Computer Knowledge / Basic Computer Training: Gramin Dak Sevak GDS

Hello Friends!

If you are 10th pass and looking for the government job then gramin dak sevak or GDS is the great opportunity for you. Of course you have find this article so i assume you already know everything there’s to know about GDS.

Lots of students or applicants were asking questions about which computer certificate is required for gds ?

So i have tried to answer that question in brief here.

Everything you need to know about Basic Computer Training & Computer Knowledge Certificate for Gramin Dak Sevak

Well, so lets get to the topic.

If you have read the advertisement notification of gds of any state, you must have come to the section which suggests that to apply for any post of GDS candidate must have basic computer training or computer knowledge.

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You also needs to submit the certificate stating that you have passed the basic computer certification exam. Well lets look at the matter briefly.

GDS Computer Knowledge

When do you need to submit basic computer training certificate / Computer knowledge Certificate for GDS ?

You do not need to submit the certificate if you match certain criteria. Yes you heard it right.

  • If you have chosen computer as a subject in matriculation / 10th class standard.
  • If you have chosen computer subject in 12th class.
  • If you have studied computer in higher studies.
  • In all the above cases you do not need to submit or have computer training and knowledge certificate.

But what if you didn’t have computer in 10th, 12th or in collage?

Well, in that case you need to submit the certificate stating that you have had basic training of computer in the past and you obtain certain number of basic skills in computers.

Basically, The Indian Postal Department wants to know whether you can work with computers or not but obviously they won’t take your word for it. So required to submit the certificate.


which computer certificate is required for gds ?

  • The Course you have taken to acquire the computer knowledge must be 60 days duration.
  • You must have done computer training course from Central Government / Universities / Private institutions / Boards organization.

So, in short you walk to the institution and ask for basic computer training course. After you complete the course you will be provided with the certificate and this certificate will be valid for gramin dak sevak posts.

If you have any more questions or queires about the computer knowledge certificate for gramin dak sevak / GDS, you can ask me through comment section or through the contact us page.

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