RPF SI Age Limit Criteria 2018: Check RPF Eligibility To Apply Online for Sub-Inspector Posts

RPF SI Eligibility Criteria and Age limit has released in official notification of RPF Recruitment 2018. Here’s a very good news to all those candidates who want to get recruited in RPF SI Recruitment 2018. Railway Protection Force (RPF) has released the Official Notification for Sub Inspector Posts Recruitment 2018 on 19th May 2018 in the Employment News. It is very important to know about the Eligibility criteria before applying for the Sub-Inspector Posts. In this article will provide you with complete RPF SI eligibility criteria 2018.

RPF Recruitment Eligibility Details 2018

With the rapid growth of science and technology, we are no longer unaware of any information. The Internet and the Social Media has bonded us closer to this awareness of the daily important news and awareness. Through Twitter, we had got to know that the Railway Protection Force had made a small announcement regarding the recruitment of Sub Inspector Posts. This year, the Indian Railway is offering vacancies like showering gifts to all the aspiring candidates. As per the latest tweet, the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted that around 9500+ vacancies will be released for the recruitment of the Railway Protection Force out of which 50% of the seats will be reserved for the women. Hence, this recruitment drive is a dream job all every male and female candidates who wish to get recruited under the Railway Protection Force.

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Now let’s get to know about the RPF Sub Inspector Eligibility Criteria 2018.

RPF SI Age-Limit and Nationality (RPF SI Eligibility)

  • The minimum Age of the candidate for Sub Inspector (Exe) Posts is 20 years and the maximum age is 25 years.
  • The minimum age of the candidate for Sub Inspector (Band) is 20 years and the maximum age is 25 years.
  • Age Relaxations will be applicable as per the Government Norms.
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.

Also, Check Here for RPF Sub-Inspector Syllabus.

RPF SI Age-Relaxation as per the Government Norms:


S. I



Age Relaxation Permissible beyond upper-age limit
1SC/ST5 years
2OBC3 years



Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st December 1989 (Unreserved) 

UR- 5 Years

OBC-8 years

SC/ST- 10 years





Central Government Employees  (Unreserved) other than ex-servicemen, who have rendered not less than 3 years of irregular and continuous service on date of reckoning. 

UR-5 years

OBC-8 years

SC/ST- 10 years



Widows, Divorced women judicially separated from husband but not remarried.UR- 2 Years

OBC-5 Years

SC/AT-10 years


  • The Date of Birth mentioned in the Matriculation or Equivalent Certificate is acceptable. The age will be counted as on 1stJuly of the year, if the Notification is issued between January and June and 1st January of next year if notification is issued between July and December.
  • The Ex-Servicemen have to produce all the documentary proofs including the Community Certificates in the prescribed format during the Document Verification.

RPF SI Educational Qualifications

  • For Sub-Inspector (Exe) Posts, candidates must have completed Graduation from a recognized University/Institute.
  • For Sub-Inspector Posts (Band), candidates must have done Potential Band Master’s Course or its equivalent.

 RPF Physical Standards for RPF Sub Inspector Post 2018




Height (in cms) Male

Chest (unexpanded) Male 

Height (cms) Female

Other Categories16380155

 Medical Eligibility

  • Candidates who are applying for RPF Sub Inspector Posts should have a normal vision without glasses.

The Eligibility criteria is a very important element when it comes to any recruitment. The selection of the candidates will take place on the basis of the Eligibility criteria conditions. Candidates must take the Eligibility conditions before applying for the RPF Sub Inspector Post.

Find More Here about RPF SI Recruitment 2018.

  Railway Recruitment 2018  

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