India Post GDS Recruitment 2022: 38926 Gramin Dak Sevak Vacancies Announced, Apply Now

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Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial
Updated on May 3, 2022 10:22 IST

India Post GDS recruitment 2022 notification has been released for 38,926 Gramin Dak Sevak Vacancies. The application form is available from May 2 to June 5. Selection will be based on merit.

India Post GDS Recruitment 2022

India Post GDS Recruitment 2022

India Post has invited applications from eligible candidates who have passed Class 10 for the posts of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS). A total of 38,926 vacancies have been announced for India Post GDS recruitment 2022. The online registration started on May 2. The last date to apply for India Post GDS recruitment 2022 is June 5, 2022. Candidates will be selected as Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak. There will be no exam and the selection of candidates will be done based on merit.

India Post GDS Recruitment 2022: Important Dates

Candidates can check below the important dates related to India Post GDS recruitment.

Events Dates

India Post GDS recruitment application form


Last date to apply


India Post GDS Recruitment 2022: Application Form

Only online applications will be accepted for India Post GDS recruitment 2022. A fee of INR 100 is to be paid by the applicants for all posts notified in the chosen division. However, payment of fee is exempted for all female candidates, SC/ST candidates, PwD candidates and Transwomen candidates.

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India Post GDS Recruitment 2022 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria has been announced by the exam conducting authority along with the notification. India Post GDS recruitment eligibility criteria is given below:

Age Limit

Candidates applying for India Post GDS recruitment should be aged between 18 to 40 years. There will be no relaxation in the upper age limit for EWS candidates. However, the persons belonging to EWS who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC, ST, and OBC will get a 10 per cent reservation in engagement to the GDS posts. Relaxation in the upper age limit will be given to the following categories.

Category Permissible Age Relaxation

Scheduled 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

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC

13 years

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST

15 years

Educational Qualification

Candidates should have a Secondary School Examination pass certificate of Class 10 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 is a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of GDS.

The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to Class 10 (as compulsory or elective subjects)

Knowledge of Cycling is a pre-requisite condition for all GDS posts. In case of a candidate has knowledge of riding a scooter or motorcycle that may be considered as knowledge of cycling also

India Post GDS Recruitment 2022 Selection Process

Selection will be made as per the system-generated merit list based on the merit position of the candidate and the preference of posts submitted. This shall be subject to fulfilling of all eligibility criteria as per the rules. The salary for BPM is INR 12,000 and ABPM/Dak Sevak is INR 10,000.

About the Author
Anangsha Patra
Deputy Manager – Editorial

A mass communication and journalism post-graduate, Anangsha has worked as a reporter and sub-editor and enjoys working in the education domain.


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