Online applications are invited from the eligible applicants for 

engagement as Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) (Branch 

Postmaster(BPM)/Assistant Branch Postmaster(ABPM)/Dak Sevak). 

Applications are to be submitted online at www.indiapostgdsonline.gov.in. 

Details of the vacant posts are given ઈન

GDS are holder of a Civil posts but they are outside the

regular Civil Services of Union of India and governed by GDS (Conduct 

and Engagement) Rules, 2020 issued vide OM. No. 17-30/2019-GDS 

dated 14.02.2020 as revised from time to time available on the website


The Job Profile of Branch Post Master include:

a) Day to day postal operations of Branch Post Office and India 

Post Payments Bank (IPPB) in the manner as prescribed by the 

Department from time to time.

bb) Marketing and promotions of products and services being 

provided by Department and operating various services in the 

Customer Services’ Centres (CSC) of the Department etc.

c) In the single handed BOs, BPMs have the overall 

responsibility of smooth and timely functioning of Branch Post 

Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery.

d) In the BOs other than single-handed, the BPMs may be 

assisted by ABPM. However, BPM will be required to do combined 

duties of ABPMs as and when ordered. Any other work can also be

assigned by superiors like IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs etc.

e) Residence/Accommodation: The applicant selected as 

GDS BPM will have to provide accommodation for Branch 

Post Office after selection but before engagement. A 

declaration to this effect with details of accommodation is


Dak Sevaks will be engaged in Departmental offices like Sub Post 

offices, Head Post offices etc. The Job Profile of Dak Sevak 


a) Sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of 

mail at doorstep, deposits/payments/other transactions of

IPPB and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub 


b) Dak Sevaks may have to work in sorting offices of 

Railway Mail Service (RMS).

c) Dak Sevaks in the Mail offices will handle receipt-

dispatch of mail bags, transhipment of bags etc.

d) Dak Sevaks will also assist Post Masters/Sub 

Postmasters in managing the smooth functioning of 

Departmental Post Offices and do marketing,

5.1. AGE Limits:

(i). Minimum age:18 years

(ii). Maximum age:40 years.

(iii). Age will be determined as on the last date of submission of 

application as per notification. 

(a) Relaxations in upper age limit :

(b) Process of Certification and Format of Certificates:

Applicants who wish to be considered against reserved vacancies or seek 

age relaxation, will have to submit requisite certificate from the 

competent authority in the prescribed Format. In case of failure to do 

so, their candidature will be cancelled. 

(c) There will be no relaxation in upper age limit to EWS applicants. 

However, the persons belonging to EWS who are not covered under the 

scheme of reservation for SC, ST and OBC shall get 10% reservation in

engagement to the GDS posts.

Category Permissible age 


1. Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years

2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years

3. Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) No relaxation

4. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years

5. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years

6. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST 15 yeasubmitted before engagement. The applicant so    


Submission Start Date:

22.05.2023 to 11.06.2023

(ii) Edit/Correction Window for 


22.05.2023 to 11.06.2023

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selected will be required to reside in Post village (the 

village in which the BO is functioning) only. The 

accommodation should meet the standards as prescribed 

by this Directorate letter No. 17-02/2018-GDS dated 

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