RPF Constable Recruitment 2024|Vacancy Notification & Requirement

The Railway Recruitment Board announced the RPF recruitment notification on January 2nd, 2024 outlining available vacancies and selection norms. There are 2000 Constable positions and 250 Sub-Inspector posts advertised under this drive. Both male and female aspirants can apply.

The national-level RPF exam is responsible for hiring suitable candidates across constable and sub-inspector designations to serve in the Railway Protection Force. The notification covers important details related to eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, application process

The candidates who have passed 10th and 12th are eligible for the vacancy of RPF constable. However, candidates who have graduated from any registered university are eligible for the vacancy of RPF sub inspector.

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RPF Constable Recruitment 2024|Overview

RPF is a security force that protects the passengers, passenger area, and railway property of Indian railways.

The last recruitment was conducted back in 2018 by RPF. However, this time, the first recruitment phase will be under RRB, including calls for applications, hiring, screening, and conducting CBT. RPF itself will complete the second phase.

It is an excellent opportunity for students who have passed the 10th/12th exams or have graduated. Males and Females can also apply. It’s a perfect opportunity for females who are finding jobs to meet their expenditures.

The candidates interested in doing a job in the railway protection force are notified by RPF of the vacancies of constable to be announced soon on their official website: https://rpf.indianrailways.gov.in/. You will fill out an application form, upload all the required documents, and submit the application fees.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2023
DepartmentRailway Protection Force
VacanciesRPF Constable and SI
Released DateTo be announced yet
Total VacanciesConstable- 2000
SI- 250
Selection PhasesCBT, PMD, PST, and document verification
Age limit for RPF vacancy18 to 25 for constable and 18 to 27 for SI
Official websitehttps://rpf.indianrailways.gov.in/

RPF Constable Vacancy 2024

The RPF constable vacancies for 2024 have been released. The total number of vacancies for constables is 2000, for sub-inspector posts, it is 250, and 15% of the total vacancies will be reserved for Women. The category-wise RRB RPF Vacancy 2024 to be filled through RPF Recruitment 2024 will be notified with the release of the detailed notification. 


RPF Constable Eligibility

Candidates who are willing to apply for the Constable post must consider these eligibility points:

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed the 10th or 12th class from any registered school/college. 

Note: Graduated students from any recognized university can also apply.

Age Limit

The candidate’s minimum age to apply for the RPF constable post is 18 years, and the maximum is 25 years. However, there are some age relaxations according to categories as mentioned below:

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxations
OBC3 years
SC5 years
ST5 years
PWD10 years

RPF Recruitment Selection Procedure

  • The CBD (Computer Exam) will be conducted in the first phase. 
  • After the written exam, the candidate will go through PMD (Physical Measurement Test)/PST (Physical Standard Test), and documents will be verified.
  • At last, the candidate will go through a medical test.

Note: Only those candidates who score at least equal to the initial stage cut-off marks will be eligible for the second stage of recruitment, i.e., PMD/PST.

RPF Recruitment Exam Pattern

The RPF recruitment exam pattern is mentioned below

The total number of questions the candidate will have to answer in the RPF computer-based exam is 120, and each question will have one mark. The exam will be of the objective type(MCQS), and the candidate will have 120 minutes to solve the exam.

1/3rd will be deducted in case of a wrong answer from the candidate, so make sure to get your preparations right to pass the exam

           The table shows the number of questions from each section and their marks.

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Awareness5050
General intelligence & Reasoning3535

RPF Constable Recruitment Exam Syllabus

 The RPF constable exam consists of various topics. It is divided into three subjects: General awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence, and Reasoning. Each is crucial to passing the exam, consisting of 50, 35, and 35 marks each. Here is a complete overview of the syllabus

General Awareness

  • Indian History
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic
  • Current Affairs
  • Indian Constitution
  • General Polity
  • General Science


  • Table and Graphs
  • Relationship between numbers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Profit and Loss
  • Whole Numbers
  • Time and Distance
  • Percentage
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • Interest
  • Discount
  • Decimal and Fraction
  • Arithmetic Operations

General intelligence & Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Visual Memory
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Series

RPF Application Fees 2023

RPF has allocated an application fee to apply for RPF recruitment 2023. The fee submission is compulsory to complete your application process. For General and OBC, the fee is 500 ₹, and for the candidates who belong to Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Caste, EBC, and Females, it is 250 ₹  

RPF Constable Salary 2024

The candidates preparing for the RPF constable exam must be curious about the salary package they will get after the selection. The railway protection force offers a decent salary package to candidates willing to serve in railways. The constable’s salary varies within the range of 27,902 to 31,720.

The RPF constable’s salary witnessed an increase in pay due to the implementation of the 7th pay commission. The basic wage for a railway constable is 21,700, and the gross salary varies from city to city.

 The cities are categorized according to their population, like City X, City Y, and City Z. Hence, the towns with more population, like Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, etc, have higher allowances than City Y and Z.

RPF Salary DetailsCity XCity YCity Z
Basic PayRs. 21,700Rs. 21,700Rs. 21,700
Transport AllowancesRs. 3,600Rs. 3,600Rs. 3,600
House Rent AllowancesRs. 5,208Rs. 3472Rs. 1734
Dearness AllowancesRs. 868Rs. 868Rs. 868

 Documents Required for RPF Constable Recruitment Application

  • Aadhar card
  • 10th certificate/Mark sheet
  • 12th certificate/Mark sheet
  • Domicile
  • Category Certificate
  • Photograph
  • Signature

Steps to Apply for RPF Recruitment 2024

  • Go to the official website of the RPF.
  • Click on the recruitment link and select Constable or SI Recruitment 2024
  • Click on Apply online.
  • Register yourself by providing your mobile number, Email, and other details.
  • Your account will be created. Please login.
  • Fill in your personal and educational details.
  • Upload your photos and other required documents.
  • Pay the application fee according to your category, i.e., 250₹ or 500 ₹ using a debit card.
  • Click on the option to submit.

FAQ | RPF recruitment

The candidate will go through 4 phases to select RFP vacancy 2023: CBT, PET, PMT, and Document verification.

No, the RPF recruitment for constable and SI has not been released yet. It is expected to be released in January.

The age limit for the vacancy is 18 to 25 years. However, age relaxation is also based on categories.

The RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification for around 2000 Constable and 250 SI Vacancies is released on 2nd January 2024

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