The Revised Eligibility Criteria For Promotion of GDS To Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant were Last reviewed and notified by the Department vide letter No. 4-5/2015-SPB-I– dated 05.06.2015. The matter has been examined. The competent authority has now decided to revise the same as per details below:- 

i) Age Limit: – 

The minimum and maximum age for the purpose of Promotion to Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant posts shall be 18 and 30 years respectively as on the date of notification of the vacancy. Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for different categories are as under:- 

1.Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe ( SC/ST )-5 Years
2.Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) -3Years
3.Economically Weaker Sections ( EWS ) -No Relaxations
4.Persons with Disabilities ( PwD )-10 years
5.Persons with Disabilities ( PwD ) + OBC 13 Years 6.Persons with Disabilities ( PwD ) + SC/ST 15 Years 

ii) Educational Qualification: –

Higher Secondary School Examination pass (10+2) certificate or 12th class pass from a recognized board or university. With this above eligibility criteria GDS should complete a basic computer course from a registered institution.

Age limit Relaxation :: Quick Reference 
UR -35
OBC-38(+3years relaxing)
SC/ST-40(+5years relaxing)