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Railway Protection Force is expected to release notification for 1000+ posts soon. The interested candidates should be aware of RPF Constable Eligibility and other details. The eligibility criteria are explained in detail with the official notification. This year's notification is yet to be released, candidates are advised to refer to the past year's notification for relevant details before they start preparing for the exam. The RPF Constable Eligibility criteria are based on few parameters. Each candidate should meet all the parameters in order to be eligible for the exam. This age limit for the constable in RPF is 18 to 25 years. Other criteria like nationality, educational qualification are covered in this space. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our daily FREE Current Affairs. 

RPF Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022

You have to score the minimum cut off marks in the CBT exam to qualify for the PET/PMT stages. There will be three sections - General Awareness, Arithmetics & General Intelligence & Reasoning in CBT exam for 120 marks. This exam will have 120 objective type questions and each question carries exactly one mark. Here is the section-wise RPF Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022.       

RPF Constable 2022 General Awareness Syllabus

This section has the most weightage (50 marks) in the CBT exam. Your knowledge regarding current affairs, news, politics, history, geography, etc. will be tested through this section. Here is the complete list of topics important for the General Awareness Section. 

  • Current affairs
  • Events and developments in our society
  • Indian History
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Polity 
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports
  • General Science

RPF Constable 2022 Arithmetics Syllabus

The second section in this exam is the Arithmetics section which deals with mathematical questions at large. You have to practice various types of arithmetical questions as 35 marks are available in this section. Hence, start solving as many problems from the topics given below for RPF Constable Arithmetic Syllabus.

  • Number systems
  • Whole numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationships between numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Use of table & graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Time & Distance
  • Ratio & Proportion

RPF Constable 2022 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

The third and final section of the RPF constable syllabus consists of 35 objective questions for a total of 35 marks. In this section, each candidate’s mental ability and intelligence is tested through various topics such as logical thinking, analytical skills, reasoning, etc. You have to study each of the following topics properly to attain good marks in this section.   

  • Analogies
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Problem Solving Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Similarities & Differences
  • Discriminating Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Classification of Verbal & Figure 
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Statement Conclusion

Here, we have completed the syllabus for each subject in the RPF Constable exam. Now let’s read a bit about the RPF Constable exam pattern for the same in the following sections. 

RPF Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The RPF Constable recruitment is done in three stages - CBT exam, PET exam, and PMT exam. You need to score the minimum qualifying marks in the CBT exam to proceed to the further stages. The PET/PMT exams are qualifying in nature and each candidate has to meet the standards set in each exam to qualify. We have given the exam pattern for RPF Constable 2022 in the following sections. 

RPF Constable 2022 Computer Based Test Exam Pattern

This CBT exam is conducted across the country for all the aspiring candidates. All the candidates have to score the minimum qualifying marks in this exam else they won’t be able to appear for the later stages. Here are the marking system and for the RPF Constable Syllabus and Exam Pattern CBT exam.   

  • You have the option to give this exam in English/Hindi or any of the regional languages.
  • All the questions will be of objective types and the level of difficulty set for this exam will be of 10th Standard.
  • Each question in this CBT exam carries one mark for every right answer. However, there is a negative marking of the one-third mark for every wrong answer. 
  • You will have 90 minutes to attempt all the questions as all of them are compulsory.  





General Awareness




90 Minutes




General Intelligence & reasoning



You have to score the minimum marks as per your category to qualify in this exam. Here is the qualifying percentage for each category of candidates. 

  • General/OBC/Unreserved Candidates - 35%
  • SC/ST Candidates - 30%

RPF Constable 2022 PET Exam Pattern

Candidates who qualify in the CBT exam will be called in for the PET test. In this Physical Efficiency Test, each candidate has to meet the benchmark scores set by the RPF for the post of Constable. The PET standards vary for both male and female candidates. 

PET Standards



1600 meters run

Within 5 min 45 secs


800 meters run


Within 3 min 40 secs

Long jump

14 feet

9 feet

High jump

4 feet

3 feet

RPF Constable 2022 PMT Exam Pattern

Similar to the PET exam, the PMT test is conducted to test the medical standards and conditions of each candidate. You have to meet the standards prescribed by the RPF for the post of Constable. Check the below given PMT standards for both male and female candidates. 

RPF Constable PMT - Height

Both male and candidates have to meet the standards in terms of height which are listed below. For each category of candidates, these standards are set differently. 



Height (in CMs)









Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other Categories specified by Govt.



RPF Constable PMT - Chest (Only for Male candidates)

Only male candidates have to meet the PMT Standards for the chest as given below. These standards vary as per the category of the candidates. 



Chest (in cms) 









Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese, and other Categories specified by Govt.




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What is the RPF Constable 2022 General Knowledge Syllabus?

You need to study various topics such as current affairs, history, politics, geography, general science, etc. 

What is the RPF Constable Syllabus for Arithmetics?

Candidates must practice lots of mathematical questions on various topics such as number series, whole numbers, decimals & fractions, etc. 

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