Maharashtra Postal Circle of Department Of Posts, Govt of India has published the advertisement for recruitment of 1701 vacancies for the posts of Postman and Mail Guard in its 42 Postal/4 RMS divisions. So if you are interested, within 27 years of age and a matriculate, better hurry: last date for submission of online application form for Maharashtra Postal Circle Exam 2015 is 18th February, 2015.
Since the educational qualification eligibility for these posts is Matriculate only, number of candidates appearing in the recruitment exam is going to be huge. So you need to prepare seriously to be selected. How do you do that? Please wait for my next article: Maharashtra Postal Exam 2015 Syllabus, Sample Papers and Prep Books which would provide you the prep materials, along with a discussion on the exam pattern.
This blog post is made to help you apply for the Postman and Mail Guard job for the current recruitment by Maharashtra Postal Circle by quoting the information from the official notification. You can click here to download the Maharashtra Postal Circle Recruitment 2015 Notification.
First a small synopsis on the selection process:
Selection process for Maharashtra Postal Circle would consist of a written exam - Aptitude Test, which consists of four test sections: GK, Maths, English and Regional Language. There are total 100 mark to be answered in 2 hours. You can find more about the Exam in my subsequent article: Maharashtra Postal Circle Exam 2015 Prep Materials.
Based on the written test, the common Merit list for Postman & Mail Guard would be prepared for the Maharashtra circle as a whole (i.e. Maharashtra State & Goa State). The finally selected candidate would be posted on the divisions, based on their preferences of the divisions & position in the Merit list.
For this, while submitting the form, you can give maximum preferences of 10 postal divisions if applying for post of Postman and 4 preferences for RMS divisions if applying for post of Mail Guard.
Number of vacancies:
There are a total of 1701 vacancies - 1680 Postman and 21 Mail Guards. You can find the region-wise, category-wise vacancy in the table at right.
Maharashtra Postal Circle Exam 2015 will be conducted in following 26 locations:
Mumbai- Dadar, Mumbai- Andheri, Thane, Alibag, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Dhule, Osmanabad, Solapur, Parbhani, Satara, Nanded, Nasik, Panaji, Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, Ahmednagar, Sangli, Pune, Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Wardha, Yeotmal.
Salary of Postman & Mail Guard:
Scale of Pay for these posts is Rs.5200-20200 (Pay Band – 1) with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000 + other admissible allowances.
You need to posses following eligibility if you want to try for the Postman & Mail Guard job in Maharashtra Postal Circle:
Age (as on 18/02/2015):
Minimum 18 years and Maximum 27 years.
Matriculation or Equivalent from a recognized board Or University.
Maharashtra Postal Circle Exam 2015 Application Form
There is no offline application form for this recruitment. You have to apply online only.
The Application Fee is Rs. 100/- and Examination Fee is Rs.400/-. But however, Examination Fee is payable only by OC and OBC Candidates. SC/ST/PH/ Women are exempted from the exam fee – they have to pay the application fee only.
You can submit only one application. But you can opt for the post of only Postman or only Mail guard or for both. How to apply online for Maharashtra Postal Circle Recruitment 2015 is given very clearly in section: “16. How to Apply” from page-5 of the notification. Also download this How to Apply instructions.
If you have gone through the same carefully, click here to find the Maharashtra Postal Circle online form.
Admit Cards for Maharashtra Postal Circle Exam 2015:
You would be intimated through SMS and E-mail when the admit card becomes available. On receipt of this info, download it from this Departmental l website.
Hope above helps you to apply for this recruitment excise easily. To prepare for the exam, please visit my accompanying article subsequently.