RPF SI Vacancy 2018: The Railway Minister of India has Introduced a good amount of vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) for the post of Sub-Inspector (SI). Total vacancies are 1120 in which 819 vacancies are for male candidates and 301 vacancies are for female candidates are introduced for the post of SI in RPF.
Railway Ministry of India has released Employment Notice No. SI/RPF – 02/2018 notification for the recruitment of SI in RPF. The application form for the same will commence from June 01, 2018. The candidates who are interested to be the part of RPF as SI can go through the page for more information about RPF SI Vacancy 2018. Also, aspirants can check for the PayScale and Reservation policy in vacancies.
RPF SI vacancy 2018
The candidate should have the knowledge that which Railway Zones are falling under which Group. So the table will describe the Groups and the Railway Zone Distribution.
|A||SR, SWR & SCR|
|B||CR, WR, WCR & SECR|
|C||ER, ECR, SER & ECoR|
|D||NR, NER, NWR & NCR|
Vacancy for Male Candidates
Railway minister introduced total 1120 vacancies for SI in RPSF. In total no vacancies, 819 vacancies are reserved for Male candidates. So that means a major portion of the vacancies is reserved for the male candidate. The vacancy percentage for the male candidate is 72. 63 %. Check the detailed vacancy distribution for a male candidate.
|SR, SWR & SCR||75||09||21||21||126|
|CR, WR, WCR & SECR||59||24||13||48||144|
|ER, ECR, SER & ECoR||149||49||21||68||287|
|NR, NER, NWR & NCR||96||36||10||31||173|
Vacancy for Female Candidates
Now let’s talk about the vacancies for Females candidates. Ministry of Railways has reserved 27.36 % vacancy for a Female candidate of total no of vacancy. Check category wise vacancy distribution for Female candidates.
|SR, SWR & SCR||29||05||09||09||52|
|CR, WR, WCR & SECR||22||11||05||18||56|
|ER, ECR, SER & ECoR||59||18||09||26||112|
|NR, NER, NWR & NCR||39||14||04||12||69|
Note: Vacancy is Provisional. The vacancy may increase or decrease as per the actual requirements. The administration reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at its discretion.
Reservation in RPF SI Vacancy
The Government of India has declared the reservation policy for the vacancies in the RPF. According to the rules set by Govt. of India, the reservation for Ex-servicemen (ESM) is 10% of total vacancy. The reservation policy shall be applied to the combined vacancies of male and female of each group of zones.
The reservation for ESM and Female are horizontal in nature. Hence the remaining unfilled requirement shall be filled by the male candidates as per existing guidelines.
Abbreviations for Zonal Railways in RPF SI 2018
- 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, S
- R=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 Classes,
- ESM=Ex. Servicemen
About RPF SI Recruitment 2018
The recruitment for RPF SI 2018 has started with releasing the notification. Firstly, the candidates have to fill the application form for the post of SI within the given timeframe. After RPF will issue the admit card for the online Computer Based Test (CBT). The CBT will hold in the month of September-October. The shortlisted candidates of CBT will have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET) & Physical Measurement Test (PMT) and Document Verification (DV).
However, the candidates who will found inefficient in PET /PMT they will be debarred for that particular round. RPF may call them for the next round of PET/ PMT amongst the candidates who have secured minimum qualifying marks for the second round of PET/PMT. RPF will hold maximum two rounds for PET / PMT and DV.
Pay Scale of SI 2018
Ministry of Railway has decided the pay scale of the SI as per the Level 6 of 7th Central Pay Commission Pay matrix. The selected candidate would get the Grade pay which includes the Basic pay of 35,400/- + fair amount of Allowances.
Official website: si.rpfonlinereg.org