Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021 Application Form Gramin Dak Sevak Eligibility

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021 Application Form Gramin Dak Sevak Eligibility @| Maharashtra Postal Circle has released the official advertisement for the post of GDS. The registration and application procedure has been started from 27th April 2021. Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021 Application form can be filled only through the online mode.    

Update: Today i.e. 10th June is the last day to submit online application for the post, so those who haven’t submit their application submit it from the link given on this page.

Those who are eligible and wish to join the Maharashtra Postal circle as GDS should apply before the due date. They can apply for this post only through GDS Online Engagement Portal.  

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021 Application Form

Maharashtra GDS recruitment application process is currently active. Under this recruitment cycle III of 2021, a total of 2428 candidates will be recruited for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) in the Maharashtra Postal Circle. Interested candidates should register and submit applications on and before 26th May 2021 . Applications submitted through offline mode will not be considered.     

Latest Update: Last date of application form submission for Maharashtra GDS cycle III is 10th June 2021.

Candidates should also note that application will be considered submitted only when applicants finally submit the application form after completing stage 1 i.e. Registration process and stage 2 i.e. payment of application fee.

In this article, we have shared all the important information related to Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021 such as the application schedule, the application process, vacancy details, eligibility requirements, selection criteria, etc.   

Maharashtra Postal Circle GDS recruitment 2021- An Overview

Recruitment Maharashtra Post GDS recruitment
Article category Application 
Concerned Department Department of Post, Ministry of Communication, Govt. of India  
Postal Circle Maharashtra Postal Circle
Notification/ Advertisement No. III/2020-2021  
Recruitment Cycle Cycle III
Post Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)
Online portal GDS Online Engagement Portal
Total vacancy 2428
Release of Advt./notification 27th April 2021
Registration status Active now  
Basis of selection Merit  
Job location Maharashtra State  
India Post GDS portal   

Maharashtra Postal Circle GDS 2021- Important Dates 

Activities   Important Dates
Release of official notification   27th April 2021
Commencement of online registration   27th April 202
Last date of online registration   26th May 2021
10th June 2021
Commencement of submission of application   27th April 2021
Last date for submission of application   26th May 2021 29th May 2021
10th June 2021
Publication of merit list/ result   To be updated later  

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021- Eligibility  

All the candidates who are interested in submitting applications must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility requirements for this post. They can check the complete eligibility requirements shared as under-                 

Educational Qualification  

  • Applicants must have passed Secondary School Examination/ Class X exam with passing marks in Maths and English subjects from a recognized Board.
  • They should have studied aforesaid subjects as compulsory/ elective subjects in Class X.    
  • They also should have studied their local language (i.e. Marathi) at least up to X standard.   
  • They should have a working knowledge of computers.

Age Criteria (as on 27th April 2021)-   

  • The minimum age criteria- 18 years
  • The maximum age criteria- 40 years  

Age relaxation in upper age limit of candidates as per the reservation rule is also provided. Check category-wise details below-

Category Age relaxation permissible
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) No relaxation
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC   13 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC/ST   15 years

Other requirements

  • Applicants should also have knowledge of cycling.    

Maharashtra Postal Circle Recruitment 2021- Application Process 

Applications for Maharashtra GDS can be submitted only in online mode. They have to visit the GDS recruitment portal of India Post to submit the applications. Before submitting applications, applicants should go through the official advertisement. Applicants must ensure that they are eligible enough to submit the application. They must keep all the documents ready with them before applying.

How to Apply for Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021?

Maharashtra GDS applications consist of three stages. These are registration, payment of fee, and application. The complete procedure is shared as under-

Stage 1- Online Registration      

  • Firstly, visit the official GDS Online Engagement portal i.e.
  • Click on the “Registration” link given against the stage 1 option on the homepage.
  • Fill all the required information such as personal details, qualifications, etc. Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature in the respective spaces.   
  • Enter the captcha code, fill the declaration and click on “submit details” option.  
  • After successful submission of form, candidates will receive a unique reference number on their email and registered mobile no.
  • Keep this registration no. and password safe for further logins.

Stage 2- Application Fee Payment  

Once candidates have completed the registration process, they have to proceed with further application form. They have to follow the given steps-

  • Open Click on “Fee Payment” option given against stage 2 option on the homepage.
  • Enter the registration no. and other information in the provided space.
  • Click on “Make Payment” button.     
  • Enter the registration no. and click on “Make Payment’ button.
  • On successful payment, confirmation will be send to candidates via SMS/ Email.  

Stage 3- Application form   

Follow the given steps to submit online application–   

  • Click on the “Apply Online” link on the homepage of the portal.
  • Enter the registration no.               
  • Enter all the information required in the respective fields.
  • Upload all the required documents.
  • Submit preferences for the concerned post.
  • Preview application form and go through all the information once again and make necessary corrections.
  • Click on the “submit” option.
  • Lastly, take a printout of the application form and retain it for future references.      

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021 Application Fee                                         

  • Only male applicants of OBC/OC/EWS categories are required to make payment of the application fee.  They have to pay Rs.100/-.      
  • PWD and Female candidates are exempted from the payment of application fee.
  • Application Fee can be paid through online (debit/credit card/ Net banking) and offline mode (by visiting the Head Post Office or any other identified Post Office in India)  

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment Application- Documents Required   

All the applicants are required to upload the following documents in the application-  

  • SSC Marks Memo/ Class 10th pass certificate
  • Date of Birth proof certificate (if the date of birth is not printed in SSC certificate)
  • Computer Certificate
  • Certificate of disability (if applicable)
  • Caste and Community Certificate (if applicable)
  • Signature image  
  • Passport-sized photograph

Candidates must make sure that they have uploaded all the documents in the prescribed format.    

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021- Salary/ TRCA     

  • Minimum TRCA for Four Hours/Level 1 in TRCA Slab- Rs.10000/
  • Minimum TRCA for Five hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab- Rs.12000/- 

Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021- Vacancy Detail     

Category No. of posts
Unreserved (UR) 1105
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 246
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 565
Schedule Caste (SC) 191
Schedule Tribe (ST) 244
PWD-A 10
PWD-B 23
PWD-C 29
Total 2428

Maharashtra GDS Cycle III Application Link

Online RegistrationClick here
Fee PaymentClick here
Application linkClick here
Application StatusClick here
Offline Fee payment detailsClick here
Download Official NotificationGet Here

Contact Information

For queries and any kind of issues related to Maharashtra GDS Recruitment 2021, applicants can contact at

Help line number- 022-22626214

Candidates can also drop their queries in the comment section.