RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 0 of 22 CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 1 of 22 CENTRALIZED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. RPF 02/2024 (Recruitment of Constable (Executive) in Railway Protection Force and Railway Protection Special Force) Opening date of application 15-04-2024 Closing date for Submission of Application 14-05-2024 (23.59 hours) RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Online Form Dates for Modification window for corrections in application form with payment of modification fee (Please Note: Details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form cannot be modified) 15-05-2024 to 24-05-2024 Applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for the following post mentioned in the table below. Applications complete in all respects must be submitted ONLINE ONLY latest by 23.59 hours of 14.05.2024. * This includes a relaxation of 3 years in age beyond the prescribed age limit as a one-time measure due to Covid-19 Pandemic. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS (i) Please read the information given in the CEN thoroughly before filling up the ONLINE application. (ii) Candidates must ensure that they fulfil all the prescribed educational qualifications for the post on or before the closing date for submitting application against this CEN. Candidates waiting for final results of prescribed educational qualification are not eligible to apply. (iii) Candidates should apply only through the ONLINE mode, using any of the official websites of the RRBs listed in Para 14(f). (iv) Eligibility of the candidates will be provisional based on details furnished by the candidates in the ONLINE APPLICATION. The RRB will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally subject to fulfilling basic eligibility criteria as required. Candidates must go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, medical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post. The certificates/documents in support of their Educational Qualifications and Age/Caste/Category, etc. shall be sought at the time of Document Verification. After scrutiny of the certificates/ documents of EQs/ age/caste/ category, etc., if any claim made in the application is not substantiated by certificates/ documents, the candidature of candidate will be cancelled. Further, during any stage of the recruitment or even thereafter, if it is found that any information about the candidate is false/incorrect or if the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith. (v) Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/EBC status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, agerelaxation, etc., where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for submission of ONLINE applications against this CEN. (vi) Medical Fitness: Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the prescribed medical standard for the post. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the post shall not be given any alternative appointment. (vii) Age (as on 01.07.2024): 18 - 28 years (Please see para 5.1 for details about age relaxations). (viii) Candidates must have their own active mobile number and a valid personal Email ID for all communication during the entire duration of recruitment, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and/or email. (ix) During the ONLINE APPLICATION, candidates will be asked to Create an Account. If a candidate has already created an Account for earlier notifications published by RRBs during the year 2024, they should use same account credentials to log in and apply for this CEN as well (i.e., CEN No. RPF 02/2024). If the candidates have not created an Account so far, they must first ‘Create an Account’ before proceeding to fill up the application for this CEN. Candidates are advised to fill in the details required for account creation with utmost care, as corrections of any kind will NOT be permitted once the account is created. Details filled in the ’Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID) cannot be modified at any stage, once the account is created. (x) After the submission of the ONLINE application (complete in all respects), if a candidate wishes to further modify, change or correct any detail, except details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including Email ID and mobile number), he/she may do so by paying a modification fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for each occasion from No. Post Pay Level in 7 th CPC Initial pay (₹) Medical Standard Age (as on 01-07-2024)* Total Vacancies (All RRBs) 1 Constable (Exe.) Level-3 21,700/- B-1 18 – 28 years 4208 Detailed distribution of vacancies is given in the Annexure B. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 2 of 22 15.05.2024 to 24.05.2024. Details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including Email ID and mobile number) cannot be changed. (xi) After 24.05.2024, RRBs shall not entertain any representation for modification of the information furnished in the application. (xii) Stages of exam: There shall be online Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT shall be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Document Verification (DV) to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen as per merit. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. In case requisite candidates from the above shortlisted candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT, and there is a shortfall in any category/Group of Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen, additional candidates to the extent of 10 times the shortfall will be called for PET/PMT for a second round of PET/PMT as per their merit in CBT. There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT. (xiii) Negative Marking: There will be negative marking (@1/3rd mark for every wrong answer) in CBT. (xiv) These posts have NOT been identified as suitable for persons with disabilities and hence the same have been exempted from the purview of sections 33 and 47 of the Persons with Disabilities [Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation] Act, 1995 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. (xv) Banned Items: Candidates carrying banned items like communication devices and electronic gadgets (mobile phones, bluetooth, pen drive, laptops, calculators, smart watches, etc.), bangles, chains, bracelets, hearing aids, wallets/purses, belts, shoes, metallic wears, etc., or any stationery items like pen/pencil, shall NOT be allowed to appear in the exam. Any violation shall lead to disqualification besides legal action and debarment from future recruitment exams. (xvi) Cloak room arrangement for safe-keeping of belongings may not be available at the exam venues. Therefore, candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/banned items including mobile phones etc. to the examination venue. IMPORTANT: For authentic and timely information and updates, candidates are advised to see official RRB websites only (listed in Para 14 (f) below). Beware of fake websites – they may give misleading and incorrect information. 1.0 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS 1.1 Admission to all stages of the recruitment process shall be provisional, subject to the candidate satisfying all the prescribed eligibility conditions. 1.2 Mere issue of e-call letter to the candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally accepted by the RRBs. 1.3 Verification of eligibility conditions will be done, with reference to the original documents, only after the candidates have qualified in all the stages of recruitment and are shortlisted for Document Verification. Candidature of any applicant may be rejected at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidate is found to be ineligible, and if appointed, such a candidate shall be removed from service summarily. 1.4 Before applying for the post against this notification, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, educational qualifications, Physical Measurements and medical standards. Candidates should ensure that they have the requisite educational qualifications from recognized Board as on the CLOSING DATE for submission of application for this CEN. Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply. 1.5 Candidates who submit more than one application against this CEN will be summarily rejected and will be debarred from all future examinations of RRB and Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC). Similarly, applications of candidates who are attempting to submit multiple applications with minor changes of information and / or facts will be summarily rejected and such candidates will also be debarred from all future examinations of RRB and RRC. 1.6 Candidates who are presently debarred by any RRB / RRC should NOT apply for this notification. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of recruitment as and when detected. 1.7 Candidates who have been dismissed from service by the Central Government of India / State Government / PSU / any other government organization are not eligible and should not apply. 1.8 Candidates should enter their Name, Father's Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/SSLC/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate ONLY. (a) In case of any change in name, candidates should indicate their changed name only. However, all other details should match with the Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Date of such change or application for such change should be prior to the date of submission of ONLINE application. (b) Gazette Notification or any other legal document as applicable for such cases, should be submitted at the time of Document Verification (DV). 1.9 Signatures of the candidate on all the documents should be uniform and identical. Signature must be in running hand writing and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Use of different signatures may result in disqualification of candidature. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 3 of 22 1.10 Dates of CBT, PET/PMT and DV will be published on the websites of participating RRBs as given at Para 14 (f). E-call letters for CBT, PET/PMT and DV (as applicable) should be downloaded ONLY from the websites of the RRBs concerned as given at Para 14 (f). The Centre, date and shift indicated in the e-call letter for CBT, PET/PMT and DV shall be final, and no request for change of date/ time/ place will be entertained. 1.11 Vacancies indicated in the CEN are provisional and may increase or decrease or may even become NIL in total or in specific communities/units at a later stage, depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration concerned. Additional posts if required by the Railway(s) may also be included at a later stage. RRBs reserve the right to introduce additional CBTs, additional DV, etc., without assigning any reason. 1.12 The Railway Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all. In the event of such cancellation, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded except for candidates who have attended the CBT. (Refer to para 7.0 for the amount of refund). 1.13 Right to Appointment: Selection by RRB does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the RPF/RPSF. The function of RRB is only to recommend names of suitable candidates to the competent authority who in turn shall direct the candidates for training subject to candidate being found medically fit and satisfying all eligibility criteria. 1.14 Selected candidates will have to undergo initial training and only stipend will be paid during the training period. Passing the final examination at the end of the training is a must for appointment to the force. 1.15 Selected candidates shall execute Security and/or Indemnity Bond wherever necessary. 1.16 Posting: The empanelled candidate will be allotted to a Zone or RPSF as per administrative requirement. 1.17 Free Train Travel Facility: Free Sleeper Class Railway Pass admissible to SC & ST candidates (on request), will be provided with their e-call letter for various stages of selection viz., CBT, PET/PMT and DV / Medical Examination (as applicable) as per details and valid caste certificate furnished in their ONLINE application. While booking train reservation and travelling, the original SC & ST community certificate must be shown to authorized Railway staff concerned, for verification of genuineness of the candidate. Any misuse of this free travel facility, shall lead to rejection of candidature at any stage of the selection process including debarment for future examinations. 1.18 RRBs reserve the right to change / modify / add / delete any terms & conditions of recruitment under the CEN as necessitated and applicable at any stage. 1.19 RRBs may share, with the consent of the candidates, their scores (marks) obtained in this recruitment with other Ministries/ Departments/ Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) and Private organizations, for their own recruitment. Candidates should indicate their consent / refusal for this in their ONLINE application. 1.20 Candidates are advised, in their own interest, to submit their ONLINE application well before the closing date for submission of application and avoid any last-minute rush. This precaution is recommended due to the possibility of heavy internet or website traffic during the final days. Helpline for candidates: For any queries related to technical issues of submission of Application of CEN (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on all working days) Email:rrb.help@csc.gov.in Phone:9592001188 RRBs shall not be responsible if candidates are not able to submit their ONLINE application within the last date for any reason whatsoever. 2.0 VACANCIES: Please note that these vacancies may increase or decrease as per the requirement of the Railway Administration (Revised Vacancy Table will be published accordingly). The parameters (i.e., qualification, medical standard etc.) for the post in this CEN are at Annexure A and the detailed vacancies are at Annexure B. 3.0 STANDARDS OF MEDICAL FITNESS: Candidates called for DV will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that they are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s). Candidate will have to qualify in Medical category ‘B-1’ as prescribed in the Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those wearing glasses or having flat foot, Knock Knee, Squint eyes, Colour blindness and other bodily infirmities are not eligible for appointment. Sending a candidate for Medical Examination will not guarantee employment and does not imply that the candidate has been included in the select list. Note: (a) The above medical standard is indicative and not exhaustive and applies to candidates in general. For details, candidates are advised to read Chapter 5 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Vol. I, which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates must ensure that they are medically fit and eligible as per prescribed medical standards for the posts opted for by them. (b) Medical standards for Ex-Servicemen are different as detailed in Para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Vol. I, which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 4 of 22 4.0 NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP: A candidate must be a citizen of India. 5.0 AGE LIMIT (as on 01.07.2024): Post Prescribed age in normal course (as on 01.07.2024) Age applicable to this CEN (as on 01.07.2024)* Constable (Exe.) 18 to 25 years 18 to 28 years * To provide relief to many candidates who may have exceeded the age limit and missed the opportunity to participate in railway recruitment due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided to grant a one-time age relaxation of 3 years beyond the prescribed upper age limit for the post of Constable. 5.1 Age Relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories / communities in the table below are applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates. Sl. No. COMMUNITY / CATEGORY RELAXATION IN UPPER AGE LIMIT / MAXIMUM UPPER AGE 1 SC & ST candidates 5 Years 2 OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates 3 Years 3 Ex-servicemen with at least six months continuous service after attestation UR & EWS 3 years (after deduction of length of service from age) OBC-NCL 6 years (after deduction of length of service from age) SC & ST 8 years (after deduction of length of service from age) 4 Female candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried UR & EWS 2 Years OBC-NCL 5 Years SC & ST 7 Years 5.2 Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below: (Both dates inclusive) Age Group (in years) Upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than) UR & EWS OBC (NCL) SC & ST All candidates 18 – 28 02.07.1996 02.07.1993 02.07.1991 01.07.2006 i) If a candidate is eligible for age relaxation on more than one ground, he/she will get the maximum amongst the relaxations for which he/she is eligible (not cumulative). ii) SC, ST & OBC (NCL) candidates applying against UR vacancies will not get any age relaxation. iii) Age relaxation to ExSM candidates will be as given in para 5.1 above. 5.3 IMPORTANT: Candidates must note that the date of birth filled in their application should be the same as recorded in their Matriculation / SSLC or an equivalent certificate. No subsequent request for change in date of birth will be considered. Any difference in the date of birth will lead to disqualification of the candidate. 6.0 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (a) Please see Annexure-A for the prescribed qualification for the post. (b) Candidates must have the Educational Qualifications prescribed in the CEN from recognized Board as on the last date (i.e., 14.05.2024) for submission of ONLINE application. (c) Those awaiting results of their final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply. 7.0 EXAMINATION FEE: Candidates will have to pay the prescribed fee as per their community/category detailed below: S.No. Categories / Communities of Candidates Fee 1 For all candidates (except categories mentioned below at Sl. No. 2). Out of this fee of ₹ 500/-, an amount of ₹ 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT. ₹ 500/- 2 For candidates who belong to SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC). This fee of ₹ 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT. ₹ 250/- NOTE: Only candidates who attend CBT will get a refund of their examination fee as mentioned above. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 5 of 22 7.1 MODES OF FEE PAYMENT: a) ONLINE fee payment only through internet banking, debit/credit cards, or UPI will be accepted. All applicable service charges shall be borne by the candidate. b) Fee can be paid by the candidates through ONLINE mode only. There will be no option to pay fee through any other mode. c) Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and will be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. 7.2 Minorities shall include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/deletion/inclusion if any, received till the last date for submission of online application (14.05.2024). Affidavit for 'Minority Community Declaration': Minority candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish an affidavit (as per Annexure IV) on non-judicial stamp paper mentioning their minority community at the time of DV, failing which their candidature will be rejected. 7.3 Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates are those whose annual family income is less than Rs. 50,000 and are eligible for concessional fee (as per para 7.0 above). For this, they should have a) Valid Income Certificate on the date of application in the prescribed format (at Annexure III-A) on the letterhead of the Issuing Authority. The following authorities are authorized to issue income certificate for the purpose of identifying economically backward classes: (1) District magistrate or any other Revenue Officer upto the level of Tahsildar. (2) Sitting Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for persons of their own Constituency. (3) Sitting Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for persons of the district in which these MPs normally reside. (4) Union Minister for any persons from anywhere in the country. (OR) b) BPL Card or any other certificate issued by Central Government under a recognized poverty alleviation programme. (OR) c) Izzat MST issued by Railways. All EBC candidates who seek concessional fee, should fill in the relevant details of valid EBC certificate/BPL card/Izzat MST in the ONLINE application and the same must also be submitted in original, at the time of DV, failing which their candidature will be rejected. NOTE: EBC and EWS are distinct categories, and EBC should not be confused with OBC. EBC candidates should be aware that they are entitled only for fee concession and not to job reservation. 7.4 REFUND OF EXAMINATION FEE (for those attending CBT): (a) All candidates must clearly mention the bank details (Name of Bank, Name of Account Holder, Account Number and IFSC Code) for receiving the refundable portion of their examination fee (i.e., ₹ 400/- or ₹ 250/- as applicable minus bank charges) in their application form. (b) The responsibility for furnishing correct bank account details lies on the candidates and RRB shall not entertain any correspondence from candidates on this ground. (c) There will be no refund of examination fee for erroneous, incomplete or rejected applications. 8.0 VERTICAL RESERVATION: 8.1 This CEN provides for vertical reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) (OBC-NCL), wherever applicable and admissible, under extant rules. (See details in the Vacancy Table). NOTE: EBC & EWS are different categories. EBC candidates are not entitled to any job reservation. 8.2 All candidates, irrespective of community, will be considered against general i.e., unreserved (UR) vacancies (subject to fulfilment of eligibility conditions required for UR). However, vacancies reserved for specific groups (viz., SC, ST, OBC(NCL) & EWS), will be filled only by candidates belonging to that community/category. 8.3 Hence, SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates who fulfil the requisite Educational qualifications, can also apply against UR vacancies for which they will have to compete as general (un-reserved) candidates without any relaxation / concession in age, qualification or marks, etc. In any case, candidates are advised to indicate their actual community in the application. 8.4 For availing reservation, EWS, SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates should furnish the necessary certificates (in original) during DV. The certificates should be issued by competent authorities as per the formats given at Annexure-I (for SC & ST candidates), Annexure-II (for OBC-NCL candidates) and Annexure-III (for EWS candidates). CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 6 of 22 8.5 The caste certificate for OBC-NCL candidates should specifically mention that “This is also to certify that he/she does NOT belong to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08/09/93 and modified vide GOI DOPT OM No. 36033/1/2013-Estt.(Res.) dated 13/09/2017*’’ (*further revision if any, received till the closing date of submission of applications against this CEN). 8.6 A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the closing date for submission of application. During DV, such candidates should produce their original OBC-NCL certificate (in prescribed format) valid as on the closing date for submission of application, AND also a self-declaration (in format given at Annexure II A) stating that they “do not belong to creamy layer”. Or else, their claim for reservation (as OBC-NCL) will not be accepted and instead, they may be treated only as UR candidates subject to fulfilment of all eligibility conditions. 8.7 IMPORTANT: Community / category status as on the closing date of submission of applications against this CEN, shall only be considered for reservation and related benefits as per eligibility. Any change in this status thereafter, shall not be entertained. 8.8 EWS (Economically Weaker Section) Reservation: Candidates who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC/ST/OBC-NCL and whose family gross annual income is below Rs. 8 Lakh (Rupees eight lakh) are to be identified as EWS for benefit of reservation for EWS. The income shall also include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also candidates whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWS, irrespective of family income: i. 5 acres of agricultural land and above; ii. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above; iii. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities; iv. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities. The property held by a Family in different locations or different places/cities would be clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS status. The term Family for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority. The Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the following authorities in the prescribed format as given in Annexure III shall only be accepted as candidate‘s claim as belonging to EWS: a) District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / 1 st Class Stipendiary Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner. b) Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate. c) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar. d) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides. The candidates applying against the vacancies reserved for EWS must possess Income and Asset Certificate as on closing date of submission of applications against this CEN. Accordingly, they have to fill up the certificate number, date of issue of the certificate, issuing authority, district and state of issue in the ONLINE application. Further, these candidates are also required to produce valid Income and Asset Certificate during document verification. In case of non-compliance to these stipulations, their claim for reserved status under EWS will not be entertained and the candidature / application of such candidates, if fulfilling all the eligibility conditions for General (UR) category, will be considered under General (UR) vacancies only. 9.0 HORIZONTAL RESERVATION: 9.1 This CEN also provides for horizontal reservation of 10% for Ex-Servicemen (ExSM) irrespective of their social community. 9.2 The vacancy for ExSM shown in the Vacancy Table is 10% of total of Male & Female vacancies. There is no genderwise reservation for ExSM. 9.3 If vacancies of Female and Ex-Servicemen are not filled up after second round of PET/PMT, vacant posts will be filled up by male candidates of respective category. 10.0 EX-SERVICEMEN: 10.1 The term Ex-Serviceman means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a combatant or a non-combatant) in the regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union but does not include a person who has served in the Defence Security Corps., the General Reserve Engineering Force, the Lok Sahayak Sena, the Para Military Forces and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 7 of 22 and (a) who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension; (or) (b) who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; (or) (c) who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; (or) (d) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than on his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service; (or) (e) Personnel of Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal Service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstances beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension; (or) (f) Personnel who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to 14th April 1987; (or) (g) Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army; (or) (h) Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension w.e.f. 01.02.2006. 10.2 Persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service would come under the category of Ex-Servicemen are eligible to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specific terms of engagement and avail themselves of all concessions available to Ex-Servicemen but such persons shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specific terms of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union. 10.3 Accordingly, such serving Defence personnel to be released within one year (i.e., on or before 13.05.2025) of the last date of the CEN can also apply, both for vacancies earmarked for Ex-Servicemen and for posts not reserved for them. However, they should possess the prescribed Educational Qualification as on the closing date of the CEN. 10.4 Ex-Serviceman candidates who have already secured civil employment under Central Government in Group 'C' & erstwhile Group 'D' (including PSUs, Autonomous Bodies/Statutory Bodies, Nationalized Banks etc) after availing of the benefits given to Ex-Servicemen will be permitted only the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for ExServicemen for securing another civil employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group 'C/ erstwhile Group ‘D' under Central Government. Such candidates will not be considered against the vacancies reserved for Ex-Servicemen in the Central Government jobs. 10.5 If an Ex-Serviceman applies for various vacancies before joining any Civil employment, he/she can avail the benefit of reservation as Ex - Serviceman for any subsequent employment, subject to the condition that an Ex - Serviceman as soon as he joins any Civil employment, should give self-declaration/undertaking to the concerned employer about the details of application against this CEN. The acknowledged copy of this declaration along with NOC from the civil employer should be produced during DV failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled. Further, this benefit would be available only in respect of vacancies which are filled on direct recruitment and wherever reservation is applicable to the Ex - Servicemen. 10.6 The Medical Standard of Ex-Serviceman will be according to para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Volume I, which may be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. 11.0 NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE (NOC) FROM PRESENT EMPLOYER: Candidates serving (including those undergoing induction training/probation) in any Central/State Government Department including Railways or Public Sector Undertakings, may apply directly to the RRBs duly informing their employer. Shortlisted candidates should produce an NOC from the employer on the date of DV, failing which their candidature will be cancelled. NOTE: Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer, by the RRB concerned, withholding permission to the candidates for applying /appearing in the examination, their application/candidature will be liable to be rejected /cancelled. 12.0 RECRUITMENT PROCESS: (a) Candidates should apply only through ONLINE mode through any of the official websites of the RRBs. Multiple applications by a candidate will lead to rejection of all the applications and debarment. (b) The recruitment process shall comprise of the following stages: (i) Computer Based Test (CBT) (ii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Measurement Test (PMT) CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 8 of 22 (iii) Document Verification (DV) (c) Information on examination schedule and venues will be given to eligible candidates in due course through RRB websites, SMS and email. (d) Request for postponement of any of the stages or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances. 12.1 Computer Based Test (CBT): The standard of examination will be 10th/Matric level. (a) Pattern & Syllabus of CBT: (i) Total Duration: 90 minutes & Total Questions: 120 (ii) Candidates shall be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted (iii) There shall be negative marking @1/3rd marks for each wrong answer. (iv) Normalization of marks will be done for CBTs held in multiple shifts. (v) Minimum pass percentage for eligibility: UR, EWS and OBC-NCL - 35%, SC & ST - 30% (b) The marks scored in CBT shall be counted for shortlisting of candidates for further stages of this recruitment process (c) Syllabus for CBT: Questions will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and are likely to cover topics pertaining to the following syllabus a. Arithmetic (35 marks): Questions on Number System, Whole Numbers, Decimal & Fractions and relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration, Time & Distance, etc. b. General Intelligence and Reasoning (35 marks): Questions on Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Problem Solving Analysis, Judgement, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discriminating observation, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal & Figure classification, Arithmetic number series, Non-verbal series, Coding and Decoding, Statement- Conclusion, Syllogistic reasoning, etc. c. General Awareness (50 marks): Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the Environment around him/her and its application to society; to test knowledge of current Events and such matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art and Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science, etc. 12.2 PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT): Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT shall be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Document Verification (DV) to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen as per merit. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. In case requisite candidates from the above shortlisted candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT, and there is a shortfall in any category/Group of Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen, additional candidates to the extent of 10 times the shortfall will be called for PET/PMT for a second round of PET/PMT as per their merit in CBT. There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT. If vacancies of Female and Ex-servicemen are not filled up after second round of PET/PMT, vacant posts will be filled up by Male candidates of respective category. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. i) The criteria for PET are as under: Category 1600 meters run 800 meters run Long jump High jump Constable (Exe) Male 5 min 45 secs - 14 ft 4 ft Constable (Exe) Female ---- 3 min 40 secs 9 ft 3 ft ii) The criteria for PMT are as under: Category Height (in CMs) Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male) Male Female Unexpanded Expanded UR/EWS/OBC 165 157 80 85 SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2 For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85 CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 9 of 22 NOTE: I. For 1600/800 meters event only one chance will be given. For the remaining events viz., Long Jump and High jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each. II. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. III. A Candidate must qualify in all tests as per above norms to be eligible for consideration. IV. Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for measurement of chest and shall be treated as disqualified. V. All the candidates qualifying in 1600 meters/800 meters will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurement will be taken only for male candidates. If a male candidate’s unexpanded chest measurement is below eligibility limit, expanded measurement shall not be taken and he shall be treated as disqualified. VI. Candidate who does not have minimum height, chest (unexpanded/expanded) shall be treated as having failed in PMT. VII. PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. VIII. A grievance redressal cell will be set up for redressal of grievances related to Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Candidate must represent within three days of the date of the test to the PCSC in whose jurisdiction PET, PMT, Document Verification and Medical Examination is held. 12.3 Document Verification (DV): I. Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates shall be considered for Document Verification. II. Candidates from SC, ST, OBC-NCL & EWS selected purely on merit, without availing any relaxation available to them, shall be counted against UR vacancies. In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority. In case the date of birth also happens to be the same they will be placed in ascending alphabetical order (a to z). III. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training. IV. Candidates may please note that Recruitment Committee only recommends names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Zones/RPSF. V. Candidates who do not appear for Document Verification will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in CBT and PET/PMT. VI. Candidates shortlisted for DV will have to submit all their original documents along with two sets of selfattested photocopies at the time of DV. VII. Further, these candidates should upload the scanned copies (in true colour) of Photo & Signature before their DV date through the portal - https://oirms-ir.gov.in/rrbdv. VIII. No additional time will be given to the candidates who are not producing their original certificates on their date of DV and the candidature of such candidates is liable to be forfeited. Format of certificates The following documents in original, as well as their self-attested photocopies, will be required for verification in respect of candidates who qualify in PET/PMT. a. 10th /Matriculation Certificate as proof of age, b. 10th /Matriculation Certificate as proof of educational qualification, c. Caste Certificate (for SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates) in the format prescribed for employment under Central Government, d. Discharge Certificate for Ex-Servicemen, e. Two copies of self-attested colour photograph, f. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the present employer in case of serving Govt. Employees, g. Domicile certificate wherever applicable, h. Certificate belonging to Economically Weaker Section in the format prescribed for employment under Central Government. NOTE-I: Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/or seek age- relaxation must submit the requisite/relevant certificate in original issued by the competent authority, in the prescribed format at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-SM/EWS status will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under General (UR) category, if eligible. Certificates obtained in any other format will not be accepted. NOTE-II: All Certificates should be either in English or in Hindi only. Where certificates are not in English / Hindi, self-attested translated version (In Hindi /English) should be produced wherever /whenever required. NOTE-III: - Minorities mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) (further revision if any received till the closing date of this Centralized Employment Notice). If the certificate is not produced at the CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 10 of 22 time of document verification, the candidature will be rejected. Economically Backward Classes have to submit income certificate at the time of document verification in the prescribed format on the letter head of the issuing authority. NOTE-IV:- Further, in case of OBC candidates, the certificates should specifically indicate that the candidate does not belong to the Persons/Sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column.3 of the Schedule of the Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training Ο.Μ.No.36012/22/ 93-Estt. (SCT) dated 08.09.93 & its subsequent revision through Ο.Μ.No.36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res) dated 09.03.2004, and further revision if any received till the closing date of this Centralized Employment Notice. NOTE- V:- Failure to produce required documents will lead to disqualification of the candidate, except for Caste Certificate and EWS Certificate, in which case the candidate will be treated as unreserved. No extension of time for production of original certificates shall be given, except in cases where the Caste certificate/EWS certificate has been produced in a format other than prescribed, or where any certificate is claimed to have been lost / stolen (claim supported by FIR), in which case the candidate will be allowed a time extension of four (4) weeks. 12.4 MEDICAL EXAMINATION: After Document Verification, the candidates who got placed in final result will be sent for a medical examination at the Railway Hospitals. They will have to qualify in medical category ‘B-1’ as prescribed in the Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those wearing glasses or having flat foot, knock knee, squint eyes, colour blindness and other bodily infirmities are not eligible for appointment. Sending for Medical Examination will not guarantee employment and does not imply that the candidate has been included in the select list. 13.0 TRAINING: Selected candidates will have to undergo a rigorous initial training in any one of the RPF/RPSF training centre or any other such institution as decided by the Railway Administration. Passing the Final Examination at the end of the training is a must for appointment to the Force. 14.0 HOW TO APPLY: (a) Candidates must read all information and instruction carefully before filling the ONLINE application to prevent mistakes. (b) Candidates must first ‘Create an account’ for this CEN through the link given in the official RRB websites at para 14 (f) below. They must have an active personal mobile number and a valid email ID for receiving OTPs for account creation. No change in details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and email ID) will be permitted later. (c) Each candidate is allowed to submit only one application. Applications should be submitted only through the official RRB websites listed in Para 14 (f) below. The applicable Examination Fee is required to be paid. Multiple applications by a candidate will result in the rejection of all applications and debarment. (d) ONLINE Mandatory Scanned Documents to be kept ready before filling the application: (i) Recent, clear colour passport size photograph (against a plain white background) of the candidate in JPEG image (size 30 to 70KB) – without wearing dark glasses and/or cap. Note: Candidates must have at least 12 (twelve) copies of the same photograph for future use during the recruitment process. (ii) Scanned JPEG image of candidate’s signature in running handwriting (size 30 to 70KB) (iii) SC /ST Certificate (only for candidates requesting free pass for train travel) in pdf format (upto 500KB). (e) Candidates can use the services of the Common Services Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India under the Digital India initiatives for submitting ONLINE applications. The Common Services Centre (CSC) scheme is a part of the National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) of the Government of India and is managed at each village panchayat level by a Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE). There are more than 1.5 lakhs Common Services Centres (CSC) across the country which will provide the desired support to candidates from urban as well as rural areas in the ONLINE submission of the Application Form and payment of fee through e-wallet. The list of the Common Services Centre is available on the website: www.csc.gov.in. To know the nearest Common Services Centre, please open the link - Find My Csc (https://findmycsc.nic.in/csc/). CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 11 of 22 (f) Candidates are advised to visit official RRB websites frequently for authentic information and regular updates on various stages of the recruitment process or any changes in this notification. List of RRB Websites Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in Prayagraj www.rrbald.gov.in Bhopal www.rrbbhopal.gov.in Jammu-Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.gov.in Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.gov.in Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in (g) The onus of providing the proof for the information submitted in the online application with original document will lie on the candidates. (h) IMPORTANT: (i) Candidates must keep their personal mobile number and personal e-mail ID active throughout the recruitment process, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and/or email. (ii) RRBs will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage. (iii) Candidates are advised to carefully note and remember their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process and correspondence with RRBs. 14.1 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION: After creating an account, please follow the instructions for filling up the ONLINE application. (a) Candidates must fill the ONLINE application form with correct information and re-check before submission. (b) Applicant will not be able to make any correction in the ONLINE application after submission of the application. (c) Medium of Examination: Questions for CBT will be available in English, Hindi and 13 regional Indian languages (viz., Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu). Accordingly, candidates must choose their medium of examination from any one amongst those listed in the ONLINE application form. CBT questions will be displayed in the language opted and in English. (d) After submission of application, candidate will be directed to opt for the mode of payment of examination fee as explained in para 7.1 and complete the payment process. IMPORTANT: Please be cautious about the genuineness of the mode of payment as well as the closing date and time for submission of ONLINE applications against this CEN, while making payment. Avoid unauthorised websites. (e) Finally, acceptance of ONLINE application will happen only after receiving confirmation of fee payment. The applicant will receive a confirmation on successful payment ONLINE through email & SMS. Note: if the candidate desires, the print out of online application can be taken after completion of online application. The request for the copy of online application will not be entertained. 15.0 MODIFICATION OF APPLICATION: (a) After the final submission of the ONLINE application, if a candidate wishes to further modify, change or correct any detail except details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID), he/she may do so by paying a modification fee of ₹. 250/- (non-refundable) for each occasion. Details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID) cannot be changed. (b) The modification fee is to be paid by all candidates irrespective of community and category. (c) In the case of a candidate modifying his community from SC/ST to UR or OBC or EWS, he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. ₹. 250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted. (d) Similarly, if a candidate is switching from Ex.SM to UR/OBC (NCL)/EWS/Non Ex.SM etc., he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. ₹. 250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted. (e) Modifications of ONLINE application will be allowed any number of times subject to payment of the modification fee for each occasion. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 12 of 22 (f) ONLINE Modifications to the ONLINE application, along with the payment of the modification fee, will be permitted up to 10 (ten) days after the closing date and time for submission of applications, i.e., 14.05.2024 (23:59 hrs) for this CEN. The modification window will remain open from 15.05.2024 to 24.05.2024. After this period, RRBs shall not entertain any representation for modification of the information furnished in the application. 16.0 INVALID APPLICATIONS / REJECTIONS: (a) Online applications will be liable for rejection on the following grounds amongst others: i) In case of multiple applications, all the applications will be rejected summarily and such candidates will be debarred from all future RRB and RRC exams. ii) Invalid photo (i.e., not as per prescribed specifications) such as poor resolution, full body view, only side view, unrecognizable facial features, photocopied photograph, group photo, tilted/inverted image, etc. iii) Invalid signature (i.e., not as per prescribed specifications) such as use of block/capital letters instead of running hand-writing, poor resolution, incomplete image, etc. iv) Candidate's name figuring in the debarred list of any RRB/RRC. v) Any other irregularity. (b) Rejected Applications: Details of rejected applications can be viewed on the website of the RRB concerned by logging in, along with the reason(s) for rejection which will be final and binding and no further correspondence shall be entertained on the subject. No refund of examination fee will be made on account of rejection of applications. SMS and e-mail alerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registered mobile numbers and e-mail IDs. Candidates will not be intimated by post. 17.0 Instructions Related to E-Call letter: (a) Information and details regarding the CBT schedules and link for downloading the E-call letters will be given on the websites of the RRBs. Eligible candidates will also be informed via SMS and email. (b) Eligible candidates can download their e-call letter for the CBT from the RRB websites 4 (four) days before the date of CBT. (However, intimation about the city of examination shall be given about 10 (ten) days in advance.) (c) No call letter will be sent to candidates by post. (d) Detailed information and instructions regarding the CBT will be given along with the e-call letter. Candidates should read and follow them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to their disqualification. (e) Free Travel Facility: In case of SC & ST candidates who are eligible for free train travel, their e-call letter itself will contain the free travel authority (sleeper class railway pass). Such SC & ST candidates will be allowed to book train reservation by submitting a self-attested photocopy of their e-call letter and SC/ST certificate at the ticket booking counter. During the journey, SC & ST candidates should carry their original community certificate and an original prescribed proof of identity for undertaking journey failing which they will be treated as travelling without ticket and charged accordingly. (f) During the examination, candidates must bring their e-call letters along with a valid ORIGINAL Photo ID (viz., Voter ID-Card, Aadhaar card, printout of e- Aadhaar, driving license, PAN card, passport, valid identity card issued by the employer in case the candidate is a govt. employee, School / College / University photo ID card (if still studying), etc.) to the examination hall, failing which the candidates shall NOT be allowed to appear in the examination. (g) Candidates must also bring a copy of the SAME colour passport photograph which was uploaded in their online application, during the CBT/PET/PMT/DV/ME. 18.0 USE OF UNFAIR PRACTICES: (a) Any candidate found using unfair means of any kind such as forgery, impersonation, cheating, misconduct, use or attempted use of banned items, mis-representation and suppression of facts, etc., will be debarred from appearing in all the examinations of all the RRBs and RRCs for lifetime. He/she will also be debarred from appointment in the Railways and if already appointed, will be dismissed from service. Such candidates shall also be liable to legal action. (b) Any use of unwarranted and unfair influence to further undue interests in respect of the recruitment process, shall lead to disqualification and debarment of the candidate concerned. (c) Further, the unfair means and offences under ‘The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024’ are punishable. All offences under this Act, shall be cognizable, non-bailable and non-compoundable. (d) WARNING: Beware of unscrupulous elements and job racketeers offering appointment in the Railways - either through influence or by use of unfair and unethical means. RRBs do not appoint any agent or coaching centres for recruitment. Candidates are warned against any such claims being made by any person or agency. Candidates are selected purely based on merit. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 13 of 22 19.0 MISCELLANEOUS: (a) Biometric details of candidates will be recorded at every stage of the recruitment process. In case of any mismatch, RRBs concerned shall reserve the right to disqualify a candidate and take appropriate legal action on that basis. (b) RRBs also reserve the right to conduct additional authentication procedures to cross-verify the identity and carry out background checks of any candidate. (c) RRBs reserve the right to conduct additional CBT/PET/PMT/DV (as required) at any stage. RRBs also reserve the right to cancel part or whole of any recruitment process at any stage for any of the categories notified in this CEN without assigning any reason thereof. (d) The decision of RRBs in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of ONLINE applications, issue of free rail passes, penal action for false information, modification of vacancies, mode of selection, conduct of CBT, allotment of examination centres, selection, allotment of posts to selected candidates, etc., will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained by the RRBs in this regard. (e) RRBs will not be responsible for any inadvertent errors. (f) Any legal issues arising out of this CEN, shall fall within the legal jurisdiction of respective Hon’ble High Court under which the RRB concerned is located. (g) In the event of any dispute about interpretation, the English version of the notification as published in RRB websites will be treated as final. WARNING  Beware of touts and job racketeers trying to deceive by false promises of securing job in Railways either through influence or by use of unfair and unethical means. RRB has not appointed any agent or coaching centre for action on its behalf. Candidates are warned against any such claims being made by persons/agencies. Candidates are selected purely as per merit. Please beware of unscrupulous elements and do not fall in their trap. Candidates attempting to influence RRB, directly or indirectly, shall be disqualified and legal action can be initiated against them.  Candidates are advised to consult only the designated website of RRB as mentioned in the notification above. They should be cautious of FAKE websites put up by unscrupulous elements/touts. 20.0 Abbreviations used in this CEN: Stages of Recruitment Process CBT = Computer Based Test, DV = Document Verification, ME = Medical Examination, PET=Physical Efficiency Test, PMT=Physical Measurement Test Reservation / Age relaxation Category EBC = Economically Backward Class, ExSM = Ex-Serviceman, OBC-CL = Other Backward Classes - Creamy Layer, OBC-NCL = Other Backward Classes-Non-Creamy Layer, SC = Scheduled Caste, ST = Scheduled Tribe, UR = Unreserved (General) Railway Zones CR = Central Railway, ECR = East Central Railway, ECoR = East Coast Railway, ER = Eastern Railway, ICF = Integral Coach Factory, RCF = Rail Coach Factory, RWF = Rail Wheel Factory, NR = Northern Railway, NCR = North Central Railway, NER = North Eastern Railway, NFR = Northeast Frontier Railway, NWR = North Western Railway, RDSO = Research Design and Standards Organization, SR = 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 RRB = Railway Recruitment Board, RRC = Railway Recruitment Cell Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) ADI = Ahmedabad, AII = Ajmer, PRYJ = Prayagraj, BB = Mumbai, BBS = Bhubaneswar, BPL = Bhopal, BSP = Bilaspur, CDG = Chandigarh, GKP = Gorakhpur, GHY = Guwahati, JAT = Jammu Srinagar, KOL = Kolkata, MAS = Chennai, MLD = Malda, MFP = Muzaffarpur, PNBE = Patna, RNC = Ranchi, SBC = Bangalore, SC = Secunderabad, SGUJ = Siliguri, TVC = Thiruvananthapuram General CEN = Centralized Employment Notice, LTI= Left Thumb Impression, PSU= Public Sector Undertaking, PU= Production Unit, NOC = No Objection Certificate, PCSC = Principal Chief Security Commissioner CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 14 of 22 Annexure-A Cat No. Name of the post Level in 7th PC Pay Medical Standard Suitability for Persons with Disabilities Minimum Educational Qualification 01 Constable (Exe.) Level-3 21700 B1 Not Suitable 10th Pass or Equivalent from recognised Board CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 15 of 22 Annexure-B Post/ Rank Male Female ExSM 10% of total vacancy UR SC ST OBC EWS Total UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Constable (Exe.) 1450 536 268 966 357 3577 256 95 47 170 63 631 420 Note I: As per Govt of India instruction, the reservation for Ex-Servicemen (ExSM) and Female candidate shall be 10% and 15% of total vacancy respectively. Note II: The vacancies for ExSM and Female remaining unfilled for want of suitable ExSM and Females during recruitment shall be filled up by the suitable Male candidate as per existing guidelines. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 16 of 22 Annexure – I FORMAT OF CASTE CERTIFICATE FOR SC/ST CANDIDATES This is to certify that Shri*/ Srimati/ Kumari* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . son / daughter* of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Village/Town . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / District / Division* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of the . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . State / Union Territory* belongs to the.................................Caste*/Tribe which is recognised as a Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe under:- @The Constitution Scheduled Castes Order 1950. @The Constitution Scheduled Tribes Order 1950. @The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) (Union Territories) (Part C States) Order 1951; @The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) (Union Territories) (Part C States) Order 1951; [As amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Lists (Modification Order 1956, the Bombay Reorganisation Act 1960, the Punjab Reorganisation Act 1966, the State of Himachal Pradesh Act 1970, the North Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act 1971 and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders, (Amendment) Act 1976] @The Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Orders, 1956 @The Constitution (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1959 as amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976 @The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Castes Order, 1962. @The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Tribes, Order, 1962. @The Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Orders, 1964. @The Constitution (Uttar Pradesh) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1967. @The Constitution (Goa, Daman and Diu) Scheduled Castes Order, 1968. @The Constitution (Goa, Daman and Diu) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1968 @The Constitution (Nagaland) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1970. @The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Castes Order, 1978 @The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1978 @The Constitution (Jammu & Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1989. @The Constitution (SC) Orders (Amendment) Act, 1990 @The Constitution (ST) Orders (Amendment) Ordinance Act, 1991 @The Constitution (ST) Orders (Amendment) Ordinance Act, 1996 @The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Act, 2002 @The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Second Amendment) Act, 2002. @The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 2002. As amended from time to time. %2. Applicable in the case of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes persons who have migrated from one State/Union Territory Administration to another. This certificate is issued on the basis of the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Certificate issued to Shri/Srimati*............................... father/mother* of Shri/Srimati/Kumari…………………… of Village / Town *. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in / District / Division *. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of the State / Union Territory* ……………………….. who belongs to the ………………………… Caste* / Tribe which is recognised as a Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe in the State / Union Territory* issued by the ………………………………… dated. %3. Shri/Srimati/Kumari*…………………………………… and/or* his/her* family ordinarily resides in Village/Town*……………………. District/Division*……………………………………………… of the State/Union Territory* of ……………………………. Place…………………… Signature.................................... Date……………………. Designation ................................ (with seal of Office) State/ Union Territory……………… *Please delete the words which are not applicable. @ Please quote the specific presidential order. % Delete the Paragraph, which is not applicable. Note: (a) The term “ordinarily reside(s)” used here will have the same meaning as in Section 20 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950. Officers competent to issue Caste/Tribe certificates: 1. District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate / City Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner (not below the rank of First Class Stipendiary Magistrate). 2. Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Ma gistrate / P r es ide nc y M agis trat e. 3. Rev enue Officers not below the rank of T ehsildar. 4. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and /or his / her family normally reside(s). 5. Certificates issued by Gazetted Officers of the Central or of a State Government Countersigned by the District Magistrate concerned. 6. Administrator /Secretary to Administrator (Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands). CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 17 of 22 Annexure – II FORMAT FOR OBC-NCL CERTIFICATE FORM OF CERTIFICATE TO BE PRODUCED BY OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (NCL) APPLYING FOR APPOINTMENT TO POST UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA This is to certify that Shri/Smt./Kum.* ___________________________________________________________ Son/Daughter* of Shri/Smt.* _______________________________________________________________ of Village/Town*_________________________ District/Division* _______________________ in the State/Union Territory _________________ belongs to the ____________________________________ community that is recognized as a backward class under Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s Resolution No. __________________________________ dated ___________________** Shri/Smt./Kum. _____________________________________________________ and/or his/her family ordinarily reside(s) in the ________________________________________ District/Division* of the ______________________ State/Union Territory*. This is also to certify that he/she does NOT belong to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08/09/93 and modified vide GOI DOPT OM No. 36033/1/2013-Estt.(Res.) dated 13/09/2017***. Dated: ________________ District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner /Any other Competent Authority Office Seal * Please delete the word(s) which are not applicable. ** The authority issuing the certificate needs to mention the details of Resolution of Government of India, in which the caste of the candidate is mentioned as OBC. *** As amended from time to time. NOTE: a) The term ‘Ordinarily resides’ used here will have the same meaning as in Section 20 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950. b) The authorities competent to issue Caste Certificates are indicated below: (i) District Magistrate / Additional Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / Ist Class Stipendiary Magistrate / Sub-Divisional magistrate / Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner (not below the rank of Ist Class Stipendiary Magistrate). (ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate. (iii) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and / or his family resides. CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 18 of 22 Proforma for declaration to be submitted by Other Backward Class Candidates during Document Verification, who had applied for the posts against Centralized Employment Notice No. RPF 02/2024 “I, ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… son/daughter of Shri ………………………………………………………………………………………………… resident of Village/Town/City …………………………………………………………………………….., district …………………………………………………… State …………………………………….. hereby declare that I belong to the …………………………………………………………………. (indicate your sub caste) community which is recognized as a backward class by the Government of India for the purpose of reservation in services as per orders contained in Department of Personnel and Training Office Memorandum No. 36012/22/93-Est..(SCT) dated 08.09.1993. It is also declared that I do not belong to persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in column 3 of the Schedule to the above referred Office Memorandum dated 08.09.1993 and its subsequent revision through O.M.No.36033/1/2013-Estt. (Res) dated 13.09.2017. Place: Signature of the Candidate ……………………………….. Date: Name of the candidate ………………………………………. RRB Roll. No……………………………..………………………… Annexure II A SELF-DECLARATION BY OBC (NCL) CANDIDATE CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 19 of 22 Government of ______________________________ (Name & Address of the authority issuing the certificate) INCOME & ASSET CERTIFICATE TO BE PRODUCED BY ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTIONS (EWS) Certificate No._______________________ Date:___________ VALID FOR THE YEAR_____________ This is to certify that Shri / Smt. / Kumari ______________________________________________________ Son/daughter/wife of ___________________ permanent resident of _______________________________, Village/Street __________________ Post Office ________________ District ___________________ in the State/Union Territory ________________ Pin Code _____________ whose photograph is attested below belongs to Economically Weaker Sections, since the gross annual income* of his/her “family”** is below Rs.8 lakh (Rupees Eight Lakh only) for the financial year _________ . His/her family does not own or possess any of the following assets***: I. 5 acres of agricultural land and above; II. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above; III. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities; IV. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities. 2. Shri/Smt./Kumari _________________________________________________ belongs to the_____________ caste which is not recognized as a Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes (Central List). Signature with seal of Office ______________________ Name ______________________________ Designation __________________________ * Note 1: Income covered all sources i.e., salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc. ** Note 2: The term “Family” for this purpose include the person, who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. ***Note 3: The property held by a “Family” in different locations or different places/cities have been clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS status. The authorities competent to issue Income and Asset Certificate are indicated below: (i) District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Additional Deputy Commissioner/1st Class Stipendary Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner. (ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate. (iii) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and (iv) Sub-Divisional Officer or the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides. Recent Passport size Photograph of the Applicant. To be attested by the authority issuing this certificate Annexure III CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 20 of 22 Proforma for Waiver of Examination Fees to be submitted by Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates at the time of document verification against Centralized Employment Notice No. RPF 02/2024 Certificate No. 1. Name of Candidate: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2. Father’s Name: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3. Age: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4. Residential Address: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5. Annual Family Income (In words & Figures): ……………………………………………………………………………… Date: …………………………… Signature: Name: Stamp of Issuing Authority: Note: Economically Backward Classes (EBC) will mean the candidates whose family income is less than Rs. 50,000/- per annum. The following authorities are authorized to issue income certificates for the purpose of identifying economically backward classes: (1) District magistrate or any other Revenue Officer up in the level of Tahsildar (2) Sitting Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for persons of their own Constituency (3) Sitting Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for persons of the district in which these MPs normally reside. (4) Union Minister for any persons from anywhere in the country. Annexure III A INCOME CERTIFICATE FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS (EBC) CANDIDATES CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 21 of 22 Proforma for Waiver of Examination Fees to be submitted by Minority candidates at the time of document verification against Centralized Employment Notice No. RPF 02/2024 “I, ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. son / daughter of Shri …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. resident of village / town/city …………………………………………………………………………………………… district ……………………………………. State ……………………………………………………………………… hereby declare that I belong to the ……………………………………………………………………….. (indicate minority community notified by Central Government i.e. Muslim / Sikh / Christian / Buddhist / Jain / Zoroastrians (Parsis)). Date: Signature of the Candidate Place: Name of the Candidate Note : At the time of document verification such candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish ‘Minority Community Declaration’ affidavit on Non Judicial Stamp paper that he / she belongs to any of the minority community notified by Central Government (i.e. Muslim / Sikh / Christian / Buddhist / Jain / Zoroastrians (Parsis)). Annexure IV DECLARATION CEN No. RPF 02/2024 (Constable) Page 22 of 22 DECLARATION TO BE SUBMITTED BY EX-SERVICEMEN CANDIDATES REGARDING CIVIL EMPLOYMENT BY AVAILING EX-SERVICEMEN QUOTA I understand that I shall not be eligible to be appointed to a vacancy reserved for Ex-Servicemen in regard to the recruitment covered by this Centralized Employment Notice (CEN), if I have at any time prior to such appointment, secured any employment on the civil side (including Public Sector Undertaking, Autonomous Bodies/ Statutory Bodies, Nationalized Banks, etc.), by availing of the concession of reservation of vacancies admissible to Ex-servicemen. I also hereby declare the following facts: a) I have not secured any civil employment by availing Ex-Servicemen quota, before attending for document verification for the posts of CEN ___________. b) I have availed Ex-Servicemen quota for securing civil employment and I have given self-declaration/undertaking to my employer about the details of applications(s) for various vacancies notified in CEN ___________ for which I have applied for, before joining the civil employment. Certificate for submission of self-declaration / undertaking from the present Employer is enclosed. (Strikeout whichever is not applicable). Place: Signature: ……………………………………. Date: Name: …………………………………………. Roll No: ………………………………………… CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 0 of 22 CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 1 of 22 CENTRALIZED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. RPF 01/2024 (Recruitment of Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Railway Protection Force and Railway Protection Special Force) Opening date of application 15-04-2024 Closing date for Submission of Application 14-05-2024 (23.59 hours) Dates for Modification window for corrections in application form with payment of modification fee (Please Note: Details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form cannot be modified) 15-05-2024 to 24-05-2024 Applications are invited from eligible Male and Female candidates for the following post mentioned in the table below. Applications complete in all respects must be submitted ONLINE ONLY latest by 23.59 hours of 14.05.2024. * This includes a relaxation of 3 years in age beyond the prescribed age limit as one-time measure due to Covid-19 Pandemic. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS (i) Please read the information given in the CEN thoroughly before filling up the ONLINE application. (ii) Candidates must ensure that they fulfil all the prescribed educational qualifications for the post on or before the closing date for submitting application against this CEN. Candidates waiting for final results of prescribed educational qualification are not eligible to apply. (iii) Candidates should apply only through the ONLINE mode, using any of the official websites of the RRBs listed in Para 14(f). (iv) Eligibility of the candidates will be provisional based on details furnished by the candidates in the ONLINE APPLICATION. The RRB will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally subject to fulfilling basic eligibility criteria as required. Candidates must go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, medical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post. The certificates/documents in support of their Educational Qualifications and Age/Caste/Category, etc. shall be sought at the time of Document Verification. After scrutiny of the certificates/ documents of EQs/ age/caste/ category, etc., if any claim made in the application is not substantiated by certificates/ documents, the candidature of candidate will be cancelled. Further, during any stage of the recruitment or even thereafter, if it is found that any information about the candidate is false/incorrect or if the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith. (v) Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/EBC status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, agerelaxation, etc., where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for submission of ONLINE applications against this CEN. (vi) Medical Fitness: Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the prescribed medical standard for the post. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the post shall not be given any alternative appointment. (vii) Age (as on 01.07.2024): 20 - 28 years (Please see para 5.1 for details about age relaxations). (viii) Candidates must have their own active mobile number and a valid personal Email ID for all communication during the entire duration of recruitment, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and/or email. (ix) During the ONLINE APPLICATION, candidates will be asked to Create an Account. If a candidate has already created an Account for earlier notifications published by RRBs during the year 2024, they should use same account credentials to log in and apply for this CEN as well (i.e., CEN No. RPF 01/2024). If the candidates have not created an Account so far, they must first ‘Create an Account’ before proceeding to fill up the application for this CEN. Candidates are advised to fill in the details required for account creation with utmost care, as corrections of any kind will NOT be permitted once the account is created. Details filled in the ’Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID) cannot be modified at any stage, once the account is created. (x) After the submission of the ONLINE application (complete in all respects), if a candidate wishes to further modify, change or correct any detail, except details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including Email ID and mobile No. Post Pay Level in 7 th CPC Initial pay (₹) Medical Standard Age (as on 01-07-2024)* Total Vacancies (All RRBs) 1 Sub-Inspector (Exe.) Level-6 35,400/- B-1 20 – 28 years 452 Detailed distribution of vacancies is given in the Annexure B. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 2 of 22 number), he/she may do so by paying a modification fee of Rs. 250/- (non-refundable) for each occasion from 15.05.2024 to 24.05.2024. Details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including Email ID and mobile number) cannot be changed. (xi) After 24.05.2024, RRBs shall not entertain any representation for modification of the information furnished in the application. (xii) Stages of exam: There shall be online Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT shall be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Document Verification (DV) to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen as per merit. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. In case requisite candidates from the above shortlisted candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT, and there is a shortfall in any Category/Group of Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen, additional candidates to the extent of 10 times the shortfall will be called for PET/PMT for a second round of PET/PMT as per their merit in CBT. There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT. (xiii) Negative Marking: There will be negative marking (@1/3rd mark for every wrong answer) in CBT. (xiv) These posts have NOT been identified as suitable for Persons with Disabilities and hence the same have been exempted from the purview of sections 33 and 47 of the Persons with Disabilities [Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation] Act, 1995 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. (xv) Banned Items: Candidates carrying banned items like communication devices and electronic gadgets (mobile phones, bluetooth, pen drive, laptops, calculators, smart watches, etc.), bangles, chains, bracelets, hearing aids, wallets/purses, belts, shoes, metallic wears, etc., or any stationery items like pen/pencil, shall NOT be allowed to appear in the exam. Any violation shall lead to disqualification besides legal action and debarment from future recruitment exams. (xvi) Cloak room arrangement for safe-keeping of belongings may not be available at the exam venues. Therefore, candidates are advised not to bring any valuables/banned items including mobile phones etc. to the examination venue. IMPORTANT: For authentic and timely information and updates, candidates are advised to see official RRB websites only (listed in Para 14 (f) below). Beware of fake websites – they may give misleading and incorrect information. 1.0 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS 1.1 Admission to all stages of the recruitment process shall be provisional, subject to the candidate satisfying all the prescribed eligibility conditions. 1.2 Mere issue of e-call letter to the candidates will NOT imply that their candidature has been finally accepted by the RRBs. 1.3 Verification of eligibility conditions will be done, with reference to the original documents, only after the candidates have qualified in all the stages of recruitment and are shortlisted for Document Verification. Candidature of any applicant may be rejected at any stage of recruitment process in case the candidate is found to be ineligible, and if appointed, such a candidate shall be removed from service summarily. 1.4 Before applying for the post against this notification, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfil all the eligibility norms including age, educational qualifications, Physical Measurements and medical standards. Candidates should ensure that they have the requisite educational qualifications from recognized Board/University as on the CLOSING DATE for submission of application for this CEN. Those awaiting results of the final examination for the prescribed qualification are not eligible and hence should not apply. 1.5 Candidates who submit more than one application against this CEN will be summarily rejected and will be debarred from all future examinations of RRB and Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC). Similarly, applications of candidates who are attempting to submit multiple applications with minor changes of information and / or facts will be summarily rejected and such candidates will also be debarred from all future examinations of RRB and RRC. 1.6 Candidates who are presently debarred by any RRB / RRC should NOT apply for this notification. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of recruitment as and when detected. 1.7 Candidates who have been dismissed from service by the Central Government of India / State Government / PSU / any other government organization are not eligible and should not apply. 1.8 Candidates should enter their Name, Father's Name and Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/SSLC/High School Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate ONLY. (a) In case of any change in name, candidates should indicate their changed name only. However, all other details should match with the Matriculation or equivalent certificate. Date of such change or application for such change should be prior to the date of submission of ONLINE application. (b) Gazette Notification or any other legal document as applicable for such cases, should be submitted at the time of Document Verification (DV). 1.9 Signatures of the candidate on all the documents should be uniform and identical. Signature must be in running hand writing and not in block/capital or disjointed letters. Use of different signatures may result in disqualification CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 3 of 22 of candidature. 1.10 Dates of CBT, PET/PMT and DV will be published on the websites of participating RRBs as given at Para 14 (f). E-call letters for CBT, PET/PMT and DV (as applicable) should be downloaded ONLY from the websites of the RRBs concerned as given at Para 14 (f). The Centre, date and shift indicated in the e-call letter for CBT, PET/PMT and DV shall be final, and no request for change of date/ time/ place will be entertained. 1.11 Vacancies indicated in the CEN are provisional and may increase or decrease or may even become NIL in total or in specific communities/units at a later stage, depending upon the actual needs of the Railway Administration concerned. Additional posts if required by the Railway(s) may also be included at a later stage. RRBs reserve the right to introduce additional CBTs, additional DV, etc., without assigning any reason. 1.12 The Railway Administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified vacancies at its discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all. In the event of such cancellation, the examination fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded except for candidates who have attended the CBT. (Refer to para 7.0 for the amount of refund). 1.13 Right to Appointment: Selection by RRB does not confer upon candidates any right of appointment in the RPF/RPSF. The function of the RRB is only to recommend names of suitable candidates to the competent authority who in turn shall direct the candidates for training subject to candidate being found medically fit and satisfying all eligibility criteria. 1.14 Selected candidates will have to undergo initial training and only stipend will be paid during the training period. Passing the final examination at the end of the training is a must for appointment to the force. 1.15 Selected candidates shall execute Security and/or Indemnity Bond wherever necessary. 1.16 Posting: The empanelled candidate will be allotted to a Zone or RPSF as per administrative requirement. 1.17 Free Train Travel Facility: Free Sleeper Class Railway Pass admissible to SC & ST candidates (on request), will be provided with their e-call letter for various stages of selection viz., CBT, PET/PMT and DV / Medical Examination (as applicable) as per details and valid caste certificate furnished in their ONLINE application. While booking train reservation and travelling, the original SC & ST community certificate must be shown to authorized Railway staff concerned, for verification of genuineness of the candidate. Any misuse of this free travel facility, shall lead to rejection of candidature at any stage of the selection process including debarment for future examinations. 1.18 RRBs reserve the right to change / modify / add / delete any terms & conditions of recruitment under the CEN as necessitated and applicable at any stage. 1.19 RRBs may share, with the consent of the candidates, their scores (marks) obtained in this recruitment with other Ministries/ Departments/ Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) and Private organizations, for their own recruitment. Candidates should indicate their consent / refusal for this in their ONLINE application. 1.20 Candidates are advised, in their own interest, to submit their ONLINE application well before the closing date for submission of application and avoid any last-minute rush. This precaution is recommended due to the possibility of heavy internet or website traffic during the final days. Helpline for candidates: For any queries related to technical issues of submission of Application of CEN (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on all working days) Email:rrb.help@csc.gov.in Phone:9592001188 RRBs shall not be responsible if candidates are not able to submit their ONLINE application within the last date for any reason whatsoever. 2.0 VACANCIES: Please note that these vacancies may increase or decrease as per the requirement of the Railway Administration (Revised Vacancy Table will be published accordingly). The parameters (i.e., qualification, medical standard etc.) for the post in this CEN are at Annexure A and the detailed vacancies are at Annexure B. 3.0 STANDARDS OF MEDICAL FITNESS: Candidates called for DV will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that they are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s). Candidate will have to qualify in Medical category ‘B-1’ as prescribed in the Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those wearing glasses or having flat foot, Knock Knee, Squint eyes, Colour blindness and other bodily infirmities are not eligible for appointment. Sending for Medical Examination will not guarantee employment and does not imply that the candidate has been included in the select list. Note: (a) The above medical standard is indicative and not exhaustive and applies to candidates in general. For details, candidates are advised to read Chapter 5 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Vol. I, which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates must ensure that they are medically fit and eligible as per prescribed medical standards for the posts opted for by them. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 4 of 22 (b) Medical standards for Ex-Servicemen are different as detailed in Para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Vol. I, which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. 4.0 NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP: A candidate must be a citizen of India 5.0 AGE LIMIT (as on 01.07.2024): Post Prescribed age in normal course (as on 01.07.2024) Age applicable to this CEN (as on 01.07.2024)* SI (Exe.) 20 to 25 years 20 to 28 years * To provide relief to many candidates who may have exceeded the age limit and missed the opportunity to participate in railway recruitment due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided to grant a one-time age relaxation of 3 years beyond the prescribed upper age limit for the post of Sub-Inspector. 5.1 Age Relaxation in upper age limit / maximum upper age for the following categories / communities in the table below are applicable subject to submission of requisite certificates. Sl. No. COMMUNITY / CATEGORY RELAXATION IN UPPER AGE LIMIT / MAXIMUM UPPER AGE 1 SC & ST candidates 5 Years 2 OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates 3 Years 3 Ex-servicemen with at least six months continuous service after attestation UR & EWS 3 years (after deduction of length of service from age) OBC-NCL 6 years (after deduction of length of service from age) SC & ST 8 years (after deduction of length of service from age) 4 Female candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried UR & EWS 2 Years OBC-NCL 5 Years SC & ST 7 Years 5 Central Government employees other than ExServicemen, who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service on date of reckoning UR & EWS 5 Years OBC-NCL 8 Years SC & ST 10 Years 5.2 Date of birth of candidates should be between the dates given below: (Both dates inclusive) Age Group (in years) Upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than) Lower limit of Date of Birth (Not later than) UR & EWS OBC (NCL) SC & ST All candidates 20 – 28 02.07.1996 02.07.1993 02.07.1991 01.07.2004 i) If a candidate is eligible for age relaxation on more than one ground, he/she will get the maximum amongst the relaxations for which he/she is eligible (not cumulative). ii) SC, ST & OBC (NCL) candidates applying against UR vacancies will not get any age relaxation. iii) Age relaxation to ExSM candidates will be as given in para 5.1 above. 5.3 IMPORTANT: Candidates must note that the date of birth filled in their application should be the same as recorded in their Matriculation / SSLC or an equivalent certificate. No subsequent request for change in date of birth will be considered. Any difference in the date of birth will lead to disqualification of the candidate. 6.0 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (a) Please see Annexure-A for the prescribed qualification for the post. (b) Candidates must have the Educational Qualifications prescribed in the CEN from recognized University as on the last date (i.e., 14.05.2024) for submission of ONLINE application. (c) Those awaiting results of their final examination of the prescribed educational qualification SHOULD NOT apply. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 5 of 22 7.0 EXAMINATION FEE: Candidates will have to pay the prescribed fee as per their community/category detailed below: S.No. Categories / Communities of Candidates Fee 1 For all candidates (except categories mentioned below at Sl. No. 2). Out of this fee of ₹ 500/-, an amount of ₹ 400/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT. ₹ 500/- 2 For candidates who belong to SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Female, Minorities or Economically Backward Class (EBC). This fee of ₹ 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT. ₹ 250/- NOTE: Only candidates who attend CBT will get a refund of their examination fee as mentioned above. 7.1 MODES OF FEE PAYMENT: a) ONLINE fee payment only through internet banking, debit/credit cards, or UPI will be accepted. All applicable service charges shall be borne by the candidate. b) Fee can be paid by the candidates through ONLINE mode only. There will be no option to pay fee through any other mode. c) Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and will be summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. 7.2 Minorities shall include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/deletion/inclusion if any, received till the last date for submission of online application (14.05.2024). Affidavit for 'Minority Community Declaration': Minority candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish an affidavit (as per Annexure IV) on non-judicial stamp paper mentioning their minority community at the time of DV, failing which their candidature will be rejected. 7.3 Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates are those whose annual family income is less than Rs. 50,000 and are eligible for concessional fee (as per para 7.0 above). For this, they should have a) Valid Income Certificate on the date of application in the prescribed format (at Annexure III-A) on the letterhead of the Issuing Authority. The following authorities are authorized to issue income certificate for the purpose of identifying economically backward classes: (1) District magistrate or any other Revenue Officer upto the level of Tahsildar. (2) Sitting Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for persons of their own Constituency. (3) Sitting Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for persons of the district in which these MPs normally reside. (4) Union Minister for any persons from anywhere in the country. (OR) b) BPL Card or any other certificate issued by Central Government under a recognized poverty alleviation programme. (OR) c) Izzat MST issued by Railways. All EBC candidates who seek concessional fee, should fill in the relevant details of valid EBC certificate/BPL card/Izzat MST in the ONLINE application and the same must also be submitted in original, at the time of DV, failing which their candidature will be rejected. NOTE: EBC and EWS are distinct categories, and EBC should not be confused with OBC. EBC candidates should be aware that they are entitled only for fee concession and not to job reservation. 7.4 REFUND OF EXAMINATION FEE (for those attending CBT): (a) All candidates must clearly mention the bank details (Name of Bank, Name of Account Holder, Account Number and IFSC Code) for receiving the refundable portion of their examination fee (i.e., ₹ 400/- or ₹ 250/- as applicable minus bank charges) in their application form. (b) The responsibility for furnishing correct bank account details lies on the candidates and RRB shall not entertain any correspondence from candidates on this ground. (c) There will be no refund of examination fee for erroneous, incomplete or rejected applications. 8.0 VERTICAL RESERVATION: 8.1 This CEN provides for vertical reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) (OBC-NCL), wherever applicable and admissible, under extant rules. (See details in the Vacancy Table). CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 6 of 22 NOTE: EBC & EWS are different categories. EBC candidates are not entitled to any job reservation. 8.2 All candidates, irrespective of community, will be considered against general i.e., unreserved (UR) vacancies (subject to fulfilment of eligibility conditions required for UR). However, vacancies reserved for specific groups (viz., SC, ST, OBC (NCL) & EWS), will be filled only by candidates belonging to that community/category. 8.3 Hence, SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates who fulfil the requisite Educational qualifications, can also apply against UR vacancies for which they will have to compete as general (un-reserved) candidates without any relaxation / concession in age, qualification or marks, etc. In any case, candidates are advised to indicate their actual community in the application. 8.4 For availing reservation, EWS, SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates should furnish the necessary certificates (in original) during DV. The certificates should be issued by competent authorities as per the formats given at Annexure-I (for SC & ST candidates), Annexure-II (for OBC-NCL candidates) and Annexure-III (for EWS candidates). 8.5 The caste certificate for OBC-NCL candidates should specifically mention that “This is also to certify that he/she does NOT belong to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08/09/93 and modified vide GOI DOPT OM No. 36033/1/2013-Estt.(Res.) dated 13/09/2017*’’ (*further revision if any, received till the closing date of submission of applications against this CEN). 8.6 A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the closing date for submission of application. During DV, such candidates should produce their original OBC-NCL certificate (in prescribed format) valid as on the closing date for submission of application, AND also a self-declaration (in format given at Annexure II A) stating that they “do not belong to creamy layer”. Or else, their claim for reservation (as OBC-NCL) will not be accepted and instead, they may be treated only as UR candidates subject to fulfilment of all eligibility conditions. 8.7 IMPORTANT: Community / category status as on the closing date of submission of applications against this CEN, shall only be considered for reservation and related benefits as per eligibility. Any change in this status thereafter, shall not be entertained. 8.8 EWS (Economically Weaker Section) Reservation: Candidates who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC/ST/OBC-NCL and whose family gross annual income is below Rs. 8 Lakh (Rupees eight lakh) are to be identified as EWS for benefit of reservation for EWS. The income shall also include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also candidates whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWS, irrespective of family income: i. 5 acres of agricultural land and above; ii. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above; iii. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities; iv. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities. The property held by a Family in different locations or different places/cities would be clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS status. The term Family for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority. The Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the following authorities in the prescribed format as given in Annexure III shall only be accepted as candidate‘s claim as belonging to EWS: a) District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / 1 st Class Stipendiary Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner. b) Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate. c) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar. d) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides. The candidates applying against the vacancies reserved for EWS must possess Income and Asset Certificate as on closing date of submission of applications against this CEN. Accordingly, they have to fill up the certificate number, date of issue of the certificate, issuing authority, district and state of issue in the ONLINE application. Further, these candidates are also required to produce valid Income and Asset Certificate during document verification. In case of non-compliance to these stipulations, their claim for reserved status under EWS will not be entertained and the candidature / application of such candidates, if fulfilling all the eligibility conditions for General (UR) category, will be considered under General (UR) vacancies only. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 7 of 22 9.0 HORIZONTAL RESERVATION: 9.1 This CEN also provides for horizontal reservation of 10% for Ex-Servicemen (ExSM) irrespective of their social community. 9.2 The vacancy for ExSM shown in the Vacancy Table is 10% of total of Male & Female vacancies. There is no genderwise reservation for ExSM. 9.3 If vacancies of Female and Ex-Servicemen are not filled up after second round of PET/PMT, vacant posts will be filled up by male candidates of respective category. 10.0 EX-SERVICEMEN: 10.1 The term Ex-Serviceman means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a combatant or a non-combatant) in the regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union but does not include a person who has served in the Defence Security Corps., the General Reserve Engineering Force, the Lok Sahayak Sena, the Para Military Forces and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and (a)who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension; (or) (b)who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; (or) (c) who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; (or) (d)who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than on his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service; (or) (e)Personnel of Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal Service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstances beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension; (or) (f) Personnel who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to 14th April 1987; (or) (g)Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army; (or) (h)Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension w.e.f. 01.02.2006. 10.2 Persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service would come under the category of Ex-Servicemen are eligible to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specific terms of engagement and avail themselves of all concessions available to Ex-Servicemen but such persons shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specific terms of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union. 10.3 Accordingly, such serving Defence personnel to be released within one year (i.e., on or before 13.05.2025) of the last date of the CEN can also apply, both for vacancies earmarked for Ex-Servicemen and for posts not reserved for them. However, they should possess the prescribed Educational Qualification as on the closing date of the CEN. 10.4 Ex-Serviceman candidates who have already secured civil employment under Central Government in Group 'C' & erstwhile Group 'D' (including PSUs, Autonomous Bodies/Statutory Bodies, Nationalized Banks etc) after availing of the benefits given to Ex-Servicemen will be permitted only the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for ExServicemen for securing another civil employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group 'C/ erstwhile Group ‘D' under Central Government. Such candidates will not be considered against the vacancies reserved for Ex-Servicemen in the Central Government jobs. 10.5 If an Ex-Serviceman applies for various vacancies before joining any Civil employment, he/she can avail the benefit of reservation as Ex - Serviceman for any subsequent employment, subject to the condition that an Ex - Serviceman as soon as he joins any Civil employment, should give self-declaration/undertaking to the concerned employer about the details of application against this CEN. The acknowledged copy of this declaration along with NOC from the civil employer should be produced during DV failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled. Further, this benefit would be available only in respect of vacancies which are filled on direct recruitment and wherever reservation is applicable to the Ex - Servicemen. 10.6 The Medical Standard of Ex-Serviceman will be according to para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Volume I, which may be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 8 of 22 11.0 NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE (NOC) FROM PRESENT EMPLOYER: Candidates serving (including those undergoing induction training/probation) in any Central/State Government Department including Railways or Public Sector Undertakings, may apply directly to the RRBs duly informing their employer. Shortlisted candidates should produce an NOC from the employer on the date of DV, failing which their candidature will be cancelled. NOTE: Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer, by the RRB concerned, withholding permission to the candidates for applying /appearing in the examination, their application/candidature will be liable to be rejected /cancelled. 12.0 RECRUITMENT PROCESS: (a) Candidates should apply only through ONLINE mode through any of the official websites of the RRBs. Multiple applications by a candidate will lead to rejection of all the applications and debarment. (b) The recruitment process shall comprise of the following stages: (i) Computer Based Test (ii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/Physical Measurement Test (PMT) (iii) Document Verification (DV) (c) Information on examination schedule and venues will be given to eligible candidates in due course through RRB websites, SMS and email. (d) Request for postponement of any of the stages or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances. 12.1 Computer Based Test (CBT): The standard of examination will be Graduation level. (a) Pattern & Syllabus of CBT: (i) Total Duration: 90 minutes & Total Questions: 120 (ii) Candidates shall be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. No mark shall be awarded or deducted for questions not attempted (iii) There shall be negative marking @1/3rd marks for each wrong answer. (iv) Normalization of marks will be done for CBTs held in multiple shifts. (v) Minimum pass percentage for eligibility: UR, EWS and OBC-NCL - 35%, SC & ST - 30% (b) The marks scored in CBT shall be counted for shortlisting of candidates for further stages of this recruitment process (c) Syllabus for CBT: Questions will be of objective type with multiple choice answers and are likely to cover topics pertaining to the following syllabus a. Arithmetic (35 marks): Questions on Number System, Whole Numbers, Decimal & Fractions and relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration, Time & Distance, etc. b. General Intelligence and Reasoning (35 marks): Questions on Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Problem Solving Analysis, Judgement, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discriminating observation, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal & Figure classification, Arithmetic number series, Non-verbal series, Coding and Decoding, Statement- Conclusion, Syllogistic reasoning, etc. c. General Awareness (50 marks): Questions will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the Environment around him/her and its application to society; to test knowledge of current Events and such matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art and Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science, etc. 12.2 PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST(PET) & PHYSICAL MEASUREMENT (PMT): Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT shall be called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Measurement Test (PMT) & Document Verification (DV) to the extent of 10 times the number of vacancies in each category for Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen as per merit. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. In case requisite candidates from the above shortlisted candidates do not qualify in PET/PMT, and there is a shortfall in any Category/Group of Male/Female/Ex-Servicemen, additional candidates to the extent of 10 times the shortfall will be called for PET/PMT for a second round of PET/PMT as per their merit in CBT. There shall be a maximum of two rounds of PET/PMT. If vacancies of Female and Ex-servicemen are not filled up after second round of PET/PMT, vacant posts will be filled up by Male candidates of respective category. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 9 of 22 i) The criteria for PET are as under: Category 1600 meters run 800 meters run Long jump High jump Sub-Inspector (Exe) Male 6 min 30 secs - 12 ft 3 ft 9 inch Sub-Inspector (Exe) Female ---- 4 min 9 ft 3 ft ii) The criteria for PMT are as under: Category Height (in CMs) Chest ( in CMs) ( Only for Male) Male Female Unexpanded Expanded UR/EWS/OBC 165 157 80 85 SC/ST 160 152 76.2 81.2 For Garhwalis, Gorkhas, Marathas, Dogras, Kumaonese and other Categories specified by Govt. 163 155 80 85 NOTE: I. For 1600/800 meters event only one chance will be given. For the remaining events viz., Long Jump and High jump, the candidates will be given up to 2 chances each. II. Ex-servicemen shall be exempted from PET, however, they will have to undergo PMT. III. A Candidate must qualify in all tests as per above norms to be eligible for consideration. IV. Male candidates who do not have minimum height shall not be considered for measurement of chest and shall be treated as disqualified. V. All the candidates qualifying in 1600 meters/800 meters will be measured for eligibility with respect to height and chest. Chest measurement will be taken only for male candidates. If a male candidate’s unexpanded chest measurement is below eligibility limit, expanded measurement shall not be taken and he shall be treated as disqualified. VI. Candidate who does not have minimum height, chest (unexpanded/expanded) shall be treated as having failed in PMT. VII. PET/PMT is qualifying in nature. No marks are to be awarded. VIII. A grievance redressal cell will be set up for redressal of grievances related to Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Candidate must represent within three days of the date of the test to the PCSC in whose jurisdiction PET, PMT, Document Verification and Medical Examination is held. 12.3 Document Verification (DV): I. Based on the performance of candidates in the CBT and subject to their qualifying in PET & PMT, candidates shall be considered for Document Verification. II. Candidates from SC, ST, OBC-NCL & EWS, selected purely on merit without availing any relaxation available to them, shall be counted against UR vacancies. In cases of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e. older person shall be given higher seniority. In case the date of birth also happens to be the same they will be placed in ascending alphabetical order (a to z). III. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and category certificates, verification of character and antecedents of the candidates from the local Administration and successful completion of initial training. IV. Candidates may please note that Recruitment Committee only recommends names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Zones/RPSF. V. Candidates who do not appear for Document Verification will not be considered in the final selection, irrespective of their performance in CBT and PET/PMT. VI. Candidates shortlisted for DV will have to submit all their original documents along with two sets of self-attested photocopies at the time of DV. VII. Further, these candidates should upload the scanned copies (in true colour) of Photo & Signature before their DV date through the portal - https://oirms-ir.gov.in/rrbdv. VIII. No additional time will be given to the candidates who are not producing their original certificates on their date of DV and the candidature of such candidates is liable to be forfeited. Format of certificates The following documents in original, as well as their self-attested photocopies, will be required for verification in respect of candidates who qualify in PET/PMT. a. Matriculation Certificate as proof of age, b. Graduation/Matriculation Certificate as proof of educational qualification, c. Caste Certificate (for SC, ST & OBC-NCL candidates) in the format prescribed for employment under Central Government, d. Discharge Certificate for Ex-Servicemen, CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 10 of 22 e. Two copies of self-attested colour photograph, f. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the present employer in case of serving Govt. Employees, g. Domicile certificate wherever applicable, h. Certificate belonging to Economically Weaker Section in the format prescribed for employment under Central Government. NOTE-I: Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/or seek age relaxation must submit the requisite/relevant certificate in original issued by the competent authority, in the prescribed format at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-SM/EWS status will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under General (UR) category, if eligible. Certificates obtained in any other format will not be accepted. NOTE-II: All Certificates should be either in English or in Hindi only. Where certificates are not in English / Hindi, selfattested translated version (In English/Hindi) should be produced wherever /whenever required. NOTE-III: - Minorities mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) (further revision if any received till the closing date of this Centralized Employment Notice). If the certificate is not produced at the time of document verification, the candidature will be rejected. Economically Backward Classes have to submit income certificate at the time of document verification in the prescribed format on the letter head of the issuing authority. NOTE-IV:- Further, in case of OBC candidates, the certificates should specifically indicate that the candidate does not belong to the Persons/Sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column.3 of the Schedule of the Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training Ο.Μ.No.36012/22/ 93-Estt. (SCT) dated 08.09.93 & its subsequent revision through Ο.Μ.No.36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res) dated 09.03.2004, and further revision if any received till the closing date of this Centralized Employment Notice. NOTE- V:- Failure to produce required documents will lead to disqualification of the candidate, except for Caste Certificate and EWS Certificate, in which case the candidate will be treated as unreserved. No extension of time for production of original certificates shall be given, except in cases where the Caste certificate/EWS certificate has been produced in a format other than prescribed, or where any certificate is claimed to have been lost / stolen (claim supported by FIR), in which case the candidate will be allowed a time extension of four (4) weeks. 12.4 MEDICAL EXAMINATION: After Document Verification, the candidates who got placed in final result will be sent for a medical examination at the Railway Hospitals. They will have to qualify in medical category ‘B-1’ as prescribed in the Indian Railway Medical Manual. Those wearing glasses or having flat foot, knock knee, squint eyes, colour blindness and other bodily infirmities are not eligible for appointment. Sending for Medical Examination will not guarantee employment and does not imply that the candidate has been included in the select list. 13.0 TRAINING: Selected candidates will have to undergo a rigorous initial training in any one of the RPF/RPSF training centre or any other such institution as decided by the Railway Administration. Passing the Final Examination at the end of the training is a must for appointment to the Force. 14.0 HOW TO APPLY: (a) Candidates must read all information and instruction carefully before filling the ONLINE application to prevent mistakes. (b) Candidates must first ‘Create an account’ for this CEN through the link given in the official RRB websites at para 14 (f) below. They must have an active personal mobile number and a valid email ID for receiving OTPs for account creation. No change in details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and email ID) will be permitted later. (c) Each candidate is allowed to submit only one application. Applications should be submitted only through the official RRB websites listed in Para 14 (f) below. The applicable Examination Fee is required to be paid. Multiple applications by a candidate will result in the rejection of all applications and debarment. (d) ONLINE Mandatory Scanned Documents to be kept ready before filling the application: (i) Recent, clear colour passport size photograph (against a plain white background) of the candidate in JPEG image (size 30 to 70KB) – without wearing dark glasses and/or cap. Note: Candidates must have at least 12 (twelve) copies of the same photograph for future use during the recruitment process. (ii) Scanned JPEG image of candidate’s signature in running handwriting (size 30 to 70KB) (iii) SC /ST Certificate (only for candidates requesting free pass for train travel) in pdf format (upto 500KB). (e) Candidates can use the services of the Common Services Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India under the Digital India initiatives for submitting ONLINE applications. The Common Services Centre (CSC) scheme is a part of the National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) of the Government CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 11 of 22 of India and is managed at each village panchayat level by a Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE). There are more than 1.5 lakhs Common Services Centres (CSC) across the country which will provide the desired support to candidates from urban as well as rural areas in the ONLINE submission of the Application Form and payment of fee through e-wallet. The list of the Common Services Centre is available on the website: www.csc.gov.in. To know the nearest Common Services Centre, please open the link - Find My Csc (https://findmycsc.nic.in/csc/). (f) Candidates are advised to visit official RRB websites frequently for authentic information and regular updates on various stages of the recruitment process or any changes in this notification. List of RRB Websites Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in Muzaffarpur www.rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in Ajmer www.rrbajmer.gov.in Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in Prayagraj www.rrbald.gov.in Bhopal www.rrbbhopal.gov.in Jammu-Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in Ranchi www.rrbranchi.gov.in Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in Kolkata www.rrbkolkata.gov.in Secunderabad www.rrbsecunderabad.gov.in Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.gov.in Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in Thiruvananthapuram www.rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in (g) The onus of providing the proof for the information submitted in the online application with original document will lie on the candidates. (h) IMPORTANT: (i) Candidates must keep their personal mobile number and personal e-mail ID active throughout the recruitment process, as all communication with them will only be through SMS and/or email. (ii) RRBs will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage. (iii) Candidates are advised to carefully note and remember their Registration Number for further stages of recruitment process and correspondence with RRBs. 14.1 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION: After creating an account, please follow the instructions for filling up the ONLINE application. (a) Candidates must fill the ONLINE application form with correct information and re-check before submission. (b) Applicant will not be able to make any correction in the ONLINE application after submission of the application. (c) Medium of Examination: Questions for CBT will be available in English, Hindi and 13 regional Indian languages (viz., Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu). Accordingly, candidates must choose their medium of examination from any one amongst those listed in the ONLINE application form. CBT questions will be displayed in the language opted and in English. (d) After submission of application, candidate will be directed to opt for the mode of payment of examination fee as explained in para 7.1 and complete the payment process. IMPORTANT: Please be cautious about the genuineness of the mode of payment as well as the closing date and time for submission of ONLINE applications against this CEN, while making payment. Avoid unauthorised websites. (e) Finally, acceptance of ONLINE application will happen only after receiving confirmation of fee payment. The applicant will receive a confirmation on successful payment ONLINE through email & SMS. Note: if the candidate desires, the print out of online application can be taken after completion of online application. The request for the copy of online application will not be entertained. 15.0 MODIFICATION OF APPLICATION: (a) After the final submission of the ONLINE application, if a candidate wishes to further modify, change or correct any detail except details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID), he/she may do so by paying a modification fee of ₹. 250/- (non-refundable) for each occasion. Details filled in ‘Create an Account’ form (including mobile number and Email ID) cannot be changed. (b) The modification fee is to be paid by all candidates irrespective of community and category. (c) In the case of a candidate modifying his community from SC/ST to UR or OBC or EWS, he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. ₹. 250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 12 of 22 (d) Similarly, if a candidate is switching from Ex.SM to UR/OBC (NCL)/EWS/Non Ex.SM etc., he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. ₹. 250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted. (e) Modifications of ONLINE application will be allowed any number of times subject to payment of the modification fee for each occasion. (f) ONLINE Modifications to the ONLINE application, along with the payment of the modification fee, will be permitted up to 10 (ten) days after the closing date and time for submission of applications, i.e., 14.05.2024 (23:59 hrs) for this CEN. The modification window will remain open from 15.05.2024 to 24.05.2024. After this period, RRBs shall not entertain any representation for modification of the information furnished in the application. 16.0 INVALID APPLICATIONS / REJECTIONS: (a) Online applications will be liable for rejection on the following grounds amongst others: i) In case of multiple applications, all the applications will be rejected summarily and such candidates will be debarred from all future RRB and RRC exams. ii) Invalid photo (i.e., not as per prescribed specifications) such as poor resolution, full body view, only side view, unrecognizable facial features, photocopied photograph, group photo, tilted/inverted image, etc. iii) Invalid signature (i.e., not as per prescribed specifications) such as use of block/capital letters instead of running hand-writing, poor resolution, incomplete image, etc. iv) Candidate's name figuring in the debarred list of any RRB/RRC. v) Any other irregularity. (b) Rejected Applications: Details of rejected applications can be viewed on the website of the RRB concerned by logging in, along with the reason(s) for rejection which will be final and binding and no further correspondence shall be entertained on the subject. No refund of examination fee will be made on account of rejection of applications. SMS and e-mail alerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registered mobile numbers and e-mail IDs. Candidates will not be intimated by post. 17.0 Instructions Related to E-Call letter: (a) Information and details regarding the CBT schedules and link for downloading the E-call letters will be given on the websites of the RRBs. Eligible candidates will also be informed via SMS and email. (b) Eligible candidates can download their e-call letter for the CBT from the RRB websites 4 (four) days before the date of CBT. (However, intimation about the city of examination shall be given about 10 (ten) days in advance.) (c) No call letter will be sent to candidates by post. (d) Detailed information and instructions regarding the CBT will be given along with the e-call letter. Candidates should read and follow them scrupulously. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to their disqualification. (e) Free Travel Facility: In case of SC & ST candidates who are eligible for free train travel, their e-call letter itself will contain the free travel authority (sleeper class railway pass). Such SC & ST candidates will be allowed to book train reservation by submitting a self-attested photocopy of their e-call letter and SC/ST certificate at the ticket booking counter. During the journey, SC & ST candidates should carry their original community certificate and an original prescribed proof of identity for undertaking journey failing which they will be treated as travelling without ticket and charged accordingly. (f) During the examination, candidates must bring their e-call letters along with a valid ORIGINAL Photo ID (viz., Voter ID-Card, Aadhaar card, printout of e- Aadhaar, driving license, PAN card, passport, valid identity card issued by the employer in case the candidate is a govt. employee, School / College / University photo ID card (if still studying), etc.) to the examination hall, failing which the candidates shall NOT be allowed to appear in the examination. (g) Candidates must also bring a copy of the SAME colour passport photograph which was uploaded in their online application, during the CBT/PET/PMT/DV/ME. 18.0 USE OF UNFAIR PRACTICES: (a) Any candidate found using unfair means of any kind such as forgery, impersonation, cheating, misconduct, use or attempted use of banned items, mis-representation and suppression of facts, etc., will be debarred from appearing in all the examinations of all the RRBs and RRCs for lifetime. He/she will also be debarred from appointment in the Railways and if already appointed, will be dismissed from service. Such candidates shall also be liable to legal action. (b) Any use of unwarranted and unfair influence to further undue interests in respect of the recruitment process, shall lead to disqualification and debarment of the candidate concerned. (c) Further, the unfair means and offences under ‘The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024’ are punishable. All offences under this Act, shall be cognizable, non-bailable and non-compoundable. (d) WARNING: Beware of unscrupulous elements and job racketeers offering appointment in the Railways - either through influence or by use of unfair and unethical means. RRBs do not appoint any agent or coaching centres for recruitment. Candidates are warned against any such claims being made by any person or agency. Candidates are selected purely based on merit. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 13 of 22 19.0 MISCELLANEOUS: (a) Biometric details of candidates will be recorded at every stage of the recruitment process. In case of any mismatch, RRBs concerned shall reserve the right to disqualify a candidate and take appropriate legal action on that basis. (b) RRBs also reserve the right to conduct additional authentication procedures to cross-verify the identity and carry out background checks of any candidate. (c) RRBs reserve the right to conduct additional CBT/PET/PMT/DV (as required) at any stage. RRBs also reserve the right to cancel part or whole of any recruitment process at any stage for any of the categories notified in this CEN without assigning any reason thereof. (d) The decision of RRBs in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of ONLINE applications, issue of free rail passes, penal action for false information, modification of vacancies, mode of selection, conduct of CBT, allotment of examination centres, selection, allotment of posts to selected candidates, etc., will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained by the RRBs in this regard. (e) RRBs will not be responsible for any inadvertent errors. (f) Any legal issues arising out of this CEN, shall fall within the legal jurisdiction of respective Hon’ble High Court under which the RRB concerned is located. (g) In the event of any dispute about interpretation, the English version of the notification as published in RRB websites will be treated as final. WARNING  Beware of touts and job racketeers trying to deceive by false promises of securing job in Railways either through influence or by use of unfair and unethical means. RRB has not appointed any agent or coaching centre for action on its behalf. Candidates are warned against any such claims being made by persons/agencies. Candidates are selected purely as per merit. Please beware of unscrupulous elements and do not fall in their trap. Candidates attempting to influence RRB, directly or indirectly, shall be disqualified and legal action can be initiated against them.  Candidates are advised to consult only the designated website of RRB as mentioned in the notification above. They should be cautious of FAKE websites put up by unscrupulous elements/touts. 20.0 Abbreviations used in this CEN: Stages of Recruitment Process CBT = Computer Based Test, DV = Document Verification, ME = Medical Examination, PET=Physical Efficiency Test, PMT=Physical Measurement Test Reservation / Age relaxation Category EBC = Economically Backward Class, ExSM = Ex-Serviceman, OBC-CL = Other Backward Classes - Creamy Layer, OBC-NCL = Other Backward Classes-Non-Creamy Layer, SC = Scheduled Caste, ST = Scheduled Tribe, UR = Unreserved (General) Railway Zones CR = Central Railway, ECR = East Central Railway, ECoR = East Coast Railway, ER = Eastern Railway, ICF = Integral Coach Factory, RCF = Rail Coach Factory, RWF = Rail Wheel Factory, NR = Northern Railway, NCR = North Central Railway, NER = North Eastern Railway, NFR = Northeast Frontier Railway, NWR = North Western Railway, RDSO = Research Design and Standards Organization, SR = 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 RRB = Railway Recruitment Board, RRC = Railway Recruitment Cell Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) ADI = Ahmedabad, AII = Ajmer, PRYJ = Prayagraj, BB = Mumbai, BBS = Bhubaneswar, BPL = Bhopal, BSP = Bilaspur, CDG = Chandigarh, GKP = Gorakhpur, GHY = Guwahati, JAT = Jammu Srinagar, KOL = Kolkata, MAS = Chennai, MLD = Malda, MFP = Muzaffarpur, PNBE = Patna, RNC = Ranchi, SBC = Bangalore, SC = Secunderabad, SGUJ = Siliguri, TVC = Thiruvananthapuram General CEN = Centralized Employment Notice, LTI= Left Thumb Impression, PSU= Public Sector Undertaking, PU= Production Unit, NOC = No Objection Certificate, PCSC = Principal Chief Security Commissioner CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 14 of 22 Annexure-A Cat No. Name of the post Level in 7 th PC Pay Medical Standard Suitability for Persons with Disabilities Minimum Educational Qualification 01 Sub-Inspector (Exe.) Level-6 35400 B1 Not Suitable Graduate from a recognized university CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 15 of 22 Annexure-B Post/ Rank Male Female ExSM 10% of total vacancy UR SC ST OBC EWS Total UR SC ST OBC EWS Total SubInspector (Exe.) 157 57 28 104 38 384 28 10 5 18 7 68 45 Note I: As per Govt of India instruction, the reservation for Ex-Servicemen (ExSM) and Female candidate shall be 10% and 15% of total vacancy respectively. Note II: The vacancies for ExSM and Female remaining unfilled for want of suitable ExSM and Females during recruitment shall be filled up by the suitable Male candidate as per existing guidelines. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 16 of 22 Annexure – I FORMAT OF CASTE CERTIFICATE FOR SC/ST CANDIDATES This is to certify that Shri*/ Srimati/ Kumari* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . son / daughter* of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Village/Town . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / District / Division* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of the . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . State / Union Territory* belongs to the.................................Caste*/Tribe which is recognised as a Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe under:- @The Constitution Scheduled Castes Order 1950. @The Constitution Scheduled Tribes Order 1950. @The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) (Union Territories) (Part C States) Order 1951; @The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) (Union Territories) (Part C States) Order 1951; [As amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Lists (Modification Order 1956, the Bombay Reorganisation Act 1960, the Punjab Reorganisation Act 1966, the State of Himachal Pradesh Act 1970, the North Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act 1971 and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders, (Amendment) Act 1976] @The Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Orders, 1956 @The Constitution (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1959 as amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976 @The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Castes Order, 1962. @The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Tribes, Order, 1962. @The Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Orders, 1964. @The Constitution (Uttar Pradesh) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1967. @The Constitution (Goa, Daman and Diu) Scheduled Castes Order, 1968. @The Constitution (Goa, Daman and Diu) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1968 @The Constitution (Nagaland) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1970. @The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Castes Order, 1978 @The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1978 @The Constitution (Jammu & Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1989. @The Constitution (SC) Orders (Amendment) Act, 1990 @The Constitution (ST) Orders (Amendment) Ordinance Act, 1991 @The Constitution (ST) Orders (Amendment) Ordinance Act, 1996 @The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Act, 2002 @The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Second Amendment) Act, 2002. @The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 2002. As amended from time to time. %2. Applicable in the case of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes persons who have migrated from one State/Union Territory Administration to another. This certificate is issued on the basis of the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Certificate issued to Shri/Srimati*............................... father/mother* of Shri/Srimati/Kumari…………………… of Village / Town *. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in / District / Division *. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of the State / Union Territory* ……………………….. who belongs to the ………………………… Caste* / Tribe which is recognised as a Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe in the State / Union Territory* issued by the ………………………………… dated. %3. Shri/Srimati/Kumari*…………………………………… and/or* his/her* family ordinarily resides in Village/Town*……………………. District/Division*……………………………………………… of the State/Union Territory* of ……………………………. Place…………………… Signature.................................... Date……………………. Designation ................................ (with seal of Office) State/ Union Territory……………… *Please delete the words which are not applicable. @ Please quote the specific presidential order. % Delete the Paragraph, which is not applicable. Note: (a) The term “ordinarily reside(s)” used here will have the same meaning as in Section 20 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950. Officers competent to issue Caste/Tribe certificates: 1. District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate / City Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner (not below the rank of First Class Stipendiary Magistrate). 2. Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Ma gistrate / P r es ide nc y M agis trat e. 3. Rev enue Officers not below the rank of T ehsildar. 4. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and /or his / her family normally reside(s). 5. Certificates issued by Gazetted Officers of the Central or of a State Government Countersigned by the District Magistrate concerned. 6. Administrator /Secretary to Administrator (Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands). CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 17 of 22 Annexure – II FORMAT FOR OBC-NCL CERTIFICATE FORM OF CERTIFICATE TO BE PRODUCED BY OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES (NCL) APPLYING FOR APPOINTMENT TO POST UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA This is to certify that Shri/Smt./Kum.* ___________________________________________________________ Son/Daughter* of Shri/Smt.* _______________________________________________________________ of Village/Town*_________________________ District/Division* _______________________ in the State/Union Territory _________________ belongs to the ____________________________________ community that is recognized as a backward class under Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s Resolution No. __________________________________ dated ___________________** Shri/Smt./Kum. _____________________________________________________ and/or his/her family ordinarily reside(s) in the ________________________________________ District/Division* of the ______________________ State/Union Territory*. This is also to certify that he/she does NOT belong to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08/09/93 and modified vide GOI DOPT OM No. 36033/1/2013-Estt.(Res.) dated 13/09/2017***. Dated: ________________ District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner /Any other Competent Authority Office Seal * Please delete the word(s) which are not applicable. ** The authority issuing the certificate needs to mention the details of Resolution of Government of India, in which the caste of the candidate is mentioned as OBC. *** As amended from time to time. NOTE: a) The term ‘Ordinarily resides’ used here will have the same meaning as in Section 20 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950. b) The authorities competent to issue Caste Certificates are indicated below: (i) District Magistrate / Additional Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / Ist Class Stipendiary Magistrate / Sub-Divisional magistrate / Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner (not below the rank of Ist Class Stipendiary Magistrate). (ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate. (iii) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and / or his family resides. CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 18 of 22 Proforma for declaration to be submitted by Other Backward Class Candidates during Document Verification, who had applied for the posts against Centralized Employment Notice No. RPF 01/2024 “I, ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… son/daughter of Shri ………………………………………………………………………………………………… resident of Village/Town/City …………………………………………………………………………….., district …………………………………………………… State …………………………………….. hereby declare that I belong to the …………………………………………………………………. (indicate your sub caste) community which is recognized as a backward class by the Government of India for the purpose of reservation in services as per orders contained in Department of Personnel and Training Office Memorandum No. 36012/22/93-Est..(SCT) dated 08.09.1993. It is also declared that I do not belong to persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in column 3 of the Schedule to the above referred Office Memorandum dated 08.09.1993 and its subsequent revision through O.M.No.36033/1/2013-Estt. (Res) dated 13.09.2017. Place: Signature of the Candidate ……………………………….. Date: Name of the candidate ………………………………………. RRB Roll. No……………………………..………………………… Annexure II A SELF-DECLARATION BY OBC (NCL) CANDIDATE CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 19 of 22 Government of ______________________________ (Name & Address of the authority issuing the certificate) INCOME & ASSET CERTIFICATE TO BE PRODUCED BY ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTIONS (EWS) Certificate No._______________________ Date:___________ VALID FOR THE YEAR_____________ This is to certify that Shri / Smt. / Kumari ______________________________________________________ Son/daughter/wife of ___________________ permanent resident of _______________________________, Village/Street __________________ Post Office ________________ District ___________________ in the State/Union Territory ________________ Pin Code _____________ whose photograph is attested below belongs to Economically Weaker Sections, since the gross annual income* of his/her “family”** is below Rs.8 lakh (Rupees Eight Lakh only) for the financial year _________ . His/her family does not own or possess any of the following assets***: I. 5 acres of agricultural land and above; II. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above; III. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities; IV. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities. 2. Shri/Smt./Kumari _________________________________________________ belongs to the_____________ caste which is not recognized as a Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes (Central List). Signature with seal of Office ______________________ Name ______________________________ Designation __________________________ * Note 1: Income covered all sources i.e., salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc. ** Note 2: The term “Family” for this purpose include the person, who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. ***Note 3: The property held by a “Family” in different locations or different places/cities have been clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS status. The authorities competent to issue Income and Asset Certificate are indicated below: (i) District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Additional Deputy Commissioner/1st Class Stipendary Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner. (ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate. (iii) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and (iv) Sub-Divisional Officer or the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides. Recent Passport size Photograph of the Applicant. To be attested by the authority issuing this certificate Annexure III CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 20 of 22 Proforma for Waiver of Examination Fees to be submitted by Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates at the time of document verification against Centralized Employment Notice No. RPF 01/2024 Certificate No. 1. Name of Candidate: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2. Father’s Name: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3. Age: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4. Residential Address: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5. Annual Family Income (In words & Figures): ……………………………………………………………………………… Date: …………………………… Signature: Name: Stamp of Issuing Authority: Note: Economically Backward Classes (EBC) will mean the candidates whose family income is less than Rs. 50,000/- per annum. The following authorities are authorized to issue income certificates for the purpose of identifying economically backward classes: (1) District magistrate or any other Revenue Officer up in the level of Tahsildar (2) Sitting Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for persons of their own Constituency (3) Sitting Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for persons of the district in which these MPs normally reside. (4) Union Minister for any persons from anywhere in the country. Annexure III A INCOME CERTIFICATE FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD CLASS (EBC) CANDIDATES CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 21 of 22 Proforma for Waiver of Examination Fees to be submitted by Minority candidates at the time of document verification against Centralized Employment Notice No. RPF 01/2024 “I, ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. son / daughter of Shri …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. resident of village / town/city …………………………………………………………………………………………… district ……………………………………. State ……………………………………………………………………… hereby declare that I belong to the ……………………………………………………………………….. (indicate minority community notified by Central Government i.e. Muslim / Sikh / Christian / Buddhist / Jain / Zoroastrians (Parsis)). Date: Signature of the Candidate Place: Name of the Candidate Note : At the time of document verification such candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish ‘Minority Community Declaration’ affidavit on Non Judicial Stamp paper that he / she belongs to any of the minority community notified by Central Government (i.e. Muslim / Sikh / Christian / Buddhist / Jain / Zoroastrians (Parsis)). Annexure IV DECLARATION CEN No. RPF 01/2024 (SI) Page 22 of 22 DECLARATION TO BE SUBMITTED BY EX-SERVICEMEN CANDIDATES REGARDING CIVIL EMPLOYMENT BY AVAILING EX-SERVICEMEN QUOTA I understand that I shall not be eligible to be appointed to a vacancy reserved for Ex-Servicemen in regard to the recruitment covered by this Centralized Employment Notice (CEN), if I have at any time prior to such appointment, secured any employment on the civil side (including Public Sector Undertaking, Autonomous Bodies/ Statutory Bodies, Nationalized Banks, etc.), by availing of the concession of reservation of vacancies admissible to Ex-servicemen. I also hereby declare the following facts: a) I have not secured any civil employment by availing Ex-Servicemen quota, before attending for document verification for the posts of CEN ___________. b) I have availed Ex-Servicemen quota for securing civil employment and I have given self-declaration/undertaking to my employer about the details of applications(s) for various vacancies notified in CEN ___________ for which I have applied for, before joining the civil employment. Certificate for submission of self-declaration / undertaking from the present Employer is enclosed. (Strikeout whichever is not applicable). Place: Signature: ……………………………………. Date: Name: …………………………………………. 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RPF Constable, SI 4660 Vacancy Correction Form

Form Mode
Online Mode
Job Location
All India
Monthly Salary
Post Wise
Job Basis
Permanent

Important Dates

  • Starting Date : 15/04/2024
  • Last Date : 14/05/2024 11:59 PM
  • Pay Fees : 18-20 May 2024
  • Correction Date : 15-24 May 2024
  • Exam Date : Available Soon
  • Admit Card : Available Soon

Application Fee

  • General / OBC : 500/-
  • SC / ST / ESM / EBC : 250/-
  • All Female / Minorities : 250/-
  • Correction Charges : 250/-
  • Payment Mode : Online Mode
  • After Appear the CBT Exam :-
  • Gen / OBC / EWS Fees Refund : 400/-
  • Other Candidates Fees Refund : 250/-

Age Limit

  • For Constable : 18-28 Years
  • For Sub-Inspector : 20-28 Years
  • Age Limit as on : 01/07/2024
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Rules

Selection Process

  • CBT Written Exam
  • PET and PMT Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Exam

Total Post & Qualification

Post Name
Total
Qualification
Constable
4208
  • 10th Class Passed from any Recognized Board.
Sub-Inspector
452
  • Graduation Degree in any Stream.

Category Wise Vacancy

Total
Gen
EWS
OBC
SC
ST
Total
Constable Male
1450
357
966
536
268
3577
Constable Female
256
63
170
95
47
631
Sub-Inspector Male
157
38
104
57
28
384
Sub-Inspector Female
28
07
18
10
05
68
Total
1891
465
1258
698
348
4660

Category Wise Vacancy

Negative Marking : 1/3rd
Exam Duration : 90 Minutes
Exam Mode : Objective Type (CBT)
Subject
Questions
Marks
General Awareness (GK)
50
50
Arithmetic (Maths)
35
35
Reasoning
35
35
Total
120
120

Physical Eligibility

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