Account may be opened by individual. Account can be opened by cash/cheque and in case of cheque the date of realization of cheque in Govt. account shall be date of opening of account. Nomination facility is available at the time of opening and also after opening of account. Account can be transferred from one post office to another. Any number of accounts can be opened in any post office subject to maximum investment limit by adding balance in all accounts. Account can be opened in the name of minor and a minor of 10 years and above age can open and operate the account. Joint account can be opened by two or three adults. All joint account holders have equal share in each joint account. Single account can be converted into Joint and Vice Versa. Minor after attaining majority has to apply for conversion of the account in his name.