RPF SI Exam Dates 2024: Complete Exam Schedule Here

Railway Protection Force Sub-Inspector 2022 ( RPF SI )

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Updated on May 31, 2024 10:43 IST

RPF SI Exam Date 2024: The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will soon announce the exam dates for the RPF SI 2024 examination.  The RPF SI exam date 2024 will be announced on the official website- https://rpf.indianrailways.gov.in as well as on the regional websites of the RRBs. The RPF SI application form 2024 was available from April 15 to May 14, 2024. The RRBs provided the RPF SI application correction facility from May 15 to 24, 2024. 

RPF SI dates provide candidates with details regarding all the important events related to the exam. These dates will help candidates to keep themselves updated with all the events of the exam. RPF SI exam is conducted by the Ministry of Railways to select eligible male and female candidates for recruitment to the post of Sub-Inspectors (SI) in Level 6 of 7th CPC in Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Forces (RPSF) in various zones of Indian Railways. 

Q:   What is RPF Sub Inspector exam date 2024?

A:

The RPF Sub Inspector exam date 2024 has not been announced yet by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). The RPF SI 2024 exam dates will be released soon on the official websites of the RRBs. The RPS SI exam will be conducted online as the computer based test (CBT). The RPF SI recruitment exam comprises questions from Basic Arithmetics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness.

 

Q:   When will the RPF SI admit card be released?

A:

The RPF SI admit card 2024 will be released around five days before the examination. The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) will issue the admit cards of the RPF SI 2024 exam on their respective websites. Candidates need to visit the official RRB website of their respective region to download the RPF SI admit card. Moreover, the direct RPF SI admit card 2024 download link will be shared on the Shiksha page as well - https://www.shiksha.com/exams/rpf-si-exam-admit-card

 

Q:   How many vacancies are there in RPF SI 2024 exam?

A:

RPF SI vacancies were announced along with the notification. A total of 452 vacancies were announced for RPF SI exam. The selection of candidates against the vacancies will be done based on CBT, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Physical Standard Test (PST),  Document Verification & Medical. Any graduate candidate can apply for the exam.

 

Q:   When RPF SI exam will be conducted?

A:

RPF SI exam dates are yet to be announced by the examination authority. The computer based test is divided into three sections-Basic Arithmetics (35 questions, 35 marks), General Intelligence and Reasoning (35 questions, 35 marks), and General Awareness (50 questions, 50 marks). Candidates are allotted 1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes) to complete the entire exam. For correct answers, candidates score one mark. There is a negative marking penalty of 1/3 mark for every incorrect response. The total marks allotted to the exam are 120.

 

Important Events Related to RPF SI

The important events of RPF SI below are given below in details:

RPF SI Application Form Date

RPF SI application form is made available online only. The application fee can be paid both online and offline. For all candidates except the fee concession categories, the application fee is INR 500 and SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class are required to pay INR 250. 

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RPF SI Admit Card Date

RPF SI admit card is released online separately for CBT, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT)  and Document Verification. Candidates can download the admit card from the official website by logging with registration number and password. 

RPF SI Exam Date

The exam comprises Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV). The CBT will be conducted across various cities in the country. The exam will be conducted in 15 languages. The test comprises three sections and carries total 120 marks.

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RPF SI Answer Key Date

The provisional answer key is released a few days after the exam is conducted. RPF SI answer key 2024 can be downloaded by entering the login details. Candidates also have the facility to raise objections. Post examining the objections, the examination authority releases the final answer key. 

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RPF SI Result Date 

RPF SI result 2024 is announced online separately for different groups and stages of exam. The result will be available in PDF format in the form of merit list. The result PDF will contain the roll numbers of qualified candidates. 

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Q:   What is RPF SI selection process?

A:

The different stages of RPF SI selection process are explained below:

Phase 1: Computer-Based Test (CBT): This is the initial stage of selection process that assesses candidates' knowledge in subjects such as General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.

Phase 2: Physical Efficiency Test (PET): Candidates who qualify for the CBT are then required to undergo a Physical Efficiency Test (PET). The PET includes physical tasks such as running, long jump, and high jump. 

Phase 3: Physical Measurement Test (PMT)- Candidates who clear the PET are subjected to a Physical Measurement Test to ensure that they meet the prescribed physical standards.

Phase 4: Document Verification- After clearing the PET and PMT, candidates need to provide the necessary documents to verify their eligibility, which typically includes educational certificates, identity proof, and other relevant documents.

 

Q:   What is RPF SI application fees?

A:

The application fee for RPF SI is INR 500 for unreserved categories while it is INR 250 for reserved categories. Interested candidates need to fill the application form online. The application fees can be paid online and offline. The application fees is refunded to candidates after they appear for the exam. Interested candidates are required to fill the application form online only. The hard copy of the application form is not required to be send by candidates. The application fee can be paid both online and offline.

 

 

 

Q:   When RPF SI notification 2024 was released?

A:

The short RPF SI notification 2024 was released on March 2, 2024. The detailed notification was released on April 14, 2024. The notification for SI was released to fill up a total of 452 vacancies. RPF SI notification was released in PDF form and comprises the details related to the exam such as important dates, selection process, vacancies, eligibility and many more. The selection of RPF SI comprises CBT, PET/PMT and document verification. The CBT will be conducted by RRB. The PET/PMT and document verification is conducted by the Railway Protection Force.

 

Q:   When RPF SI application form 2024 was released?

A:

RPF SI application form was released on April 15, 2024. The application form needs to be filled online only. The application fees are INR 500 for the Unreserved category, whereas, the other categories SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female will have to pay INR 250. The application amount is refunded by the MoR when the candidate appears for the RPF CBT exam (INR 400 is refunded for UR and INR 250 is refunded for the other categories excluding the banking charges). 

 

RPF SI Dates 2024

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of RPF SI 2022 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

15 May '24 -

24 May '24

RPF SI Form Correction

15 Apr '24 -

14 May '24

RPF SI Application Form

RPF SI Dates 2024 FAQs

Candidates can check below RPF SI dates FAQs.

Q:   What is RPF SI salary?

A:

The gross salary of an RPF Sub Inspector ranges from INR 43,000 to 52,000 depending upon their place of posting. This inclusive salary amount comprises basic pay, grade pay, DA, HRA and other applicable allowances. As basic pay is INR 35,400 according to 7th CPC pay matrix, the other allowances add up substantially to the CTC. 

 

Q:   What is RPF SI salary structure?

A:

The salary structure of RPF SI is given below:

PayRange
Pay ScaleRs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800
Grade ScaleRs. 4,200
Basic PayRs. 35,400
Gross SalaryRs. 43,300–Rs. 52,030
 

Q:   What is RPF SI grade pay?

A:

According to the 6th Pay Commission recommendations, the grade pay assigned to RPF SI was INR 4200. With this grade pay, the salary was calculated in the pay band of INR 9300-34800. However, after the implementation of 7th Pay Commission, the grade pay system was discontinued. Now, the RPF SI starts at the basic pay level of INR 35400 (Level-6) as per 7th CPC pay matrix.

 

Q:   What is RPF SI syllabus for Reasoning?

A:

RPF SI syllabus for Reasoning is given below:

  • 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
 

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The RPF Sub Inspector exam date 2024 has not been announced yet by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). The RPF SI 2024 exam dates will be released soon on the official websites of the RRBs. The RPS SI exam will be conducted online as the computer based test (CBT). The RPF SI recruitment exam comp

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RRB ALP application fee is INR 500 for General and OBC categories while it is INR 250 for SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Female/Transgender/Minorities/Economically backward class. The application fee will be refunded to candidates after appearing in the first stage CBT. Candidates belonging to the General and

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The fee refund process for RPF SI exam is given below:

  • All candidates must clearly mention the bank details (Name of Bank, Name of Account Holder, Account Number and IFSC Code) for receiving the refundable portion of their examination fee (i.e., INR 400 or 250 as applicable minus bank charges) in the

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Anangsha Patra

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The tips and tricks to crack RPF SI exam are given below:

  • Candidate should familiarise themselves with the RPF SI exam pattern, including the number of questions, marking scheme, and duration of the exam
  • Practice time management during your preparation and while attempting mock tests. Allocate specifi

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Anangsha Patra

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Answered a month ago

After the final submission of RPF SI application form, if candidates want to make corrections in the create an account form  (including mobile number and Email ID), they need to pay a modification fee of INR 250. This modification fee is common irrespective of community and category. The modificatio

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Anangsha Patra

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While filling the RPF SI application form, candidates must ensure that they fill the details correctly as the examination authority might reject their applications on several grounds. Candidates must keep the following points in mind so that their applications does not get rejected. 

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Anangsha Patra

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RPF SI admit card is an important document and all the details printed in the same should be correct. In case of any discrepancies in details, candidates should inform the examination authority for correction. The examination authority will correct the details and issue fresh admit card.

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Anangsha Patra

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Answered a month ago

RPF SI admit card will be made available online on the official website. However, we will provide the direct link to download the admit card. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the user ID, password and captcha code. The admit card is released four days before the exam. The hard co

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Anangsha Patra

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A candidate who is in the final semester of graduation and has a RE in one subject would not be eligible to apply for the RPF SI exam in 2024. The eligibility criteria require the candidate to have completed their graduation degree before applying for the exam.

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