Railways: Extension of last date for completion of recruitment against Sports Quota for the year 2020-21

Recruitment against Sports Quota in Railway for the year 2020-21

Government Of India
Ministry Of Railways
(Railway Board)

No. 2021/E(Sports)/4(1)/01 – Part(01)

New Delhi, dated 01.07.2021

The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RWF, MCF, Metro Railway/Kolkata,
The CAO (R), DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO and NAIR.

Sub : Extension of last date for completion of recruitment against Sports Quota for the year 2020-21.

Ref.: (i) Railway Board’s letter no. 2010/(Sports)/4(1)/1(Policy), dated 31.12.2010.

(ii) This office’s letter no. 2021/E(Sports)/4(1)/01, dated 31.03.2021.

The recruitment under sports quota for the year 2020-21 was to be completed by 31st March, 2021. But due to outbreak of Covid Pandemic, the last date for completion of the Sports Quota recruitment for the year 2020-21 was extended till 30.06.2021 with approval of Board (CRB & CEO) vide Board’s letter dated 31.03.2021 mentioned under reference (ii). Requests have been received from various Railways to extend the last date of completion of recruitment process for the year 2020-21 beyond 30.06.2021 due to current situation of Covid-19 pandemic.

2. The matter has been considered by Board (CRB & CEO). Considering the present situation of slow unlocking process all over the country and expecting the opening of sports stadiums in the coming weeks, it has been decided to extend the last date for completion of sports recruitment for the year 2020-21 by further three months ie. till 30.09.2021 including release of berths under control of Railway Board with the condition that the age, educational qualifications, sports eligibility and exemption from trials norms will remain the same as if the recruitment was being done on 31.03.2021.

3. Necessary action may be taken by All Railways accordingly.

(Bhaskar Roy Choudhury)
Dy. Director, Estt.(Sports)
(Railway Board

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