RPF SI exam is divided into 3 stages. According to this exam pattern following are the stages-
Only CBT i.e. Computer based test will have test questions and syllabus. Computer based test of RPF is exam is divided into 3 sections.
Candidates should learn about each topic and its sub parts in details when appearing for exam. All the sections are marked and evaluated separately. Candidates need to clear all three sections separately.
The Syllabus of computer based test of RPF SI exam is divided into three sections.
This section includes current events, Indian politics, constitution etc Questions regarding effects of these events and politics on the society are also asked. Following is the list of the topic that candidates should go through while preparing for this exam.
Questions regarding the above topics are asked to judge candidates’ approaches and understanding of current events and their effect on the country and its citizens. These questions also judge the capacity of a candidate to observe and implicate her or his experience in society.
This section has basic maths and numeracy questions. These are grade-level questions and check the basic calculation capacity of the candidates. The following sub-topics are part of this section.
Understanding of basic maths is a requirement for the candidates. These questions are designed to check their knowledge and efficiency to solve these questions.
This section tests the logical reasoning and analytical capacity of the candidates. This section will have questions on-
Candidates should understand each topic properly and practice them.
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This is the second stage of the exam. Candidates who clear CBT are called for PET and PMT up to 10 times. Though recalls depend upon the number of vacancies available. It is compulsory for candidates to qualify for PMT and PET. Also, there are no marks. Candidates need to clear the following tests.
|Category||High Jump||Long Jump||800m run||1600m run|
|Sub-Inspector female||3 Ft||9 ft||4 min||–|
|Sub-Inspector Male||3 ft 9 inches||12 ft||–||6 min 30 sec|
The recruitment exam of RPF SI is divided into three parts.
There is only one paper with three sections. Marks distribution is as following-
|General Awareness||50||90 min|
|General Intelligence and reasoning||35|
Following points are important regarding RPF SI Exams syllabus and pattern-
For the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT), the following points should be kept in mind.
It is the third phase of the test. The central recruitment committee is responsible for the verification of the documents.
Exam notification for RPF SI for 2021 is not announced yet. But candidates must start preparing for exams. They should study from the best of the books. A few of those books are given below.
To study and understand the concept of general awareness, candidates should study from one of the following books.
|Name Of The Book||Author/Publication|
|Railway To The Point General Awareness & General Science||Kiran Prakashan|
|General Knowledge Manual||Pearson|
|Lucent’s General Knowledge||Vinay Karna|
|General Knowledge & Awareness 2018 For RRB Railway Recruitment Exams||Disha Experts|
To study basic maths and numeracy, the following books are a good option-
|Name Of The Book||Author/Publication|
|Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations||R S Aggarwal|
|Fast track Objective Arithmetic||Arihant Publications|
|Objective Arithmetic||S. Chand|
These are a few of the best books in the market to practice competitive arithmetic.
There are a few of the most suggested books for verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Candidates must definitely practice from any of these books.
|Name Of The Exam||Author/ Publication|
|Analytical Reasoning||M K Pandey|
|Multi-Dimensional Reasoning||Mishra & Kumar|
|A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||R S Aggarwal|
There are a few books that are specifically arranged with the RPF SI exam syllabus and pattern in mind. They are-
All the above-given books have a good collection of questions. These questions will help the candidates in clearing their doubts and concepts. Candidates must also practice from old papers. This way, they can fully understand the exam pattern and RPF SI syllabus.
There are few points that one should remember before filling up the form-
Following are a few of the most important points that candidates should remember regarding filling up the form and exam-
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Candidates can choose from 15 given languages for their question paper.
No, the Ministry of railways has not announced any change in the exam pattern of RPF SI. If there are any changes, the ministry will announce them on their official website.
It is compulsory that all the candidates should be present for the verification of the documents. However, if a candidate is absent, their application is canceled.
Central recruitment authority makes the final call in RPF SI exams.