Postal Circle Recruitment on West Bengal, 2021 GDS Vacancies, Apply Online 2020



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Postal Circle Recruitment on West Bengal, 2021 GDS Vacancies, Apply Online 2020

1.BRANCH POSTMASTER (BPM) , 2.ASSISTANT BRANCH POSTMASTER (ABPM), 3.DAK SEVAK

  • Post On 22nd Feb 2020

Postal Circle Recruitment on West Bengal, 2021 GDS Vacancies, Apply Online 2020.

Applications are invited by the respective recruiting authorities as shown in the annexure ā€˜Iā€™
against each post, from eligible candidates for the selection and engagement to the following posts
of Gramin Dak Sevaks.

I. Job Profile:-
(i) BRANCH POSTMASTER (BPM)
The Job Profile of Branch Post Master will include managing affairs of GDS Branch Post
Office, India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation
during the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone supplied by the
Department. The overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records, upkeep
of handheld device, ensuring online transactions, and marketing of Postal, India Post
Payments Bank services and procurement of business in the villages or Gram Panchayats
within the jurisdiction of the Branch Post Office should rest on the shoulders of Branch
Postmasters. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in calculation of
TRCA, since the same is being done on incentive basis.Branch Postmaster will be the team
leader of the GDS Post Office and overall responsibility of smooth and timely functioning of
Post Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery. He/she might be assisted by
Assistant Branch Post Master of the same GDS Post Office. BPM will be required to do
combined duties of ABPMs as and when ordered. He will also be required to do marketing,
organizing melas, business procurement and any other work assigned by
IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM etc.In some of the Branch Post Offices, the BPM has to
do all the work of BPM/ABPM.
(ii)ASSISTANT BRANCH POSTMASTER (ABPM)
The Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master will include all functions of sale of
stamps/stationery, conveyance and Delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/other
transactions under IPPB, assisting Branch Postmasters in counter duties using the handheld
device/Smart phone supplied by the Department. However, the work performed for IPPB
will not be included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on incentive
basis.He will also be required to do marketing, organizing melas, business procurement and
any other work assigned by the Branch Postmaster or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM
etc. ABPMs will also be required to do Combined Duty of BPMs as and when ordered.
(iii)DAK SEVAK
The Job Profile of Dak Sevaks will include all functions of viz sale of stamps and stationery,
conveyance and delivery of mail and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub Postmaster
including IPPB work in the Departmental Post Offices/RMS. However, the work performed for IPPB
will not be included in calculation of TRCA, since the same is being done on incentive basis. He may
also have to assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters in managing the smooth functioning of
Departmental Post Offices and do marketing, business procurement or any other work assigned by
the Post Master or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM etc. In Railway Mail Services(RMS), GDS has
to handle the work related to RMS, like, closing/opening of bags, transport of bags from one place
to other manually and any other works alloted by the RMS authorities.
II. Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)
The following Minimum TRCA shall be payable to the categories of GDS as mentioned in
Directorate Order No.17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018.
(ii) However, in respect of GDSs engaged on or after 01.07.2018, the initial fixation of TRCA will
be done on the first stage of Level-I of the respective category.
III. Details of vacant posts for which applications are called for are shown in the Annexure-I.
IV. Eligibility AGE
The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18
and 40 years respectively as on 18.02.2020 the date of notification of the vacancies.
Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:-

Sl.No. Category Permissible 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. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years*
6. Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST 15 years*

V. Educational Qualification
Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks
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 Gramin Dak Sevaks.(Referred
to in Directorate Order No 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018). The Candidate
passed Xth class examination in first attempt will be treated as meritorious against
those passed compartmentally.

Online Registration and Application Submission Date: 18/02/2020 to 18/03/2020

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