Sports Authority of India (SAI) 2021 Recruitment Notification. SAI has released official notification for the job openings of Nutritionist positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 18th August, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-

Nutritionist - 02 Posts

Job Location - Cuttack , Kolkata

Other Qualification Details :-

SAI has established 23 NCOE across the country for training of young and elite athletes in various disciplines. These NCOEs are funded for several items inter-alia Sports Science staff through Khelo India Scheme of Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India. To strengthen the NCOEs, SAI invites applications from eligible, qualified and motivated Indian Citizens for the post of “Nutritionist” on contract basis initially for a period of 03 years and extendable for 02 more years as per the following details:

1. Post: Nutritionist

2. Number of Post : 02

3. Salary: Rs. 75,000/-

4. Essential Eligibility Criteria:

a. Essential Educational Qualification M.Sc(Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics)/M.Sc(Food Science & Nutrition)/M.Sc(Food and Nutrition dietetics)/M.Sc (Food Service Management & Dietetics) from a recognised University/Institution.

b. Essential Work Experience Minimum 3 years of work experience as Nutritionist.

5. Tax Deduction at Source : The Income Tax or any other tax liable to be deducted , as per the prevailing rules will be deducted at source before effecting the payment, for which the SAI will issues TDS/ Service Tax Certificates , as applicable.

6. Other Allowances : No TA/DA shall be admissible for joining the assignment or on its completion. No other facilities like DA, Accommodation, Residential Phone, Conveyance / Transport, Personal Staff, Medical reimbursement, HRA and LTC etc. would be admissible.

7. Extension : Performance of the selected candidates would be continuously reviewed and their extension will be considered on the basis of periodic review / requirement. Remuneration Enhancement will also depend on the periodic performance review subject to a maximum of 7%.

8. Leave : Selected candidates will be entitled for 30 days leave in a calendar year on pro-rata basis. Therefore, candidates shall not draw any remuneration in case of his/ her absence beyond 30 days in a year. Also unavailed leave in a calendar year will lapse and will not be carried forward to the next calendar year.


50 Years

Job Description :-

Scientific Work

1. Evaluate the nutritional-hydration status and dietary needs of athletes by assessing their health and exercise load, sleep, food habits and PA using established protocols and standards.

2. Generate consolidated report of all sports in the Regional Centre/NCOE.

3. Handle equipment periodically.

4. Upload testing data on dedicated software/portal.

Continuous Education Sessions :-

5. Plan and prepare presentation, lecture notes and videos and conduct online and/offline education sessions for athletes and/or coaches and kitchen staff. Research Activities

6. Set up/Maintain research kitchen; conceive, develop and implement new sports foods.

7. Plan research and develop activities for establishing norms on sports-age-gender specific energy macro and micronutrient requirements of Indian athletes.

8. Stay abreast with current nutritional findings and apply technical knowledge to the work.

Field Activities

9. Make surprise mess visits for menu compliance, taste and right cooking procedures and inspect the quality of the purchased or supplied wet/dry ration.

10. Promote healthy eating and lifestyle habits and create full and personalized nutrition plans that promote healthy lifestyles through counselling sessions.

11. Approve menu chart prepared by assistant nutritionist; in case of any major changes seek approval from higher authority.

12. Prepare food costs and ensure budgeting of kitchen expenses in coordination with chef and admin staff.

13. Organize, develop, analyse, test and prepare special meals in cases of sickness or addressing nutritional deficiencies.

14. Follow all nutritional /food laws and regulations in the kitchen and athlete testing lab.

Liaison Activities.

15. Hold/coordinate/participate monthly meetings with coaches, administrators, centre head and sports science staff and weekly interaction with mess staff, chef and catering manager.

Other Conditions :-

a) The application received will be scrutinized/ shortlisted on the basis of relevant experience and job description and eligible candidates will be called for Interview at cost to the applicant.

b) In case he/ she is required to proceed outstation from the place of posting on tour for official duty, he/she will be entitled to TA /DA as admissible under the rules.

c) In case the performance of Candidate is not found satisfactory, his /her services will be discontinued after giving one month notice.

d) Without any prejudice to the above condition, the candidate will be terminated from his services with immediate effect without any obligations, in case the candidate is found guilty of violating any of the conditions contained in the terms of employment or is guilty of any misconduct including negligence of duties, unauthorized absence etc.

e) Decision of SAI in all matters regarding eligibility, selection and posting would be final and binding upon all candidates. No representation or correspondence will be entertained by SAI in this regard.

f) SAI reserves the right to cancel the advertisement and / or the selection process at any stage without assigning any reason.

g) The DG SAI shall be the final authority in case of any dispute.

h) The appointment will be purely on contract basis and does not confer any right to claim to permanent employment in SAI.

i) Any litigation matters pertaining to employment at SAI shall be restricted to the jurisdiction of the Delhi courts.

j) Organization reserves the right to terminate the contract, by giving one month notice to Candidates.

k) Owning to the requirement in SAI, a panel shall be drawn which will be valid for a period of one year and can be utilized by any Scheme/ Project funded by Government of India along with SAI. SAI reserves the right to cancel the panel without assigning any reason.

Selection Process :-

Of all the total applications received, short listing of candidates to provide an optimum ratio for the interview will be carried out on following basis:

Categories for evaluation: 

a. Additional Qualification

b. Work Experience

c. Work experience in Sports establishment

A) The interview will be of 100 marks.

B) The shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview

Steps to Apply :-

1. Applications are invited only from Indian citizens who fulfil eligibility criteria of essential educational qualification and essential work experience (as mentioned above) 1. The application form duly filled in all respects by the candidate should be sent in pdf format to email id: [email protected] The candidate must submit the following documents along with application form in the below mentioned order. Self attested documents in PDF format are to be uploaded.

2. Last Date For Receipt Of Application : The schedule for applying online is given below:-

i. Date of opening of online submission - 29.07.2021 from 11:00 AM

ii. Closing date for submission of online application - 18.08.2021 till 5:00 PM

3. The application form duly filled in all respects by the candidate should be sent in pdf format to email id: [email protected] The candidate must submit the following documents along with application form in the below mentioned order. Self attested documents in PDF format are to be uploaded.

4. The order of documents is as follows:

a) Candidate details.

b) Document for DOB.

c) Online application printout.

d) Mark sheet of postgraduate degree.

e) Degree certificate of post graduate course.

f) Mark sheet of graduation degree.

g) Degree certificate of graduation course.

h) Work experience if any.

i) Documents supporting sports achievement if any.

F.No.SAI/EC/836/Nutritionist/Appoint/2021 Dated:26.07.2021

Official Notification