Indian Postal Recruitment 2020 : Apply online for 3162 Vacancies

Indian Postal (Tamilnadu Circle ) announced Job notification to hire candidates for the recruitment of Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak  for filling up 3162 vacancies.

Interested and Eligible Candidates may apply for this job, after making sure that they meet the concerned eligibility criteria.


Name of Post - Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

Total of posts : 3162


Vacant Posts : Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak

Educational Qualification :

Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard (Matric) with passing marks 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 Gramin Dak Sevaks.

The candidates will be required to furnish Basic Computer Training Course Certificate of at least 60 days duration from any Computer Training Institute run by Central Government/State Government /Universities / Boards / Private Institutions Organizations. 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 any other higher educational level and in such cases, a separate certificate will not be insisted upon.


Compulsory knowledge of Local Language, The candidate should have studied the local language of Tamil at least up to 10th standard.

Applicaation Fee :

₹ 100/- for each set of five options. The payment of fee is exempted for all female candidates, all SC/ST candidates and all PwD candidates.

Age Criteria :

The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as on 01.09.2020 the date of notification of the vacancies. Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:-

Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) - 5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC) - 3 years

Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) - No relaxation

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) - 10 years

Minimum Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA):

Category - BPM

Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/ Level 1 in TRCA Slab - ₹ 12,000/- (₹ 12000 - ₹ 29,380/-)

Minimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab - ₹ 14,500/- (₹ 14,500 - ₹ 35,480/-)

Category - ABPM/ Dak Sevak

Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/ Level 1 in TRCA Slab - ₹ 10,000/- (₹ 10,000- ₹ 24,470/-)

Minimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab - ₹ 12,000/- (₹ 12,000- ₹ 29380/-)

Selection Process :

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

ii. 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 subject to the conditions referred in Clause B of Notifications pertaining to Required Educational Qualifications for taking candidate into account for calculating the merit.

iii. Candidates having both marks and grades in the marks list have to apply with marks only. In case any candidates apply with grades only his application liable for disqualification.

iv. In case of the marks lists containing the Grades/ Points, marks will be reckoned by taking conversion of Grades and points with the multiplication factor (9.5) against the maximum points or grade as 100.

v. In case candidates get the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as merit), ST trans-woman, ST female, SC trans-woman, SC female, OBC trans-woman, OBC female, EWS trans-woman, EWS female, UR trans-woman, UR female, ST trans-male, ST Male, SC trans- male, SC Male, OBC trans-male, OBC male, EWS trans-male, EWS male, UR trans-male, UR male.

vi. A candidate can apply for a maximum of twenty posts as per cycle of online engagement. This inter alia means that a prospective candidate can apply for twenty posts on a single application spread across one or all Circles.

Important Dates :

Online Application Starting Date : 01-092020

Online Application Closing Date  : 30-09-2020

How to Apply :

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 or

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