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  • Last Modified 23-08-2022

RRB NTPC Salary 2022: Promotion & Career Growth


RRB NTPC Salary: The Railway Recruitment Boards have decided on the RRB NTPC Salary for graduate and undergraduate positions. The monthly basic pay for RRB NTPC Junior Clerk cum Typist is Rs 19900/-. The starting salary range offered for undergraduate posts is INR 19,900 to 21,700. Graduate post employees are offered salaries ranging from INR 25,500 to IBR 35,400.

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Candidates are also entitled to multiple benefits like Dearness Allowance (DA), Travel Allowance (TA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), pension benefits, and medical reimbursements. RRB holds the Non-technical Popular Categories Exam to hire candidates for 35,281 positions such as Goods Guard, Station Master, Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Assistant, and so on. Scroll down to read complete details on RRB NTPC Salary Structure.

RRB NTPC Salary in India after the 7th Pay Commission

All NTPC posts are categorised into two types: Graduate Posts and Undergraduate Posts. Let us now look into the posts under each category and their initial pay (initial monthly RRB NTPC salary as per the 7th CPC):

RRB NTPC Graduate Posts & Salary

Posts Level in 7th CPC Initial Salary
Traffic Assistant 4 Rs 25,000
Goods Guard 5 Rs 29,200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 Rs 29,200
Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 Rs 29,200
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 Rs 29,200
Senior Time Keeper 5 Rs 29,200
Commercial Apprentice 6 Rs 35,400
Station Master 6 Rs 35,400

RRB NTPC Undergraduate Posts & Salary

Posts Level in 7th CPC Initial Salary
Junior Clerk cum Typist2 Rs 19,900
Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 Rs 19,900
Junior Time Keeper 2 Rs 19,900
Trains Clerk 2 Rs 19,900
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 Rs 21,700

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RRB NTPC Allowances & Perks

All the RRB NTPC Graduate and Undergraduate posts are entitled to various allowances and perks:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Medical Benefits

The House Rent Allowance (HRA) for different cities is mentioned below:

Categories HRA before 7th Pay Commission HRA after 7th Pay Commission
X 30%24%

The three types of cities are distinguished by their population density. Let’s take a look at the cities that fall into the X, Y, and Z categories:

Categories of Cities 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 City, 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 less than 5 Lakhs All other remaining cities

RRB NTPC Job Profile

The RRB NTPC job descriptions for different posts are as follows:

PostJob Profile
Traffic AssistantTo take care of traffic and signal
Should work in different shifts
Goods GuardNo fixed timings of work
To monitor the functioning of the vehicle 
To conduct checks for loose ends in the train
To identify and address minor issues while train is moving
To ensure brake continuity,
Works with Station Master and communicates information about arrival and departure of trains, etc.
Senior Commercial cum Ticket ClerkWorks in Ticket Booking Offices
Responsible for commercial checking and issuing of tickets 
To book luggage and goods
Senior Clerk cum TypistResponsible for clerical works in different departments
Supervises junior clerks
Junior Account Assistant cum TypistTake care of accounts
Keeps track of transactions, expenditures, claim settlements, etc. 
Makes accounts-related reports
Manages and compiles budgets as per the rules
Checks financial irregularities
Provides support related to administrative tasks in the accounts department
Senior Time KeeperWorks in sync with the entire railway network
Keeps records of time regarding movements of the train 
Works in various shifts
Commercial ApprenticeMulti-skilled supervisors in various commercial branches
Posted as Commercial Supervisor / Goods Supervisor / Commercial Inspector / Parcel Supervisor
Station MasterSupervises the activities in a rail station
In charge of the station 
Responsible for ensuring smooth and timely arrival and departure of trains
Ensures passengers do not face any problem
Junior Clerk cum TypistAssists the senior clerks
Responsible for data entry
Accounts Clerk cum TypistWorks in the accounts and finance team
Keeps track of various transactions 
Responsible for data entry and other associated works in the department
Helps in administrative activities
Junior Time KeeperAssists the Senior Time Keeper in maintaining records of arrival/departure of trains
Works in various shifts
Trains ClerkMaintains general records related to trains and their conditions
Responsible to keep track of the number of coaches in trains
Commercial cum Ticket ClerkResponsible for issuing tickets through CRS and UTS
Keeps and maintains records related to luggage

RRB NTPC Career Growth

The promotions and career opportunities in RRB NTPC jobs are tabulated below:

RRB NTPC PostsRRB NTPC Career Path
Traffic Assistant– Senior Traffic Assistant
Goods Guard– Passenger Guard 
– Express Guard
– Section Controller
– Chief Controller
Senior Clerk cum Typist– Chief Trains Clerk
– Goods Guard 
– 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
Junior Clerk cum Typist– Senior Clerk cum Typist
Junior Time Keeper– Senior Time Keeper Grade II
– Senior Time Keeper Grade I
Trains Clerk– Senior Trains Clerk
– Chief Trains Clerk
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk– Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
– Chief Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 
– Deputy Station Master

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FAQs Regarding RRB NTPC Salary

Here, we have provided some of the most important frequently asked questions related to RRB NTPC Salary 2022. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear their doubts regarding the same subject.

Q.1: What are the Allowances offered by RRB NTPC?
Ans: RRB provides allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance (TA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Pension Scheme and Medical Benefits to all its employees.

Q.2: What is the basic salary for Graduate and Under Graduate Posts?
Ans: The graduate basic pay is from Rs. 25,000-Rs. 35,400, and Undergraduate basic pay is Rs. 19,900-Rs. 21,700.

Q.3: What is the salary for Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk post?
Ans: The salary for the Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk post is 29,200.

Q.4: Is the HRA same for all RRB NTPC employees?
Ans: No. HRA will vary depending on the city in which you are posted. The details are given in this article.

Q.5: What is the salary for Junior Clerk cum Typist post?
Ans: The salary for the Junior Clerk cum Typist post is 19,900.

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