The Indian Ministry of Communications, Department of Posts, recently conducted a special drive for online engagement as Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) [Branch Postmaster (BPM)/Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)] in Branch Post Offices (BOs) across various states. This drive was conducted to fill 12,000 vacant positions, and the registration and submission of online applications were open from 22nd May 2023 to 11th June 2023. In this blog, we will discuss the details of the drive, the application process, and the states included in the second merit list.
Special Drive Details:
The GDS Online Engagement Special Drive, held in May 2023, aimed to recruit eligible candidates for the positions of Branch Postmaster (BPM) and Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) in Branch Post Offices (BOs) created in the year 2023. The drive was open to candidates from all over India, except the North East Circle, which was excluded from this specific recruitment.
The application process for this special drive was conducted entirely online. Eligible candidates were invited to submit their applications within the specified time frame, starting from 22nd May 2023 and concluding on 11th June 2023. Applicants were required to provide all relevant details, educational qualifications, and other necessary documents through the official India Post GDS website.
States Included in the Second Merit List:
Following the completion of the application process and careful evaluation of the candidates’ qualifications, India Post announced the second merit list. The list includes shortlisted candidates from various states across India. The states included in this merit list are as follows:
- Andhra Pradesh
- Himachal Pradesh
- Jammu and Kashmir
- Madhya Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
- Uttar Pradesh
- West Bengal
The GDS Online Engagement Special Drive conducted by India Post in May 2023 is an excellent opportunity for eligible candidates to secure positions as Gramin Dak Sevaks (BPM/ABPM) in Branch Post Offices across the country. With the release of the second merit list, shortlisted candidates from different states have moved one step closer to being selected for these posts. The initiative taken by the Government of India’s Ministry of Communications to enhance postal services in rural areas through the GDS program is commendable. Aspiring candidates should stay updated on the latest announcements and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria for future opportunities.