India Post GDS Recruitment 2017

Tamilnadu Postal Circle has published Recruitment notification for the posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) in the Tamil Nadu Circle. The last date for submission of online applications is 19th August 2017.

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Recruitment 2017 Apply Online GDS

Name of the Post- Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)


No of Vacancies- 128

Age Limit- 18 to 40 Years. (Upper Age relaxation – 03 Years for OBC, 05 Years for SC / ST, 10 Years for PWD)


(1) Educational Qualification – the candidate should pass 10th (Matric) standard from approved state boards by the respective State Govt. / Central Govt. No weightage will be given for possessing any qualification(s) higher than the mandatory educational qualification. The Candidate passed Xth class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against those passed compartmentally.

(2) Computer Knowledge – The candidate should have computer knowledge and will be required to furnish basic computer training certificate for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute. Certificates from Central Government/ State Government/ University/ Boards etc., will also be acceptable for this purpose. This requirement of basic computer knowledge certificate shall be relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject in Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification provided the candidate submits a certificate of Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification in which he/she has studied computer as a subject.

(3) Residence – The candidate selected for the post of GDS BPM must mandatorily take up 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 shall submit a declaration to this effect in the application. The candidate selected for the post of other than GDS BPM should reside in post village/delivery jurisdiction

Selection Process

The selection made only through 10th Standard Marks (Accuracy of 04 Decimals). No weightage will be given for higher educational qualification. 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, UR female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC male, UR male.

Application Fee

For General / OBC Male candidates are required to pay  100/- at any Head Post Office. Candidate who requires to make the payment has to visit any Head Post Office to make the payment. For making the payment candidate should inform Registration Number at the PO Counter. There is no fee for all Female and SC/ST candidates. For applying online candidate should submit the application by providing information of Registration Number (and Fee payment Number once, in case of fee to be paid) to proceed to fill up the subsequent information. Documents once uploaded against one registration number will remain in the server hence for submission of subsequent posts or for other Circles, candidates need not upload any documents further.

How to Apply

The Desirous Candidates to apply Online will have to register himself in India Post online portal with the basic details to obtain the Registration Number. The ending date for online submission of application is 09/05/2017 (The Last date for submission of online application extended up to 24/05/2017, The last date extended up to 05/06/2017). The Tamil Nadu GDS Recruitment 2017 online registration re-open from 14th August 2017 and close on 19/08/2017.Department of Posts, Tamilnadu Postal Circle, Chennai issued notification for direct recruitment of Postman and Mail Guard for filling up 310 Vacancies in Postal Divisions / RMS Divisions 2016-17. The registration of on-line application close on 15th November 2016.