South Central Railway – Recruitment of 21 posts against Sports Quota vacancies. Last Dt. 27/12/2017


South Central Railway, Indian Railways is inviting application from the eligible candidates for 21 posts against Sports Quota in the following events- Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Handball, Kho-Kho, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Hockey. Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format (See PDF below) along with testimonials. Employment Notice No. SCR/P-HQ/129/Sports/2017-18. Recruitment of Sports persons against sports quota (Open Advertisement) for the year 2017-18. 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.


Games/Events wise vacancies:

(i) Athletics (Men)- 03 posts
(ii) Athletics (Women)- 04 posts
(iii) Badminton (Women)- 01 post
(iv) Basketball (Men)- 02 posts
(v) Boxing (Men)- 01 post
(vi) Handball (Women)- 02 posts
(vii) Kho-Kho (Men)- 01 post
(viii) Tennis (Men)- 01 post
(ix) Volleyball (Men)- 02 posts
(x) Volleyball (Women)- 01 post
(xi) Weightlifting (Men)- 02 posts
(xii) Hockey (Men)-01 post


Educational Qualification:

i) For Grade pay Rs.1900/: Minimum 10th standard pass or SSC or equivalent with ITI

ii) For Grade pay Rs.1900- 2000: 12th (+2) pass or Intermediate or equivalent examination.


Sports eligibility:
Represented the country in any of the Category-B Championships/ events
At least 3rd position in any of the Category-C Championships/ events
At least 3rd position in Senior/ Youth/ Junior National Championships
At least 3rd position in National Games organized under aegis of Indian Olympic Association.
At least 3rd position in All India Inter University Championship organized under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities.
1st position in Federation Cup Championships (Senior Category).


Note: The sports achievement in related sports discipline should have been attained on or after 01.04.2015 and the sportsperson should be an active player.


Age Limit: Minimum-18 years and maximum-25 years as on 01.01.2018.


Pay Scale: Rs.5200- Rs.20200


Candidates’ Selection: Selection will be based on Game Skill, Physical fitness & Coach’s observations during trials, Educational Qualification, General Intelligence / Personality 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 South Central Railway, Indian Railways –


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/Women/Minority/EBC) as Application Fee. Fee can be paid through Crossed Bank Draft/ Indian Postal drawn in favour of Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer, South Central Railway, payable at Secunderabad.


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 (23 cms x 10 cms) Self-Addressed envelope with the Application Form affixed with postage stamp of


The envelope containing the print-out/enclosures should be superscribed on top with — “RECRUITMENT AGAINST SPORTS QUOTA FOR THE YEAR 2017-18 ON SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY. (II) GAME:_______”


Last Date and Address: The duly filled Application form along with enclosures should reach at the following address — The Senior Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Room No. 416, Office of the Chief Personnel Officer, 4th Floor, Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad- 500025, Telangana., on or before 27.12.2017. (09.01.2018 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 may drop the application form in the drop box provided outside the Room of Senior Personnel Officer/ Recruitment, 4th Floor, Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad, on any working days.


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

Official website of South Central Railway, Indian Railways —

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