RPF Constable Syllabus 2018 - Exam Date & Pattern, Height, Weight

RPF constable recruitment 2018 Railway Protection Force (RPF)/ Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) has published notification for the recruitment of Constable vacancies for male & female candidates. RPF constable exam syllabus

RPF constable syllabus
RPF constable recruitment syllabus 2018

Railway Protection Force (RPF) Recruitment 2018

Advt No- 01/2018

Post Name-  Constable
Male Post- 4403
Female Post- 4216   
Total Vacancy: 8619
Educational Qualification

SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board.

Note- awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

RPF Important Dates

Apply Online Starting Date: 01-06-2018 at 10:00 Hrs
Last Date for Apply Online: 30-06-2018 by 23:59 Hrs
Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online: 02-07-2018
Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online: 05-07-2018
Tentative Date for Computer Based Test:  In Sep & Oct 2018

Application Fee

Payment Mode (Online): Debit/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking
Payment Mode (Offline): Post Office Challan
For Others: Rs.500/-
For SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ Female/ Minorities/ Economically Backward Classes: Rs.250/-

Age Limit as on 01-07-2018

Minimum Age: 18 Years
Maximum Age: 25 Years
Age relaxation is admissible as per rules.

RPF Constable 2018 Physical Measurement

Height (in CMs)

UR/OBC- Male(165cm), & Female(157cm)
SC/ST- Male(160cm), & Female(152cm)
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.- Male(163cm), & Female(155cm)


The entire recruitment process shall involve a -
1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
3. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
4. Document Verification (DV).

RPF Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern  2018


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

(1) Hindi (2) English (3) Urdu (4) Tamil (5) Telugu (6) Konkani (7) Malayalam (8) Kannada (9) Marathi (10) Gujarati (11) Bengali (12) Odia (13) Assamese (14) Manipuri and (15) Punjabi

The standard of an examination will be the 10th/Matric level.

Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. Negative marks shall be awarded for every wrong answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.

Total Duration: 90 min.
No. of Questions: 120

1. General Awareness (50 marks): Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society; to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observations and experiences as may be expected of any educated person. 

The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science, etc.

2. Arithmetic(35 marks): Questions on Number systems, whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations.

Percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and proportion etc.

3. General Intelligence & reasoning(35 marks): Questions on analogies, similarities, and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning.

Verbal and figure classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning, etc.


Male Candidates
Run- 1600 meters (5 min 45 secs )
Long jump- 14 feet
High jump- 4 feet

Female Candidates
Run- 800 meters (3 min 40 secs )
Long jump- 9 feet
High jump- 3 feet


The candidates who appear in Document Verification will be sent for a medical examination at the Railway Hospitals. They will have to qualify in the medical category ‘B-1’ as prescribed in the Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those wearing glasses or having a flat foot, knock knee, squint eyes, color blindness, and other bodily defects are not eligible for appointment.

Sending for Medical Examination will not guarantee employment and does not reflect that the candidate has been included in the select list.

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