RRB NTPC 2016: Senior Time Keeper Job Description, Salary and Career


Senior Time Keeper Job Description: RRB Non-Technical Recruitment Exam 2016 will be held through the months of March to May. There are 9 posts in total, about which, we have discussed in detail in our previous articles. To sum up, here is our final article on job description with Senior Time Keeper Job Profile, Salary and Payscale, Career Growth and Future Prospects. To read about our previous articles on job profiles, please refer to the links provided below.

RRB NTPC Post Name  Job Profile, Pay Scale and Career
 Commercial Apprentice (CA) Read Detailed Article
 Traffic Apprentice (TA) Read Detailed Article
 Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerk (ECRC) Read Detailed Article
 Goods Guard Read Detailed Article
 Assistant Station Master (ASM) Read Detailed Article
 Traffic Assistant Read Detailed Article
 Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist (JAA) Read Detailed Article
 Senior Clerk-cum-Typist Read Detailed Article

Owing to the fact that over 98 lakh candidates have applied for RRB Non-Technical Exam 2016, it is extremely important to know the kind of job profile you will be competing for.


Railways Senior Time Keeper Job Description 

A candidate must be a graduate from a recognized college or university in order to apply for the post of Senior Time Keeper. Please keep in mind that there are only 4 job vacancies in total for this post. Hence, expect a lot of competition.

As the job profile name suggests, a senior time keeper has to organize and maintain the smooth movement of trains over various stations under their designated zones. The process of streamlining the entire process is handled by a group of time keepers. Maintaining a refined channel throughout is extremely important.

This job is recommended for candidates who can quickly respond to various situations and perform well under pressure. There can be instances where time keepers have to work overtime and the work shifts can be uneven. Hence, the senior time keeper job is challenging.


Railways Senior Clerk-cum-Typist Salary and Perks

According to RRB NTPC 2016 Notification, there are only 4 vacancies for the post of Senior Time Keeper. The salary or pay scale breakdown of a Senior Clerk-cum-Typist is as follows.

 Pay Scale  Rs. 5,200 – 20,200/-
 Grade Pay  Rs. 2,800/-
 Initial Pay  Rs. 8,500/-
 Total Pay  Rs. 11,360/-

Apart from fixed pay scale, there are a few added benefits and perks offered with the post of Senior Time Keeper.

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)

There will be deductions from salary include 10% of total Pay towards New Pension scheme.


Railways Senior Clerk-cum-Typist Career Prospects and Future Growth


There are limited set of career options once you are recruited by RRB for the post of Senior Time Keeper.

After you qualify in RRB Non-Technical Exam 2016, which is a Computer-Based Test (CBT), you are called for document verification. There is a 45-day mandatory training period which every selected candidate has to attend.

During this time period, the candidates are taught how to handle various tasks and duties assigned to them. After completion of training period, the candidate is designated to their particular zone as a Senior Time Keeper. Most Time Keepers are promoted to Grade I and Grade II over a definitive period of time.

We now conclude our job profile articles. If there are any queries, please mention in the comments section below.

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