RPF Constable Recruitment 2024: 4660 vacancies, eligibility, apply now

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is embarking on a significant recruitment campaign for Constables and Sub-Inspectors, with 4660 vacancies available, catering to diverse educational backgrounds and age groups. Aspiring candidates have until May 14, 2024, to apply for these coveted positions, which entail responsibilities ranging from safeguarding railway properties to maintaining law and order within railway premises. The recruitment process involves a multi-stage selection process, including written exams, physical tests, and document verification, ensuring candidates are both intellectually capable and physically fit for the roles.

Applicants must meet specific educational requirements, with Constable positions requiring a minimum of a 10th class certificate and Sub-Inspector roles necessitating a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, candidates must adhere to age criteria, with age limits set between 18 and 25 years for Constables and 20 to 25 years for Sub-Inspectors as of January 1, 2024. Interested individuals can apply online through the official website, with easy payment options available to facilitate participation in the recruitment process. This recruitment drive presents a golden opportunity for individuals seeking a rewarding career in the railway protection sector, offering a chance to serve the nation with honor and dedication.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Overview

Organisation Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs)
Posts Constable
Vacancies 4208
Advt. No 02/2024
Category Govt Jobs
Mode of Application Online
Registration Dates 15th April to 14th May 2024
Salary Rs. 21,700/- (Pay Level -3 )
Job Location Across India
Selection Process Computer Based Test, PET & PMT and Document Verification
Official website www.rpf.indianrailways.gov.in

RPF Recruitment 2024 Important Dates

Events Dates
Notification Release Date 15th April 2024
RPF Constable Apply Online Starts 15th April 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 14th May 2024
Dates for Modification window for corrections in application form with payment of modification fee 15th to 24th May 2024
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment To be notified
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment To be notified
RPF Constable Exam Date 2024 To be notified

RPF Railway RPF Constable Vacancy 2024

Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) has announced a total of 4208 vacancies for constable posts through the RRB Railway RPF Constable Notification. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have completed their 10th education and looking for a stable job in the Railways. The category-wise breakdown of the vacancies has been tabulated below in the table.

Category Male Female
UR 1450 256
SC 536 95
ST 268 47
OBC 966 170
EWS 357 63
Total 3577 631

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RPF Constable Recruitment Application Fee

Category Application Fees
General and OBC
[Out of this fee of Rs. 500/-, an amount of Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT]
Rs. 500/-
SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC)
(This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT)
Rs. 250/-

RPF Constable Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who possess the minimum eligibility criteria for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024, their applications will be accepted. RPF Constable Eligibility Cretria consists of educational qualification and age limit.

Education Qualification

Candidates must have completed at least 10th class (SSLC or equivalent) from a recognized board or institution. Candidates must fulfill all the prescribed educational qualifications for the post on or before the closing date for submitting the application form. Candidates waiting for the final results of the prescribed educational qualification are not eligible to apply.

Age Limit

To apply online for RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 candidates age must be between 18 to 28 years old (01/07/2024. The candidates should have been born between 01.07.2006 and  02.07.1996.

Minimum Age: 18 years
Maximum Age: 28 years.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the UT of JK & Ladakh 
during the period of 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989
UR/EWS- 5 years
OBC- 8 years
SC/ST- 10 years
Only for the post of SI: Central Govt. employees other than ex-servicemen, 
who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service on the date of reckoning
UR/EWS- 5 years
OBC- 8 years
SC/ST- 10 years
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husbands but not remarried UR/EWS- 2 years
OBC- 5 years
SC/ST- 7 years

RPF Constable Exam Pattern 2024

  • The first stage of the written exam will be conducted in a computer-based exam.
  • A total of 120 multiple-choice questions will be asked.
  • The time duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
  • For each correct answer, a 01 mark will be rewarded.
  • There shall be negative marking 1/3rd mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Sections Number of Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness 50 50 90 mins
Arithmetic 35 35
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

RPF Constable Minimum Qualifying Marks

The minimum percentage of marks for qualifying in the written exam will be as under:

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
UR 35%
EWS 35%
SC 30%
ST 30%

RPF Selection Process 2024

Selection process for the post of Constable and Sub Inspector under the Central Reserve Police Force consists of three stages, which are CBT, PET and PST. Get the details about the same from below.

Computer-Based Test (CBT):

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

Document Verification.

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How to apply online for RPF Recruitment 2024?

In order to apply online for SI or Constable under RPF, you have to go through the step-by-step instructions below.

Navigate to the official website RPF, which is accessible at https://rpf.indianrailways.gov.in/.

Lookout for an option that reads ‘Apply Online – Recruitment of Constable/SI 2024’ and tap on it.

Enter basic and educational qualification details, and photographs and signatures with the required documents.

Pay the application fee of ₹500 or ₹250 using the provided payment method and submit the application form.

Important Links

Recruitment Advertisement Notification – Download Here

Official Website to apply online – rrbapply.gov.in

Our Homepage – JKSU.IN


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