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RRB NTPC Goods Guards-Vacancies, Job Profile, Salary 7th CPC & Promotion


Indian Railways has announced total of 35208 vacancies for the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Posts. Amongst these posts are for Graduate Posts and for Undergraduate Posts. In this article, we are going to discuss the details of Goods Guards Post including the Job Profile, Pay Scale and Promotion Policy. The post of Goods Guards comes under the category of Graduate Post (5748 vacancies).

Goods Guards Vacancies and Salary as per 7th Pay Commission

Post Name

Goods Guards

Level in 7th CPC


Grade Pay


Basic Pay (Rs.)




Gross Salary in X Class City

43000/- Approx. (with DA+TA+HRA)

In-Hand Salary After Tax Deduction64000/- Approx.

Allowance: Overtime Allowance, Night Duty Allowance, Kilometerage Allowance,  Allowance, Accident Allowance, Breach of Rest Allowance, Leave Allowance, Cell Allowance.

Selection Process

To select for the post of Goods Guards you have to clear these Exams.

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

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RRB NTPC Goods Guards Job Profile and Work Responsibilities

  • Vehicle Guidance (VG) – This is a written document incorporating information about the number of wagons, their tare weight, load tonnage of individual wagons and total tonnage. The VG is given by Station /Yard Master.
  • To conduct checks on the entire train for any loose ends that might endanger its smooth running.
  • Verify that all doors of wagons are closed.
  • Ensure brake continuity with the Loco Pilot.
  • Ensuring that the train has sufficient brake power and signing the Brake Power certificate(BPC).
  • Monitoring the formation while it is in motion for any abnormalities.
  • Curate various train reports. viz., Combined Train Reports, Late Arrival Reports
  • Along with Loco Pilot/Assistant Loco Pilot identify and address minor troubles experienced while the train is moving.
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  • If selected you will have to undergo 45 days of training in respective Zonal training institutes. The training module will consist of General Rules, Goods, Coaching theory, and Railway Commercial rules.
  • Shift: Yes. You will never have a fixed time of work. You will always be on the run. It seems boring wait till you see the special allowance under the salary section.

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RRB NTPC Goods Guards Promotion

Candidates who are selected for the post of Goods Guards have a scope of promotion and growth opportunities in future under the departments or units of Indian Railways.

RRB NTPC Goods Guards Education Qualification

  • Degree from its recognized university and equivalent

RRB NTPC Medical Standards 

RRB NTPC – Goods Guards Medical Standard Details

Medical Standards

General Fitness

Vision Standards


Physically fit in all respects

  • Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test).
  • Near Vision: Sn 0.6, 0.6 without glasses and Must pass the test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, and Myopic vision.

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