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RRB JE: All you need to know
The Railway Recruitment Board every year invites application for Junior Engineer and Senior Section Engineer. It is one of the biggest employers in India for various job profiles, out of which Engineering Posts have quite a large number of vacancies. A candidate needs to have knowledge about the job profile, career growth, and salary before applying for the position of RRB JE. After 7th Pay Commission RRB JE Salary has seen a huge hike In this blog we will discuss regarding the salary details and additional benefits a candidate will get upon successfully outshining the exam, kindly go through the blog;
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RRB JE: Job Profile
- A Junior Engineer in Railways is responsible for various construction and maintenance work of Railway staff quarters, offices and water supply of Railways.
- It is important for a Junior Engineer to ensure that the maintenance of Railway Tracks is taking place according to the schedule.
- The work of a Junior Engineer also includes all sorts of repair and painting of the Railway Station such as the extension of Platforms, construction of Railway shed etc.
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RRB JE Salary: Salary Received During Training Period
A Junior Engineer in Railways has to work as a Trainee once they successfully qualify the RRB JE Examination. The Trainee has to adapt to the changes and the surrounding work culture as an RRB JE Engineer. During the training period, he receives a salary of Rs34,500 which increases once the training period is over.
RRB JE Salary: Salary Received After the Training Period
After the successful completion of training, an RRB JE Engineer becomes a permanent employee and receives many additional allowances such as HRA, DA along with handsome incentives. An RRB JE Engineer gets a pay of Rs 42,000 per month. This salary also depends upon the city in which the Junior Engineer is posted. The Railways have accordingly categorized the cities as city X, Y and Z.
- City X – These are those cities which are considered as metropolitan cities.
- City Y – These are the metropolitan cities along with other developed and larger cities.
- City Z – These includes the small cities and villages.
|Component||Class X||Class Y||Class Z|
|Dearness Allowance (125% of Basic)||16,875||16,875||16,875|
|House Rent Allowance||4050 (30% of Basic)||2,700 (20% of Basic)||1,350 (10% of Basic)|
|Salary In Hand||38,425||37,075||35,725|
RRB JE: Salary After 7th Pay Commission
After the revision of 7th Pay Commission the huge jump in the salary can be noticed below;
|Designated Post||JE Pay Scale|
|Pay Band (Current Salary)||29300 – 34800|
|Grade Pay (Current Salary)||4200|
|Pay Band (VI CPC)||29300 – 34800|
|Grade Pay (VI CPC)||4800|
|Pay Band (VII CPC)||37200 – 139200|
|Grade Pay (VII CPC)||19200|
|On Selection/ Promotion, Entry Pay||72600|
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SSC JE: All you need to know
Staff Selection Commission (https://ssc.nic.in/)every year recruits many Junior Engineers for various posts under SSC JE Recruitment. Working as an SSC JE is considered to be one of the most respected jobs in society. After 7th Pay Commission, there has been a huge rise in the pay grade of an SSC junior engineer. The Candidates who are applying for this examination will be posted under the Grade B, Non- gazetted category. Let’s look at the Salary details, perks, and allowances for this job below;
SSC JE: Designated Job post with Salary Details
Let’s get an overview of the respective posts in various departments in SSC JE so that we can understand the details better. However, every junior engineer at the starting of the job receives a Grade Pay of Rs4200 and a In-Hand Salary of Rs 29,455 – 33,907. Let’s check the details below;
|Respective Departments||Designated Posts||Salary+Allowace|
|Central Water Commission(CWC)||Junior Engineer||Rs32,667-37,119|
|Military Engineering Services (MES)||Quantity Surveying and Contract Junior Engineer||Rs32,667-37,120|
|Director of General Border Roads Organisation(DGBR||Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)||Rs32,667-37,121|
|Farraka Barrage||Junior Engineer (Civil)||Rs32,667-37,122|
|Directorate of Quality Assurance(Naval)||Junior Engineer (Electrical)||Rs32,667-37,123|
SSC JE: Salary After the 7th Pay Commission
The PayScale of SSC JE has also gone through a massive change after the 7th Pay Commission. Under the 6th Pay scale matrix, an SSC Junior Engineer will be paid Rs35,400-Rs112400. An SSC Junior Engineer will receive a total sum of Rs 44,000 along with additional allowance and benefits every month.
After comparing both the salaries we have come into conclusion that RRB JE and SSC JE both provide an equal amount of benefits and perks along the way. A Railways Junior engineer may earn a higher salary, but the benefits of working in SSC cannot be overlooked. Hence, aspirants, you should target both of these examinations, as we all know” more the number of chances, the better it is”.
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