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Tuesday, February 22, 2011



Government of India

Ministry of Communications & IT

Department of Posts

New Delhi-110 016 Dated the 10th Feb, 2011


Army Postal Service Circle

Addl. Director General of APS

West Block III, RK Puram,

New Delhi-110066

Sub: Postmaster cadre Postal Wing-Eligibility of Official deputed to Army Postal Service (APS)


I am directed to refer to your office letter No. 90491/2/APS 1 C, dated 23.12.2010 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the objective behind creation of Postmaster Cadres is that the key post offices in the country should be headed by professional managers so as to improve the functioning of the Post Offices, meet the present day requirement of specialization in Postal operation, respond to market challenges and increase the productivity. As per the provisions of the Recruitment Rules (Copy enclosed) ,initial constitution of the various Grades of Postmasters shall be done by inviting options/applications from the existing incumbents of LSG,HSG-II,HSG-I in Post Offices and PS Gr. 'B' and subsequent years ,all the vacancies in Postmaster Grade I and 75% vacancies of Senior Postmaster shall be filled up through a Limited Departmental Competitive Examination.

2. In case an official deputed to Army Postal Service (APS), gives his option to his respective Circle for appointment as Postmaster at the time of initial constitution of Postmaster Cadre, a declaration/undertaking may be obtained from him to the effect that in the event of his selection he will revert from deputation in APS in order to be appointed in the respective Postmaster Grades. Unless he reports back to the Circle on his selection, he will not be appointed as Postmaster. In so far as Departmental Examination for the post of Postmaster Grade-I and Senior Postmaster also, eligible officials will have to furnish declaration/undertaking at the time of submission of application for the examination to the effect that they will revert from the deputation with APS in the event of their selection in the examination. On their selection, they will have to report back to the respective Circles before they are appointed as Postmaster.

Yours faithfully,


(Salim Haque)

Deputy Director General (P)

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