RRB NTPC Salary Structure 2019-20 | Job Profile & Career Path

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has issued the official notification CEN01/2019 for the recruitment of 35,277 candidates for RRB NTPC 2020 (Non- Technical Popular Categories) Graduate and Under Graduate posts. This article is intended to help you understand the RRB NTPC salary after the 7th pay commission and various allowances that they’ll get. Read along to check the details:

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1. RRB NTPC Salary after 7th Pay Commission

1.1 RRB NTPC Salary Non-Graduate Posts

S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard
1 Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2
2 Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2
3 Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2
4 Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3
5 Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2

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1.2 RRB NTPC Salary Graduate Posts

S. No. Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial pay (Rs.) Medical Standard
1 Traffic Assistant 4 25500 A-2
2 Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2
3 Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2
4 Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2
5 Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 C-2
6 Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2
7 Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2
8 Station Master 6 35400 A-2

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2. RRB NTPC Salary – RRB NTPC Allowances

The various allowances that RRB NTPC employees will get are as under;

  1. Pension Scheme
  2. House Rent Allowances
  3. Transport Allowance
  4. Dearness Allowance
  5. Medical Benefits

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3. RRB NTPC 2020 Job Profile & Career Path

3.1 RRB NTPC Traffic Apprentice

3.1.1 Job Description

Traffic Apprentice (TA) are employed in the Operations and Transportation Department of the Indian Railways.

Once selected, a Traffic Apprentice has to undergo 2 years of training. You can work as a Station Master/Yard Master/Guard during training also.

Once the training period is over, you will either be posted as Station Master, Yard Master (now these posts have been combined) or as Section Controller

  • The Operations Department of the Indian Railways takes care of the train movement, and facilitate smooth functioning of railways. The job can be quite stressful as you always need to be on your toes (for example, you have to chart the train rules, inform other departments in case of any change of routes or emergency and so on)
  • Also, the working hours will depend on the designation you are posted. For example, if you are posted as Guard, your work hours will be similar to a guard and if you are posted as Station Master, work hours of SM will be applicable.

3.1.2 Career Path/Future Prospects/Promotion 

  • Traffic Apprentice ==> Station Master ==> Station Superintendent
  • Traffic Apprentice ==> Station Controller ==> Chief Controller
  • You can also appear for  Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination  (LDCE) to get promoted into Gazetted ranks (Group B) such as Assistant Operations Manager ==> Divisions Operation Manager

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3.2 RRB NTPC Station Master

3.2.1 Job Description

  • A person who is appointed as a Station Master has the responsibility to look after the arrival and departures of the train.
  • A Station Master has to look after all the amenities of the passengers so that the passengers can have a smooth journey.
  • A Station Master acts like a Point Of Contact for all the necessary operations related to a Railway Station.
  • The number of Station Master depends on the size of the Railway Station, the bigger the station, the higher the number of required Station Masters.
  • The Punctuality of the scheduled arrival/departure of the trains is monitored by the Station Master.
  • Workings such as monitoring the signals, to ensure that his subordinates do everything as per the rule book are few things which come under the duty of a Station Master.
  • A person working as a Station Master has to work in shifts.

3.2.2 RRB NTPC Station Master Career Path

Following is the list of different posts an RRB NTPC Station Master is promoted to during his career.

  • Station Master
  • Station Superintendent
  • Assistant Operations Manager
  • Divisional Operations Manager

3.3 RRB NTPC Commercial Apprentice

3.3.1 Job Profile

  • A candidate who has applied for the post of Commercial Apprentice, after successfully clearing the RRB NTPC 2019 Exam are posted as Multi-Skilled Supervisors in various commercial branches of Indian Railways.
  • A Commercial Apprentice is posted as Commercial Supervisor / Goods Supervisor / Commercial Inspector / Parcel Supervisor in the commercial departments. These commercial departments in Indian Railways are majorly responsible for collecting revenue.
  • These apprentices after their joining are trained for around 100 days in different sub-departments of a commercial branch.
  • They are trained as Goods ClerkCateringParcel ClerkChief Commercial ClerkCommercial Inspector etc.
  • After the successful completion of the training period, a commercial apprentice is posted as Chief Commercial/Parcel/Goods Clerk or Commercial Inspector.
  • An RRB NTPC Commercial Apprentice Job Profile is such that he gets the work experience of all the commercial sections of the Indian Railways.

 3.3.2 Career Path/Future Prospects/Promotion

  • Parcel/Goods Supervisor
  • You can also appear for  Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination  (LDCE) to get promoted into Gazetted ranks (Group B) such as
    1. Assistant Commercial Manager
    2. Divisional  Commercial Manager
    3. Senior Divisional  Commercial Manage

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3.4 RRB NTPC Goods Guard

3.4.1 Job Profile – Duties to perform

Job Profile of a Goods Guard includes the list of duties mentioned below;

  • A Goods Guard is in charge of all the technical work related to the running of a train.
  • A duty of Goods Guard also includes works such as exchanging the flags or lamp signals with stations on departure and when passing through.
  • A Goods Guard also checks the technical nuances related to the ‘Brake Power’ and signing the BPC (Brake Power Certificate).
  • He/She has to take the responsibility to manage the condition of the train such as Vehicle Guidance Report, cross-checking safety and other requirements of the train.
  • A person designated to this post has to look after the scheduling of the trains such as Late Arrivals, travel timings on different routes.
  • A Goods Guard has to cross-check all the safety requirements for any possible defects that might endanger train safety.
  • A Goods Guard will have to work in shifts depending upon the schedule of respective trains as they have to be in the last wagon of the train.

3.4.2 Career Path/Promotion/Future Prospects

The Career Path for a Goods Guard are as follows;

  • Goods Guard
  • Passenger Guard
  • Section Controller
  • Chief Controller

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3.5 RRB NTPC Trains Clerk

3.5.1 Job Profile – Roles and Responsibilities

A person entitled with this position is responsible to look after all the operational duties to maintain the coaches of the train such as how many compartments need to be added into the trains, scheduled cleaning of the compartments etc.

  • The general records related to the maintenance of the train and its conditions are being looked after a Trains Clerk
  • A Trains Clerk has to have a proper record which allocates the number of coaches assigned to each train.
  • A document known as Vehicle Guiding Document is prepared by a Trains Clerk.
  • The working shifts depend on the size of the Railway Stations. The larger the stations, more the shifts.

3.5.2 Career Path/Promotion/Future Prospects

Following are the positions a Trains clerk can get promoted to in his career.

  • Trains Clerk
  • Senior Trains Clerk
  • Chief Trains Clerk

3.6 RRB NTPC Junior Clerk

3.6.1 Job Profile: Roles And Responsibilities

1) The main duty of the Junior Clerk will be to assist the Senior Clerks in each and every way possible.

2) The Department under which the Junior Clerk will work is called the Department of Finance and Accounts.

3) Any transactions made in relation to the workings of the department has to go through an internal check which may involve receipt, challan or expenditure.

4) The Job of a Junior Clerk has no night duties.

5) The clerical work may vary from department to department as decided by the Senior Clerk.

3.6.2 Career Path

The career path of Junior Clerk cum typist is given below

  • SENIOR CLERK
  • STATION CLERK
  • CHIEF TRAINS CLERK

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3.7 Enquiry cum Reservation clerk

3.7.1 Job Profile and Responsibilities

  • An ECRC is responsible to help the passengers plan their travel. He/She is responsible for reservation and issuing of computerized tickets to the passengers
  • He/she also has to respond to passenger queries and make announcements.
  • It’s a suitable job for female candidates as most of the job is indoors and hardly any traveling is involved.

3.7.2 Career Path/Future Prospects/Promotion

  • ECRC Grade II ==> ECRC Grade I ==> Reservation Supervisor
  • You can also appear for  Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination  (LDCE) to get promoted into Gazetted ranks (Group B) such as Assistant Operations Manager ==> Divisions Operation Manager

3.8 Railway Guard

3.8.1 Job Description

A Railway guard is the person who is technically in charge of running a train. A Goods Guard is responsible for managing the running of a Goods Train. The job description includes:-

  • The guard is responsible for assuring himself that the station master (directly or indirectly) has authorized the departure of the train from the station.
  • The guard exchanges flag or lamp signals with stations on departure and when passing through.
  • Ensuring that the train has sufficient ‘Brake Power’ and signing the BPC (Brake Power Certificate)
  • Constantly monitoring any abnormalities- in the train as well in the signals
  • Preparing and delivering train reports (such as Late Arrival Reports)
  • Providing information on travel timings and different routes
  • Checking basic requirements such as lighting and heating in carriages
  • Maintaining the VG (Vehicle Guidance) Document
  • To cross-check all the safety requirements for any possible defects that might endanger train safety

If selected, you will undergo training in the Zonal training institute where you will be acquainted with the exact nature of your job and general and commercial rules of Railways.

3.8.2 Career Path/Future Prospects/Promotion 

  • Goods Guard => Passenger Guard => Express Guard
  • Goods Guard => Section Controller => Chief Controller
  • You are also eligible to appear for LDCE exam for Group B Gazetted post of Assistant Operations Manager(AOM)

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3.9 RRB NTPC Junior Account Assistant(JAA) Cum Typist

3.9.1 Job Profile

JOB PROFILE: A Junior Account Assistant works in the Department of Finance and accounts. A Junior Accounts Assistant is responsible for the Clearing of bills, if anything needs to be purchased and has to be verified to process the order further. Some of the main responsibilities which a Junior Accounts Assistant is entitled with are as follows;

  • To ensure that the accounts of the railways are within the guidelines and rules set by the management.
  • Discussions of budgets in consultations with other departments and analyzing the procedures needed for budgetary control can be written down in proper relevant order and code rules from time to time.
  • A Junior Account Assistant is responsible for the “checking done internally” related to the transactions which may affect the expenditure of Railways.
  • He/she is the financial advisor related to any administrative related work in the railway department and plays an important role to pass any tender/projects for railways.
  • It is the job of the Junior Account Assistant to ensure that any monetary claims made against the railways are settled with prompt action.
  • A Junior Account Assistant makes sure he/she sees that there are no financial irregularities related to the transactions made in any department of railways.

3.9.2 RRB NTPC Junior Account Assistant (JAA) cum typist: Career Path

A Junior Account  assistant cum typist has a very bright list of career path, they are mentioned below;

  • Junior Accounts Assistant
  • Junior Accounts Officer
  • Senior Accounts Officer
  • Deputy Chief Account Officer
  • Additional Financial Adviser
  • Chief Accounts Officer
  • Chief Account Officer/Financial Adviser

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