RPF Recruitment for the Post of Sub-Inspectors with Initial Pay of Rs 35,400/- and Allowances

RPF Recruitment: Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Railway Protection Force and Railway
Protection Special Force in Level 6 of 7th CPC Pay matrix with initial pay of Rs35,400/- and Allowances. This Article will give you the entire idea of the application and overall exam details. Don’t forget to like and subscribe to our fan pages on Facebook, Twitter and website push notification regular updates on the web.

Name of the Post: Sub-Inspectors (Executive)

No. of Vacancy:


Zonal Railway

Male Female


A SR, SWR & SCR 75 9 21 21 126 29 5 9 9 52
B CR, WR, WCR & SECR 59 24 13 48 144 22 11 5 18 56
C ER, ECR, SER & ECoR 149 49 21 68 287 59 18 9 26 112
D NR, NER, NWR & NCR 96 36 10 31 173 39 14 4 12 69
E NFR 21 5 1 3 30 8 2 1 1 12
F RPSF 54 1 3 1 59
Total 454 124 69 172 819 157 50 28 66 301

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Educational Qualification and age for RPF Recruitment:


Educational Qualification Age


Sub Inspector(Executive) Graduate from a recognized University. 20 25

Examination Fee:

Srl No. Candidates Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2

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

Rs. 500/-
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class.

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

Rs. 250/-

Physical Measurement for RPF Recruitment:

Category Male Female
Height CMS 165 CMS 160 CMS 157 CMS 152 CMS
1600 Meters Run 6 Min 30 Sec 6 Min 30 Sec NA NA
800 Meter Run NA NA 04 Min 04 Min
Long Jump 12 Ft 12 Ft 09 Ft 09 Ft
High Jump 3ft 9 Inch 3 ft 9 inch 3 Ft 3 Ft

Important Dates for RPF Recruitment:
Job Application Starts from: 1-June-2018
Last Date to Apply Online: 30-June-2018
Last Date to Make Online Payment for Application: 2-July-2018
Last Date to Make Offline Payment for Application: 5-July-2018
Examination Date: Sep/Oct – 2018
Admit Card Releasing Date: Aug 2018

How To Apply: Steps to submit ONLINE Application for RPF Recruitment:
Click on the ONLINE application link for the recruitment of Sub-Inspector and carry out the following:
a) Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the checkbox.
b) Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s name, Mother’s name, Aadhaar number(optional), State/UT, Category, Education Board, 10th/Matric Roll number, year of passing 10th/Matric, mobile number and email-id and then submit for registration. Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information are correct as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later.
c) On submitting registration form, the registration number and password shall be displayed to the candidate. Also, OTPs (One Time Password) shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email along with the registration details. The candidate should retrieve the OTPs from email and mobile and then login to proceed with the filling up of application and to make payment. Candidate should note and preserve their registration number for later reference during the recruitment process. Central Recruitment Committee will not entertain any request seeking registration number.
d) The online format of application will have the fields for Educational qualification, Gender, Religion, ESM, and Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.
e) On completion of application details as above, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode i.e. Bank (online->net banking/credit card/debit card & offline->Other Modes->bank Branch for Challan) or Post Office Challan and complete the payment process. Please note the last date and time specified for each mode of payment and submit the application well in time.
f) In case of online payment, candidate will be automatically directed to Part II of application for filling up additional details. Those paying through Bank-offline mode, the payment confirmation may take about an hour and hence they have to again login after 60 minutes and look for confirmation of payment status. The time period for payment confirmation shall vary from 24 hrs to 48 hrs in case of Post Office payment. On getting the confirmation status, the candidate can start filling remaining part (part III) of the application. Candidates should provide the details of beneficiary account, in which they would like to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary name, bank name, Account Number and IFSC code in the online application.
Part III of application will have following fields: Details of Educational Qualification, choice of Group and preference of Zone/RPSF, choice of exam language for CBT etc:-
Choice of Zone/RPSF: Candidate shall opt for a Group and shall further indicate his/her preference of Zonal Railways falling in that Group (except for Group E & F). Candidates opting for Group E and F shall only have the option of N.F.Rly. and RPSF respectively. Once Group has opted candidates will be considered against the vacancies of that particular Group only.
Choice of Exam Language for CBT: Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test ( CBT) out of which they shall have to opt for anyone:
Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujurati, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese and Manipuri.

Important Links:

Job Notification

Official Website

Apply Online

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