North East Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 - 948 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)

North East Postal Circle, Indian Post invites application from eligible candidates for the 948 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) vacancy under North East Postal Circle. Interested candidates can apply online for North East Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 on or before 11th November 2020.

North East Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 - 948 Posts of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)


Name of the Organization: North East Postal Circle, Indian Post

Name of Posts:

1. Branch Post Master (BPM)
2. Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM)
3. Dak Sevak

No of posts: 948 Posts

  • EWS: 92

  • OBC: 35

  • PWD-A: 2

  • PWD-B: 4

  • PWD-C: 5

  • PWD-DE: 1

  • SC: 100

  • ST: 349

  • UR: 360

  • Total of 948


Educational Qualification:


(i) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics, local language 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).

(ii) Compulsory knowledge of Local Language: The candidate 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. A list of official languages of the state is given in the advertisement.

Age Limit:


The minimum and maximum age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as of 12.11.2020 the date of notification of the vacancies. Permissible relaxation in the Upper age limit for different categories is as under:-

a) Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST): 5 years
b) Other Backward Classes (OBC): 3 years
c) Economically Weaker Sections (EWS): No relaxation
d) Persons with Disabilities (PwD): 10 years
e) Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC: 13 years
f) Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST: 15 years

Application Fees



  •  Applicant belonging to the category UR/OBC/EWS Male/trans-man has to pay a fee of Rs.100/-(Rupees one hundred only) for each set of five options.

  • Payment of the fee is exempted for all female/trans-woman candidates, all SC/ST candidates, and all PwD candidates.

  • The 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 on the website http://appost.in/gdsonline.

  • The applicant can also pay the fee through an online mode of payment using the URL provided on 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 for North East Postal Circle Recruitment 2020



  • Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through https://indiapost.gov.in or https://appost.in/gdsonline from 12.11.2020 to 11.12.2020

  • Only one Registration is allowed for one candidate. The same registration number should be used for the 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 the option ‘Forgot registration’.


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