RRB NTPC Salary & Job Description

RRB NTPC Salary, Job Description & Allowances

All of you know that the Indian Railways is one of the largest organization in India which is successfully running with a huge number of dynamic employees. Railway Board is providing a large number of services for the people throughout the India.

However ,an ample amount of candidates aspire to get a job in railway sector but most of them are not aware of the pattern and the post preferences on the whole hog but it is a must to do task to get through the impedes and demanding preparation needed for qualifying the exam and to keep all of these doubts away, here we are always available with our adda247 app and the available websites.
Keeping the importance of exam patterns, post preferences and salary allowances that any aspirant would like to go through atleast once before appearing in the exam,we are providing all the required details of various posts for Railway Exam.
Firstly, candidates get an idea about the Railway Posts under Non-Technical Cadre. Here is the list of all posts: 
S. No. Name of the post Total Vacancies(All RRBs)
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 4300
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 760
3 Junior Time Keeper 11
4 Trains Clerk 592
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 4940
6 Traffic Assistant 88
7 Goods Guard 5748
8 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5638
9 Senior Clerk cum Typist 2854
10 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 3147
11 Senior Time Keeper 6
12 Commercial Apprentice 259
13 Station Master 6865
Total Vacancies 35,208

JUNIOR CLERK CUM TYPIST SALARY

The salary and allowances for Junior Clerk Cum Typist are as follows:
I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 19,900/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 2388/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 1592
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 28696 /-
Job Profile of  Junior Clerk Cum Typist

The maximum probability is that you will be posted in the Personal Department, where you will be under the control of Senior Divisional Personal Officer responsible for human resource development of the cadre.There are many other department such as Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Signal and Telecommunication and can be posted in these departments for clerical works.
The job is mainly indoors. This is one of the best job for girls in Indian railways. You will mainly be assigning work to junior clerks and supervising it on a day to day basis

No Shifts. You will be working in usual office hours. i.e. 9am-6pm on weekdays. Holidays on Saturday and Sunday signing work to junior clerks and supervising it on a day to day basis.As a Junior Clerk, you can be promoted as:

  • Chief Trains Clerk
  • Goods Guard
  • Assistant Station Master.

JUNIOR TIMEKEEPER SALARY

The salary and allowances for Junior Time Keeper are as follows:

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 19,900/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 2388/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 1592
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 28696 /-
Job Profile of  Junior Time Keeper

As the name suggests, the Job of Junior Time Keeper is to assist the movement of trains by keeping the record of time.Senior Time Keeper are trained for working in sync with the entire network.In simple words helping in the streamlined movement of trains.

TRAINS CLERK SALARY

The salary and allowances for Trains Clerk are as follows:

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 19,900/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 2388/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 1592
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 28696 /-
ACCOUNTS CLERK CUM TYPIST SALARY

The salary and allowances for Accounts Clerk cum Typist are as follows:

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 19,900/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 2388/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 1592
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 28696 /-

SENIOR COMMERCIAL CUM TICKET CLERK SALARY 

The salary and allowances for  Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk are as follows:

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 29200 /-
II. Grade Pay 4200/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3504/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 41256/-

 

TRAFFIC ASSISTANT SALARY

The salary and allowances for Traffic Assistant Salary are as follows:

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 25500/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3060/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2040/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 35416/-
Job Profile of  traffic Assistance

As the name suggests, the Job of Traffic Assistant is to assist their seniors. Traffic Assistant are trained for working as Traffic or Signal in charge. In simple words helping in the streamlined movement of trains.Traffic Assistant Shift: Traffic Assistant works in two shifts on alternate day.

GOODS GAURD SALARY

Salary: Following are the salary and other perks of Goods Guard.

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 29,200/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3504/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 39856/-

 

Job Profile of Goods Guard

 
Among all the posts mentioned, Goods Guard has the best-defined work description. The job description includes:

Vehicle Guidance (VG) –

  • This is a written document incorporating information about number of wagons, their tare weight, load tonnage of individual wagons and total tonnage. The VG is given by Station /Yard Master.
  • To conduct checks on entire train for any loose ends that might endanger its smooth running.
  • Ensure brake continuity with the Loco Pilot. Ensuring that the train has sufficient brake power and signing the Brake Power certificate(BPC).
  • Monitoring the formation while it is in motion for any abnormalities.
  • Curate various train report. viz., Combined Train Reports, Late Arrival Reports
  • Along with Loco Pilot/Assistant Loco Pilot identify and address minor troubles experienced while the train is moving.
  • You will have to undergo 45 days training in respective Zonal training institutes.

Career Path/ Promotions: A Goods Guard will have the following career growth.

  • Passenger Guard
  • Express Guard
  • Section Controller
  • Chief Controller

SENIOR CLERK CUM TYPIST SALARY

The salary and allowances for Senior Clerk Cum typist are as follows:
I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 29,200/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3504/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 39856/-
Job Profile of  Senior Clerk Cum Typist

The maximum probability is that you will be posted in the Personal Department, where you will be under the control of Senior Divisional Personal Officer responsible for human resource development of the cadre.There are many other department such as Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Signal and Telecommunication and can be posted in these departments for clerical works.
The job is mainly indoors. This is one of the best job for girls in Indian railways. You will mainly be assigning work to junior clerks and supervising it on a day to day basis

No Shifts. You will be working in usual office hours. i.e. 9am-6pm on weekdays. Holidays on Saturday and Sunday signing work to junior clerks and supervising it on a day to day basis.As a Senior Clerk, you can be promoted as:

  • Chief Trains Clerk
  • Goods Guard
  • Assistant Station Master.

JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT ASSISTANT CUM TYPIST SALARY

The salary and allowances for Junior Accounts Assistant cum typist are as follows:
I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 29,200/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3504/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 39856/-
Job Profile of  Junior Accountant Assistant Cum Typist (JAA)

The job responsibility of a JAA is in the department of Finance and accounts of Indian Railways. This is a high responsible job where the personnel has to be an in charge of bill clearing, Railway budget analysis, purchase department and store management which also includes stock verification. JAA is responsible for the following duties:

  • Keeping accounts
  • Internal check of the transactions which include receipts and expenditures
  • Settlement of claims
  • Calling for tenders for various services of the railway department
  • Managing budget as per the rules and codes of the department and coordinating with other departments for proper budgetary control monitoring. Also, JAA should contribute towards budget compilation.
  • Providing account reports, inventory management and other data of the finance department
  • Checking for any financial irregularities and addressing grievances related to finances.

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

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Junior Accounts Officer
  • Senior Accounts officer
  • Deputy Chief Accounts officer
  • Additional finance advisor
  • Chief Accounts officer
  • Chief Accounts officer/Financial adviser

SENIOR TIMEKEEPER SALARY

The salary and allowances for Senior Time Keeper are as follows:

I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 29,200/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3504/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 39856/-

 

Job Profile of  Senior Time Keeper

As the name suggests, the Job of Senior Time Keeper is to assist the movement of trains by keeping the record of time.Senior Time Keeper are trained for working in sync with the entire network.In simple words helping in the streamlined movement of trains.

COMMERCIAL APPRENTICE SALARY

Recruitment in Commercial Apprentice (CA) is for employing the successful candidates in Supervisor/ Inspector posts in Commercial departments. This is the major departments in Indian Railway, taking care of collecting revenue. Earlier training period for these Apprentices was 2 years but recent circular by Railway Board curtailed the training period to less than 100 days.
Training Period
80 Days (Less than 100)
Salary During Training Grade Pay Rs. 2800/-
After Training Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-
1st Salary Rs. 40,000/- plus (Approx)
Bond 5 Years Bond
I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 35400/-
II. Grade Pay 4200/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 4248/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2832/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) 48696 /-

Job Profile of Commercial Apprentice (CA) 

A Commercial Apprentice (CA) is trained as a sort of multi skilled supervisors in the Commercial branch. Less than 100 days training is given to Apprentices (CA) in different categories of working of Commercial branch. i.e. training in duties of commercial clerks, parcel clerks, goods clerks, catering and commercial inspectors.

After training they will be posted as Commercial Supervisor/ Goods Supervisor/ Parcel Supervisor/ Commercial Inspector. They will be given initial salary as 35400 INR as per 7th Pay Commission. They are eligible for Limited Departmental Competitive exam to become Assistant Commercial Manager ( Group-B ) after 5 years of service.

 

STATION MASTER (SM) SALARY

About Station Master:

Training Period
78 Days (Earlier 2 Years)
Salary During Training Grade Pay Rs. 2800/-
After Training Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-
1st Salary Rs. 49,000/- (Approx)
Bond 5 Years Bond

 

Following are the salary and other perks an SM gets.
I.
Basic Pay
Rs. 35,400/-
II. Grade Pay 4200/-
III. DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 4248/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2832/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) 48696 /-

 

Job Profile of Station Master (SM)

An Station Master (SM) is in the charge of running of trains at a station. He/ She operates the signals, ensures that everything goes as per the rules laid out. An Station Master (ASM) has to work in shifts. He is also responsible to take care of passengers, boarding/ deboarding trains from his station. It is his ultimate job, to keep all the passenger amenities fit & fine at his station, so that, the rail traveler do not face any problem. Also, he is responsible for upkeep and cleanliness of the station. At small stations, Station Masters are also being assigned with commercial jobs like ticket/parcel booking, reservation etc.They are also supposed to help the rail traveler in all respect. In case of any exigencies/ accident, the Station Master plays the role of manager at his station and takes care of rescue operation etc

Career Path/ Promotions: An SM will have the following career growth.

  • Station Superintendent (SS)
  • Assistant Operations Manager
  • Divisional Operations Manager

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