The Assam Postal Circle Recruitment is conducted by the Indian Department of Post. The Department of Post operates many postal circles throughout India. There are a total of 22 postal circles in India. The Department of Post or DOP is operated by the Government of India. It is an extension of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. The Assam Postal circle is one of these circles that operate in the Assam region in Northeast India.

Assam Postal Circle Recruitment 2020

Apart from accepting and delivering mails and parcels, the post office also serves other functions like selling post stamps, providing post boxes for the public to drop letters in, selling stationery items, etc. It also provides banking services like savings accounts and money orders, as well as government forms such as passport application form.

Candidates looking to work as Gramin Dak Sevaks for Assam Postal circle can apply online through Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020 online apply, following the official notification.

Assam Postal Circle GDS recruitment 2020

Department of Post has recently started inviting online applications for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak in Assam Postal Circle as a part of its Assam Postal Circle GDS Recruitment 2020. There are various vacancies in Assam for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak in 2020. It allows for the submission of applications by fresh applicants as well as fresh submission of applications by existing applicants who submitted their application according to the previous official notification dated 5th August 2019. A new criterion has been added for the post, which requires the candidates to have studied the local language of the region until the 10th Class at least. The available posts are:

Assam Postal Circle Vacancy for 2020

A candidate may apply for all three posts using the Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020 online application form. As of now, there are 919 vacancies for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak in the Assam Postal circle. The category-wise vacancies are as follows:

UR: 439, EWS: 75, OBC: 231, PWD-B: 10, PWD-A: 10, PWD-C: 9, PWD-DE: 8, ST: 87, SC: 50

Assam Postal Circle 2020 Salary

ABPM/GDS: Rs.10,000(4 hours) and Rs. 12,000(5 hours)

BPM: Rs. 12,000(4 hours) and Rs. 14,500(5 hours)

Assam Postal Circle 2020 Eligibility

As per the notification dated 5th August 2019, for candidates to be eligible for Gramin Dak Sevaks posts, they must be between 18 and 40 years of age. Age relaxations are available for some categories, e.g, SC/ST candidates who can get a relaxation of years, OBC candidates who can get a relaxation of 3 years, and PWD candidates who can get a relaxation of up to 10 years.

Assam Postal Circle Recruitment: Dates to Remember

For Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020, the important dates are as follows:

The start date for Registration and Fee Submission: 27.01.2020

End date for Registration and Fee Submission: 09.02.2020

Start Date for Online submission of Application: 27.01.2020

End  Date for Online submission of Application: 09.02.2020

Assam Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 Online Apply

Candidates looking to apply for Gramin Dak Sevak Jobs in the Assam Postal circle must do so using Assam Postal Circle recruitment online apply. Here are the steps for online application:

Registration: This is the first step of the online application process. Candidates must visit the official website of the India Post, and register themselves once every cycle in the Registration Module. Upon registration, a unique Registration Number will be provided to the applicant.

Payment of Fees: Candidates have the option to pay the fee online. Offline payment can be done at any Head Post Office. The fee for General and OBC candidates is Rs. 100 only. For Women, SC, St, PWD, and EWS candidates, there are no fees.

Online Application: After the fee has been paid, the candidate has to complete the Assam Postal Circle recruitment online application process. They have to click on the Apply Online button. They have to enter the unique registration number and the circle they are applying for, which in this case is the Assam Circle. Applicants are required to fill in the application form, keeping in mind all the details. Details to be filled include:

  • Name(This should be filled in all capital letters. The name should match the one present in the Class 10 certificate.)
  • Mobile Number
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Community
  • Gender
  • Physically Handicapped individuals need to mention the type of disability they have(Visually Handicanned, Hearing Handicapped, or Orthopaedically handicapped), along with the percentage of disability
  • Class 10 passed in which state
  • Class 10 passed in which Board
  • Class 10 passed in which year
  • Class 10 Roll Number of Certificate Number

The next step in Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020 online application requires the applicant to upload the necessary educational qualification documents. They also need to upload scanned copies of their passport-sized photographs. Then, Post Preferences are to be submitted. The applicant should thoroughly check the application form again to make sure all the details are correct. Next, they need to take a print out of the application form. If applicants need any help with the Assam Postal Circle Recruitment application, they can call the helpline number provided on the official website of India Post, or mail their queries to the official email address of the Department of Post.

Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern

Duration: 120 Minutes

S.No. Subject No. of Question Marks
1. GK Reasoning, Analytical Ability 25 25
2. Assamese Language 25 25
3. Mathematics 25 25
4. English 25 25
- Total 100 100

Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020 Exam Syllabus

General Knowledge: Indian Heritage & Heritage, Indian Economy, Indian Politics, Indian Geography, History – India, General Science, Science & Technology, Indian Constitution, Current Affairs – National & International, etc.

Reasoning: Similarities And Differences, Analogies,  Space Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Non-Verbal Series, Problem Solving, Analysis, Coding And Decoding, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory,  Observation, Relationship Concepts,  Discrimination, Arithmetic Number Series, Arithmetical Reasoning And Figural Classification, Syllogistic Reasoning, Statement-Conclusion, Etc.

Numerical Ability: Fractions, Decimals, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Number Systems, Averages, Profit & Loss, Interest, Time & Distance, Discount, Time &Work.

Mathematics: Averages, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Mensuration, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Distance, Use of tables and graphs, Decimals and Fractions, Number systems, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Computation of whole numbers, Simple interest, Compound Interest, Partnership, The Relationship between Numbers, Time & work.

English Language : Grammar, Synonyms, Vocabulary, Sentence Completion, Antonyms, Theme detection,  Fill in the Blanks, Word Formation, Sentence Rearrangement,  Verb, Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement,  Questions from a small unseen passage, Unseen Passages,  Prepositions Comprehension, Conjunctions, Conclusion, Passage Completion, Phrases, Adverb, Articles,  Proverbs, Error Correction, Sentence structure,  Idioms & Phrases.

Region Language (Assamese) : Shuddharupa, Padhinathiba Gadyansha,  Alankara, Swara Sandhi, Ashuddha Vakyara, Rudi o Lokabani, Vakya Rupantara, Kriya Bheda, Mishra o Sanyukta Vakya, Shabda Pada. 

Assam Postal Circle recruitment 2020 Selection Process

  • The merit list is final for the selection process
  • Higher education has no value in the selection process. The 10th class board exam marks expressed as a percentage will be considered for the selection process.
  • In the scenario where two candidates get the same marks, higher age will be given preference. After that, the order of merit will be Female ST, Female SC, Female OBC, Female EWS, Female UR, Male ST, Male SC, Male OBC, Male EWS, Male UR.
  • A candidate may apply for 20 posts at maximum. These include vacancies in the home circle of the candidate. Only one post will be offered per circle. The candidate will have to choose the order of preference for the posts. Once a candidate has joined a post, the other posts will be unavailable for them.
  • If the data submitted at the time of application is incomplete, the candidature will be rejected.

Assam Postal Circle Recruitment 2020 Posts and Job Profile

  • Dak Sevak: This includes the posts of Mail Carrier, Mail Deliverer, and Packer. The Mail Carrier carries the mail from the postal branch to the area where the candidate is located. The Mail Deliverer delivers mail to individuals. The packer is tasked with packing the mails at the start of each day, as well as separately packing the mails that are destined for distant areas to transported by the means of a mail van. The mail carrier, mail deliverer, and the packer also assist the Branch Post Master and Assistant Branch Post Master with their official duties.
  • Assistant Branch Post Master(ABPM): The ABPM performs administrative duties in the post office, as well as assisting the Branch Post Manager with their duties.
  • Branch Post Manager: The Branch Post Manager or the BPM is the head of the post office branch of the Gram Panchayat. The BPM performs an administrative role in the post office branch. The accounts department reports all the financial transactions to the Branch Post Manager.


By following the above-mentioned steps, applicants can apply for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak in the Assam Circle. They should check the official website of the Department of Post regularly for updates and notifications.


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