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Organisation : Sports Authority of India (SAI)
Portal Name : National Talent Search Portal
Scheme Name : SAI Training Centre Scheme Financial Grant
Applicable For : Children From 12-18 years
Scheme Last Date : 31-03-2019
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SAI Training Centre Scheme

In order to groom the junior level sports persons in the age group of 12-18 years, SAI Training Centres (STC) are established in a State where the sports infrastructure is provided by the respective State Governments.

Related : National Sports Talent Search Extension Centres of STC/SAG Financial Grant 2019 :



Individual Sports: From 12 years to 18 years
Team Sports: From 10 years to 18 years

Relaxation Criteria

Relaxation by DG SAI can be granted on exceptional basis and after fulfilling certain conditions, limited to 25% of the new induction.


  Archery   Athletics
  Badminton   Basketball
  Boxing   Cycling
  Fencing   Football
  Gymnastics   Handball
  Hockey   Judo
  Kabaddi   Karate
  Kayaking and Canoeing   Kho-Kho
  Lawn Tennis   Rowing
  Sepak takraw   Shooting
  Softball   Swimming
  Table Tennis   Taekwondo
  Volleyball   Weight-Lifting
  Wrestling   Wushu

How To Apply?

First you have to register yourself by entering the basic details in registration page. Once registration is over, you can login and apply for any scheme after updating your profile.


You can apply to a scheme in a simple three step process:

Step 1 : Register on the site. You can register for your ward.

Step 2 : Login and Create a profile. This is a very important step. Every year several people apply to the SAI scheme. In order to get shortlisted provide as much information as you can specially if you have been a sport person and participated in competitions before.

Step 3 : Apply for a scheme. Once you have created your profile you can apply to any eligible scheme of SAI.

Selection Criteria

Individual Events

1) Person securing upto eighth place in Sub-Junior (including Cadet) and Junior National Championships organized by a recognized National Sports Federation and upto sixth place in Inter-University Championships conducted by Association of Indian Universities, and School Games Federation of India during the current or the year preceding admission, or

2) Person securing upto first three places in the State Championship Conducted by the recognized State Sports Association or North East Games and PYKKA National Rural and Women Championships, or

3) Sports person who has represented India in any recognized Championship/ Tournament by the recognized international federation concerned, or

4) The first three position-holders of District Championships, Inter-Education District Level small Competition, Championships held by Confederation of Public Schools, CBSE, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Navodaya Vidyalaya, PYKKA, etc.; may be considered for participation in the selection trials.

Team Events

1) Member of a team obtaining first four (4) positions in Sub-Junior and Junior National Championships organized by recognized National Sports Federation and first two (02) position holder in Inter-Zonal and Inter-University Championships conducted by Association of Indian Universities and School Games Federation of India.

2) Member of Winner and Runners-up in team games in the State Championship organized by a recognized State Sports Association or in North East Games and PYKKA National Rural and Women Championships.

3) Sports person who has represented India as a member of the Sub-Junior and Junior team in any recognized Championship/Tournament for which team was officially sent by the Govt. of India.

4) Sports persons who have participated in the recognized State level competitions organized by State Sports Associations, State Sports Council, and State Sports Departments may be considered for participation in the selection trials.

Medical Checkup :
Medical Checkup, and Age Verification is essential especially when admission is done on the basis of performance in the Sub-Junior and Junior level Competitions as an effective preventive measure against age fraud.

Financial Grant

Residential Trainees:

SN Particulars (Per head) Amount (INR)
1 Boarding Expenses (per day per head) Non-Hilly Areas for 330 days 225
Per day per head for Hilly Areas for 330 Days 250
2 Sports Kit (per trainee per annum) (Max. `5000/-) 12000
3 Competition Exposure (per trainee per annum)
4 Education Expenses (per trainee per annum)
5 Medical Expenses (per trainee per annum)
6 Insurance (per trainee p. a.)
7 Other Expenses (per trainee per annum)

Non-Residential Trainees:

SN Particulars Amount (INR)
1 Sports Kit (per trainee per year) 4000
2 Competition exposure (per trainee per annum) 3000
3 Stipend (per trainee per year) 6000
4 Insurance (per trainee p.a.) 150

Battery of Test :

SN Battery of Test
1 Vertical Jump
2 6×10 Meter Shuttle Run
3 30 meter Flying Start
4 Ball Throw
5 800 Meter Run


1 EME Centre, Secunderabad STC Allahabad
STC Alwar STC Aurangabad
STC Badal STC Barielly
STC Bawana STC Bengaluru
STC Bhiwani STC Bhopal
STC Bilaspur STC Burdwan
STC Calicut STC Chennai
STC Cuttak STC Dhankenal
STC Dhar STC Dharamshala
STC Dharwad STC Dimapur
STC Eluru STC Gandhinagar
STC GGS, Lucknow STC Golaghat
STC Guwahati STC Hissar
STC Imphal STC J & K
STC Jabalpur STC Jaipur
STC Jodhpur STC Kandivali
STC Kashipur STC Kolkata
STC Kollam STC Kurnool
STC Kurukshetra STC Lebong
STC Lucknow STC Ludhiana
STC Madikeri STC Mastuana Sahib
STC Medhak STC Patiala
STC Patna STC Peddam
STC Ponda STC Pondicherry
STC Rae-Barielly STC Raipur
STC Rajnandgaon STC Safai-Etawah
STC Salem STC Secundrabad
STC Shillong STC Siliguri
STC Sonepat STC Thrivananthapuram
STC Tikamgarh STC Trichur
STC Varanasi STC Vishakapatnam


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  1. I request you, please help me to apply for National Talent Hunt scheme because I am getting error.

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