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India Post Recruitment 2023: Apply for 12,828 GD

India Post Recruitment 2023: Apply for 12,828 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Posts

India Post has recently issued a recruitment notification for the appointment of 12,828 Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) [Branch Postmaster (BPM)/Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)] in Branch Post Offices (BOs) across various postal circles in the country. Interested candidates who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned below can read this article and apply online for these vacancies before the deadline.

Name of the Post: Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)
Number of Posts: 12,828

Postal Circle-wise Vacancy:

Andhra Pradesh: 118
Assam: 151
Bihar: 76
Chhattisgarh: 342
Delhi: –
Gujarat: 110
Haryana: 8
Himachal Pradesh: 37
Jammu & Kashmir: 89
Jharkhand: 1125
Karnataka: 48
Kerala: –
Madhya Pradesh: 2992
Maharashtra: 620
North Eastern: 4384
Odisha: 948
Punjab: 13
Rajasthan: 1408
Tamil Nadu: 18
Telangana: 96
Uttar Pradesh: 160
Uttarakhand: 40
West Bengal: 45

Pay Scale: The selected candidates will receive emoluments in the form of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus Dearness Allowance. The applicable TRCA for different categories are as follows:

– Branch Postmaster (BPM): Rs. 12,000 – 29,380/-
– Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/Dak Sevak: Rs. 10,000 – 24,470/-

Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit:
– Minimum Age Limit: 18 years
– Maximum Age Limit: 40 years

Age Relaxation:
– SC/ST: 5 years
– OBC: 3 years
– PWD: 10 years
– PWD-OBC: 13 years
– PWD-SC/ST: 15 years

Educational Qualification:
Candidates must have passed the Secondary School Examination of the 10th standard with Mathematics and English as compulsory or elective subjects from a recognized Board of School Education by the Government of India/State Governments/Union Territories in India. This is a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of GDS.

Local Language Proficiency:
Candidates should have studied the local language at least up to the 10th standard.

Other Qualifications:
Candidates should have proficiency in the following areas:
(i) Knowledge of computer
(ii) Knowledge of cycling
(iii) Adequate means of livelihood

Application Fee:
– General/OBC: Rs. 100/-
– SC/ST/PH: Nil
– Female: Nil
– Payment Mode: Credit/Debit Cards, Net Banking facility/UPI, and through Head Post offices.

How to Apply for India Post Recruitment?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online by following the steps below:

1. Scroll down and go to the Important Web-Links section.
2. Click on the “Online Application Form” and complete the registration process.
3. In the next stage, click on the “Online Application Form” link and log in.
4. Fill in all your personal and educational details and upload the necessary documents.
5. Make the payment of the application fee according to your category and submit the form.
6. Finally, take a printout of the application form.

Important Dates:

– Starting date of submission of online application: 22nd May 202

– Last date of submission of online application: 11th June 2023

Selection Process:

The selection process for India Post GDS Recruitment includes the following stages:

1. Preparation of Merit List: Applicants will be shortlisted for engagement based on a system-generated merit list. The merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained/conversion of Grades/Points to marks in the Secondary School Examination of the 10th standard of approved Boards, aggregated to a percentage with an accuracy of 4 decimals. Passing all subjects as per the respective approved board norms is mandatory.

2. Document Verification: Shortlisted candidates will have to attend the document verification process to complete the recruitment process. The shortlisted candidates must get their documents verified by the designated divisional head before the specified date. The candidates should bring all the relevant original documents for verification. If there is any mismatch between the data/marks fed in the Portal and the original documents, the candidature will be rejected.

3. Appointment: Upon successful completion of document verification, candidates will be appointed as Gramin Dak Sevaks within the jurisdiction of the respective division. The offer of provisional engagement will be issued through the system itself (via registered SMS/Email) based on successful document verification. The candidates will be required to approach the designated Engaging Authorities within a period of 15 days.


1. How many posts are vacant under India Post Recruitment?
– There are 12,828 vacancies under India Post Recruitment.

2. What is the starting date of the online application submission for India Post Recruitment?
– The starting date of the online application submission for India Post Recruitment is 22nd May 2023.

3. What is the last date of the online application submission for India Post Recruitment?
– The last date of the online application submission for India Post Recruitment is 11th June 2023.

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