RPF/RPSF Constable Exam Pattern ( Selection Process ) with full syllabus

Railway Protection Force ( RPF ) & Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) have recently invited application for the post of constables across the country . A lakhs of candidates applied for this examination; If you are also among those candidates then to get success in this exam, you need to understand the recruitment process .

The recruitment process ( selection process ) consist of seven different stages :-
  1. Written Examination
  2. Physical Efficiency Test ( PET )
  3. Physical Measurement Test ( PMT )
  4. Viva-Voce Test
  5. Document Varification
  6. Bonus Marking
  7. Medical Examination

Written Examination

  • There will be written examination of 120 questions carrying 120 marks .
  • The total duration of the exam is only 90 minutes .
  • The question paper will be set in Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Assamese, Manipuri, Bengali, Oriya , Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Konkani, Marathi .
  • Candidate have to bring his/her call letter with him/her at the examination center .
  • A candidate must obtain at least 35% Marks (30% in the case of SC and ST candidates) in the Written Examination otherwise he/she will be not be allowed to take part in other stages of selection process .
  • There is a negative marking of .25 marks for every wrong answer .

Question Paper Format

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning  –  35 questions
  • Arithmetic  –  35 questions
  • General Awareness  –  50 questions

Syllabus Analysis

The official advertisement is saying , ” The question paper will be of matriculation standard “.

So it look like SSC’s MTS exam, You may use any bank clerk exam book to prepare for this exam . There is no need to know about the full syllabus just read the basic things in arithmetic, all the topics under reasoning chapter and a good G.K. and its enough .

Physical Efficiency Test ( PET ) & Physical Measurement Test ( PMT )

There will be a physical test for the candidates who qualify in the written examination; Two types of physical fitness test are there, you have to pass through :-

  1. Physical Efficiency Test ( PET )
  2. Physical Measurement Test ( PMT )

The details about these test is available here

Document Varification

The candidates who qualify in the physical tests ( PET & PMT ) will be called for Viva-Voce Test and before the test; The original documents of the candidate will be examined . You have to produce all the original documents ( Age,Caste,educational qualification etc. ) on the same day .

The number of candidates limit will not exceed more than three times of current vacancies .

Viva-Voce Test

Now if your documents are found genuine and complete then you will be called for a test called ‘ Viva-Voce’  . It is the test to know about the awareness, alertness & intelligence  level of the candidate . Basically, they will examine whether you are fit to serve in Railway Protection Force ( RPF ) .

 Maximum Marks in Viva-Voce – 5 marks

Bonus Marking

Bonus marks are given to some special candidates only; A maximum 5 bonus marks can be awarded to a candidate . See the rules and regulations about bonus marks :-

B Certificate of NCC – 01 mark
C Certificate of NCC – 02 marks

Represented University at inter-university sports – 01 mark
Represented State at inter-state sports – 02 marks
Represented India at international sports meet – 03 marks.
Medal winner at national level sports meet – 03 marks

A male applicant whose height is 178 cms or more and a female

After this test a final list of selected candidates will be prepared .

Medical Examination

Candidates who are selected finally, will be called for a detailed medical examination . The candidates shall be sent to a Railway Hospital and they have to pass through a detailed medical examination .

If we say in terms of Indian Railway medical manual then it will be , ” You have to qualify in medical category ‘B-1’ ” .

Best of luck !


      1. Control Number: 52319367
        Roll Number:
        Name of Candidate: ANKIT KUMAR
        Father’s Name: KARAMVIR SINGH
        Date of Birth: 11/02/1992
        Status: REJECTED
        Exam Date:
        Venue of Exam:
        Reporting Time:
        Rejection Reason 1: Application not in the prescribed Format.
        Rejection Reason 2:

      2. rpf exam. mahesh kumar aap ka exam. nhi hoga because aap rpf layk nhi ho aap ki skl chutiya ha. ………………….

    1. rpf gd ka exam 16,23,30 june ko hai call aaraha hai jada jaankari ke liye callme 9661525013 par call net load ho chuka hai

  1. Sir,
    I have not received yet my ‘Admit Card’. So, send it to my Postal Address Or in E-mail : “ankitmishra2518@yahoo.in” And please inform to me at my phone : +919450661131

    By :
    Ankit Mishra

    1. Hey suman lagta h rpf ka bhut chada huwa h but dont wary ab utar jayega aap ki rpf ki exam 16june se h call latter home address par send kr diya gaye h sab student ke and bust of luck for rpf exam u have any pb so cal me my no is 9001211259

  2. Sir….
    RPF (constable)ki Exam kab tak hogi Isaki jankari de..
    Hum navjawan is Bharti ki aash lagye baithe hai…

  3. Mera RPF Ka Call Letter Aa Gaya H MeRa Exam 16june Ko h .For More Imformation Contact Me +918684868987.bbye Have A Nice Day Friends..

  4. bhai yo rpf ki exam date h 16 23 30 june h sab apne stuts check ker lo koi b jankari k liye muje phone kero mob 9001214811

  5. hello friend rpf constable ki date aa chuki hai.apni taiyari mai kami mat karna.exam date hai 16-06-2013, 23-06-13, 30-06-2013

  6. RPF Constable ke Admit Card Net par dal diye hai
    Exam Date – 16/6/2013 and 23/06/2013 and 30/06/2013 Hai

  7. sir,
    rpf constable exam me negative marking hogi ya nhi
    plz reply
    mob.8468046852 bamhauri mainpuri u.p.

  8. My
    Name is vimalesh kumar S/o Ramchandra yadav
    Date of Birth 1st December 1983
    District Allahabad up-221503

    My Contact No-9833861641/9889115878/9773894396
    RPF Exam Date Gorakhpur/kolkatta

  9. Sir mera admit card nahi aaya h lekin internet per 23-06-2013 ko exam date so kar raha h sir pls. Ye bataye ki kya internet ka admit manya hoga sir my email id. Vijendrasingh@gmail.com and my mobile no. 09720145032 sir mail ya sms se info. Send kare pls.sir

  10. Sir ,, plz send me my admit card on my email number ,
    Exam Date – 16/6/2013 and 23/06/2013 and 30/06/2013 Hai

  11. Sir.. Still i didnt get my hall ticket of the post for RPF. My details given below.Can you please update my status NAME : NAYEEF VK FATHERS NAME: MAMUKOYA VK DATE OF BIRTH: 22.02.1989

  12. सर
    RPF Constable Exam 2013

    का प्रेक्टिस सीट हिंदी में उपलब्ध करने की कृपा करे

  13. sir,
    mera form accepted ho gaya hai but mera admit card by post nahi aaya hai so ple bhejwa de.
    DOB – 25/02/1992

  14. sir my rpf admit card not riciving .so iam status cheking in This is: Rejection Code Reason
    10B-LTI Male,RTI for not affixed/blurred/smudged on the application form
    please cheme deatiles and send me my nemail.id.

  15. R/sir my one teeth is break so pls give me inform that my medical exam is qualify for RPF pls reply sir only one teeth break pls sit

  16. SIR

  17. rpf constable me kitne candidate ne papper diya ha. aur kab iska risult aa raha ha plese informe me my mobile no . 8410837852

  18. I passed in R.P.S.F. Examination, then how to prepare the phisycal efficiency test. what is the events they will conducting..?

  19. jo candidate pet & pmt qualify ho chuke h
    un candidates ka selections 95% confirm h
    pmt, pet ke baad viva,voca test hoga iske baad medical hoga

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