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Railway RRB JE Salary Structure - Complete Details

RRB JE Salary 2021

RRB JE is a lucrative job in which the candidates are paid an attractive salary in accordance with the 7th pay commission. The in-hand salary of the constable increases with years of experience and promotions. The table below gives a break up of the salary structure of the RRB JE.

RRB JE Salary (Training Period)

The candidates who are selected for RRB JE will receive a fixed amount of salary during the training period. The total salary received by the candidate is Rs.34500 during the training period.

RRB JE Salary (After Training Period)

After the successful completion of training period, a RRB JE selected candidate is eligible to receive other allowances like HRA, DA and TA, including incentives. Junior Engineers in Railways will receive around Rs 42,000 per month after their training period. The RRB JE Salary will depend upon the employee’s location of posting. The Indian Railways have divided cities into 3 classes and candidates will receive the salary according to the class of the city they are posted in. The three classes are listed below:

  1. Class A: Metropolis
  2. Class B: Metropolis + Other Big Cities
  3. Class C: Village + Small Cities
Salary ComponentClass A Cities Class B Cities Class C Cities 
Basic PayINR 13,500/-INR 13,500/-INR 13,500/-
Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)INR 16,875INR 16,875INR 16,875
House Rent AllowanceINR 4050/- (30 % of Basic)INR 2700/- (20 % of Basic)INR 1350/- (30 % of Basic)
Other AllowanceINR 4000/-INR 4000/-INR 4000/-
Salary in-handINR 38,425/- INR 37,075/-INR 35,725/-
Deduction (Approx)INR 2000/-INR 2000/-INR 2000/-
Total PayINR 36,425/- INR 35,075/-INR 33,725/-

Salary after 7th Pay Commission

ComponentsAmount
BasicRs. 35,400
Dearness Allowance (DA)Rs. 35,400 x 17 % = Rs. 6,018
House Rent Allowance (HRA)Rs. 35,400 x 24 % = Rs. 8,496
Travel Allowance (TA)Rs. 3,600 + 3,600 *17% (3,600 + 612) = Rs. 4,212
Gross SalaryRs. 35,400 + 6,018 + 8,496 + 4,212 = Rs. 54,126
Deductions

NPS 10 % of Basic pay = Rs 3,540 Professional tax = Rs 2,00 CGIS = Rs 30 

Total Deductions = 3540+200+30 = 3770

Net SalaryRs. 54126 - 3770 = Rs. 50,356

RRB JE Perks and Allowances

Candidates selected for the RRB Junior Engineer post, not only gets a decent sum of salary but also is offered additional benefits and allowances. Candidates should keep in mind that the below mentioned perks and benefits will vary depending upon the posting of the candidate in different departments. The additional benefits are given below.

  1. Dearness allowance
  2. Medical Allowance
  3. Travel Allowance
  4. Educational Allowance
  5. House Rent Allowance
  6. Railway Duty Pass
  7. Festival Bonus
  8. City compensatory allowance (CCA)
  9. Special Allowance

The RRB JE HRA ( House Rent Allowance) after the 7th pay commission is revised for different city categories as mentioned below:

City CategoryHRA before 7th pay commissionHRA after 7th pay commission
Population> 50 lakhs ( City X)30%24%
Population within 50 lakhs ( City Y)20%16%
Population< 50 lakhs ( City Z)10%8%

RRB JE Job Profile

The job roles and responsibilities of a Railway Junior Engineer are as follows:

Job Role

  1. Maintain and supervise tools like overhead (OHE), substations (PS), that are used to shift the rolling stock.
  2. Check the functioning and availability of hardware, software, and other office machineries.
  3. Maintain accounting records of accessories and stores.
  4. Monitor the signalling system of stations.

Responsibilities

  1. Platform Extension Work, platform sheds repairing or construction painting etc are included in the asset creation section.
  2. Bridges maintenance, conducting the workshops and railway division construction on a regular basis.
  3. Maintenance of the electric locomotive, traction distribution and air conditioning, lighting of the train, safety system, power supply and others.
  4. Producing and safeguarding the Electric Locomotives, Mainline Electrical Multiple Units etc.
  5. Maintenance of passengers coaches and goods wagons.
  6. Availability of defect free rolling stocks like diesel.

RRB JE Career Growth

RRB JE candidates can grow with experience in the organisation. The following growth options are available after the initial position as Junior Engineer.

  1. Senior Section Engineer
  2. Assistant Divisional Manager
  3. Divisional Engineer
  4. Senior Divisional Engineer

FAQs

What is the age criteria for RRB JE Exam?

Minimum age 18 years, maximum age 33 years.

What are the stages in RRB JE Exam? +

There are two stages in RRB JE Exam, both are Computer-based tests.

What is the number of vacancies for RRB JE 2021? +

The number of vacancies will be announced with the official notification which is yet to be released.

What is the application fees for RRB JE? +

The application fees are as follows:
Un-Reserved Category – ₹500
SC/ST/Ex-servicemen/PwBDs/Women/Minorities/Transgender/EBC – ₹250

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