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Tamilnadu Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 MTS, Postman, Assistant (231 Vacancies)

TN Postal Circle Recruitment 2019-2020: Department of Posts, Tamilnadu Circle, Chennai invites applications from meritorious sportspersons for appointment of Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant, Postman / Mail Guard and Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) on direct recruitment basis. The last date for receipt of applications is 31st December 2019.

Name of the Post

Total Vacancies

Pay Scale

Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant


₹ 25500 – 81100 (Level 4)



₹ 21700 – 69100 (Level 3)



₹ 18000 – 56900 (Level 1)

Age Limit: 18 - 27 years for Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant and Postman; 18 - 25 years for MTS. Age as on closing date (31st Dec 2019). Age relaxation 10 years for SC / ST, 05 years for OBC.

Educational Qualification:

(1) Matriculation with 12th standard / 10+2 Pass from a recognized university / board.
(2) Knowledge of local language (i.e. Tamil). Candidates should have studied Tamil as one of the subject in 10th standard.
(3) Candidates will be required to furnish certificate of Basic Computer Training certificate from recognized institute.

Application Fee: ₹ 100/- in any of the computerized post offices in India specifying Direct Recruitment of Assistants, Postman and MTS under sports quota.

How to Apply: Candidates may submit their application in the prescribed format. Completed application affixing their recent passport size photograph along with required documents addressed to "The Assistant Director (Recruitment), O/o the Chief Postmaster General, Tamilnadu Circle, Chennai - 6000002" on or before 31/12/2019. The postal cover superscription as "Application for Sports Quota Recruitment 2019, Tamilnadu Circle".

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Applications are invited from eligible Tamil Nadu state candidates and Indian Nationals for the selection and engagement of Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks, for filling up 4442 vacancies in various Head Offices / Sub Offices / B.O. Post offices in Tamil Nadu state Circle. Tamil Nadu Post Office GDS 2019 Cycle 2 vacancies online registration last date extended up to 28th April 2019.


Name of the Post

Total Vacancies

Vacant Posts

Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)


Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak

Age Limit: 18 to 40 years as on 15th March 2019. The upper age relaxation - 05 years for SC / ST, 03 years for OBC, Plus 10 years for PWD.

Minimum Time Related Continuity Allowance(TRCA):


Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/ Level 1 in TRCA Slab

Minimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab


₹ 12,000/- (₹ 12000 - ₹ 29,380/-)

₹ 14,500/- (₹ 14,500 - ₹ 35,480/-)

ABPM/ Dak Sevak

₹ 10,000/- (₹ 10,000- ₹ 24,470/-)

₹ 12,000/- (₹ 12,000- ₹ 29380/-)


(1) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard (Matric) with passing marks 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 Gramin Dak Sevaks.
(2) Compulsory knowledge of Local Language, The candidate should have studied the local language of Tamil at least up to 10th standard.
(3) The candidates will be required to furnish Basic Computer Training Course Certificate of at least 60 days duration from any Computer Training Institute run by Central Government/State Government /Universities / Boards / Private Institutions Organizations. This requirement of basic computer knowledge certificate shall be relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject in Matriculation or class XII or any other higher educational level and in such cases, a separate certificate will not be insisted upon.

Application Fee: ₹ 100/- for each set of five options. The payment of fee is exempted for all female candidates, all SC/ST candidates and all PwD candidates.

Selection Process: Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications. No weightage will be given for higher educational qualification. Only marks obtained in 10th standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for finalizing the selection.

Note: A candidate can apply for a maximum of twenty posts all over India per cycle of online engagement. This inter alia means that a prospective candidate can apply for twenty posts on a single application spread across one Circle or several Circles.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates should apply online will have to register himself / herself in India Post Portal (AP Post). The last date for registration of online applications is 18/04/2019. For any queries contact Helpline number: 044-28592844 (OR) email: The last date for submission of applications extended up to 28/04/2019.

Important Dates:

Last date for submission of online application -> 18/04/2019
Last date for fee payment -> 18/04/2019
Last date for submission of applications -> extended up to 28/04/2019

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