Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

The government has included 21 new disciplines for Central Government Jobs under sports quota: Shri Kiren Rijiju

Posted On: 08 FEB 2021 2:32PM by PIB Delhi

The Government has included 21 new sports disciplines including ‘Mallakhamb’ and ‘Sepak Takraw’ in the list of sports disciplines which qualify for recruitment of meritorious sports persons to any post in Group 'C' in Ministries/Department of Government of India. The details of newly included sports disciplines are as under:

 

Sl. No.

Name of Sports Disciplines

Sl. No.

Name of Sports Disciplines

  1.  

Baseball

  1.  

Body-Building

  1.  

Cycle Polo

  1.  

Deaf Sports

  1.  

Fencing

  1.  

Kudo

  1.  

Mallakhamb

  1.  

Motor Sports

  1.  

Net Ball

  1.  

Para Sports (for sports discipline included in para-Olympics and Para Asian Games)

  1.  

Pencak Silat

  1.  

Shooting Ball

  1.  

Roll Ball

  1.  

Rugby

  1.  

Sepak Takraw

  1.  

Soft Tennis

  1.  

Tenpin Bowling

  1.  

Triathlon

  1.  

Tug-of-war

  1.  

Wushu

  1.  

Tennis Ball Cricket

 

 

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

                                                                                                          

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