Southern Railway, Railway Recruitment Cell Chennai has published notification for recruitment against sports quota for the year 2019-2020. The employment notice no, RRC/03/2019/SPORTS invites applications from eligible candidates for this new railway recruitment.
The last date and time for receipt of applications is December 23, 2019, 5 pm. Closing date and time for residents of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti districts and Pangi sub division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar islands, and candidates residing abroad is January 7, 2020, 5 pm.
Initial pay is as per the 7th pay commision pay matrix. For level 2, the pay is Rs 19,900. It is Rs 21,700 for level 3. Then it is Rs 25,500 for level 4. And Rs 29,200 for level 5.
Southern Railways invites applications in prescribed format from all Indian citizens for recruitment to posts in level 2 to level 5 in the Southern Railway, against sports quota in the games and events specified. For each sport, position or event or category is also specified.
There are 5 vacancies for athletics (men) of 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, high jump.
Against athletics (women) of 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 400m hurdles, long jump, pole vault, there are 2 vacancies.
There is 1 vacancy for chess (men) for FIDE rated player rating above 2350.
Cricket (women) wicket keeper, batsman, right arm off / leg spinner, left arm spinner and all rounder can apply against 3 vacancies.
Then there is 1 vacancy for swimming (men) in 50m, 100m, 200m freestyle / 50m, 100m, 200m breaststroke / 50m, 100m, 200m butterfly / 200m, 400m individual medley.
For volleyball (men) attacker, blocker, libero, settler, there are 3 vacancies.
For volleyball (women) attacker, blocker, libero, settler, there are 4 vacancies.
Under weightlifting (men) 61 kg, 67 kg, 73 kg, 81 kg, 89 kg, 96 kg, 102 kg, 109 kg and 109+ kg, there are 2 vacancies.
There are a total of 5 vacancies in level 4 and level 5, and 16 vacancies in level 2 and level 3.
There is no reservation category wise.
Candidates who apply for more than one game or event need to submit separate application forms with separate DDs and complete documents of each game or event.
The age limit for Southern Railway recruitment 2019 is 18 to 25 years as on January 1, 2020. That is candidate should be born between 02.01.1995 and 01.01.2002. Also, sportspersons should possess class 12th pass qualification to be eligible for level 2 and level 3 posts. Or should be graduates to apply against level 4 and level 5 posts.
Those who are selected as clerk cum typist will need to have a typing speed of 30 wpm in English or 25 wpm in Hindi within a period of 4 years from the date of appointment.
For recruitment, eligible candidates will be assessed on the basis of their trial and interview. 40 marks will be given for game skill, physical fitness, and coach’s observation during trials. Then 50 marks will be for assessment of recognized sports achievements. And 10 marks will be for educational qualification. Those who score at least 25 marks in trials will be considered fit.
The minimum qualifying marks out of 100 is 70 for level 4 and 5, and 65 for level 2 and 3.
To apply for this Southern Railway sports quota recruitment 2019, candidates need to pay fee via DD in favour of “The Assistant Personnel Officer / Railway Recruitment Cell, Chennai” payable at Chennai. Fee is Rs 250 for SC, ST, women, exs, pwd, candidates belonging to minority community and candidates belonging to economically backward class. Rs 250 will be refunded after deducting bank charges on appearing in trials. For other candidates, fee is Rs 500. They will be refunded Rs 400 after deducting bank charges on appearing in trials.
How to apply for Southern Railway recruitment 2019?
Candidates need to send the application in prescribed form, completely filled with correct details to “The Assistant Personnel Officer, Railway Recruitment Cell, Southern Railway 3rd Floor, No 5, P.V. Cherian Crescent Road, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008”. The text that has to be superscribed on the cover is “Application for recruitment against sports quota (open advertisement) for the year 2019-20”.
For detailed instructions, prospective candidates may visit rrcmas.in. Application form is attached to the notification.