RPF Constable Application 2022 : How to Apply Online

Railway Protection Force Constable 2022 ( RPF Constable )

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial

Updated on May 25, 2022 21:13 IST

RPF Constable applications 2022 will be activated with the release of official notification. The candidates will get around one month's time to fill in the online applications. The details mentioned in the online applications are very important as they become the official record and it would be very difficult to change them. All the relaxations claimed will be decided based on the details mentioned in the application form and the supporting documents. In case of any discrepancy, the candidature of the candidate can be cancelled at any stage of the exam. 

RPF Constable 2022 notification will outline the online application dates for the exam with the application fees for each category of candidates. There are some categories that are exempted from the application fee. RPF Constable exam centres are allotted on the first apply first allot basis so we suggest filling out the RPF Constable application online as soon as it starts to get examination centre of one's choice.

The candidates must adhere to the photo and signature specifications given in the notification. The application can be rejected if the candidates do not follow the instructions given in the official notification.  After filling out the applications online, the candidates must submit the application fee as per their category. The application fee is the essential part of the RPF Constable application because, without an application fee, the application will be rejected.  After the applications, the exam conducting authority release the admit card to the eligible candidates. RPF Constable 2022 exam will be conducted as per the date given in the official notification.

RPF Constable 2022 Application Dates

The candidates can see below the RPF Constable 2022 dates (tentative)

RPF Constable Exam Events

RPF Constable Exam Dates

Salient Features

Notification releases

June/July 2022 (Tentative)

Notification for the RPF Constable exam 2022 is going to be released soon. 

Online registration begins

June/July 2022 (Tentative)

We will update the exact date of the beginning of online registration soon.

Last date of registration

July/August 2022 (Tentative)

The last date of registration is to be notified in the official notification 

Last date of fee payment

July/August 2022 (Tentative)

The last date of fee payment is to be updated later. 

Date of CBT

September/October 2022 (Tentative)

The date of CBT is to be updated later. 

The candidates can see here other important RPF Constable exam dates to get a summary of the exam process.

Documents Required for RPF Constable Application Online

A few documents must be kept handy as these become very useful while filling-up application form:

  • Class 10th mark sheet (Matric)
  • Scanned photo as per prescribed specifications (mentioned below)
  • Scanned signature as per prescribed specifications (mentioned below)
  • Caste certificate, if applicable

All the important instruction about the filling up of the application form is mentioned in the RPF Constable 2022 notification.

How to Apply Online for RPF Constable 2022 Exam?

 It is important to go through the complete RPF Constable eligibility criteria before starting with the application process. Once candidates read the eligibility criteria carefully, they can proceed with filling out the application form. To fill out the application form correctly, refer to the following steps:

Part-I Registration

  • Click on the online application link for the recruitment of Constable to open part-I of the RPF Constable registration form
  • Here you have to provide the below-mentioned information to complete the registration process. This part is very crucial as the information entered once, cannot be changed later. Hence, candidates need to fill the below information carefully:

Name

Category

Date of birth

Education board

Father’s name

10th/ matric roll number

Mother’s name

Year of passing 10th/ matric

Aadhaar number (optional)

Mobile number

State/UT

Email-ID

  • After registering successfully, candidates will receive their registration number and password. At the same time, an auto-generated OTP (One Time Password) shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID. These details are required to login in future.

Part-II Registration

  • Candidates have to log in again to finish the next parts of the application. In the next part, the application will have the following fields:

Educational qualification

Gender

Religion

ESM

Minority

Economically backward class

Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable

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  • After furnishing all details, candidates will be directed to the payment section of the application form
  • Candidates can pay RPF Constable application fee in both online and offline mode. In the case of online payment, application fees can be paid using net banking/ credit card/ debit card. In case of offline payment, candidates have to select Other Modes and then they have to select a bank or post office challan. The last dates for online and offline payments are different, so candidates must keep these dates in their minds before making the payment. Refer to the table given below to know about RPF Constable application fees for different categories:

Gender

Category

RPF Constable Application Fee (in INR)

Male

General

500

Male

OBC, ST, SC

250

Female

OBC, ST, General, SC

250

  • After successful online payment, candidates will be directed to the next part of the application directly. In case of offline fee payment through a bank, candidates have to wait for 60 minutes to receive payment confirmation. Candidates have to wait for anything between 24 hrs to 48 hours to receive payment confirmation.

Part-III Registration

  • Part III of the application will have the following fields:

Details of Educational Qualification

Choice of Group and preference of Zone/RPSF

Choice of exam language for CBT etc.

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  • This part will also have fields like details of the beneficiary account, in which they would like to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary name, bank name, Account Number and IFSC code in the online application. 
  • Candidates need to select a particular zone/RPSF while filling this part of the application. Once Group opts candidates will be considered against the vacancies of that particular Group only.
  • Besides, candidates have to select any of the following languages for the Computer Based Test ( CBT):

Hindi

English

Urdu

Tamil

Telugu

Konkani

Malayalam

Malayalam

Kannada

Marathi

Gujarati

Bengali

Odia

Punjabi

Assamese

Manipuri

RPF Constable Documents Upload 

Documents that candidates need to upload after payment of the application fee are:

Photograph

  • Candidates have to upload their recent colour photographs by clicking on the upload Photo tab. The colour passport photograph with white/light colour background will be accepted only. A scanned photograph should have the following specification:

Parameters

Details

Dimension

35mm X 45mm with name and date printed on the photo

Format

JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI

Size

15 - 40 KB

  • Candidates are advised to upload photographs taken by professionals at a studio, photographs taken in mobile cameras or selfies will be rejected
  • Photographs with caps, sunglasses will be rejected
  • During the examination, the photograph should match the actual appearance of the candidate. Also, the face should be clearly visible and it must be at least 50 per cent of the photograph
  • Candidates are required to keep 12 copies of the same photographs which can be used for future courses of action

SC/ST Certificate

Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) have to upload scanned copy of their SC/ST certificates (JPG/JPEG format, 50kb – 100kb) also for availing the facility of free travel authority (Second Class Railway Pass)

 Declaration:

  • After uploading a photograph, candidates need to confirm the declaration statement followed by submission of the application. Once again the entire application will appear on screen for a final check; once candidates are done with checking all information, they can confirm it.
  • All candidates are advised to take a printed copy of the application form for their own record.

 RPF Constable Application Correction

  • If any candidate makes any error during filling application form other than State, email and mobile, he/she can make corrections to it.
  • Candidates have to pay a modification fee of INR 250. The modification fee is the same across different categories.
  • Such modification in the application can be done twice only

RPF Constable Application 2022 FAQs 

Q. When will the RPF Constable 2022 Application begin?

A. RPF Constable 2022 applications will begin as per the dates given in the official notification. The official advertisement is expected to release soon.

Q. How do I apply for RPF Constable?

A. The application form will be available on the official website. Candidates need to apply online for the exam.

Q. How do I know if my RPF constable application is registered or not?

A. On successful registration, you will receive SMS and email confirmation. 

Q. I did not receive the email intimation after the submission of registration details?

A. The Registration ID is sent by auto-response Confirmation emails, it may take time in a few cases. If not received after two days, contact the authority or reapply.

Q. How do I access my RPF constable registration ID? 

A. The Registration ID is sent by auto-response Confirmation emails.

Q. What documents are needed while raising an issue related to the RPF constable application?

A. To report any problem, candidates need to give their registration number and registered email ID. 

Q. Can I fill out the application form on my mobile phone?

A. No, it is advised to fill the application form on a desktop or laptop.

Q. I am a fee exempted candidate, should I also make fee payment for RPF constable?

A. Yes, you have to pay the fee that will be refunded once they appear in the CBT.

Q. What should I do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the page?

A. This depends on various factors like Internet Speed, a large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time, etc. Please retry after a gap of 15 minutes or during off-peak hours during the night. 

Q. What is the application fee for an RPF constable application? 

A. For General category candidates. the application fee is INR 500, and for the rest of the categories, the application fee is INR 250.

Q. Can the RPF constable application be done offline? 

A. No, candidates have to apply online for RPF Constable. 

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