RPF Recruitment 2024: 4660 Sub-Inspectors/Constables, Apply Online!!!

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RPF Recruitment 2024: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has announced for Sub-Inspectors/Constables posts. There are 4660 Vacancies to be filled by this recruitment. Candidates with Any degree/10th qualification are eligible to apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and application process for RPF Jobs are given below.

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RPF Jobs Overview:

RRB has released a press release with details regarding the recruitment process on 02 January 2024. Per the Railway Board Recruitment 2024 notification pdf, 4280 vacancies will be for Constable and 452 for SI posts for RPF Jobs. The Railway Recruitment Board is organising the RPF (Railway Police Force) Recruitment Examination nationally to select eligible candidates for the post of Constables and Sub-Inspectors. Male and Female candidates are eligible to apply for the available post in the Railway Police Force. RPF Recruitment will announce the dates soon. This web page mentions the RPF Vacancy 2024, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, and Exam Pattern. Bookmark this page to get the latest updates on RPF Jobs. The RPF Recruitment 2024 aims to fill a total of 4660 vacancies for Constables and for Sub-Inspectors. The detailed RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification and Online Application dates will be released soon on the official website. 

RPF Recruitment

RPF Recruitment 2024 for Sub-Inspectors/Constables:

Job Role Sub-Inspectors/Constables
Job Type Govt Jobs
Qualification Any Degree/10th
Total Vacancies 4660 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 21,700 – 35,400/-
Job Location Across India
Application starts 15 April 2024
Last Date 14 May 2024

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification of RPF Jobs:

Sub-Inspectors: Graduate from a recognized university.

Constables: 10th pass or equivalent from the recognized board by the Government of India

Physical Standards:

Category Height (Male)  Height (Female) Chest (Only Male)
UR/OBC 165 Cms 157 Cms 80 – 85 Cms
SC/ST 160 Cms 152 Cms 76.2 – 81.2 Cms
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas & others 163 Cms 155 Cms 80 – 85 Cms

Age limit (As on 01 July 2024):

Sub-Inspectors 20-25 Years
Constables 18-25 Years

Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 05 years for SC/ST Candidates
  • 03 years for OBC NonCreamy Layer candidates
  • Others, as per govt rules

Salary: 



  • Sub-Inspectors: Rs. 35,400/-
  • Constables: Rs. 21,700/-

No. of. Vacancies: 4660 Posts

Sub-Inspectors 452 Posts
Constables 4208 Posts

Selection Process for RPF Jobs:

The recruitment process shall involve a Computer Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Trade Test and Document Verification (DV).

Computer Based Test (CBT):

  • The standard of examination for Sub Inspector will be of graduation level and for Constable of Matriculation (10th Standard) level.
  • Obtain 35% marks (30% marks by SC and ST candidates) to qualify for the CBT.
Time allowed (In minutes) No. of questions General Awareness Arithmetic General Intelligence & reasoning
Sub-Inspectors/Constables 90 120 50 35  35
  • Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01 (one) mark for each correct answer.
  • 1/3rd mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer (negative marking). No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test:

  • For the posts of Constables (Executive) and Sub-Inspector (Executive), candidates to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen candidates shall be called for PET and PMT from amongst the candidates who have secured minimum qualifying marks.
  • However, in case, requisite number of candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT and it is assessed that vacancies in any category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen will not be filled up, additional candidates equal to 10 times the number which are likely to remain vacant after the first round of PET/PMT may again be called amongst the candidates who have secured minimum qualifying marks for a second round of PET/PMT.
  • There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT.
  • If vacancies of Female and Ex-Servicemen are not filled up after second round of PET/PMT vacant posts will be filled up by male candidates of respective category.
  • Central Recruitment Committee for SIs (hereinafter called CRC-SI) & Regional Sub Committees for Constables (hereinafter called RSC-CT) will ensure timely initiation and expeditious completion of process of PET/PMT immediately followed by document verification for their respective regions at the designated venues.

The qualifying criteria of PET:

Category 1600 metres 800 metres Long Jump High Jump
Sub Inspector (Exe) 6 min 30 secs 12 ft 3 ft 9 inch
Sub Inspector female (Exe) 4 min 9 ft 3 ft
Constable (Exe) 5 min 45 secs 14 ft 4 ft
Constable female (Exe) 3 min 40 secs 9 ft 3 ft
  • The member who has conducted measurements/tests shall affix his signature to authenticate the result.
  • The work of conducting PET and PMT may be distributed amongst the members by the Chairperson of Central Recruitment Committee and Regional Sub Committee.
  • Signatures and digital impressions of both thumbs of all candidates appearing for PET and PMT will be obtained.
  • The entire process of PET and PMT will be video-graphed in such a manner that the face and chest number of the candidates are clearly discernible.
  • Digital thumb impressions taken during PET/PMT will be matched with corresponding digital thumb impression taken during CBT to eliminate the possibility of impersonation.
  • For 1600 / 800 meters event only one chance will be given; for the remaining events viz. long jump and high jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each.
  • 1600/800 meters event will be conducted first followed by Height/Chest measurement followed by other 2 events (Long Jump/High Jump). The 1600/800 meters Race will be conducted using RFID technology.
  • All candidates qualifying in 1600 meters/800 meters event will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurements will be taken only for male If a male candidate’s unexpanded chest measurement is below eligibility limit, expanded measurement shall not be taken and he shall be treated as disqualified.
  • Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for measurements of chest and shall be treated as disqualified. Candidates who do not have minimum height, chest (unexpanded/expanded) shall be treated as having failed in PMT.

Document Verification:

  • The following documents in original, as well as their self-attested photocopies, will be required for verification in respect of candidates who qualify in PET/PMT.
  • Matriculation Certificate as proof of age,
  • Graduation / Matriculation Certificate as proof of educational qualification,
  • Caste Certificate (for SC, ST & OBC candidates) in the format prescribed for employment under Central Government
  • Discharge Certificate for ex-Servicemen,
  • Two copies of self- attested colour photograph,
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the present employer in case of serving Govt. Employees,
  • Domicile certificate wherever applicable,
  • Certificate belonging to Economically Weaker Section in the format prescribed for employment under Central Government.

Qualifying Marks: 



Category No. of marks in Written Examination
Total Qualifying
SI/Constable 120 UR/OBC = 42
SC/ST = 36

Application Fee:

  • For all candidates except the below categories: Rs.500/-
  • For SC/ST/Ex-SM/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class candidates: Rs.250/-

Note: For General candidates, Rs.400/- refunded & SC/ST/Ex-SM/Female/Minorities/EBC candidates Rs.250/- will be refunded after appearing for the CBT Test.

Mode of Payment:

  • Online Mode – through Internet Banking or debit/credit cards.
  • Offline Mode – SBI Bank Challan Payment mode & Post Office Challan Payment mode

How to Apply for RPF Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 15 April 2024 to 14 May 2024.

For More details: Click here.

Short Notice: Click here.

To Apply: Click here. (Starts on 15 April 2024)


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