Indian Railways, RPF Constable Syllabus 2018 – Download complete RPF Syllabus PDF Here!

Indian Railways, RPF Constable Syllabus 2018 – Check complete RPF Syllabus Here!

RPF Constable Syllabus 2018

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RPF Constable Syllabus – Computer Based Test (CBT)

The Computer Based Test comprises three sections –

  • General Awareness
  • Arithmetic
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning

The important topics asked from different sections in the RFP Exam are as follows:

RPF Constable Syllabus- General Awareness

Current Affairs

  • Weightage: 8-10 Qs
  • Topics: Sports, Business & Economy, Books & Author, Government Schemes & Policies, Days & Events,Polity, National Affairs, International Affairs, Entertainment & Films, Discovery, Geography, Appointments & Resignations, Person in News, Environment, etc.

General Knowledge

  • Weightage:  25-30 Qs
  • Topics: Indian Freedom Struggle, Art & Culture, Historical Places, Geography, General Science, Festivals, Languages, Dance & Music, Sports Awards, Capitals & Currencies, National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries, Wars & Battles, Rivers, Constitution of India, etc.

Banking/Finance Awareness

  • Weightage: 7-9 Qs
  • Topics: Basic Concepts of Banking, Banking Committee & Recommendation, RBI,  People & Banks in News, Financial Inclusion, Monetory Policy,  Acquisitions & Mergers, Indian Economy, Indexes & Reports, Banking Schemes & Policies, Banking Agreements & MOUs, Net Banking Schemes, Miscellaneous, etc.

RPF Constable Syllabus- Arithmatic


  • Weightage: 2 Qs
  • Topics: BODMAS, Approx Value, Square Root, Percentage, Fractions, Reciprocals of Numbers, Decimals and Surds and Indices.


  • Weightage: 4-5 Qs
  • Topics: Triangles, Congruence and Similarity, Circle, Chords & Tangents, Quadrilaterals.


  • Weightage: 3-4 Qs
  • Topics: Circular Measures of Angle, Trigonomtric Ratios & Identities, Maximum & Minimum Values of Trigonometric Functions, Heights and Distance.

Data Interpretation

  • Weightage: 4-5 Qs
  • Topics: Tabular Graph, Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, Miscellaneous.


  • Weightage: 6-7 Qs
  • Topics: Areas & volume of Square, Rectangle, Circle or Semi Circle, Triangle, Rhombus, Trapezium, Parallelogram, Cone, Cylinder, Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Right Prism, Tetrahedron, Pyramid.

Profit & Loss

  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: Dishonest Dealings, Successive Selling, Partnership, Discount and Marked Price and Mixture Problems.


  • Weightage: 1-2 Qs
  • Topics: Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature, etc.

Number System

  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: LCM and HCF, Divisibility and Remainder, Integers and Rational and Irrational Numbers.


  • Weightage: 6-7 Qs
  • Topics: Identities, Linear Equation in one Variable, Linear Equation in two Variable, Quadratic Equation, Polynomials, Unit Digit, Linear Inequalities and Functions.

Speed Time and Distance

  • Weightage: 3-4 Qs
  • Topics: Partial Speed, Relative Speed, Average Speed, Boat and River, Problem on Trains.


  • Weightage: 0-1 Qs
  • Topics: Calculation-oriented basic percentage.

Ratio and Proportion

  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Direct or Indirect Proportion, Componendo or Dividendo, Fourth Proportional, Third Proportional, Mean Proportional.

Mixture Problems

  • Weightage: 0-1 Qs
  • Topics: Problems on making a mixture of two or more entities/mixtures.


  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Combined problems on SI & CI, Installments.

Time and Work

  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: Work Efficiency, Work and Wages, Pipes and Cistern.

Number Series

  • Weightage: 0-2 Qs
  • Topics: Problems on Completing the Series, Finding the Missing Term, Finding the Wrong Term.

RPF Constable Syllabus – General Intelligence & Reasoning

Statement & Conclusions/Statements & Interference/Statements & Assumptions/Assertion & Reasonig /Course of Action/Statements & Arguments

  • Weightage: 5-6 Qs


  • Weightage: 4-5 Qs
  • Topics: Quant based puzzle, Logical puzzle (Equation insert, BODMAS rule, Inequality, Coded logic), Seating Arrangement (Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement), Scheduling, Double Line up, Clock Calendar.


  • Weightage: 4-5 Qs
  • Topics: Letter based, Letter and number based, Meaning based, General knowledge-based, Image Based, Number based.

Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Weightage: 3-4 Qs
  • Topics: Assemble Image, Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Completion of Incomplete Pattern, Cubes and Dice (Construction of Boxes, Problems on Dice), Paper Folding and Cutting, Missing Term, Counting Figures.

Order & Ranking

  • Weightage: 3-4 Qs
  • Topics: Matrix & diagram related problems.

Coding and Decoding

  • Weightage: 3-4 Qs
  • Topics: Coding and decoding by letter shifting, Coding and decoding in fictitious language, Coding letter of a word, Operation based on place value, Coding by analogy.

Venn Diagram

  • Weightage: 3-4 Qs
  • Topics: Logical Venn Diagram, Venn diagram problem, Syllogism.


  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: Analogy can be Letter based, Letter and Number based, Meaning Based, GK based, Image Based and based on members of a group.

Direction and Distance

  • Weightage: 2-3 Qs
  • Topics: Route & network based problems.


  • Weightage: 1-2 Qs
  • Topics: Number Series, Mixed Series, Alphabetic Series, General Knowledge Series.

Blood Relation

  • Weightage: 1-2 Qs
  • Topics: General blood relation problems, Family tree problems, Coded blood relations problems.

Clocks & Calendars

  • Weightage: 1-2 Q

Verbal Reasoning

  • Weightage: 1-2 Qs

Missing Number

  • Weightage: 0-1 Qs
  • Topics: Matrix & diagram related problems.

Alphabet and Word Test

  • Weightage: 0-1 Qs
  • Topics: Sequence (Logical order, Dictionary order, Reverse dictionary order), New word by adding prefix, New word by adding Suffix, Jumble words (Find odd one, Unjumble words), Matrix, Word formation (New word formed, Word cannot be formed).

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