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RRB NTPC Promotion and Career Growth 2018 in detail – download pdf

RRB NTPC Promotion and Career Growth 2018 – Dear readers, if you are planning to appear in RRB NTPC 2018 then please bear in mind that right information about the job and positive guidance can lead you to your goal. But one question in mind and let me ask you ? why we prepare so hard to crack any exam ?

Very simple answer is salary and career growth, Hence you should know, in fact everybody should know, the career growth in the job they are choosing. Therefore, we decided to write all the aspects of Promotions and career growth in RRB NTPC Jobs.

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RRB NTPC Promotion and Career Growth

RRB NTPC Promotion and Career Growth 2018

As you know, RRB NTPC stands for Railway Recruitment Board Non Technical Popular Category and here RRB is recruitment body which conducts NTPC exam every year to recruit lakhs of candidates in world’s one of the largest employer, Indian Railways. There are various roles who will be appointed based on choice you make while filling the application form.

Most of us has traveled in Indian railways. Some do frequent travelling and some use railway rarely. But i’m sure you have came across different-2 staff of Indian railway. Starting with the ticket counter, Personal seating behind ticket counter is called Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ERC).

Did you fight with him for slow work ? – no then its ok. Otherwise please understand that he/she is Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk in Indian Railways. We will later (in this article only) discuss more about promotions and career growth you will get in job profile. Let me just introduce you all the job profile one by one in easy way.

Similarly there are other roles which perform designated duty while serving Indian railway job tenure.

Below is popular jobs comes under RRB NTPC. Lets discuss them all one by one post wise.

  • Commercial Apprentice
  • Traffic Apprentice
  • Assistant Station Master
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk
  • Goods Guards
  • Junior Account Assistant
  • Senior Clerk cum Typist

There is defined process for Promotion in railway, although it is not that speedy which is there in other govt offices.

Commercial Apprentice promotions:

Commercial Apprentice can go up to Senior Divisional Commercial Manager. As a CA, you cal also be posted as a Parcel, Goods Clerk, or as Commercial Inspectors. This enables the employee to gain multiple exposure during their tenure.

After 2 years training they will be posted normally as Chief Commercial/Parcel/Goods Clerk even though they can be posted as Commercial inspectors also in principle.

Next promotion will be to Parcel/Goods supervisor in GP 4600.

Future promotions to managerial (Gazetted) posts are based on departmental examinations

Assistant Commercial Manager –> Divisional Commercial Manager –> Senior Divisional Commercial Manager

“I joined the Indian Railways as a Commercial Apprentice in 2012. I trained for a period of 2 years in different categories of the commercial branch. After the training period, I was posted as a Chief Commercial clerk,” said Amey Mahante, who is currently posted in Mumbai.

Traffic Apprentice promotions:

Traffic Apprentice (TA) is another famous Group-C Non-Technical post in Indian Railways is recruited through RRB NTPC Graduate categories exam.

Traffic Apprentice can go up to the position of Divisional Operations Manager.

Also there has been numerous Remuneration/wages apart from salary. Find detail below.

Assistant Station Master Promotion (ASM)

An ASM can be promoted to the post of Station Master after a minimum service of 3 years. However, promotions are wholly based on vacancies, which makes it very uncertain, It may take 3 or upto 7 years for an ASM to get promoted.

Below is the promotions hierarchy for ASM in Indian railways,

  1. Assistant Station Master
  2. Station Master
  3. Station Superintendent
  4. Assistant Operations Manager
  5. Divisional Operations Manager

Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk Promotions

ERC can go up to Senior Divisional Commercial Manager. Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ERC) sitting comfortably in an air-conditioned room, while you stand in a queue that moves at a snail’s pace, waiting to get your ticket. Besides issuing computerized reserved tickets to passengers, an ERC also responds to enquirers regarding issue of the same and helps passengers plan their travel.

Now look at two more posts below.

  • Junior Accounts Assistant can go up to Chief Account Officer.
  • Goods Guard can go up to Chief Controller.

Traffic Assistant Promotions

This post comes under pay scale of 5200-20200. You join as traffic assistant then below promotions you will get with time.

  • Traffic Assistant
  • Senior Traffic Assistant

Senior Time Keeper Promotions

It comes as senior posts itself and the change will happen in grade. If you join as senior time keeper then you will go through below promotions.

  • Senior Time Keeper Grade II
  • Senior Time Keeper Grade I

Goods Guards Promotions

Almost all of us know the good guards job profile. Good guards stay in last boogie and monitor the stay and running of train.

You will get the below promotions,

  • Passenger Guard,
  • Express Guard,
  • Section Controller Chief Controller,

Note: You can also attempt dept exam for upper level (Group B Gazetted post of Assistant Operations Manager(AOM).

Junior Account Assistant Promotions

JAA works in finance dept of railways and manages all the finance related stuff hand to hand. below is promotion hierarchy you will be riding over. You will start junior account assistant and can reach upto financial advisory.

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Junior Accounts Officer
  • Senior Accounts Officer
  • Deputy Chief Account Officer
  • Additional Financial Adviser
  • Chief Accounts Officer
  • Chief Account Officer
  • Financial Advisory

Senior Clerk cum Typist Promotions

Again this post comes under 5200-20200 pay scale. You will get below promotions if you join as senior clerk cum typist.

You will either be promoted as a senior clerk based on experience or over merit in the tests conducted by RRB.

Remuneration in RRB NTPC 2018

You will get your grade pay (pay scale) and apart from that you will get almost equal or more amount of allowances in your hand. this allows you to work over time or stretchy duty. These allowances depends upon you location and various other factor. You may read complete RRB NTPC salary on below link.


Allowances includes,

  • Pension Scheme
  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • Cash Medical Benefit
  • Group Mediclaim etc.

You will get extra benefits as well which are not listed here.

That’s all on RRB NTPC Promotion and Career Growth 2018, if any question then please comment in below box.

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