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West Bengal Post Office Recruitment 2017 – 4982 GDS Jobs

West Bengal Post Office Recruitment 2017: The Post Office which is located in various divisions viz. Bankura, Burdwan, Calcutta, Hooghly, Malda, Nadia, etc are in urgent requirement of Gramin Dak Sevaks/ Post man for filling up 1400 vacant positions. This is an apt government job for citizens who had stopped their studies after 10th standard. On the other hand you should be able to pay a security amount of Rs.10000/- or Rs.25000/- at the time of joining. Appointments will be done purely on the basis of merit only. To know more about West Bengal Post Office Recruitment 2017 please refer the official advertisement.

Organization West Bengal Postal Circle
Position Name Gramin Dak Sevaks/ Postman
Openings 4982 Last Date 25-052017
Qualification SSLC/ 10th
Job Type Permanent
Place West Bengal

West Bengal Post Office Recruitment 2017

India Post is a government department which runs below the administrative control of Ministry of Communication and IT. Amongst the 23 postal circles under Indian Postal department, now West Bengal circle is having nearly 1400 vacancies for Gramin Dak Sevak Jobs. Those who are applying for this job must have knowledge in riding bicycle and Computer operation.

Merit list for doing this selection will be prepared by seeing the 10th marks of applicants (especially candidates who have scored good marks in first attempt itself will be given preference). Candidates who are appointed as GDS have to do the tasks of Branch Post Master, Mail Carrier, Mail Deliverer, Packer and Mailman positions.

GDS Vacancy Details in West Bengal Postal Circle

No. Position Name No. of Vacancies Age Limit Salary
1. Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) 1400 40 years Rs.6470/-


Academic Requirements: The minimum qualification required to apply for West Bengal Post Office vacancies are 10th std pass. Aspirants with higher qualification can also apply for this GDS posts.

  • 10th pass
  • Cycling knowledge

Sixty days Computer training certificate or proof for studying computer as one of the subject in 10th or 12th standard is mandatory.

Age Limitations: Candidates who are aging between 18 to 40 years are eligible to apply. The age of the applicants will be computed as on the last date of submission. But SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH persons will be given relaxations in ceiling age as per government orders.

  • For OBC – 3 years
  • For SC/ ST – 5 years
  • For PH – 10 years
  • For PH (OBC) – 13 years
  • For PH (SC/ ST) – 15 years

Recruitment Process:  The screening committee will go through all the applications that were sent by interested male/ female aspirants. Depending upon 10th marks, recruiting authorities of circle will prepare a merit list. For highly qualified aspirants also, only the 10th marks will be taken into account.

While preparing this provisional selection list, if two or more aspirants are having same cut-off marks then higher age aspirants will be given more preference. Applicants who are ranking top in the list would be called for character and certificate verification. Depending upon West Bengal Post Office vacancies and choices indicated by aspirants in application mostly posting places will be fixed.

  • Academic Assessment (10th standard marks)
  • Document Verification

Salary and Pay Scale: The monthly salary offered for the designees can vary according to the division they got placed. GDS are also liable to get usual allowance as per norms.

Post Name Discipline Pay Scale
Gramin Dak Sevaks BPM Rs.2745 to 4245/- pm
Packer Rs.3635 to 5585/- pm
MD Rs.4220 to 6470/- pm
MC Rs.2870 to 4370/- pm


Application Charges: General/ OBC category male citizens have to remit the application fee for this West Bengal Post Office recruitment, through any nearby Head post office. For making payment, you have to tell your Online Registration number at the PO Counter.

  • Fee for OC/ OBC (Male): Rs.100/-
  • For SC/ ST/ Female: No Fee
  • Payment Mode: Offline or Online

You can also pay the fee by using online mode such as net banking, credit or debit card.

How to Apply Online for West Bengal Post Office Recruitment 2017

Individuals who are reading this advertisement can apply for West Bengal Post Office Recruitment 2017, if found eligible and having hundred percent interest.  Application submission can be done through official portal of India Post, as per the below given steps.

  • Go to indiapost.gov.in or appost.in/gdsonline.
  • Click on the “Registration” link and the fill the basic details.
  • After this step, a Registration Number will be displayed.
  • Use it as login details and fill the application form.
  • Upload the scanned copies of important documents which are given in the official notification.
  • Choose any five choices of GDS category posts in priority order against the circle(s) which you are applying
  • After successful submission, an application form will be generated.
  • Take the hardcopy of the form and save it for future reference.
Official Notification appost.in
Apply Online Click here

Important Dates

  • Link for applying enables on – 25th Apr 2017
  • Closing date for filling online application – 25th May 2017 

India Post GDS Recruitment Details

Note: We have given details about the vacancies that are currently open under West Bengal Postal Circle on above paragraphs, to intimate the new staff selection news to job seekers. You can check the division wise vacancies from the official website.

Updated: 25th April 2017 — 12:57 pm

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  1. hello sir,,, i unreserved category,from west bengal howrah division passed the 10th class with 84% marks and diploma computer certificate also,,,,can i get to be selected for the gds post????? pls pls sir, reply me,,,i am waiting for your reply………

  2. Sir the server is down so I can’t fillup my application
    So what can I do now??????
    Plzzzz ans me…..
    I’m wearing for your sms
    My contact no. 8609683527

  3. Indrajit Bhattacharjee

    Sir,
    Which documents scan copy required for applying this job???? Please confirm.

    Regards,
    INDRAJIT BHATTACHARJEE
    +91 9046728388

  4. Not conited the side of post office GDS

  5. Call Mr mohit kochahatu

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