Northern Rail Way Sports Quota Recruitment 2024- Apply Online for 21Posts


The Northern Railway has announced the recruitment of sportspersons against Sports Quota for the year 2023-24 through an open market advertisement. This presents a golden opportunity for eligible Indian sports enthusiasts to join the Northern Railway in various positions.

 In this article, we will provide you with crucial details, including important dates, eligibility criteria, and the recruitment process.


Northern railway Sports quota recruitment 2024

    Important Dates:

    Opening of Online Application


    Closing of Online Application


    Expected Date of Trial


    Vacancy Details: 

    The recruitment drive aims to fill 21 vacancies across different sports categories and playing positions. The positions include Football, Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Athletics, Archery, Cycling, Boxing, and Table Tennis.

     Age Limit:

    18-25 years as of 01/01/2024.No age relaxation is permissible. Only the 10th standard/Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or equivalent will be accepted as proof of Date of Birth.

    Application Fees:

    **For General Male Candidates- Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) only through Online Payment in

    favor of RRC/NR. Application Fee of Rs. 400/- will be refunded

    after deducting bank charges to these Categories of Candidate only

    when they actually appear in the Trial

    ** For SC/ST/ EWS/ FEMALE candidates- Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty) only. Application Fee will be refunded after deducting bank charges to these Categories of Candidate only when they actually appear in the Trial.

    Minimum Educational Qualification:


    Posts in Pay Matrix

    Minimum Prescribed Educational Qualification


    Level 4 & 5

    Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University.


    Level 2 & 3

    Passed 12th (+2 stage) or its equivalent examination from a recognized Institution.

    Sports Qualification (Achievements)

    Sports persons must meet specific sports achievement eligibility norms from 01/04/2021 to the date of notification. Norms include positions in recognized championships/events at the international, national, and state levels.

    Period for Reckoning Sports Achievements:

    Sports achievements from 01.04.2021 to the date of notification will be considered. Activeness in sports will be adjudged based on performance during the trials.

    Pay Scale for Northern Railway Sports Quota Recruitment:


    Pay Band/Scale

    Minimum Pay (Rs.)

    Maximum Pay (Rs.)


    Rs. 25500-81100/




    Rs. 29200-92300/




    Rs. 19900-63200/




    Rs. 21700-69100/



    *** DA, HRA, MA, and Other allowances are admisible as per government rule.

    Application Process:

    Apply -Northern Railway Sports Quota Recruitment

    **** Read The Full Notification-  RRC/NR-03/2023-24/Sports Quota dated 26/12/2023

    *** Apply Here- RRC/NR-03/2023-24/Sports Quota dated 26/12/2023

    Selection Process:

    (i) Screening and scrutiny of application. (ii) Document verification for eligible candidates. (iii) Trials & assessment of sports achievements, educational qualification, and suitability for Railway/Unit Team. (iv) Final merit list based on total marks awarded by the Trial Committee and Recruitment Committee.

    Minimum Qualifying Marks:

    S. No.


    Minimum Qualifying Marks


    Level 4 & 5 - Rs. 25500-81100/-

    70 Marks


    Level 2 & 3 - Rs. 19900-63200/-

    65 Marks

    Note: Appointment will be purely based on merit, and in case of tied marks, preference will be given to younger candidates.


    This is a unique opportunity for sports enthusiasts to combine their passion with a rewarding career at NorthernRailway. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria and submit your application before the closing date. The railway industry awaits your sporting talent! Apply now for a chance to be a part of Northern Railway's sports quota recruitment for the year 2023-24.

    *** You May Also Apply - West Central Railway Act Apprentice Recruitment 2023