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RPF Constable Cutoffs 2020

The steps to check RPF constable cutoffs are given below:

  • Visit the official website of RPF Constable
  • Click on the link available to check cutoffs
  • Final cutoff marks for different groups are available there, click on the respective group to check RPF constable cutoffs

RPF constable cutoffs

RPF constable cutoffs 2020 will be released along with the RPF constable result 2020. Candidates can check the previous year’s cutoffs to get an idea on this matter.

RPF constable cutoff 2018

Group

Female

Male

OBC

SC

ST

UR

OBC

SC

ST

UR

Ex-SM

Group A

55.66

50.76

50.76

57.21

-

77.9

78.32

83.82

55.35

Group B

54.30

51.39

51.27

61.72

89.26

82.26

78.68

89.42

53.85

Group C

47.37

43.91

48.05

53.38

-

78.26

77.41

87.32

52.36

Group D

71.3

58.03

64.42

74.75

120

86.15

82.53

117.83

62.41

Group E

-

38.88

36.14

42.48

61.33

62.05

50.09

50.09

36.09

Group F

-

-

-

-

89.1

69.92

67.96

93.22

42.17

RPF Constable Exam Dates 2020

RPF Constable 2020 exam dates have not been released yet. However, in the table given below candidates may find tentative dates and events for RPF Constable 2020 exam:

RPF Constable Exam Events

RPF Constable Exam Dates 2020

Salient Features

Notification releases

Going to be released soon

Notification for RPF Constable Exam 2020 is going to be released soon.

Online registration begins

To be updated soon

We will update Exact date of the beginning of online registration soon.

Last date of registration

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

Last of fee payment

To be updated soon

To be updated soon

Date of CBT

Yet to be announced

To be updated soon

Result of CBT

Yet to be announced

To be updated soon

Date of PET/PMT

Yet to be announced

To be updated soon

Final result declaration

Yet to be announced

To be updated soon

RPF Constable 2020 Vacancies

RPF constable vacancy 2020 will be announced in the RPF constable notification, which is likely to be released soon. Candidates planning to appear for RPF constable 2020 must be aware of the zone wise vacancies. RPF constable vacancies are released by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board). In the upcoming RPF constable notification, vacancies for female candidates will be higher than previous year as per media reports. The Ministry of Railways is planning to induct more women in RPF to increase its overall strength.

RPF constable vacancy for 2020 has not been released so far, therefore the exact number of vacancies cannot be said. In last RPF constable exam, the Railway board had an opening for 8619 constable posts. Find the category wise vacancies below:

Zonal Railway

Male

Female

UR

SC

ST

OBC

Total

UR

SC

ST

OBC

Total

Group A - SR, SWR & SCR

656

82

34

32

804

621

114

54

138

927

Group B - CR, WR, WCR & SECR

329

42

18

51

440

388

92

45

187

712

Group C - ER, ECR, SER & ECoR

877

184

134

92

1287

816

201

132

242

1391

Group D - NR, NER, NWR & NCR

761

152

68

65

1046

646

141

75

144

1006

Group E - NFR

136

5

12

7

660

128

17

14

21

180

Group F - RPSF

378

66

18

204

666

Total

3137

531

284

451

4403

2599

566

320

732

4216

This year as well, similar number of RPF constable vacancies are expected. However, it is expected that the Ministry of Railways will announce an increased number of openings for female candidates to increase the number of female constables in RPF.

RPF Constable Eligibility 2020

The basic criteria that candidates need to meet in order to fulfill RPF Constable eligibility are:

  • Candidates must be Indian citizens
  • Age: Age of the candidates must be between 18 and 25
  • Educational Qualification: SSLC/ Matric from a recognised board
  • Candidates must possess certain physical criteria and physical efficiency

RPF Constable 2020 Exam pattern

CBT is the first stage of RPF constable selection process. The exam will be held for all the candidates who are going to apply. This exam will be conducted simultaneously for all the groups across the country. Find the salient features of RPF constable CBT below:

  • The question paper will be made available in Hindi and English along with in different regional languages, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujurati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri and Punjabi
  • Level of the exam will be of 10th or Matric level, questions will be framed following RPF constable syllabus
  • All questions are compulsory in the paper, candidates will be awarded 1 marks for each right answer
  • Negative marking policy is followed in CBT; 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer
  • RPF constable CBT pattern:

Sections

Marks

Number of questions 

General Awareness

50

50

Arithmetics

35

35

General Intelligence & reasoning

35

35

  • Composite time for RPF Constable CBT is 90 minutes. There is no sectional timing.
  • RPF constable CBT qualifying percentage:

Category

RPF constable CBT qualifying percentage 

General/OBC/Unreserved

35%

SC/ST

30%

RPF Constable Exam Pattern: PET & PMT

All the successful candidates in CBT will be called for PET and PMT. As per recruitment policy, candidates 10 times the number of vacancies will be called for PET and PMT. PET is qualifying in nature but candidates have to qualify all the sections. RPF constable PET standards are given below:

PET Standards

Male

Female

1600 meters run

5 min 45 secs

­-

800 meters run

-

3 min 40 secs

Long jump

14 feet

9 feet

High jump

4 feet

3 feet

PMT Standards:

Candidates need to meet the physical standards prescribed by the RPF constable recruitment board. During RPF constable application, candidates must check these parameters. Find the PMT standards below:

Category

Height (in CMs)

Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)

Male

Female

Unexpanded

Expanded

UR/OBC

165

157

80

85

SC/ST

160

152

76.2

81.2

For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.

163

155

80

85

Note: Ex-servicemen are exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT.

RPF Constable 2020 Syllabus

RPF constable syllabus includes miscellaneous topics to assess awareness of the candidates on all subjects. Topics in RPF constable exam include general awareness, arithmetics, general intelligence and reasoning. From every section, a certain number of questions are being asked in RPF constable exam. To make the aspirants familiar with the RPF constable syllabus, we have compiled the topics here.

RPF Constable Syllabus Highlights

Sections

Highlights

General Awareness

Questions are being asked to assess candidates' knowledge on general awareness which may include science, humanities, sports, polity, innovations, current events, etc.

Arithmetic

This section aims at assessing candidates’ numerical ability.

General Intelligence & reasoning

Questions in this section are framed to assess a candidate’s mental ability and general intelligence.

RPF Constable Syllabus- General Awareness

  • Current affairs
  • Awareness of the events and developments in society
  • Indian History, Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Polity, Indian Constitution
  • Sports
  • Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India
  • General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE) General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE)

RPF Constable Syllabus- Arithmetic

  • Number systems
  • Whole numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationships between numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Use of table and graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Proportion, etc.

RPF Constable Syllabus- General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Problem Solving Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Discriminating Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Syllogistic Reasoning

RPF Constable Books

RPF Constable Subjects

RPF Constable Books

General Awareness

1.General Knowledge by Lucent

2.NCERT books

Arithmetic

1.Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Kumar Verma

2.Magical Book on Quicker Maths by M. Tyra

General Intelligence & Reasoning

1.Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe

2. Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

 

RPF Constable Preparation Tips 2020

The first step towards making a preparation strategy is to understand the RPF constable syllabus and RPF constable exam pattern; both play a crucial role in achieving success. Syllabus and pattern are released along with RPF constable notification. Go through the syllabus and divide it into several parts as per your own understanding. This can be done subject wise. Try to complete each part one after another and eventually you can successfully complete the syllabus. After completion of syllabus, start practicing sample question papers and attempt as many mock tests as you can. Also, continue with the revision of the chapters so that you don’t forget what you read before. This is how broadly your RPF constable preparation should go on. Now, let us discuss section-wise reparation strategy for the RPF constable exam.

RPF Constable preparation tips for General Awareness

This section carries 50 marks for a total number of 50 questions, which is highest among the sections. Therefore, this section requires special attention. Following tips will be surely helpful in scoring well in this section:

  • Questions are usually asked from Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science, etc. Therefore, read each section with enough importance, don’t ignore any section.
  • If you find yourself weak in any topic, invest more time for that particular topic.
  • Read basic textbooks of matric level first for each topic, also make one-liner notes that will help you in revising the topics before the exam
  • Practicing the previous years’ papers will help in boosting confidence and strengthening knowledge for the exam
  • Practicing more question papers will certainly bring positive changes in your outlook towards the topics

RPF Constable preparation tips for Arithmetic section

This section carries 35 marks in total. Most candidates find this section a little tough, therefore candidates need to allocate maximum time for this section. Following tips will be surely helpful in scoring well in this section:

  • Clear your basics, learn all arithmetical formulas, remember tables and important values
  • Try to finish all numerical problems from a standard book first and then opt for other top level questions
  • Practice previous years papers and attempt a variety of mock tests from different levels
  • Analyse your weak areas and strengthen them with practice and learning
  • For arithmetics section, practice is the key to success, therefore, keep your practice level high

RPF Constable preparation tips for General Intelligence and Reasoning

This section also carries 35 marks and 35 questions are being asked. This section is relatively easy and scoring as well. Check below a few preparation tips to ace this section.

  • Sharpen your logical and analytical skills
  • Learn basic tactics to solve the puzzles and other tricky questions from a standard reasoning and general intelligence book
  • Try to practice as much previous years’ paper and attempt mock test
  • Practice new questions as well as this section often ask new questions which were not seen before
  • Practice in a time-bound manner so that all questions can be attempted within the stipulated time during the examination

RPF Constable Exam Centre 2020

Candidates will get the RPF Constable exam center on the basis of the Railway Zone they have applied for. We have enlisted different RPF constable exam centres for different Railway Zones. 

RPF Constable Exam Centre - Southern Railway (SR) Zone Exam Centers

  • Zonal Headquarter – Chennai
  • Madurai
  • Palghat
  • Trichy
  • Thiruvananthapuram

RPF Constable Exam Centre - South Western Railway (SWR) Zone Exam Centers

  • Zonal Headquarter – Hubli
  • Bangalore
  • Nagpur
  • Raipur

RPF Constable Exam Centre - South Central Railway (SCR) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Secunderabad
  • Hyderabad
  • Guntakal
  • Vijayawada
  • Nanded

RPF Constable Exam Centre - Central Railway (CR) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Bhusawal
  • Pune
  • Sholapur

RPF Constable Exam Centre - Western Railway (WR) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter- Mumbai CST
  • BCT
  • Vadodara
  • Ahmedabad
  • Ratlam
  • Rajkot
  • Bhavnagar

RPF Constable Exam Centre - Western Central Railway (WCR) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Jabalpur
  • Bhopal
  • Kota

RPF Constable Exam Centre - South East Central Railway (SECR) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Bilaspur
  • Nagpur
  • Raipur

RPF Constable Exam Centre - Eastern Railway (ER) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter- Kolkata
  • Howrah – I
  • Howrah- II
  • Sealdah
  • Malda
  • Asansol
  • Chittaranjan

RPF Constable Exam Centre - East Central Railway (ECR) Exam Centers

  • Zonal Headquarter- Hajipur
  • Danapur
  • Mugalsarai
  • Dhanbad
  • Sonpur
  • Samastipur

RPF Constable Exam Centre - South Eastern Railway (SER) Zone Exam Centers

  • Zonal Headquarter – Garden Reach, Kolkata
  • Kharagpur
  • Adra
  • Chakradharpur
  • Ranchi
  • Shalimar

RPF Constable Exam Centre - East Coast Railway (ECoR) Exam Centers

  • Zonal Headquarter – Bhubaneswar
  • Khurda Road
  • Waltair
  • Sambalpur

RPF Constable Exam Centre - Northern Railway (NR) Zone Exam Centers

  • Zonal Headquarter – Baroda House, New Delhi
  • Delhi – I
  • Delhi – II
  • Ambala
  • Moradabad
  • Lucknow
  • Firozpur

RPF Constable Exam Centre - North Eastern Railway (NER) Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Gorakhpur
  • Izzatnagar
  • Lucknow
  • Varanasi
  • DLW

RPF Constable Exam Centre - North Central Railway (NCR) Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Allahabad
  • Jhansi
  • Agra

RPF Constable Exam Centre - North East Frontier Railway Zone Exam Center

  • Zonal Headquarter – Maligaon, Guwahati
  • Katihar
  • Alipurduar
  • Rangiya
  • Lumding
  • Tinsukia

RPF Constable Selection Process 2020

The selection process for RPF Constable or RPF constable exam pattern comprises several stages. They have been given below:

  • Computer-Based Test (CBT): The first stage is a computer-based online test. The total duration of this test is 90 minutes and candidates are asked questions on General awareness and Science, Arithmetic, General Intelligence, and Reasoning. 
  • PET/PMT: Those who clear CBT, get call for Physical Measurement Test (PET) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). These tests are just qualifying in nature.
  • Document Verification: Those who qualify in the PET and PMT are called for Document verification.
  • Medical Examination: The next step of the selection process is medical examination of shortlisted candidates at Railway Hospitals.
  • Training: Upon successful completion of the above steps, candidates need to undergo certain training to get a certificate, which at the end facilitates their official joining process. 

RPF Constable Result 2020

The Final merit list of RPF Constable 2020 has been released by RPF on its official website on March 26. Candidates can download the lists of different groups through the website.

RPF constable results for different stages will be released separately. Results for the different groups, A, B, C, D, E and F will be released separately for the recruitment process. RPF constable results in the PDFs format will be made available on the official website of RPF constable. Appeared Candidates can check their results after login on the website.

RPF Constable Result 2020 Dates

Find RPF constable dates related to result below:

RPF Constable Events

RPF Constable Dates

RPF Constable Final merit list 2018

26- March-2020

RPF Constable CBT

To be announced

RPF constable CBT result

To be announced

RPF constable final result

To be announced

 

RPF Constable Admit Card 2020

RPF constable admit card will be released approximately one week before the commencement of exam. RPF constable admit card will be released online on the official website of RPF constable. All the registered candidates can access their admit card post successful login on the official website.

RPF constable admit cards for different levels of recruitment are released separately. The first stage of the selection process is the written test, admit card for the same will be released in due time.

RPF Constable Admit Card Dates

RPF Constable Admit Card Events

RPF Constable Admit Card Dates

RPF Constable Admit Card

 Yet to be announced

Date of CBT

Yet to be announced

Result of CBT

Yet to be announced

Date of PET/PMT

Yet to be announced

RPF Constable result 

Yet to be announced

RPF Constable Admit Card: How to download?

RPF Constable admit card will be made available on the official website. Online RPF constable admit card download steps have been given below:

  • Visit the official website of RPF Constable, rpfonlinereg.org
  • Go to the section for RPF constable admit card download
  • Click on the link, a new page for login will appear on display
  • Login using your RPF constable login credentials
  • Your admit card will be on display, proceed to download the admit card
  • Take a printout of the admit card

Details in RPF Constable Admit Card

The following details are expected to be there in RPF constable admit card:

RPF Constable Admit Card Events

RPF Constable Admit Card Dates

RPF Constable Admit Card

 Yet to be announced

Date of CBT

Yet to be announced

Result of CBT

Yet to be announced

Date of PET/PMT

Yet to be announced

RPF Constable result

Yet to be announced

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