Tamil Nadu Postal Recruitment 2019 – Vacancies 4442

Notification For The Posts Of Gramin DAK SEVAKS CYCLE – II/2019, TAMILNADU CIRCLE


Applications are invited by the respective appointing 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.

Name of the PostTN Postal Circle GDS 2019
Total Vacancy:4442
Post Date: 11-03-2019
Latest Update: 15-03-2019
Application Fee:
  • For UR/ OBC/ EWS Male Candidates: Rs. 100/-
  • For Female, SC/ ST & PWD candidates: Nill
  • Payment Mode (Offline): Credit/ Debit Card & Net Banking
Age Limit (as on 15-03-2019): 18 - 40 Years (Age relaxation is applicable for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ EWS candidates as per rules
Notification:Download / View
Website: www.tamilnadupost.nic.in

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.
Sl.NoCategoryMinimum TRCA for 4 Houyrs/Level 1 in TRCA SlabMinimuym TRCA for 5 hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab
1BPMRs.12,000/- (Rs.12000-Rs.29,380/-)Rs.14,500/- (Rs.14,500-Rs.35,480/-)
2ABPM/Dak SevakRs.10,000/- (Rs.10,000-Rs.24,470/-)Rs.12,000/- (Rs.12,000- Rs.29380/-)

Eligibility for TN Postal Circle Recruitment 2019

The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as on 15.03.2019

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:-

Sl.No.CategoryPermissible age relaxation
1Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 years
2Other Backward Classes (OBC)3 years
3Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)No relaxation*
4Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years*
5Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC13 years*
6Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST15 years*

Note:- 1*

There will be no relaxation in upper age limit to EWS candidates. However, the persons belonging to EWSs who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs shall get 10% reservationin engagement to the Gramin Dak Sevak posts in the Department of Posts as per Directorte instructions circulated vide no. 17-09/2019-GDS dated 26.02.2019.


All Recruiting Authorities shall maintain reservation for persons with disabilities to all categories of GDS posts except for persons with benchmark of disability “Blind” (for all categories of GDS). Percentage of reservation
may be maintained as in the case of SC,. ST and OBC categories in GDS posts as per Directorate order no. 17-08/2017-GDS dated 26.02.2019. Relaxation in upper age limit is subject to the condition that maximum age of the applicant on the crucial date shall not exceed 56 years.

Steps to Apply for TN Postal Circle Recruitment 2019

Step 1. Initially candidate has to register in the Registration module once per cycle and obtain unique registration number Register here

Step 2. Candidates required to make fee payment(UR/OBC/EWS Male). Can pay through any Head Post Office Fee Payment Offices /Online Pay Online

Step 3. Candidate has to apply using registration number and other details (Keep ready the required scanned copies in prescribed format and size of Photo, Signature, SSC marks memo,DOB certificate if DOB not on SSC marks memo, additional SSC marks memos if any, Community(SC/ST/OBC/EWS) certificate if applicable, computer certificate, PH certificate if applicable for hassle-free applying) Apply online here

Step 4. Candidate can check the application status here Application Status
5. Forgetting registration number/Fee ID for forgot candidates, can be checked here Forgot Registration

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