The Government of India, Ministry of Communications, Department of Posts, has issued Notification No. 17-67/2023-GDS on 31.07.2023 inviting online applications for the engagement of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) in various categories. The eligible candidates can apply online at https://indiapostgdsonline.gov.in from 03.08.2023 to 23.08.2023. The GDS positions include Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM), and Dak Sevaks. The engagement schedule, eligibility criteria, and vacancy details are provided in the notification. No application fee is required for female candidates, SC/ST candidates, PwD candidates, and transwomen applicants. The selection will be based on a merit list prepared from the marks obtained in the 10th standard examination. The selected candidates will receive a Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) along with Dearness Allowance.
STARTING REGISTRATION DATE :- 03.08.2023
LAST REGISTRATION DATE :- 23.08.2023
EDIT/CORRECTION WINDOW FOR APPLICANTS :- 24.08.2023 to 26.08.2023
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- BRANCH POSTMASTER (BPM)
- ASSISTANT BRANCH POSTMASTER (ABPM)
- Dak Sevak
Emoluments in the form of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus Dearness Allowance thereon are paid to the GDS. The applicable TRCA to different categories are as under:
- BPM Rs.12,000-29,380
- ABPM/Dak Sevak Rs.10,000-24,470
Minimum age : 18 years
Maximum age : 40 years
(a) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard having passed in Mathematics 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 GDS.
(b) The applicant should have studied the local language, i.e., (Name of Local language) at least up to Secondary standard [as compulsory or elective subjects].
(2) OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:-
- Knowledge of computer
- Knowledge of cycling
- Adequate means of livelihood
HOW TO APPLY
(a) Applicant will have to first register himself/herself on the GDS online Engagement Portal at the link https://indiapostgdsonline.gov.in/. details to obtain the Registration Number.-
(b) For registration on the Portal, the applicants must have their own active email id and mobile number. All the important, including declaration of result of shortlisting, offer of provisional engagement etc. would be sent on the registered mobile number thorough SMS/Email only. The Department will not communicate with applicant in any other form.
(c) Once the applicants registered the same mobile number will not be allowed for any further registrations of any other applicant. In case any duplicate Registration is found by altering the basic details, the candidature of all such registrations will be removed from selection process. Any applicant who forgot the registration number can retrieve the registration number through option ‘Forgot registration’.
PAYMENT OF FEE :
(a) Fee: A fee of Rs.100/-/-(Rupees one hundred only) is to be paid by the applicants for all posts notified in choice of Division. However, payment of fee is exempted for all female applicants, SC /ST applicants, PwD applicants and Transwomen applicants.
(b) Applicants, except exempted category of applicant, may make payment of the fee through any of the online mode of payment using the link provided for payment. All recognized Credit/Debit cards and Net Banking facility/ UPI can be used for this purpose. Charges applicable for usage of Debit/Credit cards and net banking, as per the rules from time to time will be levied to the applicants.
(c) Applicants are advised to note their Registration number at a secure place for making the payment of fee.
(d) Fee once paid will not be refunded. Hence candidate is advised to ensure his eligibility for applying to particular Division before making the fee payment.
(e) Applicants who are exempted from payment of fee may apply online directly.