Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019: GDS Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, Salary

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment (GDS 2019) is the recruitment process conducted by Indian Post. This is the wonderful opportunity for the candidates who want to make their career as a Gramin Dak Sevak.

India Post has published the Recruitment 2019 notifications for the posts of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS). The other vacancies released by Indian post are Branch Postmaster (BPM), & Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM).

India Post recruit candidates every year for the post of Staff Driver, Post Man, Multi Tasking Staff (MTS), Postal Assistant, Mail Guard, Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS).

For complete details about Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Notification like recruitment dates, eligibility criteria, vacancy, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, study material etc read the complete article below.

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Notification

The Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment notification 2019 has been released in the month of May. For complete details about Gramin Dak Sevak Notification 2019 you can read complete article below.

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment Summary

Organization Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment
Apply Date 6 June
Salary Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/Level 1 in TRCA Slab

  • BPM – Rs. 12,000-
  • ABPM/Dak Sevak – Rs. 10,000

Minimum TRCA for 5 Hours/Level 2 in TRCA Slab

  • BPM – Rs. 14,500-
  • ABPM/Dak Sevak – Rs. 12,000
Age Limit 18 to 40 year
Application mode Online mode
Post Name Staff Driver, Post Man, Multi Tasking Staff(MTS), Postal Assistant, Mail Guard, Gramin Dak Sevak(GDS)
Vacancy 1735
Qualification 10th Pass
Job Location Delhi/Himachal Pradesh/Jharkhand
Job Type Central Government

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Exam Dates

Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment 2019 Exam dates is given below in the table below:

Events Tentative Exam Date
Notification date May
First date of registration 6 June
Last date of registration 12 July
Admit card Few day before exam

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Application Form

Candidates can fill the GDS 2019 Recruitment application form after ensuring that they fulfill the eligibility criteria required for the vacancy. Following are the steps to fill the application form.

  • Go to the online application form and fill the details correctly. No manual application is entertained.
  • You will also have to upload your scanned photo, signature and any other document asked to Submit the form and pay the required application fee.
  • Candidates have to enter valid e-mail & mobile number as all communication regarding the recruitment will be conducted through this.
  • Candidates are advised to read the instructions properly and follow them.
  • After the completion of GDS application process, candidates are requested to take print out of the system generated application form for future reference.

GDS Application Fee:

  • OC/OBC/EWS Male candidates – Rs. 100/-
  • Female/SC/ST.PwD candidates – No Fee

Payment mode: Application fee can be paid online (Net banking/Debit card/Credit card) or offline (through SBI Bank challan).

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Vacancy

State wise Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment vacancy details are given below in the table:

State Name Vacancy
Delhi 174
Jharkhand 804
Himachal Pradesh 757
Total 1735

State and Category wise vacancy are given below:

State Gen OBC SC ST EWS PH Total
Delhi 74 42 23 12 18 5 174
Jharkhand 347 97 99 201 36 24 804
Himachal Pradesh 323 182 131 43 78 0 757

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidate must be an Indian Citizen.

Education Qualification:

  • Candidates must have Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics and English conducted by any recognized Board of School Education in India.
  • Candidates who passed 10th class from a recognized board in first attempt are eligible for GDS post.
  • Candidate who wishes to be a part of Indian Post should have computer knowledge and basic computer training certificate for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute.

Age Limit:

  • Minimum age of the candidate for the post is 18 years.
  • Maximum age of the candidate for the post is 40 years.

Relaxation in upper age limit:

  • For SC & ST candidates 5 years
  • For OBC candidates is 3 years
  • 10 years for PWD candidates (13 years for OBC, 15 years for SC/ST)
  • Others as per Government rules.

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Syllabus

Grmmin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Syllabus will consist of all the important topics related to the concerned subjects. Candidates are required to prepare themselves for the test according to the prescribed syllabus.

The syllabus and other details about the exam can be checked in the official website. We are providing you with the link where you can see and download the whole syllabus.

Check the complete GDS 2019 Recruitment Syllabus (Click here)

GDS 2019 Preparation Tips and Strategy

Go through the below given preparation tips to enhance the preparation for the Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment 2019 exam:

  • Make notes for the exam and go through these notes daily.
  • Prepare a study routine dividing preparation time for various subjects.
  • Solve sample papers & previous year’s questions papers.
  • Attempt mock tests.

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Books

Candidates can prepare for the exam with good books and study material. Sample papers and previous year questions are also given in many books which prove to be very helpful for the candidates.

We have recommended some of the famous books for the candidates preparing for the GDS Recruitment exam. Candidates can either purchase a single guide for all the sections or single books for all the sections separately.

Recommended books for Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019:

  • Swamy’s Compilation of Service Rules for Postal Gramin DAK Sevak An Approved Reference Book Gist of Shri Kamlesh Chandra Committee Report included (With Supplement Copy) by Muthuswamy And Brinda
  • Gramin Dak Sevaks Hardcover by Saikrupa Editor

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment Previous Year Papers

Candidates can do better preparation for the exams by solving previous years Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment questions papers. The previous year question papers helps the students in getting a good idea about the type of questions asked in the exam.

Students can download question papers by simply clicking on the given link for previous years question papers.

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Admit Card

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Admit card is very important aspect in the selection process.

  • The GDS 2019 Recruitment Admit Card is available online in the official website.
  • Candidates shall download the admit card by entering their registration number and password/DOB.
  • Candidates are advised to carefully read and understand the instructions mentioned in the admit card.
  • Candidates should keep the admit card and any other required document asked to bring along with the admit card while entering the examination center as no entry is allowed without them.

Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment Answer Key

The answer key of the Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment exam will be released by the official authority few weeks after the exam. The answer key will be available for all the sets in the PDF format. Candidates can download and check their answers from the answer key. GDS answer key helps the candidates in knowing about how much marks they will going to score in the exam.

Gramin Dak Seva Recruitment 2019 Cut-Off

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Cut-Off marks will be released by the officials. The cut off marks will be released category wise.  Candidates can check their cut off as per their category. The final cut off or qualifying marks will be decided by GDS authorities only.

  • The list of cut-off marks will be released state wise and category wise in the website of Gramin Dak Seva.
  • The Cut-offs  will depend upon the total number of posts, total number of candidates appeared and few other factors also. Candidates shall obtain the minimum marks/Cut- off marks to qualify the exam.

GDS 2019 Expected Category wise cut off marks are given below in the table:

Category Expected cut off
General 91-93 %
OBC 90-92 %
SC 92%
St 91%

GDS 2019 Result

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2019 Result will be declared through online mode. The GDS 2019 result will be announced by the authority after few months of the examination.

  • Candidates can check their result by entering the required details like registration number, password, date of birth, etc.
  • The shortlisted candidates are intimated about the result of skill test and written test through SMS/E-mail. The Answer key is also released by the officials few days before the result.

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