Competitive Examination limited to GDS for appointment as Multi Tasking Staff
Revised Pattern and Syllabus – Competitive Examination limited to Gramin Dak Sewak (GDS) for appointment as Multi Tasking Staff
Pattern and Syllabus of Competitive Examination
limited to Gramin Dak Sewak (GDS) for Appointment as Multi Tasking Staff
I. Pattern of Examination:
|1||Competitive or Qualifying||Competitive||Qualifying|
|2||Type of Question||Multiple Choice Questions||Multiple Choice Questions and Subjective|
|3||Number of Questions||As per syllabus||As per syllabus|
|4||Maximum Marks||100 in 2 Parts||50|
|5||Duration||60 Minutes||60 Minutes|
|6||Language of Question Paper||Bilingual, i.e. Hindi and English (as well as in Local Language, as published under the provisions of Recruitment Rules, where Hindi is not a local language)|
|7||Language of Answer Paper||Not Applicable as Multiple Choice Questions||As per question paper|
|8||Minimum Qualifying Mark (Subject to reservation policy of Government)||(a) For SC/ST – 33% in each Paper
(b) For OBC – 37% in each Paper
(c) For Others – 40% in each Paper
II. Criteria for Selection:-
a) Examination for Paper I and Paper II will be conducted in continuity in one sitting.
b) Only such candidates who qualify in each Paper, viz. Paper I and Paper·II separately, shall be considered for final selection and their merit shall be drawn in order of marks secured in Paper·I. Since Paper-II is only qualifying, marks secured in Paper-II shall not be added to marks secured in Paper·I to decide merit.
c) After arranging the candidates in order of merit as at (b) above. number of candidates to be declared successful shall be equal to the number of vacancy in each category.
d) In the event of any vacancy notified for recruitment remains unfilled only due to non-joining of selected candidate, the next candidate in the merit list shall be considered for appointment. However, appointment of such candidate shall be only on the ground of declining offer of appointment and no wait list or approved panel shall be maintained.
PAPER-I (60 Minutes)
Maximum marks – 60
Maximum marks – 40
[20 questions of 2 marks each]
PAPER·II (60 Minutes)
marks – 50
(Annexure of Department of Posts letter No. 17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 10.05.2019 – Click to view the Order MTS, Postman, Mail Guard, Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant – Revision of Syllabus and Pattern of Examinations: Deptt. of Posts)