Railways Recruitment Board announces RPF Constable and SI Recruitment 2024

The Railways Recruitment Board (RRB) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (Exe.) and Constables (Exe.) in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Aspiring candidates are encouraged to review the eligibility criteria and other crucial details related to the recruitment on the official website at rpf.indianrailways.gov.in.

This recruitment drive aims to fill 2000 vacancies for Constable positions and 250 vacancies for Sub-Inspectors in RPF/RPSF. Among these, 10% of the vacancies are reserved for ex-servicemen, and 15% are earmarked for women candidates.

The recruitment process will be done in three phases:

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT) – Phase I: Conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB).
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) – Phase II: Administered by the Railway Protection Force (RPF).
  3. Document Verification – Phase III: Conducted by the Railway Protection Force (RPF).

Age requirements

Sub Inspectors (Executive) must be between 20 to 25 years old, while the age limit for Constables (Executive) is 18 to 25 years. However, candidates from reserved categories are eligible for upper-age relaxation.

Educational qualifications include:

  • Sub Inspector: Graduation from a recognized university.
  • Constable: 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized Board.

It’s essential to note that only a degree from a recognized university for Sub-Inspectors and a matriculation certificate for Constables from a recognized Board will be considered valid.

The Computer Based Test (CBT) will have different standards: graduation level for Sub Inspectors and matriculation (Class 10th) level for Constables. Candidates need to secure a minimum of 35% marks (30% for SC and ST candidates) to qualify for the CBT.

The result of the CBT will be finalized by the concerned Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), and the call letter for the PET/PMT will be issued by the RRB in consultation with the Nodal Officer of RPF.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *