It has been decided with the approval of competent authority to revise the pattern and syllabus for examination for filling up of the posts of Postman and Mail Guard by:
(i) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for promotion from amongst Multi Tasking Staff
(ii) Direct Recruitment from amongst Gramin Dak Sevaks
(iii) Direct Recruitment from Open Market
2. The revised pattern and syllabus for examination is indicated in the Annexure.
3. It is requested that the revised pattern and syllabus for examination may be brought to the notice of all concerned.
4. The date for holding the examination(s) will be communicated separately by DE Section.
Assistant Director General (SPN)
Pattern and Syllabus for Examination to fill up the Posts of Postman and Mail Guard by promotion on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination by promotion from amongst Multi Tasking Staff and direct recruitment from amongst GDS and from Open Market
I. Candidates shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test of the level of 10th class/matriculation covering the following subjects/topics:
Part 'A' - 25 marks -25 questions on General Knowledge, Reasoning and Analytical Ability - Multiple Choice Questions
Part '8' - 25 marks -25 questions of Mathematics - Multiple Choice Questions
Part 'C' - (Two segments)
(i) 25 marks- English. language- Objective Type/Multiple Choice Questions
(ii) 25 marks -Regional language*- Objective Type/Multiple Choice Questions
* Where the regional language is also English the Part 'C' shall comprise only one segment on English language of 50 marks, consisting of 50 questions of objective type/Multiple Choice Questions.
II. DURATION OF EXAMINATION: 90 minutes
III. QUALIFYING MARKS:
a. Parts A and B- Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ST and 9 marks for OBC candidates in each part.
b. Part C (Two segments)- Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ST and 9 marks for OBC* candidates in each segment.
c. Part C (One segment of 50 marks)- Minimum 20 marks for OC, 16 marks for SC/ST and 18 marks for OBC* candidates.
d. 40% marks for OC, 33 marks for SC/ST and 37 marks for OBC* candidates in aggregate
*Not applicable for filling up posts by Limited Departmental Competitive
Examination as there is no reservation for OBC employees while filling up posts by promotion.