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RRB Group D Salary Structure - Complete Details

RRB Group D Salary: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts recruitment for eligible candidates for various group D 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.

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RRB Group D Salary: Pay Scale

RRB Group D Salary varies with the city of posting and the role. As per the 7th Pay Commission, RRB Group D Salary varies from ₹ 3 LPA to ₹ 5 LPA. RRB Group D Pay scale is ₹18,000.

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

ScalePay BandGrade PayGrade Pay – Entry Level

RRB Group D | In-hand Salary in 2021

It is very well clear that the salary for the 17 posts which RRC has released for Group D is the same as their basic pay is the same i.e. 18000/- only the Track maintainer gets 2700/- extra income from others. Lakhs of students will fill this post so this time vacancies are also in lakhs so it is beneficial for applicants.

The table below shows the salary structure of RRC Group D posts:-

Basic Pay₹18000/-
Dearness Allowances (DA) (12%)₹2160/-
Transport Allowances (TA)₹1800/-
House Rent Allowances (HRA)X Class City: – ₹4320
Y Class City: – ₹2880
Z Class City: – ₹1440
In-Hand SalaryX Class City: – ₹22320/-
Y Class City: – ₹20880/-
Z Class City: – ₹19440/-
Net Salary for Track MaintainerX Class City: – ₹25020/-
Y Class City: – ₹23580/-
Z Class City: – ₹22140/-

RRB Group D | Perks and Allowances

Apart from the salary, RRB Group D employees are entitles the following perks and allowances paid on monthly basis.

  • 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

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

Categories of citiesHRA After 7th Pay Commission

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:

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

RRB Group D Job Positions

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

RRB Group "D" Job Positions

1. Cabin man9. Keyman
2. Fitter10. Leverman
3. Gangman11. Pointsman
4. Group D – Store12. Porter
5. Group D – Engg13. Shunter
6. Helper-II (Electrical)14. Switchman
7. Helper-II (Mechanical)15. Trackman
8. Helper-II (S & T)16. Welder

RRB Group D — Job Responsibilities

ProfileDescription and Responsibilities
Hospital AttendantHelping in maintenance of the hospital and taking care of patients
Assistant Pointsman/ SwitchmanAssisting in handling of switches and railroad points. Also, to control the lever to direct the train to the required rail track.
PorterHelping the passengers at the railway station and to handle the loading & unloading of railway passengers and goods
ShunterShunters 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.
GatemanMaintenance 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/ LevermanWatch over the safe passage of trains arriving and leaving a station. Clearing signals for trains to pass.
FitterRailway 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.
KeymanResponsibility 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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RRB Group D Salary FAQs

What is the salary of Railway Group D employee?

As per the 7th pay commission, the RRB Group D 2021 salary ranges between 3 lakhs to 5 lakh per annum.

Is RRB Group D good job?

It is a good entry level job in Indian Railways and is a central government job. The salary is decent and offers good benefits.

What is the monthly salary of an RRB Group D Employee?

Most of the posts under RRB Group D posts enjoy a basic salary of Rs 18000. The RRB Group D salary also includes various other components such as HRA, DA, and more.

What are the perks that comes with RRB Group D Salary?

There are several perks with RRB Group D salary, such as
Allowance for night duties.
Compensation of holidays.
Fixed conveyance allowance.
Medical Facilities Conveyance allowance for Medical treatment.
Daily allowance along with mileage allowance for a local journey beyond 8 km.
Special compensation (tribal/schedule areas) allowance.
Special allowance to women with disabilities for child care and education. Female candidates are privileged in terms of posting. They get posting in city areas mostly.


What are the exam dates for RRB Group D Phase I?

The CBT as per details provided in CEN No. RRC-01/2019 is scheduled to commence tentatively from 17th August 2022 to 25th August 2022.

How many vacancies have been declared for RRB Group D 2020-21? +

Around 1,03,769 vacancies have been declared by the RRB in the official notification of RRB Group D 2020-21 Exam.

What is the age limit criteria for applying for RRB Group D 2021? +

The candidate must be between 18 yrs to 33 yrs of age as on 01.07.2019. Age relaxation has also been given in the upper age limit for different reserved categories

What is the application fees for Railway Group D? +

The application fees for Gen and OBC is Rs.500 and for all other categories, it is Rs.250.

When would the Railway Group D Admit Card 2021 Download link be activated? +

Downloading of E-call letters has commenced from 13th August 2022.

What to do if the Railway Group D Admit card has incorrect information? +

If any information like candidate name, surname, address, date of birth, etc. is mentioned incorrectly on the Railway Group D Admit Card 2021, then the respective candidate should immediately get in touch with the RRB authorities and inform them about the same, to get the incorrect information changed.

Can I download RRB Bilaspur Admit card 2021 from the download link of RRB Gorakhpur? +

No. A candidate can download her/his respective Railway Group D Admit Card 2021 from the download link of the Regional website from which she/he has applied for the Railway RRB Group D Recruitment 2021.

When should we fill the Self Declaration column given in the Railway Group D Admit Card? +

The RRB Group D Admit Card contains a Self Declaration column. In this column, the candidate has to write a self-declaration saying the information provided is correct in her/his own handwriting along with her/his signature and left thumb impression. The Self declaration column is to be filled in the exam hall in front of the investigator and not before that.

Can we request for a change of Exam Date given in the Railway Group D Admit Card 2021? +

The RRB Group D Exam Center given on the Admit Card cannot be changed. No such change requests are entertained by the Railway Recruitment Board. The candidate has to appear for the RRC Group D Exam at the exam center mentioned on the admit card.

Will I get a free Rail Travel facility to attend the RRB B Group D exam 2021? +

The Free Railway Travel Facility to attend the RRC Group D CBT is available for SC/ST category candidates only. To avail of this facility, the candidate would have to submit a copy of the Railway Group D Admit Card along with the SC/ST certificate during the time of ticket booking.

What all documents should I carry to the exam hall along with Railway Group D Admit Card 2021? +

A candidate has to carry the original and a photocopy of a valid ID proof along with the Railway RRB Group D Call Letter 2021 to be allowed to appear for the CBT. Valid ID proof can be any one of the following documents -:
Driving License
Aadhar Card
Voter ID Card
PAN Card
Employee ID Card (for Govt Employees)
College ID Card (For Students)

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