RPF Constable Notification 2024 Out: Apply Now For 4208 Vacancies

RPF Constable Executive Notification 2024 has been issued by the Railway Protection Force (RPF). It was issued on 14 April 2024. A total of 4208 vacancies have been announced by the RPF for the recruitment of Constable (Executive) in the Railway Protection Force and Railway Protection Special Force. Online applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates from 15 April to 14 May 2024. Interested candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of the RPF till 14 May 2024. Candidates are advised to apply within the stipulated time or well in advance of the last date to avoid last-minute technical issues. 

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024  

RPF Constable Recruitment Notification 2024 has been issued with all the required information related to the RPF Constable post. In this article, we are sharing all the required information about the RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 such as eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern, syllabus, vacancies etc. Candidates are required to apply solely through the online mode, by visiting any of the official websites of the RRBs.Scroll down this page to get updates on RPF Constable Exam 2024. 

RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 

RPF Constable Exam 2024: Overview

RPF Constable 2024 Exam Date will be announced soon by the RPF. A concise summary of the RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 is detailed below:-

RPF Constable (Executive) Exam – Important Updates
Exam Conducting OrganizationRailway Recruitment Force (RPF)
Post NameConstable Executive
Application Dates15 April to 14 May 2024
Application ModeOnline 
Examination ModeComputer Based Test
Job LocationIndia
Selection ProcessComputer Based TestPhysical Efficiency Test (PET) /Physical Measurement Test (PMT)Document Verification (DV)

RPF Constable Important Dates 2024

RPF Constable Application Window 2024 is open now for those who are eligible for the RPF Constable position. Check the table for the important dates related to the RPF Constable 2024 Examination below:-

Notification Release Date14 April 2024
Application Start Date15 April 2024
Last Date to Apply14 May 2024
Modification & Correction in Online Application15 May to 24 May 2024
Exam DateTo Be Announced
Admit Card Release DateTo Be Announced
Answer KeyTo Be Announced
Result/Final SelectionTo Be Announced

RPF Constable Executive 2024 Applications can be submitted by 14 May 2024 by visiting the official website of the RPF. In the table you can find all the relevant links related to the RPF Constable Recruitment 2024 below:- 

Official Website
RPF Constable Notification PDF 2024
RPF Constable Apply Link
RPF Constable (Executive) Admit Card 2024 (Inactive)
RPF Constable 2024 Answer Key (Inactive)
RPF Constable (Executive) Result 2024 (Inactive)

RPF Constable 2024 Vacancy

RPF Constable Vacancies 2024 have been announced by the RPF with the RPF Constable Notification 2024. A total of 4208 vacancies are going to be filled through this recruitment drive. The number of vacancies may fluctuate based on the needs of the Railway Administration.

RPF Constable Eligibility Criteria 2024 

Candidates’ eligibility will be considered provisional based on the information provided in the online application. The RRB will not conduct an exhaustive review of applications for eligibility. Hence, candidature will be provisionally accepted pending fulfillment of the basic eligibility criteria. Applicants are advised to carefully review the educational qualifications, age requirements, medical standards, etc., and ensure they meet the necessary criteria for the position.


Candidates should be an Indian citizen to apply for the Post.

Age Limit & Relaxation

To apply for the position as of 1 July 2024, candidates must be within the age range of 20 to 28 years. Certain special categories are eligible for age relaxation. Check the table for details on the relaxation criteria below:

                                            RPF Constable Relaxation Age 
Category Relaxation Age
SC/ ST5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Ex-servicemenUR & EWS:- 3 yearsOBC-NCL:- 6 yearsSC & ST:- 8 years
Female Widow/ Divorced or judicially separated from husbands but not remarriedcandidatesUR & EWS:- 2 yearsOBC-NCL:- 5 yearsSC & ST:- 7 years

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the position must hold the educational qualifications specified in the CEN from a recognized university by the final application submission date, which is 14 May 2024. They should have passed the 10th standard or its equivalent from a recognized board. Individuals awaiting the results of their final examination for the prescribed educational qualification are advised against applying.

RPF Constable Application Process

For the RPF Constable position, applications can be submitted from15 April to 14 May 2024 by visiting the official website of the Railway Protection Force. If you encounter any difficulties during the application process, follow the instructions below:

  1. Begin by accessing the official website of the Railway Protection Force.
  2. Register on the recruitment portal by entering essential details such as your name, contact information, and email address. Upon completion, you will receive a unique registration ID and password.
  3. Log in using the provided registration ID and password.
  4. Fill out the application form with necessary details, including personal information, educational qualifications, and any other relevant data.
  5. You will be prompted to upload scanned copies of required documents such as your photograph, signature, and relevant certificates. Ensure these documents adhere to specified size and format guidelines.
  6. Pay the application fee according to your category through online methods such as net banking, debit/credit cards or other available channels.
  7. Check the final application page thoroughly to verify the accuracy of the provided information. Once satisfied, submit your application.
  8. Finally, take a printout of the final page for your records.

Application Fees 

Candidates are required to pay the prescribed fees based on their categories. Application fee payments can be submitted online only via debit/credit cards, internet banking or UPI. Candidates must bear any applicable service charges. The application fee can only be paid through online mode with no alternative payment methods available. Check the table for category-wise application fees below:

                                              RPF Constable Application Fee
Category Application Fee
UnreservedINR 500/-
SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ Female/ Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC)INR 250/-

RPF Constable 2024 Selection Process

RPF Constable Selection Process 2024 comprises three different stages. Candidates have to go through all three stages to get shortlisted as RPF Constable position. You can check the recruitment process in detail below:-

(i) Computer-Based Test:- The RPF Constable Computer Based Test will be conducted as the first phase of the recruitment process. The examination will be conducted at the 10th/Matric level standard. The marks obtained in the Computer Based Test (CBT) will be considered for shortlisting candidates for subsequent stages of the recruitment process.

(ii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Measurement Test (PMT):-  For the RPF Constable PET/PMT, candidates shortlisted based on their performance in the CBT will be summoned for the Physical Measurement Test (PMT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification (DV). The number of candidates called for these tests will be up to 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen as per merit.

Passing the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory, and it will be considered as a qualifying criterion without any marks being awarded. Refer to the table below for the PET & PMT parameters:

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Category 1600 meters run800 meters runLong jumpHigh jump
Constable (Exe) Male5 min 45 secs14 ft4 ft
Constable (Exe) Female3 min 40 sec9 ft3 ft  

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

Category Height (in CMs)Chest ( in CMs) (Only for Male)
UR/EWS/OBC 1651578085
SC/ST 16015276.2 81.2
For Garhwalis, Marathas, Gorkhas, Kumaonese, Dogras and other Categories specified by Govt.1631558085

(iii) Document Verification (DV):- Based on candidates’ performance in the CBT and provided they qualify in the PET & PMT, they will proceed to Document Verification. The appointment of selected candidates is contingent upon them passing the requisite Medical Fitness Test administered by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, scrutiny of character and antecedents by the local Administration, and successful completion of initial training.

Candidates failing to appear for Document Verification will not be considered for final selection, regardless of their performance in the CBT and PET/PMT. Those shortlisted for DV must present all original documents along with two sets of self-attested photocopies during the DV process.

RPF Constable Exam Pattern

RPF Constable Exam Pattern 2024 has been detailed in the RPF Constable Notification. Candidates should go through with the RPF Constable Exam Examination Pattern first to kick  start their preparation. Check the table to know the RPF Constable 2024 Exam Pattern below:-

  • The examination will be conducted at the 10th/Matric level standard with a total duration of 90 minutes. 
  • There will be a total of 120 objective-type questions with multiple-choice answers.
  • Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer while no marks will be awarded or deducted for unanswered questions.
  • Negative marking will be applied at the rate of 1/3rd marks for each incorrect answer.
  • Marks normalization will be implemented for CBTs conducted across multiple shifts.
  • The minimum pass percentage for eligibility is as follows: UR, EWS, and OBC-NCL – 35% and SC & ST – 30%.
                                    RPF Constable Exam Pattern 2024
Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
Arithmetic35 35 90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning35 35 
General Awareness 5050
Total 12012090 minutes

RPF Constable Exam Syllabus 2024

The syllabus for the RPF Constable Exam 2024 has been released alongside the detailed notification. Familiarizing oneself with the exam pattern and syllabus is crucial for candidates to prepare effectively. There is the table outlining the syllabus for the RPF Constable 2024 Exam below:

                                    RPF Constable Exam Syllabus 2024
Subject Syllabus 
ArithmeticNumber SystemWhole NumbersDecimal & Fractions and the relationship between numbersfundamental arithmetical operationsPercentagesRatio & ProportionAveragesInterestProfit & LossDiscountUse of Tables & GraphsMensurationTime & Distance.
General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalogiesSimilarities and DifferencesSpatial VisualizationSpatial Orientation Problem-Solving AnalysisJudgmentDecision MakingVisual MemoryDiscriminating observationRelationship conceptsArithmetical ReasoningVerbal & Figure ClassificationArithmetic number seriesNon-verbal seriesCoding and DecodingStatement- ConclusionSyllogistic reasoning
General Awareness General Awareness Current Events Indian HistoryArt and CultureGeographyEconomicsGeneral PolityIndian ConstitutionSportsGeneral Science

RPF Constable 2024 Admit Card

The RPF Constable Admit Card 2024 will be issued shortly after the announcement of the exam date by the RPF. E-call letters for Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Measurement Test (PMT), and Document Verification (DV), where applicable, must be downloaded exclusively from the official websites of the RRBs. The examination details for CBT, PET/PMT, and DV such as exam centre, date, and shift specified in the e-call letter are considered final, and requests for changes in these details will not be accommodated. Once the admit card is issued by the RPF, we will provide you with the direct link to download it below:

RPF Constable Answer Key 2024

Once the RPF Constable 2024 exam is successfully conducted, the RPF will upload the RPF Constable 2024 Answer Key. Candidates will have the chance to raise objections against the answer key by paying a specified fee. Once the RPF Constable Answer Key 2024 is uploaded, we will provide you with the direct link to download it below:

RPF Constable Result 2024 

The RPF Constable Result for 2024 will be announced by the RPF after the successful completion of the exam. Candidates can check their results in PDF format, which will include the names and roll numbers of the shortlisted candidates. Once the result is declared, we will provide you with the direct link to download the RPF Constable Result 2024:

RPF Constable 2024 Exam Cut-off 

The RPF Constable Cut-off marks for 2024 will be declared by the RPF on its official website. The minimum pass percentage for eligibility in the Computer Based Test (CBT) is set at 35% for UR, EWS, and OBC-NCL candidates, and 30% for SC & ST candidates. Once the RPF Constable Cut-off marks are announced by the RPF, we will provide you with the direct link to download the RPF Constable Cut-off Marks PDF 2024:

RPF Constable 2024 Salary

RPF Constable Executive will receive payment according to the Pay Level in the 7th CPC, positioned at level 3 with an initial pay of 21,700/.