Railway Group D: Salary, Allowances and Job Role

Indian Railways has released more than 62,000 vacancies for the recruitment of Group D Employees in the organization. Group D Employees are considered as one of the most crucial roles in this challenging world. In recent times, Indian Railways has taken a lot of blames in terms of negligence and Railway Group D Recruitment will be reinforcing the team who has delicately been working on ground level. The salary of Railway Group D employee is level 1 as per the 7th Pay Commission Matrix. Before we start discussing the Salary of Railway Employees, let’s have a look at what are the posts available in Railway Group D Recruitment 2018.

Posts Under Railway Group D Recruitment

Posts Under Railway Group D Recruitment
Cabinman Group D – Engineering
Keyman Shunter
Fitter Helper-II (Electrical)
Leverman Switchman
Gangman Helper-II (Mechanical)
Pointsman Trackman
Group D – Store Helper-II (S & T)
Porter Welder


Salary Of Railway Group D Employee

It has been clearly mentioned on the recruitment notification that the Salary Of Group D Employee will be Level 1 as per the 7th CPC (Central Pay Commission). Before we move on to the break up of the Salary and Allaowances, let us make you clear that Railway Group D Employee gets a handsome salary packages and there are many Govt. Organizations that are offering salaries even less than level 1. Railway group D employee falls under Pay Band Rs. 5200-20200 which simply means that the Basic Component of the salary may vary from Rs. 5200 to 20200 (20200 is Maximum in case the employee does not get promoted). Now let us discuss all the salary component of Railway Group D Employee in detail:

Basic Component: Rs. 5200
Grade Pay (as per 7th CPC): Rs. 1800
Dearness Allowance: Rs. 9480 (316 Per Day)
HRA: Rs. 1680
Transport Allowance: Rs. 900
Other Allowances: Approx: Rs. 2300
Running Allowance (overtime): Rs. 1.81/km

NPS (National Pension Scheme) Deduction: Rs. 1500

Total In Hand Salary Of Railway Group D Employee: Rs. 21,000 Approximately

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