RPF Eligibility Criteria 2018 | Check Constable and Sub-Inspector Eligibility Here

RPF Eligibility Criteria

Check the detailed RPF Eligibility Criteria for different RPF post of Railway Protection Force.

RPF Eligibility Criteria 2018

Are you interested in Government jobs in Indian Railways? Then there is a golden chance to get RPF Jobs for the people who are looking for such an opportunity. It’s like a box full of gifts by railways in this year for all the railway aspirants. This year a total of 9739 vacancies have been announced for the recruitment of RPF. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) also known as Railway protection special force (RPSF) is a security force of India who is 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 should check out the eligibility criteria. The big news is, 50% of the total vacancies would be reserved for women. Go through this article to know complete RPF Eligibility Criteria 2018.

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RPF Eligibility Criteria:

In this section, we have mentioned the detailed RPF Constable eligibility & RPF SI eligibility criteria for all the railway aspirants who wish to apply for RPF. Go through this & know whether you are eligible to apply for RPF Recruitment or not.

⇒ 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:

Physical standards for both Constable and Sub-Inspector posts are same. Below, we have also provided the physical standards/measurements for a male candidate.

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 for both Constable and Sub-Inspector Posts.

  • 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:

  • To fulfill the medical eligibility criteria for sub-inspectors post you should have a normal vision without glasses.

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