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The Railway Recruitment Board is conducting a nationwide RPF (Railway Police Force) Recruitment Examination to identify qualified candidates for the position of Constables Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply for the open position in the Railway Police Force.

  • Group A: S Railway, SW Railway and SC Railway
  • Group B: C Railway, W Railway, WC Railway and SEC Railway
  • Group C: E Railway, EC Railway, SE Railway and ECo Railway
  • Group D: N Railway, NE Railway, NW Railway and NC Railway
  • Group E: NF Railway
  • Group F: RPSF

Important Dates

The RPF and RPSF Constable notification PDF, consists of all the important dates related to its events. For your reference, we have listed the events and their dates in the table mentioned below-



Recruitment Notification Date

April 15, 2024

Application Process Starts from

April 15, 2024

Application Process Ends on

May 14, 2024

Last Date for submission of fee (Online)

May 14, 2024

Date for Errors Correction in Application Form

May 15-24, 2024

Admit Card

To be announced

Exam Date

To be announced

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Selection Process

The selection process for RPF SI Vacancy 2024 includes the following stages:

  • Stage-1: Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Stage-2: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Stage-3: Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Stage-4: Document Verification

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification- a candidate has to be a passed the 10th-level exam to apply for the post.

Age Limit: The age limit as prescribed by the Railway Recruitment board is 2024-25 is 18-28 years. The crucial date for the calculation of the lower age limit is 1 July2024.Age relaxation will be as per state government rule.

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The following is the RPF Exam Pattern 2024 

  • 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.
  • Time Duration: The time given to complete the Computer Based Test is 90 minutes (1 hour 30 minutes).
  • No. of Questions- In total, there will be 120 Questions in the RPF CBT Exam wherein 50 questions from General Awareness, 35 questions from Arithmetic, and 35 questions from General Intelligence and Reasoning.
  • Type of Questions- The questions will be Objective Type/Multiple Choice Questions. 
  • Mode of Exam- The CBT Exam for RPF Recruitment 2024 will be conducted in online mode.
  • Qualifying Marks-  For SI- UR/OBC- 35% and SC/ST- 30%

                                              RPF CBT Exam Pattern 2024


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks


General Awareness



90 mins or 1 hour 30 minutes




General Intelligence & Reasoning






90 minutes or 1 hour 30 minutes

Physical Efficiency Test:-


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

Physical Measurement Test:-


Height  (in cm)

Chest (in cm) in males















For Garhwali, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other categories





Document Verification:-

  • Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates shall be considered for Document Verification.
  • Candidates from SC, ST, OBC-NCL & EWS selected purely on merit, without availing any relaxation available to them, shall be counted against UR vacancies.
  • In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority.
  •  In case the date of birth also happens to be the same they will be placed in ascending alphabetical order (a to z).
  • Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training.
  • Candidates may please note that Recruitment Committee only recommends names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Zones/RPSF.
  • Candidates who do not appear for Document Verification will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in CBT and PET/PMT.
  •  Candidates shortlisted for DV will have to submit all their original documents along with two sets of self-attested photocopies at the time of DV.


The RPF exam consists of three subjects Basic Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness. The questions asked in RPF SI Exam 2024 will be of Graduation level, so candidates need to prepare for the examination accordingly. Read below in the article to know the complete subject-wise syllabus.

  • Arithmetic –Number System, Whole Number, decimal and fraction and relationships between number, percentage, ratio, Fundamental arithmetic operations, percentage, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of tables and graph, mensuration, time and distance etc .
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning- Analogies, Spatial Visualization and Orientation, Problem Solving Analysis, Decision Making ability, Visual Memory, Similarities & Differences, Discriminating Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Classification of Verbal & Figure, Arithmetic Number Series, Syllogistic Reasoning, Non-Verbal Series, Coding & Decoding and Statement Conclusion.
  • General Awareness- Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Sociology, Indian Arts and Culture, Indian History, Indian Geography, Polity, Sports, Indian Constitution, General Science. 

Exam Analysis

The level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate.

Name of the Section


Difficulty Level

General Knowledge






General Intelligence & Reasoning






Admit Card

The candidates can download admit card from the official website by following the steps given below :

  • Visit the official website @https://www. rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.
  • Click on the Admit Card link.
  • A new login page appears on the screen.
  • Enter Your Registration Number, Date of Birth, Gender, and verification code as displayed on the screen.
  • After entering the required login details click on Download Admit Card.
  • The admit card is displayed on your screen.
  • Download and take a printout of your admit card for future reference.


The result of the RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 examination will be announced on the official website (http://www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.).The result will be released stage wise once each stage is conducted. The candidates can check their result through the following steps:

  • Visit the direct link provided above or on the site (http://www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.).
  • On the Homepage go to the result section, click on it you will get the result displayed on the screen. Or you will get the official result PDF link here.
  • You will get the official Result PDF’s containing result write-up and the list of selected candidates.
  • Click on RPF Constable Examination result link given below.
  • Enter ‘Ctrl+F’ or the search bar and enter your roll number in the same.
  • Your name will be highlighted.
  • You can also apply from the regional websites.









Jammu and Kashmir










Answer Key

The candidates can check the Constable Recruitment examination Answer Key by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official website of RRB Recruitment page (http://www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.) or click on the link shared above.
  • Click on the Answer Key tab.
  • The answer keys to the question booklets will only be available online.
  • Enter the roll number and birth date as password and download the right answer key.
  •  It will contain the correct responses to the exam questions.
  • Students have the option to print out or save the document for later use.

Preparation Tips

The candidates are required to follow a systematic approach and a good strategy in order to prepare for the RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 exam. Here are some tips that can help you prepare for the exam -

  • Syllabus and Exam Pattern It is essential to have a clear understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare effectively. Analyze the weightage of each topic and prioritize your preparation accordingly.
  • Study Plan Develop a well-structured study plan for SI exam that covers all the subjects and topics and allocate sufficient time for each topic based on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Study Materials Collect reliable study materials, including textbooks, reference books, online resources, and previous years’ question papers with good study materials you can easily understand the concepts and practice different types of questions.
  • Time Management Practice solving questions within a time limit to improve your speed and accuracy. Time yourself while solving mock tests and practice papers to assess your performance.
  • Take Mock Tests Regularly take mock tests and solve practice papers to assess your progress for RPF SI exam. They help you identify weak areas that need improvement.
  • Revision Revise important topics and formulas regularly to reinforce your understanding and memory.
  • Regular Exercise   It is essential to increase stamina to pass the physical tests for RPF SI.
  • Seek Guidance If you find any topic challenging or have doubts, don’t hesitate to seek guidance from teachers, mentors, or online forums. Clarify your doubts to enhance your understanding and confidence.

Apply Online

To apply online for RPF SI Recruitment, candidates can follow the steps below.

  • Go to rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.
  • Look for the notification or the relevant link for the Constable recruitment application.
  • If you’re a new user, complete the registration process. Otherwise, log in with your existing credentials.
  • Carefully fill in all the required details in the application form.
  • Upload necessary documents, such as educational qualifications, age proof, etc.
  • Pay the application fee online per your category.
  • After verifying all the details, submit the application form.
  • Finally, take a printout of the application form for future reference.


What is the selection procedure for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024?
The candidates will be selected through 4 phases of recruitment process- CBT, PET, PMT and Document Verification.

How many times a candidate can give RPF constable examination?
The number of times a candidate can give RPF examination is 10 and as per the eligibility criteria given by Railway Selection Board.

What is the application fee of RPF Constable Recruitment 2024?
For the General and OBC the fees is Rs. 500 and for SC/ST/ Ex Servicemen/ Female and economically backward classes it is Rs. 250

What is the official website for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024?
The complete details regarding RPF Recruitment 2024 will be released at the official website www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.

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