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)

SectionQuestionsMax MarksTime
General Awareness505090
General Intelligence & Reasoning3535

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

Category1600 metres run800 metres runLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable Male5 min 45 sec14 feet4 feet
Constable Female3 min 40 sec9 feet3 feet

For the post of Sub-Inspector

Category1600 metres run800 metres runLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable Female4 min9 ft3 ft
Constable Male6 min 30 sec12 feet3 feet 9 inch

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

For both Constable and Sub-Inspector

CategoryHeight in cmsChest (in cms) {only for male}
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other categories specified by Govt.1631558085

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

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