Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), India Post Recruitment 2023

Registration and submission of online applications by candidates 03.08.2023 to 23.08.2023

Edit/Correction Window for Applicants:  24.08.2023 to 26.08.2023

1. Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3. Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) No relaxation
4. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
5. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years
6. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST 15 years


(a) 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
(b) The applicant should have studied the local language, i.e., (Name
of Local


(i) Knowledge of computer
(ii) Knowledge of cycling
(iii) Adequate means of livelihood


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Provisionally shortlisted applicants must report for document verification alongwith
following original documents and two sets of self-attested photocopies of each
document: –
 Original marks/Board sheet.
 Original community/Caste/EWS certificate.
 Original PWD certificate.
 Original Transgender certificate.
 Original Date of Birth Proof.
 Medical certificate: Medical certificate issued Medical officer of any
Government Hospital/Government Dispensaries/Government Primary Health
Centre etc. (Compulsory).
 Original _____________________________ document.


(a) Fee: A fee of Rs.100/-/-(Rupees one hundred only) is to be paid by the
applicants for all posts notified in choice of Division. However, payment of fee is
exempted for all female applicants, SC /ST applicants, PwD applicants and
Transwomen applicants.
(b) Applicants, except exempted category of applicant, may make payment of the
fee through any of the online mode of payment using the link provided for payment.
All recognized Credit/Debit cards and Net Banking facility/ UPI can be used for this
purpose. Charges applicable for usage of Debit/Credit cards and net banking, as
per the rules from time to time will be levied to the applicants.
(c) Applicants are advised to note their Registration number at a secure place for
making the payment of fee.
(d) Fee once paid will not be refunded. Hence candidate is advised to ensure his
eligibility for applying to particular Division before making the fee payment.
(e) Applicants who are exempted from payment of fee may apply online directly.


An applicant can only apply one or more vacant posts of GDS in only in one of
the selected Divisions. Before selecting Division option, applicant has to validate
his/her details by giving Registration number and OTP sent to the registered mobile
number. On selecting the Division, a list of all eligible posts (based on the
community and Age) will be displayed against which applicant has to give


preferences. Applicant will not be considered for a post, for which he/she has not
given/indicated his/her preference(s). However, if shortlisted, only one post only
will be offered for engagement and his/her rights for all other posts will be forfeited.
Example: – If a applicant opts for five posts in a Division with preference post1,
post2, post3, post4, post5 etc. and selected as meritorious in more than one post,
the first post in the order of preference, against which he/she is found most suitable,
will be offered and the candidature for all the remaining posts will be forfeited.
The applicant is required to upload only the following documents at the time of
submitting online application in the formats and sizes as prescribed. Hence, it is
advised to keep the scanned documents ready in softcopy form before applying

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