Updated Railway Protection Force (RPF) Constable Syllabus 2017.

Hello Aspirants, Hope you all have started preparing for the Railway Constable Recruitment 2017. If you haven’t then don’t worry, it’s never too late to start something. If you have applied for the job and searching for RPF Constable Syllabus 2017 for better preparation then you are in the right place. This post will let you know about the Updated Railway Protection Force Constable Syllabus 2017.

RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 Notification

RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 Notification

In our previous article, we have shared RPF Constable 2017 Admit Card and Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure of RPF Constable 2017 Exam. In this article, we will discuss the complete  RPF Constable Syllabus from which question will be asked in the written exam.

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RPF Constable Syllabus (Written Exam)

Before we talk about the Syllabus for RPF Constable Exam 2017, let us first have a look at the pattern of the Exam.

Exam Pattern

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.

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

Syllabus of RPF Constable Written Examination

The written exam will consist questions from GK, General Intelligence & Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. Have a look at the syllabus for RPF Constable 2017 Exam.

RPF Constable Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning (35 Marks)

The General Intelligence & reasoning Syllabus for RPF Constable exam will consist of total 35 questions of one number each. The toughness level of the exam will be of intermediate level. Let us check out the syllabus for Reasoning and General intelligence.

  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Analogy.
  • Directions.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Decision Making.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Embedded Figures etc.



The General Knowledge will include current events such as matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.

Topics Include

  • Indian Society.
  • Science and Technology.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography.
  • Indian Polity and Governance.
  • Economic and Social development
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • General issues on environmental ecology, Biodiversity, and Climate change.
  • General Awareness – Railways.

Arithmetic Ability Syllabus for RPF Constable Exam (35 Marks)

Elementary mathematics will cover the followings.

  • Number System.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Simplification.
  • Percentages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Average.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Time and Work.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

***You can download the RPF Constable syllabus for the 2017 written Exam from Here. (Click to Download)


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
Railway RPF Constable Recruitment 2017 official Notification Click Here
RPF Constable Salary and Job Profile (Updated) Click Here
RPF Constable 2017 Exam Admit Card Click Here
Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure for RPF Constable 2017 Exam Click Here
Recommended Books for RPF Constable 2017  Exam Click Here
Download RPF Constable Previous Year Question Paper Click Here

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