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 on 6th and 7th May 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 from 9th to 14th May 2016.

Interested footballers who fulfill the above criteria may send in their filled application form (available on our website) at the following address:

Tata Football Academy
Inner Circle Road
Bistupur, Jamshedpur - 831001

Call letters will only be sent to players who fulfill the admission criteria and their form is complete in all respects.

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 boys who were shortlisted from trials held at various places between January and March 2016 will have their final trials from 9th - 14th May 2016. Their call letters have already been dispatched. They are advised to report to TFA on 8th May 2016.
  • TFA will only provide free dormitory type accommodation to the participants during the period of the trials at the JRD Tata Sports Complex. If any guardian accompanies them, they will have to make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging.
  • 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.


Click here for download the "Application Form"



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