Northern Railway 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Sports Persons Posts


Northern Railway 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. Northern Railway inviting applications for the positions of Sports Persons. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 27th January, 2022.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Sports Persons - 21 Posts

Job Location - New Delhi

Education Qualification :

Online Applications are invited from ELIGIBLE Indian Sports Person as per the detail given below for the 21 (twenty-one) vacancies in Level 2,3,4&5 of Pay Matrix 7th CPCagainst Sports Quota through Open Advertisement Quota for the Year 2021-22 in Northern Railway. Separate Application is to be filled for separate discipline/game, if eligible, with separate examination fee as applicable for each application.Details of Post are as under: 

1. Name of the Post: Sports Person

2. No of Post: 21

3. Posts in Pay Matrix: 

a) Level4- Rs. 25500-81100/ Level5- Rs. 29200-92300

b) Level 2- Rs. 19900-63200/ Level 3- Rs. 21700-69100

4. Minimum Prescribed Educational Qualification: 

a) Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University.

b) Passed 12th(+2 stage) or its equivalent examination. Education Qualification must be from a recognized Institution.

5. Sports Qualification (Achievements):

(i) Only those sportspersons who have acquired the following sports achievement eligibility norms in the championship from 01/04/2019 to 23.12.2021 (date of notification) and are active, will be eligible to apply for appointment against above posts under Sports Quota.

(ii) For validity of sports achievement, concluding day of the championship/event shall take into account.

(iii) The specific position played in the particular discipline, if applicable should be mentioned in the ONLINE Application without fail.

(iv) All the championships mentioned above should have been conducted under the aegis of recognized International/National/State Sports Federation and also recognized by Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB).

(v) Sports person having sports norms for higher level and who have applied against the vacancies for the lower level can be considered for recruitment against the level applied for only. In such cases the sportsperson has to give an undertaking that he/she will not claim for higher level after joining Railways.

(vi) The minimum norms for recruitment of Sports Quota, shall be as under in addition to the qualifying performance/position. These provisions shall be read along with note below the Para.


18-25 years of age as on 01/01/2022.Minimum 18 years and maximum 25 years as on 01/01/2022 i.e. must have been born not earlier than 02/01/1997 and not later than 01/01/2004.

Application Fee:

For all candidates except those mentioned: Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) only through Online Payment in favour of RRC/NR. Application Fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded after deducting bank charges to these Categories of Candidate only when they actually appear in the Trial. For candidates belonging to SC/ST, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes: Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty) only. Application Fee will be refunded after deducting bank charges to these Categories of Candidate only when

General Instructions:

(i) Recruitments of sportspersons shall be dealt as per Railway Board’s letter no. 2010/E (Sports)/4 (1)/1 (Policy) dated 31.12.2010 read with modifications/amendments issued by the Railway Board from time to time.

(ii) In case any applicant has difficulty in filling their applications ONLINE, they are free to contact the help line numbers displayed on RRC website with notification.

(iii)MerelyfillinguponlineapplicationonRRCwebsitedoesnotentitlethecandidatebeingeligible for selection process. Candidature of the candidate participating in the selection process is provisional at all stages.

(iv) All the recruitments against Open Advertisement quota shall be at the minimum of scale of pay in the Pay Matrix. Railway Administration reserves the rights to recruit eligible candidates. The decision of Railway Administration on all matters relating to eligibility, place, date, mode of selection, acceptance or rejection, recommendation of post, place of posting, grade etc. shall be final and binding on the candidates. No correspondence will be entertained in this regards. Northern Railway Administration reserves the right to decide the number of sports persons to be selected for any individual/team game depending upon their requirement for that sports and availability of suitable candidates fulfilling the norms.

(v) Candidate applying for more than one discipline/game or event shall submit separate application with separate examination fee along with all necessary documents for each discipline/game or event.

(vi) No request for change of Date & Venue will be entertained.

(vii) No relaxation in Education/Sports Norms, Age Relaxation shall be permissible.

(viii) No post is reserved for SC, ST, and OBC, However the candidates claiming to belong to SC/ST/OBC communities for Fee relaxation are required to upload copy of self attested Caste Certificate issued by Competent Authority failing which no Fee relaxation is permissible and any such candidate paying less fee than Rs. 500/- as applicable to General candidate shall be REJECTED.

(ix) Sports persons having sports norms of higher pay matrix and applied against the vacancies for the lower pay matrix will be considered for applied level only if found eligible otherwise.

(x) No TA/DA/Accommodation will be given for appearing in the selection trials/assessment. Applicant will have to bring their own playing kit. They may also be required to stay during the selection for 4-5 days, for which they have to make their own arrangements. The Railway Administration reserves the right to fix any date, as deemed suitable, change place or postpone trials/assessment (at its own convenience), or even cancel trials due to unforeseen circumstances against which no claim will be accepted.

(xi) Candidate should be in readiness to appear for the Trials etc. at short notice after the last date for submission is over.

(xii) Sports person recruited against sports quota shall be terminated from service, if the information and documents furnished by him/her for recruitment are found incorrect/ fake at any stage.

(xiii) No candidate should attempt impersonation or take the help of any impersonator at any stage of the selection process. Such candidates will be debarred for life from appearing in all RRB/RRC examinations or any appointment in Railways. In addition, legal action may be taken against the candidate.

(xiv) Any material suppression of facts or submitting of forged certificates/caste certificate by a candidate for securing eligibility and/or obtaining privileges, including fee exemption for appearing in the selection trial shall lead to rejection of his/her candidature for the particular recruitment for which he/she has applied. Further, he/she will also be debarred from all examinations conducted by all RRB/RRC over the country and legal action may be initiated, if warranted.

(xv) Candidates who have been debarred for life from all RRB/RRC examinations or candidates who have been debarred for a specified period which is not yet completed need not apply in response to this employment notice. Their candidature will be rejected during any stage of recruitment as and when detected.

Selection Procedure :

Scheme for recruitment: The procedure for recruitment of candidate will be as under: -

(i) Screening & Scrutiny of application.

(ii) Documents Verification:the eligible candidates will be called for Document Verification before Trial. Production of original documents of Date of Birth, All Educational Qualification, Sports achievements, Caste Certificate, relevant certificate for exemption in fees, if applicable, along with one set of self- attested photo copies of all certificate, 2 recent passport size photograph (self-attested on reverse), eAdmit card and Valid Photo ID( viz. Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, E-Aadhaar, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, Identity Card issued by his/her Employer in case the candidate is a Government Employee, School/Collage/University Photo ID Card etc.) in ORIGINAL on the day of Document Verification is mandatory failing which he/she may be disqualified and will not be allowed to appear in the Trials.

(iii) The recruitment will be based on trials & assessment of sports achievements, Educational Qualification. The Candidates who are found FIT in trials, only will be considered for next stage. Trials of the candidates shall be conducted by Trial Committee to assess their sports performance and suitability for Railway/Unit Team as well as Indian Railways Team. Trials committee shall give the recommendations in terms of FIT or NOT FIT for consideration for next stage as per criteria given below.

a. For Game Skill, Physical Fitness & Coach’s Observations during Trials 40 Marks

b. FIT candidate 25 Marks or More

c. Not FIT candidate Below 25 Marks

(iv) After trial, only FIT candidates shall be considered for next stage by Recruitment Committee. Assessment of the candidates will be held on the same day, just after trials or at the most next day of trials. Recruitment Committee shall award 60 marks for sports achievements and Education Qualification

(v) Final Merit List Candidates shall be prepared on the basis of total marks awarded by Trial Committee and Recruitment Committee.

(vi) Candidates will have to bring their own playing Kit for Trial wherever applicable.

(vii) Medical Examination: Candidates recommended for appointment will have to pass the requisite medical fitness standards prescribed for the post to be identified by the Northern Railway Administration.

How to Apply :

1. Date and Time of opening of online filling of application. At 1600 Hrs on 28.12.2021

2. Date & Time of Closing of Online application At 23.59 hrs on 27.01.2022

3. Expected Date of Trial After 15.02.2022

Official Notification


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