AP Postal GDS Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online for 2286 Gramin Dak Sevak (Postman) Jobs


AP Postal GDS Recruitment 2018: Eligible Candidates can Apply online for 2286 Gramin Dak Sevak (Postman) posts at indiapost.gov.in or appost.in. AP Postal Circle has published notification for the recruitment of 2286 Gramin Dak Sevak vacancies in the Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle. Eligible candidates may apply online from 25-04-2018 to 24-05-2018. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee & how to apply are given below.

AP Postal GDS Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online for 2286 Gramin Dak Sevak (Postman) Jobs


Applications are invited by the respective appointing authority as shown in the annexure ‘B’ against each post, from eligible candidates for the selection and engagement to the posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks under andhra pradesh circle as listed in the Annexure.

AP Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2018 Details

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Name of The Organisation Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle
LocationAndhra Pradesh
Job Category Govt Jobs
Name of the Post Gramin Dak Sevak
Total Vacancies 2286
Application Mode Online
Selection ProcessMerit List
Online Application Starting From 25-04-2018
Last date24-05-2018
Official Websitewww.appost.in & www.indiapost.gov.in


Name of the Divisions &  No of Posts:


Community wise Consolidation of Posts:

CommunityNo of Posts

Eligibility For AP Post GDS recruitment 2018

Age Limit: The minimum and maximum age for the purpose of engagement to Gramin Dak Sevaks posts shall be between 18 and 40 years as on 25.04.2018. The maximum age shall be relaxable by 03 (three) years to those belonging to OBC categories and 05 (five) years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST. [10 years for PH above the respective category]

Educational Qualification: The candidate should pass 10th standard from approved state boards by the respective State Govt. / Central Govt. No weightage will be given for possessing any qualification(s) higher than the mandatory educational qualification. The Candidate passed Xth class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against those passed compartmentally.

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE:- – The candidate should have computer knowledge and will be required to furnish basic computer training certificate for at least 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute. Certificates from Central Government/ State Government/ University/ Boards etc., will also be acceptable for this purpose. This requirement of basic computer knowledge certificate shall be relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject in Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification provided the candidate submits a certificate of Class X or Class XII or higher educational qualification in which he/she has studied computer as a subject.

RESIDENCE:- The candidate selected for the post of GDS BPM must mandatorily take up his/her residence in the Branch Post Office village within one month after selection but before engagement as Gramin Dak Sevak Branch Postmaster. The candidate shall submit a declaration to this effect in the application. The candidate selected for the post of other than GDS BPM should reside in post village/delivery jurisdiction.

ADEQUATE MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD:- The candidate applying for the post shall note that he/ she will have adequate means of livelihood to support himself/ herself and his/ her family from other sources so as to have to supplement his/her income. However, this shall not be a pre requisite for candidates for the purpose. Selected candidate shall be required to comply with this condition within 30 days after selection but before engagement. The candidate shall furnish an undertaking in the application itself that he/ she has other sources of income besides the allowances to be paid by the Government for adequate means of livelihood for himself/ herself and his/her family. The candidate after selection as Gramin Dak Sevak shall have to give the undertaking again before engagement.

FURNISHING OF SECURITY:– The candidate applying for the post shall note that he/she shall furnish security amount of Rs. 25,000/- in the event of his/her engagement for the post of BPM and Rs. 10,000/- for other categories. The security shall be in the form of Fidelity Guarantee bond or National Savings Certificate pledged to the Department of Posts in the name of the President of India.

Selection Process:

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 10th standard 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 for taking candidate into account for calculating the merit.

3. In case candidates get the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as merit), ST female, SC female, OBC female, UR female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC male, UR male.

4. Candidate can opt any choice of eligible posts in circle/circles and preference of priority will be made circle wise as per the order of posts applied as appeared in the submitted application. Selection will be made circle wise and preference will be given as per order of choice in the circle. In case if the candidate is selected in more than one choice of posts with in a circle, selection will be offered to the first selected post in the choice of preference in order for the circle and candidature for all other selected posts will be forfeited for the circle. Same is applicable to all circles for the candidate applied. However one post is offered for each circle if applied and selected for one or more posts in each circle. Ex : 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.

5. In case candidate willfully uploads wrong documents/information and unnecessary documents, his candidature will not be considered. Similarly in case the candidate enter marks erroneously either high or low with reference to marks list uploaded then the candidature will also not be considered.

6. Candidates having both marks and grades in the marks list have to apply with marks only. In case candidate apply with grades is liable for disqualification of application.

7. The candidate will get an SMS on his provisional selection on the prescribed date after selection. Mere getting SMS or any other communication on selection will not entitle the candidate to claim for regular selection/appointment. The final selection/appointment will be based on satisfactory completion of verification and genuineness of all educational & other documents produced by the candidates by the concerned appointing authorities.

a) Department is not responsible for non-receipt of email/SMS by the candidate due to any specific reason or without any reason arising out of providers services and other dependencies. However, a physical communication in regard to provisional selection intimation will be sent by respective recruiting authorities in due course as per the selection procedure.

b) Applicants submitted applications without complete data will also be rejected from consideration.

8. Candidate can view his/her result status in the website by providing the reference number till the results are announced. once results are declared and post is filled, it can be viewed in the results status which provides all details of the candidates applied for that post.

How to apply:-

Candidate who desires to apply online will have to register himself / herself in the portal through https://indiapost.gov.in or http://appost.in/gdsonline with the basic details to obtain the Registration Number. Candidates already once registered in http://appost.in/gdsonline need not register again. The same registration number should be used for submission of application. Any candidate who forgot the registration number can retrieve the registration number through option ‘Forgot registration’.

Application Fee: Applicant of category OC/OBC Male 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 identified Post Offices in the circle where online notification is current to make the payment. Names of the offices are available in the website http://appost.in/gdsonline.

However, payment of fee is exempted for all Female, SC/ST and PH candidates. They may apply online directly through the provided link in the Website.

For applying online candidate should submit the application by providing information of Registration Number (and Fee payment Number once, in case of fee to be paid) to proceed to fill up the subsequent information. Documents once uploaded against one registration number will remain, hence for submission of subsequent posts or for other Circles, candidates need not upload any documents further. The candidates need to upload documents in the following format.

Registration | Apply Online ​for GDS posts​

For more details like computer knowledge, residence, furnishing of security & other information click on the links given below:

Download the official Recruitment Advt

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  1. can you please tell ,how the selection procedure will be there for an OH-PH CANDIDATE with 9.0 points and passed out in 2012 batch (please explain me the hirearchy of selection)

  2. Hai GDS jobs ki open 10 th vaalu. Apply cheyocha. Please. Reply..evandi yevarainaaa… please… please..Naku chala avasaram

  3. sir/madam……
    can i know the date of declaration for the gds 2286posts ……..
    please inform results date…&meritlist……as soon as possible…..
    awaiting for results&merit list….. Please declare as soon as possible …..
    thanking you sir/madam

  4. Sir am belongs to sc category and passed ssc with a percentage of 84.5 in the year 2010 is there any chance of getting job sir please give reply sir


  6. sir, this is siva i have Information technology as a sub in diploma certificate can i use it as a computer subject.

  7. hello sir,
    I selected UR category posts but I am belongs to OBC category. Is there any problem during selection. can I change after selection. please reply to me sir.

  8. Sir,this is kiran i have submitted bc-d certificate in the absence of obc certificate for applying for gramin dak sevak post ap is it possible that i can submit it after selection of merit.


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