RPF Constable/ Sub Inspector Recruitment, Apply Now, Last Date 30th June 2018


Indian railways recently released a notification in 18th May for recruitment for the post of RPF (Railway Police Force) Constable/ Sub Inspector. The total vacancy is 1120 for the post of SI (Sub Inspector) and 8619 for the post of Constable in RPF. Totals posts are 9739. As aspirants are waiting much long for the railways recruitment notification, here it breezes their expectations. As railway being one of the largest recruiter in Government sectors in India, the number of application also goes high, this makes the competition even tougher every year. Here are the details about the notifications.

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Important Dates

  • Notification Issued – 18.05.2018
  • Application Portal Opens – 01.06.2018
  •  Last date of Application – 30.06.2018
  • Exam Date CBT – September/ October 2018

Application Fee

Category Fees in Rupees
UR (General) Rs. 500
SC (Scheduled Cast) Rs. 250
ST (Scheduled Tribes) Rs. 250
Female candidates Rs. 250
Religious Minorities Rs. 250
PWD (Persons with Disabilities) Rs. 250

Total Vacancy Details

Post Name Vacancy
Sub Inspector (SI) 1120
Constable 8619
TOTAL 9739

Zone Wise Vacancy Details

Zone name Gender General OBC SC ST TOTAL
SR, SWR & SCR MALE 656 32 82 34 804
FEMALE 621 138 114 54 927
CR, WR, WCR, SECR MALE 329 51 42 18 440
FEMALE 388 187 92 45 712
ER, ECR, SER, ECOR MALE 877 92 184 134 1287
FEMALE 816 242 201 132 1391
NR, NER,NWR, NCR MALE 761 65 152 68 1046
FEMALE 646 144 141 75 1006
NFR MALE 136 7 5 12 160
FEMALE 128 21 17 14 180
RPSF MALE 378 204 66 18 666
FEMALE 0 0 0 0 0


Age Limit

*age relaxation is applicable as per Government of India Rules.

Post Name Minimum Age Limit Maximum Age Limit
Sub Inspector (SI) 20 years 25 years
Constable 18 years 25 years


Post Name Eligibility
Sub Inspector (SI) Bachelor Degree in any stream from any recognized institution or organization in India or any equivalent certificate course to this.
Constable Class 10th (Matriculation/ High School) exam in any recognized board in India.

Physical Eligibility & Selection Test

Recruitment for the post of RPF (Railway Police Force) Constable/ Sub Inspector comes with also a physical eligibility both for men and women. There is also relaxation for SC/ ST in main two different criteria. There will be also a physical test while recruiting candidates.


Category Male Female
Height 165 CMS 160 CMS 157 CMS 152 CMS
Chest 80-85 CMS 76.2- 81.2 CMS
Running test 1600 Mtrs in 5 minutes 45 seconds 800 Mtrs in 3 minutes 40 seconds
Long Jump test 14 feet 9 feet
High Jump test 4 feet 3 feet

How to Apply

  1. Go to official site of Indian railways, indianrailways.gov.in
  2. Then go to the “notice board”
  3. Find the notification for RPF/RPSF Recruitment 2018.
  4. Click on the application links.
  5. Fill up your details.
  6. Click “Final Submit” (verify your details before final submission).
  7. Make payment via online/ offline. (For online use credit/ debit/ ATM card or others online payments options).
  8. Print the “Conformation page” for future use.

Selection Process

For the given notification for recruitment for the post of RPSF/ RPF (Railway Police Force) Constable/ Sub Inspector in total vacancy of 9739 posts there is 5 stages of selection process. the details are given below.

Written test

General MCQ type of question of reasoning, math and general awareness. some part of question may also include English language knowledge and basic aptitude. the exam pattern is not yet disclosed by the Railway Recruitment Board, hopefully it will updated by 1st June.

Physical Eligibility test

Details are given above.

Physical efficiency test

There will be a physical efficiency test for selected candidates after written test. The details of the physical test are give above for both male and female candidates

Medical test

Medical test will be taken by prescribed doctor of Indian Railway to check the selected candidates physical fitness and for any short-comes.

Certificate verification

lastly the certification in original will be verified by the board personals . After the verification the candidates will be provided the call letters.

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