India Post has released a recruitment notification for the post of Staff Car Driver (Ordinary Grade). Applicants who are interested in recruitment can download No. MMS/MSE/Rectt/Drivers/2020-21 from indiapost.gov.in. The conducting body has announced a total of 05 posts. Candidates are recruited for Staff Car Driver at General Central Service, Grade C in Mail Motor Service. They have to serve a probation period of up to 02 years after the selection. During this period shortlisted candidates receive Rs. 19, 900/- as monthly salary. Interested candidates can submit their applications before the last date of the submission which is August 19, 2020.
To apply for the post, the candidate must have completed 18 years as on August 19, 2020. Their upper age must not exceed that of 27 years. The upper age limit is relaxable up to 03 years for OBC aspirants. Candidates must have a valid driving license for light and heavy motor vehicles. They shall possess knowledge of Motor Mechanism. at least 03 years of work experience of Driving in light and heavy motor. Those who have work experience as a Home guard or Civil volunteers can also apply for the announced post.
Eligible candidates have to visit the official website of India post, indiapost.gov.in. Candidates can download the application form through opportunities > Recruitment of Staff Car Drivers. The applications should be sent to “The Manager, Mail Motor Service, Koti, Hyderabad- 500 095” by speed post or register post. The application envelope should be superscribed with the post they have applied for. Along with the application form, candidates have to submit photocopies of their age proof, educational qualification, driving experience, OBC/EWS certificate, driving license and one recent passport size photograph pasted on the form.
The selection criteria for Staff Car Driver includes three stages which are theory test, practical test and forward driving test. In the first stage, candidates have to attempt a theory examination. This stage carries 80 marks in total. There will be three papers which are competitive in nature. This means that candidates who secure higher marks are shortlisted for further round. The second stage is a practical examination where candidates have to perform activities to showcase their knowledge about Motor Mechanism and Reversing vehicle. This round also carries 80 marks. The third stage is the forward driving test which carries 60 marks. Candidates have to secure minimum 40% marks in Stage 1 and Stage 2. The final selection of the candidates is based on the aggregate marks secured in all three stages of the selection procedure.