The Railways Recruitment Board(RRB) has recently announced a total of 14033 vacancies for the post of Junior Engineers(JE), Junior Engineers – IT(JE-IT), Depot Material Superintendent(DMS) and Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant(CMA). The application process has already started on 2nd January and will end on 31st January. You can check the notification HERE. One of the main reason that a candidate should join as a junior engineer is its job security and RRB JE Salary.
It is necessary for the candidate to know about the RRB JE Salary Structure, its perks, allowances and the ladder of promotions they might climb in future. It should be noted that the salary structure would differ during the training period and post the training period. RRB JE Salary after 7th Pay Commission has seen a huge hike. In this blog, we will let you know the detailed salary structure and additional benefits that a candidate will receive after they have successfully cracked the RRB JE Exam:
RRB JE SALARY – During TRAINING PERIOD
At the time of training period of RRB JE Junior Engineer in Indian Railways post qualification of the RRB JE Exam, a candidate is expected to understand the roles, responsibilities and duties as per the specialization. At this point in time, the Salary that a candidate will be given is Rs 34,500 in hand.
RRB JE SALARY – After TRAINING PERIOD
After the successful completion of the training period, a candidate will receive other benefits along with the in hand salary such as HRA, other allowances a, dearness allowances etc. Once the training period is over a candidate will receive Rs 42,000 per month. The posting of the candidates will be at different locations across the country. The RRB JE Salary will depend on the locations they are posted in. Further, The Indian Cities has been categorised into 3 different classes and the candidates will receive the salary as per the class of the city they are posted in. Please check the table below for brief divisions of the salary.
The cities have been categorised as per the population density. Let’s look at them below:
City A- Population >=50 Lakhs
City B- Population between 5lakhs – 50 Lakhs
City C- Population < 5 Lakhs
|Components||Class A||Class B||Class C|
|House Rent Allowance||30% of Basic Pay-4,050||20% of Basic Pay-2,700||10% of Basic Pay-1,350|
|Salary In Hand||38,425||37,075||35,725|
RRB JE SALARY STRUCTURE AFTER 7TH PAY COMMISSION
There has been a hike in pay scale after the 7th Pay Commission. Let us check the Revised List:
|Name of the Posts||Amount|
|Pay Scale Band(Current Salary)||₹29300 – 34800|
|Grade Pay(Current Salary)||₹ 4,200|
|Pay Band(VI CPC)||₹29300 – 34800|
|Grade Pay(VI CPC)||₹ 4,800|
|Pay Band(VII CPC)||₹37200 – 139200|
|Grade Pay(VII CPC)||₹ 19,200|
|On Selection/Promotion, Entry Pay||₹ 72,600|
RRB JE SALARY: PROMOTIONS/LEVEL OF DESIGNATIONS
- Junior Engineer
- Senior Section Engineer
- Assistant Divisional Manager
- Divisional Engineer
- Senior Divisional Engineer
Once a candidate is appointed he/she will be promoted according to the list above.
RRB JE SALARY: ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
When appointed as a Junior Engineer in Indian Railways, a candidate gets certain benefits/allowances, These benefits are as follows:
- House Rent Allowances
- Festival Bonus
- Railway Duty Pass
- Education Allowances
- Travel Allowances
- Medical Allowances
That would all from our end, we hope you have realised the importance of this exam, as it comes with a lot of benefits along with the Basic Salary. Our advice to all aspirants will be not to waste any more time and buckle up for the preparation of RRB JE Exam 2019. Start preparing today with Oliveboard by giving a Free Railways RRB JE Mock Test. All the best.