South Eastern Railway Recruitment 2013 for Sports Persons
South Eastern Railway Centralized Notification for recruitment of Sports Persons in South Eastern Railway for 2013 – 14
|South Eastern Railway Sports Person Application Issue Date : 28.09.2013|
|South Eastern Railway Sports Person Application Last Date : 28.10.2013 at 18:00 hrs.|
|Closing Date & Time for receipt of applications through post for candidates who are resident of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep : 12.11.2013 at 18:00 hrs|
|( Note : Applications received after closing date and time shall not be entertained )|
South Eastern Railway invites applications from talented, committed and outstanding sports persons to join South Eastern Railway family. If you fulfil the criteria for following games / events, please apply within the specified period with copies of all relevant documents, in the prescribed format ( Annexure – 1 ) for filling up of (i) 21 nos. of Group – ‘C’ posts and 10 nos. Erstwhile Group – ‘D’ posts for Head Quarter unit and (ii) 23 nos. Erstwhile Group ‘D’ posts for Divisional / Workshop Unit in different Grade Pay : 2800/-, 2000/- or 1900/- and 1800/- ( Gr. D Erstwhile ) in Scale PB – 1 : 5200 – 20200/- against the different Sports disciplines indicated below :
1) The recruitment is to be done in the following fields of Sports :
A. Head Quarter Unit :
|Unit||Srl No.||Sports Discipline||Grade Pay ( )||No. of Vacancy||Special Skill / Position|
|Head Quarter Unit||1.||i) Water Polo ( Men )||2000 / 1900||02||Defender & Line Offender|
|ii) Swimming ( Men )||1800||01||1500 Meters. Free Style|
|2.||Athletics ( Men )||2800||01||400 Meter.|
|3.||i) Badminton ( Women )||2800||01||___|
|ii) Badminton ( Women )||2000 / 1900||01||___|
|4.||Ball Badminton ( Men )||2000 / 1900||01||Centre|
|5.||Billiard & Snooker ( Men ) 8 Ball & 9 ball pool||1800||01||___|
|6.||i) Boxing ( Men )||2800||01||91+ Kgs.|
|ii) Boxing ( Men )||1800||01||49 - 52 Kgs.|
|7.||Bridge ( Men )||2000 / 1900||01||___|
|8.||Cricket ( Men )||2000 / 1900||02||Batsman|
|9.||Football ( Men )||1800||03||Defender, Winger, Forward – one each|
|10.||Golf ( Men )||1800||01||Only a amateur Golfer|
|11.||i) Gymnastics ( Men )||2000 / 1900||01||___|
|ii) Gymnastics ( Men )||1800||01||___|
|12.||i) Hockey ( Women )||2800||01||Centre Half|
|ii) Hockey ( Women )||2000 / 1900||02||Forward & Full Back|
|13.||i) Kabaddi ( Women )||2000 / 1900||02||Right Line / Raider and Left Cover / Raider|
|ii) Kabaddi ( Women )||1800||01||Left Line / Raider|
|14.||Power Lifting ( Women )||2800||01||57 / 84 + Kgs.|
|15.||Rifle Shooting ( Men / Women )||1800||01||Air Pistol|
|16.||Table Tennis ( Women )||2000 / 1900||01||___|
|17.||i) Volleyball ( Men )||2000 / 1900||01||Centre Blocker|
|ii) Volleyball ( Women )||2000 / 1900||02||Centre Blocker & Counter Attacker
|B. Divisions / Workshop Unit : 23 Nos. Erstwhile Gr. “D” posts|
|Kharagpur||1.||i. Cricket ( Men )||1800||03||Pace Bowler - 02
All Rounder - 01
|ii. Football ( Men )||1800||02||Defender - 01
Side Back - 01
|Chakradharpur||2.||i. Badminton ( Men )||1800||01||___|
|ii. Boxing ( Men )||1800||01||64 - 69 Kg.|
|iii. Chess ( Men / Women )||1800||01||___|
|iv. Football ( Men )||1800||01||Defender|
|v. Volleyball ( Men )||1800||01||Centre Blocker|
|Ranchi||3.||i. Cricket ( Men )||1800||02||Medium Fast Bowler Middle Order Bat|
|ii. Hockey ( Women )||1800||02||Full Back - 01 Centre Half - 01|
|iii. Volleyball ( Men )||1800||01||Lifter|
|Adra ||4.||i. Badminton ( Men )||1800||01||___|
|ii. Chess ( Men )||1800||01||___|
|iii. Cricket ( Men )||1800||01||Batsman|
|iv. Football ( Men )||1800||02||Mid Fielder - 01
Offence - 01
|Kharagpur Workshop||5.||Football ( Men )||1800||03||Goal Keeper, Defender & Striker
N.B. : There is no relaxation for SC / ST / OBC.
2. Sports Norms for recruitment of Sports persons in different Grade pay and Pay Bands :
|Srl. No.||Pay Band / Scale||Grade pay ( )||Minimum Sports Norms for recruitment|
|1.||PB - 1 : 5,200 - 20,200/-||2800/-||(a) Represented the Country in Olympic Games ( Senior Category or
(b) at least 3rd Position in any of the Championships / event in the World Cup ( Junior / Senior Category ) / World Championships ( Junior / Senior Category ) / Asian Games ( Senior Category ) / Commonwealth Games ( Senior Category ).
|2.||PB - 1 : 5,200 - 20,200/-||2000/- Or 1900/-||a) Represented the Country in any of the Championships / events in the World Cup ( Junior / Senior Category ) / World Championships ( Junior / Senior Category ) / Asian Games ( Senior Category ) / Commonwealth Games ( Senior Category ) ] Or
b) At least 3rd position in any of Championships / Event in the 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 ) Or
c) At least 3rd Position in Senior / Youth / Junior National Championships Or
d) At least 3rd Position in National Games Organized under aegis of Indian Olympic Association Or
e) At least 3rd position in All India Inter University Championship organized under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities Or
f) 1st Position in Federation Cup Championships ( Senior Category )
|3.||PB - 1 : 5,200 - 20,200/-||1800/-||a) Represented the country in any of the Championships / Event in the 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 ) Or
b) At least 3rd position in Federation Cup Championships ( Senior Category ) Or
c) Represented a State of equivalent unit, except in Marathon and Cross Country in Senior / Youth / Junior National Championships Or
d) At least 3rd position in Senior State Championships for all units and Districts of the State.
3. Additional acceptable Sports achievement eligibility norms for certain Sports discipline as mention below ( Read with Para 2 ) :
a. In Chess : Following Sports achievements may also be considered for recruitment in different Grade pay and pay Bands :
|Name of the Pay Band / Scale||Grade Pay ( in )||Pay Band ( in )||Minimum Sports Norms for
|PB - 1||1,800||5,200 - 20,200||2300 or more rating points in
last two consecutive fide rating lists
b. In Table Tennis & Badminton : Sports persons may also be considered for recruitment on the basis of their current annual all india rankings in different grade pay and pay bands as per following criteria in pay band PB – 1 5200 – 20,200/- :
|Pay Band / Scale||Grade pay||Minimum Sports Norms for Recruitment|
|Age Category||Event||Current Annual All
|PB - 1||Rs. 2,800/-||Seniors||Singles||Upto 4th position|
|PB - 1||Rs. 2,000/- Or Rs. 1,900/-||Seniors||Singles ||Upto 12th position|
|Doubles||Upto 4th position|
|Youth||Singles||Upto 6th position|
|Junior||Singles||Upto 6th position|
|PB - 1||Rs. 1,800/-||Seniors||Singles||Upto 16th position|
|Doubles||Upto 6th position|
|Youth||Singles||Upto 8th position|
|Junior||Singles||Upto 8th position|
Only the current Annual All India Ranking shall be considered. Ranking in mixed doubles shall not be considered.
(c) (i) In Cricket ( Men & Women ) : at International level, representation of Main India Seniors Team in a Test match or in a Limited Over one day International Match or in a Twenty – 20 Over match, shall also be considered for recruitment against posts having Grade pay 1900/- or 2,000/- in pay Band 5200 – 20,200/-
(ii) In Cricket at National Level, following Sports achievements in 4 days / One day limited Overs / Twenty – 20 Over Men / Women Cricket Championships ( except Vizzy Trophy ) organized under aegis of BCCI, may also be considered for recruitment against the posts having Grade Pay 1800/- Or 1900/- in Pay Band 5200 – 20,200/-
|Sl.No.||Details of Championships||Category||Minimum Sports norms for Recruitment|
|1,900 / 2,000||1800/-|
|i)||All India Inter State Elite & plate Group Championships||Senior / youth ( U - 22 ) / Junior ( U - 19 )||Semi - finalist of Elite Group Championships||Participation in Elite or Plate Group Championships|
|ii)||All India Inter State Championships||Senior / Junior ( U - 19 )||Semi - finalist of All India Knockout Stage||Participation in any stage|
|iii)||All India Inter Zonal Championships||Senior / Junior ( U - 19 )||Finalist||Participation|
d) In Golf
(i) For recruitment against the posts having Grade Pay 1,800/- in Pay Band 5,200 – 20,200; sportsperson having I.G.U. ranking up to 100, subject to single handicap i.e. less than 10 ( in order of Merit / Amateur Merit list ) shall also be eligible for recruitment. Only the current Annual All India Ranking shall be considered for these purposes.
e) In Hockey, for recruitment against the posts having Grade pay 1900 or 2,000/- in pay Band 5200 – 20,200/-; at least 2nd position in International Tournament of four or more nations may also be considered. Participation in these tournament may be considered for recruitment against the posts having Grade Pay 1800/- in Pay Band 5,200 – 20,200/-( Only Hockey India Certificate is recognized for purpose of Recruitment ).
f) In Rifle Shooting, for recognized domestic championships as mentioned in para 2 above, only the individual performance shall be considered for recruitment purpose. All India G. V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship is not a recognized championship for this purpose.
g) All the championships mentioned above should be conducted under the aegis of recognized International / National / State Sports Federations and also recognized by the Railway Sports Promotion Board. ( National meets, Rural meets, Festival meets, National School Games and other similar tournaments shall not be considered. )
h) A Sportsperson can be considered for recruitment only in the events / position / game advertised in which he / she has recognized Sports norms.
i) Sports persons having the Sports norms for higher grade pay and applied against the vacancies for lower Grade Pay can be considered for recruitment for post carrying lower Grade Pay.
j) All the recruitments against Open Advertisement Quota shall be at the minimum of the scale of pay.
k) In Hockey, only Hockey India Certificates are recognized for the purpose of recruitment.
l) In Boxing, Certificates pertaining to events conducted after 06.12.2012 by Indian Amateur Boxing Federation or its affiliated Units shall not be considered for recruitment.
m) In Bridge, Inter State Bridge Championship ( erstwhile Summer National Bridge Championship ) shall not be considered for recruitment.
n) In Ball Badminton, Recognition shall only be given to the Ball Badminton Federation of India led by Shri Ch. Rajshekhar as President and Sri Y. Raja Rao as General Secretary.
o) In team sports, only sports persons who have actually played in the sports fields shall only be eligible. Therefore, a sportsperson who represents as member of a team in any recognized sports event / championship but has actually not played in the field shall not be considered for recruitment against sports quota. Accordingly, candidate must require to produce a certificate mentioning that he / she has actually participated as a playing member.
p) List of Junior National Championships, recognized for recruitment against this Advertisement :
|Srl. No.||Discipline & Category||Age Group||Name of the Recognized Championship|
|1.||Aquatics ( swimming ) ( M )||Under - 1 ( Group - 1 )||Jr. National Aquatics Championship|
|2.||Aquatics ( Water polo ) ( M )||Under - 18||Jr. National Aquatics Championship|
|3.||Athletics ( Men )||Under - 20||Jr. National Athletics Championship|
|4.||Badminton ( W ) & ( M )||Under - 19||Jr. National Badminton Championship|
|5.||Ball Badminton ( M )||Under - 19||Jr. National Ball Badminton Championship|
|6.||Billiards & Snookers ( Men ) |
8 Ball & 9 Ball pool
|Under - 21||Jr. National Billiards & Snookers Championship
Jr. National 8 Ball & 9 Ball Pool Championship
|7.||Boxing ( M )||Under - 16||Jr. National Boxing Championship|
|8.||Bridge ( M )||Under - 25||Jr. National Bridge Championship|
|9.||Cricket ( Men )||i) Under - 22|
ii) Under - 19
|Col. C.K. Nayudu Trophy ( Inter State Championship ) Cooach Behar Trophy ( Inter State Championship )
Vinoo Mankad Trophy ( one day limited over inter state Championship )
Vijay Hazare Trophy ( one day limited over All India inter Zonal Championship )
|10.||Chess ( M ) & ( W )||Under - 19||Jr. National Chess Championships|
|11.||Football ( M )||Under - 19||Jr. National Football Championships for B.C. Roy Trophy|
|12.||Golf ( M )||Under - 18||Jr. & Sub - junior National Golf Championship|
|13.||Gymnastics ( M )||Under - 17||Jr. National Gymnastics Championship|
|14.||Hockey ( M ) & ( W )||Under - 21 & Under - 19||Junior ( under - 21 ) National Championship
Jr. National Hockey Championship
|15.||Kabaddi ( W )||Under - 19||Jr. National Kabaddi Championship|
|16.||Power Lifting ( W )||Under - 23||Jr. National power Lifting Championship|
|17.||Rifle shooting ( M ) & ( W )||Under - 21||National Shooting Championships competition ( for all age group )|
|18.||Table Tennis ( M ) & ( W )||Under - 17||Jr. & Youth National Table Tennis Championship|
|19.||Volley Ball ( M ) & ( W )||Under - 19||Jr. National volleyball championship|
4. SER Sports Persons Minimum Educational Qualification 2013 :
- For the post having GP 2800/-. A University Degree or its equivalent.
- For the post having GP 1900/- & 2000/- pass in Matric or its equivalent.
- For the post having GP 1800/- pass in Matric or ITI or its equivalent.
Note : Candidates who apply for posts having Grade Pay of 1800/- but have the educational qualification of only class – VIII th pass can also be considered for appointment in (-)1S Pay Band ( 4440 – 7440/- ) without any Grade Pay provided they possess the Sports Qualification required for recruitment against posts bearing Grade Pay of 2000/ 1900/-. Such Sportspersons will be given to regular Pay Band PB – 1 of 5200 – 20,200/- along with GP 1800/- only on acquiring the minimum educational qualification under the recruitment rules or on passing the requisite training test.
5. a) Age Limit for SER Sports Persons 2013 : Minimum 18 years – maximum 25 years as on 01.01.2014. ( No relaxation in lower or upper age limit is permissible for any category of candidates ).
b) Proof of Age : The date of birth as recorded in the matriculation passed certificate or in a certificate recognized as equivalent to matriculation.
6. Period of Reckoning Sports Achievements :
Sports achievements within the immediate previous two financial years ( i.e. on or after 01.04.2011 and current financial year ( i.e. 2013 – 14 ) shall only be considered for appointment. For this purpose concluding day of the championship shall be taken into consideration, failing which the application will be rejected. Activeness in Sports shall be adjudged as per the candidate’s performance during the field trial.
7. Procedure for SER Sports Persons Recruitment 2013 :
Conduct of Trial :
I) Distribution of Marks awarded by Trial Committee :
Trial of candidates shall be conducted to assess their sports performance / suitability for the team of South Eastern Railway. Candidates found fit in the Trial will be considered for next stage selection. The following is the format of marks for the Trial :
|i)||For game skill, physical fitness & coach’s observation during Trials||40 marks|
|ii)||FIT candidate||Candidate securing 25 marks or more|
|iii)||Not fit candidate||Securing marks below 25|
II) After trial only the candidates declared ‘Fit’ shall be considered for the next stage i.e. interview / documents verification. No marks shall be given to the candidates declared unfit in the Trial for their sports achievements etc. Only such candidates who are declared ‘Fit’ in Trial and attend interview shall be awarded marks for Sports achievements, educational qualification, general intelligence etc. No communication shall be entertained from candidates in this regard. Please note that candidates’ entry in each stage of recruitment process shall be purely provisional.
III) Distribution of Marks :
Maximum marks which can be awarded in the Trial and during interview shall be as follows :
- For game skill, Physical fitness & coach’s observation during Trials : 40 marks.
- Assessment of Sports Achievement as per norms : 50 marks.
- Educational Qualification : 05 marks.
- General Intelligence / Personality etc. : 05 marks
Total : 100 marks.
IV) SER Sports Persons Qualifying Marks 2013 : Minimum qualifying marks for the recruitment through Open Advertisement in different Grade Pay, observing the criteria as mentioned in para 7 ( III ) above shall be as follows :
|Sl. No.||Grade Pay ( in )||Pay Band ( in )||Minimum Qualifying Marks|
|a)||2800||5200 - 20200||70 Marks|
|b)||2000 / 1900||5200 - 20200||65 Marks|
|c)||1800||5200 - 20200||60 Marks|
Note : The offer of appointment shall be given purely on the basis of merit. In case more than one sports person scores the same marks, preference shall be given to the younger candidate to decide the merit.
Date, venue, and time for trial will be intimated to the eligible candidates through ordinary post. The venue for Trial fixed by South Eastern Railway will be binding and final. Request for change of venue by the candidates shall not be entertained. The decision of South Eastern Railway in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications will be final and binding on the candidates.
No correspondence shall be entertained in respect of any application, which has been rejected. Similarly, no intimation shall be sent to any applicant, who is not called for trial / interview as well as found ‘Not Fit’ after the trial / interview. Mere calling for trial / interview does not confer any right or claim for appointment.
8. SER Sports Persons Examination Fees 2013 :
i) A non – refundable Bank Draft / Indian Postal Order for 100/- will be the examination fee for unreserved and OBC candidates. Bank Draft / IPO should be issued in favour of the addressee as indicated in the table – under Para – 10. SC / ST, Women, Minorities & Economically backward class candidates are exempted from payment of application fees. Minorities will mean Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Zoroastrian ( Parsis ). For claiming waiver of examination fee, minorities’ candidates should furnish ‘Self declaration’ as mentioned in Annexure – III along with the application form. Economically Backward Classes will mean the candidates whose family income is less than 50,000/- per annum, income certificate for this purpose should be issued from the Specified Authority and on Specified Format as per Annexure – II.
9. How to Apply for SER Sports Persons 2013 :
a) Application as per format given should be submitted on A4 size paper duly filled in by the candidates own handwriting, duly accompanying with attested copies of all certificates and
b) Two passport size photograph ( one to be pasted in the space of the application form and other to be clipped with the application form )
c) All the Photocopies of Sports achievement Certificates, Age proof certificate, Education qualification and caste certificate should be self attested by the candidate and should be enclosed along with application form.
d) Any discrepancy found in the application and documents submitted by the applicant will render the application invalid. Candidates should write the “name of the event, category applied for and post applied for” in block letters at the top of envelope which should be super scribed : “Application for recruitment against Sports Quota – 2013 – 14.”
e) In case of serving employee “No objection Certificate” from the employer should be attached.
f) Candidates are advised to Log on our official website www.ser.indianrailways.gov.in under the ‘News & Updates’ tab for downloading the application form.
10. Whom to apply for SER Sports Persons Application 2013 : The application should be addressed to the Postal address of respective Division or dropped in the Box provided in the respective Offices at the address given below :
|Unit||To whom the application be addressed to||Bank Draft Or IPO payable in favour of
|For HQ||Assistant Personnel Officer ( Recruitment )|
South Eastern Railway, 11, Garden Reach Road, Kolkata - 700 043.
( Drop Box provided in the Recruitment Building, Bungalow No.12A, S.E.Rly. Hd. Quarters, Garden Reach. )
|FA & CAO,
GPO / Kolkata
|Kharagpur Division||Divisional Railway Manager ( Personnel ) |
South Eastern Railway, Kharagpur, WB,
Pin - 721 301.
|Sr.DFM / KGP|
|Chakradharpur Division||Divisional Railway Manager ( Personnel ) |
South Eastern Railway, Chakradharpur
Dist : West Singbhum, Jharkhand, Pin - 833 102.
|Sr. DFM / Chakradharpur|
|Ranchi Division||Divisional Railway Manager ( Personnel ) |
South Eastern Railway, Ranchi Division / Hatia,
Jharkhand, Pin - 834 003.
|Sr. DFM / Ranchi|
|Adra Division||Divisional Railway Manager ( Personnel ) |
South Eastern Railway, Adra, W.B.
Pin - 723 121
|Sr. DFM / Adra|
|Kharagpur Workshop||Workshop Personnel Officer, |
South Eastern Railway, Kharagpur Workshop,
W.B. Pin - 721 301.
|Sr. AFA KGPWS, KGP|
11. Grounds for Rejection of Application :
- Application not submitted in prescribed format as published in Employment Notice or if incomplete or illegible.
- Candidate under aged / over aged as on 01.01.2014.
- Application received after 18.00 hrs. on the closing date.
- Application submitted without enclosing relevant Certificates.
- Application without Signature or Signature in Capital Letter.
- Photo copies of documents not self attested by the candidate.
- Without photos or affixing / attaching Photostat copy of Photograph.
- Without Demand Draft / IPO of requisite amount and validity.
- Application not filled in English or Hindi or not filled by the candidate in his / her own hand writing.
- Application without Date and legible ( not blurred or smudged ) thumb impression.
- Any other irregularity / incomplete application noticed and considered invalid by this Railway.
12. Other Relevant Instructions :
Kindly ensure to i) bring original documents in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, sports achievements on the date of trial and interview; without which, you will not be allowed to appear in the selection trial.
ii) No TA / DA / Accommodation will be given for appearing in the selection trial / interview.
iii) You will have to bring your own kits and also two recent passport size attested photographs same as pasted in the application.
iv) You may be required to stay during the selection for 02 / 03 days, for which you have to make your own arrangements. The Railway Administration reserved all rights to fix any day as deemed suitable, change of place or postpone trial / interview at its own convenient which can also be cancelled due to unforeseen causes against which no claim will be accepted.
v) All copies of Certificates submitted along with the application should be self attested by the candidate. The candidates would be finally selected for employment only if they pass the medical examination prescribed for the post to which he / she will be appointed and ready to be posted anywhere over South Eastern Railway where vacancies are available.
vi) Canvassing in any form he / she shall render the candidate liable for disqualification.
** Railway Administration is not responsible for any postal delay.