RRB Group D Salary [Post-Wise] After 7th Pay Commission – Job Profile, Responsibilities

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts recruitment for eligible candidates for various posts in Level 1 every year. There are a  huge number of openings in Railway jobs for Group D across 28 profiles for various railway zones. This is a Golden opportunity to secure a government job with Indian Railways. Candidates appearing for the exam must be curious about the RRB Group D Salary, job responsibilities, job profile, etc. In this blog, we will take you through the job profiles and job responsibilities of the Railway Jobs under Group D.

1. RRB Group D Salary: Pay Scale

Here’s the detailed salary of all the posts. Read along to check the details:

* PB – Pay Band for different levels

Scale Pay Band Grade Pay Grade Pay – Entry Level
PB-1 15600-60600 5400 21000
5700 23190
6000 25380
7200 29730
8400 34080
PB-2 29900-104400 12600 40500
13800 51420
PB-3 46800-117300 14400 54450
16200 63000
19800 76590
22800 88500
PB-5 112200-20100 26100 138300
26700 147300
30000 159000

2. RRB Group D Salary: Perks and Allowances

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Compensation in case of Holidays
  • Transport Allowance (TPA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Fixed Conveyance Allowance
  • Allowance For Night Duty
  • Daily Allowance
  • Overtime Allowance (OTA), etc.
  • Medical Benefits
  • Pension Scheme

The HRA of all the government employees will be calculated as per the criteria given below:

Categories of cities HRA After 7th Pay Commission
X 24%
Y 16%
Z 8%

The three categories of cities are classified according to their population density. Let’s look at the list of cities which fall under the X, Y and Z categories:

Categories Cities
X (Population >= 50 Lakhs) Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata
Y(Population 5 to 50 Lakhs) Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Puducherry, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Raipur, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Moradabad, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Kollam, Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Amravati, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Bhiwandi, Solapur, Kolhapur, Vasai-Virar Cty, Vijayawada, Warangal, Greater Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Nellore, Guwahati, Patna, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Salem, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Erode, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Sangli, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Vadodara, Surat, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Srinagar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Belgaum, Malegaon, Nanded-Waghala, Aligarh, Agra, Bareilly, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Noida, Firozabad, Jhansi, Asansol, Siliguri, Durgapur
Z (Population < 5 Lakhs) All other remaining cities

3. RRB Group D Job Positions

Below are the mentioned various Job Positions under RRB Group D:

RRB Group “D” Job Positions
1. Cabin man 9. Keyman
2. Fitter 10. Leverman
3. Gangman 11. Pointsman
4. Group D – Store 12. Porter
5. Group D – Engg 13. Shunter
6. Helper-II (Electrical) 14. Switchman
7. Helper-II (Mechanical) 15. Trackman
8. Helper-II (S & T) 16. Welder

4. RRB Group D Salary: Job Responsibilities

4.1 RRB Group D Posts: Job Profiles and Responsibilities

Profile Description and Responsibilities
Hospital Attendant Helping in maintenance of the hospital and taking care of patients
Assistant Pointsman/ Switchman Assisting in handling of switches and railroad points. Also, to control the lever to direct the train to the required rail track.
Porter Helping the passengers at the railway station and to handle the loading & unloading of railway passengers and goods
Shunter Shunters safely move trains between the yards and platforms – they marshal the trains, hook on locomotives and detach defective carriages. They also direct and move freight trains, organise rail freight and conduct safety checks.
Gateman Maintenance and smooth functioning of Gates at railway crossings to ensure no delays of trains occur because of road traffic
Helpers in Electrical / Engineering / Mechanical / Signal and Telecommunication departments/Civil etc. Helpers may be deputed to assist the skilled workers such as Fitters, Mechanics, Welders, Machinist, Equipment Maintainers etc, in their technical works. Helpers may also be deputed to assist in non-technical works in the offices etc.
Track Maintainer Grade IV (Trackman) To maintain railway Tracks and remove any unwanted materials like rocks etc. from tracks
Cabin man/ Leverman Watch over the safe passage of trains arriving and leaving a station. Clearing signals for trains to pass.
Fitter Railway fitters and electricians carry out the practical work needed to keep railway machinery and equipment running smoothly and safely. They carry out repairs and routine maintenance.
Keyman Responsibility is to regularly check sections of tracks for faults with a view to prevent accidents.

As the RRB Group D Salary, job profiles, job responsibilities are now clear, so we hope you will prepare well for the exam and secure one of the above-mentioned Railway Jobs under Group D. Stay tuned with Oliveboard for exam related information.

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