(Notification) Railway Protection Force (RPF): Sub-Inspector(SI) Recruitment-2018
ONLINE applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for the recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (SI) in Level 6 of 7 th CPC Pay matrix for the vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) of various Zones of Indian Railways and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY before 23.59 hrs of 30/06/2018
Number of Vacancies
||SR, SWR & SCR
||CR, WR, WCR & SECR
||ER, ECR, SER & ECoR
||NR, NER, NWR & NCR
Note I: As per Govt of India instruction, the reservation for Ex-servicemen (ESM) shall be 10% of the combined vacancies of male and female of each group of zones.
Note II: Since the reservation for ESM and Female are horizontal in nature, vacancies remaining unfilled for want of suitable ESM and Females during recruitment shall be filled up by the suitable Male candidate as per existing guidelines.
Note III: Details of abbreviations:
CR= Central Railway, ER=Eastern Railway, ECoR=East Coast Railway, ECR=East Central Railway, NR=Northern Railway, NCR=North Central Railway, NER=North Eastern Railway, NFR=North East Frontier Railway, NWR=North Western Railway, SR=Southern Railway, SCR=South Central Railway, SER=South Eastern Railway, SECR=South East Central Railway, SWR=South Western Railway, WR=Western Railway, WCR=West Central Railway, UR=Un Reserved (General) SC=Scheduled Caste, ST=Scheduled Tribe, OBC=Other Backward Classess, ESM=Ex. Servicemen
- A candidate must be a citizen of India.
- A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
- Educational Qualification and age:
|Sub Inspector ( Executive)
||Graduate from a recognized University.
Note: Degree from a recognized University for Sub-Inspector (Executive) shall only be valid. Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply.
- Physical Measurement:
||Height (in CMs)
||Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male)
|For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt.
- Date of birth mentioned in matriculation or equivalent certificate alone shall be acceptable. The lower and upper age limit indicated in the Employment Notice will be reckoned as on 1st July 2018.
The relaxation in upper age limit/maximum upper age for the following categories/ communities in the table below is applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates:
||Age relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
||OBC – Non Creamy Layer candidates
||Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than 6 months continuous service after attestation.
||To the extent of service rendered in Armed Force plus UR – 3 years, OBC-Non-creamy Layer – 6 years. SC/ST – 8 years
||Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 ( Unreserved)
||UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
||Central Govt. employees (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular & continuous service on date of reckoning.
||UR – 5 years OBC–Non-creamy layer - 8 years SC/ST – 10 years
||Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from husband but remarried
||UR – 2 years OBC- Non-creamy layer – 5 years. SC/ST – 7 years
- Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below:
(Both dates inclusive)
||Upper limit of Date of Birth ( Not earlier than)
||Lower limit of Date of Birth ( Not later than)
||OBC-Non Creamy Layer
||For all category/category
||20 to 25
Candidates applying for the post notified in this Employment Notice have to pay the prescribed fee as per their category detailed below:
||For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl No. 2
* Rs. 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
||For candidates belonging to SC/ST/Ex-serviceman/Female/Minorities/Economically backward class.
* This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT.
Note: In the event of cancellation of notified vacancies, the examination fee will not be refunded.
Mode of Payment :
I) ONLINE fee payment through internet baking or debit/credit cards.
II) OFFLINE fee payment through
a) SBI Bank Challan payment mode in any branch of SBI.
b) Post office Challan Payment Mode in any branch of computerized Post Office.
The online payment will be allowed till 23.59 hrs of 02.07.2018 and offline payment will be allowed till 23.59 hrs of 05.07.2018 for candidates who register themselves till 23.59 hrs of 30.06.2018. However, registration will be confirmed only on payment of the fee.
III) All applicable service charges shall be borne by the candidates. If the fee is paid through offline mode viz (II) a) & b) above, the receipt should be preserved. The same should be produced on demand at the time of Document Verification (DV).
IV) Minorities include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/deletion/inclusion, if any, received till the closing date of notification. Minority candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish, at the time of DV, “Minority Category Declaration” affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper that they belong to any of the above minority communities, failing which their candidature will be rejected.
V) Economically Backward Class ( EBC) candidates are those whose annual family income is less than Rs. 50,000/-. Such Candidates should have valid Income Certificate in the prescribed format or on the letterhead of the Issuing Authority to this effect. The certificate details should be filled in the online application and same should be submitted at the time of DV. Candidates having BPL card also eligible for fee concession under EBC and all these candidates seeking fee concession should fill in the relevant details in the ONLINE application.
VI) Candidates who appear in CBT will be eligible for fee refund. For exam fee refund (amount as applicable), they should provide details of beneficiary account viz. Beneficiary name, Bank name, and Account Number and IFSC code. Applications not accompanied with examination fee, wherever applicable, will be summarily rejected.
I) This Employment Notification provides for Reservation for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and other Backward Class ( OBC)- Non Creamy Layer
( NCL), wherever applicable and admissible as mentioned in the vacancy table.
II) All candidates, irrespective of category may be considered against UR vacancies, subject to fulfilment of parameters for UR candidates. However against the vacancies earmarked for specific communities (SC/ST/OBC – NCL), candidates belonging to that category only will be considered.
III) For availing reservation, SC/ST/OBC-NCL, candidates should furnish at the time of document verification Caste Certificate from competent authorities as per the format given at Annexure – A ( for SC/ST candidates) and Annexure – B ( for OBC-NCL candidates).
IV) In case of OBC-NCL candidates, the certificates should specifically indicate that the candidate does not belong to the Persons/Sections ( Creamy Layer) mentioned in column 3 of the Schedule of the Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training O.M. No. 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT) dated 08.09.93 & its subsequent revision through O.M. No. 36033/3/2004- Estt(Res) dated 09.03.2004, 27.05.2013, 13.09.2017 and further revision if any received till the closing date of this Employment Notice. The candidate should ensure that he/she belongs to the OBC-Non Creamy Layer category while applying for the post against this notification. Such candidate should produce a valid OBC certificate in the prescribed format during DV. Further, in addition to the category certificate (OBC), a declaration in the prescribed format has to be furnished by the candidate during DV, that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer. Unless, fulfilling all the eligibility norms of reserved category (OBC – NCL) a candidate will not be considered against vacancies of OBC category and the candidature/application of such candidates, if fulfilling all the eligibility conditions for General ( Un-reserved) category, will be considered under General (UR) vacancy only.
V) Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-NCL who fulfil required Educational Qualification can also apply against UR vacancies. They will however, have to compete with the UR candidates and will not be eligible for any relaxation including age to such SC/ST/OBC-NCL candidates applying against UR vacancies. However, candidates have to indicate their actual category in the application.
VI) Category status as on the closing date of Employment Notice shall only be considered for availing reservation benefits if eligible and any change in the category status of the candidate there after shall not be entertained.
Only single online application has to be submitted by the candidate to the Employment Notice for the notified post through the link provided on the official website. The entire recruitment process shall involve a Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV). The date, time and venue for all the activities, namely, CBT, PET, PMT and DV or any other additional activity, as applicable, shall be fixed by CRC and shall be intimated in due course. Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.
PHASE – I – COMPUTER BASED TEST ( CBT)
PHASE – II- PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT)
PHASE – III: DOCUMENT VERIFICATION
FORMAT OF CERTIFICATES:
Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement (PMT) :
Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates will be called for PET and PMT to the extent of 10 times the category wise total vacancy in Group of Zonal Railways/RPSF notified. However, this limit may be increased/decreased as required ensuring availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. The criteria for PET is as under:
||1600 meters run
||800 meters run
|Sub-Inspector ( Exe) Male
||6 min 30 secs -
||3 ft 9 inch
|Sub-Inspector ( Exe) Female
(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 norm to be eligible for consideration.
(iv) All the candidates qualifying in 1600 mtrs/800 mtrs 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.
(v) Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for measurement of chest and shall be treated as disqualified.
(vi) Candidate who do 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 Height and Chest measurements.
How to Apply :
Click on the ONLINE https://si.rpfonlinereg.org/ application link for the recruitment of Sub-Inspector and carry out the following:
a) Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the check box.
b) Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s name, Mother’s name, Aadhaar number(optional), State/UT, Category, Education Board, 10th/Matric Roll number, year of passing 10th/Matric, mobile number and email-id and then submit for registration. Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information are correct as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later.
c) On submitting registration form, the registration number and password shall be displayed to the candidate. Also, OTPs (One Time Password) shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email along with the registration details. The candidate should retrieve the OTPs from email and mobile and then login to proceed with the filling up of application and to make payment. Candidate should note and preserve their registration number for later reference during the recruitment process. Central Recruitment Committee will not entertain any request seeking registration number.
d) The online format of application will have the fields for Educational qualification, Gender, Religion, ESM, and Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.
e) On completion of application details as above, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode i.e. Bank (online->net banking/credit card/debit card & offline->Other Modes->bank Branch for Challan) or Post Office Challan and complete the payment process. Please note the last date and time specified for each mode of payment and submit the application well in time.
f) In case of online payment, candidate will be automatically directed to Part II of application for filling up additional details. Those paying through Bank-offline mode, the payment confirmation may take about an hour and hence they have to again login after 60 minutes and look for confirmation of payment status. The time period for payment confirmation shall vary from 24 hrs to 48 hrs in case of Post Office payment. On getting the confirmation status, the candidate can start filling remaining part (part III) of the application. Candidates should provide the details of beneficiary account, in which they would like to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary name, bank name, Account Number and IFSC code in the online application. Part III of application will have following fields: Details of Educational Qualification, choice of Group and preference of Zone/RPSF, choice of exam language for CBT etc:-
Choice of Zone/RPSF: Candidate shall opt for a Group and shall further indicate his/her preference of Zonal Railways falling in that Group (except for Group E & F). Candidates opting for Group E and F shall only have the option of N.F.Rly. and RPSF respectively. Once Group is optedcandidates will be considered against the vacancies of that particular Group only.
Choice of Exam Language for CBT: Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test ( CBT) out of which they shall have to opt for any one: -
Hindi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Konkani, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujurati, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese and Manipuri.
g) Uploading of colour Photograph: Select the Upload Photo tab and upload your recent colour photograph. The photograph should comply with the following requirements.
Important Dates :
- Application Begin: 01/06/2018
- Last Date of Apply Online: 30/06/2018
- Last Date Pay Exam Fee : 30/06/2018