Southern Railway Recruitment 2018 - Job notification for 21 Sports Quota Posts in Southern Railway, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Applications are invited by Southern Railway on or before 14 Jan 2019 05:00 PM for 21 vacancies.

Total Vacancies: 21

Important Dates

Notification Date15 Dec 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application Form14 Jan 2019 05:00 PM
Closing date and time for residents of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu Kashimir, Lahaul & Spiti Districts and Pangi sub-division of Champa, District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands and Candidates residing abroad.
29 Jan 2019 
Publication of eligibility list 05 Feb 2019
Trials begin on
25 Feb 2019

Application Fee

Gen/ OBC₹500 
SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ Women/ PWD candidates₹250

Pay the Examination Fee through Demand Draft(DD) /Indian Postal Order (IPO), drawn in favour of "Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer, Southern Railway, Chennai" payable at Chennai. 

Age Limit

18 to 25 Years as on 01-01 -2019.

Job Location

Southern Railway, Head Quarters Office, Park Town, Chennai - 600 003.


For post in Level 2 & 3 of 7th P.C Pay Matrix
12th Pass (+2 stage)
For post in Level 4 & 5 of 7th P.C Pay Matrix

Vacancy Details

No. of posts in Level 2 to Level 5 in 7th P.C. Pay Matrix
Athletics (Men)
Athletics (Women)
Boxing (Men)
Body Building (Men)
Chess (Men)
Cycling (Men)
Swimming (Men)
Table Tennis (Men)
Weightlifting (Men)

Pay wise distribution of Posts as detailed below : 

Level in 7th P.C Pay Matrix
No. of Posts
Level 4 & 5
Level 2 & 3


Level in 7th Pay Commission Pay Matrix
Initial Pay
Level - 2
₹19,900 per month
Level - 3
₹21,700 per month
Level - 4
₹25,500 per month
Level - 5
₹29,200 per month

Minimum Norms for Recruitment of Sportspersons

Level in 7th P.C Pay Matrix Minimum Sports Norms For Recruitment 
Level - 4 & 5Represented the Country in Olympic Games (Category- 'A') (OR)
At least 3rd position in any of the Category - B' Championships /events.
Level - 2 & 3
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.

Selection Process

The selection will be on the basis of Medical Examination.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates may send their application in prescribed format (attached below) to The Deputy Chief Personnel Officer/R & W, Personnel Department, Southern Railway Headquarters Office, Park Town, Chennai-600 003 on or before 14 Jan 2019 05:00 PM, along with copies of proof of date of birth, educational qualification, sports achievements and other qualifications etc.

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