RPF Recruitment 2018 | Constable/Sub-Inspector | 9739 vacancies | Last Date: 30 June 2018


RPF Recruitment 2018 – Railway Protection Force (RPF) & Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) announced 9,739 jobs for Constable, Sub-Inspectors. The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

RPF RecruitmentRPF Recruitment 2018: Constable/SI

Job RoleConstable, Sub-Inspector
Qualification10th/Any degree
Total Vacancies9739
SalaryConstable: Rs.21,700/-
Sub-Inspector: Rs.35,400/-
Job LocationAcross India
Application Start Date1 June 2018
Last Date30 June 2018

Detailed Eligibility:

Constable (Executive): SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board.

Sub Inspector (Executive): Graduate from a recognized University.

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

Physical Standards:

CategoryHeight (Male) Height (Female)Chest (Only Male)
UR/OBC165 Cms157 Cms80 – 85 Cms
SC/ST160 Cms152 Cms76.2 – 81.2 Cms
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas & others163 Cms155 Cms80 – 85 Cms

Age limit(As on 01.07.2018):

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  • Constable: 18 to 25 years
  • Sub Inspector: 20 to 25 years

Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 5 years for SC/ST Candidates
  • 3 years for OBC NonCreamy Layer candidates
  • Others as per govt rules
RPF Recruitment – Post wise vacancies: 9739 Posts


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Zonal RailwayMaleFemale
SR, SWR & SCR804927
CR, WR, WCR & SECR440712
ER, ECR, SER & ECoR12871391
NR, NER, NWR & NCR10461006
Total 44034216


Zonal RailwayMaleFemale
SR, SWR & SCR12652
CR, WR, WCR & SECR14456
ER, ECR, SER & ECoR287112
NR, NER, NWR & NCR17369
Total 819301

RPF Recruitment Selection Process:

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

Computer Based Test (CBT):

  • For Constable: The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.
  • For Sub-Inspector: The standard of examination will be graduation level.
  • Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • Total Duration: 90 min.
  • Candidates to obtain 35% marks (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates) to qualify in the CBT.

Scheme of Examination:

SubjectNo. of Qns & Marks
General Awareness50
General Intelligence & reasoning35

Application Fee:

  • For all candidates except 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 CBT Test.

Examination Centre: For all Zonal Railways and RPSF.

How to apply RPF Recruitment 2018 for Constable/SI?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position in online from 1 June to 30 June 2018.

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Important Dates:

  • Date of Opening of Online registration: 01/06/2018
  • Date of Closing of Online registration: 30/06/2018
  • Last Date for Online Fee Payment: 2 July 2018
  • Last Date for Offline Fee Payment: 5 July 2018
  • Tentative Date for Computer Based Test (CBT): In September and October 2018