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GDS Transfer -- General conditions to be observed by the aspirants
With reference to Directorate
letter No.17-31/2016-GDS dtd.22-01-2020 GDS who are seeking transfer to other
places & vacancies has to apply during Apr – June every year.
Now it is observed that most of
the Divisions notifying the vacancies of GDS posts in the division for making
application to the vacancies preferred / opted by the aspirant GDS for
While applying for the vacancies,
in general, some important conditions have to be kept in mind to fill &
submit the application in a stipulated time mentioned in the Notification
issued by the Division.
General conditions to be observed
while applying for transfer of GDS :
application should be filled in the prescribed format (application &
declaration) – notified by the Directorate published along with the letter dtd.22-01-2020.
maximum number of chances to be provided for male GDS is ONE only and TWO for
transfer will be at his / her own request and own cost to a vacant post at his
/ her place of choice to his / her / spouse home village or home division
ora place recommended for medical
minimum engagement period of TWO years from the date of regular engagement on
GDS post will be mandatory for male GDS, before transfer request can be
minimum engagement period of ONE year from the date of regular engagement on
GDS post will be mandatory for female GDS.
PWD (Person With Disabilities) GDS and GDS having PWD dependents / Mentally
retarded dependents, a minimum engagement period of ONE year from the date of
regular engagement on GDS post will be mandatory.
request of GDS who are under put off duty or against whom any disciplinary
action, police case or Court case is pending will not be entertained.
engagement period will be counted for assessing the eligibility for appearing
the Departmental Examination as well as for annual increment.
will not have any claim to go back to the previous engagement / recruitment
unit / division in any circumstances.
a GDS is transferred at his / her own request and the transfer is approved by
the competent authority, she / he will rank junior in the seniority list of the
new unit, to all the GDS of that unit who exists in the seniority list on the
date on which the transfer is ordered.
case of transfer with in the same engagement / recruitment subdivision / unit /
division, the seniority in the GDS gradation list will be remained same.
exchange facility can be provided to all GDS on completion of ONE year for
FEMALE GDS and TWO years for MALE GDS engagement period as the case may be.
GDS cane be transferred on her / his own request in case of his / her TRCA
·ABPM /Dak Sevaks Level – 1toABPM / Dak Sewaks in Level -1in
TRCA slab – 1
·BPM Level – 1toABPM/Dak Sewak Level – 2
(Postal/RMS) in same TRCA slab.
·ABPM / Dak Sewak Level – 2 (Postal) to BPM Level
– 1 in the same TRCA slab, provided that the GDS has to make accommodation
arrangement for managing BO as per standard prescribed for BO and fulfilling
the condition of educational qualification, Computer Certificate etc.,
prescribed by the Department from time to time. Before joining as BPM Level –
1, he / she has to undergo prescribed training for BPM.
·Request transfer of ABPM / Dak Sevak from Postal
to RMS in the same TRCA slab.
·Transfer from RMS to Postal i.e., from Dak Sevak
to ABPM/Dak Sewak in the same TRC slab.
·However, Dak Sewak from RMS should not be
transferred to BPM in Postal division.
will not be any drop in TRCA slab on account of request transfer and number of
increments earned by GDS, will be retained.
request transfers are to be considered subject to condition that verification
formalities viz., Case, Education & Police verification report etc., should
have been completed.
submission of application does not confer any right for transfer to a choice of
should reach in time to the concerning authorities as mentioned in the
competent authority may vary the vacancy positions at any time due to
of the Division is forwarding authority of the request transfer of GDS with
factual report and recommendations to the approving authority.
transfer of GDS will be approved by Regional PMG, if the transfer is within the
transfer of GDS will be approved by Head of the Circle, if transfer is within
approval of two concerned Heads of Circles, if the transfer is between two
CLICK HERECopy of the Directorate letter dtd.22-01-2020 for Application & Declaration & other details.