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RPF SI Exam Syllabus

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Detailed knowledge of syllabus for any exam helps the candidates to prepare accordingly by focusing on their strong and weak topics. The syllabus is a guide for preparation for any exam. Below mentioned data gives an overview of the syllabus for RPF SI 2018 Examination.


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1. RPF SI Exam Syllabus – Phase I – CBT

Computer Based Test consisting of Objective Tests for 120 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows. There is no separate timing for each section.

S.No. Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 General Awareness 50 50 90 Minutes
2 Arithmetic 35 35
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120


a. General Awareness (50 marks):
Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society; to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observations and experiences as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to Indian History, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, General Science etc.

b. Arithmetic (35 marks):
Questions on Number systems, whole numbers, decimal and fractions and relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and proportion etc.

c. General Intelligence & reasoning (35 marks):
Questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.



2. RPF SI Exam Syllabus – Phase II – PET/PMT

The criteria for PET is as under:

Category 1600 meters run 800 meters run Long jump High jump
Sub-Inspector (Exe) Male 6 min 30 secs —- 12 feet 3 ft 9 inch
Sub-Inspector (Exe) Female —- 4 mins 9 ft 3 ft