RRB NTPC - 2016 :: Detailed About Job Profiles And Salary Of ASM, TA, Goods Gourd, Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC), Commercial Apprentice

RRB NTPC - 2016 :: Detailed About Job Profiles And Salary Of ASM, TA, Goods Gourd, Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC), Commercial Apprentice

Job Profile of Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)

Job profile:

Job of ECRC is to issue computerized reserved tickets for Railway passengers and to respond to enquiries regarding issue of the same or helping the passengers to plan their travel.The job is only indoor, in most of the places in air conditioned offices. As such it is one of the best available posts for ladies in Indian Railways. In most of the stations ECRC works in two shifts on alternate days - from 8-14 hrs and 14-22 hrs. In some small stations where the earnings are less, only one person works in one shift, the timings adjusted suitably as per local conditions.

Career path
ECRC GrII (GP 2800)  ->>
ECRC Gr I (GP 4200)  ->>
Reservation Supervisor(GP 4600)   ->>
Assistant Commercial Manager ->>
Divisional  Commercial Manager

Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.


Selection Process : Written Examination (in two stages –preliminary and final) followed by Document Verification.

Salary and other perks

(i)    Pay Scale        5200 – 20200
(ii)   Grade Pay      2800
(iii)   Initial Pay      8560
(iv)  Total Pay (i) + (ii ) 11360

Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include : Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters
Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.


Job Profile of Traffic Apprentice(TA)

Traffic Apprentices are trained as a sort of multi skilled supervisors in the Transportation(Operations) branch.25  %  of  the  post  in  the  categories  of  Section  Controllers,  Station  Masters,  Yard  Masters  and  Traffic  Inspectors  in  Grade Pay 4200  will  be  filled  by  recruitment  as  Traffic  Apprentices. (Ref1)
They will be given 2 year training in different categories of working of Traffic branch - training as Station Master, Guard, Section Controller, Yard Masters, Traffic inspectors.  They will work short periods as  Station Master, Yard Master and Guard independently during training  also.

Job profile: After 2 years training they will be posted either as Station Master, Yard Master(Now both has been combined) or Section Controller. Their further promotion will be in that cadre to which he will be posted only.

Career path :
Station Master /   Section Controller >>
Station Supt. /Chief Controller >>
Future promotions to managerial (Gazetted) posts are based on departmental examinations.
Assistant Opertions Manager >>   Divisional  Operations Manager
Recruitment(Ref 1)
Out of total 25  %  of  the  post  in  the  categories  of  Section  Controllers,  Station  Masters,  Yard  Masters  and  Traffic  Inspectors,  10% will be filled through  Traffic Apprentices selected through Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination  (LDCE) from  amongst  serving  staff  (other  than  Ministerial)  in  the  Traffic  (Transportation)  Department  who  are  graduates  and  are  upto  40  years  of  age.
15%  plus  shortfall  ,  if  any,  against  LDCE  quota  as  above,  by  direct  recruitment  through  the  Railway  Recruitment  Boards(RRBs).

Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent. Diploma in Rail Transport & Management, Transport Economics, Multimodal Transport (Containerization) awarded by Institute of Rail Transport, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi will be additional desirable qualification. (Ref 1)

Selection Process : Written Examination and Document Verification.

Salary and other perks
(i)      Pay Scale       9300-34800
(ii)     Grade Pay      4200
(iii)     Initial Pay      9300
(iv       Total Pay (i) + (ii ) 13500
Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :
DA on Total Pay above  , Transport Allowance   House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters)
Kilometreage Allowance (Running Allowance)  is not admissible to the Traffic Apprentices who work independently as Guards as part of their training. (Ref 2)
Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

References
1.   Rule 125 of  Indian  Railway  Establishment  Manual Chapter  I
2.   Railway Board’s letter No. E(P&A)II-2004/RS-19 dated 15.07.2011

Job profile of Goods Guard

Guard is the in charge of a running train. Goods Guard will be in charge of a goods train. His duties include :
Get the vehicle guidance (VG – written document containing numbers of wagons, their tare weight, load tonnage of individual wagons, total tonnage)from Station Master/Yard Master.
Check the entire formation for anything that can endanger safe running of trains.
Check that doors of wagons are closed.
Check the brake continuity with Loco Pilot.
Sign the Brake Power certificate(BPC) after ensuring sufficient brake power
Constantly monitor the formation on the run for any abnormalities.
Prepare train reports like Combined Train Reports, Late Arrival Reports...
Attend along with LP/ALP minor troubles experienced on the run like brake binding etc.
Job of a Goods Guard is somewhat strenuous in nature that he has stay in his brake van during the entire run where no basic facilities are given. Nowadays the situation has slightly improved with the running of 8 wheeler Brake van. Brake vans are not lit during night and the train may wait in way side stations long hours sometimes for crossing/precedence of Express trains.
The strenuous nature of the job is compensated by allowances of which the important one is Running Allowance. You are paid Running Allowance based on the monthly kilometres on the run.

Career path : Passenger Guard >> Express Guard.  Another possible path is Passenger Guard >> Section Controller >> Chief Controller. When he is promoted to a non-running post like Section Controller his pay is fixed taking into consideration pay element of  Running Allowance, which is highly benefitial for the employee.
Guards can also write LDCE exams for Group B Gazetted post of Assistant Opertions Manager(AOM).

Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.


Training: There will be 45 days training for Gooods Gurads in respective Zonal training institutes. Training module consists of General Rules, Goods ,Coaching theory and Railway Commercial rules.
Salary and other perks
(i)     Pay Scale           5200 – 20200
(ii)    Grade Pay         2800
(iii)    Initial Pay          8560
(iv)   Total Pay (i) + (ii ) 11360
Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :
DA on Total Pay above plus the running Allowance
Transport Allowance + Running Allowance +House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters)
Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

Job profile of Assistant Station Master (ASM)

Job profile: ASM will be the in charge of running of trains at a station. He operates the signals, ensures that everything goes as per the rules laid out. He will be working in shifts. Big stations may have more than one ASM.

Career path :
Assistant Station Master ->
Station Master ->
Station Supt. ->
Assistant Operations Manager->
Divisional Operations Manager ->
25%  of  the  vacancies in  the  category  of  Station  Masters  (GP 4200) will  be  filled  by  induction  of  Traffic  Apprentices  of  which  15%  will  be  from  the  open  market  through  the  Railway  Recruitment  Boards  and  10%  from  amongst  the  serving  (non-Ministerial)  graduates  through  limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examinations. (Ref 1)
Recruitment(Ref 1)
60%  of vacancies will be filled by  direct  recruitment  through  Railway Recruitment Boards(RRB).
15%  by  Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination(LDCE)  from  amongst  group  C  &  D  staff  of  Operating  and  Commercial  departments  with  an  upper  age  limit  of  45  years  (50  years  in  the  case  of  SC/ST)  and  qualification  of  Graduation  subject  to  the  condition  that  Group  D  staff  have  rendered  a  minimum  of  5  years  regular  Railway  Service.  Shortfall  in 15% LDCE  quota  may be made  good  by  direct  recruitment.
25%  by  general  selection  from  amongst  employees  possessing  the  qualification  of  Matriculation  and  working  as  Shunting  Masters,  Cabinmen  I,  Switchmen,  Sr.  Signallers  and  Sr.  Train  Clerks  and  Leverman  Gr.I,  Pointsman  Gr.I,  Shuntman  Gr.I  Cabinman  Gr.II  and  Train  Clerks  with upper  age  limit  of  45  years  (50  years  in  the  case  of  SC/ST).  Shortfall against the  quota  may be made  good  by  direct  recruitment.

Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.
Diploma in Rail Transport & Management, Transport Economics, Multimodal Transport (Containerization) awarded by Institute of Rail Transport, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi will be additional desirable qualification.  (Ref 1)
Selection Process : Written Examination (in two stages ) followed by Aptitude Test and Document Verification.
Salary and other perks
(i)      Pay Scale     5200 – 20200
(ii)    Grade Pay     2800
(iii)   Initial Pay      8560
(iv)  Total Pay (i) + (ii )  11360
Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include : Transport Allowance +  House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters
Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

References

1.       Rule 121 of  Indian  Railway  Establishment  Manual Chapter  I

Job Profile of Commercial Apprentice (CA)
Commercial Apprentices are trained as a sort of multi skilled supervisors in the Commercial branch.
25%  of  the  posts  in  the  categories  of  Commercial  Inspectors,  Claims  Inspectors,  Rates  Inspectors,  Chief  Booking/Parcel/Goods  Clerks  in  GP 4200  will  be  filled  by  recruitment  as  Commercial  Apprentices. (Ref 1)
They will be given 2 year training in different categories of working of Commercial branch - training in duties of Commercial clerks, parcel clerks, goods clerks, catering, commercial inspectors.
They may be put to work independently also in these posts during training.

Job profile: 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.

Career path :
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
Recruitment (Ref 1)
Out of total 25  %  of  the  post  in  Commercial  Inspectors,  Claims  Inspectors,  Rates  Inspectors,  Chief  Booking/Parcel/Goods  Clerks  in  GP 4200 ,  10% will be filled through  Traffic Apprentices selected through Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination  (LDCE) from  amongst  serving  staff  amongst  serving  staff  who are graduates  in  Commercial  Department  (other  than  Ministerial)  upto  40  year  of  age.1
15%  plus  shortfall  ,  if  any,  against  LDCE  quota  as  above,  by  direct  recruitment  through  the  Railway  Recruitment  Boards(RRBs).
Qualification for Direct Recruitment: Degree from recognized university or equivalent. Diploma  in  Rail  Transport  and  Management  from  the  Institute  of  Rail  Transport  will  be  an  additional  desirable  qualification.

Selection Process : Written Examination and Document Verification.

Salary and other perks
(i)       Pay Scale    9300-34800
(ii)      Grade Pay   4200
(iii)      Initial Pay   9300
(iv)     Total Pay (i) + (ii )   13500
Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :
DA on Total Pay above + Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters)
Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

References

1.   Rule 130 of  Indian  Railway  Establishment  Manual Chapter  I
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