India Post has published notification for Tamilnadu Postal Circle recruitment 2019 for appointment of meritorious sports persons in the Department of Posts in the cadre of postal assistant / sorting assistant, postman, and multi tasking staff. Meritorious sports candidates will be selected for appointment as per the Department of Personnel and Training norms and details given in notification no. REP/2-2/SQ/2019.
There are 89 vacancies of PA/SA, 65 for postman, and 77 vacancies of MTS. Their respective pay scales are Rs 25500 – 81100 (level 4), Rs 21700 – 69100 (level 3), and Rs 18000 – 56900 (level 1).
Sportspersons of 42 sports can apply for this recruitment. The list includes archery, atya-patya, ball-badminton, billiards and snooker, bridge, chess, cycling, football, gymnastics, hockey, ice hockey, judo, karate, kho kho, power lifting, roller skating, soft ball, swimming, taekwondo, tennis, weightlifting, yatching, athletics, badminton, basketball, boxing, carrom, cricket, equestrian sports, golf, handball, ice skating, ice skiing, kabaddi, kayaking and canoeing, polo, rifle shooting, rowing, squash, table tennis, tenni-koit, volleyball, wrestling.
Tamilnadu postal circle invites applications from such sportspersons, for PA/SA, postman posts, who are between 19 to 27 years old as on December 31, 2019, albeit age relaxation of 10 years will be given to SC and ST candidates. For MTS position, candidates need to be 18 to 25 years old.
Required educational qualification for PA/SA post is to be 10+2 standard or 12th class pass. Applicants shall also have to provide a certificate of basic computer training before they get appointment letter. However basic computer knowledge certificate requirement is exempt in such cases where one has studied computer as subject in matriculation or class 12 or higher educational qualification.
For postman position, 12th class pass, as well as knowledge of local language that is Tamil is required. Candidate should have studied Tamil upto 10th standard at least. In addition, candidates should have a valid license of 2-wheeler or light motor vehicle. For postman also, condition of requirement of basic computer knowledge certificate is same as that of PA/SA.
To get the position of multi tasking staff or MTS in Tamil Nadu postal circle, one should be class 10th pass, and have knowledge of local language Tamil. The language should have been studied at least upto class 10th.
Eligible candidates can download the notification with application form from tamilnadupost.nic.in and indiapost.gov.in. They need to send filled in application form in prescribed format, given in annexure D of the notification, along with recent passport size photograph. It should be sent to, via speed post or registered post to
“The Assistant Director (Recruitment)
O/o the Chief Postmaster General,
Chennai – 600002”
Application fee to apply for this India Post recruitment 2019 is Rs 100, that has to be paid in any on of the computerized post offices in India, specifying Direct Recruitment of POstal Assistant / Sorting Assistant / Postman / Multi Tasking Staff under sports quota and post for which he or she is applying, and submit the original receipt with the application.
Last date to pay fee in post office is December 28, 2019. Whereas the last date for receipt of application forms is December 31, 2019.