With an aim to attract talented sports persons from all over the country, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) through Sports Authority of India (SAI) launched the National Talent Search Portal (NTSP) on 28.08.2017. It has been so designed that any sports persons from across the country can submit online application for admission in any of the SAI Training Centres (STC)/ Special Area Games (SAG)/SAI Extension Centre by uploading his/her profile on the inbuilt format of the portal. A total of 4, 62,083 sportspersons accessed NTSP and 41 trainees have been selected. The details are placed at Annexure.
The portal allows access on 24×7 basis by sports persons who intend to seek admission in SAI Centres. The received applications are scrutinized by the NTSP Cell and eligible applicants are sent to the SAI training centres preferred by the applicants.
This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.
Details of Online Admission And Number Of Trainees Selected /Joined In The Scheme Since 2017 To 2019:-
National Talent Search Portal
Total individual accessed the home page
Number of sports persons registered in various sports discipline
Number of online application received
Number of applications from eligible candidates forwarded to unit centre (Referred + Shortlist)
Number of candidates not found eligible due to age criteria (Rejected)
Number of candidates requested by Head Office to provide more information (Sent back)
Number of candidates invited for selection trials by training centre (shortlist)
Number of candidates recommended by selection trials (turned up)
Number of candidates recommended by selection committee to the concerned Regional centre for induction under STC/SAG/Extension Centre Schemes are given below:(For Induction)