NFR notifies for 24 posts under sports quota

Maligaon, May 23 (MExN): Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has published recruitment notification to fill up 24 posts for men and women under the sports quota. Online applications have been invited from eligible sports persons, who are citizens of India and recruitments will be for various posts in Level-1 to 5.

The last date to apply for the posts is June 9, 2024. Aspirant candidates can apply online through the link given in the website www.nfr.indianrailways.gov.in after going through all the details mentioned.

Sportsperson from the field of weightlifting, golf, boxing, cycling, cricket, badminton, football and table tennis can fill up the online application and submit. The age limit prescribed is between 18-25 years as on July 1, 2024 for the candidates applying in posts in Level 4 and 5 and as on January 1, 2024 for posts in Level 1 to 3. The candidates possessing minimum prescribed educational qualification and sports achievements as per norm can apply for the respective post. The sportsperson who are currently active player and having sports achievements in recognized championship/events held on or after April 1, 2021 shall only be considered for their appointment.

Tentative dates for trials are likely to be held on June 20 and 28, 2024 and candidates should keep themselves in readiness for the trials for his/her concerned sports discipline. As per selection procedure, shortlisted eligible candidates will be called for (i) trial of sports performance and (ii) interview and assessment of sports achievement, educational qualification etc. The offer of appointment shall be given strictly on the basis of merit.

Railway administration has urged the eligible candidates to be cautious of job rackets, brokers and middlemen and should not fall into any kind of trap, stated a press release issued by Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR.