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RRB JE 2019: Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

Jan 21, 2019 11:28 IST
    RRB JE Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy
    RRB JE Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

    As per the latest notification, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has invited application for the posts of Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)], Depot Material Superintendant (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) for total 13847 Vacancies this year. Eligible Candidates may start applying for these posts from 2nd January, 2019 till 31st January, 2019. Let's have a look at the post-wise vacancy for RRB JE 2019 Recruitment:

    Break-up of 13487 Vacancies under RRB JE 2019 Recruitment

    Post Name

    Number of Vacancies

    Junior Engineer (JE)

    12844

    Junior Engineer (Information Technology)

    29

    Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)

    227

    Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

    387

    Total Vacancies

    13487

    In this article, we will provide you all the information related to the RRB JE 2019 Jobs; be it the nature of the work, pay scales, salary structure or the promotion policies. Let us first look at the Pay Scale of a RRB Junior Engineer in detail:

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    Pay Scale of RRB Junior Engineer (JE) after 7th Pay Commission

    Pay Scale for Junior Engineer (JE), Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)], Depot Material Superintendant (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA) is Level 06 as per 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs. 35400/-, plus other allowances admissible at that time.

    Salary of RRB Junior Engineer (JE) after 7th Pay Commission

    Name of Posts

    Pay Scale

    Pay Band

    Grade Pay

    Junior Engineer (JE)

    Level - 6

    Rs.35400 - 112400

    Rs. 4,200

    Junior Engineer (Information Technology) [JE(IT)]

    Depot Material Superintendant (DMS)

    Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

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    Allowances given to RRB Junior Engineer (JE)

    Apart from the Basic Pay, a RRB Junior Engineer is entitled to several other benefits and allowances. These allowances will vary as per the various official rules of the respective Government Departments where the candidates are posted. Some of these allowances are:

    1. Dearness Allowance

    2. House Rent Allowance

    3. Transport Allowance

    4. City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)

    5. Railway Duty Pass

    6. Educational Allowance

    7. Medical Facilities

    8. Other Special Allowance

    The House Rent Allowance (HRA) of all government employees will be calculated as per the criteria mentioned below in the table:

    Category of Cities

    HRA Before 7th Pay Commission

    HRA After 7th Pay Commission

    X

    30%

    24%

    Y

    20%

    16%

    Z

    10%

    8%

    The three categories of cities are classified according to their population density. Let’s look at the list of cities which fall under the X, Y and Z categories:

    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

    (Population < 5 Lakhs)

    All other remaining cities

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    Salary Structure of RRB JE after 7th Pay Commission

    Component

    Class X Cities

    Class Y Cities

    Class Z Cities

    Basic Pay

    13500

    13500

    13500

    Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)

    16875

    16875

    16875

    House Rent Allowance

    4,050 (30% of Basic)

    2700 (20% of Basic)

    1350 (10% of Basic)

    Other Allowances (Approx.)

    4000

    4000

    4000

    Salary in Hand

    38425

    37075

    35725

    Deductions (Approx.)

    2000

    2000

    2000

    Total Pay

    36425

    35075

    33725

    Job Profile of RRB Junior Engineer (JE)

    The Job Profile of a Junior Engineer differs as per the different engineering posts under RRB JE Profile. Below are the major roles and responsibilities performed by a RRB Junior Engineer in different departments:

    RRB JE Job Profile

    RRB JE - Civil Engineer Job Profile

    In the beginning, RRB Civil Junior Engineer work as a Supervisor under Civil Engineering Department. They are also referred as Inspector of works or Incharge of tracks. RRB JE (Works) role includes a small jurisdiction of approximately 50-60 km of Railway Track.

    Below are the major roles and responsibilities of a RRB Civil Junior Engineer:

    • Take responsibilities for maintenance and construction of Railway building including staff quarters, encroachment of railway land, water supply to these buildings, etc.
    • Periodical and Accounting verification of stores and tools in his charge.
    • Ensuring that railway track is maintained in a better way for allowing safe, smooth and fast movements of trains.
    • Bridge maintenance, workshop and construction in railway division.
    • Making the estimation, drawing of work need to put for full platform readiness.
    • Creation of Assets, such as Platform Extension Work, Platform Shed Construction/ Repairs, Painting, etc.

    RRB JE - Electrical Engineer Job Profile

    RRB JE Electrical Engineer works in the Electrical Department. Below are the major roles and responsibilities of a RRB Electrical Junior Engineer:

    • Maintenance of electric locomotive, equipment overhead and traction (i.e. control the speed at which the drive wheels spins) distribution, lighting & air conditioning (AC) of train, power supply, safety system etc.
    • Monitoring and maintaining the valuable equipment like Overhead (OHE), substations (PS) which are indulged in the shifting of rolling stock.
    • Producing and safeguarding the Main Line EMUs (MEMUs), Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs) and Electric Locomotives.

    RRB JE - Electronics & Telecommunication Engineer Job Profile

    RRB JE Electronics & Telecommunication Engineer works in the Telecommunication Department. Below are the major roles and responsibilities of a RRB Electronics & Telecommunication Junior Engineer:

    • Look after the signaling installation of the stations,
    • Finalizing the proposal for work budget, revenue, periodic review

    RRB JE - Mechanical Engineer Job Profile

    RRB JE Mechanical Engineer works in the Mechanical Department. Below are the major roles and responsibilities of a RRB Mechanical Junior Engineer:

    • Look after the conditions of components of goods wagons and passengers coaches.
    • To make a defect free rolling stocks, i.e., diesel.

    RRB JE - Information Technology (IT) Job Profile

    RRB JE Information Technology Engineer works in the IT Department. Below are the major roles and responsibilities of a RRB IT Junior Engineer:

    • RRB IT JE is a webmaster and is responsible for updating the content on the website of railway on daily basis.
    • Availability of IT hardware/ software/ office equipment like photocopier, fax machines, etc.

    RRB Junior Engineer (JE) Career Growth and Promotion Policy

    After certain period, there are chances of promotion for a RRB JE. However, the time period is different for all departments. Many a times, candidates might have to take departmental exams for promotions. While at certain times promotions are also given considering the number of years given to the service by the candidate.

    Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a RRB Junior Engineer (JE) in descending order:

    RRB JE Promotion

    So, the Job Profile of a RRB JE can be a great opportunity for those candidates who are looking for a job in the railway department. RRB JE profile can offer you a government job with a good salary package. Before applying to the various positions offered by RRB for the JE, JE (IT), CMA and DMS posts, candidates are advised to look at the eligibility criteria, age limit and the educational qualification for the respective posts.

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