Tamilnadu GDS Recruitment notification 2020 | Apply Online | Notification

Tamilnadu GDS Recruitment notification for the Tamil Nadu Postal Circle has been released. Online application forms have been released from 1 September 2020 for the job of Branch Postmaster, Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) And Dak Sevak. Interested job seekers may grab this chance by seeking online application on or before 30 September 2020. Here we are going to discuss about all the aspects of the recruitment like eligibility criteria, selection process, pay band, application procedure and other related details.

Tamilnadu GDS Recruitment 2021: Apply Online Postal Circle 3162 GDS Posts

Tamilnadu GDS Recruitment 2021

There are 3162 openings for GDS positions in the Tamil Nadu Postal Circle. Vacancies are available in different divisions including Kovilpatti, Cuddalore, Karur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Pattukottai, Pudukkottai, RMS T Division, Srirangam, Thanjavur and many others. Matrix passed candidates can apply for the job through appost.in/gdsonline. Reserved category candidates will get relaxation in the recruitment as per the government norms. 

Brief of Tamilnadu GDS Jobs

Name of the organizationTamil Nadu Postal Circle
PositionsBranch Postmaster, Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM) And Dak Sevak
No of posts3162
Hiring procedureMerit basis
CategoryGovt. Job
Mode of applicationOnline
Official websitehttps://appost.in/gdsonline/

Vacancy details

CommunityNo. of Posts


Commencement date1 September 2020
Last date30 September 2020

Tamilnadu GDS Recruitment 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Age18 to 40 years as on 1 September 2020
RelaxationSchedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe for 5 yearsOther Backward Classes for 3 yearsPersons with Disabilities for 10 yearPersons with Disabilities+ OBC for 13 yearsPersons with Disabilities + SC/ ST for 15 years
Education10th standard with passing marks in Mathematics, local language and English/ 12th or equivalent as per the position  Basic computer course certificate

Significant Documents

  • 10th certificate scanned along with marksheet
  • 12th certificate scanned along with marksheet
  • Aadhaar card
  • Address proof
  • Age proof
  • Computer certificate scanned
  • Passport size image scanned
  • Signature scanned

Application fee

CategoryApplication fee
UR/ OBC/ EWS Male Rs.100/-.
All Female, SC/ ST and PwDNo fee

Pay band

Category Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/ Level 1 in TRCA SlabMinimum TRCA for 5 hours/ Level 2 in TRCA slab
BPMRs. 12,000 per monthRs. 14,500 per month
ABPM/ Dak SevakRs. 10,000 per monthRs. 12,000 per month

Selection procedure

  • Merit base selection only
  • No weightage for any higher educational qualification.

Online Application Procedure Tamilnadu GDS Recruitment

Further are the detailed steps to be filled to apply for the job:

  • Need to rush to the official web portal first in a computer or laptop with working internet
  • Online application procedure contains three steps: registration, fee payment and apply online


  • On opened page go to “registration” option
  • Hit on it to open the form
  • Provide the details as asked in the form such as
    • Name,
    • Father Name,
    • Community,
    • Date of Birth,
    • Gender,
    • Mobile Number,
    • Are You A Person with Disability?
    • Weather Belong to Ews
    • Circle in Which 10th Passed
    • Year of Passing
    • Upload image (JPG, size upto 50 Kb & dimension 200*230 pixcels)
    • Upload signature (JPG, size upto 20 Kb & dimension 140*60 pixcels)
    • Captcha code shows in the image
  • Read the declaration
  • Tick the checkbox
  • Click submit detail option
  • Registration number will appear on the screen and through SMS note it

Fee Payment

  • Now you have to come to the home page
  • If you belong to UR/ OBC/ EWS Male, Go to “fee payment” option
  • Hit “pay online” option
  • Provide registration number
  • Hit “make payment” option
  • Pay the fee via online mode through debit card/ credit card/ net banking

Apply online

  • Now go to the apply online option
  • Hit “apply” from drop down list
  • Provide the asked details such as
    • Registration Number,
    • Select Circle,
    • Click submit option
    • Upload the rest documents
    • choose your preference
  • Hit submit option and take print out at last.


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