JKPSC Exam 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

May 15, 2023

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About JKPSC Exam 2022 

Jammu and Kashmir’s state public service commission known as JKPSC conducts exams for various posts in Jammu and Kashmir. In the state of J&K, the commission is in charge of holding government tests in order to hire people for various government organizations. The commission holds exams for several positions every year. The commission posts the JKPSC KAS 2022 notification for the recruitment on its official website.  


JKPSC Selection Process 

The JKPSC conducts Combined competitive exams to three different posts, and three stages. 

Name of Post 


Junior Scale of J&K Administrative Service 

  • Preliminary exam 
  • Mains exam 
  • Interview round 

J&K Police (Gazetted) Service 

J&K Accounts (Gazetted) Service. 

The selection of the candidates is based on their overall performance in written tests – Prelims and Mains, and interview round. JKPSC will select the final candidates for the different posts only after the interview round. The authority will publish a list of all the qualifying candidates on their official website. The prelim exam is objective-based, but the Mains exam is both objective and descriptive.  

JKPSC Exam Highlights 2022 

Name of the Exam Combined Services Competitive Exam 
Conducting Body Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission- JKPSC 
Level of the Exam State Level 
Frequency of the Exam Once in a year, based on the vacancy 
Mode of the Exam Offline 
JKPSC Exam center  Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Doda and, Rajouri 
Purpose of the Exam To recruit candidates in Jammu and Kashmir in the following services: Administrative service Police service, and Accounts service of Jammu & Kashmir. 
Official Website of JKPSC  www.jkpsc.nic.in 

JKPSC Exam Date 

JKPSC will release the official dates soon. Hence, candidates can check all the dates for the JKPSC Mains exam from the table: 

Events Important Dates 
Application Commencement Date 25 April 2022 
Last Date for Application Submission 17 May 2022 
Prelim Admit card 15 July 2022 
Preliminary Exam Date 31 July 2022 
Result of Prelims 25 August 2022 
Mains Admit card To be updated 
Exam Date Mains 21 November 2022 (Tentative) 
Mains Result To be updated 
Interview round To be announced 

JKPSC Application Fee 

Candidates must pay the application fee on time. The application process will be successful only after the payment of the application fee. 

Check the category-wise fee for JKPSC recruitment 2022 from the table below: 

Category Fees (INR) 
General 1000. 
Reserved/PHC 500. 

Payment mode: Application fee submission is entirely online. Candidates can pay the JKPSC 2022 fee through the following medium: 

  • Debit card/Credit card 
  • Net banking 

JKPSC Eligibility criteria 

Candidates must check eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam. JKPSC will not consider any ineligible candidate. The authority has the right to cancel the candidature if found ineligible at any time of the recruitment process. 

Candidates must make sure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the detailed criteria for eligibility here: 

Domicile of Jammu and Kashmir 

Applying candidate must be a domicile of Jammu and Kashmir. They should also hold a domicile certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format of 12 April 2022. 


Category Age Limit Not born after Not born before 
Open Merit Rank 37 1 January 2001 1 January 1985 
Reserved Category and in-service candidates 39 1 January 2001 1 January 1983 
Physically Challenged candidates 40 1 January 2001 1 January 1982 

Educational Qualification 

  • Must be a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university in India or a foreign university declared by the Government in consultation with the Commission to be equivalent to a recognized university degree. 
  • Say if you have appeared for your Bachelor’s Degree examination in 2022. Then, you must be able to provide proof that you had fully appeared for the said examination on or before the last date of filling the JKPSC Application form 2022 for the Prelims. In addition, you should have also passed your Graduation when filling up the JKPSC Mains Application form. 
  • Say if you have appeared for your Bachelor’s Degree examination in 2022. Then, you must provide a proof that you had appeared for the examination on or before the last date of filling the JKPSC Application form 2022 for the Prelims. In addition, you should have also passed your Graduation when filling up the JKPSC Mains Application form. 

Physical Standards Requirement for JKPSC 

Body Measurements For Males For Females 
Height 165 cm 150 cm 
Chest Girth (min) 84 cm 79 cm 
Expansion 5 cm 5 cm 


The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission. Suppose during any exam stage they do not meet any of the eligibility conditions, JKPSC will cancel the candidature for the examination. 

JKPSC Vacancies 

JKPSC specifies the number of vacancies every year. Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to the reserved categories by the Government. Moreover, candidates can check all the details regarding JKPSC vacancies 2022 here: 

Post Name Total Vacancies 
Prosecuting Officer 120 
Assistant Professor, Lecturer in Government Medical Colleges 130 
Assistant Professors, Associate Professor, Professor & HOD in School of Architecture 14 
Assistant Professor, PTI in Government Degree Colleges, Librarian 126 
Lecturers 14 
Total 404 

JKPSC Salary 

JKPSC has given the following pay structure for all the selected candidates: 

  • The pay scale of a JKPSC KAS is INR 9400/- to INR 34800/-. 
  • Grade pay is of INR 4800/- which is allotted as per the 7th Pay Commission. 
  • Along with a basic monthly salary, candidates also get extra allowances such as a dearness allowance. 
  • The annual package for JKPSC KAS is around INR 4,17,000/-. 

Note: Pay structure varies depending upon candidates’ positions. As they spend more years in their service, their pay scale increases. 

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JKPSC Syllabus 

Preliminary Exam Syllabus 

Paper I Current events of National and International importance  History of India  Indian National Movement  Indian and World Geography   Polity and   Economic and Social Development  Sustainable Development  Poverty and other social issues  Social Sector Initiatives  General issues on Environmental ecology  Biodiversity and Climate Change  General Science 
Paper II Comprehension  Interpersonal skills, including communication skills  Logical reasoning and analytical ability  Decision-making and problem-solving  General mental ability  Basic numeracy (Class X level)  Data interpretation (Class X level) 

Mains Syllabus 

Mains exam is tough and consists of several papers. Each paper aims to test a different aspect of candidates’ knowledge. Thus, candidates must familiarize themselves with the mains syllabus before beginning their preparation. Candidates can check all the details for the Mains exam from the following table. 

ENGLISH Comprehension of given passages.  Precise writing.  Usage and vocabulary.  Short essays 
PAPER-I Essay on multiple topics 
PAPER-II General Studies-I:  Indian Heritage and Culture  World History  Geography. 
PAPER-III General Studies-II:  Governance  Constitution  Polity, Social Justice  International relations. 
PAPER-IV General Studies-III:  Technology  Economic Development  Biodiversity  Environment  Security  Disaster Management. 
PAPER-V General Studies-IV:  Ethics  Integrity  Aptitude. 
PAPER-VI Optional Subject Paper I 
PAPER-VII Optional Subject Paper II 

JKPSC Exam pattern 

Candidates can check detailed information about prelims and mains exam patterns from the list given below: 

Question Types Multiple choice based 
Language of Question paper English 
Duration 2 hours for each paper in Prelims  3 hours for each paper in Mains 
Negative marking 0.33 will be deducted for every incorrect answer 
Preliminary Exam  Paper I – 200  Paper II – 200 
Mains Exam English – 300 marks  Paper I – 250 marks  Paper-II  – 250 Marks  Paper-III  – 250 Marks  Paper-IV – 250 Marks  Paper – V – 250 Marks  Paper-VI – 250 Mark  Paper-VII  – 250 Marks 


  • Marks obtained in the qualifying paper (English) will not be considered for the ranking.  
  • The essay’ General Studies and Optional Subject paper marks will be considered for only those candidates who obtain a minimum of 25% marks in English. 

JKPSC Interview round 

This is the final round of the recruitment process. After successfully qualifying for the interview round, the candidate will become eligible for a government post in Jammu and Kashmir. However, candidates must prepare themselves for this round as this is a significant round. 

This round consists of 250 marks. 

JKPSC Admit Card 2022 

The JKPSC Prelim exam was held on 31 July 2022. The admit card of the same was released on 15 July 2022. 

Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website of JKPSC. All the details of the Prelim & Mains exam will be present on their admit card. 

Admit card is an essential document. Without it, the candidate will not be able to sit for the exam. No correction will be allowed once the admit card is issued. Therefore, candidates must check all the details in the application form doing so will help them in avoiding any mistakes on their admit card. 

Admit card issuing authority JKPSC 
Exam name Combined Competitive Examination 
Admit Card Releasing Date 15 July 2022 
JKPSC Prelim Exam 2022 31 July 2022 

How to download the JKPSC admit card 2022? 

JKPSC will release the admit card a week before the Mains exam. Follow these steps to download the JKPSC admit card 2022: 

  • Go to the official site of JKPSC. 
  • Click on the ‘What’s New’ section on the Homepage. 
  • Go to the link that reads Download Admit Card. 
  • Then a new page would open. 
  • Enter your login credentials like Roll Number, Date of Birth, or anything as asked. 
  • After this, your JKPSC Admit Card would be displayed on the screen. 
  • Download and print it for the exam day. 

JKPSC Result 2022 

The JKPSC exam consists of three levels – Prelims, Mains, and Interview. After the prelims result, all the selected candidates will become eligible for the mains exam. Similarly, after the mains result, JKPSC releases the merit list of all the qualifying candidates. Only the shortlisted candidate will be called for the interview round. 

The interview round is the last stage in the JKPSC recruitment. As this round is completed, the JKPSC will announce the final list of selected candidates on their official website. 

JKPSC prepares the merit list of all the qualifying candidates. After this, all the selected candidates are posted at different positions in Jammu and Kashmir. The commission will decide on the allotment of services and do it as soon as possible once the result is announced. 

How to Check JKPSC Result 2022 

JKPSC will release the result within a month of the Mains exam. Candidates can follow these steps to check JKPSC result 2022: 

  • Go to the official website of JKPSC. 
  • Click on the notifications tab. 
  • Now, click on the “JKPSC Result 2022” Link. 
  • Enter your examination roll number as on your admit card. 
  • Fill in all the other details asked on the result page. 
  • Then, click on submit. 
  • The result page will appear. 
  • Now, check all the details and download the result. 
  • Take a printout for future purposes. 

Cut-off Marks 

The Cut-off list is the basis on which JKPSC selects candidates for the next stage. The candidate must score 250-300 in the prelim exam. Only then will they be able to give the mains exam. 

JKPSC declares the result in the form of a cut-off list. A separate cut-off list is published for both the Prelims and the Mains exam. This list is used to select candidates for the final round of recruitment, i.e., interview/personality test. Candidates must score more or equal to the cut-off score to qualify for the interview round. The interview round is crucial. After qualifying the interview round, JKPSC will appoint the candidates at different posts in Jammu and Kashmir. 

How To Check The JKPSC Cut-off Marks? 

Candidates can check the cut-off marks for the JKPSC exam by following the given steps: 

  • Go to the official website of JKPSC. 
  • Click on the “What’s new “ tab. 
  • Click on the link displaying cut-off marks 2022. 
  • After this, a PDF file will appear. 
  • Candidates can check all the details regarding cut-off lists from that pdf. 
  • Look for the cut-off score for the applied post. 

How To Apply For JKPSC 2022 

All the details regarding the JKPSC application process are given in the following sections. Eligible and interested candidates must go through these steps. Check out the detailed application process given below: 

Before candidates start filling up applications through online mode, they should have the following details/documents ready with them: 

  • Valid email ID & Mobile Number. 
  • Scanned copy of the recent passport size photograph. Candidates should ensure that the same picture is used throughout the recruitment process. 
  • Scanned photograph of signature.  

Things to keep in mind while filling out the application form: 

  • The candidate must check the eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. 
  • The application process for the JKPSC Exam is entirely online. Therefore, no offline submission of the application form is accepted. 
  • Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail ID or Mobile No. They should ensure that it is active during the entire recruitment process. This is imperative as JKPSC will communicate on the registered e-mail ID & mobile No. 
  • Candidates should fill out the application form with utmost attention. All the details should be correct and valid. As once you submit the form, you cannot edit it. 
  • The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Thus, make your decision before paying the fee. 

The process for submitting the application form is given below: 

Step 1: Registration 

  • Click on the One-time Registration button. 
  • Sign-up by entering personal information, contact information & educational qualification and service details, etc. 
  • Upload your passport size photo along with your signature. 
  • After the completion, submit the form. 

STEP 2: Filling out the Application form 

After you register, you will be able to see the ‘apply now’ tab. Follow these steps to fill out the application form. 

  • Click on the “show jobs” and choose the post/examination you want to apply for. 
  • Select the month of the advertisement notification you want to apply. 
  • As you click on the apply button, an instruction page will appear. 
  • Read the instruction carefully and then move forward. 
  • Candidates will see all the details they have filled in during the registration process. 
  • Candidates can check all the details carefully. Correct it if there are any errors. 
  • Then, submit the application form. 
  • Afterward, candidates will be redirected to the online payment page. 
  • Submission of the application fee is the final step in the application process. 
  • You can pay the application fee via Debit card, Credit card, or Internet Banking. 


  • Keep one or two printouts of your application form after successful submission. 
  • You can check the fee status by clicking on “Print Application” in the “Submitted Applications” menu. 

Preparation Tips for JKPSC 2022 

This section will provide you with some helpful tips. These tips will help you prepare better for the JKPSC exam 2022. You can follow these tips during all three stages of recruitment. Following this, you will be able to score better and qualify the exams. 

  • Candidates must study the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly.  
  • Keep revising and practice previous year’s question papers. You can prepare according to that. It will help you know your speed and accuracy. 
  • Make sure to study from the recommended books and take mock tests. 
  • These mock tests will help you figure out your strength and weakness. Therefore, you can work on your weaker sections more. 
  • There is a negative marking in the JKPSC exam. Each incorrect answer will make you lose 0.33 marks. This must be kept in mind while answering the questions. 
  • Always use a timer while you are practicing the mock test. Make sure to finish your exam within the given time frame. 
  • Don’t be anxious. 
  • Before going to the examination hall, eat properly, have a proper sleep, and relax. 

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Q.1 Where the JKPSC Exam will be held? 

Ans. The JKPSC will conduct the exam in the following locations: 

  • Srinagar 
  • Anantnag 
  • Baramulla 
  • Jammu 
  • Doda and 
  • Rajouri 

Q.2 What are the maximum marks for the JKPSC Prelim exam 2022? 

Ans. The maximum marks for the prelim exam are 400. 200 marks is allotted for each Paper I and Paper-II. 

Q.3 What documents do I need to have during the examination? 

Ans. As per authority guidelines, for the JKPSC exam, you must have your admit card and a valid ID proof. If, in any case, you do not have your admit card, you will not be allowed to give the exam. 

Q.4 When will JKPSC release the cut-off for the Mains exam 2022? 

Ans. JKPSC will release the Cut-off within a month of completion of the mains examination. Candidate should wait until that time. 

Q.5 What is the Application Fee for the JKPSC Exam? 

Ans. The application fee for General category is INR 1000 and the same for reserved/PHC category is INR 500. 

Q.6 How many vacancies are available for the position of J & K Police Service? 

Ans. JKPSC has released 120 vacancies for the post of J & K Police Service for 2022. 

Q.7 What is the duration for the JKPSC prelim exam 2022? 

Ans. The duration of Paper-I and Paper-II is 2 hours each. Candidates must complete their exams within this time frame. They will not be given any extra time. 

Q.8 What are the qualifying marks for the JKPSC Prelim Exam 2022? 

Ans. The qualifying mark for the JKPSC 2022 prelim exam is 33%. Candidates must secure qualifying marks to sit for the mains exam. 

Q.9 What to do if there is any misprint on the admit card? 

Ans. If there is any discrepancy on your admit card, you must contact the concerned authority immediately.