Somatirtha Purohit

India Post has published an official notification for the recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS); Branch Postmaster (BPM) and Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM/Dak Sevak).

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through the official website at

The application process started on January 27 and the last date to apply for the post is February 16.

India Post GDS Recruitment Details

Total vacancy in Odisha: 1382

  • UR Category: 568

  • OBC Category: 149

  • SC Category: 216

  • ST Category: 281

  • EWS Category: 131

  • PWDA Category: 14

  • PWDB Category: 13

  • PWDC Category: 8

  • PWDDE Category: 2 

Educational Qualification

For being eligible to apply for the post, the candidate must have Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics and English (having been studied as compulsory or elective subjects) conducted by any recognised Board.

Age Limit

The age of candidate must be between 18 years to 40 years. 

Age Relaxation

  • Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST): 5 years

  • Other Backward Classes (OBC): 3 years

  • Economically Weaker Sections (EWS): No relaxation

  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD): 10 years

  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC: 13 years

  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST: 15 years

Pay Scale

  • BPM: Rs 12,000 – Rs 29,380

  • ABPM/Dak Sevak: Rs 10,000 – Rs 24,470

Application Fee

  • Female/SC/ST/PwD/Transwomen applicants: Nil

  • All other applicants: Rs 100

India Post GDS Recruitment: How to Apply

Visit the official website,
Chose state ‘Odisha’ 
Register using proper credentials
Fill out the application form
Upload all the required documents
Pay the application fee
Click on ‘Submit’ button to finish the application process
Take a printout for future reference