AP Postal Circle Recruitment Notification 2019 Released for 2707 Vacancies

AP Postal Circle Recruitment: AP Postal Circle has announced a new recruitment drive revealing opportunities for various posts. If you are also waiting for AP Postal Recruitment then this is good news for you. The notification invites applications for the roles of Branch Post Master, Assistant Branch Post Master, and Dak Sevak. The last date for submission of applications is November 21, 2019.

AP Postal Circle Recruitment Notification

If you are willing to avail this opportunity, Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle recruitment is actively seeking applications for the posts of Branch Post Master, Assistant Branch Post Master, and Dak Sevak. Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to submit their applications before the specified deadline of November 21, 2019.

Download the Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle Recruitment Notification PDF

The Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle aims to fill 2707 vacancies for Branch Post Master (BPM), Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM), and Dak Sevak roles. The official public notice giving details of the recruitment process has been released by the concerned department. Potential candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can easily apply online on or before the deadline of November 21, 2019. For more details about the recruitment process, check the details given below.

Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle,
AP Postal Circle Recruitment Application Form,

AP Postal Recruitment Registration Date

  • Online Registration Start: 15.10.2019
  • Application online Submission Start Date: 22/10/2019
  • Fee Submission End Date: 14/11/2019
  • Last Date for Online Submission: 21/11/2019

Application Fee

  • For UR/ OBC/ EWS – Rs. 100/-
  • For SC/ST/Female/PWD – No Fee.

AP Postal Circle Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP Postal Circle Recruitment include the essential qualifications and conditions that candidates must fulfill to be considered for various posts. As notified by the Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle, candidates generally require minimum educational qualification, often passing 10th class with specific subjects like Mathematics and English.

Age Limit

GDS Age Limit as of 15.10.2019

  • GDS posts: Minimum18 and Maximum 40 years

Age Relaxation

Sl.No.CategoryPermissible Age Relaxation
1.Schedule Cast/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.PwD + OBC13 years*
6.PwD + SC/ST15 years*

*Note 1: There is no relaxation in the upper age limit for EWS candidates. However, individuals from EWSs, not covered under the SC/ST/OBC reservation, receive a 10% reservation in engagement to the Gramin Dak Sevak posts, as per Directorate instructions (No. 17-09/2019-GDS, dated 26.02.2019).

*Note 2: All Recruiting Authorities are mandated to maintain reservations for persons with disabilities across all categories of GDS posts, excluding individuals with a benchmark of disability “Blind” for all GDS categories. The percentage of reservation should align with the norms applied to SC, ST, and OBC categories in GDS posts, as per the Directorate order (No. 17-08/2017-GDS, dated 26.02.2019). Relaxation in the upper age limit is contingent upon the condition that the applicant’s maximum age on the crucial date does not exceed 55 years.

AP Postal Circle Recruitment Qualification

Sl. No.Educational Qualification
i.– Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics and English (compulsory or elective subjects) from a recognized Board of School Education by the Government of India/State Governments/ Union Territories.
– This is a mandatory qualification for all approved categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks, as per Directorate Order No. 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018.
– Candidates passing the Xth class examination on the first attempt are considered meritorious compared to those who pass compartmentally.
iiKnowledge of Cycling:-
For all GDS posts, possessing cycling knowledge is a prerequisite. If a candidate is proficient in riding a scooter or motorcycle, this will be acknowledged as meeting the cycling knowledge requirement. The candidate is required to submit a declaration confirming their ability in this regard.
iiiSecurity Requirement for GDS Engagement:-
– On appointment as Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS), the individual is bound to provide security as per the prescribed guidelines.
– The current security amount for the GDS and Branch Postmaster and other approved categories, such as
– Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM):- Rs. 25,000/- and
– Dak Sevaks Rs. 10,000/- respectively.
– This security measure is subject to amendment from time to time, and persons engaged in these roles must comply with the prescribed security provisions.
iv.Compulsory knowledge of Local Language
– Candidates must have studied the local language up to at least 10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects], as declared by the State Government or as per constitutional provisions related to the 8th schedule of the Constitution of India.
– The official languages of the state are detailed below

Local Language For AP Postal Recruitment

See the Local Language with a circle and State/UT
Sl.No.Name of CircleName of StateUnion Territory covered under Postal CircleLocal language as for the Postal Circle
Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh and YanamTelugu
2AssamAssam(ExcludingThreedists of Barak  Valley  and BodolandTerritorialCouncil Areas)Assamese
BodolandTerritorialCouncil AreasBodo
6GujaratGujarat Gujarati
DadraNagar Haveli
8Himachal PradeshHimachal PradeshHindi
9J&K CircleJ&KUrdu, Hindi
12KeralaKerala, Lakshadweep and MaheMalayalam
13Madhya PradeshMadhya PradeshHindi
15NorthEastArunachal PradeshHindi/English
17Punjab Chandigarh (Chandigarh)PunjabPunjabi
Puducherry(excludingMahe andYanam)Tamil
21Uttar PradeshUttar PradeshHindi
22UttarakhandUttara khandHindi
Andaman and Nicobar Islands)Hindi/English

AP Postal Circle Vacancy Details

Check out the latest AP Postal Circle vacancy details, which provide comprehensive insight into the posts available, requirements, and application deadline. Stay informed and take advantage of the opportunity for a rewarding career in the postal sector.

Post NameTotal Vacancy
GDS, Branch PostMaster, and Assistant Branch PostMaster 2707

AP Postal Circle category-wise Vacancy Details

For a brief overview of the vacancy distribution, check out the AP Postal Circle category-wise vacancy details. This section provides a quick look at the distribution of posts across various categories, providing important insight into the opportunities available within the Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle.

CommunityNo of Posts
Total Vacancy2707

Important Links AP Postal Circle Recruitment

EventsImportant Links
Apply OnlineApply Online Registration AP Postal GDS Form
NotificationAP Postal GDS Recruitment Notification PDF
WebsiteAP Postal Circle Official Website
Latest Vacancies
Latest Vacancies

Time-Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)

The minimum Time-Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) for GDS categories, as specified in Directorate Order No. 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018, is outlined below.

Sl.No.Post NameMinimum TRCA for 4 Hours/Level 1 in TRCA SlabMinimum TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab

How to Apply AP Postal Circle GDS, BPM Application Form?

To apply for the Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) and Branch Manager positions, follow these straightforward steps:

  1. Online Application:
  2. Registration:
    • Register on the portal within the specified application period.
  3. Basic Details:
    • Provide essential information to obtain the Registration Number:
      • Name (In capital letters as per X class certificate Marks Memo, including spaces)
      • Father’s Name
      • Mobile Number (Unique for one Registration number)
      • Date of Birth
      • Gender
      • Community
      • PH – Type of Disability – (HH/OH/VH) – Percentage of disability
      • State where Xth class was passed
      • Board where Xth class was passed
      • Year of Passing Xth class
      • Xth Class Certificate Number/Roll Number (optional)
  4. Submission Period:
    • The application window is open from 15.10.2019 to 14.11.2019.

Selection Criteria AP Postal Circle GDS BPM Recruitment

  1. Automatic Merit List:
    • Selection will be based on the automatically generated merit list derived from candidates’ online submissions, following the rules outlined in the Directorate Order.
  2. Educational Qualification Weightage:
    • No additional weightage is given for higher educational qualifications. The selection criterion relies solely on the marks obtained in the 10th standard from approved Boards, aggregated to an accuracy of 4 decimals.
  3. Marks and Grades Clarification:
    • Candidates with both marks and grades must apply with marks only to avoid disqualification. Marks will be calculated by converting grades using a multiplication factor (9.5) against the maximum points or grade (100).
  4. Merit Order in Case of Tie:
    • In case of tied marks, merit order considers factors such as Date of Birth (higher age as merit), followed by categories like ST female, SC female, OBC female, EWS female, UR female, ST Male, SC Male, OBC male, EWS male, UR male.
  5. Application Limit:
    • Candidates can apply for a maximum of twenty posts per online engagement cycle, including vacancies in their Home Circle. However, only one post will be offered for each Circle if multiple applications are submitted.
  6. Forfeiture Rules:
    • If a candidate opts for multiple posts and is selected for more than one, the post in order of preference will be offered, and the remaining choices forfeited. In case a candidate joins any selected post, offers for remaining choices are automatically forfeited.
  7. Application Rejection Criteria:
    • Applications lacking complete data will be rejected from consideration.
  8. Cycle of Notification:
    • GDS vacancies will be notified by all circles multiple times in a year, each referred to as a cycle number.
    • Incorrect document uploads or erroneous mark entries will lead to the non-consideration of the candidate.
  9. Selection Intimation:
    • Candidates will receive an SMS on provisional selection, but this doesn’t guarantee regular selection/appointment. Final selection is contingent on the satisfactory verification of all documents by the recruiting authorities.
  10. Communication Protocol:
    • The Department of Posts communicates with candidates solely through respective Recruiting Authorities. Candidates are cautioned against disclosing their registration numbers and mobile numbers to others.
  11. Application Status:
    • Candidates can track their application status on the website using the registration number and mobile number until the results are announced.

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