Important Exam Instructions for the RPF Constable exam 2018.
Total Duration: 90 min.
No. of Questions: 120
Below we have shared complete syllabus and exam pattern for the RPF Constable recruitment 2018 for 8619 Posts.
RPF Constable Syllabus 2018
- General Awareness (50 marks): Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society; to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observations and experiences as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science etc.
- Arithmetic (35 marks): Questions on Number systems, whole numbers,
decimal and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental
arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest,
profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and
distance, ratio, and proportion etc.
- General Intelligence & reasoning(35 marks): Questions on analogies,
similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem
solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating
observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure
classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and
decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
More Details about RPF Constable Exam Pattern
- CBT shall be held at different centres across the country simultaneously for all the Groups.
- Candidates shall have following language options for Computer Based Test (CBT) out of which they shall have opt for any one.
(1) Hindi (2) English (3) Urdu (4) Tamil (5) Telugu (6) Konkani (7) Malayalam (8) Kannada (9) Marathi (10) Gujurati (11) Bengali (12) Odia (13) Assamese (14) Manipuri and (15) Punjabi.
- The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level.
- Candidates will be required to answer all questions and shall be awarded 01(one) mark for each correct answer. Negative marks shall be awarded for every wrong answer. 1/3 marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted.
- Detailed instructions will be mentioned in the e-call letter for CBT regarding date, venue, reporting time, attendance, capture of biometric details, terminal/seat allotment etc.
- Candidates allowed to enter the examination hall/room will be required to mark presence as prescribed which will form the basis for the absentees’ statement. Signature and biometric thumb impressions of both thumbs of all candidates will be obtained as proof of appearing in the CBT test.
- After entering respective halls/rooms, candidates will take their allotted seats. Candidates will be strictly prohibited from bringing into examination halls/rooms any book or part of book, paper, calculator, mobile phones, gadgets of any description or from communicating from each other or from communicating with any person outside the examination hall/room. CCTV surveillance /videography of every hall/room of the centre shall be conducted in such a manner that the face of the candidate is captured
during the examination to obviate the possibility of impersonation.
- Candidates will fill their roll numbers and other particulars as specified at the appropriate places provided for this purpose.
- No candidates will be allowed to leave the hall/room till the conclusion of the examination. After the examination is over, necessary follow-up action shall be ensured by Agency concerned as per instructions received from Chairman, Central Recruitment Committee.
- It will be necessary to obtain 35% marks (30 % marks by SC and ST candidates) to qualify in the CBT.
- All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test on the specified date, time and venue as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of Indian Railways. The information about the e-call letter download shall be communicated through the websites as well as personnel email communication to the candidates.