Location : All India
Category : Sports
Application deadline: All
National Institute of Sports, is now the Academic Wing of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) was established by the Government of India with the objective of developing sports in the country on Scientific lines and to train the Coaches in different sports disciplines. The Institute has enormous facilities for academic programmes & sports training. In its aim to promote sports in the country, Institute introduced a new scheme of providing scholarships for talented sports person.
The sports disciplines covered under the scheme for scholarships are Priority Disciplines Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Kho-kho, Tennis, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling.Other Disciplines – Ball Badminton, Baseball, Billiards&Snookers, Bowing, Carrom, Chess, Cricket, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Kayaking& Canoeing, Karate, Power lifting, Rowing, Softball, Squash, Teakwood, Wushu, Yachting.
Scholarship Amount : The value of each scholarship will be Rs.10,200/- per annum.
Selection Criteria :
There will be a duly constituted Selection Committee to scrutinize the applications and select candidates for these scholarships on the basis of performance and merit. The decision of the Committee will be final and abiding and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. The payments of scholarship will be made through the Regional Centres of the SAI and the head of the Institution in which the awardees studies.
Details about the exam :
1.The applicant should be eligible for selection in the combined university team and his/her performance should meet the minimum qualifying standard laid down for measurable events. 2.The scholarships will be decided on the basis of performance / participation in major recognized International sports events like Olympic Games, World Cup championships, Commonwealth Games / Championships, Asian Games/Championships as a member of the national team . 3.In case of individual events, students attaining first, second or third position in the National Level competitions organized by National Sports Federations and All India Inter-University competitions organized by Association of Indian