Railway Protection Force will issue RPF Roll Number 2018 for SI and Constable on November 15, 2018. Earlier, the date for the release of the roll number was November 16 but now it will be available one day before the due date. The roll number will be issued to all those candidates whose application form has been accepted successfully. Candidates will get it at the e-mail id.

As per the earlier released notice was circulated by RPF that confirmed the exam date of SI and Constable CBT dates and the availability of the roll numbers. Via the notice it has been also mentioned that after the release of the roll numbers, the detailed CBT schedule will be available over the official website. The Computer Based Test (CBT) of RPF recruitment 2018 will be starting from December 19, 2018.


The SI and Constable recruitment 2018 roll number will be sent to the candidates over their registered email id. In addition to that RPF will also send an email regarding the exam date, test center, timing and detail instruction over the registered emails. However, candidates have to visit the official website to download their admit card for the RPF Recruitment 2018 CBT exam.

The admit card/e-call letter is scheduled to be released from December 09, 2018 onward. To download the admit card candidates have to login using their registration id and password generated at the time of registration. On doing so the admit card will be available on the screen. The candidates have to carry a print of this document at their allotted exam center. Admit card will not be sent over any email individually.

Railway Protection Force (RPF) is conducting the RPF Recruitment 2018 for a total of 9739 vacancies, of which 8619 are for RPF Constable and 1120 for RPF SI.

The selection process starts with applying online for the CBT exam. The selected candidates based on CBT exam will have to appear in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Thereafter the candidates who have applied for Drivers / Ancillary Staff / Band will have to appear in the Trade Test. The last and the final stage of the recruitment process will be the Document Verification.

The important thing to note here is that there will be no CBT for Constable (Band) and Sub-Inspector (Band).

The CBT exam will be conducted in 15 languages – Manipuri, Hindi, Assamese, English, Punjabi, Urdu, Oriya, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, Konkani, Marathi, Malayalam, and Kannada. The questions in the exam will be from General Awareness, Arithmetic, and General Intelligence and Reasoning. The marking scheme is +1 for correct answers and for wrong answers 1/3 marks is deducted.

The exam will be of total 90 minutes duration with 50 questions from General Awareness and 35 questions each from Arithmetic, and General Intelligence and Reasoning. This distribution of question is same for both SI and Constable.

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