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Every year Railway Recruitment Board invites applications for many posts in Technical and Non-Technical Posts across India like JA, ASM, TA, ECRC, JAA, Traffic Apprentice, etc. The selection procedure for these posts will have a single Computer Based Test and skill test/ typing test/ aptitude test and medical test. Assistant Station Master (ASM) is one of the job positions in RRB. The ASM recruitment notification for 2022 is not yet published but expected to be released soon. Before applying through the online medium provided on the official website of RRB, it will be good to understand the post details, the job profile, career, promotion possibilities, etc. For that in this article, you can read on RRB ASM Job Profile 2022 – Duties of Assistant Station Master.
RRB ASM Job Profile 2022
The Assistant Station Master (ASM) will be assigned as the in-charge of the running of trains at a station. He/She operates the signals, ensures that everything goes as per the rules laid out by the Ministry of Indian Railway. ASM post will be under the Station Master job position. Assistant Station Master will be working in shifts. Large stations may have more than one ASM. They are selected for the post through Computer Based Tests, Medical tests, and Aptitude tests. The hierarchical order will be Assistant Station Master, Station Master, Station Superintendent, Assistant Operations Manager, and Divisional Operations Manager.
Duties of Assistant Station Master (ASM)
The Station Master is responsible for the management of other station employees like the Assistant Station Manager (ASM) and holds responsibility for safety and the efficient running of the station. The Assistant Station Master’s duty is to focus on personnel management and public relations. In the absence of the Station Master, an Assistant Station Master (ASM) should take charge of the station and track signals. And he/she has to work as a public relations officer too. In large stations, the ASM role might be a full-time position.
A Station Master or Assistant Station Master would typically manage a number of booking clerks (responsible for ticket sales and financial auditing), porters (responsible for platform safety, luggage transportation, and cleaning), and often ancillary staff in catering, left luggage, and maintenance roles.
Assistant Station Master Pay Scale
As mentioned earlier in the article, ASM is assigned with the duty to check out the running trains and their timings. usually, ASM works under the station masters who are the subordinate of the station superintendents. The pay scale of an entry-level Assistant Station Master is Rs. 5200/-. The pay scale of the Assistant Station Master might be raised to the amount of Rs. 20, 200/- per month. This amount includes basic pay and grade pay as well.
Assistant Station Master Basic Pay and Grade Pay
On average an ASM draws Rs.38, 360/- per month including the grade pay and the basic pay of an assistant station master draws is Rs. 8560/- per month on an average. The entry-level ASM receives Rs. 5200/- per month as basic pay.
- The grade pay will be fixed for all the ASMs, whether entry-level or experienced. The amount of grade pay paid to the ASM is Rs. 2800/- as per the 6th pay commission.
Vacancy for ASM in 21 RRBs
The vacancy list for all the 21 zonal RRbs will be updated soon on this page, after the release of the official notification. For, now aspirants can go through the vacancies enlisted in the previous notification (03/2015), released in December 2015.
|Regional RRB’s||Vacancies 2015||Official Website Links|
|RRB Allahabad||5 (Special Recruitment)||www.rrbald.gov.in|
|RRB Jammu and Srinagar||61||www.rrbjammu.nic.in|
Eligibility Criteria of ASM
The candidates are required to fulfill the following eligibility for appearing in the Assistant Station Master exam of RRB.
A candidate must be either a citizen of India, or a subject of Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before 1 January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, etc.
The candidates must be minimum of 18 years old as of 1st July 2019 and the age must not exceed 32 years.
- The candidate must hold a graduation degree in any discipline obtained from any recognized board or University.
- A diploma in Rail Transport & Management, Transport Economics, Multimodal Transport (Containerization ) awarded by the Institute of Rail Transport, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi will be an additional desirable qualification for the candidate.
- Read more about RRB Assistant Station Master Post:
RRB Assistant Station Master Eligibility Criteria
RRB ASM Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Best Books for the Preparation of ASM exam
It is important to know the job profile details and RRB ASM career growth pathway, the experience required for the promotion, etc. Candidates can check the article for all details regarding all these, and decide to apply for the post or not.
RRB ASM Job Profile 2022 FAQ’s
What is the role of RRB Assistant Station Master (ASM)?
ASM will be in charge of the running of trains at a station, operates the signals, ensures that everything goes as per the rules laid out by the Indian Railway, etc.
What in the gross salary for the RRB ASM?
The gross initial salary for ASM will be Rs.38, 360/- per month including the grade pay
Is the RRB ASM 2021 recruitment notification released?
No. The 2021 ASM notification is yet to be released. Stay tuned to this page for all updates.
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