Eastern Railways Recruitment of Sportsperson against 21 Sports Quota vacancies in different Grade Pay. Last Dt. 08/02/2017

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Eastern Railways is inviting application from the eligible Sportsperson for 21 posts against Sports Quota vacancies for the year 2016-17. Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF below) along with testimonials. Employment Notice No.E890/2/R&R/Sports(Open Advt.)/2016-2017. Educational qualification required and other details, in brief, for informational purpose only in interest of job-seeker, are given below —




RS.5200 – RS.20, 200 AND GRADE PAY RS.2400 – RS.2800

No. of Vacancies: 05 Nos.

Sport wise vacancies:

(i) Archery (Men/ Women): 01 post

(ii) Athletics (Women): 01 post

(iii) Cricket (Women): 01 post

(iv) Weightlifting (Men/Women): 01 post

Educational Qualification: Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent.

Sport Eligibility Norms: Represented the country in Olympic Games (Senior Category) or secured at least 3rd position in World Cup (Junior/Senior Category) or World Championships (Junior/Senior Category) or Asian Games(Senior Category) or Commonwealth Games (Senior Category).

Age Limit: Minimum 18 years and maximum 25 years as on 01.07.2017


RS.5200 – RS.20, 200 AND GRADE PAY RS.1900 – RS.2000

No. of Vacancies: 16 Nos.

Sport wise vacancies:

1. Archery (Men/Women): 01 post

2. Athletics (Women): 01 post

3. Basketball (Men): 02 post

4. Basketball (Women): 02 post

5. Bridge(Men): 01 post

6. Boxing(Men): 01 post

7. Cricket (Women): 01 post

8. Gymnastics (Men): 01 post

9. Gymnastics (Women): 01 post

10. Powerlifting(Women): 01 post

11. Table Tennis (Men): 01 post

12. Table Tennis (Women): 01 post

13. Waterpolo (Men): 01 post

14. Weightlifting (Men): 01 post

Educational Qualification: 12th Class pass (+2 Stage).

Sport Eligibility Norms: Represented the Country in World Cup (Junior/Senior Category) or World Championships (Junior/Senior Category) or Asian Games (Senior Category) or Commonwealth Games (Senior Category) OR at least 3rd position in Commonwealth Championships (Junior/Senior Category) or Asian Championships/Asia Cup (Junior/Senior Category) or South Asian Federation (SAF) Games (Senior Category) or USIC (World Railway) Championships (Senior Category) OR at least 3rd position in Senior/Youth/Junior National Championships OR at least 3rd position in National Games organized under the aegis of Indian Olympic Association OR at least 3rd position in All India Inter University Championships organized under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities OR 1st position in Federation Cup Championships (Senior Category).

Age Limit: Minimum 18 years and maximum 25 years as on 01.07.2017


Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates will be through Trial and Interview.

Exact Date, Time and Venue for examination/interview will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course as well as such information will be also available in the official website of Eastern Railways — www.er.indianrailways.gov.in

For more details regarding candidates’ selection norms and eligibility norms, go through the officially released advertisement (See URL/PDF below).


Examination Fee: Candidates must pay Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- SC, ST, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes) as Examination Fee. Fee can be paid through Indian Postal Order drawn in favour of F&CAO, Eastern Railway, Kolkata, payable at GPO, Kolkata.


How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF file below) along with attested copies of testimonials in support of Educational Qualification, Caste, Age, Experience certificate (if applicable) and any other relevant documents

Candidates must also enclose 02 (11” X 5”) Self-Addressed envelope with the Application Form affixed.


The envelope containing the print-out/enclosures should be superscribed on top with — ‘APPLICATION FOR SPORTS QUOTA RECRUITMENT FOR THE YEAR 2016-17’


Last Date and Address: The duly filled Application form along with enclosures should reach at the following address — To The Chief Personnel Officer, Eastern Railway Headquarters, Eastern Railway Sports Association’s (ERSA) Office, 17, Netaji Subhas Road (Fairlie Place), Kolkata- 700001., on or before 08.02.2017 (23.02.2017 for candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Lahaul-Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep)


Candidates should send their application form by post OR to be dropped in a drop box placed at ground floor in front of the Eastern Railway Sports Association’s (ERSA) Office of above mention address.


Above given information are in brief. Before applying for the vacancies, please go through the officially released Advertisement

Official website of Eastern Railwayswww.er.indianrailways.gov.in

For Advt. & Application form, See following PDF file — See detailed Advt.



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