RPF SI Recruitment 2024 Online Form rrbapply.gov.in

Government of India, Ministry of Railways invites online applications for recruitment to the post of Sub Inspector (SI) for 452 vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) for CEN No. RPF 01/2024. All eligible and interested Indian citizens can apply online at RPF recruitment official website from 15th April 2024 to till the application last date 14 May 2024 for SI recruitment in RPF and RPSF.

Interested candidates read the full notification carefully, before applying online.



Railway Protection Force

Important Dates

  • Application Start Date: 15-04-2024
  • Application Last Date: 14-05-2024
  • Application Form Correction Date: 15-05-2024 to 24-05-2024

Application Fee

  • SC/ ST/ Female/ ESM/ Minorities/ EBC: Rs.250/
  • All Other Candidates: Rs.500/-
  • The payment can be made by using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking or UPI.

Age Limit

  • Age as On : 01.07.2024
  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age: 28 Years
  • (For Age Relaxation See Notification.)

Total Post


RPF SI Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates must have Graduate from a recognized University.

RPF SI Salary Details 2024

Post NamePay Level as per 7th CPCInitial PayTotal Post
Sub Inspector (SI)635,400/-452

RPF SI Categories Wise Vacancy 2024


RPF SI Physical Measurement Test 2024

UR/ EWS/ OBCMale165 cm80-85 cm
Female157 cmx
SC/ STMale160 cm76.2-81.2 cm
Female152 cmx

RPF SI Physical Efficiency Test 2024

1600 meters run6 min 30 secs
800 meters run4 min
Long jump12 ft9 ft
High jump3 ft 9 inch3 ft

Some Important Links

RPF SI Notification 2024 PDF

Applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for recruitment to the post of Sub Inspector (Executive) in Railway Protection Force and Railway Protection Special Force. Applications complete in all respects must be submitted ONLINE ONLY latest by 23.59 hours of 14.05.2024. All interested candidates can download recruitment notification in PDF through given link as below:

RPF Sub Inspector Recruitment Summary 2024

Recruitment AgencyRailway Protection Force
Post NameSub Inspector
CEN No.RPF 01/2024
Application Start Date15 April 2024
Application Last Date14 May 2024
Total Post452
RRB SI SalaryRs.35,400/-
Download NotificationRRB SI Notification 2024
Apply Online ForRRB SI Recruitment 2024

Selection Process of RPF SI Recruitment 2024

(a.) Candidates should apply only through ONLINE mode through any of the official websites of the RRBs. Multiple applications by a candidate will lead to rejection of all the applications and debarment.

(b.) The recruitment process shall comprise of the following stages:

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  3. Document Verification (DV)

(c.) Information on examination schedule and venues will be given to eligible candidates in due course through RRB websites, SMS and email.

RPF SI Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2024

Pattern & Syllabus of CBT:

  1. Total Duration: 90 minutes & Total Questions: 120
  2. Candidates shall be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.
  3. There shall be negative marking @1/3rd marks for each wrong answer.
  4. Normalization of marks will be done for CBTs held in multiple shifts.
  5. Minimum pass percentage for eligibility: UR, EWS and OBC-NCL – 35%, SC & ST – 30%

Syllabus for CBT

Questions will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and are likely to cover topics pertaining to the following syllabus

  1. Arithmetic (35 marks): Questions on Number System, Whole Numbers, Decimal & Fractions and relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration, Time & Distance, etc.
  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning (35 marks): Questions on Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Problem Solving Analysis, Judgement, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discriminating observation, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal & Figure classification, Arithmetic number series, Non-verbal series, Coding and Decoding, Statement- Conclusion, Syllogistic reasoning, etc.
  3. General Awareness (50 marks): General Awareness (50 marks): Questions will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the Environment around him/her and its application to society; to test knowledge of current Events and such matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art and Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science, etc.

RPF SI Medium of Examination 2024

Questions for CBT will be available in English, Hindi and 13 regional Indian languages (viz., Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu). Accordingly, candidates must choose their medium of examination from any one amongst those listed in the ONLINE application form. CBT questions will be displayed in the language opted and in English. (d) After submission of application, candidate will be directed to opt for the mode of payment of examination fee as explained in para 7.1 and complete the payment process.

RPF Sub Inspector Stages of Examination 2024

There shall be online Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT shall be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Document Verification (DV) to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/ Female/ Ex-Servicemen as per merit. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. In case requisite candidates from the above shortlisted candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT, and there is a shortfall in any Category/ Group of Male/ Female/ Ex-Servicemen, additional candidates to the extent of 10 times the shortfall will be called for PET/ PMT for a second round of PET/PMT as per their merit in CBT. There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT.

RPF SI Admit Card 2024 Instructions

  1. Information and details regarding the CBT schedules and link for downloading the E-call letters will be given on the websites of the RRBs. Eligible candidates will also be informed via SMS and email.
  2. Eligible candidates can download their e-call letter for the CBT from the RRB websites 4 (four) days before the date of CBT. (However, intimation about the city of examination shall be given about 10 (ten) days in advance.)
  3. No call letter will be sent to candidates by post
  4. Detailed information and instructions regarding the CBT will be given along with the e-call letter. Candidates should read and follow them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to their disqualification.

How To Apply Online For RPF SI Recruitment 2024

  1. Candidates must read all information and instruction carefully before filling the ONLINE application to prevent mistakes.
  2. Candidates must first ‘Create an account’ for this CEN through the link given in the official RRB websites. They must have an active personal mobile number and a valid email ID for receiving OTPs for account creation. No change in details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and email ID) will be permitted later.
  3. ONLINE Mandatory Scanned Documents to be kept ready before filling the application:
    1. Recent, clear colour passport size photograph (against a plain white background) of the candidate in JPEG image (size 30 to 70KB) – without wearing dark glasses and/or cap.
    2. Scanned JPEG image of candidate’s signature in running handwriting (size 30 to 70KB)
    3. SC /ST Certificate (only for candidates requesting free pass for train travel) in pdf format (upto 500KB).
    1. Candidates must keep their personal mobile number and personal e-mail ID active throughout the recruitment process, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and/or email.
    2. RRBs will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage.
    3. Candidates are advised to carefully note and remember their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process and correspondence with RRBs.

 FAQs : RPF Sub Inspector Vacancy 2024

  • Q.1. What is full form of RPSF?
  • Ans:- The full form of RPSF is Railway Protection Special Force.
  • Q.2. Is there any application fee for RPF SI?
  • Ans:- Yes, For SC/ ST/ Female/ ESM/ Minorities/ EBC is Rs.250/- and for all others are Rs.500/-
  • Q.3. What is RPF Sub Inspector application last date?
  • Ans:- Online application form submission last date is 14th May 2024.
  • Q.4. What is eligibility criteria for RPF SI?
  • Ans:- Graduate from a recognized University.
  • Q.5. What is RPF SI salary?
  • Ans:- Initial Pay will be of Rs.35,400/-
  • Q.6. What is RPF SI helpline number?
  • Ans:- Helpline Number will be updated soon.
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