RRB Commercial Apprentice Recruitment 2019-20

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RRB Commercial Apprentice Recruitment | RRB has announced 44531 vacancies this year. The candidates can start filling the RRB NTPC Application Form from the official website.

  • The total number of vacancies for RRB Commerical Apprentice Recruitment is 259.
  • The Commercial Apprentice is the best post in RRB (males & females).
  • Aspirants can download RRB NTPC Admit Card 2019 from the official website of selected region’s.
  • The posts that come under Commercial Apprentice are: Commercial Inspectors, Claims Inspectors, Rates Inspectors, Chief Booking/Parcel/Goods Clerks.
  • Check How to Fill Post Preference in RRB NTPC Application Form
  • The initial pay of RRB Commercial Apprentice is 35400.

RRB Commerical Apprentice Recruitment: Highlights

The table given below expands on RRB Commercial Apprentice Recruitment main highlights. The necessary information regarding the exam and CA are inside the table:

Name of the exam RRB NTPC
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board
Total Commercial Apprentice Vacancies 259
Application Form Filling stars on 1st March 2019
Exam Date CBT-1 (Tentatively June-September 2019)
Mode of Application Online
Initial pay 35400
Grade Pay 4200
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in

RRB NTPC Notification PDF Download

Exam Dates: RRB Commercial Apprentice

The following table has the important RRB NTPC Exam dates. All candidates must check:

Publication Date in RRB websites 28th February 2019
Online Registration Date starts 1st March 2019 (4.00 pm)
Closing date of online application 31st March 2019 (11.59 pm)
Last Date of Online Application Fee Payment:
a. Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI 5th April 2019 (11.59 pm))
b. SBI Challan 5th April 2019 (3.00 pm)
c. Post Office Challan 5th April 2019 (3.00 pm)
1st stage computer-based test (CBT-1) Tentatively scheduled between June-September 2019

RRB Commercial Apprentice Eligibility

The candidates who want to apply for the RRB Commercial Apprentice must be eligible for it. The eligibility of the candidate is measured in terms of Age-Limit, Qualification, Citizenship and Physical Fitness:

  • The candidate’s age limit should be 18-33 if they are applying for graduate posts
  • The candidates applying for undergraduate posts must be of 18-3o years of age
  • Secondly, the age-relaxation for different categories vary
  • Moreover, the candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized educational institute and official 12th certificate
  • Check complete RRB NTPC Eligibility criteria here!
  • The candidates who are waiting for their results are not eligible to apply for the exam
  • Also, the candidates must have a good typing proficiency

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RRB Commercial Apprentice Vacancy and Salary

The RRB Commercial Apprentice Vacancy and Salary are given below. All candidates must have a fair look at the important details:

  • The total RRB NTPC vacancies are 35,277
  • Most importantly, the vacancies of RRB Commercial Apprentice are 259
  • The posts that are a part of Commercial Apprentice are: Passenger Guard, Express Guard, Section Controller, Chief Controller

RRB Recruitment 2019: Posts and Vacancy

The table below is the vacancy details for those candidates who require a bachelor’s degree as the minimum qualification and age must be 18-30 years:

Name of the post The level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total Vacancies (all RRBs)
Traffic Assistant 4 25500 A-2 88
Goods Guard 5 29200 A-2 5748
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5 29200 B-2 5638
Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200 C-2 2873
Junior Accountant Assistant cum typist 5 29200 C-2 3164
Senior Time Keeper 5 29200 C-2 14
Commercial Apprentice 6 35400 B-2 259
Station Master 6 35400 A-2 6865
Grand Total 24649

The table below is the vacancy detail for the candidates who need a minimum qualification to be 12th standard. The age must be in between 18-30 years:

Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.) Medical Standard Total Vacancies (all RRBs)
Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900 C-2 4319
Accounts Clerk cum typist 2 19900 C-2 760
Junior Time Keeper 2 19900 C-2 17
Trains Clerk 2 19900 A-3 592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 B-2 4940
Grand Total 10628

RRB NTPC Zone-wise Vacancy

The following table has updated vacancy details of RRB NTPC Zone-wise:

Name of RRBs Vacancies (28th feb 2019) Updated Vacancies (2nd March 2019)
RRB NTPC Ahmedabad 1024 1261
RRB NTPC Ajmer 1773 2167
RRB NTPC Allahabad 4099 5321
RRB NTPC Bangalore 2470 2980
RRB NTPC Bhopal 997 1277
RRB NTPC Bhubaneshwar 498 638
RRB NTPC Bilaspur 1207 1502
RRB NTPC Chandigarh 2483 3185
RRB NTPC Chennai 2694 3380
RRB NTPC Gorakhpur 1298 1650
RRB NTPC Guwahati 851 1085
RRB NTPC Jammu-Srinagar 898 1073
RRB NTPC Kolkata 2949 3796
RRB NTPC Malda 1043 1322
RRB NTPC Mumbai 3665 4716
RRB NTPC Muzaffarpur 329 429
RRB NTPC Patna 1039 1326
RRB NTPC Ranchi 1386 1757
RRB NTPC Secunderabad 3234 4022
RRB NTPC Siliguri 443 568
RRB NTPC Thiruvananthapuram 897 1076
Total 35277 44531

The RRB Commercial Apprentice salary is as follows:

Training Period 80 Days (Less than 100)
Salary During Training Grade Pay Rs.2800/-
After Training Grade Pay Rs.4200/-
Initial pay Rs. 35400
Bond 5 Years Bond

RRB Commercial Apprentice Syllabus

The syllabus of RRB Commercial Apprentice is given below in the table. The marking scheme is also there:

Section No. of Questions Max Marks
Arithmetic Ability 30 30
Reasoning & General Intelligence 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 30 30
Total 120 120

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RRB Commercial Apprentice Job Profile

The posts that include in RRB CA Recruitment 2019 are Passenger Guard, Express Guard, Section Controller, Chief Controller.

Job Profile

Commercial Apprentices are expertise supervisors who are skilled in multiple varieties of work and handling in the Commercial branch. There is a training period of two years which is given to CA in different categories of working of Commercial branch i.e. training in the responsibilities of commercial clerks, parcel clerks, goods clerks, and catering, commercial inspectors. Once the 2-year training is completed, the person will be positioned as Chief Commercial/Parcel/Goods Clerk or Commercial inspector


As a commercial apprentice, it is possible that the person might have to work in shifts. So, it all depends on the work process in a specific field. Therefore, the person must be ready for all kinds of work environment and processes.

Work Load & Pressure:

The workload of Commercial Apprentice is a little high because they have to manage several things and the responsibilities are strong. So, the person has to be well-managed himself and dutiful towards the work for the smooth running of various things.

With time, the person gets used to the work surroundings and culture. Most importantly, the person will get a lot to learn in this field. Eventually, the person enjoys their work.

  • The person needs to be on his feet
  • Secondly, the shift systems are available
  • Also, the job is mildly dangerous and the person needs to be having a conscious presence of mind to run things smoothly
  • Besides that, the person is not handling a team (any kind)
  • Moreover, the person should maintain good communication skills in order to communicate during the requirement
  • Also, the working hours would be 9-10 per day

The Promotion:

  • First of all, the post of commercial Apprentice/ERC has the possibility to go up to Senior Divisional Commercial Manager. It sure takes time as well as experience.
  • Parcel/Goods Supervisor
  • Moreover, the candidate can also appear for  Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination (LDCE) to acquire promotion into Gazetted ranks (Group B) such as
    1. Assistant Commercial Manager
    2. Divisional  Commercial Manager
    3. Senior Divisional  Commercial Manager

Work Benefits & Security

RRB Commercial Apprentice recruitment 2019 has many perks and securities provided by the govt. itself. So, the following points will clear on the benefits and security of this post:

  • First of all, the candidate will get Dearness Allowance on the total pay
  • Also, the candidate will get a house allowance
  • Moreover, the govt. will also provide transport allowance to the employee

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