Indian postal department has issued a notification for the recruitment of postal and sorting assistants in the clerical cadre. Recruitment will be done for multiple locations across the country. Applicants can submit there application on or before October 1, 2012 (October 11, 2012 for applicants residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh division of J&K).
Pay Scale : 5200-20300 (Grade Pay 2400 + Admissible allowance)
Age Limit : 18 to 27 years (Age relaxation for SC/ ST 5years, Other backward classes 3 years).
Educational Qualification : 10+2 (12th Pass) with minimum 60% marks (45% for SC /ST and 55% for other backward classes).
Cost Of Application Form : Rs 50 (obtain application form from the head post office of your region from 11.08.2012 to 25.09.2012)
Examination Fee : Rs 200 (Female candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories are exempt from examination fees). Candidates have to deposit the prescribed examination fees at the head post office of the region for which you are applying and obtain the ACG-67/UCR receipt.
The details of the vacancies in each division in the circle are given below.
|Location||Postal Assistant||Sorting Assistant||Postal Assistants (Savings Bank Control Organization)|
|Kerala Postal Circle||45 Posts||34 Posts||14 Posts|
|Punjab Postal Circle||81 Posts||10 Posts||2 Posts|
|Himachal Postal Circle||**97 Posts|
|Haryana Postal Circle||118 Posts||26 Posts||6 Posts|
|Delhi Postal Circle||140 Posts||148 Posts||21 Posts|
|Madhya Pradesh Postal Circle||**186 Posts|
|Jharkhand Postal Circle||85 Posts||14 Posts||10 Posts|
|Karnataka Postal Circle||207 Posts||15 Posts||29 Posts|
|Odisha Postal Circle||120 Posts||26 Posts||34 Posts|
|West Bengal Circle||**406 Posts|
|Gujarat Circle||227 Posts||57 Posts||27 Posts|
|Uttar Pradesh Postal Circle||533 Posts||103 Posts||38 Posts|
|Uttarakhand Postal Circle||83 Posts||-||-|
|Tamilnadu Postal Circle||415 Posts||87 Posts||109 Posts|
**Posts will be divided into all three categories (Breakup not mentioned).
How To Apply For Postal/ Sorting Assistant?
- Purchase the Application brochure from the head post office of your region by paying Rs 50 in cash.
- Fill the application form with all the required details as per the instructions given.
- Submit the examination fees at the head post office of the region for which you are applying for the job. Obtain the ACG-67/UCR receipt from the post office on submission of exam fees.
- Dispatch the application form (duly filled) plus ACG-67/UCR receipt (original) to “Direct Recruitment Cell, New Delhi HO, New Delhi – 110001” through speed post/ Registered post of India post only.
Examination Pattern/ Syllabus For Post Office Postal/ Sorting Assistant Recruitment 2012
STAGE 1- Eligible candidates will have to appear for a written aptitude test of 2 hours which will consist questions from different streams like Mathematics, English, General Knowledge (GK), Reasoning and Analytical ability. Questions would be split into four parts and each part would consist of 25 questions of 1 mark each. There is no negative marking.
STAGE 2 - Candidates who will clear the level 1 i.e written test will be called for the CPT. This computer typing test would be 30 minutes long in which you will be evaluated for typing and data entry proficiency.
For more details check the official advertisement below:-
For Haryana circle which covers Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Sonepat : Check the Official Advertisement Here.
For Jharkhand circle which covers Ranchi, Dhanbad, Santhal Pargana Divn. Dumka, Singbhum Divn. Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh, Giridih and Palamau Divn. Daltonganj: Check the Official Advertisement Here
For West Bengal circle which covers A & N Islands, Kolkata (Central, East, North & South), Presidency (North & South), Birdhum, Barasat, Nadia (North & South), Murshidabad, Kolkata RMS, Kolkata AP Sorting, RMS H, RMS SB, RMS WB, Asansol, Burdwan, Contai, Howrah, Midnapore, North Hooghly, Tamluk, Darjeeling, Malda, Coochbehar, Dinajpur, RMS SG Dn, and PA(SBCO) : Check the official advertisement HERE
For Odisha circle which covers Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttak (City, North, South), Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Berhampur, Aska, Phulbani, Kalahandi, and Koraput : Check the official advertisement HERE
For Himachal Pradesh circle which includes Chamba, Dehra, Dharamsala, Hamirpur, Mandi, Rampur, Shimla, Solan, Una, RMS and PASBCO : Check the official advertisement HERE.
For Karnataka circle which includes Bangalore (East, South, West, GPO), Channapatna, Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikodi, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Haveri, Karwar, Raichur, Sirsi, Chickmagalur, Chitadurga, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Nanjangud, Puttur, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi RLO Bangalore, RMS BG Stg, RMS HB-Hubli, RMS Q-Bangalore and HPOs : Check official advertisement HERE.
For Kerala Circle Thiruvananthapuram which includes Pathanamthitta, Tiruvalla, Mavelikara, Idukki, Ernakulam, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Palakkad, Manjeri, Calicut, Thalassery, Kannur, Kasaragod, RMS (TV, EK,CT) : Check official advertisement HERE.
For Uttarakhand Circle : Check Official advertisement HERE.