Northern Railway recruitment of Sports Person – Group D Posts – 2024

Employment Notice No.: RRC/NR-03/2024/Sports Quota/Gr-D dated 15/04/2024


Date of Publication of Notification: 15/04/2024
Date and Time of opening of online filling of application: 16/04/2024
Date & Time of Closing of Online application: 16/05/2024
Expected Date of Trial: 10/06/2024

ONLINE Applications are invited from ELIGIBLE Indian Sports Person as per the detail given below for the 38 (Thirty-Eight) vacancies in Level 1 of Pay Matrix 7th CPC against Sports Quota through Open Advertisement Quota for the Year 2023-24 in Northern Railway. Separate Application is to be filled for separate discipline/game, if eligible, with separate examination fee as applicable for each application.

Separate Application is to be filled for separate discipline/game, if eligible, With separate examination fee as applicable for each application. Details of Post are as under:-

S. No. Game Events/ Playing Position Division No. Of Vacancies Total
01 Football-Men Center Forward MB 01 05
Center Half MB 01
Stopper MB 01
Left Out MB 01
Striker/Forward HQ 01
02 Weight lifting-Men 102 Kg FZR 01 02
109 + Kg UMB 01
03 Athletics-Women 400Mts. LKO 01 02
400 Mts. HQ 01
04 Athletics-Men 5000 Mts. FZR 01 06
5000 Mts. DU 01
10000 Mts. DU 01
10000 Mts. UMB 01
400 Mts. LKO 01
800 Mts. HQ 01
05 Boxing- Men 92 kg. UMB 01 03
48 Kg to 51 Kg HQ 01
57 Kg to 60 kg HQ 01
06 Boxing -Women 57 Kg to 60 kg HQ 01 01
07 (Swimming-Men) Aquatics 100 Mts. Free style DU 01 03
100 Mts. Back Stroke DU 01
100 Mts. Free style LKO 01
08 Table Tennis-Men Singles DU 01 02
Singles MB 01
09 Hockey-Men Forward FZR 01 04
Forward LKO 01
Mid- Fielder LKO 01
Mid – Fielder FZR 01
10 Hockey-Women Center-Half UMB 01 01
11 Badminton-Men Singles FZR 01 04
Singles JUDW 03
12 Kabaddi-Women Right-Corner UMB 01 01
13 Kabaddi -Men Raider HQ 01 01
14 Wrestling- Men 97 Kg (Free Style) HQ 01 01
15. Wrestling -Women 50 Kg HQ 01 01
16 Chess-Men HQ 01 01
Total 38

Age Limit:

  • 18-25 years of age as on 01/07/2024.
  • No age relaxation (upper or lower) shall be permissible.
  • The candidate should note that only the 10th / Matriculation / Secondary examination certificate or an equivalent certificate / Marksheet indicating date of birth or school leaving certificate indicating date of birth uploaded will be accepted as documentary proof of date of birth.

Minimum Educational Qualification:
Candidate should possess the following requisite Education Qualification as on date of Notification.

S. No. Posts in Pay Matrix Minimum Prescribed Educational Qualification
(i). Level 1- GP 1800/- as per 6th CPC Passed 10th or its equivalent examination.

Note: Candidate possessing higher education qualification should also upload their 12th pass graduation/post- graduation certificate.

Sports Qualification (Achievements): Refer to the attached detailed notification.

Application / Trial / Examination Fee: Examination fee is to be paid through ONLINE MODE. RRC will not accept Examination fee in Cash / Cheque / Money Order / IPO / Demand Draft Central Recruitment Fee Stamps etc. Candidate to note that RRC / NR is not responsible for incomplete or pending online examination fee transaction for whatever reason. In such case candidate need to proceed with fresh/new transaction of payment of examination fee.

(i) For all candidates except those mentioned in sub-para (ii) below Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) only through Online Payment in favor of RRC/NR. Application Fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded after deducting bank charges to these Categories of Candidate only when they actually appear in the Trial.
(ii) For candidates belonging to SC/ST, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty) only. Application Fee will be refunded after deducting bank charges to these Categories of Candidate only when they actually appear in the Trial.
Note : Candidate to note that in case of refund of Examination Fee it will be transferred back to the source from where it is received in RRC Account.

Fee Exemption:

  1. ‘Minority’ means Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zoroastrians (Parses). For claiming exemption/refund from the examination fee, minority candidates should upload ‘self-declaration’ as mentioned in Annexure- ‘A’ at the time of filling up of online application. At the time of documents verification, such candidates claiming exemption of examination fee will also be required to furnish ‘minority community declaration’ affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper that he/she belongs to any of the above minority community. If the affidavit is not produced during Documents Verification, their candidature will be rejected.
  2. Economically Backward Classes (EBC) will mean those candidates whose family income is less than Rs. 50,000/- per annum. The income certificate as per Annexure-‘B’/BPL Card/Izzat MST issued by any of the Authorities mentioned above should be uploaded at the time of filling up of online application by the candidate belonging to EBC and the same should be produced in original at the time of Documents Verification. This will have to be issued on the letterhead of the issuing authority. Authorities who are authorized to issue income certificate for the purpose of identifying Economically Backward Classes (EBC): –
  1. District Magistrate or any other Revenue Officer up to the level of Tehsildar.
  2. Sitting Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for persons of their own constituency.
  3. bpl Card or any other certificate issued by the Central Government under a recognized poverty alleviation program or Izzat MST issued by Railway.
  4. Union Minister may also recommend for any person form anywhere in the country.
  5. Sitting Members of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for persons of the district in which these MPs normally reside.

Download the official notification below for full details:
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