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Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 – Sports Quota Posts

Last Updated - December 07, 2017

Southern Railway Published Notification for the recruitment against the Scouts and Guide Quota for the year 2017-2018. Offline Application are invited from eligible candidate only for Level 2 to Level 5. Check Southern Railway Application Form 

There are few important guidelines issued by Railway Recruitment Board. Applicants are required to read carefully all the guidelines. Details regarding the age limit, educational qualification, application fees, sports details, how to apply online etc., are given below in this page.

Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 Highlights

Organization NameSouthern Railway
Posts NameLevel 2 to Level 5
Number of Vacancies20
Age limit18 to 25 years
Application ModeOffline
Last Date to ApplyDecember 18, 2017

Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 – Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: Age limit to apply for the post in Southern Railway Candidate should be between 18-25 years as on 01-01-2018 to apply for the job vacancies in Southern Railway.

Educational Qualification

  • For Post in Level 2 & 3 of 7th PC Pay Matric -> 12th Class (+2 Stage) Pass.
  • For Post in Level 4 & 35of 7th PC Pay Matric -> Any Graduate / Degree Pass.

Sports Achievements:

Category - AOlympic Games (Senior Category)
Category - BWorld Cup (Junior/ Senior Category) World Championships (Junior/ Senior Category) Asian Games (Senior Category) Commonwealth Games (Senior Category)
Category - CCommonwealth Championships (Junior/Senior Category) Asian Championships/Asia Cup (Junior/Senior Category) South Asian Federation(SAF) Games (Senior Category) USIC (World Railway) Championships (Senior Category)

Minimum Sports Norms Requirements:

Level 4 & 5 - Represented the Country in Olympic Games (Category - 'A') (OR) At least 3rd position in any of the Category - B' Championships/ events.

Level 2 & 3 - 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 the Aegis of Indian Olympic Association. (OR) At least 3rd Position in All India Inter University Championships organized under the Aegis of Association of Indian Universities (OR) First position in Federation Cup Championship (Senior Category).

Application Fee

General Candidates have to pay INR 500 (SC/ ST, Ex-Servicemen, PWDs, Women, Minorities, and Economic Backward Classes have to pay INR 250) by Demand Draft/ Indian Postal Order (IPO) drawn in favor of Assistant Personnel Officer/ Railway Recruitment Cell, Chennai, payable at Chennai.

Pay Structure 

Post/ Pay levelNo. of VacanciesInitial Pay (level in 7th Pay Commission)
Sports Quota – Level 2 & 315INR 19, 900 – 21, 700
Sports Quota – Level 4 & 505INR 25, 500 – 29, 200

Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 – Vacancy Details

Total No. of Posts: 20

Name of the Posts: Sports Quota

Name of Sports: Games / Events wise Vacancies

SportPosition/Event/CategoryNo. of Posts
Athletics (Men)100 mts, 400 mts, 800 mts, 1500 mts, 5000 mts, 10000 mts, 20 Km Walk02
Athletics (Women)100 mts, 200 m, 400 mts, Long Jump, Triple Jump02
Ball Badminton(Men)Left Front, Left Back, Center01
Basketball (Men)Pivot01
Basketball (Women)Forward01
Body Building (Men)55 Kg, 60 Kg, 65 Kg01
Boxing (Men)+ 91 Kg01
Cricket (Men)Wicket Keeper, Batsman02
Cycling (Men)Time Trial Rider 1000M/ 1Km, Individual Pursuit 4000m/ 4Km01
Hockey (Men)Full Back01
Power Lifting (Men)66 Kg, 93 Kg & + 120Kg01
Swimming (Men)50mts, 100 mts & 200 mts - Breast Stroke 200mts & 400mts - Individual Medley01
Volleyball (Women)Blocker, Setter02
Volleyball (Men)Blocker01
Water polo (Men)Center Forward01
Weight Lifting (Men)56 Kg, + 105 Kg01

How to Apply for Southern Railway?

Eligible candidates have to send the application in prescribed format after pasting recent passport size photograph along with self-attested Xerox copies of all certificates which are proof of educational qualification, age, caste certificates along with application fee addressed to –

Assistant Personnel Officer (Recruitment),

Railway Recruitment Cell,

Southern Railway,

3rd Floor, No.5,

Dr. P.V. Cherian Cresent Road, Egmore,

Chennai – 600 008.

Application form along with all other documents can be dropped in drop box available at the office location on or before December 18, 2017 and for remote areas on or before January 2, 2018 at 17:00 Hrs.

Super scribe the envelope as “Application for Recruitment against Sports Quota (Open Advertisement) for the year 2017-18.

Southern Railway Recruitment Process

The candidates, who apply in response to this notification and are found eligible for consideration for appointment against sports quota, will be assessed based on their performance during the trial and interview, as detailed below:  

For Game Skill, Physical Fitness and Coach's observation during trials40 Marks
For assessment of recognized sports achievements as per Norms50 Marks
Educational Qualification05 Marks
General Intelligence/Personality etc.,05 Marks
Total100 Marks



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