India Post Recruitment 2019 (Dak Sevak): Check Eligibility, Selection Process, Job Profile & Salary

India Post Recruitment 2019 for Gramin Dak Sevak notified @ Know Registration process, Eligibility, Educational Qualification, Selection Procedure, Job Profile, and Salary Structure of Dak Sevaks. PDF Download here.

Aug 16, 2019 11:32 IST
India Post GDS Recruitment 2019

India Post Recruitment 2019: To fill a total 10066 vacancies to the post of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), the India Post Office has released the official notification  on the official website The application process has already started for different posts of GDS such as Dak Sevak, Branch Postmaster (BPM) and Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) in Postal Circles of following states - Kerala Postal Circle, Bihar Postal Circle, Assam Postal Circle, Gujarat, Punjab and Karnataka. Eligible candidates can apply for the India Post Recruitment 2019 for GDS till 4 September 2019 by paying fees. Only UR/OBC/EWS Male candidates need to pay the fee. There is no exam fee for females and Candidates can also make offline payment at any Head Post Office.

The India Post Dak Sevak registration process is provided here along with eligibility criteria, age limit, educational qualification, required skills, selection process, job profile and salary structure. The India Post Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 process began from August 5, 2019

Apply for Gramin Dak Sevak post here: India Post Recruitment 2019 for Gramin Dak Sevaks

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Here is the list of post offices where the application fee can be paid in offline mode:


List of Post Offices in Delhi

Himachal Pradesh

List of Post Offices in Himachal Pradesh


List of Post Offices in Jharkhand

Here are the India Post 2019 vacancy details:

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Eligibility Criteria & Educational Qualification

10th Pass with Passing Marks in Maths & English: Candidates should possess 10th standard pass certificate of Secondary School Examination of any recognised Board with passing marks in Mathematics and English. Merit will be given to candidates who had passed Xth class examination in first attempt without compartment.

Knowledge of Local Language: Candidate should have studied the local or regional language at least up to 10th Class as a compulsory subject.

Basic Computer Knowledge: Candidates should possess the Certificate of Basic Computer Training Course of minimum 60 days from any Computer Training Institute.

Cycling knowledge: Candidates should know how to ride a cycle. In fact, the knowledge of riding a scooter or motorcycle will also be considered as eligible.

India Post Gramin Dak Sevaks’ Age Limit

The minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum is 40 years.

India Post Dak Sevak Selection Procedure

The India Post will be selecting the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) on the basis of automatic generated merit list. Only those candidates will be considered for appointment as GDS who fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned above.

Role or Job Profile of Gramin Dak Sevak

The Gramin Dak Sevak (Rural Postal Service) of India Post Office are responsible for handling different works in the Postal department. They work in different posts such as Branch Postmaster (BPM) and Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM), Mail Deliverer, Mail Carrier, and Packer. Have a look at job profiles of all these GDS Posts:

GDS Branch Post Master: The BPM is the head of the branch and administers all the tasks performed at his or her branch and oversees all the financial transactions.

GDS Mail Deliverer: The deliverer is responsible for delivering the mails to public. India Post office Mail Deliverer also performs the task of making public aware about government schemes.

GDS Mail Carrier: He or she carries the mail from the account office to Post Office branch and vise-a-versa.

GDS Packer: He or she assists mail deliverers and mail carriers by sorting and packing the mails according to the branches and offices.

Salary Structure or Pay Scale of GDS

The salary structure of the Gramin Dak Sevak is not similar to that of the regular departmental staff. The dak sevaks are paid on the basis of 'Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)'. They are paid according to the number of working hours in the India Post Office.