Online engagement of GDS – limited facility/access for extra two days for correction in online applications
The Department of Posts, India had invited online applications from eligible candidates for engagement as Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) on 27.01.2023. The activities for registration and application submission were carried out from 27.01.2023 to 16.02.2023, as per the schedule. However, certain modifications had to be carried out by the Department in the GDS Engagement Portal on different dates to configure some Educational Boards of four states based on different years of passing, as per the enclosed list.
Limited Facility for Modification
Due to the unavailability of the correct configuration of years of passing of the educational boards, there may be a chance of error on the part of candidates in selecting the correct board and filling up the other details relating to the subjects studied, marks/grades obtained, etc. In order to provide a fair chance to such candidates, the Department has decided to open a two-day window from 25.02.2023 to 26.02.2023 for the review of their online applications with the option to edit the Education Board, subjects, marks, grades, etc.
Eligibility for Modification
This limited facility/access for modification during the two days window would be available only for the candidates who had filled up their applications by selecting any of the educational boards as per the list referred to above. The candidates would not be able to make any correction in the other data, such as Name, Father’s Name, Aadhar, Whether employed, Whether NOC available, Present address, Permanent address, for which one time edit correction window was already provided from 17.02.2023 to 19.02.2023.
Information to Eligible Candidates
The candidates who are eligible to modify applications to the above extent are being informed separately through registered SMS/Email. The latest application will be treated as final, and the merit list will be prepared based on the details mentioned in the last modified online application.
In conclusion, the Department of Posts has provided a limited facility/access for correction in online applications for two extra days, from 25.02.2023 to 26.02.2023, for the candidates who had filled up their applications by selecting any of the educational boards as per the list referred to above. This facility is intended to provide a fair chance to such candidates who may have made errors due to the unavailability of correct configuration of years of passing of educational boards. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct any errors in their applications and submit the final modified application for consideration.
Here are the important links for GDS form edit:
|Edit Correction window||GDS form edit link|
|PDF file for GDS edit correction||PDF File|
You can use these links to access the official website, the edit correction window, and the PDF file for GDS edit correction. It is important to note that the edit correction window is only available for two days, from 25.02.2023 to 26.02.2023, and it is limited to specific fields related to education board, subjects, marks, and grades. Candidates will not be able to make any corrections to other data such as name, father’s name, Aadhar number, and address, as these fields have already been opened for one-time edit correction.
If you have filled out your GDS application and have made an error in your education board details, this is your chance to correct it during the limited edit correction window. Be sure to access the correct links provided above to avoid any confusion or delays in the correction process.