RRB Railway Protection Force Constable Recruitment 2019 Selection Process

The selection will be based on 4 stages as follows:

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  3. Trade Test (TT)
  4. Document Verification (DV)

I. RPSF Exam Pattern Phase I – Computer Based Test (CBT)

The CBT will be the first stage of selection that will be based on the following pattern:

TestNo. of QsMax MarksTime
General Awareness202045 mins
General Intelligence & Reasoning2020
  • There will be 1/3rd negative marking for every wrong answer.
  • No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.
  • It will be necessary to obtain 35% marks (30% for SC/ST Candidates) to qualify in CBT Tests.

II. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

  • If you qualify CBT then you will be called for PET & PMT.
  • This stage is qualifying in nature & no score is allotted for it.
Category800 mts RunLong JumpHigh Jump
Constable (Ancillary)3 min 40 sec9 Feet3 feet

III. Trade Test (TT)

  • If you qualify in PET/PMT then you will be called for Trade Test.
  • Trade Test will be of 40 marks.
  • You will have to score minimum 40% marks (35% for SC/ST Candidates).
Sl. No.TradeTests
1.BarberHandling of tools, Hair Cutting, Shaving
2.SweeperCleaning of septic tanks, Sweeping, Cleaning of toilets, Cleaning of Bathrooms, Mopping floor, etc.
3.Washer manWashing, Folding and Ironing of clothes
4.Water CarrierWashing & Cleaning of vessels, Kneading of Atta & making Chapatis, Cutting of vegetables, Cooking Rice/Vegetable Dal/Sambhar/Meat/Fish/Kheer
5.GardenerTransplantation, Making grafts, Maintenance of Plants etc.
6.TailorMeasurement & Stitching, Minor repairs, Knowledge of tools used in tailoring etc.
7.CobblerKnowledge of Shoe repair, Shoe polishing etc.

IV. Document Verification (DV)

  • Based on your performance in CBT and subject to your qualifying in PET & PMT and Trade Test, you will be called for Document Verification.
  • In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority.
  • Your appointment is subject to your passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training.


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