Recruitment of PA SA on Graduate Level


Department of Posts (DOP) intimated to SSC about new Recruitment Rules of PA SA and requested to Conduct exam on CGL (Graduation) Level.

Government of lndia
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110 001, 
Dated :27 July, 2022


Under Secretary (P&P-l)
Staff Selection Commission
Department of Personnel & Training
Block – 12 , CGO Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003

Subject:- Recruitment of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) through Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) conducted by SSC- reg.


I am directed to refer to letter No. HQ-PP/03/2/2022-PP_1 dated 15.07.2022 of Staff Selection Commission vide which User Ministries/Departments have been asked to report vacancies for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk / Junior Secretariat Assistant, Data Entry Operations and Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant to be recruited through Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination-2022.

2. In this connection, it is pertinent to mention that Department of Posts has notified revised Recruitment Rules for the posts of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant on 17.06.2022 (copy enclosed). As per the revised recruitment rules educational qualification for direct recruits is Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute, which was 10+2 pass earlier.

3. In view of the change in prescribed educational qualification from 10+2 to Bachelor’s Degree, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is requested to recommend candidates for appointment as Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant on the basis of Combined Graduate Level Examination 2022 onwards.

Encl: as stated

Yours faithfully,
(Hemant Kumar)
Assistant Director General (SPN)

Copy to : Head of all Postal Circles – for information and necessary action. All concerned may be sensitized appropriately.

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