Northeast Frontier Railway Notification 2017: 20 Vacancies For sports quota Vacancies

Northeast Frontier Railway invites applications from eligible candidates for the sports quota for Hockey & Basketball.

Vacancy Details:

Total Posts: 18 Vacancies

Name of the Posts: 

  • Hockey: 16 Posts
  • Basketball: 02 Posts

Age Limit as on 01-01-2018: 

  • Between 18 to 21 years
  • Age Relaxation : 3 years for OBC Category and 5 years for SC/ST Category Candidates

Educational Qualification: 

  • For Hockey : 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 1st position in Federation Cup Championships (Senior Category).
  • For Basketball : Represented the country in Olympic Games (Category-A) OR At least 3rd position in any of the Category-B championships/events.

Application Fee : Candidate have to pay Rs.500/- for General Candidate & Rs.250/- for SC/ST/Ex. Servicemen/ Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Women, Minorities and Economic Backward Classes in favour of FA & CAO/NF Railway, and payable at Maligaon Post Office, Guwahati – 781011. Candidates except those mentioned in sub-para.

Stipend: As per  rules

Selection Process: Through  Trial of sports performance, educational qualification  Interview & assessment of sports achievement.

How to Apply : Eligible and Interested Candidates may send completed application along with all enclosures to the Asstt. Personnel Officer (Recruitment), Northeast Frontier Railway HQ, Maligaon, Guwahati – 781 011 (Assam).

Important Date:

  • Last Date for Submission of Application Form : 27.11.2017

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About Northeast Frontier Railway:

Northeast Frontier Railway is one of the famous railway zone among the total 17 railway zones in the country and covers the operations in the areas like Northeast and parts of West Bengal and Bihar. The main places covered by Northeast Frontier Railway are Assam, Nagaland, West Bengal, Tripura, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh Meghalaya, Mizoram and Bihar. Started operations in the year 1958 Northeast Frontier Railway is headquartered in Maligaon, Guwahati in the state of Assam.

There are total of 5 divisions under Northeast Frontier Railway such as Alipurdaur Railway Division, Katihar Railway Division,Rangia Railway Division, Lumding Railway Division and Tinsukia Railway Division. The General Manager is the administrative in charge of the Northeast Frontier Railway and each divisions are controlled by Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs). Shri Ranjit Singh Virdi is the General Manager and Shri DAYANAND JHA is the additional General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway.

There are mainly four departments under Northeast Frontier Railway such as Personnel, General Admin, Mechanical and Commercial. The same can be sub categorized as engineering, electrical, mechanical, signal & telecom, commercial, operations, safety, accounts, security, personal and medical normally headed by a Higher Administrative Grade officeror a Senior Administrative Grade Officer. The Northeast Frontier railway is giving priority to the dedication and sincerity of its personnel and it has made remarkable advancement in the areas it covers and now serves more than 10 states within the country and moreover acting as a connecting line with neighboring countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.

The rapid growth and the job safety it offers, Railway jobs has become the dream of every Indian youth and Northeast Frontier Railway is contributing a lot for filling the gaps of unemployment in our country, specifically the areas it covers.

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