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Eastern Railway Recruitment 2013 – Sports Quota Vacancies

Eastern Railway was established on 14th April, 1952 that consists of Sealdah, Asansol, Howrah, Danapur Divisions and entire Bengal – Nagpur Railway.

Name of Post:

Eastern Railway has invited applications from talented and promising sportsperson for recruitment in following categories:

  • Category 1 – PB-1 Rs. 5200 – Rs. 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 2400/2800.

Athletics (Men & Women)

Chess (Men)

Cue Sports (Men)

  • Category 2 – PB-1 Rs. 5200 – Rs. 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1900/2000.

Badminton (Men & Women)

Basketball (Women)

Cycling (Men)

Football (Men)

Hockey (Men & Women Men)

Shooting (Men & Women)

Volleyball (Women)

  • Category 3 – PB-1 Rs. 5200 – Rs. 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1800.

Basketball (Women)

Football (Men)

Hockey (Men)

Nature of The Post:

All recruitments shall be done against sports quota.

Total Number of Vacancies:

Numbers of vacancies available as per category are:

  • Category 1: 3
  • Category 2: 9
  • Category 3: 4

Important Dates:

Date of notification – 28-12-2012

Last date for application – 30-01-2013

Last date for application for candidates of far flung areas – 14-02-2013

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates will be considered eligible if they satisfy sports achievements as mentioned in advertisement. Educational qualification required by Category 1 should be a graduation degree, by Category 2 & 3 should be minimum matriculation or ITI or equivalent.

Age Limit:

All applicants applying for this recruitment should be between 18 years and 25 years of age as on 01-01-2013.

Application Fee & How to:

In order to apply for given posts one must submit application fee of

  • Rs. 60 for Category 1
  • Rs. 40 for Category 2 & 3 in the form of postal order in favour of “FA & CAO/EASTERN RAILWAY” payable at GPO, Kolkata.

Selection Process:

Selection of eligible candidates shall be done on basis of trails and interviews as required by organisation.

Mode of Application:

Only offline mode of application shall be entertained.

How To Apply:

Applications forms in provided prescribed format should be duly filled and enclosed with copies of requisite documents attested by a gazetted officer. All applications should be sent by ordinary post and dropped in the box at Eastern Railway Sports Association’s Office at mentioned address.

Chief Personnel Officer,

Eastern Railway Headquarters,

ERSA office, 17, Netaji Subhas Road, Fairlie Place,


Special Note:

For further assistance one can also refer to notification available on www.er.indianrailways.gov.in or official advertisement from Eastern Railway here Eastern Railway Recruitment 2013 – Sports Quota Vacancies.


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