RRB NTPC Job Profile – Commercial Apprentice (CA) Officer Job Description

RRB NTPC Commercial Apprentice (CA) JOB PROFILE: Job Description, Salary, Vacancy,

This article will cover Commercial Apprentice (CA) Job Description,Commercial Apprentice (CA) Career Path, Commercial Apprentice (CA) Salary, Commercial Apprentice (CA) Vacancies, Commercial Apprentice (CA) required qualification and Commercial Apprentice (CA) stages of examination.

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RRB NTPC Job Profile of the Day – Commercial Apprentice (CA)

1. Job Description: Commercial Apprentices are multi skilled supervisors in the Commercial branch. A two year training is given to CA in different categories of working of Commercial branch. i.e. training in duties of commercial clerks, parcel clerks, goods clerks, catering, commercial inspectors. After the 2 year training ends, you will be posted as Chief Commercial/Parcel/Goods Clerk or Commercial inspector.

2. Shift: Yes. As a Commercial Apprentice (CA) you may have to work in shifts.

3. Career path: As an Commercial Apprentice (CA) you will have the following career path

  1. Assistant Commercial Manager
  2. Divisional  Commercial Manager
  3. Senior Divisional  Commercial Manager

4. Salary and allowances

Pay Scale
Grade Pay
Initial Pay
Total Pay (i) + (ii )

As an CA you will be entitled to the following major allowances:

  1. DA on Total Pay above
  2. Transport Allowance
  3. House Rent Allowance(if not provided with quarters)

5. Vacancies : Vacancies for the post of Commercial Apprentice (CA) for respective RRBs is given below:

Gen- 353, SC- 108, ST-52 OBC-177

Name of RRB PU UR SC ST OBC Total
 Ahmedabad WR 7 2 8 17 29
Allahabad NCR 13 2 1 4 20
Ajmer NWR 8 2 6 16
Bangalore SWR 19 5 2 6 32
Bhopal WR 0 1 0 0 32
Bhubaneswar ECoR 3 3 1 2 9
Bilaspur SECR 3 3 1 2 9
CR 8 2 1 6 17
Chennai SR 61 11 8 25 105
Gorakhpur NER 31 9 5 17 62
Kolkata ER 37 18 8 19 82
Malda SER 12 4 2 6 24
Mumbai CR 67 22 10 30 129
Secunderabad SCR 37 13 7 28 85
ECoR 7 1 2 2 12
Thiruvananthapuram SR 40 12 5 17 74
Total 353 108 52 177 703

Qualification : Degree from recognized university or equivalent.

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

Commercial Apprentice (CA) is a category where you get work experience of all the commercial sections of Railway. This is HUGE learning in terms of what you gain along with the higher salary this post offers.

The highest number of vacancies is in Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Secunderabad.  Thiruvananthapuram and Gorakhpur also have fair number of vacancies.

Friends, this is it for Commercial Apprentice (CA).

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  5. RRB NTPC Job Profile: Senior Clerk cum Typist.
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  • Aakanksha Prasad

    Very useful information..Thanks

  • sanjay


  • Satyabeer Sharma

    Ex servicemen r eligible for the post of Commercial Apprentice

  • anusha

    thank you so much for this article

  • Bharathi

    good morning sir,
    i have a doubt while filling the application form. ECoR means?

    • Abcedf

      East Coast Railways

    • santhosh

      East Coast Railways

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  • Nany

    What stations do come under secunderabad ECoR please give me details

  • Rahul

    Sir I apply in three RRB’S before reading the instruction in rrb allahabad Mumbai and Bhopal. What will I do that atleast one application is accepted please help me.

    • saurabh

      yaar i want your help maine apply toh nahi kiya par primary registration kar diyaa hunnnnn………..kuch reply kariye..yahi meri bhi problem hai..pljj help me

    • santhosh

      Your all applications will be rejected

  • Bhaktaram Meher

    Is there ticket examiner post or not in NTPC?

  • mohan

    is there any bond during training?. If I get any other job, Do I need to pay any money to resign?

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  • satendra kumar

    thanks sir

  • Joy

    Very useful info 🙂 thanks mockbank