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How to Fill Post Preferences in RRB NTPC 2024?

Candidates should check the RRB NTPC post preference for RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) on the basis of vacancies available, salary offered, job profile, and career growth. The board as of 2024, has conducted the Computer Based Test (CBT) for around 1.19 crore registered candidates out of a total of 1.26 crore candidates. Around 7 Lakh candidates will be selected for CBT 2. Candidates must bear the information about the desired post so that they can set their target score accordingly, along with the preparation for CBT 2 Exam,

RRB NTPC Exam offers various posts at both undergraduate and graduate levels. At the Undergraduate level, it offers posts such as Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Trains Clerk, Junior Time Keeper, and Commercial cum Ticket Clerk. At the graduate level, it offers posts including Commercial Apprentice, Goods Guard, Traffic Assistant, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Junior Assistant cum Typist, Station Master, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, etc.

There would be no interviews for selected candidates and they will be given the post based on the preference they had filled in the RRB NTPC application form. This makes the filling of preference orders a very important task, as it can affect their entire career. RRBs will choose candidates based on their online exam scores and other tests (typing, aptitude test). These RRBs will post a cutoff depending on their total vacancies.

RRB NTPC Post Preference: Vacancy of Graduate and Undergraduate Posts

RRB NTPC Total Number of Vacancies for Undergraduate Posts

Post Name

Pay Level (in 7th CPC)

Vacancies Available

Junior Time Keeper

2

11

Trains Clerk

2

592

Accounts Clerk Cum Typist

2

760

Junior Clerk Cum Typist

2

4,300

Commercial Cum Ticket Clerk

3

4,940

Total Vacancies

 

10,603

RRB NTPC Total Number of Vacancies for Undergraduate Posts

Post Name

Pay Level (in 7th CPC)

Vacancies Available

Traffic Assistant

4

88

Goods Guard

5

5,748

Senior Time Keeper

5

6

Senior Clerk cum Typist

5

2,854

Senior Clerk cum Typist

5

2,854

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

5

3,147

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5

5,638

Commercial Apprentice

6

259

Station Master

6

6,865

Total Vacancies Available

24,605

RRB NTPC Post Preference: Salary of Graduate Posts and Undergraduate Posts

RRB NTPC Salary for Undergraduate Level Posts

Post Name

Pay Level (in 7th CPC)

Initial Pay (In Rs)

Junior Clerk cum Typist

2

19,900

Junior Time Keeper

2

19,900

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

2

19,900

Trains Clerk

2

19,900

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

3

21,700

RRB NTPC Salary for Graduate Level Posts

Post Name

Pay Level (in 7th CPC)

Initial Pay (In Rs)

Traffic Assistant

4

25,500

Goods Guard

5

29,200

Senior Clerk cum Typist

5

29,200

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5

29,200

Senior Time Keeper

5

29,200

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

5

29,200

Commercial Apprentice

6

35,400

Station Master

6

35,400

RRB NTPC Post Preference: Career Growth of Graduate and Undergraduate Posts

RRB NTPC Career Growth for Undergraduate Posts

Name of the Post

Promotion

Junior Clerk cum Typist

 Senior Clerk, cum Typist → Assistant Station Master.

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

Senior clerk cum typist → Chief Trains Clerk → Assistant Station Master to Goods Guard (GG)

Junior Time Keeper

Senior Time Keeper → Senior Time Keeper Grade II → Senior Time Keeper Grade I

Train Clerk

Senior Train Clerk → Chief Train Clerk

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk → Chief Commercial cum Ticket Clerk → Deputy Station Master

RRB NTPC Job Growth for Graduate Posts

Name of the Post

Promotion

Goods Guard

Passenger Guard → Express Guard → Section Controller → Chief Controller

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

Chief Train Clerk → Assistant Station Master

Traffic Assistant

Senior Traffic Assistant

Junior Account Assistant

Account Assistant → Junior Accounts officer → Senior Account officer → Deputy Accounts officer → Chief Accounts officer → Financial Advisor

Senior Time Keeper

Senior Time Keeper Grade II → Senior Time Keeper Grade I

Senior Clerk cum Typist

Chief Train Clerk → Assistant Station Master

Station Master

Station Superintendent → Assistant operation → Divisional Operation Manager

RRB NTPC Post Preference: Job Profile of Graduate and Undergraduate Posts

RRB NTPC Job Profile for Undergraduates

Post

Job Responsibility

Junior Clerk cum Typist

      Junior Clerk cum Typist assists the higher officials mainly for the data entry works.

      He/ she has to handle maintain files and documents

      He/ she has to keep a check on all internal transactions

Junior Time Keeper

      Junior Time Keeper assists the Senior Time Keeper in maintaining the records regarding the time of arrival and departure of trains

      He/ she has to manage the synch with the network

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

      Accounts Clerk cum Typist has to check the financial irregularities and assist the administration activities

      He/ she has to manage and compile the budget-related documents and is responsible for data entry work

      He/ she is also responsible for tracking the monetary transactions

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

      Commercial cum Ticket Clerk issues the Reserved and Unreserved Tickets to passengers

Time Clerk

      Trains Clerk has to keep a track of the number of coaches of the trains

      He/ she has to maintain the General Records related to trains

RRB NTPC Job Profile for Graduates

Post Name

Work Profile

Traffic Assistant

      Traffic Assistant is responsible for smooth functioning of signals and traffic of trains

      He/ she is responsible for the safe passage of the train

      He/ she monitor and control the signal through the effective traffic control program

      He/ she has to work on different shifts

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

      To check the issued tickets.

      To monitor and check the goods and bookings

Senior Clerk cum Typist

      Senior Clerk cum Typist supervise the Junior Clerks

      He/ she is responsible for different clerical jobs including financial related records, indoor-related activity, etc.

Goods Guard

      Good Guard is responsible to monitor the safe passage of the train and ensure break connectivity of the vehicle.

      He/ she coordinates with the station master and communicates the information of the arrival of trains

Senior Time Keeper

      Senior Time Keeper records of the moment of different trains

      He/ she supervises the Junior Time Keepers.

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

      Junior Account Assistant cum Typist is responsible to track the expenditures, transactions, settlements, etc.

      He/ she is responsible for managing the budget and managing the financial issues

      He/ she also holds responsible for assisting the administrative works

Station Master

      Station Master supervises, manages, and control the activities of the railway station in his jurisdiction

      He/ she is responsible for managing the employees and ongoing trains of the station and hold the safety of passengers

      He/ she delegates duties amongst the staff

      He/ she ensures the smooth arrival and departure of trains

Commercial Apprentice

      Commercial Apprentice supervise the various commercial branches

      He/ she does the work in different shifts as per the requirement

RRB NTPC Post Preference for Graduates

Post Name

Preference Order for Male Candidates

Preference Order for Female Candidates

Station Master

1

1

Senior Time Keeper

2

2

Commercial Apprentice

2

3

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

3

3

Senior Clerk cum Typist

4

4

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

5

5

Goods Guard

6

7

Traffic Assistant

7

6

RRB NTPC Post Preference for Undergraduates

Post Name

Preference Order for Male Candidates

Preference Order for Female Candidates

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

1

1

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

2

2

Junior Clerk cum Typist

3

3

Junior Time Keeper

4

4

Trains Clerk

5

5

RRB NTPC Post Preference of Undergraduates on Medical standards

Name of the post

Medical Standard

Trains Clerk

A-3

Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

B-2

Junior Clerk cum Typist

C-2

Junior Time Keeper

C-2

Accounts Clerk cum Typist

C-2

RRB NTPC Post Preference of Graduates on Medical standards

Post Name

Medical Standard

Station Master

A-2

Goods Guard

A-2

Traffic Assistant

A-2

Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk

B-2

Commercial Apprentice

B-2

Senior Clerk cum Typist

C-2

Senior Time Keeper

C-2

Junior Account Assistant cum Typist

C-2

RRB NTPC Post Preference FAQs

1.What is the Medical Standard for Station Master in RRB NTPC Exam?

The Medical Standard for Station Master for RRB NTPC Exam is A-2. Under the A-2 Medical Standard category, the candidate must be physically fit in all aspects and should have a near vision of 0.6 with or without glasses and pass the test for colour vision, night vision, binocular vision, myopic vision. The candidate also needs to clear the distant vision by 6/6 or 6/9 without glasses.

2.Name some of the most preferred jobs for graduates through the RRB NTPC Exam?

Here is the list of the most preferred job for graduates through RRB NTPC Exam:

       Station Master

       Senior Time Keeper

       Commercial Apprentice

       Junior Account Assistant Cum Typist

       Goods Guard

3.What is the job role for Junior Time Keeper selected through RRB NTPC Exam?

Junior Time Keeper helps the Senior Time Keeper in keeping the records regarding the arrival and departure of trains. He/ she also has to operate and synchronize with the network.

4.What is the job role of Station Master selected through RRB NTPC Exam?

Station Master selected through RRB NTPC Exam is responsible for managing, supervising, and controlling the activities of the trains in his jurisdiction. For this, he delegates duties amongst his/ her staff and ensures the smooth arrival and departure of trains.

5.How many vacancies are available for Goods Guard in RRB NTPC 2024 Notification?

A total of ------- vacancies are released for the post of the Goods Guard through RRB NTPC 2024 notification.

6.What is the total number of vacancies released for the Station Master post through RRB NTPC 2024 notification?

As per the RRB NTPC 2024 notification, a total of ____ vacancies are released for the Station Master post.

7.What is the career growth of the Station Master selected through the RRB NTPC Exam?

Station Master selected through RRB NTPC Exam first gets promoted to Station Superintendent, then to Assistant Operation and finally to Divisional Operation Manager.

8.What all promotions do a Goods Guard do after getting selected through RRB NTPC Exam?

A Goods Guard first gets promoted to Passenger Guard then to Express Guard. After a few years of service, he/ she further gets promoted to Section Controller and then to Chief Controller. 

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