RPF Constable and Sub Inspector Vacancy 2024: Apply Now

RPF Constable and Sub Inspector Vacancy is out, RPF has released the notification officially on their website for Constable and Sub Inspector. The total number of vacancy is 4660 where there are 4208 posts for Constable and 452 for Sub Inspector. The starting salary for Constable is Rs.21,700/- and for Sub Inspector it is Rs.35,400/- as per stated in the notification. Those candidates who were waiting to apply for RPF Recruitment 2024 can now apply online directly from the RPF Official Website which link has been given below in the article.

Post NameConstable & Sub Inspecctor
Selection ProcessComputer Based Test
Physical Endurance Test
Physical Standard Test
Number of PostSub Inspector 452
Constable 4208
Total post = 4660
Application Starts From15 April 2024
Last Date of Application14 May 2024
Official Websiterpf.indianrailways.gov.in

RPF Constable and Sub Inspector Vacancy Application Fees

The candidates will only get the refund when they appear for Computer Based Test (CBT) with bank charges deducted. Payment Methods are UPI, Debit card, Credit Card and NET Banking.

General CategoryRs.500/-
Refund: Rs.400/-
SC/ST, Ex Servicemen, Female, EBCRs.250/-
Refund: Rs.250/-

Educational Qualification for RPF Constable and Sub Inspector

Post NameQualification
Sub InspectorBachelor’s degree from a recognized university
Constable10th Pass from a recognized board

What is the age limit for RPF Constable?

The age limit for RPF as on 01/07/2024.

Post NameAge Limit
Sub InspectorMinimum Age = 20 years
Maximum Age = 28 years
ConstableMinimum Age = 18 years
Maximum Age = 28 years

There are some age relaxation for some of the categories as well, it is mentioned category wise below:

  • Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • Central Govt Employees with 3 years of service:
    • OBC:: 8 years
    • SC/ST: 10 years
    • others: 5 years
  • Widow/divorced women:
    • OBC: 5 years
    • SC/ST: 7 years
    • Others;; 2 years

Computer Based Test

SubjectGeneral Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Arithmetic
Total Questions120
Total Marks120
Time Duration90 Minute
TypeMultiple Choice Questions(MCQ)
Negative Marking⅓ mark deducted for each wrong answer

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)


1600 metres Running5 min 45 sec (Male)
800 meters Running3 min 40 sec (Female)
Long Jump14 feet (Male)
9 feet (Female)
High Jump4 feet (Male)
3 feet (Female)

Sub inspector

1600 metres Running6 min 30 sec (Male)
800 meters Running4 min (Female)
Long Jump12 feet (Male)
9 feet (Female)
High Jump3 feet 9 inches (Male)
3 feet (Female)

Physical Measurement Test for Constable and Sub Inspector

  • Height : 165cm (5cm relaxation for SC/ST candidates and 3cm for specified).
  • Chest (Male) : 80cm (4.8cm relaxation for SC/ST), Minimum expansion + 5cm.

RPF Syllabus 2024


  • Number System
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Average

General Awareness

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer
  • Current Affairs
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Physics
  • Polity
  • Static Awareness

Reasoning and General Intelligence

  • Analogy
  • Blood Relation /Age calculation
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Directions
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Matrix
  • Missing Term
  • Non-verbal Questions
  • Odd One Out
  • Series
  • Statement & Conclusions

RPF Vacancy Exam Pattern 2024

There are lot of questions revolving in aspirants mind about the negative marking, number of questions, timing etc. It would be 120 questions for both constable and sub inspector posts. However as the subinspector is a senior level the questions would be of graduation level but in case of constable the questions it would be easy and of 10th level. Coming to other details it would be as follows:

  • Number of Questions subject wise:
    • Arithmetic(Maths): 35 questions
    • General Intelligence and Reasoning: 35 questions
    • General Awareness: 50 questions
  • Marking Scheme: 1 marks would be awarded for each right answer.
  • Negative Marking: There would be 1/3 marks deduction for each wrong answer, however there are no deductions for the unattempted questions where all of the questions would be MCQ(Objective questions)
  • Time: The time alloted for the CBT is 90 minutes.

How much marks required to qualify RPF constable

  • Constable:
    • SC/ST: 30%
    • All other candidates: 35%
  • Sub Inspector:
    • SC/ST: 30%
    • Others: 35%

How to Apply Online?

  • First open the official website of Railway Protection Force by clicking here.
  • Now go to the Recruitment menu and click on “Application for recruitment of Sub Inspectors and Constables for RPF is open
  • Now you need to register with your name, email address and all of the asked details on the page.
  • After completion of this process, you’ll receive a registration ID and Password.
  • Now you have to login using your registration ID and password.
  • Simply fill out the form now with all of the asked details.
  • Upload the required documents like photograph, signature and educational qualification certificates.
  • Complete the process by paying the application fee through any of the available online payment method such as credit card, debit card or netbanking.
  • Submit the application and keep the transaction number for your future reference.
  • If you want to check out the official Notification Click Here for Direct Link
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