Gramin Dak Sevak Selection Process 2022 – Know the Selection Criteria & Eligibility

by Dhrubajyoti Haloi
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Gramin Dak Sevak Selection Process 2022 – Know the Selection Criteria & Eligibility: India Post has recently announced the GDS recruitment for the Various postal circle. A total of 38926 vacancies are announced under the VArious India postal circle . The deadline to apply for this recruitment is 5th June 2022. The selection of the candidates will be based on the candidate’s marks in the 10th class or equivalent examination. The online application for GDS Recruitment started from 2nd May 2022 and you can apply till 5th June 2022. This article on Gramin Dak Sevak Selection Process will provide you with a detailed selection procedure and more.

Gramin Dak Sevak Selection Process 2022

India Post will be recruiting candidates on the basis of their marks in Class 10th. Keep reading to know more about the detailed GDS selection process.

  • Gramin Dak Sevak selection procedure is based on the marks obtained in the 10th standard.
  • A merit list will be prepared based on candidates’ 10th class marks.
  • 10th standard percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for final selection.
  • No weightage will be given for higher educational qualifications.
  • If you get the same marks as another candidate, the person with the higher date of birth will be preferred. After that preference will be given as – ST female, SC female, OBC female, UR female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC male, UR male.

Selection Criteria for GDS Recruitment 2022

  • Candidates having both marks and grades in the marks list have to apply with marks onlyIn case any candidate applies with grades only his application liable for disqualification.
  • In the case of the marks lists containing the GradesPoints, marks will be reckoned by taking conversion of Grades and points with the multiplication factor (9.5against the maximum points or grade as 100.
  • A candidate can apply for a maximum of twenty posts as per the cycle of online engagementThis 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 the candidates Home Circle. (Home Circle means the circle in the nativedomicile state of the prospective candidate in which he/she is permanently residing and studied SSC where Postal Circle is providing an opportunity). Hence, candidates should be advised to exercise due care while utilizing the twenty choices available to her/him in each CycleHowever, only one post will be offered for each Circle if she/he has applied for one or more posts in each Circle.
  • 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 the candidate has applied for more than one circle only one post will be offered per circle.
  • Applicants submitted applications without complete data will also be rejected from consideration.

Read More: India Post Recruitment 2022 – 38926 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Vacancy

Eligibility Criteria for Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment

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There are two criteria on which India Post will recruit candidates, they are age and educational qualifications. Candidates applying for the GDS Recruitment must meet the GDS Eligibility Criteria to get selected.

A. Age Limit

Minimum Age – 18 years Maximum Age – 40 years

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Pwd UR – 10 years OBC- 13 years SC/ST – 15 years

B. Educational Qualification

  • 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.
  • Compulsory knowledge of Local Language – You should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as declared by the State Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of Constitution of India.
  • Computer Knowledge – For Gramin Dak Sevak Selection, you should have Computer Knowledge.
    • If you do not have knowledge of computer you are required to do the computer training course for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute. Upon selection, you are required to show the document of your computer training certificate.
    • If you have studied Computer as a subject in Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification then you do not need to do the computer training course. Only you have to submit a certificate of Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification in which you have studied computer as a subject.
  • Residence – Those who applied for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) & Branch Postmaster (BPM) post must take his/her residence in the Branch Post Office village within one month after selection but before engagement as Gramin Dak Sevak & Branch Postmaster.
    • The candidate selected for the post other than GDS & BPM should reside in post village/delivery jurisdiction.
  • Adequate Means Of Livelihood
  • Cycling knowledge is a pre-requisite condition for GDS posts attached to outdoor duties.
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India Post Recruitment 2022 – 38926 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Vacancy January 7, 2023 - 12:05 pm

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