Revised Sports Norms for Railway Recruitment in Pay Level-1
7th Pay Commission Pay Matrix Level-1 Grade for Sportspersons Recruited in Railways against Sports Quota
Clarification / Corrigendum No.121
Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
New Delhi, 04.01.2023
The General Managers (P)
All Zonal Railways & PUs
Sub: Recruitment of sportspersons on Zonal Railways/Production Units against Sports Quota in Pay Level-1 (Erstwhile Group ‘D’ in GP Rs. 1800/- as per 6th CPC).
Ref: (i) Board’s letter no. 2010/E(Sports)/4(1)/1 (Policy) dated 31.12.2010 (RBE No. 189/2010) and clarifications / Corrigendum issued thereto.
(ii) Board’s letter no. 2015/E(Sports)/4(1)/ 11 dated 25.05.2016, 31.07.2017, 20.06.2018 & 18.06.2019.
Recruitment of Sportspersons in the erstwhile Group ‘D’ quota allotted in Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- (as per 6th CPC) was frozen for the year 2016-17 vide this office’s letter no, 2015/E(Sports)/4(1)/11 dated 25.05.2016 and the freeze was continued in subsequent years.
2. The matter has been reviewed and Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided to restart the recruitment in Pay Level-1 (in GP Rs. 1800/- as per 6th CPC) against the sports quota berths allotted to Railways & Production Units (Erstwhile Group D Category) with following revision in sports norms as contained in Board’s letter referred (i) above and clarification /corrigendum issued thereto :
|Para||Existing minimum sports norms for recruitment in Rs. GP 1800/-||Revised minimum sports norms for recruitment in Pay Level-1|
|4.1 (iv)||Represented the country in any of the category C Championships/events or||No change|
|At least 3rd position in federation cup championships (Senior category) or||No change|
|Represented a state of equivalent unit, except in Marathon and cross country in Senior/ Youth/ Junior National championships or||Represented a state or equivalent unit, except in Marathon and Cross Country with at least 8th position in Senior National championships only.|
|At least 3rd position in Senior state Championships for all units and districts of the state.||Deleted.|
2.1 In Badminton, Table Tennis, and Tennis: The revised sports norms for recruitment of sportspersons on the basis of their current Annual All India Rankings in Pay Level -1 (Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-) will be as under:
|Para||Existing minimum sports norms for recruitment in GP 1800||Modified minimum sports norms for recruitment in Pay Level-1|
|41 (c)||Seniors||Singles||Upto 16th position||Upto 30th position|
|Doubles||Upto 6th position||No change|
|Youth||Singles||Upto 8th position||Deleted|
|Juniors||Singles||Upto 8th position||Deleted|
|Only the current Annual All India Ranking shall be consid|
3. All other eligibility norms for recruitment in Pay Level-1 will be same as per existing eligibility norms for recruitment against sports quota in Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-.
4, These instructions issue with the approval of concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
(Prem (Chand Lochab)
Executive Director/ E(Sports)