RPF Clarifies On Report Of A Mass Recruitment Drive In The Offing, Trashes It As False
New Delhi, April 12 (TNA) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has trashed reports circultaing in social media that a recruitment process in the force was in the offing. “A false message is being circulated on social and print media regarding recruitment for 9000 posts of Sub Inspectors and Constables in Railway Protection Force (RPF)” the RPF said in an official statement.
The official spokesperson went on to note that : It is informed for the guidance of all concerned that no such notification has been issued by RPF or Ministry of Railways on their official websites or through any print or electronic media. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is an armed Force under the administrative and operational control of Indian Railways.
All the officers of Railway Protection Force are members of the Indian Railway Protection Force Service (IRPFS) and are recruited through UPSC Civil Services Examination.
They are recruited as Group-A Central Civil Servants. However, the post of Director-General of RPF is held on deputation by a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. Recruitment also occurs for various posts like sub-inspectors & constables. Such recruitments are conducted through various exams held by the Ministry of Railways, Government of India.