Ticket Collector, Railway

Ticket Examiner, Railway

Ticket Checker, Railway

The tasks a Ticket Collector, Railway expected to perform include:

Examining and collecting tickets of passengers

Checking excess luggage or unauthorized articles

Collecting duty chart from Station Master and reporting for duty in prescribed uniform displaying identification badge and taking position at gate or platform as required

Checking tickets from persons entering or leaving platform

Clipping tickets of incoming passengers boarding trains and collecting tickets from outgoing passengers as appropriate

Checking and verifying badly dated or undated and blank paper tickets and maintaining their records

Handing over luggage, horse, carriage and dog tickets if any to Parcel Clerk

Reporting for duty at scheduled time in prescribed uniform displaying identification badge

keeping eye on excess luggage, contraband and unauthorized goods carried, if any and collecting ticket fares or luggage charges with or without penalty as per rules

Proficient in checking excess luggage and unauthorized article carried by passengers

Well-versed in collecting ticket fares or excess luggage charges adding amount of penalty as per rules and issues fare receipts

Knowledge of preparing statement of money collected and depositing cash with Booking Clerk

Well-versed in preparing charge sheet and handing over to Railway Police for prosecution of passengers refusing to pay railway dues

Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations

Adept at depositing money collected at stations of his beat as prescribed

Well-versed in handing over passengers who refuse to pay railway dues, to Station Master or Ticket Collector for prosecution etc.

Knowledge of checking and confiscating badly dated or undated tickets and preparing their statement

Adept at extending help and protection to passengers when sought

Knowledge of getting reservation labels fixed on air conditioned, I & II class sleeping compartments and reserved seats and also guiding passengers

Knowledge of attending to public enquiries, reserving seats before departure of trains and indicating running of trains on notice board

Knowledge of checking and turning out beggars and unauthorized hawkers from platform

Good physical health

Good mental health

Flexible for spending long days away from home

Team worker




It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), One Arm (OA), Muscular Weaknesses (MW), Low Vision (LV) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include working at odd hours, standing for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include overexertion, stress-related illness, back pain, body-ache, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,200 to INR 10,200 per month

For candidates with 3-6 years of experience - INR 10,200 to INR 20,200 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Indian Railways in India

Indian Railway is one of the largest world?s railway networks which is appreciated and accepted by the rest world. The tracks of the Indian Railways are spreading over 115000 km in the route of 65000 km and 7500 stations. Indian Railways is Indian state owned network which is operated and control by the Ministry of Railway, Government of India. Indian Railways is divided into 4 zones Northern Railways, Eastern Railways, Southern Railways and Western Railways. Indian Railways has around 1.3 million of employees dedicated to sharpen the quality and workings of Indian Railways. And Indian Railways keep recruiting more employees throughout the year.

Railways Jobs are the one of the highly preferred and searchable jobs by the desirable candidates and also having a huge scope in India. Well, Indian Railway are never ending network in India that means there may be a chances of Advancement and Development but there will be 0% chances of the termination of Indian Railways. So having Jobs in Indian Railways is the great thing to be secure in the whole life and to earn higher income.

From the Low Level to the Top Level, Indian Railways issued the vacancies to join the Indian Railways each year. The regions are divided into four and each region released their recruitment notification. Every Year around lakhs number of vacancies is released by the Indian Railways of the every region in which large number of people applied for and some of them deserving and suitable candidates get the job in the Railways.

Indian Railways

Towns and cities across India