RRB Group D Salary 2021: Indian Railways is a centrally operated department providing attractive remuneration and benefits as per the 7th pay commission to its employees. The average annual salary of RRB Group D posts ranges from 3 to 5 lakh per annum. The most attractive part of RRB Group D Salary is the overhead perks and allowance provided to the employees.
Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) has announced 1,03,769 vacancies for various Level-1 posts including Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman (against RRC 01/2019). In this article, we have discussed RRB Group D salary structure, pay scale, job profile, perks, allowances for different level-1 posts in the Indian Railway Department.
The in-hand salary of RRB Group D posts is Rs.22,000-25,000/- per month with basic pay of Rs. 18000/- as per 7th pay commission. The employees are awarded with attractive perks and allowances besides basic pay. Check the detailed RRB Group D salary structure below.
|RRB Group D Salary Structure|
|Highlights||RRB Group D Salary|
|Pay-Level of posts||Level-1|
|Pay Matrix||7th CPC|
|Pay Scale||Rs. 5,200-20,200|
|Basic Pay||Rs. 18,000|
|Grade Pay||Rs. 1,800|
|HRA||8% to 24%|
|Travel Allowances||Depend upon location|
|Gross Salary||Rs. 22,500-Rs.25,380|
Indian Railways give HRA to their employee depending on the job location. As per the number of populations, the cities are divided into three sections which have been tabulated below.
|Category of City||Population||HRA|
|X||Less than 50 lakh||Rs. 4320 (24%)|
|Y||5 to 50 lakh||Rs. 2880 (16%)|
|Z||More than 50 lakh||Rs. 1440 (8%)|
The salary of RRB Group D posts can be defined on the basis of the Pay Band and PayScale. Check the pay scale in the different pay bands and entry-level from the information provided in the table below.
|Pay Band||Pay Scale||Entry Level RRB Group D Grade Pay|
|Rs. 5400||Rs. 21,000|
|Rs. 5700||Rs. 23,190|
|Rs. 6000||Rs. 25,380|
|Rs. 7200||Rs. 29,730|
|Rs. 8400||Rs. 34,080|
|Rs. 12,600||Rs. 40,500|
|Rs. 13,800||Rs. 51,420|
|Rs. 14,400||Rs. 54,450|
|Rs. 16,200||Rs. 63,000|
|Rs. 19,800||Rs. 76,590|
|Rs. 22,800||Rs. 88,500|
|Rs. 26,100||Rs. 1,38,300|
|Rs. 26,700||Rs. 1,47,300|
|Rs. 30,000||Rs. 1,59,000|
Below is the list of perks and allowances that are permitted to RRB Group-D employees by Indian Railways.
The vacancies will be recruited for 7 departments including Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering, Signal & Telecommunication, Stores, Medical, and Traffic. The post-wise job profile and responsibilities have been discussed below, go through the section carefully if you are interested in Railway Group-D vacancies.
The responsibility as mentioned in the below section can be different as per the requirements of the departmental officials.
Assistant Workshop (Mechanical)
Assistant (Carriage & Wagon) (Mechanical)
Assistant Bridge (Engineering)
Assistant Loco Shed/ Diesel (Mechanical)
The employees are responsible for the care of the overhauling of diesel locomotives
Assistant Depot (Stores)
Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)
The electrical SSE in the Railway department section is responsible for working on the TRS sheds engaged in overhauling and assembly level maintenance of 25KV AC electric Locos in electrical loco sheds.
Assistant Pointsman (Traffic)
Assistant Operation (Electrical)
Assistant S&T (Signal & Telecommunication)
Assistant TL & AC (Electrical)
Assistant Track Machine (Engineering)
Assistant TL & AC/ Workshop (Electrical)
Assistant Works (Engineering)
Assistant Traction Distribution (Electrical)
Assistant Works/ Workshop (Engineering)
Track Maintainer Grade-IV (Mechanical)
Hospital Assistant (Medical)
The employees are promoted from RRB Group D to Group C on the basis of departmental exams which are conducted timely providing an opportunity for employees to grab promotions. The candidates are eligible for the exam after every 3 years of regular service. Those who fail to qualify for the departmental examination on their first attempt can appear again. Check the post-wise promotions provided by Indian Railways from here.
|Department||RRB Group D Posts||RRB Group D Promotion|
|Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)||Section Engineer|
|Assistant C&W (Carriage and Wagon)||Superintendent|
|Track Maintainer Grade IV||Section Engineer|
|Engineering||Assistant Bridge||Section Engineer|
|Assistant Operations||Section Engineer|
|Assistant Track Machine||Section Engineer|
|Assistant Works||Section Engineer|
|Assistant Works (Workshop)||Section Engineer|
|Electrical||Assistant Loco Shed||Section Engineer|
|Assistant TL & AC (Workshop)|
|Assistant TL & AC (Train Lights & AC)||Section Engineer|
|Assistant TRD (Traction Distribution)||Section Engineer|
|Stores||Assistant Depot||Depot Material Superintendent Grade I|
|Signal & Telecommunication||Assistant Signal & Telecom||Section Engineer|
What is the basic pay for RRB Group D posts?
The basic pay of RRB Group D posts is Rs. 18,000/-. Check detailed salary structure from the article.
Does Railways promote RRB Group D employees?
Yes, Railways gives opportunities to its employee to get promoted after 3 years of services through a departmental exam.
What is the in-hand salary of RRB Group D posts in Indian Railway?
The in-hand salary of RRB Group D posts lies in the range of Rs.22,000-25,000/- per month