STATE ALLOCATION RULES FOR POSTAL ASSISTANT
STATE ALLOCATION RULES FOR POSTAL ASSISTANT/SORTING ASSISTANT
It is to inform that as per revised notified recruitment Rules, 2016, the appointment of all cadre of Postal Assistant against the vacancies to be filled up through direct recruitment will be through Staff Selection Commission by conducting the examination. The candidates may be allocated to various Postal Circles by this Department keeping in view the following criteria which are based on the rank of the candidates as well as availability of the vacancy.
A candidate will be allocated to one of the 23 Postal Circles for appointment as Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant. Thereafter, the respective Postal Circle, where a candidate is allocated, will take action for completion of other procedural requirement leading to issue of offer of appointment. Allocation of Postal Circle will be made as per the following criteria:
1. A candidate shall be allocated to a Postal Circle on the basis of her / his merit (rank) in CHSLE 2016, order of preference (option), and vacancy available in a Postal Circle at her / his turn in the category she / he has been selected.
NOTE: A candidate belonging to OBC/SC/ST category selected under unreserved category shall be allocated Postal Circle in the order of preference where unreserved vacancy is available at his /her turn.
2. Person with disability (PWD) candidates irrespective of their ranks will be allocated Postal Circle in the manner indicated at (1) first followed by Ex-serviceman candidates.
3. After allocation of Circles to PWD candidates and Ex-serviceman candidates,
remaining candidates will be allocated Postal Circles in the manner mentioned in (1) above.
4. All such candidates who do not give any order of preference or are not allocated to any of the Postal Circle mentioned in their limited preference shall be allocated to nearby Postal Circle from their respective home state subject to availability of vacancy in the category one has been selected, after allocation of Postal Circles to all other candidates.
NOTE: If Home State is not indicated while exercising order of preference or the candidate choose not to exercise order of preference, State mentioned in address of communication in the dossier sent by SSC shall be treated as Home State. Further, to decide the nearest Postal Circle, road distance between capital of Home State and Headquarter of the Postal Circle shall be taken into consideration. For example, if home state is Bihar and vacancies are available in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Postal Circle, than shortest distance between Patna and Bangalore / Mumbai / Chennai shall be taken into consideration.