Online applications are invited from the eligible applicants for engagement
as Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) [Branch Postmaster (BPM)/Assistant Branch
Postmaster (ABPM)] in Branch Post Offices (BOs) created in the year 2023.
Applications are to b submitted online at
https://indiapostgdsonline.gov.in/. Details of the vacant posts are given in Annexure-I.
1.BRANCH POSTMASTER (BPM)
The Job Profile of (GDS) Branch Post Master include:
a) Day to day postal operations of Branch Post Office (B.O) and India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) in the manner as prescribed by the Department from time to time.
b) Marketing and promotions of products and services being provided by
the Department and operating various services in the Customer Services’
Centres (CSC) of the Department etc.
c) In the single-handed BOs, BPMs have the overall responsibility of smooth and timely functioning of the Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery.
d) In the BOs other than single-handed, the BPMs may be assisted by ABPM(s). However, BPM will be required to do combined duties of ABPM(s) as and when ordered or in the case of non-availability of ABPM
(s). Any other work can also b assigned by superiors like Mail Overseer (M.O)/Inspector Post (IPO) / Assistant Superintendent of Post (ASPO)/
Superintendent of Post offices (SPOs) /Senior Superintendent of Post
Office (SSPOs) etc.
e) Residence/Accommodation: The applicant selected as GDS BPM will have to provide accommodation for Branch Post Office after selection but before engagement.
A declaration to this effect with
details of accommodation is to b submitted before engagement.
The applicant so selected will b required to reside in Post village (the village in which the BO is functioning) only.
2.ASSISTANT BRANCH POSTMASTER (ABPM)
The Job Profile of (GDS) Assistant Branch Post Master include:
a) Sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail at doorstep, exchange the mail with account office etc.deposits/payments/other transactions of IPPB.
b) To assist BPM in postal operations in a manner as prescribed by the Department from time to time.
c) Marketing and promotions of products and services being provided by Department and operating various services in the Customer Services’ Centres (CSC) of the Department etc.
d) ABPM may also b required to do Combined Duty of BPM as and
when ordered in case of non-availability of BPM in addition to his/her regular duties.
e) Any other work assigned by superiors like IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs etc.
f) Residence: ABPMs are required to reside within the delivery jurisdictions of the Post Office (HO/SO/BO) concerned.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (FOR ALL POSTS):
(i) Minimum age:18 years
Maximum age:40 years
[subject to relaxations as per sub para (a) below]
(ii) however Age will b determined as on the last date of submission of applications, i.e., 11.06.2023
(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 b a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of GDS.
(b) therefore The applicant should have studied the local language i.e. (Name of Local language) at least up to Secondary standard [as compulsory or
(2). OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:-
(i) Knowledge of computer
(ii) Knowledge of cycling
(iii) Adequate means of livelihood
(a)however Engagement of GDS will b subject to the instructions issued by the
Department of Posts regarding the reservation of SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwD
Therefore The applicants may go through the following instructions available on
the official website of the Department:-
(i) No. 19-11/97-ED & TRG dated 27.11.1997
(ii) No. 17-08/2017-GDS dated 26.02.2019
(iii) No. 17-08/2017-GDS dated 02.06.2022
(iv) No. 17-09/2019-GDS dated 26.02.2019
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are to b submitted online only at https://indiapostgdsonline.gov.in
Applications received from any other mode shall not b entertained.
Brief instructions for registration,
payment of fee, documents to b uploaded with application, selection of posts etc. are given in Annexure-V.
8. SELECTION CRITERIA:
(i) The applicants will b shortlisted for engagement on the basis of a system generated merit list.
(ii) The Merit list will b prepared on the basis of marks obtained/ conversion of Grades/Points to marks (as explained in sub paras – iii to ix below) in Secondary School
Examination of 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals.
Meanwhile Passing of all the subjects as per the respective approved board norms is mandatory.
(iii) For applicants where their Secondary School Examination of 10th standard mark sheet containing the marks as mentioned in each subject or marks and Grade/Points both,
their total marks will b worked out by taking into account the marks obtained in all compulsory and elective/optional subjects (other than extra subjects, if any).
This will ensure that Registration and submission of online applications by candidates
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