Northern Railway Recruitment 2016 – Apply for Sports Quota Vacancy

Northern Railway Recruitment 2016 – Apply for Sports Quota Vacancy. An existence of vacancy for eminent sports persons has been announced by Northern Railway. It has been made publicly over the official website of northern railway. The employment notice states that, there are five vacancies existing in different sports. The candidates should have passed in 10th with achievements in sports are eligible to apply. Selection process for the Sports Person will be carried out by verifying the awards and records they accomplished in their sports career. Along with this the usual railway selection procedure will be followed.

Northern Railway Recruitment 2016:

The recruitment is to engage candidates in the sports quota and they will be designated in Group C cadre. The age limit of the candidates is between 18 to 25 years. Eligible candidates can send the applications by ordinary postal method. Further details regarding the recruitment process and other eligibility criteria are discussed below in this section. Aspirants can refer this information or else they can find more brief information about Northern Railway Recruitment 2016 from the official notification linked below.

Organization  Northern Railway
Designation  Sports persons
Vacancy Nos  05 Last Date 24-06-2016
Education  10th/ Matriculation/ Equivalent


Northern Railway Recruitment Designation Wise details:

Sl. No Position Posts
1 Athlete(5000 meters) 01
2 Attacker(Volleyball) 02
3 Wicketkeeper Batsman(cricket) 01
4 Full back(Football) 01

Sports Performance and Qualification for Sports Quota:

The interested candidates for the above mentioned positions should have passed in 10th are eligible to apply. Applicant should be a citizen of India.

Participant for the above mentioned positions should have participated in common wealth or Asian championships and south Asian federation Games under Junior or Senior Category.

Otherwise the candidate should hold 3rd position in federation or State, District championships. Or else the candidate should represent a state or equivalent unit in National championships.
In cricket (Men) at national level achievements in 4 day or 1 day or 20-20 over’s championships under the guidance of BCCI may also considered.

Age Limit for Northern Railway Vacancy:

The sports persons should attain the minimum age limit of 18 years and maximum age limit of 25 years as on 1st July 2016.

The athlete should have the age limit of 20 years, Volleyball and football players should be up to 19 years and the cricket player should be up to 23 years.

Northern Railway Selection Procedure 2016:

Initially trial test based on sports will be conducted for the contestants by the Trial Committee. For the selection of candidates, the interview assessment is included which contains the sports achievements, qualifications and other criteria’s.

The contenders should produce the original documents during the selection process. No travel or dearness allowance will be provided for the candidates.

Salary for the Appointees in Northern Railway:

The appointees for the above mentioned positions should receive the pay band-I of Rs.5200-20200/-. Additionally the candidates will also receives the extra benefit of grade pay of Rs.1800/- and all other allowances which are applicable for railway employees.

Northern Railway Recruitment Applying Procedure:

The Sports Personnel’s who are fulfilling the above eligibility criteria can send the applications as per the format in Annexure – A attached to the advertisement. The application form should be filled by the candidate in plain A-4 size paper, along with two passport size photograph which is duly attested by Gazette Officer.

The filled-in application form can be send to the following address “Sports Cell, Welfare branch, Divisional Railway Manager’s Office, Northern Railway, State Entry Road, New Delhi- 110 055” on or before 24th June, 2016.

The application form includes attested photo copies of certificates regarding sports performance and character certificate of the Institution last attended.

The candidates who are already employed should submit the application through proper channel along with ‘No Objection Certificate’.

Application Fee for Sports Quota Vacancies:

The application fee for the general category candidates is Rs. 40/- which is to be paid through postal order payable at New Delhi. The candidates who are belonging to the SC/ST category are exempted from the payment of fees.

Official Notification:

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Northern Railway Recruitment 2016 Important dates:

  • Advertisement posted on: 16/05/2016
  • Last date for sending the application form: 24/06/2016
Updated: 02-12-2016 — 3:54 pm
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