The Central Selection Boardconducts the examination for the positions of Sub-Inspectors in the ExecutiveBranch and Fire Service Branch along with Constables in the Railway ProtectionForce (RPF).
Eligibility for RPF Sub-Inspectors Constables Exam:
Between 20 and 25 years for Sub-Inspectors. 18 to25 years for Constables. Relaxation of upper age limit is as per rules.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a recognised University
Fire Service Branch
Must have passed Intermediate/Higher Secondary (10 + 2) with Science and Sub. Officers Course or its equivalent Diploma in Science or Fire Fighting
High School or equivalent
Height Minimum: 165 cms (160 cms for SC/150cms for ST/165 for Ex-S); Height Minimum for Females: 157 cms for General/SC/ST/OBC;
Chest Minimum: 80 cms (76.2 cms for SC/ST) with expansion of 5 cms;
Weight Minimum: 50 kg for SC and 48 kg for ST.
Height of Gorkhas, Garhwalis, Kumaonese, etc.,shall not be less than 160 cms (155 cms for females).
Vision: normal without glasses. Candidates havingflat feet knock knee, squint eye or any other bodily defect shall not beeligible for appointment.
RPF Sub-InspectorsConstables Examination Pattern
For Sub-Inspectors in Executive Branch and Fire Service Branch:
Stage I: Physical Fitness
Stage II: Preliminary Efficiency Test
Stage III: Written Test
Candidates who fulfil the prescribed standards ofheight and chest are eligible to appear in the Preliminary test. Those whoqualify the Preliminary Efficiency test will have to appear in the written test.
The Preliminary Efficiency Test (PET) and WrittenTests will be held at the Examination Centres of the Zonal Railways.
Stage I: Physical Efficiency Test
Stage II: Written Test
Stage III: Viva �Voce/Interview
Those candidates who qualify the PhysicalEfficiency Test have to undertake the Written Test comprising of GeneralKnowledge and Current Affairs, IQ and Essay. Candidates who qualify will becalled for viva-voce or interview.