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GDS Recruitment 2023 : Online applications are invited from the eligible applicants for engagement
as Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) [Branch Postmaster (BPM)/Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)] in Branch Post Offices (BOs) created in the year 2023. Applications are to be submitted online at

GDS Recruitment 2023

Organization NameMinistry of Communications Department of Posts
Total Posts 12828 Posts
Who Can ApplyAll India Candidates
Apply GanderBoth Male & Female Candidates
Job TypeCentral Govt Jobs 2023

GDS Recruitment 2023 Name Of Posts :

  • Branch Postmaster (BPM)
  • Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)

GDS Job Profile :

The Job Profile of Branch Post Master include:
a) Day to day postal operations of Branch Post Office (B.O) and India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) in the manner as prescribed by the Department from time to time.
b) Marketing and promotions of products and services being provided by the Department and operating various services in the Customer Services’ Centres (CSC) of the Department etc.
c) In the single-handed BOs, BPMs have the overall responsibility of smooth and timely functioning of the Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery.
d) In the BOs other than single-handed, the BPMs may be assisted by ABPM(s). However, BPM will be required to do combined duties of ABPM(s) as and when ordered or in the case of non-availability of ABPM. Any other work can also be assigned by superiors like Mail Overseer (M.O)/Inspector Post (IPO) / Assistant Superintendent of Post (ASPO)/ Superintendent of Post offices (SPOs) /Senior Superintendent of Post Office (SSPOs) etc.

The Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master include:
a) Sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail at doorstep, exchange the mail with account office etc. deposits/payments/other transactions of IPPB.
b) To assist BPM in postal operations in a manner as prescribed by the Department from time to time.
c) Marketing and promotions of products and services being provided by Department and operating various services in the Customer Services’ Centres (CSC) of the Department etc.
d) ABPM may also be required to do Combined Duty of BPM as and when ordered in case of non-availability of BPM in addition to his/her regular duties.
e) Any other work assigned by superiors like IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs etc.

GDS Recruitment 2023 Salary Details :

Branch Postmaster (BPM)Rs.12,000-29,380 Per Month
Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)Rs.10,000-24,470 Per Month

GDS Recruitment 2023 Age Limits :

  • Minimum – 18 Years
  • Maximum – 40 Years

Age will be determined as on the last date of submission of applications, i.e., 11.06.2023.

Process of Certification and Format of Certificates: Applicants, who wish to be considered for reserved vacancies or seek age relaxation, will have to submit the requisite certificate from the competent authority in the prescribed Format. In case of failure to do so, their candidature will be cancelled.

There will be no relaxation in upper age limit to EWS applicants. However, the persons belonging to EWS who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC, ST and OBC shall get 10% reservation in engagement to the GDS posts.

GDS Recruitment 2023 Age Relaxation :

CetagoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST05 Years
OBC03 Years
EWSNo relaxation
PWD10 Years
PWD + OBC13 Years
PWD + SC/ST15 Years

GDS Recruitment 2023 Educational Qualification :

Minimum – 10th Pass

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.

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

GDS Recruitment 2023 Selection Process :

(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 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 containing the marks as mentioned in each subject or marks and Grade/Points both, 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 applicants with higher marks get selected.
(iv) 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. However, if for any particular subject (s) only grades are mentioned in the mark
sheet then for that subject (s) grades can be mentioned and the same need to not to be converted to the marks by the candidates.

GDS Recruitment 2023 Application Fees :

  • GEN & OBC – 100
  • Other Candidates – Nill

How To Apply GDS Recruitment 2023 :

Applications are to be submitted online only at Applications received from any other mode shall not be entertained. Brief instructions for registration, payment of fee, documents to be uploaded with application, selection of posts etc.

Apply ModeOnline
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Apply Start Date22th May 2023
Apply Last Date11th June 2023

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