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Post Office GDS Recruitment 2024 for 44228 Vacancy, Application Starts

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024 Notification has been released for 44,228 Branch Postmaster (BPM)/Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/Dak Sevaks in various departments of India Post Offices. Candidates will be recruited throughout 23 circles in India and those who have passed 10th standard can apply. The India Post GDS Apply Online 2024 process has commenced and it will remain open till 5th August 2024.

In this article, we have shared the India Post Recruitment 2024 details, Notification PDF, circle-wise vacancy, Application form link, Steps to apply, and detailed eligibility criteria and how the candidates are selected on Merit-based criteria. Read below for more.

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024

Candidates in the age group of 18 to 40 years and have completed their 10th/Matriculation, can fill out the applications for the Post Office Recruitment 2024. A total of 44228 vacancies for the GDS/ BPM/ ABPM have been notified for 23 circles Pan India for FY 2024-25. Candidates will be selected based on merit and the salary for ABPM/GDS ranges from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 24,470, while BPM salaries range from Rs. 12,000 to Rs. 29,380. Read further details of the recruitment in the article.

Post Officer GDS Recruitment 2024

You can check the overview of the recruitment in the table given below. There are total 23 circles for which 44000+ candidates will be selected for the Gram Dak Sevak Post through their eligibility and merit based criteria.

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024
Organization Post Office of India
Posts Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/Dak Sevak
Vacancies 44228
Category Govt. Jobs
Apply Online Starts 15th July 2024
Last Date to Apply  5th August 2024
Application Mode Online
Application Fee Rs. 100/-
Selection Process Merit based
Location Across India (Total 23 circles)
Official Site https://www.indiapostgdsonline.gov.in/

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF

India Post has published the detailed notification GDS Recruitment 2024. This notification includes all the details about the recruitment process. Vacancies are available for Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), Branch Postmasters (BPM), and Assistant Branch Postmasters (ABPM)/Dak Sevaks. Check the press release below.

GDS Recruitment 2024: Important Dates

The important dates as mentioned in the official notification are mentioned in the table below. The official notification and application process has started on 15th July 2024 and the last date to do so is 5th August 2024.

India Post Recruitment 2024- Important Dates
Events Dates
Data Entry & Freezing of Vacancies by Divisions 1st to 6th July 2024
Rechecking Data Entry 8th July 2024
Approval by Circles After Freezing the Data Entry by Divisions 9th to 10th July 2024
Apply Online Starts 15th July 2024
Last Date to Apply 5th August 2024

India Post Vacancy 2024 Details

India Post Office has released 44228 vacancies for the post of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/Dak Sevak. The circle vacancy information has been announced and candidates can check the vacancy here.

Job Alert

India Post Office Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The online application process for the India Post GDS Recruitment 2024 has started from 15th July 2024 onwards on the official website @https://www.indiapostgdsonline.gov.in/. Candidates can now fill up the online application form, submit documents, and pay the application fee. Only those who successfully submit their application form will be considered for selection through merit based criteria. So, make sure you follow all the rules and fill out the GDS Online form correctly. We have shared the direct link to apply for Gram Dak Sevak (GDS) post below:

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

Applicants are required to pay a fee of Rs 100/- for each position listed in the chosen division. However, female candidates, SC/ST candidates, PWD candidates, and transwomen are exempt from paying this application fee.

Category Amount
Unreserved Rs. 100/-
SC/ST/PwD/Female Candidate/Transwomen Nil

India Post GDS Recruitment 2024 Steps to Apply

Job Alert

  1. Visit the official website: indiapostgdsonline.gov.in.
  2. Click on the notification to see the names of all Indian states with live circles.
  3. Select the state you wish to apply for.
  4. Choose the district within the selected state.
  5. After reviewing the notification, proceed to the ‘Registration’ stage.
  6. There you need to enter the details and pay the application fee (as required).
  7. After the registration and application fee is submitted, click on the ‘Apply Online’ option in the left sidebar.
  8. Fill out the application form displayed on the official website.
  9. Upload scanned copies of the required documents, including your photograph and signature.
  10. Submit the final application form.
  11. Preview your application, check the ‘Declaration Box,’ and click the ‘Submit’ button at the end of the page.
  12. You will receive a registration number, which will be needed for future stages of the application process.

Post Office Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

To apply for the Post Office Recruitment 2024, candidates must meet the required eligibility criteria, including educational qualifications and age limits, as specified in the official notification.

Educational Qualification

(a) The candidate of all the categories must’ve qualified Class 10th with Mathematics & English as mandatory or elective subjects from a well-recognized Board/Council.
(b) They must’ve proper knowledge about how to read, write and speak the local language.

Other Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of computer
  2. Knowledge of cycling

Age Limit

The minimum age limit for India Post GDS Vacancy 2024 is that Candidates must be between 18 to 40 years old.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Computers
  • Ability to ride a bicycle
  • Adequate means of livelihood

Age Relaxation

The upper age relaxation for reserved categories is as follows:

Category 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

Post Office Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be done on the following criteria:

  1. Merit List Preparation: The selection is based on the merit list, which is generated based on the candidate’s marks obtained in the Class 10th board examination. Higher marks will give a better chance of selection.
  2. Document Verification: Shortlisted candidates from the merit list are called for document verification. Candidates must provide original documents to verify their eligibility, such as educational certificates, proof of age, community certificate (if applicable), and other relevant documents.
  3. Final Selection: After successful document verification, the final selection list is prepared, and candidates are appointed to their respective posts.

Important notes:-

For candidates who have grades instead of marks for each subject, the marks for each subject will be calculated by using a multiplication factor of 9.5 as follows.

Grade Grade Point
Multiplication Factor
A1 10 9.5
A2 9 9.5
B1 8 9.5
B2 7 9.5
C1 6 9.5
C2 5 9.5
D 4 9.5

India Post Office GDS Salary

The monthly salary for the newly recruited Gram Dak Sevak is determined by the India Post Office and the salaries are paid in the form of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) where candidates are paid Rs. 10,000 and 12,000/- as a starting salary. You can refer to the table below for more clear understanding of the salary structure of Post GDS:

Category TRCA Slab
BPM Rs. 12,000-29,380/-
ABPM/Dak Sevak Rs. 10,000- 24,470/-

India Post GDS Result 2024

The India Post GDS Result 2024 is prepared based on marks mentioned in the respective matriculation certificates. There is no written exam for the Post Officer GDS Recruitment 2024 and the authorities will release a state-wise GDS Merit list 2024 based on eligibility criteria and 10th marks obtained by the candidates. It will be released on the official website of India Post Office @www.indiapostgdsonline.gov.in within few weeks after the online application process is complete. A series of Post Office GDS Merit List 2024 PDF will be published for all states and UTs.

India Post GDS 2024 Cut Off

India Post GDS Cut off 2024 is released state-wise and category-wise for all the candidates after the merit list is prepared. The cut marks is in the form of percentages which is calculated based on the marks obtained by candidates in their 10th/12th standards. It is important for the candidates to go through the previous year cut off in order to know about the past year trends.

Documents Required at the Time of Document Verification

If the candidates manage to come under the GDS Merit List 2024 prepared by the Board then they will have to appear for the Document Verification round. Candidates are required to carry following documents in original and two sets of self-attested photocopies for submission:-

  1. Marks sheet
  2. Identity proof
  3. Caste certificate
  4. PWD certificate
  5. EWS Certificate
  6. Transgender certificate
  7. Date of Birth Proof
  8. Medical certificate issued by a Medical officer of any Government Hospital/Government Dispensaries/Government Primary Health Centre etc. (Compulsory)
  9. Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in respect of knowledge of tribal/local dialects in case of engagement in the state of Arunachal Pradesh

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Is the India Post Office GDS Vacancy 2024 Out?

Yes, the India Post Office GDS Vacancy 2024 has been released and this year 44228 candidates will be selected for GDS post.

When will the application start for India Post Office GDS Recruitment 2024?

The application process for India Post Office GDS Recruitment 2024 started on 15th July 2024.

What is the salary of GDS in 2024?

The salary structure for various positions in the postal department is outlined as follows: for Branch Post Master (BPM), the category TRCA slab ranges from Rs. 12,000 to Rs. 29,380. For Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM) and Dak Sevak, the slab ranges from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 24,470.

Who is eligible for India Post GDS Exam 2024?

All candidates must have passed Class 10th with Mathematics and English as mandatory or elective subjects from a recognized Board/Council. Candidates must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking the local language.
Other qualifications include computer knowledge and cycling skills. The age limit for the India Post GDS Vacancy 2024 is 18 to 40 years.

How much percentage is required for GDS Selection?

As of now, there is no bar on minimum percentage that is required to apply for India Post GDS. The merit list of selection is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in their 10th standard.


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