Post Office Timings
Although India is now considered one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, especially when it comes to telecommunications, there are still a few things that manage to stay consistent during this time of extreme change. For example, the Indian postal system has managed to withstand technological innovation and maintain a nearly century-long history of efficient service across the country.
Here we give you the working hours of the Indian Post Office so that you can visit them without having to wait a long time in line.
Post Office Open Today
The Indian Post Office remains open on every working day except Sundays. Sundays are the off days for the post office in India.
Post Office Working Days
|Indian Post Office Timing|
|Monday||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Friday||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||9:00 a.m.||4:00 p.m.|
Post Office Holidays
To know more about the Indian Post office holidays. Click here.
List of Post Office 2021 Holidays:
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Jayanthi||02-10-2021||Saturday|
|Dussehra (Vijay Dasami)||15-10-2021||Friday|
|Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad(Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||19-10-2021||Tuesday|
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday||19-11-2021||Friday|
Post Office Lunch Time
The lunch break timings for the post office are between 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m or 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm. Lunch timings may vary from branch to branch.
Post Office Working Hours
Post offices start operating from around 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Post offices close at 5:00 p.m. Working hours may be different for different branches.
Post Office Opening and Closing Time
Post offices open at around 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Post Office NEFT timings
IPPB or Indian Post Payment Bank offers its customers to use payment transfer services such as NEFT and RTGS.
Customers can use NEFT services on a 24*7*365 basis. The service is also available on Sundays and holidays.
Post Office RTGS timings
RTGS is also available 24*7. Even on post office off days, customers can use the service.
Post Office IMPS timings
IMPS is available on a 24*7 basis. Customers can use IMPS even on post office off days.
Post Office Speed Post Timings
Postal services like speed post can be availed of during the working hours of the post office which are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.