RRB Railway Goods Guard vacancy eligibility, salary, and selection process & results last date below.



RRB Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2024 vacancy salary syllabus exam date admit card Notification details

Organization Railway Train manager Services NTPC gdce
Vacancy name Goods Guard
No of vacancy 999+ posts
salary Rs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200 grade pay 2800 6th cpc

7th cpc Pay Level 5 starts at Rs 29,200 and ends at Rs 92,300

Qualification type degree
Age limit 18-3o years
Official website www.rrb.gov.in
Location type Central Government Jobs


RRB Railway Goods Guard 2024 vacancy details:

Railway Train manager Services NTPC gdce releases various recruitment notifications every year to fill up vacant positions, this year 2024 going to fill Goods Guard vacancy to operate organization activities normally.

railway upcoming vacancy

Railway Goods Guard Vacancy year wise

Year Vacancy
2012 6829
2015 14,023
2019-2022 35,281

Eligibility Criteria

Find the latest eligibility criteria of Govt Goods Guard, such as education, age limit, experience and the salary below.

RRB Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2024 Education qualification:

The minimum educational qualification for www.rrb.gov.in recruitment 2024 is as mentioned below, however, candidates with higher education also eligible for apply for Goods Guard vacancy but age limit is mandatory.

Post education
Goods Guard Degree

(special preference) Diploma in Rail Transport & Management in Institute of Rail Transport.

RRB Railway Goods Guard Age limit:

As per RRB Railway notification, the age limit as mentioned below for general, OBC 3 years, SC, ST 5 year’s age relaxation available for 2024 Goods Guard Recruitment, Applicable as on notification release date

Post Age limit
Goods Guard 18 to 33 years

RRB Railway Age relaxation (as central govt rules)

  • OBC – 3 years
  • SC / ST 5 yeasts


NTPC Goods Guard Selection process:


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

The selection process of Railway Train manager Services NTPC gdce Goods Guard 2024 includes Competitive Written exam Some other posts in www.rrb.gov.in also contain interview / physical requirements. For detailed syllabus & exam pattern of RRB Railway Goods Guard available at syllabus section,

RRB Railway Goods Guard Salary / pay scale 2023:

Railway Goods guard pay scale

Basic Pay Grade Pay Initial Pay Total Pay
5200 – 20230 2800 8560 11360
Basic Pay
Rs. 29,200/-
II. Grade Pay 2800/-
III. DA ( Currently 34% Of Basic Pay) 4964/- 9860/-
IV. Travel Allowance ( Fixed Currently) 2016/-
V. HRA ( Varies according to Place –  Minimum 8 % of basic ) 2336/-
Total Pay (I) + (II) + (III) + (IV) + (V) Rs 46,212
Pay Scale Rs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200
Grade Pay Rs. 2,800
Allowances 1.       Running Allowance
2.       Accident Allowance
3.       Breach of Rest Allowance
4.       Allowance in Lieu of Running Room Facilities
5.       Officiating Allowance
6.       Outstation (Detention) Allowance
7.       Outstation (Relieving) Allowance
8.       Waiting Duty Allowance
9.       Trip Allowance
10.   Ghat Allowance

Goods Guard Allowances and Perks


  1. Kilometrage allowance (KMA): Paid on the basis of kilometers they cover. Current rate is Rs. 188.75 per 100 kms.
  2. Alowance in Lieu of Kilometrage (ALK): Paid for being deployed in non-running duties. Currently paid at the rate of 160 kms per day for outstation duties and 30% of basic pay for duties on headquarters.

In addition, the following allowances are added to the salary:

Running, Accident, Breach of Rest, Lieu of Running Room Facilities, Outstation (Detention, Relieving), Waiting Duty, Trip, Ghat, Officiating, Outstation Allowance.

Railway Goods Guard pay scale in 7th cpc

Under 7th CPC many benefits have been recommended for Goods Guards. These include:

  • Grade pay proposed is 4,200 in place of current Rs. 2800;
  • Pay Scale proposed is 46,000;
  • Additional allowance of Rs. 500 per month;
  • And many other benefits too.

Railway Goods Guard basic Rs. 29,200/- salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Railway Train manager Services NTPC gdce gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 Goods Guard Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly understand the RRB Railway basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand.




RRB Railway Goods Guard 2024 exam important dates * (tentative)_

Application Start date  update soon
Application Last date Within 30 days
Goods Guard Exam date 2024 (expected) Within few days after last date.
Result cut off marks date expected Check our result section



RRB Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2024 Important links

Event Links
Download Notification pdf #Here –Update Soon
 Apply online #Here
Railway Train manager Services NTPC gdce official Career Page (www.rrb.gov.in ) #Here
Parent RRB Railway Recruitment 2023
exam date RRB Railway Goods Guard Admit card & exam date 2023
Syllabus & exam Pattern RRB Railway Goods Guard Syllabus
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RRB Railway Goods Guard Syllabus & exam Pattern

Railway Goods Guard Exam Pattern- CBT 1


Subject Questions Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
General Awareness 40 40
Total 100 100

Railway Goods Guard Exam Pattern- CBT 2


Subject Questions Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Mathematics 35 35
General Awareness 50 50
Total 120 120

Railway Goods Guard Skill Test


  • Qualified candidates need to fulfil the following typing criteria; for the Hindi language, aspirants have to complete 25 words per minute, and for the English language, aspirants have to complete 30 words per minute.

RRB Railway Goods Guard Syllabus

Goods Guard tentative syllabus Includes arithmetical ability, general intelligence, reGoods Guardning, general knowledge with a 100 a marks question paper,

RRB Railway Goods guard syllabus General science


Physics,chemistry Maths, biology(botany,zoology etc)


Railway Goods guard 2024 Arithmetic Ability Syllabus

  • Profit loss
  • ratio proportion
  • discount,
  • interest,
  • averages.
  • computation
  • simplification
  • Number series.

Goods Guard 2024 General knowledge

  • history,
  • polity,
  • geography,
  • economy,
  • indian culture.
  • awards & books, sports
  • Current affairs

Goods Guard 2024 General Intelligence & reasoning

  • coding & decoding
  • number series
  • visual memory
  • relationships
  • similarities
  • space visualization

RRB Railway 21 Region Name with Official Website detail

RRB’s Region Name Official Website
RRB Railway Allahabad www.rrbald.gov.in
RRB Railway Jammu and Srinagar www.rrbjammu.nic.in
RRB Railway Mumbai www.rrbmumbai.gov.in
RRB Railway Kolkata rrbkolkata.gov.in
RRB Railway Malda www.rrbmalda.gov.in
RRB Railway Secunderabad rrbsecunderabad.nic.in
RRB Railway Bhopal www.rrbbpl.nic.in
RRB Railway Siliguri www.rrbsiliguri.org
RRB Railway Ajmer www.rrbajmer.org
RRB Railway Ahmedabad www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in
RRB Railway Gorakhpur www.rrbgkp.gov.in
RRB Railway Bilaspur www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in
RRB Railway Chennai www.rrbchennai.gov.in
RRB Railway Muzaffarpur rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in
RRB Railway Patna www.rrbpatna.gov.in
RRB Railway Bhubaneswar www.rrbbbs.gov.in
RRB Railway Bangalore www.rrbbnc.gov.in
RRB Railway Ranchi www.rrbranchi.org
RRB Railway Thiruvananthapuram rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in
RRB Railway Chandigarh www.rrbcdg.gov.in
RRB Railway Guwahati www.rrbguwahati.gov.in

Job Profile of Goods guard

Goods Guard post has the best-defined work description and has the strenuous nature of the job. The job description of a good guard includes:
  • To get the Vehicle Guidance (VG) which is a written document including the information about the number of wagons, load tonnage of individual wagons, their tare weight, and total tonnage.
  • To conduct checks on the entire train in order to ensure any loose ends that might threaten its smooth running.
  • To ensure brake continuity with the Loco Pilot and its smoothness. He makes sure that the train has sufficient brake power
  • To sign the Brake Power certificate (BPC) after ensuring its mobility
  • To monitor the formation while it is in motion for any abnormalities.
  • Prepare various train reports. viz., Combined Train Reports, Late Arrival Reports
  • To identify and address minor troubles experienced during the movement of the train along with the Loco Pilot or Assistant Loco Pilot.
  • No fixed timings of work
  • To monitor the functioning of the vehicle
  • To conduct checks for loose ends in the train
  • To identify and address minor issues while the train is moving
  • To ensure brake continuity
  • Works with Station Master and communicates information about the arrival and departure of trains, etc.

Goods-guard growth railway ntpc

What is the work of guard in railway?

Guard shall set his watch by the station clock or the clock at the authorized place of reporting for duty and communicate the time to the Driver who shall set his watch accordingly

This job checks for loose ends in the train and manages the running of a goods train

What are the types of guards?





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