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RPF Cut-off 2022-23: Check Previous Year Cut-off and Merit List


RPF Cutoff 2022: Railway Protection Force (RPF) or Railway Protection Security Force is a security force established by the Railway Protection Force Act. Candidates who have passed in 10th or Matric from a recognized board can apply for the RPF Constable Exam 2022. The exams are conducted to recruit candidates for posts of Sub Inspector, constable and ancillary constable. RPF Constable Exam consists of 120 questions and the duration of the exam is 90 minutes. 

RPF Constable cutoff 2022 will be released after the exam. The cutoff differs from the qualifying marks that are mentioned in the official notification. These cutoff is determined after the exam in order to limit the number of candidates who qualify for the next stage of the exam. The category-specific cutoff will also be announced by Indian Railway. Check out the article to know more about the expected and previous year’s RPF Cutoff.

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RPF Constable 2022: Exam Overview

Let us have an overview of the RPF Constable Exam before getting into other details.

RPF Full FormRailway Protection Force
Name of organizationRailway Protection Security Force
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeesRS.500
Exam modeOnline
Exam duration90 minutes
LanguageEnglish, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Bengali, Odia, Punjabi, Assamese, Manipuri, Bengali.

RPF Constable Exam Dates 2022

Following are the important dates related to RPF Constable Exam 2022:

RPF Constable Exam EventsRPF Constable Exam Dates (Tentative)
Notification releasesJune/July 2022 
Online registration beginsJune/July 2022 
Last date of registrationJuly/August 2022 
Last date of fee paymentJuly/August 2022 
Date of CBTSeptember/October 2022 
Result of CBTOctober/ November 2022
Date of PET/PMTDecember 2022 
RPF Constable final result February 2023 

RPF Constable Cutoff 2022

Candidates must first be aware of the different types of RPF Constable’s previous year’s cutoff. The three types of RPF Cut Off marks as follows:

  • RPF Qualifying Cutoff: The RPF Qualifying Cutoff is the minimum marks candidates must secure in the Computer Based Test (CBT) to qualify for the exam. This has been released by the authority along with the RPF notification and is 35% for UR candidates and 30% for SC/ST candidates.
  • RPF Overall Cutoff: This is the minimum total marks that candidates must secure in the CBT. This is decided after the exam is conducted based on the total number of candidates appearing in the exam, the number of vacancies, and the difficulty level of the exam. RPF has released this RPF cutoff for SI on the official website.
  • Sectional Cutoff: This is the minimum marks that candidates must secure in each of the sections of the exam. RPF Computer Based Test has three sections. The sectional cutoff is different for the three different sections. Candidates must clear the cutoff of the respective sections. RPF hasn’t released the section-wise cutoff marks.

If a candidate clears all the three cutoffs, he/she can appear for the next stage of the recruitment process, i.e. for PET and PMT. Candidates waiting for the RPF result Group C must check the RPF constable cutoff 2019, 2020, and 2021 to get an idea about the expected cutoff marks.

RPF Constable Cutoffs Determining Factors

Certain attributes determine the RPF Constable Cutoff. At times, the cutoffs move to the higher side at other times they follow the observed trends. Following are the essential factors that influence the cutoffs:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of candidates
  • The difficulty level of question papers

How to Check RPF Constable Cutoffs 2022?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to check the RPF Constable Cutoffs:

  • Visit the official website of RPF Constable
  • Click on the link available to check RPF cutoffs
  • Click on the respective group to check the cutoffs

RPF Constable Exam: Expected Cutoffs 2022

Candidates will be selected for the next round of the selection process only if they score the required cutoff marks or above which will be released along with the RPF Result. The next stage of the recruitment process will be the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Physical Measurement Test (PMT). A cutoff mark is determined based on the candidates’ highest, medium, and lowest marks, and aspirants with the lowest marks are shortlisted for phase II. Following are the expected cutoff marks for the RPF Constable Exam.

SectionCut off Marks
General Awareness20
General Intelligence and Reasoning25
Overall cut off68

RPF Cutoff 2020 For SI Posts (Group A, B, C, D, E & F) – Previous Years

Check out the RPF Cutoff 2019 for all Groups of SI in the table below. Note that this is the normalised score.

RPF SI Groups

Normalised Cutoff For Females

Normalised Cutoff For Males

Group AOBC: 77.77SC: 74.36


ST: 60.44

UR: 79.38

OBC: 95.53SC: 88.23


ST: 85.59

UR: 94.59

Ex-S: 62.21

Group BOBC: 81.36SC: 74.22


ST: 64.22

UR: 87.12

OBC: 97.38SC: 90.06


ST: 85.33

UR: 100.76

Ex-S: 61.84

Group COBC: 75.82SC: 66.32


ST: 62.87

UR: 79.43

OBC: 92.63SC: 84.15


ST: 81.45

UR: 94.02

Ex-S: 65.36

Group DOBC: 84.45SC: 72.92


ST: 72.49

UR: 87.42

OBC: 97.75SC: 88.49


ST: 87.67

UR: 99.95

Ex-S: 73.27

Group EOBC: 46.92SC: 38.67


ST: 40.81

UR: 42.00

OBC: 77.32SC: 69.44


ST: 62.62

UR: 74.22

Ex-S: 42.14

Group FOBC: 87.33SC: 72.33


ST: 65.70

UR: 76.99

Ex-S: 42.00

RPF Group C result: Previous Year Cut-off

The RPF constable previous year cut-off for 2015 and 2011 are tabulated below:

RPF Exam SectionsRPF Sectional Cut-off
General Awareness23
General Intelligence & Reasoning25
RPF Overall Cut-off68

The expected sectional and overall RPF Cutoff 2020 are tabulated below:


RPF Expected Cutoff

General Awareness


General Intelligence & Reasoning




RPF Overall Cutoff


Official RPF Cut-off 2015

The section-wise and overall RPF Cut-off for 2015 are tabulated below:

Official RPF Cut-off 2011

The RPF official cut-off for 2011 is as under:


RPF Cutoff For Males

RPF Cutoff For Females

Unreserved (UR)

56.15 percent

35 percent

Other Backward Categories (OBC)

45 percent

35.18 percent

Scheduled Caste (SC)

47.38 percent

30 percent

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

40.45 percent

30.77 percent

Expected RPF Cut-off 2020 (Sectional And Overall)

The official RPF Cut Off marks for 2020 will be released after the computer-based test is conducted in September-October (tentative).

RPF Cut Off 2022: Final Merit List

Candidates must remember that clearing the cutoff makes them eligible to appear for the next round of the selection process. It, however, doesn’t guarantee the job. The final merit list will be created based on merit, i.e. the marks you secure in the CBT provided you qualify in the following rounds. So, you must prepare in a way that guarantees a high score.

RPF results for CBT for both Constable and SI posts have been declared on the official website. For Group E posts of RPF SI and Constable, the result for 1st PMT, PET, and DV is also out. Candidates can visit the official website or bookmark this page to get updates about RPF result 2022.

FAQs on RPF Cutoff 2022

Following are the frequently asked questions and their answers related to RPF Cutoff 2022:

Q.1: Who releases the RPF Exam 2022 results?

Ans: The Ministry of Railways releases the results for the RPF Exam.

Q.2: Can I check the result of the RPF constable exam offline?

Ans: No, the RPF result is available only in online mode on the official website.

Q.3: Do I need to enter credentials on the official website to find RPF exam results?

Ans: No, candidates can click on ‘Result’ on the official website and can select their respective link.

Q.4: Are the RPF cutoff prepared category-wise?

Ans: Yes, the Railway Protection Force recruitment cutoff is prepared category-wise.

Q.5: What is the qualifying percentage required for RPF Constable recruitment?

Ans: Candidates from the General category must secure a minimum of 35% marks to qualify for phases II and III. Whereas candidates who belong to SC and ST categories must secure a minimum of 30% marks.

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