RPF Recruitment 2017: Railway Protection Force (RPF) including Railway Protection Special Force has scattered out an employment notification recently for both eligible males and females. In this protection force nearly twenty thousands of vacancies raised in the post of Constable. They clearly insist in the official notification, these numerous job opportunities are only applicable for the citizens of India who have passed in 10th standard. Scroll down this page further for retrieving more information about RPF Recruitment 2017 in detailed manner.
|RPF Recruitment 2017– Highlights|
|Selection Type||Written test, viva-voce etc,||Job Type||Regular|
|Last Date||14-10-2017||Job Location||India|
RPF Recruitment 2017
Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force of India entrusted with protecting railway passengers, passenger area and railway property of Indian Railways. This is the only Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) which has the power to arrest, investigate and prosecute criminals. In railway zones such as North Eastern, Eastern, East Coast and Southern, 19952 vacancies are found in Constable Post. By checking knowledge and physical fitness of the aspirants in multiple selection rounds, deserving contestants would be picked out.
There will be no Physical Efficiency test for Ex-servicemen, so such candidate’s utilize this best offer. In RPF Recruitment 2017, bonus marks will be applicable for those who participated in sports, NCC and with height more than the average. Finally selected candidates will have to undergo initial training in any of the RPF/ RPSF training centers.
Salary Offered: Inclusive of pay band, grade pay and some of the allowances admissible under Railway Rules, appointed candidates will accept the starting salary of Rs.8460/- in regular appointment. In training period also, this amount will be provided, but to attain the regular posting he/ she have to pass in the exam conducted at the end of training.
- Pay band – Rs.5200 – 20200/-
- Grade Pay – Rs.2000/-
Eligibility Criteria to Apply for Railway Police Recruitment 2017
Educational Qualification: Candidates, those who decide to apply must ensure that he/ she possessing the concerned educational qualification or not. This qualification must have obtained from institutions other than recognized State/ Central Board.
- Matriculation/ equivalent
Age Limitation: Being eligible for the latest RPF Recruitment, appliers should fall under the below age group. The crucial date for determining the age limit is on 1st July 2017. However, the age mentioned in the matriculation or equivalent certificate will only be accepted.
- Minimum age – 18 years
- Maximum age – 25 years
Age Concession: Contenders who beyond the prescribed age limit will also be considered, if they claim under the below indicated reserved categories.
- OBC category – 3 years
- SC/ ST category – 5 years
- Domiciles of J&K – 5 years
- Ex-Servicemen – years of service + 3 years
Selection Process for RPF Jobs 2017
In order to hold the constable post in Railway Protection Force (RPF), applied contestants have to come across multiple stages of selection. Each of these stages is purely provisional subject to qualifying in nature.
- Written examination
- Physical Efficiency Test
- Physical Measurement Test
- Document Verification
Written Exam Pattern: It comprise of totally 120 multiple choice questions from the subjects of General Intelligence & Reasoning, Arithmetic and General Awareness. Participants of the exam will be given chance to write the exam, as per the language chosen by them. This exam will be conducted for duration of 90 minutes.
Physical Standards: To get qualify in the physical measurement test, candidates must possess the prescribed standards.
|Category||Height Male (cm)||Height female (cm)||Chest Unexpanded Male (cm)||Chest Expanded Male (cm)|
Physical Efficiency Test: Candidates have to qualify in all the four events, as shown in the below tabular column.
|Event||Male||Female||Number of chances|
|1600 meters||5 minutes 45 seconds||Not applicable||One|
|800 meters||Not applicable||3 minutes 40 seconds||One|
|High Jump||3 feet 9 inches||3 feet||Two|
|Long Jump||14 feet||9 feet||Two|
How to Apply for RPF Recruitment 2017
Examination Fee: The fee specified for exam will be payable in the form of a crossed Indian Postal Order or crossed Bank Draft. This exam fee should be drawn in favor of “The Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer” of the concerned RPF zones. Cheque or money order will not be accepted.
- Exam fee – Rs.40/-
- Female/ SC/ ST/ Minorities/ EBC/ EXM – fee exemption
- Fee payment mode – Offline
Applying Procedure: Initially, the prescribed format of application form can be downloaded from the website “www.indianrailways.gov.in”. Or else, this application format should be taken from employment news or from the official advertisement.
Fill the application form with all the required information and cover it in an envelope cover. The envelope cover should be superscripted as “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF CONSTABLE IN RPF INCLUDING RPSF”.
In ordinary post, applicants have to send the application form. The address for the concerned regions is tabulated below,
|Sl.No||Address of the Nodal Chief Security Commissioner||Railway Zone|
|1||The Chief Security Commissioner, North Eastern Railway, Post Box Number- 2, Head Post Office,
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
|North Eastern Railway|
|2||The Chief Security Commissioner, Eastern Railway, Post Box Number – 840, GPO, Kolkata– 700001.||Eastern Railway|
|3||The Chief Security Commissioner, East Coast Railway, Post Box Number – 1, GPO, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.||East Coast Railway|
|4||The Chief Security Commissioner, Southern Railway, Post Box Number– 545, Park Town Head Post Office, Park Town, Chennai – 600003.||Southern Railway|
Date to Remember
|RPF Recruitment 2017 – Important Dates|
|Last date to submit the application||14th October 2017|
Note: The above summarized contents discussed thoroughly about RPF Recruitment 2017 in the above sections. If you need more details, refer the official notification.