Data Entry Skill Test DEST to the post of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant to be conducted
The parameters of Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) conducted as a part of the examination for recruitment to the posts of Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, Postman and Mail Guard
Data Entry Skill Test DEST to the post of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
Dated: 22nd July, 2022
All Chief Postmasters General / Kil Postmasters General
Chief General Manager, BD & Parcel Directorate /PLI Directorate
Director, RAKNPA / GM CEPT / Directors of all PTCs
Addl. Director General, Army Postal Service, New Delhi
All General Managers (Finance), Directors Postal Accounts/DAP
Subject: – Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) for appointment to the post of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant – regarding
Madam / Sir,
I am directed to refer to Directorate’s letter of No. 17-08/2018-SPN-I dated 09.09.2021 communicating therewith the parameters of Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) conducted as a part of the examination for recruitment to the posts of Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, Postman and Mail Guard. It was stipulated that the parameters of DEST communicated vide said letter of 09.09.2021 shall be applicable for the examination conducted for 2021 vacancy year.
2. Subsequently, vide letter No. 17-08/2018-SPN-I dated 05.04.2022, Pattern and Syllabus of Examination conducted by the Department of Posts for appointment to the posts of Postman, Mail Guard and MTS were circulated. Accordingly, it is reiterated that parameters of DEST specified in the said letter of 05.04.2022 shall be applicable for selection as Postman and Mail Guard.
3. The Competent Authority has now decided that for the examination to be conducted, for appointment to the posts of Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant, for the vacancy year 2022 (01.01.2022 to 31.12.2022), the parameters of DEST shall be as under:-
4. Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) shall be held on a separate day as per letter No. 17-08/2018-SPB-I dated 20.06.2019.
(Satya Narayana Dash)
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