Indian Post GDS Recruitment 2023

Online applications are invited from the eligible applicants for engagement as Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) (Branch Postmaster(BPM)/Assistant Branch Postmaster(ABPM)/Dak Sevak). Applications are to be submitted online at Details of the vacant posts are given below

Job Vacancy

All Over India – 40889 Vacancies

Kerala – 2462 Vacancies

  • UR-1287
  • OBC- 552
  • SC – 237
  • ST – 35
  • EWS- 266
  • PWDA – 21
  • PWDB – 30
  • PWDC – 28
  • PWDDE – 6
  • Total – 2462

Salary Details

in the form of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus Dearness Allowance thereon are paid to the GDS.The applicable TRCA to different categories are as under:

  • BPM Rs.12,000 -29,380
  • ABPM/Dak Sevak Rs.10,000 -24,470

AGE Limits:

  • Minimum age:18 years
  • Maximum age:40 years.
  • Age will be determined as on the last date of submission of application as per notification Relaxations in upper age limit :Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years.Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) No relaxation


Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standardhaving passed in Mathematics and English (having been studied as compulsory or elective subjects) conducted by any recognized Board of School Education by the Government of India/State Governments/ Union Territories in India shall be a mandatory educational qualification for all approved categories of GDS.The applicant should have studied the local language i.e. (Name of Local language at least up to Secondary standard [as compulsory or elective subjects].


  • Kknowledge of computer
  • Knowledge of cycling
  • Adequate means of livelihood


The applicants will be shortlisted for engagement on the basis ofa system generated merit list.The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained/ conversion of Grades/Points to marks (as explained in sub paras- iii to ix below) in Secondary School Examination of 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals.Passing of all the subjects as per the respective approved board norms is mandatory.


The list of applicants shortlisted for engagement will be released by the Department on its website and GDS Online Portal. Applicants are advised to visit the website/Portal on regular basis for latest updates.


Fee: A fee of Rs.100/-/-(Rupees one hundred only) is to be paid by the applicants for all posts notified in choice of Division.However, payment of fee is exempted for all female applicants,SC/ST applicants, PwD applicants and Transwomen applicants.


Application can be submitted online only at Applications received from any other mode shall not be entertained. Applicant will have to first register himself/herself on the GDS online Engagement Portal at the link details to obtain the Registration Number.Applying Link Given Below

Important Date

  • January 27, 2023 (10:00 am) to
  • February16, 2023 (both dates inclusive)

Important Link

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