RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 is open for 8619 vacancies. Since Indian Railway has announced the biggest recruitment, the candidates all over the nation are planning to apply. But do you know, to be selected it is important to satisfy RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria 2018.
The RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria 2018 covers area related to candidate’s age, citizenship, education qualification, and more. The eligibility of the candidates will be checked in the Document Verification round, which will be after CBT and PET & PMT round. However, it is important that candidates make sure of eligibility in advance. The application form of RPF Constable 2018 should only be filled if the candidates are sure of the eligibility criteria. The details RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria is as given below.
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RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria 2018
The eligibility criteria of RPF 2018 covers following aspects:
- Age Limit
- Education Qualification
- Physical Criteria
- Medical Criteria
RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria for Citizenship
For RPF Constable only that candidate can apply who is a citizen of India. This is an important criterion and non-citizen.
RPF Constable Age Limit 2018
Age limit is a crucial eligibility criterion. Candidates who are under or over age will not be recruited under any circumstances. The RPF constable Age Limit is as follows:
RPF Constable Lower Age Limit – Candidate’s age must be more than 18 years, as on July 01, 2018.
RPF Constable Upper Age Limit – The maximum age to apply for the recruitment is 25 years, as on July 01, 2018.
Hence, this means that the candidate should have been born between:
- UR – between July 02, 1993, to July 01, 2000
- OBC-NCL – between July 02, 1990, to July 01, 2000
- SC / ST – between July 01, 1988 to July 01, 2000
Relaxation on RPF Constable Age Limit 2018 (Upper Age) is as follows:
|Category||Number of years Relaxation on the Upper Age Limit|
|SC / ST candidates||5 years|
|OBC – NCL candidates||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen – who have served continuously for more than 6 months.||To the extent of services rendered in Armed Forces plus:
UR – 3 years
OBC-NCL – 6 years
SC / ST – 8 years
|Domicile of Jammu and Kashmir – who became domicile between January 01, 2980, to December 31, 1989.||UR – 5 years
OBC-NCL – 8 years
SC / ST – 10 years
|The employee of Central Government – who have worked continuously for more than 3 years. (this does not include ex-servicemen)||UR – 5 years
OBC-NCL – 8 years
SC / ST – 10 years
|Female who is lawfully separated from their husbands (Includes window, divorced females as well)||UR – 2 years
OBC-NCL – 5 years
SC / ST – 7 years
RPF Constable Education Qualification 2018
The minimum education qualification that the candidates must possess is that class 10th certificate.
- Candidates who have qualified SSLC / Matric are eligible to apply. However, candidates must have completed the class 10th from a recognized board.
- It is important to note that the candidates who are waiting for their result should not apply.
RPF Constable Physical Criteria
Both male and female candidates will have to meet physical measurement criteria for RPF recruitment 2018. It is as follows:
|Category||Height (in cms)||Chest (in cms)|
|SC / ST||160||152||76.2||81.2|
|UR / OBC||165||157||80||85|
|Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and any Category specified by Govt.||163||155||80||85|
RPF Constable Medical Criteria
There are few medical criteria as well which the candidates need to fulfill. The medical test will be held after the document verification round but if the candidates do not pass in it they will not be recruited.
If the candidates suffering from any of the following then they will not be selected.
- Weak eyesight
- Flat foot
- Knock Knee
- Squint Eyes
- Colour Blindness
- Any other bodily defects
Documents that will be Used to Determine RPF Constable Eligibility During Verification
The documents that shall be needed in the verification round to ensure that the candidate is eligible are as follows:
- Domicile Certificate – to ensure that the candidate is a citizen of India.
- Class 10th certificate – to ensure the age and education qualification.
- Caste certificate – to ensure that candidate belongs to a reserved category.
- Discharge certificate of Ex-serviceman 10th/Matriculation certificate as proof of age.
- 2 copies of the self-attested coloured photograph.
- No Objection Certificate(NOC