Applications are invited by the respective engaging authorities as shown in the annexure
‘I’against each post, from eligible candidates for the selection and engagement to the following
posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks.
The Job Profile of Branch Post Master will include managing affairs of Branch Post Office,
India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during
the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone/laptop supplied by
the Department. The overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records,
upkeep of handheld device/laptop/equipment ensuring online transactions, and marketing
of Postal, India Post Payments Bank services and procurement of business in the villages or
Gram Panchayats within the jurisdiction of the Branch Post Office should rest on the
shoulders of Branch Postmasters. etc.
The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be
18 and 40 years respectively as on 27.04.2021 the date of notification of the vacancies.
Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:-
V. Educational Qualification
(i) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks
in Mathematics, local language and English (having been studied as compulsory or
elective subjects) conducted by any recognized Board of School Education by the
Government of India/State Governments/ Union Territories in India shall be a
mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of Gramin Dak
Sevaks.(Referred to in Directorate Order No 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018).
(ii) Compulsory knowledge of Local Language
The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to
10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as declared by the State
Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of
Constitution of India. List of Official languages of the state are shown below:-
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Application submission :
Only online application will be accepted from the candidate. Candidate who desires to apply
online will have to register himself / herself in the portal through https://indiapost.gov.in or
https://appost.in/gdsonline with effect from 27.04.2021 to 26.05.2021 with the following basic
details to obtain the Registration Number.