- BSNL Postpaid plans start from Rs 199.
- BSNL Postpaid has family plans starting from Rs 525.
- BSNL Postpaid plans do not come with OTT benefits.
BSNL, or Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, is the country’s oldest telecom operator and the only state-owned telecom operator in India. It has struggled to stay relevant in the market against private competitors like Jio, Airtel and Vi, especially with the lack of 4G services under its umbrella. But still, it has some awesome postpaid plans and prepaid plans.
If you do not want to do prepaid recharge every month for service, you can get a postpaid plan. BSNL postpaid plans start from Rs 199 and go upto Rs 1525, with the higher-priced plans getting extra bundled family SIM connections. Let us talk about everything you need to know about BSNL postpaid plans!
Best BSNL Postpaid Plans
|Plan||Data and Calls||Family Benefits||Validity|
All plans have an activation charge of Rs 100, and security deposits start from Rs 500.
Rs 199 BSNL Postpaid Plan
The Rs 199 plan is the cheapest postpaid plan from BSNL. It comes with a Rs 100 activation charge, and security deposits also apply.
It comes with unlimited calls, a monthly data benefit of 25 GB, and a rollover data limit of 75 GB. It gives a maximum of 100 SMS per day.
Rs 399 BSNL Postpaid Plan
The Rs 399 postpaid plan upgrades the data benefits from 25 GB of the Rs 199 plan to 70 GB, and the data rollover is also upgraded to 210 GB.
It also comes with an activation charge of Rs 100. It comes with unlimited calls and has an allocation of 100 SMS per day.
Rs 525 BSNL Postpaid Plan
The Rs 525 postpaid plan is the cheapest postpaid plan from BSNL with family benefits. With this plan, you can add one more SIM connection without extra cost.
For the primary SIM, you get 85 GB of data with 255 GB of data rollover, and the secondary SIM will get 10 GB of data allocation. Both the SIMs get unlimited calling, but SMS on the primary is 100 per day, while with the secondary SIM, you only get 20 per day.
Rs 798 BSNL Postpaid Plan
With the Rs 798 postpaid plan, you get two additional family SIM cards with the connection.
The monthly data quota is limited to 50 GB per day with a rollover of 150 GB. The two secondary SIMs also get a monthly data quota of 50 GB each. All the SIMs get unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day.
Rs 999 BSNL Postpaid Plan
You get three additional family SIM cards with the Rs 999 postpaid plan.
You get 75 GB data with 225 GB data rollover on the primary SIM, and the secondary SIMs each also get.s 75 GB data monthly. All the SIMs are bundled with a 100 SMS per day limit and have unlimited calling.
Rs 1525 BSNL Postpaid Plan
This plan only bundles a single-family SIM card. But what this plan makes special is the unlimited data without restrictions for the primary SIM. The secondary SIM gets 75 GB monthly data, and both SIMs get 100 SMS daily.
Activation Charge & Security Deposit
If you want a BSNL postpaid connection, you must be aware of the extra charges you’ll be paying in the first month of billing.
- Activation Charge: All BSNL postpaid plans come with an activation charge of Rs 100 for the first month. It is just a charge to activate your new connection, nothing else. Rs 100 mentioned excludes GST, so you’ll also have to pay the applicable GST with this charge.
- Security Deposit: All BSNL postpaid plans come with a security deposit requirement as stated below, according to your requirements:
- Local + STD: Rs 500
- Local + STD + ISD: Rs 2000
- Local + STD + ISD + International Roaming: Rs 5000
This amount excludes GST, and you will have to bear the GST charges on the security deposit.
Advance Rental Option
BSNL gives you the option of Advance Rental, with which you can pay for annual or biennial service and get a discount on the rental.
If you pay for a year in advance, you only have to pay 11 months’ worth of service. While if you select to pay for 2 years in advance, you only have to pay for 21 months’ worth of service.
You will get the option for advance payment in the bill payment section on the BSNL website.
Data Add-On Packs
You can get extra data from BSNL for an additional fixed monthly charge:
|Fixed monthly charge||Data benefit|
|Rs 150||40 GB|
|Rs 250||70 GB|
How to pay BSNL postpaid bills?
Here’s how to pay your BSNL postpaid bills online:
- Visit the BSNL postpaid bill pay portal: https://portal2.bsnl.in/myportal/cm.do
- Enter your mobile number and account number (you can view the account number from your bill). Check the ‘Don’t know Account Number’ option if you don’t know the account number.
- Enter your email I’d and contact number.
- Enter the captcha shown.
- Click the Submit button.
- You’ll see the billed amount now, select your payment method and make the payment.
Frequently Asked Question: BSNL Postpaid Plans 2023
What is the cheapest BSNL postpaid plan?
The Rs 199 plan is the cheapest BSNL postpaid plan available currently.
How to know my BSNL postpaid plan?
To check your BSNL postpaid bill; you can send an SMS: ‘BILL’ to 53333 from your BSNL Postpaid number. You will receive an SMS with your latest bill listing your postpaid plan.
How to get my old BSNL postpaid bill?
To find your old BSNL postpaid bill, log in to the official website and follow these steps:
- Click on Service.
- Select Check My Bills
- Select your billing account number.
- This will show the latest and old bills list.
Does BSNL postpaid plans come with free OTT benefits?
Unlike the private players, BSNL isn’t bundling any OTTs with its mobile postpaid plans.
Are BSNL postpaid plans 4G?
BSNL is yet to deploy 4G networks. All the BSNL Postpaid plans are currently 4G only.
Which is better? BSNL Postpaid or Prepaid?
As it stands, BSNL prepaid plans offer much more value than BSNL postpaid plans.