RRB NTPC Salary, Promotion & Career Growth

Salary, Perks, Emoluments, etc. are one of the few things which makes a job attractive. After filling one of the most awaited form of Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)'s Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC). A total of 1,26,30,885 aspirants had filled the form of RRB NTPC 2020 for 35, 208 vacancies. Here we present the salary structure, job profile, and allowances provided to the different posts under the RRB NTPC. Check the various pay level (7th Pay commission) salary of all the Under-graduate and Graduate posts. The posts for which application were filled are as follows:

RRB NTPC 2020: Overview

RRB has invited applications from Graduate and Under-graduate eligible candidates under the NTPC, in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. Check the Important Dates of RRB NTPC (Graduate & Under Graduate) 2020 Exam:

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Important Dates
Applications Starts 01st March 2019
Last date to Apply Online 31st March 2019
CBT 1 Admit Card December 2020
CBT 1 (Tentative) December 28, 2020 to March 2021

RRB NTPC Salary: After 7th Pay Commission

Here, we have provided the Pay Level, Initial Payment and Vacancies of all the Under-graduate and Graduate posts under NTPC as per 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

RRB NTPC Undergraduate Posts Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission and 2019 Vacancies
Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.) Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 4300
Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 760
Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 11
Train Clerk 2 19900 592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 4940
Total Undergraduate Vacancies 10603
RRB NTPC Graduate Posts Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission and 2019 Vacancies
Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.) Total Vacancies
Traffic Assistant 4 25500 88
Goods Guard 5 29200 5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 5638
Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 2854
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200 3147
Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 6
Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 259
Station Master 6 35400 6865
Total Post Graduate Vacancies 24605
Grand Total (Graduate, Under Graduate and Visually Impaired candidates) 35208
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RRB NTPC Salary Allowances

Railway is famous for giving most exciting benefits and allowances to its employs. Apart from the Basic Pay, RRB offers several other benefits and allowances. These allowances will depend on the place and post of the employ. Some of the allowances given by the Railways are listed below.

As per the different rules formulated by the government of India The House Rent Allowance (HRA) for different cities is mentioned in the table below:

Category of Cities HRA Before 7th Pay Commission HRA After 7th Pay Commission
X 30% 24%
Y 20% 16%
Z 10% 8%

Check the criteria used to divide the cities in different categories, and also the list of cities fall in different category

Categories Cities
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 All cities having population less than 5 Lakhs

RRB NTPC Salary: Basic Pay 19,900

The salary and allowances for the post having basic pay 19,900. The posts in this basic pay are Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper and Train Clerk.

Basic Pay-Rs. 19,900/-
Basic Pay Rs. 19,900/-
Grade Pay 2800/-
DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 2388/-
Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 1592/-
Total Pay 28696 /-

RRB NTPC Salary: Basis Pay 25,500

The salary and allowances for the post Traffic Assistant Salary, it is the only post under Pay level 4:

Basic Pay-Rs. 25,500/-
Basic Pay Rs. 25,500/-
Grade Pay 2800/-
DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3060/-
Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2040/-
Total Pay 35,416 /-

RRB NTPC Salary: Basic Pay 29,200

Check the salary of the posts which are under the pay level 5 and basic pay 29,200. The posts come under this pay level are Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist and Senior Time Keeper.

Basic Pay-Rs. 29,200/-
Basic Pay Rs. 29,200/-
Grade Pay 2800/-
DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 3504/-
Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay 39,856 /-

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RRB NTPC Salary: Basic Salary 35,400

Check the salary of the posts which are under the pay level 6 and basic pay 35,400. The posts come under this pay level are Commercial Apprentice and Station Master. Check the main points in the table below, the next table gives you details of salary structure.

Training Period 80 Days (Less than 100)
During Training Grade Pay Rs. 2800/-
After Training Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-
1st Salary Rs. 40,000/- plus (Approx)
Bond 5 Years Bond

Salary Structure

Basic Pay-Rs. 35,400/-
Basic Pay Rs. 35,400/-
Grade Pay 4200/-
DA ( Currently 12% Of basic Pay) 4248/-
Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2832/-
Total Pay 48,696 /-

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RRB NTPC: Job Profile, Responsibilities

You can check the job profile of your and and various responsibilities upon you when you got the job.

Post Job Profile, Responsibility
Traffic Assistant ➤ Responsible for traffic and signal
➤ Working in different shifts
Goods Guard ➤ To monitor the functioning of the vehicleConducting checks for identifying loose ends in the train
➤ To identify and address minor issues while train is moving
➤ To ensure brake continuity,
➤ Works with the Station Master and communicating information about arrival and departure of trains, etc.
➤ No fixed timings of work
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk ➤ Working in Ticket Booking OfficesResponsible for commercial checking and issuing of tickets
➤ Booking of luggage and goods
Senior Clerk cum Typist ➤ Responsible for clerical works at different departmentsSupervises Junior Clerks
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist ➤ Responsible for maintaining accounting recordsKeeping track of transactions, expenditures, claim settlements, etc.
➤ Making accounts-related reports
➤ Managing and Compiling Budgets as per the rules
➤ Checking the financial irregularities
Senior Time Keeper ➤ Working in sync with the entire railway networkKeeping records of time regarding movements of train
➤ Working in different shifts
Commercial Apprentice ➤ Supervising in various commercial branches
➤ Working under the post of Commercial Supervisor/ Goods Supervisor/ Commercial Inspector/ Parcel Supervisor
Station Master ➤ Supervising the activities of assigned railway stationIn-charge of the assigned railway station
➤ Ensuring smooth and timely arrival and departure of trains
➤ Handling Passenger issues and ensuring they don’t face any problem
Junior Clerk cum Typist ➤ To assist the senior clerks and help with the data entry work
Accounts Clerk cum Typist ➤ Works under Accounts and Finance Department performing tasks like
➤ Keeping track of monetary transactions
➤ Responsible for data entry and other associated works in the department
➤ Assisting in Administrative Activities
Junior Time Keeper ➤ Assisting the Senior Time Keeper in maintaining the records of Arrival and Departure of Trains
➤ Working in different shifts
Train Clerk ➤ Maintaining General Records related to Trains and their Conditions
➤ Keeping track record of the number of coaches in trains
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk ➤ Issuing tickets through Computer Reservation System (CRS) and Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS)
➤ Keeping and maintaining the records related to luggage

RRB NTPC 2020: Promotion Hierarchy

Here you can check the Promotion Hierarchy of all the posts under the NTPC exam:

RRB NTPC Under Graduate Posts Job Profile and Promotion Policy
Name of the post Promotion
Junior Clerk cum Typist Senior Clerk cum Typist
Accounts Clerk cum Typist Senior Accounts Clerk cum Typist
Junior Time Keeper Senior Time Keeper
Senior Time Keeper Grade II
Senior Time Keeper Grade I
Train Clerk Senior Train Clerk
Chief Train Clerk
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
Chief Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
Deputy Station Master
RRB NTPC Graduate Posts Job Profile and Promotion Policy
Name of the post Promotions
Traffic Assistant Senior Traffic Assistant
Goods Guard Passenger Guard
Express Guard
Section Controller
Chief Controller
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Chief Train Clerk
Goods Guard
Assistant Station Master
Senior Clerk cum Typist Chief Train Clerk
Assistant Station Master
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist Accounts Assistant
Junior Accounts Officer
Senior Accounts Officer
Deputy Chief Accounts Officer
Additional Finance advisor
Chief Accounts Officer
Financial Advisor
Senior Time Keeper Senior Time Keeper Grade II
Senior Time Keeper Grade I
Commercial Apprentice Assistant Commercial Manager
Divisional Commercial Manager
Senior Divisional Commercial Manager
Station Master Station Superintendent
Assistant Operations Manager
Divisional Operations Manager

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RRB NTPC Salary FAQs

Q 1. What is the salary of Goods Guard.?

Ans. The initial salary of Goods Guard is Rs. 39856.

Q 2. What is the salary of Station Master.?

Ans. The initial salary of Station Master is Rs. 48696.

Q 3. What is the H.R.A in X cities.?

Ans. The H.R.A of x cities after the 7th pay commission is 24%.

Q 4. What is the pay scale of Station Master.?

Ans. The Pay scale of Station Master is 6.

Q 5. What is the D.A currently.?

Ans. The D.A is 12% of basic salary.