North East-Frontier Railway, invites applications from talented, committed and outstanding sportspersons to join the Indian Railways in various cadres. Talented candidates fulfilling all criteria for under-mentioned games/ events [Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Cycling, Football, and Volleyball], can apply within the specified period with copies of all relevant documents, in the prescribed format of application.
These vacancies are exclusively to be filled up from competent Sportspersons under the quota system in merit basis. The details of the vacancies and the eligibility criteria thereof are mentioned as under:
Last Date for receipt of Application: 23-August-2016.
Last Date for receipt of Application for Remote Areas: 02-September-2016.
Number of Vacancies (As per Scale of Pay): Total 16 Posts For Head Quarters Unit (Maligaon)
Athletics (Men & Women): 02 Posts
Badminton (Men): 01 Post
Basketball (Men & Women): 04 Pots
Cricket (Men & Women): 03 Posts
Cycling (Women): 01 Post
Football (Men): 03 Posts
Volleyball (Men): 02 Posts
For posts viz. Ticket Collector, Commercial Clerk, Jr. Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Trains Clerk in PB-1 Rs. 5200-20200/-+ GP Rs. 1900: Candidates must have passed 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination.
For the Post of Technician Grade III in PB-1 Rs. 5200-20200/- with corresponding Grade Pay Rs. 1900: Candidates must have passed Matriculation/ 10th or its equivalent.
Age Limit: Minimum 18 years of age and should not have exceeded 25 years of age as on 01-01-2016. There is no relaxation in upper age for any categories and these recruitment are being done for a special Sports Sub-category.
For grade Pay Rs.1900-Rs.2000:
The candidates must have represented the Country in any of the Category-B Championships/events OR, At least 3rd Position in any of the Category-C Championships/ events OR, At least 3rd Position in Senior/ Youth/Junior National Champions OR, At least 3rd Position in National Games OR, at least 3rd Position in India Inter University Championship OR, at least 1st Position in Federation Cup Championships (Senior Category).
Period of Reckoning Sports Achievement: The applicants must have achieved their Sports Criteria on or after 01-April-2014 (2 recent years).
For SC, ST, Women, EBC, Minorities: Fees Exempted.
For All Others: Rs.500/-.
The candidates can remit the fees through IPO in favour of “FA&CAO/NF Railway”, and should be payable at Maligaon Post Office, Guwahati – 781 011 only.
Selection Procedure: The selection procedure will consist of field trials, assessment of sports achievements and general intelligence/ personality etc. The candidates who are found fit in trial will only be considered for next stage of recruitment process.
How To Apply: The candidates need to apply through prescribed format available at the website of the Western Railway at NorthEast Frontier Railway Recruitment 2016-17 Sports Quota Vacancies.
The application must be typed or computer printed on one side of a Good quality A4 size 85 GSM paper on single side only.
The applicant need to fill the form in his own handwriting only. The signature and photograph must be placed appropriately.
The candidates must use blue/ black ball point pen to fill up the application.
The application must be filled up either in Hindi or in English.
The application completed in all respect and attached with all requisite documents (properly attested), must be secured in an envelope super-scribed as “RECRUITMENT AGAINST SPORTS QUOTA:: EVENT – …………………………” and should be submitted by hand/ ordinary post to the address mentioned in the detailed advertisement (as below):
The Senior Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Northeast Frontier Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati- 781 011 (Assam).
This envelope should be forwarded through ORDINARY POST only so as to reach on or before the last date specified.
For complete details, please go through official recruitment page at www.nfr.indianrailways.gov.in/view_section.jsp OR Download the official notification from below.