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RPSF/RPF Notification Out 2018 - 9739 Constable and SI Vacancies

Dear Aspirants,

The Indian Ministry of Railways has released RPSF/RPF Recruitment 2018 Notification at its Official website for the selection of 9,739 Candidates at Railway Protection Force & Railway Protection Special Force Constable and SI posts. The application will begin from 01.06.2018 onwards and will close on 30.06.2018. All the eligible candidates can apply for the same.

Given are the Notification Details:

Exam ModeOnline
Name of PostsRailway Protection Force Constable and SI (Sub Inspector)
Total no. of Vacancies9,739
Apply ModeOnline only

Vacancy Details:

Constable for Male4403
Constable for Female4216
Sub Inspector for Male819
Sub Inspector for Female301

Important Dates (Tentative):

RRB RPF Notification 2018 Released Date19 May 2018
RRB RPF Notification 2018 Apply Online Starting Date1st June 2018
RRB RPF Notification 2018 Last Date to Apply30 June 2018
Last Date for Online Fee Payment2nd July 2018
Last Date for Off-line Fee Payment5th July 2018
RRB RPF Admit Card 2018 Released DateBefore Few Days of Examination
RRB RPF Exam DateSeptember/October 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

Constable: Matriculation from a Recognized Board

SI: Graduate from a Recognized University

Age Limit

Constable: 18 to 25 Years

SI: 20 to 25 Years

Note: Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

Application Fee (Refundable):



 (Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank
charges on appearing in CBT)

Rs. 500


(This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT)

Rs. 250

Selection Process

Phase 1Written Exam (CBT)
Phase 3Document Verification
Phase 4Medical Examination

Exam Pattern of COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT): The CBT will be conducted in different local languages (Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujurati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri and Punjabi) out of which they shall have opt for any one at the time of filling online application form. the exam pattern of the CBT is as following:

S. No.SectionNo. Of Questions/ MarksTime duration
1.General Awareness 5090 Minutes
2. Arithmetic35
3.General Intelligence & reasoning35

Qualifying Marks in CBT: 35 % 3 (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates).

Negative Marking: 1/3 marks

PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT): PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded for this phase.

CategoryHeight in CMs

Chest in CMs

( Only for Male)


For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.


PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET): PET is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded for this phase.


1600 meters run

800 meters run

Long jump

High jump
Sub-InspectorMale6 min 30 secs-12 ft3 ft 9 inch
Female-4 mins9 ft3 ft
ConstableMale5 min 45 secs-14 feet4 feet
Female-3 min 40 secs9 feet3 feet

After final submission of ONLINE application, in case the candidates wish to make minor changes to correct inadvertent errors in the application, the correction of data other than State, email and mobile number can be done by paying the modification fee of Rs. 250/- (Non-Refundable). The modification fee shall be applicable to all candidates including fee concession categories and this fee is not refundable for any category. The modification to the registration and application details can be done twice only.


Selected candidates will have to undergo a rigorous initial training in any one of the RPF/RPSF training centre or any other such institution as decided by the Railway Administration. The trainee recruits/cadets will be given a stipend of Rs. 35,400/- plus other allowances as admissible under the Railway Rules during the period of training. Passing the Final Examination at the end of the training is a must for appointment to the Force. 

Pay Scale: 

For SI: Level 6 of 7th CPC pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 35,400/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

For constable: Level 3 of 7th CPC pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 21,700/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

Important Links:

Click here to Official Notification of RRB RPSF/RPF Constable 2018

Click here to Official Notification of RRB RPSF/RPF SI 2018

Click Here to Apply online For Constable

Click Here to Apply online For SI





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