Recruitment of Constables in RPF and RPSF
The Indian Railway offers a golden opportunity for those who aims to get placed into the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). The recruitment of constables in Railways is done for both male and female candidates. The main job responsibilities of a constable includes safety of Indian Railways and its properties, safety of passengers and safe transportation of goods.
Duties and Responsibilities of a Constable in Indian Railways
- Maintenance of Law and order in the Railway premises.
- Security of passengers and their baggage and goods trains.
- Control and prevention of all heinous crimes in trains and railway premises.
- Registration, Investigation and Prosecution of all such offenses.
Pay Scale of RPF & RPSF Constable Posts
The Constables in Indian
Railways receives a salary of Rs.8460/- in the Pay Band of
Rs.5200-20200/- including Grade Pay of Rs.2000/-
Eligibility Criteria for Constables in RPF and RPSF
Candidates should have successfully completed their class 10th or Matriculation from a recognized board or institution.
The age of the candidate should be between 18 to 25 Years. However, there’s a relaxation of age limit for candidates belonging to reserved category as per Government of India norms.
Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for the post of constables in Indian Railways
Female: 152For Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other categories
Female: 155Chest: UnexpandedUR/ OBC
For Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other categories
Recruitment Process for Constables in RPF and RPSF
The candidates are required to go through Four phases of selection:
- Phase-I: Computer Based Test
- Phase-II: PET/ PMT
- Phase-III: Trade Test (For drivers/Ancillary staff/ Band)
- Phase IV: Document Verification
Examintion Syllabus: Recruitment of Constables in RPF and RPSF
The syllabus for the recruitment of constables in RPF and RPSF are as follows
General Intelligence and Reasoning:
- General Intelligence and Reasoning: 35 marks
- General Knowledge/Awareness: 50 marks
- Arithmetic: 35 marks
Here the topics mostly includes number series, arithmetical reasoning, clocks and calendars, Alphabet series, Decision making, blood relations, non-verbal series. Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Number Ranking, Directions, Mirror Images, Embedded Figures Cubes and Dice, etc.General Knowledge/Awareness:
The General Knowledge/Awareness topics generally includes Indian Society and Geography, Current Affairs – National & International Importance, History, Culture, Science & Technology, Political Knowledge, Development Programs, Economics, Ecology and Environment, General Awareness of Railways.Arithmetic:
It comprises of topics such as average, number system, simplification, Decimals and Fractions, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Problems on Ages, Ratio and Proportions. Mixtures and Allegations.
Application Process: Recruitment of Constables in RPF and RPSF
The application process for RPF & RPSF Constables Recruitment in Indian Railways is
completely online. Candidates can register through the respective zonal
websites of RRBs. A valid Email Id and Mobile No is mandatory for
registration. While filling application form you are advised to read
instructions provided on official website carefully and follow every
step as applicable. An incomplete application form may attract
cancellation of candidature. Offline or any other mode of application will not be accepted.
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