Department of Posts POSTMAN / MAIL GUARD Recruitment Rules-2018.
Age-limit for direct recruits.
(i) Between 18 and 27 years.
(Relaxable for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Castes and for Government servants in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government from time to time).
Note: The crucial date for determining the age-limit shall in each case be the closing date for receipt of applications from candidates in India (and not the closing date prescribed for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshadweep).
(ii) The age limit for appointment of Gramin Dak Sevaks* shall be fifty years as on the 1st day of January of the year to which the vacancy (ies) belong to or as per the Government of India guidelines issued from time to time (Relaxable for those belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe up to five and for those belonging to other Backward Castes up to three years).
*Gramin Dak Sevaks are holders of Civil posts but they are outside the regular Civil Service due to which their appointment shall be treated as direct recruitment.
Educational and other qualifications required for direct recruits.
(i) 12th standard pass from a recognized Board.
(ii) Knowledge of local language of the concerned State or Union territory. The candidate should have studied local language at least up to 10th standard. The local language of a State or Union territory shall be as published by Department of Posts.
(iii) Knowledge of working on Computer.
(iv) Candidates should have a valid license of two wheeler or light motor vehicle. Persons with Disability may be exempted from the possession of licence.