June 3, 2023 at 5:49 pm #702June 3, 2023 at 5:54 pm #704AdminKeymaster::
Age Relaxations for Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Recruitment:
When it comes to Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Recruitment in India, age plays a significant role in determining eligibility. These relaxations aim to provide equal opportunities for candidates from diverse backgrounds. Let’s delve into the details of these relaxations and understand how they differ based on various categories.
1. Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST): Candidates belonging to SC/ST category enjoy a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit. This means that if the general upper age limit is 40 years, SC/ST candidates can apply up to the age of 45 years.
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC): OBC candidates are granted a relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit. Similar to the previous category, this relaxation extends the application age to 43 years for OBC applicants.
3. Economically Weaker Sections (EWS): For the Economically Weaker Sections category, there is no relaxation provided in the upper age limit. EWS candidates must adhere to the general upper age limit set for GDS recruitment.
4. Persons with Disabilities (PwD): Candidates with disabilities enjoy a considerable relaxation of 10 years in the upper age limit. This provides an extended age range for PwD applicants, allowing them to apply up to the age of 50 years.
To better understand the variations in age relaxations, here’s a comparison chart summarizing the relaxations in the upper age limit for different categories:
Category Age Relaxation SC/ST 5 years OBC 3 years EWS No relaxation PwD 10 years PwD + OBC 13 years PwD + SC/ST 15 years
The age relaxations in GDS recruitment provide equitable opportunities to candidates from various categories. While SC/ST and OBC candidates benefit from a relaxation of 5 years and 3 years, respectively, the EWS category does not receive any age relaxation. However, candidates with disabilities enjoy significant relaxation, with a 10-year relaxation for PwD applicants. It’s important for aspiring GDS candidates to be aware of these age relaxations and plan their applications accordingly. By embracing inclusivity and equal opportunities, the Indian Postal Department strives to build a diverse and capable workforce to serve the nation’s rural communities.
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