India Post GDS Bihar / Maharastra online form 2021

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India Post GDS Bihar / Maharastra online form 2021

India Post GDS online form 2021

Latest Notification released on 27-04-2021:- India Post Ministry of Communication invited to submit the online form for the post of GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS) in Bihar and Maharastra, Interested candidate please read the full notification of India Post GDS Bihar/Maharastra online form 2021.

Important Date

Registration & Fee Submission Start Date 27/04/2021
Registration & Fee Submission End Date26/05/2021
Application online Submission Start Date27/04/2021
Application online Submission End Date26/05/2021

Fee Payment

The applicant of category OC/OBC/EWS Male / trans-man should pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred) for each set of five options. A candidate who requires to make the payment has to visit any Head Post Office or other identified Post Offices in India. Names of the offices are available on the website
The applicant can also pay the fee through the online mode of payment using the URL provided on the Home page. All recognized Credit/Debit cards and Net Banking facilities can be availed for this purpose. Charges applicable for usage of Debit/Credit cards and net banking as per the rules from time to time will be levied to the candidates.

Age relaxation

The minimum and maximum age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as of 27.04.2021 the date of notification of the vacancies. Permissible relaxation in the Upper age limit for different categories is as under.

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 Years
OBC3 Years
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)No relaxation
Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC13 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST15 years

Total Post of India Post GDS Maharastra 2021

CommunityNo of Posts

Total post of India Post GDS Bihar 2021

CommunityNo of Posts

Eligibility Educational Qualification

Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics, local language and English (having been studied as compulsory or elective subjects) conducted by any recognized Board of School Education by the Government of India/State Governments/ Union Territories in India shall be a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks.(Referred to in Directorate Order No 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018).

Compulsory knowledge of Local Language

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 or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of the Constitution of India.

Job Profile:-


The Job Profile of Branch Post Master will include managing affairs of Branch Post Office, India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB), and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone/laptop supplied by the Department. The overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records, upkeep of handheld device/laptop/equipment ensuring online transactions, and marketing of Postal, India Post Payments Bank services and procurement of business in the villages or Gram Panchayats within the jurisdiction of the Branch Post Office should rest on the shoulders of Branch Postmasters. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on incentive basis.Branch Postmaster will be the team leader of the Branch Post Office and overall responsibility for the smooth and timely functioning of the Post Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery. He/she might be assisted by the Assistant Branch Post Master of the same Branch Post Office.
BPM will be required to do combined duties of ABPMs as and when ordered. He will also
be required to do marketing, organizing meals, business procurement, and any other work
assigned by IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. In some
of the Branch Post Offices, the BPM has to do all the work of BPM/ABPM.


The Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master will include all functions of sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/other transactions under IPPB, assisting Branch Postmasters in counter duties using the handheld device/Smartphone supplied by the Department. However, the work performed
for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on an incentive basis. He will also be required to do marketing, organizing melas, business procurement, and any other work assigned by the Branch Postmaster or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. ABPMs will also be
required to do Combined Duty of BPMs as and when ordered.


The Job Profile of Dak Sevaks will include all functions of viz sale of stamps and stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail, and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub Postmaster including IPPB work in the Departmental Post Offices/RMS. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in the calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on an incentive basis. He may also have to assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters in managing the smooth
functioning of Departmental Post Offices and do marketing, business procurement, or any other work assigned by the Post Master or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. In Railway Mail Services (RMS), GDS has to handle the work related to RMS, like closing/opening of bags, transport of bags from one place to another manually, and any other works allotted by the RMS authorities.

Apply OnlineApply Online
Download Notification of Bihar India Post GDSBihar India post-GDS
Download Notification of Maharastra India Post GDSMaharastra India Post GDS
Official WebsiteOfficial Website

How to apply:-

(!) Candidates must ensure to go through the notification and instructions thoroughly and
understood well before registering himself for applying online.
(2)Candidate has to ensure himself that he is eligible by all respects for the Circle/Post he
(3)Only one Registration is to be made for one candidate. The same registration number should be used for the submission of applications during the cycle to any of the circles In case of any duplicate Registration is found by altering the basic details like a change of father name, change of Date of Birth, Applying for one Registration with UR category and another registration, etc will be treated as duplicate registration. all the candidatures relating to all such duplicate Registration and all such registrations will be deleted for
(4)Candidates need not submit any physical application. It should also be noted that any application is physically sent stating that the application could not be uploaded, it will not be processed.
(5) While selecting board name candidates ensure that they are selecting the correct board name with an appropriate configuration. Any application submitted against with board name other than the actual board of pass that application will automatically be rejected. In case any Board of candidate passed is not available the same is to be taken up with the respective postal circle Administration in which the Board is Registered.
(6) Candidate should ensure to upload all the mandate documents such as photo, signature, SSC certificate, community certificate, and other documents should be submitted in legible and clearly scanned. Since Nonsubmission and submission of non-legible blurred documents will be summarily rejected and the application is liable for rejection for all purposes. And certificates with vital information blurred, his/her candidature will be rejected.
(7) Candidates should ensure that they are eligible for making fee payment before making payment. Since the Fee once paid will not be refunded. And also should note that in case of online payment sometimes the settlement may take up to 72 hours, hence candidates those or making online fee payment on the last days should ensure to get it settled. In any case, if the payment made is not settled and the application could not be submitted those fees also will not be refunded.
(8) candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.

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