RPF Admit Card 2020

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RPF Admit Card 2020
RPF Admit Card 2020

and its travelers. You can apply for the post of Railways Protection Force (RPF Admit Card 2020) and Railways Protection Special Force (RPSF). The Indian Railways releases a large number of vacancies for different zones. The exam date will be out soon. So, catch up the details to prepare yourself. 


Important Highlights 

Name of the Exam  RPF Constable Exam 2020 
Exam Body  Indian Railways 
Exam Level  National Level 
Frequency of the Exam  Annually (Once in a year) 
Exam Mode  Online 
Exam Duration  90 minutes 
Exam Language  Hindi, Urdu, Manipuri, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Konkani, Gujarati, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Bengali, and English 
Exam Fees  Rs. 500 (GEN) and Rs. 250 (other category) 
Exam Intent  Hiring males and females for RPF and RPSF 
Exam Website  https://constable1.rpfonlinereg.org/home.html 


RPF Highlights 
Organization Name  Railway Protection Force (RPF) 
Post Name  Constable (Men & Women) 
Category  Admit Card 
Application Last Date  9th May 2020 
Release of Roll Number  15th November 2020 
Admit Card Download Date  10-15 days before the Exam Date 
Official Portal  www.indianrailways.gov.in 


RPF Admit Card 2020 Dates 

Exam Events  Exam Dates  Features 
Notification Release  Coming soon  The list of notification is to be out soon. 
Online Exam Registration  Yet to be updated  Exact Date to be mentioned soon 
Registration Last Date  Yet to be Updated  Coming soon 
Fee Payment Last Date  Yet to be updated  Coming soon 
CBT Date  Yet to be updated  Coming soon 
CBT Result  Yet to be updated  Coming soon 
PET/PMT Date  Yet to be updated  Coming soon 
Result Declaration  Yet to be updated  Coming soon 


RPF Admit Card 2020 Eligibility 

The Indian Railways has list out basic eligibility criteria that you must fulfil to sit for the exam. 

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen. 
  • The age should be between 18 to 25 years. 
  • A candidate should carry an SSLC/Matric pass certificate. 
  • The applicant should pass the physical test. 

Documents Required 

Keep the below-given documents ready to fill your application form with no hassle. 

  • Marksheet of Class 10th exam results. 
  • Recent photograph as per the specifications. 
  • Original signature – a scanned copy. 
  • Caste proof certificate. 


Application Form RPF Admit Card 2020 

The Railways is yet to release the application form for the constable exams, known as RPF exam. Before you fill out the application form, read the listed details to avoid making any errors. 

Step-1 Registration 

  • Tap on the link; Online application form to fill your details for the RPF constable jobs. 
  • Mention these details in your form and submit it. 
Name  Category 
Date of Birth  Board of Education 
Father’s Name  Matric Roll Number 
Mother’s Name  Year of passing 
Voter Id/ Aadhaar No./ Driving License  Mobile No. 
Name of your State/UT  Email-ID 


  • You will receive your registration number and password after the process. Confirm your mobile number and email ID with the sent OTP (One Time Password). 
  • Save the details for future use. 

Step-2 Registration 

Educational Qualification  Gender Details 
Religion  ESM 
Minority  Economically Weaker Section 
Age Details   


  • Pay the RPF application fees after entering the details. You can pay by both online and offline methods. 
  • Use Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking to pay online. You can also pay offline by bank or post office challan. 
  • You may have to wait for 50-60 minutes to get the offline payment confirmation. 

NOTE: The last date for payment differs for online and offline process. Keep a note of it. 

Application Fees: – 

Gender  Category  Application Fees 
Male  General  Rs. 500 
Male  ST/SC/OBC  Rs. 250 
Female  General/SC/ST/OBC  Rs. 250 


Step 3 Registration 

  • Enter other details to confirm your application filling process. 
Language Choice  Group choice and Zone option 


  • Enter account details to receive any refund from the Railways. 
Account Holder Name  Account Number 
Bank Name  Account Number 
IFSC code   


  • Select the particular zone you belong to confirm your application. Your application will count for the zonal vacancy. 
  • Select the language of your choice from the given table. 
English  Hindi 
Tamil  Bengali 
Kannada  Punjabi 
Marathi  Urdu 
Gujarati  Odia 
Assamese  Konkani 
Manipuri  Telugu 


Upload your Documents 

  • Upload a recent photograph of passport size. It must have a light background colour. Check out the details for scanned photograph. 
Parameters  Details 
Dimension  35mm × 45 mm (Name & Date on it) 
Format  JPG/JPEG (100 DPI) 
Size  15-40 KB 


  • Make sure to upload a professional photograph. Any photography shot by your mobile camera or selfie is not allowed. 
  • No use of cap or sunglasses. 
  • Your actual appearance must match with the photograph. 
  • Store at least 12 copies of the same photograph to use in future. 

Caste certificate 

  • You need to upload the caste certificate. The scanned copy should follow a JPG/JPEG format and 50KB-100KN in size. 

Important Declaration 

  • You need to give a declaration statement after the application. The screen will display the full application to check it once again. Confirm it. 
  • Get a print out of the application form to store a record. 

Process to Application Correction 

  • You can make corrections if you have made any errors in filling the application form. You can edit the details other than state name, Email ID, and your mobile number. 
  • You need to pay a correction fee of Rs. 250. It is the same for all categories. 
  • The Indian Railways permits only two-time correction for the applicants. 


Exam Pattern for RPF constable Jobs 

The applicants need to qualify all the exam phases to reach the final step of selection process. 

Computer Based Test 

This is an online test compulsory for all applicants. Here are the features: 

  • You can give the exam in English and Hindi language. The Railways also allow you to take up the exam in your regional languages like Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, etc. 
  • The exam questions will be on a matric level. 
  • All questions are compulsory. You have to attempt all the questions. 
  • You will be given 1 mark for each right answer. 
  • A 1/3rd of marks will be cut for every wrong answer. 
Sections  Marks  Number of Questions 
General Awareness  50  50 
General Intelligence & Reasoning  35  35 
Arithmetic  35  35 
Total  120  120 


  • The time duration for the CBT is 90 minutes. 

Here is the minimum percentage you need to score to get your entry into the next exam phase. 

Category  Passing Percentage 
General/OBC/Unreserved  35% 
SC/ST  30% 


Physical Test 

The applicants will undertake physical tests only after clearing the CBT exam. The Railways conduct ten times the vacancy for PET and PMT. Here is the pattern for it. 

PET Standards  Male  Female 
1600 meters run  5 min. 45 secs   
800 meters run    3 min 40 secs 
High Jump  4 feet  3 feet 
Ling Jump  14 feet  9 feet 


PMT Standards 

Category  Height (in CMs)  Chest (in CMs) for Male 
Male  Female  Unexpanded  Expanded 
SC/ST  160  152  76.2  81.2 
UR/OBC  165  157  80  85 
Govt. Specified Categories (Gorkhas, Marathas, KumaoneseDogras)  163  155  80  85 


NOTE: Applicants from Ex-servicemen only need to undergo PMT. 


RPF Constable Selection Process 

Check out the selection process for the constable exam. 

  • Computer-Based Test (CBT): This is an online test that takes place for 90 minutes. It carries questions related to General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence, Science and Reasoning. 
  • PET/PMT: For the applicants who qualify the CBT exam, PET/PMT is the next for them. You can then give the Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). 
  • Verification of Documents: The candidates need to verify their documents after passing the physical test. 
  • Medical Test: The shortlisted applicants goes ahead for the medical checkup at Railway Hospitals. 
  • On Job Training: After qualifying the above steps, you can go for the job training. You can then join the Railway Protection unit. 


RPF Exam Syllabus 

The exam conducting body lays out the syllabus to test the awareness of an applicant. The exam syllabus covers topics like general awareness, arithmetic, general intelligence, Reasoning, and General Awareness. The question paper carries a good mix of topics from each subject. Check out the syllabus topics given below. 

Subjects  Intent 
Arithmetic  Test the numerical potential of an applicant. 
General Intelligence & Reasoning  Evaluate the mental ability and intelligence of an applicant 
General Awareness  Check knowledge on science, sports, polity, humanities, current events, innovations, etc. 


Arithmetic Syllabus 

  • Number Systems 
  • Decimal and Fractions 
  • Whole Numbers 
  • Relationships between numbers 
  • Percentages 
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations 
  • Interest 
  • Profit and Loss 
  • Averages 
  • Use of table and graphs 
  • Discount 
  • Time and Distance 
  • Ratio and Proportion, etc. 


General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus 

  • Analogies 
  • Spatial Visualization 
  • Spatial Orientation 
  • Similarities and Differences 
  • Problem Solving Analysis 
  • Decision Making 
  • Visual Memory 
  • Relationship Concepts 
  • Verbal and Figure Classification 
  • Discriminating Observation 
  • Arithmetical Reasoning 
  • Non-Verbal Series 
  • Verbal and Figure Classification 
  • Arithmetic Number Series 
  • Coding and Decoding 
  • Syllogistic Reasoning 
  • Statement Conclusion 


General Awareness Syllabus 

  • Current Affairs 
  • Indian History, Art & Culture 
  • Geography 
  • Sports 
  • Awareness of the events and developments in society 
  • Common Abbreviations 
  • General Polity, Indian Constitution 
  • Space and Nuclear Program of India 
  • General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE) 


Prescribed Books 

Subjects  Books 
  1. Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Kumar Verma 
  1. Magical Book on Quicker Maths by M. Tyra 
General Intelligence & Reasoning 
  1. Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe 
  1. Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal 
General Awareness 
  1. General Knowledge by Lucent 
  1. NCERT books 


Admit Card for RPF Exam 2020 

The Railways releases the admit card a week before the exam date. You can check online to access the admit card for the constable exams. Just login to their website and download your admit card. 

  • There are separate admit cards for each exam phase; written test and physical tests. 


Steps to Download your Admit Card 

  • Check out the official portal – rpfonlinereg.org 
  • Find the section – RPF Constable Admit Card 
  • Tap on the icon. A new page will display. 
  • Login using your login details. 
  • Enter your roll number and press enter. 
  • Your admit card will appear to screen. 
  • Download it and save it for future use. 
  • Also, get a print copy for exam use. 


Check out the following details on your admit card to see if its correct. 

Applicant Name  Category 
Registration Number  Roll Number 
Date of Birth  Exam Date and Time 
Exam Centre  Exam Guidelines 


Exam Day Guidelines 

Follow these guidelines to stay out of trouble on the exam day. 

  • Reach to your exam centre 30 minutes before the exam time. 
  • Carry all the compulsory documents given in the admit card; admit card, ID proof, and pen. 
  • The SC/ST applicants must carry the caste proof along with the travel pass and admit card. 
  • Wear loose clothes. The exam inspector may frisk you in the exam hall. So, dress in comfortable clothes. 
  • Avoid shoes. Wear slippers instead. 
  • Avoid bringing any electronic gadgets, mobile phones, or calculators. 


Exam Cutoffs 

The exam cutoff varies for very group and changes every year. The vacancy is separate for male and female recruitment. The cutoffs depend on factors like 

  • Number of vacancies 
  • Number of applicants 
  • Complexity level of question papers 

Here are the detailed cutoff lists for the previous year results. 

Groups  Male  Female 
Group A  77.9  78.32  83.82    50.76  50.76  55.66  57.21 
Group B  82.26  78.68  89.42  89.26  51.39  51.27  54.30  61.72 
Group C  78.26  77.41  87.32    43.91  48.05  47.37  53.38 
Group D  86.15  82.53  117.83  120  58.03  64.42  71.3  74.75 
Group E  62.05  50.09  50.09  61.33  38.88  36.14    42.48 
Group F  69.92  67.96  93.22  89.1         


RPF Exam Results 

The Indian Railways is yet to release the exam notification. All process has been delayed due to the corona pandemic. However, there are different result dates for different groups; A, B, C, D, E, and F. 

RPF Events  Event Dates 
Final Merit List  Coming soon 
CBT  Coming soon 
CBT Result  Coming soon 
Final Result  Coming soon 


Steps to check your Merit List 

  • RPF Admit Card 2020
  • Check out the official RPF portal; https://constable1.rpfonlinereg.org 
  • Find the icon on the homepage; CONSTABLE/RPF & CONSTABLE/RPSF. Tap on it. 
  • You will see the final merit list on the screen for each group 
  • Tap on your group to check out if you have got your roll number or name there 

Steps to Check your Exam Results 

  • Check out the official website of recruitment. 
  • Find the link; Constable results. Tap on it. 
  • Match your details to see if you have cleared the exams. 
  • Download and save it to your device. 

Here is the list of details you will see in the results; 

  • Applicant Name 
  • Registration Number/ Roll Number 
  • Qualifying Rank 
  • Group Name 
  • Category 
  • Zonal Section 


RPF Vacancies 

The Railways release zone wise seats for the constable posts. The female vacancies may be more compared to men. Check out the detailed vacancy listed below. 

Railway Zone  Male  Female 
SC  ST  OBC  UR  Total  SC  ST  OBC  UR  Total 
Group A – SR, SWR & SCR  82  34  32  656  804  114  54  138  621  927 
Group B – CR, WR, WCR & SECR  42  18  51  329  440  92  45  187  388  712 
Group C – ER, SER, ECR & ECoR  184  134  92  877  1287  201  132  242  816  1391 
Group D – NR, NWR, NER, & NCR  152  68  65  761  1046  141  75  144  646  1006 
Group E – NFR  5  12  7  136  660  17  14  21  128  180 
Group F – RPSF  66  18  204  378  666           
Total  531  284  451  3137  4403  566  320  732  2599  4216 


Exam Centres Zone wise 

The Railways has a list of exam centres based on the zones. Check them out to see if it suits your availability. 

Southern Railway 

  • Chennai – Headquarter 
  • Thiruvananthapuram 
  • Trichy 
  • Madurai 
  • Palaghat 

South Central Railway 

  • Secunderabad – Headquarter 
  • Hyderabad 
  • Vijayawada 
  • Guntakal 
  • Nanded 

South Western Railway 

  • Hubli – Headquarter 
  • Bangalore 
  • Nagpur 
  • Raipur 

Central Railway 

  • Mumbai – Headquarter 
  • Nagpur 
  • Pune 
  • Sholapur 
  • Bhusawal 

Western Railway 

  • Mumbai CST – Headquarter 
  • BCT 
  • Ahmedabad 
  • Rajkot 
  • Vadodara 
  • Ratlam 
  • Bhavnagar 
  • Rajkot 

Western Central Railway 

  • Jabalpur – Headquarter 
  • Kota 
  • Bhopal 

South East Central Railway 

  • Bilaspur – Headquarter 
  • Raipur 
  • Nagpur 

Eastern Railway 

  • Kolkata – Headquarter 
  • Sealdah 
  • Howrah-I 
  • Howrah-II 
  • Malda 
  • Chittaranjan 
  • Asansol 

East Central Railway 

  • Hajipur – Headquarter 
  • Dhanbad 
  • Danapur 
  • Mugalsarai 
  • Sonpur 
  • Samastopur 

South Eastern Railway 

  • Garden Reach, Kolkata – Headquarter 
  • Adra 
  • Kharagpur 
  • Ranchi 
  • Chakradharpur 
  • Shalimar 

East Coast Railway 

  • Bhubaneswar – Headquarter 
  • Waltair 
  • Khurda Road 
  • Sambalpur 

Northern Railway 

  • Baroda House, New Delhi – Headquarter 
  • Delhi-I 
  • Delhi-II 
  • Moradabad 
  • Lucknow 
  • Ambala 
  • Firozpur 

North Eastern Railway 

  • Gorakhpur – Headquarter 
  • Lucknow 
  • Izzatnagar 
  • DLW 
  • Varanasi 

North Central Railway 

  • Allahabad – Headquarter 
  • Agra 
  • Jhansi 

North East Frontier Railway 

  • Maligaon, Guwahati – Headquarter 
  • Alipurduar 
  • Rangiya 
  • Katihar 
  • Lumding 
  • Tinsukia 


Important FAQs: 

Q: How much do RPF constables get as salaries? 

A: The RPF constables get a sum of Rs. 21,700 with additional allowances at the entry level. 

Q: Does the RPF exam carries any negative marking? 

A: Yes, the RPF exam body deducts marks for every wrong answer. You will lose 1/3rd marks for every wrong answer. 

Q: How much is the qualifying score for the job recruitment? 

A: A general category applicant need to score 35% marks to qualify in the constable exam. It is 30% for the SC and ST applicants. 

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