RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 – RPF Constable 2018 CBT will start from December 20, 2018. It will be a 90 minutes exam, in which candidates will have to solve 120 MCQs. On December 08, 2018, the admit card for RPF Constable 2018 has been released. The candidates can download it from the link below by submitting registration number and date of birth. It is begin released 10 days before the exam, at constable1.rpfonlinereg.org. The recruitment of RPF Constable 2018 is open for 8619 vacancies. Check complete details related to RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 from this page.

Latest: RPF Constable Admit Card for Group E released. Click on the “Admit Card” link below it.

RPF Constable 2018

The official website for RPF Constable has started working on May 19, 2018. The detailed notification for it also released on the same day. The candidates can check RPF Constable 2018 Dates from the table given below.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
Starting date of Application process 01 Jun 2018
Closing date of Online Application 30 Jun 2018
Last date for fee payment:
In online mode
In offline mode
02 Jul 2018
05 Jul 2018
Last Date for Photo Upload and Final Submission 10 Jul 2018
Reopening of Photo Upload and Final Submission 13-16 Jul 2018
Issuance of Roll Number 16 Nov 2018
Issuance of RPF Constable Admit Card for CBT 10 days before the test
RPF Constable CBT exam date 2018 20 Dec 2018 – 19 Feb 2019
Declaration of CBT Result To be notified

The official website for RPF Recruitment 2018 is constable.rpfonlinereg.org.

RPF Constable CBT 2018 Examination Schedule

RPF Constable 2018 exam date

RPF Constable 2018 Admit Card

The admit card of the RPF 2018 recruitment is only available online. The candidates can access it from the link above. To download it, registration number and date of birth is needed. The candidates will have to download the admit card of RPF and carry the print copy of it on the exam day.

Other than the admit card the candidates also need to take photo id proof and passport size photograph on the exam day. The candidates should note that a id proof can be voter id card, aadhaar card, pan card, etc. The photograph to be carried on the exam day has to be same as that uploaded in the application form of RPF 2018.

RPF Constable 2018 Answer Key

After the conduction of examination, the Indian Railways will release the answer key for each phase of the examination. The candidates who will appear in the examination will be able to check the answer key. Along with answer key Railway will release the OMR sheet of the candidates. With help of answer key and OMR sheet, the candidates will be able to estimate the score before releasing of the result.

At first, the Railway will release the preliminary answer key. Then it will invite the objections to the answer key. After considering the objections the final answer key will be released.

RPF Constable 2018 Result

As there are three phases of selection so the Railway will declare the result for CBT first. The candidates who will appear in CBT will be able to check the result. The result will be declared through login and pdf both. To fetch the result through login the candidates have to use the roll number and date of birth.

The result for each phase will be released one by one. After CBT the result for PET/ PMT will be declared. At last, the result for medical examination will be declared.

RPF Constable 2018 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be through a three stage process, which will include:

  • Computer Based Test
  • PET and PMT
  • Document Verification

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 CBT

The computer based test is the first stage for RPF Constable recruitment 2018. The important points to know about CBT are as follows:

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Duration – candidates will have 90 minutes to solve the paper.
  • Sections – there will be three sections for General Awareness, Arithmetic, and General Intelligence and reasoning.

-General awareness will be of 50 marks.
-Arithmetic and General Intelligence and Reasoning will be of 35 marks, each.

  • Number of Questions – there will be 120 questions in the exam.
  • Marking Scheme – Each question will be of 1 mark and for choosing wrong answer 1/3 marks shall be deducted.
  • Language – The exam shall be held in 15 languages, which are:
Hindi English Urdu
Tamil Telugu Konkani
Malayalam Kannada Marathi
Gujarati Bengali Odia
Assamese Manipuri Punjabi

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Syllabus:

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 General Awareness Syllabus:

  • Current events
  • Indian History
  • Art
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports,
  • General Science etc.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Arithmetic Syllabus:

  • Decimal and fractions
  • Relationships between numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and loss
  • Discount
  • Use of table and graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Time and distance
  • Ratio and proportion etc.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus:

  • Analogies,
  • Similarities and differences
  • Spatial visualization
  • Spatial orientation
  • Problem solving analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discriminating observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding and decoding
  • Statement conclusion
  • Syllogistic reasoning etc.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 PET and PMT

Candidates who will qualify CBT will be called for PET and PMT round. This round is of qualifying nature and the marks of it will not be added for final assessment but it is mandatory to qualify it.

  • In this round, candidates will have to run 1600 / 800 meters. They will only get one chance to finish it in time. Also, the candidates will have to participate in Long Jump and High Jump as well. In the jumps, the candidates will get two chances to achieve the target.

The criteria for PET is as follows:

Category 1600 mtrs 800 mtrs Long Jump High Jump
Constable 5 min 45 secs 14 ft 4 ft
Constable Female 3 min 40 secs 9 ft 3 ft

RPF Constable 2018 Document Verification Round

Candidates successful in CBT and PET & PMT are called for the document verification. In this round, the candidates have to get the following documents verified, in order to prove eligibility:

  • Class 10th/Matriculation certificate as proof of age and education qualification.
  • Caste certificate (for SC/ST/OBC candidates), in the perscribed format.
  • Discharge certificate for Ex-Serviceman.
  • 2 copies of self attested colour photograph
  • No Objection Certificate(NOC) from current employer (only for Govt. job candidates)
  • Domicile certificate

Note: All the certificates should be in Hindi or English. However, if any of the certificate is not in the required language then the candidates will have to produce a self-attested translated version of it.

RPF Constable 2018 Salary

The basic salary at which the candidates will be recruited will be – Rs 21,700/-. The selected candidates will also get extra allowances over the salary.

RPF Constable 2018 Vacancy Details

The distribution of 8619 Constable vacancies is as follows:

  • Vacancies for Male candidates – 4403
  • Vacancies for Female candidates – 4216

Few Highlights of RPF Constable 2018 Vacancies are as follows:

-Zonal Railway with the maximum number of vacancies: ER, ECR, SER & ECoR.
-The number of vacancies in ER, ECR, SER & ECoR: 1287 for male and 1391 for female.
-10% vacancies are reserved for male and female candidates belonging to Ex-servicemen category.

The candidates can check the complete distribution of vacancies from the table below.

RPF Constable 2018 Application Form

The registration for RPF constable will open on the official website. Offline applications shall not be available. Candidates will have to apply by entering details such as their name, gender, date of birth etc.

During the application process, the candidates will also have to pay the application fee. The amount of application fee will be:

  • Rs. 500 for UR and OBC candidates
  • Rs. 250 for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Exserviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically

Mode of Payment: The payment of fee can be done via Net Banking, Debit / Credit Card, or Challan of SBI / Post Office.

Refund of Application Fee: Out of Rs. 500, Rs. 400 will be refunded to the candidate when they will show up for CBT. The reserved category candidates will get entire Rs. 250 back, on appearing for CBT.

Modification of Application Form: The candidates should try to submit the application form in correctly. However, if there is any error in the application form of RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 then the candidates can get it corrected during editing facility. The facility can only be availed by each person twice, by remitting Rs 250 each.

RPF Constable 2018 Eligibility Criteria

It is very important for the candidates to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the examination. The RPF Constable eligibility includes:

  • Citizenship
  • Education Qualification
  • Age Limit

It is all as explained below:

Citizenship: Only Indian citizens can apply for the recruitment.

Education Qualification: The minimum education qualification that a candidate must possess is SSLC / 10th /Matric, from a recognized Board.

Age Limit: The minimum age to apply for the recruitment is 18 years, as on July 01, 2000. The maximum age limit is 25 years, as on:

  • July 02, 1993 for UR candidates
  • July 02, 1990 for OBC-NCL candidates
  • July 02, 1988 for SC / ST candidates.

Relaxation on RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Age Limit:

Category Relaxation on the Upper Age Limit
SC / ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months of continuous service after attestation. To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces and:
UR – 3 years
OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years
SC/ST – 8 years
Domicile of Jammu and Kashmir (between 01 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec 1989). UR – 5 years
OBC – 8 years
SC / ST – 10 years
Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have done more than 3 years of service. UR – 5 years
OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 yearS
SC/ST – 10 years
Widows, divorced women or females judicially separated from husband but not remarried. UR – 2 years
OBC – 5 years
SC / ST – 7 years

RPF Constable 2018 Physical Requirements

Other than the eligibility criteria, the candidates will also have to fulfill the physical requirements. These are as follows:

Particulars UR / OBC SC / ST Garhwalis, Marathas, Kumaoni, Gorkhas, Dogras, and other category specified by Govt.
Heights (in cms) for Males 165 160 163
Heights (in cms) for Females 157 152 155
Chest (in cm) for Males – Unexpanded 80 76.2 80
Chest (in cm) for Males – Expanded 85 81.2 85

RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Notification – Candidates can download the notification for RPF recruitment 2018 in English and Hindi, from below:

  • To download RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Notification in English – Click Here
  • To download RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 Notification in Hindi – Click Here

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    • Hello Arjun,
      RPF ki exam date aa gyi hai. Exam 19 December se start ho rhe hai and Admi card 09 December se download hone start ho jaye ge.

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