West Bengal Postal Circle Recruitment 2012 for Postal and Sorting Assistant

Looking for latest jobs 2012 in West Bengal? West Bengal Postal circle is taking 406 candidates for the post of postal and sorting assistant. Read this article to know more about WB postal circle recruitment 2012 for postal/sorting asst. vacancy, eligibility, application procedure etc details.

Searching for Indian Post recruitment 2012 in West Bengal? Indian Postal department is inviting applications for the post of Postal assistant and Sorting Assistant in West Bengal circle to fill up 406 posts. Read further to know more about this job.

Vacancy and eligibility details for West Bengal Postal Circle recruitment 2012

Vacancy: Total vacancy 406. The division-wise vacancy for WB postal circle recruitment 2012 is as follows-

(i) Andaman & Nicobar Island: 7nos. (Gen—4; OBC—3)
(ii) Central Kolkata: 14 Nos. (Gen—7; SC—2; ST—1; OBC—2; EX-Serv.—1; PH—1)
(iii) Eastern Kolkata: 22 Nos. (Gen—9; SC—4; ST—1; OBC—4; Ex-Ser—3; PH—1)
(iv) Northern Kolkata: 19 Nos. (Gen—8; SC—1; ST—2; OBC—4; Ex-Ser—3; PH—1)
(v) Southern Kolkata: 35 Nos. (Gen—15; SC—7; ST—2; OBC—6; Ex-Serv—3; PH—2)
(vi) Northern Presidency: 13 Nos. (Gen—6; SC—2; OBC—4; EX-serv—1)
(vii) Barasat: 21 Nos. (Gen—9; SC—1; ST—1; OBC—6; Ex-serv—3; PH—1)
(viii) Birbhum: 11 Nos. (Gen—5; SC—2; OBC—3; Ex-Serv—1)
(ix) North Nadia: 16 Nos. (Gen—7; SC—1; OBC—5; PH—1; Ex-serv—2)
(x) South Nadia: 11 Nos. (gen—5; SC—2; OBC—2; Ex-serv—2)
(xi) Murshidabad: 23 Nos. (Gen—10; SC—1; ST—3; OBC—5; PH—1; Ex-serv—3)
(xii) South Presidency: 13 Nos. (Gen—6; OBC—6; Ex-serv—1)
(xiii) Kolkata R.M.S.: 19 Nos. (Gen—9; SC—3; OBC—4; PH—1; Ex-serv—3)
(xiv) Kolkata A.P. Sorting: 2 Nos. (Gen—1; OBC—1)
(xv) R.M.S.H: 8 Nos. (Gen—3; OBC—3; Ex-serv—2)
(xvi) R.M.S.S.B: 3 Nos. (Gen—2; OBC—1)
(xvii) R.M.S.W.B: 7 Nos. (Gen—3; SC—1; ST—1;OBC—1; Ex-serv—1)
(xviii) Asansol: 10 Nos. (Gen—4; OBC—3;PH—1; Ex-serv—1)
(xix) Bankura: 9 Nos. (Gen—4; SC—2; ST—2; Ex-serv—2)
(xx) Burdwan: 14 Nos. (Gen—6; SC—1; OBC—4; PH—1; Ex-serv—2)
(xxi) Kanthi: 11 Nos. (Gen—6; SC—1; ST—1; OBC—3)
(xxii) Howrah: 7 Nos. (Gen—4; OBC—2; Ex-serv—1)
(xxiii) Medinipur: 7 Nos. (Gen—3; OBC—3; Ex-serv—1)
(xxiv) Northern Hoogly: 10 Nos (Gen—4; OBC—4; PH—1; Ex-serv—1)
(xxv) Purulia: 7 Nos. (Gen—3; OBC—3; Ex-serv—1)
(xxvi) Southern Hoogly: 13 Nos. (Gen—6; SC—3; OBC—3; Ex-serv—1)
(xxvii) Tamluk: 6 Nos. (Gen—3; OBC—2; Ex-serv—1)
(xxviii) Darjeeling: 11 Nos. (Gen—5; SC—2; ST—1; OBC—1; Ex-serv—2)
(xxix) Jalpaiguri: 7 Nos. (Gen—3; OBC—3; Ex-serv—1)
(xxx) Malda: 7 Nos. (Gen—3; SC—1; OBC—2; Ex-serv—1)
(xxxi) Cooch Behar: 10 Nos. (Gen—4; SC—2; OBC—2; Ex-serv—2)
(xxxii) Dinajpur: 8 Nos. (Gen—4; SC—2; OBC—2)
(xxxiii) R.M.S. S.G: 2 Nos. (Gen—1; SC—1)
(xxxiv) P.A. (S.B.C.O): 23 Nos. (Gen—12; SC—3; ST—2; OBC—6)

Educational Qualifications: To apply for WB postal circle recruitment 2012 for Postal/Sorting asst. candidates should pass HSC or equivalent exam with minimum 60% marks (45% for SC, 55% for OBC). Graduate and post graduate candidates are also eligibile for this post.

Age limit: The candidates should have ages between 18-27 years as on 1.10.2012. The upper age limit has been relaxed 3 years for OBC, 5years for SC and 10 years for PWD candidates.

Pay Scale: The pay scale will be of Rs. 5200-20200 with a grade pay of Rs. 2400 plus DA, HRA and other allowances as per Govet. Norm.

WB postal circle recruitment 2012 for Postal/Sorting asst.: selection procedure

The selection will be made on based on written test and typing test. The written test will be of 100 marks and there no negative marks. The part of written test is given below-

1. General Knowledge(25 marks)
2. English(25 marks)
3. Mathematics(25 marks)
4. Reasoning(25 marks)

After publishing of the written test result, shortlisted candidates with a ration of 1:5 will be called for type test of 30 minutes. Merit list will be based on the total performance of written test and type test.

How to apply for WB postal circle recruitment 2012 for Postal/Sorting asst.

Application fees: Candidates have to pay Rs. 200 as application fees to the post office from which they bought application form. SC, female, PWD candidates need not to pay any application fees.

How to apply: Candidates should have to buy application form for WB postal circle recruitment 2012 for postal/sorting asst. from the selected post offices that will be find in the website www.indiapost.gov.in.

Important Dates for WB postal circle recruitment 2012 for postal/sorting asst.:

- Last date for receipt of application for Post office recruitment 2012 for PA/SA jobs is on: 11th January 2012.

- The aptitude test for Post office recruitments 2012 for Postal assistants and Sorting assistants is on: 5th February 2012.


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