Eastern Railway (ER) 2021 Recruitment Notification. Eastern Railway has released official notification for the job openings of Sports Persons positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 11th December, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Sports Persons - 21 Posts

Job Location - Kolkata

Other Qualification Details :-

Sports Quota Notification No: RRC/ER/Sports Quota (Open Advertisement) 2021-2022.

ONLINE Applications are invited from the eligible and meritorious Sports Persons as per criteria given below, for filling up of 21 (Twenty one) posts in following categories in Eastern Railway:-

1. POSTS in 7th CPC: Group ‘C’, Level-4/ Level-5 (7th CPC) (GP Rs. 2400/2800/- 6 th CPC), Group ‘C’ Level-2/ Level-3 (7th CPC) (GP Rs.1900/2000/- 6 th CPC)

2. Details Of Posts: 

a. Any of the Level-4/5 posts in any of the Units of Eastern Railway

b. Any of the Level-2/3 posts in any of the Units of Eastern Railway

4. Category-1: PB-1 (Rs. 5200-20200) with GP Rs. 2400 or 2800 (Level-4 OR level-5 of Pay matrix as per 7th CPC)

5. Category-2: PB-1 (Rs. 5200-20200) with GP Rs. 1900 or 2000 (Level-2 OR level-3 of Pay matrix as per 7th CPC)

6. Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification

a. Passed Graduation or its equivalent examination in any discipline from a Govt. recognized university

b. Passed 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination. Educational qualification must be from a Govt. recognized Board/Council.

7. Note: - For appointment against sports quota in Technician-III, the minimum educational qualification is 10th pass. However, the training period for such Sports Quota appointees will be 03 (Three) years, unless they pass / possess ITI qualification in the relevant Trade, in which case it will be 6 months.


i) Minimum 18 years and maximum 25 years. The date of reckoning of age shall be 01/01/2022. ii) No age relaxation (Upper or Lower) shall be permissible. Candidates must mandatorily upload scanned copy of

Application Fee:

For all candidates except those mentioned in sub-para (ii) below: Rs. 500/- (Rupees five Hundred only) with a provision for refunding Rs.400/ (Rupees four hundred) to those who actually appear in the Trial. For candidates belonging to SC, ST, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes, Rs. 250/-(Rupees two hundred Fifty) only with a provision for refunding the same to those who actually appear in the Trial

Important Dates

i) Date of Publication of Notification on website 03/11/2021

ii) Opening date and time of online Applications 12/11/2021 - 10:00 Hrs.

iii) Closing date and time of online Applications 11/12/2021 - 18:00 Hrs.

iv) Tentative Trial date would be in the month of Jan/Feb, 2022.

v) Date of Trial and Other stages of recruitment process would be intimated from time to time through the website www. rrcer.com.- Kolkata

Other Important Conditions:

1. Period of Reckoning Sports Achievements – For recruitment against Sports Quota through Open Advertisement, the recognized sports achievement should be in the current and or immediate previous twofinancial year and the sports person shall be an active player. To illustrate, the sports achievement in recognized championships/events on or after 01/04/2019 shall only be considered for appointment. The concluding day of the championships or events will be taken into account.

2. If any suitable/eligible candidate is not available in the disciplines for Category-1 i.e. for PB-1 with GP Rs.2400 or 2800/- (Corresponding to Level-4 or Level-5 of Pay Matrix as per 7th Pay Commission), then the same quota may be downgraded to the quota for Category-2 i.e. for PB- 1 with GP. 1900/- or 2000/- (Corresponding to Level-2 or Level-3 of Pay Matrix as per 7th Pay Commission) for the same disciplines.

3. Sports persons having sports norms for higher Grade Pay and who have applied against the vacancies for the lower Grade Pay can only be considered for recruitment against the Grade Pay they have applied for. In such cases the sportsperson has to give an undertaking that he/she will not claim for higher Grade Pay after joining Railways, on the basis of sports achievement he/she has acquired prior to joining Railways.

4. All the championships mentioned above should be conducted under the aegis of recognized International/Nations Sports Federation and also recognized by the Railway Sports Promotion Board.

5. For recruitment of sports person on the basis of sports achievements in Junior National Championships, the age groups as mentioned in to RBE 189(B)/2010, as modified from time to time, shall only be considered.

6 Validity of Sports certificates during the period of the trial will be considered as per directives of concerned authority.

Selection Process :-

i. The recruitment will be based on trials & assessment of recognized sports achievements as per norms, Educational Qualifications, etc. The candidates, who are found FIT in trials, only will be considered for next stage.

ii. The e-call letter for recruitment process would be available for online download on RRC/ER’s website only for 20 days before the Trial date. Call letter would not be sent by post. The candidates are hereby instructed to be in readiness for recruitment process and treat it as a notice for the same. The candidates are instructed to check the website of RRC/ER regularly, henceforth upto finalization of recruitment process.

Steps to Apply :-

i) Candidates should ensure that their Name/Spelling, Father’s Name/Spelling, Community details, Educational Qualification and Date of Birth match with the entries recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate. In case there is significant deviation/difference in the Name/Spelling/Dates etc. in the documents of the candidate then his/her candidature will be cancelled from the day the discrepancy is noticed. No claim would be entertained in this regard. Hence candidates are advised to thoroughly check their documents.

ii) Eligible candidates are required to go to the link provided for filling ONLINE application through website of RRC/ER (www.rrcer.com) and fill up the personal details/BIO-DATA carefully.

iii) Candidates are advised to indicate their personal mobile no. and personal valid e-mail IDs in the ONLINE application and keep them active during the entire recruitment process for communicating with them

1. Closing date and time of online Applications 11/12/2021 - 18:00 Hrs.

Official Notification