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RPF Sub Inspector Eligibility Criteria

Age: Between 20 and 25 years for Sub-Inspectors. 18 to 25 years for Constables. Relaxation of upper age limit is as per rules.

Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification 
Executive BranchBachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University
Fire Service BranchCandidate must have passed Intermediate/Higher Secondary (10 + 2) with Science  and Sub. Officers Course or its equivalent Diploma in Science or Fire Fighting
ConstablesHigh School or equivalent

Physical Standards

  • Height Minimum: 165 cms (160 cms for SC/150cms for ST/165 for Ex-S); Height Minimum for Females: 157 cms for General/SC/ST/OBC;
  • Chest Minimum: 80 cms (76.2 cms for SC/ST) with expansion of 5 cms;
  • Weight Minimum: 50 kg for SC and 48 kg for ST.

Height of Gorkhas, Garhwalis, Kumaonese, etc., shall not be less than 160 cms (155 cms for females).


Vision: Normal without glasses

Candidates having flat feet knock knee, squint eye or any other bodily defect shall not be eligible for appointment.

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