Railway Protection Force (RPF), Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India announced mass recruitment of candidates for Constable vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) including Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) in the Pay Band of Rs.5200- 20200/- + Grade Pay Rs. 2000/-. Both Male and Female candidates are eligible for applying to these posts. Indian Railways issued Employment Notification Number 1/2011 in this regard. Following are details of eligibility, selection process, application procedure and last dates for application.
Constables in RPF /RPSF: 11952 posts (SC- 1317, ST- 1363, OBC- 2371, UR- 6901); Education Qualification and Eligibility: Applicants must have passed the Matriculation / SSC or equivalent examination. Age must be between 18 - 25 years as on 1st July 2011. Age relaxations apply as per rules.
Selection Procedure: Selection of the candidates will be based on the performance in Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement, Viva-Voce Test, Bonus Marks, if any, obtained and Documents Verification. The question paper for written test will consist of 35 questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning, 35 questions on Arithmetic and 50 questions on General Awareness. Selected candidates will have to undergo a rigorous training in any one of the RPF/ RPSF Training Centers. The trainee recruits will get a stipend of Rs. 5200/- + Grade Pay Rs.2000/- plus other allowances. Candidates must pass in the Final Examination at the end of the training.
Interested candidates can downloaded application forms from the official website of Indian Railways www.indianrailways.gov.in OR application forms can also be taken from the Employment News and filled in forms should be sent to the Nodal Chief Security Commissioner corresponding to the language chosen by the candidates for appearing in the Question Paper for Written Examination.
Applicants have to pay Examination Fee of Rs.40 in the form of a crossed Indian Postal Order or a crossed Bank draft. Female applicants, SC/ ST, Minorities and EBC and Ex-servicemen candidates need not pay the Examination Fee. Filled in forms should be sent to the concerned Nodal Chief Security Commissioner within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in Employment News. Probable last date is 18th April 2011.