India Post GDS Recruitment 2023, Apply at

The India Post, Ministry of Communications has released India Post GDS Recruitment 2023 or India Post Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2023 and the Department has invited application from eligible candidates for the selection and engagement to the following posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks – Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak for various postal circles.

India Post Office has invited online applications for the recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) on its official website. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions online at The India Post has notified vacancies in gramin dak sevak (GDS) post in various state postal circles.

GDS Recruitment 2023

GDS Recruitment 2023 notification pdf is available on its web portal. The GDS profile includes branch postmaster, assistant branch postmaster and dak sevak. Application forms are available on the website on the India Post.

Candidates can fill and submit the forms till deadline. The India Post has invited applications to fill Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) posts in the notified postal circle.

India Post GDS Posts Recruitment 2023

India Post GDS Recruitment 2023

Name of the recruitmentIndia Post GDS Posts Recruitment 2023
TitleApply for the India Post GDS Recruitment 2023
SubjectMoC has released India Post GDS Recruitment 2023 notification
Post nameGramin Dak Sevak (GDS)
Selection ProcedureMerit list preparation on the basis of 10th standard result
Documents VerificationAfter the merit list announcement for the provisionally selected candidates
RegistrationJanuary 27, 2023 to February 16, 2023
No. of posts40889 posts
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GDS Notification PDF📁 Detailed GDS Notification PDF download from here
India Post GDS Posts Recruitment Details

Application forms are available on the official website of the India Post. Candidates can fill and submit it on or before deadline. Candidates applying for direct recruitment must follow the eligibility conditions mentioned in the notification.

Those applying to postman and mail guard post should be between 18-27 years of age and those applying for multi-tasking staff post should be between 18-25 years of age.

The minimum educational qualification required for postman, mail guard post is Class 12 pass and it is Class 10 pass for multi-tasking staff post. For the postman post, candidates have to obtain a driving license to drive two wheeler or three wheeler or light motor vehicle within a period of two years from the date of appointment. However, persons with disability shall be exempted from the requirement of driving license.

Knowledge of local language is mandatory for recruitment. “The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard (as compulsory or elective subject) as declared by the State Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of Constitution of India,” reads the official recruitment notice.

GDS Vacancy 2023

Postal CircleNo. of Posts
Andhra Pradesh2480
Himachal Pradesh603
Madhya Pradesh1841
North Eastern201
North Eastern395
North Eastern209
North Eastern118
Uttar Pradesh7987
West Bengal2001
West Bengal29
West Bengal54
West Bengal19
West Bengal24
India Post GDS Post Details

Post Office GDS Recruitment 2023

This is good news for the unemployed in all states. The Indian Postal Service is preparing to fill the huge vacancies in its all State Postal Circles. If you are the one who got the highest marks in the tenth class in your area, it is like getting a Central Government job.

Our country, which has the largest postal system in the world, has 1,55,333 post offices in 23 circles. These include not only postal services but also financial transactions involving banks.

It operates under the Ministry of Information, Government of India. These posts are filled only on the basis of marks obtained in the tenth class. If you get the highest marks in Class 10, apply immediately and Get the central government job.

India Post GDS Recruitment Salary: The following Minimum Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) will be payable to the categories of GDS. Category Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/ Level 1 in TRCA Slab Minimum and TRCA for 5 hours/ Level 2 in TRCA slab

Post NameTRCA Slab
BPMRs.12,000/- to 29,380/-
ABPM/Dak SevakRs.10,000/- to 24,470/-
GDS Salary Details

Application Fee: The applicant of category OC/OBC/EWS male should pay a fee of Rs.100/- ( Rupees one hundred) for each set of five options. A candidate who requires to make the payment has to visit any Head Post Office or other identified Post Offices In India. Names of the offices are available in the website

Only one Registration is allowed for one candidate. The same registration number should be used for submission of applications during the cycle to any of the circles. Mobile number mapping is mandatory for Registration. Once Registered the same mobile number will not be allowed for further Registrations of any other candidates also.

Eligibility: (a) Age limit: The minimum and maximum age for the purpose of engagement to Gramin Dak Sevaks posts shall be between 18 and 40 years of age as on the last date of submission of application through online. The maximum age shall be relaxable by 03 (three) years to those belonging to OBC categories and 05 (five) years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST. [10 years for PH above the respective category]

(b) Educational Qualification: The candidate should pass 10th standard from approved state boards by the respective State Govt. / Central Govt. The state wise list of approved boards is at Annexure ‘A’. No weightage will be given for possessing any qualification(s) higher than the mandatory educational qualification. The Candidate passed X class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against those passed compartmentally.

(c) Computer Knowledge: The candidate should have computer knowledge and will be required to furnish basic computer training certificate for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute. Certificates from Central Government/ State Government/ University/ Boards etc., will also be acceptable for this purpose.

This requirement of basic computer knowledge certificate shall be relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject in Matriculation or Class XII or higher educational qualification provided the candidate submits a certificate of Matriculation or Class XII or higher educational qualification in which he/she has studied computer as a subject.

Residence: The candidate selected for the post of GDS BPM must mandatorily take up his/her residence in the Branch Post Office village within one month after selection but before engagement as Gramin Dak Sevak Branch Postmaster. The candidate shall submit a declaration to this effect in the application. The candidate selected for the post of other than GDS BPM should reside in post village/delivery jurisdiction.

ADEQUATE MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD: The candidate applying for the post shall note that he/ she will have adequate means of livelihood to support himself/ herself and his/ her family from other sources so as to have to supplement his/her income.

However, this shall not be a pre requisite for candidates for the purpose. Selected candidate shall be required to comply with this condition within 30 days after selection but before engagement.

The candidate shall furnish an undertaking in the application itself that he/ she has other sources of income besides the allowances to be paid by the Government for adequate means of livelihood for himself/ herself and his/her family. The candidate after selection as Gramin Dak Sevak shall have to give the undertaking again before engagement.

FURNISHING OF SECURITY: The candidate applying for the post shall note that he/she shall furnish security amount of Rs. 25,000/- in the event of his/her engagement for the post of BPM and Rs. 10,000/- for other categories. The security shall be in the form of Fidelity Guarantee bond or National Savings Certificate pledged to the Department of Posts in the name of the President of India.

ACCOMMODATION FOR LOCATING BRANCH POST OFFICE: The candidate selected for the engagement of BPM shall have to provide centrally located accommodation in the Branch Post Office village within 30 days for use as Post Office premises and the expenditure of the hiring if any needs to be borne by the candidates.

  • No person holding an elective office will be considered for engagement to the post.
  • The candidate selected as Gramin Dak Sevak shall not engage in any activity with any outside agency which would be detrimental to the business or interest of the Post Office.
  • Past experience or service of any kind will not be considered for selection.
  • Cycling knowledge is a pre-requisite condition for GDS posts attached with outdoor duties.
  • A Gramin Dak Sevak shall be outside the Civil Service of the Union and governed by GDS (Conduct and Engagement) Rules 2011 as amended from time to time.

GDS Notification 2023 Selection process

Selection Criteria: 1. Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.

2. No weightage will be given for higher educational qualification. Only marks obtained in 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for finalizing the selection. Passing of  all the subjects as per the respective approved board norms is mandatory for taking candidate into account for calculating the merit.

3. In case candidates get the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as merit) .ST Female, SC Female, OBC/UR female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC/UR Male.

4. Candidate can opt any five choice of posts with preference of priority from the Circle/Circles applied. In case if the candidate is selected in all choices the least priority preference will be retained and all other candidatures will be forfeited.

Ex : If a candidate opts for five posts with preference post1, post2, post3, post4, post5 etc and selected as meritorious in more than one posts only the post with priority preference will be offered and the candidature for all the remaining posts will be forfeited.

5. In case candidate willfully uploads wrong documents/information and unnecessary documents, his candidature will not be considered. Similarly in case the candidate enter marks erroneously either high or low with reference to marks list uploaded then the candidature will also not be considered.

6. The candidate will get an SMS on his provisional selection on the prescribed date after selection. Mere getting SMS or any other communication on selection will not entitle the candidate to claim for regular selection/appointment. The final selection/appointment will be based on satisfactory completion of verification and genuineness of all educational & other documents produced by the candidates by the concerned authorities.

a) Department is not responsible for non-receipt of email/SMS by the candidate due to any specific reason or without any reason arising out of providers services and other dependencies. However, a physical communication in regard to provisional selection intimation will be sent by respective recruiting authorities in due course as per the selection procedure.

7. Candidate can view his/her result status in the website by providing the reference number till the results are announced. once results are declared and post is filled, it can be viewed in the results status which provides all details of the candidates applied for that post.

GDS Online Apply 2023

Candidate who desires to apply online will have to register himself in the portal with the basic details to obtain the Registration Number. 1. For registering the candidature, the candidate should have the following essential data.

i) Name (In capital letter as per the SSC Marks Memo including spaces)
ii) Father Name
iii) Mobile Number
iv) Date of Birth
v) Gender
vi) Community
vii) PH – Type of Disability – (HH/OH/VH)- Percentage of disability viii) 10th Class passed state
ix) Board of Passing x) Year of Passing
xi) 10th Class Certificate Number

2. Any candidate will be allowed to register only one time in the portal. With this registration number he may apply to any of the Circles or any number of optional posts. Candidate should not attempt willful duplicate registrations since duplicate registration entitles disqualification of the registration.

3. Fee: Applicant of category OC/OBC Male should pay a fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred) at any Head Post Office. However, fee payment is exempted for all Female and SC/ST candidates. They may apply online directly through the provided link in the Website.

Candidates belonging to SC/ST and Female need not to pay Fee. They Can Register and apply Online directly with Registration Number. Candidates belonging to UR/OBC Male are required to make Fee payment after Registration Process and can Apply Online after availability of Fee ID and Registration Number. Candidates who has to pay fee payment can make payment only at Head Postoffices.No other mode of payment is allowed

4. Candidate who requires to make the payment has to visit any Head Post Office to make the payment. For making the payment candidate should inform Registration Number at the PO Counter.

5. For applying online candidate should submit the application by providing information of Registration Number and Fee payment Number (In case of fee to be paid) and proceed to fill up the subsequent information.

Documents uploaded once against one registration number will remain in the server hence for submission of subsequent posts and for other Circles candidates need not upload any documents. The candidates need to upload documents in the following format.

How Will India post GDS Merit List be Created?

The merit list will be prepared based only on the marks obtained in class 10 from approved boards. The merit list will be made on the score of the subjects for which merit is considered as per the board. Candidates may note that no weightage will be given to higher education qualifications. For candidates having grades subject wise, marks will be calculated by applying the multiplying factor of 9.5 in the grade point. For more details, candidates are advised to refer to the official recruitment notice.

If a candidate gets selected for more than one post based on merit, then they shall be offered the post in order of their preference in the application process. The entire selected process will be completed by November 15, 2023. Any application pending after the deadline shall not be considered for engagement.

GDS Selection without Exam

Candidates do not have to appear for any recruitment exam to be selected for GDS posts. Instead, candidates will be selected through a system-generated merit list based on the merit position of the candidates and the preference of posts submitted and subject to fulfilment of all eligibility criteria.

Notice for document verification will be sent to the provisionally selected candidates who will have to report to the assigned centres with original documents and one set of copies for submission. After due verification, provisional engagement order will be given or else the next candidate in the merit will get the system generated email/SMS.

India Post Recruitment Important Dates for For Registration, Fee & Submission of online application: Submission of online application for those candidates who have already registered and paid fee but not submitted final application.

Apply Online for India Post GDS Posts: Interested and eligible candidates are advised to apply for the positions online at at the earliest. – Apply Online for GDS Posts Recruitment.

  1. What is the Branch Post Master Job Profile?

    The Job Profile of Branch Post Master will include managing affairs of GDS Branch Post Office, India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone supplied by the Department.

  2. What is the eligibility criteria?

    Candidates should have 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. The age limit of the candidates should be between 18 years to 40 years of age. 

  3. How much is application fee?

    A fee of ₹100/- is to be paid by the applicants for all posts notified in the chosen Division. However, payment of fee is exempted for all female candidates, SC/ST candidates, PwD candidates and Transwomen candidates.

  4. What is the Assistant Branch Post Master Job Profile?

    The Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master will include all functions of sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/other transactions under IPPB, assisting Branch Postmasters in counter duties using the handheld device/Smartphone supplied by the Department.

  5. What is the Dak Sevaks Job Profile?

    The Job Profile of Dak Sevaks will include all functions of viz sale of stamps and stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub Postmaster including IPPB work in the Departmental Post Offices/RMS. For more details, candidates are advised to read the official notification.

  6. What is the Selection Procedure for GDS Recruitment in India Post?

    For the GDS Recruitment, Selection will be made as per the automatically generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications. No weightage will be given for higher educational qualification. Only marks obtained in 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for finalizing the selection.

  7. How much is salary for GDS posts?

    Those selected as Level 1 GDS will get salary up to Rs 12,000. For BPM post candidates will get salary of Rs 12,000 and candidates for ABPM/Dak Sevak posts will get a salary of Rs 10,000. Those selected as Level 2 GDS will get salary up to Rs 14,500. For BPM post candidates will get salary of Rs 14,500 and candidates for ABPM/Dak Sevak posts will get a salary of Rs 12,000.

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