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About RPF

Railway recruitment Board organizes RPF (Railway Police Force) Recruitment Examination every year to select eligible candidates to the post of Constables and Sub-Inspectors. Both Male and Female candidates are recruited to the available post in Railway Police Force. RPF Recruitment Notification was released on 31st May 2018. Online Application for the same started on 1st June 2018.

RPF Exam Pattern

Railway RPF Exam exam will be carried out in 4 phases:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Document Verification (DV)

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Section Questions Max Marks Time
General Awareness 50 50 90
Arithmetic 35 35
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

Negative Marking: 1/3rd Marks will be deducted for a question attempted wrong by a candidate. No marks will be deducted for any question left unanswered.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

It is mandatory for all candidates to qualify Physical Efficiency Test in order to be eligible for further recruitment of RPF 2018 Exam.

For the Post of Constable

Category 1600 metres run 800 metres run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Male 5 min 45 sec 14 feet 4 feet
Constable Female 3 min 40 sec 9 feet 3 feet

For the post of Sub-Inspector

Category 1600 metres run 800 metres run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Female 4 min 9 ft 3 ft
Constable Male 6 min 30 sec 12 feet 3 feet 9 inch

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

For both Constable and Sub-Inspector

Category Height in cms Chest (in cms) {only for male}
UR/OBC 165 157 80 85
SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85

Document Verification

This is the final selection stage for RPF Recruitment 2018. Candidates who have been selected in the previous processes will be finally called for Document Verification. Shortlisted candidates should produce NOC from the employer on the date of his/her DV failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

RPF Syllabus 2018

Subject Topics
General Awareness ·         History

·         Polity

·         Geography

·         Economics

·         Static Awareness

·         Biology

·         Chemistry

·         Phyiscs

·         Computer

·           Current Affairs

Arithematic ·         Number System

·         Percentages

·         Ratio and proportion

·         Averages

·         Simple Interest (SI) & Compound Interest (CI)

·         Profit and loss

·         Mensuration

·         Time and distance

General Intelligence & Reasoning ·         Analogy

·         Odd One Out

·         Series

·         Statement & Conclusions

·         Directions

·         Coding-Decoding

·         Mathematical Operations

·         Matrix

·         Blood Relation (Age calculation)

·         Non-verbal Questions

·           Missing Term