RPF Exam Pattern 2018 for Constable and SI

Detailed RRB RPF Exam Pattern 2018 for SI and Constable

RPF Exam Pattern 2018 – Find the detailed RPF exam pattern and  selection process for Constable & SI post.

RPF Exam Pattern 2018 for SI and Constable

Railway Protection Force has announced a huge number of vacancies this year for the posts of Sub Inspector and Constable. A total number of 9739 vacancies are available to be filled – 8619 for the post of Constable and 1120 for the post of Sub Inspector. The RPF Exam Date has not been released yet. However, the exam will conduct in the month of December. Here, we have provided the RRB RPF Exam Pattern 2018 for SI and Constable posts. Note that the exam pattern for both the posts is same. You only need to be more careful with the SI paper since it has a higher difficulty level. Scroll down to read more details.

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RRB RPF Exam Pattern 2018 for Constable and SI

Knowing the exam pattern is crucial part of any exam. Therefore, here we have described the detailed RPF Constable  and SI exam pattern for each stage. Go through it to understand the complete selection process.

There are four stages of the selection process. The same has been given below.

  • Computer based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Document Verification and Medical Test

1. RPF SI & Constable Written Test

The first phase of the RPF selection process consists of a written test. For every wrong attempt, 1/3rd marks will be deducted. Based on the merit list prepared for the CBT written test, students 10 times the vacancies allotted under each category will be called for next stage i.e PET and PMT.

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
General Knowledge & Science 50 50 90 minutes in total
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Arithmetic 35 35
Total 120 120

By practicing free RPF practice test you can get idea about exact exam. This mock test will cover above mentioned  RPF syllabus with latest exam pattern. After Knowing the RPF Stage 1 CBT exam pattern go through the detailed syllabus.

The RPF online test will be held in following Languages :

  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Bengali
  4. Urdu
  5. Marathi
  6. Kannada
  7. Konkani
  8. Tamil
  9. Gujarati
  10. Telugu
  11. Manipuri
  12. Odia
  13. Punjabi
  14. Assamese
  15. Malayalam

Before starting your preparation, you must be aware of the latest syllabus. You can check RPF syllabus for Constable and SI and make study plan accordingly.

2. RPF PET Exam (Physical Efficiency Test)

If you qualify the written test, you to appear for the PET round. And you need to fulfill the criteria given below. It is qualifying in nature.

Post & Gender 1600 m Run 800 m Run Long Jump High Jump
Constable Male 5 min 45 sec 14 feet 4 feet
Constable Female 3 min 40 sec 9 feet 3 feet
SI Male 6 min 30 sec 12 feet 3 feet 9 inch
SI Female 4 min 9 feet 3 feet

You will get two chances each for the high jump and long jump.

3. RPF PMT Exam (Physical Measurement Test)

This too is a qualifying process.


  • Unreserved Male – 165 cm
  • Unreserved female – 157 cm
  • SC/ST male – 160 cm
  • SC/ST female – 152

Chest (Only for Male candidates)

  • Expanded
    • Unreserved – 85 cm
    • SC/ST – 81.2 cm
  • Unexpanded
    • Unreserved – 80 cm
    • SC/ST – 76.2 cm
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4. Document Verification and Medical Test

Based on the marks scored in the CBT and qualification in PET and PMT round, you will be called for the Documents Verification and Medical Test round which are the final rounds. You need to bring the original as well as self-attested photocopies of the following documents.

  • Educational qualification certificates and mark sheets
  • Two self-attested recent colour passport-size photograph
  • Caste certificate
  • NOC in case you are a Government employee
  • Domicile certificate
  • Discharge certificate (for Ex-Servicemen)

RPF Final Selection

The final selection will be based on document verification and medical tests. Candidates who do not appear for document verification will not be considered for final selection. Also, keep visiting the Official RPF site for more RPF Exam updates.

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3 thoughts on “RPF Exam Pattern 2018 for Constable and SI

    1. Pet is physical efficiency test – which includes Running,Long jump,High Jump etcetra..
      PMT – Physical Measurements test – its a test conclude that you have minimum physical requirement.

  1. i dont have a voter card as a proof but i have my aadhar card.The problem is that my photo in aadahar card is at the age of 12. when i went to write rrb group d exam they said that you are not eligible due to your older photo in aadhar card, but after a minute they allowed me. but in alp exam my photo does’t make any problem,is this problem repeats in rpf exam?

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