RRB NTPC Job Profile – Assistant Station Master (ASM) Job Profile Description

RRB NTPC ASM JOB PROFILE: Job Description, Salary, Vacancy,

This article will cover ASM Job Description,ASM Career Path, ASM Salary, ASM Vacancies, ASM required qualification and ASM stages of examination.

RRB NTPC Job Profile – Assistant Station Master (ASM)

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RRB NTPC results and cutoffs are out. Though there are 18252 vacancies, you will have to fill out preferences to decide which one is the best for you.

Click here to see RRB NTPC Selection Procedure.

Inorder to help candidates select the job profile that suits their nature, we will do a series of posts on different job profiles mentioned in NTPC official notification.

RRB NTPC Job Profile – Assistant Station Master (ASM)

1. Job Description: The assistant station master (ASM) is in charge of running of trains at his station of posting. As an ASM you will be operating the signals, ensuring that all tasks are completed as per the rule book.

2. Shift : Yes. An ASM has to work in shifts.

3. No. of ASM at one station: Generally each station has one ASM, though bigger stations may have more than one ASM.

4. Career path: As an ASM you will have the following career path

  1. Assistant Station Master
  2. Station Master
  3. Station Supt.
  4. Assistant Operations Manager
  5. Divisional Operations Manager

5. Salary and other perks 

Pay Scale
5200 – 20200
Grade Pay
Initial Pay
Total Pay (i) + (ii )

6. Vacancies :  Vacancies for the post of ASM for respective RRBs is given below:

Gen- 3024, SC- 934, ST-505 OBC-1476 

Name of RRB PU UR SC ST OBC Total
WCR 53 15 3 26 97
Bangalore SWR 90 30 16 29 165
Bhopal WCR 26 10 4 15 55
WR 64 19 10 32 125
Bhubaneswar ECoR 58 17 9 32 116
Bilaspur SECR 6 0 1 3 10
CR 43 13 6 23 85
Chandigarh NR 37 9 23 17 86
Chennai SR 227 65 42 59 393
Guwahati NFR 97 29 14 52 192
Jammu Srinagar NR 31 9 5 16 61
Kolkata ER 226 68 34 122 450
Malda SER 66 21 11 35 133
Mumbai CR 386 114 57 206 763
WR 61 19 10 34 124
SCR 43 14 7 25 89
Muzaffarpur ECR 67 19 9 34 129
Patna ECR 63 19 9 33 124
Ranchi ECR 53 16 8 28 105
Secunderabad SCR 160 45 36 94 335
ECoR 58 8 2 23 91
Siliguri NFR 45 14 7 25 91
Thiruvananthapuram SR 82 43 24 36 185
Allahabd NCR 0 0 0 0 5
Total 3024 932 505 1476 5942

Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.

Stages of Examination: Single Stage Computer Based Test, Aptitude test followed by Document Verification.

ASM is the category with higher number of vacancies across all RRBs. You need to have good organisational skills for being eligible for being a good ASM.

Friends, this is it for Job profile ASM. Click for all Job Profiles Description and Post Preferences

1. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Commercial Apprentice (CA).

2. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Goods Guard.

3. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Traffic Apprentice (TA). 

4. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Junior Clerk cum Accountant(JAA).

5. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Senior Clerk cum Typist.

6. RRB NTPC Job Profile:  Traffic Assistant.

7. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk

8. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Senior Time Keeper.
Please let us know what is your preference for RRB NTPC Graduate Level examination.

RRB NTPC: Comparison with other Government jobs

  • Roopa

    Hii…I’m Roopa…
    I just want to know the best post for female
    whether CA,JAA,ECRC,TA.
    which is best?

    • sriraj kumar

      Station Master and goods guards jobs are mental tension jobs no rest, low pay ,heavy workload ,night duties,

    • Gajendra pal

      Tum shadi kar lo or Kuch mat karo agar kuch karna h tu आई पी येस ki taiyari karo ghar par

      • msd

        bro… u get married if u want to…….

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  • krishna

    very use ful information …please post for remaining also….thanks

  • vishal swaika

    how to apply for the above mentioned posts and form where whats the procedure please let me know

  • vinay

    rrb recrument in all post require medical test. in how many post require eye vision for medical test?
    what is 6/6 and 6/9 eye vision. i have eye number in both the eye. left eye 3 number and right eye 2.5 number. what is the connection between eye vision and eye number?
    in the nottification eye vision test without glasses require then any problem go if i will crack rrb exam??

  • G Raghu babu

    Is Ex-servicemen r eligible

    • superman

      Yes, if they satisfy the age limit, just check out the official notification.

  • Satyabeer Sharma

    Ex servicemen r eligible for the post of ASM

  • Chandra shekhar chouhan

    How can i apply for this job

  • Aditya Shrivastava

    Dear Sir/Ma’am,
    I am Aditya Shrivastava, currently a ‘System Engineer’ in TCS Pune.
    I wanted to know that whether i can hold for the position of ‘ASM’ or not, as i have some farsight issue in my eyes which makes me to wear the spectacles of 2.0 Dioptre.
    Please revert & help me out regarding the same.
    Thanks a lot!

  • Raju

    sir please tell me which jobs have more work and which have less work as I want to prepare for civil service examinations doing railway job . Is it possible to take long live?

  • phani bhushan

    Iam phani currently working with canara bank as an officer.I wanted to know whether Railway ASM is good job or ssc CGl posts are good in all aspects like salary,work place etc

    Please revert &help me out regarding the same.

    • Rohit Gupta

      Hi…me too work as an officer in Indian Bank Jalandhar…. I too want to apply for the rrb post but I have not any clear idea with regard to the above job.If u have clearance with regard to the above job pls let me knw that.

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  • Supravat mondal

    rrb recrument in all post require medical test. in how many post require eye vision for medical test?
    what is 6/6 and 6/9 eye vision. i have eye power in both the eye. left eye and right eye 4 number. what is the connection between eye vision and eye number?
    in the nottification eye vision test without glasses require then any problem go if i will crack rrb exam??

    • Vaibhav

      Please get your eye sight checked by a certified expert and ask him to give you the report in 6/x format.

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  • anil kumar

    i don’t want miss any oppurtunity

    • anil kumar

      how many cutoff for qualify this.

  • anvesa

    I have been 74% in 10,85%in 12&58%in graduation (b.sc).&with bca last semester what can be job areas for me.

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    which rrb is good to apply? plz mail me the answer.

  • Ashutosh Dubey

    can any one tell me how to apply for ASM


      Their is no notification as of now

  • Praveen

    Sir, I am a finance gradute (MBA). I am 24. So non tech basically. But very good at acedemics. Plz tell me which exam or post in railways is best for me. Best only in terms of money. That is highest paid from starting.