India Post has invited online application for the recruitment of 10,066 vacancies of Gramin?Dak Sevaks (GDS) in the post circles of Assam, Bihar, Punjab, Gujarat, Kerala and Karnataka.
As per the eligibility criteria candidates willing to apply should have passed matriculation examination or its equivalent with passing marks in Maths and English as compulsory or elective subjects.
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.
The candidates for all approved categories of GDS referred to in above will be required to furnish Basic Computer Training Course Certificate of at least 60 days duration from any Computer Training Institute.
Knowledge of cycling is a pre-requisite condition for all GDS posts.
In case of a candidate having knowledge of riding a scooter or motor cycle, that may be considered as knowledge of cycling, as per reports.
Candidates should submit a declaration to this effect.
One need to go to the website http://appost.in/gdsonline to apply online.
The pay scale is
BPM – minimum TRCA for 4 hours/Level 1 in TRCA Slab –Rs 12,000 to Rs 14,500
ABPM/Dak Sevak – minimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab – Rs 10,000 to Rs.12,000
Online application started from Monday.
The last date of application is September 4 next.
In Assam there are 919 posts vacant.
The age limit for intending candidates is 18 to 40 years.