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RPF Eligibility Criteria

Check the detailed RPF Eligibility Criteria for each and every post of Railway Protection Force well before the announcement of the official notification.

RPF Eligibility Criteria 2018

Are you interested in Government jobs in Indian Railways? Then here is a golden chance to get RPF Jobs for the people who are looking for such opportunity. It’s like a box full of gifts by railways in this year for all the railway aspirants. As per the latest tweet by Railway Minister Mr. Piyush Goel, around 9500 vacancies are out for the recruitment of RPF notification. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) also known as Railway protection special force (RPSF) is a security force of India who are responsible for protecting railway passengers, passenger area and railway property of the Indian Railways. All the candidates applying for the post of Constable and Sub-Inspector posts needs to be eligible as per various eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official notification. The big news is, 50% of the total vacancies would be reserved for women. Go through this article to get well-versed with RPF Eligibility Criteria 2018 in advance!

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RPF Eligibility Criteria:

In this section, we have mentioned the detailed Railway Protection Force eligibility criteria for all the railway aspirants who wish to apply for RPF.

Educational Qualification:

For Constable Posts
  • A Candidate must be a citizen of Indian and should be 10th pass and intermediate from a recognized board
For Sub Inspector Posts
  • A candidate must have obtained a degree from a recognized university.

Physical Standards:

Below, we have also provided the physical standards/measurements for male.

Category Height(in cms) Chest(unexpanded)
Chest(expanded)
UR/OBC 165 80 85
SC/ST 160 76.2 81.2
Other Category 163 80 85

Below, we have also provided the heights for female candidates.

  • UR/OBC – 157cm
  • SC/ST – 152cm
  • Other Category – 155cm

Age Limit (As on 1st July 2018) :

Post Minimum Age Maximum age
Sub Inspector 20 Years 25 Years
Constable 18 Years 25 Years

Age Relaxation:

All the candidates who belong to SC/ST Category will be getting the relaxation in age as per the norms of the organization.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD & Other Category 6 – 10 Years

Medical Eligibility:

  • For RPF eligibility criteria for sub-inspectors post in terms of medical eligibility is the candidate should have a normal vision without glasses.

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  • Hi Pavankumar Koli,
    No, you are not eligible for this test.
    Thanks!!