Apply for 30,041 Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) Under India Post Recruitment Notification on or before August 23, 2023

New Delhi, Aug 17, 2023 – India Post has issued an announcement on the recruitment of 30,041 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS). The process of online application has already started on August 3, 2023ย  and interested candidates still have 7 days left to apply until August 23, 2023 and submit their applications. Online applications can be submitted at the official website.ย 

India Post – Overview

Recruitment India Post GDS Recruitment 2023
Application Start Date (Online) August 3, 2023
Application End Date (Online) August 23, 2023
Correction Date August 24, 2023 – August 26, 2023
Vacancies 30,041
Post Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster(ABPM)/Dak Sevak
Official Notification Click Here
Selection Process Merit Based
Official Website Click Here

Note: Online application ends on August 23, 2023

India Post – Application Feesย 

The available positions are divided among different categories, offering a considerable number of opportunities for General, EWS, OBC, SC, ST, and PWD candidates. General and OBC applicants need to pay an application fee of โ‚น100. Female and SC/ST candidates are exempt from application fee.

India Post – Age Limitย 

The eligibility age limit criteria is between 18 and 40 years. The determination of age will be based on the last date of application submission. For those seeking consideration of age relaxation for reserved vacancies, it is necessary to submit required certificates/documents obtained from the appropriate authority in the prescribed format. Failure to provide the necessary certificate will lead to the cancellation of the candidature. These measures ensure a fair and transparent process for all applicants, maintaining the integrity of the selection process.

Category Age Relaxation (Years)
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5ย 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3ย 
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10ย 
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13ย 
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST 15ย 
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) No Relaxation

India Post – Selection Process and Salary

The selection process consists of a written examination followed by an interview. Shortlisted candidates will undertake both preliminary and main written exams, with the final selection contingent upon the interview results.

Category Salary Slab
BPM โ‚น12000 – โ‚น29380
ABPM/Dak Sevak โ‚น10000 – โ‚น24470

Additional benefits like pension, medical facilities and gratuity will be provided to GDS employees. It is advised that applicants read the notice and guidelines carefully before proceeding with their online applications.

India Post – Educational Qualifications

To qualify for the role for Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), a candidate must possess Indian citizenship, a candidate must have passed 10th class from a recognised board. The age of the candidate must lie between 18 and 40 years. A candidate must be in good physical condition without any major medical issues. Other requirements for the post are given below:

  • Secondary School Examination pass certificate for 10th standard with Mathematics and English as compulsory or elective subjects from a recognised Board of School Education under the authority of Government of India/State Governments/Union Territories.
  • Proficiency in the local language, (Name of Local language), up to at least the Secondary standard, as either a compulsory or elective subject.
  • Knowledge of computers.
  • Proficiency in cycling.
  • Possession of adequate means of livelihood.

India Post – Application Process

For those wishing to apply for India Post GDS Recruitment 2023, the following steps should be followed:

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  • Review the recruitment notice carefully in order to understand the eligibility criteria and other essential details.
  • Initiate the application process by clicking on the “Apply Online” or “Registration” link.
  • Provide the required details, including personal information, educational qualifications and more.
  • Follow the specified guidelines to upload scanned copies of required documents, photographs, and signatures. If applicable, pay the application fee and submit the form.
  • Before finalising the submission, it’s important to double-check all provided information. After a successful submission, keep a printed copy of the application form for future reference.
  • Stay informed about any further updates or notifications from India Post regarding the recruitment process.ย 

Best of luck with your application!

India Post – Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the total number of vacancies available for Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) recruitment?

Ans: There are a total of 30,041 vacancies for GDS, Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/Dak Sevak roles.

Q: When did the online application process for India Post GDS Recruitment 2023 begin?

Ans: The online application process began on August 3, 2023 and the application window shall remain open till August 23, 2023.

Q: What is the selection process for GDS recruitment?

Ans:ย  The selection process is entirely merit-based that involves a written examination followed by an interview.

Q: What are the benefits offered to selected Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)?

Ans:ย  Selected GDS employees will receive a monthly salary of โ‚น12,000 along with benefits like pension, gratuity, and medical facilities.

Q: Who is exempt from paying the application fee for India Post Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Recruitment?

Ans: Female and SC/ST candidates are exempt from paying the application fee. General and OBC applicants need to pay an application fee of โ‚น100.

Q: What is the age limit eligibility for the Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) recruitment?

Ans: The age eligibility lies between 18 and 40 years. Age will be determined based on the last date of submission of the application.

Q: What happens if an applicant fails to submit the required documents for age relaxation for reserved vacancies?

Ans: Failure to submit the necessary documents will lead to the cancellation of theย  candidature.

Q: What are the educational qualifications required for the Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) role?

Ans: A candidate must have passed the 10th standard with Mathematics and English as compulsory or elective subjects. They should also be proficient in the local language, possess computer knowledge. A candidate is required to be able to cycle, and have adequate means of livelihood.

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