Jammu & Kashmir Postal Circle Gramin Dak Sevak Online Form 2020 @www.jkjobsalert.in

Name of the Post: Jammu & Kashmir Postal Circle Gramin Dak Sevak Online Form 2020
Post Date: 07-07-2020
Total Vacancy:  442
Brief Information: Government of India, Jammu & Kashmir Postal Circle has announced notification for the recruitment of  Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) vacancies in various divisions. Those candidates are interested to the vacancy in J&K Postal Circle and completed the all Eligibility Criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

Applications are invited by the respective engaging authorities as shown in the annexure 
‘I’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 Branch Post Office, 
India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during 
the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone/laptop supplied by 
the Department. The overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records, 
upkeep of handheld device/laptop/equipment 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 Branch 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 Branch 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 and other Supervising authorities. 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 and other Supervising authorities. 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 and other Supervising 
authorities. 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 
allotted 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 06.07.2020 the date of notification of the vacancies. 
Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:-
Sl.No. Category Permissible age 
relaxation
1. Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years

Educational Qualification
(i) Secondary School Examination pass certificate of 10th standard with passing marks 
in Mathematics, local language 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.
(ii) Compulsory knowledge of Local Language
The candidate should have studied the local language at least up to 
10th standard [as compulsory or elective subjects] as declared by the State 
Government or as per constitutional provisions relating to the 8th schedule of 

Constitution of India.

Basic Computer Training
The candidates for all approved categories of GDS referred to in (i) above will be required 
to furnish Basic Computer Training Course Certificate of at least 60 days duration from any 
Computer Training Institute run by Central Government/State Government /Universities / 
Boards / Private Institutions Organizations.This requirement of basic computer knowledge 
certificate shall be relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject 
in Matriculation or class XII or any other higher educational level and in such cases, a 
separate certificate will not be insisted upon.
VI. RESIDENCE
The condition of residence shall apply as stipulated in Rule 3-A (vii) of GDS (Conduct and 
Engagement) Rules, 2020.The candidate who is applying for the post of BPM must 
provide accommodation for Branch post office after selection but before engagement. The 
accommodation should meet the following prescribed standards: -
(i) The building may be owned by a Gram Panchayat or Central government or by 
State government such as school or offices or BPM’s own house or a proper rented 
accommodation in a busy place of the post village.
(ii) Location- The Branch Office (BO) should be located in the main busy part of the 
post village.
(iii) Size- The minimum size of Branch Post Office should not be less than 100 sq. feet 
preferably in 10’x10’ dimensions and in ground floor.
(iv) Approach- The Branch Post Office should have direct access/approach from village 
road and should be located in front portion of the building in which it is housed. 
The Branch Post Office should not be housed in Verandahs, Courtyards, Kitchen, 
SPWC under the stairs, bed room, damaged rooms, makeshift accommodations, 
isolated buildings outside the village etc. which are difficult to access/approach by 

the Customers.
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SELECTION CRITERIA:-.
i. Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the 
candidates online submitted applications.
ii. No weightage will be given for higher educational qualification. Only marks obtained in 10th
standard of approved Boards aggregated to percentage to the accuracy of 4 decimals will be the 
criteria for finalizing the selection. Passing of all the subjects as per the respective approved board 
norms is mandatory subject to the conditions referred in Clause B of Notifications pertaining to 
Required Educational Qualifications for taking candidate into account for calculating the merit.
iii. Candidates having both marks and grades in the marks list have to apply with marks only. In 
case any candidates apply with grades only his application liable for disqualification.
iv. In case of the marks lists containing the Grades/ Points, marks will be reckoned by taking 
conversion of Grades and points with the multiplication factor (9.5) against the maximum points 
or grade as 100. 
v. In case candidates get the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as 
merit), ST trans-woman, ST female, SC trans-woman, SC female, OBC trans-woman, OBC female,
EWS trans-woman, EWS female, UR trans-woman, UR female, ST trans-male, ST Male, SC trans-
male, SC Male, OBC trans-male, OBC male, EWS trans-male, EWS male, UR trans-male, UR male.

vi. A candidate can apply for a maximum of twenty posts as per cycle of online engagement. 
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