogyOdd One OutSeriesStatement & ConclusionsDirectionsCoding-DecodingMathematical OperationsMatrixBlood Relation (Age calculation)Non-verbal QuestionsMissing Term

RPF 2020 Pre-Exam Training:

There is no pre-exam training in RPF.

RPF 2020 Salary:

The RPF Constable Salary has increased after the 7th Pay Commission. The RPF Constable Salary pay scale is Rs 5200/- to Rs 20200/- along with grade pay of Rs 2000/-. The RPF Constable Salary is different for Class X, Class Y, and Class Z cities. The detailed RPF Constable Salary Structure for each of them are as under:

RPF Constable Salary Structure In Class X Cities

RPF Constable Salary In Class X Cities
Basic SalaryRs 21,700
House Rent Allowance (HRA) – 24%Rs 5,208
Dearness Allowance (DA) – 4%Rs 868
Transport Allowance (TA)Rs 3,600
Gross SalaryRs 31,270

RPF Constable Salary Structure In Class Y Cities

RPF Constable Salary In Class Y Cities
Basic SalaryRs 21,700
House Rent Allowance (HRA) – 16%Rs 3,472
Dearness Allowance (DA) – 4%Rs 868
Transport Allowance (TA)Rs 3600
Gross SalaryRs 29,636

RPF Constable Salary Structure In Class Z Cities

RPF Constable Salary In Class Z Cities
Basic SalaryRs 21,700
House Rent Allowance (HRA) – 8%Rs 1,734
Dearness Allowance (DA) – 4%Rs 868
Transport Allowance (TA)Rs 3600
Gross SalaryRs 27,902

RPF 2020 Application Fee:

CATEGORYFEE
General/OBCRs. 500/-
 SC/ST/Female/Ex. Servicemen/EBC Category.Rs. 250/- 

RPF 2020 Admit Card:

How To Download RPF Admit Card 2018-19

StepsProcedure
Step-1Visit the official website rpfonlinereg.co.in
Step-2Click on“Call Letter For 2nd Round PET, PMT & DV” option
Step-3A page opens, click on the respective group 
Step-4A login window will appear.
Step-5Enter your Registration Number and Date of Birth.
Step-6Now click on Submit button, RPF Admit Card/Call Letter will be shown on the computer screen.
Step-7Read all the instructions carefully and check all the details.
Step-8Download & take a print out of the RPF Admit Card.
Step-9Keep the RPF Admit Card safely for future reference.

RPF 2020 Previous Year Result Out:

Instruction for Downloading the RPF Result 2019:

  1. Click on Download Result link from the Important Links section below.
  2. After that, a new page will be opened in PDF format.
  3. This page will display the Roll Numbers of the Shortlisted Candidates for further selection process.
  4. Candidates may save the PDF for further references.

RPF 2020 Prevous Year Exam Analysis 2019

ARITHMETIC

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss 4-5Moderate
Simplification5-6Easy
Ratio & Proportion2Easy-Moderate
Geometry2Easy
Time and Work1-2Moderate
Number System4-5Easy
Speed and Distance2Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage3-4Easy
Partnership1Moderate
DI3Easy
Misc.7-9Moderate
Total35Easy-Moderate

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE & REASONING ABILITY

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Statement & Conclusion4-5Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)4-5Easy
Coding-Decoding2-3Moderate
Inequality2Easy
Seating Arrangement4Easy
Series 5-6Easy
Miscellaneous8-9Moderate
Total35Easy-Moderate

GENERAL AWARENESS

Check Questions which were asked in Today’s RPF Constable Exam 2020:-

– Which state is known as the “Tiger state”? MP
– Who returned the knighthood title after Jallianwala bagh massacre? Tagore
– What is used in refrigerator? Freon
– Who conducts the gram panchayat elections?
– Till which year WHO has announced to end TB? 2030
– Which player is known as “Haryana Hurricane”?
-Who was the first person to reach south pole? Emundson
– Vodafone- idea CEO after merger? Balesh sharma
– Which of these countries constitution is unwritten?
– Founder of devsamaj? 
– “Judiciary” in which part of the constitution? Ans 5th
– Which protein is reponsible for clotting of blood?
– Where is jagannath Temple? Puri
– Who started Local self govt in India? Lord Rippon
– Solder is a mixture of? Ans. Lead and tin
– Where is the max weight of a body? 
– Which country has dual citizenship out of the given options?
– Who founded “India House” in London?
– Writer of the “Good EArth” Book?
– SI Unit of electric current? Ampere
– Longest dam of India? Hirakud dam

RPF 2020 Cut Off – Previous Year Cut Off 2019

Get the information about RPF 2020 Cut Off.
Group A

FemaleMale
OBCSCSTUROBCSCSTUREx-SM
77.7774.3660.4479.3895.5388.2385.5994.5962.21

Group B

FemaleMale
OBCSCSTUROBCSCSTUREx-SM
81.3674.2264.2287.1297.3890.0685.33100.7661.84

Group C

FemaleMale
OBCSCSTUROBCSCSTUREx-SM
75.8266.3262.8779.4392.6384.1581.4594.0265.36

Group D

FemaleMale
OBCSCSTUROBCSCSTUREx-SM
84.4572.9272.4987.4297.7588.4987.6799.9573.27

RPF 2020 Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs):

Q. How many vacancies are announced for RPF Sub Inspector and Constable RPF in 2020?

Ans: Vacancy Details:-

Constable for Male4403
Constable for Female4216
Sub Inspector for Male819
Sub Inspector for Female301

Categorywise No. of vacancies:

The Groups of Zonal Railways and RPSF wise summary of vacancies for Constable is furnished below for immediate reference.

Male
Female
GroupZonal RailwayURSCSTOBCTotalURSCSTOBCTotal
ASR, SWR & SCR65682343280462111454138927
BCR, WR, WCR & SECR3294218514403889245187712
CER, ECR, SER & ECoR8771841349212878162011322421391
DNR, NER, NWR & NCR76115268651046646141751441006
ENFR1365127160128171421180
FRPSF3786618204666
Total3137531284451440325995653207324216

Q. When will the RPF Sub Inspector and Constable online examination be conducted?

Ans: The  Online Exam for CBT will be conducted tentatively in 2020.

Q. What is the Age eligibility for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: RPF Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit: (As on 01.01.2020):There are different age limits for different posts in RPF. Following are age limit groups with posts given below the table.

Age LimitConstable: 18 to 25 YearsSI: 20 to 25 Years

Q. What is the Essential Academic Qualifications eligibility for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 01.07.2020): The basic qualification for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020 is as follows:

Education QualificationConstable: Matriculation from a Recognized BoardSI: Graduate from a Recognized University

Q.  I am only one month less than 18 years old, am I eligible to apply RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: Sorry, you are not eligible to apply this exam because the minimum age required is 18 years for RPF Constable 2020.

Q. I am only one month less than 20 years old, am I eligible to apply RPF Sub Inspector 2020?

Ans: Sorry, you are not eligible to apply this exam because the minimum age required is 20 years for RPF Sub Inspector 2018.

Q. When will the registration start to fill the application form for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: Start of online application  –  01/06/2020

End of online application  –  30/06/2020

Q. What is the Selection Process of RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: The examination will consist of four successive phases :

Phase 1Written Exam (CBT)
Phase 2PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
Phase 3Document Verification
Phase 4Medical Examination

Q. What is the application Fee for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: Application Fee (Refundable):Fee can be paid through online or offline mode :

CategoryFee
General/OBC (Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank
charges on appearing in CBT)
Rs. 500
ST/SC/Minorities/Exs/EBCWwomen(This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT)Rs. 250

Q. what is the age relaxation in RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

or

Is there any age relaxation in RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:

Sr NoCategoryAge relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
1SC/ST Candidates5 years
2OBC – Non Creamy Layer candidates3 years
3.Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation.To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plusUR – 3 years, OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years
4.Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved)UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
5.Central Govt.  employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous serviceon date of reckoning.UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
6.Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarriedUR – 2 yearsOBC-  Non-creamy layer – 5 years.SC/ST – 7 years

NOTE: Cumulative Age Relaxation will not be available either under the above items or in combination with any other items.

Q. What is the pay scale for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans: Pay Scale: 

For SI: Level 6 of 7th CPC pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 35,400/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

For constable: Level 3 of 7th CPC pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 21,700/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

Q. What is the image size required in RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable while filling the application form? 

Ans:  Uploading of colour Photograph: Select the Upload Photo tab and upload your recent colour photograph. The photograph should comply with the following requirements.
•    The Colour passport photograph with white/light colourbackground.
•    Photograph of size 35mm X 45mm with name and date printed on it.
•    It should be in JPG/JPEG format.
•    The size of the photograph should be between 15 – 40 KB.
•    The photograph must match with the candidate appeared on the day of various stages of CBT, PET, PMT, and DV.

Q. What are the physical Standards required in RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans:  PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT): PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded for this phase.

CategoryHeight in CMsChest in CMs( Only for Male)
MaleFemaleUnexpandedExpanded
UR/OBC1651578085
SC/ST16015276.281.2
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.1631558085

PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET):PET is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded for this phase.

PostCategory1600 meters run800 meters runLong jumpHigh jump
Sub-InspectorMale6 min 30 secs12 ft3 ft 9 inch
Female4 mins9 ft3 ft
ConstableMale5 min 45 secs14 feet4 feet
Female3 min 40 secs9 feet3 feet

Q. What is the exam pattern for RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable CBT(computer-based exam) 2020?

Ans: The CBT will be conducted in different local languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujurati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri and Punjabi) out of which they shall Exam Pattern of COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT):have opt for anyone at the time of filling online application form. the exam pattern of the CBT is as following:

S. No.SectionNo. Of Questions/ MarksTime duration
1.General Awareness 5090 Minutes
2. Arithmetic35
3.General Intelligence & reasoning35
Total120

Qualifying Marks in CBT: 35 % 3 (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates).

Negative Marking:1/3 marks

Q. What are the choices of Exam Language for CBT in RPF Sub Inspector and RPF Constable 2020?

Ans:  Choice of Exam Language for CBT 

Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test ( CBT) out of which they shall have to opt for anyone: –

Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujurati, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese and Manipuri.

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