RPF Constable Syllabus 2024; Exam Pattern

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RPF Constable Selection Process:

The recruitment process shall comprise of the following stages:

(i) Computer Based Test

(ii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

(iii) Document Verification (DV)

Negative Marking: There will be negative marking (@1/3rd mark for every wrong answer) in CBT.

Computer Based Test (CBT):

The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.

(a) Pattern & Syllabus of CBT:

(i) Total Duration: 90 minutes & Total Questions: 120

(ii) Candidates shall be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted

(iii) There shall be negative marking @1/3rd marks for each wrong answer.

(iv) Normalization of marks will be done for CBTs held in multiple shifts.

(v) Minimum pass percentage for eligibility: UR, EWS and OBC-NCL – 35%, SC & ST – 30%

(b) The marks scored in CBT shall be counted for shortlisting of candidates for further stages of this recruitment process

(c) Syllabus for CBT: Questions will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and are likely to cover topics pertaining to the following syllabus

a. Arithmetic (35 marks): Questions on Number System, Whole Numbers, Decimal & Fractions and relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration, Time & Distance, etc.

 b. General Intelligence and Reasoning (35 marks): Questions on Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Problem Solving Analysis, Judgement, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discriminating observation, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal & Figure classification, Arithmetic number series, Non-verbal series, Coding and Decoding, Statement- Conclusion, Syllogistic reasoning, etc.

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

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement (PMT):

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT shall be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Document Verification (DV) to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen as per merit. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. In case requisite candidates from the above shortlisted candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT, and there is a shortfall in any category/Group of Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen, additional candidates to the extent of 10 times the shortfall will be called for PET/PMT for a second round of PET/PMT as per their merit in CBT. There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT. If vacancies of Female and Ex-servicemen are not filled up after second round of PET/PMT, vacant posts will be filled up by Male candidates of respective category. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded.


I. For 1600/800 meters event only one chance will be given. For the remaining events viz., Long Jump and High jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each.

II. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT.

III. A Candidate must qualify in all tests as per above norms to be eligible for consideration.

IV. Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for measurement of chest and shall be treated as disqualified.

V. All the candidates qualifying in 1600 meters/800 meters will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurement will be taken only for male candidates. If a male candidate’s unexpanded chest measurement is below eligibility limit, expanded measurement shall not be taken and he shall be treated as disqualified.

VI. Candidate who does not have minimum height, chest (unexpanded/expanded) shall be treated as having failed in PMT.

VII. PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded.

VIII. A grievance redressal cell will be set up for redressal of grievances related to Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Candidate must represent within three days of the date of the test to the PCSC in whose jurisdiction PET, PMT, Document Verification and Medical Examination is held

Document Verification (DV): Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates shall be considered for Document Verification.

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