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Name of Post: India Post GDS Recruitment 2021
Last Updated: 22, Jul-2021 | 08:55 AM
Short Information: India Post is recruiting 2367 GDS (Gramin Dak Sevak) in the West Bengal (WB) Postal Circle under cycle 3 for various posts of Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak. The interested candidates can check their eligibility, online application process and other details in the article below.

India Post GDS Recruitment 2021

India Post GDS Recruitment 2021: Post Offices in India (India Post) have released an official notification inviting online applications from eligible Indian citizens for Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) posts on 2367 vacancies against Advt. no. GDS/Vol-1. The notification has been released on the official website and  The online application process has already been started and the last date to apply online is 19th August 2021. The interested candidates may read the article below for further details.


India Post GDS Recruitment 2021: Overview

The table below gives all the highlights regarding India Post GDS Recruitment 2021 for the West Bengal Circle.

West Bengal Postal Circle GDS Recruitment 2021
Organisation India Post (West Bengal Postal Circle)
Name of Exam Gramin Dak Sevak
Vacancies 2367
Online Registration Starts 20th July 2021
Last Date to Apply 19th August 2021
Category Govt. Jobs
Selection Process Merit-Based on class 10th result
Job Location West Bengal
Official Website and

India Post GDS West Bengal Recruitment Notification 2021

India Post GDS recruitment for West Bengal Circle has released an official notification inviting online applications for various posts of Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak in West Bengal Postal Circle in cycle 3. The interested candidates can download the official notification by clicking on the button below and get further details about the vacancies.


India Post GDS West Bengal Vacancy Details

The India Post GDS vacancies are released for a total of 2367 posts as Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) and Dak Sevak to which community wise distribution with the number of posts respectively are given in the table below:


Community No. of Posts
EWS 192
OBC 496
PWD-A 07
PWD-B 25
PWD-C 23
SC 487
ST 120
UR 1001
Total 2367

India Post GDS West Bengal Eligibility Criteria

The candidates applying online for India Post GDS vacancies in the West Bengal circle must go through the minimum eligibility with respect to the educational qualifications, age limit and others given below.

Educational Qualification

  1. The candidates applying must have a Secondary School Examination 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
  2. Compulsory knowledge of Local Language: The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects]
  3. Basic Computer Training: The candidates will be required to furnish a Basic Computer Training Course Certificate of at least 60 days duration from any Computer Training Institute. This requirement of a 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.

Age Limit (as on 20-07-2021)

The minimum and maximum age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively.

S. No. Category Permissible Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3 Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) No relaxation
4 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
5 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years
6 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST 15 years

India Post GDS West Bengal Apply Online Link

As the official notification for recruiting Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) under cycle 3 of the West Bengal circle, candidates can start applying online by clicking on the link below or visiting the India Post official website or