The Ministry of Railway conducts Railway Protection Force – Constable exam every year to select the most fitting applicants for the post of Constables as a part of the Indian Railways. The main aim is to select eligible candidates to ensure the safety of both Indian Railways and its passengers. RPF Constable test is a national level exam where lacs of candidates with Indian citizenship appear every year to attend the online written test. Even though RPF Constable 2021 is a national level exam, it will be conducted separately for different zones across the country. For this year’s exam, the Ministry of Railway is all set to disclose RPF Constable notification 2022 . Major information regarding RPF Constable exam 2022 like application starting and ending date, RPF Constable 2022 exam date, syllabus, total marks of the test, vacancy details, eligibility requirements, general instructions etc.. will be disclosed through RPF Constable latest notification 2021. Candidates can keep on reading to get a general idea about RPF Constable 2022 exam.
RPF Constable 2022 Important Dates
|RPF Constable Notification 2021 and Important Dates|
|RPF Constable notification 2021 status||To be released|
|RPF Constable application starts on||To be released|
|RPF Constable application ends on||To be released|
|RPF Constable 2021 admit card release date||To be released|
|Date of online examination (CBT)||To be released|
|Declaration of RPF Constable 2021 CBT results||To be released|
|Date of PMT & PET||To be released|
|Finale result of RPF Constable 2021||To be released|
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RPF Constable 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who wish to appear for RPF Constable exam 2021 and become a part of Indian Railways must meet the eligibility requirements provided by the Board. Keep on reading to find the educational qualification, age limit and other criteria here,
Candidates must hold SSLC or equivalent from any recognized school or university
Applicants must belong to the age group of 18 to 25 years. Candidates belonging to reserved categories can avail age relaxation as per the rules set forth by the Government of India. Those candidates claiming age relaxation are subjected to provide documents supporting their claim if demanded by the Board. Check the table given here to get an idea about age relaxation.
|RPF Constable 2021 Age relaxation|
|Reserved categories||Age relaxation|
|OBC : Non – Creamy Layer candidates||3 years|
|SC/ ST candidates||5 years|
|Ex – servicemen (6 months uninterrupted service) candidates||Unreserved : 3 years|
|OBC : Non – Creamy Layer : 6 years|
|SC/ ST : 8 years|
|J & K domicile candidates (between 1980 – 1989)||Unreserved : 5 years|
|OBC : NON – Creamy Layer : 8 years|
|SC / ST : 10 years|
|Widows, Divorced women, judicially separated but remarried women candidates||Unreserved : 2 years|
|OBC : Non- Creamy Layer : 5 years|
|SC /ST : 7 years|
RPS Constable 2022 Physical Fitness
RPF Constable Physical Fitness 2021
|Category||Height (CM)||Chest (Male)|
|Gorkhas, Marathas, Garhwalis, etc..||155||163||80||85|
RPF Constable 2022 Vacancy
The Ministry of Railways has not released last year’s category wise vacancy details yet. However, the Board has opened up about 8619 constable posts in 2020. The below table presents the category wise vacancy distribution of Constable posts in the year 2019.
|RPF Constable Vacancy – 2019|
|Railway Zones across India||Male||Female|
|Group A – SR, SCR, SWR||656||82||34||32||804||621||114||54||138||927|
|Group B – CR, WCR, WR, SECR||329||42||18||51||440||388||92||45||187||712|
|Group C – ER, ECR, SER, ECoR||877||184||134||92||1287||816||201||132||242||1391|
|Group D – NR, NER, NWR, NCR||761||152||68||65||1046||646||141||75||144||1006|
|Group E – NFR||136||5||12||7||660||128||17||14||21||180|
|Group F – RPSF||378||66||18||204||666|
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RPF Constable 2022 Exam Pattern
RPF Constable 2022 exam will be held in four levels. They are,
- Computer Based Test (CBT)
- Physical Measurement Test
- Physical Efficiency Test
- Document Verification
RPF Constable exam 2022 begins with a Computer Based online Test. A total of 120 questions will be asked from subjects like General Awareness, Arithmetic and General Intelligence and Reasoning. The maximum marks of CBT is 120. Each correct answer will be awarded with 1 mark and for every incorrect answer, 1/3 of total marks per question will be deducted. Candidates are required to finish the test within 90 minutes or 1.5 hours. The questions asked for the test will be of class X level. So with proper preparations, acing the CBT of RPF Constable 2022 exam is very simple.
|RPF Constable Exam Pattern 2021|
|Topics||Total no: of questions||Maximum marks||Time duration||Language of Medium||Mode of exam|
|General Awareness||50||50||90 minutes or 1 hour 30 minutes||Hindi, English, Urdu, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Konkani, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri & Punjabi||Online|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||35||35|
- Total number of questions : 120
- Total marks : 120
Those candidates who clear CBT will be subjected to Physical Measurement Test followed by Physical Efficiency Test and Document Verification. Candidates can check the PMT requirements in the table given under Eligibility Criteria. Shortlisted candidates are required to bring the original certificates for Document Verification. Candidates must report to the higher authorities in case of absence of any documents. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your candidature.
How to Apply for RPF Constable exam 2022?
Interested candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can start applying for RPF Constable Exam 2022 once the portal is opened for registration. Candidates must be ready with documents like ID proof, photograph, signature etc.. for uploading. Eligible candidates can go through the steps given here to submit the application for RPF Constable exam 2022.
- Go to the official Zonal Website
- Find Apply now under RPF Constable Notification 2021
- Register yourself by entering your details. Write down your registration number and password for future uses.
- Carefully fill in your data and upload required documents in the correct format.
- Pay the application fee and select your zone and group
Application fee for general candidates : Rs.500/-
Application fee for SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ Ex – servicemen/ Women : Rs.250/-
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