Going to Appear for RPF Women Constable Exam ? Know the Selection Process, Exam Pattern and Syllabus for RPF Women Constable Exam
If, you are reading this article, then you all know about the Rpf Recruitment for 2030 women constable posts and chances are that you have successfully submitted your RPF online application form. If you have not yet registered for the RPF exam, then you can easily apply. You can also use the below mentioned resources, to help you in knowing the Notification details and submitting the online form
- RPF Recruitment 2017 : 2030 Women Constable posts
- RPF Online application 2017 : 18000 Posts
In this post we will share the Selection Process and Syllabus for RPF Constable Exam. The syllabus, that we are going to share in this post, has been sourced from the Official RPF Notification, so you should have not any doubt, regarding the genuineness of syllabus.
Not only the syllabus, we will also recommend the Books, that you should buy for preparation of this exam, as the Written Exam is the First stage of this Recruitment and without it, you can’t proceed for further stages. So, this is a must, that you Qualify the Written Exam, but being only good at academics, will be of no help, as you need to be physically strong, as this is a Constable post and for which Height, Fitness, will be given more weighatge.
As this RPF Recruitment is exclusively for women, and as such the competition level is limited and and restricted only to Female Candidates. It is highly advisable, that along with Regular study, you should also also start Regular Walk / Running (At least 30 minutes a Day) and involve yourself in physical activities like High Jump, Long Jump etc.
RPF Syllabus 2017 and Exam Pattern
The Selection Process for the Women Constable Jobs in RPF, comprises of Written test, then Physical Efficiency test and Physical Measurement test.
Written Exam is the First Stage of Recruitment and a must for all those for have applied. It is worth mentioning here that Written exam will be conducted for only those who are found eligible after scrutiny of Application forms, and as such be very careful, while submitting the application form.
Exam Pattern: The Written Exam comprises of 120 Objective Type Questions (MCQ’s) having composite time of 90 minutes. The Questions paper will be of matriculation standard. Here is the Section -wise break up of Written Exam
1) 50 Questions from General Awareness ( 50 Marks)
2) 35 Questions from Arithmetic Ability (35 Marks)
3) 35 Questions from General Intelligence and Reasoning (35 Marks)
Penalty for Wrong Answer: For every wrong answer, there will be penalty of 0.33 marks.OR 1 mark will be deducted for every 3 wrong questions
Language Convenience: Applicants will have the convenience, to write exam in their preferred regional language also and for that purpose, separate centres will be allotted. Candidates who opt for any regional language, will be allotted Exam centres in any one of the states as mentioned below.
Minimum Cut Off Marks: Applicants, must note that to Qualify the RPF written Exam, they have to score a minimum of 35% marks in Written Exam (30% for SC/ST candidates). Be careful while attempting questions, as there is penalty of 1/3 marks for every wrong answer
Second Stage : Physical Efficiency test and Physical Measurement Test
Those, who qualify the Written Exam, will be shortlisted for PET and PMT, but remember, you have to obtain the minimum cut off marks to be shortlisted for 2nd stage. It is worth mentioning here that Candidates will be selected for PET and PMT in the ratio of 10 times to the no. of vacancies.
Physical Efficiency Test (PET): PET will comprises of three event, viz Running, Long Jump and High Jump. Applicants will have to pass in each of the events and there will be no marks awarded for these events. The minimum criteria to qualify in each of the event is given as under
The First event will be 800 meters run event, that is to be completed in 3 mins , 40 Sec. Only those who qualify the Running event will appear for 2nd and 3rd Events. Those who Qualify the Physical Efficiency test, will be measured for eligibility with respect to height.
Bonus Marks: If you have taken up NCC in School / College and If you are active in Sport and have represented in National Or International sports event, then you will have an extra edge and you will be awarded bonus marks
The Criteria for awarding Bonus marks with respect to NCC and Sports is given as under
Note: Apart from this, Candidates having height above 165 cms will also be awarded 03 bonus marks.
Medical Examination: After document Verification, applicants, will be sent for Medical Examination in the Railways Hospitals.
Any Queries ?
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