Online applications are invited by the Department of Posts / India Post, Assam Postal Circle from eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) in various post offices of Assam Postal Circle:
Name of posts:
1. Branch Post Master (BPM)
2. Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM)
3. Dak Sevak
No of posts: 919 posts [UR: 439, SC: 50, ST: 87, EWS: 75, OBC: 231, PWD-A: 10, PWD-B: 10, PWD-C: 9, PWD-DE: 8]
Age: The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as on 05.08.2019 the date of notification of the vacancies.
Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:-
a) SC/ ST: 5 years.
b) OBC: 3 years.
c) PWD: 10 years.
Educational Qualification: Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard 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.(Referred to in Directorate Order No 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018). The Candidate passed Xth class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against those passed compartmentally.
Compulsory knowledge of Local Language: The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as declared by the State Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of Constitution of India.
List of Official languages of the state are shown below:-
a) Assam (Excluding Three dists of Barak Valley and Bodoland Territorial Council Areas): Assamese
b) Three Dist. of Barak Valley: Bengali
c) Bodoland Territorial Council Areas: Bodo
Basic Computer Training: The candidates for all approved categories of GDS referred to in (i) above 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.
Selection Process: Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.
Application Fee: Applicant of category OC/OBC/EWS Male should pay a fee of Rs. 100/- ( Rupees one hundred) for each set of five options. 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 http://appost.in/gdsonline.
The applicant can also pay the fee through online mode of payment using the URL provided in the Home page. All recognized Credit/Debit cards and Net Banking facility can be availed for this purpose. Charges applicable for usage of Debit/Credit cards and net banking as per the rules from time to time will be levied to the candidates.
However, payment of fee is exempted for all Female candidates as well PwD candidates.
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 http://appost.in/gdsonline with effect from 05.08.2019 to 04.09.2019 with the following basic details to obtain the Registration Number:-
i) Name (In capital letter as per X class certificate Marks Memo including spaces)
ii) Father Name
iii) Mobile Number (Unique for one Registration number)
iv) Date of Birth
vii) PH – Type of Disability – (HH/OH/VH)- Percentage of disability
viii) State in which Xth class passed
ix) Board in which Xth class passed
x) Year of Passing Xth class
xi) Xth Class Certificate Number / Roll Number (optional)
Registration & Fee Submission Start Date: 27.01.2020
Registration & Fee Submission End Date: 09.02.2020
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