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RPF Recruitment 2019: 798 Vacancies

Ministry of Railways has issued recruitment notification for the recruitment of Constable (Ancillary) in Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force. Please find the detailed information below.

Important Dates

Last Date for Online Registration: 30.01.2019 till 23.59 hrs

Tentative Date for Computer Based Test (CBT): February and March 2019.

About Vacancies

Trade UR OBC SC ST Total
Constable (Water carrier) 202 176 48 26 452
Constable (Safaiwala) 109 61 20 09 199
Constable (Washerman) 29 11 06 03 49
Constable (Barber) 27 12 07 03 49
Constable (Mali) 02 03 02 0 07
Tailor Grade III 15 03 02 0 20
Cobbler Grade. III 14 06 01 01 22
Total 798

How to Apply

Candidates should apply online mode only through the official website of Indian Railways. Candidates may choose to apply against the vacancy of either a Group of Zonal Railway or RPSF. Also, candidates need to specify their preference for individual zones as well. The candidates will be considered for the vacancies available in that Group only. Application of the candidates would be rejected if it is found that they have applied to more than one Group. Also, a candidate has to apply for one trade only and not for all trades.

Educational Qualification

Constable (Ancillary): SSLC/Matric from a recognised Board.


Minimum: 18 years

Maximum: 25 years

Cut Off Date: 01.01.2019

Upper Age limit is relaxable by:

3 years for OBC (Non Creamy Layer).

5 years for SC/ST candidates.

Selection Process

  • Online Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Trade Test (TT)
  • Document Verification (DV)

Application Fee

General/OBC candidates: Rs 500

SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class: Rs 250

Fee needs to be paid either through online mode (internet banking/debit/credit cards) and offline mode (SBI Bank Challan, Post office Challan Payment Mode).

Other Information

Pay Scale (7th CPC Pay Matrix)

Tailor and Cobbler:

Level 2 (initial pay of Rs 19,900 to Rs 63,200)

Water Carrier, Safaiwala, Washerman, Barber and Gardener:

Level 3 (initial pay of Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100)

Official Link

Official Notification

Official Website




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