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Job profile of Assistant Station Master (ASM)

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  • 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 ->

25%  of  the  vacancies in  the  category  of  Station  Masters  (GP 4200) will  be  filled  by  induction  of  Traffic  Apprentices  of  which  15%  will  be  from  the  open  market  through  the  Railway  Recruitment  Boards  and  10%  from  amongst  the  serving  (non-Ministerial)  graduates  through  limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examinations. (Ref 1)

Recruitment(Ref 1)

  • 60%  of vacancies will be filled by  direct  recruitment  through  Railway Recruitment Boards(RRB).
  • 15%  by  Limited  Departmental  Competitive  Examination(LDCE)  from  amongst  group  C  &  D  staff  of  Operating  and  Commercial  departments  with  an  upper  age  limit  of  45  years  (50  years  in  the  case  of  SC/ST)  and  qualification  of  Graduation  subject  to  the  condition  that  Group  D  staff  have  rendered  a  minimum  of  5  years  regular  Railway  Service.  Shortfall  in 15% LDCE  quota  may be made  good  by  direct  recruitment.
  • 25%  by  general  selection  from  amongst  employees  possessing  the  qualification  of  Matriculation  and  working  as  Shunting  Masters,  Cabinmen  I,  Switchmen,  Sr.  Signallers  and  Sr.  Train  Clerks  and  Leverman  Gr.I,  Pointsman  Gr.I,  Shuntman  Gr.I  Cabinman  Gr.II  and  Train  Clerks  with upper  age  limit  of  45  years  (50  years  in  the  case  of  SC/ST).  Shortfall against the  quota  may be made  good  by  direct  recruitment.
  • 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.  (Ref 1)
  • Selection Process : Written Examination (in two stages –preliminary and final) followed by Aptitude Test and Document Verification.
  • Salary and other perks
    (i)
    Pay Scale
    5200 – 20200
    (ii)
    Grade Pay
    2800
    (iii)
    Initial Pay
    8560
    (iv)
    Total Pay (i) + (ii )
    11360
  • Other Allowances depend on various conditions and hence cant be stated uniformly. Other major allowances include :
    Transport Allowance
    House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters
  • Deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.

References

1.   Rule 121 of  Indian  Railway  Establishment  Manual Chapter  I 

Comments

I have completed B.E in

I have completed B.E in electrical engineering, may i know whether medical fitness is necessary for this recruitment. can you pls provide upcoming RRB examtimetable.info

Which is the step of

Which is the step of selection for ASM
and what is the work in there.
please sir tell me ?

Sir, I am working as tech,

Sir,

I am working as tech, gr. 2, SC, my mutual partner also gr.2. OBC, our recruitment gp was 1900. Now we applied for inter railway mutual transfer. However it is possible or not and we both RRB candidate.

 

Thanks - Anish Bipra

 

Respected sir,i completed

Respected sir,i completed b.tech (E.C.E),i have -4 disability to my both eyes. i wish to apply for TRAFFIC APPRENTICE post.can i eligible to apply to this post with my eye sight and my education..if am not eligible which post is preferable to me.can i apply with disability certificate. pls reply me

Respected sir,   I applyed

Respected sir,

  I applyed group C post in under Appointment on compassionate grounds ,Im a b.tech(mech) graduate .after group c qualifing im eligible post is SE OR JE...what is the procedure please tell me 

 

plz..plz...plz...plz....reply sir,    THANK YOU

Dear Sir, I just applied for

Dear Sir,

I just applied for NTPC graduate posts. I have some confusion with the percentage of marks that i have entered in the application. My university is having grading system. The percentage that i have entered is an approximate value. The university has a provision of issuing a certificate indicating percentage other than grading on special request. But it will take time.

So what i need to know is that if i am able to produce that certificate indicating my percentage during document verification and if my data mismatches by 1% will it lead to rejection/elimination?

Respected,                  

Respected,

                    I am a B.Sc. graduate. I am looking forward to join IR in non technical post like ASM, Tarrif Apperentice, etc. Please help me in knowing which field will be best for me to join. And please let me know which books to refer for the exams.

                     I also want to know how is the training process or the period of training if selected further. what are the benefits we get in training.And most important what is the pay during training. I have also done IATA Consultant Diploma in Travel & Tourism.

                      Please sir guide me for better carrier.

Thanks & Regards,

Tausif Kazi.

Namaste sirji, i want to know

Namaste sirji, i want to know that as the additional desirable qualification for railway ntpc asm, goods guard, commercial/traffic apprentice is the rail transport diploma so i want to ask that for that diploma course the eligibility given that any graduate/diploma in engineering non railwayman can apply. i have completed diploma in electrical engineering so as per IRT institute criteria i am eligible for that diploma so please tell me that with diploma electrical an rail transport management diploma may i found eligible for applying the post mentioned above. Please sir reply me this is a very much important for me. Thanking you.

Dear sir I want know that I

Dear sir
I want know that I am belong to ST community and I am selected in JAA. Can I do mutual transfer with General or OBC candidates. Email id. mantoshmistry83@gmail.com.

Dear sir I want know that I

Dear sir
I want know that I am belong to ST community and I am selected in JAA. Can I do mutual transfer with General or OBC candidates.

Dear Sir Staff welfare

Dear Sir
Staff welfare inspector qualification MSW ( MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK )
Eligible hai.
Please suggest me.
Email -pintukmr324@gmail.com

Dear Sir Staff welfare pintu

Dear Sir Staff welfare
pintu kr - 30/09/2015 - 12:41
Dear Sir
Staff welfare inspector qualification MSW ( MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK )
Eligible hai.
Please suggest me.
Mob. 9737567606
Email -pintukmr324@gmail.com

Dear Sir, I tried a lot to

Dear Sir,

I tried a lot to find about the salary of ASM but not getting any updated string on it... Kindly tell me the gross salary  of ASM.

Thank You

Station Master and goods

Station Master and goods guards has always a sleepness nights (night shift) better choose other group 1 o 2 jobs.many leaving after knowing the reality.

 

Dear sir,                  

Dear sir,

                  mera rrb jammu 3/2012 me asm k salection ho gaya hai  jiska final result 02 may 2014 me aagaya tha. per abhi tak medical ki koi date nahi ayee hai. medical or appointment me kitna time lagega.  or medical ka latter ayega ya phir kahe per jakar nikalwana padega. batane k karpa kare

respected sir in ecor how

respected sir in ecor how much year to promotion an asm to sm-ss and station manager if employee belong to schedule caste. how an asm go to station controller or other official job.

Hi,   I have been selected

Hi,

 

I have been selected for document verification for ASM. I do not have my convocation certificate. What should i do now. Will it be a problem in my selection.

sir i have selected for asm

sir
i have selected for asm ecor khurda division, i want to know training period of this job & can later i go to comercial apprentic job through gdce or ldce.

ASM training is 118 working

ASM training is 118 working days. You cant go to Commercial Apprentice, but you have chance to go as Traffic Apprentice.

Hi Sir, I have been selected

Hi Sir,

I have been selected in Bangalore division as ASM. Where will my training be held. Will it be in Bangalore City or Bangalore Cant. How many days will my training period be. Where will i be sent after the training.

hello Santosh i am also

hello Santosh i am also selected in Bangalore Division as ASM...can u please tell me where do u live...? am from Hyderabad..and i heard that training will be in Hubli for 108 days for south western railway employees...south western railways zones are Hubli,Bangalore and Mysore..and we will be sent in the Bangalore Division.

I am in a government job and

I am in a government job and cleared the  ntpc exam  from chandigarh board . So my medical will be done by railways or through proper channel they will accept it as I already initimated my present employer?Pls help?

My training session for

My training session for initial ASM is due in april (chandausi).. i checked some ZRTI websites containing reading material.

can you tell me sir is there any difference between different zones transportation,

and how to prepare myself for training i.e. what to study before going there or what to revise.

Are there reading material in market for ASM. What part of maths is essential in ASM course.

Sir, I am Sukanta Mondal

Sir,

I am Sukanta Mondal selected for the post of ASM belongs to the RRB KOLKATA board, want to know in railway dept is any night allowance, over time for ASM posst. And also want to know when the DA is 100% in this circumstances total salary for ASM will be what??? and work load of ASM is hard or easy?

Is there any authentic news of GP 4200 for SM.

Sir, I am selected for the

Sir,

I am selected for the post of ASM and my certificate verification is over.

What is the next step and when will it happen?

How much time will it take for posting?

Next there will be Medical

Next there will be Medical and Police verification. The process can take 6-12 months.

Sir, I have been selected in

Sir, I have been selected in rrb recruitment cen 03/12; whether they rrb will give extension of time to join.... Please advise me...

Yes, you can apply to the

Yes, you can apply to the officer concerned at the time of final letter of joining mentioning reasons.

Sir I have been selected for

Sir I have been selected for documents verification for the post of ASM  through rrb ntpc cen 03/2012. My name is in main list. I want to know that  how the medical test is conducted. I have spectacles with -.50 power in both eyes, will it create any problem for 6/9 category? Plz reply sir

Spectacles will not be

Spectacles will not be permitted for  ASM Medical.

Sir I belongs to SC and today

Sir

I belongs to SC and today I just take the ASM Aptitude Test and answer 67.61%  except Aptitude Test section, where as  I answer 100% on Aptitude Test. What is my chance for the post?

 

ASM  GRADE PAY CHANGE FROM

ASM  GRADE PAY CHANGE FROM 2800 TO 4200 IS IT TRUE from new joining ?

 

 

 

Sir, Is the job of ASM

Sir, Is the job of ASM suitable for female candidates taking into account the night shifts, field work etc. ? Among the other Non Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) , which posts are suitable for female candidates??

Many lady ASMs are working in

Many lady ASMs are working in Railways. There will be night shifts and your station can be in isolated places. If you are ready to work under such conditions you can join. Commercial Apprentice, ECRC, Accounts Assist are better job for ladies.

I have been selected for ASM

I have been selected for ASM through CG appointment ...

I have completed  M.Com.. To achieve greater post what should i study now.

And how can i change my job profile through departmental exams. eg.- if want to go for control office or OS dept.

 

You can study IRT diplomas. 

You can study IRT diplomas.  You can appear for Controller exam when vacancy is notified in your Division.

Sir i am passed in

Sir i am passed in preliminary exam please provide syllabus for main exam(2nd exam)

In between GDCE  and RRB

In between GDCE  and RRB which one is tougher?

Questions will be of same

Questions will be of same standard. But in GDCE you have more chances as only departmental candidates appear.

Assistant station master can

Assistant station master can write section engineer through GDCE Exam(if his qualification is b.tech)

ALP 01/2011 Bangalore

ALP 01/2011 Bangalore Document verification

Sir,

Kindly me let me know the date of document verification of ALP 01/2011 RRB Bangalore ? I have qualified in Aptitude test, but  I did not receive any call letter for document verification.

 

Dear Sir,   When will be the

Dear Sir,

 

When will be the Goods guard common pre exam result. the exam conducted on 02 & 09 dec 2012 .

And when will be the Group D exam for RRC Hubli for 790 posts.

 

thanks in advance.

Dates will be pubished only

Dates will be pubished only on concerned RRB/RRC websites.

Assistant station master can

Assistant station master can write section engineer through GDCE Exam(if his qualification is b.tech)

Technically yes. But SE is

Technically yes. But SE is not normally called through GDCE as the vacancies are very less.

My name is Abdul I have been

My name is Abdul I have been selected for ASM under section nos 3/2012.But my question is If I want to go for Ticket Collector  post will I be able to transfer my post if yes than what is the procedure.And is ASM post is good as compare to TC.

Abdul is asm result are out

Abdul is asm result are out and you are from which zone

No, you cant transfer to TC.

No, you cant transfer to TC. TC is a lower post with less salary compared to ASM.

sir, I want to know that what

sir,

I want to know that what is the difference between TC and TTE?and what is the pay band and job profile of thos two post?

pls answere.

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