RPF/RPSF Constable Recruitment-2018 Schedule, Eligibility, Physical Measurement, RECRUITMENT PROCESS, Syllabus and Admit CardONLINE applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for the recruitment of Constable in Level 3 of 7th CPC Pay matrix for the vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) of various Zones of Indian Railways and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY before 23.59 hrs of 30/06/2018.
The Female candidates who have earlier applied in response to NOTIFICATION NO. 01/2016 issued by South Central Railway need not apply afresh.
No. Of Vacancies- 8619
Group- A, Zonal Railway- SR, SWR & SCR, Male- 804, Female- 927
Group- B, Zonal Railway- CR, WR, WCR & SECR, Male- 440, Female- 712
Group- C, Zonal Railway-ER, ECR, SER & ECOR, Male- 1287, Female- 1391
Group- D, Zonal Railway-NR, NER, NWR & NCR, Male- 1046 Female- 1006
Group-E Zonal Railway-NFR, Male- 160, Female- 180
Group- F Zonal Railway-RPSF, Male- 666, Female- NIL
Total= Male- 4403, Female- 4216
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Opening Date for Submission of On-Line Application Form and Fee. 01 June, 2018 (10:00 AM)
Last Date of Submission of On-Line Application- 30 June, 2018 (11:59 PM)
Last Date for On-Line Fee Payment- 02 July, 2018 (11:59 PM)
Last Date for Off-Line Fee Payment- 05 July, 2018 (11:59 PM)
Educational Qualification for Constable ( Executive)
SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board.
Matriculation certificate from a recognized Board for Constable (Executive) shall only be valid. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
Minimum 18 years and Maximum 25 years
Date of birth mentioned in 10th/Matriculation or equivalent certificate alone shall be acceptable. The lower and upper age limit indicated in the Employment Notice will be reckoned as on 1st July 2018.
The relaxation in upper age limit/maximum upper age will be given as per Govt. norms.
1. For UR/OBC Categories-
Height (in CMs)- Male- 165, Female- 157
Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)- Unexpanded- 80, Expanded- 85
2. For SC/ST Categories-
Height (in CMs)- Male- 160, Female- 152
Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)- Unexpanded- 76.2, Expanded- 81.2
3. For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.
Height (in CMs)- Male- 163, Female- 155
Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male) Unexpanded- 80, Expanded- 85.
Candidates applying for the post notified in this Employment Notice have to pay the prescribed fee as per their category detailed below:
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories- Rs. 500/-
(Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT)
2 For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class- Rs. 250/-
(This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.)
Only single online application has to be submitted by the candidate to the Employment Notice for the notified post through the link provided on the official website.
The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV).
The date, time and venue for all the activities, namely, CBT, PET, PMT and DV or any other additional activity, as applicable, shall be fixed by CRC and shall be intimated in due course. Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.
PHASE – I – COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)
I) CBT shall be held at different centres across the country simultaneously for all the Groups.
II) Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test (CBT) out of which they shall have opt for any one. (1) Hindi (2) English (3) Urdu (4) Tamil (5) Telugu (6) Konkani (7) Malayalam (8) Kannada (9) Marathi (10) Gujurati (11) Bengali (12) Odia (13) Assamese (14) Manipuri and (15) Punjabi.
III) The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.
IV) Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. Negative marks shall be awarded for every wrong answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.
V) Detailed instructions will be mentioned in the e-call letter for CBT regarding date, venue, reporting time, attendance, capture of biometric details, terminal/seat allotment etc.
VI) Candidates allowed to enter the examination hall/room will be required to mark presence as prescribed which will form the basis for the absentees’ statement. Signature and biometric thumb impressions of both thumbs of all candidates will be obtained as proof of appearing in the CBT test.
VII) After entering respective halls/rooms, candidates will take their allotted seats. Candidates will be strictly prohibited from bringing into examination halls/rooms any book or part of book, paper, calculator, mobile phones, gadgets of any description or from communicating from each other or from communicating with any person outside the examination hall/room. CCTV surveillance /videography of every hall/room of the centre shall be conducted in such a manner that the face of the candidate is captured during the examination to obviate the possibility of impersonation.
VIII) Candidates will fill their roll numbers and other particulars as specified at the appropriate places provided for this purpose.
IX) No candidates will be allowed to leave the hall/room till the conclusion of the examination. After the examination is over, necessary follow-up action shall be ensured by Agency concerned as per instructions received from Chairman, Central Recruitment Committee.
X) It will be necessary to obtain 35% marks (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates) to qualify in the CBT.
XI) All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test on the specified date, time and venue as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of Indian Railways. The information about the e-call letter download shall be communicated through the websites as well as personnel email communication to the candidates.
Total Duration : 90 min.
No. of Questions: 120
Syllabus and Question Type:
a. General Awareness (50 marks):
Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society; to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observations and experiences as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science etc.
b. Arithmetic(35 marks):
Questions on Number systems, whole numbers, decimal and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and proportion etc.
c. General Intelligence & reasoning(35 marks):
Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates will be called for PET and PMT to the extent of 10 times the category wise total vacancy in Group of Zonal Railways/RPSF notified. However, this limit may be increased/decreased as required ensuring availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualify
1600 meters run- 5 min 45 secs
Long jump- 14 feet
High jump- 4 feet
800 meters run- 3 min 40 secs
Long jump- 9 feet
High jump- 3 feet
PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION
(i) Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates will be called for Document Verification.
(ii) In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority.
(iii) Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training.
(iv) Candidates may please note that CRC only recommends names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Railway Administration.
(v) Candidates who do not appear for Document Verification will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in written examination and PET/PMT.
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