Northern Railway recruits Sports Personnel

Northern Railway invites application for the recruitment of Sports Personnel with 10th Pass holders

Company name :Northern Railway
Posts :Sports Personnel
Qualification : 10th Pass
Salary : Rs.5200-20200/- p.m
No of Post : 05
Location :New Delhi
Last date to apply : 31-10-2014

Details of Post :

Sports Personnel

Recruitment of Sports Personnel in PB-I Rs.5200-20200+1800 (GP) in Delhi Division for the year 2014-15.It has been decided to form a panel for recruitment in the following discipline exclusively for Male candidates, on Delhi Division, Northern Railway

Discipline, Position, No. of post :

  1. Athletic, 10000 Mtrs. 1
  2. Basket Ball, Shooting Guard 1
  3. VolleyBall, Attacker 1
  4. Football, Goal Keeper 1 Striker /Center Forward 1


  1. Citizenship – only candidates who are citizen of India are eligible.
  2. Qualification – 10th Pass
  3. Age Limit – The sports person should be minimum of 18 years of age and maximum of 25 years of age as on 01/01/2015.

SPORTS PERFORMANCE :Candidate applying for recruitment must fulfill the following minimum Sports performance criteria.:

  1. Represented the country in any of the Category-C Championships/Events:Category C :Commonwealth Championships (Junior/Senior category)Asian Championships/Asia Cup (Junior/Senior category) South Asian Federation Games (senior category)or
  2. Atleast 3rd position in Federation Cup Championship (senior category). Or
  3. Represented a state or equivalent unit in Senior/Youth/Junior National Championships.Ord. Atleast 3rd position in Senior State Championships for all units and District of the state.


  1. For recruitment of Sportspersons on the basis of sports achievements in Junior National Championships (Men Category), the following age groups shall only be considered.
    • Athletic (U-20) Junior National Athletic Championship.
    • Basket Ball (U-18) Junior National Basket Ball Championship.
    • Volleyball (U-19) Junior National Volleyball Championships.
    • Football (U-19) Junior NationalFootball Championship for BC Roy Trophy.
  2. All the championships mentioned above should be conducted under the aegis of recognized International/National/State Sports Federations and also recognized by the Railway Sports Promotion Board.
  3. In team sports, only sports persons who have actually played the sport in field, shall only be eligible. Therefore, a sports person who represents as member of a team in any recognized sports events/championships but has actually not played in the field, shall not be considered for recruitment against sports quota. To verify, if sports person has actually played the sports in field, a certificate (Format as per Annexure `B) to this effect alongwith the details of matches and result issued by concerned Sports Federations to be attached alongwith application form, failing which, the application form will be rejected.
  4. Sports achievements in the current and /or immediate previous two financial years i.e. 2012-13, 2013-14 shall be taken into account and therefore Sports achievement on or after 01/4/2012 shall only be considered for appointment and Sports person should be an active player.

ATTESTED CERTIFICATES : Only attested copies of certificates regarding sports performance educational qualification, date of birth, Caste certificate should be sent alongwith the Character Certificate of the institution last attended otherwise application will be treated as cancelled.

NO ALLOWANCES : No TA/DA will be paid to the candidate, appearing for the selection trial/interview.

SELECTION PROCEDURE : The selection procedure for short-listing of eligible candidate would involve

  1. Trial of sports performance.
  2. Interview-assessment of sports achievements, educational qualifications and other criteria for selection.
  3. The original education, date of birth proof and sports certificates may be shown at the time of trial/interview otherwise the candidate will not be allowed to attend the trial procedure.
  4. Candidates declared unfit during the trial by the Trial Committee shall notbe considered for the next stage by the Recruitment Commttee.


The candidate fulfilling the condition regarding eligibility of age, educational qualification and other eligibility criteria should apply for the post notified as per application formats given at Annexure –A (attached herewith) on a good quality plain paper of A-4 size alongwith two latest passport size photographs duly attested by a Gazetted officer. The application should be filled in by the candidate in their own hand writing and sent through ordinary post only on the following address.

NEW DELHI 110 055.


  1. Last date for receipt of application is_31-10-2014 and no applications will be entertained after the last date. If the last date of application happens to be a holiday, the application will be considered on next working day. The applications should be sent in sealed envelopes and dispatched through ordinary post.
  2. The envelope in which application is being sent should be given caption in capital letters as 400E/118/Sports/Rectt./DLI/2014-15. Event for which applied should be written in the bracket.
  3. Only the application found complete in all respect will be entertained.
  4. Application which is not as per the format Annexure ‘A’& `B’ will be summarily rejected.v. Unsigned/incomplete applications will be rejected.
  5. Each application should be submitted alongwith the application fee of Rs.40/-(Rs. Forty only) non-refundable including postal charges through a Crossed Indian Postal Order payable at New Delhi in the name of Divisional Sports Association, Northern Railway, Delhi Division though ordinary dak only. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from payment of application fee.
  6. Candidates who do not fulfill all the eligibility criteria need not apply otherwise their applications will be summarily rejected.
  7. Candidature of the candidate, who fails to appear in the trial/interview and selection on the date and place fixed for the purpose will be cancelled without further notice.
  8. Railway Administration reserves all rights of recruitment of sports persons in any game/position for which suitable outstanding sports persons are available.
  9. The decision of the Recruitment Committee on all matters relating to eligibility, place, date, mode of selection, acceptance, and rejection shall be final and binding on the candidates.
  10.  The application should be made either in Hindi or English.
  11. The shortlisted eligible candidates may require to stay for 2 to 3 days at the trail venue for the selection procedure for which they will have to make their own arrangements for accommodation.
  12. The venue will be advised later to the candidates selected for the trail/interview.
  13. No residential accommodation will be made available to the selected candidates.
  14.  Only attested copies of certificates may be sent with the application form. The original certificates may be shown at the time of selection trial/interview.
  15. The selected candidates will be liable to serve on any post/any department and anywhere in Delhi Division subject to training course, if any, so prescribed
  16. The selected candidates would be required to undergo medical examination as per the prescribed norms of different categories.
  17. Candidates already employed should submit their application through proper channel alongwith ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer failing which their application shall be summarily rejected.
  18. There is no guarantee for appointment since this process is only formation of panel.

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 31-10-2014

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