RPF SI Syllabus 2024: Download Section-wise Syllabus PDF Here

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RPF SI syllabus 2024 is divided into three subjects: General Awareness, Arithmetic and General Intelligence & reasoning. The standard of the syllabus is of graduation level. The test comprises a total of 120 questions. The total marks allotted to the test are 120. Candidates must go through the RPF SI syllabus thoroughly because questions in the exam are framed based on it. The syllabus describes the topics to be covered while preparing for the examinations for that particular course. Read below for more details on RPF SI syllabus. 

Q:   What is RPF SI syllabus?

A:

RPF SI syllabus for different subjects is given below.

RPF SI General Awareness Syllabus

  • Indian History
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports
  • General Science, etc.
  • Arithmetic

RPF SI Arithmetic section

  • Number systems
  • Whole numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • 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.

RPF SI General Intelligence & reasoning Syllabus

  • 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
 

Q:   What is the level of difficulty of the RPF SI syllabus?

A:

The standard of RPF SI syllabus is of graduation level. The difficulty level topics given in the syllabus is of moderate level. RPF SI syllabus is given below.

SectionsTopics CoveredGeneral Awareness

Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science, etc.

Arithmetic

Number systems, Whole numbers, Decimal and Fractions, 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.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Analogies, Spatial Visualization, Problem Solving Analysis, Decision Making, Discriminating Observation, Arithmetical Reasoning, Arithmetic Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Syllogistic Reasoning, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Orientation, Judgment, Visual Memory, Relationship Concepts, Verbal and Figure Classification, Non-Verbal Series, Statement Conclusion

 

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
 

Q:   What is RPF SI syllabus for Arithmetic?

A:

RPF SI syllabus for Arithmetic is given below:

  • Number systems
  • Whole numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • 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.
 

Detailed RPF SI Syllabus 2024

The section-wise detailed syllabus of RPF SI is given below:

General Awareness

Questions in this section are asked from the following topics:

  • Indian History
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports
  • General Science, etc.
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Arithmetic

Candidates need to prepare the following topics in the Arithmetic section:

  • Number systems
  • Whole numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • 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.

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General Intelligence & Reasoning

In this section, candidates will get questions from the following topics.

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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Q:   What are the important highlights related to RPF SI syllabus?

A:

The highlights related to RPF SI syllabus are given below.

Sections Highlights

General Awareness

Questions in the test are aimed to test a candidate’s awareness regarding the environment, knowledge regarding the current affairs, etc.

Arithmetic

This section tests a candidate's understanding regarding the numbers and calculations.

General Intelligence & reasoning

Questions in this section are framed to assess a candidate’s ability to think logically.

 

Q:   Which are the important topics for RPF SI General Awareness?

A:

The important topics for RPF SI General Awareness section are given below:

  • Indian History
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports
  • General Science, etc.
 

Q:   How much time should candidates allocate to prepare for each subject in the RPF SI syllabus?

A:

RPF SI syllabus comprises the topics and sub-topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. Candidates should equal time to all the subjects given in the syllabus. They should go through the topics given in the syllabus properly and find out the important topics for the exam. After completing each chapter, candidates must appear for the mock tests.

 

Best books for RPF SI

Candidates can refer to the following books for RPF SI exam.

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Aggarwal
  • Fasttrack Objective Arithmetic by Arihant Publication
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

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RPF SI Exam Pattern 2024

According to RPF SI Exam Pattern 2024, each question carries one mark. For the wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted as penalty. Candidates can choose a language for CBT from Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri, or Punjabi. The qualifying marks of the test is 35% and it is 30% for SC and ST candidates. The duration of the test is 90 minutes. Candidates can check the structure of CBT below.

Sections Marks

General Awareness

50

Arithmetic

35

General Intelligence & reasoning

35

Total 

120

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Q:   Which books are best for RPF SI Reasoning?

A:

The Reasoning section is one of the most scoring sections. Candidates must aim to prepare it properly. Candidates must choose the books which provide them the best tips and tricks for the exam. The list of best books for Reasoning section is given below:

Books Name

Author/Publication

A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning

Dr. R.S. Aggarwal

A new approach to Reasoning

B S Sijwali & S Sijwali Arihant

Analytical Reasoning

M K Pandey

 

Q:   Which are the best books for RPF SI General Awareness?

A:

The best books for RPF SI General Awareness are given below:

Books Name

Author/Publication

Lucent G.K.

Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul

Lucent General Science

Lucent

 

Q:   Which are the best books for RPF SI Quantitative Aptitude?

A:

To ace this section, candidates need to understand the concept. Check the list of RPF Books to prepare for the Mathematics section below.

Books Name

Author/Publication

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations

R.S.Aggarwal

Fasttrack Objective Arithmetic

Arihant Publications

Objective Arithmetic

S Chand

Quantitative Aptitude for all Competitive Examinations

Abhijit Guha

 

How to prepare for RPF SI?

The section-wise preparation tips for RPF SI are given below:

General Awareness

Aspirants must go through the last six months of current affairs. They should read newspapers and magazines.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Candidates can easily score good marks in this section. It requires good analytical skills. Candidates must solve previous years’ question papers. They must also attempt mock tests.

Mathematics

This section can be scoring if all the key concepts are clear. Revise the basics of all the chapters. Practice questions from the previous years’ question papers. Candidates must solve mock tests and learn the shortcut methods of solving questions.

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