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Indian Post Gramin Dak Sevaks Post Selection Process 2023

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Indian Post GDS Post Selection Process 2023

Selection Criteria:

i) The applicants will be shortlisted for engagement on the basis of a system generated merit list.

ii) 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.

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iii) For applicants where their Secondary School Examination of 10th standard mark sheet have marks or marks and Grade/Points both, only their total marks will be worked out by taking into account the marks obtained in all compulsory and elective/optional subjects (other than extra subjects, if any). This will ensure that applicant with higher marks get selected.

iv) For applicants having only grades subject-wise, marks will be arrived for each subject (compulsory and elective subjects but not extras subjects), by applying the multiplying factor of 9.5 in the following manner:-


Grade Point

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v) 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.

(vi) Where Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is also provided, the marks will be arrived at by multiplying the CGPA by 9.5. Where individual grades in each subject as well as CGPA is given, the higher of the two marks will be taken.

(vii). 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.

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viii) In case of tie amongst applicants, 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”.

(ix) Applications submitted without complete data will be rejected. In case an applicant uploads wrong documents/information and unnecessary documents, his/her candidature will be rejected.

(x) At the time of verification of documents upon short listing of an applicant if the data/marks fed in the Portal are found mismatched with original documents, his/her candidature will be rejected even if there is small spelling error in name of applicant, father/mother name etc.

(xi) Shortlisted applicants will have to submit an undertaking in the format annexed as Annexure-VI, regarding liability in case of furnishing fake/incorrect information/details in the form.

Communications of Selection:

(i) 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.

(ii) The selection of the applicants will be subject to verification of the original documents by the verifying Authority chosen by the applicant at

the time of application. This is further subject to verification by the Engaging Authority, if it is different from the Verifying Authority. The Engaging Authority for BPM is the Divisional head while Sub Divisional head is the Engaging Authority in case of ABPM/Dak Sevak.

(iii) Upon declaration of the result, the shortlisted applicants will be informed and called for document verification through SMS on his/her registered mobile number/email.

(iv) Shortlisted applicants while attending for the documents verification, with the Verifying Authority will bring original documents as listed in Annexure-VII and two sets of self attested photocopies for submission. The shortlisted candidates will be allowed total 15 Days to submit the documents for verification, i.e.; the system will initially provide 10 days and thereafter a reminder for the same will be generated to submit documents in extended period of 5 more days. If the verification is successful, offer of provisional engagement will be given, else, his/her candidature will be rejected. If a candidate fails to report to the Verifying Authority within prescribed period of 15 days, he/she will be treated as ‘Non-turned up’ candidate and his/her candidature will be rejected out rightly.

(v) The offer of provisional engagement will be issued through system itself (on registered SMS/Email) based on successful document verification. The applicant will required to approach the designated Engaging Authorities within a period of 15 days ie; the system will initially provide 10 days and thereafter a reminder for the same will be generated to submit documents in extended period of 5 more days from the receipt of Offer of provisional engagement, if the Verifying Authority is not itself the Engaging Authority. Engaging Authority will also verify the documents and upon successful verification the candidate will be required to undergo the pre-engagement formalities, including prescribed training. In case of unsuccessful verification by the Engaging Authority, the candidature will be cancelled.

(vi) If the applicants fail to report the Engaging Authority within stipulated 15 days period, his/her candidature will be rejected.

(vii) The Department will continue to issue supplementary lists of shortlisted applicants against non-turned up and rejected candidates in due course, who will have to undergo the same process for verification of documents/pre-engagement formalities. No further list of shortlisted applicants will be issued after 30.06.2023. Applications pending after this date shall not be considered for engagement

Published date : 27 Jan 2023 06:00PM

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