Fake RPF Constable Recruitment 2017: Claiming 19952 Vacancies in IR

Attention Aspirants, from past couple of days a Fake Recruitment notification of Constable in Railway Protection Force (RPF Constable Recruitment 2017) is being circulated on Social Platforms. We all know that the Indian Railway (IR) organisation is one of the worlds largest Public Recruitment Agency. But it has not released the advertisement for its much awaited Railway Protection Force (RPF) including Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) Vacancy. Throughout the article, we will try to discuss all the parameters of the fake RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 like exam pattern, study material, syllabus, salary offered and best available Books will be discussed.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 Notification

RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 Notification

In accordance with the Indian Railway Recruitment Rules, the Commission holds the supreme authority to conduct a written test for the recruitment of  Constable in Indian Railway. On the results of the recruitment test merit list of finally selected candidate will be published on the official website and newspaper. Let us check out various aspect related to RPF Constable recruitment notification 2017.

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Fake RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 (IR)

Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the Fake RPF Constable 2017 notification.

Brief Description of the Job

Conducting Body Indian Railway (Ministry of Railway)
Name of the Exam RPF Constable Recruitment 2017
Online Application Starts From 24th August 2017
Last Date to Apply 10th October 2017
Written Exam Date will be published soon
Application Fee Rs 40 (fees Exemption Policy for reserved Candidates)
How to apply Offline
Mode of Exam Offline
Salary Pay Per Month:- 5200 -20200 + Grade Pay Rs. 2000

RPF 2017 Recruitment Job Vacancy

Serving the Railway passengers to have a safe and smooth journey is the prime objective of an RPF Constable. An RPF/RPSF constable is responsible for maintaining the securities and other work related to Indian Railway. One can directly work for national development and contribute to the society. All these features make the job a life time opportunity for all the applying candidate. Let us quickly move to the job vacancy for different categories.

Number of vacancies UR OBC SC ST Total
Constable 8901 4371 3363 3317 19952

Now let us quickly move to the exam pattern and Syllabus for the RPF Recruitment 2017.

Eligibility Criteria.

Let’s read the eligibility criteria for the recruitment of Constable in RPF/RPSF of Indian Railway.

Education Qualification

  • The applying candidate must have a Matriculation or equivalent (Class 10th) certificate conducted by a recognized Board.
  • Qualification obtained from institutions other than a recognized State Board or Central Board should be submitted along with the necessary documents.

Age Criteria

  • Minimum Age: 18 years (On 1st July 2017)
  • Maximum Age:  25 years (On 1st July 2017)

One must not have born before 01.07.1986 and after 01.07.1993.  Candidate must keep in mind that the age mentioned in the Matriculation or equivalent certificate will only be accepted.

Physical Standards

Candidates who desire to apply for the Railway Constable Jobs are hereby informed that they must have to follow these below mentioned Physical Standard criteria.

Category Height Male (in cms) Chest Unexpanded Male (in cms) Chest expanded Male (in cms)* Height Female (in cms)
UR/OBC 165 80 85 157
SC/ST 160 76.2 81.2 152

RPF Constable 2017 Recruitment Process

The written exam is the ladder to your success and scoring great is the only way through which you can make it to the job. Let us find out the selection procedure to this very prestigious examination.

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Viva-Voce Test & Documents Verification.
  • Bonus Marks( if any) obtained
  • Medical Test
  • Training

1st Stage: Written Examination

The very first stage of your dream job is to score great in the written examination. Here aspirants must keep in mind that the written examination will be offline in nature and will consist of the following parameters.

(Exam Pattern)

S.No Subjects No of Questions Marks Time Duration
1. General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35×1=35 90 Minutes (1:30 Hrs)
2. Arithmetic Ability 35 35×1=35
3. General Awareness 50 50×1=50
Total 120 120

Basic Guidelines

  • Total Question: 120
  • Maximum Marks: 120
  • Time Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Marking scheme: 1(one) mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
  • Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English/Local Language

2nd Stage: Physical Efficiency Test

The selected candidates from the written examination will be called for Physical Efficiency Test. In Physical Efficiency test, the physical capability of the aspirants will be judged on the various parameters. The PET will include three major events, running (1600 meters for Boys and 800 meters for Girls), High Jump and Long Jump.

Event Male Female Number 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

The number of candidates to be called for PET and Physical Measurement will not exceed three times the number of notified vacancies in each category. The selection of a candidate for the PET Test will solely be based on marks obtained by aspirants in the written examination.

3rd Stage: Viva-Voce Test & Documents Verification.

A candidate who will qualify for both written examination and Physical Efficiency test will be called for Viva-Voce test and Document Verification. The Railway Recruitment Board has set up some bonus marks for one who has performed well in other activities like NCC and other sports like cricket, Football etc. Upon the document verification, the committee will check for any other Bonus marks scored by the candidate.

4th Stage: Calculation of Bonus Marks (If Any)

Those who performed well in other activities will be allotted bonus marks as followed.


  • B Certificate of NCC – 01 marks;
  • C Certificate of NCC – 02 marks;
  • Maximum mark for NCC certificates is 02. The benefit is available only on production of Original Certificate.
  • This benefit is not available to Ex-Servicemen.


  • Represented University at inter-university sports – 01 marks
  • 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 applicant whose height is more than 165 cms will be given 03 marks as a bonus.

***NOTE: Total Bonus Marks for all categories put together shall not exceed 5.

5th Stage: Medical Test

After the calculation of the total marks and performance of a candidate, the final result will be declared. All the successful candidate will have to go for the medical test in the Railway Hospital. They will have to qualify in medical category ‘B-1’ as per the Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those wearing glasses or having a flat foot, knock-kneed, squint eye, colour blindness and other bodily defects are not eligible for appointment.

6th Stage: Initial Training

The candidates will have to undergo a rigorous initial training in any one of the RPF/RPSF Training Centers or any such Institution as decided by the Railway Administration in the event of their selection. The trainee recruits will be given a stipend of Rs. 5200/- + Grade Pay Rs.2000/- plus other allowances as admissible under the Railway Rules during the period of training. Passing the Final Examination at the end of the training is a must.

RPF Constable Exam 2017 Syllabus

The RPF Recruitment 2017 exam is one tier written test. The questions related to Reasoning, General Logical Ability, Maths and General Knowledge will be asked. The nature of the questions will be objective in nature and for each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. One can read and download the complete ACIO Syllabus 2017 by clicking here.

Best Books for RPF Constable 2017 Exam.

Candidates preparing for the exam are getting tensed about the Study Materials and Books required to crack the Exam. But if your preparation is effective and you are working with a proper planning then you can easily clear the cut-off. All you need is these Best Books for RPF Constable Exam 2017.

 Application Fee

The application fee for the RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 is as followed.

  • Gen/OBC Category: Rs. 100/- Only
  • Female/SC/ ST & Reserved Category: No fees.

Mode of Payment

  • A crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) or a crossed Bank draft.
  • Cheque or Money Order will not be accepted.

Note: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.

How to apply?

One should follow these simple steps to apply for the RPF Constable Recruitment 2017.

  • The format of the application form can be downloaded from the official website of Indian Railways (www.indianrailways.gov.in) or taken from the Employment News.
  • The fully filled application form along with the application fees must be sent to the corresponding g Nodal Chief Security Commissioner corresponding to the language chosen for the Question Paper.
  • Only one application need be sent.

The addresses of the Nodal Chief Security Commissioners, the details of the person in whose favour the Draft/IPO shall be drawn and the place where payable are given below.

Group No.   Address of the Nodal Chief Security Commissioner   Draft/IPO drawn in favour of Place where Payable Languages for question paper
1. The Chief Security Commissioner, North Eastern Railway, Post Box Number- 2 Head Post Office, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer, North Eastern Railway. Gorakhpur, UP Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati.
2. The Chief Security Commissioner, Eastern Railway – 840 GPO, Kolkata– 700001. The Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer, Eastern Railway. Kolkata Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Manipuri, Bengali, Oriya
3. The Chief Security Commissioner, East Coast Railway, Post Box Number– 1 GPO, Bhubaneswar, Orissa. The Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer, East Coast Railway Bhubaneswar Hindi, English, Urdu, Oriya,  Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati


4. The Chief Security Commissioner, Southern Railway, Post Box Number– 545 Park Town Head Post Office, Park Town, Chennai – 600003 The Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer, Southern Railway.   Chennai Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Malayalam,  Telugu, Kannada, Konkani, Marathi

 Admit Card

The admit card for the RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 will be released 2 weeks before the Expected Exam. The Admit Card or commonly known as Call Later will be sent via Indian Post. The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her RPF Constable 2017 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test.

RPF Constable 2017 Exam Result

The result for the  RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 is scheduled to publish in 2018. A candidate needs to score more than the expected cut off to secure a position for PET. Final selected candidates will be called for the Personal Interview round.Candidates will be able to check the RPF Constable 2017 Result through the link which will be posted here.

RPF Constable 2017 Exam Dates 

Hope the information we have provided will help you to answer all the queries related to RPF Constable Recruitment 2017. Now let us have a look at the important dates related to the examination.

Important Dates

Event Date
Application From starts Date August 2017
Last date to apply 14th October 2017
Admit Card Release Date NA
Date of Written Exam NA
Physical Test Date NA
Date of Medical Test / Document Verification NA
Date of Final Result NA
Joining NA

important Links

Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to RPF Constable 2017 Recruitment Notification.

Subject Description
Download RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 Official Bulletin (PDF) Click Here
Download RPF Constable Previous Year Question Paper Click Here
RPF Constable 2017 Admit Card Click Here
Detailed Exam Syllabus for RPF Constable Exam Click Here
Salary and Work Profile of an RPF Constable Click Here
Recommended Books for RPF Constable 2017  Exam Click Here
RPF Constable  Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure  Click Here

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