DRIVERS IN MAIL MOTOR SERVICE- KARNATAKA POSTAL RECRUITMENT

Government of India 
Ministry of Communications & IT 
India Post 
Office of the Manager Mail, Motor, Service, Bangalore 560052 

DIRECT RECRUITMENT TO THE CADRE OF TIME SCALE DRIVERS IN MAIL MOTOR 
 SERIVICE, BANGALORE 

Applications are invited from the eligible persons with valid driving license to drive light and 
heavy Motor vehicles for the vacancies of Time Scale Drivers in the office of Manager, Mail 
Motor Service, No. 4, Basaveshwara Road, Vasanth Nagar Bangalore-560052 in accordance with 
the Recruitment Rules 1983. 

Total Vaccancy: 09

Note: 

1. Candidates selected against categories ,will be adjusted in their respective community 
 against the vacancies earmarked in UR,SC,ST and OBC. 
 2. The vacancies notified are likely to vary /change without any prior intimation. 
 3. The Department has right to cancel the recruitment process OR modify the selection 
process with the reasons recorded in writing at any stage. 
 4. Posts not reserved for PH persons 
2. Scale of Pay : Rs. 5200-20200 with Grade pay of Rs. 1900 + admissible allowance. 

3. Age Limit: 21 to 28 years as on 01/07/2014: The Age limit is relaxable for applicants 
belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe up-to 5 years and for Applicants belonging 
to Other Backward Classes up-to 3 years and for Government servants up-to the age 
of 35 years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by Government of 
India from time to time. 
4. (a) Probation period:- 2 years 
 5. Educational Qualification : 
a) Middle Standard Pass (8th
 Standard pass) 
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b) Possession of a valid driving licence for light and heavy motor vehicles. Photo copy 
of the licence duly attested by a Gazetted Officer should be enclosed. Otherwise the 
application will be rejected. 
c) At least 4 years driving experience of light and heavy motor vehicles, provided that the be 
in possession of valid driving license to that effect. The period of experience in light and 
Heavy vehicles should be clearly indicated like ‘Light vehicle experience from 
………….(date) to………….(date)’ and heavy vehicle experience from ………..(date) to 
……………….(date) Latest experience certificate issued by a Gazetted Officer of a 
Central/State government Office where the applicant has been working or by the Head of a 
Registered Firm/Company/Agency/Institution should be enclosed. The driving Experience 
Certificate should have been issued prior to three months of this notification. Photocopies of 
Driving Experience Certificates duly attested by a Gazetted Officer should be enclosed. The 
period of experience mentioned in the experience certificate should be within the period of 
validity of the Driving Licence. Otherwise the application will be rejected. 
d)Ability to read and write local languages and to make simple arithmetical calculations. 
 6. Disqualification:- 
a) A person who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a 
spouse living or 
b) Who having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any 
person will not be eligible for appointment to the said post. 
Provided that the 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. 
7. Pattern and Syllabus for the Examination is as under: 
 A. Literacy Test 
 B. Driving Test( Trade Test) 
 I. The candidates will be subjected to a Literacy Test of the level of 8
th
 Class covering the 
 following subjects/topics. 
(i) One paper consisting of Part-A (Arithmetic ) and Part –B (Kannada writing) 
(ii) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Objective - of 1 Mark each 
(iii) Duration of Examination : Written Test-90 Minutes 
(iv) Part C-Kannada Reading Test-on completion of written test till the test is 
completed for all the candidates. 
II. Qualifying Marks in the Literacy test: The minimum qualifying marks in each part 
are as follows. 
Sl No. Part Subject Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying marks 
01 A Arithmetic 50 UR-20, OBC-18, SC/ST-16 
02 B Kannada –Writing 25 UR-10, OBC-9, SC/ST-8 
03 C Kannada Reading 25 UR-10, OBC-9, SC/ST-8 

III. Total marks for Literacy Test-100 
 QUALIFYING MARKS: 
40% marks for UR, 37% marks for OBC and 33% marks for SC/ST candidates in aggregate 
(marks mentioned in part A,B&C above) 
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IV. Short listing of candidates for Driving Test (Trade Test): Those who qualify 
in the above Literacy Test will be called for the Driving Test on 1:5 basis as per 
the total number of vacancies in each category i.e UR, SC, ST, OBC. The 
applicant will be declared qualified in descending order of merit on the marks 
secured by them in the Literacy Test for taking the Driving Test (Trade Test). The 
date and venue of the test will be intimated to the short listed candidates . No 
intimation will be sent in respect of other applicants those who do not short 
listed. 

V. The Maximum/Minimum marks in respect of Driving Test(Trade Test) are 
fixed as follows: 
 Total Marks for Driving Test is 60 
 Minimum Qualifying Marks: UR-24, OBC-22 and SC/ST-20

For more details click here or visit http://karnatakapost.gov.in/