RPF and RPSF release cut off marks for SI Written Examination

RPF and RPSF – The Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) has released the cutoff marks for the Sub Inspector (SI) written examination. Earlier, RPF had released only the qualifying status of the candidates who appeared for the examination for PET, DV and PST. RPF has now released category-wise and Group-wise cut off marks for the SI written examination. The cut off marks are available on the official website and can be checked by following the steps given below, according to an NDTV report.

Steps to check cut off marks

  • Visit the official website for RPF recruitment: rpfonlinereg.org
  • Click on the link for SI recruitment
  • Click on the link for SI Cut off marks
  • Click on the relevant Railway group and view the category-wise cut off marks.

The category-wise and Group-wise cut off marks is also given in the table below:

Female Male
Group A 77.77 74.36 60.44 79.38 95.53 88.23 85.59 94.59 62.21
Group B 81.36 74.22 64.22 87.12 97.38 90.06 85.33 100.76 61.84
Group C 75.82 66.32 62.87 79.43 92.63 84.15 81.45 94.02 65.36
Group D 84.45 72.92 72.49 87.42 97.75 88.49 87.67 99.95 73.27
Group E 46.92 38.67 40.81 42.00 77.32 69.44 62.62 74.22 42.14
Group F 87.33 72.33 65.70 76.99 42.00


RPF had conducted recruitment examination for selection of candidates on 819 vacancies available for men and 301 vacancies available for women.

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force, established by an act of Railway Protection Force Act, 1957, enacted by the Indian Parliament “for the better protection and security of railway property” as defined by the above act. This entails, that the members of RPF have a primary directive:

  • To protect and safeguard railway property and to combat crime against it
  • To do any other activities conducive to better protection and security of railway property
  • To remove any obstruction in the movement of railway property
  • To perform other functions of an armed force of the Union and to exercise powers of a railway servant as conferred by or under the Indian Railways Act, 1890.”
  • It has the power to search, arrest, investigate and prosecute. The force is under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India)


  • To identify potential situations where crime can take place (against railway property, be it static, in-transit or mobile) and effect remedial measures
  • Facilitate passenger-travel and security by removing all anti-social elements from trains, railway premises and passenger area
  • Remain vigilant to prevent trafficking in women and children and take appropriate action to rehabilitate destitute children found in Railway areas
  • Co-operate with other departments of the Railways in improving the efficiency and image of the Indian Railway
  • Act as a bridge between the Government Railway Police/local police and the Railway administration
  • Adopt proactively all modern technology, best human rights practices, management techniques and special measures for the protection of female and elderly passengers and children, in the pursuit of these objectives
  • To register and take up enquires under the Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act 1966, apprehend the offenders and participate in subsequent legal proceedings

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