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Sportsperson Recruitment in Southern Railways 2011

 02-AUG-2011

The Railway Recruitment Cell, Chennai invites application from outstanding Sports persons, for recruitment in Group ‘C' posts in Southern Railway, against Sports Quota against Talent Scouting quota for the year 2011- 2012, in the games/ events.

Name of the Post & Number of Vacancies

Sl. No.

Games/ Events

Discipline

No. of posts & Grade Pay

Rs 1900 & above

Rs 1800

1

Athletics- Men

Decathlon

-

2

2

Athletics- Women

110M, 200M, 800M, Pole Vault

3

1

3

Basketball- Men

Pivot, Ball Handler and Forwards

-

2

4

Basketball- Women

Pivot, Ball Handler and Forwards

1

-

5

Boxing- Men

49Kg, 52Kg, 56Kg, 64Kg, 69Kg, 75Kg, 81Kg, 91Kg, +91Kg

2

1

6

Chess- Men

 

1

-

7

Cricket- Men

Batsman, Bowler and All Rounder

-

3

8

Cricket- Women

Top Order Batswomen, Off Spinner, Left arm spinner

1

2

9

Cycling- Men

1 Track Cyclist

1

-

10

Golf- Men

 

-

1

11

Powerlifting- Men

60Kg, 67.5Kg, 75Kg, 100Kg

1

1

12

Table Tennis- Men

Singles

-

1

13

Volleyball- Men

Attacker, Setter, Blocker, Libro

2

-

14

Waterpolo- Men

1 Goal Keeper, 2 Forward

-

3

15

Weightlifting- Men

56Kg, 69Kg, 85Kg, 105Kg

-

1

 

 

Total

12

18

 Important Dates

  • Opening date for sending application: 30 July 2011
  • Last date for receipt of application: 29 August 2011 till 5 pm

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • For posts with Grade Pay Rs 1800/ 1900/ 2000: 10th pass or ITI or equivalent
  • For posts with Grade Pay Rs 2400/ 2800/ 4200: Graduation in any discipline

Persons, if appointed to the category of Clerk - cum - Typist should acquire Typing proficiency of 30 words per minute in English or 25 words per minute in Hindi within a period of 4 years from the date of appointment and till such time their appointments to this category will be provisional. 

Specific Grade Pay of post in Pay Band Rs 5,200-20,200 and place of posting will be decided by the Southern Railway administration at the time of offering appointment to the selected candidates based on the following;

  • Availability of posts
  • Educational qualifications
  • Sports achievements
  • Minimum qualifying marks obtained in the recruitment process

Age Limit: 18 years to 25 years on the ‘Date of the Trials'

In case of Sportsperson having outstanding sports achievements, the lower and upper age relaxation may be granted in exceptional cases with the approval of Railway Board.

Period of Reckoning Sports Achievements

The sports achievements shall be in the immediate previous two years and sports persons shall be an active player.

  • The sports achievements on or after 1 April 2009 shall only be considered for appointment
  • For this purpose, the concluding day of the Championship shall be taken into account.

Selection Procedure: Appointments against sports quota under Talent Scouting shall be given only after trials and interview.

How to Apply

Application in the prescribed format, complete in all respects along with all the enclosures should be sent to the following address, in a cover, duly super scribing, "APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGAINST SPORTS QUOTA (TALENT SCOUTING) FOR THE YEAR 2011-2012".

The Assistant Personnel Officer/ Recruitment,
Railway Recruitment Cell, Southern Railway, 
III Floor, No. 5, Dr P.V. Cherian Crescent Road, 
Egmore, Chennai- 600 008.

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