RRB JE Salary after 7th pay- Job Profile and Salary Structure

Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB JE Recruitment annually to hire for Junior Enginers in Railway zones across the country. RRB JE Salary Structure has been revised after 7th Pay commission. This article will take you through the Salary structure, Pay Scale and RRB JE In Hand Salary for appointed candidates.

  • RRB JE is the exam for those candidates who want to be a part of Railways as engineers. More than 15 Lakh candidates appear for the Junior Engineer exam every year.
  • Total RRB JE Vacancy 2019 is 13,487. Selected candidates will go through a training period of 1 Year.
  • The initial pay scale of RRB JE is between 9,000-35,000/- per month. In Addition to this salary, candidates are also provided with many allowances and perks.
  • The grade pay added in RRB JE salary is 4,200/-

RRB JE Salary 2020 – Highlights

The following table expands on important information regarding RRB JE Exam and salary pay scale. Refer to the table for latest updated in the Railway Junior Engineer Exam

RRB JE Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Junior Engineer (JE)
Total Vacancies 13,487
Exam Mode Online
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in
Pay Scale 9,000-35,000 (allowances extra)

RRB JE Salary

RRB JE Salary & Posts Offered

Following is the list of different posts offered in the Junior Engineer Exam. The RRB JE Salary for all the given posts has been mentioned in detail below.

RRB JE Civil Engineer

The Posts under Civil Engineer category are:-

  1. RRB JE (works)
  2. RRB JE (permanent way)
  3. RRB JE (bridge)
  4. RRB JE (drawing, design & estimation)
  5. RRB JE (track machine)

RRB JE Electrical Engineer

The Posts offered under Electrical Engineer category are:-

  1. General Service
  2. Track Operation
  3. Traction Distribution
  4. Traction Rolling Stock

RRB JE Electronics & Telecommunication Engineer

Electronics & Telecommunication offer the following posts-

  1. Jr. Engineer (signal)
  2. Jr. Engineer (telecommunication)
  3. Jr. Engineer (drawing/drawing & design/signal/S&T)
  4. Jr. Engineer (S&T) workshop
  5. Jr. Drawing/S&T

RRB JE Mechanical Engineer

The Posts offered under Mechanical Engineer are:-

  1. Jr. Engineer (workshop)
  2. Jr. Engineer Mechanical
  3. Jr. Engineer (drawing & design)
  4. Jr. Engineer (diesel-mechanical)
  5. Jr. Engineer (carriage & wagon)
  6. Jr. Engineer (jig & tools)

RRB JE Salary

RRB JE Salary 

Following is the table which will clarify the RRB JE Salary Packages:

Class A denotes Metropolis

Class B is for Metropolis + Big Cities

Class C is for Small Cities + Villages

Details Class A Class B Class C
Basic Pay 13,500 13,500 13,500
Dearness Allowance (125% of basic) 16,875 16,875 16,875
House Rent Allowance  4050 (30% of basic)  2,700 (20% of basic)  1,350 (10% of basic)
Other Allowance 4,000 4,000 4,000
Salary In Hand 38,425 37,075 37,725
Deduction (Approximately) 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Pay 36,425 35,075 33,725

Are Allowances Included in RRB JE Salary?

The salary RRB gives at the end of every month is a different aspect. Additional allowances are also provided to the employees. There are several kinds of allowances which are given to the engineers working under RRB. The list of different allowances have been mentioned below:

  1. House Rent Allowance
  2. Dearness Allowance
  3. Educational Allowance
  4. Medical Facilities
  5. City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)
  6. Transport Allowance
  7. Railway Duty Pass
  8. Other Special Allowances

The HRA of all govt. jobs are as follows:

Category of Cities HRA Before 7th Pay Commission HRA After 7th Pay Commission





20% 16%
C 10%


RRB JE Salary after 7th pay

The RRB JE Salary after 7th pay increases. The following table elaborates on the same:

Description RRB JE (Junior Engineer) Salary
Pay Band (Current Salary) 29,300-34,800
Grade Pay (Current Salary) 4200
Pay Band (VI CPC) 29,300-34,800
Grade Pay (VI CPI) 4800
Pay Band (VII CPC) 37,200-1,39,200
Grade Pay (VII CPC) 19,200
On Selection/Promotion, Entry Pay 72,600

RRB JE Salary

RRB JE Salary: Job Profiles

Detailed Job Description of the various posts offered has been mentioned below in detail. Although the recruitment is done for the post of Junior Engineer, the job profile, job description, roles and responsibilities differ from post to post.

RRB JE Civil Engineer

The Department of Civil Engineering in included many posts. Also, a junior engineer in civil holds supervision and has to be in charge of the Inspector of Works in the Civil Engineering Department.

RRB JE Job Profile: Roles and Responsibility of Civil Engineers in the Civil Department

Junior Engineer (Works) – The person at the job has profound responsibilities. Moreover, they look over the repairs, Platform Extension Work/Shed Constrictions and will be dutiful in regard to the maintenance of the Staff Quarters as well as Office.

Junior Engineer (Bridge) – The job profile is responsible for the construction of bridges, managing and organizing bridge workshop and the overall maintenance of Bridges in the Railways Department.

Junior Engineer (Permanent Way) – A person at the job is responsible for making sure that the tracks are sustained in its best conditions so that trains can travel in a smooth, comfortable, fast and efficient way. Also, the person will handle the workers such as Trackman, patrolman etc.

Junior Engineer (Track Machine) – A Track Machine Engineer is going to be in charge of the machines with the technicians by side. The responsibilities that have to be taken care of are: the satisfactory working of machines, to make sure that the significant and important staff is available for the maximum usage of the machines at the time of track possessions or line blocks.

RRB JE Electrical Engineer

The Electrical Engineering Department in Railways is in charge of the retaining of traction distribution, electric locomotive, train air conditioning and lighting, generation of power supply etc. Therefore, the several positions and their responsibilities under the electrical department are given below:

RRB JE JOB PROFILE: Roles and Responsibility of Electrical Engineers in Electrical Department

General Services Engineer (GS) – The person at the job is responsible for things like the conservation of different apparatuses which are put to use in the Railway Department.

Traction Distributions Engineer (TRD) – A person attraction distribution takes care of the retaining of overhead equipment’s (OHE), and substations which are involved in shifting of rolling stock. Electrical Engineers also have to work together with other central fields of Railways to get the cooperative works done

Traction Rolling Stock Engineer (TRS) – A person at this position is in charge of the safeguard and production of Main Line EMUs (MEMUs), Electrical Locomotives and Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs).

Traction Operations Engineer (TRO) – A Traction Operation Engineer makes sure that the drive Wheels spin at the standard rate if the motion of wheels is too quick, it is the job of Traction Operations Engineer to let the railway drivers know in order to block accidents.

Junior Engineer (Signal and Telecommunication)

The person is responsible for the supervision of the Telecommunications Department of Railways and is in responsible for insertions and retaining of the machines.

Hence, the extended partition of the Telecommunications Department is in two types:

  1. Station Units-The person looks after the indicated fittings of the stations
  2. Production Units- The production team makes sure to deliver raw materials required for accurate installations of the units

Junior Engineer(Drawing and Design)

The person has firm supervision over the blueprint and the layout of Signals which are to be put on the Railway Track Lines for the accurate and productive functioning of Railway Operations

Job Profile of RRB Junior Engineer: Mechanical Engineering

A Mechanical Engineer in Indian Railways is in charge of manufacturing, retaining and operations of Wagons, Locomotives and Carriages. So, the responsibilities which come under this department are given below:

RRB JE JOB PROFILE: Roles and Responsibility of Mechanical Engineers in Mechanical Department

Junior Engineer (Mechanical) – A junior Mechanical Engineer who is overseen by Section Engineer is segregated into two Units:

1) Production Unit- The person at the job is responsible for looking at the sustaining of trains and if the state of Wagons and Goods Carriages are in a good position

2) Workshop Unit – A person in Workshop unit ensures the preservation and periodic check of elements of Locomotives and Coaches are done according to the scheduled time

Junior Engineer (Mechanical Workshop Engineer) – A person at the job has to design a system of zero lacking and flaws on Locomotives, Carriage and Wagon (collaboratively called rolling stock).

Junior Engineer (Carriage and Wagons) – The person ensures planned examination of carriage and wagons because they have to be inspected along with the trail elements

Junior Engineer (Diesel Mechanical Engineer) – The person is responsible for sustaining and operation of Diesel Locomotives

Job Profile of RRB Junior Engineer: Information and Technology Engineering

The Information and Technology Department in Railways exercises a very significant role. Also, they take care of the website security, IT policies, upgradations of the real-time tables of arrivals and departures of trains online. Even more, they also take care of the insertions of Wi-Fi, Train Indicators Systems and GPS Digital Clocks

RRB JE Job Profile – Roles and Responsibilities of an Information and Technology Engineer.

Junior Engineer (IT) – The person at this job is responsible for policy framing and IT related issues of Railways. They are the Content Manager and Webmaster of the Indian Railways Site. Moreover, they are in charge of the sustaining of Hardware like Fax Machines and Officer Apparatuses.

Posts Preferences in RRB JE

Based on the RRB JE Salary Details & Job Description, candidates will have an option to choose from the following posts. The given below is the table of posts preferences of both men and women.

Post preferences for Men Posts preferences for Women
Commercial Apprentice Commercial Apprentice
Traffic Apprentice Assistant Station Master (ASM)
Assistant Station Master (ASM) Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)
Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) Senior Clerk cum Typist
Goods Guard Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist
Senior Clerk cum Typist Senior Time Keeper
Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist
Traffic Assistant
Senior Time Keeper

RRB JE Vacancy 2019

The vacancies vary from one field to another. The following is the table with mentions RRB JE 2019 post-wise vacancies:-

Post Updated Vacancies
Junior Engineer 12844
Junior Engineer (Information Technology) 29
Depot Material Superintendent 227
Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant 387
Total 13487

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