Despatch Rider

Motorcycle Courier


Minimum ? No entry barrier

Preferably experience as home guard/civil volunteer

The tasks a Despatch Rider is expected to perform include:Delivering letters, files, correspondence, etc. within ministries/departments and other offices

Driving the van/motorcycle provided by the department

Performing any other assigned task

Maintaining a valid driving license

Knowledge of different departmental locations

Ability to read English and Hindi/regional language of the area


Will be updated


Good driving/riding skills


Good communication skills

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working everyday

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)One may develop occupational hazards like back pain, irritation in eyes, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Automotive Sector in India

The Automotive sector is vital for the economy as it accounts for 22 per cent of India?s manufacturing gross domestic product (GDP). India is set to become the third largest market for automobiles by 2020, according to a report published by Deloitte.

Future growth trends are positive because the government is focused on providing jobs for this skill sector.

There is higher demand for automobiles and related professionals in public as well as private sectors, and the growth forecast for the sector over next 5 years is 8 to 9%.

Owing to these reasons, the job opportunities for Despatch Riders are expected to increase

Various government departments

Postal and courier services

Private companies

Cities and towns across India