CRPF Meritorious Sportsperson Recruitment 2024 – Apply Online for 169 Post


The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has recently announced exciting job opportunities for Meritorious Sportspersons. If you are passionate about serving the nation and meet the eligibility criteria, this could be your golden opportunity. 

Read on to get all the essential details about the CRPF Constable Meritorious Sportsperson Vacancy 2024.


CRPF Meritorious Sportsperson Recruitment 2024

    Name Of The Post: 

    Constate (General Duty) in Group "C" on a temporary basis (likely to be made permanent) in the Central Reserve Police Force against SPORTS QUOTA.

    Application Process and Fee:

    Before diving into the application process, it's crucial to be aware of the application fees. For male (Unreserved)/OBC/EWS candidates, the application fee is Rs. 100, while SC/ST/Female candidates are exempt from any fee. The payment can be conveniently made online.

    Important Dates to Remember:

    Starting Date for Apply Online: 16-01-2024

    Last Date for Apply Online: 15-02-2024

    Make sure to mark these dates on your calendar to ensure you don't miss out on this incredible opportunity.

    Age Limit:

    As of 15-02-2024, the minimum age limit for applicants is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 23 years. There are age relaxation provisions applicable as per the rules, providing certain categories with additional flexibility.

    Physical Standards:


    General Candidate (Male): 170 cms; (Female): 157 cms

    Candidates from specific regions (Male): 165 cm; (Female): 155 cm

    Candidates from North Eastern States and GTA (Male): 162.5 cms; (Female): 152.5 cms

    Scheduled Tribes (Male): 162.5 cms; (Female): 150 cms

    Scheduled Tribes from North Eastern States and LWE-affected districts (Male): 157 cms; (Female): 147.5 cms


    General Male candidates: 80 cms (minimum 05 cms expansion is a must)

    Male candidates from specific regions: 78 cms (minimum 05 cms expansion is a must)

    Male Candidates from North Eastern States and GTA: 77 cms (minimum 05 cms expansion is a must)

    All Male candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes: 76 cms (minimum 05 cms expansion is a must)

    Male candidates from LWE-affected districts: 76 cms (minimum 05 cms expansion is a must)


    Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards for both male and female candidates

    Eye Sight:

    The minimum distance vision shall be 6/6 and 6/9 for both eyes without correction.


    Education Qualification:

    Candidates should possess a minimum qualification of 10th class.

    Sports Qualification:

    Only those players who have participated or won a medal(s) in the levels of competition mentioned in the table below during the period from OI lOL /2021 to 3l l12/2023 are eligible to apply. (ii) Candidate will be given marks for anyone highest medal secured by him/her during OIIOL/2O21 to 3l/12/2023. If any candidate has secured more than 01 medal in a particular competition, in that case, he/she shall be awarded marks for only the highest medal/Position secured in the competition, and marks given to him for separate competitions shall not be included in overall sports achievements.

    Sl. No.CompetitionMarks for Gold MedalMarks for Silver MedalMarks for Bronze MedalMarks for Participation
    1Olympic Games/ Summer/Winter100969280
    2World Championship/World Cup90868270
    3Asian Games/Commonwealth Games (4 years)80767260
    4Asian Championship/Cup/Commonwealth Championship666250-
    5Youth Olympic Games60565240
    6Youth/Junior Asian Championship & Youth/Junior Commonwealth Championship50464230
    7SAF Games & any International Competition recognized by Govt. of India (with minimum participation of 07 Countries backed by medals in National level competition)40363226
    8National Games and Senior National Championship (i) Individual Medal302622-
    8(ii) Team medal in individual sports262218-
    9Youth/Junior National Championship (i) Individual Medal201612-
    9(ii) Team medal in individual sports16128-

    Vacancy Details:

    Post Name: Meritorious Sportsperson

    Total Vacancies: 169

    *** See the official notification for details vacancy according to the specific sports.

    Scale of Pay:

    Revised pay scale as per 7th CPC pay matrix, Level-3 Rs. 2 1,7OO-69,1OO /-

    All other allowances as applicable to all central Government employees. On appointment, the candidates shall be entitled to pension benefits as per the Contributory Pension Scheme Government of India, Ministry of the New Define implemented vide Finance OM No. 1(7)(2)/2003/TA dated 07/ 01/2004

    How To Apply:

    Application Process

    Selection Process:

    Players who have participated or won a medal(s) in the competitions given at Para-4(d) above during the period from 01/01/2021to 31/12/2023 Shall be eligible for recruitment to the post of Constable/GD (sportsperson) in CRPF. Online Admit Cards will be issued to the candidates whose online applications are found to appear in the recruitment process i.e. Documentation, Physical Standard Test (PST), and Detailed Medical Examination. Candidates will have to undergo the following process of recruitment: - (a) Before the start of documentation all candidates will undergo verification of identity including Biometric capture. Biometric identification of candidates can also be taken at any stage of recruitment. (bl Documentation: - A11 candidates reporting for recruitment will have to go through the documentation, in which candidates will have to produce all original documents/certificates about age, education, caste, sports achievement as per Para-4(d), proof to avail age and height relaxation, etc. in the prescribed format before the Recruitment Board including the document already uploaded on CRPF recruitment website. Page 12 of 32 original documents (Educational, Sports, Domicile and Caste Certificates, etc.) of the candidates will be checked by the recruitment board. (cl After scrutiny of the original documents and sports certificate to the satisfaction of the Recruitment Board, the candidates whose documents are found in order will be asked to submit self-attested copies of the documents/sports certificate to the Recruitment Board on the spot. Original documents will be returned on the spot after verification and self-attested photocopies of certificates will be retained with the application. (dl CRPF at its discretion can check or verify the genuineness of any document/certificate produced by the candidates during recruitment and the decision of CRPF after such verifications/checking shall be final. Original copies of the following documents will be required for verification: - (i) Educational, Sports, Domicile, and Caste Certificates, and (ii) Matriculation or class certificate for verification of Date of Birth. (iii) OBC (NCL) Certificate as per Annexure-'Ill', Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST) Certificate as per Annexure-'V' and Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) Certificate (valid for the year 2023-2024) as per Annexure-V (if belonging to any of these categories). Certificates obtained in any other format will not be accepted. Candidates claiming OBC status may note that a certificate on non-creamy layers status as per Annexure III should have been obtained within three years before the closing date of offline application i.e. 15.02.2024. (iv) Candidates seeking reservations as OBC (NCLI shall submit a declaration as Annexure-Ill.  Persons serving in Government services applying for the post are required to furnish a No Objection Certificate (N.O.C., as per Annexure-Il issued by their employer at the time of physical verification of documents. Candidates who fail to submit a No Objection Certificate (N.O.C.) at the time of documentation shall be summarily rejected. (vi) Certificate as per Annexure 'VI' for claiming relaxation in height & chest (if applicable). (vii) Domicile Certificate issued by local revenue authorities of PAN Card or Aadhar Card Driving License Voter ID card or Passport for verification of citizenship. In case of West Pakistani Refugees settled in UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh, they are required to produce Page 13 of 32 Certificate in the format attached as Annexure-'Vl' issued by the Sarpanch/Number Dar of a candidate's village to the effect that the person belonged to the West Pakistani Refugees Category, along with a copy of Electoral Roll showing the name of the candidate in the voter list for elections to the Parliamentary Constituency. (viii) Four latest passport-size photographs same as submitted with the online application form.  Candidates will be given marks for medals won or level of participation during the aforementioned period only. (0 Only the marks of that one higher medal/position or level of participation in which a candidate is getting maximum marks as per the table given in Para'4 will be considered. If any candidate has secured more than 1 (one) medal in a particular competition, in that case, he/she shall be awarded marks for only one highest medal/position secured in the competition.  Candidates who are unable to produce the prescribed certificates/ documents will be eliminated at this stage. Candidates who are declared qualified in the documentation stage will be sent to the Physical Standard Test (PST).


    Interested candidates are advised to read the full notification before proceeding with the online application. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with a passion for sports and a commitment to serving their country. Don't miss out on the chance to be a part of the Central Reserve Police Force. Apply online and take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career.