RPF Constable 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Last Updated on : 14/03/2020

The RPF Constable exam is conducted for the recruitment of male and female candidates in the Railway Protection Force and Railway Protection Special Force. Find answers to important questions related to the exam below:

Question 1: What are the starting and last dates for filling online application form of the RPF Constable Exam 2020?

The starting date will be in the first week of June 2020 and the last date will be in the last week of June 2020.


Question 2: What is the RPF Constable Exam date?

This exam will be held from December 2020 to February 2021.


Question 3: Is there negative marking in the RPF Constable exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in the RPF CBT exam. 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Question 4: What are the fee structures for the General and Reserved category students?

General category candidates need to pay Rs. 500/- and reserved category candidates need to pay Rs. 250/-


Question 5: What is the maximum age limit for general category candidates in this exam?

It is 25 years as calculated on 01-7-2020.


Question 6: I am an SC candidate. How much relaxation in age will be provided to me?

Since you are an SC candidate, the upper age limit will be relaxable by 3 years for you.


Question 7: Is graduation mandatory for the RPF Constable Exam 2020?

No, the minimum qualification for this exam is Matric/SSLC.


Question 8: On which factors does the selection of candidates depend?

It depends on the performance in CBT (Computer Based Test), Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Test.


Question 9: What will be the job location for RPF constables?

They can be posted anywhere under the 18 Railway Zones.