SSC CGL 2021 Exam for Postal Inspector Recruitment: Check Eligibility, Job Profile, Salary, Promotion & Posting Details

👮🏻‍♂️SSC CGL 2021 Exam for Postal Inspector Recruitment👮🏻‍♂️

Under the SSC CGL 2021 Recruitment, candidates between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible to apply for Inspector Posts in the Department of Post. Inspector Posts in Postal Departments require a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university or comparable educational degree. As a result, graduates between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible to apply for this position.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has recommended 69 individuals for employment as Inspector Posts in the Department of Posts based on the results of the Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) 2018. Download PDF

👮🏻‍♂️Age Limit (18 to 30 Years)👮🏻‍♂️

For the 2020-21 recruiting procedure, candidates must have been born between the 2nd of January 1991 and the 1st of January 2003:

Age Limit 18-30 years
Name of Post/ Name of Ministry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of Posts/ Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post/ Pay Level/ Grade Pay
Inspector Posts in Department ofPostGroup “B”/LV, Hard of Hearing (HH), OA, OL, OAL, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and multiple disabilities from amongst disabilities mentioned in the notification

👮🏻‍♂️Upper Age Limit Relaxation👮🏻‍♂️

Permissible relaxation in the upper age limit, as well as category-codes for claiming age relaxation as on the date of reckoning, is as follows:

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 years
SC/ST5 years
PwD + Gen10 years
PwD + OBC13 years
PwD + SC/ST15 years
Ex-Servicemen3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof3 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a  disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)8 years


Below are the essential qualification details according to the post under SSC CGL 2021 Recruitment:

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Inspector Posts in Department ofPostBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent


A candidate must be one of the following:

an Indian national, or

a Nepalese subject, or

Bhutanese territory, or

a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1, 1962 with the purpose of staying permanently in India, or

a person of Indian heritage who has moved to India permanently from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam.

Note: A candidate falling to categories b), c), d), and e) above must be a person in whose favour the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility. A candidate who requires a certificate of eligibility may be accepted to the test, but the offer of appointment will be made only when the Government of India has issued him the appropriate eligibility certificate.

👮🏻‍♂️Salary Structure of Postal Inspector👮🏻‍♂️

The pay scale of a Postal Inspector ranges from Rs.44900 to 142400 with grade pay of Rs.4600 in addition to permissible allowances by the Central Govt. As per the 7th Pay Commission, Postal Inspector would get a salary of around 50,000/- pm initially (can be varied a little as per place of posting).

Pay Level7
Pay ScaleRs 44900 to 142400
Grade Pay4600
Initial PayRs. 44900

The following significant allowances will be available to the Postal Inspector:

-A cellphone bill with a limit

-Allocation for gasoline

HRA (House Rent Allowance) (If housing quarters are not provided by the concerned authority)

-Travel expenses (TA)

-Dearness allowance on top of total remuneration (DA)

-They are given a laptop and reimbursed for internet costs.

👮🏻‍♂️Job Posting/Location of Postal Inspector👮🏻‍♂️

The nature of the job of an Inspector in Postal Departments is transferable. They can be posted anywhere in India, starting from a metropolitan city to the outskirts of any state. Below are the 23 postal circles where the shortlisted candidates will get posted:

S.No.Postal CirclesStates Covered
1Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
8Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh
9Jammu & KashmirJammu & Kashmir
13Madhya PradeshMadhya Pradesh
14MaharashtraMaharashtra & Goa
15North EastArunachal PradeshSikkimMeghalayaNagalandTripura &Manipur
19Tamil NaduTamil Nadu
21Uttar PradeshUttar Pradesh
23West BengalWest Bengal

Under 2018 SSC CGL Recruitment, candidates are allocated to one of the 17 Postal Circles for Appointment as Inspector of Posts, which had reported the vacancy:

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👮🏻‍♂️Job Profile of Postal Inspector👮🏻‍♂️

The Department of Posts (DoP) has been the backbone of the country’s communication for more than 150 years, and it has played a critical role in the country’s social-economic development. It affects Indian citizens in a variety of ways, including delivering mail, accepting deposits under Small Savings Schemes, providing life insurance coverage under Postal Life Insurance and Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI), and providing retail services such as bill collection, form sales, and so on. The Department of Personnel also functions as an agent for the Government of India in providing various services to citizens, such as wage disbursement under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and payments of old age pensions.

👮🏻‍♂️Major duties performed by Postal Inspector 👮🏻‍♂️

To keep track of and work on a variety of documents, papers, and files.

  • In charge of assigning disciplinary authorities for Postmen and other employees, as well as approving leave for postmen working in the Sub Division.
  • Investigating all loss and fraud cases, as well as helping Senior Officers in inspecting Head Post Offices, Divisional Offices, Regional Offices, Circle Offices, and Postal Accounts Offices.
  • They will be in charge of 70 post offices under their supervision and would be required to obtain postal insurance from each one.
  • Examine or canvass people in order to educate them about the government’s numerous initiatives and plans.

👮🏻‍♂️Promotion Policy for Postal Inspector👮🏻‍♂️

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Assistant Superintendents are the initial promotion for postal inspectors in postal subdivisions, divisional, regional, and circle offices, as well as the Postal Directorate in New Delhi. A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Postal Inspector in any division may be required for the first promotion. Candidates may be promoted to Superintendents in Postal/RMS Divisions and Assistant Directors in regional/circle offices after that. Senior roles are earned after a significant amount of work experience, practically at the end of one’s career, and are based on the abilities and performance of the candidates.

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