Friends... Happy News for all Postal/Sorting Assistant Aspirants. Department of Posts has amended the Postal and Sorting Assistants(PA/SA) (Group C non- Gazetted), Recruitment Rules, 2011.
Earlier to be eligible to the post of PA/SA:
1) General Candidates had to secure at least 60% marks in their 10+2 exam
2) Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates had to secure at least 55% marks in their 10+2 exam
3) Schedule Castes/ Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) candidates had to secure at least 45% marks in their 10+2 exam
But as per the new amendment, a pass in 10+2 or 12th class will be sufficient to be eligible for applying for the post. The official extraordinary gazette in this regard has been published by Government of India on 27 January 2014.
The above amendment has also been made in respect of Postal Assistant in Savings Bank Control and Internal Check Organisations, (PA SBCO) Group C non-Gazetted posts Recruitment Rules, 2012 also.
Further new recruitment rules for Postal Assistants in Circle/Regional Offices - PA(CO/RO) have been published & will be known as Department of Posts, Circle and Regional Offices, Postal Assistant, Group ‘C’ Post Recruitment Rules, 2014. Click Here for details.
So with these published we can expect PA/SA recruitment for filling the vacancies of the year 2013 & 2014 very soon. As per the Calendar of Exams published by DoP, recruitment for PA/SA is tentatively scheduled for March 2014. Whether it happens as per the schedule is a big question...we can expect another recruitment soon. Keep visiting this blog... we will be updating you the latest status!!!