RPF Constable Recruitment 2024, Application Form Active @ rrbapply.gov.in

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024: Long waited Railway Protection Force (RPF) Notification has been released. Railway Ministry has released the recruitment notification for RPF & RPSF Constable Posts for both Male & Female. The total number of vacancies as per Railways Notification for this recruitment is 4208 posts. Interested candidates who were waiting for RPF Jobs in Railways can apply for the posts. Online application to start on 15th April 2024. Details of RPF & RPSF Constable Recruitment 2024 like Opening and Last Date of Application, Vacancy Details, Age Limit, Education Criteria, Selection Process, Application Fees, Application Fees, and Application Process is shared for the eligible candidates —

UPDATE: One time opportunity for payment of application fee to those candidates who have already submitted their applications for RPF Constable / Sub Inspector before closing date (14-05-2024). Those candidates who have submitted their online application before closing date i.e., 14-05-2024 (23.59 hours) and unable to pay the fee, can now pay fee by clicking on ‘Pay Now’ button in their application history page after login with user credentials. The fee payment window for such candidates will be available from 18-05-2024 (00:00 hours) to 20-05-2024 (23:59 hours) Check [ Notice ]

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Notification Overview

Recruitment AuthorityRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Advt. No.RPF 02/2024
Post NameMale & Female Constable
Total No. of Vacancy4208 posts
Opening Date of Application15th April 2024
Last Date of Application14th May 2024
Correction Window Schedule15th to 24th May 2024
Application ModeOnline
CategoryRailway Jobs
Place of PostingAll Over India
Tentative Examination dateUpdate Soon
Official Websiterrbapply.gov.in
RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Application Form is active till 14/05/2024. Therefore the aspirants can submit the application within the closing date.

Also Check >> Punjab Police Constable Recruitment Notice

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Post Details

Good News have arrived for those who have been waiting long for the Railway Protection Force constable vacancies. Railway Recruitment Board as finally come out with a huge vacancy notification of RPF/RPSF Constable vacancies. Thus, to submit the online application form, the eligible and interested candidates can check the required details to submit the application within the closing date.

Post NameRPF Constable & RPSF Constable
Pay ScaleStarting with Rs. 21,700/-   plus other allowances.( Level 3 of 7 th CPC Pay matrix)

Also Check >> RPF Sub Inspector Recruitment Here

RPF Constable Notification 2024 Vacancy Details

As per RPF notification, vacancies are there according to Railway Zones. The total vacancies according to the categories of applicants is as under for the aspirants.

Category Wise Vacancies Overview

Unreserved (UR)1450256
Scheduled Caste (SC)53695
Schedule Tribe (ST)26847
Other Backward Caste (OBC)966170
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)35763
Important Links
NotificationRPF Constable Notification
Application FormRPF Constable Application Form
SalaryRPF Constable Salary
Exam PatternRPF Constable Exam Pattern
SyllabusRPF Constable Syllabus
BooksRPF Constable Suggested Books
Previous PapersRPF Constable Previous Papers
Exam DateRPF Constable Exam Date
Admit CardRPF Constable Admit Card
Answer KeyRPF Constable Answer Keys
Cut OffRPF Constable Cut Offs
ResultRPF Constable Results

What is the Eligibility Criteria for RPF Constable Posts ?

RPF Constable Posts have a promising future for youths. A candidate on selection shall be able to protect and safeguard the Largest Commercial Undertakings of Govt. of India, Indian Railways- Lifeline to the Nation. The post has a great responsibility to play in the entire lifespan and also selected candidates will be able for better career progression in their service life. So here we are discussing the eligibility to submit the application. Therefore, check the information below

Age Limit as on 01.07.2024

Candidates intending to apply for the RPF / RPSF post must fall in the age bracket as follows-

  • Minimum Age:-18 Years
  • Maximum Age:- 28 Years

Age Relaxation shall be applicable as per Railway Board Order. The maximum age limit relaxation is as-

  • 3 Years for OBC Candidates
  • 5 Years for SC/ST Candidates
  • Other Age relaxation as per Rly Board order.

Educational Qualification

Interested candidates must have passed Matriculation / SSLC from any recognized Board / Institute.

Physical Measurement Criteria

(in CMs)
Chest ( in CMs)
( Only for Male)
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.1631558085

Also Check >>RPF Constable Exam Date / Admit Cards

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Application @ rrbapply.gov.in

RPF/RPSF Constable Recruitment 2024 application shall be available online through the Official Website of RPF. The online application shall start from 15th April 2024. So candidates prepare to submit the application as soon as possible. The related information to the online application fees is as under –

Application Fee

For Other CandidatesRs. 500/-
For SC/ ST/ EBC / EWS / Ex-Serviceman / Female / Minority CandidatesRs. 250/-

Out of Rs. 500/-only Rs. 400/- & out of Rs 250/- the full application fee shall be refunded to the applicants on appearing in CBT. Eligible Aspirants can pay the Application Fees through Net Banking or Using Credit OR Debit Card. OR through Post Office Challan.

Also Check >>UPSSSC PET Notification 2024 Details

Steps to Apply Online for RPF Constable Vacancy 2024

  1. Browse to the official web portal of RPF Recruitment or Click on the Link given below.
  2. Search for RPF Recruitment Notice 2024.
  3. Open the RPF Constable Notification PDF.
  4. Read the detailed notification carefully.
  5. Now Apply through the Online Application Link
  6. Fill up the required details.
  7. Upload the images as required
  8. Pay the Application Fees category wise and
  9. Finally, submit the application.
  10. Take a printout for future use.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Notice | Important Dates

Opening Date of Application15th April 2024
Last Date of Submission Application14th May 2024
Correction Window Date15th to 24th May 2024
Admit card Releasing Date2 week before the Exam
Tentative Examination dateSeptember & October 2024

RPF / RPSF Constable Recruitment 2024 | Important Links

RPF Constable English Notification DownloadClick Here (Available)
RPF Constable Application LinkClick Here

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

RPF Constable Selection Process Information will be much-needed details of the candidates. Railway Protection Force Constable Posts demands the applicants to be fully aware of the process in the recruitment. Constable Posts in RPF will be selected through the undermentioned stages –

  1. Computer Based Test
  2. PET / PST

Final Selection of RPF Constable Posts will be through the performance of both the CBT and PET.

RPF Constable Recruitment CBT Pattern 2024

The Computer Based Test of the RPF Constable shall be conducted in online mode. Each question will carry 1 mark while 1/3rd Marks will be deducted for a question attempted wrong by a candidate. 

SectionsNo of QsMarksDuration
General Awareness505090 mins
General Intelligence & Reasoning3535
  • Qualifying mark is 35% marks for UR/OBC and 30 % marks by SC and ST candidates.
  • 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer.

Also Check >> RPF Constable Previous Question Papers

RPF Constable PET & PMT Details

On the basis of merit of the candidates in the CBT, the authority will call shortlisted candidates for PET and PMT. The number of candidates will be up to the extent of 10 times the category wise total vacancy in Group of Zonal Railways/RPSF. To get shortlisted in the final merit list, qualifying the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & PMT is mandatory while the same will be qualifying in nature with no allotment of marks.

Events in PET is as under

After Candidates have qualified in PET, they will have to appear for Physical Measurement Test (PMT) which is also qualifying in nature.

Category1600 meters run800 meters runLong jumpHigh jump
Constable (Male)5 min 45 secs14 feet4 feet
Constable (Female)—-3 min 40 secs9 feet3 feet
  • For 1600/800 meters event only one chance will be given. For the remaining events viz Long Jump and High jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each.
  • Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, However, they will have to undergo PMT.
  • A Candidate must qualify in all Tests as per above norm to be eligible for consideration
PMT Details are as under-

All the candidates qualifying in 1600 mtrs / 800 mtrs will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurement will be taken only for male candidates.

CategoryHeight (in CMs) MaleFemale Height (in CMs)Un expanded Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)Expanded Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)
For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.1631558085
  • PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded.

Thus the above information on RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 shall be very useful for the intended applicants. So, submit the online application online & start your preparation for the upcoming tests.

Best of Luck!


How many vacancies are there in RPF Constable Recruitment ?

A total of 4208 vacancies are announced.

How can I apply for RPF Constable Vacancy 2024 ?

You can follow the steps shared above to fill the RPF Constable Application Form 2024.

When is the last date of application?

14th May 2024 is the last date of application.

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