RPF SI 2020 - Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Pattern, Vacancy & Pay Scale
RPF SI 2020 - The Indian Ministry of Railways will release the notification for recruitment to RPF Sub Inspector posts shortly. Graduate candidates of age between 20- 25 years will be able to apply for RPF SI exam 2020. Interested candidates have to take the RPF SI exam to recruit Sub Inspectors. Applicants have to qualify the CBT (Computer Based Test), PET/PMT (Physical Entrance Test/Physical Measurement Test) and Document Verification (DV) to get selected for the final appointment. Only those candidates who meet the RPF SI eligibility criteria will be able to fill the RPF SI 2020 application form. In this article, candidates can check all the details related to the RPF SI 2020 exam.
Latest - RPF Recruitment 2020 details to be released soon.
RPF SI 2020 Overview
Name of Exam
Railway Protection Force Sub Inspector
Indian Ministry of Railways
Commonly known as
Sub Inspectors in Level 6 of 7th CPC
Level of Exam
Stages of Exam
Computer Based Test (CBT)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
Mode of Exam
Online and Offline
Exam Duration of CBT
RPF SI 2020 Exam Dates
From the following table, candidates can check the dates related to the RPF SI exam 2020 exam so that they don’t miss any major events related to the exam.
RPF SI Exams Dates
RPF SI Notification
RPF SI Application Form
RPF SI Admit Card
RPF SI Exam
RPF SI Result
RPF SI Cut off
RPF SI PET/PMT
RPF SI DV
RPF SI Final Merit List
RPF SI 2020 Vacancies
The number of vacancies for 2020 will be announced along with the RPF notification. Previously, a total of 1,120 vacancies were declared for the post of RPF Sub Inspector.
RPF SI 2020 Pay Scale
Selected candidates will receive salary pay scale of level 6 of 7th CPC with starting salary of Rs 35,400. Besides, candidates are given allowances.
RPF SI Eligibility Criteria 2020
The eligibility criteria of RPF Sub Inspector 2020 include details of minimum age, educational qualification and nationality. Refer below to check RPF SI exam eligibility below:
Only Indian citizen are eligible to apply
Candidates must have a graduate degree to apply for RPF Sub-Inspector 2020
The age limit is between 20 to 25 years
RPF SI Application Form 2020
The application form of RPF Sub-Inspector 2020 will be released in online mode. To be eligible, candidates will have to apply online for RPF SI exam 2020. The application form will have two parts- part 1 and paper 2. Candidates will have to register by adding their basic details, add their academic qualification, choose the railway zone, community, gender, religion and pay the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 500 for General candidates while Rs. 250 for candidates belonging to reserved category.
Candidates who successfully apply for RPF SI exam 2020 will be issued the admit card. The admit card will have to be downloaded from the website. RPF Sub-Inspector admit card will have important information related to candidates like their name, roll number, registration number, exam centre details, exam day guidelines etc. Candidates will have to carry the admit card along with a valid photo ID proof to the exam centre. The photo ID proof can be - Aadhar Card, Voter ID, PAN Card, Passport, Driving License etc. Failing to do so they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
RPF SI Exam Pattern 2020
The exam pattern of RPF SI 2020 consists of the mode of exam, a number of questions asked in the exam, sections on which the question paper will be based and the marking scheme as well as the time duration of the RPF exam. As per the exam pattern, the first stage of the exam is the computer-based test (CBT) which consists of 120 questions and the time duration to complete the test is 90 minutes. Total marks allotted for CBT is 120. The question paper will be based on sections from General Awareness, Arithmetic and General Intelligence and Reasoning. 1 mark will be allotted for a correct answer while 1/3 marks will be deducted as negative marking per answer. The exam pattern of Sub-Inspector and Constable is the same, the difficulty level of RPF SI exam will be graduate level.
RPF SI Syllabus 2020
The syllabus of RPF SI 2020 consists of all the topics and sub-topics on which the question paper of RPF SI exam will be based. The subjects are General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence & reasoning.
General Awareness will have questions from Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian History, and more.
Arithmetic will have questions from Number systems, whole numbers, decimal and fractions and relationships between numbers, discount, use of table and graphs, and more.
The questions in General Intelligence & reasoning problem-solving analysis, Analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts etc.
RPF SI Answer Key 2020
RPF releases the answer key in online mode. To download the answer key candidates must visit the official website, select the group and enter their name, date of birth, exam date, batch and CAPTCHA. After entering all these things they will have to click on the tab 'View attempted Question Paper' and their answer key will be displayed on the screen. The answer key will be to help candidates calculate their speculated score in the exam. The Formula to calculate the score is Total score= (Number of Right answers) x 1 – (Number of incorrect answers) x 1/3 (Negative marks).
RPF SI Question Paper 2020
The question paper of RPF is released on the official website as well as by various coaching centres. The question paper is released for the computer-based test. Using the RPF question papers candidates can know the type of questions which are asked in the exam and the marks distribution scheme. Candidates who are currently preparing for the exam can refer to the question papers and prepare for the exam in an effective way.
Indian Ministry of Railways will release the RPF SI exam 2020 result in online mode. The result is declared in the form of PDF. The result contains roll numbers, candidate's name, candidate's father's name, their date of birth, category, railway zone of qualified candidates etc. The candidates who have shortlisted as per the result will have to appear for the medical test.
The selection process of RPF SI consists of 3 stages - CBT, PET/PMT and DV. Candidates qualifying in one stage will be eligible to appear for the subsequent stage. To qualify the CBT, they will have to score the cut off marks. The second stage of the RPF SI 2020 selection process is PET/PMT. It is qualifying in nature and carries no marks. After qualifying all the stages candidates will have to go through the mandatory medical test.
The cut off of RPF SI exam 2020 will be released after the final declaration of result. Candidates have to qualify each stage with the minimum cut off marks to get selected for the next round of selection. RPF SI 2020 cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks prescribed by the exam conducting authority. There are two types of cut off marks one is the qualifying cutoff while the other is the prescribed cut off. The qualifying cut off marks is 35% for general and OBC while it is 30% for SC and ST. Candidates securing both qualifying and overall cutoff will qualify the exam.
Previous Year’s RPF SI Statistics
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - RPF SI 2020 - Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Pattern, Vacancy & Pay Scale
Question: When will the RPF SI Notification for 2020 release?
There are no dates of now. But it is expected to be released in September/October 2020
Question: When will the RPF SI Application Form release?
The application form will release along with the notification in September/October 2020.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria of RPF SI?
The academic qualification required to fill the application of RPF SI is Graduation while the age limit is 20-25 years.
Question: How many vacancies are released in RPF SI 2020?
Total 1120 vacancies were released in 2018 for RPF SI. In 20020, the notification is yet pending to be released, as soon as it gets released we will intimate the same.
Question: What is the salary of RPF SI?
The salary of Sub Inspectors is as per the Level 6 of 7th CPC which is Rs 9300- Rs 34, 800 Grade Pay Rs 4200/- While the gross pay is Rs 43, 000 – Rs 52, 000
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