The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has issued an Employment notification for the Sports Quota Recruitment for the year 2016-17. The notification reveals for vacancies which are to be filled by eligible sports persons (Men and Women). The invitation was done through open advertisement against the various sports disciplines. The last date for submitting application is January 14, 2017. The candidates who are eligible to apply must do so by submitting their application on an A4 sized paper in the format prescribed by NFR.
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There are a total of 56 posts that need to be filled out of which 31 posts are in Headquarter in Malegaon, and 25 posts are in 5 divisional units. The Pay Band 1 is of INR 5,200/- to INR 20,200/- along with a Grade Pay of INR 2,800/2,400/2,000/1,900/1,800. Given below are the details for all 56 posts:
|Unit||Total Posts||Grade Wise Vacancy Distribution|
|-||-||INR 2,800 and INR 2,400||INR 2000 and INR 1900||INR 1800|
|Malegaon||31||5 (4 men, 1 women)||16 (6 men, 10 women)||10 (5 men, 5 women)|
|Katihar||5||--||--||5 (2 men, 3 women)|
|Alipurduar||5||--||--||5 (2 men, 3 women)|
|Rangiya||5||--||--||5 (All women)|
|Lumding||5||--||--||5 (All women)|
|Tinsukia||5||--||--||5 (3 men, 2 women)|
Anyone who wishes to apply for the above mentioned vacancies must be at least 18 years of age and at most 25 years of age as on January 1, 2017. No relaxation will be permitted in the age limit under any circumstances.
In order to be selected under the sports quota, the candidate must have accomplished the mentioned achievements according to the grade scale:
For Grade Pay INR 1,800/- : Candidate should have represented the country in any of category-C championships/events or a state or equivalent unit in senior/youth/national level championships except marathon or cross country OR secured at least 3rd position in Federation Cup Championship (senior category) or in Senior state championships for all units and districts of the state.
For Grade Pay INR 2,000/- and INR 1,900/- : Candidate should have represented the country in any of category-B championships/events OR secured at least 3rd position in any of the Category C Championships/events or in senior/youth/national level championships or in National Games organized under the aegis of Indian Olympic Association or in All India Inter University Championships organized under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities or secures 1st position in Federation Cup Championship (senior category).
For Grade Pay INR 2,800/- and INR 2,400/- : Candidate should have represented the country in Olympics games (Category A) OR secured at least 3rd position in any of the Category B Championships/events.
Candidates achievements during the immediate previous 2 years & those achieved on and after 1 April 2011-will only be considered for appointment.
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Eligible Sports Candidates should apply as per prescribed application format by the candidate in his/her own handwriting on a good quality A4 sized paper. Candidate must follow the prescribed format when writing the application. Along with the application, candidates have to send two recent (taken within the last two months) passport sized photographs which are duly attested by a gazetted officer. The candidate must not be wearing any wig, cap, colored glasses, etc. in the photograph. It is crucial that the application is written and signed by the candidate in their own handwriting.
Applications for recruitment at Headquarters Unit should be sent by ordinary post to ‘The Senior Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Northeast Frontier Railway Headquarter, Maligaon, Guwahati 781011 (Assam)’; or dropped in the application drop box kept in the recruitment section in the office of the CPO, NF Railway HQ, Malegaon, Guwahati, Assam.
For other divisions:
Application Fee: Non-refundable application fees of INR 60 (for posts with Grade pay INR 2800/INR 2400)/ INR 40 (for posts with Grade pay INR 2000/INR 1900/INR 1800) have to be paid through a crossed IPO drawn in favor of NFRSA/Maligaon, payable at Post Office, Maligaon, Guwahati 781011.
SC/ST, women, candidates belonging to minority and EWS category are exempted from payment of application fees.
The candidates will be finalized on the basis of their performance level in Game Skills, Physical Fitness, and Coach Observations in Interview conducted by the selection panel of the organization. Candidates will not be paid any TA/DA for attending the interview.
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