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Railway Ticket Examiner Exams Railway Ticket Collector (Abbr. TC), TTE (Travelling Ticket Examiner)/ TTI (Traveling Ticket Inspector) Exams as a Career.

SBP institute has started separate batches for Railway Ticket Collector (Abbr. TC), TTE (Travelling Ticket Examiner)/ TTI (Traveling Ticket Inspector). Here we not only focus on syllabus but also discuss the strategy to clear the exam. TTE / TTI / TC come regularly to motivate and guide the students. So interested candidates can join India’s leading institute and make their future bright.

Here SBP institute is sharing information regarding TTE / TTI / TC interested candidates can read this before start their preparation.


Indian Railways, the world’s fourth largest railway network, requires a variety of people at the administrative, technical and non technical operations, to work together for its smooth functioning. Besides the gazetted posts that falls under Group A and group B, there are Group C and D employees comprising of clerical staff, supervisors, skilled labour etc. Railway Ticket Collector is a group C level post in railway service and for applying to this post, one should have at least passed 10th standard.


Railway Ticket Collector (Abbr. TC), most commonly known as TTE (Travelling Ticket Examiner)/ TTI (Traveling Ticket Inspector) is one among the front line staff of Indian Railways having a first level interface with the passengers. They are the people who ensure that every passenger in the train is traveling with a valid ticket of appropriate denomination. It is the ticket collector’s responsibility to collect fine if someone is traveling without ticket.

Passengers traveling without tickets will cause a big loss to the government’s exchequer, as Indian Railway has a capacity of transporting seventeen million passengers every day. So it is the responsibility of Ticker Checker’s to take care of any kind of loss occurring to the department because of the travelers without ticket.


The job of a TTE involves, to be in-charge of a reserved coach, guiding passengers, checking ticket in an unreserved coach or at the platform, manning the inquiry counter at Railway station etc. It is a job which demands hard work and flexibility to follow difficult time schedules. Several bad elements will occur within the train, and so a ticket collector should have the courage and strength to handle such situations. The personal attributes required for TC’s are discipline, patience, responsibility, punctuality, commitment, honesty, courage and above all self-confidence.


Railway Ticket Exam/Ticket Collector Exam is an All-India, paper-pen based entrance test directed by any of the 19 Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB) affiliated to the Ministry of Railways of the Government of India for recruitment of Railway Ticket examiner in India. This exam is not conducted by one particular RRB nor is it conducted every year. Railway ticket examiner recruitment 2017-18 will be conducted as and when there is a need for ticket collector jobs in railways.


RRB advertises vacancies in Employment News (a Government of India publication), and also on the website of Indian Railways.

Indian Railway Ticket Examiner /TC Exam Vacancy details:-

Travelling Ticket Inspector (TTI) in Indian Railways is a Group ‘C’ level post.

Salary Scale:- Rs 5,200- Rs 20,200+ Rs 1,800 grade pay

Age Limit:- 18 to 30 years of age.

Upper Age Limit is relaxable as per government rules.

Educational Qualification:-

  • Matriculation (Class 10/Std X/SSC/SSLC) or equivalent from a recognized board of education with not less than 50 percent marks in total.
  • Those who have completed their diploma or 12th class can also apply for the same.
  • Graduates are also qualified for this post provided they are not above the specified age limits.

Job Description of Ticket Collector:-

 Railway Ticket Examiner is one among the front line staff of Indian Railways coming in direct contact with passengers.


The key responsibilities of a Ticket collector include

  1. a) charge of reserved coaches
  2. b) Guidance to passengers
  3. c) Checking tickets in reserved or unreserved coachers or at the station platform
  4. d) Manning (being in charge) of the enquiry counter at Railway station.
  5. e) Any other task as prescribed during the course of duty.

 Promotion:- Following are the grade posts available in terms of promotion:

  • Senior Ticket Collector/ Traveling Ticket Examiner
  • Head Ticket Collector/ Senior Traveling Ticket Examiner
  • Traveling Ticket Inspector/ Conductor
  • Chief Ticket Inspector


Ticket Collectors are also eligible for being considered for promotion as Goods Guards and Enquiry-cum-Reservation Clerks as per procedure laid down for filling up post in these categories.

Railway Ticket Examiner /TC Exam 2019-20 patterns consists of two stages namely:


STAGE 01: Written Examination

STAGE 02: Verification of documents

 Please note that in order to be eligible for recruitment of ticket collector in railway 2019-20 aspirants need to appear and clear both the Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2015 written test and document verification. Mere application for Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2019-20 does not guarantee a Railway TTC job.

Railway Ticket Examiner Ticket Collector Exam Registration / Application Form

Indian Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2019-20 Registration and Application Form:-

 Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2019-20 Application Form should be filled in your own handwriting. The registration form duly signed and affixed with recent passport sized photograph and relevant documents is to be submitted to the designated RRB office on or before the last date for submission of application form.

Railway Ticket Examiner Ticket Collector Exam Syllabus

Railway Ticket Examiner /TTC Exam 2019-20 Syllabus:-

 Following are the subjects that form the syllabus for Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2017-18

 General Awareness

Arithmetic (Maths)

General Intelligence and reasoning

General Hindi

General English

The syllabus for written examination will be generally in conformity with the educational standards.

Paper Pattern

Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2019-20 Paper Pattern:-

 Railway Ticket Examiner /Ticket Collector Exam 2017-18 paper will consists of multiple objective type questions in areas of General Awareness, arithmetic, General Intelligence and reasoning and Language General Hindi / General English. Set in languages of English, Hindi, Urdu and other regional languages. This exam consisting of about 100 to 120 questions need to be answered in a time of 90 minutes (one hour).


There shall be negative marking in written examinations and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer @1/3 of the allotted marks for each question.

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