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Exam Pattern of RPF Constables Examination

The recruitment of Constables in RPF /RPSF shall be made by a departmental committee consisting of four Security Commissioners/Sr.Security Commissioners nominated by the Chief Security Commissioner of the zonal railway/RPSF. Senior most among the Members shall be the Chairman of the Committee, and here both Male and Female openings are given and have different eligibility conditions

1.For Male candidates

category Height(cms). Chest (cms.)(Unexpanded)
UR/OBC 165 80
SC 160 76.2
ST 160 76.2

The Male Constables who have Physical Standards as given in the eligibility conditions have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test which has events as:

Sr.No Events Minimum qualifying standards
1. 500mtrs 5 mins.40 secs.
2. 200 Mtr. Race 32 secs
3. High Jump 3' 6"
4. Broad Jump 13'
5. Shot Put (weight 16lbs) 20'

Only one chance will be given for 1500 mtrs. Which will be the first event. A candidate failing to qualify in the same will be declared ‘failed' and will not be allowed to take further tests. For 200 meters race also only one chance will be given. For the remaining items viz. high jump, board jump and shot put candidates will be given 2 chances each. Candidates who fail to qualify in 3 out of 5 events including Mile race will be declared failed. Higher marks will be awarded for better performance in high jump, long jump and shot put.

1. For Female candidates

Height – 157 cms. for all categories (A relaxation of 2 cm. for Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Kumaonese, Dogras, and Marathas and for such other categories as may be specified by the Central Government)

(e) The recruitment shall be held State-wise. The process shall commence every year in the month of August. For Female constables there will be two stages in the recruitment, viz., PET (Physical Efficiency Test) and Written Test.

PET (Physical Efficiency Test)

Those found fit in height will be subjected to PET consisting of: - i) 400 mts. - 3 mins.
ii) Long jump - 8 ft.

The events are compulsory and the candidate must qualify in both.

Written Test

Candidates who qualify in the PET shall be subjected to a written examination. The written tests shall be of matriculation standard. The written test will consist of two parts as given below: -

  • Dictation
  • Objective type

Application Details Of RPF Sub-Inspectors / Constables Examination