The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has issued a circular to all Cadre Controlling Authorities under CBIC regarding the recruitment of meritorious sports persons on sports quota. The circular refers to the Department of Personnel & Training’s (DoPT) instructions on the matter, which provide a list of 65 sports disciplines that qualify for the appointment of meritorious sports persons. The DoPT has also given an order of preference while considering meritorious sports persons. The circular advises CCAs/Zones under CBIC to fill up the vacancies earmarked for sports quota in strict compliance with DoPT’s instructions, without any deviations.
Recruitment of meritorious sports person on sports quota
CBIC-30A12(34)/1 /2023-Ad-IIIB Section-CBEC
Government of India
Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
Dated 22nd February’ 2023
All Cadre Controlling Authorities under CBIC
Through E-mail only
Subject: Recruitment of meritorious sports person on sports quota-Reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject referred to above and DoP&T/Board’s instructions on the subject matter issued from time to time.
1.In this regard, attention is invited to the DoP&T’s instructions (No.DOPT-1668767575965 dated 18th November, 2022) on the subject matter. As per DoPT’s instructions the List of 65 sports disciplines which qualify for the appointment of meritorious sports persons is explicitly envisaged by the DoPT. Further, DoPT has also explicitly given the Order of preference (para vi ) while considering meritorious sports persons, which means all the meritorious sports persons belonging to these 65 sports disciplines will qualify for the recruitment and for their selection /appointment preference will be given as per the order of preference laid down in DOPT’s instruction referred to above.
2. DoPT’s instructions are issued to provide incentives in the form of recruitment, promotion, increment etc. to meritorious sports persons from sports disciplines as notified by DoPT from time to time. There is no provision, for any reason, to restrict sports quota recruitment to particular sports discipline(s) from the list available in the DoPT’s instructions.
3.CCAs/Zones under CBIC are advised to fill up the vacancies earmarked for sports quota in strict compliance with DOP&T’s instructions referred to above, as amended from time to time & without any deviations.
4.Hindi version will follow.
Encl : As above
Signed by Mohammad Ashif
Date: 22-02-2023 12:52:36
( Mohammad Ashif )
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India