WB Postal Circle Job Vacancy 2021: West Bengal Postal Circle is officially publish the recruitment notification for 2357 Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) Vacancies to Across West Bengal. The Online Application for the WB Postal Circle Recruitment 2021 will start on 20th July 2021. Interested candidates should apply for the post before 19th August 2021 for WB Postal Circle Recruitment 2021 Latest vacancies. All the eligibility criteria like age limit, qualification, exam date, admit card, and application fee for the WB Postal Circle Recruitment 2021 notification are given below.
WB Postal Circle Job Vacancy 2021 Latest Notification Details
- Organization Name : West Bengal Postal Circle
- Job Type: Central Govt
- Recruitment Type: Direct Recruitment
- Advt No : N/A
- Post Name : Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)
- Total Vacancy: 2357
- Job Location: Across West Bengal
- Salary : Rs.10,000 -14,500
- Apply Mode: Online
- Application Start: 20th July 2021
- Last date : 19th August 2021
Job Profile:- WB Postal Circle Job Vacancy 2021
BRANCH POSTMASTER (BPM)
The Job Profile of Branch Post Master will include managing affairs of Branch Post Office,
India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during
the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone/laptop supplied by
the Department. The overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records,
upkeep of handheld device/laptop/equipment ensuring online transactions, and marketing
of Postal, India Post Payments Bank services and procurement of business in the villages or
Gram Panchayats within the jurisdiction of the Branch Post Office should rest on the
shoulders of Branch Postmasters. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be
included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on incentive basis. Branch
Postmaster will be the team leader of the Branch Post Office and overall responsibility of
smooth and timely functioning of Post Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery.
He/she might be assisted by Assistant Branch Post Master of the same Branch Post Office.
BPM will be required to do combined duties of ABPMs as and when ordered. He will also
be required to do marketing, organizing meals, business procurement and any other work
assigned by IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. In some
of the Branch Post Offices, the BPM has to do all the work of BPM/ABPM.
ASSISTANT BRANCH POSTMASTER (ABPM)
The Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master will include all functions of sale of
stamps/stationery, conveyance and Delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/other
transactions under IPPB, assisting Branch Postmasters in counter duties using the
handheld device/Smart phone supplied by the Department. However, the work performed
for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on
incentive basis. He will also be required to do marketing, organizing meals, business
procurement and any other work assigned by the Branch Postmaster or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. ABPMs will also be
required to do Combined Duty of BPMs as and when ordered.
The Job Profile of Dak Sevaks will include all functions of viz sale of stamps and stationery,
conveyance and delivery of mail and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub Postmaster including IPPB work in the Departmental Post Offices/RMS. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on incentive basis. He may also have to assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters in managing the smooth functioning of Departmental Post Offices and do marketing, business procurement or any other work assigned by the Post Master or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. In Railway Mail Services (RMS), GDS has to handle the work related to RMS, like, closing/opening of bags, transport of bags from one place to other manually and any other works allotted by the RMS authorities.
Time Related Continuity Allowance(TRCA)
The following Minimum TRCA shall be payable to the categories of GDS as mentioned in
Directorate Order No.17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018
WB Postal Circle Job Vacancy 2021 Eligibility
AGE Limit: The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as on 20.07.2021 the date of notification of the vacancies. Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:
WB Postal Circle Job Vacancy 2021 Educational Qualification
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).
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.
Exemption of fee for applying on GDS Posts
Applicant belonging to the category UR/OBC/EWS Male/trans-man have to pay a fee of
Rs.100/-(Rupees one hundred only) for each set of five options. Payment of fee is
exempted for all female/trans-woman candidates, all SC/ST candidates and all PwD
How To Apply WB Postal Circle Job Vacancy 2021?
- Candidates must ensure to go through the notification and instructions thoroughly and
understood well before registering himself for applying online.
- Candidate has to ensure himself that he is eligible by all respects for the Circle/Post he
- Only one Registration is to be made for one candidate. The same registration number
should be used for submission of applications during the cycle to any of the circles.
- In case of any duplicate Registration is found by altering the basic details like change of
father name, change of Date of Birth, Applying one Registration with UR category and
another registration etc; will be treated as duplicate registration. all the candidatures
relating to all such duplicate Registration and all such registrations will be deleted for
- Candidates need not submit any physical application. It should also be noted that any
application is physical sent stating that the application could not be uploaded, it will not be processed.
- While selecting board name candidates ensure that they are selecting the correct board
name with appropriate configuration. Any application submitted against with board name
other than the actual board of pass that application will automatically rejected. In case any Board of candidate passed is not available the same is to be taken up with the respective postal circle Administration in which the Board is Registered.
- Candidate should ensure to upload all the mandate documents such as photo, signature,
SSC certificate, community certificate and other documents should be submitted in legible and clearly scanned. Since, Non submission and submission of non legible blurred
documents will be summarily rejected and the application is liable for rejection for all
purposes. And certificates with vital information blurred, his/her candidature will be
- Candidates should ensure that they are eligible for making fee payment before making
payment. Since, Fee once paid will not be refunded. And also should note that in case of
online payment sometimes the settlement may take up to 72 hours, hence candidates
those or making online fee payment on the last days should ensure to get it settled. In any case if the payment made is not settled and application could not be submitted those fees also will not be refunded.
- candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/
inability or failure to login to the website on account of heavy load on the website during
the closing days.
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 https://indiapost.gov.in or
https://appost.in/gdsonline with effect from 20.07.2021 to 19.08.2021 with the following basic details to obtain the Registration Number.