Postal Assistants Recruitment Application Forms 2010 | Postal Assistants Recruitment Selection Procedure 2010 | Postal Assistants Exam Scheme and Syllabus
THE DETAILS IN THIS PROSPECTUS ARE APPLICABLE FOR RECRUITMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS :
a) Postal Assistants in Post Offices.
b) Postal Assistants in Circle Office and Regional Offices.
c) Postal Assistants in Savings Bank Control Organization
d) Sorting Assistants in Railway Mail Service.
e) Postal and sorting Assistants in Army Postal Service.
f) Postal Assistants in Foreign Post Offices.
g) Postal Assistants in Mail Motor Services.
h) Postal Assistants in Postal Stores Depots.
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:05-10-2010
THE EXAMINATION WILL BE HELD ON 14-11-2010 AT 10.00 A.M
METHOD OF SELECTION :
The aggregate marks for selection will be 100. consisting of 40% weightage of percentage of marks secured in
10+2 or 12 th Class, 50% weightage of marks secured in aptitude test and 10 marks for computer test (including
typing skill on computer)
A merit list of the candidates will be prepared on the basis of marks in the aggregate secured by them in 10+2
or 12th Class Examination of recognized University or Board of School Education or Board of Secondary Education (excluding vocational streams). This merit list is on the basis of 40% of the percentage of marks secured by the candidate in 10+2 or 12th Class Examination. For example if a candidate has secured 70% of marks in 10+2 or 12th Class Examination, he would be awarded 40% of 70 i.e., 28 marks for the purpose of preparing merit list.
Out of this merit list, candidates equal to 10 times of vacancies (for each community separately as per the
vacancies reserved for each community) will be called for to appear for the Aptitude test / written test. The
candidates selected will be addressed to appear for the Aptitude Test. Those who desire to appear for the Aptitude
Test should credit an examination fee as under :-
i) Rs. 100/- for General Candidates and
Rs. 50/- for Schedule Castes / Scheduled Tribes / OBC / Ex-Servicemen / Physically handicapped candidates
in any Post Office and produce the receipt at the time of appearing for the test.
The Aptitude Test will contain 50 objective type questions of 2 marks each and will include questions on English,
Mathematics, Genral Knowledge and Reasoning and Analytical ability. The duration of the test will be 60 minutes.
50% of the marks secured in aptitude test will be given weightage for the final assessment.
The computer test consists of data entry knowledge and typing knowledge on computer. The test will consist of
one passage in English or Hindi to be typed to test the typing knowledge (The Passage for type test will consist
of 450 words in English or 375 words in Hindi to be typed at the minimum speed of 30 w.p.m) and data consisting
of figures and letters to test the knowledge of data entry. The test shall be for 30 minutes – 15 minutes for each part
i.e., Typing knowledge and data entry and each part shall be given 5 marks each. Marks shall be given at 0 or
5 based on whether the candidate achieves minimum standard or not. There will not be graded marks.
The weightage for computer test will be 10 marks.
The marks secured in computer test will be added to the marks already secured in the components referred to in paras 5.2 and 5.4 above and final merit list will be prepared. The final selection will be made on the basis of this final merit list.
Attendance in Aptitude Test and Computer Test (including typing skill) is mandatory for selection. Those
who fail to appear for these tests will not be selected.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE APPLICANTS :
a) The aptitude test for all Divisions / Units in the Circle will be held on the same day and at the same time.
Hence even if a candidate applies for different Divisions / Units, he / she will be considered only for the
Divison / Unit In which he / She takes the test.
b) Original certificate should NOT be submitted. Only attested Xerox / Photo copies should be sent.
c) All the required documents and certificates should be sent along with the application. The documents / marks
lists / certificates submitted at a later date will not be entertained.
d) Only short – listed candidates will be informed to appear for test and finally selected candidates only will be
informed of their selection. No correspondence will be entertained regarding application / selections.
e) Community certificate for SC / ST & OBC in the Prescribed form from the competent authorities, as in
APPENDIX II and III respectively are to be submitted. Certificates submitted in any other form or from authorities
not competent to issue the same will be ignored.
f) The applications should be sent through Speed Post / Registered Post only. Those sent through any
other means and given by hand will not be accepted.
g) Applications wrongly addressed or received after due date are liable to be rejected, whatever may be
the reason for delay. Applications without required certificates and incomplete information are liable
to be rejected. No intimation will be sent in this regard.
h) The nature of work in the Railway Mail Service requires rotation of duties including night shifts / detention on
overtime duty in the exigencies of service.
i) The selected candidates for the post of Postal Assistants in Post Offices and Sorting Assistants in Railway Mail
Service are required to undergo induction training at any one of the Postal Training Centres or any other place as
directed by the appointing authority.
j) The Selected candidates will be posted in the division for which they have applied and selected and are liable to
serve anywhere in the Circle and in Army Postal Service in India or abroad as and when required at the sole
discretion of the appointing authority.
k) The candidates selected for the Post of Postal Assistants in Savings Bank Control Organization are liable to be
posted to any Head Post Office in the circle
l) No travelling allowance or other expenses will be paid or arrangements made for stay for attending Tests. Candidates
have to bear their own cost and make their own arrangements for stay.
m) Selection of Candidates to various posts will be in accordance with the relevant Recruitment Rules and administrative
instructions issued by the Department of Posts from time to time.
n) The Department reserves the right either to revise the number of vacancies or to cancel the recruitment, If so
warranted and the Department will not be liable to return the fee or pay any compensation on the applicant’s
7. DETAILS OF ENCLOSURES :
(List of attested Xerox copies of certificates and documents to be sent)
a) All Marks Lists of Education Qualifications b) Proof for Date of Birth.
c) Medical certificate given by the Government Medical Officer in the Prescribed format as in APPENDIX I for candidates applying for Postal / Sorting Assstants in Army Postal Service.
d) Caste / Community Certificate in the prescribed form for SC, ST and OBC candidates issued by competent authorities (Please see Appendix II and III).
e) 2 Pass Port Size Photographs (one to be pasted on the application and the other sent loose with name and address written on the reverse)
f) Physically Handicapped Certificate from the competent authority in case of physically handicapped candidates (Please see Appendix IV)
g) Discharge certificate in case of Ex-servicemen or prescribed certificate in case of serving Armed Forces Personnel, If any.
h) Duly filled in Application form itself.
8. The application in the form attached to the Prospectus, completed in all respects may be sent to the officer of concerned division / unit as at col. 10 OF VACANCY POSITION CHART. Vacancy position chart is suplied along with prospectus and application form. The application along with attested copies or requisite certificate should reach on or before the date mentioned in the Vacancy position chart. Applications received after due date are liable to be rejected.