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58 Car Driver Vacancies: India Post Recruitment-2023

India Post has released a notification inviting applications from eligible candidates for the post of Staff Car Driver (Ordinary grade). The recruitment is to fill 58 vacancies in its Tamilnadu Circle only.

All interested candidates have to visit the India Post’s official website and read carefully the notification provided for the post. The notification contains important instructions and guidelines for applying for the post. The notification also provides the formats for the Application form, Caste Certificate for SC/ST, Caste Certificate for OBC, Income & Asset Certificate for EWS, etc.

The application mode is not online, instead, candidates have to take a printout of page 4 of the notification where provided the application format. Then, the application in the prescribed format completed in all respect should be sent to “The Senior Manager (JAG), Mail Motor Service, No.37, Greams Road, Chennai – 600 006” on or before 31-Mar-2023 by 17.00 hours through Speed Post/Registered Post only. Application received by any other means will be rejected.

Candidates can find the links for accessing the official website and the notification directly in the “Important Website Links” section in “Key Points” below.

Key Points


  • India Post, Govt of India

Important Dates

  • Application reception ends on : 31-Mar-2023 at 05.00 p.m.

Application Fee

  • Along with the application form an Indian Postal order for Rs. 100/- (or) UCR receipt to be taken in any post office should be enclosed towards application fee.
  • SC/ST/Women candidates are exempted from the fees

Posts, Total Vacancies, Pay Scale

  • Staff Car Driver (Ordinary grade) – (58 vacancies) – (Rs. 19900 to 63200)


  • 2 years

Education & Experience

  • Pass in 10th Std. from a recognized Board or Institute.
  • Possession of a valid driving license for light & heavy motor vehicles.
  • Knowledge of Motor Mechanism (should be able to remove minor defects in vehicle)
  • Experience of driving light & heavy motor vehicle for at least 3 years.
  • Desirable qualification: 3 years service as Home Guard or Civil Volunteers.

Age Limit

  • For UR & EWS : 18 to 27 years
  • For SC & ST : Can be relaxed by 5 years
  • For OBC : Can be relaxed by 3 years
  • For Government Servants up to 40 years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by Central Government.
  • For Ex-Serviceman up to a maximum of 3 years [08 ( 3+5) years for SC & ST and 06 (3+3) years for OBC after deduction of the Military Service rendered from the actual age]
  • The crucial date for determining age limit is closing date of reception of application.


  • Only Indian can apply.

Selection Procedure

  • Selection is on the basis of examination.
  • Examinations will be held in 2 stages:
  • Stage 1 (Theory test for knowledge of general knowledge, simple arithmetic, general intelligence & reasoning, motor mechanism, traffic rules, signals and regulations
  • Stage 2 (Practical Test for knowledge of motor mechanism and driving.
  •  Examination pattern and syllabus are given in Annexure-I in the notification
  • Selected candidates will be allotted to division/units wherever vacancies are available on the basis of merit and preference of the candidates.

Posting Location

  • In India Post’s Tamilnadu Circles only. For detailed break up of vacancies in Region, Division/Unit and Community wise, Click here.
Break up of vacancies in Region, Division/Unit and Community wise
Break up of vacancies in Region, Division/Unit and Community wise
Must Remember
  • Application should be filled in one of the languages- Hindi / English / Tamil without corrections and duly signed by the candidate.
  • 2 recent passport size photographs are needed. Out of the 2 photos, one should be affixed at the place meant for it on the application form and should be duly self attested by the candidate. And the other one should be enclosed along with application.
  • An Indian Postal order for Rs. 100/- (or) UCR receipt to be taken in any post office should be enclosed towards application fee. SC/ST/Women candidates do not need any fees.
  • If Reservation / Category selected, Certificate issued by competent authority in prescribed format should be enclosed. The format has been given in the notification.
  • If Ex-Servicemen category selected, service & trade proof copy should be enclosed.
  • Self attested photocopies of the following certificates should also be enclosed:
    • Age proof
    • Educational Qualification
    • Community certificate
    • Income and Asset certificate (for EWS candidates)
    • Valid driving license
    • Experience certificate

For more details, please go through the section “Instruction to Candidates” in the notification.

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