Railways Recruitment Board or RRB is one of the largest employer of the country.There are various RRB NTPC Job profiles. Traffic Apprentice will be recruited for the position of Supervisor/ Inspector in Operating (Traffic) departments. There will be an initial training after which the candidate will be called for TA.

Let us have a look at the RRB NTPC TA job profile:
Traffic Apprentice (TA) is provided training for handling various functions at Traffic Transportation/Operations branch. Aspirants need to go through 300 days training. During the training period, candidates will be working in short duration in following roles – Station Master, Yard Master and Guard. In RRB TA Job Profile, the scope of promotion is good. Female candidates can also apply for TA job.

Educational Qualification:
Candidates who have completed their Graduation / Post Graduation in respected subject are eligible to apply for RRB Traffic Apprentice Job.

Selection Process:
The suitable candidates will be selected on the basis of below process :
• Computer Based Test.
• Document Verification

Job Description:
Traffic Apprentices are appointed as multi-skilled supervisors in Transportation/Operations branch.
As a Traffic Apprentice, selected candidates have to go through the two years training in various categories of working towarrds controlling Railway Traffic – i.e. as Station Master, Guard, Section Controller, Yard Master and Traffic inspector. These are different roles and candidates will be designated to any of the roles. During the training period, you can work independently either as Station Master, Yard Master or Guard. On Successful completion of two years of training period you will be posted either as Station Master or Section Controller.

Railway Recruitment Board TA Job Profile Duty Hours:
The RRB Traffic Apprentice job profile involves a lot of multitasking. As Traffic Apprentice you will have to fulfill various roles and responsibilities. The Work hours will involve working in Shifts and you may be given either night shift or day shift according to the role assigned.

RRB NTPC TA Job Profile Salary:
Railway Traffic Apprentice is a post under the RRB NTPC Recruitment. It is a central government vacancy thus the pay scale is on par with that of central government employees. After the 07th Pay Commission or 7th CPC Central government employees will be entitled for Traffic Apprentice. As a TA, aspirants can get approx R. 13,500/- per month.
(i) Pay Scale : 9300-34800
(ii) Grade Pay : 4200
(iii) Initial Pay : 9300
(iv) Total Pay (i) (ii ) = 13500

Other Allowances & Perks:
Candidates recruited by RRB are eligible to get various allowances and benefits as add on to their basic salary. Given below are some of the allowances that railway employees are eligible for;
• DA on Total Pay
• Transport Allowance
• House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)

Railway Recruitment Board Traffic Apprentice: Growth & Scope of Promotion
A Traffic Apprentice (TA) will have the following career path based on performance and experience. Initially, selected candidates have to go through a 300 day training period following which they are most likely to be posted as Traffic Inspector which include posts like Station Master or Yard Master. Candidates can also be posted in other roles such as a Supervisor like Deputy Station Superintendents, Section Controllers, etc.

After considerable amount of experience, candidates may be promoted to Senior Inspector/ Supervisor in traffic department category on a Grade Pay of 4600 & 4800. After gaining experience, candidates can who want promotion in Gazetted ranks of Group B posts, are allowed to appear for departmental exam conducted for inhouse candidates.

The Following are the Rank in RRB’s starting from Traffic Apprentice. Traffic Apprentice is the lowest rank and Divisional Operations Manager being the highest.
• Traffic Apprentice (TA)
• Station Master / Section Controller
• Station Supt./ Chief Controller
• Assistant Operations Manager
• Divisional Operations Manager

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