RRB NTPC 2021 Post-wise Job Profile and Description

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Mar 19, 2021

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Around 35,208 vacancies have been announced by the conducting body of the RRB NTPC exam. Along with the official notification for vacant posts and salary structure, the roles and responsibilities of each post have been described.

Apart from the exam pattern and syllabus, RRB NTPC’s latest salary structure, as well as job description, is essential to check provided by the RRB. The responsibility of the vacant posts is divided into 2 categories such as 10+2 level and graduate level in the below tables.

RRB NTPC Vacant Posts

List of RRB NTPC Vacant Posts

Aspirants must have knowledge of the vacant posts. Here is a list of available posts of RRB NTPC Recruitment:

  • Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • Accounts Clerk cum Typist
  • Junior Time Keeper
  • Trains Clerk
  • Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Traffic Assistant
  • Goods Guard
  • Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Senior Clerk cum Typist
  • Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
  • Senior Time Keeper
  • Commercial Apprentice and Station Master
RRB NTPC Job 10+2

RRB NTPC Job Profile for 10+2 Level

Job Profile Responsibilities
Junior Clerk cum Typist
  • The job involves assisting senior clerks.
  • One has to be proficient in the language and have a good typing speed.
  • Work also involves Data entry.
  • Candidates have to pass the Medical Test for selection(distant vision)
Accounts Clerk cum Typist
  • Comes under Junior Accounts Assistant.
  • Works in the Department of Finance and Accounts.
  • Maintains an internal check of transactions involving receipts and expenditure.
  • Keeps track of various transactions
  • Responsible for data entry and other associated works in the department
  • There are no shifts(fixed hours).
  • Helps in administrative activities
Junior Time Keeper
  • Work in sync with the railway time network.
  • Keep the Record of the timing of the trains.
  • Work in rotational shifts.
Trains Clerk
  • Checks the number of coaches/wagons in each train in the Railway Yard.
  • Prepares Vehicle Guidance Document.
  • Maintains records of the condition of the train and feeds information in the railway network terminal.
  • Keeps and maintains records related to luggage
  • Generally, there is just one shift in small stations.
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Issues Tickets through UTS or CRS (Maintains records of booking luggage or parcel).
  • Responsible for issuing tickets through CRS and UTS
  • Keeps and maintains records related to luggage
RRB NTPC Job Graduate

Job Profile for Graduate Level

Job Profile Responsibilities
Traffic Assistant
  • This job profile demands the person to be in charge of traffic signals.
  • He/She might have to work in shifts depending upon the movement and management of trains.
  • The onboarding process provides 45 days of training.
  • Job Profile for Goods Guard
  • Manages the running of a goods train and checks for loose ends in the train.
  • Coordinates with the Station Master regarding the arrival and departure.
  • Manages the condition of the train (Vehicle Guidance Report, cross-checking safety requirements of the train).
  • There is no fixed timing for work hence, this post requires high flexibility. Training is provided in your Zonal Training Institute
  • Works with Station Master and communicates information about the arrival and departure of trains, etc.
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk
  • Candidates must have good typing efficiency.
  • Manages junior clerks in the departments.
  • Works in various departments(engineering departments-electrical, electronics, mechanical, etc.).
  • Working hours are fixed.
Senior Clerk cum Typist
  • Candidates must have good typing efficiency.
  • Manages and supervises junior clerks in the departments.
  • Works in various departments(engineering departments-electrical, electronics, mechanical, etc.).
  • Working hours are fixed.
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist
  • Provides administrative support to the accountants along with assisting with the clerical task of typing.
  • Work involves accounting terminologies or using spreadsheets.
  • Keeps the accounts of the railway according to the rules.
  • Assists in Complies the Railway Budget from various departments.
  • The candidate has to pass the Computer Based Test(Hindi/English proficiency). He has to work in various departments.
Senior Time Keeper
  • They Maintain the time records of the movement of the trains hence, they have to be in sync with the train network.
  • The workload is high as this post requires a great deal of management of time records.
  • The person has to work in different shifts (focus and flexibility).
  • The training period will be 45 days after selection.
Commercial Apprentice
  • The person is a mid-level multi-skilled supervisor.
  • Has to maintain the balance between the field staff and people in the higher level of the bureaucracy.
  • Training period- 2 years of training duty as Commercial Clerks, Goods clerks, Commercial Inspectors, Zonal/Divisional Headquarter Inspector, etc.
Station Master
  • As the name suggests, the person is in charge of the station.
  • The person is responsible for the smooth arrival/departure of the trains in a punctual manner.
  • Has to make sure passengers are provided with all the basic amenities in the railway station.
  • The person is the person of contact at the railway station.
  • Bigger stations have more than one station master.

As you can see, with a decent RRB NTPC salary, RRB NTPC employees have lots of growth opportunities. Therefore candidates must prepare to get this exam very sincerely. To possess complete knowledge of RRB NTPC Syllabus and exam pattern according to the exam level,



Ques. What are the Allowances offered by RRB NTPC?

Ans. RRB provides allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance (TA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Pension Scheme, and Medical Benefits to all its employees.

Ques. Does the job profile vary due to the region?

Ans. No, the roles and responsibilities do not vary due to the region. It varies depending on the designation.

Ques. Is the job description mentioned in the official notification?

Ans. Yes, the job description of each position has been mentioned in the official advertisement released by RRB.

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"Is it important to have a good typing efficiency while applying for the senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk post?
jaya garg

Hi. Yes, candidates applying for the post must have good typing efficiency. They are responsible for managing Manages junior clerks in the departments and will have to work in different departments like engineering, electronics, etc.

rohan bharti
Can I expect many growth opportunities while working at RRB NTPC?
jaya garg

Hi. Yes, you can expect decent RRB NTPC salary and the employees can witness many growth opportunities. Therefore candidates must prepare to get this exam very sincerely.

rinki mahapatra
"I applied for the Junior Clerk cum Typist post, what kind of roles come under this post? "
jaya garg

Hi. The job responsibilities of assisting senior clerks include the Work related to entry. Candidates need to qualify the Medical Test for selection (distant vision) to get considered for this position.