Railway Protection Force Recruitment 2020 – 19952 RPF Constable Jobs Eligibility, Apply Online, Salary

Pooja | May 17, 2020


Name of the Board
Railway Protection Force (RPF), Ministry of Railways
Exam Name
RPF Constable Exam 2020
Level of exam
National level
Post Names
Total Number of Vacancies
19952 posts
Type of Job
Central Govt Jobs
Last date to apply online
Application mode
Official portal

RPF Recruitment 2020 – 21 Notification

Railway Protection Force, Indian Railways is going to release the RPF Recruitment 2020 Notification to fill 19952 Constable vacancies. Soon after the official release, the RPF Constable Recruitment 2020 Apply online link will be available active up to 30th April 2020. Job seekers who wish to be a part of Indian Railways can grab this excellent chance and apply for Railway Recruitment 2020 before the deadline.

Meanwhile, check the numerous information related to RPF Constable Notification 2020 like vacancies, age limit, qualification, selection process, salary, important dates, the application process, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, etc from this page.

Railway Protection Force (RPF) Constable Vacancy 2020

  • Post Names: Constable
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 19952 posts

Railway Protection Force Constable Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates must be the citizens of India

Age Limit

  • Minimum age limit: 18 years
  • Maximum age limit: 25 years

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have passed 10th class/SSLC/Matriculation or any equivalent from a recognized board to apply for RPF constable Recruitment 2020
  • They have to possess some certain physical criteria

RPF Constable Salary Structure

This job offers a good pay scale as follows:

  • Rs. 5,200 – 20,200/- per month

Selection Process

RPF constable selection process involves the following stages:

Written Examination/Computer Based Test:

  • The first stage of the RPF constable exam is CBT
  • The duration of the exam is 2 1/2 hours
  • The questions are asked from Arithmetic, General Intelligence, General Awareness and Science, and Reasoning

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

  • Candidates who will clear the CBT will be called for PET/PMT
  • These tests are qualifying in nature

Viva-Voce Test/Documents Verification:

  • Those who qualify PMT/PET will be called for DV

Medical Examination:

  • Shortlisted candidates will have to under Medical Examination in Railway hospitals


  • After the successful completion of the above selection processes, candidates have to undergo a certain training to get a certificate at the end of the joining process

RPF Constable PET/PMT Details

  • 1600 meters run: 5 minutes 45 seconds (Constable (Male)), NA (Constable (Female))
  • 800 meters run: NA (Constable (Male)), 3 minutes 40 seconds (Constable (Female))
  • High jump: 14 feet (Constable (Male)), 9 feet (Constable (Female))
  • Long jump: 4 feet (Constable (Male)), 3 feet (Constable (Female))

RPF Constable Physical Criteria

UR/ OBC candidates:

  • Height:
  • Male- 165 cms
  • Female- 157 cms
  • Chest:
  • Unexpanded- 80 cms
  • Expanded- 85 cms

SC/ST candidates:

  • Height:
  • Male – 160 cms
  •  Female – 152 cms
  • Chest:
  • Unexpanded – 76.2 cms
  • Expanded – 81.2 cms

For Garhwalis, Dogras, Kumaonese, Gorkhas, Marathas, and other categories specified by the government:

  • Height:
  • Male – 163 cms
  • Female – 155 cms
  • Chest:
  • Unexpanded – 80 cms
  • Expanded – 85 cms

RPF Constable Application Process

All the interested and eligible applicants have to fill and submit the RPF Constable Application form 2020 before the closing date. The step by step process of filling the RPF Constable Application form 2020 is shared below:

RPF Constable Application Form 2020 (Part-I Registration)

  • Visit the official web portal i.e, http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/view_section.jsp?lang=0&id=0,1,304,366,533,1643
  • Find and hit the related advertisement link on the home page
  • Read the full details provided in the official RPF constable Recruitment 2020 Notification PDF
  • Ensure the eligibility criteria
  • If eligible, hit “Apply Online”
  • Enter the appropriate basic details in the RPF constable Application form 2020 (Part-I registration)
  • After the completion of the Part-I registration, you will receive registration number on your mobile number or email-ID
  • An OTP is sent to the registered mobile number and Email-ID

Railway Protection Force Constable Part-II Registration

  • You have to again log in and finish the Part-II registration process
  • You will be redirected to the payment section
  • Pay the fee via online or offline modes
  • After completion of the fee payment, you will be redirected to the next part of the registration process

Application Fee

  • For General category candidates: Rs. 500/-
  • For other candidates: Rs. 250/-

You need to pay the fee using a credit card, debit card, net banking, etc.

RPF Constable Part-II Registration

  • Furnish all the details in the application form

Uploading Photograph

  • Upload your recent colour photograph by clicking on the “Upload Photo” tab
  • The size of the photograph should be between 15 to 40 KB and it should be in JPG/JPEG format

Final Application Submission

  • Tick the declaration box
  • Review the details before the final submission of the application form
  • Take a print out and keep the hard copy of the RPF constable application for future reference

RPF Constable Exam Pattern 2020

  • General Awareness: 50 questions for 50 marks
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning: 35 questions for 35 marks
  • Arithmetic: 35 questions for 35 marks
  • The exam is conducted in online mode
  • Exam paper comprises 120 questions
  • Each question carry one mark
  • The questions are asked from Arithmetic, General Intelligence, General Awareness and Science, and Reasoning
  • The duration of the exam is 90 minutes
  • Candidates can choose any of the following languages: Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese and Manipuri

RPF Constable Syllabus PDF

General Awareness

  • In this section, questions are asked related to Science, Current Affairs, Economics, History, Geography, etc


  • In this section, the questions are asked on ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, basic arithmetic, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, time and distance, ratio and proportion, etc

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • In this section, questions are asked to check the aptitude and reasoning skills of candidates

RPF Constable Admit Card 2020

RPF Constable Admit Card 2020 will be released on its official portal within a week or 10 days before the date of the exam. No admit card is sent through the post. So, you need to download the RPF Admit card 2020 from the official portal i.e, https://constable1.rpfonlinereg.org/home using the valid login details. The Railway Protection Force constable Admit card 2020 comprises the following information:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Registration number/Roll number
  • Applicant’s Date of birth
  • Exam date and time
  • Venue of exam
  • Exam day guidelines/instructions, etc
  • You have to carry the RPF Constable Admit card 2020 and any of the photo ID proofs on the exam day.

RPF Constable Results

After the completion of the written exam, the officials will announce the RPF Constable Result 2020. So, you have to get ready with the valid login details to check the Railway Protection Force Constable Result 2020. After checking the result, keep it safe till the recruitment gets over.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the RPF Constable Exam?

A. Every year, Indian Railways conducts the RPF constable exam to recruit the male and female candidates for constable posts or to fill various vacancies in different zones like Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF).

Q. What is the minimum qualification for the RPF constable exam?

A. Candidates should have passed SSLC/Matriculation from a recognized board to apply for RPF Constable Recruitment 2020.

Q. What is the salary of RPF constable?

A. The RPF constable salary is Rs. 5, 200 – 20, 200/- per month.

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