Selection for 14th Batch (2016)


Tata Football Academy is happy to announce that the selection trial for induction into TFA for the next batch will be held from January 2016.

Eligibility Criteria

Date of Birth : Born on or after 1.1.2000
Minimum Height : 5' 6'' approx.
Minimum Weight : 55 kgs


The trial procedure at the Tata Football Academy is highly competitive and attracts some of the best talent from all over the country. Aspirants will be tested on their performance in match situations, technical skills on the ball, tactical awareness and physical ability, based on which they will progress to the next rounds of the selection in TFA in March - May 2016.

The scouting for talent will commence in January 2016 and will be conducted at the following places:

Place Venue Reportaing Time Date
West Bengal
PHE Ground - opp Main Stadium 7:30 am 13th Jan. 2016
A Block Ground 7:30 am 14th Jan. 2016
West Bengal
Mohd. Sporting Ground 7:30 am 19th & 20th Jan. 2016
Tamil Nadu
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 7:30 am 22nd & 23rd Jan. 2016
Tamil Nadu
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, B Ground 7:30 am 25th & 26th Jan. 2016
Barabati Stadium 7:30 am 5th - 6th Feb. 2016
Tau Devilal Stadium 7:30 am 13th & 14th Feb. 2016
Mahalpur boys football academy ground 7:30 am 16th & 17th Feb. 2016
Chandigarh Sector 17 Football Stadium 7:30 am 18th & 19th Feb. 2016
West Bengal
Kanchanjanga Stadium 7:30 am 21st & 22nd Feb. 2016
(Venue to be intimated) 7:30 am 23rd Feb. 2016
Meghalaya Football Association (MFA) Ground. Astroturf Ground 7:30 am 24th & 25th Feb. 2016
Khuman Lampak Main Stadium 7:30 am 27th & 28th Feb. 2016
Goa Duler Stadium 7:30 am 1st & 2nd Mar. 2016

The participating players will need to carry the following during the time of trials:

  • Birth Certificate issued by the Panchayat, Registrar of Births & Deaths, Municipal Corporation or any other Government equivalent authority (Original and a copy)
  • Letter from the School Principal certifying the age and class in which you are studying as per the school records. (Original and a copy)
  • 2 nos. Passport size photograph
  • Personal playing kit

Please note:

  • The screened and shortlisted boys will be called for final trials in March / April '16 at TFA, Jamshedpur.
  • Canvassing in any form will not be entertained and disqualify the applicant automatically.
  • TFA will only contact the eligible or selected boys at every stage.
  • The boys will be tested on their technical and tactical skills, as well as physical and medical parameters.
  • No fare will be paid for appearing for the trials.

TFA reserves the right to subject the boys to age verification tests.


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