Gramin Dak Sevak or GDS is a Recrutiment is Commenced by India post to Recruit Gramin Dak Sevak in Indian Post Offices. The Recruitment Process for this Recruitment drive & the selection is Totally Merit-based according to class 10th Marks. Presently Indian Post has released an official Notification for the Recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevak in the Uttarakhand Circle.

Dates to Remember

Events Date
Online Application Starts 21st May 2018
Online Application Ends 20th June 2018



As per the Official Notification Released for GDS for Uttrakhand Circle has released 744 Vacancies to be filled:

Community No. of Posts
OBC 106
PH-OH 15
SC 142
ST 23
UR 446
Total 744



Indian Post has released the Official recrutiment for Uttrakhand Circle. As per the notification, there are 744 numbers of vacancies to be filled for the post of GDS.

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Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

Minimum Age- 18 Years
Maximum Age- 40 Years

Age Relaxation

SC/ST- 5 Years
OBC- 3 Years
PH- 10 Years

Educational Qualification

  • If you applying for this Post then you must possess 10 th class passing certificate from the Approved state Boards recognized by the state or Central Govt. of India
  • You must have computer Knowledge
  • The candidate who passed there 10tth Class examination in the first attempt then you will be given more preference over Others.

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

  • Merit List
    The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of 10th class marks. 10th standard percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for final selection.
    In case the candidates get the same marks then 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.
    There will be no written examination for GDS Recruitment.
  • Computer Knowledge
    The Candidate who are applying for GDS then you should have basic Computer Knowledge.
    If you are not having knowledge of computer then you are required to do the computer training course for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute.
    Once selected, you are required to show the document of your computer training certificate.
    If you have studied Computer as a subject in Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification then you do not need to do the computer training course. Then you only have to submit a certificate of Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification in which you have studied Computer as a subject if get selected.
  • Residence
    If you have applied for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) & Branch Postmaster (BPM) post then you must take your residence in the Branch Post Office village within one month after your selection but before engagement as Gramin Dak Sevak & Branch Postmaster.
  • Furnishing of Security
    If you are applying for this recruitment drive then you have to furnish the security amount of Rs. 25,000/- in the event of engagement for the post of BPM and Rs. 10,000/- for other categories.

Application Process

  • You can Register through India Post Official website.
  • You need to register yourself first.
  • Make sure you use a valid Email ID, which you to keep active until the Final announcement of Result.
  • you need to fill the application form online mode only. Select the postal Circle you want to apply for.
  • You need to pay the application fee online at your Nearest Head Post Office. 
  • You will be receiving a fee Id no. after payment.
  • You need to visit the India post-Official website.
  • Login in using your Registration ID and Password.
  • enter your fee Id other relevant details should be added to the form.
  • submit the Application Form
  • Take the Print out of the Application Form for future Reference

Salary & Promotion

The minimum wage has been increased to Rs 10000/- per month and maximum to Rs 35,480 per month after you go through Promotions and Multiple stages of raise for BPM.
The Starting Salary for MD, MC & Packer will be Rs. 5000/- to Rs. 7000/-
The Mentioned salary is different for Various postal circles
You can also appear for Departmental/ internal exams to speed up promotions.

Job Profile

BPM – Branch Post Master
Every village gram panchayat will have a branch of Post Office called as the Garmin Dak Seva. The job of BPM or Branch Post Master will have to administer the working of the respective branch of Garmin Dak.
If the Gram Panchayat consists of more than 1 village, then you will have to lead the MD, MC, and Packers that will be appointed there.
You have to make sure that you open a maximum number of accounts in your branch. With the help of the MD, you will have to promote Government Schemes like Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, etc. and P.L.I. or Postal Life Insurance Policies.
The BPM will also book register posts, speed posts, MO’s (Money Orders), parcels etc.
In short, you will be heading the Branch.

MD – Mail Deliverer
The job profile of the Mail Deliver or GDS MD is to assist the BPM or Branch Post Master.
You will be given targets to complete.
You will have to persuade and help villagers regarding the opening of Savings Accounts in your branch.
As MD comes under MTS i.e. Multi-Tasking Staff, MD will also have to collect Mail from the Head Office/Sub Office and Deliver it to your respective Branch.
If the MC is on leave, the Mail Deliverer will also have to deliver the mail in the village.

MC – Mail Carrier
The job of Mail Carrier is to carry the mail from the branch and deliver it within the village.
Though it may seem like a Post-Man, as MC’s come under MTS, i.e. Multi-Tasking Staff, they will have to assist the BPM and MD is the smooth functioning of their Branch.

The work of GDS Packer is to perform a variety of functions.
You will have to open the mailbag that will reach the Branch every morning.
You will have to sort the mail according to their preference.
You will also have to pack the mail's that need to send to other places in mailbags, for the mail van to come and collect it every evening.
You will also have to assist the BPM, MD & MC in their jobs.


Indian Post has released the Result of Andhra Pradesh circle. you can check your result us the below mention link:

Gramin Dak Sevak AP Circle Result:- Click here

Official Notification

As you are aware of GDS Exam find out all th other tiny details of Official Gramin Dak Sevak Uttrakhand Notification 2018. It will give you the information on Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, and More.

Gramin Dak Sevak Official Notification 2018 (Uttarakhand Circle)- Click Here

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