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RPF SI

Railway Protection Force and Railway Protection Special Force Sub Inspectors Exam

Overview

It is a national-level test for the Railway Protection Force Sub-Inspector. The Ministry of Railways organises the RPF SI exam every year. This recruitment is being done to find qualified applicants from all across the country for the position of Sub-Inspector of Railway Protection Force for various groups and zones in Indian Railways. The initial selection will be based on a computer-based test administered by the authority. After passing the initial stage, applicants must pass further tests such as the PET, PMT, and DV. 

Highlights

The Ministry of Railways would issue the formal announcement of RPF SI for the year 2022 very shortly. All information on the RPF SI exam, such as the test date, the application process, the exam pattern, the exam syllabus, and so on, will be accessible at that time. Candidates should check the Indian Railways' official website on a regular basis to stay up to speed on the newest releases and developments.

Important Dates for RPF SI 2022 

Online Application Process TBA (2022)
Deadline for Submission of Application TBA (2022)
Deadline for Application Fee TBA (2022)
RPF SI Exam TBA (2022)
Result Declaration TBA (2022)

Eligibility

The RPF SI eligibility criteria include information on age, educational qualifications, and nationality. Below are the RPF SI eligibility requirements for candidates:
•    An applicant should be an Indian Citizen.
•    Any graduate student is eligible to take the test.
•    Applicant must be between the ages of 20 and 25 years.

 

Syllabus 

General Awareness
 Art & Culture  Indian History
 Economics  Geography
 Indian Constitution  General Polity
 General Science  Sports, etc.
Arithmetic
 Use of table and graphs  Number systems
 Interest  Decimal and Fractions
 Time and Distance   Profit and Loss
 Mensuration  Ratio and Proportion
 Percentages  Discount
 Averages  Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
 Whole numbers  Relationships between numbers
General Intelligence & Reasoning
 Analogies   Similarities and Differences
 Spatial Orientation  Spatial Visualization
 Non-Verbal Series  Judgment
 Relationship Concepts  Decision Making
 Coding and Decoding  Problem Solving Analysis
 Syllogistic Reasoning  Discriminating Observation
 Verbal and Figure Classification  Statement Conclusion
 Arithmetic Number Series  Arithmetical Reasoning
 Visual Memory  


Exam Pattern

Each question gives one point, according to the RPF SI Exam Pattern 2021. As a penalty for incorrect answers, one-third of one's grade will be deducted. CBT languages include Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri, and Punjabi. The qualifying scores for the test are 35% for general applicants and 30% for SC and ST candidates. The examination duration is 90 minutes. Candidates can view the CBT format below:

  Marks
General Awareness 50
Arithmetic 35
General Intelligence & reasoning 35
Total  120

 

Exam Paper

The following are segment wise preparation advice for RPF SI.

  • General Knowledge: Aspirants must review current events from the last six months. Newspapers and publications should be read by them.

  • Reasoning and general intelligence: This component is easy passable for candidates. It need strong analytical abilities. Practice questions from past year's exam papers. Candidates must also take practise tests.

  • Mathematics: If all of the important ideas are understood, this part can be scored. Review the fundamentals of each chapter. Practice questions from past year's exam papers. Candidates must take practise tests and discover quick strategies for answering problems.

Exam Center

Along with the notice, the examination authorities publishes a list of RPF SI test cities. RFP SI test centres are divided into five groups: A, B, C, D, E, and F. Candidates who apply to railway zones in these groupings will be assigned to exam centres in that region.
Group A Exam Center (SCR, SWR, SR) 

  • Southern Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Chennai, Madurai, Palghat, Trichy,  Thiruvananthapuram

  • South- Western Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Hubli, Bangalore, Nagpur, Raipur

  • South Central Railway: Zonal Headquarter – Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Guntakal, Vijayawada, Nanded

Group B Exam Center (SECR, WCR, WR, CR) 

  • Central Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Mumbai, Nagpur, Bhusawal, Pune, Sholapur

  • Western Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter- Mumbai CST, BCT, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Ratlam, Rajkot, Bhavnagar

  • Western Central Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Jabalpur, Bhopal, Kota

  • South East Central Railway Exam Center

Group C (ECoR, SER, ECR, ER) Exam Centre

  • Eastern Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter- Kolkata, Howrah – I, Howrah- II, Sealdah, Malda, Asansol, Chitaranjan, Kolkata Metro

  • East Central Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter- Hajipur, Danapur, Mugalsarai, Dhanbad, Sonpur, Samastipur

  • South Eastern Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Garden Reach, Kolkata, Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur, Ranchi, Shalimar

  • East Coast Railway Exam Center:  Zonal Headquarter – Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Waltair, Sambalpur

Group D (NCR, NWR, NER, NR) Exam Center

  • Northern Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Baroda House, New Delhi, Delhi – I, Moradabad, Delhi – II, Firozpur, Ambala, Lucknow

  • North Eastern Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Gorakhpur, Izzatnagar, Lucknow, Varanasi, DLW

  • North Central Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Allahabad, Jhansi, Agra

Group E (Railway RPF SI Exam Center for NFR)

  • North – East Frontier Railway Exam Center: Zonal Headquarter – Maligaon, Guwahati, Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya, Lumding, Tinsukhia

Cut Off  

Candidates who score at or above the cut off for each round advance to the next round. Normalisation of marks determines the ultimate cut off. Below is the cut-off from previous years. Applicants can get some idea regarding the cut-off marks by considering previous year papers and can prepare themselves accordingly.
A Group: Southern Railway, South Western Railway, and South-Central Railway are members of Group A. 
B Group: Central Railway, Western Railway, West Central Railway, and South East Central Railway are all part of Group B.     
C Group: Eastern Railway, East Central Railway, South Eastern Railway, and East Coast Railway are all part of Group C.
D Group: Northern Railway, North Eastern Railway, North Western Railway, and North Central Railway are all part of Group D. 
E Group: The North East Frontier Railway zone is part of Group E.
F Group: Railway Protection Special Force is part of Group F.    

 

  Group A Group B Group C
  Male Female Male Female Male Female
General/ Unreserved Categories  103.41 83.6 106.4 90.5 98.63 82.3
OBC 104.23 80.72 103.44 84.33 97.22 79.71
SC 92.82 73.78 92.29 71.67 89.37 70.48
ST 95.2 71.97 93.11 69.03 89.24 69.06
  Group D Group E Group F
  Male Female Male Female Male Female
General/ Unreserved Categories  119.68 94.85 74.63 43.17 76.99 -
OBC 115.18 89.87 - 46.56 87.33 -
SC 95.41 79.84 69.1 47.62 72.33 -
ST 100.6 93.87 67 43.52 65.7 -

 

Selection Process

Below is a detailed explanation of the RPF SI selection procedure:

RPF SI Application Form: The RPF SI application forms must be filed online exclusively on the official website. Candidates simply have to fill out one application form. The RPF SI application form must be completed entirely in English. 
RPF SI Admit Card: The RPF SI admit card can be provided separately online for PET, CBT, PMT, and Document Verification. Candidates must download their admission cards by logging in with the necessary credentials.
RPF SI CBT: The duration for CBT is 90 minutes and will consist of 120 objective-type questions from Arithmetic, General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning. The total number of marks allocated to the test is 120.
RPF SI Result Declaration: RFI SI results are published online individually for each of the following groups: A, B, C, D, E, and F. The PDF of the results is given in the form of a merit list. The roll numbers of qualified applicants are displayed in the RPF SI result. Candidates are called for PET and PMT based on their performance in CBT, which is multiplied by ten times the number of vacancies.
PET, PMT, and Document Verification: It is required to pass the PET, which is of a qualifying type. Candidates are summoned for Document Verification based on their performance in the CBT, PET, and PMT.
Final Selection: The appointment to the job of RPF SI is contingent on passing the required medical fitness exam, final verification of educational and category credentials, verification of candidates' character and antecedents, and successful completion of basic training.


FAQs
Q1. What are the RPF SI exam qualifying marks?
Ans.
To qualify for the RPF SI CBT, aspirants from the General and OBC categories must score 35%, while SC and ST candidates must score 30%.

Q2. What is the scoring system for the RPF SI exam?
Ans.
Candidates receive one point for each right answer. As a penalty for erroneous responses, 1/3 of the total marks are subtracted.

Q3. In how many languages is the RPF SI exam administered?
Ans.
The RPF SI test is given in 15 different languages, including Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri, and Punjabi.

Q4. What happens after being selected in the RPF SI exam?
Ans.
Selected applicants will be required to complete rigorous initial training in any of the RPF/RPSF training centres or any other institution as determined by the railway administration. 

Q5. How do I apply for the RPF SI exam?
Ans.
The RPF SI application form is available on the official website. Candidates must apply for the exam online.

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Eligibility

The RPF SI eligibility criteria include information on age, educational qualifications, and nationality. Below are the RPF SI eligibility requirements for candidates:
•    An applicant should be an Indian Citizen.
•    Any graduate student is eligible to take the test.
•    Applicant must be between the ages of 20 and 25 years.

 

Syllabus

General Awareness
 Art & Culture  Indian History
 Economics  Geography
 Indian Constitution  General Polity
 General Science  Sports, etc.
Arithmetic
 Use of table and graphs  Number systems
 Interest  Decimal and Fractions
 Time and Distance   Profit and Loss
 Mensuration  Ratio and Proportion
 Percentages  Discount
 Averages  Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
 Whole numbers  Relationships between numbers
General Intelligence & Reasoning
 Analogies   Similarities and Differences
 Spatial Orientation  Spatial Visualization
 Non-Verbal Series  Judgment
 Relationship Concepts  Decision Making
 Coding and Decoding  Problem Solving Analysis
 Syllogistic Reasoning  Discriminating Observation
 Verbal and Figure Classification  Statement Conclusion
 Arithmetic Number Series  Arithmetical Reasoning
 Visual Memory  

Exam Pattern

Each question gives one point, according to the RPF SI Exam Pattern 2021. As a penalty for incorrect answers, one-third of one's grade will be deducted. CBT languages include Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri, and Punjabi. The qualifying scores for the test are 35% for general applicants and 30% for SC and ST candidates. The examination duration is 90 minutes. Candidates can view the CBT format below:

  Marks
General Awareness 50
Arithmetic 35
General Intelligence & reasoning 35
Total  120

Exam Paper

The following are segment wise preparation advice for RPF SI.

  • General Knowledge: Aspirants must review current events from the last six months. Newspapers and publications should be read by them.

  • Reasoning and general intelligence: This component is easy passable for candidates. It need strong analytical abilities. Practice questions from past year's exam papers. Candidates must also take practise tests.

  • Mathematics: If all of the important ideas are understood, this part can be scored. Review the fundamentals of each chapter. Practice questions from past year's exam papers. Candidates must take practise tests and discover quick strategies for answering problems.

 

Exam Prepare

Syllabus

General Awareness
·         Art & Culture ·         Indian History
·         Economics ·         Geography
·         Indian Constitution ·         General Polity
·         General Science ·         Sports, etc.
Arithmetic
·         Use of table and graphs ·         Number systems
·         Interest ·         Decimal and Fractions
·         Time and Distance  ·         Profit and Loss
·         Mensuration ·         Ratio and Proportion
·         Percentages ·         Discount
·         Averages ·         Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
·         Whole numbers ·         Relationships between numbers
General Intelligence & Reasoning
·         Analogies  ·         Similarities and Differences
·         Spatial Orientation ·         Spatial Visualization
·         Non-Verbal Series ·         Judgment
·         Relationship Concepts ·         Decision Making
·         Coding and Decoding ·         Problem Solving Analysis
·         Syllogistic Reasoning ·         Discriminating Observation
·         Verbal and Figure Classification ·         Statement Conclusion
·         Arithmetic Number Series ·         Arithmetical Reasoning
·         Visual Memory  

 

Pattern

Each question gives one point, according to the RPF SI Exam Pattern 2021. As a penalty for incorrect answers, one-third of one's grade will be deducted. CBT languages include Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri, and Punjabi. The qualifying scores for the test are 35% for general applicants and 30% for SC and ST candidates. The examination duration is 90 minutes. Candidates can view the CBT format below:

  Marks
General Awareness 50
Arithmetic 35
General Intelligence & reasoning 35
Total  120

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