RPF SI Syllabus And Exam Pattern 2024

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) issues recruitment for Railway Sub-Inspector (SI), and candidates aspiring to be selected for the Railway SI position must first pass the written examination. It is essential to have a thorough understanding of the RPF SI syllabus to score higher marks in the written examination.

Through the RPF SI syllabus and exam pattern, you can identify the types of questions asked in the written examination and the level of difficulty. You can also plan your preparation to pass the written examination. Through this article, you will learn about the RPF SI Syllabus and Exam Pattern in detail.

Recruitment Board NameRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Recruitment Name:RPF Sub Inspector Recruitment 2024
Type of QuestionsMCQs
Total Questions/Marks120/120
Exam Duration90 minutes
Negative MarkingThere will be a deduction of 1/3 marks
Examination ModeOnline (Computer-based Test)
Selection process for the RPF

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET) / Physical Measurement Test (PMT
  • Document Verification (DV)

The examination pattern for the RPF Sub Inspector

  • A total of 120 questions are asked in this examination.
  • Candidates are given 90 minutes for the RPF SI written examination.
  • Each correct answer is awarded 1 mark.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 mark for each incorrect answer.
  • To pass the RPF SI examination, candidates belonging to the EWS and OBC categories must score a minimum of 35% marks, while candidates belonging to the SC and ST categories must score a minimum of 30% marks in the written examination.
Subject NameNumber of QuestionsMarks Obtained
General Awareness, Current Affairs5050
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
RPF SI Syllabus

General Awareness and Current Affairs

  1. Indian History (Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern India)/भारतीय इतिहास (प्राचीन भारत, मध्यकालीन भारत, आधुनिक भारत)
  2. Art and Culture/कला और संस्कृति
  3. Geography (Physical Geography, World Geography, Environmental Issues)/भूगोल (भौतिक भूगोल, विश्व का भूगोल, पर्यावरणीय मुद्दे)
  4. Economics/अर्थशास्त्र
  5. General Politics (Governance and Administration, Political Institutions, Legal Framework)/सामान्य राजनीति (शासन एवं प्रशासन,राजनीतिक संस्थाएँ, कानूनी ढांचा)
  6. Indian Constitution (Fundamental Rights, Principles of State Policy, Constitution Amendment Process)/भारतीय संविधान (मौलिक अधिकार, राज्य के नीति निर्देशक सिद्धांत, संविधान संशोधन प्रक्रिया)
  7. Sports/खेल
  8. General Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), etc/सामान्य विज्ञान (भौतिक विज्ञान, रसायन विज्ञान, जीवविज्ञान), इत्यादि.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Coding and Decoding/कोडिंग और डिकोडिंग
  • Analogy/एनालॉजीज
  • Similarities and Differences/समानताएं और अंतर
  • Decision Making/निर्णय
  • Syllogistic Reasoning/सिलोजिस्टिक तर्क
  • Questions based on Decision Making/निर्णय लेने पर आधारित प्रश्न
  • Visual Memory/दृश्य स्मृति
  • Discrimination observation/भेदभावपूर्ण अवलोकन
  • Relationship Concepts/संबंध अवधारणाएं
  • Spatial Visualization/स्थानिक दृश्य
  • Spatial Orientation/स्थानिक अभिविन्यास
  • Problem Solving Analysis/समस्या समाधान विश्लेषण
  • Numerical Reasoning/अंकगणितीय तर्क
  • Verbal and Figure Classification/मौखिक और चित्र वर्गीकरण
  • Numerical Series/अंकगणितीय संख्या श्रृंखला
  • Non-Verbal Series/गैर-मौखिक श्रृंखला
  • Statement Conclusion, etc./कथन निष्कर्ष, इत्यादि.


  • Number System/संख्या प्रणाली
  • Whole Numbers/पूर्ण संख्याएं
  • Decimals and Fractions/दशमलव और भिन्न
  • Relationships between Numbers/संख्याओं के बीच संबंध
  • Percentage/प्रतिशत
  • Interest/ब्याज
  • Profit and Loss/लाभ और हानि
  • Discount/छूट
  • Ratio and Proportion/अनुपात और समानुपात
  • Average/औसत
  • Area and Perimeter/क्षेत्रमिति
  • Time and Distance/समय और दूरी
  • Basic Mathematical Operations/मौलिक अंकगणितीय संचालन
  • Use of Tables and Graphs, etc./तालिकाओं और रेखांकन का उपयोग, इत्यादि.

Physical Efficiency Test(PET)

Chest (cm)
Female 157
80 cm
85 cm(after expansion)
Female 152
76.2 cm
81.2 cm(after expansion)
Kumaoni and for other categories specified by the government
Female 155
80 cm
85 cm(after expansion)

Note: Male and female candidates will be given one chance for the running test, while two chances will be given for the high jump and long jump tests.


  • 1600 meters (6 minutes 30 seconds) for male candidates
  • 800 meters (4 minutes) for female candidates

Long Jump:

  • 12 feet for male candidates
  • 9 feet for female candidates

High Jump:

  • 3 feet 9 inches for both male
  • 3 feet for both female

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