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Saturday, March 9, 2013

Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for filling the Posts of Multi Tasking Staff for the year 2011

The Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for filling the posts of Multi Tasking Staff  for the year 2011 will be held on 28.04.2013. The schedule is as follows:

Schedule of activity
Multi Tasking Staff
Last date for receipt of Applications by divisional office
Issue of Admit cards
Date of Examination
Time of Examination
10.00 A.M to 11.30 AM

The examination will be restricted to Gramin Dak Sewaks  for filling up of the vacancies  under 25% direct recruitment quota( limited to GDS)  for the year 2011 .  The examination will be conducted at all the three Regional Head quarters. 

Syllabus & Qualifying standards for the examination:

Candidates shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test of the level of 10th class/matriculation covering the following subjects /topics.

 Total marks
Part A
25 marks – 25 questions on General Knowledge– Multiple Choice Questions
Part B
25 marks – 25 questions of Mathematics-Multiple choice Questions
Part C (Two segments)
25 Marks – English language-Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions

25 Marks – Regional language – Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions.
Duration of EXAM
90 Minutes
Qualifying Marks
  1. Parts A and B – Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ST and 9 marks for OBC candidates in each part
  1. Part C (Two Segments) – Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ST and 9 marks for OBC  candidates in each segment
  1. 40% marks for OC, 33 marks for SC/ST and 37 marks for OBC candidates in aggregate.

  Method of Recruitment:

25% by direct recruitment on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination restricted to the Gramin Dak Sevaks of the Division or Unit .

The Gramin Dak Sevaks should be in service as on 1st day of January 2011 to make them eligible to take part in the Limited Departmental Competitive examination for filling up the posts of Multi Tasking Staff for the year 2011.  The age limit for  Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be 50 years as on the first day of January of the year of vacancy (ies).  Relaxable for those belonging to Scheduled Caste/Schedules Tribes up to five years and for those belonging to other Backward classes up to three years in accordance with the instructions issued by the Government of India.

No educational qualification is prescribed for Gramin Dak Sevaks.    If the Gramin Dak Sevak selected for appointment by direct recruitment is non matriculate he shall be given training before he is appointed. 


The last date for receipt of application by the Divisional Head is 08.04.2013.    

  GDS belonging to reserved categories should attach copy of the latest community/caste certificate for being considered against reserved categories.  In the case of OBC candidates creamy layer certificate should be attached.

    The application should be submitted by the candidates as per the prescribed proforma attached to this notification.   Examination fee of Rs.5/- may be credited at any post office and the post office receipt in original should be attached along with the application form.

     GDS, who are on deputation to APS, will be considered for the examination against the vacancies of the division from which they have proceeded on deputation.  The eligibility criteria will be similar to that of GDS working in Civil side.

     As per the instructions contained in Directorate letter No. Misc/2/95/DE dated 7/7/97 candidates taking the departmental examination conducted by the Dept. of posts on or after 1/8/97, shall submit their application to the prescribed authority along with two copies of their identical passport size photographs.  The Divisional Supdts may please ensure that this condition is satisfied while calling for applications and scrutiny of the same. 
    The Divisional Superintendents will issue hall permit after affixing the Photographs of the candidates on it.

    The candidature of the applicants will be decided by the Divisional Supdts.  As regards provisional admission if any, the instructions issued from time to time will be followed.

       Vacancy position approved for the examination will be issued separately.

Name of the applicant

Category (SC/ST/OBC/UR). Photocopies of the caste certificates should be attached

3 (a)
Date of birth (in Christian Era)

3 (b)
Age as on 01-01-2011

Present designation and name of office where working.

Date from which continuously working as GDS

Name of Examination Centre 

Local language in which the applicant desires to take Paper C (ii).   (specify the language viz Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)

Are You physically handicapped? If so photocopy of the certificate should be attached.

Receipt Number and date of remittance of exam fee of Rs.5/- with the name of PO. (Original cash receipt should be attached)

Whether two identical copies of recent passport size photographs signed and duly attested by the controlling authorities are enclosed.

            I ……………………………………………… hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

            Enclosures attached:

                                                                                                     Signature of the applicant

(To be entered by the appointing authority)

            Certified that the particulars furnished by the applicant in the application have been verified and found correct / corrected wherever necessary with reference to the relevant documents.  The candidature of the applicant is RECOMMENDED / NOT RECOMMENDED. 


Signature with Name and Designation
          of the Appointing Authority

The candidate is ADMITTED / NOT ADMITTED (If not admitted record reason)

                                                                                  Signature of the Divisional Superintendent


Friday, March 8, 2013

First all-woman post officeat Delhi

After announcing India's all women public bank, the Government of India has started an all women Post Office at Delhi on the occasion of the International Womens Day. The new style Post Office was inagurated by the Hon. Union Minister Kabil Sibal, at the Sastri Bhavan, in Central Delhi. The Post Office has two MPCM counters and one Stamp Counter. All the counters will be manned by women employees and will funtion from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM.

INDIA’S FIRST:Staff members of India’s first all-women post office soon after it was inaugurated by Union Minister of Communications & Information Technology Kapil Sibal at Shastri Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday marking International Women’s Day.PHOTO: V. SUDERSHAN
Staff in front of the All women Post Office atDelhi.