The Indian Railway Protection Force (IRPF) was formed in the year 1954. IRPF is one of the Group A Central Civil Service of India. The training ground for RPF is at Jagjivan Ram RPF Academy, Lucknow. The cadre controlling authority is the Director General, RPF.
Cadre size: 287 posts (direct recruitment: 50%, promotion: 40%, Lateral Entry: 10%).
Functions of the Officers
- Responsible for protection of Railway property....more
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