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Department of Posts (Delhi Circle) Postman and Mail Guard Recruitment 2014

Department of Posts (Delhi Circle) Postman and Mail Guard Recruitment 2014

Apply Online for 740 Postman & Mail Guard

Department of Posts, Office of the Chief Postmaster General, Delhi Circle, New Delhi has given employment notification for the recruitment of 740 Postman and Mail Guard vacancies

Eligible candidates may apply online from 03rd November 2014 by 10.00 hrs to 03rd December 2014 by 23.59 hrs

Detailed Guidelines, Instructions for the Post of Postman/Mail Guard

The detailed guidelines, conditions and instructions for the Direct Recruitment to the cadre of Postman/Mailguard 2014 are given below, which must be read carefully by the applicant and satisfy himself about the eligibility to the post of Postman/Mailguard and then apply for the same


It will be presumed that all guidelines, conditions & instructions are acceptable to the candidates who are applying for the post

Delhi Postal Circle Vacancy Details:

Total No of Posts: 740

Name of the Posts

  1. Postman: 732 Posts
  2. New Delhi South West Division: 104 Posts [OC – 62, SC – 14, ST – 12, OBC – 16, Ex-ser – 11, PH – 03 (OH)]
  3. New Delhi West Division: 107 Posts [OC – 64, SC – 10, ST – 14, OBC – 19, Ex-ser – 11, PH – 03 (OH)]
  4. Delhi East Division: 107 Posts [OC – 57, SC – 06, ST – 17, OBC – 27, Ex-ser – 11, PH – 01 (OH), 02(HH)]
  5. New Delhi Central Division: 83 Posts [OC – 57, SC – 08, ST – 05, OBC – 13, Ex-ser – 08, PH – 02(HH)]
  6. Delhi North Division: 116 Posts [OC – 60, SC – 11, ST – 20, OBC – 25, Ex-ser – 11, PH – 03(HH)]
  7. New Delhi South Division: 160 Posts [OC – 76, SC – 14, ST – 25, OBC – 45, Ex-ser – 16, PH – 03 (VH-Low Vision), 01(OH)]
  8. Delhi GPO: 30 Posts [OC – 20, ST – 05, OBC – 05, Ex-ser – 03, PH – 02 (VH-Low Vision), 01(HH)]
  9. New Delhi HO: 25 Posts [OC – 15, SC – 01, ST – 06, OBC – 03, Ex-ser – 02, PH – 01 (VH-Low Vision)]
  10. Mail Guard: 08 Posts
  11. New Delhi Sorting Division: 01 Post (OC – 01)
  12. Delhi Sorting Division: 04 Posts (OC – 02, ST – 01, OBC – 01)
  13. Airmail Sorting Division: 03 Posts (OC – 03)


  1. OH – Orthopedically Handicapped, HH- Hearing handicapped, VH (Low Vision) – Visually handicapped   (Low Vision)
  2. The vacancies of Ex-serviceman and Physically handicapped will be adjusted in the relevant categories i.e OC/SC/ST & OBC as the case may be in view of category of selected candidates

Scale of Pay

Rs.5200-20200/- with a grade pay of Rs.2000/- plus other admissible allowances as prescribed from time to time

Educational Qualification

As per Department of Posts Delhi Circle Recruitment Criteria candidates should have passed 10th (Matriculation) from a recognized Board or University

Age Limit

Candidates age limit should be between 18 and 27 years as on 03rd December 2014, upper age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/ Ex-SM/PH category Candidates age per rules

Selection Process

The selection will purely on merit basis which will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Aptitude test separately for each category

It is further stated that if two or more candidates secure equal marks in Aptitude test and they are standing in the last position in the merit list than it is clearly stated that the candidate senior in age will be considered for selection

Preparation of Merit List

A common merit list for the whole Delhi Circle shall be prepared in respect of all categories of post put together; for the said purpose candidate shall indicate their preference of the Post and also indicate their preference for Divisions/Unit in the online application

Thereafter the candidates will be allotted to the posts and the divisions as per their preference based on their position in the merit list and availability of vacancies

Pattern & Syllabus of Exam

The applicants shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test with total 100 maximum marks covering the following subjects/topics

Aptitude test will be comprising 4-parts (Part A, B, C (i) & C (ii))

The duration of the Aptitude test will be of 2 hours (120 minutes); these is no negative marking

Qualifying Marks/ Criteria

The minimum qualifying marks to be obtained in each part of the Aptitude test is prescribed as under:

Unreserved Candidates (OC)

40% marks i.e minimum 10 marks in each part and   40 % in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e Part A, B, C (i) & C (ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks


37% marks i.e minimum 9 marks in each part and 37% in aggregate candidate has to qualify in each part i.e Part A, B, C (i) & C (ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks


33% marks i.e minimum 8 marks in each part and 33% in aggregate; the candidate has to qualify in each part i.e Part A, B,C (i) & C (ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks

Structure of Fees

  1. i) Cost of application form registration100/- for all categories of applicants who have registered
  2. ii) The examination fee prescribed for all male applicants in General, OBC and Ex-servicemen categories is 400/- Candidates belonging to Scheduled Cast/Scheduled Tribe /Physically Impaired/Women are exempted for payment of exam fee
  3. a) Probation Period: 2 Years
  4. b) Training: The training will be imparted to the selected candidates as prescribed

Disqualification: A person,

  1. a) Who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or
  2. b) Who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, will not be able to eligible for appointment to the

Provided that the Central Govt. may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule

Any person appointed to the said posts, shall be liable to serve in the Army Postal Services of India or abroad, as required

An applicant cannot register more than one application on-line; if it is done, his/her candidature is liable to be rejected without any communication

No TA/DA is admissible

How to Apply

The applicant has to access the India Post website www.indiapost.gov.in in the Opportunity Section with seeing the detailed notification issued by the Department and instructions sheet/information brochure

Before starting registration of his/her application on the website the applicant should read the notification/instruction sheet carefully; he/she has to evaluate his/her eligibility for the category. His/her eligibility will be evaluated during the registration process and the process shall terminate for ineligible applicants and reasons thereof would be prompted

Before starting his/her registration of application on-line, the applicant should be ready with the soft copies of passport size photo (not more than 40 KB in .jpg/.jpeg format) and signature(not more than 40 KB in .Jpg/Jpeg format) which are required to be uploaded after filling up of the inputs and uploading the application on-line

One applicant has to submit only one application; if more than one application is registered, it will lead to rejection of all the applications registered by the applicants

Applicants should fill the detail/inputs in the on-line application at the appropriate places very carefully and click on submit button at the end of the registration of online application form; before pressing the submit button the applicants are advised to verify carefully every field/inputs mentioned in the application

Name of the applicant of his/her father etc should be spelt correctly in the application as it so appears in the matriculation certificate /marksheet any change/alteration found/detected later on may lead to his disqualification of candidature

Mode of Payment

The cost of application form and examination fee are prescribed in para No.10 above

The applicants have to approach the identified e-payment post offices (list of Post offices in Annexure-I) and to produce fee payment challan printed by him and to pay the fee in cash (INR) only

Once the fee has been paid the registration process is completed; after expiry of three working days from payment of fee, the confirmation of fee will be given through SMS; the printout of filled application form will be obtained by the applicant after confirmation of the fee

In case of non-payment of application registered will not be considered for further process

The applicants who have registered their applications on the closing date of registration are permitted to pay the fee till 05th December 2014

The applicants after successful registration of the online application are advised to keep printout of the his/her application, copy of fee challan, receipt issued by the Post office for any future reference

The applicants are advised not to enclose/upload copies of any certificates/documents

The application Registered on-line will be treated as Provisional and it will be subject to verification of respective certificates/documents; the applicant has to furnish a DECLARATION to the effect that the inputs furnished by him/her are true, complete and correct to best to his/her knowledge and they will be supported by the original documents/testimonials as and when required/demanded

Any false/incorrect information found/detected at any stage, his/her candidature/appointment will be summarily rejected/terminated

The admit cards will be uploaded in the Departmental website (www.indiapost.gov.in) latest by 13th December 2014

Keep in touch with website for further progress of recruitment process; the candidate will also be informed through SMS and E-mail

The closing date for registration of application: The registration of on-line application will commence on 03rd November 2014 and closed by 03rd November 2014 by 23.59 hrs

Important Dates

Starting Date for Online Registration: 03rd November 2014 by 10.00 hrs.

Last Date for Online Registration: 03rd December 2014 by 23.59 hrs.

Last Date for Payment of Fee: 05th December 2014

Admit Cards can be download from: 13th December 2014

Tentative Date of Written Test: 21st December 2014

Department of Posts Delhi

(Dept. of Posts), Office of the Chief Postmaster General, Delhi Circle, New Delhi-110001, Website www.indiapost.gov.in

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