Notification for RPF Recruitment 2017

Notification for RPF Recruitment 2017

       Applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for filling up the posts of Constable in the Pay Band of Rs.5200-20200/- + Grade Pay Rs. 2000/- in the Railway Protection Force (RPF) including Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Details are given below:

Notification for RPF Recruitment 2017

Number of vacancies:
  • SC : 1317
  • ST : 1363
  • OBC : 2371
  • UR : 6901
  • TOTAL : 11952
  1. Citizenship : The applicant must be a citizen of India
  2.  Education: The applicant must have passed the Matriculation or equivalent examination conducted by a recognized Board. Educational qualification obtained from institutions other than a recognized State Board or Central Board should be submitted along with the Government of India notification declaring that such educational qualification is equivalent to Matriculation/Xth Class for employment under central Government,
  3. Age: The applicant must not be less than 18 years and not more than 25 years as on 1 st July 2011. That is, he/she must not have born before 01.07.1986 and after 01.07.1993. Age mentioned in the Matriculation or equivalent certificate will only be accepted.
  4. Relaxation in Age:                                                                                                                                                           i) Relaxation in upper age limit up to 5 years will be admissible to applicants belonging to SC/ST category and up to 3 years to those belonging to OBC category                                                                                                                                                                                              ii) Upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for those persons who had ordinarily domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989. The applicants claiming relaxation under this category must produce a certificate to this effect from the District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction they had ordinarily resided or from any other authority designated in this behalf by the Government of J&K.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           iii) Relaxation in upper age limit to the extent of defense service plus 03 years is applicable to Ex-servicemen provided break in service and re-employment should not exceed 02 years and they must have put in at least 06 months after attestation. 
Method of Recruitment:
                    Recruitment will be made based on the performance of the eligible applicants in a Written Examination, Physical Efficiency Test, Physical Measurement, Viva-Voce Test, Bonus Marks, if any, obtained and Documents Verification.

 To, apply for this examination please go to the official website indianrailways.gov.in



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