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RPF Recruitment 2017 Notification Apply for Constable Jobs

RPF Recruitment 2017: Railway Protection Force (RPF), a central governmental organization is currently having vacancies for the posts of Constable. The seats are available for matric pass male and female citizens of India, in more than thousands on number. Reservations have been set by RPF for SC, ST, OBC and General categories. Good physical strength is required to serve beneath these posts andso disabled persons are not found eligible, as per Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment order. Go through the contents that are narrated below, to know more about this latest RPF recruitment.

Organization Railway Protection Force (RPF)
Designation Constable
Vacancy Nos NA Last Date Within 30 days
Education 10th/ Equivalent
Job Nature Permanent
Location India

RPF Recruitment 2017

RPF is functioning beneath the Railway Ministry of Indian Government. This force is now inviting applications from strong citizens of the country to occupy the manpower requirements for Constable roles in its units at Railway Administration. Contestants will be given with bonus marks if they possess NCC/ Games & Sports certificates or very high height. Not only in RPF, but also in Railway Protection Special Force and Mahila companies of Railways candidates who are going to be recruited on response of this notice will be appointed. The merit marks of aspirants in selection rounds and the zonal preference indicated by them in application would be taken into consideration for this purpose.

Railway Administration has planned to give training to appointees initially. At the end of training period, an examination will be conducted. Individuals passing in this test shall only be allowed to work in Constable positions at RPF/ RSPF.

RPF Vacancy Details

No. Name of Post Vacancies Age Limit Salary
1. Constable NA 25 years Rs.20200/-

Necessary Qualification: Minimum educational qualification that should be possessed by candidates who are willing to apply for these Constable jobs in RPF is matriculation. Equivalency certificates should be produced by aspirants who had studied this education from other than recognized state/ central board.

  • 10th pass or equivalent

Age Constraints: Age of appliers should not be less than 18 years and not be more than 25 years. Only the date of birth that is given in Matriculation/ Equivalent qualification certificate will be verified for this purpose, even it is wrong. So before applying, check your age as on 1st July 2017.

  • Age Limit: 18 to 25 years

Candidates can also appeal for relaxations in ceiling age, if they fall under any of the following categories.

  • OBC category: 3 years
  • SC/ ST category: 5 years
  • J&K Domicile: 5 years
  • Ex-service persons: 3 years + service in defence force

Recruitment Methods: Appliers of RPF recruitment 2017 will have to overcome four different rounds of selection successfully, to get Constable jobs in Railway. First, a written examination shall be conducted by asking questions on General Awareness, Arithmetic and General Intelligence & Reasoning subjects.

Individuals securing minimum 35% marks (only 30% for SC/ ST) in written test shall be called for Physical tests. Height & Chest measurements of contestants will be taken in this second round and running, high & long jump will be conducted to check their abilities.

Aspirants who are qualifying in second round of physical tests would be again called for viva-voce/ document verification as per decision of Railway Administration. Provisionally selected candidates or individuals who pass in document verification round will be send for medical examination in Railway Hospitals.

By following reservation criteria and depending upon number of vacancies, the merit based performers will be hired for RPF Constable jobs in Railway.

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Viva-voce/ Document Verification
  • Medical Examination


Salary and Allowances: Whether appointments are done in RPF/ RSPF, it doesn’t matter. The salary that will be given to candidates selected for Constable Posts in Railways will be as per Pay Band-1. As per Railway rules, other admissible allowances for the posts would also be given.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade Pay: Rs.2000/-

Examination Fee: In the form of Indian Postal Order or crossed Bank Draft, aspirants have to remit examination fee for this RPF Constable recruitment 2017. The fee should be paid on favour of “The Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer” of concerned Railway zone. There is also exemption for some categories.

  • Non-refundable fee: Rs.40/-
  • For SC/ ST/ Woman/ EXSM/ Minorities & EBCs: No fees
  • Payment mode: Offline

How to Apply for RPF Recruitment 2017

Candidates will be asked to submit offline applications for this RPF recruitment to concerned Railway zone (South/ North/ East/ West). Aspirants are advised to download the blank application form from www.indianrailways.gov.in or can type the same format in an A4 size paper that is released in employment news or advertisement.

Filled in application, bank draft and photocopies of documents that proves his/ her eligibilities (listed down) should be enclosed together in an envelope and superscribed with “Application for the Post of Constable in RPF including RPSF” quote. Ordinary Post can be used for sending application.

  • Matriculation certificates & marksheets
  • Caste certificate
  • Domicile/ Discharge certificate (if any)
  • Two self addressed envelopes, etc.

Sometimes aspirants from J&K, North Eastern States, Border Guarding Districts and Left Wing Extremism regions will be asked to submit offline applications and others will be asked to submit online applications by registering through www.rpfonlinereg.in website. Refer the official notice to know more.

Official Notification indianrailways.gov.in

Important Dates

  • Last date to submit application – Within 30 days of advertisement
  • For appliers from abroad, last date of application submission – Within 37 days of advertisement
  • Call letters will be given – Two weeks before exam.

Note: The recruitment that is going to be conducted very soon by RPF of Indian Railways and its eligibilities, job application submitting details are elaborated above. Refer the official notice to know more.

Updated: 29th June 2017 — 9:11 pm

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