RPF Constable Recruitment 2019 Apply Online (798 Ancillary Vacancies)

RPF RPSF Constable Recruitment 2019 notification will be available on Employment News Paper dated 22nd December 2018 issue. Ministry of Railways, Government of India has been published recruitment of Constable (Ancillary) in Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) 2018-19. The online registration will be open from 1st January 2019 and close on 30th January 2019.

Name of Post

Total Vacancies

Constable (Water Carrier)


Constable (Safaiwala)


Constable (Washerman)


Constable (Barber)


Constable (Mali)


Tailor Grade III


Cobbler Grade III


Age Limit: 18 – 25 years as on 1st January 2019. The upper age relaxation as per Government rules.

Scale of Pay:

Water Carrier, Safaiwala, Washerman, Barber and Gardner –> Level 3 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of ₹ 21,700/- and other allowances admissible at that time
Tailor and Cobbler –> Level 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of ₹ 19,900/- and other allowances admissible at that time

Eligibility of Candidates

  1. A candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
  3. Educational Qualification and age:
    Category Educational Qualification Age
    Min Max
    Constable ( Executive) SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board. 18 25

    Note: Matriculation certificate from a recognized Board for Constable (Executive) shall only be valid. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.

  4. Physical Measurement:
    Category Height (in CMs) Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)
    Male Female Unexpanded Expanded
    UR/OBC 165 157 80 85
    SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2
    For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85
  5. Date of birth mentioned in 10th/Matriculation or equivalent certificate alone shall be acceptable. The lower and upper age limit indicated in the Employment Notice will be reckoned as on 1st July 2018.The relaxation in upper age limit/maximum upper age for the following categories/ communities in the table below is applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates:
    Srl No Category Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
    1 SC/ST Candidates 5 years
    2 OBC – Non Creamy Layer candidates 3 years
    3. Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation. To the extent of service rendered in Armed Forces plus UR – 3 years, OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years . SC/ST – 8 years
    4. Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved) UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
    5. Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning. UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer – 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
    6. Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years
  6. Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below:(Both dates inclusive)
    Srl No Age Group Upper limit of Date of Birth ( Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth ( Not later than)
    UR OBC-Non Creamy Layer SC/ST For all category/category
    1. 18 to 25 02.07.93 02.07.90 02.07.88 01.07.2000

    Note: If a candidate is eligible for relaxation of age on more than one ground, he/she would be accorded the highest of the age relaxations (not cumulative) for which he/she is eligible.

    No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC-Non-creamy Layer (NCL) candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.

Selection Process:

Online Computer Based Test (CBT)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
Trade Test
Document Verification (DV)

Application Fee: ₹ 250/- (A non -refundable). The payment of fee should be made through Online mode (Internet Banking / Credit / Debit Cards) / Offline mode (SBI Bank Challan).

Important Dates:

Opening date for Online Registration -> 01/01/2019 at 10 AM

Closing date for Online Registration -> 30/01/2019 up to 23:59 Hours
Tentative date of Computer based Test -> February 2019 and March 2019

Detailed Advertisement >>

Indian Railways has published Railway Police recruitment 2018 employment notification in June 2018. Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable recruitment online registration was started from 1st June 2018. Eligible Interested Indian Nationals (Male and Female) apply online for Indian Railway RPF RPSF Constable Jobs in Railway Protection Force (RPF) of various zones of Indian Railways and Railway Protection Special Force (RSPF) for filling up more than 8500 vacancies in this year. Minimum 10th class or Matriculation or SSC passed candidates are eligible to apply for RPF Constable Jobs 2018-19. The last date for submission of online applications is 30th June 2018 (Saturday).


Name of Post

Total Vacancies


8619 (Male – 4403, Female – 4216)

Railway Zonal wise Vacancies:

Southern Railway (SR), South Western Railway (SWR), South Central Railway (SCR) –> 1731
Central Railway (CR), Western Railway (WR), West Central Railway (WCR), South East Central Railway (SECR) –> 1152
Eastern Railway (ER), East Central Railway (ECR), South Eastern Railway (SER), East Coast Railway (ECoR) –> 2678
Northern Railway (NR), North Eastern Railway (NER), North Western Railway (NWR), North Central Railway (NCR) –> 2052
Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) –> 340
Railway Protection Special Force (RSPF) –> 666

Age Limit: Minimum 18 years and Maximum 25 Years as on 1st July 2018. Age relaxation as per Government rules.

Scale of Pay: The RPF / RSPF Constable position pay scale is Level 3 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with Initial Pay of ₹ 21,700/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

Educational Qualification: SSLC / 10th Class / Matriculation or equivalent qualification from a government recognized board.

Physical Measurement:


Height (Male)

Height (Female)

Chest (Unexpanded) (Male Only)

Chest (Expanded) (Male Only)


165 CMs

157 CMs

80 CMs

85 CMs


160 CMs

152 CMs

76.2 CMs

81.2 CMs

For other reserved category

163 CMs

155 CMs

80 CMs

85 CMs

Selection Process:

(1) Computer Based Test (CBT) – The test will be held on September and October 2018.
(2) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
(3) Document Verification (DV)

Examination Fee: The exam fee made through online payment mode using interment banking / debit / credit cards OR offline payment using SBI Bank challan payment in any branch of SBI.

For General / OBC Category –> ₹ 500/-
For SC / ST / Ex-serviceman / Female / Minorities / Economically Backward Class Category –> ₹ 250

How to Apply: Eligible Male / Female candidates apply online through Indian Railways Board any railway zonal official website. The online registration of RPF Constable Recruitment 2018 open from 01/06/2018 and close on 30/06/2018 up to 11:59 PM.

Important Dates:

Opening date for Online Registration -> 01/06/2018 at 10:00 Hours
Closing date for Online Registration -> 30/06/2018 up to 23:59 Hours
Tentative date of Exam (Computer Based Test) -> September and October 2018.

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