Job profile of Assistant Station Master (ASM)
- Job profile: ASM will be the in charge of running of trains at a station. He operates the signals, ensures that everything goes as per the rules laid out. He will be working in shifts. Big stations may have more than one ASM.
Career path :
Assistant Station Master ->
Station Master ->
Station Supt. ->
Assistant Operations Manager->
Divisional Operations Manager ->
Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.
Diploma in Rail Transport & Management, Transport Economics, Multimodal Transport (Containerization) awarded by Institute of Rail Transport, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi will be additional desirable qualification.
- Selection Process : Written Examination (in two stages –preliminary and final) followed by Aptitude Test and Document Verification.
Salary and other perks
(i)Pay Scale5200 – 20200(ii)Grade Pay2800(iii)Initial Pay8560(iv)Total Pay (i) + (ii )11360
Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :
Transport AllowanceHouse Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters
- Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.