Odisha Postal Circle recruitment 2020 : Apply Online for 2060 GDS Vacancies

Indian Postal (Odisha Circle )   announced Job notification to hire candidates for the recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevak  for filling up 2060 vacancies.Interested and Eligible Candidates may apply online by 30-09-2020 , after making sure that they meet the concerned eligibility criteria.

Name of Post – Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)


Total of posts : 2060

Educational Qualification :

a.The candidate should pass 10th standard (Matric) / Secondary School Examination with Mathematics and English as compulsory or elective subjects from approved state boards by the respective State Government / Central Government.

b.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 Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification provided the candidate submits a certificate of Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification in which he/she has studied computer as a subject.


Applicaation Fee :

  • For UR/ OBC/ EWS Male Candidates: Rs. 100/-
  • For Female, SC/ST and PWD candidates: Nil
  • Payment Mode: Online (or) at any Head Post Office
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

Important Dates :

Online Application Starting Date : 01-092020

Online Application Closing Date  : 30-09-2020

Starting Date for Registration & Fee Payment:01-09-2020

Last Date for Registration & Fee Payment: 30-09-2020

Selection Proces :

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.

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 https://indiapost.gov.in or https://appost.in/gdsonline with effect from 01.09.2020 to 30.09.2020.

Important Links :

Apply online : Click here

Registration - Click here

Fee Payment : Click here

Notifications : Click here

Official website : Click here