Railway Protection Force Recruitment : Latest Notifications 2024

On January 2, 2024, RRB released a press release regarding the process of recruitment of Sub Inspector (Exe.) and Constable (Exe.) in RPF/RPSF. Detailed notification for Railway Protection Force Exam 2024 will be released soon on the official website. There are expected to be around 2250 vacancies for Constables and Sub Inspectors in the upcoming RPF Recruitment 2024. If every candidate wants to pass the RPF Recruitment Exam 2024 then proper preparation is necessary for him/her. Check the press release from the direct link shared below.


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RPF Recruitment 2024- Overview
OrganizationRailway Protection Force (RPF)
PostsConstable and Sub-Inspector (SI)
Advt No.To be updated
VacanciesConstable (2000)  and SI  (250)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationCBT (Computer Based Test)
Apply Online DatesMay be February
Application FeeGen/EWS/OBC – Rs. 500.SC/ST/ Female – Rs. 250.
Admit CardOne week before the examination
ResultOne month after the examination
Selection ProcessComputer Based TestPhysical Efficiency Test and…Physical Measurement TestDocument Verification
Pay ScaleDepends on post
Job LocationAll India
Official Websitewww.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in

Important Information for Railway Protection Force Recruitment

CriteriaFor ConstableFor Sub-Inspector
Age limit18-2520-25
Educational Qualification10+2 From any recognized Board/institute in IndiaGraduation in any Stream from any recognized institute in India
Age relaxationAvailable under govt of India rulesAvailable under govt of India rules

Apply for RPF (Step-By-Step)

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  • Download the ‘JIJA-JI’ App from the Google Play Store. Fill in the required details and now your online application will be automatically filled out. 


  • You can visit on the official website, that is- www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in
  • Register yourself by giving basic details like Name, Father and mother Name, Mobile Number, and email. 
  • You will receive a user ID and Password from RRB. You should keep it safe. 
  • Log in official website using that ID and Password.  After this fill out all required mandatory fields in the application form. 
  • Upload your scanned documents, photo, and signature. 
  • Pay the online application fee using a Debit card / Credit card / UPI payment or other available methods. 
  • Submit your online application and be ready for the exam.

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 RPF Constable and SI Exam Pattern

SectionsNO. of Que.Max. Marks90 Minutes
General Awareness5050
Reasoning 3535
  • There is a ⅓ negative marking system for every wrong attempt. 
  • All questions will be objective or multiple-choice. 
  • The examination will be held on a computer-based system. 

 RPF Constable and SI Selection Process

  1. Computer Based Examination (CBT) – First Stage
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – Second Stage
  3. Physical Measurement Test (PMT) – Third Stage
  4. Document Verification (DV) – Last Stage

Physical Eligibility for  RPF Constable and SI 

Post CategoryRunningTime GivenLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable Male1600 Mtrs5 Min 45 Sec14 Feet4 Feet
Constable Female800 Mtrs3 Min 40 Sec09 Feet3 Feet
SI Male1600 Mtrs6 Min 30 Sec12 Feet4 Feet
SI Female800 Mtrs4 Min 00 Sec09 Feet3 Feet

Physical Eligibility for  RPF Constable and SI 

CategoryHight in CmsChest (Only for male)
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonis andOther categories specified by the Government.

RPF Constable or RPF SI Syllabus 2024

General AwarenessHistoryPolityGeographyEconomicsStatic AwarenessBiologyChemistryPhysicsComputerCurrent Affairs
ArithmeticNumber 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

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Que: When the RPF Constable or RPF SI vacancies will come?

Ans: According to the above notification, it seems an RPF Constable or RPF SI vacancy is about to come because they are mentioned in the notification of 2nd January 2024.

Que: Are RPF Constable and RPF SI posts well?

Ans: Of course! Indian Railways is one of the largest employers in the world. After selection as an RPF constable or RPF SI, you will gain attractive perks and benefits from the Indian Railway. 

Que: What should be our strategy for the RPF constable and RPF SI vacancy?

Ans: Here is one of the best plans for qualifying for the examination  of RPF constable and RPF SI- 

  • You should study a minimum of 4 hours daily. 
  • Before the examination, you must solve at least 20 practice sets.
  • Always avoid wrong attempts because there is a negative marking system in the examination.

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