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Assam Postal Circle Recruitment 2019 Gramin Dak Sevaks/(BPM)/ (ABPM)

Assam Postal Circle Recruitment 2019 Gramin Dak Sevaks/(BPM)/ (ABPM)

Applications Are Invited By The Respective Recruiting Authorities As Shown In The Annexure ‘I’ Against Each Post, From Eligible Candidates For The Selection And Engagement To The Following Posts Of Gramin Dak Sevaks.

Job Profile:-


The Job Profile Of Branch Post Master Will Include Managing Affairs Of GDS Branch Post Office, India Posts Payments Bank ( IPPB) And Ensuring Uninterrupted Counter Operation During The Prescribed Working Hours Using The Handheld Device/Smartphone Supplied By The Department. The Overall Management Of Postal Facilities, Maintenance Of Records, Upkeep Of Handheld Device, Ensuring Online Transactions, And Marketing Of Postal, India Post Payments Bank Services And Procurement Of Business In The Villages Or Gram Panchayats Within The Jurisdiction Of The Branch Post Office Should Rest On The Shoulders Of Branch Postmasters. However, The Work Performed For IPPB Will Not Be Included In Calculation Of TRCA, Since The Same Is Being Done On Incentive Basis.Branch Postmaster  Will Be The Team Leader Of The GDS Post Office And Overall Responsibility Of Smooth And Timely Functioning Of Post Office Including Mail Conveyance And Mail Delivery. He/She Might Be Assisted By Assistant Branch Post Master Of The Same GDS Post Office. BPM Will Be Required To Do Combined Duties Of Abpms As And When Ordered. He Will Also Be Required To Do Marketing, Organizing Melas, Business Procurement And Any Other Work Assigned By IPO/ASPO/Spos/Sspos/SRM/SSRM Etc.In Some Of The Branch Post Offices,  The BPM Has To Do All The Work Of BPM/ABPM.


The Job Profile Of Assistant Branch Post Master Will Include All Functions Of Sale Of Stamps/Stationery, Conveyance And Delivery Of Mail At Doorstep Deposits/Payments/Other Transactions Under IPPB, Assisting Branch Postmasters In Counter Duties Using The Handheld Device/Smart Phone Supplied By The Department. However, The Work  Performed For IPPB Will Not Be Included In Calculation Of TRCA, Since The Same Is Being Done On Incentive Basis.He Will Also Be Required To Do Marketing, Organizing Melas, Business Procurement And Any Other Work Assigned By The Branch Postmaster Or IPO/ASPO/Spos/Sspos/SRM/SSRM Etc. Abpms Will Also Be Required To Do Combined Duty Of Bpms As And When Ordered.


The Job Profile Of Dak Sevaks Will Include All Functions Of Viz Sale Of Stamps And Stationery, Conveyance And Delivery Of Mail And Any Other Duties Assigned By Postmaster/Sub Postmaster Including IPPB Work In The Departmental Post Offices/RMS. However, The Work Performed For IPPB Will Not Be Included In Calculation Of TRCA, Since The Same Is Being Done On Incentive Basis.He May Also Have To Assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters In Managing The Smooth Functioning Of Departmental Post Offices And Do Marketing, Business Procurement Or Any Other Work Assigned By Thepost Master Or IPO/ASPO/Spos/Sspos/SRM/SSRM Etc. In Railway Mail Services(RMS), GDS Has To Handle The Work Related To RMS, Like, Closing/Opening Of Bags, Transport Of Bags From One Place To Other Manually And Any Other Works Alloted By The RMS Authorities.

Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)

The Following Minimum TRCA Shall Be Payable To The Categories Of GDS As Mentioned In Directorate Order No.17-31/2016-GDS Dated 25.06.2018.

Sl.No. Category Minimum TRCA For 4

Hours/Level 1 In TRCA Slab

Minimum TRCA For 5

Hours/Level 2 In TRCA Slab

1 BPM Rs.12,000/- Rs.14,500/-
2 ABPM/Dak Sevak Rs.10,000/- Rs.12,000/-

(Ii)However, In Respect Of Gdss Engaged On Or After 01.07.2018, The Initial Fixation Of TRCA Will Be Done On The First Stage Of Level-I Of The Respective Category.

III.Details Of Vacant Posts For Which Applications Are Called For Are Shown In The Annexure-I.



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:-

Sl.No. Category Permissible Age Relaxation
1. Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) No Relaxation*
4. Persons With Disabilities (Pwd) 10 Years*
5. Persons With Disabilities (Pwd) + OBC 13 Years*
6. Persons With Disabilities (Pwd) + SC/ST 15 Years*

Educational Qualification

(I)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.

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.

Knowledge Of Cycling

Knowledge Of Cycling Is A Pre-Requisite Condition For All GDS Posts.  In  Case  Of  A  Candidate Having Knowledge Of Riding A Scooter Or Motor Cycle, That May Be Considered As Knowledge Of Cycling. The Candidate Has To Submit A Declaration To This Effect.


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 Female, SC Female, OBC Female, EWS Female, UR Female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC Male, EWS 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. However, This Count Of Twenty Posts Is Inclusive Of Vacancies Arising In Candidate’s Home Circle. (Home Circle Means The Circle In The Native/ Domicile State Of Prospective Candidate In Which He/She Is Permanently Residing And Studied Sscwhere Postal Circle Is Providing Opportunity). Hence, Candidates Should Be Advised To Exercise Due  Care  While Utilizing The Twenty Choices Available To Her/Him In Each Cycle. However, Only One Post Will Be Offered For Each Circle If She/He Has Applied For One Or More Posts In Each Circle.

Vii.If A Candidate Opts For Five Posts With Preference Post1, Post2, Post3, Post4, Post5 Etc And Selected As Meritorious In More Than One Post, The Post In The Order Of Preference Will Be Offered And The Candidature For All The Remaining Posts Will Be Forfeited. Similarly In Case Of A Candidate Joins At Any Selected Post, Offers To The Remaining Choices Will Automatically Be Forfeited. If A Candidate Has Applied For More Than One Circle Only One Post Will Be Offered Per Circle.

Viii. Applicants Submitted Applications Without Complete Data Will Also Be Rejected From Consideration.

Fee Payment

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.

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)

H.Only One Registration Is Allowed For One Candidate. The Same Registration Number Should Be Used For Submission Of Applications During The Cycle To Any Of The Circles. Mobile Number Mapping Is Mandatory For Registration.Once Registered The Same Mobile Number Will Not Be Allowed For Further Registrations Of Any Other Candidates Also. In Case Of Any Duplicate Registration Is Found By Altering The Basic Details All The Candidatures Relating To All Such

Registrations Will Be Removed For Consideration Of Selection. Any Candidate Who Forgot The Registration Number Can Retrieve The Registration Number Through Option ‘Forgot Registration’.

Assam Postal Circle Recruitment 2019 Gramin Dak Sevaks/(BPM)/ (ABPM)

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