Postman, Mail Guard

Posted on 24-Jan-2017 by : Odisha Postal
2-3 Lakhs

Job Summary

96 Openings
PR/ Public Relations
Government/ PSU/NGO

Job Description

Government of India, Odisha Postal has issued a notification for the recruitment of 96 Postman, Mail Guard vacancies.

Educational qualification for Odisha Postal Recruitment 2017 must be a Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or university and age limit should be 18 to 27 Years for General Category; Age Relaxation - 05 Years for SCs / STs, 03 Years for OBC, for Others - as per Govt Rules.


Name of the Organization: Odisha Postal

Official Website:

Location: Odisha

Total Number of Vacancies: 96

Name of the Post (Designation): Postman, Mail Guard

Educational Qualification: Matriculation pass

Age Limit: 18 to 27

Selection Procedure: Aptitude Test

Pay Scale: R.s 21700/-

Application Fee:

Cost of Application Form Registration: Rs.100 for all categories of applicants who have registered. 

General and OBC categories is R.s 400/-

SC / ST / Physically Impaired / Women are exempted from payment of Examination Fee.

How to Apply: Online

Imp Dates:

Last Date of Online Application: 17th February 2017

Roles & Responsibilities

    Postman: The role of a postman is to sort and deliver post to addresses on a set route on a daily basis. Many postmen start early and work into the afternoon. The job is ideally suited to someone who likes to be outdoors and enjoys walking or cycling. It is important to have a friendly attitude and to be well-present while on duty 
    Being a postman requires no formal qualifications but most employers require candidates to have a full driving license and a reasonable level of fitness. 

    Mail Guard: Exchange of Mails transmitted through Railway Mail Services.

Company Profile

During pre-independence period ,the postal establishment of Orissa was a part of the combined Bengal ,Bihar & Orissa Postal Circle headed by a Director of  Postal &Telegraphs with the headquarters at calcutta.Up to the year 1911 the establishment of orissa postal continued as a part combined Bihar & Orissa Circle with its headquarters at patna.the Post of Director , Posts & Telegraphs,Patna was then upgraded to Postmaster General and a post of Additional Postmaster General was created for Orissa,which functioned from its headquarters at Puri from 20-11-1946 to 11-9-1949. With effect from 12-09-1949,Orissa became an independent Posts & Telegraphs,with headquarters at cuttack.The post was then upgraded to Postmaster General during the year 1966.The circle continued its headquarters at cuttack till its shifting to the present building at Bhubaneswar during 1970.The combined Posts & Telegraphs Circle of Orissa was further bifurcated in September 1974 and the Circle was named as Orissa Postal Circle.Now the post of CPMG is in  HAG grade.    

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