Relaxation in minimum education qualification norms for recruitment of sportspersons in Group-C against sports quota – RBE 17/2015

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Relaxation in minimum education qualification norms for recruitment of sportspersons in Group-C against sports quota, both through Talent Scouting and Open Advertisement, against the posts under Non-Technical Popular Categories

RBE No 17/2015
Clarification/Corrigendum No.54

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. 2015/E(Sports)/4(1)/2/Educational Qualification

New Delhi, dated 10th March, 2015

The General Managers (P),

All Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkata,
The CAO(R), DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO/Lucknow.

Sub. : Relaxation in minimum education qualification norms for recruitment of sportspersons in Group-C against sports quota, both through Talent Scouting and Open Advertisement, against the posts under Non-Technical Popular Categories.

Ref:Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/2012/RR-1/16/Pt.A dated 17.12.2014 (RBE No. 145/2014).

In the aforesaid letter it has been stipulated that the minimum educational qualification for recruitment to the post of Office Clerk, Account Clerk, Ticket Collector, Commercial Clerk and Train Clerk under Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), should be 12th (+2 Stage) pass or equivalent, with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate.

2.The question has been raised as to whether in the case of sportsperson to be appointed against the post mentioned in pre-para, has to possess minimum of 50% marks in 12th (+2 Stage). The matter has been considered and it has been decided that for recruitment to said posts against sports quota, both through Talent Scouting and Open Advertisement, the candidate having minimum of 50% marks in 12th class (+2 Stage) need not be insisted upon and candidates possessing a pass certificate in 12th class (+2 Stage), may also be considered for appointment, provided the other prescribed conditions are satisfied in their case.

3.This issues with approval of Board (MS).

Sd/-
(Rakesh Rawat)
Dy. Director, Estt.(Sports)

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