Odisha Postal Recruitment 2017: 1072 Gramin Dak Sevak Jobs

telangana-postal-circle-recruitment6[1]_thumb_thumbOdisha Postal Circle has released the recruitment notification for 1072 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) vacancies. This is part of the recent hiring activites started by India Post to extend its operations throughout the nation.India Post has also initiated GDS recruitments in the states of MP, AP, Telangana, Jharkhand, Rajasthan etc.,


The Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) positions are specifically in post offices located in rural areas to provide postal services for customers in that region.The GDS job profile may include post office operations, mail delivery, mail carriage & other related postal activites.


Post & Vacancies

Gramin Dak Sevak – 1072 positions [Gen: 582, OBC: 97, SC: 157, ST: 236]


The salary/ payscale of Gramin Dak Sevaks may differ slightly for each district as openings exist in different areas.


Dates to Note

Online application registrations: March 27 to April 26, 2017


Who are Eligible?

To apply for Odisha Postal Circle Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2017, you are required to satisfy the following eligibility conditions:


Age: Should be 18 – 40 years as on April 26, 2017 (max relaxed by up to 5 years for SC/ ST candidates, 3 years for OBC, 10 Years for PH category)


Education: Pass in 10th standard from the approved state boards of that respective state govt. / central govt.


Computer knowledge: The applicant needs to posses computer knowledge & will be required to furnish basic computer training certificate for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute.


Selection Process:

The selections for gramin dak sevak posts is done purely on merit basis.Therefore the marks obtained in std.X would only be taken up for finalizing the merit list.

No specifial weightage is given for having a higher qualification such as std.XII or marks scored in degree.

SMS will be sent to shortlisted candidates that would be followed by document verification & awarding of final appointment.


Registration & Application

Male applicants of General & OBC category need to pay Rs.100 at any head post office after informing their application registration number at the post officer counter.

No fee for all Females (all categories) & SC/ ST candidates.

Interested aspirants should register their details online through the websites –‘https://indiapost.gov.in’ or ‘https://appost.in/gdsonlinebefore April 26, 2017.


Make sure to have all the following details with you at the time of registration:

  • Name (In capital letter as per X class certificate Marks Memo including spaces)
  • Father Name
  • Mobile Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Community
  • PH – Type of Disability – (HH/OH/VH) - Percentage of disability
  • State in which Xth class passed
  • Board in which Xth class passed
  • Year of Passing Xth class
  • Xth Class Certificate Number

You should also upload scanned copies of the above certificates.Hence remember to have the physical certificates while filling the application form.



More details: Having gone through the details about Odisha Postal Circle Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2017, click here to view the official notification online


For online application: Visit this page

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