Indian Army Sports Quota Recruitment 2024, List of Sports, Eligibility Criteria, and How To Apply

The Indian Army has announced a unique opportunity for exceptional sportspersons to join its ranks as Havildar and Naib Subedar. This article provides a detailed overview of the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, and other pertinent information.

Indian Army Sports Quota Recruitment 2024, List of Sports, Eligibility Criteria, and How To Apply

Indian Army Sports Quota Recruitment 2024

The Indian Army seeks applications from unmarried male and female candidates under the Sports Quota. The recruitment aims to enlist sportspersons participating in International/National (Junior/Senior) Championships, Khelo India Games, or Youth Games from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2024 for Havildar and Naib Subedar posts.

The application process is offline, and interested candidates must submit their application forms to the Army Sports Control Board via post between 1 June 2024 to 30 September 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Selection will be based on the candidate’s sports achievements and performance in physical and skill tests. Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email about the selection trials for the Indian Army Sports Quota Recruitment 2024.

Key Details of the Recruitment:

Indian Army Recruitment 2024
Sports Quota
Posts Name
Naib Subedar and Havildar
Application mode
Application Dates
1 June 2024 to 30 September 2024 (5:00 PM)
Official Website

List of Sports Disciplines for Recruitment

The Indian Army’s recruitment notice specifies the sports disciplines for which sportspersons can apply. These include participants in the Khelo India games, International or National (Junior or Senior) Championships, and Youth games from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2024.

List of Sports Disciplines:

  • Athletics (Track & Field Events) (M/F)
  • Basketball (M)
  • Diving (M)
  • Fencing (M)
  • Hockey (M)
  • Football (M)
  • Archery (M/F)
  • Boxing (M)
  • Handball
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking & Canoeing (M)
  • Kabaddi (M)
  • Triathlon (M)
  • Sailing (M/F)
  • Shooting (M/F)
  • Volleyball (M)
  • Winter Games (M)
  • Weight Lifting (M)
  • Wrestling (M/F)
  • Rowing (M)

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying, candidates should ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for the posts of Havildar and Naib Subedar under the Sports quota in the Indian Army.

Age Limit: The age limit for applicants is 17 & half years to 25 years.

Educational Qualification: The minimum educational qualification required for application is a class 10th passing certificate.

Sports Achievements:

  • For Havildar’s post: Applicants must be medalists at the junior/Senior level in National championships or International level representing the country. In team events, he/she must have represented the country at the National or international sports event. Applicants should have secured a medal in the Youth Games, Khelo India Games, or others.
  • For Naib Subedar post: Applicant should have won a medal in World or Asian Championships. The applicant should have won a medal in the Asian Games. The applicant should have won a medal in the World Cup/CWG. Applicant who has represented India in the Olympics and twice in CMG/ World Cup/ Asian games.

How To Apply?

If you are an interested sportsperson who meets the eligibility requirements, you can apply for the Indian Army Sports Quota recruitment by following these steps:

  • Download the Application Form: Download the application form on A4-size paper from the recruitment notification.
  • Fill Out the Application Form: Please complete the application form carefully with valid details, signature, thumb impression, and photograph, along with other documents.
  • Post the Application Form: Post the application form to the following address of the Army Sports Control Board:Directorate of PT & sports General Staff Branch IHQ of MoD Room No. 747 ‘A’ wing Sena Bhawan PO New Delhi 110011

Please note that only one application is allowed per candidate. The Indian Army will not entertain multiple applications from the same candidate. This is a fantastic opportunity for sportspersons who wish to work in the dynamic environment of the Indian Army. Ensure your application reaches the authority before the deadline, 30 September 2024.

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