Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Holding of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for filling the posts of Postman / Mail Guard for the vacancies for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 as per revised recruitment rules.

Dear Comrades,


Department of Posts, India
Office of the Chief Postmaster General
Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001

No. RE/30-22/2012
15th October 2012
To
The PMG, Berhampur Region / Sambalpur Region
All SSPOs/ SPOs in Odisha Circle
All SRMs/SSRM in Odisha Circle

Sub : Holding of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for filling the posts of Postman / Mail Guard for the vacancies for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 as per revised recruitment rules.

In pursuance of the Directorate’s letter No. A-34012/01/2-DE dated 8.10.2012, I am directed to intimate that the above said Examination is scheduled to be held on 20.01.2013 (Sunday) as per the revised recruitment rules i.e. the Department of Posts (Postman and Mail Guard) Recruitment Rules, 2010 as amended from time to time. The detailed time schedule for holding the examination is mentioned below.

2. Time schedule of the Departmental Examination for promotion to the cadre of Postman/ Mail Guard Activity
Date /Time
Last date for submission of application by candidates in the prescribed proforma to immediate controlling authorities concerned
02.11.2012
Last date for receipt of applications at Divisional Office from controlling authorities
09.11.2012
Date of submission of proforma report with number of candidates to appear in the Examination to CO/RO by Divisions
16.11.2012
Issue of Admit cards by Divisions
05.01.2013
Date of Examination at CO/RO HQ
20.01.2013
Timings of Examination
10.00 AM to 11.30 AM


 3. Method of filling up of the vacancies:
As per the Department of Posts (Postman and Mail Guard) Recruitment Rules, 2010, Column (11) (a) & (b) and 12 (i) & (ii) in the Schedule, with amendments circulated vide CO letter No.RE/30-13/1975(Rlg)/Corr dated 02.02.2011 and 19.07.2012.

4. Eligibility conditions to apply for the Examination:

(i) Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) of the recruiting Division with three years regular service in the grade including service put in, if any against an erstwhile Group-D post on regular basis as on 01.01.2013 with satisfactory record of service are eligible to appear in the Departmental Examination for promotion to Postman/ Mail Guard cadre (against 50% of vacancies).

(ii) Gramin Dak Sevaks of the recruiting Division who have worked for at least five years in that capacity as on 01.01.2013 are eligible to appear in the Departmental Examination for promotion to the cadre of Postman/ Mail Guard (against 50% of vacancies).

The age limit for appointment of Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be 50 years as on 01.01.2013 (Relaxable for those belonging to Schedules Caste/ Scheduled Tribe upto five years and for those belonging to Other Backward Castes upto three years).

5. Educational Qualification:
No educational qualification is prescribed for direct recruitment on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination.

6. Vacancies
The vacancy position for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 will be intimated later.

7. General Conditions:
(i) The Departmental Examination shall be common for both MTS and GDS.
(ii) Reservation benefit as applicable to SC/ST/OBC/PH has been provided in case of recruitment of GDS to the cadre of Postman/ Mail Guard etc.
(iii) The Departmental Examination may also be conducted for the Divisions where no vacancies are declared. The candidates of such Divisions will be considered only for anticipated shortfall vacancies of neighbouring Divisions / Units. If the vacancy(ies) still remain unfilled, the same will be filled by direct recruitment from open market.
(iv) There will be no limit to the number of chances allowed to an MTS (Group-C) official or GDS for appearing the Postman/Mail Guard Examination provided he/ she is within the prescribed age limit (Directorate letter No. 44-31/87-SPB-I dated 28.8.90).
(v) An examination fee of Rs.5/- (Rupees five) only will be charged from all the applicants (except women candidates) whether they are MTS or GDS. The amount of Rs.5/- may be charged form APS personnel also and the same be credited against the major head “1201-Postal Receipts-800-Other receipts-22-Other items” (Directorate letter No. 44-31/87-IPB-I dated 13.3.1991).
(vi) The heads of the unit/ Division will call for the applications in the prescribed proforma (enclosed vide Annexure-I), scrutinize those applications as per Department of Posts Recruitment Rules, 2010 for Postmen and Mail Guard (circulated earlier with amendments) and then issue hall permits to the eligible candidates by the scheduled date. A specimen copy of the proforma for issuing Admit Cards is enclosed in Annexure-II. The candidates should also be instructed to submit two copies of recent passport size photographs duly attested along with their applications duly filled in the prescribed proforma. One copy of the photograph will be pasted on the application form at the space provided for the purpose and another photograph is to be used at the time of issue of Admit Card.
(vii) The vacancy relating to the year 2011 is subject to outcome of cases filed in Hon’ble CAT / Courts.

8. A list of candidates separately for departmental candidate and GDS should be prepared in the prescribed proforma enclosed as Annexure-III and the same should be submitted to this office by the scheduled date. The name of the Departmental candidates as well as GDS should be furnished in separate proforma report in order of their seniority in their respective post/ cadre. At the end of list/ proforma report a summary should be drawn as follows:
(i) Total no. of Departmental candidates - (MTS) applied for examination.
(a)Total no. of Departmental candidates permitted to appear the Examination.
(b)Total no. of Departmental candidates not permitted to appear the Examination.

(ii) Total no. of GDS applied for the examination.
(a)Total no. of GDS permitted to appear the examination
(b)Total no. of GDS not permitted to appear the examination

9. The Officer nominated by CO/RO will conduct the examination under their supervision at Circle / Regional headquarters as per schedule.

10. The pattern and syllabus for examination
The pattern and syllabus for examination to fill up the posts of Postman & Mail Guard by promotion on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination by promotion from amongst MTS & Direct Recruit from amongst GDS will be as follows. The qualifying marks will be as mentioned in the Annexure to the Directorate letter No.45-14(ii)/2012-SPB-I dated 31.07.2012 circulated vide CO letter No.RE/30-13/75(Rlg)/Corr dated 18.09.2012. Papers

Subject
Day and Date
Time of Examination
Duration
Part ‘A’- 25 marks- 25 Multiple Choice Questions
General Knowledge, Reasoning and Analytical ability
20.01.2013 (Sunday)
10.00 AM
to
11.30 AM
90 minutes
Part ‘B’- 25 marks- 25 Multiple Choice Questions
Mathematics
Part ‘C’-Segment(i)- 25 marks- 25-Objective Type /Multiple Choice Questions
English language
Part ‘C’-Segment(ii)- 25 marks- 25-Objective Type /Multiple Choice Questions
Regional language*








b) At the conclusion of the examination the Centre Supervisors concerned will arrange to send the following reports/ documents to the undersigned immediately for further action.
i) Statement of candidates permitted to appear the examination.
ii) Necessary certificate of the Centre Supervisor and the Invigilators.
iii) Diagram of the sitting arrangement in the examination hall.
The contents of this letter may please be circulated among all concerned at once including APS candidates, if on deputation to APS and applications from them should be called for accordingly in the prescribed proforma vide Annexure-I.
Receipt of this letter may please be acknowledged.

(B.B. Mohanty)
Asst. Director (Rectt)
For CPMG, Odisha Circle
Bhubaneswar-751001
Encl: As above.
Copy issued for information and necessary action to:
1. The Officer In-charge, P & T Administrative Cell, C/o 56 APO
2. The APMG (Vig), CO, Bhubaneswar for kind information.
3. The ADG (DE), Department of Posts, Dak Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001 for kind information with reference to Directorate letter No.A-34012/01/2012-DE dated 08.10.2012.
4. All Circle Secretaries of recognised Service Unions / Associations in Odisha Circle.

Asst. Director (Rectt)
For CPMG, Odisha Circle
Bhubaneswar-751001