Maharashtra postal Circle Sports Quota Recruitment 2021

Maharashtra Postal Circle issued notification for 257 Sports Quota vacancies 2021 – Eligibility Criteria and Apply Online Now

1. Applications are invited online through URL https://dopsportsrecruitment.in for Direct Recruitment of meritorious Sports persons from open market under SPORTS QUOTA for filling the vacancy of years upto 2020 to the following posts in Maharashtra Postal Circle.

I. Postal Assistant (PA) in Post Offices/SBCO / Administrative Offices / Sub Ordinate Offices
II. Sorting Assistant (SA) in Railway Mai lService offices
III. Postman (PM) in Post Offices/Mail Guard in Railway Mail Services offices
IV. Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) in Administrative Offices / Post Offices/ Railway Mail Service offices

The recruitment process will be based on the guidelines issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India vide Memo. No. 14034/01/2013-Estt (D) dated 03-10-2013–Est. (D) dated 03.10.2013; 01.09.2020, 29.01.2021 and instructions issued there to from time to time.

2. DATES FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS: The registration of candidates for online application will commence from 28/10/2021 and will close on 27/11/2021 at 18.00 hrs.

3. SCALE OF PAY:

A. Postal Assistant/ Sorting AssistantPay Matrix ( Civilian Employees) Pay Level-4 (Rs. 25,500 to Rs. 81,100) plus admissible allowances
B.Postman/Mail Guard Pay Matrix ( Civilian Employees)
Pay Level-3 (Rs. 21,700-69,100) plus admissible allowances
C.Multi Tasking StaffPay Matrix (Civilian Employees)
Pay Level-1 (Rs. 18,000-56,900) plus admissible allowances

4.  VACANCY POSITION:

The details of cadre wise vacancy position as follows.

SI. No. PostNo. of vacancies
1.Postal Assistant93
2.Sorting Assistant 09
3.Postman113
4.Mail GuardNill
5.Multi Tasking Staff42
Total 257


 The Division wise vacancy position is enclosed in Annexure.

Note:
i. The Department of Posts reserves the right to revise/cancel the vacancies.
ii. The Department of Posts reserves the right to post the selected candidates to any of the division/unit/office mentioned above or toany other place in Maharashtra Circle depending upon the category of post. iii. Options will be obtained from the selected candidates only. Allocation of unit will be decided as per merit and preference of the candidate subject to availability of vacancies etc. as mentioned in Annexure.

5. RESERVATION:

5.1 Applicants Who wish to seek age-relaxation under SC/ ST/ OBC must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format and same should also be uploaded on Registration Portal.

All applicants should also note that as and when such certificates are sought by the Appointing Authority at the time of “Document Verification”, they will have to produce these in original failing which their selection will be cancelled and further action will be taken as per extant Central Govt. orders.

5.2 A person seeking age relaxation under OBC must ensure that he/she possesses the caste/community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date. The crucial date for this purpose will be closing date for receipt of online application i.e. 27/11/2021.

5.3 Applicants should also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of concerned documents is verified by the Appointing Authority.

5.4 Reservation rule is only for claiming the age relaxationin Sports Recruitment. Such candidates should necessarily submit proof of age i.e. SSC Certification and Caste Certificate for claiming age relaxation.

6. SUITABILITY FOR PWD APPLICANTS:

The posts have been identified suitable for the following disabilities:

SIName of the
Post
Physical
Requirement
Categories
suitable for jobs
Nature of duties in briefRemark/
Recommendation of committee
A.Postal Assistant/ Sorting AssistantS, ST, W, RW, SE, C, H, BN,
CL and L
Low vision (LV), Blind (B), Hard of hearing (HH), One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAOL), Both Legs affected but not Arms, Muscular weakness and limited Physical endurance (MW), Cerebral palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victim, Specific learning disability. Multiple disabilities from amongst disabilities mentioned above.Counter work, Handling and Sorting Dak,
Supervision, Computer work, Cash Handling etc.
As the work performed
by PostalAssistant /
Sorting Assistant is of varied nature including
directing interface with
the Public in delivery of services of the Post Offices such as cash handling etc., Autism,
intellectual disability and mental illness may not be found suitable for the post.
B.Postman/Mail guardS, ST, W, RW, SE, C, H, BN,
CL and L
Low vision (LV),
Hard of hearing
(HH), One Arm
(OA), One Leg
(OL), Leprosy
Cured, Dwarfism,
Acid Attack
Victim, Specific
learning
disability.
Multiple
disabilities from
amongst disabilities
mentioned above.
Extensive travelling for delivery of Dak, Cash delivery, maintaining records etc.As the work performed by Postman/Mail Guard is of arduous nature
including intensive
travelling for delivery of Dak and cash handling,
Blindness, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and autism, intellectual disability and mental illness may not be found suitable for this post.
C.Multi
Tasking Staff
(MTS)
S, ST, W, RW, SE, C, H, BN,
CL and L
Low vision (LV), Hard of Hearing
(HH), One Arm (OA), One Leg
(OL), One Arm and One Leg
(OAOL), Cerebral
Palsy, Leprosy
Cured, Dwarfism,
Acid Attack
Victim, Specific
Learning
disability.
Multiple
disabilities from amongst
disabilities
mentioned above.
Messenger,
Handling Dak, Weighing Dak, Dispatch etc.
As MTS performs multiple tasks in Post Offices and Offices including lifting of weights etc., Blindness, Deaf, muscular dystrophy and autism, intellectual disability and mental illness may not be found suitable for the post.

Details of Physical Requirement:- S- Sitting, ST- Standing, W- Walking, RW– Reading and Writing, SE – Seeing, C – Communications, H – Hearing/Speaking, BN – Bending, CL- Climbing, L- Lifting]. 

Note:  Identification of above mentioned Group C Posts in Direct Recruitment for Persons   with Disabilities in Department of Posts are prescribed vide  Department of Posts,    New Delhi OM No. 12-10/2017-SCT Dated 01/04/2019.

7. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : 

7.1  Nationality / Citizenship:

Applicant must be either, 

(a)  a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c)  a subject of Bhutan, or
(d)  a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of  permanently settling in India.
(e)  a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African  countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and  Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently  settling in India.

7.2       Provided that Applicant belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

8. AGE LIMIT: 

(a) Age limit for the posts of Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant is 18 – 27 years (b) Age limit for the posts of Postman/Mail Guard is 18 – 27 years.
(c) Age limit for the posts of Multi Tasking Staff is 18 – 25 years.

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for different categories are as under:

categoryAge relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit.Age relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit.Age relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit.
A. For the posts of Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant,B. For the
posts
Postman/Mail
Guard
C. For the
posts of
Multi Tasking
Staf
f
SC / ST5 years5 years5 years
OBC3 years3 years3 years
PwD (Unreserved)10 years10 years10 years
Pwd (SC/ST)15 years15 years15 years
PwD (OBC)13 years13 years13 years
Ex-serviceman3 years after deduction of service rendered in military from the actual age as on the closing date for Registration of online applications.
Central Government Civilian Employees:
who have rendered not less than 3 years
regular and continuous service as on closing date for registration of online application
Up to 40 years
of age
Up to 40 years
of age
Up to 35 years
of age
Central Government Civilian Employees:
who have rendered not less than 3 years
regular and continuous service as on closing date for registration of online application
(SC/ST)
Up to 45 years
of age
Up to 45 years
of age
Up to 40 years
of age
Central Government Civilian Employees: who have rendered not less than 3 years
regular and continuous service as on closing date for registration of online application
(OBC)
Up to 43 years
of age
Up to 43 years
of age
Up to 38 years
of age

Note 1: Date of Birth filled by the Applicant in the online application form and the same recorded in the Matriculation Certificate/ Birth Certificate will be accepted for  determining the age and no subsequent request for change will be considered or granted. 

Note 2:  The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for online registration of applications i.e.27/11/2021.  

Note 3:  A special relaxation in age limit is allowed in accordance with DOPT OM no.15012/3/84-Estt.(D) dated 12.11.1987 to a maximum of 5 years for the categories of   Sports persons specified in para-12 apart from the category wise relaxation as above.

Note 4:  The concession will be available only to those sports persons who satisfy all other  eligibility conditions relating to educational qualifications etc. and furnish a  certificate in the form from an authority prescribed in these instructions.

Note 5:  Relaxation of age will be considered in respect of Ex-servicemen and PWD candidat as per the DOPT guidelines in addition to the other relaxations like community and sports persons.

Note 6: Reservation Rule is only for claiming age relaxation in Sports Recruitment.  Such candidates should  necessarily submit proof of age i.e., SSC Certificate and Caste Certificate for claiming  age relaxation. 

Note 7: No appointment can be made unless the candidate is, in all respects, eligible for appointment  to the post applied for, and in particular, with regard to age, educational qualifications  prescribed under the Recruitment Rules applicable to the post, except to the extent to which relaxations thereof have been permitted in respect of category of persons to which the  applicant belongs.

Note 8Explanation: An Ex-Serviceman means a person who fulfills all terms & conditions as laid down in Department of Personnel & Training, New Delhi O.M. No. 36034/3/2013- Estt.(Res.) dated 25/2/2014 and Department of Personnel & Training, New Delhi  O.M. No. 36034/1/2014-Estt.(Res.) dated 14/8/2014.

9. EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

I. Postal and Sorting Assistant

a) The candidate must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognised university or Board of School Education or Board of Secondary Education.
b) The candidates of higher qualifications will also be considered but they have to fulfill the above conditions.  There will be no preference for higher educational qualifications. 
c) The candidate will be required to furnish certificate of Basic Computer Training from a recognized Computer Training Institute before issuance of appointment letter.  Computer Training Certificates from Central Government / State Government / University / Board etc. will also be acceptable for the purpose.  This requirementof Basic Computer Knowledge Certificate is relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject in Matriculation or Class XII or Higher educational qualification and in such cases a separate certificate will not be insisted upon.
d) Sports qualification as per para 11 below.

II. Postman/Mail Guard

a) The candidate must have passed 12th Standard from a recognized Board of School Education or Board of Secondary Education.
b) The candidates of higher qualifications will also be considered but they have to fulfill the above conditions.  There will be  no preference for higher educational qualifications.
c) The candidate will be required to furnish certificate of Basic Computer Training from a recognized Computer Training Institute before issuance of appointment letter.  Computer Training Certificates from Central Government / State Government / University / Board etc. will also be acceptable for the purpose.  This requirement of Basic Computer Knowledge Certificate is relaxable in cases where a candidate has studied computer as a subject in Matriculation or Class XII or Higher educational qualification and in such cases a separate certificate will not be insisted upon.
d) Knowledge of Local Language i.e., Marathi in respect of Maharashtra State and Konkani in respect of Goa State. The candidate should have passed a paper of local language at least upto 10th  standard . i.e.
i. Marathi in respect of Maharashtra State and
ii. Konkani or Marathi in respect of Goa State
e) The person appointed to the post of Postman shall acquire a driving licence to drive two wheeler or three wheeler or Light Motor Vehicle within a period of two years from the date of his appointment.  However, the person with disability shall be exempted from the requirement of driving licence.
i. The candidate not having valid driving licence at the time of appointment shall not earn periodical increment in pay till production of such licence or for a period of five years from the date of appointment whichever is earlier and after production of such licence or expiry of such five years period, pay shall be restored prospectively to the level pay would have reached as if periodical increment in pay was not withheld and no arrears shall be paid for the intervening period.
f) Sports qualification as per para 11 below

III.     Multi Tasking Staff 

a)  The candidate must have passed 10th Standard from a recognized Board of School Education or Board of Secondary Education.
b) The candidates of higher qualifications will also be considered but they have to fulfill the above conditions.  There will be no preference for higher educational qualifications.
c) The candidate should have knowledge of working on computer.
d) Knowledge of Local Language i.e., Marathi in respect of Maharashtra State and Konkani in respect of Goa State. The candidate should have passed a paper of local language at least upto 10th standard. i.e.
i. Marathi in respect of Maharashtra State and 
ii.  Konkani or Marathi in respect of Goa State
e) Sports qualification as per para 11 below.

Note in respect of educational Qualifications :

(i)  As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.2015 published in Gazette of India, all the degrees / diplomas / certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section-3 of the University Grant Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the University Grants Commission.
(ii) Candidates must possess essential educational qualification from recognized Board/University before applying for the posts.
(iii) Candidates have to scan and upload the images of original certificates.
(iv)  Applicants having both marks and Grades in the mark list shall enter the marks only. If any applicant applies with Grades his application will be liable for disqualification. 
(v) Applicants having only the Grades / Points in the marks list shall note the Grades in respective column. The marks will be reckoned by taking conversion of Grades/ Points with the multiplication factor (9.5) against the maximum points or Grade as 100.  

10.  DISQUALIFICATION:

(i)  No Person who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having spouse living or 
(ii) No Person who has a spouse living has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to the service. Provided that Central government may if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

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