Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Good news for candidates who are looking for a career in the Indian Railways, as the Railways Recruitment Board (RRB), Gorakhpur has announced various vacancies under the Sports quota (Group C) for Railway Recruitment 2017. Interested candidates must fill and submit the application form to the Board before November 13, 2017.
However, the last date to submit application forms for aspirants of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Jammu and Kashmir is November 28, 2017.
According to a notification issued by the Railways, 21 posts are available under various departments. The selection process for the recruitment will completely be based on performance in trial, evaluation of sports and educational achievements and later a medical examination will be conducted.
RRB Gorakhpur Railways Recruitment 2017 – Vacancies under Sports Quota:
1. Athletics (Men): 02 Posts
2. Hockey (Women): 02 Posts
3. Cricket (Men): 01 Post
4. Badminton (Men): 01 Post
5. Swimming (Men): 01 Post
6. Kabaddi (Men): 02 Posts
7. Hand Ball (Men): 02 Posts
8. Hand Ball (Women): 02 Posts
9. Wrestling (Men): 01 Post
10. Wrestling (Women): 01 Post
11. Weight Lifting (Women): 01 Post
12. Basket Ball (Women): 03 Posts
13. Volley Ball (Men): 02 Posts
Candidates applying for the RRB Gorakhpur Railways Recruitment will have to pay an application fee of Rs 500, while SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ PwD, Minorities, EBC candidates and female applicants are required to pay Rs 250 respectively, in the form of Indian Postal Order (IPO), drawn in favour of Chairman, Railway Recruitment Cell, NE Railway, payable at Gorakhpur.
Applicants' age should be between 18 and 25 years as on January 1, 2018.
1. For Grade Pay Rs 1900-2000, a candidate should have passed 10+2
2. For Grade Pay Rs 2400, the applicant must have studied in Science Stream i.e Maths or Physics or its equivalent
3. For Grade Pay Rs 2800, candidate should have attained a University Degree or its equivalent.
RRB Gorakhpur Railways Recruitment 2017, how to apply:
The application forms are available at all bookstores. 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 “Sports Quota 2017-18” and addressed to the Chairman, Railway Recruitment Cell, North Eastern Railway, CCM Annexe Building, Railway Road No.14, Gorakhpur (UP) - 273012.