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RPSC SI Exam Pattern

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RPSC SI Exam 2021 will be conducted to select candidates for the post of Sub Inspector in Section I, II and IV and for Platoon Commander’s post in Section IV and VI.  The Commission shall conduct the exam according to RPSC SI New Exam Pattern 2021. The table below consists of all the RPSC SI Exam 2021 Important Details for your ready reference.

S. No. Particulars Details
1 Mode of exam Online or Offline, to be declared later
2 Phases of exam Three

1. Competitive exam consisting of MCQ questions

2. Physical fitness test

3. Aptitude test and Interview

3 Number of Papers Two, Paper I and Paper II
4 Type of Questions Objective type questions
5 Time Duration of the Test 4 hrs
6 RPSC SI Marking Scheme
  • Equal marks are allotted for the correct answers.
  • There is a minus marking of ⅓ marks for every incorrect answer given by you.
7 Language of exam Bilingual, i.e., English and Hindi.

RPSC SI Selection Process 2021

The RPSC SI Selection Process 2021 for Platoon Commander and Rajasthan Police SI is done in three major stages. You need to pass each and every stage of the selection process to be eligible for getting appointed in Rajasthan Police services. The steps are as follows –

Stage1- MCQ type written exam (whether it will be offline or online, it will be declared later by the authorities). Two written tests are conducted, namely, Paper-I and Paper-II.

Stage 2- Physical efficiency evaluation

Stage- 3- General aptitude test and face to face interview/Counselling

Candidates qualifying the written exams will be called for the next round of selection procedure that is physical fitness, and the qualified candidates from this second round will be asked to appear for the interview round.

Detailed RPSC SI Exam Pattern 2021

The written exam of RPSC SI is the first step of the selection process for RPSC SI.

  • All the questions asked in the RPSC SI Exam will have objective multiple-choice questions.
  • The written exam will be bilingual, i.e., Hindi and English.
  • There are two parts in the written test Paper I and Paper-II.
  • The duration of each paper of RPSC SI Exam is 2 hours.
  • Each Paper will have 100 questions.
  • To qualify, you need to obtain 36% in each of the two papers and a 40% aggregate of marks to pass.
  • There is a relaxation of 5 marks allowed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST in each paper and in aggregate as well.

The below table will give you the RPSC SI Exam Pattern 2021 at a glance for your quick reference.

RPSC SI Exam Pattern

Paper Number Subject name No. of questions Time duration Maximum marks
Paper-I General Hindi 100 2 hr 200
Paper-II General Knowledge & General Science 100 2 hr 200

RPSC SI Physical Efficiency Test 2021

Those candidates who pass the written tests will become eligible to appear for the RPSC SI Physical Efficiency Test 2021, which tests your physical suitability for joining Rajasthan Police as SI and Platoon Commanders. Before the selected candidates undertake the RPSC SI Physical Efficiency Test 2021, they clear the Physical Measurement Test (PMT). The criteria for the same has been given in the below table.

RPSC SI Physical Measurement Test (PMT) Parameters

Particulars Female Male
Chest N/A 81-86 cms (Minimum 5cms expansion is mandatory)
Height 152 cms 168 cms

RPSC SI Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 2021 carries a total of 100 marks, and you need to secure at least 50% marks to qualify. All the prescribed physical activities are required to be performed by all male and female candidates. The candidates who qualify for this round of physical fitness are declared eligible for the next round.

RPSC SI Physical Efficiency Test 2021 For Male Candidates

S No Event Time (seconds) Marks
1 100 m race 14 40
15 25
16 15
Beyond 16 0
2 Long Jump 15 feet 30
14 feet 20
13 feet 10
Below 13 feet 0
3 Chinning Up 7 Heaves 30
6 Heaves 20
5 Heaves 10
Below 5 0

RPSC SI Physical Efficiency Test 2021 For Female Candidates

S No Event Time (seconds) Marks
1 100 m race 17 40
18 25
19 15
Beyond 19 0
2 Long Jump 10 feet 30
09 feet 20
08 feet 10
Below 08 feet 0
3 Putting In Shot 16 feet 30
15 feet 20
14 feet 10
Below 14 feet 0

RPSC SI Aptitude Test and Interview 2021

Those candidates who have passed the RPSC SI PMT and PET will be called to appear for the aptitude test and interview. The RPSC SI Aptitude Test 2021 will be 50 marks. The board will evaluate your suitability for the post by evaluating your personality, tactfulness, general behaviour, leadership skills, and the knowledge associated with Rajasthan state’s culture through the aptitude test through the face-to-face interview. You may be given some weightage if you have records of some extracurricular activities done at school and college levels.

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