Life of Station a Master

Posted on : October 4th 2017, 11:10 am

STATION MASTER

  1. Job Description : The station master (SM) is in charge of running of trains at his station of posting. As an SM you will be operating the signals, ensuring that all tasks are completed as per the rule book. Also, his responsibility is cleanliness of the station. Station Masters are also being assigned with commercial jobs like ticket/parcel booking, reservation etc at small stations.. At a major city terminus, with potentially hundreds of employees, the station master's duties would focus on personnel management and public relations. At smaller town and country stations, with a more limited staff, the station master would have far more customer interaction with travelling passengers, and would commonly deputies for other members of staff in their absence.
    • Name of the Post : Station Master (SM) formerly ASM
    • Training Period : 78 Days (Earlier 2 Years)
    • Salary : During Training - Grade Pay Rs. 2800/- After Training - Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-
    • 1st Salary : Rs. 38,000/- (Approx)
    • Bond : 5 Years Bond
  2. Apart from these, ASM will get other allowances as admissible for central Govt. Employees (DA, TA & HRA). There will be deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.
  3. Shift : Yes. An SM has to work in shifts, however the working schedule of 8 hours per day.
  4. No. of SM at One Station : Generally each station has one SM
  5. Career Path : As an SM you will have the following career path
    • Station Master
    • Station Supt.
    • Assistant Operations Manager
    • Divisional Operations Manager

For Station Supervisor (SS) you have to have experience minimum 12-15 years.

Departmental Examination :You can apply Group B exam for the post Officer. For that you need have 5 years of work experience as SM.

  1. Vacancies Details :
Name of RRB PU UR SC ST OBC Total
  WCR 53 15 3 26 97
Bangalore SWR 90 30 16 29 165
Bhopal WCR 26 10 4 15 55
WR 64 19 10 32 116
Bhubaneswar ECoR 58 17 09 32 116
Bilaspur SECR 06 0 1 3 10
CR 43 13 06 23 85
Chandigarh NR 37 09 23 17 86
Chennai SR 227 65 42 59 393
Guwahati NFR 97 29 14 52 192
Jammu Srinagar NR 31 09 05 16 61
Kolkata ER 226 68 34 122 450
Malda SER 66 21 11 35 133
Mumbai CR 386 114 57 206 763
WR 61 19 10 34 124
SCR 43 14 07 25 89
Muzaffarpur ECR 67 19 09 34 129
Patna ECR 63 19 09 33 124
Ranchi ECR 53 16 08 28 105
Secunderabad SCR 160 45 36 94 335
ECoR 58 08 02 23 91
Siliguri NFR 45 14 08 25 91
Thiruvananthapuram SR 82 43 24 36 185
Allahabad NCR 0 0 0 0 5
TOTAL   3024 932 505 1476 5942
  1. Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.
  2. Stages of Examination : Single Stage Computer Based Test, Aptitude test followed by Document Verification.