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Odishatv Bureau

India Post has announced multiple vacancies for Indian citizens giving them an opportunity to become a part of the Department of Posts. Candidates can apply for various Skilled Artisans posts.

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for different trades- Mechanic (Motor Vehicle), Electrician, Tyreman and Blacksmith. The scale of pay for the skilled artisans' posts is 'Rs 19900 in Level 2 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC)'.

Age Limit for Direct Recruits: 

Candidates need to be between 18 and 30 years as on 01.07.2022 for UR/EWS. There is age relaxation- 05 years for ST, 03 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), and up to 35 years for government servants in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central government. 

The relevant certificate and caste certificate submitted in the prescribed format for appointment to posts under the Government of India will be considered for availing of relaxation under EWS/ST/OBC. 

Educational and Other Qualifications for Direct Recruits:

A certificate in the respective trade from any Technical Institution recognised by the government or VIII Std passed with experience of one year in the respective trade. Candidates applying for Mechanic (Motor Vehicle) should possess a valid Driving Licence to drive Heavy Vehicles. 

Selection Procedure: 

Selection of Skilled Artisans shall be made from, amongst the candidates possessing the requisite qualifications and valid driving licence, only for Mechanic (MV), by means of Competitive Trade Test. 

"The date and venue of the test with syllabus will be intimated separately to the eligible candidates at their correspondence address. No intimation will be sent in respect of other applicants who are not eligible," read the official notification.

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