19 June, 2024

GDS Recruitment 2024: Notification, Online Apply for 30000+ India Post Vacancies

India Post GDS Bharti 2024 Job notification is expected to be release on July – August 2024 as per last year trends. In 2023, India Post announced the opening of 9000+ Schedule I GDS vacancies and 30000+ Schedule II GDS vacancies during the 2023 financial year. The India Post GDS Recruitment for 2024-25 will encompass positions for Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM), and Dak Sevaks in various Branch Post Offices (BOs) across India. Post Office jobs are among the leading and most sought-after Central Government jobs in India. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for Post Office GDS vacancies through the online mode.

GDS Recruitment 2024 - Notification

Post Name

Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

Job Name

India Post Online Engagement Schedule-I, 2024

No of Vacancy

Not Released

Job Type

Post Office, Central Government


10th Pass, Matric

Selection Process

On the Basis of Qualification

Job Location

All over India

Registration Date

July - August 2024

GDS Official Websites


India Post, operating under the Ministry of Communications, regularly announces vacancies for Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS), encompassing positions such as Postman, Postmaster, and Dak Sevak, across various State Postal Circles in India. This year, the Post Office is expected to release the GDS Notification in January or February 2024. Individuals who have successfully completed the minimum Matriculation / 10th Class / SSC qualification are eligible to apply for India Post Gramin Dak Sevak GDS Schedule II starting July 2023. The application process is exclusively online and can be completed at www.indiapostgdsonline.gov.in. For those planning to apply in the upcoming year, the online registration window for India Post GDS Schedule I 2024 will be open from January to February 2024, following the schedule observed in the previous year.

GDS Vacancy 2024 Job Profile

✔️ Branch Postmaster (BPM): Day to day postal operations of Branch Post Office (B.O) and India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) in the manner as prescribed by the Department from time to time.
✔️ Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM): Sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail at doorstep, exchange the mail with account office etc. deposits/ payments/ other transactions of IPPB.
✔️ Dak Sevak: Dak Sevaks will be engaged in Departmental offices like Sub Post offices, Head Post offices etc.

India Post GDS 2024 Age Limit

✔️ Minimum 18 years and Maximum 40 Years as on closing date.
✔️ The maximum age shall be relaxable by 03 years for OBC and 05 years for SC / ST Category Candidates. For PWD (PH) Candidates - Age Relaxation up to 10 years.

India Post GDS Salary 2024

Branch Postmaster (BPM)

₹ 12,000 – 29,380/-

Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) & Dak Sevak

₹ 10,000 – 24,470/-

India Post GDS Eligibility Criteria 2024

Educational Qualifications:

(1) Minimum Secondary School Examination pass / 10th Class (Matriculation) Pass in Mathematics and English (having been studied as compulsory or elective subjects) from any recognized Board of School Education by the Government of India/ State Governments/ Union Territories in India.
(2) 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].
(3) Other Qualifications: Knowledge of computer, Knowledge of cycling and Adequate means of livelihood.

Other Eligibility:

✔️ Compulsory knowledge of Local Language: The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects].
✔️ Knowledge of Cycling: Knowledge of Cycling is a pre-requisite condition for all GDS posts.
✔️ Adequate alternate means of Livelihood.

India Post GDS Selection Process 2024:

Selection Methods:

Merit List

System Generated Merit List (Based on 10th Marks)

Documents Verification

Shortlisted applicants will be called for Verification of Documents.

Merit List:

✔️ The Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.
✔️ The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained / conversion of Grades / Points to Marks in 10th Standard / Secondary School Examination 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.
✔️ Applicants having both marks and grades in the marks sheet have to apply with marks only. In case any applicant applies with grades instead of marks, his/her application will be liable for disqualification.
✔️ No weight-age will be given for higher educational qualification.
✔️ The Merit would be decided on the basis of following priority order:- “DOB (Older in age), ST trans-woman, ST female, SC trans-woman, SC female, OBC trans-woman, OBC female, EWS trans-woman, EWS female, UR trans-woman, UR female, ST trans-male, ST Male, SC trans-male, SC Male, OBC trans-male, OBC male, EWS trans-male, EWS male, UR trans-male, UR male.

India Post GDS 2024 Application Fee

✔️ ₹ 100/- for General and OBC category candidates. The fee is to be paid by the applicants for all posts notified in the chosen Division.
✔️ The fee can be made through online only at indiapostgdsonline.gov.in.
✔️ No fee for all female candidates, SC/ST candidates, PwD candidates and Transwomen candidates.

How to Apply India Post GDS Recruitment 2024

➢ Eligible candidates who desires to apply online will have to register himself / herself in India Post GDS Online Portal (indiapostgdsonline.gov.in) with all basic details to obtain the Registration Number.
➢ Only one Registration is allowed for one candidate for schedule 1 & 2 in a calendar Year.
➢ The candidates are required to fill basic details (Mobile Number, Email, Date of Birth, Community etc.)  and upload relevant documents.
➢ The last date for registration of online applications is will be announced soon.

India Post GDS Notification Pdf (2023)

Post Office GDS Vacancy 2023-24:

Schedule I:

  • North Eastern Postal Circle - 4384 posts
  • Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle - 118 posts
  • Assam Postal Circle - 151 posts
  • Bihar Postal Circle - 76 posts
  • Chhattisgarh Postal Circle - 342 posts
  • Gujarat Postal Circle - 110 posts
  • Haryana Postal Circle - 08 posts
  • Himachal Pradesh Postal Circle - 37 posts
  • Jammu Kashmir Postal Circle - 89 posts
  • Jharkhand Postal Circle - 1125 posts
  • Karnataka Postal Circle - 48 posts
  • Madhya Pradesh Postal Circle – 2992 posts
  • Maharashtra Postal Circle - 10 posts
  • Odisha Postal Circle - 948 posts
  • Punjab Postal Circle - 13 posts
  • Rajasthan Postal Circle - 1408 posts
  • Tamilnadu Postal Circle - 18 posts
  • Telangana Postal Circle - 96 posts
  • Uttar Pradesh Postal Circle - 160 posts
  • Uttarakhand Postal Circle – 40 posts
  • West Bengal Postal Circle – 45 posts


  • Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle - 1058 posts
  • Assam Postal Circle - 855 posts
  • Bihar Postal Circle - 2300 posts
  • Chhattisgarh Postal Circle - 721 posts
  • Delhi Postal Circle - 22 posts
  • Gujarat Postal Circle - 1850 posts
  • Haryana Postal Circle - 215 posts
  • Himachal Pradesh Postal Circle - 418 posts
  • Jammu Kashmir Postal Circle - 300 posts
  • Jharkhand Postal Circle - 530 posts
  • Karnataka Postal Circle - 1714 posts
  • Kerala Postal Circle - 1508 posts
  • Madhya Pradesh Postal Circle - 1565 posts
  • Maharashtra Postal Circle - 76 posts
  • Odisha Postal Circle - 1279 posts
  • Punjab Postal Circle - 336 posts
  • Rajasthan Postal Circle - 2031 posts
  • Tamilnadu Postal Circle - 2994 posts
  • Telangana Postal Circle - 961 posts
  • Uttar Pradesh Postal Circle - 3084 posts
  • Uttarakhand Postal Circle - 519 posts
  • West Bengal Postal Circle - 2127 posts
  • North Eastern Postal Circle - 500 posts

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

    ✅ Post Office GDS Stands for?

    GDS means Gramin Dak Sevaks. The Post Office GDS Jobs are

    (1) Branch Postmaster (BPM)
    (2) Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)
    (3) Dak Sevak

    ✅ How many vacancies in Post Office GDS Jobs 2024?

    30,000+ Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) vacancies opening in all over India (various India Post Circle).

    ✅ What is the qualification for Post Officer GDS Jobs?

    ✔️ Minimum Matriculation passed from Central or State Government approved boards / institutes.
    ✔️ Computer Knowledge - Valid Computer Certificate or Computer Science as one of the subject in 10+2 or Degree.

    ✅ What is the selection process of GDS Recruitment?

    The Post Officer GDS Recruitment 2023 selection will be made only through merit list. Based on 10th standard qualification Marks. No weightage for Higher qualification.

  • by | Last Updated on Wednesday, June 19, 2024