RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 for Assistant Pointsman Traffic … – Jagran Josh

RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 for Assistant Pointsman Traffic Posts: Get details of RRB Group D Assistant Pointsman Post in Traffic Department including vacancies, job profile, salary (7th CPC), allowances, promotion policy, eligibility & medical standards under RRB Group D 2020-21 Recruitment.
RRB Group D Recruitment 2021 for Assistant Pointsman Traffic Posts: Railway Recruitment Board started RRB Group D Recruitment Process in 2019-20 to fill 103769 Vacancies under various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs). Due to the COVID-19 surge across India, the release date of the exam schedule and admit cards of the RRB Group D 2021 Exam have been officially delayed.
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In this article, we are going to discuss the details of Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) Posts including the Job Profile, Pay Scale and Promotion Policy. The post of Assistant Pointsman in the Traffic Department comes under the category of Group D Posts in various units of Indian Railways.
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As per the 7th Pay Commission, the salary of the Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) along with the number of vacancies announced this year by RRB is given in the below table:
RRB Group D Vacancies and Salary as per 7th Pay Commission
Name of the post
Pay Scale (In Rs.)
Total Vacancies (All RRBs)
Assistant Pointsman
Rs. 18,000/- (Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix) plus allowances as admissible
Note: The PwBD reservation in the vacancies of Posts – Assistant Pointsman, cannot be given due to the job requirements.
Apart from the Basic Pay, RRB Group D Level 1 Posts are 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:
-Dearness Allowance
-House Rent Allowance
-Transport Allowance
-Allowance for Night Duty
-Daily Allowance,
-Mileage Allowance beyond 8 km
-Compensation in case of Holidays
-Fixed Conveyance Allowance, Conveyance Allowance to Doctors
-Special Compensatory (Tribal/Scheduled Area) Allowances.
-Special Allowance to Railway School Teachers
-Special Allowance for child care, women with disabilities and Educational Allowance
-Overtime Allowance (OTA)
-Pension Scheme
-Medical Benefits
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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
The three categories of cities are classified according to their population density. Let’s look at the list of cities that fall under the X, Y and Z categories:
(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 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
(Population < 5 Lakhs)
All other remaining cities
Below are the region-wise details of the total 103769 Vacancies announced by RRCs this year:

The major roles and responsibilities of an Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) are:
(a) To handle switches or railroad points.
(b) To control the lever to direct the train to the required tracks.
(c) To disconnect or connect a particular coach from the train
Candidates who are selected for the post of Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) have the scope of promotion and growth opportunities in future under the departments or units of Indian Railways. After a good year of work experience, Assistant Pointsman can get promoted to the post of Train clerk and Superintendent in the Indian Railways Traffic Department.

Below is the Minimum Education Qualification for the Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) Posts:
RRB GROUP D – Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) Education Qualification Details
Post Name
Education Qualification
Assistant Pointsman (Traffic)
10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)/ State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT) (or) equivalent
National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT
As on 1st July 2019 lower and upper age limit indicated for various posts under RRB/RRC in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix are as given below:
Age Limit (As on 1st July 2019)
18 to 33 (1st July 2001 to 2nd July 1986)
18 to 36 (1st July 2001 to 2nd July 1983)
18 to 38 (1st July 2001 to 2nd July 1981)
Below are the Medical Standards for the Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) Posts:
RRB GROUP D – Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) Details
Medical Standards
General Fitness
Vision Standards
Physically fit in all respects
Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (no fogging test)
Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and
Must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic vision, etc.
RRB Group D Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) Posts can be a great Job Opportunity for Candidates who wants a lucrative government Job in Indian Railways. The Job Profile of Assistant Pointsman (Traffic) can offer you a decent government job and a good salary package.
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