Minimum 12th pass
The tasks a Professional Sportsman is expected to perform include:
Participating in public exhibitions or competitions of games or sports for gain
Discussing details of engagement with clubs, institutions, etc. for participation in exhibition games or sports
Playing games or participating in sports according to established rules
Exhibiting talent, prowess, skill, style, etc.
Visiting different centres and places to participate in games according to engagement
Coaching players in particular games for consideration
Signing contracts for engagement
Playing games like cricket, football, tennis, etc. professionally based on the playersproficiency and engagement
In-depth knowledge of all the rules and regulations related to the game
Skilled in handling and using the sports equipment
Knowledge of events being held for sports professionals
Ability to take up engagement with various sports clubs, institutions etc.
Skilled in playing the game
Proficiency in fulfilling all the fitness criteria set by the sports body
Ability to keep mentally fit before a game/match
Skilled in exhibiting talent, prowess, skill, style, etc. in every game played
It is a field job
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
Work from home option is not available
Flexible working hours
Minimum 8 hours of practise everyday
Shift system is not available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards may include stiff back, joint pain and muscle injuries, if not taken care of
For freshers - INR 12,000 to INR 25000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Sports, Physical Education, Fitness & Leisure Industry in India
Sports from games and physical activity to organized competitive sport have an important role in all societies. For the individual, it enhances fitness, improves general health and enables a person to be self-confident. At the national level, sport and physical education contribute to economic and social growth, improve public health, and bring different communities together. In the recent years, India has hosted a large number of international events. Since Delhi hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2010, the prime focus of the government is on infrastructure development including transportation, power, etc. Sports retailing has boosted the manufacturing industry in countries like India and China which are global manufacturing hubs for sports products.
With increasing interest in all kinds of sports and youngsters opting for sports as a career option, the job of a Professional Sportsman seems to have a great future. There are ample opportunities, starting from domestic tournaments to state level and national level tournaments and going on to international level. The career of Professional Sportsman playing sports in India is a promising one as professional sports and sports bodies/clubs are on a rise.
Professional sports teams
Cities and towns across India
Government and private schools and boards across India