RRB Group D Salary 2021: Check Pay Scale, Allowances & Other Benefits

RRB Group D Salary 2021: The Indian Railways is the biggest recruiter of the nation and aims at expanding its workforce. RRB Group D 2021 salary is Rs 18,000 as per the 7th CPC pay matrix. Besides this salary, candidates are also entitled to certain allowances and benefits. Candidates in RRB Group D Post are selected for Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, etc. A total of 1,03,769 vacancies will be filled through RRB Group D recruitment. Candidates in large nos. apply for the RRB Group D Posts. Therefore, it is important to know the RRB Group D Salary and RRB Group D job profiles.

Latest Update:

5th Sepetember: The Railway Recruitment Board will be conducting the examinations for RRB Group D Posts from April 2021 onwards. The detailed schedule will be released shortly.

RRB Group D Salary 2021

The RRB Group D salary will be in the Level 01 of 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

RRB Group D Salary: Perks and Allowances

The candidates who will be appointed in the RRB Group D Posts will be entitled to the following benefits apart from the salary.

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Compensation in case of Holidays
  • Transport Allowance (TPA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)*
  • Fixed Conveyance Allowance
  • Allowance For Night Duty
  • Daily Allowance
  • Overtime Allowance (OTA), etc.
  • Medical Benefits
  • Pension Scheme

*HRA will vary as per the location of work of the candidates. The HRA Allowance is mentioned in the next paragraph.

HRA Allowance For RRB Group D Post

The HRA of all the government employees will be calculated as per the criteria given below. The three categories of cities are classified according to their population density.

Categories of cities HRA After 7th Pay Commission
Population >= 50 Lakhs
Population 5 to 50 Lakhs
Population < 5 Lakhs

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.

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