Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In a good news for students across the country, the online application procedure for the India Post Office Recruitment 2017 is underway for recruitment of candidates for 6960 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) posts in Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh postal circles on the official website of India Post. Interested and eligible candidates should apply online soon.

State-wise Vacancy details:

  1. Jharkhand- 1236 posts (UR-592,OBC-145,SC-161,ST-290, PH-48)
  2. Odisha- 93 posts (UR-48,OBC-10,SC-13,ST-18, PH-04)
  3. Uttar Pradesh- 5314 posts (UR-2771,OBC-1412,SC-955,ST-26, PH-150)
  4. Andhra Pradesh- 190 posts (UR-88,OBC-57,SC-34,ST-03, PH-08)
  5. Telangana- 127 posts (UR-65,OBC-30,SC-18,ST-09, PH-05)

The last Date of online application for UttarPradesh circle is November 29, 2017; for Odisha circle the last date is December 20, 2017, while the last date for Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand and Telangana circles is December 19, 2017.

Age Limit:

Applicants' age should be between 18 and 40 years. However there is age relaxation for reserved candidates. Age relaxation for SC/St candidates is 5 years, for OBC candidates the age is relaxed by 3 years, while for physically handicapped candidates the age relaxation is 10 years.

Application Fees:

For General and OBC candidates, the application fee for the recruitment is Rs100 whereas SC/ST/ PH/Female candidates have been exempted from payment of fees

Note: The candidates can submit the application fee at any identified post office in the circle.

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Educational Qualification:

The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or equivalent from a recognized board and must possess basic computer knowledge with training certificate of minimum 60 days from a recognized Computer Training Institute.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply online on the official website of India Post.

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Note: Candidates must read all the instructions before filling up the online application form. For more details, candidates are advised to check the official notification on the website.