RRB Group D Salary 2021: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has been previously announced the RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment for a whopping 1,03,769 vacancies, making this an amazing opportunity for you to get a stable and well-paying job in Indian Railways. The notification for the Railway Group D posts is yet to be announced. The RRB Group D exam – the Computer Based Test (CBT) is likely to start from june 2020 (Tentatively). Check out the total in-hand salary, posts, and career growth in RRB Group D.

RRB Group D Salary 2021

Conducting Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Exam Railway Group D
Number of Vacancies 1,03,768 Vacancies
Work Location All Over India
Age Limit 18-31 Years
Educational Qualification 10th Passed or ITI from NCVT/SCVT
Selection Process Computer Based Test and Physical Efficiency Test
Exam Date  tentatively scheduled in the month of  June 2021


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RRB Group D Salary 2021

The RRB Group D salary will be in Level 01 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs.18000/- plus other allowances admissible at that time. There will be a slight difference in the HRA that will depend upon the location of the candidate.

RRB Group D Salary: As per 7th CPC Pay Matrix

RRB Group D Pay Scale Pay Band Grade Pay Grade Pay:
Entry Level
PB-1 15600-60600 5400 21000
5700 23190
6000 25380
7200 29730
8400 34080
PB-2 29900-104400 12600 40500
13800 51420
PB-3 14400 54450
16200 63000
46800-117300 19800 76590
22800 88500
PB-5 112200-20100 26100 138300
26700 147300
30000 159000


Note: Your Final Salary will be the Total of your Pay + GP + DA + HRA +TPA.

Railway Group D Salary: Other Allowances

Apart from the basic pay, the Railway Group D salary also includes other allowances , perks and benefits:

  • 1. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • 2. Daily Allowance, Mileage Allowance beyond 8 km
  • 3. Transport Allowance (TPA)
  • 4. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • 5. Compensation in case of Holidays
  • 6. Allowance For Night Duty
  • 7. Fixed Conveyance Allowance
  • 8. Overtime Allowance (OTA), etc.

RRB Group D Permissible HRA in Salary

The House Rent Allowance for Group D employees is variable depending upon the city they receive their posting. You can find the HRA percentage allowed to an employee depending upon their job location.

HRA in RRB Group D Salary
Category of Cities HRA (after 7th Pay Commission)
X Tier I 24%
Y Tier II 16%
Z Tier III 8%


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RRB Group D Job Profile

The Job Profile of the candidates as per the RRB Group D Posts are mentioned below:

RRB Group D Post


Hospital Attendant
  • Maintenance of hospital and taking care of patients
Assistant Pointsman/ Switchman
  • Assist in the handling of switches and railroad points.
  • Control the lever to direct the train to the required rail track.
  • Help passengers at the railway station and to handle the loading & unloading of railway passengers and goods
  • Move trains between the yards and platforms – they marshal the trains, hook on locomotives and detach defective carriages.
  • They also direct and move freight trains, organize rail freight, and conduct safety checks.
  • Maintenance and smooth functioning of Gates at railway crossings to ensure no delays of trains occur because of road traffic
Helpers in Electrical / Engineering / Mechanical / Signal and Telecommunication departments/Civil etc.
  • Assist skilled workers such as Fitters, Mechanics, Welders, Machinist, Equipment Maintainers, etc, in their technology works.
  • Helpers may also be deputed to assist in non-technical works in the offices etc.
Track Maintainer Grade IV (Trackman)
  • Maintain railway Tracks and remove any unwanted materials like rocks etc. from tracks
Cabin man/ Leverman
  • Watch over the safe passage of trains arriving and leaving a station.
  • Clearing signals for trains to pass.
  • Railway fitters and electricians carry out the practical work needed to keep railway machinery and equipment running smoothly and safely.
  • They carry out repairs and routine maintenance.
  • To check sections of tracks for faults to prevent accidents.

Railway Group D Salary: Career Prospects

The Railway Group D employees can get promotion to Group C category based on their performance.

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    RRB Group D FAQ

    Q. What is the in-hand salary of RRC Group D Post?
    Ans: As per the notification, the salary for the 17 posts which RRC has released for Group D is the same as their basic pay is the same i.e. 18000/- only the Track maintainer gets 2700/- extra income from others. Apart from these, aspirants will also get Dearness Allowance (DA), Transport Allowance (TA), and House Rent Allowance(HRA).
    Q. What is the salary of RRC Group D?

    Ans: The basic salary for the candidates starts from INR 18,000/-. The table below shows the RRC Group D Salary Structure 2020: –

    Q. What are the posts available in RRB Group D?
    Ans: The posts available under RRB Group D are Cabin man, Fitter, Gangman, Group D-Store, Group D-Engg, Helper-II (Electrical, Mechanical, S&T), Keyman, Leverman, Pointsman, Porter, Shunter, Switchman, Trackman, and Welder.