Mar 19, 2018

RPF Syllabus 2018 Constable Exam Pattern PDF Download Official Link

RPF Syllabus
Railway Protection Force is going to conduct Female and Male Constable Exam and those who have applied for the same notification and will take part in an exam they are advised that they can download Constable Exam Pattern either through direct official link or from below uttered section. Here we are providing complete RPF Syllabus 2018.

RPF Syllabus 2018 and Constable Exam Pattern in the form of pdf is available here to download. Indian Railways has recently announced Recruitment for Railway Protection Force Female and Male Constable. Process of submitting the application form will be organized through online mode. Get complete paper pattern and syllabus from here.

RPF Constable Exam pattern and syllabus brief details:
Organization Name Railway Protection Force
Post Name Constable
No. of Posts 9500
Category Exam pattern and syllabus
End date to apply March 31, 2018.  
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Selection Process:
  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test & Physical Measurement
  • Viva-Voce Test & Document Verification
  • Medical Exam

Exam Pattern
  • RPF Constable Exam Pattern shall be as follows :
  • Written test will be multiple choice objective type.
  • There will be 120 Questions/ Marks.
  • Question paper will consist of 35 questions on General Intelligence & Reasoning, 35 questions on Arithmetic and 50 questions on General Awareness.
  • Time duration will be 01:30 hours (90 minutes).
  • There will also be a negative marking. 
  • 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Exam Syllabus:

 Syllabus of written test is as follows:
General Intelligence & Reasoning  ·         Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type.
·         This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, etc.
Arithmetic   Questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
General Awareness  ·         Questions will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him.
·         Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.
·         Test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.
·         These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Event Male Female No. of chances

1600 meters 5 min 45 sec Not applicable One
800 meters Not applicable 3 min 40 sec  One
High Jump 3 feet 9 inches 3 feet Two
Long Jump 14 feet 9 feet Two

There will be no PET for Ex-Servicemen

Physical Standard Test (PST)
Category Height Male (Cms) Chest Male (Cms) Height Female (Cms)

UR/OBC 165 80 – 85 157
SC/ST  160 76.2- 81.2 152
Hillman  163 80 -85 155

Viva-Voce Test & Document Verification
  • Purpose of the Viva-Voce Test is to determine the general intelligence, awareness, alertness and soldierly traits
  • Personal appearance in the Viva-Voce Test is compulsory.
  • Maximum mark for the Viva-Voce Test is 5.
  • Applicants produce all original documents in support of their educational qualification, age, SC/ST/OBC status

Bonus marks (Maximum 5)
Bonus marks are allotted as under:
  1. i) NCC:
  • Certificate of NCC – 01 mark
  • Certificate of NCC – 02 mark
  • Maximum mark for NCC certificates is 02.
  • Benefit is available only on production of Original Certificate.
  • This benefit is not available to Ex-Servicemen.
  1. ii) SPORTS:
  • 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
    iii) HEIGHT:
  • Male candidates whose height is 178 cms or more
  • Female applicant whose height is more than 165 cms will be given 03 marks as bonus.
  1. iv) Total Bonus Marks for all categories put together shall not exceed 5.
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