Railway Jobs- Southern Railway Sports Person Recruitment 2022– Southern Railway invites Online applications for recruitment of 05 Sports Person Posts. Apply before 28 June 2022.

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Southern Railway Sports Person

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

Southern Railway Invites Applications for the Following Posts

Level in 7th CPC Pay Matrix No of Posts
Level 2 to 5 05
Total 05

Sports / Games / Disciplines Wise Vacancies Details:

SI No Sports Position /Event / Category No of Posts in Level 2 to 5 in 7th CPC Pay Matrix
1. Volleyball (Men) Attacker – 1

Blocker – 1

2. Volleyball (Women) Blocker – 2

All Rounder – 1


Educational Qualification:  

– The minimum educational qualification required for recruitment in the Railways

(i) For post in Level 2 & 3 of 7th P.0 Pay Matrix – 12th Pass (+2 stage)

(ii) For post in Level 4 & 5 of 7th P.0 Pay Matrix – Graduation

– Specific Level in Pay Matrix 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.

(a) Availability of Posts

(b) Educational Qualifications

(c) Sports achievements and

(d) Minimum qualifying marks obtained in the Recruitment process.

Note: Persons, if appointed in the category of Clerk cum Typist should acquire typing proficiency of 30 w.p.m. in English or 25 w.p.m. 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.

Sports Achievements/Eligibility Norms:

Eligibility Criteria- Minimum Sports Norms:-

Categorization of International Championships:-

Category-A Olympic Games (Senior).
Category-B World Cup (Junior / Youth / Senior),

World Championships (Junior / Senior),

Asian Games (Senior),

Commonwealth Games (Senior),

Youth Olympics

Category-C Commonwealth Championships (Junior / Senior),

Asian Championships / Asia Cup (Junior/Senior),

South Asian Federations (SAF) Games (Senior),

USIC (World Railways) Championships (Senior),

World University Games.

The minimum sports norms for recruitment of sportspersons against Sports Quota through Open Advertisement in different Grade Pay and Pay Bands for both team and individual events shall be as under:

Level 4 & 5 –

Represented the Country in Olympic Games (Category-A)


At least 3rd position in any of the Category – B Championships/events.

Name of Pay Band/Scale: PB-1

Grade Pay (in Rupees): 1900 (Level-2) OR 2000 (Level-3)

2. Level 2 & 3 –

(i) Represented the Country in any of the Category B Championships/events,


(ii) At least 3rd position in any of the Category — C Championships/events,


(iii) At least 3rd position in Senior/Youth/Junior National Championships;


(iv) At least 3rd position in National Games organized under the aegis of Indian Olympic Association,


(v) At least 3rd Position in All India Inter University Championship organized under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities,


(vi) 1st Position in Federation Cup Championships (Senior Category)

Age Limit: (As on 01.01.2022)

SI No Name of Post Age Limit
1. Sports Person 18-25 years

Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through Southern Railway official Notification 2022 for more reference

Selection Process:

The recruitment will be based on the performance in trial and evaluation of sports and educational achievements.

Application Fee/Exam Fee: 

SI NO Candidates Category Fees
1. Fee for all candidates except the Fee concession categories mentioned below at S.No 2

** : Rs 400 will be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in the Trials

2. For Candidates belonging to SC/St/Women/ Ex. Servicemen/ Persons with Disabilities / candidates belonging to Minority* community and candidates belonging to Economically Backward Classes

** : Rs 250/- will be refunded duly deducting bank charges on appearing in the Trials.

Candidates applying for the posts in this EN have to pay the prescribed Fee payable in the form of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “The Assistant Personnel Officer/ Railway Recruitment Cell, Chennai” payable at Chennai.

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 superscribing. “APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGAINST SPORTS QUOTA (OPEN ADVERTISEMENT) FOR THE YEAR 2021-22”.

The Assistant Personnel Officer,

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Southern Railway 3rd Floor,

No.5, P.V.Cherian Crescent Road,

Egmore, Chennai — 600 008.

– Applications sent by courier will not be acknowledged. However, the agencies can drop the applications in the box kept in the office premises.

– Filled-in applications can also be directly dropped in the box kept in the office premises at the above mentioned address on or before the closing date and time.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 13.06.2022 @ 05.00 PM
Last date for Submission of Application 28.06.2022 @ 05.00 PM

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