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Gramin Dak Sevak Salary (GDS)

Gramin Dak Sevak salary entices interest as it shows the level of pay a candidate with elementary education in India, like 10th pass or so, can possibly expect in today’s scenario. In fact, a vast majority of the population in the country can not claim to have even that level of qualification. The following description is in response to the query in respect of Gramin Dak Sevak salary and other allowances.

Through the Department of Posts Establishment Division’s office order No.17-31/2016 dated 25-06-2018, the entire Gramin Dak Sevaks(GDS) posts were brought under 02 categories, viz., Branch Postmasters (BPMS) and other than Branch Postmasters.

The second category was further divided into Assistant Branch Postmasters (ABPMS) and Dak Sevaks.

Further, the working hours were also revised into 2 categories, i.e., minimum 4 hours and minimum 5 hours, and two levels of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) slabs, each for BPMs and other than BPMs categories.

The revised Gramin Dak Sevak salary TRCA slabs/levels applicable to these two categories are as follows:

Sr.No Category Minimum TRCA for
4 Hours / Level 1
Minimum MTRCA for
5 Hours / Level 2
01BPMRs.12000 /- Rs.14500/-
02ABPM/Dak SevaksRs.10000/- Rs.12000/-
Gramin Dak Sevak salary

Revised Gramin Dak Sevak salary (Range)

Sr.No Category TRCA for
4 Hours / Level 1
5 Hours / Level 2
01BPMRs.12000 to Rs.29380/- Rs.14500 to Rs.35480/-
02ABPM/Dak SevaksRs.10000/ to Rs.24470 Rs.12000 to Rs.29380/-

Gramin Dak Sevak Recruitment 2021 West Bengal

The West Bengal Post office Circle has invited applications for the Recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevak, MTS, Postman and other Vacancies If you are eligible and interested, apply Online before 19-08-2021 the Last Date. West Bengal Postal Circle releases a Huge number of Various Post Office Vacancies – Multi – Tasking Staff, GDS, Postman / Mail Guard, Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant, Staff Car Driver & Other IPPB Posts. You can check West Bengal Postal Notifications below.

Name of the OrganizationWest Bengal Postal Circle (DoP)
Government of India
Name of the PostBranch Post Master (BPM)
Asst Branch Post Master (ABPM)
Dak Sevak
No. of Vacancies2357
Qualification10th Pass
Knowledge of the local language
Basic knowledge of using computers
Age limit18 years- 40 years
Relaxation for Reserved categories
Application FeeRs.100/-
Free for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates
Selection ProcessBased on marks scored in the 10th class
Last date to apply19-08-2021
Apply onlineClick Here

Gramin Dak Sevak Vacancy

Branch Post Master (BPM)
Asst Branch Post Master (ABPM)
Dak Sevak
Communitywise quota

Granin Dak Sevak Job Profile

Job profile of Branch Post Master (BPM) includes:

  • Manage the Branch Post Office as the team leader
  • Ensure that the office functions smoothly during the prescribed working hours
  • Use the handheld device/Smartphone/laptop supplied by the Department effectively
  • Ensure timely fulfilment of service inlcuding mail conveyance and mail delivery
  • Get best support from subordinate staff
  • Alott duties properly to all staff
  • Manage India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) service
  • Undertake overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records, and devices
  • Upkeep of handheld device/laptop/equipment ensuring online transactions
  • Lead in marketing of Postal, India Post Payments Bank services and procurement of business within the jurisdiction of the Branch Post Office

Job profile of Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM) includes


  • Sale of stamps/stationery
  • Conveyance and Delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/
  • Other transactions under IPPB,
  • Assist Branch Postmasters in counter duties
  • Ensure quick service using the handheld device/Smart phone supplied by the Department.
  • Do marketing, organizing melas, business procurement
  • Perform any other work assigned by the Branch Postmaster or
  • IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities.
  • ABPMs will also be required to do Combined Duty of BPMs as and when ordered.

Job profile of Dak Sevak includes


  • Sale of stamps and stationery
  • Conveyance and delivery of mail
  • Perform any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub Postmaster
  • Assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters in managing the smooth functioning of Departmental Post Offices
  • Do marketing, business procurement or any other work assigned by the Post Master or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities.
  • In Railway Mail Services (RMS), GDS has to handle the work related to RMS,
  • This iclude closing/opening of bags, transport of bags from one place to other manually and any other works allotted by the RMS authorities.


  • The work performed for IPPB by all categories of employess is incentive-based
  • Therefore it will not be included in the calculation of TRCA

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Garmin Dak Sevak Selection Process

  • Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.
  • There is no weightage for higher educational qualification.
  • Only marks obtained in 10th standard will be the criteria for finalizing the selection.
  • Passing of all the subjects is mandatory
  • Candidates having both marks and grades in the marks list have to apply with marks only.
  • In case candidates getting the same marks, the merit order would be taken as DOB(higher age as merit)


What is the salary of Gramin Dak Sevak?

Effective from 25-06-2018 the revised salary of Gramin Dak Sevak is revised as follow

1.Branch Post Master (BPM)– Rs.12000/- to Rs.29380/- for TRCA 4 hours and Rs.14500/- to Rs.29380/- for TRCA 5 hours

2. Asst Branch Post Master (ABPM)– Rs.10000/ to Rs.24470 for TRCA 4 hours and Rs.12000/- to Rs.35480/- for TRCA 5 hours

3. Dak Sevak- Rs.10000/- to Rs.24470/- for TRCA 4 hours and Rs.12000 to Rs.29380/- for TRCA 5 hours

What is duty of Gramin Dak Sevak?

In a typical Indian village post office, the duty of the Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) is to manage the post office smoothly within the prescribed working hours. Additionally, a GDS has to handle the India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) service even out of the TRCA time frame. Also, you have to take all necessary steps to market the post services to the people within the jurisdiction of the post office. Upkeep the post office stationery, records, and equipment and other assets regularly.

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