798 Constable (Ancillary) Post Vacancy – Railway Protection Force


Last Date

Last Date to Apply to Railway Protection Force: 30th January, 2019

Emplovment Notice No.Constable (Ancillarv)fRPF-03/2018
Railway Protection Force
Indian Railway

ONLINE applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for the recruitment of Constable {Ancillary} in different trades in Level 2 and Level 3 of 7th CPC Pay matrix for the vacancies in Railway Protection Force (RPF) of various Zones of Indian Railways and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE ONLY before 23.59 hrs of 30.01.2019.

Candidates should ensure that they possess/fulfil all eligibility conditions prescribed for the post as on the closing date for submitting applications. CANDIDATES WAITING FOR RESULTS OF PRESCRIBED EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION SHOULD NOT APPLY.

I) Applications are to be submitted ONLINE through Indian Railway website ONLY. No other mode for submission of application shall be allowed. Each candidate shall fill ONLY one application. Any attempt to submit more than one application by a candidate against this notification shall result in disqualification and debarment.

II) Eligibility of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE application. Candidates need NOT send printouts of application or Certificates or copies to Central Recruitment Committee (CRC) by posts. If at any stage of recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in his/her application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidatures will be rejected forthwith.


1.Name of the post- Constable (Ancillary)
No of post- 798

Educational Qualification

SSLC/Matric from a recognized Board.

798 Constable (Ancillary) Post Vacancy - Railway Protection Force 1About Railway Protection Force

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force of India entrusted with protecting railway passengers, passenger area and railway property of the Indian Railways .It has the power to arrest, investigate and prosecute criminals. The force is under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India). The strength of RPF is about 65,000. As on 1 January 2014, sanctioned strength of Group ‘A’ officers in the RPF is 441, including 127 officers recruited through the Civil Services Examination of UPSC. The RPF is headed by the Director General (DG) Mr. Dharmendra Kumar, who was appointed as DG, RPF on 21 August 2017. He succeeded S K Bhagat, who superannuated on 20 February 2016. Since the superannuation of Mr R.R. Verma, the senior most RPF officer, Mr P.S. Rawal, had been acting DG. The origin of this force was ‘Watch & Ward’ and functioned under the administrative control of railway administration. Later on this force was renamed as Railway Protection Force and its members were provided with the power of arrest without warrant for the unlawful possession of railway property. The term railway property included only the properties owned by the railway administration. In due course of time, the definition for the term Railway Property was extended and it included the properties owned by, or in the charge of or entrusted with the railways. The offenders are booked under the Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act 1966 which is shortly known as RP(UP) Act 1966. Now the Railway Protection Force has a separate administrative system and functions under the general supervision of the Railway Administration.


  • Computer Based Test (CBT) shall be held simultaneously for all Zonal Railways and RPSF.
  • Admission to all stages of recruitment process shall be purely provisional, subject to the candidates satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
  • Mere issue of e-call letter to the candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally accepted by the CRC.
  • CRC may reject the candidature of any applicant at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidate is found to be not fulfilling the requisite criteria and if appointed, such candidate shall be removed from service summarily.
  • Before applying for the post notified in this notification, candidate should satisfy himself/herself that he/she fulfils all the eligibility norms including age, height, chest, educational Trade qualification, physical and medical standards. Candidate should ensure that he/she has requisite qualification from recognized University/Board /Institute as on the date of Closure for submission of the application for this Employment Notice. Those awaiting results of the final examinations for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence NEED NOT apply.
  • Candidates submitting more than one application with different particulars like name/Father’s name/Category/photo (face)/educational qualification will be summarily rejected.
  • Candidates should enter their Name, Father’s Name and Date of Birth as recorded in 10th/Matriculation certificate only. In cases of name change, candidates shall indicate their changed Name only in the ONLINE application. However, other details shall match with the Matriculation or Equivalent certificate. Date of such change (or) application for such change shall be prior to the last date of submission of ONLINE application. Gazette Notification or any other legal document as applicable for such cases shall have to be submitted at the time of Document Verification (DV).
  • In case candidate has changed his name, then gazette notification or any other legal document as applicable should be submitted at the time of document verification. Such candidates should indicate their changed name in the application. However other details should match with the Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Date of such change should be prior to the date of application.


Steps to submit ONLINE Application

Click on the ONLINE application link for the recruitment of Constable (Ancillary) on Official website of Indian Railways and carryout the following:

  • Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the check box.
  • Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s name, Mother’s name, Aadhaar number(Optional), State/UT, Category, Education Board, 10thiMatric Roll number, year of passing 10th/Matric, choice of Group and preference of Zone/RPSF, mobile number and email-ID and then submit for registration. Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information furnished above are correct as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later.
  • On submitting registration form, the registration number and password shall be displayed to the candidate. Also, OTPs (One Time Password) shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email along with the registration details. The candidate should retrieve the OTPs from email and mobile and then login to proceed with the filling up of application and to make payment. Candidate should note and preserve their registration number for later reference during the recruitment process. Central Recruitment Committee will not entertain any request seeking registration number.
  • The online format of application will have the fields for Educational qualification, Gender, Religion, ESM, Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.


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