Railways Senior Clerk cum Typist Salary, Job Profile & Career Growth

Railway Senior Clerk cum Typist Salary

Railway Senior Clerk cum Typist is one of the posts recruited through the RRB NTPC examination with the minimum educational qualification as graduation. You can get employed in the Indian railways by appearing for the RRB NTPC examination conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board. RRB NTPC exam is a great chance to get appointed in the non-technical categories of the railways. Railway Senior Clerk cum Typist comes under level 5 of the 7th CPC. Know about the total in-hand salary for Railway Senior Clerk cum Typist as per the 7th pay commission including its job profile, and career growth.

Railway (RRB NTPC) Senior Clerk cum Typist Vacancy & Pay

The initial pay for Senior Clerk cum Typist is 29,200 where the total vacancies are 2854.

RRB NTPC Senior Clerk cum Typist

Level in 7th CPC

Initial Pay (Rs.)

Total Vacancies (All RRBs)

5 29200 2854

Railway Senior Clerk cum Typist Salary as per 7th Pay commission

The total in-hand salary for Railway Senior Clerk cum Typist will be approximately Rs 41,316 including the allowances as per the 7th pay commission.

Basic Pay
Rs. 29,200/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 17% Of Basic Pay) 4964/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) Rs 41,316


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Job Profile of Senior Clerk cum Typist

  • The maximum probability is that you will be posted in the Personnel Department, where Senior Clerk cum typist are posted under the control of Senior Divisional Personal Officer responsible for the human resource development of the cadre.
  • There are many other departments such as Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Signal and Telecommunication where a Senior Clerk cum typist can be posted for clerical works.
  • The job of a Senior Clerk cum typist is mainly indoors.
  • This is one of the best jobs for people looking for a complete desk job in the Indian railways.
  • Your job profile also includes assigning work to junior clerks and supervising it on a day to day basis.
  • Holidays on Saturday and Sunday.
  • No Shifts.
  • The office hours will be usual i.e. 9 am – 6 pm on weekdays.

RRB NTPC Senior Clerk cum Typist Career growth

The job of a Senior Clerk cum Typist is considered as the most stable one in the railway department with a good career path. The hierarchy of promotions is as below:

Senior Clerk cum Typist Educational Qualifications

For RRB NTPC Senior Clerk cum Typist post, the minimum educational qualification required is a graduate degree.

Senior Clerk cum Typist Age Limit

The age of the candidates at the time of applying for the RRB recruitment must be between 18 to 33 Years.

RRB NTPC Senior Clerk cum Typist Medical Standards

The medical standards required to be eligible for this post are C-2. Candidates must satisfy the medical criteria given below.

Visual acuity
1 C-2 Physically
fit in all
Distant Vision: 6/12, nil with or without glasses.
Near Vision: Sn 0.6 combined with or without
glasses where reading or close work is required.


Senior Clerk cum Typist Selection Process

The selection process for Senior Clerk cum Typist is done through the RRB NTPC examination. It will include 4 stages with 2 online CBT followed by typing skill test and Document verification.

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Computer-Based Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination.

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