RRB NTPC Station Master Salary | Know Details Of The In-Hand Salary

RRB NTPC Station Master Salary: RRB  invited applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), both Graduate and Undergraduate Posts, in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. It released 35,208 vacancies for RRB NTPC in 2019. A total of 6865 vacancies for Station Master included in all RRBs were released under RRB NTPC. In this article, we will give you all the details about the RRB NTPC Station Master Salary covering RRB NTPC assistant Station Master salary in-hand, RRB Station Master Perks and Allowances, and the job profile. 

RRB NTPC Salary of Station Master

The Station Master will be given training first during which their salary is given below.

Training Period 78 Days (Earlier 2 Years)
Salary During Training Grade Pay Rs. 2800/-
After Training Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-
1st Salary Rs. 50,466/- (Approx)
Bond 5 Years Bond


RRB NTPC Station Master in hand Salary includes not only basic pay but also grade pay, Dearness Allowance, Travel Allowance, house rent allowance. Given below is the details of RRB NTPC ASM Salary in-hand 

I. Basic Pay Rs. 35,400/-
II. Grade Pay 4200/-
III. DA ( Currently 17% Of Basic Pay) 6018/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed ) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place)- Minimum 2832/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) 50,466/-


Allowances Provided To Station Master

It is not just the RRB NTPC salary of the station master that the Employee is entitled to. They are also the following allowances that one gets. This is what makes the RRB NTPC ASM salary so attractive.

  • Night duty allowance of Rs 2700 per month.
  • Overtime Allowance(OTA).
  • Travelling Allowances and others.
  • Compensation in lieu of holidays.
  • A traveling card issued by Indian Railways which provides free traveling all over India in 3AC to the employee and his family members.
  • Daily allowance along with mileage allowance for a local journey beyond 8 km.
  • Special allowance for child care for women with disabilities and educational allowances.
  • Female candidates get privileges during posting. Female candidates are mostly posted in city areas.
  • Special Compensatory Allowances (Tribal/Schedule area).

Considerations of RRB NTPC Station Master in hand salary

In order to ascertain the salary in hand, the cities are classified into three categories according to their population density. Generally, the allowances are given accordingly. Let’s look at the list of cities which fall under the X, Y, and Z categories:

Categories Cities

(Population >= 50 Lakhs)

Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata

(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 City, 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

(Population < 5 Lakhs)

All other remaining cities


RRB NTPC ASM Salary In-hand: Job Profile

Now that you know the RRB NTPC Assistant Station Master salary, you need to know the job profile and career prospects relating to this post as well. Check out the following table to know about them in detail

Post Job Profile Promotion
Station Master
  • A Station Master (SM) is in charge of running trains at a station.
  • He/ She operates the signals and makes sure that everything goes as per the rules.
  • It is the ultimate job of the station master, to keep all the passenger amenities fit & fine at his station, and make sure the rail traveler does not face any problem.
  • He is also obliged to take care of passengers, boarding/ deboarding trains from his station.
  • A Station Master (ASM) has to work in shifts.
  • Also, he is also responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the station.
  • At small stations, Station Masters are assigned with commercial jobs like ticket/parcel booking, reservation etc.
  • They are also supposed to help the rail traveler in all respects. In case of any exigencies/ accident, the Station Master plays the role of manager at his station and takes care of rescue operation etc
  • Station superintendent
  • Assistant operations manager
  • Divisional operations manager

RRB NTPC Station Master Salary – FAQ’s

Q. What is the pay scale salary of RRB NTPC Station Master?

Ans. The Pay scale of the Station Master is 6.

Q. What is the after training Grade salary of the RRB NTPC Station Master?

Ans. The after training Grade Pay of the Station Master is Rs. 4200/-

Q . What is the current rate of  Dearness allowance?

Ans. The rate of Dearness allowance is 17% of the basic salary presently.

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