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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    India Post GDS Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online and offline
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours or 180 minutes
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • No. of Sections
  • Medium of the exam
    English and hindi
Eligibilty Criteria

For all the GDS posts, the candidate must have knowledge of cycling which is one of the essential prerequisites. Candidates must have complete knowledge of reading communicating, and writing in the local language of the respective states or Union Territories.

The Eligibility criteria for India Post Gram Dak Sevak 2022 are discussed below:

India Post GDS Eligibility: Educational Qualification

  • Aspirants who want to apply for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) have to clear their 10th standard examination with pass marks in English and Mathematics from any recognized board
  • The candidate should have studied the local language and must have a compulsory knowledge of the local language at least up to the 10th standard.
  • To apply for the GDS's post, candidates must possess a basic certificate of Computer Training Course of a duration of 60 days from any Computer Training Institute run by State Government/ Central Government/ Boards/ Organizations/ Private Institutions.

India Post GDS Age Limit and Relaxation

  • To apply for the post of Gram Dak Sevak, the minimum age limit of a candidate shouldn't be less than 18years.
  • The maximum age limit is 40 years old. The candidate shouldn't exceed 40 years old to apply for the post.

The age relaxation for different backward categories are mentioned in the below table:

Categories Years
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
PWD 10 years
PWD + OBC 13 years
PWD+ SC/ST 15 years
EWS No relaxation
Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern of India Post Gram Dak Sevak 2022 comprises four subjects- Mathematics, English Language, Hindi Language, and Reasoning Analytical Ability. It is a 3 hours exam which is conducted in both online and offline mode.

Aspirants need to appear for the exam in the English language or any other regional language that is based on their particular regions. The exam pattern of India Post GDS 2022 are mentioned below:

Subjects Marks Number of Question Time Duration
Reasoning Analytical Ability (GK) 25 25 3 hours or 180 minutes
Mathematics 25 25 3 hours or 180 minutes
English Language 25 25 3 hours or 180 minutes
Hindi Language 25 25 3 hours or 180 minutes
Total 100 100 -

The detailed syllabus of India Post Gram Dak Sevak 2022 are given in the below table:

Subjects Topic
General Knowledge
  • State Culture of Uttar Pradesh
  • Economics
  • Basic Human Behaviour
  • National Movements
  • Journal, Commerce
  • Political Science and Indian Politics
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Agriculture, Knowledge
  • Business and social things
  • Indian and World Geography
  • History of Indian Ancient
  • Indian Economics
  • Indian Agriculture
  • Banking
Numerical Ability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance
  • Work and Time
  • Fractions
  • Percentages
  • Discount
  • Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Number Systems
  • Decimals
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Logarithm and Exponential series
  • Determinants and Matrices
  • Logarithm
  • Mathematical logic
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Solutions of triangle
  • Complex numbers
  • Probability
  • Boolean algebra
  • Statistics
English Language
  • Tenses
  • Prepositions
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Structure of Sentence
  • Articles
  • Phrases
  • Conjunctions
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbs
  • Proverbs
  • Unseen passage

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