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Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: It’s a great opportunity for all Indian Railway job seekers as the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has announced various vacancies under the Sports quota for Railway Recruitment 2017-18. Interested and eligible men and women sportspersons must fill and submit the application form to the Board before December 18, 2017.

However, for residents of Andaman, Nicobar & Lakshadweep the closing date for receipt of application is January 2, 2018 till 6pm.

Eligibility Criteria for East Coast Railway Sports Person Vacancy 2017:

Age Limit:

Applicants’ age should be between 18 and 25 years as on January 1, 2018. No age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST/OBC candidates.

Educational Qualification:

Applicant should be currently an active player and should have fulfilled the sports achievements on or after April 1, 2015.

1)For Level-5 posts, Grade Pay Rs 2800: A candidate should have attained Degree or its equivalent from a recognized university.

2)For Level-4 posts, Grade Pay Rs 2400: Applicant must have passed 12th (10+2 stage) or its equivalent, with 80 words per minute in Shorthand (Hindi/English) for a duration of 10 minutes which will be transcribed in typing in 50 minutes for English and in 65 minutes for Hindi, for the post of Jr. Stenographer.

3)For Level-2 and Level-3 posts, Grade Pay Rs 1900- Rs 2000: A candidate should have cleared 12th (10+2 stage) or its equivalent examination. (OR) Should have passed in Matriculation or its equivalent from a recognized Board and having ITI certificate to apply and get posted as Tech-III.

BREAKING: Railways Recruitment 2017: 1172 vacancies! Apply now

Application Fee:

The application fee for General and OBC category candidates is Rs 500 whereas SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ PWD & Women candidates will have to pay an application fee of RS 250.

Candidates should submit the application fee in the form of Demand Draft or Pay Order from any Nationalised Bank, or crossed Indian Postal Order from any Post Office (issued on or after the date of notification) drawn in favour of “Principal Financial Advisor, East Coast Railway, payable at Bhubaneswar”.

Selection Process:

The selection process will completely be based upon performance in Sports Trials and Interview. Certificate (Sports & Educational) Verification will be done by a duly constituted Recruitment Committee of this Railway. The venue & date for Trials and Interview / Certificate Verification will be intimated to the eligible candidates.

Note: An applicant should be currently a sports player.

Also Read: IBPS Recruitment 2017: More than 1300 vacancies, Apply Now!

Categorization of International Championships:

Category A : Olympic Games (Senior Category).

Category-B : World Cup (Junior/Senior Category), World Championships (Junior/Senior Category), Asian Games (Senior Category), Commonwealth Games (Senior Category).

Category-C: Commonwealth Championships (Junior/Senior Category), Asian Championships/Asia Cup (Junior/Senior Category), South Asian Federations (SAF) Games (Senior Category), USIC (World Railways) Championships (Senior Category).

Sports Qualifications:

1)For Level-4 and Level-5: The candidate should have represented the Country in Olympic Games (Category-A) OR At least secured 3rd Position in any of the Category-B Championships/ Events.

2) For Level-2 and Level-3: Applicant should have 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 aegis of Indian Olympic Association. OR At least 3rd Position in All India Inter University Championship organized under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities OR 1st Position in Federation Cup Championships (Senior Category)

East Coast Railways Recruitment 2017 – Vacancies under Sports Quota:

1. Athletics: 02 posts

2. Aquatics: 02 posts

3. Shuttle Badminton: 01 post

4. Boxing: 02 posts

5. Football: 03 posts

6. Hockey: 03 posts

7. Weight Lifting: 03 posts

8. Volley Ball: 04 posts

9. Golf: 01 post

How to Apply:

Interested and eligible candidates must fill their applications in the prescribed format and duly attach a recent passport size photograph and other relevant certificates. Applicants need to send the completed application forms along with examination fee via postal services. The envelope containing the application form must be superscribed as “Application against Sports Quota (Open Advertisement) recruitment for the year 2017-18” and addressed to the Office of the Principal Chief Personnel Officer, 2nd Floor, Rail Sadan, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha – 751 017 from November 18, 2017 to December 18, 2017.

Also Read: Railways Recruitment 2017: Apply now for Group C and Group D posts

Instructions to Apply:

  1. Before applying, candidates should have valid email id and Mobile No.
  2. Candidates should log on to the official website http://www.eastcoastrail.indianrailways.gov.in
  3. Go to “Careers Current Openings” & Select the Desired Post.
  4. Click “Download Application Form”.
  5. Fill all the mandatory details.
  6. Send to concerned address mentioned in official notification.

For the detailed notification, candidates are advised to check the official website of East Coast Railway, i.e. www.eastcoastrail.indianrailways.gov.in

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