India Post GDS Recruitment 2023: Registration ends today, Apply on

India Post will close the online application registration process for the recruitment of candidates to the post of Gramin Dak Sevak. Eligible and interested candidates are advised not to wait further and apply at the earliest possible as the application portal is likely to become unresponsive during closing hours.
Candidates can apply for the GDS Recruitment 2023 on the India Post official website at

India Post GDS Recruitment 2023: Important Dates

S. No.ActivityDate
1Online application begins onJanuary 27, 2023
2Last date to applyFebruary 16, 2023
3Edit/Correction Window opens onFebruary 17, 2023
4Correction window closes onFebruary 19, 2023

India Post GDS Recruitment 2023: Educational Qualification

(i) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard having passed in Mathematics 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 GDS.

(ii) The applicant should have studied the local language i.e., Name of Local language at least up to Secondary standard [as compulsory or elective subjects].

India Post GDS Recruitment 2023: India Post GDS selection process

The selection criteria for India Post GDS (Gramin Dak Sevak) recruitment vary depending on the state and circle. However, the following are some general selection criteria for the GDS post:

Merit-Based: The selection of candidates for GDS posts is primarily based on merit. The merit list is prepared based on the marks obtained in the Class 10 board examination. The higher the marks, the higher the chances of being selected.

Document Verification: Shortlisted candidates are required to attend the document verification process. During the process, candidates have to produce all the original documents, including academic certificates, identity proof, and other relevant documents.

Residence: For GDS recruitment, preference is given to candidates who reside in the local area of the post office where the vacancy is available. In other words, candidates who belong to the same village or community will have more chances of being selected.

Computer Knowledge: The India Post GDS recruitment notification specifies that candidates must have basic computer knowledge, which is tested during the selection process.

Language Knowledge: Candidates must have knowledge of the local language of the state/region where the post office is located.

Direct link to download the official notification

How to apply for India Post GDS vacancies?

To apply for India GDS (Gramin Dak Sevak) post, you can follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of India Post:
  • Step 2: Go to the “Opportunities” section and click on “Career” or “Recruitment”.
  • Step 3: Look for the GDS recruitment notification and read it carefully.
  • Step 4: Click on the “Apply Online” link provided in the notification.
  • Step 5: Fill in the necessary details in the application form, such as personal details, educational qualifications, and communication details.
  • Step 6: Upload the required documents, such as a passport-sized photograph, signature, and other relevant certificates.
  • Step 7: Pay the application fee online, if applicable.
  • Step 8: Review the application form and make changes if required.
  • Step 9: Submit the application form and take a printout of the same for future reference.

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