TN Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 3162 GDS Posts

By | 1 September 2020

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 – Tamilnadu Postal Circle invites Online applications for recruitment of 3162 Gramin Dak Sevaks Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website from 01 Sept 2020 to 30 Sept 2020. Interested candidates are requested to peruse the advertisement regarding the process of Examinations and Interview, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, How to Apply, Pattern of Examination, Syllabus, Question Paper, Admit Date, Exam Date, Result Date etc,. Refer thoroughly before applying.


Tamilnadu Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 3162 GDS Posts:

Organization Name: Tamilnadu Postal Circle


Job Category: Central Govt Jobs


Total No of Vacancies: 3162


Job Location: Tamilnadu


Latest Tamilnadu Postal Circle Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI No Name of Post No. of Post
1. Gramin Dak Sevaks 3162
Total 3162

Community wise Consolidation of Posts

Community No. of Post
EWS 311
OBC 743
PWD-A 15
PWD-B 37
PWD-C 37
SC 502
ST 25
UR 1487
Total 3162


Eligibility Criteria for Tamilnadu Postal Circle Vacancy 2020:

Educational Qualification:

SI No Name of Post Qualification
1. Gramin Dak Sevaks (i). Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics, local language 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.(Referred to in Directorate Order No 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018).The Candidate passed Xth class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against those passed compartmentally.


(ii) Compulsory knowledge of Local Language The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as declared by the State Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of Constitution of India.List of Official languages of the state are shown Notification.

(iii) Basic Computer Training The candidates for all approved categories of GDS referred to in (i) above 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.


Age Limit: (As on 01.09.2020)

Name of the Category Age Limit
For Gen/ UR Candidates 18  and  40  years

The Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST; 3 years for OBC, 10 Years for Persons with Disabilities (15 years for SC/ST PWD’s & 13 years for OBC PWD’s) and for Ex-S as per Govt. of India rules. Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through Tamilnadu Postal Circle official Notification 2020 for more reference


Salary Details:

SI No Category Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/Level 1 in TRCA Slab Minimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab
1. BPM Rs.12,000/- Rs.14,500/-
2. ABPM/Dak Sevak Rs.10,000/- Rs.12,000/-


Selection Procedure for Tamilnadu Postal Circle:

Selection Procedure:

  1. Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.
  2. No weightage will be given  for  higher  educational  qualification. Only marks obtained  in  10thstandard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the criteria for finalizing the selection. Passing of all the subjects as per the respective approved board norms  is  mandatory subject  to  the  conditions referred in  Clause  B  of  Notifications  pertaining  to Required Educational Qualifications for taking candidate into account for calculating the merit.

iii.  Candidates  having  both marks  and  grades  in  the  marks  list have to  apply  with  marks  only. In case any candidates apply with grades only his application liable for disqualification.

  1. In case  of  the  marks  lists  containing  the  Grades/ Points,  marks  will  be  reckoned  by  taking conversion  of  Grades  and points  with  the multiplication  factor (9.5) against  the  maximum  points or grade as 100.
  2. In case candidates get the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as merit), 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.
  3. A candidate can apply for a maximum of twenty posts as 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  or  all  Circles. However,  this  count  of  twenty  posts  is  inclusive  of  vacancies arising in candidate’s Home Circle. (Home Circle means the circle in the native/ domicile state of prospective  candidate  in  which  he/she  is  permanently  residing  and  studied  SSC where  Postal Circle is providing  opportunity).  Hence, candidates should be advised to exercise due care while utilizing the twenty choices available  to  her/him  in  each  Cycle.  However, only one post will  be offered for each Circle if she/he has applied for one or more posts in each Circle.

vii.  If  a  candidate  opts  for  five  posts  with  preference  post1,  post2,  post3,  post4,  post5  etc  and selected as meritorious in more than one post, the post in the order of preference will be offered and the candidature for all the remaining posts will be forfeited. Similarly, in case of a candidate if joins  at  any  selected  post,  offers  to  the  remaining choices  will  automatically  be  forfeited. If a candidate has applied for more than one circle only one post will be offered per circle.

viii. Applicants submitted applications with incomplete/incorrect data  will  also  be  rejected  from consideration. Candidate should select appropriate Board basing on the year of pass and Board of pass from the respective states which recognised the Boards.  Any deviation with reference to the documents submitted and data entered will also liable for rejection of the candidature.


Application Fee/Exam Fee: 

  1. Applicant of category OC/OBC/EWS Male / trans-man should pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred) for each set of five options. Candidate who requires to make the payment has to visit any Head Post Office or other identified Post Offices in India. Names of the offices are available in the website

The applicant can also pay the fee through online mode of payment using the URL provided in the Home page. All recognized Credit/Debit cards and Net Banking facility can be availed for this purpose. Charges applicable for usage of Debit/Credit cards and net banking as per the rules from time to time will be levied to the candidates.

For making the payment of fee the candidate should refer the Registration Number in all cases.

  1. However, payment of fee is exempted for all Female / trans-woman candidates as well PwD candidates. They may apply online directly through the provided link in the Website.


How to apply for Tamilnadu Postal Circle GDS Post:  

Only online application will be accepted from the candidate. Candidate who desires to apply online will have to register himself / herself in the portal through or with effect from 01.09.2020 to 30.09.2020 with the following basic details to obtain the Registration Number:-

  1. i) Name (In capital letter as per X class certificate Marks Memo including spaces)
  2. ii) Father Name

iii) Mobile Number (Unique for one Registration number)

  1. iv) Date of Birth
  2. v) Gender
  3. vi) Community

vii) PH – Type of Disability – (HH/OH/VH)- Percentage of disability

viii) State in which Xth class passed

  1. ix) Board in which Xth class passed
  2. x) Year of Passing Xth class
  3. xi) Xth Class Certificate Number / Roll Number (optional)

xii) Transgender certificate issued by District. megistrate as per THE TRANSGENDER PERSONS (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS) ACT,2019.

Only one Registration is allowed for one candidate. The same registration number should be used for submission of applications during the cycle to any of the circles. Mobile number mapping is mandatory for Registration. Once Registered the same mobile number will not be allowed for further Registrations of any other candidates also. In case of any duplicate Registration is found by altering the basic details all the candidatures relating to all such Registrations will be removed for consideration of selection.Any candidate who forgot the registration number can retrieve the registration number through option ‘Forgot registration’.


Important Dates for Tamilnadu Postal Circle GDS Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 01 Sept 2020
Last date for Submission of Application 30 Sept 2020


Tamilnadu Postal Circle GDS Official Notification & Application Link:

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Official Website Career Page Click Here
Tamilnadu Postal Circle Official Notification PDF Click Here
Tamilnadu Postal Circle Online Application Form Click Here