Gramin Dak Sevak – GDS Selection Process 2021

GDS Selection Process: The Indian Post Office has announced a notice for recruitment for the GDS (Hyderabad, Telangana, Delhi Circle) position. 3,679 positions will be filled for vacant GDS positions. Interested candidates who are between 18 and 30 years old can apply for this job. Candidates who want to join India Post can make their career by taking advantage of this opportunity.

Know More about GDS Exam 2021

GDS selection criteria are established by the officials and candidates should be aware of the GDS selection process before applying for the posts. In this article, we bring you the detailed selection process for Gramin Dak Sevak and other relevant details.

GDS Selection Process (India Post) 2021

The selection process for Gramin Dak Sevak does not include any written or online examination. The selection will be entirely based on the candidate’s class 10 grade. Review the points given below to know about the GDS selection process.

  1. The selection process for Gramin Dak Sevak is based on the candidate’s marks in the class 10 (enrollment) examination.
  2. The grade obtained by the candidate will be rounded to the nearest 4 decimal places to prepare the list of merit of Gramin Dak Sevak.
  3. Candidates with superior qualifications, prior experience, and service knowledge will not be given importance. Selection will be based on merit only (grade in class 10).
  4. If two candidates have attained the same grade, the officials will follow the criteria given below:
  • The oldest candidate will be given priority.
  • After that, preference will be given to the order of ST Female, SC Female, OBC Female, EWS Female, UR Female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC male, EWS Male, UR Male.

India Post is commonly called the Post Office among the people and works under the Department of Posts and the Ministry of Communications. It is based in Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi. It is found in 155,015 locations nationwide. India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) is a subsidiary of India Post.

India Post has several postal circles throughout the country. You have various opportunities as a Staff Driver, Postman, Multitasking Personnel (MTS), Postal Assistant, Mail Guard, Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS). Candidates who have completed enrollment/grade 10 can join multiple vacancies at the post office. Currently, the Delhi / Andhra Pradesh / Telangana Circle job notice for GDS has been posted. Candidates should verify vacancies at the post office at

India Post publishes GDS vacancies for various postal circles on the official website. The GDS recruitment notice is posted for the position of Gramin Dak Sevak, Deputy Postmaster, and Branch Postmaster.

There is no examination involved in the selection process for Gramin Dak Sevaks; No examination is conducted to shortlist the candidates applying for the posts in GDS. The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of their performance on the Class 10 board examination (nomination).

Gramin Dak Sevak Security Deposit

As per GDS official notification, successful candidates for the post of Branch Postmaster, Branch Postmaster Assistant, and Postal Servant will be required to deposit the prescribed security amount established by India Post. The current security amounted to Rs. 1,00,000 / – (Rupees 1 lakh).

GDS Selection Process – KeyPoints

Some important points to keep in mind about the GDS selection process are:

  1. Candidates should have passed class 10 from a government recognized school. Likewise, they must have passed the respective standards approved by the board.
  2. Students who have a grade/marks system will have to change their score to a grading system and will be completed on the application form itself.
  3. A candidate can apply for a maximum of 20 posts by mentioning the order of preference on an application form.
  4. As long as they meet the eligibility criteria, candidates can apply for more than one circle (even outside the home). However, the candidate will be assigned only one place in each circle, if they have applied for one or more posts in each circle.

India Post Office Recruitment 2021: GDS Eligibility Details

Educational qualification: the candidate must have passed the SSC or the 10th class with Mathematics and English as compulsory or optional subjects. The candidate must study from the School Education Board recognized by the Government of India / State Governments / Union Territories.

Knowledge of the local language: Candidates are required to study the local language up to at least the tenth grade as a compulsory or elective subject.

Computer literacy: candidate must have at least 60 days basic computer training course certificate from any computer training institute run by central government/state government/universities/boards / private institutions/organizations.

Cycling knowledge: Candidates must know how to ride a bicycle and if they know how to ride a scooter or motorcycle, it will be considered cycling knowledge.

Age limit: 18 to 40 years as of November 12, 2020. However, there is a relaxation in the upper age limit. The relaxation of age is given below:


Age Relaxation


5 Years


3 Years


10 Years


13 Years


15 Years


No Relaxation

Know more at the official website.

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