India Post Recruitment 2023 – Apply Online for 40889 GDS Vacancy

India Post Recruitment 2023

India Post has released an employment notification for the recruitment of 40,889 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), Branch Postmaster (BPM) and Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/ Dak Sevak Vacancy under various postal circle across the country. Candidates who fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria may apply online here for these vacancy.

India Post Recruitment 2023

GDS Recruitment 2023 Notification

Post NameBPM, ABPM & GDS
Total Post40889
OrganizationIndia Post
Qualification10th Pass/ 12thPass
CategoryCentral Government Job
Age Limit18 years to 40 years
Application ProcessOnline
Application FeeRs – 100/-
Apply Start Date27th January 2023
Last Date16th February 2023

India Post Recruitment 2023 Vacancy Details

Name of post: Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)

No of posts: 40,889 posts 

Circle Wise Vacancy

Postal CircleNo of Vacancy
Andhra Pradesh2480
Himachal Pradesh603
Jammu & Kashmir300
Madhya Pradesh1841
North Eastern923
Tamil Nadu3167
Uttar Pradesh7987
West Bengal2127

Pay: Emoluments in the form of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus Dearness Allowance thereon are paid to the GDS.The applicable TRCA to different categories are as under:

Sl. NoCategoryTRCA Slab
iBPMRs.12,000/- -29,380/-
iiABPM/Dak SevakRs.10,000/- -24,470/-

Eligibility Criteria of India Post Recruitment

Age Limit:

>> Minimum Age Limit: 18 years

>> Maximum Age Limit: 40 years

Age Relaxation: Category-wise age relaxation is as mentioned below.

>> SC/ST: 5 years
>> OBC: 3 years
>> PWD: 10 years
>> PWD-OBC: 13 years
>> PWD-SC/ST: 15 years

Educational Qualification: 

(a) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th 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 shall be a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of GDS.

(b) The applicant should have studied the local language i.e; (Name of Local language at least up to Secondary standard [as compulsory or elective subjects.


(i) Knowledge of computer
(ii) Knowledge of cycling
(iii) Adequate means of livelihood

Note 1

The selected candidates will have to submit undertaking to the Engaging Authority in respect of the above prescribed formats (referrer to Annexure I,II & III respectively) at the time of engagement.

Note 2

(i) No person holding an elective office will be considered for engagement to the post.
(ii) The applicant selected as GDS shall not engage in any activity with any outside agency, which would be detrimental to the business or interest of the Post Office/IPPB.
(iii) Past experience or service of any kind will not be considered for selection.

Application Fee:

>> General / OBC: 100/-
>> SC / ST / PH: Nil
>> Female: Nil
>> Payment Mode: Credit/Debit Cards, Net Banking facility/ UPI and through Head Post offices.

How to Apply for India Post Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for these vacancy through online mode by visiting official India Post Recruitment portal. Candidates may also follow below mentioned steps to apply for India Post Recruitment Vacancy.

>> Scroll down, go to Important website link section .

>> Click on the “Online Application Form” and complete the registration process

>> In the next stage, click on “Online Application” Link and Login.

>> Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

>> Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.

>> Next, submit the application form.

>> Next , Don’t forget to take a print out of the application form

Important Dates of India Post GDS Recruitment

Starting date of submission of online application: 27th January 2023

Last date of submission of online application: 16th February 2023

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SELECTION CRITERIA For India Post Recruitment 2023

(i) The applicants will be shortlisted for engagement on the basis of a system generated merit list.

(ii) The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained/conversion of Grades/Points to marks (as explained in sub paras- iii to ix below) in Secondary School Examination of 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals. Passing of all the subjects as per the respective approved board norms is mandatory.

(iii) For applicants where their Secondary School Examination of 10th standard mark sheet have marks or marks and Grade/Points both, only their total marks will be worked out by taking into account the marks obtained in all compulsory and elective/optional subjects (other than extra subjects, if any). This will ensure that applicant with higher marks get selected.

GradeGrade PointMultiplication factor

(iv) For applicants having only grades subject-wise, marks will be arrived for each subject (compulsory and elective subjects but not extra subjects), by applying the multiplying factor of 9.5 in the following manner:-

(v) 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.

(vi) Where Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is also provided, the marks will be arrived at by multiplying the CGPA by 9.5. Where individual grades in each subject as well as CGPA is given, the higher of the two marks will be taken.

(vii) Applicants having both marks and grades in the marks sheet have to apply with marks only. In case any applicant applies with grades instead of marks, his/her application will be liable for disqualification

(viii) In case of tie amongst applicants, the merit would be decided on the basis of following priority order:-

“DOB (Older in age), ST trans-woman, ST female, SC transwoman, SC female, OBC trans-woman, OBC female, EWS trans-woman, EWS female, UR trans-woman, UR female, ST trans-male, ST Male, SC trans-male, SC Male, OBC trans-male, OBC male, EWS trans-male, EWS male, UR trans-male, UR male”.

(ix) Applications submitted without complete data will be rejected. In case an applicant uploads wrong documents/information and unnecessary documents, his/her candidature will be rejected.

(x) At the time of verification of documents upon shortlisting of an applicant if the data/marks fed in the Portal are found mismatched with original documents, his/her candidature will be rejected even if there is small spelling error in name of applicant, father/mother name etc.

(xi) Shortlisted applicants will have to submit an undertaking in the format annexed as Annexure-VI, regarding liability in case of furnishing fake/incorrect information/details in the form.


(i) The list of applicants shortlisted for engagement will be released by the Department on its website and GDS Online Portal. Applicants are advised to visit the website/Portal on regular basis for latest updates.

(ii) The selection of the applicants will be subject to verification of the original documents by the verifying Authority chosen by the applicant at the time of application. This is further subject to verification by the Engaging Authority, if it is different from the Verifying Authority. The Engaging Authority for BPM is the Divisional head while Sub Divisional head is the Engaging Authority in case of ABPM/Dak Sevak.

(iii) Upon declaration of the result, the shortlisted applicants will be informed and called for document verification through SMS on his/her registered mobile number/email.

(iv) Shortlisted applicants while attending for the documents verification, with the Verifying Authority will bring original documents as listed in Annexure-VII and two sets of self attested photocopies for submission. The shortlisted candidates will be allowed total 15 Days to submit the documents for verification, ie; the system will initially provide 10 days and thereafter a reminder for the same will be generated to submit documents in extended period of 5 more days. . If the verification is successful, offer of provisional engagement will be given, else, his/her candidature will be rejected. If a candidate fails to report to the Verifying Authority within prescribed period of 15 days, he/she will be treated as ‘Non-turned up’ candidate and his/her candidature will be rejected out rightly.

(v) The offer of provisional engagement will be issued through system itself (on registered SMS/Email) based on successful document verification. The applicant will required to approach the designated Engaging Authorities within a period of 15 days ie; the system will initially provide 10 days and thereafter a reminder for the same will be generated to submit documents in extended period of 5 more days from the receipt of Offer of provisional engagement, if the Verifying Authority is not itself the Engaging Authority. Engaging Authority will also verify the documents and upon successful verification the candidate will be required to undergo the pre-engagement formalities, including prescribed training. In case of unsuccessful verification by the Engaging Authority, the candidature will be cancelled.

(vi) If the applicants fails to report the Engaging Authority within stipulated 15 days period, his/her candidature will be rejected.

(vii) The Department will continue to issue supplementary lists of shortlisted applicants against non-turned up and rejected candidates in
due course, who will have to undergo the same process for verification of documents/pre-engagement formalities. No further list of shortlisted applicants will be issued after 30.06.2023. Applications pending after this date shall not be considered for engagement

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS For India Post Recruitment 2023

(a) The Department of Posts and engaging authorities of each post reserves the right to modify, cancel the notification or revise the
number of posts at any time without assigning any reason or to stop ongoing process altogether.

(b) Department of Posts is not responsible for non-receipt of email/SMS by the applicant due to any specific reason or without any reason arising out of network services providers and other dependencies.

(c) Department of Posts does not make any phone calls to the applicants. The correspondence, if any, will be made with applicants through respective Engaging Authority only. Applicants are advised not to disclose their personal information/registration number/ mobile numbers/email ids to others and be guarded against any unscrupulous phone calls.

(d) Applicant can view his/her application status on the website by providing the registration number and mobile number till the results are announced.

FAQs – For India Post Recruitment 2023

How to apply GDS Application Form 2023?

Department of Post, India is accepting only online registration for India Post GDS Recruitment at

What is the starting date of online apply for GDS Recruitment 2023?

The starting date of online apply for GDS Recruitment 2023 is 27th January 2023

What is the last date of online apply for GDS Recruitment 2023?

The last date of online apply for GDS Recruitment 2023 is 16th February 2023

How many posts vacancy under India Post Recruitment 2023?

The recruitment of 40,889 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), Branch Postmaster (BPM) and Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)/ Dak Sevak Vacancy under various postal circle across the country.

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