RPF Constable/Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

RPF Constable/Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

RPF Constable/Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018: Indian Railways Recruitment Board has released the notification regarding recruitment drive for 9,739 vacancies for Railway Protection Force (RPF) Sub Inspector (SI) and Constable Post.  Before you start your preparation have a look at the RPF Syllabus And Exam Pattern. It will give you a brief idea on how to start your exam preparations.

In this article, we will be giving complete information regarding the RPF Constable/Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018.

RPF Constable/Sub Inspector Exam Pattern

The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV). The Railway Protection Force Constable Exam consists of the following Pattern:

S.No Exam Subject Marks Duration
1 Computer Based Test (CBT) General Awareness 50 90 min.
Arithmetic 35
General Intelligence & reasoning 35
Total No. of Questions 120
    • Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. Negative marks shall be awarded for every wrong answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.
    • It will be necessary to obtain 35% marks (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates) to qualify in the CBT.

    Once you are familiar with the exam pattern for RPF Constable/ Sub Inspector, move to our next section of the article viz. RPF Constable/ Sub Inspector Syllabus 2018.


    RPF Constable/ Sub Inspector Syllabus 2018

    The Computer Based Test will comprise of three sections. The major topics in the syllabus are as follows:

    a. General Awareness (50 marks): Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society; to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observations and experiences as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art &
    Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science etc.

    b. Arithmetic(35 marks): Questions on Number systems, whole numbers, decimal and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and proportion etc.

    c. General Intelligence & reasoning(35 marks): Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

    Here we conclude our article on RPF Constable/Sub Inspector Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018. Let us know if there are any doubts and queries in the comments section below. Till then, stay connected for more information regarding RRB Recruitment. To excel in railway Examinations, download the Best RRB Exam Preparation App for free.

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