had his education in Agra and Lucknow and represented the State
schools and the university.
He was groomed
by his father Darshan Singh, national hockey umpire and Organising
Secretary of Dhyan Chand tournaments in the city.
Picked up by Indian
Airlines, Jagbir led the Airlines in numerous tournaments in
the country, including the national championship.
India at the 1990 Hockey World Cup at Lahore where India was
placed in 10th position.
India both in the 1986 Seoul and 1990 Beijing Asian Games where
India won Bronze and Silver Medals respectively.
He was in the team
that won Silver Medal at the 1989 Asia Cup in Delhi.
He was selected
to represent Asia in the Intercontinental Tournament in Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia in December 1990 where the team won a Gold
the Indian team at the Indira Gandhi Gold Cup Tournament in
He played for the
World XI in 1995 and 1997.
The NASJ honoured
him with the Best Hockey Player Award in 1990.
He was awarded
the Indian National Award ‘Arjuna Puraskar’ in 1990.