Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Quota Recruitment 2023: Application Process and Details

Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Quota Recruitment 2023: Application Process and Details

Are you passionate about sports and looking for an exciting career opportunity? The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has announced its Sports Quota Recruitment for the year 2023. In this article, we will provide you with all the essential information you need to apply for these coveted positions.

Introduction to NFR Sports Quota Recruitment 2023

The NFR, also known as Northeast Frontier Railway, has released a notification for the recruitment of candidates under the Sports Quota for the year 2023. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who excel in sports and want to combine their passion with a rewarding career in the railway sector.

Key Details

  • Organization Name: Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR)
  • Job Type: Central Government
  • Job Name: Sports Quota
  • Apply Mode: Offline
  • Total Vacancy: 51 Posts
  • Job Location: Guwahati
  • Apply Last Date: October 23, 2023 (17:30 hrs)
  • Official Website:
  • Address: Senior Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Northeast Frontier Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati – 781 011 (Assam)

Sports Quota Vacancy Details

The NFR Sports Quota Recruitment 2023 offers various positions across different sports disciplines. Here are the details:

  • Archery: 3 Posts
  • Athletics: 1 Post
  • Basketball: 7 Posts
  • Table Tennis: 6 Posts
  • Volleyball: 3 Posts
  • Cricket: 12 Posts
  • Boxing: 3 Posts
  • Power Lifting: 3 Posts
  • Football: 6 Posts
  • Badminton: 5 Posts
  • Weight Lifting: 2 Posts
  • Total: 51 Posts
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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the NFR Sports Quota Recruitment, candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Level-2 or Level-3: 12th or equivalent examination from a Government Recognized Board/Council/Institution, along with a Sports Certificate.
  • Level-1: 10th Pass or ITI or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT, along with a Sports Certificate.

Sports Norms –

Sports Norms

Age Limit

As of January 1, 2024, candidates should be:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 25 years

Salary Package

The salary package for NFR Sports Quota Recruitment varies based on the level. Here are the details:

  • Level-2 or Level-3: Grade Pay Rs. 2000 or 1900 (Level-3 & 2), Pay Band Rs. 5200-20200 (Pay Band-1)
  • Level-1: Grade Pay Rs. 1800 (Level-1), Pay Band Rs. 5200-20200 (Pay Band-1)

Selection Process

The selection process for the NFR Sports Quota Recruitment includes:

  1. Document Verification.
  2. Game Trials.
  3. Document Verification (again).
  4. Medical Examination.

Application Fee

Applicants need to pay the following application fees:

  • General/OBC/EWS Candidates: Rs. 500/- (Refundable Rs. 400)
  • SC/ST Candidates: Rs. 250/- (Refundable)

Important Dates

  • Date of Publish Official Notification: September
  • Last Date for Application: October 23, 2023

Recruitment and Distribution of Marks

Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Game Skill, Physical Fitness & Coach’s Observation during Trials: 40 Marks
  • Assessment of recognized Sports Achievements as per norms: 50 Marks
  • Educational Qualification: 10 Marks
  • Total: 100 Marks
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How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through ordinary post addressed to:

Senior Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Northeast Frontier Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati – 781 011 (Assam)

Alternatively, applications can be dropped physically in the APPLICATION DROP BOX in the Recruitment Section in the Office of Pr. Chief Personnel Officer, NF Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati (Assam)-781011. The deadline for candidates residing in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti Districts, Pangi Sub-Division in Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, and Lakshadweep is November 3, 2023, by post only.

The envelope should be superscribed “RECRUITMENT AGAINST SPORTS QUOTA:: EVENT NAME –
………………………… , POSITION…………………….GP Rs………………”.

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