RRB Goods Guard Recruitment 2019

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RRB Goods Guard | RRB has announced 44531  vacancies this year. The candidates can start filling the RRB NTPC Application Form from 1st March 2019.

  • The total number of vacancies for RRB Goods Guard Recruitment 2019 is around 5748
  • Moreover, the position of RRB Goods Guard post preference varies between number 5-9
  • Check How to Fill Post Preference in RRB NTPC Application Form
  • The posts that come under Goods Guard are: Passenger Guard, Express Guard, Section Controller, Chief Controller
  • The initial salary of RRB Goods Guard is 29200/-

RRB Goods Guard Recruitment 2019

The table given below expands on the highlighted and necessary information regarding RRB Goods Guard position. All candidates must take a look:

Name of the exam RRB NTPC
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board
Total Goods Guard Vacancies 5748
Application Form Filling stars on 1st March 2019
Exam Date CBT-1 (Tentatively June-September 2019)
Mode of Application Online
Initial Salary 29200
Grade Pay 2800
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in

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RRB Goods Guard Exam Dates 2019

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

Publication Date in RRB websites September 2019
Online Registration Date starts September 2019
Closing date of online application September 2019
Last Date of Online Application Fee Payment:  September 2019
a. Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI September 2019
b. SBI Challan September 2019
c. Post Office Challan September 2019
1st stage computer-based test (CBT-1) September 2019 – October 2019

RRB Goods Guard Recruitment 2019 Vacancy List:-

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 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 2019

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

RRB Goods Guard Eligibility Criteria 2019

The RRB Goods Guard eligibility differs in Age-limit, Qualification. The following is the information regarding RRB goods guard recruitment:

  • 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
  • Check complete RRB NTPC Eligibility criteria here!
  • Secondly, the age-relaxation for different categories vary
  • Moreover, the candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognized educational institute
  • 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
  • There are chances that the preference can be in the court of experienced candidates


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RRB Goods Guard Salary 2019

The salary for RRB Goods Guard is as follows:

Training Period 28 Days (Earlier 45 Years)
Salary Grade Pay Rs. 2800/-
1st Salary Rs. 29200

RRB Goods Guard Syllabus 2019

The candidates applying for the exam must update themselves with the syllabus of RRB NTPC. The following table has a brief RRB NTPC syllabus and exam pattern:

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 Goods Guard Job Profile 2019

The person as a job of Goods Guard handles and takes care of the running of the train. From flag-waving to the preparation of reports of arrival and departure of the train to keeping a check on the lights in the carriage, the person is also responsible for maintaining the vehicle document.


The person at the job will never have a fixed time of work. They will always be on the run.

Work Load & Pressure

The position for RRB Goods Guard post is perfect for those candidates who love to travel and want to explore new places. One has to keep in mind that as a Goods Guard one has to travel in the Brake Van (the last wagon) and sometimes wait alone for hours in wayside stations for crossing/precedence of Express trains.

RRB Goods Guard Work Culture

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 as well as good pay. 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:

  • Goods Guard => Passenger Guard => Express Guard
  • Goods Guard => Section Controller => Chief Controller
  • The person is also eligible to appear for LDCE exam for Group B Gazetted post of Assistant Operations Manager(AOM)
Work Benefits & Security

RRB Goods Guard 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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