RPF Recruitment 2018 is now open. With one of the largest recruitment of the nation, there are also many confusions that arise during the application process. Thus, we have discussed RPF Recruitment 2018 FAQs on this page. The last date to apply online for the same is 30 Jun 2018 (11:59 pm). Thus, interested and eligible candidates must apply online. For the same candidates will be able to pay the application fee until July 05, 2018. However, many candidates face confusions regarding the recruitment process and also they face some trouble during the application form fill up. Thus, read below the RPF Recruitment 2018 FAQs. Maybe your questions might be included among these. If not you can comment below and ask.

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RPF Recruitment 2018 FAQs

The most important thing to take note of are the important dates of RPF Recruitment 2018. Thus, here is the list of RPF Recruitment 2018 important events and their dates.

RPF Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
RPF 2018 Notification release date 19 May 2018
Application form can be filled from 01 Jun 2018 (10:00 am)
Last date to apply online 30 Jun 2018 (11:59 pm)
The last date to pay offline fee 05 Jul 2018 (11:59 pm)
RPF Admit Card can be downloaded from 10 days before the exam
RPF Recruitment 2018 CBT will be held on Sep / Oct 2018

Now that the confusions regarding the dates are cleared from the above table, let us now take a look at other frequently asked Questions that are common to both SI and Constable recruitments.

RPF Recruitment 2018 FAQs – Common for both RPF SI and RPF Constable 2018 Application Process

RPF Recruitment 2018 FAQs

Q1: What should I do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the page?

A: Processing for On-Line Application on Internet, is based on various factors like Internet Speed. There are a large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Therefore, if you are not able to get the pages for registration immediately, please retry after a gap of 15 minutes or during off-peak hours during the night. Please also ensure that your internet speed is good and at least 1MBps or so.

Q2: How do I know that my application is registered?

A:  So, there are five stages of registration. Your registration is successful only on completion of all the stages including the fee payment and photograph upload. You will receive an email and SMS alert on the completion of successful registration. Also, after the preliminary registration, you will receive the Registration ID. make sure to preserve it for future use as all login attempts. All will be based on the Registration ID and your Date of Birth. Kindly note that successful registration does not imply that application has been accepted. Eligible/Rejection status will be decided after proper validations.

Q3: I did not receive the email intimation for registration of my application?

A: The Registration ID is sent by auto-response confirmation emails. Delivery of these emails purely depends upon the correctness of E-Mail ID provided, the policy of your E-Mail Service provider to accept and divert such emails under Bulk or Spam Mails or bounce back such emails without accepting it due to the heavy number of emails generated by our Applications. In case of Govt./official /company Email Ids, delivery is controlled by your company policies. Please check your Bulk or Spam folder before you contact Helpdesk if you are unable to proceed with your registration.

Q3: How do I re-confirm that my application is saved?

A: In case of doubt about the successful completion of the application, candidates are advised to visit the page for Print Application, generate the Printout and preserve the hard copy (printout) of the Application.

Q4: After filling up the complete form, I got Blank Screen / Internet got disconnected / My PC closed/hanged/shutdown. Is my application saved/registered?

A: If you do not get the application printout option under the Print Application link, your application is not saved. In that case please re-apply.

Q5: What details should I retain while replying to auto-response emails?

A: You need not respond to auto-response emails. But please note down the Registration ID, which is to be used for all your future logins like to reprint application, download Admit Card etc.

Q6: What details should I provide while writing for the problem?

A: Please do not forget to provide following details while writing to the concerned authorities: (1) Registration Number (2) Registered Email ID as entered in the application. In case of application failure or any error message, they would like to have the specific error message. Additionally, you may provide the Details including the Operating System (like Windows XP, Vista, Linux etc.) & Internet Browser & version (like Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 3.0, Firefox 3.5 etc.) used.

Q7: I am a fee exempted candidate, should I also make the fee payment?

A: Yes. Fee payment is mandatory for all the candidates. A fee of Rs.500/- for non-fee exempted candidates and Rs.250/- for fee exempted candidates(Woman, SC/ST, Ex-SM, Economically Backward Class and Minority candidates) should be paid during the registration process, which will be refunded if the candidate appears for the CBT.

Q8: Is the Examination Fee refundable?

A: For all candidates except the fee concession categories, the Exam fee is Rs.500, out of which an amount of Rs.400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on the candidate appearing in the CBT. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/ Female/ Minorities / Economic Backward Class, the Exam fee is Rs.250, which shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in the CBT.

Q9: I want to change/correct the details I entered in the Application?

A: You have to be very careful when you fill in your registration. If you want to change any details in your application after the completion of your registration process, you have to choose ‘Modify Application’ from the Home Page of the registration portal. You have to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs.250/- for modifying your application. After successful payment of the fee, you can edit your application and make any changes required. However, you will not be able to edit your RPF zonal group, Registration number, email ID and mobile number with which you have registered.

Q10: Whether I need to pay the Exam fee again if I modify my application?

A: A non-refundable fee of Rs.250/- for modification is applicable for the all the candidates including the fee exempted candidates. On modifying the details, if you lose your eligibility for exam fee relaxation, then you are required to pay the examination fee of Rs.500/-. The examination fee of Rs.250/- which was already paid by you earlier will not be refunded. Also on modifying the details, if you get eligible for exam fee relaxation, then the exam fee of Rs.500/- paid by you earlier will not be refunded and you need not pay Rs.250/- again as exam fee.

Q11: Is it mandatory to fill the Bank account details?

A: Yes, the bank account details are mandatory to be filled in the application. The concerned amount will be refunded only to the beneficiary account mentioned in your application. The refund will be done only on appearing in the CBT.

Q12: Can I change my RPF zonal group using Modify Application option?

A: No. You cannot change your application from one RPF group to another RPF group. The selection of RPF group once exercised shall be final.

Q13: I have paid the fee through Postal Challan. Now is there any further process i.e. entering the receipt/ journal number online?

A: No. Once you have made a successful payment, do wait for two working days for your payment to get verified. Once your payment gets verified, you can log in through the ‘Candidate Login’ link from the Home page of the Registration Portal and proceed with the further stages of registration.

Q14: While making the online payment, I could not pay it due to some computer problem. I would like to pay exam fees by offline mode through the post office or SBI Bank. For that what should I do? Please help me.

A: You can modify the payment mode and make the payments accordingly.

Q15: I have not printed my application? Where can I get it?

A: You can take the printout of your application by logging in through Print Application option from the Home Page of the Registration Portal, provided you must have completed your application.

Q16: What does the “Date to be printed below the name on the Photograph” mean?

A: The date to print in the photograph denotes the date of taking the photograph and it should be on or after 01-12-2017. Refer CEN for detailed specifications about the photograph.

RPF Recruitment 2018 FAQs – Specifically asked in case of RPF Constable 2018 Application process

Q1: I had already registered for the EN 01/2016. How do I proceed with the registration for Constable/ RPF-01/2018?

A: Click on the button “Registration for Female Candidates already applied in Notification no.01/2016” in the registration portal of Constable/ RPF- 01/2018. Select the group you wish to apply. Log in with your Registration number generated for EN 01/2016 and DOB and proceed with your registration process.

Q2: I had already registered for the EN 01/2016. But I forgot my Registration number. How can I retrieve the same?

A: Click the “Get Registration Number” button in the login portal for EN 01/2016 candidates. There are two ways to track your Register No. of EN 01/2016: 1) Your Name, Mother’s Name and DOB as registered in EN no.01/2016 2) Your email ID and DOB as registered in EN no.01/2016. By using either of the two ways, you can track your Registration No. of EN 01/2016 and proceed with the registration process of Constable/RPF – 01/2018.

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  1. hello sir am balamurugan D application number 1110292190 apply for RBF exam in( 18.06. 2016) double time 500 rupees Debited in my account please how to get that 500 rupees.

  2. sir today am apply for RBF exam double time 500 debitted in my account. how to get that amount pls tell me my application no is 1110292190

  3. actually i did select the image.
    1. the date on it was my D.O.B.
    2. i forgot to check the checkbox of agreement and pressed enter 2-3 times.
    then something happened and after that the service to watch application form is unavailable.
    what can be done ? please reply for the sake of the performance of your website.

    • Hello Siva,
      If your payment was successfully done but you are getting any type of error on website then you have to contact officials as soon as possible.

  4. sir, my name is Ranajit Samantaray. my registration id is 131160472. my exam fees is Rs.250 is debited twice from my account. what should i do ? please help sir……

  5. sir i complete my all stage of online applying.registration no.is-1410439775.but now whenever i log in on get admit card it shown incorrect detail…same if i log in rpf official site i will log in.

    please help Me…..
    if exam date is over or when or whatever how can i know.please help me

    • Hi Ashim!
      If your registration number is showing wrong, then you can reset your registration number by clicking on ”forgot registration number” link on RRB’s website .

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