India Post Recruitment (GDS) 2017 Last Date Extended: Apply Now!

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India Post  has extended the last date for the online submission of application for the recruitment of Grami Dak Sevaks (GDS) for certain postal circles. The candidates who couldn't register before, can now apply for the 10,992 GDS vacancies that are available.

The extended dates are different different postal circles. Check the official notification for information related to the same.

India Post Recruitment (GDS) 2017

The selection process has been rescheduled and the last date has been extended. The candidates who have already registered can apply online for the selection as per the schedule on the official website. The merit list for the candidates for the GDS posts has been announces for the Odisha Postal circle.

The applications for GDS, submitted after the last date or incomplete application will be rejected. The candidates have to make sure that they meet the required qualification to be eligible to be selected for the vacancy.

Vacancies in various Post Circles

Postal  CircleVacancies
  Karnataka  1048
 Assam 467
 Tamilnadu 128
 Delhi 16
 Gujarat 1912
 Punjab 620
 Uttarakhand 579
Haryana  438
 Jharkhand 256
 Himachal Pradesh 391
 Rajasthan 1577
 Andhra Pradesh  1126
 Telangana  645

Eligibility Criteria for India Post Office GDS posts

  • The candidate must be minimum of 18 years of age and maximum of 40 years
  • The candidates must have passed class 10 or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • The candidate must posses knowledge in the area of computers
  • For information related to age relaxation, please check the official notification

Application Fee for India Post Office Recruitment

The application fee for the submission of online application for the recruitment is Rs. 100 for General and OBC categories. There is no fee for SC and ST categories.

The Extended Dates for Certain Postal Circles

Postal CircleExtended Dates


31.07.2017 to 05.08.2017 
 Punjab 31.07.2017 to 05.08.2017
 Delhi 31.07.2017 to 05.08.2017
 Maharashtra 07.08.2017 to 12.08.2017
07.08.2017 to 12.08.2017
 Haryana 14.08.2017 to 19.08.2017
 Karnataka 14.08.2017 to 19.08.2017
 Tamil Nadu
 14.08.2017 to 19.08.2017

How to Apply for India Post Office Recruitment

  • Visit the official website of the India Post -
  • Check for the GDS notification
  • Go through the notification to see if you are eligible for the post
  • Apply online with a register number
  • Enter all your details and upload scanned photograph and signature
  • Submit the applications 
  • Download and take a print out for future reference
  • Pay the application fee offline before or on the last date


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