Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) – Recruitment of 21 Sportsperson against Sports Quota. Last Dt. 27/11/2017


Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is inviting application from the eligible candidates for 21 posts ofSportperson in the following events- Basketball, Cricket, Cycling, Volleyball and Hockey. Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF below) along with testimonials. Employment Notice No. 01/2017. Recruitment Against Sports Quota for the year 2017 -2018. Educational qualification required and other details, in brief, for informational purpose only in interest of job-seeker, are given below —


No. of Vacancies: 21 Nos.


Events wise vacancies:

i) Basketball: 02 posts (Men) (Guard & Forward)
ii) Cricket: 01 posts (Men) (Wicket Keeper Batsman)
iii) Cycling: 01 posts (Men) (40 KM time trial (Road) with 4 KM pursuit)
iv) Volleyball: 01 posts (Men) (C/Blocker)
v) Hockey: 16 posts (Men) (Goal Keeper-02, Defender-03, Mid-fielder-05, Striker-06)


Educational Qualification:

For Basketball, Cricket, Cycling, Volleyball:
I) Grade Pay Rs. 2400- Rs.2800
Minimum Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent.
Sports Norms:
Represented the country in Olympic Games (Category-A) OR At least 3rd position in any of the Category-B championships/events.

For Hockey:

II) Grade Pay Rs. 1900 – Rs. 2000
12th (+ 2 stage) or its equivalent examination.
Sports Norms:
Represented the country in any of the Category-B championships/events OR At least 3rd position in any of the Category-C championships/events
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 01.01.2018.


Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates will be through Trial of sports performance and Interview and assessment of sports achievement, educational qualification etc.

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 Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) —


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


Application Fee: Candidates must pay Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/Ex. Servicemen/Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Women, Minorities and Economic Backward Classes) as Application Fee. Fee can be paid through Indian Postal Order (IPO) drawn in favour of FA&CAO/ MLG payable at Maligaon Post Office , Guwahati – 781011. Candidates must write their name and address on the IPO.


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

Note: Candidate applying for more than one event must submit separate applications with separate IPOs and complete documents for each event.

Candidates must also enclose 01 (24cm x 10 cm) Self-Addressed envelope with the Application Form affixed with postage stamp of Rs.6/-


The envelope containing the print-out/enclosures should be superscribed on top with — “RECRUITMENT AGAINST SPORTS QUOTA- EVENT ______”


Last Date and Address: The duly filled Application form along with enclosures should reach at the following address — To Asstt. Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Northeast Frontier Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati – 781 011 (Assam) , on or before 27.11.2017. (07.12.2017 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 ordinary post OR may dropped the application form at the drop box placed at above mention address.


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

Official website of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) —

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