JOBS FOR SPORTSPERSONS IN TAMILNADU UNDER SPORTS QUOTA (GOVERNMENT)- PART 1

Government of Tamil Nadu has announced that sportspersons have a reservation of 3% in selected Government Departments and Public Sector Units.
 
We are going to write a five-part series for the sportspersons to get a job in state government departments and public sector units under it. In this first series, we are going to see the kind of competitions and sports which will be considered by the state governments for jobs.
 
All the certificates which the sportspersons have got for participation in senior-level category competitions will be considered for jobs. Certificates that they have got for all other age categories will not be taken into consideration for Jobs.
 
Now, we will see the full list of competitions which will be accepted by state governments for Jobs:-
 
A) International Competitions
   
     • Summer Olympic Games
     • Commonwealth Games
     • Asian Games
     • World Championship conducted either once in 4 years or once in 2 years or annually by International Sports Federation recognized by International Olympic Committee
     • Commonwealth Championship conducted either once in 4 years or once in 2 years or annually by International Sports Federation recognized by International Olympic Committee
     • Committee
     • Asian Championship conducted either once in 4 years or once in 2 years or annually by International Sports Federation recognized by International Olympic Committee
     • South Asian Federation Games
     • Paralympic Games
     • Asian Para Games
     • International Blind Sports Association World Games and Deaflympics organized by International Committee of Sports for the Deaf
 
B) National Level Competitions
 
      • National Games
      • National Championships conducted by National Sports Federation recognized by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
 
C) State Championships conducted by State Sports Associations recognized by Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu
 
      Next, we will see the list of sports which will be accepted by the state for Job
 
i) All sports in multi-disciplinary games given below will be accepted by state for jobs
   
     -Summer Olympic Games
     -Commonwealth Games
     -Asian Games
     -South Asian Federation Games
     -Paralympic Games
     -Asian Para Games
     -International Blind Sports Association World Games and Deaflympics organized by International Committee of Sports for the Deaf
     -National Games
 
ii) For all other international, national and state competitions, the sports given below will only be considered for Jobs:-
 
1) Artistic Swimming 15) Softball 29) Gymnastics
2) Diving 16) Basketball 30) Handball
3) Swimming 17) Canoeing 31) Judo
4) Water Polo 18) Cycling 32) Karate
5) Archery 19) Equestrian 33) Modern Pentathlon
6) Athletics 20) Fencing 34) Rowing
7) Badminton 21) Field Hockey 35) Rugby Sevens
8) Baseball 22) Football 36) Surfing
9) Sailing 23) Skate Boarding 37) Table Tennis
10) Shooting 24) Sport Climbing 38)Triathlon
11) Taekwondo 25)Tennis 39)Wrestling
12) Volleyball 26)Weightlifting 40)Kabaddi
13) Roller Skating 27) Squash  
14) Wushu 28) Golf  
 
Important Points to be noted for Sportspersons:-
  - The sportspersons should fulfill the minimum education qualification criteria given for the post
  - The maximum age limit to apply for a job is 40 years.
 
In the next series, we will see about the Qualification criteria for Category- I Posts.