RRB NTPC Salary 2020 – Pay Scale, Perks & Allowance

This year, a total of 1,26,30,885 candidates have filled the forms of RRB NTPC 2020 for 35208 vacancies. Candidates appearing for the exam must be aware of the salary, job profile, and career growth as this will help enhance their preparation levels. Go through the post to get complete details about RRB NTPC Salary 2020.

RRB NTPC Salary 2020

Lakhs of students will appear for the RRB NTPC exam every year due to its high paid salary and job profile. Apart from the salary, selected candidates are entitled to get many other perks and allowances. As per the notification, Station Master has the highest salary in RRB NTPC Posts i.e., Rs 35400/- as basic pay.

  • NTPC has a huge demand due to satisfying RRB NTPC Job Profile and great growth in the career.
  • The in-hand salary is paid to the candidates as per the 7th pay commission.
  • The lowest salary is offered for Junior posts in RRB NTPC Post. Starting Salary for these posts will starts from basic pay of INR 19900/- per month.
  • Solving RRB NTPC Previous Year Question Papers will help candidates to know the difficulty level of the paper and the type of questions asked in the exam.

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RRB NTPC Post-wise Salary 2020

RRB NTPC Salary Structure for the posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories in Railway are tabulated below.

RRB NTPC Posts Basic Pay
Junior Clerk cum Typist Rs. 19900/-
Accounts Clerk cum Typist Rs. 19900/-
Junior Timekeeper Rs. 19900/-
Trains Clerk Rs. 19900/-
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Rs. 21700/-
Traffic Assistant Rs. 25500/-
Goods Guard Rs. 29200/-
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Rs. 29200/-
Senior Clerk cum Typist Rs 29200/-
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist Rs 29200/-
Senior Time Keeper Rs 29200/-
Commercial Apprentice Rs. 35400/-
Station Master Rs 35400/-

RRB NTPC Salary for Graduates

Get the RRB NTPC Salary Details with the basic pay scale after the 7th Pay Commission from the table below.

RRB NTPC Undergraduate Posts Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission and Vacancies (Revised)
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
Trains Clerk 2 19900 592
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700 4940
Total Undergraduate Vacancies 10603

RRB NTPC Salary for Under-Graduates

RRB NTPC Salary after 7th Pay Commission in hand is mentioned, also know the post-wise salary for Under-Graduate candidates-

RRB NTPC Graduate Posts Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission and Vacancies
Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.) Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
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 (10603 + 24605 + 66 vacancies for the Visually Impaired (VI) candidates) 35208

RRB NTPC 2020 Salary Allowance

RRB NTPC offers various kinds of salary allowances to the employees. The candidates can know what salary allowances RRB provides as follows:

  • Dearness Allowance: A certain amount of cost of living adjustment which is paid to the employees by the government
  • Transport Allowance: The govt. also provides the person the Transport Allowance to commute between their work to home
  • House Rent Allowance: The employee will get an allowance for the rent of their house.
  • Pension Scheme: A small amount of the employee’s salary is saved by the officials which are given to them after retirement.
  • Medical Benefits: The employees also get medical care facilities as allowances.
  • After deductions, the net pay is Rs.22,550 for Grade Pay Rs.4200, and for the grade pay Rs.2800, it is Rs.18.912.
  • However, the net pay takes an upward shift after the 7th pay commission.

House Rent Allowances (HRA)

The RRB NTPC House Rent Allowance will be calculated based on the employees residing in cities and also as per the parameters tabulated below:

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

These cities are classified based on the popularity density. Check out the cities that fall in each category.

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 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 (Population < 5 Lakhs) All other remaining cities

Career Opportunity in RRB NTPC Jobs

However, candidates can check the career and promotions opportunity for the posts for both Graduate and Under-Graduate Candidates who have been applied for in the table below-

RRB NTPC Job Profile 2020 for Under-Graduates

Here is the list of the RRB NTPC Post-Wise Salary detail, job responsibility, and the career growth for the candidates who are under-graduate-

Name of the Post Job Responsibility Career Growth
Junior Clerk cum Typist To assist the senior clerks and help with the data entry work Senior Clerk cum Typist
Junior Time Keeper a) Assisting the Senior Time Keeper in maintaining the records of Arrival and Departure of Trains

b) Working in different shifts

Senior Time Keeper Grade II
Senior Time Keeper Grade I
Trains Clerk a) Maintaining General Records related to Trains and their Conditions

b) Keeping a track record of the number of coaches in trains

Senior Trains Clerk
Chief Trains Clerk
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk a) Issuing tickets through Computer Reservation System (CRS) and Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS)

b) Keeping and maintaining the records related to luggage

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
Chief Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
Deputy Station Master
Accounts Clerk cum Typist a) Works under the Accounts and Finance Department performing tasks like

b) Keeping track of monetary transactions

c) Responsible for data entry and other associated works in the department

d) Assisting in Administrative Activities

Senior Accounts Clerk, cum Typist

RRB NTPC Job Profile 2020 for Graduates

Here are the complete detailed job responsibility and the level-wise career growth for the candidates who have been applied for the RRB NTPC 2019-

RRB NTPC Posts Job Profile RRB NTPC Career Path
Traffic Assistant a) Responsible for traffic and signal

b) Working in different shifts

Senior Traffic Assistant
Goods Guard a) To monitor the functioning of the vehicle

b) Conducting checks for identifying loose ends in the train

c) To identify and address minor issues while a train is moving

d) To ensure brake continuity

e) Works with the Station Master and communicating information about the arrival and departure of trains, etc.

f) No fixed timings of work

Passenger Guard
Express Guard
Section Controller
Chief Controller
Senior Clerk cum Typist a) Responsible for clerical works at different departments

b) Supervises Junior Clerks

Chief Trains Clerk
Goods Guard
Assistant Station Master
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist a) Responsible for maintaining accounting records

b) Keeping track of transactions, expenditures, claim settlements, etc.

c) Making accounts-related reports

d) Managing and Compiling Budgets as per the rules

e) Checking the financial irregularities

f) Providing support to administrative related tasks in the accounts department

Accounts Assistant
Junior Accounts Officer
Senior Accounts Officer
Deputy Chief Accounts Officer
Additional Finance advisor
Chief Accounts Officer
Financial Advisor
Senior Time Keeper a) Working in sync with the entire railway network

b) Keeping records of time regarding movements of the train

c) Working in different shifts

Senior Time Keeper Grade II
Senior Time Keeper Grade I
Commercial Apprentice a) Supervising in various commercial branches

b) Working under the post of Commercial Supervisor/ Goods Supervisor/ Commercial Inspector/ Parcel Supervisor

Assistant Commercial Manager
Divisional Commercial Manager
Senior Divisional Commercial Manager
Station Master a) Supervising the activities of an assigned railway station

b) In-charge of the assigned railway station

c) Ensuring smooth and timely arrival and departure of trains

d) Handling Passenger issues and ensuring they don’t face any problem

Station Superintendent
Assistant Operations Manager
Divisional Operations Manager
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk a) Working in Ticket Booking Offices

b) Responsible for commercial checking and issuing of tickets

c) Booking of luggage and goods

Chief Trains Clerk
Assistant Station Master
Accounts Assistant

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Best Post for RRB NTPC 2020

RRB Commercial Apprentice is the supervisor who is multi-skilled in different branches. This is known as best and preferred post comparatively from all the posts of Railway-

  • However, the salary for the post of Commercial Apprentice is high comparatively, i.e., INR 35,400.
  • There are 2 years of training in this job.
  • Railways give the paid training to their employees.
  • Moreover, the person has to work 9-10 hours a day
  • The workload of the person at this job is high.
  • There will be rotational shifts in the job
  • Most importantly, the employee gets all kinds of extra allowances, for example, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, etc.


Q) Which post has the highest RRB NTPC Salary?

Station Master and Commercial Apprentice posts have the highest RRB NTPC Salary i.e., Rs.48696 per month.

Q) What benefits are given to the candidates along with the RRB NTPC 2020 Salary?

Apart from the salary, employees are entitled to get many other benefits like house rent allowance, dearness allowance, transport allowance, pension scheme, and medical benefits.

Q) Is the railway NTPC salary the same for graduate and undergraduate posts?

No. The salary differs for undergraduate and graduate posts. Candidates can go through the above post to get a detailed salary structure for both graduate and undergraduate posts.

Q) What is the basic salary for the traffic assistant post?

As per the notification, the basic salary for the traffic assistant post is Rs. 25,500.

Q) What is the salary of Goods Guard?

The RRB NTPC Salary of the Goods Guard is INR 29,200. The highest salary given by the Railway is INR 35,400 for the post of Assistant Station Master (ASM). Along with the salary, candidates will get the perks & allowances also like- Dearness Allowance, Medical Benefits, Travel Allowance, Food Coupon, etc.


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