RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification: 4660 SI and Constable Posts

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced the RPF Recruitment 2024, inviting applications for 4660 Constable and Sub-Inspector (SI) positions. The notification, officially published on February 26th, 2024, provides details on eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and online application procedures.


RPF Recruitment 2024 Overview

  • Organizing Body: Railway Protection Force (RPF)
  • Post Names: RPF Constable and SI
  • Total Vacancies: 4660 (4208 Constable + 452 SI)
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Notification Release Date: 26th February 2024
  • Online Application Dates: 15th April to 14th May 2024
  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Job Location: Pan India
  • Selection Process: CBT, PMT, PST, Document Verification
  • Official Website: www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in

RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF

The detailed RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF has been officially released on the website. Interested candidates are advised to download and read the PDF for comprehensive information, including eligibility requirements, application fees, selection criteria, important dates, and exam patterns.

Download RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF


RPF Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

The recruitment process begins on 15th April 2024, and candidates can apply online until 14th May 2024. Here are the key dates:

  • RPF Detailed Notification 2024: 26th February 2024
  • RPF Recruitment 2024 Apply Online Starts: 15th April 2024
  • RPF Last Date to Apply Online: 14th May 2024

RPF Vacancy 2024

A total of 4660 vacancies are announced, with 4208 for RPF Constable and 452 for RPF SI posts. Both male and female candidates can apply, and 15% of the total vacancies are reserved for women.

RPF Constable Vacancy 2024

  • Position: RPF Constable
  • Vacancies: 4208

RPF SI Vacancy 2024

  • Position: RPF SI
  • Vacancies: 452

RPF Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The online application process for RPF Recruitment 2024 will commence on 15th April 2024. Candidates must submit their applications on the official website www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in. Ensure timely submission as there will be no extension beyond the closing date.

Note: The application form link will be activated on the specified date.


Steps to Apply for RPF Vacancy 2024

Candidates must follow these steps to apply for RPF Recruitment 2024:

  1. Visit www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.
  2. Enroll on the recruitment portal, providing basic details.
  3. Receive a registration ID and password.
  4. Access the portal using the provided credentials.
  5. Complete the application form with personal, educational, and other details.
  6. Upload scanned copies of required documents.
  7. Pay the application fee online.
  8. Review and submit the application.

RPF Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

The application fee varies for different categories:

  • General and OBC: Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/Female/Ex. Servicemen/EBC: Rs. 250/-

The fee can be paid online/offline as per the specified mode in the official notification.


RPF Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet the following criteria for Constable and SI posts:

  • Education Qualification:
    • Sub Inspector: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
    • Constable: Minimum 10th grade (SSLC) from a recognized board or institution.
  • Age Limit:
    • For Constables Vacancy: 18 to 25 years
    • For SI Vacancy: 20 to 25 years

Age relaxation is provided for SC/ST (5 years), OBC (3 years), and PWD (10 years) as per government guidelines.


RPF Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection process includes:

  1. Computer-Based Test (CBT) – Phase I:
    • Online exam covering General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence, and Reasoning.
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT) – Phase II:
    • Activities include running, long jump, and high jump. Physical standards vary by post.
  3. Document Verification:
    • Confirming eligibility by verifying necessary documents.
  4. Medical Examination:
    • Successful candidates undergo a medical check.
  5. Final Merit List:
    • Ranking based on performance in CBT, PET, PMT, and document verification.

RPF Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates must pass a computer-based online exam. The exam pattern includes:

  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Mode: Computer-based, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Subjects: Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness
  • Total Questions: 120
  • Total Marks: 120

RPF Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates must undergo the PET after clearing the written exam. The requirements for Constable and SI differ.

For Constable

  • 1600 metres run: 5 min 45 sec
  • Long Jump: 14 feet
  • High Jump: 4 feet

For Sub-Inspector

  • 1600 metres run: 6 min 30 sec
  • Long Jump: 12 feet
  • High Jump: 3 feet 9 inch

RPF PMT Standards for Constable and SI Post

Candidates must meet the minimum Physical Standards:

  • Height (in cms):
    • UR/OBC: 165
    • SC/ST: 160
    • For specified categories: 163
  • Chest (in cms) (only for Male Candidates):
    • UR/OBC: 80/85
    • SC/ST: 76.2/81.2
    • For specified categories: 80/85

RPF Document Verification

The final stage involves document verification where candidates submit mark sheets, caste certificates, NOC Letters, and other necessary documents. Failure to produce required documents leads to disqualification.


RPF Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus covers General Awareness, Arithmetic, and General Intelligence & Reasoning. The difficulty level varies based on the posts. Candidates can find detailed topics in the official notification.


For further details and updates, candidates are encouraged to visit the official website and refer to the official notification PDF


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. When does the RPF Recruitment 2024 online application process start?
    • The online application process begins on 15th April 2024.
  2. What is the last date to apply for RPF Recruitment 2024?
    • The last date to apply online is 14th May 2024.
  3. How many vacancies are there for RPF Constable and SI posts?
    • There are a total of 4660 vacancies, including 4208 for Constable and 452 for SI posts.
  4. What is the application fee for RPF Recruitment 2024?
    • The application fee is Rs. 500/- for General and OBC, and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/Female/Ex. Servicemen/EBC candidates.
  5. What is the selection process for RPF Recruitment 2024?
    • The selection process includes CBT, PET, PMT, Document Verification, Medical Examination, and a Final Merit List based on performance.

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