RPF Recruitment 2024 - 4,200+ Constable Vacancies Out, Check Salary, Qualification, Age Limit, Selection Process and Application Procedure

Join the Railway Protection Force (RPF) as a Constable (Executive) in 2024, ensuring railway security and community safety through a fair selection process; follow instructions carefully to apply online and avoid mistakes.

by Kowsalya

Updated May 13, 2024

RPF Recruitment 2024 - 4,200+ Constable Vacancies Out, Check Salary, Qualification, Age Limit, Selection Process and Application Procedure

RPF Recruitment 2024

The RPF (Railway Protection Force) is hiring new Constables (Executive) in 2024. These Constables help ensure safety on trains and at railway stations. To join, you must meet certain requirements and pass different tests, like physical exams and document checks. The process is fair and follows clear rules. When applying online, make sure to read and follow all instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

If you get selected, you'll undergo training to prepare you for the job. It's important to provide accurate information and not use any unfair tricks during the selection process. Becoming an RPF Constable is a chance to contribute to railway security and serve the community. Here is the official PDF for RPF Recruitment 2024.




Name of the Recruitment

RPF Recruitment 2024


Railway Protection Force (RPF)


Constable (Executive)

Level in 7th Pay Commission




Medical Standard


Total Vacancies

Male: 3577, Female: 631, Ex-Servicemen: 420

Reservation for Ex-Servicemen (ExSM)

10% of total vacancies

Reservation for Female Candidates

15% of total vacancies

Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Medium of Examination

English, Hindi, and 13 regional Indian languages

Qualification Criteria

Here is the list of qualification criteria for RPF Recruitment 2024:


  • Level in 7th Pay Commission: Level-3
  • Pay: ₹21,700 per month

Educational Qualification:

  • Minimum Requirement: 10th Pass or Equivalent from a recognized Board

Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age: Candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • Maximum Age: Candidates must not exceed 25 years of age. (Age relaxation applicable for certain categories as per government norms)

Medical Standard:

  • Medical Standard Required: B1

Persons with Disabilities (PWD):

  • Not Suitable for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

Reservation Criteria:

  • Reservation for Ex-Servicemen (ExSM): 10% of total vacancies
  • Reservation for Female Candidates: 15% of total vacancies

Selection Process

The selection process for the position of Constable (Executive) in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) involves several stages to ensure that suitable candidates are chosen for the job. Below is a step-by-step explanation of the selection process:

Computer Based Test (CBT):

  • The first stage of the selection process is a Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • In this test, candidates will answer multiple-choice questions online.
  • The questions will cover various subjects relevant to the role of Constable (Executive).

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • Candidates who qualify in the CBT will proceed to the next stage, which is the Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  • In PET, candidates will undergo physical tasks to demonstrate their physical fitness and endurance.
  • Tasks may include running, long jump, high jump, etc.

Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

  • After completing the PET, candidates will undergo a Physical Measurement Test (PMT).
  • In PMT, candidates' physical measurements such as height, chest circumference, etc., will be measured to ensure they meet the required standards.

Document Verification (DV):

  • Candidates who pass the PMT will then undergo Document Verification (DV).
  • In DV, candidates are required to submit original documents such as educational certificates, identity proof, etc., for verification.
  • This is to ensure that the information provided by the candidates is accurate and authentic.

Merit List and Final Selection:

  • Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT, PET, PMT, and DV, a merit list will be prepared.
  • Candidates who rank high in the merit list will be considered for final selection.
  • The final selection will be based on the candidate's overall performance and fulfillment of eligibility criteria.

How to Apply for RPF Recruitment 2024?

Here are the steps to  Apply for RPF Recruitment 2024:

  • Carefully read all information and instructions provided.
  • Visit the official RRB websites and create an account for the recruitment process.
  • Fill out the online application form on the official RRB websites.
  • Have the necessary scanned documents ready, including a passport-size photograph, signature, and SC/ST Certificate (if applicable).
  • Optionally, use the services of the Common Services Centre (CSC) for applying online.
  • Regularly check the official RRB websites for updates on the recruitment process.
  • Ensure to provide proof for the information submitted in the application.
  • Maintain an active personal mobile number and email ID for communication throughout the recruitment process.
  • Note down your Registration Number for future correspondence with RRBs.
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