RPF 2018

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About RPF Exam

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 .Railways recruitment board organizes RPF Exam every year to recruit Sub Inspector and Constable.

Application Process

1.Candidates are required to apply Online through RPF website constable1.rpfonlinereg.org. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.

2.Candidates are required to have a valid personal email ID and Contact No. 

3. Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained. 

4.There is a provision to modify the online application prior to submission only. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct the details in online application, if any.

5.Make Payment and Print Application

Exam Pattern

Railway Recruitment RPF Exam 2018 will be conducted in 4 phases They are as follows:

1.RPF Recruitment CBT

Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Awareness 50 50 90 mins
Arithmetic 35 35
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

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.

2.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

Category 1600 metres run 800 metres run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Male 5 min 45 sec - 14 feet 4 feet
Constable Female - 3 min 40 sec 9 feet 3 feet

For the post of Sub-Inspector

Category 1600 metres run 800 metres run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Female - 4 min 9 ft 3 ft
Constable Male 6 min 30 sec - 12 feet 3 feet 9 inch

3.Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

For both Constable and Sub-Inspector

Category Height in cms Chest (in cms) {only for male}
UR/OBC 165 157 80 85
SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85


Syllabus for RPF Sub Inspector & Constable Exam 2018 :

  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Arithematic

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Exam Date

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Events Dates
Release of Official Notification 31st may 2018
Start of Online Application 1st June 2018
Closing of Online Application 30th June 2018
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment 2nd July 2018
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment 5th July 2018
RRB RPF Exam Date (Tentative) September/October 2018


The total no. of vacancies for RPF Sub Inspectors & Constable are 9,739 as per the official notification and around 50% of the RPF vacancy for Constable/SI post is reserved for Women.

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