Sports and Cultural Activities

The Orissa Postal Circle is organising the circle level sports selection every year in different disciplines as listed below. Basing on th eperformance the teams are being sent to participate in All India Level.

Entries for holding the Circle Level selection are being invited during May/june every year.

  • Chess
  • Carrom
  • Weightlifting,Powerlifting & Best Phisique
  • Badminton(For Senior upto 45 years For Veteran above 45 years)
  • Table Tennis (For Senior upto 45 years For Veteran above 45 years)
  • volleyball
  • Kabaddi
  • Basketball
  • Athletics
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Cricket
  • Wrestling
  • Cultural

All the employees of the department, casual mazdoors/G.D.S and RTP are eligible to participate in postal sports meet/selection/tournament.However Casual Mazdoors/G.D.S and RTP with less than 6 months continous service will not be eligible to participate in postal sports meet/selection/tournament this point may be verified by the Divisional Heads before< sponsoring their names.

Entry form for participation in the Circle Sports meet



The employees of the department, their spouse and dependant children can participate in the Meet. In case of GDS officials length of service should not be less then six months.

Entry Fee:

For each item One Rupee will be piad by the compititor as entry fee in form of I.P.O duly crossed and made payable to the Secretary OCPSB o/o The CPMG Orissa Circle Bhubaneswar.

Pattern Of Competition:

The compitition will be held in two groups viz: Junior group and Senior Group.
For the Junior Group only those dependant children of the employees will be eligible who are below the age 15 years.

In case of perticulars in Junior Group the age certificate in prescribed proforma should be enclosed in the entry form. Participants below 15 years of age can not participate in Senior Group . In case of Snior Group participants they are requested top submit a declaration in the enclosed proforma.

Items Of Competition:

Competition will be held separately for Hindustani and Karnatic Style, in Vocal and instrumental music,Dance and Monoacting.

Sr. Group Jr. Group 
1Vocal Music Classical10 mts. 7 mts. 
2Vocal Music Light4 mts.4 mts.
3Vocal Music Folk4 mts.4 mts.
4Instrumenta Music String-sitar,violine,sarod,guitar10 mts.7 mts.
5Instumental Music Wind-flute,shehnai10 mts.7 mts.
6Instumental Music percussion- tabla,pakahwaj10 mts.7 mts.
7Vocal Musib Classical  10 mts. 7 mts.
8Vocal Music Light 4 mts. 4 mts.
9Vocal Music Folk 4 mts.4 mts.
10Instrumental Music String-Violine,Veena 10 mts.7 mts.
11Instrumental Music wind-flute,nadhaswaram 10 mts.7 mts.
12Instrumental Music Percussion-mrudangam, ghatam 10 mts.7 mts.
13Bharatnatyam 12 mts  7 mts.
14kathak 12 mts  7 mts.
15Kuchipudi 12 mts  7 mts.
16Kathakali 12 mts  7 mts.
17Manipuri 12 mts  7 mts.
18Odissi 12 mts  7 mts.
19Satriya 12 mts  7 mts.
20A minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 participants may perform a group/ folk dance depending any custom in Indian Cultural Heritage 12 mts 7 mts.
21Time limit includes the introduction by the participants as to what he/she and the action as well  5 mts.5 mts.

Limitations in Participation:

Participant cannnot participate in more than two items in a particular group indicated below:-

Group 'A'Items a,b,c,g,h and i above
Group 'B'Items d and j above 
Group 'C'Items e and k above 
Group 'D'Items f and i above 
Group 'E'Items o,p q,r and s above 


Each participant can bring only one accompanist if necessary. The accompanist need not necessarily be an employee of the department or his/her spouse or dependant children. Two(2) accompanist will be available one in Table and ine in Harmonium during the item of compitition. All the entries duly filled up in prescribed proforma, In case of junior participant certificate of birth and education should be enclosed duly signed by the competent authority (Proforma enclosed). Age certificate in nay other form will not be entertained.

T.A. and D.A. will be paid to the participants those who will secure positions in the circle cultural meet only. However special C.L. is permissible to all eligible partcipants and escorts for junior participants for this purpose.

Entry form for participation in the Circle cultural meet