RPF Salary 2018: RPF SI & Constable Salary, Pay Scale, Grade Pay and Work Profile

RPF Salary ( SI, Constable & Driver), Pay Scale, Grade Pay 2018: There are millions of aspiring candidates who are looking for a recruitment under the Indian Railways. Therefore,  Indian Railway Recruitment Board has released RPF Job Notifications for these candidates. The Recruitment Board is offering vacancies for RPF Constable and RPF Sub-Inspector Posts in Railway Protection Force. Around 9,739 vacancies are available under RPF. Candidates who are eagerly waiting for the Railway Job can grab this opportunity. The Indian Railway is not only providing the Job Opportunities to the candidates but will also offer them promotions and better salary and perks as well.

The main objective of the Railway Protection Force is to protect the Rail Passengers, Rail Tracks, and Signaling Equipment as well as other property belonging to the Indian Railways. RPF belongs to the Central Government. In this article, we will provide you important details about RPF Salary Structure 2018 after 7th Pay Commission.


RPF Salary (Pay-Scale) of Sub Inspector and Constable Posts (Railway Police)

RPF pre-revised pay- scale of RPF Sub-Inspector and Constable Posts of the Railway Protection Force Department is as follows-

RPF Salary 2018

Name of the Post Old Pay-Scale and Grade Pay (6th Pay Commission) New Basic Pay after 01.01. 2016 (After 7th Pay Commission) Total Salary Per Month (Gross Salary)
RPF/RPSF Sub Inspector (SI) Rs 9300- Rs 34, 800 Grade Pay Rs 4200/- Rs 35, 400/- Rs 43, 000 – Rs 52, 000
RPF/RPSF Police Constable Rs 5200- Rs 20, 200/- Grade Pay Rs 2000 Rs 21, 700/- Rs 26, 000 – Rs 32, 000

The Gross Salary includes the Basic Salary, Dearness Allowance, HRA, Transport Allowances, as well as other allowances according to the rules.

RPF Constable Salary Structure 2018

RPF Constable Salary after 7th Pay Commission has been increased. The Payscale of RPF Constable varies from city to city. The cities and RPF Constable Pay-Scale are categorized on the basis of the Population.

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RPF Salary(Pay – Scale) of RPF Constable is increased after 7th Pay Commission, the salary breakdown of an RPF Constable is as follows-

  • Grade Pay- Rs 2000/-
  • Initial Pay- Rs 21,700/-

 RPF Salary Structure for Constable in Class X Cities (Population 50 Lakh or above)

Basic Salary Rs 21, 700/-
House Rent Allowance (24%) Rs 5208
Dearness Allowance (4%) Rs 868
Transport Allowance (TA) Rs 3600
Gross Salary Rs 31, 270/-

 RPF Salary Structure for Constable in Class Y Cities (Population above 5 – 50 Lakh)

Basic Salary Rs 21, 700/-
House Rent Allowance (HRA) 16% Rs 3472
Dearness Allowance (DA)- 4% Rs 868/-
Transport Allowance (TA) Rs 3600/-
Gross Salary Rs 29, 636/-

 RPF Salary Structure in Z Cities (Population below 5 Lakh)

Basic Salary Rs 21, 700/-
House Rent Allowance (HRA) – 8% Rs 1734/-
Dearness Allowance (DA)- 4% Rs 868/-
Transport Allowance (TA) Rs 3600
Gross Salary Rs 27, 902/-

 Apart from the above – mentioned allowances, RPF Constable also gets benefits allowances. These are-

  • Overtime Allowance
  • Night Duty Allowance
  • and Other Allowance
  • Ration Allowance and
  • Dress Allowance etc.

Job Responsibilities of RPF Constable and SI Posts

Job Profile of RPF Constable:

One needs to be prepared for 24*7 working environment all around the year. The Job Profile of RPF Constable includes the following Roles and Responsibilities-

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  • To maintain the law and order in the railway premises.
  • To protect the Railway Amenities and Properties.
  • To provide protection to the Railway Passengers.
  • Regular Patrolling during the Journey to check notorious activities.

Job Profile of RPF Sub-Inspector(SI):

They are the Frontline Staff in dealing with all the anti-social elements, providing security to the passengers and making travel completely secure and free from incidents.

  • They investigate crime, arrest offenders, interrogate concerned person, take statements of the witnesses, collect evidence and case files in the court.
  • They protect the railway tracks and signaling equipments considering the passenger safety.
  • They also prepare documents and reports.

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RPF Salary 2018: RPF Promotion Criteria

The Promotion criteria is of two types- the first one will be on the basis of the Inter Department Examination. The second one will be on the basis of the Work Experience and the candidate’s performance. Both the factors play a very important role in the promotion criteria.

The Promotion Stages of RPF 2018:

Constable Sub- Inspector
Head Constable (HC) Inspector
Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Circle Inspector
Sub- Inspector (SI) Zonal Inspector
Inspector Dy. Superintendent

 Candidates can check the detail of RPF Salary and the Job Profile and Promotion Criteria as well on official website – indianrailways.gov.in 

  Railway Recruitment 2018  

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  1. Is there any problem if a candidate having Piles ?

    1. Hi Rahul,
      No there is no problem.

  2. Sir mera leg eye ear flat foot koi bhi problems nehi hain. Main roj ground per jati hun running Keliye akdam fit hun. But Sir mujhe Thoda sa safed dag wala problems hain main rejected ho jaungi?

    1. Hello Sumana,
      RPF k official notification me aisa kuch nahi likha hua h.
      Agar aap Physically fit hain, aur sabhi Physical Tests me clear krr leti hn to aap select ho skti hn.
      All the best for test.

  3. Sir my 1teeth is absence bcoz of accident so any problem at time of selection

    1. Hi Monu,
      The Board does not reject on the basis of Dental Stature. Thus, there will be no problem for you to appear in the examinations.

  4. Sir I have tattoos in my body so am I eligible for the requirement?

    1. Hi Tahjan,
      There is no issue with Tattoos or any other body art for the recruitment of SI and Constable. Kindly fill in the applications and appear for the recruitment drive.

  5. Sir had an accident in that i’ve stiches mark in my face does i’m eligible

  6. Sir. RPF Ki tyari kiss trah kar sakte hai kit na subject ka exam hota hai full mark kit na hai

  7. sir mai left hander hu to mere si selection koi problem to nhi ayengi aur boil milk ki vajah se mete hath burn ho gya tha to kuch chottey do nishan hai to koi problem to nhi ayenga

  8. can you please expalin me in rpf si form what is the meaning of grade and eligibility requires in grade please tell me

  9. Sir,
    I have heavy driving licence. How can I apply for Driver grade 3?

  10. Sir,
    I have heavy driving licence how can I apply for the post of Driver grade 3?

  11. A cut mark on the left lips

  12. I have accidentally applied for RPSF in which der is only one vacancy for OBC category and the problem is I have already modified my application once. Is der any chance of changing the group in future process

  13. Sir can you please tell me best book for RPF SI post for sep/Oct 2018. Book should be in English language.

    Thanks in advance

  14. Can u plz tell me the book which is best for the preparation of RPF Constable

    1. There is no specific book for general knowledge . Go through NCERT of science from 6 to 10 th standard . Also go through given topics in the syllabus of maths from NCERT .
      Prefer current affairs magazine in order to prepare for current affairs questions.

  15. Sir Please gave me more information about this Tattoo placed in Body

    1. That should be only any holy religious mark or your name . All other things are not accepted or considered in physical fitness measurements

      1. tattoo is acceptable only in forearm

      2. Sir, exam will be conducted in Hindi or English?

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