Assam Rifles Recruitment Rally for 65 Rifleman (General Duty) against Sports Quota- 2017. Last Dt. 20/08/2017


Assam Rifles is inviting application from the eligible candidates for Recruitment Rally for selection to 65 posts of Rifleman (General Duty). Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF below) along with testimonials. The vacancies are under Sports Quota for the year 2017 in Assam Rifles. Both Male and Female can apply. Educational qualification required and other details, in brief, for informational purpose only in interest of job-seeker, are given below —


No. of Vacancies: 65 Nos.


Name of the sports where vacancies are available:

i) Archery (Both male and female)
ii) Boxing (Both male and female)
iii) Equestrian (Male)
iv) Football (Both male and female)
v) Judo (Both male and female)
vi) Karate-DO (Both male and female)
vii) Taekwondo (Both male and female)


Educational Qualification: Matriculation from a recognised Board.


Sport Qualifications: Players who have participated in any International Competition / National Competition / Inter-University Tournaments / National Sports / Games for Schools / Physical Efficiency Drive. (See advt. given below in PDF format)


Age Limit: Minimum-18 years and maximum-23 years as on 01/06/2017.


Basic Pay: Rs.21,700/- per month.


Upper Age Relaxation: Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ST and 03 years for OBC category.


Physical Standards (For all above posts):
(i) Male Candidates: Height — 170 cm (162.5 cm for ST candidates); Chest (unexpanded) — 80 cm (76 cm for ST); Chest (expanded) — 85 cm (81 cm for ST); Weight — As per height
(ii) Female Candidates: Height — 157 cm (150 cm for ST candidates); Chest — Not applicable (Not applicable for ST); Weight — As per height

Cut-off in Physical Standards: For candidates belonging to certain categories/ communities or of certain States/Areas; the cut-off in such candidate’s Height/ Chest’s measurement will be as per Govt. norms. Please see officially released advertisement for more details.

Candidates must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and should possess high color vision. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.


Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates will be through Physical Fitness, Medical Examination and Field Trials.
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 Assam Rifles —


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.100/- as Examination Fee. Fee can be paid through Indian Postal Order drawn in favour of Recruitment Branch, HQ DGAR, Shillong-793010.



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

The envelope containing the print-out/enclosures should be superscribed on top with — “APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT”


Last Date and Address: The duly filled Application form along with enclosures should reach at the following address — Directorate General Assam Rifles (Recruitment Branch), Laitkor, Shillong, Meghalaya-793010, on or before 20/08/2017 (04/09/2017 for candidates residing in the states of North Eastern Region, Ladakh Division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Lahaul-Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep)


Above given information are in brief. Before applying for the vacancies, please go through the officially released Advertisement
Official website of Assam Rifles —
For Advt. & Application form, See following PDF file — Download PDF