Ramakanta Biswas

The department of posts has released a fresh notification for recruitment in the cadre of postal assistant, sorting assistant, postman, mail guard and multi-tasking staff (MTS) under the sports quota.

The vacancies will be filled up by the office of the chief postmaster general, Gujarat circle and the online application process has commenced on October 23. The last date for submission of the application is November 22.

In a notice, the postal department said that the notification for appointment of meritorious sports persons issued earlier has been cancelled due to unavoidable reasons and the fresh notification has been issued.

India Post vacancy details

Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant: 71 posts

Postman/Mail Guard: 56 posts

MTS: 61 posts

Total: 188

Educational and other qualification required as on October 25, 2022

Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant, Postman/Mail Guard: Minimum 12th standard passed or equivalent qualification from a recognized board.

Minimum 10th standard passed from a recognised board.

Scale of Pay

Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant: Rs 25,500- to Rs.81.100 in level 4 as per pay matrix plus admissible allowances

Postman/Mail Guard: Rs 21,700- to Rs.69,100 in level 3 as per Pay matrix plus admissible allowances.

Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS): Rs 18,000 to Rs 56.900 in level 1 as per Pay matrix plus admissible allowances.


Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant: Between 18-27 years

Postman/Mail Guard: Between 18-27 years

Multi-Tasking Staff: Between 18-25 years:

Relaxation in upper age limit is permissible for different categories as per the rules.

Method of Selection

All those candidates who fulfill the educational qualification and age criteria shall be eligible for inclusion in the merit list to the extent of number of vacancies notified for each post.

How to Apply

Application shall be submitted through online mode only at the website of Department of Posts (https://dopsportsrecruitment.in).