RRB NTPC Salary 2022: Check In-hand salary, allowances, benefits, payscale

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Are you interested in knowing the RRB NTPC Salary? RRB NTPC Recruitment Exam is conducted by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to recruit eligible and interested candidates. Interested candidates must be curious to know about the salary and job profile besides other things as they make a career attractive for many. RRB NTPC's salary Per month lies between Rs 34,000 to Rs 44,000 and is paid as per the guidelines of the 7th pay commission. Check several other details regarding the salary, deduction, allowances, benefits, career growth etc in this post. It is important that candidates applying for the exam know the details about the salary and job profile as it will give them insight into the nature of the profession. Read this article to know all about RRB NTPC salary and other details. 

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1. RRB NTPC Salary
       i. RRB NTPC Salary: Pay Scale

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RRB NTPC Salary: Allowances
2. RRB NTPC Career Growth


RRB NTPC Salary 2022

The post-wise details of RRB NTPC salary are as follows:

The posts for which RRB NTPC Exam is conducted are as follows:

  1.  Junior Clerk cum Typist,
  2. Accounts Clerk cum Typist,
  3.  Junior Time Keeper,
  4.  Train Clerk,
  5.  Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
  6.  Traffic Assistant,
  7.  Goods Guard,
  8. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk,
  9. Senior Clerk cum Typist,
  10. Junior Account Assistant cum Typist,
  11.  Senior Time Keeper,
  12.  Commercial Apprentice
  13. Station Master

RRB NTPC Salary: Pay Scale

The pay scale in RRB NTPC salary varies from post to post.  The salary structure for all the posts is as per the 7 th CPC. In addition to the basic pay selected candidates are also eligible for a number of allowances which are mentioned in the next section. The grade pay and pay level for various RRB NTPC Salary structures are mentioned below.
RRB NTPC Undergraduate Posts Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission 
Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.)
Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 19900
Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 19900
Junior Time Keeper 2 19900
Train Clerk 2 19900
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 21700
RRB NTPC Graduate Posts Pay Scale after 7th Pay Commission
Name of the post Level in 7th CPC Initial Pay (Rs.)
Traffic Assistant 4 25500
Goods Guard 5 29200
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk  5 29200
Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 29200
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 29200
Senior Time Keeper 5 29200
Commercial Apprentice 6 35400
Station Master 6 35400
Click here to know about RRB NTPC Eligibility Criteria

RRB NTPC Salary: Allowances

Railways comes directly under the central government, the benefits and allowances besides the basic salary is the most attractive part of any central government job. The allowances are given in addition to the basic salary and they add on to make the RRB NTPC Salary more attractive lucrative for all the posts.

The candidates will be eligible for the following allowances.

  1.  Dearness Allowance
  2.  House Rent Allowance
  3. Transport Allowance
  4. Pension Scheme
  5. Medical Benefits
  6.  Other Special Allowance

As per the different rules formulated by the government of India The House Rent Allowance (HRA) for different cities is mentioned in the table below:

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

Check the criteria used to divide the cities in different categories, and also the list of cities fall in a different category

Categories 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 All cities having population less than 5 Lakhs

Also read:

RRB Full Form RRB Group D Salary RRB ALP Salary RRB NTPC Result


RRB NTPC Career Growth

Once the candidate joins the organization as an RRB NTPC Employee he gets a lot of growth owing to his performance. Apart from this, there are a lot of internal exams that are been conducted for the candidates that help them in promotions.

Career Growth for UG posts


Career Growth

Junior Clerk cum Typist

Senior Clerk, cum Typist

Assistant Station Master.

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

Senior clerk cum typist

Chief Trains Clerk 

Assistant Station Master to Goods Guard (GG)

Junior Time Keeper

Senior Time Keeper

Senior Time Keeper Grade II

Senior Time Keeper Grade I

Train Clerk

Senior Train Clerk

Chief Train Clerk

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Chief Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Deputy Station Master

Click here to know about RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 

Career Growth for Graduate Post

The career growth for all the posts under the Graduate sections are given below:



Career Growth

Traffic Assistant

Senior Traffic Assistant

Goods Guard

Passenger Guard

Express Guard

Section Controller

Chief Controller

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 

Chief Train Clerk

Assistant Station Master

Senior Clerk cum Typist

Chief Train Clerk

Assistant Station Master

Junior Account Assistant

Account Assistant

Junior Accounts officer

Senior Account officer

Deputy Accounts officer

Chief Accounts officer

Financial Advisor

Senior Time Keeper

Senior Time Keeper Grade II

Senior Time Keeper Grade I

Station Master

Station Superintendent

Assistant operation

Divisional Operation Manager


RRB NTPC: Various Responsibilities

The responsibilities to be carried out for the several-mentioned posts are:

Traffic Assistant Monitoring traffic and signal
Goods Guard Track the functioning of the vehicle and address minor issues during train movement
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk The task of checking and issuing of tickets
Senior Clerk cum Typist Supervise clerical work at different departments
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist Track financial irregularities
Senior Time Keeper Supervise the sync with the entire railway network
Station Master Monitoring the arrival and departure of trains
Junior Clerk cum Typist Assists the senior clerks
Accounts Clerk cum Typist Maintain a track of various transactions
Junior Time Keeper Assists the Senior Time Keeper in maintaining details of arrival/departure of trains
Trains Clerk Maintains general records related to trains and their conditions
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk Responsible for issuing tickets through CRS and UTS

 Also read: RRB NTPC Cut Off


How much does an RRB NTPC make per month?

An RRB NTPC candidate makes at least Rs 34,000 to Rs 44,000 per month

What is the basic salary of an RRB NTPC Goods Guard?

The basic salary of an RRB NTPC Goods Guard is Rs. 62,000 per month.

Which is the minimum pay scale for an RRB NTPC Junior Clerk cum Typist?

The minimum pay scale for an RRB NTPC for Junior Clerk Cum Typist is Rs 19900.

Do you get a salary after the RRB NTPC exam?

No salary is only received once the candidate joins the department as an RRB NTPC in any profile.

Is there any career growth for the RRB NTPC Goods Guard?

Yes, the candidates can appear in the internal exam and seek promotions to the posts of Passenger Guard, Express Guard, Section Controller and Chief Controller.

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