RPF Constable and SI Recruitment 2024, Eligibility, Age Limit, Syllabus

RPF Constable

RPF Recruitment 2024 Notification is released for 2250 posts for constable and SI. Candidates who want to become Sub-Inspector (Exe.) or Constable (Exe.) in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) can apply online through the official website at rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.

Interested candidates can read below for full details about RPF recruitment 2024, including, age limit, educational qualification, vacancy, and other details here.

RPF Notification 2024 Overview

Organization  Railway Protection Force 
Post Name  SI (Exe.) & Constable (Exe.)
Vacancies  Constable: 2000 SI: 250
Selection Process  CBT, PET & PST
Press Notification Release Date January 2024
Notification Link Click Here
Job Location All Over India
Official Website  rpf.indianrailways.gov.in/

RPF Constable and SI Vacancy

The current round of RPF recruitment aims to fill 2000 vacancies for Constable and 250 vacancies for SI (Sub-Inspector).

Post NameTotal Post

RPF Eligibility Criteria 2024

Eligibility criteria for the post of Constable and Sub Inspector under the Railway Protection Force in terms of educational qualification and age limit are as follows :

Educational Qualification :

Applicant must have pursued a Bachelor’s degree from a UGC-recognized University for the post of RPF SI and for Constable the applicant must have passed the Matriculation exam.

Post NameEducational Qualification
Sub InspectorGraduate from a recognized University
Constable 10th pass or equivalent from recognized Board
Age Limit :

Candidates applying for the positions of RPF Constable and RPF SI must meet certain age requirements. The maximum age limit is 25 years, while the minimum age is 18 years for Constables and 20 years for Sub-Inspectors.

Post NameAge Limit
Sub Inspector20-25
Constable 18-25

RPF Selection Process 2024

The selection process for the posts of RPF SI and Constable will be held in 3 stages which are CBT, PET, and PST.

Stage 1Computer Based Test (CBT)
Stage 2Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Stage 3Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
Physical Measurement Test

The Physical Measurement Test is same for both post RPF SI and Constables. The required Height for RPF SI (Male) is 165 cm and for Female is 157 cm. The same measurements are required for RPF Constable Posts also.

CategoryHeight (Male)Height (Female)Chest (in CM.)
UR/OBC16515780- 85
SC/ST16015276.2- 81.2
Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other categories16315580- 85
Physical Efficiency Test

RPF Notification 2024 PET standards are mentioned below for both posts RPF SI and Constable.

CategoryRunningLong JumpHigh Jump
Sub Inspector (Exe)1600 metres in 6 min 30 secs12 ft3.9 ft
Sub Inspector Female (Exe)800 metres in 4 mins9 ft3 ft
Constable (Exe)1600 metres in 5 min 45 secs14 ft4 ft
Constable Female (Exe)800 metres in 3 min 40 secs9 ft3 ft

How to apply online for RPF Recruitment 2024?

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

  • Navigate to the official website RPF, which is accessible at https://rpf.indianrailways.gov.in/.
  • Look for an option that reads ‘Apply Online – Recruitment of Constable/SI 2024’ and click on it.
  • Enter basic and educational qualification details, and photographs and signatures with the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee and submit the application form.
  • Take the printout for future preferences.

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