India Post has released Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment 2019 notification and online application form for the engagement of Gramin Dak Sevaks, (Cycle – II / 2019 – Gujarat Circle). They have announced 2510 vacancies for various posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks which are : Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak. Applications for all the postal circles are available in the website – appost.in/gdsonline and will remain available till September 04, 2019.
For Gujarat Postal Circle recruitment, an applicant must be a 10th pass with passing marks in Mathematics and English (studied as compulsory / elective). It is compulsory to have knowledge of their local languages and must have studied the local language at least upto 10th standard declared by the state government and as per the provisions of the 8th schedule of the Constitution of India (Ex- Odia for Odisha, Malayalam for Kerela, Kannada for Karnataka.) In addition, a candidates must have a knowledge for cycling.
The first step towards applying online is to visit the website – appost.in/gdsonline >>Click on the Registration link and apply for the Online Gramin Dak Sevak Engagement post. >> Enter your name, father’s name, date of birth, mobile number >> Select the circle for states in which you have passed class 10 >> Upload your scanned photo of 50 kb and signature in 20 kb >> Submit the form.
An application fee of Rs 100 has to be paid by UR, EWS Male, OBC, whereas female / PwD are not required to pay any fees.
The Branch Postmaster has to manage affairs of GDS post office and IPPB and ensure that there is no interruption during the working hours. They have to take care of the overall management of postal facilities, keep a track of records and marketing of Postal and IPPB. Overall, their role is that of a team leader who have to make ensure for smooth and timely functioning of the post office be it mail conveyance or mail delivery.
The duties that have to performed by Assistant Branch Post Master is looking after the functions of sale of stamps, stationary, delivery of mail at doorstep or any other transactions under IPPB, by assisting Branch Postmasters.
The Dak Sevaks have to perform various duties such as sale of stamps and stationery, performing duties assigned by Postmaster / Sub postmaster including IPPB. In Railway Mail Services (RMS), they have to handle work related to closing / opening of bags, transport of bags from one place to another manually.
The selection of the applicants will be as per the the merit list. The marks obtained in 10th class of approved boards with an aggregate of percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the final criteria for finalizing the candidates. Passing in all the subjects is mandatory referred under the conditions of Clause B pertaining to Required Educational Qualifications.
Editor’s note: The Gujarat Postal Circle Recruitment 2019 notification pdf was released yesterday and was downloaded by the reporter. However, at the time of publishing this news, the links to download those pdf files are no longer working; they have either been pulled from the official website or there is some technical error. Nevertheless online registration is indeed ongoing and dates for it are also available at appost.in. Job aspirants are requested to go through official notification from official website before taking any steps.