Department of Posts Complete Examinations scheduled to be held in the year 2021

Department of Posts Complete Examinations scheduled to be held in the year 2021

Department of Posts Complete Examinations scheduled to be held in the year 2021

F. No. A-34012/01/2021-DE
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(DE Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110001
Dated : 11th March, 2021

To,

  1. All Heads of Circles.
  2. The Additional Director General, APS, New Delhi

Subject : Calendar of Examinations scheduled to be held in the year 2021.

Madam/Sir,

I am directed to forward herewith the Calendar of Examinations (enclosed as Annexure ‘A’) scheduled to be held in the year 2021 and ‘Broad Guidelines for conducting examinations’ (enclosed as Annexure `B’) duly approved by the Competent Authority.

2. Activities for all examinations other than Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) for promotion to the cadre of Inspector of Posts and LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Postal Service Group ‘B’, will be undertaken by the Circles. The activities, inter alia, will include:

  1. Setting of all Question-papers as per pattern and syllabus notified by the Directorate, translating the question papers into Hindi and the local language(s) as notified in Annexure-E of Department of Posts notification No.17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 10.05.2019 followed by No. 17- 08/2018-SPB-I (pt.) dated 10.06.2019, 17-08/2018-5PB-I dated 20.06.2019, 17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 26.06.2019, 17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 28.06.2019, 17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 11.07.2019, 17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 23.07.2019.
  2. Jumbling of the questions to create 4 series (AM, C 8 D) of the Question Papers.
  3. Printing of the required number of question Papers in English. Hindi and the notified local language(s) for the Circle,
  4. Procurement of required number of OMR sheets.
  5. All formalities relating to conducting of examinations.
  6. Conducting the Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) [if prescribed in the pattern of the examination].
  7. Declaration of the results.

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3. It may be ensured that the Time Schedule as indicated in the Calendar of Examinations, 2021 is strictly adhered to and timely action be taken at all stages. In case of delay in announcement of result, the reason for delay and remedial measures that can be taken to curb such delay in future may be brought to the notice of this Directorate.

4. As regards, departmental examinations related to PA Wing, Circles have already been informed vide Directorate’s letter No. A-34012/04/2020-DE dated 01.12.2020 that in future, all the activities from notification to declaration of results and coordination of the examinations may be conducted by PAF Wing of the Postal Directorate. Circles have also requested to correspond directly with PAF Wing of the Postal Directorate for any clarification/issue related to the examinations. Circles are requested to follow the orders in ibid letter strictly. No communication relates to the examinations of PA Wing will be entertained in this Section.

5. Appropriate action will be taken by all concerned.

Yours faithfully,

(N. R. Girl)
Assistant Director General (DE)

Annexure ‘A’ to letter No. A-34012/01/2021-DE
dt. 11.03.2021

CALENDAR OF EXAMINATIONS FOR THE YEAR 2021

SL. NoName of ExaminationDate of issuance of Model Notification(MN) / Notification (N)Closing date for receipt of applicationsDate of examination (DOE)Tentative date for declaration of result
1SB Aptitude Test N by Circle 13/06/2021
2LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants in Postal Division / Units (Including Postal Stores Depot), RMS and MMS from Postman/mail Guard, Dispatch Rider and MIS for vacancy year 2021 (01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)Model Notification by Directorate on
03/05/2021Notification by Circles on 10/05/2021
31/05/2021 (21 days from N)20/06/2021
(at least 40 days from N)
Within
50 days from DOE)
3LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants from eligible officials working in C.O./R.O (including RLO) / Foreign Post for vacancy year 2021 (01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)
4Competitive Examination for recruitment to the cadre of Postal Assistants/Sorting for vacancy year 2021 (01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)
5PO & RMS Accountant Examination, 2021N by Circle29/08/2021
6Competitive Examination for recruitment to the cadre of Postman and Mail Guard from eligible MTS and GDS for vacancy year 2021
(01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)
Model Notification by Directorate on
09/08/2021Notification by Circles on 13/08/2021
02/09/202126/09/2021(Within 50 days from DOE)
7LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Inspector Posts for vacancy year 2019 (01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019), 2020 (01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020) and 2021 (01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)N on 20/09/2021 From Directorate11/10/202130/10/2021
31/10/2021
(Within 50 days from DOE)
8LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Postal Service Group B for the vacancy year 2021
(01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)
N on 01/11/2021 From Directorate22/11/202112/12/2021(Within
50 days from DOE)
9Competitive Examination for recruitment to MTS from eligible GDS for vacancy year 2021
(01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021)
Model Notification by Directorate on
12/11/2021
Notification by Circles on 17/11/2021
08/12/202126/12/2021(Within
50 days from DOE)
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Examinations related to Motor Vehicle Section

1Examination for filling up of all the posts of Drivers in Department (including MMS)The recruitment will be completed by Circles following all formalities by 30th September, 2021.
2Examination for filling up of the posts of Skilled Artisans (MMS)

Departmental Examinations related to PA Wing

Sl.NoName of examinationDate of issuance of Model Notification(MN) / Notification (N)Closing date for receipt of applicationsDate of examination (DOE)Tentative date for declaration of result
1LDCE to Junior Accountants in PAOsAll the examination activities are to be worked out and coordinated by PAF Division, Postal Directorate.26/06/2021
27/06/2021
2Departmental Examination for promotion of sorters and MTS to LDCs in PAD08/08/2021
3Confirmation examination for Direct Recruit Junior Accountants24/10/2021
4Departmental Examination for promotion of MTS qualified (12th Class passed) to LDCs in PAOs28/11/2021

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